90’s Beauty – With It or Quit It?

Hey y’all! Happy Weekend from me and my Lipstick League sisters. Today we’re talking about brows! But before that, check out these hot posts circulating the web. 

Blushing Noir – Get the look! Brooke shows you how to wear the Charlotte Tilbury Eyes to Mesmerise Cream Eyeshadows on their own. Who needs primers and powders? Not you 馃槈

Clumps of Mascara – talks about Five Drugstore Concealers That You Should Try. And the best news? All of the brands mentioned have shades for various skintones!

EauMG – tries Amayori, a natural bath and body line inspired by Japanese bathing rituals.

Gouldylox Reviews – Makeup Wars is back with everything you need to hide dark circles and look younger.

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What blush are you loving these days?

Hey y’all! Happy Weekend from me and my Lipstick League sisters. Today we’re talking about brows! But before that, check out these hot posts circulating the web. 

we heart this – what do you call a skincare product that normalizes oily skin, balances combination skin and moisturizes dry skin? We’d call it magical.

Beautygeeks – Still on the fence about the newest Rebecca Minkoff-for-Essie nail shades? Here鈥檚 your complete ManiGeek guide to the Essie Fall 2015 collection.

Beauty Junkies Unite – Get the scoop on the best summer body washes we’ve been using in the Beauty Junkies’ household this season. (Warning: yummy fragrances ahead!)

Clumps of Mascara – We take skincare seriously here in Florida. Right now we鈥檙e loving these all-natural skincare items that are perfect for those dog days of summer.

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How Lupita Nyong’o Has Changed The Beauty Game

Lupita Nyong'o Lancome

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It’s been quite awhile since I’ve done a fun post with my Makeup Wars sisters! This time we’re talking about our favorite celebrity for a beauty brand. It didn’t take long for me to think of this one. Naturally, I tend to be attracted to celebrity ads with celebs who are, you know, darker skinned. This doesn’t mean I can’t find beauty in all ads but I love to see women who look like me because even in 2015, it is STILL a rarity. That said, Lupita Nyong’o for Lanc么me is my current favorite celebrity for a beauty brand.

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Girlfriend’s beauty is just breathtaking. I first fell in love with her acting and after that, there was her fashion, poise and speeches. Lupita has this glorious air about her and while I’ve never thought Lanc么me to be a brand that was highly diverse in their offerings for darker skinned girls, I’m happy they’ve added her to their ambassador lineup.. Granted, I’m more attracted to their mascaras than their foundations, but still. Lupita’s face and appearance in Lanc么me ads has proven several things:

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What was your first lipstick?

FOREO LUNA in hand

Hey y’all! Happy Weekend from me and my Lipstick League sisters. Today we’re talking about brows! But before that, check out these hot posts circulating the web. 

Phyrra – shares the Best Damn Lip Pencils! Find out who makes the most versatile, perfect pencils!

we heart this – Vacation on the horizon? You might want to add these must haves to you list.

Beautygeeks – Is there anything worse than being stuck at your desk when your Instagram feed is jammed with summer vacation photos? Our Liza (leeza) Herz is all about the spraycation: summer scents + wardrobe to lend your days a vacation vibe until the weekend arrives.

Beauty Junkies Unite – Amber tested out the new Laura Geller Baked Liquid Radiance Foundation, and she’s only wearing it on half of her face in photos so you can see the difference!

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What do you use on your brows? Gel, pencil or powder?

Hair style

Hey y’all! Happy Weekend from me and my Lipstick League sisters. Today we’re talking about brows! But before that, check out these hot posts circulating the web. 

Prime Beauty – took P眉rminerals Chateau Cheek Stains for a test drive. They are great for travel and provide a beautiful and natural glow!

Phyrra – Want to get your hands on the hottest new eyeshadows? Phyrra has the Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadows to share with you!

we heart this – The butter London Bloody Brilliant Lip Crayons are ok, I guess…JUST KIDDING! They’re bloody brilliant.

