Swatches

Le Metier de Beaute, Karla Sugar, Shaun Smith

Le Metier de Beaute has a new regional makeup artist for the south/southwest: Shaun Smith. On one of    >>

MAC, Nordstrom Anniversary, swatches, Julie Verhoeven, Smoky Eye Kits, Plum, Black, Creative Whim, Drawn to Drama, Moody, Purple Dash, Naked Lunch, Wedge, Carbon, Graphblack, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

MAC's collection for Nordstrom's anniversary sale includes several specially-priced sets in fantastic limited edition packaging. The art is    >>

Deborah Lippmann, Let's Go Crazy, swatch, Nordstrom Anniversary, 2012

Tremendous thanks to the amazing AlexandraRC of Sparkly Vernis for this jawdropping swatch. It's Deborah Lippmann's Nordstrom anniversary exclusive:    >>

Burberry, Sheer Luminous Fluid Foundation, swatches, Trench 1, Trench 2, Trench 3, Trench 4, Trench 5, Trench 6, Trench 7, Trench 8, Trench 9, Trench 10, Trench 11, Trench 12, Trench 13, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Readers, I have never been so excited about a foundation. (And I never get excited about foundation.) When    >>

Chanel, Nordstrom Anniversary, Fleur de Lotus, swatches, Rives, Riviere, Beige Clair, Roselin, Alize, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

I don't think Chanel ever goes on sale, but every year, during Nordstrom's anniversary event, the brand offers    >>

Chanel skincare display

Now that we've addressed skin anatomy, the physiology of aging, and a few common conditions in adult skin,    >>

NARS, Tinted Moisturizer, swatches, Finland, Alaska, St. Moritz, Annapurna, Cuba, Malaga, Seychelles, Martinique, Polynesia, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

This spring, NARS added a tinted moisturizer to their foundation lineup — and there was much rejoicing. NARS    >>

MAC, Chenman, Breezy Blue, swatches, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

I think I found one color match for my Paige Denim promotional polish: MAC's Breezy Blue, a limited edition    >>

Make Up For Ever, Makeup Forever, MUFE, Aqua Creams, swatches, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Make Up For Ever just added four shades to their Aqua Cream lineup — and the Aqua Creams    >>

Dior, Summer Mix, 2012, swatches, 178 Cosmo, 158 Calypso, 118 Acapulco, 198 Lagoon, 542 Orange Pareo, 854 Rouge Croisiere, 664 Rose Bikini, lipgloss, nail polish, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Dior has a little "interstitial" collection out right now: Summer Mix. It's a happy, bright, juicy, glossy, jelly    >>

Aged and damaged skin exhibits certain classic issues (areas where the skin starts behaving differently from the skin    >>

Chanel, summer 2012

I recently had the great pleasure of having John Fussell, makeup artist extraordinaire for Chanel, do my makeup.    >>

Nubar, Blue Raspberry, swatches, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

I just can't get enough of blue and green polishes this summer. Here's another take on turquoise: Nubar    >>

Burberry, sheer eyeshadow, swatches, Pearl White, Trench, Porcelain, Gold Trench, Chestnut, Almond, Taupe Brown, Khaki, Rosewood, Antique Rose, Tea Rose, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

I hate to admit this, but it's probably a good thing that Burberry took so long to make    >>

Chanel summer 2012, swatches, Sable Emouvant, Peche Cuivre, Khaki Dore, Brun Intense, En Vogue, Empreinte, Calypso, Sirocco, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

On first "walk-by," Chanel's summer collection didn't dazzle me — stripey bronzers? I saw those last summer, right?    >>