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It's Day 17 of Ulta's 21 Days of Beauty, have you snagged anything yet? Don't miss out because for a very limited time, this is our chance to score fabulous discounts from our favorite brands! Today 3/31, this Laura Geller set (french vanilla baked highlighter and double-ended applicator) is sold for only $15, how's that for a deal? I have reviewed a handful of Laura Geller products in the past, I love her entire baked collection (reviewed here) and matte lipsticks (posted here). No Ulta near you? shop at home, like literally. If you use this website as your default entry, you earn cash back, points and promotional discounts from thousands of retailers!

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Spring has sprung and Giorgio Armani Beauty fanatics sung! Inspired by vibrant Indian embroideries, the Maharajah collection rekindled my fascination with all things fuchsia.

  • Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: Tom Ford Beauty Favorite Lipsticks are Back | Black Orchid, Moroccan Rouge, Pure Pink, Smoke Red, Negligee, Twist of Fate, Black Dahlia and First Time!
  • TheFabZilla: Check out why Guerlain Terracota Joli Teint Powder Duo is TheFabZilla's fave purchase for March!
  • Painted Ladies: Is the City Color Contour Effects Kit a dupe for the Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit? Sheila gives you the run down.
  • Beauty by Miss L: Colorful spring makeup
  • BeautyTidbits: Looking for the perfect nude pink lip color? Urban Decay has your lips covered with The Ultimate Pair Naked set at a bargain price!
  • Never Say Die Beauty: Allison got to try out YSL Mascara Faux Cils. Find out whether or not it's a keeper!
  • I Know all the Words: Get a calorie free sugar fix with the Too Faced Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette
  • Be Happy And Buy Polish: Need some new spring polishes? Jessica has the Wet N Wild Silver Lake collection to show you!
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    Dermalogica is one of my favorite skincare brands so whenever I get the chance to try something new from the line, elation becomes second nature. Today I'm sharing how to remove makeup efficaciously. I know it sounds petty but like common sense, it is not as common as one would surmise.

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    Put the fab on the scrub. Wearing scrubs on a daily basis is not your idea of pin-worthy fashion, at least for me. So how do I let my inner zilla shine? tackle the hair!

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    I'm a bronzer gal more than blush. I love it not for contouring but for the warmth it renders my face. A Summer 2015 release from Guerlain, Terracota Joli Teint Powder Duo is sold in 4 shades; I have 02 Natural Blondes, my ultra-favorite purchase this month!

    Spring-clean your stash! Or better yet, update your beauty products in time for Spring! How does winning $350 gift card sound to you? The fabulous ladies behind The Beauty Blogazons teamed up for this awesome giveaway! This will run from today to April 6, open international. Use the widget below, increase your chances of winning by following all tasks. Good luck!

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    If you are a beauty enthusiast like moi, you are probably aware of Ulta's 21 Days of Beauty, the retailer's most anticipated event featuring the best deals, promotions and free gifts from our favorite brands. We don't have Ulta in Hawaii but that won't stop me from shoppin' and haulin'. Great thing I discovered Shop At Home because I can avail of free shipping, online coupons, including cash back! With thousands of participating online retailers like Ulta, I use it as my default entry page; I mean who doesn't want deals and moolah back? 

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    Spring is finally here! Do you switch your beauty or skincare products season after season? I do especially lip colors! While I still prefer dark vampy shades, I find myself rocking more neutral and pink lipsticks this time of the year. New perspective? bring it Spring!

  • TheFabZilla: Buy or skip? TheFabZilla reviews the newly-released Dior Diorskin Nude Air
  • Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: Mineral Fusion Lipsticks in Molten, Burst, Alluring, Flashy and Tempting are gorgeous ultra-pigmented must-have gluten-free lipsticks!
  • Color Me So Crazy: Red Coat Tuesday is Counting Down to it's Finale!! Who is A??
  • Painted Ladies: Enter to win a limited edition POND's Vanity Case designed by Jonathan Adler PLUS a $200 Jonathan Adler gift card!
  • I Know all the Words: Floral themed shades and a dreamy formula with Avon Ultra Colour Indulgence Lip Colour
  • Beauty by Miss L: Red glitter nails for #RedCoatTuesday
  • Be Happy And Buy Polish: Spring has sprung and new nail polish collections with it! Check out Finger Lickin' Lacquer's newest nail polishes.
  • BeautyTidbits: A fragrance that smells like spring in a bottle? Spring it on!
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    BB (beauty balm or blemish balm) Cream is probably the most hyped beauty product in recent years. A hybrid between skincare and makeup, it hydrates, primes, and rejuvenates skin while offering sun protection altogether. However, what makes it quite frustrating to the general public is the limited color range offered by every brand, every company. Too light, too dark, too yellow, too pink, tell me if you can relate. Quick solution? DIY!

