Coastal Scents Deal

Friday, April 30, 2010

Coastal Scents has 15% off your entire total. Great time to try their 88 palette and other items.

Stila Lip Gloss On Sale

Stila Lip Gloss on sale now for only $22.

Review on Loreal Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base

Loreal Studio Secrets Magic Perfecting Base

I kept seeing the commercial for this product and I'm such a sucker for marketing. I went online ( and read about it and saw there was a coupon for it. So, I said what the hell. I'm such a product whore that I can't let this one pass by without trying it. I went on my weekly product shop and picked it up.

It's suitable for all skin types, Dermatologist test, and non comedogenic. It's a silky texture that leaves your skin nice and smooth. Fills in fine line, wrinkles, and pores. You can use it alone or under your makeup. I tried it with and without makeup. Without makeup was perfect and left my skin smooth and looking really nice. With makeup it worked well but by the end of the day ( having combo skin) I was having t-zone shine.

Overall, it's a great product and great price ($10.99 @ Target)


Loreal Perfecting Base

Review on Luxx Cosmetics

Luxx Cosmetics Review

In the last few months I kept hearing about this cosmetic line called Luxx Cosmetics. It's a new line that is enriched with vitamins, antioxidants, minerals, and doesn't believe in animal testing. They sent me some products to try and I was looking forward to playing with them. I was sent creme blush, eyeshadow, water proof mascara, and lip gloss. It was wrapped in pretty tissue paper, a cosmetic bag, and in a pretty pink bag. Shipping was fast since they are located on the east coast as I am. I ripped the package open and got started on playing and testing it out.

(Pictured left to right. Lipgloss in Red Carpet, eyeshadow in Muse, and Creme blush on Flaunt.)

 Frosted eyeshadow in Muse
The first thing I tried was the shadow, that's a beautiful deep purple color. The texture is silky smooth and the pigment is amazing. I applied it with primer (Urban Decay Primer Potion) and it lasted all day.

Waterproof Mascara
Next, was the mascara that is waterproof and comes in a tube. The packaging I thought was pretty kool and different. Once I applied the mascara it took a couple of coats to get it how I wanted it. It did stay on all day and was really easy to take off with facial wipes.

Liquid Lips in Red Carpet
The color of this gloss is the perfect shade of red. I applied the gloss and right off the bat, I noticed the smooth and moisturizing texture. After wearing if for a few hours and wiping off, it left my lips nice and soft.

Creme Blush in Flaunt
The creme blush is exactly that. Creamy and perfect! I applied and was shocked of the pigment. The color was just gorgeous and a pretty shade of peachy pink. Easy to apply and stayed on all day. Natural looking and perfect.

My Opinion
Overall, the products I tried were really great. Easy to apply and great colors. The one thing I was not completely satisfied with was the mascara. It was very light and natural looking. I prefer a more fuller look for my lashes. Otherwise, from a 1-10 I would rate Luxx Cosmetics a 9.

*I was not paid to do a review on these products or company. This my honest opinion of products tried and used for review and personal use.

ELF Studio line on Sale

Thursday, April 29, 2010


They have their Studio line for 60% off. Put in the code STUDIO 60

The Body Shop Mother's Day Special

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

The Body Shop

They are having a Mother's Day Special. If you buy a container for $5 for Mom's gift then you'll get 50% off your total. Pretty good deal I must say. No code needed.

Bath and BodyWorks 2010 VIP bag

Bath and BodyWorks   

They have a great deal for the spring time. It's a nice looking bag fulled with full size items for $20 w/ a $40 purchase. Includes a full-size Shower Gel (10 oz.), Body Lotion (8 oz.) and Fragrance Mist (8 oz.) in Orange Sapphire, Anti-Bacterial Deep Cleansing Hand Soap in Kitchen Lemon, a White Scentbug and eight extra refill pads, Home Fragrance Oil in Caribbean Salsa (0.33 fl oz), Mentha Organics™ Sheer Lip Tint (0.5 oz.) in Just Blushed, a blue gauze sponge and a polka dot nail file in a Straw Tote.

Stila Cosmetics NEW Smudge stick waterproof eye liner

Stila has reinvented their smudge pots into liner. YES! I'm so excited about this new product and can't wait to try them. They are said to be long lasting, waterproof, easy to apply, and come in vibrant colors. I will be making my order this week and will keep you posted.

Oh and from 4/27/2010 - 5/4/2010 when you purchase 2 or more with coupon code SMUDGESTICK. You'll receive a FREE Black Diamond Mascara.

