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Lip Couture Limited-Edition t5 Super Fruit Infused Lipstick Set!

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Tarte’s silky lipsticks are formulated to last all day, while our proprietary t5 super fruit complex™ helps keep lips soft and smooth. This limited edition set includes four deluxe lipsticks in new, exclusive colors and a universal lipliner that gives the appearance of fuller lips. These chic lipsticks are fashioned in a plush, purple, quilted-case—perfect for all of your little luxuries.

The tarte t5 super fruit complex™ is a proprietary blend of the five most active superfruits: goji, acai, maracuja, acerola and pomegranate. The first blend of its kind, the t5 super fruit complex™ is loaded with naturally occurring, antioxidant rich nutrients and vitamins that have been known to deliver refining, anti-aging and skin-restorative benefits with each application.

With the purchase of every tarte lip couture t5 super fruit™ lipstick set, you’ll be supporting Sambazon’s Sustainable Acai Project (SAP), a member of the Fair Trade Federation, which helps to preserve the Amazon Rainforest through forest conservation, improved living conditions and educational opportunities for communities in Brazil.

Skinvigorating™ ingredients:
• acai fruit extract: helps fight free radicals, promotes cell regeneration, has known anti-inflammatory and skin softening properties and combats premature signs of aging. It’s been reported to have 10 times the antioxidant power of grapes and twice that of blueberries
• goji berry extract: contains anti-aging properties
• pomegranate extract: reduces inflammation and redness in skin
• acerola extract: helps restore skin’s clarity due to the high concentration of Vitamin C
• maracuja extract: soothes skin and acts as an anti-inflammatory
• jojoba seed oil: leaves lips feeling soft, supple and smooth
• shea butter: helps retain skin elasticity and protects against cell degeneration
• vitamin E: natural preservative that also acts as an anti-inflammatory emollient and protects against free radical damage

Lipliner also includes:
• carnauba wax: this natural wax ensures a smooth application
• vitamin E: natural preservative that also acts as an anti-inflammatory emollient and protects against free radical damage
• mineral pigments: soothe and soften lips

Skinvigorating™ benefits:
• paraben free, phthalate free, mineral oil free, sulfate free, propylene glycol free and fragrance free

Color descriptions (left to right):
• aura: deep brick red
• eden: nude beige
• paradise: sheer peachy-nude
• utopia: warm mauve berry

$32.00 – BUY IT HERE!

Reader Review: O-Glow or O-No?

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Thanks to Candy from Dallas, TX for the review.

Title of your review: Smashbox O-Glow

Tell us about it!: After running out of my beloved Prescriptives Pressed
Powder Leaves in Rose I decided to move off my usual beaten path to
Smashbox. I had heard the buzz surrounding O-Glow, which promises to create
a shade of blush based on your own bodies chemistry as soon as it hits your
face. Here in lies the problem.

After consulting the sales girl, I took my purchase home and excitedly
opened my product. Yet here I wonder: Foundation first, then O-Glow or
O-Glow then Foundation? If I applied O-Glow first my foundation would all
but wash it out (and I wear very sheer foundation), and if applied over the
foundation it seemed rather muddy or false looking.

I also discovered that its very difficult to get even coverage on both
sides. I always felt like one side was more pink than the other, or more
intense.

At the end of the day, it was just too complicated for a step that normally
took me seconds as I run out the door. O-Glow for me was an O-No.

$26.00 Smashbox O-Glow

I can agree with Candy on this I was also puzzled at what point to apply O-Glow and I found the color faded really fast. My favorite cheek color lately has been Tarte’s cheek stain. It is super easy to apply and leaves you with the perfect flushed look.

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Natural Swirl Cheek Stain

What it is:
An all-natural version of Tarte’s award-winning cheek stain that swirls two universally flattering shades together.

What it does:
Tarte Full Blossom Natural Swirl Cheek Stain proves beauty is in full bloom. Tarte combines two universally flattering shades of their best-selling Natural Beauty Cheek Stain, infused with a proprietary T5 Super Fruit Complex™, swirled together. The result is a fresh, healthy glow that’s twice as nice.

What else you need to know:
This cheek stain contains Skinvigorating™ ingredients such as acai extract, an antioxidant-rich super fruit that promotes cell regeneration and has known anti-inflammatory and skin softening properties, and goji berry extract, a nutrient-dense berry referred to as a “superfruit.” Pomegranate extract has a high concentration of antioxidants and vitamin C, acerola extract is rich in vitamin C, which helps to brighten skin, and maracuja extract has been known to reduce redness, irritation and inflammation of the skin. It’s preservative-, paraben-, sulfate-, phthalate-, and mineral oil-free, with a natural fragrance. Dermatologist-tested.

$28.00 Tarte Cheek Stain

A bronzing stick for your legs??

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This is the coolest idea!  Another item I may have to pick up for our big LA trip is this new product from Tarte!  PS: Those aren’t my legs…but I wish they were!

What it is:
A bronzing stick that gives legs a gorgeous beach-worthy faux glow.

What it does:
Tarte Glam Gams Leg Bronzing Stick will have gams looking taut and tanned from summer through fall. It’s infused with Tarte’s t5 super fruit complex™, a proprietary blend of the five most active superfruits: goji, acai, maracuja, acerola, and pomegranate and has a delightful natural fragrance.

What else you need to know:
The first blend of its kind, the t5 super fruit complex™ is loaded with naturally occurring, antioxidant-rich nutrients and vitamins that have been known to deliver refining, antiaging, and skin-restorative benefits with each application. It’s preservative-, paraben-, phthalate-, sulfate-, propylene glycol-, and mineral oil-free.

$30.00- BUY IT HERE!


How to copy Rachel Bilson’s look.

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Rachel Bilson told Lucky Magazine ” When I’m running out of the house, I put a bit of this Tarte cheekstain on my lips. That and some dark mascara are all I really need for makeup.”

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Tarte Cheekstain in Dollface

Our most popular product! This water-based push up gel stick is perfect for all skin types. No skill required – just dab it on and go. Wear it over or under foundation, with or without powder blush – it lasts all day. There’s no oil, so it won’t clog your pores. Still not convinced? We’ve been awarded “best blush” in InStyle, Cosmo & Self.

$28.00 Tarte Cheekstain

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Diorshow Mascara

What it is:
Dior’s cult-fave, super volumizing, lengthening, and curling mascara.

What it is formulated to do:
Creates the longest, thickest, curviest lashes ever, resulting in an ultra-glam “just-off-the-catwalk” look.

$23.00 Dior Diorshow Black Out Mascara Kohl Black 099