Pasadena Purple

In Trend Guide on May 25, 2009 at 11:40 pm

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Craving something new and hot for your Summer 2009 pedicures? Think Pasadena Purple. This daring shade was used on the set for Ginnifer Goodwin’s manicure in the motion picture “He’s Just Not That Into You” and was recently featured in Entertainment Weekly magazine.

Not only is this color hot, but all Nubar polishes are Formaldehyde free, toluene free & phthalate free.


Pulse Perfection

In Beauty Spy on May 12, 2009 at 11:36 pm


Can Maybelline up-show its own Great Lash? In an exclusive online preview sale, one day only on May 18th, you can visit to be one of the first to get Maybelline’s vibrating mascara! After the online preview sale, Pulse Perfection will be available for $14.95 in July at mass market retailers nationwide.

The formula features thickening agents, emollient waxes, and film formers to transform lashes. Its buildable so you can load those lashes.  The Pulse Perfection vibrating brush works by uncrossing individual lashes for more perfect separation and definition. Push the button and slowly comb through lashes, root to tip.

According to Maybelling, Pulse Perfection lashes are:
• 13x thicker
• 75% visibly longer
• Deep color impact
• Totally clump-free

Fragrance Awards

In Product Reviews on May 2, 2009 at 11:42 pm


Each year, The Fragrance Foundation celebrates the “FiFi,” the “Oscars” of the fragrance world. The top five finalists for 2009 FiFi Awards were announced at the FiFi Finalists Breakfast held on April 24 in the fittingly sumptuous Grand Ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in midtown Manhattan.

Here is In The Makeup’s report:

Best women’s Luxe-Fragrances (6 finalists due to ties)
–Absolutely Irrésistible Givenchy
–Burberry The Beat
–Chanel No. 5 Eau Premiere
–Harajuku Lovers Fragrances
–Sensuous – Estée Lauder
–Viva La Juicy from Juicy Couture

Best Boutique Fragrances
–Acqua di Parma Profumo (women’s)
–Karl Lagerfeld Kapsule  (unisex)
–Les Exclusifs de Chanel Beige (women’s)
–Lisa Hoffman Variations (women’s)
–Tom Ford Private Blend Champaca Absolute (unisex)

Best Women’s Nouveau Niche
–Bond No. 9 Andy Warhol Union Square
–Chloé Eau de Parfum
–Dark Amber & Ginger Lily Cologne- Jo Malone
–David Yurman
–Love, Ralph Lauren

All winners will be announced on May 27th at the 37th Annual FiFi Awards.