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    Serums dominate my skincare but for hair and lips? I say why not! Marketed by Simon and Tom, a luxe company based out of Barcelona, Spain, Moroccan Treatment claims to nourish all hair types and tame frizz while Lips Care promise to increase hydration and volume. Did they live up to my expectations? scroll down for more details!

    Hello there zillas! Today I'm sharing my fitness routine as requested by friends (and some subscribers). Take note, I'm no fitness expert or coach but I do enjoy working out at the comfort of my patio, at least 3 times a week, 1-2 hours each. I'm a work in progress; while I love my strong athletic legs, I still need to tone my flabby arms and lazy abs. To tell you the truth, there are moments I'd rather be a couch potato especially on weekends but you know what, my body craves sweat like Dracula yearns blood! So whenever I'm starting to feel sluggish, I grab my Solo 2 Beats by Dre and tune in to Pandora. On top of my playlist? Pitbull no less! 

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    I'm a staunch advocate of "prevention is better than cure". As a vegetarian, non-alcoholic, non-smoker, and fitness enthusiast, I am happy to say that I'm starting to reap what I planted earlier on. Barring unforeseen medical conditions, I feel that at 40, I am at my healthiest stage with unprecedented stamina I can only describe in hashtag #powI practice the same philosophy when it comes to skincare. While I don't profess to possess flawless skin, what with acne marks and obvious pores (the awkward memories of my teenage years), I have been wearing sunscreen and using moisturizer for eons. For the most part, I think it is the primary reason why wrinkles haven't settled in yet. 

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    I'm all about light coverage these days, foundation-wise. Throw in some skincare, you bet I'm tryin' and buyin'. Case in point, the newly-released Dior Nude Air Serum De Teint ($53, 1 oz), a serum-slash- foundation with broad spectrum SPF 25.

  • Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: MEMEBOX is an amazing beauty box line, and their Best Beauty Forward Box was filled with winning products! See why!
  • TheFabZilla: Trust me, you need to own at least one violet lipstick right now. Check out My Top 5 Picks!
  • The Feminine Files: Great quality makeup brushes don't have to be expensive. Here are some of my favorites from Real Techniques!
  • Painted Ladies: It's all about the green! Sheila has a fun and festive St. Patrick's Day eyeshadow tutorial for you.
  • I Know all the Words: Shampoo shifts form with Lush Honey I Washed My Hair & Brazilliant Shampoo Bars
  • Beauty by Miss L: Does Little Wing Beauty Vitamin C Serum live up to its promises to revitalise tired, dull or aging skin and be beneficial to all skin types.
  • Never Say Die Beauty: Allison tried out Scentbird, the monthly fragrance subscription service and loved it. Get all the deets here!
  • BeautyTidbits: Constantly putting on lip balm all day long? Treat chapped lips and avoid "lip balm addiction" with these expert skincare tips!
  • Color Me So Crazy: Want fresh and bright skin? Check out the Redefine Regimen
  • St. Patrick's Day is next week Tuesday, 3/17. If you're looking for beauty inspirations from makeup to mani, my fellow bloggers and I got you covered today! I chose to do wearable jewel-tone green smokey eyes and went some kinda glitzy with my nails, take a look!
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    Another day, another enabling. Previously, I shared my top high-end neutral (read here) and red lipsticks (read here) which most of you found helpful. Today I'm sharing a rather unusual shade, at least for everyday wear. Violet can be intimidating, probably more than fuchsia and coral but believe me, it's a stunning shade you need to own right now. My tip to wearing vibrant shades outside your comfort zone? keep the rest of your makeup simple and let your puckers be the center of attention.

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    I am a very busy woman and I know you are too. While our definition of "being busy" is relative, multi-tasking is obviously a way of life for us. So much so that I get bored or finicky when I don't do anything productive. My mantra: constant mind and body stimulation or wither to obscurity.

