Archive: Eyes

How much does your makeup need to do?

I have noticed lately more and more products are promising the world. Instead of just being an eyeshadow or lipstick they have nourishing benefits, anti-aging properties and even appetite suppressants. How important are these side benefits to you when making a cosmetic purchase? Will it push you to purchase one item over another based on the added benefits?

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Neutrogena Nourishing Eye Duo

Looking for the next evolution in eye shadow? Neutrogena® Nourishing Eye Duos are perfectly coordinated eye shadow duos that not only enhance eyes but condition eyelids too.

Create your own individual look, day or night, with a nutrient-infused eye shadow that’s been clinically proven to give you visually smoother eyelids, for healthier-looking eyes. The base shade conditions with natural soy, silk powder and Vitamins A, C, & E. The accent shade contains luminizing pearls to brighten eyes and add vibrancy. The shadows are fade resistant and crease-proof, so your eyes stay looking beautiful all day long.

Dermatologist tested
Ophthalmologist tested
Safe for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers

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$8.49 Neutrogena Nourishing Eye Duo

Ever tried a product that you were surprised you loved?

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I’ve had a tube of Max Factor Eyeshadow Duo kicking around in my drawer for awhile. I just couldn’t work up the courage to try it since I was so sure I would hate it. Finally yesterday I decided to try it since I had a little extra time to wash my face and start over if needed.

I am not sure why I was so scared I think I was under the impression it would come out like a Crayola marker on my eyes. I was really surprised how easy and light it came out with a really smooth powder, it was so easy to apply and the color pigment is amazing. The tube I had was the Brassy Berry shade the golden color is PERFECT for summer and the berry color was surprisingly pretty and mellow. The applicator tip made the shadow super easy to work with and the color really stayed true.

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Vivid Impact Eyeshadow Duo

Sweep on this loose powder eye shadow for a subtle shimmer or lay it on thick for a metallic effect. The couture-color combinations let you create vibrant shadow effects with the brilliant artistry of a pro.

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$7.00 Max Factor Vivid Eye Shadow Duo

New Summer Palette from Stila!

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The only products by Stila that I really like, are their eyeshadows.  Their eyeshadows are the greatest!  They go on perfectly, the color is amazing, and they last all day!  So when I saw this NEW Summer Palette, I knew I was going to love it!  How great are these shades!

Erin and I are going to LA on May 31st for the MTV Movie Awards.  I might have to pick this up for our trip!

Summer Eye Shadow Palette
What it is:
A compact of the season’s hottest eyeshadow shades.

What it does:
This season, Stila brings a fresh approach to traditional summer shades with the Summer Eye Shadow Palette, showcasing a lighter wash of color. The palette features Stila’s best-selling shimmery, summery golds and bronzes.

What else you need to know:
The palette includes shades Ray, a perfect shadow to accent a healthy summer glow (shimmering golden copper), Mystic, a bold shade for summer soirees (shimmering aqua blue), Kitten, a Stila top-seller that works wonders as a base tone or a fresh highlight (shimmering nude pink), Wheat, a perfect base for a bronzed eye (pearlescent beige), Prize, a shade that can be paired with any shade in the palette as it adds a golden sheen (soft gold shimmer), and Sun, a sunny sparkle for day or night (shimmering golden peach).

$40.00 – BUY IT HERE!


Would you wear Kat Von D’s makeup?

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My first instince says- that hell no, I wouldn’t buy it.  Then I went and checked out the full line exclusively at Sephora – and I gotta say, it ain’t that bad!  To check out all of Kat’s products, go here!  Check out that Eyeshadow Palette below!  Those are great colors!

Created by Kat Von D, tattoo artist, reality-TV star, and owner of High Voltage Tattoo, this edgy color collection exemplifies old-Hollywood glamour with an L.A. vibe. As her gorgeous face leads on, Kat is as masterful with makeup as she is with a tattoo gun. (She can throw on a full, flawless face of makeup in 15 minutes, flat. Now that’s on point.) Accordingly, her passion for makeup and self-expression is inked, so to speak, into every expert product she’s created. From pin-up perfection to rocker chic, this limited-edition lineup allows you to tap into your bad-girl side and unleash your inner artist.

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True Romance Eyeshadow Palette – Ludwig

What it is:
A palette of eight eyeshadow colors from tattoo-artist Kat Von D.

What it does:
A smoky eye adds an instant air of mystery—-create your own with the True Romance Eyeshadow Palette. Designed by reality television star Kat Von D especially for Sephora, this artistic spectrum of shades brings an edgy-glam creativity to your makeup. The sleek black eyeshadow palette is stenciled with silver roses and arrives packaged in a silk-screened black and silver box that is itself a work of art—-and inspired by Kat’s favorite tattoo.

What else you need to know:
The Ludwig palette contains the shades Lucifer (matte charcoal black), Orbi (golden green shimmer), Dimebag (metallic lime green), Clay (beige with gold glitter), Tequila (metallic cornsilk shimmer), Downtown (metallic light copper shimmer), Baroque (golden bronze shimmer), Leather (deep chocolate brown sheen), and two double-ended applicator brushes.

$34.00 – BUY IT HERE!