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You know what they say: you can never have enough lipsticks. (I sure can't!) Rimmel London's Stay Matte Liquid Lipstick is bound to be an essential addition to your collection.
In addition to their wide array of eye-catching shades, these velvety, 12-hour wear liquid lippies will top of any look imaginable all while staying put all day long. Perfect for holiday parties!
WHERE TO BUY: Target, Walmart, and Walgreens
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, let Rimmel London and Sally Hansen get you in the romantic spirit with beautiful shades of Red and Pink lip and nail colors!
YOUR OWN, PERSONAL ALWAYS-ON SALON: INTRODUCING SALLY HANSEN’S NEWLY FORMULATED INSTA-DRI NAIL COLOR COLLECTION
Score an extra day of wear and up to 33% more chip resistance, all while adding the final touch to your ensemble in an instant
Why involve multiple bottles when a lightning-speed mani is at your fingertips? Sally Hansen Insta-Dri® Nail Color’s newly upgraded 3-in-1 formula with built-in base and top coat offers shiny, extended wear in a single step. The new Insta-Dri is housed in an updated bottle adorned with a gorgeous new logo and comes complete with color-matched caps for a modern, sleek feel and easy shade navigation. The revamped formula delivers an extra day of wear and chip resistance, so you can take that nail look to go- anywhere, anytime. With up to 33% longer wear and chip resistance, up to or almost 3x as many consumers preferred the new formula versus the former. Get ready on the go with Insta-Dri’s brush that covers in one stroke. One stroke, one coat, and you’re done!
Shades shown below: Watermelon Wizz, ASAP Apple, Peppy Le Fuchsia, Rapid Red
RIMMEL LONDON STAY MATTE LIQUID LIP COLOUR ($5.79)
Get ready for a bold, matte lip-look that stays on. Rimmel London introduces Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour, a new liquid lipstick with high-intensity colour, a velvety matte finish and a long-lasting, comfortable wear.
Shades shown below in Firestarter and Heartbeat
In the photo below, I am wearing the Firestarter shade, but I added a little top coat of my own favorite shimmery metallic lip gloss
I love how the color lasts all day long! Even when my lip gloss wears off, the base shade of my Stay Matte Liquid Lip Colour keeps going strong!
Introducing "PUCKERD" , a beauty brand with a passion for lips. "PUCKERD" is a line of cosmetics that celebrates the beauty in every woman and empowers women of color, and of different ethnicities, to create the life they want. Founded by female brainchild and powerhouse, Sylvia Russell, the brand encompasses the flirty vivaciousness and ability that females emit, and the celebration of all things "girlie." "PUCKERD" is a lifestyle exuding strength , and the imagination to create things that transform dreams into reality.
Facts about the product:
- Vegan and Gluten Free
- Hours of kiss proof wear
- Soft silk texture with a flexible feel
- Paraben, and sulfite free
- Made in the USA
- Cruelty Free
Russell states, " After years of selling cosmetics in my own salons, it has always been a dream of mine to create and build a business focused solely on cosmetics, while educating and motivating women. I finally decided to take a leap of faith and do it."
The line currently carries over 20 products, with an online-only ecommerce structure, and plans to expand to retail and is dabbling in pop ups everywhere. Selections include liquid mattes, mattetastic metals, hydrating lip glosses, line and define lip liners, lip kits and more ranging from $12-$21. Visit puckerd.com for more.
I was given the chance to review a Puckerd matte liquid lipstick in Cherry. I love the lightweight feel! It goes on smoothly and blends easily onto my lips, and dries in a long lasting matte formula that does not crease or fade. It stays vibrant and beautiful for hours!
More about Sylvia Russell
Sylvia Russell has been working in entertainment and with celebrities for over 25 years. She was the key makeup artist for the Tampa Bay cheerleaders and worked on various celebrities, ranging from Hulk Hogan and family to foodie Adam Richman and HSN show hosts. Russell has been a beauty and lifestyle expert host for 10 years in Tampa at WFLA, Channel 8 @ The Daytime Show and Channel 10 @studio10. She has also worked for NBC Dateline, TLC Network, The Travel Channel and has been an educator in the classroom for top beauty companies, as well as owned and managed salon start ups. Russell founded the business in August 2017 in St. Petersburg Florida and is a proud mother of 3.
