Monday, November 8, 2010

Beauty Products: The Classics

See which products made this list and why

 Beauty Products: The Classics
This is a TotalBeauty.com beauty products article
Our readers have been loyal to these products for years and we bet you know which ones we're talking about.
TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 7.7

No. 14: Maybelline New York Great Lash Mascara, $4.99
"I had been using this mascara for years before trying other mascaras, and I still love it …"
TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 7.7

No. 13: Clinique Dramatically Different Lotion, $24
"This is the best lotion ever! No other can compare to this beautifully-crafted product …"
TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 8

No. 12: Benefit Benetint, $28
"I love Benefit's Benetint and have been using it as a lip stain and blush for years and years …"

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Tailored Lash Advice

Get customized makeup tips for your unique face

Tailored Lash Advice
This is a TotalBeauty.com eye makeup article
Find the best makeup for your eye shape, discover never-before-seen eye makeup and see how to make the most of your makeup.


Friday, November 5, 2010

I *HEART* HnM!

A tribute post to H&M for making everything chic affordable. The latest collaboration with Lanvin, Lanvin <3 H&M is everything but boring! Most of the pieces are super colourful, pretty florals, LBD with ruffles everywhere (my faves!!! ^.^)

I dream of shopping in H&M again...it was so much FUN!~ <3



Thursday, November 4, 2010

NARS Eyashadow Duo for $10 at Sephora

I am very extremely attracted to this great deal offered by Sephora!
NARS Eyeshadow Duo for $10???
The offer is for a limited time only.
<3 <3 <3


Sunday, October 24, 2010

[Contest Alert] Bling.my is giving away everyone's favourite false lashes!

Bling.my is back with yet another giveaway! This time around, they are giving away Koji's Dolly Wink False Eyelashes created by Japanese gyaru idol, Tsubasa Masukawa. I'm loving the cute and lovely lashes and the packaging just attracts any girls who chance upon them! It's a good opportunity to give the very sought-after false lashes a try. Dolly Wink false lashes are sold at Sasa Malaysia but are often sold out due to high demand. Know how to enter the giveaway here.





Monday, October 4, 2010

Fall Eye Makeup

I can't get enough of purple

Fall Eye Makeup
This is a TotalBeauty.com makeup tips article
See the reasons why I'm digging purple eye makeup this season and the products I'm using to get this look.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Benefit Cosmetics UK Holiday Collection 2010

It's nearly end of the year, and most cosmetic brands are starting to preview the launching of holiday sets. These holiday sets are usually all pretty and lovely and Benefit is not left out on this case =)

Introducing Benefit Holiday Collections!




Individual product close ups:

All You Need Is Gloss (£19.50)

Some Beauty To Love (£29.50)



Glowla (£29.50)



Powder Time Lover - with Dandelion, Coralista & Dallas (£25.00)


The Fab Lane (£45.50)



Cresent Row (£34.50)

Shimmer Shimmer Shake - Miss Moon, High Roller and Mint Julep (£27.00)
Sha La Lovely (£29.50) ~exclusive to Boots





Saturday, October 2, 2010

Best Firming Eye Creams

Find out which skin care products Total Beauty readers saw the most eye-smoothing results from

Best Firming Eye Creams
This is a TotalBeauty.com skincare article
From serums to creams to gels, see which eye firming products had the most uplifting effects for our readers.
TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 8.1

No. 9: Clinique Anti-Gravity Firming Eye Lift Cream, $34.50
"I love how good I look around my eyes …"
TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 8.2

No. 8: Philosophy Eye Believe Peptide Firming Gel, $30
"It was very nice and soothing …"
TotalBeauty.com average reader rating: 8.2

No. 7: Olay Regenerist Eye Lifting Serum, $19.99
"I can't believe how much I like this serum …"

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

[CONTEST ALERT]: Bling.my Giveaway!

I'm such a terrible blogger who seldoms updates her blog frequently. However, this time I'm back with some great information to share with u girls!

Not long ago, I discovered this amazing website cum portal, Bling.my which aims to provide up-to-date beauty and makeup news with loads of freebies available to giveaways. The website is pretty new and fresh, so look forward to see more changes and improvements to come its way!

