Chanel Spring 2010:  Particuliere Nail Polish

Chanel Spring 2010: Particuliere Nail Polish

Look, more places to wear taupe–your nails!  Chanel’s Spring 2010 offering, Particuliere ($23), is not the first to make a beautiful taupe nail polish.  It gives you a rich, taupe cream in one coat.  In the picture below, Particuliere is applied with two...
Illamasqua Chased:  A Highly Pigmented Lilac Pink Blush

Illamasqua Chased: A Highly Pigmented Lilac Pink Blush

Illamasqua Chased ($23 at Sephora) is a lilac pink blush with an enormous pan and nuclear pigmentation.  The blush pan stretches a luxurious 2 x 2 inches across, with plenty of surface for the largest blush brushes.  The pigmentation took me by suprise–you can...
Holiday Makeup, Part Three

Holiday Makeup, Part Three

This is the last of a series of posts about holiday options. December can be one of the most demanding months, and I usually have less time to get ready than I’d like.  One quick way to add some shine is to use a creme eyeshadow, such as Laura Mercier’s...