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Saturday, November 14, 2015

The Lipstick League - Week of 11.9.15

The Lipstick League Question of the Week

 When you want to truly pamper yourself (as we all should do from time to time!), which products do you reach for? 

G's answer: Believe it or not, I'm not a big pamperer but I really should be, because we all deserve it, right? When I'm feeling fancy and self-indulgent, I tend to reach for my high-end cosmetics, because I normally look at those and think to myself, "Naw, I'll save you for a special occasion." The most indulgent high-end cosmetic I own right now is my YSL Volupté Tint-in-Oil in the shade Cherry My Cherie. While I didn't pay full price ($32) for that since I got it earlier this year when Nordstrom was having a 10% off sale, it's still probably the priciest lip color I currently own. It feels like a cloud, it smells like peaches, and it delivers such a lovely flush of pink to the lips. It's a whole experience using that product, and I truly feel like I'm pampering myself whenever I take it out of its box (yes, I still keep it in the box because you know I don't want any scuffs or scrapes on that beautiful packaging!).

The Lipstick League Links of the Week

we heart this - In case you have been under a rock and haven't checked out Cover FX Custom Color Drops yet, allow me to make the case that you really should!

Beautygeeks - The compelling link between Clarisonic and Keith Haring, plus a code for 20% OFF your purchase (until Nov 20)!

Beauty Junkies Unite - It won't be available until December, but catch your sneak peek preview now of the MAC x Dita Von Teese lipstick, Von Teese. It's a real beauty!

Blushing Noir - Holiday shopping has begun! You’ll want to make sure you buy all of these gift sets and palettes before they’re gone!

EauMG - This time of year, I crave comforting scents, especially those with notes of vanilla. Here’s a review of a modern vanilla fragrance that smells like it could be much more expensive than what it is.

Gouldylox Reviews - I know it's early, but the holiday gifts sets are sweet this year! And be sure to save a little something for yourself. You're going to really want this beauty tech tool - it's a game changer!

Love for Lacquer - Kiss dry skin goodbye this Winter! Check out Jess’ review on the new Vaseline Advanced Repair Spray!

My Beauty Bunny - Get your glow on this holiday season with our Bronze Makeup Tutorial featuring simply gorgeous Emani Vegan Cosmetics!

My Newest Addiction - Laura talks about her favorite comfort zone makeup products.

Nouveau Cheap - If you’re a fan of Softlips and also a fan of Hello Kitty, meet your ultimate stocking stuffer for this holiday season.

Olive & Ivy - I’ve become a bit of a fragrance junkie lately, and these three Viva La Juicy perfumes are definitely my new everyday faves. Which is your fave of the three?

Phyrra - Make your holiday shopping easy! Find the perfect Holiday Gifts for Every Budget!

Prime Beauty - tells you how to get all your holiday shopping done from the comfort of you couch with

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

Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by we heart this - I was wondering whether I NEEDED the Kat Von D Mi Vida Loca Remix palette. Checking out the swatches and pics by Bailey of I Know All the Words has confirmed that indeed I do (and what a great name for a blog!)


  1. When I want to pamper at home I start out of the shower with Neutrogena body oil then I get out my Bumble and Bumble hair products, then do my regular makeup but add Pure Tiffany perfume and my Diamond studs!!!

  2. I go for the higher-end stuff, too, when I want to feel pampered. I don't really do spa days or get facials or anything. If I want to feel a bit more luxe I'll usually grab a Lipstick Queen product and use that. (I am curious about the YSL lip tint, though. It sounds like a dream, from every description I've ever heard of it.)


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