The Lipstick League // Week of October 3, 2016

The Lipstick League – week of 10.03.16

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Question of the Week:Quick polish check (because we’re nosy like that)! What’s currently on your tips and toes? I have OPI Squeaker of the House on my toes and OPI Suzi – The First Lady of Nails on my fingers (both from the Washington DC Collection)!

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Beauty Junkies Unite – The LORAC Mega Pro 3 palette is here, Amber has an up-close and personal look at it to share with you! Don’t miss the swatches of those shimmering shades — they’re hot stuff!

Blushing Noir – With holiday collections releasing rapidly it’s hard to figure out what the best products are. I’m making it easy to shop by listing the current top 16 Holiday Makeup Must Haves …aka the ONLY wish list you need!

Gouldylox – I tried two trendy hot tools to see if either could deliver the looks they promised. I think one was a home run and one was just ok. Check it and let me know what you think!

My Beauty Bunny – Kat Von D has a new limited edition liquid lipstick benefiting chimpanzees in need. Read more about the mission and what I think of the formula!

My Newest Addiction – Laura talks about thirty-something skincare routines!

Nouveau Cheap – I’m totally obsessed with this affordable lipstick & lipgloss storage hack, which you can probably find right at your local craft store for under $10.

Olive & Ivy – I am crushing HARD on the new NARS Velvet Lip Glides, and for good reason (actually, several good reasons). Find out why!

Phyrra – Tired of smoky eyes? Try the Smoky Lip Tutorial. It’s the best new Fall beauty trend!

Prime Beauty – is going gaga over the new BECCA Limited Edition Blushed With Light Palette! Three beautiful blushes for a luminous, lit-from-within glow!

we heart this – If you’ve ever thought about getting injectables (Restylane, Dysport and the like), check out Stef’s before and after photos to see if you think the results are worth it.

Beautygeeks– got clay in her hair again, but this time she liked it, she really, really liked it!

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

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Beauty Junkies Unite is Currently Craving: I really want to get the new Fresh Vitamin Nectar Vibrancy-Boosting Face Mask on my bathroom counter, STAT! I hear it’s fantastic, plus, it smells AMAZING!

The Beauty Spotlight Team Round-Up // October 1, 2016

Prime Beauty is going gaga over the new BECCA Limited Edition Blushed With Light Palette! Three beautiful blushes for a luminous, lit-from-within glow!

Check out Pammy Blogs Beauty‘s Natural Fall Makeup Look inspired by Clear Eyes Pure Relief for Dry Eyes!

Phyrra shares an all one brand 90s Grunge Inspired Fall Makeup Tutorial. You’ll love this look!

Allison from Never Say Die Beauty was psyched to try the Masquerade Collection from Mirabella Beauty, the first Holiday 2016 makeup collection she’s received. The stunning metallic mineral shadows and Crimson matte lipstick are kicking off the season with style!

Got Curly or Wavy Hair? Then you need Ouidad Mongongo Oil Multi-Use Curl Treatment. Enter the Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog Giveaway to win a full size bottle! Ends October 28, 2016 at 12:00AM PST.

Can’t decide between creams or metallic holo nail polishes for Fall? Maybe these swatches of the Zoya Urban Grunge Nail Polish Collection will help. Just kidding, you’ll want them all!

Beauty Info Zone loves WINK Lash & Brow Enhancing Oil for how it’s helped. But more important is the 100% donation for BCA. We’re going #PinkWink and #BOGOforthecure.

As the seasons change are you thinking about health like Shipra of Taneja’s Bride? Read how you can be good to your bones.

15 Minute Beauty has found a new favorite foundation brush! Check out this limited edition brush set from Tarte to learn more!

Christa from Perilously Pale shows us THE MOST GORGEOUS PACKAGING EVER with the YSL Holiday 2016 Sparkle Clash Collection. The products are pretty spectacular as well.

