Nars on sale!

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If you are new to shopping online at Sephora a trick for getting a great deal is typing sale into the search engine. All the special sale items pop up and you are ready to bargain hunt! A hot item this week, Nars lip palette in Hot Sauce.

NARS Lip Palette – Hot Sauce (Original Price $55)

Renowned for their sophisticated color coordinated combinations, Artist Palettes allow every woman to achieve quintessential looks from classic to downtown chic. Each palette is packaged in the Nars signature black logo compact and available for a limited time only.

Palette includes lip colors in Tobago (sheer warm taupe-grape with soft shimmer), Dolce Vita (sheer dusty rose), Gipsy (sheer, warm berry), Catfight (semi matte nude-rose), Flair (sheer burnished berry), and Captiva (sheer currant).

$30.00 BUY IT HERE.


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Too Cute!

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Bridget Moynahan graces the cover of OK magazine with her 5 week old son John Edward Thomas Moynahan. Bridget is so beautiful and with Tom Brady as a dad this kid won the gene pool lottery. For those of us who are not so genetically lucky try Trish McEvoy’s new Simply Pretty!

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Trish McEvoy ‘Simply Pretty’ Essentials

Everything you need for the prettiest fall/holiday look, right at your fingertips!
It’s Simply Pretty!

Included in the set: the ‘Simply Pretty 1′ Power of Makeup Page contains Simply Glamorous Lip Gloss, Sheer Casablanca Lip Color, Nude Shimmer Pressed Powder, Healthy Blush, Pink Nude Eye Shadow, Champagne Eye Shadow, Platinum Glaze Eye Shadow, and Arabian Nights Definer.

Set also includes: Bare Eye Base Essentials, Flawless Lip’ Lip Liner in Natural, High Volume Mascara in Jet Black, Even Skin Foundation Shade 3 (travel-size), and Beauty Booster Cream (travel-size)

$85.00 BUY IT HERE.


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Does Jennifer Garner make you want to buy?

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Jennifer Garner is the new face of Neutrogena and she is helping them sell their new age reverse line.  Though I realize genetics played a much larger role in her looks then Neutrogena, I admit having her as a spokesperson makes me more interested to try it.

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Neutrogena Anti-Oxidant Age Reverse Eye Cream

Neutrogena Anti-Oxidant Age Reverse Eye Cream is formulated with antioxidant rich feverfew and Gamma Tocopherol to neutralize the free radicals that cause crow’s feet, puffiness, and dark circles around your eyes. Essential Soy is added to smooth skin and brighten tone. Dermatologist tested.

Every morning and night after cleansing, dab a small amount around the entire eye area, patting gently until absorbed. Can be used under makeup.

$13.59  BUY IT HERE.


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How to apply nude makeup for a natural look!

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I saw this picture of Alyssa Milano today, and I thought her makeup looked so nice!  It’s very natural makeup, and it looks really great! I found this great 8 step how-to apply natural makeup.  Look beautiful without looking like you’re wearing too much makeup!

Step One

Start with clean skin. Apply a thin layer of makeup primer to whole face (I highly recommend to splurge a little on face makeup, because it’s important to have good quality, long staying makeup). I suggest Laura Geller Spackle, or Laura Mercier Foundation Primer, both from Sephora. Allow it to dry for a few seconds.

Step Two

Put a dollop of foundation on the top of your hand, to warm it. Gently pat foundation (don’t rub. Trust me, the results are much better) onto face, wherever it needs correcting. If you choose a good, medium or full -coverage foundation (my personal favorite is Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra-it stays on the whole day, and there’s no need for retouching), you won’t need any concealer. Don’t forget to blend it well so you don’t have foundation marks showing on your jaw line.

Step Three

Apply loose powder (BareMinerals Mineral Veil is amazing) lightly all over your face except for cheeks, so you don’t lose that natural glow.

Step Four

Apply your bronzer in circular motions on the apples of your cheeks, but LIGHTLY. It has to look very natural. Excessive makeup is never good. Also apply some on the bridge of your nose, on your forehead and on your chin. Blend well!

Step Five

Next, apply your brightest eye shadow right under your brow bone, and a little bit on the inner corners of your eyes too. Then, put on the medium shade of the trio, and finish right under the light eye shadow from the brow bone. Blend them together with your finger. Third, apply the darkest eye shadow on one fourth of the outer part of your eyelid, and blend it well with the medium-toned one. It might seem a little bit complicated, but once you get the hang of it it’ll look beautiful!

Step Six

Use the same dark shadow to line the outer corner of the lower part of your eyes, and smudge, smudge, smudge! Next, use pencil eyeliner to line the inside of your eyes.

Step Seven

Apply one coat of mascara (volumizing is the best) and let it dry for several seconds. Apply a second coat, AND a third one if you want to look like you have faux lashes on. It looks amazing, but if you don’t like the look one coat suffices.

Step Eight

Last, apply nude lip color to your lips with a brush, so the color will look more natural. Vincent Longo’s Wet Pearl Lipstick in Sweet Samba is very flattering for fair, ivory or olive skin. Sephora Gloss Lipstick in 41 looks great for darker skin tones.

Picture of Alyssa was taken yesterday!


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