Sample, blend, brush, pat, spritz, swatch, critique, and photograph - our beauty blogging friends do it every week to bring you fab features you will want to read! Here's this week's recommended reading.
Gaia shared her current - and eclectic - perfume lists at The Non-Blonde: Most Recently Worn, Top of Her Wishlist, and more. Find out what's on her mind - and body.
Kari showed us that even gorgeous celebrities can have "bad look days." Some of the photos are a hoot! Once you read Celebrity Makeup Gone Bad at Fab over Forty, you won't feel so klutzy when you have a less-than-perfect day.
Victoria Stiles has a fabulous Sigma Brush giveaway contest underway at Makeup Artist Backstage. In the world of makeup artistry, brushes are the center of the galaxy! Wouldn't you like to enter to win two amazing sets of brushes? They come with Vicki's stamp of approval!
Speaking of Victoria Stiles, she shared some great tips for melt-proofing your makeup with Anne at BeautyXposé. She also recommended products for budge-proof glamour. It's a must-read as the weather heats up.
Kelly found the holy grail for lashes, and she spilled her secret at Gouldylox Reviews. Enough said - go read!
Marcia from Beauty Info Zone wrote a guest post at Prime Beauty. Cindy calls Marcia the "foundation queen," so you'll want to know why Marcia loves AeroMinerale Makeup Mist.
All week, Product Girl has been giving us a look at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale beauty specials. If you haven't been to the store to see and pre-order these amazing value sets, you need to check them out now before they sell out. Nordstrom's limited editions are always hot tickets.
Bobbi Brown's Sheer Color Cheek Tint is a beauty blogger favorite. Jennifer reminded us all why we love it. Head over to Beauty in Real Life to find out why you need at least one of these portable perk-me-up sticks.
Don't forget to enter one of our two Best Things in Beauty giveaway contests. The deadline for the Smashbox Naked Beauty Mini Lip Gloss Collection is tonight, June 12, at midnight. The deadline for the Clinique Fresh Bloom Allover Colour is Monday, June 21. I'll be sending these out to two lucky ladies next week.
We hope you can kick back and enjoy your weekend with us!