MAC Surf Baby Collection for Summer 2011 Swatches, Photos & Review

MAC Surf Baby

Surf Baby is MAC‘s newest collection for summer 2011. It’s a somewhat large collection, but I’ve got a good chunk of it to show you today.

The packaging that they included here is really perfection for a summer collection. The packaging is a nice cream color and also features bright yellow, orange, teal, and grey. Most everything is stamped with a pretty orange Hibiscus flower. Super summery and cute!

MAC Surf Baby Cheek Powder My Paradise 2

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China Glaze Re-Fresh Mint vs. American Apparel Office – Reader Request!

China Glaze vs American Apparel

Welcome to another edition of “vs.” where today we are featuring some minty deliciousness.

China Glaze Re-Fresh Mint and American Apparel Office.

Sidebar: I am suddenly craving mint chocolate chip ice cream!

This was a reader request and I thought it was a good one because there are some definite similarities with these colors.

China Glaze vs American Apparel 3

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Benefit ChaCha Tint on HSN Today Only!

051311 HP TS BB Benefit Cha Cha Face Setv3 prod

This just in!

Benefit ChaChat Tint is on Home Shopping Network (HSN and today only, and being sold in a package deal with a Benefit BADgal mascara, Mini High Beam and an Instant Brow Pencil (in either light or medium).

ChaCha Tint doesn’t go on sale for another month, so you could get your hands on it early!

The pricing is $33.50 for the set, which is just a few dollars more than ChaCha Tint will be sold for on it’s own, so it seems like a good deal.

Remember this is only for today so if you are interested, move fast. :)

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Vampy Varnish Friday Poll

VV May 13 2011 Poll

Was this week insanely long or is it just me? Anyways, we have yet again arrived at one of the best days of the week so let’s celebrate!

Let me know what you’ve been up to!

  1. How was your week?
  2. Seemed excessively long. I have been battling a very odd sore throat/cough all week as have many people I know. Glad it’s Friday!

  3. Do you change your makeup routine when the weather gets warmer?
  4. Yes. I normally switch to a tinted moisturizer and add a brighter lip, but keep most everything else the same. Luckily we don’t have humidity here, so I don’t have melting makeup when it gets hot!

  5. What’s on the nails today?
  6. Not sure, writing this Thursday and needing to take off NARS Tokaido Express.

  7. Do you prefer to shop alone or with friends?
  8. It depends really. Even when I am with a friend, we usually split apart once in a store and it works for me that way. But I do like to get an opinion every now & then on how something looks on me.

  9. You must choose! Would you rather run into an angry tiger, grizzly bear or elephant in the wild?
  10. I’m going with tiger because if I am going to be dinner, I would like to at least feed an endangered cat ;) Continue reading »

Kat Von D True Romance Eyeshadow Angeles Palette Swatches, Photos & Review

Kat Von D Angeles

I have a on again/off again love affair with the Kat Von D Eyeshadow Palettes. It’s mostly on, but there have been a few times where I was thinking “You’re just not doing it for me anymore, unless you change, I need to move on”. Well now we are definitely back ON!

The Kat Von D True Romance Eyeshadow Angeles Palette is just gorgeous. When I first laid eyes on it on Sephora’s website I must admit, it looked a little lackluster to me. But those blue colors drew me in. That and the fact that I feel the need to own all of these palettes for some crazy reason.

I was most excited that there were no cream shadows because I don’t really like those much, but alas, there is one. BUT it’s super pretty!

The left side of the palette features really warm natural colors. The right side features cool blues and greens. I think this is a great color combo for summer because you can go with a warm toned eye in copper and brown or a cool “ocean” look in blue and green.These are mostly all pretty wearable colors and not a black matte shadow in sight!

Kat Von D Angeles 4

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