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Sunday, March 31, 2013

The Lipstick League – week of 3.25.13

Lipstick League Question of the Week

What’s the most expensive beauty product that you have purchased in the last three months?  

G's answer: I purchased a $30 leave-in conditioner at my last hair appointment. I loved the smell and how my hair looked after she used it, but when I got it home and started using it, I realized that my drugstore leave-ins actually work just as well on my hair. It was her meticulous blow-out that made my hair look better--not the product!

Links of the Week

Vampy Varnish - Is SURE you will find a few favorites with the new and previously exclusive Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil release!

we heart this - Have you tried MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Finish Foundation yet? Umm, you might wanna...

Beauty Junkies Unite - You'll probably fall in love with the pretty pastels in the new L'Oreal Paris Versailles Romance Collection! See the review & swatches.

Clumps of Mascara - is just a wee bit amazed at this spray lotion thingy. It sounds just like what it is...lotion that you spray on. Whoa!

EauMG - here’s the roundup of the dozen perfumes that Victoria wore the most during Winter 2012/13!

Gouldylox Reviews - Want products that won't damage your hair or break the bank? Look no further!

My Beauty Bunny - takes a peek at the new NARS Satin Lip Pencils. These super pigmented, non-sticky and highly toteable lippies are perfect to stash in your bag for on the go touch ups!

Nouveau Cheap - I didn’t get a makeover last week, but my blog sure did! Take a peek at the new digs!

Prime Beauty - has been yearning for Don Draper, luckily the Mad Men starts again on April 7th and Estee Lauder has helped ease the pain with the Limited Edition Mad Men Collection. Bonus: pic of PB's sister- a Betty Draper look- alike.

Phyrra - shows you the best way to apply the Too Faced Better Than False Lashes Mascara. She also has a giveaway so you can try it too!

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Vampy Varnish - Kellie from Kellie Gonzo takes some amazing photos and these ones of Nfu Oh #63 are really amazing. Just look at that holographic effect!

What's the most expensive product YOU purchased in the past three months?


  1. I gave in to my wants and indulged in Urban Decay's Oz palette in both Glinda and Theodora. I just couldn't pick one so I went all out and am very happy with both. I have light-medium skin, light hair, and light eyes, so I wasn't sure they would both work with my coloration. I am happy to report that they both look fabulous on me! i wonder how they do that? Create make up that looks good on every skintone? Magic of make up :)

  2. I purchased a caffeinated green tea antioxidant cream for about $55 to help with my redness bc nothing seemed to be working on my inflamed skin. It actually did the trick but I'm now looking for less costly alternatives and so far, no luck. Skincare can get so expensive!

  3. I've been really cheap lately, lol. The highest dollar item I bought were two of the Sephora Pro Lesson palettes.. but I got them on clearance for way cheap so I don't think that counts. Very nice shadows. I almost bought the new Loreal miracle blur.. but I managed to find a sample and did not care for it. The best way I can describe it is putting shortening on your face.

  4. The Urban Decay Glinda palette. GORGEOUS! But I don't have a lot of high-end cosmetics, so that purchase really pinched my wallet.

  5. I got the lorac pro pallete and I love it. Definitely worth the money:)

  6. The Color Club Halo Hues collection (if a collection counts). 12 gorgeous linear holographic polishes. So much love, no regrets!

    If I have to go with a single product it was probably the Physician's Formula bronzer I picked up last month.

  7. My most pricey acquisition of recent is the Theodora palette that my husband surprised me with. I really like the Glinda palette better, but we won't tell him that! It really was a very thoughtful and awesome gift, even if it was an expensive one. :D

  8. My makeup forever mat velvet foundation, I'm super fair and it's the lightest shade I've ever found! !

  9. A Too Faced lipstick and theBalm's Meet Matte palette are the most expensive beauty product I have purchased this year.

  10. Skinceuticals Retinol 0.5 @ $55 usd. (A repurchase). One 1oz tube lasts me about one year! I don't use it everyday...but maybe 3 or 4 nights per week. It replaces moisturizer, made my pores seem not as bad (though I use a Clarisonic Mia, so not sure which helped more) and i'd like to think I'm sloughing down signs of aging...haha see what I did there?


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