Now comes the exciting part! With all the hype surrounding MAC Viva Glam latest lipglass release, Bling.my has announced a September Monthly Contest giving away a MAC Viva Glam Gaga lipglass. With two simple steps, you have two chances in the random draw to win it!

Promo picture:



Product photo:


I have entered for the giveaway for a chance to grab the gorgeous MAC Viva Glam Gaga lipglass :D If you're interested, go to this giveaway link to join now!

Sunday, September 5, 2010

And the 2010 Emmy for Best Makeup Goes To …

See which celebrity we think rocked the best makeup look this year

And the 2010 Emmy for Best Makeup Goes To …
This is a TotalBeauty.com makeup article
Amid all the glammed up starlets, Julie Bowen's deep, smoky eye was the winner in our book. Follow these steps to get her look.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Fall Beauty Guide

Look polished in a pinch by following these fresh hair and makeup tricks

Fall Beauty Guide
This is a TotalBeauty.com makeup article
Makeup artist Sue Devitt and celeb hairstylist George Papanikolas show us how to create fall's hottest beauty trends -- in mere minutes.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

NARS Artist Look: Janice Daoud


Janice credits her introduction into the beauty industry to François Nars. Inspired by his early work, Janice realized her own desire to pursue a career in makeup artistry.

Janice has worked with top Hollywood faces including Carmen Electra, Kim Kardashian, Essence Attkins and Usher. In fashion, Janice's skill has been seen on the runways of Marc Jacobs, Thakoon, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Betsey Johnson.

She has created these two new opposing looks for day and night using NARS beauty products. Read on for the get the look tutorial.

01: The Sweetheart


Complexion

Apply Sheer Glow Foundation to center of face blending outward for a smooth, fresh finish

Blend The Multiple Bronzer Cap Vert with fingers onto the cheek bone

For additional dimension, apply The Multiple in Luxor to cheekbones, bridge of the nose and cupid's bow

Cheeks

Using the Yachiyo Brush apply Deep Throat Blush for a pop of color to the apples of the cheeks

Eyes

Apply Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base to entire eyelid

Using the Kabuki Ita Brush, apply the darker side of Kuala Lumpur Duo Eyeshadow on the lower lid and pull up to the bridge of the eye

Follow with the lighter side of Kuala Lumpur Duo Eyeshadow placing the color in the bridge and blend up to the brow bone

Apply Nuits Blanches Eyeliner Stylo on top lash line and extend out to create a wing effect

Using the Eye Contour Brush, lightly stroke Mekong Single Eyeshadow to lower lash line

For added dimension, apply Black Moon Eyeliner to the bottom and top of the inner rim

Curl the lashes and apply Larger than Life Lengthening Mascara to the upper and lower lashes

Lips

Apply Aurore Pure Sheer SPF Lip Treatment to hydrate the lip

Outline and fill lips using Sex Machine Velvet Matte Lip Pencil

Dab Turkish Delight Lip Gloss in the center of the bottom lip and work it out

02: The Sinner


 
Complexion

Apply Sheer Matte Foundation to center of face blending outward for a smooth, fresh finish

For added dimension, apply The Multiple in Copacabana to cheekbones, temples and down the bridge of nose

Set with Loose Powder and puff

Buff with the Powder Brush to bring luster to the skin

Cheeks

Contour the hollows of the cheeks with The Multiple Bronzer Cap Vert or Tuomota

Blend Orgasm Illuminator with fingers onto apples of the cheeks for added glow

Apply Amour Blush to the apples of the cheek with the Kabuki Ita Brush for a pop of color

Eyes

Apply Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base to entire eyelid

Blend Cayenne Cream Eyeshadow to the entire upper lid using your finger

Using the Eye Shader Brush, layer Galapagos Eyeshadow on top of Cayenne

For added dimension use the Eye Contour Brush with Himalayas Eyeshadow on the brow bone and inner corner of the eye

Line lower lash line using the Eye Contour Brush and Galapagos Eyeshadow

Lips

Apply Fast Ride Lipstick to entire lip followed by Sweet Revenge Lip Gloss