Beautygeeks – 鈥淗ow do you paint your nails so perfectly鈥 is probably the number one question we get for our ManiGeek. Check out our Paint Your Nails like a ManiGeek video in partnership with Sally Hansen CSM that shows Karen鈥檚 no-clean-up painting process!

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What polish are you rocking on the nails and toes?

FOREO Issa packaging

Hey y’all! Happy Weekend from me and my Lipstick League sisters. Today we’re talking about nail  polish! But before that, check out these hot posts circulating interweb. 

Nouveau Cheap – A popular German drugstore beauty brand that’s almost impossible to get here in the US is now available at Ulta. Any guesses about which brand I’m talking about? Click here to end the suspense.

Prime Beauty – saddles up to the bar–the Buxom Eyeshadow Bar! With 40 eyeshadows to choose from, it’s easy to create your own custom palette. Check out the palette Prime Beauty created and see the pre-filled selection too!

Phyrra – Want unique, attention-grabbing nails? You NEED to check out my Beginner’s Guide to Indie Nail Polish!

Beautygeeks – The extensive range of bronzer options we have now really makes it easy to choose the right one, doesn鈥檛 it? Ha ha ha! Clever Guerlain offers help via a quick Terracotta Consultation online exercise to ensure you find exactly what you like. Plus Beautygeeks is giving three beautiful Guerlain Terracotta bronzers away in the winners鈥 perfect shades and finishes — US readers are eligible!

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3 Mascara Questions For You!

Clinique Pore Refining Solutions Charcoal Mask

 

Hey y’all! Happy Weekend from me and my Lipstick League sisters. Check out these hot posts circulating internets. 

My Newest Addiction – Laura shares her favorite item from MAC Giambattista Valli and it probably isn鈥檛 what you think!

Nouveau Cheap – There鈥檚 about to be a new player in the dollar store game, but will this new national chain bring us some new budget-beauty options? Here鈥檚 what we know so far.

Prime Beauty – has a love hangover from the new Too Faced Love Flush blush and it’s grrreat!

Phyrra – Have a special event coming up? I’ve got my Summer Wedding Guest Makeup tutorial to share. You’ll look radiant!

we heart this – want to see the look you can cook up with the MAC Cool Neutral palette? We think you kinda do…

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Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 153

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Glitter.Gloss.Garbage – Aprill swatches a few of the lipsticks from the MAC The Matte Lip Collection, you have to see these!

Love for Lacquer – Jess shares how you can get your own spa experience at home! PLUS enter for a chance to win a $250 Ulta Gift Card! Treat Yo Self!

My Beauty Bunny – Reviewing beauty products isn’t always rainbows and unicorns. This week Beauty Bloggers Get Real and discuss their faves and fails, and the hits and misses this season.

My Newest Addiction – Laura has been obsessed with the >MAC Extra Dimension eyeshadows and she shows us her 3 favorite neutrals from the In Extra Dimension collection. DROOLWORTHY!

Nouveau Cheap – Remember those L鈥橭real limited edition Le Matte and La Lacque lip pencils that came and went in the blink of an eye back in 2013? Well if you never did get your hands on them back then, I have good news for you. They鈥檙e BACK, and they鈥檙e permanent!

Prime Beauty – shares her Ten Favorite Summer Tip and Beauty Products! Are any of your favorites on this list?

Phyrra – Which palette is a must have – the new Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette or Kat Von D Innerstellar? You decide!

we heart this – I know we’re all freaking out over the Urban Decay Smoky palette, but did you pick up an Afterglow Blush yet? Check out the swatches, and grab your wallet, because they really are amazing.

Beautygeeks – Our ManiGeek gets real with Colour Prevails creator Nonie Creme, and uncovers a fifth-grade tidbit that makes a lot of sense.

Clumps of Mascara – loooooves butter LONDON. And the color red. Check out this giveaway.

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

Question of the Week:

How do you make your lip colour stay put?

B says, “Prayer. Ha! Truthfully, though…I don’t think anything really helps with lipstick longevity.”

What about you? 

See you next week!