Monday, November 7, 2016

Makeup Wars Holiday Beauty Buys #GiftGuide

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Makeup Wars challenged each of its members to create our Holiday Beauty Buys, and mine is comprised of the luxury makeup and skincare products that have me swooning!

TOM FORD Beauty Soleil Eye and Cheek Palette Cool ($155.00 each from NordstromSaks Fifth AvenueNeiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman):

The ultimate TOM FORD Soleil accessory—a reflective ivory-and-gold-colored clutch contains a color palette for eyes and cheeks to create an array of luxurious looks. Each features four eye shadows, highlighter and blush in two color waves: sultry, bronzed warmth and sweet, incandescent cool.
TOM FORD Beauty Soleil Eye and Cheek Palette Warm ($155.00 each from NordstromSaks Fifth AvenueNeiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman):

The ultimate TOM FORD Soleil accessory—a reflective ivory-and-gold-colored clutch contains a color palette for eyes and cheeks to create an array of luxurious looks. Each features four eye shadows, highlighter and blush in two color waves: sultry, bronzed warmth and sweet, incandescent cool.
LIMITED EDITION 2016 Red Camellia Lip Balm (NEW. $38.00 from TATCHA): "Inspired by Red Camellia, a popular wintertime bloom in Japan, this deeply hydrating lip balm leaves lips soft and touchable with a subtle red sheen and hint of 23-karat gold. Rich in Camellia Oil, it protects lips with nourishing antioxidants and moisturizers. The limited edition design draws inspiration from a Camellia flower motif that adorns the temples of Kyoto. Ring in the holidays with this cheery red lip balm that will only be around a season."
KYOTO RED SILK LIPSTICK ($55.00 from TATCHA): "The geisha’s timeless vermillion lip remastered for the modern woman. Rooted in a shade that is one of the most distinctive, symbolic colors in Japan.  This feather-light formula combines brilliant pigments with pure silk and botanical extracts for a long-wearing matte finish that keeps lips hydrated. A universal shade that flatters all skin tones. Non-irritating. Non-sensitizing. Dermatologist tested."
LIMITED EDITION 2016 Beauty Icon Vanity Set (EXCLUSIVE. $1700 from TATCHA): "Tatcha has brought back a traditional mirrored vanity or kyodai from Japan for your modern beauty ritual. Centuries ago, geisha and nobility used these small dressing tables to store valuables that were used in their beauty rituals."

"Handcrafted by a master artisan exclusively for Tatcha, our traditional vanity requires 20 different processes over the course of two months to create. A breathtaking beauty, it features a striking black lacquer with hand-laid 24-karat gold maki-e images and an adjustable mirror. It includes a beautifully curated array of Tatcha skincare and makeup treasures."

This set includes:
- PURE One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil - 150 ml
- POLISHED Classic Rice Enzyme Powder - 60 g
- RADIANT Deep Brightening Serum - 50 ml
- SUPPLE Moisture Rich Silk Cream - 55 ml
- KYOTO RED Silk Lipstick - 3.7 g
- PLUM BLOSSOM 23-karat Gold Illuminated Lipstick - 3.7 g
- PETAL FRESH Original Beauty Papers - 1 pack | 30 sheets
MAY LINDSTROM SKIN The Collection Gift Set ($680.00 from Barneys New York):
That moment when you discover the perfect gift, the aha goosebumps of delight as you envision the face you adore lighting up with excitement... Or perhaps, that delighted face is your very own.
This gorgeously effective, artisanal collection brings together the entire decadent May Lindstrom experience.
The stunning signature gift box arrives dressed in black satin ribbon and contains full sizes of:

The Honey Mud – gentle enzyme cleanse & masque (100ml / 3.4 fl oz)
The Clean Dirt – brightening exfoliant treatment (200ml / 6.8 fl oz)
The Problem Solver – warming correcting masque (250ml / 8.5 fl oz)
The Youth Dew – balancing facial serum (20ml / 0.7 fl oz)
The Blue Cocoon – beauty balm concentrate (50ml 1.7 fl oz)
The Jasmine Garden – botanical facial mist (100ml / 3.4 fl oz)
The Good Stuff – body & hair radiance oil (100ml / 3.4 fl oz)
By Terry Impearlious Baume de Rose Gift Set ($65.00 from Space NK):

Preciously nestled inside a signature gift box, a curated collection of five tubes of the most coveted lip balm, Baume de Rose. By Terry creates a most-desired color palette, comprised of the original cult lip care and four new pearlized shades. Now conveniently sized for travel, they fit perfectly in your jeans pocket or evening pouch.

