Sunday, August 25, 2013

Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup for the Week Ending 8/23/13

The latest and greatest from beauty blogs everywhere...enjoy your reading time!

Keep your eyes peeled for Monday's will feature swatches of all 10 shades of the newly released YSL Youth Liberator Serum Foundation ; )


--The Beauty Professor

  • Mama Fashionista: It's only the second month of her subscription-does Quinn think her August ipsy bag is a hit or a miss?
  • Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: Obsessed with The Organic Pharmacy? Then learn about their fabulous Virgin Cold Pressed Rose Hip Oil!
  • TheFabZilla: Are you into facial serums? TheFabZilla shares her experience with FutureDerm Vitamin CE 16+2 Serum
  • A Little Polish: Stephanie shows us a great way to wear on trend nail art that is appropriate even in the office!
  • My Highest Self: New contributor Miranda reviews Bodycology Flawless Glow Luminous Lotion!
  • BeautyTidbits: Find out why Harshleen is so smitten by Amarté Cosmetics Natural Finish BB Cream!
  • Painted Ladies: Painted Earth Skincare's Tranforming Lipstick makes Sheila's lips feel soft, supple, and highly pigmented.
  • Nuts 4 Stuff: Mary B. of Nuts 4 Stuff shows how to go beyond thick lashes for the dreamiest eyes ever with her review of IT Cosmetics new Tightlight Full Lash & Length Black Mascara Primer!
  • Beauty by Miss L: Miss L has read that Oriflame Aqua-Rhythm Tinted Moisturiser is good, but now she tried it herself and shares her thoughts about it.
  • Confessions of a Sarcastic Mom: Destany shows off the wonderful Ninja Polish Pacific Coral!
  • D.G.S.Beauty: The Batiste Dry Shampoo in Lace is amazing! See what D.G.S.Beauty has to say about it.
  • Lipgloss Break: Check out what's in Lipgloss Break's beach bag...Alterna Bamboo Beach collection for beachy waves.
  • Beauty Professor: The Beauty Professor shares swatches and first impressions of the Mark Jacobs Beauty line in a video!
  • Geniabeme: I got to try some products from LondonTown. I am loving my pink matte mani!
  • My Newest Addiction Beauty Blog: Laura shares the contents of her August Wantable Box.

    1. Can't wait to read your blogpost about YSL Youth Liberator Serum Foundation. I bought mine in B10 on Tuesday 20th August the day before it went for sale officially here in the House of Fraser. I have the Youth Liberator Serum too, as well as its "sister" Light Creator Serum. I would love to hear your views. I am a bit of a "YSL girl" although selectively: a couple of YSL moisturisers sneakily contain MO - how dare they?!! You just cannot trust anyone these days! Lots of love xxx

      1. Hello Julia,

        Wonderful to hear from you! I am so happy to hear that you already picked up the YSL foundation. Are you loving it?? The finish is beautiful and the lasting power, decent. I still haven't found the perfect match for my current skin tone so I may wait until I lighten up a bit more before committing to a bottle ; )

        Hope your week is going well, lovely!!

        xoxo and talk soon,

        --The Beauty Professor

      2. Dear Rachel, the perfect match of B10 is what made me rush out and buy this foundation. B10 is literally my skintone in a bottle. I have havily relied on Le Teint Touche Eclat Foundation since last October for its perfect B10 shade even though it has a lighter coverage than the new serum foundation. A buildable medium coverage here is much appreciated. I still need to use a creamy concealer on top to obliterate my dark patches, which 'luckily' are very symmetrical... I find the new foundation sufficiently longlasting if worn over YSL Light Creator Serum. I touch up without adding more foundation but by only blending any tiny creases with a good soft concealer brush.
        On a separate note, when I wear sunglasses or large beautiful TF spectacles, every time I laugh or even smile, my the tops of my cheeks touch the bottoms of the spectacles/sunglasses and mess up my carefully placed concealer (on the dark patches). I wish there was a magic way to turn my makeup in those two areas indelible! Have you experienced those pesky smudges, Rachel? Do they bother you?
        Love xxx

      3. Hello Julia,

        I am so glad that B10 is working for you! Thanks for the detailed feedback on your experience1

        I know that you mean about the sunglasses/makeup smudging is such a pain! Do you set your concealer with powder? On particularly warm days, I make sure to use my beloved Le Metier de Beaute Eye Brightening and Setting powder anywhere I've applied concealer to keep things in place. It's not a perfect solution, but it does help!

        xoxo and talk soon!

        --The Beauty Professor


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