The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 56

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:

When you think of autumn, what beauty product instantly comes to mind?

 

B says, “Burnt orange nail polish! Yummy!!! “

Are you a lover of autumn beauty?

 

See you next week!

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 55

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!

Clumps of Mascara – ZOMG! Look at these new felt tip liners by Milani. The affordability isn’t the best part…you can actually use these babies on the eyes, face and body. How cool!

EauMG – Orange blossoms by the sea – Victoria reviews Atelier Cologne Grand Neroli perfume.

Gouldylox Reviews – I’m in love with the Flamboyage technique for highlights. Check it out!

Nouveau Cheap – What’s the current must-have drugstore product that’s got everyone (myself included) in a frenzy? It’s the new Limited Edition Maybelline Color Tattoos, of course!

Pink Sith – Has no problem at all. She can quit at any time. At least that’s what she says when she reveals her THIRD Inglot 10 pan palette!

Prime Beauty – added another neutral/nude eye shadow palette to her collection. Find out why Anastasia’s  She Wears It Well is different from the pack. Hint: Youthful Synergy Complex®

Phyrra – Phyrra reviews Paula’s Choice Resist Anti-Aging Clear Skin Hydrator. See if it becomes a staple for her!

Vampy Varnish – Feeling…vampy? Then check out Deborah Lippmann Forsaken Lip & Nail Duet inspired by HBO’s True Blood!

we heart this – MAC Asked (nicely), You Requested (feverishly!) Check out the By Request collection, as chosen by YOU.

Beauty Junkies Unite – We’re giving away one of our favorite new fall palettes, the Too Faced ‘The Return of Sexy’ Eyeshadow Palette. Enter now!

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Clumps of Mascara – I absolutely adore Mimi of Makeup Withdrawal. Her nail polishes swatches are the best! Case in point: She spams us with various beautiful NYX nail polishes.

 

Question of the Week:

Our three favorite haircare lines, name them…

 

B says, “My faves: Jane Carter, Peter Lamas and all-natural products that I make or buy. “

Who makes your favorite haircare products?

 

See you next week!

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 54

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!

Beauty Junkies Unite – Here’s your sneak peek at the upcoming bareMinerals Ready Foundation that won’t be released until next month! Are you ready?

Clumps of Mascara – is making her red lipstick last longer by dabbing a bit of red eyeshadow on top. Oh! And she’s giving away TWO $50 gift cards to Sephora.com too. Woot!

Gouldylox Reviews – Who doesn’t love Beauty Shorts? All the beauty with less of the blather. Find out what you need, you don’t want and rules in this weeks BS.

Lipglossiping – features the latest independent nail polish brand to come out of the UK, Carolyn K London Nail Paint!

Nouveau Cheap – Hilarious internet memes are all over the place these days, so I thought I’d join the fun and create some specifically for the beauty community.

Pink Sith – talks about a line minimizing cream from Natura Bisse that is supposed to mimic the results of some costly needle injections. The price is Over The Top do you get what you pay for?

Phyrra – puts together a smokin’ tutorial with BftE Wizard’s Wand.

Vampy Varnish – shows you THE biggest nail art trends for fall 2012 and guarantees you won’t see them elsewhere!

we heart this – Nail Lacquer, 18 dollars. Getting to say you’re wearing Le Métier De Beaute, priceless!

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Beauty Junkies Unite – Karen from Makeup and Beauty Blog takes the best product photos I’ve ever seen. Tell me she doesn’t make you want a few pieces from the new Givenchy Acoustic Colors Collection, too! Overall, her blog is top notch–she’s so clever and creative.

Question of the Week:

What’s your current favorite body lotion/cream, and why?

 

B says, “Anything fragrance-free! I am sooooo in love with coconut oil these days.”

Am I the only loser who only likes fragrance-free products? Hehehe…

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League


 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 53

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 – Love plump, shiny, saturated lips? Then you’ll love the new Buxom Full-Bodied Lip Glosses this season.

we heart this – Do you really need another product with Argan Oil? If it’s Moroccanoil, the answer is yes.

