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Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Lipstick League - Week of 7.13.15

The Lipstick League Question of the Week

Nail check! What's currently on your tips and toes? 

G's answer: I caved and purchased one of those new L'Oreal Infallible polish duos that I first showed you back in June. I am very rarely matchy-matchy with my fingers and toes, but I wanted to test this polish for wear, so that's what's on my fingernails and toenails right now (the shade is a sky-blue creme). Full review soon!

The Lipstick League Links of the Week

Nouveau Cheap - A popular German drugstore beauty brand that's almost impossible to get here in the US is now available at Ulta. Any guesses about which brand I'm talking about? Click here to end the suspense.

Prime Beauty - saddles up to the bar--the Buxom Eyeshadow Bar! With 40 eyeshadows to choose from, it's easy to create your own custom palette. Check out the palette Prime Beauty created and see the pre-filled selection too!

Phyrra - Want unique, attention-grabbing nails? You NEED to check out my Beginner's Guide to Indie Nail Polish!

we heart this - Do you remember the Naturally Pretty Vol. 1 matte eyeshadow palette from last year? Well, we got a sneak peek (and swatchfest) of IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Vol. 2 matte eyeshadow palette coming in August! Believe me, you want to check this out...

Beautygeeks - The extensive range of bronzer options we have now really makes it easy to choose the right one, doesn’t it? Ha ha ha! Clever Guerlain offers help via a quick Terracotta Consultation online exercise to ensure you find exactly what you like. Plus Beautygeeks is giving three beautiful Guerlain Terracotta bronzers away in the winners’ perfect shades and finishes -- US readers are eligible!

Clumps of Mascara - A gorgeous lipstick means nothing if your teeth health is lacking. Beauty bloggers everywhere are raving about the ISSA by FOREO. Was it love for me?

EauMG - Victoria reviews a perfume that she has been wearing a lot of this summer. And it may surprise you. Why? It’s a celebrity fragrance!

Gouldylox Reviews - I got the chance to hang out with Mally Roncal and got all of her tips! The lashes trick is simple and a game changer!

My Beauty Bunny - Ready to get your glow on? The Body Shop has added some fab new pieces to their Vitamin C Collection, including the Glow Boosting Moisturizer and Instant Glow Enhancer to help skin be its radiant best!

My Newest Addiction - Laura shares her top 10 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale beauty buys so that we can form a plan of attack on the big day!

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

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Nouveau Cheap - Where does a blogger devoted to affordable beauty go to get her own fix? One of my favorite “fellow soldiers” in the drugstore beauty blogging army is Jen of The Budget Beauty Blog. I love her insightful, honest reviews like this one, and she’s an absolute sweetheart to boot!


  1. Toes: Milani LE Dolce polish (so freaking gorgeous and goes with everything).
    Tips: a DS of a Formula X polish I got in an Ipsy bag (warm bright pink) with a WnW fine holo glitter on the accent nail.

  2. Revlon Parfumerie In Orange Blossom on both tips and toes. I got this on clearance at cvs last summer and it has been in my untried since, had to finally give it some love. BTW : I'm not always matchy-matchy either.

  3. Toes - Colorclub neon orange, left from last year. Fingers I have on a Red Carpet Manicure gel (love this brand) with a gradient of powder pigments in neon blue, purple and pink. PS I can't wait for the review G.!

  4. TIPS: Revlon Holographic Pearls. TOES: Sally Hansen Color Foil Liquid Gold.

  5. L'Oreal Infallible nail polish is on sale at Rite Aid for $7.99 7/19-25. Hope you got a deal! That's when I'm planning to get mine. It retails for $9.99 in NYC everywhere else (I think it might be $7.99 at Harmon though).

  6. Ahhh I love nail polish. I'm excited to read your review on the new L'oreal duos. I bought one over the weekend to try and I kind of hate it, haha. I bought the shade "Lady", and it is is on my fingers and toes right now. Tonight I may remove it and use the Maybelline shade "Lust For Lilac". It is my favorite shade EVER! :)

  7. Currently wearing my favorite summertime blue... Essie In the Cab-ana

  8. On the toes, an Essence sparkly teal polish in Choose Me! On tips, Orly's Androgynie, which kind of looks like a galaxy in a bottle.

  9. Tips: Will be Chanel's original Vamp
    Toes: An orange color by Nailtini

  10. Aww G, thank you so much girl!! I really appreciate the mention- you just totally made my day. And right back atcha- this is where I come to get MY daily beauty fix. You're the best! XO


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