The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 64

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Yay for another post from the The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

Question of the Week: – What beauty product would you immediately hoard if you found out that it was going to be discontinued?

we heart this – took a tour of Marilyn Monroe’s Hollywood with MAC’s Gregory Arlt. Now, we’re sharing insider’s info about the collection (like, which Mad Men star inspired Love Goddess lipstick) and Marilyn’s beauty regime (ever wonder why she always looked so glowy? The answer will surprise you!)

Beauty Junkies Unite – I have a feeling there are a few shades in the new ZOYA Ornate Collection for holiday 2012, that you would be really bummed about if you missed!

Clumps of Mascara – loves everything about Tarte Cosmetics. But their Glamzon Pure Performance Lipsticks? Whoooooa! They are absolutely heavenly.

Lipglossiping – gets hot under the collar for the new BB Cream from french skincare maestro’s La Roche-Posay.

Gouldylox Reviews – What do you think of the idea of a CC cream? I’m not making it up, it’s a thing. Find out more here!

Nouveau Cheap – gives you swatches, swatches and more swatches to help you determine if you need the new limited edition Shimmer The Night Away palette from Wet n Wild.

Pink Sith – experienced the new Le Metier de Beaute CHEM60 Pro-Peel & GLOW10ai mask set and not only did she not turn into Red Skull she managed to turn a Frugalista into a High End Diva!

Prime Beauty – embraces the Oxblood nail trend with 6 deep red polishes!

Phyrra – shows you how to get the Perfect Night Out Look!

Vampy Varnish – is trying her hand at some simple Halloween nail art using NARS Andy Warhol Nail Polish.

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by we heart this – The British Beauty Blogger shared a post filled with fab advice about How to be a Beauty Writer. Whether you just want to improve your own blog, or are trying to get a job that pays you for the obsessing you already do, it’s a good read!

Question of the Week:

What beauty product would you immediately hoard if
you found out that it was going to be discontinued?

 

B says, “Ummmm, Zoya’s Remove+ nail polish remover. I can’t live without that stuff!”

What about you?

 

See you next week!

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 63

Yay for another post from the The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

Vampy Varnish – Loves the new nail lacquers in the Zoya Winter/Holiday collection!

we heart this – takes a swatch-happy look, and embraces, their latest Vice (via enablers Urban Decay).

Beauty Junkies Unite – The name is Bond…James Bond! See the review and swatches of the new OPI Skyfall Collection for holiday 2012, inspired by 007 himself.

EauMG – Food & Fragrance: Victoria visited The Northwest Chocolate Festival. Here’s her “perfume pairings” for her favorite chocolates at the show.

Lipglossiping – gets spicy with Clinique’s new Chubby Stick Intense in Chunkiest Chili. It’s certainly chunky, but is it as pigmented as they promise?

Gouldylox Reviews – Best laid plans lead to odd adventures. Once again, nothing goes as planned, but at least my hair looked good. Want gorgeous movement and body for yourself, here is the trick I learned at Dry Bar!

Nouveau Cheap – Attention lip balm lovers: here’s an exclusive sneak peek at the Limited Edition Holiday 2012 flavors from Softlips. (Spoiler: yum!)

Pink Sith – Is giving away a WEI to Go Sleep Over Kit in Light. Enter for your chance to win!

Prime Beauty – her never ending quest for BIG hair may have come to an end with her latest Splurge vs. Steal Hair Powder Edition.

PhyrraFyrinnae Samhain 2012 is here and Phyrra has swatches, video, looks and a review!

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Vampy Varnish – Jeanette from The Swatchaholic does her first ever Galaxy Water Marble look and it’s incredible!

Question of the Week:

What product makes you happy each time you use it?

 

B says, “It sounds simple but lip balm. I’m serious! Every time I slather on some, I smile as if someone passed me a bag of Skittles. I looooove soft and moisturized lips. Oh! And nail polish too because I think my nails look like gems after a fresh coat of lacquer.”

What about you? What product or products make you go gaga?

 

See you next week!

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 62

Yay for another post from the The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

Phyrra – Phyrra is entranced by the celestial wonders of an Autumn Sky with the Meow Harvest Moon Collection.

Vampy Varnish – Wants you to check out the new Seche Nail Color Collection!

we heart this – gives Eye Rock Eyeliner Tapes a spin (while shouting at the devil, of course).

Beauty Junkies Unite – Here’s your peek at essie’s new fall nail polish collection, Stylenomics! Which shade is your favorite?

Clumps of Mascara – is head over heels in love with Urban Decay’s Naked Skin Liquid foundation. It really is the best liquid foundation that she’s ever tried. And that says a lot!

EauMG – Victoria has found a new patchouli perfume love, here’s her video review of Spanish luxury perfume line, Ramon Monegal Mon Patchouly.

Lipglossiping – shares her Autumn lust list, well, a girl’s gotta keep warm somehow!

Gouldylox Reviews – Ever wished someone could photoshop you in real life? This won’t make you skinnier, but will even out your skin and help hide aging!

Nouveau Cheap – shows you a $3 face product that didn’t work for its intended purpose, but turned out to be a game-changer in a completely unexpected way.

