Les Merveilleuses de Laduree Lip Rouge 06 Swatches

Les Merveilleuses de Laduree Lip Rouge 06 Swatches

As a devout Francophile, I’ve been loving  reading blogger So Lonely in Gorgeous reviews of some Laduree’s makeup items that have been released in Japan. One day not too long ago, she surprised me by sending over this lovely Les Merveilleuses de Laduree...
Guerlain Rouge Automatique Review and Swatches

Guerlain Rouge Automatique Review and Swatches

  Since I posted this preview, Guerlain’s introduction of Rouge Automatique ($32 each) lipstick has already become a success.  The combination of the sleek, beautiful and thoughtfully functional packaging and the moisturizing, pigmented formula is a...
Serge Lutens Lipsticks

Serge Lutens Lipsticks

At Serge Lutens Les Salons du Palais Royale, I purchased a lipstick in #6, Mauve de Swann ($70).  I tried on another color, a deep red, and was very tempted, but decided to go with this neutral instead. The bullet is encased in a deep red-brown hexagon, and refills...
A Tale of Two Textures: RMK Pink and MAC Pink Friday

A Tale of Two Textures: RMK Pink and MAC Pink Friday

The other day, Liz and I were playing around with some pink lipsticks, and we noticed how the difference in texture and tone affected final impact of the look. On one hand, we used RMK Irresistible Lips B in Pink (#04), which I obtained from a beauty blogging friend...
Chanel Ombres Perlees and Peregrina Look

Chanel Ombres Perlees and Peregrina Look

Liz and I played with Chanel Ombres Perlees and Rouge Coco Peregrina to show you a little more of Chanel’s most recent collection.  In particular, I’ve had several questions about how the new Chanel eyeshadow formulation in the Ombres Perlees palette looks...
Chanel Rouge Coco Peregrina

Chanel Rouge Coco Peregrina

The Spring 2011 Collection Les Perles de Chanel includes Rouge Coco Peregrina ($30 /#78), which takes its name from a rather famous pearl.  Peregrina is a semi-sheer light shimmery peach, likely designed to compliment the deep and smokey green eyeshadows which are the...