Archive: Smashbox

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I love that Smashbox is donating to the Children’s Miracle Network with each purchase! It is great when our Christmas shopping dollars can do double time taking care of others. I also just love Smashbox these kits are perfect for any beauty addict in your life. You get a great discount buying the collections in the Wish Kits and your friend gets the tools to get the perfect look for the holidays!

Smashbox Cosmetics has a great collection this year! Not only are the products in the Wish Collection ($20-59) amazing, but for each product purchased, Smashbox will donate $1 to the Children’s Miracle Network, a non-profit organization that provides medical care, life-saving research and on-going education to sick and injured children. This year you can look glamorous and help those who need it!

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I just was sent some Rodial Creme de la Creme and it is perfect for the cold, dry winter air. It quickly absorbs into my skin and leaves it super hydrated and kept my skin from getting red and irritated from the cold.

Rodial Skincare has a fantastic kit that’s perfect for both the holidays and as an introduction to the line – the LA Facelift Kit ($99). It includes five perfectly sized products that are housed in a decadent silver and pink box.

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If you haven’t tried Carmindy’s line for Sally Hansen get off the computer and run to the store! I have loved her makeup tips since I started watching What Not To Wear she is the perfect person to headline a new beauty line. My favorite thing about this line is how great it feels on. I was sent a few samples of the line to wear and fell in love such amasing products and a very affordable price which helps in this tough economy. I am wearing 4 of the 5 pieces from the kit right now and I can tell you they feel great on and I love how my face looks polished and pretty but not over done, I just can’t say enough about how much I love this line. Thank you Carmindy and Sally Hansen!

Sally Hansen Natural Beauty Inspired by Carmindy has three kits that make great gifts. The 5 Minute Face Kit has everything you need to achieve a naturally flawless face in just five minutes. The Perfect Smoky Eyes kit helps you to get that elusive smoky eye in no time. The Super Balm kit has three Moisture Plump Lip Shades that take the guess work out of finding your perfect color as they are universally flattering.

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A great gift for the hard to shop for lady on your list. Lisa Hoffman’s scents are the perfect gift made from essential oils the scent is made to last and you can easily dabble and mix your own signature scent with the rollerball applicators. I tried a sample of the Tunisian Neroli  and just love the scent. I love that the scents are set up for four stages throughout your day down to a evening scent to help you get a great nights sleep.

Lisa Hoffman Beauty has the perfect scents for whoever is on your list. The Variations Fragrance line ($95) consists of 5 core scents that fit anytime of day. Each scent has four pulse point oils that are designed to complement you in the morning, the afternoon, the evening, and bedtime. Housed in a beautiful leather pouch, they make a fabulous gift.

Erin’s Christmas Must-Have, Number 7!

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I am a huge Smashbox fan they have the greatest eyeshadows and simply the best eyeliners. Now you can get two of their best products in a super cute palettle for the holidays. I love the customized color set all put together in the perfect little kit  and even a little look book to get going on a great new look.

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Smashbox WISH Eye Wish Palette ($234 Value)
What it is:
A limited-edition mega eye palette that creates an endless array of party-perfect looks.

What it does:
This limited-edition eye palette of 12 shadows, 4 cream eye liners, and a mini Photo Finish Lid Primer creates an endless array of party-perfect eye looks. Use the included step-by-step Get-the-Look Book and discover countless ways to wear these gorgeous shades.

This set contains:
– 0.02 oz Mini Photo Finish Lid Primer
– 12 x 0.06 oz Eyeshadow
– 4 x 0.03 Cream Eye Liner

*Discover the beauty of giving and getting with this dream-come-true array of vibrant shadows, creamy liners and bold lip colors that inspire optimism and hope. With every WISH purchase, $1 will be donated to Children’s Miracle Network*, a non-profit that grants the wish of life to millions of sick or injured kids by providing care and investing in life-saving research. Help Smashbox make miracles happen this holiday. (Donation up to $25,000)

$44.00

July 4th Patriotic Beauty!‏

Celebrate the July 4th holiday this year with patriotic beauty products. From fun red, white and blue nail polishes and cosmetics to hand soaps and shower gels with formulas culled from favorite U.S. destinations, these products are sure to get you in the American sprit!

