Lipgloss Break: lips
Showing posts with label lips. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lips. Show all posts

NARS Bold Lip Tutorial

Want to rock a bold lip this Fall? Check out this video tutorial by NARS head makeup artist, Cindy Rodriquez. All products used are inspired by Guy Bourdin's Holiday collection. Details on the collection coming soon!




Waxelene - a Petroleum Jelly Alternative

I'm pretty much obsessed with lip balm. If I don't have one within reach at all times I go into panic mode. I normally just settle for petroleum based jelly balms, but recently discovered a new petroleum jelly alternative, Waxelene.

Waxelene contains no petroleum, parabens or artificial ingredients, they don't use animal testing and it's made in the USA. You can use it for anything you would use petroleum jelly for. I've been using it on my lips at night, to remove eye makeup from underneath my eyes, and as a cuticle moisturizer. It's not greasy and has only a slight hint of a beeswax smell. I love the way it feels on my lips, and when I use it on my face and cuticles it soaks in fast and doesn't leave a greasy finish. 
I always look for products and foods with the least amount of ingredients, which means they are that much closer to being natural. Waxelene contains the following: Organic Soy Oil, Beeswax, Natural Vitamin E Oil, Organic Rosemary Oil. Normally I don't like wax based balms, but it's not a hardened wax, but more like jelly and easy to spread. The 2 oz. & 9 oz. jars retail for $5.99 and $15.99. You can find them at Bed Bath & Beyond and several other retail locations. Find the location nearest you here. Waxelene is a must for everyone's nightstand and vanity - I'm now a petroleum jelly alternative believer! 


Pink Ribbon line from Violent Lips

THINK: A kiss that cares.

WHAT IT IS: Pink ribbon pouts. Makeup trends come and go, but beauty with a conscience is always in style. Violent Lips is proud to unveil their latest collection of temporary lip tattoos—the Pink Ribbon Line---in support of the National Breast Cancer Coalition. Featuring three exclusive pink ribbon patterns, the collection offers a stylish new way to kiss breast cancer goodbye.

$2.00 per package sold will be donated to the NBCC.

ABOUT VIOLENT LIPS: Violent Lips' mission is to change the way women apply makeup. Hailed as "The Future of Lipstick", Violent Lips intends to keep pushing the boundaries of lip wear with out-of-the-box designs and innovative applications that last up to eight hours.

TO USE: Shape It, Peel It, Set It, Wet It

AVAILABLE PATTERNS: Ribbon Pattern, Solo Ribbon, Pink Plaid with Ribbon designed by celebrity makeup artist Katie Alves.

WHAT IT COSTS: $9.99 for a set of three.

WHERE TO FIND IT: www.ViolentLips.com