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Product Pick: Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 | Makeup, Product Picks | Comments Off on Product Pick: Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation

Meilily: Giorgio Armani Luminous Skin Foundation

Meilily: Giorgio Armani Luminous Skin Foundation

Meilily Product Pick! Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation!

I don’t know why it has taken me so long to rave about Giorgio Armani’s Luminous Silk Foundation (LSF)! Armani LSF has been one of my favorite liquid foundations ever since I first picked up a bottle in Europe, and I just re-purchased another bottle during a recent Neiman Marcus Armani beauty event.

Let me warn you that the money spent on a bottle of Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation could probably feed a small village, but fortunately this foundation › Continue reading

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Product Photos: ck Calvin Klein Beauty – Eyeshadow Duo

Thursday, October 1st, 2009 | Makeup, Photos, Product Picks | Comments Off on Product Photos: ck Calvin Klein Beauty – Eyeshadow Duo

meilily-ck-calvin-klein-tempting-duo-velvet-morning-eyeshadowMeilily Product Photos! ck Calvin Klein Intense Duo Eyeshadow!

Here’s a special treat for you- ck Calvin Klein makeup photos! As you may have heard, ck Calvin Klein beauty has been deeply discounted at Sephora for a while now. Not a good sign for the line.

Sadly, under-appreciated makeup line, ck Calvin Klein beauty, which grew from the ashes of a previous Calvin Klein cosmetics line, actually has fantastic lucite packaging and wearable colors. At any rate, check out ck Calvin Klein makeup while you can!

ck Calvin Klein Intense Duo Eyeshadow (Velvet Morning) Details & Photos… › Continue reading

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Product Pick: Illamasqua Intense Lipgloss – Long-lasting Bold Color

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 | Makeup, Photos, Product Picks | 1 Comment

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Finally, bold UK makeup brand, Illamasqua, has arrived in the States! If you haven’t yet heard, Illamasqua makes professional-quality makeup designed in London to embolden nighttime self-expression, with influences from theatrical drama and alternative lifestyles. If you’re looking for fun and daring evening makeup, Illamasqua is a must-try! (Plus, Illamasqua is now available at Sephora.com)

Illamasqua Intense Lipgloss Details

After Google-ing for Illamasqua swatches like these fom Krasey Beautiful, I knew I had to try Illamasqua’s Intense Lipgloss, specifically in a shade called “Move.” Illamasqua Intense Lipgloss in Move is described on the Sephora website as › Continue reading

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Giorgio Armani Beauty Event Gift from Neiman Marcus

Friday, September 18th, 2009 | Free Stuff, Hot Happenings, Makeup, Photos, Skincare, Stores | 2 Comments

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Meilily Product Pick and Photos! Giorgio Armani Beauty Gift with Purchase!
As promised, here are more details and photos of the Giorgio Armani gift with purchase from The Beauty Event at Neiman Marcus.

During The Beauty Event at Neiman Marcus, get a Giorgio Armani makeup and skincare gift when you spend at least $100 $150* at the Giorgio Armani counter. (Combine this with other Neiman Marcus Beauty Event gift offers, and you could end up with multiple gifts with purchase!)

*Note: Neiman Marcus just changed the Giorgio Armani offer, raising the minimum purchase (from $100 to $150) and also changing the gift items. Apparently the original Armani beauty gift was too good to last!

The Original Giorgio Armani Gift with Purchase (Shown) Includes:
– Shine Lipstick (Shade 50, mauve rose) full size
– Eyes to Kill Mascara deluxe sample 0.06 fl. oz.
– Crema Nera Cream sample 1 gram. › Continue reading

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The Beauty Event at Neiman Marcus: Multiple Gifts With Purchase! Armani & More!

Monday, September 14th, 2009 | Fragrance, Free Stuff, Hot Happenings, Makeup, Photos, Sales, Skincare, Stores | 2 Comments

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Meilily Free Stuff Alert! Get Multiple Gifts With Purchase at Neiman Marcus!
Finally here’s a department store beauty event worth mentioning…

The Neiman Marcus Beauty Event is going on now, and you can get multiple gifts with purchase with qualifying beauty orders.* With a little planning, you can get a beauty gift just for making a minimum beauty purchase at Neiman Marcus, in addition to any brand-specific gifts with purchase that you qualify for.

What: The Beauty Event at Neiman Marcus (Gift with Purchase Event)
When: September 10 – 21 online, and also in store until September 20, 2009

*Full gift with purchase details available online at NeimanMarcus.com. Minimum purchase required.

Neiman Marcus Beauty Event Gift: (see photos, details, and tips below…) › Continue reading

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Product Photos: Christian Siriano Debut Makeup Collection – Silky Eye Shadows & Packaging Design

Friday, August 28th, 2009 | Makeup, Photos | Comments Off on Product Photos: Christian Siriano Debut Makeup Collection – Silky Eye Shadows & Packaging Design

Meilily Product Photos! Christian Siriano Makeup

If you enjoy product packaging design as much as Meilily does, you’ll want to check out Meilily’s exclusive photos of Christian Siriano makeup (from the debut collection for VS Makeup). The look of the Christian Siriano Silky Eye Shadows is absolutely amazing (packaging and all) and the best of the line, so Meilily took these photos of them to share with you.

More Product Photos of Christian Siriano Eye Shadows › Continue reading

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Swatches of the New Christian Siriano Debut Makeup Collection for Victoria’s Secret Makeup

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 | Makeup, Swatches | 2 Comments

Meilily Product Swatches! Christian Siriano’s Debut Makeup Collection

I’ve seen a lot of interest in the new makeup line from Project Runway winner Christian Siriano for Victoria’s Secret Makeup after I posted some details and product images.  So, I got these swatches of all the new products from Christian Siriano’s debut makeup line and some top picks from the line!

Swatches of the New Christian Siriano Makeup Collection

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Meilily Swatches: Christian Siriano Makeup - Eye Makeup

Shown left to right: Silky Eye Shadow in Royalty (matte eggplant), Gilded Fierce (deep olive with golden shimmer), Oasis (aqua frost), Sandstorm (dusty pink frost), and Sahara (soft sand frost).

Shown bottom: Kajal Eye Liner in Eclipse (deepest black with subtle shimmer – very creamy).

More Swatches from the Christian Siriano Makeup Collection… › Continue reading

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New Tarte Cosmetics Fall 2009 Launch: For Face & Lips + Friends & Family Sale!

Friday, August 21st, 2009 | General, Makeup, Product Launches, Tools and Brushes | Comments Off on New Tarte Cosmetics Fall 2009 Launch: For Face & Lips + Friends & Family Sale!

Meilily Product Launch News! tarte Fall 2009
This Fall, tarte cosmetics is launching some exciting new products, and Meilily has already shown you some of the new tarte products for eyes. Now, in this installment… new tarte products for face and lips!

*Note: tarte is currently having their Friends & Family Sale from August 17 – 24, 2009, with 40% off everything! Use code FF09, and don’t forget you get free shipping on orders of $60 or more. It’s a great time to pick up some new Fall goodies! Now, on to the new tarte stuff…

New tarte cosmetics Fall 2009 Products (for face & lips)
– natural beauty complexion collection a Sephora exclusive set ($54 US/$70 CDN)
– green siren natural wax cheek stain in golden apricot ($28 US/$47 CDN)
– reduce: 24/7 natural lip sheer with SPF 15 in golden coral ($14 US, $23 CDN)

More Fall 2009 Details & Official Product Images… › Continue reading

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Links à la Mode: IFB Beauty, Style & Fashion Bloggers

Thursday, August 20th, 2009 | Fashion, Makeup | Comments Off on Links à la Mode: IFB Beauty, Style & Fashion Bloggers

Meilily and Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB) bring you this week’s top editor-selected links! There are some good reads this week, and Meilily is on the list too!

Beauty, Style, & the Blogosphere

Edited by Ashe Mischief

Beauty and Style come in many forms, and this weeks Links á la Mode choices showcase the many discussions entering the world of fashion blogging at the moment: excessive judgments, the value of personalities, and cultivating your inner beauty as well as your outer beauty. Bonne-Vie challenges the values of the show “More to Love” and Fivve Blog shares model sensation Lara Stone. Newcomer Jaka’s Tea Party calls to action with the Wholestyle Manifesto and Betsey J asks “Are we too judgmental as fashion bloggers?”

Not to overshadow this weeks Links á la Mode with too heavy of discussions, we’ve also go a great roundup of make-up tutorials & inspiration, along with great DIY projects & giveaways in the forums!

