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Giorgio Armani Holiday Crystal Collection

Giorgio Armani has done it again with a beautifully classical look for the holidays. The eyes have a subtle smokey look to them – not too overdone where you’d feel like you were trying too hard, but just right for a beautiful impact. The eye palette has...

Chanel – Get Gorgeous Smoky Eyes

Chanel has this gorgeous shadow quad in varying degrees of grey – from white to black called Les 4 Ombres Smoky Eyes. Here are instructions from Chanel for you to create a seductive eye with these beautiful colors. 1. Sweep the silver shade of Les 4 Ombres from...

Beauty On A Budget – Makeup Under $20

OK we all know the economy stinks. It’s to the point where I’m tired of hearing about it, even though I know it’s very important and is affecting us all. Campaign ads – are you as sick of the negativism as I am? So here’s a little...

Bobbi Brown Custom Eye Palettes – Plug and Play

We’ve all seen the Bobbi Brown custom palettes that came out earlier this year. Select a 3, 4, or 6 pan palette and create a look you want with eye shadows and blush. Do one pan all eye shadows and another all blushes. You have a myriad of choices. Well now, you...

Five Fall Favorites

There’s a crispness in the air of fall that I love so I’ve come up with a list of my Five Fall Favorites. These are new fall products or colors that I am loving right now and are a constant in my makeup bag. What are your favorites this fall?...