butter LONDON Wallis & Bluey for Fall 2011 Swatches, Photos & Review

Butter LONDON Wallis  Bluey

butter LONDON’s fall 2011 collection includes both Wallis & Bluey, two colors who nearly escaped my grasp!

Wallis is actually a color I had in my online shopping cart a few weeks ago at Nordstrom, but then I browsed around too long and it sold out in the meanwhile! That’s what I get for lollygagging. But last weekend I was in Nordstrom and going down the escalator I saw right at the landing a display of butter LONDON polish. Good planning on their part because there was no way I could just walk by without looking. I saw Wallis and grabbed it fast! Then I saw Bluey and decided she was worth it as well. :)

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The Havoc he Wreaks

I know he’s blurry (my damn camera would only focus on my keyboard) but do you SEE the havoc Sammy wreaks? Knocked over butter LONDON lotion, knocked off Post-It notes, etc. And then…

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Question of the Week

Hello and TGIF!!

So about a week ago I did a poll asking if people would rather switch to a question of the week instead of the ten Friday poll questions I had been doing. Almost twice as many people wanted to switch to one a week rather than ten, and I agree with that so here we go!

What is one thing you have learned about yourself recently that surprises you?

I am a workaholic! Well let’s re-phrase that. I am a workaholic when it comes to my blog, not my day job. Since I’ve been on sabbatical these past 3 weeks, pretty much all I have been doing is working on my blog 8-10 hours a day and I don’t mind one bit! Continue reading »

MAC Immortal Gold Nail Lacquer Swatches, Photos & Review

MAC Immortal Gold Nail Lacquer

MAC Immortal Gold Nail Lacquer came out in the Posh Paradise Collection for fall 2011.

MAC describes the color as a pale gold, but really it’s not! It’s so much more…

MAC Immortal Gold Nail Lacquer 2

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Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in Amused and Tipsy Swatches & Review!

Tarte Amazonian Clay Long Wear Blush

Somehow up until recently I managed to avoid all the awesomeness that is the Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blushes. Not sure HOW that happened!

When I was at Sephora recently and I saw Radiant & Rested Volume II, I also saw Amused and Tipsy blushes and knew they needed to come home with me. So bright, so fun!

What exactly is Amazonian Clay anyway? Here’s some info.

“Infused with natural clay harvested from the banks of the Amazon River and naturally baked by the sun, this nutrient-rich blush benefits all skin types for a fade-free flawless finish for an amazing 12 hours. Inspired by Tarte’s best-selling shades of cheek stains and lip tints, the colors range from soft to vivid to suit a wide variety of skintones. For oily skin types, Amazonian clay minimizes oil in and around pores to balance skin and keep product in place. Those with dry skin will benefit from the clay’s nourishing and hydrating properties, which naturally restore skin’s moisture. Combination skin types can rely on its ability to zero in on skin concerns and deliver benefits to restore complexion harmony. The result? Blush that wears better, longer, and truer!”

But wait, there’s more!

This blush features the following Skinvigorating™ ingredients:
– Vitamins A and E, two natural preservatives that act as anti-inflammatory emollients and protect against free radical damage
– Vitamin C, an antioxidant that fights free radical damage and prevents oxidative stress and premature signs of aging, while brightening the skin
– Amazonian clay, a nutrient-rich, multitasking, skin-balancing clay that reduces dryness and flakiness, improves skin clarity, elasticity, firmness, and texture while removing oil from the skin’s surface for smooth application and wear

They currently come in eight different colors.

Tarte Amazonian Clay Long Wear Blush 2

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