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Sensational Comfort And Fabulous Wear Byzance De Chanel Fall Make Up Collection 2011

11 Jul

Description

Beloved by Mademoiselle Chanel, the opulence of Byzantine art served as muse for this quartet of creamy powder eyeshadows. Copper, taupe, gold and bronze, touched with shimmer and light, create mesmerizing effects. Limited Edition.

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Description

The bestselling, ultra-wearable powder blush introduces a sheer, lightly shimmering shade of gold to bring a subtle new luminosity to the face. Limited Edition.

$43.00/ Order Here

 

 

Description

The bestselling, ultra-wearable powder blush highlights cheeks with a subtle new shade of red, accentuated with traces of gold and pearlized shimmer. Limited Edition.

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Description

The lipstick icon – renowned for its lustrous colour, sensational comfort and fabulous wear – debuts Rouge Byzantin, an iridescent ruby red with a hint of sapphire, for a rich, jewel-toned lip look. Limited Edition.

$32.00/ Order Here

 

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Summary: Direct from the Paris runway: sumptuous gold and ruby makeup shades, inspired by the beauty of Byzantine treasures.

Chanel released pics from its Byzantine-inspired pre-fall 2011 collection and the now the brand has launched a makeup collection inspired by the same theme. Chanel Byzance Collection for Fall 2011 is by far one of my favorite makeup collections for the upcoming season. The makeup shades are super glam that can accentuate any facial feature. The quartet-eyeshadow palette is my favorite because I just love the earthy tones!

Mac’s New Semi Precious Collection Serves Up Swirled Sparkling Shadows

28 Jun

Brights may be the breakout hit of the summer, but jewel-tone, metallic eyeshadows are poised to be the next big hues you’ll be dying to snap up. Take MAC’s new Semi Precious collection: The geological-inspired line serves up swirled, sparkling shadows that range from pale to intensely dark—all resulting in a sultry, shimmery effect. Also of note, the dual-toned Mineralize SkinFinish palettes that can be used as a highlighter, blush, or bronzer.

MAC Semi-Precious Mineralize Eye Shadow, $19.50 each, and Mineralize SkinFinish, $28 each, available July 7th at MAC.


Clockwise from left: Mineralize Eye Shadow in Hint of Sapphire, Clarity, Golden Gaze, Smoked Ruby, Dark Indulgence, Blue Sheen.


Mineralize SkinFinish in Semi Precious Rose Quartz.

Mineralize SkinFinish in Semi Precious Goldstone.

Clockwise from left: Mineralize Eye Shadow in Mineral Mode, Unsurpassable, Jade’s Fortune, Rare Find, Quartz Fusion, Faux Gold.

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Bobby Brown’s New Fall Tortoise Shell Eye Palette Collection 2011

28 Jun

No one could argue that a good pair of specs isn’t a winning accessory. Now, Bobbi Brown gives you another reason to rev up your four-eyes game: her new fall ’11 Tortoise Shell Collection. Designed with an eye toward the bespectacled bunch, Brown’s two palettes serve up a mix of can’t-fail neutrals and metallics that keep the focus on your eyes while still complementing your frames. And with a classic tortoise-shell exterior, this collection really is the best of all possible beauty worlds—stunning packaging on the outside, irresistible colors on the inside.

Bobbi Brown Tortoise Shell Eye Palette in Sand and Bronze, $60 each, available in July at Bobbi Brown.

New Sigma Beauty Bare Eyeshadow Palette Tutorial And Affiliate Program

24 Jun

Description:

The Sigma Beauty BARE palette is a must for everyday use. Ideal to create classic neutral looks, BARE is perfect for accentuating your best features without too much color distraction. Highlight inner corners, emphasize your crease, brighten your brow bone and enhance your lash line.  With BARE’s color selection, you can easily create day and night looks seamlessly and as subtle or as bold as you wish.  BARE is perfect for a natural yet improved you! Includes Sigma Beauty’s best-selling E30 and E25 in a unique dual-ended brush. Contains matte and satin formulations.

Brushes in this palette:

Pencil – E30 – Precise application of color on the crease, outer corner, and upper and lower lash line. Also ideal to smudge out pencil liner. Natural bristles.
Blending – E25 – Oval-shaped brush with gently chiseled sides. Blends and softens the look of powder or cream shadows. Ideal to apply eye shadow primer, base eye shadow colors, and blend harsh lines.

