The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 16

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 – See why we kinda love John Frieda after just using his new Loose Curls Curling Iron.

Clumps of MascaraMaybelline has a new cream eyeliner on the shelves. But is it worth ditching your favorite Urban Decay eyeliner for?

EauMG – EauMG teaches Eau d’Economics and asks: When is perfume expensive?

Gouldylox Reviews – Is a $65 brush any better than a $5 brush? Since when is a brush not just a brush? I’ve checked them out even  consulted a nuclear physicist and give you the honest look at what’s what and how it works.

Krasey Beauty – Take a look inside an exclusive New York Fashion Week party!

Lipglossiping – discovers a tempting olfactory indulgence. Step forward Juniper Sling, the intoxicating tipple that won’t get you drunk.

Nouveau Cheap – ‘Tis the season for drugstore Halloween makeup! Check out what NYC’s limited edition Black Magic collection has to offer–it just might surprise you.

Prime Beauty – Prime Beauty asks if you’re READY for new bareMinerals 2.0 & 4.0 Pressed Eye Shadows? She had an Epiphany when she tried them!

Phyrra – showcases Tarte’s Radiant & Rested Volume II kit.

Vampy Varnish – Discovers a Deborah Lippmann dupe in a Wet n Wild polish for fall 2011.

we heart this – introduces you to your newest lip obsession: Urban Decay Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Color .

Question of the Week:

Your favorite type of eyeliner: cream, gel,
pencil, liquid or something else?

 

B says, “I’m a fan of using pencil liners on the waterline and gel liners on the lower lash line.”

What’s your liner weapon of choice?

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 15

 

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 – Kelly shows you how not to wear your lipstick and lipliner in the first of her new series How NOT to Wear…

we heart this – discovers a mascara with a TRULY original feature, a squeezable tube that lets you control the amount of product on the wand. Check out LashControl.

Beauty Junkies Unite – See why we’re loving the latest from LORAC for fall, the Naked Lace Collection.

Clumps of Mascara – Has found the best drugstore lip gloss to date. And they only cost $2.29 a pop.

Gouldylox Reviews – Not sure what eye liner will give you the purrfect cat eye? Check out these tips and tricks meow to get the look your longing for!

Krasey Beauty – Looking for a lipstick that will bring you only high octane color and shine? Check out the new Urban Decay High Shine Lip Pencils!

Nouveau Cheap – What’s my favorite part about Halloween besides candy corn? Wet n Wild’s Fantasy Makers collection, of course!

Pink Sith – Is having a giveaway for her holy grail of sunscreens! Elta MD UV Clear SPF 46. Enter today, giveaway ends on August 30th, 2011!

Prime Beauty – gives us a glimpse of the New York City inspired Paul and Joe Manhattan Fall Collection -see what gems she scored and what she’s still lusting after.

Phyrra – Tentacles anyone? Phyrra shows you the latest way to adorn yourself in her review of Deceptions jewelry!

Question of the Week:

 

What has you most excited for fall,
beauty product or otherwise?

 

B says, “I’m really excited to see some of the Fall nail polish collections. And even more excited to be attending so many weddings this year. I’ve got 4 to go to. Love is in the air!”

What about you? What about Fall has you jumpin’ for joy?

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 14

 

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 – The Independent Spotlight for August is Silk Naturals! Learn all about Karen and her company, as well as enter the SN Giveaway.

Vampy Varnish – Check out the On The Prowl nail collection from Wet n Wild for Fall 2011!

we heart this – our inner goth is crying dark tears of joy over the MAC New Black collection, part of the MAC Me Over launch.

Clumps of Mascara – Knows that you pretty much HAVE to add this Sonia Kashuk brush to your collection.

EauMG – Victoria interviews natural perfumer, Amanda Feeley of Esscentual Alchemy Perfumes. Find out her inspiration and her favorite Old Hollywood icon.

Gouldylox Reviews – As if you needed a good reason to pick up the new Tarte SmolderEYES collection, here are three ideas that are as easy as they are beautiful!

Krasey Beauty – Sit back and enjoy, as we weave a tale of magic, mischief, and the Zoya Nail Polish Mirrors Collection.

Nouveau Cheap – doesn’t do purple lipsticks, but this one brought her to her knees (and made her open her wallet).

Pink Sith – reminds you to pick up those Tom Ford Private Blend Lip Collection lipsticks before they disappear when his new beauty line is released in the fall.

Prime Beauty – says the new NARS Larger Than Life lip glosses give a GIANT dose of shine in 8 fabulous colors!

 

Question of the Week:

 

What’s your favorite haircare line?

 

B says, “I don’t think I have one. I review several brands for Loc Rocker and I have yet to really have found a favorite. Plus, I cross-use. I like Peter Lamas’ shampoo, Jane Carter’s conditioner and homemade moisturizer. I so can’t choose.”

What about you? What fragrance would you like to sniff again?

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 13

 

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 – has swatches of two of the new NARS Night Series Nail Polishes. One conjures memories of a 1980’s rock song and the other, a 1980’s TV show. Find out which is which!

Phyrra – shares a new sensitive skin serum, Pai Rosehip BioRegenerate Fruit Seed Oil!

we heart this – finds out that Jo Malone candles are as fabulous as their fragrances. Especially these David Hicks designed ones!

Beauty Junkies Unite – What’s British, colorful, and sold exclusively at Sephora in the U.S.? Check out nails inc., which just launched Thursday!

Clumps of Mascara – is absolutely in love with purple lips. Think you could rock ’em?

EauMG – reviews an indie perfume from Arcanathat smells like blackberry jam.