Pink Sith – has finally found her holy grail mattifyer for her oil slick skin AND it’s not a constipation medicine!

Prime Beauty – loves the wide awake look IT Cosmetics Hello Bright Eyes Pencil Duo gives her so much, she breaks into song!

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Phyrra – I love this beautiful Adele inspired look by Cora of Vintage or Tacky.

Question of the Week:

Who inspired you to get into makeup?

 

B says, “My beautiful friend and fashion blogger Ariel over at Fashion Devotee was probably my biggest influence. We are college buddies and one day during my senior year of college, we went into a MAC store. As she shopped, I looked around mesmerized and was immediately bitten by the makeup bug. Prior to that Ari was always into makeup and I loved playing into her stash even though I didn’t know what I was doing. “

Crazy how I didn’t get into makeup until my early 20’s, uh? Who inspired you to get into makeup?

 

See you next week!

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 61

Yay for another post from the The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

Prime Beauty – adds some BAM! to her usual neutral eye look with 6 great green eyeliners. 

Phyrra – shares her tips and tricks for How to have the Best and Brightest Hair!

we heart this – ever wonder what a beauty blogger buys when she’s the one paying? Find out with Stef’s latest Bluemercury and Kiehl’s haul.

Clumps of Mascara – is giving away THREE $50 gift cards to Sephora.com. Wanna win one?

EauMG – Oud has been the “it” note in niche perfumes for awhile. We’ve smelled dirty ouds, rose-ouds, and ouds for dudes. Finally, we have a pretty, pretty princess oud – Review of HEELEY Agarwoud extrait parfum.

Lipglossiping – looks for the thorns among the roses in Balenciaga’s latest fragrance, Florabotanica.

Gouldylox Reviews – Read the tale of the FNO That Never Was and find out how you can scare sharks right out of your bathtub!

Nouveau Cheap – tried her first Asian BB cream, Missha Perfect Cover SPF42, and tells you exactly why she loves it more than her American BB creams.

Pink Sith – Reviews butter LONDON nail polish in Knackered by using .gifs and pictures, and is giving away 2 more nail polishes from butter LONDON to boot!

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Prime BeautyLola’s Secret Beauty blog is a little known gem in the blogosphere. Lola has excellent taste in cosmetics and a beautiful writing style. A must read!

Question of the Week:

Does your makeup routine change from summer to fall?

 

B says, “Sometimes. I’m of the mindset that beauty lovers should wear whatever they want despite the seasons but I love playing around with more oranges, burnt reds and burgundy on the lips. Just kidding. I actually hate how burgundy lipstick looks on me. Gah!”

What about you? Do you switch it up when the seasons change?

 

See you next week!

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 60

Yay for another post from the The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

Pink Sith – HOT PINK FUCHSIA SEX ON A SITCK! Do I have your attention? I thought so. Check out the NARS 413 BLKR Velvet Matte Lip Pencil. It lives up to the all caps introduction.

Prime Beauty – welcomes Fall with bareMinerals The September Issue Eyeshadow Palette, the perfect mix of neutral and jewel tones!

Phyrra – gives in to her desires and loves the Urban Decay Vice Palette. She reviews, swatches and shares a few tutorials.

we heart this – You know the fabulous Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Peel that everyone always touts as a must have (us included)? Hiney pimples and arm bumps, be warned, it now comes in a Body Towel.

Beauty Junkies Unite – In the event that you haven’t seen how hyped up the blogosphere is over Urban Decay’s new eyeshadow collection, The Vice Palette, you better check out the preview & swatches before it hits stores officially on the 27th!

Clumps of Mascara – Tarte can do no wrong in my book. Such is the case with these awesome Glamazon Pure Performance 12-Hour Lipsticks. They’re long lasting lippies made of clay. Hot stuff, uh?

EauMG – Is there anything better than champagne? If you answered, “no”, you need to try Sonoma Scent Studio Champagne de Bois perfume. It could change your mind. It’s that good.

Gouldylox Reviews – Ever wonder what it’s like to get serious hair extensions ala every celebrity in Hollywood? I took the plunge for science and am sharing every gory detail!

Nouveau Cheap – finally found the L’Oreal Limited Edition Fall 2012 Project Runway Collection at her local drugstore and picked up the mysterious purple lipgloss. Was it everything she hoped for?

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Pink Sith – Well, going with the Fragrance theme, I thought I would share with you one of my fave fragrance blogs. It’s called Eyeliner On A Cat. Carrie Meridith is clever and knowledgeable and just an all around fun read! Enjoy!

Question of the Week:

Your three favorite fragrances, name them…

 

B says, “Wellll, we all know that I can’t wear traditional fragrances due to migraines. Most days I don’t wear any fragrances but if I need a lil’ somethin’ I like my LUSH solid perfumes. That’s about it. Fragrance-free is the life for me!”

I know I can’t be the only gal out there who prefers being fragrance-free? Anyone? And if you’d rather go around spritzing smelly stuffs…what fragrances are you lovin’ these days?

 

See you next week!