Check them out for yourself on the link below. :)

ELF Free mineral eye colors

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

I just got the email from ELF (Eyes Lips and Face) for their newest deal and it's a sweet one! With a $20 purchase and code EGMES you can get 10 mineral eyecolors of your choice for FREE.

Lancome Free Shipping and lots of free sample

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Lancome great deals end today April 25, 2010. You can get free shipping, a juicy tube gloss and mascara. Also, if you spend $45 and up put the promo code MICHELLEPHAN2. You will receive a a brush set, eye shadow quad, and another mascara. It's a great deal!

Zoya Nail Polish Exchange

Zoya Nail Polish Exchange*

Keep the planet a little bit greener one bottle of nail polish at a time!

Announcing the 2010 Zoya Nail Polish Exchange. For a limited time, kicking off on Earth Day (April 22, 2010 - 12 PM EST), Zoya Nail Polish will exchange your old, out-of-style, unwanted nail color and replenish your nail polish supply with fresh Zoya fashion colors. Simply send in six or more bottles of old polish - any brand other than Zoya, Qtica or Nocti, new or used - and we'll send you the new Zoya colors of your choice in a bottle-for-bottle exchange.

Going out of town!

Friday, April 23, 2010

I will be going out of town this weekend for my boyfriend's bday. I will try my best to post thru out the weekend. Thanks everyone and good luck on the contest!

 Enter for you chance to win some great stuff from Juice Beauty. To enter contest you must follow on facebook, twitter, and blog to be entered. One entry per person please. Contest ends April 25, 2010 at 5 p.m est.

Thanks and good luck!

Review on Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

24K Gold Eyelash Curler - <span style="color: #cc0000;">Sweet New Price!</span>

I kept hearing the hype for years on this Shu Uemura eye lash curler, but just never really wanted to try it. So the curiosity killed me after so many years and I broke down and purchased the curler (only $19.00 @Nordstrom). Opening the box I noticed it came with an extra silicone pad. I was really excited about that since I don't have to search for another one for some time. The next day while applying my daily makeup, I decided today was the day to try it out. Now, I have my fair share of eyelash curlers ( don't know why I have so many)  and would say I think of myself as an eyelash curler Pro. lol

I tried it before my mascara and WOW! Now I know what all the talk was about. It's perfect for all eye shapes and doesn't pinch. It curled my lashes perfectly and I even curled after I applied my mascara and perfect again (I don't recommend curling after mascara to everyone, since it can break your lashes). Shu Uemura also carries a smaller one that can be used for baby lashes and the corner of the eyes (Haven't tried that one yet). They also have a limited edition 24 karat curler ( pictured above and on sale @

After years of not wanting to try it and fighting for no reason, I have tried it and kicking myself in the butt for not trying it sooner. But now that I have, I have fallen in love with it like everyone else. I highly recommend this eyelash curler for everyone to try and I'm sure you'll love it too.                                                                          
Shu Uemura 24K Limited Edition
Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler
Shu Uemura mini Eyelash Curler

Shu Uemura Eyelash Curlers
Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler

Review of New Clinique Acne Liquid Makeup

Monday, April 19, 2010

 The new Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup has finally arrived and with a bang. I kept hearing and reading about it, and was so curious to try it out. It says it keeps you fresh, natural, matte, and has medicated ingredients to help treat existing breakouts and keep them from coming back. I had to try it! Now, I have had my love and hates with Clinique for some time. So I got a sample and had it for a few days.
Then, I had a friend drop by without announcing his visit (my pimple under my lip I named Fred) and thought it was the perfect time to try it out.
I applied one half of my face with primer and the other without and then applied the Clinique foundation. After a long day of running errands, I must say that it didn't disappoint. It gives a matte finish and the coverage was moderate to full. It's texture was light and easy to apply. I also noticed that with my combo skin type, (t-zone shine) I didn't have shine at the end of the day. Now after further inspection of my face I did notice the primer side held up a bit better and the non-primer got a little dry on my cheek. I'm guessing this is from the medication in the foundation.

The next day my friend that had come to visit, (Fred) had decided it was time to leave. Yes, it dried up my pimple. I was really happy with that and felt like it had passed it's test.

Clinique Acne Solutions Liquid Makeup

  • Skin Types: 2 - Dry Combination, 3 - Oily, 4 - Very Oily
  • Formula: Liquid
  • Coverage: Moderate
  • Benefits: Covers and treats acne
  • Shades:  Comes in 8 shades
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