Lipglossiping – ditches her beloved black eyeliners for softer greys when she takes a closer look at Estee Lauder’s latest collection!

Nouveau Cheap – shows you the entire Wet n Wild On the Prowl Collection. For a Halloween nail polish collection, this one’s full of the unexpected!

 

Question of the Week:

 

What perfume can bring back memories

with just one sniff?

 

B says, “It’s not a perfume but I used to be in looooove with Bath & Body Work’s Pearberry . A sniff of that would bring back so many middle and high school memories. I practically bathed in that stuff back in the day.”

What about you? What fragrance would you like to sniff again?

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 12

Guess who planned/hosted their first baby shower last weekend? Ahhh!

 

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 – A universally flattering blush that completely lives up to the hype? Milani Baked Blush in Luminoso is all that…and then some.

Pink Sith – Asks: Do you need another highlighter like you need a third appendage? Well she will show you a third appendage worthy highlighter in the Estee Lauder Pure Color Illuminating Gelee in Modern Mercury!

Phyrra – shows you the wonders of Neptune’s Grotto from Meow Cosmetics.

Prime Beauty – works some magic on her er…uh….’expression lines’ with the help of the Biobliss Patch!

Vampy Varnish – Checks out the pretty amazing Wet n Wild MegaLast Lipcolors and thinks you need some!

Beauty Junkies Unite – See why you need to add one of the new Urban Decay Baked Bronzers to your collection!

Clumps of Mascara – re-fell in love with Schick’s Intuition razor and is enjoying some summer reading. On the beach. You jealous yet?

EauMG – Victoria reviews a beautiful, new black raspberry and violet perfume from indie perfume house, Opus Oils. This perfume will have you feeling Dapper.

Lipglossiping – asks just how tempted do you get by a beautifully-packaged product?

 

Question of the Week:

If you could develop your dream product (à la MAC Bloggers’ Obsessions)
what would it be and what line would it be for?

B says, “I would love to develop a nail polish. I’m thinking of the perfect and harmonious combination of purple and pink with a bit of neon red glitter. I can see it in my head but need a chemist to help me make it come to life. 8) “

What about you? Would you want to develop your own beauty product?

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 11

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!

Orange to LA – shares her casual yet cool Style Essentials, see what items she needs to have in her stash at ALL times.

Pink Sith – Had made the decree that she will be buried with her Urban Decay Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Perversion…not that she’s morbid or anything.

Phyrra – is delighted with the 15-Year Anniversary Eye Shadow Collection from Urban Decay.

Prime Beauty – was dazed and confused– but oh so happy after visiting the Inglot Cosmetics store.

Vampy Varnish – declares that Wet n Wild Mega Eyes Cream Liner is better than MAC Blacktrack!

we heart this – The MAC Colourization eye shadow duos have us hungry like the wolf! Join us on a swatch fest set to classic 80s albums.

Beauty Junkies Unite – Check out the review & swatches for the Touring America Collection by OPI, before its official launch date!

Clumps of Mascara – is shocked that Essence’s polishes are so cheap and yet so delightful.

EauMG – Victoria of EauMG takes a trip to Washington’s lavender land!

Question of the Week:

What is your favorite skincare line?

B says, “That’s a tough one. I review quite of a few of them and have my favorites sprinkled throughout many brands. But if I had to choose, I’d roll with Desert Essence; an all natural skincare line that has a cleanser and moisturizer that is PERFECT for my skin.

What’s your favorite skincare line? Isn’t it soooo hard to choose?

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League

 

The Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 10

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 – has found the blush of all blushes. This one is absolutely gorgeous!

Lipglossiping – channels her inner eyeshadow geek when she swatches her Shiro Cosmetics haul. Come take a peek(achu)!

Nouveau Cheapis giving away 10 sets of the fab new Milani Glossé Top Coat and Smoothé Base Coat (contest ends midnight on 4th of July)!

Orange to LA – recaps her first IMATS Los Angeles 2011 experience. If you didn’t make it out to IMATS this year you can see what you missed!

Pink Sith – Introduces you to the new Chanel Illusion D’Ombre gel shadows. Will you fall in love with them as much as she has?

Phyrra – falls in love with the Too Faced Eye Love palette and tells you where you can find it.

Vampy Varnish – You can’t miss out on these limited edition glosses from Milani.

we heart this – did IMATS last weekend. Wow, did they ever! Check out the haul photos.

Beauty Junkies Unite – Find out why Amber’s experience with the Velvet Mineral Pressed Powder Foundation from Amazing Cosmetics didn’t wind up being as amazing as she had hoped!

Question of the Week:

What’s the one shade you wish you could pull off, but can’t?

B says, “Call it cocky or confident but I feel like I wear any and every shade. However, the one shade that I don’t think compliments me best are pale pink lipsticks. I haaaaate the way they look on richly hued (thanks for that term, Sam Fine!) skin. It’s just not pretty to me.

What about you? What shade is just NOT your friend?

See you next week!

~The Lipstick League

 

FOTD Friday: MAC’s Hocus Pocus is magical!

It’s been a while since a makeup collection has made me actually want to spend money. Which sounds horrible but between attempting to find financial security and feeling like I have enough when it comes to makeup, I’ve got to be really selective when it comes to bringing home new beauty stuffs. The MAC Bloggers’ Obsessions collection had me super hyped up.

While I only snagged a shadow and two glosses, I want to feature them individually. Because they are just that awesome. First up is The Makeup Girl’s Hocus Pocus.

Watch the magic behind this stunning shadow…

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