The Weekend Beauty Read


Beauty Anonymous brings you Chanel limited-edition Levres Douceur lip palette.

A Touch of Blusher looks at YSL’s spring 2009 collection.

Beauty Banter reveals 7 tips to cut costs (but not your beauty) during these crazy economic times!

Beauty Junkie in SF gets back into the natural skincare trend with a review of some of Boscia’s great products. Preservatives are for sissies!

Beauty and Fashion Tech loves her new DHC Eye Shadow Palette and Eye Shadow Brush

Teri from Beautiful Makeup Search is hooked on PerriconeMD Firming Neck Cream – come find out why.

Aging Beautiful has the complete line up from Sensual Sensations – the new line from Dr. 90210 Robert Rey.

Elke is giving a $100 Gift Certificate to a lucky brow fan from her Model Brow Collection.

Michelle from All Lacquered Up takes you on a visit to the Lancome Boutique in New York City and shares her favorite items from their holiday collection.

If you’re always losing your lipgloss, Makeup Moxie has the solution: The DKNY Be Delicious Key Chain

ThisThatBeauty shows off celebrity brows by Damone Roberts, brow guru to the likes of Madonna and Beyonce.

Christina Loves… the newest Anti-Aging Treatment Cream from MLab.

Glossypink gives you the tips to get Angelina Jolie’s beautiful Bazaar cover look!

15 Minute Beauty Fanatic tried out the new Pure Skin Care Line at CVS, which was both good and bad…

makeup loves me is giving away a set of the latest diet craze, sensa! get your skinny on!

Face Candy gives you some ideas for bargain shopping without sacrificing fashion.

Enter for a chance to win a Karmin Titanium Hair Iron over at The Makeup Divas.

Beauty411 shines the spotlight on the sophisticated Laura Mercier Black Tie Holiday Collection!

The girls over at Beauty in Real Life are having another giveaway this week with YES Skincare. Click here for more info.

The Weekend Beauty Read


Elke shares a post from the past: Max Factor Shadow Review

If you are looking for a 100% organic perfume that is free of phthalates, parabens and other toxins, then come check out what solid perfumes The Makeup Divas reviews and recommends.

Beauty Anonymous reviews La Mer The Hydration Infusion.

Jeannie from The Daily Cookie gets invited behind the scenes at Three Custom Color to chat with co-founder Chad Hayduk on fall trends as well as see how he mixes a custom lip gloss just for her!

A Touch of Blusher looks at YSL’s holiday 2008 collection.

Cybelesays is giving away some of Gwen Stefani’s new Harajuku Lovers fragrances. Click here to enter the contest!

Musings of a Muse looks at the new Vincent Longo Diamante Quad in Aquila with Product Photos and Swatches!.

Beauty411 shares the best online beauty shopping websites from the NovemberShopSmart by Consumer Reports magazine! Did your favorite site make the list?

Beauty Banter dishes on MAC’s most fabulous Fall collection – hint: it maybe a collaboration with a MAJOR fashion house!

Beauty and Personal Grooming shares some easy DIY hair-conditioners using raw eggs.

What anti-aging skincare brand does Beauty Blogging Junkie swear by these days? Find out here!

Christine from Beauty in Real Life lets you in on her fave shampoo and conditioner combo. Find out which ones made the cut here.

makeup loves me gives you the skinny on sensa, magic sprinkles that help you lose weight!

Glossypink gets a site makeover and tells you about the red lipsticks that are a must for your makeup wardrobe!

Beauty Junkie in SF figured out how to hide those evil shadows under her eyes with the help of Benefit’s Powderflage and its pretty fan brush.

15 Minute Beauty Fanatic has found a great natural mascara, Tarte’s Lash Hugger!

Yummy411 wants to know if you’re ‘Politically Pretty’! shows you how to color your eyeshadow primer. Brights never looked brighter and whites never looked whiter! Color my primer here!

Spoiled Pretty is giving away a Junior Drake handbag worth $528. What are you waiting for? Enter today!

Fashion Week continues….

So Sunday was a quick business meeting in the morning and then dashing off to the Shumag fashion show with Paul from Beyond Beauty Basic. Since Paul was the first to text me back when I got an extra invite, he was the lucky one to watch, what I soon found out, his first fashion show ever. I think he liked. Also too, it’s amazing to see the amount of work and time it goes into creating a fashion show, that here, presented 35 outfits. Time it took to show? 10 minutes. Time it took to prep? Months…

Here, it was all about messy hair with braids on the sides, and fuschia glossy pink lips and super bright overdone fuschia blush. Not a makeup trend I think I’ll be wearing soon personally.

Then off to my place to meet and greet Jennifer & Christine from Beauty in Real Life. After chatting and catching up, eyebrows were analyzed and newly reshaped on both, then they were off to meet and greet with their new PR contacts!


The event and highlight of the week so far was the MAC Cosmetics Dinner. At the super famous Suba restaurant in downtown east New York,

Hosted by the super PR diva Heather herself, we were wined and dined and presented with a generous Fashion Week survival bag, complete with their makeup take off wipes that I’ve been using every night since. Works great! No greasy residue and removes everything. Because during fashion week, who has time to take off makeup?

Then if was off to get some much needed sleep since I managed to wake up at 3 am that morning and not sleep since. And beauty sleep it was!

Powerful Beauty with Elke Von Freudenberg

I got the amazing invitation to share my view of Powerful Beauty over at BBN member’s Bionic Beauty’s blog!

What is your definition of powerful beauty?? share in the comments! elke

Achieve Powerful Beauty with Bionic Beauty™ This week celebrity makeup artist and eyebrow expert Elke Von Freudenberg joins in on Bionic Beauty’s quest for real women’s definition of Powerful Beauty. Elke is also the founder of The Beauty Ideal and The Beauty Blog Network and she maintains her own blog with makeup tips and reviews. She’s also just recently launched her own line of specialty eyebrow tools and cosmetics “The Model Brow”! She’s certainly a powerful woman.

So Elke, how do you define Powerful Beauty?

read on!

[From Powerful Beauty with Elke Von Freudenberg]