Friday, March 14, 2008

Château Garden Party























Lancôme
recently released a collection of limited edition nail and lip colours. Château Garden Party contains six shades of Le Rouge Absolu and three shades of Le Vernis, all in elegant and feminine spring colours.

NAILS
Le Vernis

Premiering in February, Le Vernis provides ultra lasting colour and shine for up to seven days, and contains shield plasticizers that work to keep nails flexible and more resistant to shock and abrasion, preventing chipping.

Colours:
Refined Red
Polished Pink
Beige Elegance


LIPS
Le Rouge Absolu
This advanced lip colour provides continuous moisture, SPF 15 and features plumping polymer and non-feathering colour to define and reshape lips.

Colours:
Proper Plum
Graceful Rose
Delicate Magnolia
Poised Poppy
Chateau Peony
Vibrant Camelia

www.lancome.ca

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Lipstick, Powder 'n Paint Nominated Again For Best Beauty Publisher!

We are excited to inform you that Lipstick, Powder 'n Paint has been nominated again. This time it is for best Beauty Publisher in the prestigious GLAM Network Awards.

Please support us and vote. You can vote once every 24 hrs for your favourite nominated sites.

http://ca.glam.com/contests/2008networkawards/2008networkawards.php

Voting ends APRIL 10, 2008

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Voting is still open for The Fabbie Awards and Lipstick, Powder 'n Paint has been nominated under the Beauty category.

Voting ends APRIL 31, 2008. Just click on the thumbs-up.
http://www.fabbies.org/

K-Palette Liquid Liner

I really like the look of liquid eyeliner but I am so challenged when it comes to applying it. Well, I have found one that makes me seem like a makeup artist! K-Palette's Real Lasting 24 Hour Eyeliner has a patented micro-fibre brush with the finest tip, allowing me to have complete control, and precise crisp lines.





The packaging may not look flashy but this eyeliner is designed to stay smudge-proof and tear-resistant throughout busy days and nights, and it does. After applying my liquid liner, I waited a couple of seconds then ran my fingers over my lids to try and smudge it. Nothing. Then I went to the sink, ran some water and splashed my face. I blinked several times and...nothing. When I did eventually want to take it off, I used my Kiehl's eye makeup remover, and off it came.

If you have not seen this brand before, that is because it is from Japan and has recently made the trip to North America. I predict that it will be a best seller in North America.

Available at www.beautymark.ca

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Vogue Magazine and The Fragrance Foundation are searching for Aspiring Filmmakers

In honor of the 36th Annual FIFI Awards, where each year the best of the new fragrances are honored, Vogue and The Fragrance Foundation present the first-ever Fragrance & Film Festival. This inaugural opportunity provides a chance for aspiring filmmakers nationwide to tell a provocative, fantastical story about one of the featured 2008 FIFI-nominated fragrances with a two-to three-minute short film.

The participating fragrances are Missoni, Gucci by Gucci, Paris Hilton's Can Can and Usher for Men and Usher for Women. Filmmakers are encouraged to highlight their love of fragrance, fashion and music by creating a short story film for any of these fragrances. The winner will receive $10,000 and two tickets to the 2008 FIFI Awards in New York City, where their award-winning short film will be shown to an audience of fragrance industry leaders and celebrities.

Filmmakers can submit their films for consideration at http://www.fragranceandfilm.com/ by May 1, 2008.





For detailed contest rules and guidelines visit http://www.fragranceandfilm.com/

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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Embrace Your Inner Venus
























The quickest way to smooth legs is a razor, and 50% of Canadian women recently surveyed by Venus said that they would rather have a coffee stain on a white blouse than have an unshaven leg!

My original go-to for fuzz free legs was always the Gillette Venus Divine and I loved my razor, but I now have a new love...the Gillette Venus Embrace.

With its 5 curve-hugging blades and the new protective 'ribbon of moisture' surrounding them, the razor effortlessly glides over my skin, ensuring that I get to all those little hairs - including on and around my knobbly knees (thank you to my hubbie for calling them that the other day).

I have been using my new razor for a couple of weeks now and have not nicked myself once! I am so happy. I hate those cuts that you don't realize you have, and then BAM! You see the blood and feel that stinging.

The experts tell me that it is best to 'shave after you shampoo'. In other words wait for a couple of minutes so that the hair softens and is easier to cut. Use your favourite shaving gel or cream (mine is currently the new Satin Care Alluring Avocado Shave Gel), and a light touch.

Once I am done using my razor, I just hang it up in the little white shower pod that comes with the razor. Very convenient.

Have you tried this razor? What do you think?

www.gillettevenus.com

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Monday, March 10, 2008

The Fabbies

If you haven't voted yet, please go to http://www.fabbies.org/ and vote for Lipstick, Powder 'n Paint in the Beauty Category.

There are 12 categories in all, with blogs from around the world nominated so show some lovin' to the other hard working bloggers too!

Voting closes at the end of April.