Bronzer

Estee Lauder, Bronze Goddess 2013, swatches, Batik Sun, eyeshadow quint, liquid eyeliner, Black Sands, nail polish, Hot Spell, lipstick, Solar Crush, Fuchsia Fever, Sheer Roller Gloss, Squeeze, Succulent, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Every year, I look forward to Estee Lauder's Bronze Goddess collection. The very words evoke for me a    >>

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?    >>

Guerlain, Pucci, Terra Azzurra, swatches, 13 Capri, eyeshadow quad, kohl, khol, kajal, 02 Blu Acqua, nail polish, 01 Paradiso, 02 Riviera, Terracotta gloss, 10 Porto Fino, 11 Porto Ercole, 12 Porto Azzurra, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

In May of 2007 (was it really so long ago?), Guerlain partnered with Pucci to create a limited    >>

Tom Ford, bronzer, swatches, matte, shimmer, Gold Dust, Terra, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

For summer 2012, Tom Ford released a pair of absolutely lovely bronzers — one matte, one not-matte (excellent).    >>

MAC, Hey Sailor, swatches, eyeshadow, Crystal Avalanche, Barefoot, Jaunty, Feeling Fresh, Nautical Navy, nail polish, Vestral White, Touch of Red, pigment, Old Gold, Naval Blue, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Sorry for breaking MAC's Hey Sailor collection into two posts, but I didn't want to subject you to    >>

Givenchy, Poudre Bonne Mine, Healthy Glow Powder, summer bronzer, swatches, 2012, Premiere Croisiere, Douce Croisiere, Ambre Croisiere, Extreme Croisiere, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Poor Givenchy. Years ago, I thought their counter in Saks (Galleria Houston) was just the pinnacle of glamour    >>

MAC, In Extra Dimension, eyeshadow, swatches, Young Venus, Blue Orbit, Lunar, Grand Galaxy, Rich Core, Sweet Heat, Havana, Modern Pewter, Warm Thunder, Dark Dare, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Now this is just unsubstantiated musings on my part, but it sometimes seems like Estee Lauder Corp. shares    >>

MAC, Art of Powder, swatches, In the Abstract, highlighter, Optical Bronzer, Street Art Eyeshadow, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Congratulations, MAC, you've made a product so beautiful I don't want to use it — I just want    >>

MAC, Cindy Sherman, swatches, fall color, 2011, Parlor Smoke, Cross Cultural, Indigo Noir, Steel, Blue Storm, Tan, Emerald Dusk, Starless Night, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

MAC's big Fall Colour collection launched this week, and I feel like it's the collection that everyone's been    >>

MAC Me Over, MAC Basics, swatches, Creamy Bisque, Moleskin, Outre, Satin Taupe, Mythical, Carbonized, Teddy, Smolder, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Some months ago, MAC held a massive casting call, asking makeup lovers to complete the sentence "MAC Me    >>

NARS, Multiples, swatches, Copacabana, Luxor, Maldives, South Beach, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Just in case anyone would like to see them all together, I thought I'd put the NARS Multiples    >>

NARS, Multiples, swatches, Lamu, Palm Beach, Laguna, St. Barts, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Today I have for you the third and final installment of NARS Multiple swatches. Multiples are twist-up sticks    >>

MAC, Semi Precious, Mineralize Skinfinish, MSF, swatches, Semi Precious Pearl, Semi Precious Crystal Pink, Karla Sugar, KarlaSugar

Welcome to part two of MAC's Semi Precious (mostly mineral) collection. Yesterday we looked at the eyeshadows, lips,    >>

Surf Baby, YouTube preview

I made a quick video for MAC's Surf Baby (click here for the original Surf Baby swatch post).    >>

MAC, Surf Baby, swatches, Short Shorts, Sun Blonde, Saffron, Surf USA, Swell Baby, Gilded White, Blue Noon, Naked, Melon, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

In July of 2008, MAC released a color collection called Cool Heat, and it just blew me away.    >>