The Lipstick League // Week of September 26, 2016

The Lipstick League – week of 09.26.16

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Question of the Week:When it comes to haircare, what styling product are you reaching for the most these days? TBH it’s more of a tool. The InfinitiPRO by Conair Diamond Brilliance Diamond-Infused Ceramic Smoothing Hot Brush has been a surprise MAJOR favorite of mine lately. When I want more volume at the crown I do apply some mousse when my hair is wet, but if I’m just looking for day-to-day straight, smooth hair… this brush is the ticket – all on it’s own.

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Blushing Noir – Fall is here and red lips are where it’s at! If you’re into pigment and comfort grab you some MAC Liptensity Lipstick shades!

Clumps of Mascara – Because let’s face it…sometimes those pores greet people before you can. There isn’t one way to minimize them so I’ve compiled a list of several ways.

EauMG – I’ve been impressed with so many new perfume releases over the past few months, like this one by Elizabeth & James.

Gouldylox – This powder foundation is actually as buildable, beautiful and long wearing as they promise. (And I hate powder foundations!)

My Beauty Bunny – The pumpkin pie body scrub from The Compassionate Chick’s Guide to DIY Beauty is perfect for PSL season!

Nouveau Cheap – Can the Target Cartwheel app get any better? Actually, yes. It can! Here’s the scoop on the new Cartwheel Perks program that may be coming to your phone soon (I’m in a test market, so I have early access).

Olive & Ivy – The L’Occitane holiday advent calendar is finally out!!! Check out a spoiler of what’s in it this year here.

Phyrra – I’ve fallen hard for the new Kat Von D MetalMatte Palette. Find out what makes it the perfect eyeshadow palette!

Prime Beauty – is totally smitten with the POPSUGAR Must Have Box for September. A little fashion, a little beauty, a few practical items and yummy snacks make for a fabulous subscription box. Read her review and get $5 off your first box!

we heart this – for when you want to get in on the micellar water craze, but you’re also super lazy…

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

The Beauty Spotlight Team Round-Up // September 25, 2016

Beauty Info Zone recently learned that where you live might affect your chances of being wrinkle free. Learn what RoC about protection plus you might win 2 products.

Blushing Noir wants you to know what no one else will tell you about aging.

Daydreaming Beauty not only shares the fabulous new IT Cosmetics products at Sephora but she has a great giveaway as well.

15 Minute Beauty has been studying hard of late. See what she’s learned about night creams.

Justina’s Gems knows we are obsessed with highlighting just as much as she is. What kind of highlighter are you?

Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog spent September using up products. To see what a beauty blogger loves you’ve got to have a glimpse of these.

Never Say Die Beauty wants us to know about affordable luxury with Valentina Pure Glow Brightening Moisturizer.

Pammy Blogs Beauty shows us the newest PopSugar Must Have box that we’ll all want

Perilously Pale knows beautiful cosmetics so when she saw Burberry’s latest products she knew she had to share with us.

Phyrra knows we are all obsessed with Urban Decay nude shadows so she’s got the scoop on the latest, Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics.

Prime Beauty is hair inspired this week. She shares some hair tools that you are going to crave.

Taneja’s Bride is our resident Colour Pop queen. Learn more about their new affordable Dusty Rose Edit and Notion Ultra Matte Lip.

The Lipstick League // Week of September 19, 2016

The Lipstick League – week of 09.19.16

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Question of the Week: Which holiday makeup collections are you the most excited about (so far)? Why? Urban Decay is the only one I’ve seen in person and played around with – especially the Lipstick Palettes… never in my life would I ever think I’d be okay with a Lipstick Palette… let alone love one… but they’re a great deal and not messy! WIN times two!

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we heart this – Stef shares her before and after pics from her CoolSculpting sessions (a procedure which literally freezes fat away.) You’ll be amazed at the results!

Beauty Junkies Unite – Amber is crazy about these 7 new affordable SEPHORA Favorites sets that are limited edition, and contain the hottest trending products in beauty today!

