The Beauty Spotlight Team Round-up for 21st December, 2014

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This week’s Instagram highlights…

1. My mini lipstick collection.
2. The carousel in the city center.
3. Part of my mini fragrance collection.
4. Kissa enjoying the new curvy scratching board. Question for my fellow crazy cat ladies: what material do your cats prefer? Here they seem to like cardboard the most!

15 Minute Beauty asked her beauty blogging friends a few questions, and now she can share their favorite drugstore foundations! Did your favorite make the list?

Tom Ford Lips & Boys Limited Edition Collection of 50 Lipsticks is truly amazing, and Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog has swatched the whole collection for you!

Looking for last minute stocking stuffers? Prime Beauty has a great review of the Amopê Pedi Perfect Tool and you can win one for yourself too!

Interested in some “Lush”ious bathing? Join Beauty Info Zone in drooling over these Lush products. Get them while they are available.

Looking for a new skin saving serum? Phyrra is in love with the Silk Naturals Vitamin C Peptide Serum! It’s vegan, too!

‘Tis the Season for Giveaways at Pammy Blogs Beauty! Enter to win a fabulous gift basket from RoC plus a $200 Visa Gift card!!! While you are there, check out the other giveaways, too!

polish insomniac shares with us the Top 10 Glitter Nail Polishes of 2014!

Just when you think there’s nothing new left, Perilously Pale discovers YSL’s new Volupte Tint-In Oil. You’ll want to see these beauties.

My First Taste of Antipodes

Antipodes Moisture Boost Minis Vanilla Pod Hydrating Day Cream & Divine Face Oil review

Antipodes, the organic New Zealand skincare brand, had been on my to-try list for a very long time. I picked up the limited edition set of Moisture Boost Minis and gave both Divine Face Oil and Vanilla Pod Hydrating Day Cream a proper whirl. Am I hooked or did the set leave me indifferent?

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Gold, Gold, and More Gold!

Guerlain Coque d'Or La Laque Couleur & L'Oiseau de Feu Le Top Coat Or

As the last holiday post of the year, I’m bringing you *Guerlain Coque d’Or La Laque Couleur and *L’Oiseau de Feu Gold Top Coat!

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Come Join the Grand Mostly Sunny Holiday Giveaway (Value 270+ Euros)!

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‘Tis the season of giving, and there is no better way to thank you guys for your continuous support than with a huge giveaway! Want to find out what shiny new stuff you can win and how? Keep reading! [Read more…]

A Natural-Looking Red If There Ever Was One: Ellis Faas Ellis Red Milky Lips

Ellis Faas L201 Milky Lips (Ellis Red)

One thing I forgot to mention in my first Ellis Faas post last week is that all the shades in the line-up are “human colors,” namely they are based on colors that the human bodies naturally produce. What would be the inspiration of the brand’s signature “Ellis Red?” You guessed it, blood! The theory behind human colors is that since they are universal, they should be flattering across all skin tones. While I cannot confirm that, *Ellis Faas L201 Milky Lips is indeed one unusually natural-looking red liquid lipstick! [Read more…]