Eyeshadow

Dior, spring 2012, swatches, eyeshadow quints, 441 Garden Pastels, 841 Garden Roses, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Dior's idea of spring 2012 is a garden party (what a delightful idea). The color palette makes me    >>

Guerlain, spring 2012, swatches, eyeshadow quads, 12 Les Aqua, 11 Les Roses, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

This spring is la vie en rose, according to Guerlain. Pink comes back every spring, and I know    >>

Estee Lauder, Topaz, spring 2012, swatches, Topaz Mosaic, quint, Topaz Chameleon, Illuminating Powder Gelee, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Estee Lauder's Topaz may not shout from the display, but it's one of my favorite spring collections so    >>

Laura Mercier, spring 2012, Lingerie collection, swatches, Eye and Cheek Palette, Buff Pearl, Tawny Apricot, Rich Cocoa, Pale Pink, African Violet, Black Plum, Rose Desire, Fresh Peach, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Laura Mercier's spring collection appeared on counter, and the promo photo on the display literally stopped me in    >>

Lancome, spring 2012, Roseraie des Delices, swatches, Color Design Eyeshadow Quints, Tendresse, Rose Romance, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Lancome's spring collection has arrived on counters, and it looks quite enticing. It's called Roseraie des Delices (rose    >>

NARS, spring 2012, swatches, Douce France, Paramaribo, Lhasa, Dark Rite, Abbey Road, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

NARS' spring collection officially launches on counters on February 1 (and it's already available online). Based on the    >>

MAC, Iris Apfel, lipstick, swatches, Pink Pigeon, Scarlet Ibis, Party Parrot, Flamingo, Morange, Entertain Me, Embrace Me, Redd, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Of the seven collections on MAC's counters right now (Daphne Guinness, Metal X, Tour de Fabulous, Lip Mix,    >>

MAC, Naturally, swatches, A Perfect Day, Beach Sand, Sweet Sunrise, Pillow Talk, Wee Coquette, Fresh Air, Naked Space, Hot Spell, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Does the mention of a new Mineralize collection from MAC make you weak in the knees? I think    >>

MAC, Metal X, swatches, 2011, 2012, Virgin Silver, Palladium, Gold Carbon, Cyber, Fusion Gold, Rusty, Red Hot Copper, Venetian Tarnish, Vintage Coin, Karla Sugar, KarlaSugar

MAC first released Metal X cream eyeshadows in 2007. They released them again in 2008 (as Brushed Metal    >>

Chanel, spring 2012, swatches, Rouge Coco, Superstition, Chalys, Paradis, Charme, Destinee, Rouge Coco Shine, Candeur, Flirt, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Chanel's spring collection was one of the first on counter this year. The collection chiefly offers variations on    >>

Bobbi Brown, Neons and Nudes, Lip Color, swatches, Atomic Orange, Neon Pink, Uber Beige, Citrus, Cosmic Pink, Ultra Violet, Ink Liner, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Bobbi's first collection of 2012 is here: Neons & Nudes (and it definitely covers both ends of the    >>

MAC, Daphne Guinness, swatches, Interior Life, eyeshadow quad, Stratus, Bruised Sky, Interior Life, Heather Belles, Pigments, Circa Plum, Aurora, Nebula, Powerpoint, eyeliner, Engraved, Grey Utility, Brow Pencils, Fling, Stud, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

MAC has so many new collections on counter right now, it's making my head spin. I think the    >>

Makeup Academy, Glitter Ball Palette, swatches

Tremendous thanks to Nicole of Beauty-Free (a blog that tracks Duty-Free beauty finds) for guest-swatching another Makeup Academy palette:    >>

Laura Mercier, Moonlight, swatches, holiday 2011, Pink Pearl, Crystal Beige, Deep Garnet, Orchid Shimmer, Evening Pink, Raspberry Sorbet, Rose, Bare Beam, Nude Lilac, Lip Glace, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

I got the chance to swatch Laura Mercier's holiday collection, Moonlight. The color story is definitely non-traditional for    >>

NARS, holiday, 2011 swatches, Joyous Red lipstick, Albatross lipgloss, Space Odyssey, Endless Night, Campo de Fiori, St. Marks Place, Larger than Life Eyeliner, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

We had previously taken a look at NARS' holiday sets; the weather has finally permitted me to finish    >>