Let's talk about getting naked! The Lipstick League is intensely curious: how do you remove your makeup? Cleansing wipes? Micellar water? Bi-phasal formulas? Balms? Oils? Do you double-cleanse?
If you're a long-time Beautygeeks reader, then you know I favour micellar cleansers that I can use on my face as well as on my eyes without saying bad words. A new favourite is Nivea Sensitive 3 in 1 Micellar Cleansing Water ($7.77 at walmart.ca). Doesn't make my eyes feel like they're being stabbed repeatedly with lobster forks; gets my makeup off without making my skin feel sticky. Definitely on my I'd-buy-this list. Also on my I'd-buy-this list (and I've re-upped several times on some of these): Simple Cleansing Micellar Water, L'Oreal Paris Sublime Soft Gentle Micellar Solution, Bourjois Paris Micellar Cleansing Water and TheFaceShop Chia Seed Cleansing Water.
lipstick league links of the week
Clumps of Mascara Yep, Fall collections are rolling out and Brittany, for one, loves what she sees so far. Zoya’s Focus collection is rich, opaque and ooooh, have you seen that brown?
EauMG It’s back to school time! Victoria reviews a quirky little 'fume, A Beautiful Life Composition. It smells like school supplies!
Gouldylox Reviews Only have $10 and want to make an image impact? Makeup Wars has the best deals for $10 and under.
Love for Lacquer Get your nails ready for Fall with the new Leggy Legend collection from Essie! Intense one coaters? Yes please!
My Beauty Bunny The last big holiday weekend of summer was just here! If you had a little too much fun in the sun, check out these DIY Cruelty Free and Vegan Cures for Sunburns for some relief.
Nouveau Cheap Are the new Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Cheek Flush blushes as fun as their Baby Lips counterparts? Here’s G's full review.
Olive & Ivy Ever wish you could just quit life and become a mermaid? Well, you can’t (sorry, haha!)… but this pretty mermaid-inspired eye look will give you all the mermaid feels, if only for a day!
Phyrra Neutral lovers rejoice! The Urban Decay Vice 4 Palette palette was made for you!
Prime Beauty knows that we’ll be saying buh bye to summer soon but that doesn’t mean you have to lose your hard-earned tan. Keep your bronze goddess status with NKD SKN Tinted Liquid Tan – she’s giving away 2 bottles!
we heart this Would you spend $195 on a pillow? What if you were told it helped prevent wrinkles?
Beautygeeks (that's us!) Oh lovelies, sorry for showing you the Guerlain holiday 2015 Neiges et Merveilles collection so early. But the Enchanted Snowflakes Meteorites… *swoon*
Beauty Junkies Unite See how Amber temporarily zaps her grey roots in just seconds! If you colour your hair due to greys, you need this!
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Guest Post of the Week, as chosen by Clumps of Mascara Those OCC Lip Tar RTW lippies are taking the beauty world by storm. Brittany always struggles with wondering how a colour will look on her, so she loves Erica of The Gorgeous Gleam’s swatches. Girlfriend is fierce, isn’t she?
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Over to you: how do you get naked? Take it all off? Remove your makeup? xo
P.S. If you'd like a step-by-step how-to post on the opening image makeup look by Julie Cusson for Chanel, just let me know -- it's a great dramatic look for the upcoming holiday party season!