Clumps of Mascara – is giving away a pretty awesome beauty bag. You’ll definitely want to get in on this one.

Gouldylox Reviews – If you want to slim your face and jawline in a hurry, this will do the trick. It’s not permanent, but in a pinch it will work. (And it feels great.)

Nouveau Cheap – Do I love the new L’Oreal Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream? Do I hate it? Am I on the fence? Come see for yourself.

Pink Sith – wouldn’t be LION if she told you the brushes from the Japonesque Safari Chic Set are PURRfect!

Prime Beauty – asks Hot weather making you melt?  Cool off and perk up with Laura Mercier’s Tone Perfecting Eye Gel!

Phyrra – lets her skin shine through with Urban Decay Naked Skin Liquid Foundation. See why she loves it!

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Vampy Varnish – Jessica from Beautezine is one of my favorite bloggers (and people!) and she’s got the new fall goodies from Yves Saint Laurent covered!

Question of the Week:

If, for one month, you could only use one brand for
ALL of your makeup needs, which brand would you choose?

 

B says, “Hmm, that’s a tough one. I’ll say NARS. They’ve got it all. A close second would be Tarte Cosmetics.”

What say you? Could you only stick to using one brand for an entire month?

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League

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The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 52

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 – wants you to show some skin with Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup. Which shade is your match?

Vampy Varnish – loves the new Urban Decay Smoked Palette and thinks you might love it too!

we heart this – Hey you in that red lipstick! There are bugs in your makeup. Yes, BUGS.

Beauty Junkies Unite – Amber shows us how the new L’Oreal Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream works, complete with a before and after of her skin!

Clumps of Mascara – is rockin’ jelly nails. Zoya’s Gloss collection is unlike any kind of collection we’ve seen in a while.

EauMG – Expand your vocabulary with the Smell Bent Vocabulary Perfume Collection!

Gouldylox Reviews – brings out her inner bombshell with Be a Bombshell’s summer collection!

Krasey Beauty – Looking for a great new body wash? Check out Tone’s newest Fruit Peels Body Wash, and read about how K.B met K.P (Kellie Pickler).

Nouveau Cheap – Will your cravings for some Revlon Moon Candy turn you into a lunatic? (Get it?? Lunatic? Lunar? Moon? Yeah, I know. Sorry. But this collection sure is pretty!)

Pink Sith – sits you down for a fairytale about princesses and NARS Vent Glace Eyeshadow

Prime Beauty – Find out why Prime Beauty cannot stop sniffing herself. Could she have discovered fragrance nirvana with the new Kiehl’s Aromatic Blends?

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Phyrra – Check out one of my favorite bloggers, the Makeup Zombie! She shares her favorite indie companies.

Question of the Week:

What’s your most prized beauty possession?

 

B says, “My Maybelline Hello Kitty mascara. I’ve only used it a few times and likely won’t use it again (it’s waaaaay older than 3 months) but I so love that tube of mascara.”

What about you? I’m probably the only crazy one holding on to old mascara, uh? Ha!

See you next week!

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The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 51

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 – reviews the June GlossyBox and has one to giveaway too!

Phyrra – Phyrra feels a sin comin’ on. Oh wait! That’s just Sinful for Her by Tru Fragrance.

Vampy Varnish – Get your potty-mouth on with this new nail lacquer from Sheswai and it’s cruelty free!

we heart this – it may not be beauty, but we bet you feel beautiful (and clever) sporting this clutch purse that you made yourself. Oh, yes you did!

Beauty Junkies Unite – Amber shares 7 hot picks from the brand new Maybelline nail lacquer collection, Color Show!

Clumps of Mascara – already has a Clarisonic but she’s in looooove with these. How gorgeous and summery are these shades?

EauMG – Check one of Victoria’s favorite perfumes for the heat, L’Artisan Parfumeur Batucada.

