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lorac_color_me_couture_shadow_palette.jpgLet’s face it, makeup palettes are the best invention since sliced bread. This LORAC Color Me Couture Eye Shadow Palette caught our eye on one of our many weekly visits to Sephora. The gorgeous clutch-like packaging houses 5 neutral colors infused with Mother of Pearl to help the catch light and really make eyes pop. Not only did we not hesitate to buy this, but we suggest you add this to your beauty arsenal as well.

Colors include:

Enlighten (shimmering creamy pearl)

Style (shimmering gold pearl)

Luxe (shimmering bronze pearl)

Jade (shimmering olive green with gold pearl)

Designer (shimmering black with gold pearl)

 

Sephora exclusive. $37, sephora.com

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we think it’s time to get your lips in good condition, regardless of whether or not you have someone special to kiss. Lips, like the rest of your skin, should be treated properly. Healthy lips not only look good, but your favorite lip colors, especially lipsticks, will look and apply so much better on a smooth pout. Here are some of our lippie picks that get and keep those lips in soft, kiss-ready shape.

 

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards are special in that it’s industry pros showing love for their peers. It’s a fun night we love to see that celebrates the talent and amazing work put on TV and film. We watch to see how our favorite actress will be wearing their hair and makeup, of course— take a look at our favorites of the night, and see if you agree.

 

penelope_cruz_2010sagawards.bmpPenelope Cruz didn’t really wow us at last week’s Golden Globes, but we were loving the soft, flowing hair and signature eye makeup at the SAG awards.

 

lea_michele_2010sagawards.bmpLea Michele made our list of picks once again with her strong brows and nude lip look. This time around, the Glee star wore her hair in a more casual way, opting for shiny, soft curls.

 

sandra_bullock_2010sagawards.bmpSandra Bullock wore her hair quite simple, but her skin looked amazing and her makeup was flawless. Shimmery pink shadow, beautifully smudged liner and glossy lip kept the award-winner looking radiant.

 

kate_hudson_2010sagawards.bmpIn more of a natural makeup look, Kate Hudson was stunning and couldn’t have looked better. We loved the soft texture of her updo that was the perfect compliment to her amazing backless gown.

 

mo'nique_2010sag.jpgMo’Nique wore her hair down with a soft flip and also chose a more natural makeup look, sticking to bronze tones that added the right amount of depth and definition to her face. The Precious star kept emphasis on her beautiful eyes with some false lashes and perfectly groomed brows.

 

diane_kruger_2010sagawards.bmpIn the sea of defined eyes and nude lips, Diane Kruger stood out with her bronzed eyes and red lips; her braided updo was a great compliment for her asymmetrical gown.

 

rutina_wesley_2010sagawards.jpgKohl-rimmed eyes and lots of lashes gave Rutina Wesley a much more glamorous, dolled-up look than True Blood fans are used to seeing. With her hair in a simple bun, her sparkling necklace lit up her face, complimenting bronze-toned cheeks and glossy lips.

 

kyra_sedgwick_2010sagawards.jpgKyra Sedgwick kept her makeup look shimmer-free and it worked beautifully. We loved the soft pink cheeks and lips that didn’t compete with her more dramatic eye makeup.

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Featured in the new Bobbi Brown Makeup Face Lift collection, we couldn’t help but be drawn to Bobbi’s Tinted Eye Brightener. Not only does this product help disguise any evidence of late nights, but this makeup must-have is now available in a portable pen. Need a midday makeup refresher? Give this pen a quick twist and click, apply, then voila! gorgeously bright-eyed again. Available in 8 shades. $38, nordstrom.com

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Bobbi Brown wants to know how you go from Pretty to Powerful. As part of her Pretty Powerful campaign celebrating the natural beauty that all women possess, Bobbi wants to know how you get to a higher level of pretty using cosmetics. 

Now through February 9th, you can share your stories and tips by submitting videos. 15 finalists will be chosen and sent a personalized selection of Bobbi Brown cosmetics to create their next video submission. In March, the videos will be open for public voting. For every vote cast, $1 will be donated to Dress for Success. Three grand prize winners will be flown to NY for a master class and brunch with Bobbi.

For more information, check out bobbibrowncosmetics.com

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