As much as I love Summer, I also enjoy transitioning in to Fall. I do not enjoy the cooler weather or the rain, no. I love the beautiful colors of Autumn. I also love switching up my wardrobe and I especially love changing up my makeup routine. PÜR has the most gorgeous cosmetics ever, and I am excited to share with you the products that I am using to bring on the new season! Below are my favorites.
After cleansing and moisturizing my skin each morning, the first thing I always apply is foundation. I use 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup Foundation with Skincare in the blush medium shade, since my skin is still slightly tan. I will eventually switch to light when my skin gets a bit paler.
4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Powder Foundation gives you the flawless mineral coverage you expect from PÜR with groundbreaking skincare ingredients built into this award-winning formula. This powder foundation has a lightweight feel and no-mess, no-stress application. This all-in-one foundation, concealer, powder and SPF 15 has been clinically proven to correct, prevent and interrupt your biggest skin concerns – even after the makeup comes off!
When I want my foundation to last a little longer, or if I need a little extra cover up, this foundation is perfect. In fact, I had a small breakout last month, and so I used this foundation as the perfect highly pigmented cover up. It looks completely natural, yet covers everything that I do not wish to be seen. It even stays on when I go swimming. This amazing foundation does not budge until you want to wash it off. It is perfect for a day at the beach!
On Point Eyeliner Pencil (in black)
This eyeliner is amazing! There is a built-in sharpener in the lid, so it is always sharp and ready to use. The pigment is very rich, and I only need one coating, which lasts all day long. It does not smudge or smear. This long wearing formula stays put all day until I want to remove it.
I love this formula! I apply it and it stays put all day long. It is the perfect base coat, and I layer it with my favorite gloss to create my own unique look. I love how it does not dry out my lips like other long wearing formulas do. It does not flake or look odd, either.
This lightweight, highly pigmented lip color utilizes gel technology to coat lips in vivid color and intense shine. The chrome-like gloss provides pigment without traveling or fading. I always layer this gloss over my matte lip color, and it looks and feels perfect on my lips. It is highly moisturizing, which is wonderful, because my lips get chapped quickly when the weather gets cooler.
Creating a flawless eye look is super simple if you have the perfect mix of neutral, copper and bronze shades handy. Now you can turn everyday and night into a soiree with this super versatile 12-piece eye shadow collection. Filled with highly pigmented and silky smooth shadows, the four versatile matte shades, four satin shades and four shimmers work flawlessly together for all skin tones. Super blendable and anything but basic, this essential palette takes the guesswork out of your eye look. Just use the colors in the vertical rows from top to bottom for highlight, definition and drama.
It is almost as if his eye shadow palette was designed just for me. Every single color compliments my eye color and complexion. It is also absolutely perfect for fall.
Melt away makeup and nourish the skin with this gentle yet highly effective makeup remover for all skin types. Over a dozen natural oils and extracts combine to dissolve all traces of makeup including stubborn waterproof and long-wear makeup! Melt Away breaks down dirt, pigment and excess oils to keep skin looking clean, clear and radiantly shine-free!
This makeup remover is the best! It removes all of my makeup, and even my eye makeup without stinging my eyes. It is so perfect. And because my skin gets drier when the weather gets cooler, this makeup remover couldn't be better for this time of the year.
Here is a photo of me wearing all of the PÜR cosmetics shown above. Bring on Fall, I am ready!
Don’t worry about your lipstick wiping off this National Lipstick Day by using Cargo Cosmetics Swimmables Longwear Matte Liquid Lipstick!
This best-selling lipstick is an ultra-matte liquid mixture that will stay on all day, but will also feel so comfortable on your lips! This lightweight formula will dry fast, leaving a suede like finish without the common drawbacks like flakes or cracks.
If you are looking for a shade to wear during the daytime, check out Cape Town, a nude lipstick with pink undertones that is a best-seller. ($18, CargoCosmetics.com)
For a more adventurous look for a night on the town, try the shade Sorrento, inspired by the Italian seaside town. No matter the occasion, this dark berry colored lipstick, will last throughout the night! ($18, CargoCosmetics.com)
I am always wearing lipstick, or lip color of some kind. You might say that I am a lip color addict! you will NEVER see me without it!
