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New Stuff: 5000 and 10000 Points Perks from Sephora

I just learned this from a video linked in the Sephora forums – starting August 12th, 2013 Sephora will have a limited number of 5000-point and 10000-point perks available. The full details are available on the Sephora website, but some of the options are: Private parties with Benefit and Bliss (5000) Yoga with Josie Maran […]

New Stuff: Marc Jacobs Beauty Style Eye-Con No. 7 Eyeshadow in 202 The Tease

It’s here! A full review is coming soon, but I wanted to get the pictures up here for you ASAP. These were all taken under natural light. Swatches are one swipe over bare skin – enjoy! The Marc Jacobs Beauty line will be available starting August 9th, 2013 at, Sephora stores and select Marc […]

VIB Rouge Welcome Kit: What’s in the Box? Plus a small haul

When I heard about VIB Rouge this morning, the first thing I did was check my account to see how close I was to qualifying. When I learned that I only had $52 to go, well, I knew what I had to do. After work, I made a beeline for Sephora – here’s what I […]

New Stuff: Sephora VIB Rouge

There have been rumors for a few weeks now about a new member level, and it’s finally here! According to Sephora, it’s a program for “people with a serious beauty addiction” – in other words, those who have spent at least $1000 in a calendar year. Rouge has all of the perks of the BI […]

Adding Insult to Injury: Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation

Note: Nothing in this post is intended as medical advice! It’s for information only; some of the things mentioned below are inappropriate for people with certain medical conditions, so discuss with your doctor. I’ve sort of mentioned this in a couple other posts but not discussed it in detail yet – for the past several […]

Packaging: YSL (left), L'Oreal (right)

Drugstore vs High-End Showdown: Glossy Stains

*Note: I received my YSL Glossy Stains as part of a partnered gift exchange; the L’Oreal stains were purchased myself. As always, the reviews are based entirely on the merits of the products themselves. When I heard about YSL Glossy Stains, I was intrigued. There have been times that I wanted a super-shiny lip color, […]