Gouldylox Reviews – This BB Cream does a great job of staying in place all day, but has one other major drawback.

Lipglossiping – nags more of her readers to share their favourite red lipsticks in her regular Red Lipped Readers series.

Nouveau Cheap – A collection of jumbo eyeshadow pencils from the drugstore in rich, vibrant colors that don’t crease, smudge or smear even after eight hours? Oh yes, it’s true.

Pink Sith – managed to spend less than $20 on a full face of makeup? Check out the 79 cent blush/bronzer she picked up from Sally Girl Cosmetics.

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Prime Beauty – I had the pleasure of meeting this sweet, gentle and discriminating blogger in person! Check out The Ultimate Makeup for info on makeup, fashion and all things pretty!

Question of the Week:

What product(s) do you use to clean your makeup brushes?

 

B says, “I keep it simple and use fragrance-free dish liquid. And that’s WHEN I remember to wash my brushes. Which is hardly ever. Ha! “

Please say you’re better than me about washing those brushes. What do you use?

See you next week!

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The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 50

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!

Krasey Beauty – Krasey Beauty waxes poetically, literally, about the new Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadow Pencils.

Lipglossipinggets her tongue in a twist with the pronunciation of a well-known French beauty brand!

Nouveau Cheap – Whether you like your bronzers and highlighters matte or full of sparkle, the latest releases from NYX have got you covered.

Pink Sith – tries out Marc Anthony’s (no that THAT Marc Anthony) Dream Waves Amplifying Collection and she get’s beautiful beachy waves and curls as a result!

Phyrra – brings you the best bright hair from Premiere Beauty.

Vampy Varnish – loves the new LORAC Wild For TANtalizer collection and thinks you will as well!

we heart this – From clear pits to coral tips, see what Glam.com predicts will be the hottest products for summer.

Beauty Junkies Unite – If you’re tired of your eyeshadow creasing or disappearing, then you will not want to miss these long-wearing 12HR waterproof cream eyeshadow pencils that Amber reviewed from Milani Cosmetics!

Clumps of Mascara – reviews Maybelline BB Dream Fresh. This, lovelies, is a ginormous deal since very few BB creams come in shades for women of color. Yay for this one!

EauMG – Victoria reviews a creamy, dreamy white floral perfume by Annick Goutal.

Gouldylox Reviews – Is still learning how to manage her now long hair. This week was a major FAIL. Here’s why.

Question of the Week:

What higher-end product(s) in your beauty arsenal
do you consider absolutely splurge-worthy?

 

B says, “I have a hard time justifying higher-end cosmetics purchases (besides saying “I reallllllllly wanted it.”) but when it comes to skincare, the Clarisonic was totally spluge-worthy.”

What about you, mama? What product can you justify spendin’ the pennies on?

See you next week!

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The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 49

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!

Gouldylox Reviews – Just in case your beach plans fell through this weekend, here is a list of everything you’ll need to prepare for summer.

Nouveau Cheap – A nail art stamping kit for under $2? Seriously? It’s true!

Pink Sith – Goes all 50 Shades of Gray on you with her review of the newest Agent Provocateur L’agent fragrance. However she does not use the term “inner goddess”, thank goodness!

Prime Beauty – shows you how to look good nude with the LORAC Unzipped Palette!

Phyrra – Phyrra’s story has a happy ending with Cult Nails Cult Fairy Tale Collection.

Vampy Varnish – Even though Kelly gets sea-sick, the new limited edition MAC Hey, Sailor! Collection makes her want to get all nautical.

Beauty Junkies Unite – What summer nail polish shades will you want from Essie’s new ‘Bikini So Teeny’ collection? Amber’s pick: Mojito Madness!

Clumps of Mascara – loves OPI’s Mickey Mouse nail polish collection. Check out these pretty pinks.

Question of the Week:

What’s your favorite hand cream?

 

B says, “I just adore L’Occitane. I love it so much I’ve repurchased it like twice. It rocks! “

What say you? Any hand creams out there that you can’t get enough of?

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League

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