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Chanel, Vitalumiere Aqua compact, swatches, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Chanel recently reformulated their Vitalumiere Aqua foundation (liquid gel, shake well before use) into a cream compact. Like    >>

NCLA, Venice Beach Vixen, swatches, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Protecting my flimsy nails and keeping myself amused with a new manicure: NCLA Venice Beach Vixen (click here    >>

skin illustration, epidermis, dermis, hypodermis, layers of skin

We live in an age of cosmeceuticals, but the folks selling skincare frequently speak in anecdotes (burn victims,    >>

NARS, summer 2012, swatches, Ramatuelle, Marie-Galante, D. Gorgeous, Calabria Soft Touch Shadow Pencil, Bourbon Street Larger than Life eyeliner, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

NARS' summer collection is here, with options from ethereal to almost vampy. I've come to enjoy Mr. Nars'    >>

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    >>

NARS, Thakoon, nail polish, swatches, Anardana, Ratin Jot, Amchoor, Kutki, Koliary, Lal Mirchi, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

NARS just put out a collection of six limited edition nail polishes, a collaboration with fashion label Thakoon    >>

Make Up For Ever, MUFE, Aqua Shadow, swatches, 0E, 2E, 4E, 6E, 8E, 20E, 22E, 24E, 26E, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Make Up For Ever just added another eyeshadow formula to their lineup — and another product to their    >>

Butter London Trout Pout swatches

Special thanks to AlexandraRC of Sparkly Vernis for this terrific photo of Butter London's Trout Pout (a lovely,    >>

eyelash-curler-screencap

Eyelash curlers were one of those makeup products I never thought I'd use. They look scary, and I    >>

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).    >>

Armani, summer, 2012, swatches, eyeshadow quads, eye palette, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

There's plenty to talk about in Armani's summer collection, but that blue and turquoise eyeshadow palette has me    >>

Paige

I got a nail polish recently, and though I was excited about it, I hadn't planned to blog    >>

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    >>

MAC, Hey Sailor, swatches, Powerpoint, eyeliner, Pro Longwear Lip Pencil, lipliner, Suntints, Handforged, Emerald Sea, Blue Stripe, Saunter, Shore Leave, Throw Me a Line!, Sea Mist, Abalone, Au Rose, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

MAC's major collection on counters right now is Hey, Sailor! (giving me flashbacks to 2008's Naughty Nauticals). For    >>

Butter London, Knackered, swatchse

Profound thanks to AlexandraRC of Sparkly Vernis for sharing her gorgeous swatches of Butter London's Knackered (new for    >>