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Filed Under:Lifestyle / Beauty
Posts on Regator:8675
Posts / Week:25.9
Archived Since:March 2, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Sometimes You Just Need a Little Chanel

The Nordstrom over at the Village at Corte Madera mall recently revamped their beauty department, and by “recently,” I mean that it looks like they put the finishing touches on it in the last few days. Now it’s set up with rows of shelves like a Sephora, which seems like a good idea to me. Show More Summary

Magical Pixies Promise Sparkling Nails This Spring Thanks to the Zoya Magical Pixie Collection

The new PixieDust polishes in Zoya’s Magical Pixie collection sparkle like Ryan Gosling’s pearly whites on the red carpet, zing! Hexagonal flecks of iridescent goodness combine with finer flecks of shimmer to create a dazzling effect more powerful than the gravitational pull of J. Show More Summary

Which Way Do You Usually Part Your Hair?

Center part or side part, and do you ever switch sides? I’ve always had a natural side part above my right eye (so the left side of the screen in pics). That’s where my hair parts naturally when it gets its way. But then there was that...Show More Summary

Clarins Opalescence Spring 2014 Gloss Prodige Lip Gloss and Joli Rouge Brilliant Lipstick Swatches and Pics

Some pics of the lip products from the new 14-piece Clarins Opalescence Spring 2014 collection in action to warm you up on this chilly Tuesday night (assuming it’s not summer or the tropics where you are). The two Gloss Prodige Lip Glosses...Show More Summary

A Face of the Day With Warm Peachy Brown, Bronze and Copper: MAC Amber Lights Eye Shadow and NARS Fez

Day five of no central heating and natural gas-heated water. Today I cried… Well, almost. I almost cried, but then I saw the sun coming out and realized it was going to be a pretty warm day, so I wasn’t going to freeze. Yet. As of now,...Show More Summary

Mantra of the Day, According to Bobbi Brown’s Pink Peony Illuminating Bronzing Powder

Be bold! Alright then, Bobbi. If you say so. I will be the boldest cat lady I can! This sheer rosy pink ALL-CAPS compact, which Bobbi calls a bronzer, is from the new Uber Pink collection. Just dust it on your face wherever the sun naturally...Show More Summary

Blooms To Brighten Your Day

Because it’s always nice to get flowers. Are you willing to try something potentially amazing with me right now? It’ll only take a minute, but I really believe it’ll work. Are you ready? OK, first, I want you to quiet your mind and hold...Show More Summary

Currently on My (Latest) MAC Wish List…

Rise and shine, you marvelous Tuesday morning makeup warrior! I neglected to mention my MAC mall adventures at Nordie’s yesterday, and you’re the only person I know who would appreciate them. So, when I stopped by the MAC counter yesterday I had the best intentions, I swear. Show More Summary

The Bobbi Brown Nectar & Nude Collection Intoxicates Makeup Lovers With an Ambrosia of Beige, Brown, Peach and Coral

Truth be told, I was not expecting to run into this ray of sunshine when I swung by the Bobbi Brown counter at the mall today. I was just stopping by to spritz a little Beach on my wrist (seriously, on a cold day, that stuff is better...Show More Summary

A Multitude of Mattes Make the New Laura Mercier Artist’s Eyeshadow Palette Quite Flexible

First, before we get to Laura Mercier’s new Artist’s Eyeshadow Palette (in case you’re wondering, though, yes, it does have African Violet), a quick and (hopefully) amusing story… So I decided to grab lunch at the mall this afternoon...Show More Summary

Sonia Kashuk’s Yellow Alluriana Body Lotion Is Putting a Spring in My Step and Grapefruit on My Mind

Oh, winter… You saucy minx. For a while there, you had me under your spell. You lured me in with those crisp December mornings and snuggle sessions with El Hub, me and Tabs on the couch, then kept me close with those cozy holiday evenings...Show More Summary

Tabby Spring Training

Tabs trained all weekend long for his Major League debut with the Giants later this year. His workout regimen was intense, too! — hours of posing, stretching and high-intensity napping in his new jersey. Gotta get that low-hanging tum...Show More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 310

You might be wondering, “So what the heck is this Monday Poll thing anyway?” Well, it isn’t much of a poll. It’s more just a constantly evolving (devolving?), somewhat random list of questions I’ve been putting out to readers every Monday morning for the past seven years. Show More Summary

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 283

Tabs is still salty about the Niners losing in the playoffs this month. He thinks they totally should have made it to the Super Bowl, and if they had, he thinks they would have won. But that’s the nature of sports, right? You can’t win ‘em all. Show More Summary

7 Ways to Win a $50 eGift Card From Sephora! (Ends Monday)

I just want you to know that my hands are numb right now… That’s how cold it is in my house this morning. Buuuut, I’m also a California weather wuss, so there’s that. The thermostat, which isn’t working because our gas is offline, says 63 degrees. Show More Summary

My Valentine’s Day Face of the…Night With NARS

It’s just me and the boys tonight, El Hub and Tabs, per usual. We were all supposed to go to a movie (About Last Night), but Tabs totally ditched us (no explanation, either), so it’s just gonna be El Hub and moi. Cats are so rude, aren’t...Show More Summary

Welcome to Tenoverten! Home of the Tenoverten Nail Polish Spring Collection

Tenoverten. Doesn’t that sound like the name of a fairytale town? Tenoverten — where kisses are currency and everyone smiles! These are just a few more things I’ll be testing this weekend, these new spring nail polishes by Tenoverten, a brand I’ve never tried. Show More Summary

Available Now: Forever 21 Premium Cosmetics

Next time you find yourself in front of a Forever 21 and think, “Oh, look! There’s a forever 21,” guess what. Now they have their own makeup. It’s called Forever 21 Premium Cosmetics, and the full collection encompasses 23 products at some pretty decent prices from $7.80 to $17.80 each. Show More Summary

How To Use the New MAC Prep + Prime CC Colour Correct Line: Tips From MAC Senior Artist Victor Cembellin

GUUUURL, don’t even get me started about brighting products ’cause we’ll be here for days. DAYS, I tell ya. Possibly even years. I’m actually never not looking for something — anything — to give me an extra brightening lift. It’s one of my ongoing personal makeup missions. Show More Summary

What Was the Last Skincare Product You Finished All the Way Down to the Last Drop?

Hmm…Good question. It was this lovely bottle of Amore Pacific Treatment Enzyme Peel (lens flare added for dramatic effect). It’s the gentle exfoliating face wash ($60, unfortunately) I’ve been using in the mornings off and on for about...Show More Summary

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