Monthly Archives: August 2009

MAC Make-Up Art Cosmetics Fall 2009 Collection As Seen By Photographer Marilyn Minter Reviews & Swatches

Pigments and Glitters I was really looking forward to these and boy are they pretty in person! From top to bottom (left to right): Heritage Rouge is a permanent color at the PRO stores which I already own. It is a shimmery dark burgundy with brown undertones and the texture and pigmentation is superb. Gold is exactly as the name suggests - an...

MAC Make-Up Art Cosmetics Fall 2009 Collection As Seen By Illustrator Maira Kalman Reviews & Swatches

Eyeshadow These are divine! Not only is the color payoff great and the texture a dream to work with, the colors look like candy! My top picks are Off the Page, Haunting and Violet Trance. From left to right: Maira’s Magic, Purple Shower and Violet Trance From left to right: Crest the Wave, Off the Page and Haunting Technakohl Liner Like the eyeshadows, the...

MAC Make-Up Art Cosmetics Fall 2009 Collection As Seen By Painter Richard Phillips Reviews & Swatches

Eyeshadow Quad Photo Realism is a *beautiful* quad of greens that I find most unique. All the colors are shimmery and the pigmentation is excellent. I can't wait to try this on my brown eyes. Notoriety is another quad I like from this collection. It contains four very wearable neutrals which are all shimmery and highly pigmented as well. My...

Herbal Essences Tousle Me Softly Collection Review

After seeing Megan Fox's gorgeous tousled look at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards, I turned to the latest Tousle Me Softly Collection from Herbal Essences to create my very own. The Tousle Me Softly line consists of a shampoo, conditioner, mousse, spray gel, hairspray and finishing touch cream to suit different hair types so anyone can create the tousle...

Exclusive Behind The Scenes: Makeup Look for Miss Universe 2009

For the 58th annual Miss Universe pageant, Dominic Cruz, Education Director and Trainer from Kryolan, led a team of ten international makeup artists to provide the makeup and cosmetic styling for the candidates of the 2009 competition. Below are some exclusive pictures and insider scoop on how to nail the Miss Universe look! "The look designed for the pageant is simple,...

How To Do Your Makeup When You Are Sick

After being completely knocked out by the flu for the past few days, I wanted to share with you ladies a few tricks that I use to look better when I'm feeling not-so-hot. * To look more awake, use a brightening eye cream and creamy concealer under the eyes. Line the eyes with a navy color (the blue will make...