As you can see from the picture, the button is on the end of the cap. The button does not turn on and stay on, you have to continue to hold it down for it to pulse. Unfortunately, to do that, you have to use the tips of your fingers to hold the cap, and press down the button at the same time. This makes it unwieldy to hold and apply the mascara, in my opinion. In fact, I think a demonstration might be in order. I was so disturbed by this product that I felt it deserved a video. Yes, yes I did:
So, yeah, I can’t even comment on the actual mascara part, as I was too distracted by the application. It may be really good. *shrug*. It is supposed to be released nationwide in July, ’09, but it looks like Wal-Mart is doing a soft launch of it now for $12.50.
Lori Taylor, Smashbox’s Professional Artistry Relations Manager, was being Pro and showing off all of the great Smashbox products in their booth at The Makeup Show – NYC. I swear, you can NOT stump this lady – which is really great.
Seriously, she knows what she’s talking about and even if you think you had everything, it’s great to hear about something you might have missed. Now, as much as it was compelling to watch Lori tell us the basics, it’s hard not to ignore these FIERCE shoes she was wearing:
Let me tell you a story – because that’s what I do.
At the actual makeup show on Sunday, I got to see how the MUFE artists were showing off how the products can be used for much more than lining your eyes. They were working on “painting” the model to the side of the booth:
I wanted to say thank you to all of you lovely readers who entered my Lancôme Magnifique Eau de Toilette giveaway. I wish I had one for each of you, but the winner is:
Congrats to her!! Tammigirl, I’ve emailed you deets, so get back to me soon, so I can get this on it’s way to you soon.