Sunday, August 21, 2016

The Lipstick League - Week of 8.15.16

The Lipstick League Question of the Week

What is your ride-or-die eyeliner (the one that is 100% dependable and never lets you down)?

G's answer: I think most of you know that my holy grail eyeliner is Jordana Fabuliner in Black (I'm not a huge fan of the brown shade--I only wear the black). For $2.99 at Walgreens and Kmart (actually it's $2.49 at Kmart), it's such a bargain and it never lets me down. The applicator is the perfect size--not too thick, not too thin, not too stiff, not too flimsy. It's the most user-friendly felt-tip marker liner that I have ever tried, and I LOVE that I can apply it in a hurry and still get a nice, clean line every time. I love that it's a true, dark black (not gray like some other felt-tip liners out there) and while it's not waterproof, it maintains its rich color on my oily lids all day. Plus, it's super easy to remove. Seriously, for $2.99 it can't be beat.

The Lipstick League Links of the Week

Nouveau Cheap - Do you ever want to spend less than ten bucks at Ulta but still come home with something worthwhile that you’ll actually use? If so, then you should give my under $10 favorites from Ulta a look!

Olive & Ivy - It’s official... Good Luck Trolls could be the cutest MAC collection ever!

Phyrra - Lost on where to start with red lipstick? Check out the Best Red Lipsticks for Fair Skin!

Prime Beauty - has discovered the BEST instant tanner ever! Vita Liberata pHenomenal 2-3 week Tan Mousse is so easy to apply and so natural looking, it's amazing. Cindy loves it so much she is giving one away for you to try for yourself!

we heart this - Sick of superheroes? We feel you, but not so fast. Have you seen the IT Cosmetics Superhero eye shadow palette?

Beautygeeks - is obsessed with all these waterproof coloured liners for all-day wear (and for sneezy, allergy-eyes), as well as a waterproof eye makeup remover that doesn’t upset her sensitive skin.

Beauty Junkies Unite - It only took one night for Amber to get hooked on this: LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask. Trust me, you don't want to miss it.

Blushing Noir - The MAC It’s a Strike Collection wasn’t a perfect score, but luckily it was a product that was easily fixed… call it a spare ;)

Clumps of Mascara - won’t tell you how long she goes between washing her brushes but when she does wash them…Sigma Brush Cleaning Glove is pretty epic!

Gouldylox - FINALLY! An amazing concealer made with a more mature woman in mind. If you want full coverage, no creasing and extra plumping and moisture, this is it!

My Beauty Bunny - Ready to see an amazing, colorful, shimmering eye shadow palette? Of course you are. Check out our Kat Von D Serpentina Palette Review and Tutorial!

My Newest Addiction - If you get confused with your skincare routine then you need to check out the 7 Important Skincare Steps that Laura shared this week!

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

Nouveau Cheap is Currently Craving: popular K-beauty brand It’s Skin Cookie & Body Ice Cream. It’s a body cream that looks and smells like cookies & cream ice cream, and the “soft cookie chip pieces” melt into the skin during application. Oh and the packaging looks like a pint of ice cream. #NEED


  1. L.A. Girl gel pot in black and very brown!

  2. I have tried 2 of those G., and I will be darned if I can get anything more than grey when I apply it. My favorite is Kat Von D Tattoo liner in black.

  3. Rimmel Scandel Eyes waterproof Kohl eyeliner. It was a toss up between that one and Urban Decay's pencil eyeliner, but the Rimmel wins for price alone. I use the brown almost every day. I'm Old Skool and I like the liners that you sharpen. I like a really sharp point. I always, always( and I've done this since I started wearing makeup), line my upper and lower lid and then apply my shadow. For liquids, I LOVE the PF with the brush thats made in Korea. I think its a dupe for Kat Von D, tattoo liner.

  4. Marc Jacobs highliner gel crayon in blacquer. I have watery eyes and it stays all day!

  5. My Can't Wait Live Without for everyday-CDior Diorshow ProLiner H2O Proof, black. Great for inside & outside lining. Also Laura Mercier Caviar Sticks great over the black liner & smoking out Fav-Plum!


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