New Year/New You
Happy New Year! Sally Hansen and Rimmel London are starting off the year fresh with new products that are sure to revamp your look instantly. Give your nails a much needed boost with the new Sally Hansen Moisture Rehab Overnight Nail Serum and for your lips, Rimmel London will give you that much needed long wearing dose of color for the New Year with their new Only 1 Matte Lipstick.
WAKE UP TO HEALTHIER, HYDRATED NAILS:
SALLY HANSEN LAUNCHES MOISTURE REHAB™ OVERNIGHT NAIL SERUM
This bedtime boost treats nails and cuticles to hydration with nutrient-rich actives, all in one luxe formula.
It’s time for a nail intervention! Flawless color laydown starts with healthy, moisturized nails. Overnight moisturizing treatments work wonders for skin and hair, and now nails and cuticles can benefit from the rejuvenating results. Introducing Sally Hansen Moisture Rehab™, our first overnight nail serum that contains moisture and nutrient rich extracts for intense nail and cuticle restoration. This brush-on, luxurious formula, featuring a blend of black orchid, açai and algae actives and humectants, helps hydrate and rejuvenate severely dry or weak nails. The lightweight, serum formula leaves nails ready for rest and repair, so you can awaken to stronger, replenished and healthier-looking nails and cuticles.
“Based on my expertise, Moisture Rehab is a great product for delivering moisturization overnight to address issues of dryness and dehydration. This improves the overall manicure, enhancing smooth color laydown, increasing nail flexibility to avoid chipping and making the finished product more beautiful,” says Madeline Poole, Sally Hansen Global Color Ambassador.
To use, apply the serum to bare fingers and toenails or over a dried manicure and gently massage. It’s the sleeping beauty secret for ravishingly resilient nails!
Price & Availability: Sally Hansen Moisture Rehab™ Overnight Nail Serum will be available January 2016 for $9.99 each at drugstores nationwide.
NEW! RIMMEL LONDON THE ONLY 1 MATTE LIPSTICK
The lipstick revolution goes matte! Rimmel London introduces The Only 1 Matte Lipstick, a new-generation, all-in-one matte lipstick that delivers long-lasting, non-drying colour, moisture and wear. It’s Matte lipstick that lets you have it all in one. No compromise.
Rimmel is powering the matte revolution with a new volatile hybrid formula that’s been specially developed to meet your every lipstick need:
COMFORT & MOISTURE: A light emollient oil is combined with a liquid polymer to provide the comfortable, moisturising feel throughout wear. Feels so good!
NON-DRYING: The oil is absorbed on application, creating a thin film between the skin and the pigment and banishing that irritating dry sensation often felt with matte lipsticks.
LONG-LASTING COLOR: The formula features volatile silicon to give a smooth and even colour release, which helps to set the lipstick for superior colour wear.
AVAILABLE IN 10 NEW MATTE SHADES (listed in order of images) :Leader of The Pink, Call The Shots, Salute, High Flyer, Take The Stage, Keep It Coral, Trendsetter, Look Who's Talking, Run The Show and The Matte Factory
*Product en route, any opinions are my own.
Searching for the right products to create the perfect summer beauty routine? Look no further! These products from Philip B, Molton Brown, Avon Skincare, Lauren B Beauty, and Rimmel London are just what you need to establish a beauty routine you’ll use for years!
Philip B. African Shea Butter Gentle & Conditioning Shampoo ($30) brings moisture to your hair and protects it from the summer heat!
Molton Brown Coco & Sandalwood and Blossoming Honeysuckle & White Tea Body Lotion ($42 each) are the ultimate luxurious body lotions and are perfect for locking in moisture and softness.
Avon Overnight Hydrating Facial Mask ($30) makes you feel like your skin is drinking water from a fountain!
Lauren B. Beauty Nail & Cuticle Balm ($30) restores parched cuticles and brings them back to their prime.
Rimmel London Moisture Renew Lip Color ($6.79) moisturizes your lips while providing a bold pop of color.
*Products received. All opinions are my own.
Just in time for summer, NYC New York Color has launched the perfect Lip Balm! I am loving the beautiful shades for that perfect pop of color, plus no more dry, chapped lips. This is the perfect lightweight product to get your lips ready for the hot summer months!
NEW NYC NEW YORK COLOR SHOW TIME LIP BALM
The NYC Show Time Lip Balm is caring, yet oh-so trendy. It works to keep you super moisturized and includes Vitamin C. Care for your lips but with style!