Our Price: $35.00

Product Code: EP002

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Tutorial Using the eye Shadow Palette

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Mally Roncal’s Beauty Smokey Eye Kit Original Collection And Tutorial

24 Jun

 

 

 

Eye Shadow

City Chick Smokey Eye Kit – Original Collection

Item #EY0001

$40.00 

 

Discover the secret to gorgeous, smokey eyes just like the ones Mally Roncal creates for her celebrity clients. Mally’s all-in-one eye kit has what you need for eyes that are smooth, real, and sexy never heavy or fake. Brownstone is gorgeous with neutral, earthy tones. Skyscraper is sultry in a rich slate/gray palette. Central Park flourishes with an assortment of greens. Nolita Navy is your perfect blue-never retro, Midtown Merlot is a collection of sweet Burgundies, Plum Chelsea is a warm set of natural plums. Eyeliner Pencil included.

Available in:

Brownstone, Skyscraper, Plum Chelsea, Central Park, Nolita Navy, Midtown Merlot, SoHo Silver.

 

Order Your City Chick Smokey Eye Collection here: Mally Beauty Online Website

 

 

Ingredients:

Eye Shadow Base Ingredients:

Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isohexyl Caprate, Nylon 12, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polyethylene, Cera Microcristallina (Microcrystalline) Wax, Kaolin, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, PPG-12/SMDI Copolymer, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopherol

May Contain: Zinc Oxide (CI 77947), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides

(CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Ultramarines (CI 77007)

Crease / Lipcolor / Browlighter Ingredients:

Talc, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Zinc Stearate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Methylparaben, Tocopherol, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Ascorbyl Palmitate

May Contain: Mica (CI 77019), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499),

Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Silica, Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510),

Carmine (CI75470), Chromium Oxide Greens (CI 77288)

 

Application Tips

I LOVE SMOKEY EYES! Sexy, mysterious, alluring, chic, cool! It seems really complicated, right? Not with my smokey eye kit! It absolutely takes all the guesswork out of it. Just smooth on my cream to powder base, this will keep your smokey eyes smoldering all day. Then, take the lightest shadow and lightly dust it all over the lid all the way to the browbone. Next, take the medium tone and lay it from the lashline to just past the crease of your eye. If you have a flatter shaped eye, like me, just go up right past where you can fell your eyeball sit in your socket, then blend up. Take the darkest tone and run that all over the lashline, top and bottom. Finally, finish off with the pencil liner on top.

The shades in all kits (Brownstone, Skyscraper, and Central Park, get it? CITY chick?) are softer than harsh blacks, so you can have smokin’ eyes anytime.

Mally Roncal Online Website

Beauty Tips: How To Apply Basic Make Up Application

31 May

Let’s face it: Some women are not born with the ability to paint their pout perfectly or dust their eyelids with the best colors for their skin tone. For women without the makeup artist gene, you can create a fabulous face that is simple to apply — without creating a beauty disaster. Whether you want to up your batting average with lush lashes or brighten your eyes with a flattering shade of shadow, swipe on your daily dose of self-confidence with professional makeup tips that’ll get you a few steps closer to drop-dead gorgeous.

 

1.

Prep skin for liquid, cream or powder foundation with a moisturizer made for your skin type. Place a pea-sized portion of moisturizer into your palm. Massage product into your skin using your fingertips.

 

2.

Apply a dime-sized amount of liquid or cream foundation to your face with a dampened sponge, to get a smooth and dewy finish. Next, swipe on a powder foundation with a large powder brush. Using the same large brush, dust face with a translucent powder to set the liquid or cream foundation. Carefully blend makeup and powder at the jawline and neck with a fluffy, blush brush.

 

3.

Create a sexy smoky eye,to dress up eyes for evening. Prep eyelids with a dab of concealer, applied with your fingertips, to create a smooth canvas for the shadow. Using an eyeshadow brush, sweep a neutral taupe or beige shadow color across the lid. Add a darker black, gray or navy shadow into the crease to add smoke to the eyes. Line the eyes with black eyeliner. As a final touch; finish with two coats of mascara.

 

4.

Use a large blush brush to apply a powdery blush color to the center of your cheeks and toward your ears. For light, medium or dark-colored skin, wipe a pink, dusty rose or peach hued blush, to get flushed in a flash. To intensify the color for nighttime, deposit more color on your cheeks with another swipe of the blush along your cheekbones. If you prefer cream formulations over powder, apply and blend cream blush to the apples of cheeks with your fingers.

 

5.

