First Impression: Lancome Rose Ballerine Blush Highlighter & YSL Pivoine Crush Palette

Lancome Rose Ballerine, YSL Pivoine Crush Palette

We have been having an incredibly mild winter here in western Europe, I mean the 10 degrees Celsius (52° F)  type of mild. While I wonder if this implies snow in March and a horrendous spring, it’s been the perfect weather to play with pieces from the spring collections as they roll in. Case in point today: *Lancome Rose Ballerine Blush Highlighter and *YSL Pivoine Crush Palette! [Read more…]



Sisley Beige Rosé Phyto Lip Gloss Packs a Lot of TLC for the Lips!

Sisley Beige Rosé Phyto Lip Gloss FOTD

Up until very recently, I didn’t know much about Sisley, especially not their makeup. Apparently every piece in the relatively small line-up is supposed to provide skincare benefits with botanical extracts. For example, their Phyto Lip Gloss boasts ingredients such as shea butter, sunflower seed oil, and padina pavonica extract (an alga found in the Meditteranean). Let’s take a look at *Beige Rosé, a healthy-looking nude! [Read more…]



Rouge Bunny Rouge Provenance Tales Collection: Cynefin, Silvan, Embers

Rouge Bunny Rouge Provenance Tales

While it is common knowledge Rouge Bunny Rouge makes kick-*ss makeup, their fragrances might not be on everyone’s radar. At least they weren’t on mine till I got to sample their new Provenance Tales Collection! It is composed of three eau de parfums, including *Cynefin, *Silvan, and *Embers.

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The Beauty Spotlight Team’s Happy New Year Round-Up!

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(Muffin has a clear preference for TINY boxes. I honestly didn’t think she could possibly fit into this one!)

Hey everyone,

Can you believe the first week of 2014 is over? How was yours? I’ve had a great break, but now I can’t wait to get back to work! The site will be down for maybe a day on Monday. It is finally getting a face lift! I hope you’re looking forward to the new layout as much as I am!

Now onto the first round of the Beauty Spotlight Team round-up of 2014:  [Read more…]



Rouge Bunny Rouge Genesis Original Skin Primer

Rouge Bunny Rouge Genesis Original Skin Primer

Rouge Bunny Rouge has been busy! They recently added a new primer, Genesis Original Skin Primer, to their line-up. [Read more…]