Links à la Mode : August 20th

  • Ask ThinkThru: – What Can You Wear From the Office To an Event?
  • Betsey J: – Have we become too judgemental when it comes to fashion & style?
  • Bonne Vie: – Fox is doin’ it wrong with new reality show “More to Love”
  • BRICK MY LANE: – 3-in-1 DIYs: Ripping, slashing andd patching everything, rock’n’roll style
  • Broke & Beautiful – International Indie Designers can be found with Novica, plus an opportunity to REALLY make a difference by shopping.
  • Confessions of a Fashion Editor – Fed up of emails from big fashion brands demanding interviews, I decided to speak to a young, bright and new designer instead.
  • Denim Debutante: – How to Clean & Care for Your Premium Denim
  • fivve blog: – If you have a fashion mag addiction, then you probably have seen who W Magazine is calling the “fashion it-girl” Lara Stone.
  • Independent Fashion Bloggers: What’s so great about Gravatars?
  • Jaka’s Tea Party – A mission statement for a new movement that believes style isn’t about the clothes you wear, it’s about being a whole person.
  • Little Miss Makeup: – Pretty makeup is an evergreen fashion trend. Get the low-down on how to get the look!
  • Meilily: – Highlights the debut collection of Project Runway phenom Christian Siriano for VS Makeup.
  • pie wacket: – yesterday I worked with Kiehl’s to create a wonderful late summer giveaway and shot an original beauty story to demo the products.
  • Rags to Reverie: – 2 days ago Space 15 Twenty’s Pangaea Pop-Up makes deka ray’s architectural jewelry available for the masses
  • Retro Chick: – Why we buy – One woman’s journey in fashion and the decisions we make every day.
  • sweet archivia: – Anthropologie’s Secret Code – In-House Brand Guide
  • THE COVETED – The Coveted: Make that a double: Take Off Your Clothes Double T-Shirt Dress
  • The Demoiselles – Jennifer Nicole uncovers the secrets behind the new PETA ad, which degrades women based on weight.
  • The Fashion Planner: – The Fashion Planner’s Guide to Chicago offers great places to eat, shop, and more.
  • The Midnight Feast: – Did I really just put on black lipstick? How to tackle this trend: a guide for those who would prefer to leave the gothic look in the 90s.
  • Unfunded – Unfunded: White Rabbit Inspired Baubles
  • Wit & Whimsy: – First Look: Michael Kors Goes Hollywood Glam with the launch of VeryHollywood.com
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New Christian Siriano Debut Makeup Collection for Victoria’s Secret

Monday, August 17th, 2009 | Fashion, Fragrance, Free Stuff, General, Hot Happenings, Makeup, Product Launches, Product Picks, Skincare, Stores, Tools and Brushes | 11 Comments

Meilily Hot Happenings & Product Launch News! Christian Siriano Makeup

Hold on to your hats! The new makeup line from Project Runway winner and fashion phenom Christian Siriano is going to blow your mind! (Or at least it will elicit an “Ooohhh” from many of you.)

Piping hot new makeup line, Christian Siriano for VS Makeup, just launched this month, and many items from Siriano’s debut limited-edition collection are already on backorder. (As of now, the bronzer-highlighter and eyeshadows in Gilded Fierce and Sahara are already backordered at VictoriasSecret.com!)

Meilily currently has an eye on the glamorous Christian Siriano black ruffled makeup bag, eye shadows, bronzer-highlighter, and… well practically everything from the new collection!

Check it out for yourself…

More product images from the debut Christian Siriano makeup collection… › Continue reading

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New Tarte Cosmetics Fall 2009 Launch: For Eyes

Thursday, August 6th, 2009 | Makeup, Product Launches, Tools and Brushes | 3 Comments

Meilily Product Launch News! tarte Fall 2009
This Fall, tarte cosmetics is launching a bunch of exciting new products – can’t wait to try them! In this installment… new tarte products for eyes!

New tarte cosmetics Fall 2009 Products (for eyes)
lifted™ natural eye primer with Firmitol™ ($20 US/$26CDN)
femme fatale & femme naturale refillable natural eye palette sets ($44/each US, $57CDN)
dark circle defense natural under eye corrector and brush ($32 US/$42 CDN)

More Fall 2009 Details & Official Product Images…

femme naturale (shown at top) – This reusable tarte palette is decorated with a cute fabric flower, and holds 10 eye shadows › Continue reading

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Meilily Giveaway: Win a Sue Devitt Beauty Palette!

Friday, July 31st, 2009 | Contests, Free Stuff, Hot Happenings, Makeup, Photos | 22 Comments

[Update: The winner of this Meilily giveaway is… Grace! Congratulations! Big thanks to all who entered!]

Meilily Sue Devitt Giveaway! Dear readers, it’s time for another Meilily giveaway! Meilily is giving away a very pretty Sue Devitt Starbrights Palette. So, enter to win between now and August 10, and then check back to see who wins!

Win a Sue Devitt Starbrights Lip & Cheek Palette in Electra ($35 value):
Check out Meilily’s Product Photos of the Sue Devitt Starbrights Palette that you can win here!
The Starbrights Palette contains two lip glosses and a cheek gel, and Electra is described as bronze toned shades. The Sue Devitt website says, “Specifically formulated cheek gel provides long lasting color while nutrients and essential oils keep lips hydrated and healthy all day long.”

TO ENTER, simply do the following: [One entry per person please]
Subscribe to the Meilily RSS feed.
Post a comment below telling Meilily why you want to win!

Ways to get additional entries:
Follow @Meilily on Twitter AND post a comment below indicating you have done so. (1 extra entry)
Tweet about the contest on Twitter AND post a comment below indicating you have done so. (1 extra entry; maximum 3)

All complete entries must be received by August 10, 2009 at 11:59 PM PST. Giveaway open to US Residents only. (Sorry international readers!) Void where prohibited. A winner will be chosen randomly and notified by email, and the winner must provide their mailing address. Please check out our Privacy Policy before entering.

Good Luck! from Meilily * Live Beautifully
P.S. If you like this contest, you can heart us at SugarLoving!

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