Tag: foundation

May 2013 Empties

Purchased by me Every time I finish a product, and I toss the container in the recycle bin, I think, I should really do an “empties” post. Well, finally, I held onto a couple containers and I’ve got an empties post! The three products I kicked in May (that I kept track of!) are: MAC …

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Kryolan Professional Makeup – an Overview and Review

Disclaimer: Press samples. See below for details. I’d been curious about Kryolan, as a consumer, since February, when I watched Kryolan Pro Makeup Artist Kelly Thompson and her team work their magic with the Kryolan products backstage at the Falguni and Shane Peacock’s New York Fashion Week show. At IMATS NYC this past weekend, Kryolan …

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Wet n’ Wild CoverAll Pressed Powder

Disclaimer: Press sample. See end of post for more. Happy Friday, everyone!! Today I have the perfect complement to the Wet n’ Wild product I reviewed yesterday, CoverAll Cream Foundation: CoverAll Pressed Powder. This line of powders launched last month with the cream foundation, and includes eight shades. Like the foundation, CoverAll Pressed Powder also …

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Wet n’ Wild CoverAll Cream Foundation

Disclaimer: Press samples. See bottom for info. Last month Wet n’ Wild launched CoverAll Cream Foundation, a new foundation that can be blended for medium-to-full coverage. Here are some of the highlights of the foundation: Lightweight, satin-matte finish All-day wear Contains VisiBright Technology, which Wet n’ Wild describes as “a skin-perfecting complex that reduces the appearance of wrinkles …

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Ofra Absolute Cover Silk Peptide Foundation

Ofra Absolute Cover Silk Peptide Foundation is quite a luxe foundation, and overall, Ofra was a great brand find at The Makeup Show Orlando! This foundation comes in a glass bottle with a pump for dispensing the formula: I received one of the fairer shades to try out, naturally!: This foundation has great coverage; it’s well pigmented. It applies …

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Learning about Koh Gen Do with Glossy Box and Sephora

(The Koh Gen Do end cap at Sephora in Times Square, New York City!) Friday night I went to Sephora in Times Square, NYC, for an event held by Glossy Box and Koh Gen Do. Until recently, you could only find the brand at Barney’s New York (select locations began carrying the line in 2010), …

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Cosmoprof 2012: Besame

There was one booth in particular at Cosmoprof North America (held July 22-24, in Las Vegas) in which I felt transported back in time to another era, where smoking was socially acceptable, and movie stars were glamourous. I’d like to introduce you to Besame, a cosmetic brand inspired by the post-war starlets of the 1940s. …

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IT Cosmetics Celebration Foundation & Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer – and a Giveaway!

When I met IT Cosmetics’ co-founder Jaime Kern Lima, who also suffers from rosacea, I had a feeling I had happened upon a cosmetics brand that I had the potential to love. IT Cosmetics launched its first foundation, Celebration Foundation, on QVC in April, while its Bye Bye Under Eye Anti-Aging Concealer is the product that put …

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What’s New in Beauty at QVC

Wednesday night I ventured into New York City to attend a QVC beauty press event, where I learned about all the cool, new products and exclusive sets that the shopping network has just added, or that are coming for summer – and yes, even fall and holiday! If you read my post from last year, you …

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