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New! MAC Cinderella

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Hurry! This limited edition is selling out quickly. If you want to get your hands on one of the MAC Cinderella items run don’t walk to pick one up. Several items have already sold out. But not to fear there are still some great ones left!

 

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Cinderella Studio Fix Lash $19.00
The innovative mousse-like formula gives superior definition, volume and lift by filling in sparse lashes for a dramatic effect. This high coverage, long-lasting mascara is matched with a carefully calibrated molded brush with bristles evenly spaced in a geometric pattern to coat lashes with ample product, while keeping them separate and distinct. Lashes are left feeling supple and flexible (never brittle), clump-free and lightweight. Transformed in specially designed pearlized light lavender blue packaging.

 

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Cinderella Fluidline $17.50
Two shimmering Fluidlines with an ultra-smooth gel formula that provide the precision of a liquid liner with a silkier, softer finish. Foolproof application with a brush in an easy dip-and-stroke action. Long-wearing. Smudge-proof. Brush sold separately. Transformed in specially designed pearlized light lavender blue packaging.

You can see more of the collection and purchase online www.maccosmetics.com.

 

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New! Murad Rapid Collagen Infusion for Lips

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If you have dry lips or want to combat the signs of aging you will want to check out this new gem from Murad. A lightweight gel serum it goes o feather light and can be worn alone or with lipstick or gloss.  It has a soft rubber applicator tip and just a little squeeze will get the right amount.

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It instantly hydrates my lips and after 4 days I am starting to see a real improvement in my lips. They are much smoother and the little creases are quickly fading. Another great product from Murad that lives up to its claim.

Murad Rapid Collagen Infusion for Lips $24
This lightweight serum revitalizes lips for a plumper and more youthful appearance. Advanced ingredients including collagen amino acids work to combat signs of aging on lips and lip area.

THE BENEFITS
Instantly smooths and hydrates for an ideal base under lipstick, gloss or balm. Simultaneously boosts micro-circulation for plumper, fuller lips while working over time to reduce the appearance of vertical lip lines and wrinkles.

HOW TO USE
Smooth a thin layer over lips and lip area. Use under lipstick, gloss or balm. Reapply throughout the day as needed.

You can learn more about Murad products and purchase online at www.murad.com

 

Disclosure: I was sent a complimentary sample for review. I was not paid to write this post and all thoughts and opinions are my own.

Get The Look: Jessica Chastain 87th Academy Awards

Jessica Chastain The 87th Academy Awards ~ Los Angeles, CA ~ Feb. 22, 2015
Makeup by Kristofer Buckle for Kiehl’s

“Before we began, I applied a layer of Kiehl’s Creme De Corps to make sure Jessica’s arms, legs, and décolletage were as flawless as her face. Applying the lotion first gave it plenty of time to absorb.”

“All makeup application needs a great base, so I prepped Jessica’s skin with Kiehl’s Hydro Plumping Re-texturizing Serum. It works wonders as a primer and is extremely moisturizing. I then added a thin layer of Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream, and applied Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado around her eyes. This was followed by Kiehl’s BB Cream in Light – Jessica is very fair, so it’s crucial to have both the right amount of coverage and SPF 50 all in one product.”

“I then used my Kristofer Buckle Always Flawless Day to Night Palette and YSL Couture Variation Palette to create a soft brown winged eye. By using shadow, I was able to create a softer look than liquid liner. YSL Volume Waterproof Mascara was applied to add drama to her eyes. To finish the look, I used Kristofer Buckle Absolute Nude Lip Crayon in Nude Subdued over Kiehl’s Lip Balm #1 for a clean, sophisticated lip.”