Set includes:
- Frozen Queen, evanescent, like a pearl of the South Seas.
- Fresco Rose, pink, delicate and refined, like a freshwater pearl.
- Frost Fire, red baroque, fiery like an Oriental pearl.
- Freezy Berry, bitten-lips effect, inspired by the rare purple pearl.
- Original, the inimitable luster of a natural pearl.
By Terry Impearlious Ombre Blackstar Eyeshadow Gift Set ($155.00 from Space NK):

The five best-selling shades of Ombre Blackstar are finally reunited in a limited-edition coffret! It's a rare gifting opportunity—for someone on your holiday list, or yourself—with the most alluring of looks, completely mesmerizing with just one gesture.

Set includes:
– Black Pearl, vibrant black pearl, like a Tahitian pearl.
– Blond Opal, glamorous iridescence with golden pearls.
– Bronze Moon, bronze laced with a pearl of the Orient.
– Frozen Quartz, sparkly cream, the shimmer of a pearl Akoya.
– Ombre Mercure, flawless iridescence, an inimitable reflection of an Australian pearl.
Aromatherapy Associates The Ultimate Bath Collection Gift Set ($98.00 from Space NK):

Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing power of aromatherapy with The Ultimate Bath Collection, featuring the complete collection of Aromatherapy Associates' multi award-winning Bath and Shower oils. Beautifully blended with the finest, most exquisite essential oils, this precious gift set will offer you the most remarkable aromatherapy experience, whatever the occasion.

Set includes 10 x 0.3 oz. Bath & Shower Oils.
NuFace Trinity Facial Trainer Kit, White ($325.00 from Space NK):

The NuFACE Trinity Facial Trainer Kit comes standard with the Trinity Facial Trainer Attachment, which uses FDA-cleared microcurrent for facial stimulation on larger surface areas of the face. NuFACE Trinity gently and effectively stimulates your skin for improved facial contour, skin tone and wrinkle reduction in as little as 5 minutes a day. 

Kit Includes:
• NuFACE Trinity Device
• NuFACE Trinity Facial Trainer (microcurrent) Attachment
• NuFACE Gel Primer
• Charging Cradle and Power Adaptor
• User Manual and Quick Start Card
• 1-year warranty
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit in Surreal Light ($80.00 from Sephora)

These never-before-released shades of pressed powder, bronzer, blushes, and highlighter are great for all skin types with everything you need to finish, brighten, contour, and highlight skin in a single compact. The travel-worthy case features the latest addition to the Ambient® Light collection—including Surreal Light—a sheer nude powder, evokes the magic hour where the sun brings the softest, most flattering glow to the complexion. Formulated with Photoluminescent Technology, the optically transparent particles flatter the look of skin by refracting favorable light. The result is skin that looks smooth, even, and enhanced—not masked. The soft-focus technology also helps to minimize the look of wrinkles and imperfections, neutralize discoloration, and emulate the appearance of younger, healthy-looking skin for a lit-from-within, holiday glow. 

- 0.14 oz/ 4 g in Ambient Lighting Powder in Surreal Light (sheer nude)
- 0.04 oz/ 1.4 g in Ambient Lighting Bronzer in Surreal Bronze Light (neutral tan with Surreal Light)
- 2 x 0.04 oz/ 1.4 g Ambient Lighting Blush in Surreal Glow (pale peony pink with Surreal Light), Surreal Effect (cool, pink rose with soft, warm peach)
- 0.04 oz/ 1.4 g in Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder in Surreal Strobe Light (glimmering peach)
AFRICAN BOTANICS Fleurs d’Afrique Intensive Recovery Oil (30ml $250.00 from Net-A-Porter):

African Botanics' 'Recovery Oil' is a highly concentrated, lightweight elixir that combats visible signs of aging. Infused with Vitamin C and Retinol, it penetrates deeply to decrease fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots, redness and dryness. It also stimulates cell renewal to even skin tone and increase elasticity for younger-looking skin. An intoxicating blend of fragrant florals round off this powerhouse formula.
AFRICAN BOTANICS Marula Résurrection Cell Recovery Serum (30ml $160.00 from Net-A-Porter):

Applied at night to maximize results, African Botanics' gel-like facial serum treats a multitude of common skin concerns as you sleep. This quick-absorbing treatment is packed with antioxidant-rich botanicals, Resveratrol, Retinol and plant Peptides that help increase collagen synthesis - essential for a youthful complexion - reduce fine lines, minimize pores and even out tone. It's light enough to be used on the eyes, neck and decolletage, too.
AFRICAN BOTANICS Marula Intense Skin Repair Balm (60ml $160.00 from Net-A-Porter):

African Botanics skin repair balm is the ultimate multi-tasker - it's designed to replenish, hydrate and illuminate dull or tired-looking skin. Extracted from the namesake fruit, Marula is famous for its anti-aging benefits and is packed with Vitamin C to brighten your complexion and even tone.
TOM FORD Beauty Café Rose ($225.00-$595.00 at Sephora):

Café rose descends into a hidden labyrinth, where rose’s fine breeding gives way to darker pleasures. Three precious rose essences dance with exotic spices and dark coffee. Incense resin, amber, and woods surround them with creamy depth.

