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Get a Brush Up: Makeup Brushes for Holiday Gifting

You don’t need to be a professional to have good makeup brushes and if you’re not a professional artist you don’t need to have super expensive brushes either. But, I will insist you have a set of useful good quality brushes!  They can however, make...

How to Clean a Foundation Brush

Keeping your makeup brushes clean is essential in preserving their longevity and getting the best performance out of them. Most of my brushes I’ve had over 5 years and some over 15 years. Makeup brushes should be washed at least once a week and a foundation...

NARS Holiday Collection 2011

NARS introduced their Holiday 2011 Gifting Collection and it’s one of the best I’ve seen from NARS in a long time.  I may like a piece or two out of a collection over the last several seasons, but this Holiday Gifting Collection got me excited to visit...

Laura Mercier Holiday Collection 2011

This year I am torn up about the Laura Mercier Holiday Collection.  Because I want it all!  Seriously, there isn’t one piece in this whole holiday makeup collection that I don’t absolutely love! So lets start with the two large sets above which are $98...

Dior Holiday 2011 Collection

Dior Holiday Collection 2011 is Les Rouges Or.   New for the collection is a 5 Couleurs Eye Shadow Palette in Couture Golds, 4 new nail polish shades and 4 lipstick shades in the Rouge Dior formula. For glamour and wearability Dior nailed it this year for the...