November Roundup: The Month in Review

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Nars Super Orgasm Blush: Less Glitter, Please

“All awkward name issues aside, I have to give Super Orgasm props. It begets cheeks with a perfect, just-pinched, shimmery peach color. Super Orgasm Blush would totally be the stuff of legend if it weren’t for one flaw — massive, meteoric chunks of golden glitter.”

Givenchy Pop Gloss Crystal in Plum By Night Brings the Hawtness

“For once Tabs wasn’t the sexiest thing in the house. Today the honor went to Givenchy Pop Gloss Crystal in Plum By Night ($23.50), one of two limited edition glosses from the Givenchy Holiday 2008 collection. A dark, shimmery berry shade with multi-colored glitter that’s oh-so-very fine, this cream gloss not only looks pretty, but also feels fabulous on the lips.”

5 More Makeup and Beauty Tips from Paris Hilton

“When it comes to makeup, Paris loves lipgloss. This time last year she was all about Chanel Glossimer in Astral. Before that, it was MAC Lipglass in Prrr, but lately she’s been lovin’ on Laura Mercier Liquid Crystal Lipgloss in Citrine, a bright golden coral.”

MAC Smokey Eye Tutorial: Halloween Flashback

“Hey, ladies! On Halloween some of you asked for a tutorial describing the MAC Smokey Eyes look I wore to dinner. I was in the mood for MAC today, so I thought I’d give it a try. It’s heavy on MAC products, but you could definitely use similar products from other brands.”

OMG! Bed, Bath & Beyond Goes Major Makeup

“We were just about ready to leave the store when I turned a corner and there, before my starstruck eyes, was a sight of such profound beauty that I almost dropped the shower caddy and slipcover I was cradling in my arms. What I saw was the biggest makeup and beauty department I’ve seen outside a MAC or Sephora in quite some time…”

Yves Saint Laurent: A Career Retrospective

“I played hooky earlier this week and drove into San Francisco to visit the de Young museum in Golden Gate Park. The museum has on display a new exhibit featuring a career retrospective of clothing designer Yves Saint Laurent, who passed away on June 1 of this year.”

Bobbi Brown Copper Diamond and Party: Bobbi vs. Bobby

“If there’s a season to go crazy for shimmery glitter-full makeup, then this has got to be it. Even reserved, conservative lines like Bobbi Brown get in on the action. This month Bobbi debuts two glitzy new collections — Copper Diamond and Party, and both are high on shimmer, glitter and metallic finishes.”

Dior Sparkle Shine Glitter Top Coat For Lips Gets the Party Started

“There are those rare times, though, when a truly dynamic glitter gloss takes my breath away. That magical feeling swept over me when I first marveled at Dior Sparkle Shine Glitter Top Coat for Lips ($24.50), a limited edition lipgloss from the Dior Night Diamond holiday collection.”

43 Things I’m Thankful For: The Non-Makeup Edition

“I scribbled these down in my notebook on the plane ride back from Florida last night. It was a rough ride. There was heavy turbulence flying over the Gulf of Mexico, and every time the plane would knock my head against the back of my seat, I’d get another idea for the list.”

Aussie Opposites Attract Shampoo Does Double Duty as a Fast, Cheap Brush Cleaner

“…Aussie Opposites Attract Shampoo worked great! Caked on concealer, dried gel liner, crusty cream shadow (eww) — it removed even the most stubborn makeup, breaking up the product within seconds. And the suds rinsed out quickly, too.”

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

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  1. Katee says:

    Super cute photo of you – love the hat!

    Katee´s last blog post..Essie Pama Nail Polish Giveaway

  2. lindsay says:

    I loved the non make up edition of what you were thankful for, so cute! :)

    Well, I bought Philosophy’s Double Rich Hot Cocoa shower gel, OMG it smells so good I just want to drink it! I love those shower gels :)

  3. Marisol says:

    You look so pretty in that picture.

    Marisol´s last blog post..TILT 11.27.08

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