To create the perfect red lip, line lips with a flesh-colored lip pencil or liner; blend to soften. Layer one coat of a red lip stain on your lips. Celebrity makeup artist Carmindy Bowyer suggests you, “follow with a moisturizing red lipstick. But, avoid red lip-gloss as it gets messy fast.”

 

6.

Use an eyelash curler to curl lashes and open the eye area. Hold the curler on your lashes for 3 to 5 seconds. To apply mascara like a pro, hold the wand horizontally at the base of your lashes. As you move the wand from the root to the tip, wiggle the wand from side to side. The experts at Covergirl recommend you, “let mascara dry for 10 seconds. Replace the wand at the base of the lashes, and wiggle again as you move up the lashes to thicken.”

 

Things You’ll Need

1.Moisturizer

 

3.Makeup sponge

 

5.Concealer

 

7.Eyeshadow brush

 

9.Black eyeliner

 

11.Flesh-colored lip pencil

 

13.Moisturizing red lipstick

 

15.Blush brush

 

17.Clear lip gloss

 

2.Liquid, cream or powder foundation

 

4.Translucent powder

 

6.Dark-colored eyeshadows

 

8.Blush brush

 

10.Mascara

 

12.Red lip stain

 

14.Eyelash curler

 

16.Powder and cream blush

 

18.Cream blush

 

Summary: There is no proper order to apply your make up. This is just a quick run down for quick make up application for those that are new to make up.

 

Lady Gaga New Campaign For Viva Glam Lipstick ‘Glam This Way’

31 May

MAC Viva Glam Gaga 2

Lipstick ($14.50 U.S. / $17.50 CDN)

Q&A with James Ganger, Senior Vice President & Creative Director, MAC Worldwide

Q: This is the second year in a row that VIVA GLAM has partnered with the inimitable Lady Gaga. Why is she such a successful spokesperson for the M·A·C AIDS Fund?

 

A: She’s an amazing fit for us in so many ways. I think the most important quality is that she is real and she speaks her mind. When M·A·C originally started it was truly a place for all the misfits of the world, where they could feel comfortable and know that they wouldn’t be criticized. We’ve always been all about welcoming everyone into our universe. Gaga is bringing that same spirit to the world. She spreads this message of “don’t be afraid to be who you are, don’t let people put you down,” and radiates this sense of empowerment. Look at how courageously she’s been speaking out lately. She’s so passionate, focused and articulate, and I think we are, too. Especially with VIVA GLAM, we really put ourselves out there and every cent goes to the cause.

Q: The new Lipstick and Lipglass shades are more nude in tone this year. How was the color concept conceived?

 

A: Jennifer Balbier (SVP Product Development) and I felt that after last year’s shades – Gaga‘s fun pink and Cyndi’s coral red – it was time to move in a new direction. I think Gaga herself has moved into nude tones and we didn’t want to shoot something that was out of place. So she was actually part of the inspiration.

Q: Last year the visuals for this campaign (shot by Ellen von Unwerth and starring Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper) were very colorful and flamboyant. This time around, there is a more subdued, sensual look and feel. Tell us about the evolution and the creative behind it all.

 

A: Working with Gaga is very much a partnership: It’s a team effort and collaboration. The photographer Nick Knight, Gaga’s stylist Nicola Formichetti and I wanted the campaign to feel a bit more timeless, but still very much her. Last year was all about a fun, feminine kind of sensibility, so I think if you compare that with what we’ve created this year, it’s refreshing to see her in a way you wouldn’t expect. We thought: let’s go with the idea of nude and the stripping away of what she’s famous for and make her a little more elusive and evasive. The tone is undeniably glamorous as well.

Q: Have you ever considered expanding the VIVA GLAM line?

 

A: We have definitely toyed with the idea of adding an eye shadow or a fragrance, etc. but there’s also something nice about VIVA GLAM being pure. It’s not an entire colour story or made of tons of components, it’s focused. VIVA GLAM is also one of the few campaigns that we put into our advertising budget, and when you’re trying to get such an important message across, it’s simpler and stronger, that it’s about one product. And of course there’s the idea that lips are speaking out, which is what VIVA GLAM is all about.

Q: It certainly says a lot about how far you’ve come from with the M·A·C AIDS Fund to have one of the most famous people in the world speaking out on its behalf.

 

A: It’s unbelievable! Who would ever think we would have such an amazing roster that ranges from RuPaul to now Lady Gaga? I mean, wow. We’ve been so fortunate to be able to continue making a difference. That’s what it’s all about.