BODY:
Kiehl’s Creme de Corps

SKIN:
Kiehl’s Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream

Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado

Kiehl’s Actively Correcting and Beautifying BB Cream with SPF 50 PA+++ in Light

EYES:
Kristofer Buckle Always Flawless Day to Night Palette

YSL Couture Variation Palette

YSL Mascara Volume Effet Faux Cils Waterproof

LIPS:
Kiehl’s Lip Balm #1

Kristofer Buckle Absolute Nude Lip Crayon in Nude Subdued


Ipsy Glam Bag February 2015

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The February Ipsy Glam Bag is another slam dunk. So far every item this month has been great and with all the full sized products and the cute makeup bag its a steal. I still am shocked every month that this bag only cost $10 a month shipped!

 

 

cargo gloss

I love this gloss! It is so shiny and I love how it feels on. Best part is how long wearing it is for a lipgloss.

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CARGO Cosmetics Mini Lip Gloss – Deluxe Sample Size
A new generation of Cargo’s lip gloss. Its super high shine gloss delivers intense color payoff and locks in moisture to keep lips feeling hydrated. This longwearing lip gloss has a slick texture that feels creamy gliding over lips without being sticky. Ingredients such as Vitamin E and Jojoba Seed oil help increase lip moisture and decrease the appearance of furrows around the mouth while increasing lip volume to its maximum fullness.

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Smells amazing and add great volume and shine when I flat iron my hair. And no crunchy or greasy residue.

Eva NYC Up All Night Volumizing Spray Deluxe Sample
Get the ultimate blowout with this multi-tasking spray! The light-weight formula adds volume and texture to hair, while protecting against heat for healthier styling.

How to Use:
Apply to damp hair before blow drying for added texture and lift, or use on dry hair as a revitalizing spray.

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This is a great peel off mask, I found I needed a bit more that the suggested amount but it did peel off really easily. How fun is the peeling part? The mask smells fantastic and makes my skin feel great and leaves it so soft and smooth.

Hey Honey Take It Off! Exfoliating Honey Peel Off Mask – Deluxe sample
This fifteen-minute beauty mask brightens and smooths skin with the exfoliating power of Alpha Hydroxy Acids, while moisturizing with luxurious honey extract. It instantly renews skin, leaving it refreshed and clean after only a few minutes. This gel mask helps promote a smooth and clear complexion for a post facial feeling. Take It Off! is quick and easy to use, so you can feel beautifully refreshed, radiant and ready to go in just a few minutes.

How to use: Apply a light moisturizer to facial skin. Carefully apply a thin layer all over facial areas, avoiding eyes, eye area, hairline and eyebrows. Allow mask to dry completely (about 15-20 minutes, depending on film thickness). Gently peel mask off, starting at contours and slowly peeling until completely removed. Re-apply a light moisturizer to facial skin. Each tube should yield 2-3 uses.

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I’m very fair so finding a blush that shows up but doesn’t make me look like a painted lady is always a tricky balance. I have been on the hunt for something new when this little gem entered my life. The shade has great pigment but is a nice sheer so it looks natural and can be layered.

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ModelCo BLUSH Cheek Powder Full Size
ModelCo’s BLUSH Cheek Powder creates a beaming, rosy glow to brighten every complexion. The micronized color pigments and luxurious, pressed powder delivers a sheer, natural radiance that lasts all day.

BLUSH Cheek Powder’s chic compact is easy-to-use and perfect for beauty touch ups on-the-go

pencil me in

I wasn’t sure what to think of the purple color, but I really love it. The pencil is so soft and applies really well, I love the touch of color.

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“Pencil Me In” Cosmetics Natural Eye Liner Pencil
The “Pencil Me In” Natural Eye Liner Pencils formula is highly pigmented, so it doesn’t fade throughout the day and last for hours. Its application is silky smooth without pulling your delicate skin. It can be applied above and below your eye to bring dramatic effects, and to enhance both day and evening looks.

Each pencil has a convenient sharpener built into every pencil cap!

This month was a great value and one of the reasons I keep my Ipsy subscription.  If you want to get your own Ipsy bag just click here to sign up and have a beautiful makeup bag full of fun products sent to you every month. And it makes a great gift!

 

Disclosure: I pay for my own subscription monthly, this post does include referral links.