Sunday, September 30, 2012

Beauty Squared Round-Up - September 30, 2012

Here are some of the beauty-ful links we have gathered to share with you this week:

Trend alert: Take a break from the browns and blacks and try a stunning gold eyeliner!

Have you ever photoshopped photos of yourself? This writer used to do it all the time. 

A review and swatches of Dita von Teese's new Art Deco Classics collection

From the beautiful to the bizarre: the trend of the bagelhead. Having saline injected into the forehead and then indented with the thumb to create a bagel shape. 

Check out this great face sculpting tutorial from the beautiful Arianne (aka The Glitter Geek). 

Revlon wants to challenge you to try new looks with its new Expression Experiment Facebook app

What you put into your body can affect your skin. Here are some ideas for beauty-boosting drinks.

A new trend in eyeliner pens - the trident tip

In for fall: a modern vampy lip.

Are you craving a change in your look? Try these bold looks.

Have a look at butter LONDON's holiday collection

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

MAC Carine Roitfeld Preview and Photos

Carine Roitfeld elevated the smoky eye to an art form. For her M·A·C collaboration, Carine edits her look into a collection of chic colours and tools for recreating her aesthetic. Full Face Kit contain four Eye Shadows and Cremeblend Blush, Eye Brows in Brunette, Kohl Power Eye Pencil, Fluidline, 49 Lash and two Mascaras. Tropical Mist Lipstick, Face and Body Foundation, Mineralize Concealer, Nail Lacquer and Brushes create the perfect backdrop for dramatic eyes.

Available August 30.

49 Lash
$19.00 CDN/$16.00 US

Full Lash Curler
$24.00 CDN/$20.00 US

Slant Tweezer
$40.00 CDN/$33.00 US

Brow Set
$19.00 CDN/$16.00 US

191 Square Foundation Brush
$39.50 CDN/$33.00 US

266 Small Angle
$24.00 CDN/$20.00 US

275 Medium Angled Shading
$30.00 CDN/$25.00 US

Eye Brows in Brunette
Grey brown
$18.00 CDN/$15.00 US

Face and Body Foundation in C4
$32.00 CDN/$27.00 US

Fluidline in Blacktrack
$18.00 CDN/$15.00 US

Full Face Kit in Desert Camouflage
Sahara Dust - Light neutral beige (satin)
Cactus Thorn - Mid-tone brown bronze (frost)
Desert - Shimmering warm taupe (satin)
Carbon - Intense black (matte)
Sandstorm - Soft sheer warm caramel
$52.00 CDN/$44.00 US

Full Face Kit in Jungle Camouflage
Dew - Soft creamy beige (veluxe pearl)
"Camo" - Muted greyish taupe (satin)
Bad Lieutenant - Blackened deep brown (matte)
Carbon - Intense black (matte)
Bootcamp Bronze - Soft sheer chestnut
$52.00 CDN/$44.00 US

Kohl Power Eye Pencil in Feline
$18.00 CDN/$15.00 US

Lipstick in Tropical Mist
Sheer translucent nude
$20.00 CDN/$16.50 US

Mascara in Studio Fix Boldblack Lash
$19.00 CDN/$16.00 US

Mascara in Zoomfast Black Lash
$19.00 CDN/$16.00 US

Mineralize Concealer in NC35
$24.00 CDN/$20.00 US

Nail Lacquer in Undercover Nude
Sheer clear nude (cream)
$21.00 CDN/$17.50 US

Nail Lacquer in Underfire Red
Deep blood red (cream)
$21.00 CDN/$17.50 US

Studio Fix Fluid SPF 30 in NC30
$32.00 CDN/$27.00 US

MAC Marilyn Monroe Preview and Photos

M∙A∙C Marilyn Monroe, a colour collection that channels the legend’s lustre and sex appeal in shades and formulas meticulously Marilyn. Lipsticks in rapturous reds, gleaming Dazzleglass, a dramatic 35 Lash, False Lashes Extreme Black and Eye Shadows in shimmering metallic and diamond tones provide silver-screen allure. The finishing touch: Nail Lacquers destined to be a girl’s best friend and Beauty Powder to evoke that flawless Forever Marilyn.

Available online September 27 and in stores October 4. 

Beauty Powder in Forever Marilyn
Sheer pale peach highlighter
$34.00 CDN/$28.00 US

Brow Finisher
$18.00 CDN/$15.00 US

Dazzleglass in Little Rock
Soft sheer white with pearl (frost)
$26.00 CDN/$21.50 US

Dazzleglass in Phiff!
Sheer yellow peach (frost)
$26.00 CDN/$21.50 US

Eye Kohl in Fascinating
Intense matte white
$18.00 CDN/$15.00 US

Eye Kohl in Smolder
Intense black
$18.00 CDN/$15.00 US

Eyeshadow in How to Marry
Soft white (veluxe pearl)
$25.00 CDN/$21.00 US

Eyeshadow in Preferred Blonde
Pale champagne beige (veluxe pearl)
$25.00 CDN/$21.00 US

Eyeshadow in Showgirl
Dark blue grey (veluxe pearl)
$25.00 CDN/$21.00 US

Eyeshadow in Silver Screen
True silver (veluxe pearl)
$25.00 CDN/$21.00 US

35 Lash
$19.00 CDN/$16.00 US

Lip Pencil in Beet
Vivid reddish-pink
$20.00 CDN/$16.50 US

Lip Pencil in Redd
Clearly red
$20.00 CDN/$16.50 US

Lip Pencil in Cherry
Vivid bright bluish-red
$20.00 CDN/$16.50 US

Lipstick in Charmed I'm Sure
Dark true red (matte)
$20.00 CDN/$16.50 US

Lipstick in Deeply Adored
Deep scarlet (matte)
$20.00 CDN/$16.50 US

Lipstick in Love Goddess
Mid-tone pink red (satin)
$20.00 CDN/$16.50 US

Lipstick in Pure Zen
Frosted warm nude (cremesheen)
$20.00 CDN/$16.50 US

Lipstick in Deeply Adored
Deep scarlet (matte)
$20.00 CDN/$16.50 US

Mascara in False Lashes Extreme Black
$23.50 CDN/$20.00 US

Nail Lacquer in Flaming Rose
True red (cream)
$21.00 CDN/$17.50 US

Nail Lacquer in Kid Orange
Coral (cream)
$21.00 CDN/$17.50 US

Nail Lacquer in Rich, Rich, Rich (ONLINE EXCLUSIVE)
Glittery gold (pearl)
$21.00 CDN/$17.50 US

Nail Lacquer in Stage Red
Dark berry red (cream)
$21.00 CDN/$17.50 US

Nail Lacquer in Vintage Vamp
Rich deep retro wine (cream)
$21.00 CDN/$17.50 US

Penultimate Brow Marker
$22.00 CDN/$18.50 US

Penultimate Eye Liner in Rapidblack
True Black
$21.50 CDN/$18.50 US

Powder Blush in Legendary
Pale soft coral (satin)
$26.50 CDN/$22.00 US

Powder Blush in The Perfect Cheek
Neutral pink beige (matte)
$26.50 CDN/$22 US