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Coming soon to your local Bath & Body Works stores is the new American Grown line inspired by great American destinations. Each product in the American Grown line includes natural extracts grown on American soil. I love the big bold colorful bottles and like other Bath & Body Works lines it does not disappoint. I was able to try a sneak peek of Washington Apple and Montana Sky, the Washington Apple scent is good enough to eat, my 4yr old is trying to sneak it from me.  Montana Sky has a great fresh scent, it reminds me of water and clean linen scents really great for spring and summer.


Coming soon to Bath & Body Works the American Grown line will retail at Shower Gels ( $ 12.50 for 24oz) and Handsoap ($ 6.50 for 16 oz)
Bath & Body Works new, limited-edition American Grown collection is comprised of super affordable hand washes and shower gels in big, bold, colorful bottles that are inspired by great American destinations, in scents like Washington Apple, Napa Grape, Siesta Key Lemon, Savannah Mint and Montana Sky.

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I love bright red nails for summer and Sally Hansen has a great shade in Rapid Red! Check out all the great patriotic colors for the 4th of July! With my limited me time I love that Sally Hansen has a formula that is a one coat, quick dry saves me enough time to paint my fingers and toes!

Get patriotic nails in no time flat with Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Color, which provides fast, flawless application with high-shine and an incredibly quick 60 second drying time. Available in American flag-inspired shades such as Rapid Red, Blazing Blue and Whirlin’ White.

$5.29 Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Fast Dry Nail Color (or at your local drugstore)

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I am absolutely in love with the new Smashbox Jet Set Eyeliner in Navy Blue. The shade of blue is brilliant and makes my eyes pop the perfect fun shade that isn’t too bold for daytime. I love that it doesn’t move once I applied it the eyeliner stayed put without smudging  or fading until I washed it off.

Smashbox Cosmetics gel-based Jet Set Eyeliner in Navy Blue makes eyes pop with stay-put creamy color. The waterproof, crease-resistant formula glides on flawlessly to create the perfect eye.

This innovative gel-based waterproof liner stays blendable for 60 seconds then dries to a smudge-proof, budge-proof finish that lasts all day. JET SET is perfect for lining the inner rim of the eye or as a stay-put traditional liner.

$22.00 Jet Set Eyeliner


My new favorite eye liner!

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I’ve never owned an eye liner palette before, and man this is so fun!  Smashbox has released a really fun, eye liner palette that has 10 colors and a perfect little brush! I love how compact it is – it’s probably the smallest product in my case! So great!

Cream Eye Liner Palette by Smashbox!

Packed with ten of Smashbox’s most sought after Cream Eyeliner colors, an oversized mirror, and a mini Cream Eyeliner Brush, this palm-sized palette is a definite must-have.

Shades include Lava (deep slate shimmer), Picasso (deep ink blue), Midnight Purple (deep regal violet), Midnight Brown (dark chocolate), Putty (medium brown), Caviar (true jet black), Thunder (mossy gray), Midnight Green (deepest chalkboard green), Deep Bronze (chocolate shimmer), and Cameo (russet brown).

$32.00 – BUY IT HERE!

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Planet Beauty is a retail chain of beauty boutiques throughout California providing a unique selection of skincare and hair care products as well as salon services to meet every beauty need, while ensuring excellent customer service through product knowledge and hands on training for all its dedicated employees. Since the first store opened in 1992, Planet Beauty boutiques have drawn a cult following of gorgeously groomed shoppers as well as numerous celebrities including Hilary Duff, Megan Fox, Mena Suvari, Miley Cyrus, Steve Carell and more.” Make Her Up LOVES Planet Beauty, and loves shopping on their website. If you haven’t checked them out yet, now’s the time!