Product Type

Dior, summer 2012, Croisette, swatches, Addict Lipstick, 354, Palace, 414, Casual Gold, 544, Jet Set, Ultra Gloss, 432 Brown Panema, 542, Orange Pareo, Diorshow Waterproof Liner, 258, Turquoise, 401, Saint Tropez, 231, Bikini, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Dior's summer collection is called Croisette (little cross) — named, I think for the Promenade de la Croisette,    >>

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We know we should wear sunscreen at the beach. We know about avoiding sunburn, about skin cancer, and    >>

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    >>

Sally Hansen, Prabal Gurung, Barely Blue Bell, swatches, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

For the past few years, Sally Hansen has made fabulous custom colors for shows at New York fashion    >>

MAC fall 2012 pro eye palette swatches, Dark Current, Blazer, Delft, Smoked Paprika, Salt & Pepper, Natural Fibre

Tremendous thanks to blogger and makeup artist extraordinaire Lauren Clark for an advance look at MAC's new, limited    >>

Armani, Rouge d'Armani Sheer, lipstick, swatches, Sheer d'Armani, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Armani just added a new lipstick to its lineup: Rouge d'Armani Sheer. (Spring/summer IS the season of sheer    >>

Deborah Lippmann, Lippmann Collection, swatches, spring, summer, 2012, Mermaid's Dream, On the Beach, Ray of Light, Sweet Dreams, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Deborah Lippmann just released a quartet of new shades (well technically two for spring/resort and two for summer,    >>

Tom Ford, Brow Sculptor, brow pencil, swatches, Blonde, Taupe, Chestnut, Espresso, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Until very recently, I thought a brow pencil was just a brow pencil. I've tried a handful of    >>

There are about a dozen categories of makeup (foundation, powder, lipliner, etc.) — and we all have categories we    >>

MAC, Tres Cheek, swatches, Immortal Flower, Modern Mandarin, Lovecloud, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

Another little quickie collection from MAC: a sextet of limited edition powder blushes. Now I LOVE blush, but    >>

Kate Somerville spa

I'm feeling extremely jetsetting, readers. Lucky Magazine just hosted the first "west coast edition" of their Fashion    >>

Butter London, Lillibet's Jubilee, swatches

Tremendous thanks to AlexandraRC of Sparkly Vernis for her guest swatches of a very topical color: Lillibet's Jubilee    >>

MAC, Reel Sexy, lipstick, Cremesheen Glass, swatches, Watch Me Simmer, Pink Popcorn, Heroine, Private Screening, Cinestyle, Star Quality, Colour Saturation, Color Saturation, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

MAC's Reel Sexy collection is a flashback to last summer's Nordstrom anniversary collection, Cinematics (and the widely available    >>

Sephora, Pantone Universe, 2012, Tangerine Tango, swatches, eyeshadow quad, Scallop Shell, Carnelian, Sparrow, Pavement, lipstick, lipgloss, Vivid, Luminous, Opal, Glaze, KarlaSugar, Karla Sugar

In a move that was absolutely brilliant for both brands, Sephora and Pantone teamed up to create a    >>

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    >>