Monthly Archives: December 2009

One of the Cheapest Chanel Palettes (Eyes, Lips, Cheeks) Online

I’ve always been a big fan of Chanel’s limited edition palettes.  They are so handy to throw into a handbag for work or travel, and take the guesswork out of colour combinations for your day.  But palettes like the Lumiere … Continue reading

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Ebay Relocation Sale: 20% Off MAC

The seller beautysecret12 is moving, and so has decided to take 20% off all her stock, including MAC.   She is also offering free postage for any order over $80, and she can offer you combined shipping.  Many of the prices … Continue reading

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Favourites of 2009

Foundation: Kryolan TV Paintstick. Easy to use, good coverage, and doesn’t wear off during the day.  Colour match is perfect too. Powder:  Chanel Poudre Universelle Loose Powder.  Finely milled, great colour match, and very natural results. I also love that … Continue reading

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Le Metier de Beaute, Beaute, and Edward Bess: Can You Have the Latest Cosmetics Shipped Internationally?

These are the brands everyone is talking about, and in a crowded cosmetic marketplace that’s not an easy thing to do. But for people living outside the US, how on earth do you sample these new delights? Beaute Cosmetics:  The … Continue reading

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I Know Lots of People Have Already Said it, but…

I’m on my second pot of Peter Thomas Roth Unwrinkle Peel Pads, and I still love them.  I know that you’ve probably read many glowing reviews about this exfoliant, and they are well deserved.  You feel a tingling sensation when … Continue reading

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Top Burt’s Bees Recommendations

Burt’s Bees maintains a focus on 100% natural products and environmentally sensitive packaging, which are both admirable and noble ideals.  In terms of the quality of their products, I find that they (like Benefit, Urban Decay, and a range of … Continue reading

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Finally, someone is having a decent sale! Click here to check out some of the bargains on skincare and makeup.

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Vitamin C Serums won’t Change Your Life, but They Will Change Your Skin

I actually can’t believe how using Vitamin C has changed my skin.  I guess in a girl’s cosmetic life all these products come around on the carousel at least once, and you give them a try, and you either like … Continue reading

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A Post-Christmas Lack of Online Bargains

I’m surprised at the lack of good deals online post-Christmas (except for The of course).  It seems that most sites are still running promotions that they started before Christmas, but now most of the good stuff has been sold.  … Continue reading

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Be Great in Act, as you Have Been in Thought

This product sounds great.  The label states that this is a body cream which mixes green tea and honey, neither of which I can really smell (what does green tea smell like anyway?). But the fragrance of this body cream … Continue reading

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After Christmas Sale at

December 26th and 27th everything on the website is 15% off Use code XMASPERFUME December 28th through January 2nd we have higher percentages off than usual on what you spend: Spend over $50.00 and receive 5% off – Use code XMAS5 Spend … Continue reading

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Cheapest Yves Saint Laurent Mono Eyeshadows Online

YSL Mono Eyeshadows are often-overlooked, but make a stunning addition to any eyeshadow collection.  They come in different colours and finishes, blend beautifully, and last all day.  This is a list of YSL’s current Mono shadows according to their website, … Continue reading

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Chanel Stylo Yeux Waterproof in Ebene

This is the most smudge-resistant pencil liner I’ve come across.  I have a big problem with mascara and eyeliner that transfer, so I use many waterproof products.  Not only is this super easy to apply, doesn’t need sharpening, and makes … Continue reading

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Lorac Croc Palette: Believe the Hype

I love this palette. The colours are wearable day or night, are highly pigmented, and stay put until you wash your face at night.  The ‘garnet’ colour is particularly good for emphasising green or blue eyes, and ‘suede’ is great … Continue reading

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Chanel Poudre Universelle Libre Natural Finish Loose Powder

My order of Chanel Poudre Universelle Libre from arrived in my letterbox today.  I used to use this all the time, but in recent years I’ve moved away from it as I’ve tested other finishing powders on the market.  … Continue reading

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