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Beauty Spotlight – Pink Sith has an emergency

The Pink Sith is in the process of transferring most of her makeup to her new Helmer and purging old cosmetics to give away to her family so her makeup organization looks…well not organized at all. However the one thing that she always has organized is her “Emergency Makeup Kit”. She carries this kit with her at all times. She figured she would show you the kit because she’s always looking for suggestions on what else to carry in there! She would love to hear your comments and suggestions at the end of her post. Check out her emergency stash:

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Beauty Spotlight 7/08/2012

This weeks team posts have a budget friendly dupe, a drugstore tip you’d never expect, several high-end treats to tempt you and even a giveaway. Check’em out:

Love Chanel polish, but don’t want to spend the moolah? Jessika from polish insomniac shows you a new dupe for Chanel Paradoxal!

Get matchy-matchy with Prime Beauty and the new Benefit Ultra Plush Lip Glosses!

It is Giveaway Time on Pammy Blogs Beauty! Enter to win the RoC® MAX Resurfacing Cleanser and the RoC® RETINOL CORREXION® MAX Wrinkle Resurfacing System.

Edward Bess has added some new shades to his ultra slick lipstick line up, Visionary beauty checks out the shade that most of the neutral lip lovers will home in on, Lotus Bloom

Modesty Brown takes part in a colour challenge and is surprised to discover that purple is the most purchased colour in her collection.

Lisamarie from Beauty Crazed tried to beat the heat by trying out products from Yves Saint Laurent fall – check out her swatches and see if they cool you down!

Perilously Pale shows us why the Chanel Lumiere d’Artifices Beiges Illuminating Powder with Shimmer from the Les Essentials de Chanel Fall/Autumn 2012 collection is not only a beautiful highlighter but also a fabulous subtle bronzer for those with fair skin.

London MakeUp Girl reviews the new Jo Malone Velvet Rose & Oud Cologne Intense. It is every bit as delicious as it sounds.

Have you ever wondered what your makeup has done for you? Beauty Info Zone has found the answer with Tarte.

The Pink Sith does not have a constipated face but she is putting
Phillips Milk of Magnesia
on her face to control oil. She’s weird but she’s shine free!

15 Minute Beauty Fanatic has some great tips for how to keep your hair looking great despite all of the time in the sun and at the beach!

Paula, from Older Girl Beauty, finally gets to show us the NARS Fall 2012 “Undress Me” Multiple she first told us about during NYFW back in February.

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Beauty Spotlight 6/10/2012

There was so much going on with the Beauty Spotlight Team lately – from interviews with industry leaders, checking out new gift sets and even a giveaway! Check out what they’ve been up to for yourself:

Nail polish and Monthly Beauty Sample Subscription lovers: Pammy Blogs Beauty continues to love her Julep Maven subscription with this month’s “Classic with a Twist” box. Check out Pammy’s thoughts on the box and her NOTD!

Jessika from polish insomiac shows us How To Smooth Bumpy Glitters.

Lisamarie from Beauty Crazed takes the week off and lets Marmalade the cat review products in her place. Come see what he thought of Revlon Colorstay Longwear Nail Enamel in his namesake colour!

The Pink Sith tells you a story. Once upon a time a fair maiden & a gallant Knight created magic and Medicine Mama’s Apothecary sells it!

15 Minute Beauty Fanatic reviewed the entire Somme Institute Skin Care Line. She had a favorite product, which one is your favorite?

Modesty Brown turns the clock back 12 months to see what she was loving this time last year and feels pangs of guilt for neglecting such beautiful items.

Prime Beauty has a BIG crush on Dick Page, Creative Director for Shiseido, find out why she’s smitten and what’s in store for summer!

Visionary Beauty shows us some everyday shadow essentials from Burberry.

Living, raw skincare? What’s that? Find out in London MakeUp Girl’s review of Live Native Skincare.

Perilously Pale finally gave in and ordered the Ellis Faas Spring Gift Set for her first foray into the world of Ellis Faas. Was it worth the wait?

Summer’s here, and Shannon from Lipstick Musings has Lancome’s new limited-edition Color Design Eye Palette in Desert Sunset . Get it while it’s hot!

Paula, from Older Girl Beauty, talks to Emmy Award winning makeup artist Kevin James (KJ) Bennett about his new makeup brush collaboration with Royal and Langnickel called “[R]evolution”.

At Everyday Beauty, Zuzu*s Petals finally found her perfect MLLB shade in her beloved Chanel Rouge Coco Shine formula. Come see what’s so fetishistic about Fétiche.

Beauty Info Zone has a fabulous tool that you won’t believe you don’t own. Check out Minerals Mate Mixing Palette to learn about it and WIN one for yourself.

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Beauty Spotlight – Check Out Marcia’s Cans!

It’s time for Marcia, from Beauty Info Zone, to share “What’s in her ???”. She’s chosen her can, or maybe we should say CANS! How could she possibly need one dozen cans? Come see what’s inside…

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Beauty Spotlight “What’s in my…” – My Mom’s Turn

In honor of Mother’s Day in the US next weekend, I thought I would give you a peek into my lovely Momma’s bathroom cabinet. As you can see, there are many MANY brands that are available on QVC – my mom is the one that introduced me to my dirty little secret the shopping channel.

Some of her favorites, including some not purchased from the tv, are:

  • Dr. Denese SPF 30 Defense Day Cream
  • Philosphy “Amazing Grace” Spritz, but really anything in that scent
  • Elizabeth Arden “Red Door” – this has been her go to scent for I don’t know how many years now
  • RoC Skincare Deep Wrinkle Serum
  • Laura Geller Tinted Under Make-Up Primer, and she also loves the Balance N Brighten, too (*not shown)
  • Lierac Gentle Cleansing Water No-Rinse Formula for Face and Eyes (*no longer available, but now she keeps sneaking peeks at my new “Velvet Cleanser”)
  • Philosphy “The Oxygen Peel”
  • Kate Somerville Quench Hydrating Face Serum (*pretty sure this was my bottle that Mom swiped after she finished hers)
  • I would like to point out the DIY pencil/brush holder I made for my mom with beads and a rectangle vase from Hobby Lobby. My mom has neuropathy in her hands, so it is very difficult for her to pick small things up off of flat surfaces. This holder makes it so much easier for her to grab her brushes and her eye products, as she is NOT giving any of those up. Especially these:

  • RevitaBrow – (*remember when I told you about my mom and RevitaBrow?)
  • Laura Geller Brow Marker
  • Smashbox Brow Tech To Go
  • Mally Beauty Automatic Eyeliner in “Black Cherry” (*of COURSE there is Mally in there, and I was *wondering* where that color went…)
  • So, I don’t think it is too hard to figure out where I get my love of beauty products (and QVC), do you? Tell me – do you get your love of beauty from your Momma, or has she picked up a few tricks from you?

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