Lady Gaga is getting up close and personal with her fans for the a new interactive project between her and MAC Cosmetics. As a spokesperson for MAC’s Viva Glam initiative that was established by the brand in 1994 to support men, women, and children affected by HIV/AIDS around the world, the Ga is planning to be more than just the face for the line with a new campaign called “Glam This Way”.

Through the campaign, fans can log onto VivaGlam.com and upload a fabulous photo of themselves to the site. They can then create their own “Glam This Way” message through their social networking platforms like Twitter and Facebook. The more awareness of the Viva Glam cause that is shared, the bigger each photo be on Viva Glam website. Pretty cool, huh?

The sweetest part is, GaGa’s stylist and head of Thierry Mugler, Nicola Formichetti, has vowed to print all of the fans’ images on a couture masterpiece, which Lady Gaga herself will wear this fall. That sure beats wearing meat!

 

VivaGlam.Com

 

Summary: No Bad Romance here. If anything this love affair’s going stronger than ever… After The Monster Tour mayhem, Gaga’s back to being our VIVA GLAM Goddess once again , spreading the good word about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women, men and children everywhere. We’re unveiling a hot new shade in spired by The Lady and her passions, in both Lipstick and Lipglass. And by now you (and the world) know every cent from the sale of M∙A∙C VIVA GLAM goes toward the M∙A∙C AIDS Fund. The M∙A∙C World feels like a permanent part of the Gaga Galaxy, doesn’t it? On the VG displayer as limited edition for a full 12 months.

Too me, it looks like a rather versatile nude! Definitely more wearable in my eyes, than VGG1.

Will you be picking these up? I know I will, especaially since every penny goes to the M.A.C AIDS fund.

 

 

Beauty: How To Apply Natural Looking Make Up For Redheads

30 May

Red is such a great hair color. It’s frustrating because no matter how hard they try, it’s the one color that professional colorists can’t get right, so if you are a natural red head, enjoy it. The following are a few makeup tips for red heads; it’s a little more difficult doing makeup when you have red hair, but if it’s done properly, it can be stunning. Always remember, the most important step to beautiful makeup is your skin. Too many people think that makeup starts with foundation but if you want gorgeous makeup, you have to prepare your skin first. Always wash and exfoliate your skin, and in the daytime, apply sunscreen especially important for the fair skin of red heads (even in the winter).

Too many red heads dislike their fair skin or freckles, but we are in a time when this type of skin is revered, so remember that when you are applying your foundation. Your goal, when applying foundation, is to blend your skin tones, not cover freckles. Natural looking makeup is the trend nowadays, and this is especially true for redheads. Only apply enough foundation to blend out red tones or uneven tones in the skin. Make sure to choose a foundation that has a warm tone to it, yellow, gold and peachy undertones are better. Avoid red- or pink-based foundations.

Basic Colors in Redhead Makeup

For the best effect, choose from the brown or green, earthy shades of eye shadows. It will emphasize your eyes and make the red hair look glamorous. Also, a plum, golden and reddish colors will make a hot look for the formal occasions.

The mascara should be brown also, because the black makes the contrast to strong, so that it will make the skin look even more pale. As for the eyeliner, use a brown, gray, or purple eyeliner and avoid black ones. Everything is about having a soft look, without to much contrast that makes the face look overdone. Neutral tones definitely look better on red heads, but that doesn’t mean your eye makeup can’t be dramatic. It’s possible to have gorgeous, smoky eyes for evening, but try deep chestnut brown instead of black or grey. If you want color, try an emerald green or plum instead of blues or purples. Those colors look fantastic on red heads, but will still add the drama you’re looking for.

Lips and Cheeks

For your lips, try the nude look, a tinted lip balm or a lip gloss. Keep it natural, so that you’ll have a fresh look. Having red hair is already a sophisticated part of your look, so don’t try to make it to complex. For a formal occasion you can opt for darker shaded lips, but than leave the eye makeup more simple. It will add drama to the entire makeup.

If you feel like more of a daytime makeup, neutral browns are great, but you can also experiment with gold, peach and soft green. Stick with these colors for blushes and lipsticks as well. If you are going to use a red color on your lips, use a blue or brown base instead of an orange-base red. Don’t forget your eyebrows and lashes, but try brown-black instead of black. It’s not as harsh on fairer complexions. Remember when applying makeup, it’s about enhancing your beauty, not covering up. Red heads are unique and you should embrace that in your makeup.