Provides sheer color and care while helping minimizing lip chapping and cracking by providing immediate moisture
- Available in Cool Nude, Trendy Peach, Popular Pink, Fashionable Fucshia, In Vogue Red and Modern Coral
- Retails for $1.99
For more information go to: http://www.newyorkcolor.com/us
*Product received. All opinions are my own.
NYC New York Color and Rimmel London are going bold! With the launch of the new NYC New York Color Kajal Eye Pencil and Get It All Lip Color, you are sure to stand out for Spring.
And with Rimmel London’s new Magnifeyes double ended shadow and liner, you will have all you need for a complete eye look.
NEW NYC NEW YORK COLOR GET IT ALL ALL IN ONE LIP COLOR ($2.99)
-Comfortable and creamy texture in a long-lasting formula
-Intense, vibrant and shiny finish
-Non-drying formula wears up to four hours
-Available shades: ImpREDssive, WondeREDful, IncREDible, FUCHSIAtastic, FabFUCHSIA, PINKdigious, ExeptioNUDE
MOCHAmazing, ExtraordiBERRY, TerrifiCORAL
NEW NYC NEW YORK COLOR SHOWTIME KOHL KAJAL EYELINER ($2.99)
-Creamy, soft, and smooth texture glides easily over the skin, offering coverage and intense color in one stroke.
-Cone-shaped applicator gives you maximum precision and helps you achieve luxuriously lined lids
-Available in four ultra pigmented shades: Deep Brown, Deep Grey, Purple Glam, True Black
RIMMEL INTRODUCES NEW MAGNIF’EYES DOUBLE ENDED SHADOW AND LINER ($6.47)
-Get magnified eyes in two easy, mess-free steps. Rimmel’s spectacular 2-in-1 eye pencil delivers ultra-intense, long lasting color for stand-out eye-looks.
-Highlight, sculpt and accentuate your eyes with a double dose of rich, high-pigment color. The dual-tipped pen features a stay true shadow at one end and a 24 hour kohl kajal liner at the other, which can be used on both the lash and water line. Just draw on the drama! In a flash, eyes are defined AND lids are enhanced with incredible, head-turning hues – double wow! The creaseproof, transferproof and waterproof formula means your magnif’icent eye-looks stay put and looks fresh all day.
-Available in five strong shade combos in matte, shimmer and pearl finishes. The duo palettes have been carefully selected to work together for a complete double dare look, or you can mix and match to create your own unique fashion-forward effects. Three of the pens (#001, #002, #003) star your fave Rimmel eye shades in luscious tones of black, gold and bronze. To twist-up your look, try the brilliantly bold yet highly wearable #004 Dark Side Of Blue: a matte cobalt liner with pearlescent dark grey shadow. Or create a powerfully pretty eye with the matte plum liner and glittering sugar pink shadow of #005 Pink & Purple Rain.
-AVAILABLE SHADES : #001 Back To Black , Liner: Black (matte), Shadow: Gun Metal Grey (high pearl with glitter), #002 Kissed By A Rose Gold, Liner: Brown (low pearl) Shadow: Rose Gold (medium pearl), #003 Queens Of The Bronzed Age, Liner: Gold (high pearl with glitter), Shadow: Bronze (medium pearl), #004 Dark Side Of Blue, Liner: Cobalt Blue (matte), Shadow: Dark Grey (low pearl), #005 Pink & Purple Rain, Liner: Dark Plum (matte) Shadow: Light Pink (high pearl with glitter)
*Product received. Opinions my own.
July 29th, was National Lipstick Day. It's not too late to celebrate! Pucker up and perfect your pout today with Mally Beauty’s Instant Impact Lipstick Duo.
Give yourself gorgois lips that look and feel moisturized with this formula that contains vitamin E, mango butter and almond oil. The creamy lipsticks boasts a high pigment and will make your lips look luscious and sleek. Give yourself a bright coral lip or opt for a neutral nude with the duo. The rich and luxurious color offer a shine and fullness that will give you an enviable pout every day.
These colors are so beautiful together! I love wearing them alone, or I will mix them together. The color stays beautifully all day and makes my lips feel nice and supple. Mally's formula keeps my lips from getting chapped and dried out, like some lipsticks do. I love it! (In the photo below, I am wearing the neutral nude shade.)
Disclaimer: I received samples of these lip colors to review and to keep. All opinions are my own.