On June 29th, a new color cosmetics brand, Impromptu, will be launching its lipstick line, The Lola Collection. The line was created by business-savvy Latina Leyna Topete whose mother, Lola, developed an allergic reaction to lipstick. Dedicated to finding an option that her mother could wear, she created a brand with a thoughtful list of ingredients, which considered those with rare allergies. The collection will … Continue reading New Lipstick Line Launches with Allergies In Mind
Smashbox Cosmetics was recently awarded the title of “The Most Valuable Lip Art” by the Guinness World Record for its latest lip creation. Makeup Artist Vlada Haggerty used over 6.5 carats and 80 diamonds provided by jeweler Zoe Chicco to create the bedazzling creation, which appraised for a lip-smacking $26,500! Other than the jewels, the lip look featured Smashbox Be Legendary Liquid Metal in Crimson … Continue reading It’s Official. SMASHBOX is a Lip Art MVP.
Votre Vu. Just the name of this brand alone transports me to France where I envision myself with freshly manicured nails eating a toasted croissant with an accordion playing in the background. But, I digress. Votre Vu is a brand I stumbled upon when I attended Cosmoprof North America’s annual tradeshow. The brand creates skin care products and custom-blended cosmetics. Somehow I was able to … Continue reading Your Next Favorite Makeup Brand & Product Review: Votre Vu
Sephora is launching a new Virtual Artist app that uses facial recognition software to allow you to test lip products sold in their stores right on your face. The software is very similar to Makeup Genius by L’Oréal Paris, and acts like a virtual mirror that automatically moves with your lips so that it actually looks like you are wearing the color. You’ll then receive … Continue reading Want to know what every lip color looks like on you?
You don’t have to be Angelina Jolie to get that full, luscious pout. Heck, it’s about as simple as acing simple makeup tricks to make your lips look fuller without having to go through the trouble of going under the needle. Shimmery highlighter You use a highlighter to add contours to your face. So use a highlighter to add fullness to your lips. Dab a … Continue reading Tips to make your lips look fuller!
FTC Disclosure: These products were provided by a pr firm for review. Ladies, we’ve all been there before. We’re out late at night and try to do one thing: reapply our lip gloss. In theory, this should be an easy feat, but when you can’t see to make sure you are carefully filling in the contours of your pout perfectly, the result can be disastrous. The … Continue reading Illuminating Light Up Lip Gloss by Beauty for Real
I have never been a huge fan of lipstick. I like the glossy, moisturized pout that only lip gloss can provide. But, I do love the staying power of lipstick, which is why I tend to wear it underneath gloss for long-lasting color. This week I tested 3 lipsticks from Make Up For Ever’s Rouge Artist Natural line: N47 (Red Brick), N50 (Aubergine), and N34 (Candy Pink). The lipsticks … Continue reading Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Natural Review + Get Ombré Lips
What woman doesn’t love lipstick? The ability to transform your face resides in one little reliable tube packed with color. Personally, my everyday purse has several different shades housed in the secret compartments of my bag (the compartments are secret, because sometimes I’m not even aware of where the lipstick tubes travel to, which is why I keep throwing more and more tubes inside my … Continue reading Fashionable Lipstick
My mom doesn’t own a ton of makeup. Most of the beauty products she currently has, are things I’ve bought her or things I bought myself, didn’t like, and handed down to her. That hasn’t always been the case, she complains. Before she had kids, she also had expensive taste, and would buy all of the high-end beauty brands a woman could find. Somehow, having … Continue reading Beauty Secrets from my mom: #2 Using lipstick as Blush
After much anticipation, Nicki Minaj’s new limited edition lipstick, Pink 4 Friday ($14.50), will be available online* only starting today for four consecutive Fridays (through Dec. 17). A Collaboration with MAC Cosmetics, the lipstick was made to coincide with the release of her debut album, Pink Friday. ****Due to high demand, this product has sold out.**** Choosing the right shade of pink lipstick for you … Continue reading Nicki Minaj’s pink lipstick on sale & Choosing the right shade of pink for you