Notes: Turkish Rose Oil, Bulgarian Rose Absolute, Coffee Essence, Incense Resin, Sandalwood, Patchouli Oil Fraction.
TOM FORD Beauty Tobacco Vanille ($225.00-$595.00 at Sephora):

Inspired by an English gentlemen’s club, redolent with spice, this reinvention of a classic fragrance genre fuses creamy tonka bean, vanilla, cocoa, dry fruit accords, and sweet wood sap for a modern, opulent, and almost heady impression.

Notes: Tobacco Leaf, Ginger, Spice Notes, Tonka Bean, Cocoa, Fruit Accord.
TOM FORD Cream and Powder Eye Color in Naked Bronze and Golden Peach ($62.00 from Sephora):

A two-tiered eye palette with two coveted formulas to create a lustrous and seductive, summertime eye. The Cream and Powder Eye Color features a Base Eye Color and Eye Color for warm-weather looks. The ultra-pigmented, metallic cream shadow glides on a rich, molten glow. The sparkling celestial powder intensifies your eyes with alluring shimmer.

This palette contains: 0.24 oz Base Eye Color  and  0.07 oz Eye Color.
Guerlain Météorites Illuminating Powder Pearls ($62.00 from Sephora):

An illuminating powder made up of light-diffusing pearls that minimize flaws and add brightness to the skin. Guerlain’s iconic handcrafted pearls have been reinvented with a boosted illuminating power. For the first time ever, Météorites’ Pearls incorporate Guerlain’s exclusive Stardust Technology, a spherical pigment contained within each pearl. This formulation diffracts light upon contact to envelop the skin in a halo of light. Each lightweight shade has a specific correcting action to offer women the ultimate in luminous skin.
Guerlain Rouge G Intense Shine Lipstick ($54.00 from Sephora):

Rouge G Intense Shine Lipstick features a ruby-powder formula that interacts with the light and creates a jaw-dropping pout of perfection. At first glaze, lips will be left defined, smoothed, plumped, and hydrated.

Tucked in a compact that marries beauty with high design, with one click, you will have a luminous lipstick and mirror at your fingertips. Designed by Lorenz Bäumer, the most talented jeweler from the Place Vendôme in Paris, it is the ultimate accessory of mystery and seduction.
Guerlain Meteorites Voyage Exceptional Compacted Pearls of Powder ($179.00 from Sephora):

A refillable pressed powder compact with universal-flattering, pearls of powder in corrective and illuminating shades for a range of skintones. 

Météorites Voyage Exceptional Compacted Pearls of Powder offers a classic blend of enhancing and illuminating colors adapts to every skintone to create a youthful glow. It’s formulated with Guerlain’s signature Stardust Technology: a unique complex encapsulating a celestial powder that transforms light invisible to the naked eye into visible, soft-focus, perfecting light to blur imperfections and provide exceptional radiance. Freshen up your makeup and achieve ultimate radiance on the go with this powder that’s perfect for strobing and highlighting the complexion. Micro-spheres of polymers encapsulate real diamond powder to transform invisible UV light in to soft-focus light that fades imperfections. Météorites Voyage is enriched with "ultimate color correction" pearls with pink and white tones, which help to brighten the shadow areas of the face, directing light onto the rounded areas for a boost of radiance. The result: fine lines and imperfections instantly fade away.
BURBERRY Burberry Festive Glow Set ($100.00 from Sephora):

An exclusive set with makeup essentials in gold packaging for effortless, glowing skin—housed in a Burberry cosmetics pouch. 

The ultimate beauty gift, the Burberry Festive Glow Set features makeup must-haves to create effortless runway-inspired looks. This giftable set features a Burberry cosmetics pouch, loaded with a foundation, pressed gold highlighter, lipstick, a highlighter tube, and a mini size of Burberry’s fragrance, My Burberry Black.

