Sunday, January 29, 2006

Browse Reviews by Category

Jump to Category -- Cosmetics:

Face -- Colour
Face -- Foundation (incl. Primers)
Face -- Concealer
Miscellaneous Makeup

Skincare -- Face
Skincare -- Body (Lotions, Self-Tanners, Shower Gels, etc.)

Haircare (Shampoo, Conditioner, Leave-In, etc.)
Hair Styling (Styling Products, Serums, etc.)
Hair Treatments (Hair Colour, etc.)


Tools (Brushes, Styling Tools, etc.)

Jump to Category -- Other:

America's Next Top Model (incl. CNTM)
So You Think You Can Dance
Attack of the Clones (Celebrities who maybe look like each other)
Recipes & Food


Bourjois Paris: Bons Baisers de Paris Lip Stain Pens
Bourjois Paris: Effet 3D Lipgloss
Body Shop: Lip Gloss Dot
Body Shop: Pink Grapefruit Lip Butter
Crazy Rumors: Apple Spice & Mocha Lipbalms
Estee Lauder: Pure Color Crystal Gloss
Estee Lauder: Evelyn Pink Pure Color Crystal Lipgloss (Pink Ribbon Collection)
I want very badly Lancome's Pout à Porter P.S. Kiss Lipstick.
              I get it! Delirious happiness ensues.
Lola: Lipgloss
L'Oreal : Colour Juice Sticks
Labello: Orange Lipbalm
LUSH: Whipstick
NYC: Pencil & Pout
Palmer's: Dark Chocolate & Peppermint Lip Butter
Revlon: ColorStay Overtime Sheer Lipcolor
Victoria's Secret: Beauty Rush Lipgloss
Yves Rocher: Deligloss
Zoya: Glossy Lip Balm

Honey Lip Balm -- includes discussion on Sephora Girls Strawberry balm, Burts Bees Honey Lipbalm, and Neutrogena Honey Rescue Lipbalm & Lip Moisturizer
Mix n' Match Red Lip-- Cherry Freeze + Plum Wine = Perfection


Cover Girl: LashExact Mascara
Cover Girl: Volume Exact Mascara
Lumiere Cosmetics Mineral Makeup: Mineral Eyeshadow
Rimmel: Magnif'eyes Mascara
Tarte Cosmetics: Lights, Camera, Lashes! Mascara
Tarte Cosmetics: Picture Perfect Eyelash Curler

Face -- Colour:

Almay: Smart Shade Blush -- brief mention
Jane: Blushing Cheeks Cheek Shapers
Lumiere Cosmetics Mineral Makeup: Mineral Blush
Rimmel: Blush
Tarte Cosmetics: Park Avenue Princess Bronzer

Face -- Foundation:

Foundation Week -- includes reviews of Maybelline Wonder Finish & Pure.Makeup Foundations
Foundation Week Wrap-up -- Recaps!

Almay: Smart Shade Makeup -- part of Foundation Week
Awake: Invention Hydro Manage Make up
Cinema Secrets: Ultimate Foundation / Concealer
Cover Girl: TruBlend Whipped Foundation
Lumiere Cosmetics Mineral Makeup: Mineral Foundation & Finishing Powder
Sally Hansen: Fast & Flawless Airbrush Makeup -- part of Foundation Week
L'Oreal: Infallible Foundation -- part of Foundation Week
Marcelle: Sheer Tint Fluid Moisturizer SPF 15 (Luminous Beige)
Paul & Joe: Liquid Foundation -- part of Foundation Week
Revlon: ColorStay Active Light Makeup -- part of Foundation Week

Awake: Invention Hydro Manage Makeup Base
Sephora: Professional Perfection Makeup Base -- a good primer at a reasonable price!
Smashbox: Color Correcting Foundation Primer: Blend
          Review Update: Blend Foundation Primer

Face -- Concealer:

Cinema Secrets: Ultimate Foundation / Concealer
MAC: Select Cover Up Concealer -- includes discussion on Maybelline Instant Age Rewind & True Illusion concealers
Tarte Cosmetics: The Eraser Concealer

Miscellaneous Makeup:

Lola Cosmetics: Go Lightly LE Travel Palette -- brief mention
My Sephora List -- My (current!) list of Must-Have's and Must-Try's from Sephora

Skincare -- Face:

Aspirin Mask
DermaDoctor: Wrinkle REVENGE Eye Balm
Dermalogica: Special Cleansing Gel
Juice Beauty: Green Apple Antioxidant Moisturizer
Kose: Seikisho Mask White
L'Oreal: HappyDerm Skin Exhilarating Moisturizer
L'Oreal: HydraFresh Moisturizer
Magic of Aloe: Proto-Collagen Moisturizer

Skincare -- Body:

Body Shop: Pink Grapefruit Body Butter
Body Shop: Africa Spa Dry Oil Mist -- Plus some talk on other TBS goods
Dove: Ultimate Clear Antiperspirant
Gillette: Foamy Shaving Cream (Lemon-Lime)
Gloves in a Bottle Shielding Lotion
L'Oreal: Sublime Bronze Self Tanner
Monyette Paris: Cashmere Body Mist
Neolia: Olive Oil Body Lotion -- includes discussion of The Body Shop Olive Body Butter
Orange Palm Preventor -- No more orangey palms to give away your self-tanning habit!
Sally Hansen: Airbrush Sun Self-Tanner
Skin MD: Natural Shielding Lotion
Yves Rocher: Arnica Daily Moisturizing Hand Cream
Yves Rocher: Fraîcheur Végétale Thé Vert Antiperspirant Deodorant


Clairol: Nice'n Easy ColorSeal Conditioning Gloss
Pureology: Super Straight Shampoo & Conditioner
Urban Lines: Shampoo & Conditioner
Yves Rocher: Phytum Hair Care Oxygenation Pure Air Shampoo

Hair Style:

Biosilk: Silk Therapy (super-sized review!)

Hair Treatments:

Clairol: Natural Instincts Semi-Permanent Colour
Clairol: Nice 'n Easy ColorSeal Conditioning Gloss
John Frieda: Luminous Color Glaze


Body Shop: Cassis Rose EDT
Comptoir Sud Pacifique: Ecume de Thé EDT
Demeter: Laundromat Pick Me Up Spray
Danielle Steele: Danielle (by Elizabeth Arden) -- Quick mention
Dolce & Gabbana: Sicily EDP
Gendarme: Gendarme EDT & Carriere EDP
Geir Ness: Laila EDP
GUESS: Guess EDT (2005 by Parlux)
Laurence Dumont: Crème Brûlée EDP
Monyette Paris: Cashmere Body Mist
Votivo: Red Currant Room Spray

Question: What smells good on a guy?


Conair: High Heat Ceramic Straightener


Rant: I hate Jade
Person of the Year! -- Musings on the 1st season of CNTM.
Model News: Tyra is a bitch, we love Brooke, and CNTM Winner Andrea kind of looks like a dude.
Cycle 7 Re-cap week -- and I mix up my young & hot hip hop artists


Person of the Year! -- Musings on my new future husband, Benji Schwimmer on So You Think You Can Dance
Sweet Victory! -- Benji Schwimmer made it to Top 10! Witness my increasingly rabid devotion to him!
BENJI SCHWIMMER POPS HIS BOOTY!!! -- and I decide to convert to Mormonism.
I didn't know they were even dating -- Heidi Groskreutz is of suspect parentage.
Oh you KNEW this post was gonna happen -- I finally cave and make a video collection of all things Benji so that I may watch all the clips again and again. With sincere apologies to anyone readers who don't actually like SYTYCD.
He was MAJESTIC, yo -- Stanislav was robbed and Cat Deely needs to polish up those pregnant pauses.
The BUM DRUM!!! -- Comments on the June 28th show of SYTYCD. Heidi is so hot it's ridiculous.

Attack of the Clones:

Attack of the Clones 1: Jade vs. Jarvis!
Attack of the Clones 2: Aiken vs. Lohan!
Attack of the Clones 3: Jessica + Reese = ...?
Attack of the Clones 4: Who knew Jay Leno could sing?
Attack of the Clones 5: America's Next Top... Neptune?


Christina's Back to Basics is the bomb
Emilie-Claire Barlow releases a Christmas CD!!!
A Winter's Eve -- Emilie-Claire Barlow, Melanie Doane, and Kathryn Rose put on a fantastic concert
Yet more Emilie-Claire Barlow -- Hurray for the Winter Wonderland CD Release Party / Concert!


The Great Beauty School Adventure, Part 1: Hair
Rant or Rave? -- Le bare face
Happy June! (aka: Link-a-palooza!)
More Link Updates!
I'm Hooked on the Hoff
I get excited about long gloves

Recipes & Food:

Oven BBQ Ribs
Easy Margaritas
Konnyaku Noodles

Monday, January 23, 2006

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