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Sunday, July 26, 2015

The Lipstick League - Week of 7.20.15

The Lipstick League Question of the Week: 

When it comes to brows, do you tend to gravitate toward pencils, gels, or powders?

G's answer: Pencils are my first love, but I'm currently all about the pot gels/pomades (I've actually got some reviews coming up soon). I love the way pomades can create the illusion of more volume (something I desperately need) while also helping to tame unruly hairs. Those are two things my pencils can't always do, but I love the precision of a pencil. If I'm really focusing on my brows for a particular look, I'll definitely use both.

The Lipstick League Question of the Week: 

Prime Beauty - took P├╝rminerals Chateau Cheek Stains for a test drive. They are great for travel and provide a beautiful and natural glow!

Phyrra - Want to get your hands on the hottest new eyeshadows? Phyrra has the Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadows to share with you!

we heart this - The butter London Bloody Brilliant Lip Crayons are ok, I guess...JUST KIDDING! They're bloody brilliant.

Beautygeeks - “How do you paint your nails so perfectly” is probably the number one question we get for our ManiGeek. Check out our Paint Your Nails like a ManiGeek video in partnership with Sally Hansen CSM that shows Karen’s no-clean-up painting process!

Beauty Junkies Unite - Amber found the most perfect summer moisturizer for your body that's not sticky or thick. See what soothes skin and dries in a flash! (And there just may be a giveaway in the post.)

Clumps of Mascara - Is serious about her skin’s health, especially the skin under the arms. Yep! You read right. If you’re sick of smelling like a goat, this post may save you and your social life.

EauMG - Are you cuckoo for coconuts? Victoria has put together an updated, comprehensive guide to coconut perfumes.

Glitter.Gloss.Garbage - Interested in a few good Ciate Velvet Lip swatches? They are right here!

Gouldylox Reviews - This new (H)air Styler will change everything about how you style your hair this summer - and every other day.

Love for Lacquer - Show me your Best In Class Selfie! Jess shares her skincare go to’s at the moment and a chance to win gift cards just by snapping a photo of you! Check it out now!

My Beauty Bunny - If you are hitting the beach or lounging by the pool this summer, we've got all the essentials. Head on over and enter to win our Gentle Hair Removal Summer Prize Package Giveaway!

My Newest Addiction - The Too Faced Love Flush Blush line is new and exciting and Laura has reviewed and swatch all 6 shades!

Nouveau Cheap - I put the new L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Last Nail Color to the test, but did it give me pro-results with “up to 14 days” of wear? Come find out!

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

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Prime Beauty - The Everygirl covers well...everything! From career and finance, to fashion and beauty. Her photography is stunning and her style spot on. She even has a feature for her readers to post their outfit of the day!


  1. I am just loving Miliani Stay Put Brow Color in Soft Brown. This came out a month or so ago. It's a gel/pomade thing and it's boarding on holy grail for me! I don't think you reviewed it but told us about it in a "spotted" post.

  2. I have decent brows but very sparse tails and they are almost colorless. My HG is colored gel combined with pencil, currently either Anastasia brow wiz or the new NYX pencil dupe and Loreal brow stylist plumper. I did have a "pomade moment" but they take more time to apply, plus you have to deal with the brush.

  3. I don't do too much with my brows. Mainly I just darken them with taupe pencil, or occasionally powder if I want to make them look a touch fuller. I might try a brow gel once I use some stuff up. I'm not too into the idea of trying to copy the latest brow trend, though. It looks kind of cool, but it looks weird to me if mine are too dark or too thick. Mine aren't as thick as what's in vogue, but I'm in my early 40s and still have brows, so I'm content just that I didn't pluck them to the point of no return back in the 1990s!

  4. I used pencils in the past, but I kinda have a heavy hand, so the outcome wasn't "natural". I changed to powder a couple of years ago and haven't looked back. I've been very tempted to try the pomades, especially the ABH waterproof one, but I haven't been able to let myself make the splurge.

  5. Ummm... I gravitate towards sleep. I have my brows waxed into shape at the salon when I can, and then leave them alone until next time, except for combing them occasionally. Not very glamorous, I know, but very restful!


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