By Terry Apricot Éclat de Teint

$99.00 USD (0.42oz/12g) Available from: By Terry (within EU) Available from: Barneys New York If you don’t know Terry de Gunzburg by name, you might know her by reputation as the mastermind behind Yves Saint Laurent’s VERY popular Touche Eclat highlight pen. By Terry actually has a version of Touche Eclat that I plan on reviewing later but for(…)

Sue Devitt Eye Intensifier Pencils: Golden Triangle, Ava & Zaire

$22.00 USD (0.05oz/1.6g) Available from: Sue Devitt Beauty Sue Devitt Eye Intensifier Pencils are long-wearing, water-resistant, jumbo sized eye pencils with a sponge-tip “smudger” on one end. I don’t care for the smudger; it really just pushes the product around on the skin instead of blending it in. The formula is usually very soft but you have(…)

Aveda Jewels of the Earth Lipstick

$16.00 USD (0.11oz/3.4g) Available from: Aveda I’m seperating the collection into two seperate posts: Eye Color and Lip Color (with short reviews and descriptions of each shade). The Jewels of the Earth collection by Aveda is a limited edition makeup collection for Fall 2011. It consists of 6 new Petal Essence Single Eye Colors and 3 new Nourish-Mint Lip Colors. Aveda(…)

Aveda Jewels of the Earth Eyeshadow

$12.00 USD (0.04oz/1.25g) Available from: Aveda I’m seperating the collection into two seperate posts: Eye Color and Lip Color (with short reviews and descriptions of each shade). The Jewels of the Earth collection by Aveda is a limited edition makeup collection for Fall 2011. It consists of 6 new Petal Essence Single Eye Colors and 3 new Nourish-Mint Lip Colors. Aveda(…)

Royal & Langnickel C140/BC140 Silk Bronzer Brush

$11.99 USD Available from: Royal & Langnickel What’s that old expression? “Fool me once…” Royal & Langnickel is on their second strike with me and I’m unsure whether or not they deserve a third chance at bat. The C140 (also called the BC140) Silk Bronzer Brush is almost as useful as a trap door in a canoe. Literally unusable as a(…)

Estée Lauder Lavish Pink Pure Color Crystal Lipstick

$24.00 USD (0.13oz/3.8g) Available from: Estée Lauder Estée Lauder Lavish Pink Pure Color Crystal Lipstick is part of the Limited Edition Pink Ribbon Collection available through October 2011. It’s an amazingly pretty, ultra soft, moisture-rich, sheer pink with a soft sparkle! (I thought ALL that would sound better than, “This is SO PRETTY!”) Goldilocks would LOVE this lipstick. Lavish Pink is JUUUST RIGHT. It’s not(…)

YES Oil-Based & Water-Based Personal Lubricants

$14.99 USD (2.6 fl oz/75ml) Available from: Hip Apotheca (October 2011) Don’t lie! If a company wanted to send YOU free lube to test and review… you’d jump at the chance too! WARNING: This post contains some frank talk about lubricants. If this makes you uncomfortable, please move along to another post. Yes brand lubricants are certified organic and(…)

Gabriel Cosmetics Aurora Lipstick

$16.75 USD (0.14oz/4g) Available from: Gabriel Cosmetics Gabriel Cosmetics’ Aurora Gluten & Lead Free Lipstick is an ultra creamy, highly pigmented frosty pale peachy beige. It’s a whole heap of creamy frostiness in a tube – If you don’t like frost, this will make you run screaming. Before you do though, let me tell you why I adore(…)

Royal & Langnickel BC142 SILK Pro Silk Super Foundation Brush

$24.99 USD Available from: Royal & Langnickel Sometimes you just need to spend the bucks for the better product. The BC142 Silk Super Foundation Brush is part of Royal & Langnickel’s SILK Pro line of makeup brushes. I originally purchased it because I had heard that it was the exact same brush as Coco Beau’s “The Big, Fat,(…)

Coastal Scents Bright Eyed Eye Brightener

$9.95 USD (0.676 fl oz/20ml) Available from: Coastal Scents Coastal Scents Bright Eyed Eye Brightener is a lightweight highlighting cream in a squeeze tube with a point-tipped applicator. I won’t lie, Coastal Scents sent these to me for review BUT as soon as I tested them out for a day, they went right into my kit (it’s rare that(…)