Beauty/ Newsroom

Beauty Tips: How To Wear Your Make Up For A Job Interview

28 May

 

When you are getting yourself ready for a job interview, everything matters, even the way you choose to put on your makeup. You don’t want to doll yourself up like you’re going out for a night on the town, but you also don’t want to risk looking unpolished by showing up at the interview with a bare face. For best results, find a middle ground — somewhere in between nothing and heavily made up.

 

1.

Dab on concealer to cover up any dark areas on your face. Follow up with a application of foundation that matches your skin tone. Dust your whole face with transparent face powder to set the stage for the rest of the makeup.

 

2.

Select eyeliner, blush, eye shadow, mascara and lipstick in low-key, neutral shades that match with your hair, skin tone and eyes to keep things conservative. Don’t try to match your makeup to your outfit.

 

3.

Swipe on neutral eye shadow, using light colors to highlight under the brow area and on the lid, and darker colors in the crease. Apply eyeliner with a light touch. Avoid thick, heavy lines or liquid liner, which can come off as harsh. Stick with mascara on the top lashes only, with extra attention to the lashes at the outer corner of your eyelid to give them an uplifted look.

 

4.

Pop a smile and color the area directly underneath the apples of your cheeks with a few strokes of blush. Again, make sure it blends well with your coloring. Apply a neutral lipstick. Nix the deep reds or hot pinks — not an interview look.

 

Tips & Tricks

 

 

The same goes for your fingernails. If you like a little color on your nails, keep it conservative for the interview.

 

When it comes to eye makeup, lipstick and blush, go for products with descriptors such as “cream,” “matte” and “translucent” to nail the most natural look.

 

Investigate your eyebrows. Calm unruly brows with eyebrow gel. Fill them in with a colored pencil if they’re too light or too sparse.

 

Frosted, iridescent, overly bright or heavily lined — don’t do it. None of it looks good for a job interview.

 

Don’t refresh your lipstick or powder your nose during the interview. Do it before and live with it.

 

Forgo globby, thick mascara. Less really is better.

Life And Living/ Newsroom

 

 

Beauty Tip: How To Remove Make Up From Your Skin

23 May

If you do nothing else in the way of grooming before you drop dead in the bed, take a minute or two to remove your makeup. Going to sleep with your makeup on is a surefire way to feed pimples that might be waiting under the skin for a couple of clogged pores to give them the opportunity to grow. The process doesn’t have to be a big ordeal using an array of fancy steps and products. Keep it simple and clean.

Soap and Water

If you’re in a phase that leaves you vulnerable to acne attacks, you’re probably already wearing makeup that’s noncomedogenic and doesn’t cause the dreaded breakouts. Non-oily makeup comes off rather well with plain old soap and water. Work up a lather using a mild soap that has little or no chemicals in it. Try a bar soap that contains tea tree oil for clean, anti-acne results. Gently massage the lather on your face with your fingertips and then splash with water to rinse. Get off all the soap residue and pat dry. Hit the sheets with your face just a little damp to take advantage of the extra fluids that feed your soft, smooth skin.

Brand-Name Creams

Slather your face with a brand-name moisturizing lotion that you’ve already tested and doesn’t cause irritation to your skin. According to American Academy of Dermatology doctors, stick with well-known name brands because the manufacturers invested heavily in the research and development to create products that instill a sense of loyalty in their customers. Apply the lotion on your makeup-ed face, then use a cotton pad or soft cotton cloth to wipe it — and your makeup — away. Use clean cloths for this job so that you don’t rub dirt or bacteria into your face. Once makeup is removed, you won’t need to moisturize again because you’ve multi-tasked. Go ahead and crash without applying more lotion.

Specialty Removers

Cosmeceuticals designed specifically to remove makeup work well because they’ve been tested, and they’re manufactured with ingredients that break through the oils and color found in makeup. Moisten a cotton pad, cotton ball or clean white non-abrasive cloth with the makeup remover and gently swipe off the residue on your face. Use strokes that glide away from the center of your face. Turn the pad or cloth so that each swipe uses a clean surface.

Warning

Baby oil, petroleum jelly and specially formulated makeup removers are all well and good and will take off your makeup. But you still need to gently wash your face after using any of those products, especially to remove any residue around your eyes. According to DC Area Eye Care, any leftover makeup remover, no matter how “natural,” leaves particles that can damage your eyes. But use the specialty removers only on those nights when you went super-heavy on the eye makeup that calls for a little extra remover power just in those areas. Then go ahead and wash your entire face with your gentle cleanser.

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