Blushing Noir – No matter how you like to style your hair the quicker the better! Use these top tools from InfinitiPRO by Conair to make life a lot easier!

Clumps of Mascara – When Zoya says one coat cream, they MEAN it. Between that and their metallic holographics, I just can’t get enough of this Urban Grunge collection.

Gouldylox – Revamp your makeup with these beauty steals for around $10. I’ve got the most beautiful nude lipcolor, too!

My Beauty Bunny – Trouble putting on false lashes? Roxette has a quick and easy tutorial featuring the new Urban Decay UrbanLash falsies!

Nouveau Cheap – If you haven’t seen the new Wet n Wild Holiday 2016 Limited Edition Sequins & Stardust Collection yet, then what are you waiting for? Click right here and check it out (it’s gorgeous)!

Olive & Ivy – If you have dry skin like I do, check out my night-time skincare routine! These products have been working wonders for me.

Phyrra – Heard of Gallany? I’ve got a great Easy Daytime Makeup Tutorial to share with this new brand!

Prime Beauty – missed her flight to the Rio Olympics (yeah, riiight) but she’s bringing a bit of Brazil home with her in the form of Sol de Janerio Brazilian 4 Play Moisturizing Shower Cream-Gel!

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

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we heart this is Currently Craving: a foot mask! I’ve used masks on my hands, face and hair…my feet are feeling a little left out. Sephora has a lavender scented one for just 5 bucks that WILL be mine.

The Beauty Spotlight Team Round-Up // September 18, 2016

Thinking about trying bayalage? Check out Pammy Blogs Beauty‘s transition from full foil highlights to a much more natural bayalage color with highlights and lowlights.

Amber from daydreaming beauty has the scoop on a few new Fall beauty releases, including a gorgeous new palette from butter LONDON!

Cindy from Prime Beauty thinks the butterLONDON Beauty Clutch lives up to it’s name of Glitz and Glamour. See what you think!

Fall is here! Phyrra’s got the Makeup Geek Fall 2016 Collection to share with you. You’ll love these gorgeous colors!

Never Say Die Beauty is already thinking holiday shopping. And she’s got some fabulous small gift ideas for you from the natural, cruelty-free skincare brand, FarmHouse Fresh.

Beauty Info Zone is another blog obsessed with Farmhouse Fresh and Marcia gives you the recipe for perfection.

Pumpkin spice ALL the things with the ColourPop Terracotta Fall Edit and be ON TREND this Autumn!

Christa from Perilously Pale shares a review and swatches (including lip swatches) of the full 18 shade range of Bite Beauty Multisticks.

Helen from Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog is a huge fan of high quality exfoliating cleansers that are gentle and effective, and that do not strip the skin. Therefore it should come as no surprise that Colbert MD Balance Purifying Cleanser ranks among her all-time favorite Holy Grail cleansers!

Getting the most out of your skincare is important from the inside and out! Blushing Noir is currently using these products from BeBe & Bella will get you there – and there’s a 20% off code involved!

Fall has arrived and Justina’s Gems has beautiful fall makeup for you from Jane Iredale that you don’t want to miss.

The Lipstick League // Week of September 12, 2016

The Lipstick League – week of 09.12.16

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Question of the Week:Do you think it’s important that body wash and body lotion scents complement each other? Or match? I think it’s more important they complement … if they match it’s okay too, but if they complement each other you can make a whole new scent that might suit you even more! Make it your own! 😉

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Prime Beauty – is loving the new DermOrganic Color Care line for her “faux” blonde locks! The gift with purchase from ULTA Beauty didn’t hurt either!

we heart this – we discovered a drugstore product that slays dry skin, SLAYS IT! And we want to give you $100 in products from the line. Enter the giveaway here.

Beautygeeks – has discovered she’s been using bobby pins all wrong – and you probably have been, too. (Yep, you have.)

