Sunday, March 29, 2015

The Lipstick League - week of 3.23.15

The Lipstick League Question of the Week 

What product do you find you are always recommending to people in real life (in addition to in the online beauty community, on your blog, etc.)? 

G's answer: In my real life, I always seem to get asked for recs for a good, inexpensive top-coat. And you know I always recommend this one!

The Lipstick League Links of the Week

My Newest Addiction - Laura tells us all about her favorite skincare secret and has an AWESOME GIVEAWAY to boot! You HAVE to find out what it is!

Nouveau Cheap - The L’Oreal La Palette Nude 1 and La Palette Nude 2 ten-pan eyeshadow palettes are (finally) here! Were they worth the wait? Here’s my full review.

Prime Beauty - Prime Beauty knows a great set of brushes makes all the difference in makeup application. Read her review of the Mikasa Beauty Classic Brush Kit and get 25% off your order!

Phyrra - shows you How to DIY Your Foundation for a perfect match!

Vampy Varnish - Loves the new Cirque Colors x Nordstrom Collection and thinks you should check it out if you love holographics and glitters!

we heart this - Like you need another nude palette! Except, you kinda do need this nude palette...

Beautygeeks -- Dermalogica founder Jane Wurwand knows things about skin (and rebuilding a failing industry -- #inspiring). She told us she sees two major issues with skin today. Are you struggling with one of them?

Beauty Junkies Unite - Amber found her holy grail solution to hangnails, pesky dry cuticles, and dull nails. Will all-natural Nail Butter become your nail treatment solution too? Come on over to see if it's meant for you!

Clumps of Mascara - loves discovering new brands. Have you heard of Eddie Funkhouser? I am in loooove with his lippies.

Gouldylox Reviews - Want to look Photoshopped IRL? Take your look from warm to cool with a quick dusting of this tinted setting powder from Too Faced.

Love for Lacquer - Looking for a fabulous face mask? Jess shares her thoughts & results on the Revelations RX face masks and even has a giveaway & special discount code available!

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


  1. This is an easy one: the Sally Hansen Salon Effects nail polish strips. I get compliments all the time when I wear them and people can't understand how I got those patterns on my nails until I tell them my "secret". I should get a kickback from SH for promoting their product!

    1. Same with me, whenever I wear them I get tons of compliments. I always buy them when they are on clearance, never paying full price. Saw them recently at dollar tree. Tons of them on clearance at Ulta.

  2. E.L.F.'s eye shadow primer. I recommend it to friends and customers all the time.

  3. Cuticle cream, specifically Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream. Men, women, anybody. I keep having to buy it 'cause I keep giving away the tins I have to friends and relatives who try mine!

  4. NYC in a minute as top coat. Best stuff ever!

  5. Dr. Bronner's castile soap, it has sooo many uses! #1 would be diluted as a facial wash, #2 make-up brush cleanser, #3 floor cleaner (heavily diluted), #4 as a toothpaste, #5 as a delicate laundry soap for hand washables...I could go on and on! Another is the Fergie WNW eye primer, I did love the Milani one until I tried this one and kinda like it better. Fair Trade Foot Lotion by Lush is pricy but well worth it, I got the large size tub (don't recall if other sizes were available) and it has lasted me a year and I use it daily, or at least 5 days a week as I may forget a night or two. It works amazingly well and smells like spearmint with a hint of cocoa and it's a pretty bubblegum pink colour (for the record I don't care what colour a product is if it works, but it's kinda fun when something has eye appeal!)


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