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 59

Yay for another post from the The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

Nouveau Cheap – Alice in Wonderland fans: have you seen the latest Limited Edition lip balm set from eos?

Pink Sith – reviews the new Le Metier de Beaute Nouvelle Vague Kaleidoscope Eye Kit. It has the blackest black shadow ever!

Prime Beauty – has heeded your call for more fashion posts with an awesome handbag find! Emilie M. has chic and stylish bags at affordable prices and I even have a discount code for you! You’re welcome.

Phyrra – Phyrra is ecstatic to share her exclusive interview with Too Faced Founder Jerrod Blandino!

we heart this – discovered a professional range of no-nonsense hair care products that smells fab, is independently produced, and sulfate and paraben free. Read our review to see why we think BANGSTYLE is creating bang on hair care!

Beauty Junkies Unite – Take a sneak peek at a few of the pieces from the upcoming NARS Andy Warhol Collection for holiday 2012!

Clumps of Mascara – is lovin’ these Julie G nail polishes. But why or why isn’t there a Rite Aid in Florida?

EauMG – Travel to Vienna with this sweet, yummy gourmand from The Scent of Departure.

Gouldylox ReviewsShop for a good cause and look lovely with Laura Mercier.

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Nouveau Cheap – I love reading beauty blogs from across the globe, and one of my favorites is Catanya’s Things. Catanya is from Spain, and this week she reviewed the new YSL Le Teint Touche Éclat, which seems to be on everyone’s radar right now.

Question of the Week:

Regardless of where you’re going,
what’s the first beauty product that goes in your
suitcase when you’re packing for a trip?

 

B says, “Hmmmm, definitely deodorant, baby. I can forget everything else but without this stuff, I’d be in quite a funk. Get it? Funk? Heheeee!”

What say you, chicas? What beauty product gets thrown in first when you’re packing for a trip?

 

See you next week!

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 58

Gorgeous polishes from Essence!

Yay for another post from the The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

Lipglossiping – offers a juicy insight into the latest Jo Malone fragrance launch: Blackberry & Bay. Cream scones and tea with that?

Nouveau CheapMy favorite makeup brush cleaner isn’t really a makeup brush cleaner at all (well, technically speaking).

Prime Beauty – loves what WEN Cleansing Conditioner does for her hair but not her wallet, so she’s found an affordable alternative in her latest Splurge vs. Steal!

Phyrra – is ready to battle again in Makeup Wars – Favorite Fall Nail Polish. See the best nail polish for Fall!

we heart this – has partnered with Sephora this week to bring you the colors of the season; Blackest Black, Nouveau Purple and Crimson Velvet. Check out these red lip picks for the prettiest pout around.

Beauty Junkies Unite – Get Amber’s official breakdown of the new READY Foundation SPF 20, a solid mineral foundation from bareMinerals!

Clumps of Mascara – has found the world’s most interesting eyeshadow quad. It’s quite reminiscent of alien aircraft!

Gouldylox Reviews – This lash curler actually fits the shape of my eye, perfectly. I didn’t know what I was missing by settling for my Shu.

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Lipglossiping – My favourite post of the week comes in the form of this little number from A Touch of Blusher who has me craving the new Paul & Joe collection like a reformed smoker at a Marlboro convention.

Question of the Week:

Who makes the best mascara?

 

B says, “Are you kidding me?! No way can I answer that question!”

Okay mascara lovers…who makes your favorite mascara?

 

See you next week!

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 57

Yay for another post from the The Lipstick League! We are a group of beauty bloggers, bound together by the desire to save the world with beauty, one post at a time!

EauMG – EauMG reviews a fruity perfume inspired by Sauvignon Blanc.

Gouldylox Reviews – I’m really bad at math, but I think I figured out how committing this beauty sin will impact you for the rest of your life.

Nouveau Cheap – It’s easy to dismiss drugstore Halloween makeup, but if you turn your nose to it this year, you could miss out on this gorgeous $3 matte red eyeshadow.

Prime Beauty – test drives bareMinerals new READY SPF 20 Foundation! It even made her stop using the “F” word–find out how!

Phyrra – Phyrra brings the makeup brush that revolutionized foundation application for her to the next Makeup Wars! Do you own it?

Vampy Varnish – Wishes she didn’t love the new Estee Lauder Metal Mania Pure Colour Nail Lacquers so much because they’re so expensive!

we heart this – neon tribal, diagonal dots, gold French tips and glitter that is Liberace-worthy; with It’s So Easy nail art is precisely that!

Clumps of Mascara – is still obsessed with red lipstick and glosses. This likely won’t change any time soon. Check out the newest red lippies to her stash!

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by EauMG – My favorite beauty/fragrance blogger, Gaia of The Non-Blonde, reviews a perfume from one of my favorite indie lines, Providence Perfume Co. Divine Noir.

 

Question of the Week:

What compelled you to start a beauty blog?

 

B says, “I was about to graduate from college, was freaking about what the future held, fell in love with beauty products and wanted to start logging my journey. That was 5 years ago and I’m still freaking about what the future holds. HAAAA!!!”

If you’re a blogger, what compelled you to start blogging?

 

See you next week!