Beauty Junkies Unite – I had a pretty amazing laser peel done a few months ago, it’s a new laser technology called HALO — and I’m dishing on my entire experience and results!

Blushing Noir – A full & honest review of the Too Faced The Power of Makeup Palette by NIKKIETUTORIALS. That’s all you can ask for, right?

Clumps of Mascara – Makeup is one thing. But when it comes to skincare and especially BABY skincare, mama doesn’t mess around. I’m SO surprised at how well enjoyed this.

EauMG – I love this perfume because it reminds me of a dessert that I’ve never had but really hope is a real thing – rose cotton candy!

Gouldylox – I’m putting away everything else and making life more simple with these four products. Too good to be true? It’s not if we are talking lashes!

My Beauty Bunny – Jen bares all (okay her face anyway) to show you the REAL before and after results from her Clear + Brilliant laser treatment at CRMC Los Angeles.

Nouveau Cheap – Revlon has some new products (and new shades of existing products) that are setting off my inner “gotta have it” alarm. Check out the new Kiss Balms and more here.

Olive & Ivy – Have you tried any of Kat Von D’s new complexion products? Check out this review before you do!

Phyrra – Looking for a single palette that has the best of Fall colors? The Honest Beauty Falling For You Palette has every shade you’ll need to create beautiful, complete looks!

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

The Lipstick League // Week of September 5, 2016

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The Lipstick League – week of 09.05.16

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Question of the Week:What’s your favorite fragrance to wear during late summer/early fall? I tend to stick to my favorite Chanel Chance EDT year round (though I’d personally consider the fragrance geared more toward Fall/Winter), but this year I was introduced to Armani Sun di Gioia (which I talked about on my Instagram) and it’s the perfect Summer-to-Fall transition scent.

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Phyrra – Want to glow on a budget? I’ve got the Best Highlighters for Under $10!

Prime Beauty – plays in the mud and comes out glowing! You’ve got to try Farmhouse Fresh Peat Perfection Mask!

we heart this – A haircare line that’s covered in vintage babes and has an ambassador who defines the word “fearless”…meet Beauty & Pin Ups!

Beauty Junkies Unite – The sun is still blazing in SoCal, which means hair color doesn’t get a break! See what haircare combo Amber is using to keep her color true.

Blushing Noir – There’s really nothing “basic” about the new Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette. Even if you have Basics 1 and 2 – you’ll need to add Ultimate to your makeup collection ASAP!

Clumps of Mascara – Okay, glow girls and boys, the MAC Taraji collection has finally hit stores and I can’t get enough of those beautiiiiiful MSFs.

EauMG – I’ve tried the newest perfume from Tom Ford which I’ve heard described as “love it or hate it”. Follow this link to find out if I love or hate Orchid Soleil!

Gouldylox – Have dry, frizzy hair that can’t be tamed? I found the three products that are worth their weight in gold to anyone who suffers from dry hair.

Nouveau Cheap – If the idea of coconut and blueberry together in one lip balm sounds yummy to you, then you might want to check this one out.

Olive & Ivy – I’m sharing my back to school beauty must-haves and hosting a GIVEAWAY for some of them!

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

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Phyrra is Currently Craving: The Urban Decay Moondust Palette is perfect for adding a touch of glam to your eyeshadow looks! Galaxy is out of this world. I love it!

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The Beauty Spotlight Team Round-Up // August 28, 2016

Phyrra has the details on the new Urban Decay Holiday 2016 collection! Which items will go on your wish list?

Justina’s Gems has been trying a lot of foundations lately and has picked out 3 that you should try this fall!

There are all kinds of beauty, and Allison from Never Say Die Beauty loves the beautiful new Gather collection of dark chocolates infused with local honey, handmade by Harbor Sweets Chocolates, to help support honeybees. In fact, she’s giving away a box on her blog to one lucky winner. Yum!

Prime Beauty has a peek at what’s new for fall with the Jane Iredale Fashion Forward Take Flight Collection!