    Given this frame of thought, I tend to gravitate towards products that also multi-task. Time is a factor; if it can perform several things simultaneously, you bet I'm in! I was recently introduced to Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield ($65, 1.0 fl oz/ 30 ml) a primer, sunscreen and anti-aging treatment in a pump bottle.

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    It's time for another grand giveaway from The Beauty Council! Yes, I said GRAND because the total value of these Make Up For Ever brushes and Beauty Blender sponges is way over $475! If that's not generous enough, I don't know what is *twerking here like a mad woman

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  • TheFabZilla: Check out Tom Ford Spring 2015 Limited Edition Cream Color For Eyes via TheFabZilla
  • Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: If you love looking at what beauty bloggers carry in their purses, then take a look what I've been carrying in mine lately!
  • BeautyTidbits: Battling pesky pimples? Heal & conceal it with these fabulous drugstore foundations for acne-prone skin!
  • I Know all the Words: Sample Juice Beauty's most popular range with the Juice Beauty Age Defy Solutions Kit
  • Painted Ladies: The brand new ColourPop Super Shock Cheek colors are a bargain beauty best bet!
  • Color Me So Crazy: The Derma Roller System: Have Your Tried This Trend Yet?
  • Beauty by Miss L: Leelo from Beauty by Miss L loves Lancome Hypnose Volume mascara
  • The Feminine Files: Is Benefit's new Roller Lash mascara worth the splurge, or can you save some cash with this drugstore option?
  • Never Say Die Beauty: Allison shares her Gloss48 lippie haul!
  • Be Happy And Buy Polish: Ready for some trippy nail art? Check this manicure out!

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    If I were to pick my absolute favorite in the whole makeup category, lipstick wins by million miles. Sheer, sheen, matte, I've tried 'em all. But you know what ruins a perfect lippy? dry and cracked lips!

    If you had acne in your teens, your chance of experiencing the same agony in your adult years is most likely high. It's like a ghost from the past that keeps hunting you. I talk from experience and while I don't break out as much now, it's a PITA to be dealing with zits when you have other important matters to attend to. A comedic spinoff to this? you can't face a problem if the problem is your face!

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    You know you're the ultimate beauty junkie when you go to Target to shop for groceries but check out with a handful of beauty products. I am one and I blame Pacifica for that matter! Known for its cruelty-free products and 100% vegan stance (check out my reviews of enlightened gloss here, mineral eyeshadows here and here, lip tint here, and cleansing wipes here), I am happy to add another #loveproduct to my list, the Alight Multi-Mineral BB Cream.

    Tom Ford Spring 2015 Limited Edition Cream Color for Eyes, Review, Swatch, Photos
    Give it to Tom Ford when it comes to breaking the norm. While Spring is easily associated with subtle and pastel shades, this year's collection is bursting with deep plum, jade, indigo, and all sorts  of smokin' hot sexiness (The Beauty Professor has swatches of the entire collection if you're curious to see). I skipped the eye duos but purchased the Limited Edition Creme Color For Eyes, a bewitching khaki-mud cream eyeshadow you can use alone or as base for intense smokey eyes.

  • TheFabZilla: As mesmerizing as the Artic's glaciers, Chantecaille The Glacier Eye Shade Trio is perfect for the neutral-loving gal.
  • Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: Sisley Paris Black Rose Precious Face Oil is a truly amazing velvety smooth luxurious oil, and it's utterly swoon-worthy!
  • Spontaneous Chick: Getting hitched? Spontaneous Chick is sharing her wedding day skin care tips for the bride so that you'll look your best on your big day.
  • Color Me So Crazy: RedCoatTuesday with a Distressed Look Just Like Those Little Liars!!
  • Painted Ladies: Sheila shares her picks for the best nail care products under $10!
  • Beauty by Miss L: Simple red and white dotticure
  • I Know all the Words: Drink your way to better skin with Tea Forté Skin-Smart Single Steeps
  • Never Say Die Beauty: Allison has found more lippies to love from Jordana for Spring 2015: Twist & Shout Lip Balm Stain & Easyliner pencils in new shades!
  • BeautyTidbits: Looking for a cute braided hairstyle for date night? Check out this sweet & sexy side Braid tutorial hair for a perfect romantic look!
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