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!

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The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 48

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 product will you definitely be sporting at some point this weekend (a holiday in the US)?

 

B says, “Lip balm. Aaaaaand that’s it. ;)

What say you?

See you next week!

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The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 46

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 – You tell us: Is the new China Glaze Summer Neons collection hot or not? Check out the review and swatches and let us know!

Clumps of Mascara – has finally come across a mascara that wow-ed her so much that she gave it a 5 out of 5. And guess what? It’s a drugstore mascara!

Gouldylox Reviews – has discovered THE facial you want if you want to look fabulous for an event or remind someone what a mistake it was to end the relationship. Plumped lips, raised brow, firmer jaw and no pain. I can see why Madonna travels with one of these beauties on tour.

Krasey Beauty – wants you to win awesome prizes from Amazon.com Be sure to enter her giveaway!

Lipglossiping – puts Bobbi Brown’s new long-wear eye pencils to the test against a well-known budget brand and concludes that you should save your pennies!

Nouveau Cheap – Looking for a bold and daring magenta-purple lipstick to wear this summer? The answer might be as close as your nearest drugstore.

Pink Sith – turns an otherwise boring review about a facial toner into a fun extravaganza by adding in Will Wheaton, Jazz Hands and Thor!

Prime Beauty – harvests the fruits of the Lipstick Tree with Tarte’s Gifts From The Lipstick Tree Trio—the perfect summer pop of color!

Phyrra – has great photo tips for beauty bloggers.

Vampy Varnish – thinks if you like mini nail polishes, you might like the new Urban Decay Showboat Nail Kit for summer!

we heart this – have a passion for fashion? Swing on over to we heart this; we’re looking for a new fashion writer. And psst…we pay in makeup!

Question of the Week:

List every beauty item that’s in your purse at this very moment.

 

B says, “Okay, how about 5 because I have a looooot.

-L’Occitane hand cream
-LUSH Karma solid perfume
-Revlon Lollipop Lip Butter
-CND Solar Oil for the cuticles
-MAC Lipliner in Vino”

What’s up in your purse, girlfriend?

See you next week!

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The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 45

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 Tim Burton movies? Then maybe you’ll also love the new NYX The Crimson Amulet Palette which was inspired by the upcoming Dark Shadows movie!

we heart this – A $5.99 nail polish that looks exactly like flickering candlelight? Oui, Je T’Aime from the new Mattése Elite Mon Amour collection is c’est magnifique!

Beauty Junkies Unite – Amber will give four lucky Beauty Junkies Unite readers their own set of the new Crest 3D White Intensive Professional Effects Whitestrips in the latest giveaway. These new $60 Whitestrips promise to whiten as well as a $500 professional in-office procedure!

Clumps of Mascara – is giving away not 1, not 2 but TEN Cover FX Total Coverage Cream Foundation palettes. Want to win one? Enter today!

Gouldylox Reviews – Next month, bareMinerals is launching new colors in their READY line. Check them out early here!

Nouveau Cheap – is a sucker for a good gimmick. So come find out if this latest lip color gimmick actually works.

Phyrra – releases her inner wildcat with Honeycat Cosmetics.

Question of the Week:

What’s your current favorite bronzer and/orhighlighter?

 

B says, “It’s an oldie but goldie but I still love Bobbi Brown’s Brownie Shimmerbrick. ‘Twas the most expensive highlighter I’ve ever purchased but I’m still getting good use out of it. NARS Albatross is freaking awesome too.” 

What’s your favorite highlighter or bronzer?

See you next week!

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The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 44

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 – shows you shiny new Fyrinnae colors!

Vampy Varnish – Fell in love with Bite Beauty lip products!

we heart this – oil-free, anti-aging and mattifying? Hallelujah, Hourglass Immaculate Liquid Powder Foundation is a miracle!

Beauty Junkies Unite – Amber thinks these new jelly lip balms from Clarins are pretty nifty, how about you?

Clumps of Mascara – is in love with Butter London Wallis. Is this not one of the most interesting nail polishes you’ve ever seen?

EauMG – Victoria introduces her spring 2012 perfume picks!

Gouldylox Reviews – Looking for long lashes? This is by far the best lengthening system I’ve ever tried, short of RevitaLash.

Krasey Beauty – gives you the inside scoop on a series of gadgets that tone your body while you type. Say hello the the BMR “Lift” family!

Lipglossiping – flies high with a BareMinerals Pretty Amazing Lip Color that has been designed exclusively for Virgin Atlantic (and the exits are: here, here and here).

Nouveau Cheap – A matte top coat that you can buy at the drugstore for only $1.99…that actually works? Yup, it’s true.

Pink Sith – Whatcha doin’ Pink Sith? Oh nothin’ Just wearing my Super Awesome Fresh Sugar Coral Lip Treatment That’s all!

Prime Beauty – continues her mission to rid herself of those pesky crow’s feet with the PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser–read Part 3 of her journey and see the before and after pictures.

Question of the Week:

If you could eliminate one thing
from your morning beauty routine, so that you never
had to do it again, what would it be?

 

B says, “Eyeliner! I haaaate applying it.” 

What about you? What beauty chore can you do without?

See you next week!

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The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 43

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 – goes from drab to fab before you can say “long, lush lashes” with Too Faced Better Than False Lashes. You HAVE see it to believe it!

Phyrra – compares Urban Decay’s old and new Mildew and shows you a few more shades!

we heart this – would you like a $100 gift card to spend at a site FILLED with brands like Fekkai, Becca, Deborah Lippmann, and many others? Then enter our New London Pharmacy giveaway!

Beauty Junkies Unite – People are starting to get excited about the upcoming release of OPI’s The Amazing Spider-Man Collection, are you one of them? Check out the review & swatches and decide for yourself!

Clumps of Mascara – is in love with NYX Cosmetics’ Color Lip Balms. Have you tried these babies yet?

EauMG – Candle lovers, check this out! EauMG reviews the Jonathan Adler Pop Collection Candles!

Krasey Beauty – is offering up the entire Denise Richards Volume Extend Haircare line! Click on over to Krasey Beauty, and enter to win!

Nouveau Cheap – Is the new CoverGirl Tone Rehab 2-in-1 Foundation|Base rocking my world or is it just another gimmick? Click here to find out.

Pink Sith – Says that the MAKE UP FOR EVER Natural Artist Lipstick is so awesome and so moisturizing you won’t need to apply it in a swimming pool like Lynda Carter!

Question of the Week:

What’s your favorite home fragrance
product (candle, tart, incense, fragrance oil,
plug-in or other)?

 

B says, “I am definitely a candle love!!” 

What about you? What do you like to scent your home up with?

See you next week!

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