Pammy Blogs Beauty scopes out Laura Mercier’s 20th Anniversary Iconics Box. Lots of awesome items inside!

Blushing Noir says when one of your favorite palettes DOUBLES in size with all-new shades you buy it. The Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics Palette is an “almost” all matte must-have!

Curious about the NEW Wet N Wild $2.99 liquid lipsticks? Read how Shipra from Taneja’s Bride thinks these affordableWet N Wild Beauty Color Icon Liquid Lipsticks stand up.

15 Minute Beauty has searched high and low for a drugstore foundation to recommend, and she finally found one! Here’s her favorite drugstore foundation you must try!

The Barneys New York LOVE YOURSELF Beauty Bag Event is happening September 7-11, and as usual Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog has all of the details on the #AmazingGiftBag and all of the phenomenal Step-Up Gifts. You will want to bookmark this page since it gets updated all of the time.

Come see why the Scentbird Perfume subscription is a must have for all fragrance lovers this week on daydreaming beauty.

Christa at Perilously Pale is having an amazing giveaway. Visit her blog for a chance to win two of the new Bite Beauty Multisticks!

Have you missed Max Factor Cosmetics? They are back for a limited preview and Beauty Info Zone has all the products to share with you. Read all about Max Factor X mascara, eyeliner, and lipsticks before it’s too late.

The Lipstick League // Week of August 22, 2016

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The Lipstick League – week of 08.22.16

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Question of the Week:What are your current favorite limited edition products?There are so many. Doesn’t it seem like everything is limited edition lately? The first things to pop into my head are the BECCA x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Splits because the quality was awesome and even better than the Face Palette as well as the Urban Decay Holiday 2016 Collection (posts coming all next week). Not all of UD Holiday is LE, but it’s all gorgeous so I’m grouping it. 😉

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Olive & Ivy – The Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipsticks are to. die. for. They have a creamy, hydrating and good-for-you lipstick formula that will keep you going back (to Sephora, haha) for more!

Phyrra – No more trying to find the perfect brow pencil for me! I share my Microblading Eyebrows video. You need to see the before and after!

Prime Beauty – found a real beauty bargain for only $10! It’s the Makeup Revolution Golden Sugar 2 Rose Gold Blush Palette and it’s a highlighter, blush and bronzer palette all-in-one!

we heart this – is pretty hooked on the co-founder of Urban Decay, Wende’s Top 10 Vice Lipstick shades. We heart her top picks!

Beautygeeks – eyed the NARS Audacious Fall 2016 collection with anticipation: the lipstick shades are swoonworthy, but is the deepest hue of the new Brow Defining Cream a cool enough dark brown?

Beauty Junkies Unite – You don’t have to kiss the carefree, sunny days of summer goodbye if you scoop up these products that remind Amber of summer year-round!

Blushing Noir – Six gorgeous pink lipsticks are available now from L’Oreal and if you’re someone who has trouble wearing a strong matte lip these make that transition a whole lot easier!

Clumps of Mascara – Oh Milani, you really know how to make a lipgloss lover happy. These Matte Metallic Lip Cremes are faaaabulous.

EauMG – Here’s my comprehensive guide to fig perfumes!

Gouldylox – Ready for September? Check out the stencils (!!), mascara and oil that will make mornings so much easier.

My Beauty Bunny – I’m often asked about my cruelty-free foundations faves. To help you find the perfect match, I’ve made a list of my ride or die, holy grail formulas: All Time Best Cruelty-Free Foundations.

My Newest Addiction – It is a busy world we live in so Laura shared 5 quick and easy ways to relax. Of course one of them involves skincare masks!

Nouveau Cheap – It’s official: the Fall 2016 Ulta 21 Days of Beauty event begins on September 4th. Would you like to see the full calendar of one-day-only Beauty Steals? Of course you would!

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

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Olive & Ivy is Currently Craving: The Tarteist Metallic Shadows! I can’t even pick a single shade because WOW, these are stunning.

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