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’Oreal 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’re BACK, and they’re 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!

Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 152

Clumps of Mascara – officially has a favorite nail polish brand.

Gouldylox Reviews – It’s time to glow! If you want an ethereal look or need to be a bronzed beauty,  these are the products you won’t want to live without.

Love for Lacquer – Are you an Elf Cosmetics fan?! Love For Lacquer has a HUGE GIVEAWAY up on her blog right now! You don’t want to miss out! (It’s also open worldwide!)

My Newest Addiction – Laura is obsessed with the new MAC Wash and Dry collection and she shared her review, swatches and a makeup look!

Nouveau Cheap – I am no longer a depotting virgin! If you’re new to the world of depotting, here’s a nice way to try it without any commitments (seriously, it’s under $5).

Prime Beauty – gets cheeky with the Aussie hair care brand evo. Great products and great humor make this line a gem for Sheila’s from not only OZ but the world!

Phyrra – Love pigmented eyeshadows that blend with ease? I’ve got the Makeup Geek Summer Eyeshadows to share!

we heart this – have you seen the Jordana Cat Eye Liner swatches? Ok, have you seen how you can wear 2 or 3 of them at the same time? You should look…

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

Question of the Week:

The makeup gods have granted you the power to put ONE brand on sale (a one-day-only 75% off)
sitewide sale + free shipping on all orders).
Which brand do you choose?

B says, “Whooooa! That’s a tough one. I’d say Make Up For Ever. I would haul EVERYTHING. “

What about you? 

See you next week!

Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 150

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we heart this – Summer is coming, Fekkai will make sure your hair is ready in it-girl like fashion.

Beautygeeks – It sucks that the US lacks the range of micellar cleansers that Canadians have. But Simple Cleansing Micellar Water IS sold in the States, it’s perfume-free — and you shouldn’t keep it in the bathroom.

Clumps of Mascara – butter LONDON has a new nail polish formula out. Woohoo! But is it worth the extra $3?

Gouldylox Reviews – Tired of nudes and not feeling the summer brights, either? Play with color and texture with this gorgeous palette from Smashbox instead!

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Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 149

OFRA Mina 1 coat

Phyrra – Lost on where to start with HAC? I’ve got you covered with the Pale Girl’s Guide to Highlighting & Contouring! Included are recommendations for light to medium skintones too!

we heart this – Can you get fab brows under 5 bucks? Answer: You can with THIS!

Beautygeeks – takes a short trip down spray antiperspirant memory lane in this review of Dove Dry Spray.

Clumps of Mascara – is in loooove with a lipstick. Honestly, it could very well be one of the best lipsticks I’ve tried all year.

EauMG – often gets asked for perfume suggestions and one of the most popular requests goes like, “Are there any under $100 indie/niche perfumes that you recommend?”. And the answer is “Yes!”, here’s an indie line that offers a lot for fewer $!

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Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 148

Paula's Choice Boosters

Prime Beauty – loves it when she can find one retailer to fulfill several of her beauty needs. LATHER carries olive oil soaps, bath & body, hair care, skincare, hair care and aromatherapy!

Phyrra – Is your mascara just not cutting it for you? I’ve got 6 of the best mascaras plus application tips on how to get great lashes!

Vampy Varnish – There has been much talk of the new NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundationsince it came out, see if I liked it or not!

we heart this – check out which mascara we just crowned our Product of the Week!

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Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 147

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My Newest Addiction – Laura shares an awesome Everyday Glam eyeshadow tutorial using the Too Faced Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar palette!

Nouveau Cheap – Can’t get enough nudes and neutrals? You might want to check out the new Hard Candy Natural Eyes Neutral Eyeshadow Palette, which looks a lot like another very popular palette (but for ¼ the price).

Prime Beauty – gets a much needed hair makeover with Living Proof’s Perfect Hair Day 5-in-1 Styling Treatment!

Phyrra – I love the gorgeous new Too Faced Melted Metal Lipsticks. They’re hot for Summer!

Vampy Varnish – Do you still love coloring with pencils? Me too which is why the new Bobbi Brown Art Stick in Hot Pink was a must-have!

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Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 146

 

Eddie Funkhouser Rumor Lipstick

My Newest Addiction – Laura tells us all about her favorite skincare secret and has an AWESOME GIVEAWAY to boot! You HAVE to find out what it is!

Nouveau Cheap – The L’Oreal La Palette Nude 1 and La Palette Nude 2 ten-pan eyeshadow palettes are (finally) here! Were they worth the wait? Here’s my full review.

Prime Beauty – Prime Beauty knows a great set of brushes makes all the difference in makeup application. Read her review of the Mikasa Beauty Classic Brush Kit and get 25% off your order!

Phyrra – shows you How to DIY Your Foundation for a perfect match!

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Lipstick League: Weekly Links, Volume 145

 

Zoya Veruschuka nail polish

Love for Lacquer – Spring cleaning is upon us. Jess shows us some of her favorite makeup organizers! You’re going to want to see these (And bookmark a few sites!)

My Beauty Bunny – Less is more this spring! We’ve got the basics, our cruelty free picks, and a quick tutorial for the ‘it’ style of the season – Makeup Trend: Barefaced and Beautiful.

My Newest Addiction – Laura shows us the new Too Faced Selfie Palette! You MUST SEE the swatches!

Nouveau Cheap – Target has added lots of beauty brands to the makeup department lately, but this new addition was a total surprise to me.

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