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Listen up Truebies! Tarte has created a limited edition collection to coincide with the season 4 premiere of True Blood this Sunday, June 26th on HBO. Tarte for True Blood™ is exclusive to Sephora and is currently available only to Beauty Insider members. The collection includes an eyeshadow palette gift set, a lip stain and a cheek stain.
The Tarte for True Blood Palette includes 17 eyeshadows, EmphasEYES Aqua Gel Eyeliner in Black, Lights! Camera! Lashes! Mascara in black and Lifted Natural Eye Primer. To get yours, become a beauty insider at www.sephora.com.
|Glitterati Powder in Sugar Daddy, $14|
This multi-purpose powder can be used on eyes, cheeks, face, anywhere you want a little extra shimmer. It comes in two shades, Gold Digger (a gold shimmer) and Sugar Daddy (with a pinkish hue). If you are not a big fan of blush, you can use these powders instead. A sweep on your cheeks will highlight the area, bringing attention to your cheekbones. Through the month of June, you will get a free mini kabuki with purchase and free shipping.
Rain Cosmetics is the official makeup of the 2011 Miss USA Pageant.
For those of us who don’t get regular manicures, great nail polish is a must. I wandered upon my new favorite in Nordstrom while browsing Deborah Lippmann’s products. “Happy Birthday” is the coolest polish I have ever seen. It is made up of red, yellow, blue, orange, green purple, silver and gold mini confetti in a clear base. It almost looks like someone threw a bunch of confetti and it landed on your nails, hence the name “Happy Birthday”.
I just had to have it. Even at $18. Now, you have to consider that this is a premium brand that contains no toluene, formaldehyde or DBP. It is sold out online and Nordstrom says they can barely keep it in stock. The one negative – the sales lady told me it takes a while to get it off.
Deborah Lippmann is a manicurist that started mixing up polishes for her celebrity clients like Mariah Carey, Sarah Jessica Parker and Cher. She also has a line of hand and foot treatments, her “Rich Girl” hand and cuticle cream with SPF 25 is to die for. Here is what Happy Birthday looks like on: