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Hey everyone,

I told you yesterday that my big day is right around the corner! I wasn’t planning to take a blog break for it. After all, it will be a small and intimate occasion with only around 20 people. No biggie. My plan was to show up and share a good meal with a small group of people I know very well (bridezilla I am not). I do have quite some errands to run still, but that’s not the only reason why I might not be able to post regularly until after my wedding. [Read more…]



The Beauty Spotlight Team Round-Up for 8th June, 2014

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(Sneak peek of my wedding venue. I might have forgotten to tell you guys that my wedding reception is taking place on June 21st! I am praying for such great weather for the big day, although perhaps a bit less warm. It was almost 30 degrees C/86 F when we went yesterday.)

Ever on the quest to find extraordinary luxury beauty oils, Helen from Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog has fallen madly in love with Aesop Damascan Rose Facial Treatment. It is a truly delectable warm earthy rose that hydrates, plumps and performs miracles!

The Painted Rogue‘s adventuring party is following the paladin into a very…particular dark dungeon this week in search of Urban Decay’s Super Saturated Cream Liner in Perversion…anything could happen, really!

When does a non-Coke drinker fall in love with a Coca-Cola inspired collection?  When it’s Coca-Cola by OPI!  Find out why polish insomniac‘s in love.

Carrie from eyeliner on a cat delves into the natural wonder that is tarte Pure Maracuja Oil and how it’s the perfect Summer skin care multi-tasker. 

Is it hot enough to go nude yet? Beauty Info Zone shares a way to do just that without alerting the authorities. See all those ways with Makeup Wars nude lipsticks.

The Pink Sith is conflicted about her BRTC Blemish Recover Balm BB Cream. On one hand it works pretty well, but on the other hand the ingredients are not so great. What’s a beauty blogger to do?

Pammy Blogs Beauty has found the perfect concealer to help her tired Mommy-of-an-infant eyes: Laura Mercier’s New High Coverage Concealer.

Phyrra shares a Maleficent Inspired Makeup Tutorial.

Perilously Pale shows us what a revolutionary product the new Benefit They’re Real Push-Up Liner Lash Hugging Gel Liner Pen is.

15 Minute Beauty rarely splurges on luxury cosmetics but she’s found that Orlane Transparent Loose Powder has changed her mind.



Chanel Reflets D’Été de Chanel Part 1: Mirage Illusion d’Ombre & Sunny Glossimer

Chanel Mirage + Sunny FOTD

After seeing the swatch galore a few days ago, I hope you’re ready for a series of Chanel Reflets D’Été de Chanel looks! Part 1 features Mirage Illusion d’Ombre and Sunny Glossimer. Just a heads-up: I’m crushing on Mirage pretty hard! [Read more…]



It’s Time to Join the Caudalie Polyphenol C15 Revolution!

Caudalie Polyphenol C15 Anti-Wrinkle Defense Serum, Broad Spectrum SPF20 Anti-Wrinkle Protect Fluid, Anti-Wrinkle Eye & Lip Cream

I have quite some skincare products in the to-test queue, but when something from Caudalie shows up, everything else has to take the back seat! This is what happened when the new Polyphenol C15 landed in my hands a couple of months back. It was basically straight to the photo session and into my skincare cabinet!

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Dior Addict It-Lash Collection Sneak Peek!

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Drumroll, please! After the lippies and fragrances, Dior is expanding the “Addict” territory with Dior Addict It-Lash, Dior Addit It-Line, and some new Diorshow Monos! The collection launches in Belgium today. I am still playing with the pieces, but I thought I’d show you the swatches already! [Read more…]