Makeup Wars Go To Makeup Look!

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This week our Makeup Wars bloggers are discussing our go-to makeup products and looks. My quick, easy causal/weekend look is very simple. I start with a lightweight foundation–I’ve been loving the new bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Foundation (reviewed here). For a little more coverage, I like Laura Mercier Smooth Fluide Foundation ((reviewed here). Next […]

Drugstore Brand Wars: Neutrogena

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This week Makeup Wars is doing things a little differently. Our warriors have chosen their favorite drugstore brand to highlight. I chose Neutrogena. I’ve been using Neutrogena since I was in high school. As a teen, I faithfully used Neutrogena’s transparent cleansing bar with what must have been the first cleaning brush. I don’t remember […]

Makeup Wars: Marsala Pantone Inspired Looks

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    You’ve probably heard by now that the Pantone Color of the Year is Marsala. Marsala is a gorgeous combination of rich reddish browns and a wine-like hue.  Sephora  released their Marsala collection just this week which includes a lipstick, eye palette, liquid eyeliner, “cooling” multi-stick, mascara, layering lip crayon collection and a cheek trio. I purchased the cheek trio […]

Makeup Wars Best Foundation of 2014!

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This week our Makeup Wars bloggers are discussing their best foundation. It’s impossible to choose just one–I chose three BUT in three different categories so I figure I’m safe. Don’t tell on me! Ideal for over 40 gals:  Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Flawless Fluide ($48) Debuting in 2014, Laura Mercier has created a winner! This is […]

Makeup Wars: Holiday Palettes!

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Picking the best Holiday Palette for this week’s Makeup Wars proved to be an impossible task for me. The 2014 Holiday offerings have been spectacular and I just can’t choose one. While I am hard pressed to pick just one, I have to say Too Faced Sugar and Spice palette has everything a girl could […]

Makeup Wars Beauty Wishlist!

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My Beauty Wishlist with Nars, Charlotte Tilbury, Lush This issue of Makeup Wars has all our bloggers filling out their wishlist, be it for Santa for their spouse, see what we are coveting this season! NARS Vault Fall 2014 ($500) – Hey it’s aWISHLIST okay? This 20th Anniversary Limited Edition set is available exclusively at […]

Makeup Wars: Favorite Face Masks and Skin Treatments!

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An important part of every skincare routine is a once a week facial mask. A mask gives your skin that extra boost to nourish and/or rejuvenate your skin. If you are over 40, a once a week (or more) mask is essential for multiple skincare benefits such as: deep cleaning pores removing dirt and oil […]

Makeup Wars Fall Lips and Tips!

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Today’s Makeup Wars is about Fall. Our bloggers are showcasing their best Fall lippies and nail polishes. In fall, brights get put on the shelf and the deeper hues come out to play on lips and tips. I love wearing dark, vampy shades of nail polish a rich, deep (but not too deep) lip. Here […]