Blog Profile / The Beauty Alchemist

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Archived Since:March 2, 2008

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NEST Fragrances Holiday Gift Sets

NEST makes top shelf candles and home fragrances. They smell true to their scent descriptions and have strong quality fragrance that lasts. You can scent a small room without even lighting the candles.Holiday brings some of their best launches, but then I simply love all things holiday so I might be biased. Show More Summary

Peter Thomas Roth Hyaluronic Cloud Hydra Gel Eye Patches

Eyes need all the love they can get. I use eye cream every day but I've not done any eye masks or gels until now. I had to try the new eye gel patches from Peter Thomas Roth.These have everything in them you could want to throw at your weary eyes. Show More Summary

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Pro Filt'r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna has gotten all the buzz this past weekend and like most beauty mavens, I was curious to check it out. Yes another celeb beauty line but we know from her MAC collab that she knows her makeup.I grabbed a sample of the Pro Filt'r Soft Matte foundation when I popped into Sephora. Show More Summary

Marc Jacobs Decadence- Eau So Decadent EDT

Eau So Decadent is the newest in Decadence from Marc Jacobs and this time it's an EDT.Much lighter, floral and fruity than Decadence ( review here ) with it's deep amber and woods, it's the peppy younger sister. Eau So Decadent starts out with fruit and dewy florals of jasmine and lily of the valley. Show More Summary

Dolce and Gabbana The One EDT

Dolce and Gabbana's The One is a perennially popular fragrance. Now there is a new EDT version.The One EDT is light as you would expect from an EDT but still has some oomph and substance while using many of the notes from the EDP. It begins with fruits and citrus, the bergamot and lychee most noticeable to my nose. Show More Summary

Ellis Brooklyn Sci Fi

Ellis Brooklyn has popped up on my radar since it hit Sephora. I had yet to try it but fragrance fanatic that I am, I certainly was interested. Throw in a new perfume called Sci Fi and this Farscape/Stargate /Whovian gal is there. Great name aside this newest release from the line founded by New York Times beauty writer Bee Shapiro is a beauty. Show More Summary

Sally Hansen Color Therapy Top Coat

Sally Hansen's Color Therapy nail polish has become a go to for me. I use it about 75 % of the times I do my nails. With it's oil based moisturizers it keeps my nails in better shape while polished. I also use the nail and cuticle oil. Show More Summary

Chanel Gabrielle Fragrance- The Film

The film to correspond with and promote the release of Chanel's newest perfume Gabrielle next month, dropped today.It stars Kristen Stewart, the face of the fragrance along with the new Gabrielle bag. It's pretty spare, not as glamourous...Show More Summary

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Lines Foundation

Part of the really large collection of new releases from IT Cosmetics this month is Bye Bye Lines Foundation. This new foundation use the brand's Light Blurring Optical Technology and is meant to smooth and cover and it does both of those things well. Show More Summary

Mireness Secret Weapon Supreme Mascara

I struggle with mascara wear time. Anyone who's even a semi regualr reader has most likely read about my makeup melt. While I haven't tried every mascara out there I have tried a good many and I have only 3 that I can rely on to stay put most of the day and in the heat, for all day wear that drops to 1. Show More Summary

Chanel Rouge Allure Ink - Fall 2017

Two new Rouge Allure Inks make their debut with Chanel Fall.Lost and Highway are both very pretty and while the peachy coral of Highway seems to lend itself a bit more to Summer, it works with many of Fall's neutrals while Lost with it's pinkened nude is great not only for Fall but anytime. Show More Summary

Tiffany & Co Eau De Parfum

Tiffany and Co is back in the fragrance world. Years ago they had some lovely scents and I remember going into a boutique to buy one for a gift. The SA wrapped in that blue box with a white ribbon, how beautiful it looked.Tiffany & Co Eau De Parfum is a new perfume and will be the brand's signature fragrance. Show More Summary

NIA Fully Charged Serum/Moisturizer & Fake Awake Triple Action Eye Gel

StriVectin/ NIA has some new skincare I've been checking out. The formulas use the brand's patented NIA -114 technology, which they say " strengthens the delicate moisture barrier, this potent formula amplifies the key ingredients for maximum performance while fortifying the skin and defending against future visible damage". Show More Summary

Shiseido Skincare Bonus Gift

Through Aug, 27th Shiseido has a great bonus gift going on. With a $ 75 purchase you get this super cute tote filled with a sample set of your choice. I chose the Boost Radiance set, since I am all about brightening. You can also pick from Clear Skin, Tighten and Firm, Fight Lines and Fight Dark Spots. Show More Summary

Rimmel Insta Conceal & Contour/ Insta Conceal & Correct Palettes

Rimmel makes so many great products at super price. Now you can contour, highlight and color correct with two new palettes.Insta Conceal & Contour comes in three shade combos ( light, medium and dark) with three choices in each pan for all your color needs. Show More Summary

Touch in Sol No Poreblem

Pore filling/reduction runs my morning. I spend so much time trying to fill these Lincoln Tunnel pores of mine. I use primers over primers, powders and still I see more spots than smoothness. And thru the day, same. Makeup breaks down, pores visible. Show More Summary

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Breakout Concealer/Treament

It's not easy to find a concealer for oily and /or acne prone skin. There are more than there used to be but many concealers are hydrating, smoothing and have anti aging properties. Good things all but not if you're acne prone/oily and...Show More Summary

Chanel Road Movie Eyeshadow Quad- Fall 2017

Chanel Fall is gorgeous ( ok that's no surprise ). The collection is front loaded with wearable neutrals with jewel tones thrown in the mix for a pop of Autumnal color. Lucia Pica was inspired by road trip through California and it's easy to see the inspo here. Show More Summary

IT Cosmetics Confidence In A Cleanser

We have Confidence in our skin and eye cream, now we can have IT in our cleanser.Part of IT Cosmetics new August launches is a cleanser to not only complement their other products but also do a great, comfortable job cleaning our skin. Show More Summary

Maybelline Baby Lips Color Balm Crayon Trio Set @ Ulta

When I was in Ulta last night I spotted this very cute set of Baby Lips Balm from Maybelline. The Mom had my phone so I couldn't snap a pic but they are online as well.The set includes three shades of Baby Lips Color Balm tucked in a flip top box. Show More Summary

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