This set contains:
- 0.03 oz/ 30 mL Festive Edition Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base in Nude Radiance No.1
- 0.17 oz/ 4.8 g Festive Edition Gold Touch Highlighter
- 0.11 oz/ 3.3 g Festive Edition Burberry Kisses in Military Red
- 0.16 oz/ 5 ml Deluxe Fresh Glow Highlighter tube
- 0.06 oz/ 3 mL Mini My Burberry Black fragrance
- Burberry cosmetics pouch in Stone
VERSO SKINCARE Time Reverse Series ($200.00 from Sephora):

An age-defying series including Verso Foaming Cleanser, Day Cream, and Night Cream. 

The foaming cleanser is designed to purify the skin without disrupting its protective function. It gently removes light makeup and impurities, leaving skin translucent and clean. It is gentle enough to be used every day. 

The day cream moisturizes and rejuvenates with Retinol 8 complex, a stabilized vitamin A complex, which is eight times more effective than standard Retinol. The formula also contains antioxidants for radiant, fresher looking skin. Regular use will make the skin appear younger, reducing the appearance of wrinkles, dullness, and tiredness. 

The calming and repairing night cream also contains Retinol 8. This soft and nourishing balm helps to support the skin’s natural production of collagen, and works to reverse the signs of aging. Antioxidants help protect the skin from future damage, leaving it soft and rejuvenated.

This Set Contains:
- 3.4 oz Foaming Cleanser
- 1.69 oz Day Cream
- 1.69 oz Night Cream
LA MER Soft Fluid Foundation SPF 20 (110.00 for 1 oz. from Nordstrom):

A weightless, luxurious foundation that seamlessly blends soft color, healing hydration and the brand's proprietary Miracle Broth.

This foundation leaves your pores refined and your imperfections virtually gone, while SPF and antioxidants help protect your newly flawless complexion. New color capsule technology helps color stay true, even in humidity.
URBAN DECAY Naked Vault Vol. III ($300.00 from Nordstrom):     

The ultimate arsenal for Naked junkies that allows you to experiment with a huge range of neutral shades for eyes, cheeks and lips.

Urban Decay loaded this insanely luxurious, ultra limited-edition set with 14 of UD’s most-coveted Naked products—including all six palettes. From bronze to taupe, rose to smoky, matte to shimmer, it’s all here. Since no look would be complete without lip color, UD included plenty of options. A set this amazing deserves a prime spot on your vanity. UD arranged everything in a gorgeous, collectible case with a removable inner tray. Lift out the tray and store it in your vanity, then use the box to stash your other UD essentials or as a place to store jewelry.

Vault includes:
- Naked Palette (bronze neutrals)
- Naked2 Palette (taupe neutrals)
- Naked3 Palette (rose neutrals)
- Naked Smoky Palette (smoky neutrals)
- Naked Basics Palette (warm mattes)
- Naked2 Basics Palette (taupe mattes)
- Naked Flushed in Naked (medium pink) and Streak (medium peach) (0.49 oz. each)
- 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil in Naked (nude-pink) and Rush (pink-mauve with soft pearl) (0.04 oz. each)
- Naked Ultra Nourishing Lip Gloss in Naked (nude-pink with pearly pink shift) and Conspiracy (plum-bronze shimmer) (0.13 oz. each)
- Vice Lipstick in Naked (nude-pink cream) and Backtalk (mauve-nude pink comfort matte) (0.11 oz.)
Yves Saint Laurent 'Volupté' Lip Gloss Trio ($64.00 from Nordstrom):
Drench your lips in luminous shine with this lip gloss trio by Yves Saint Laurent.

Shades include:
- Volupté Tint-in-Oil in #5 Cherry my Cherie (0.2 oz.)
- Volupté Tint-in-Oil in #6 Peach Me Love (0.2 oz.)
- Gloss Volupté in #20 Nude Carat (0.2 oz.)
CHANEL Give it Shine Lip Trio ($92.00 from Nordstrom):

This limited-edition set features three best-selling, long-wearing lipglosses in an elegant signature pouch.

Trio includes:
- Gloss Volume Plumping Lip Gloss
- Lèvres Scintillantes Glossimer in Seashell
- Lèvres Scintillantes Glossimer in Wild Rose
TOM FORD Beauty Soleil Brush Kit ($850.00 from Nordstrom):

A luxurious white leather brush case opens to reveal four essential brushes from the Tom Ford brush collection to bring ease and luxury to your makeup application.

Kit includes:
- Cheek brush: an ultrasoft brush developed with natural hair that allows for concise and effortless application of cheek color.
- Eyeshadow Brush: an eyeshadow brush designed to craft a softer, allover eye effect. It's made with natural hair and picks up color with ease, gliding it effortlessly over your skin.
- Eyeshadow Contour Brush: an eyeshadow contour brush made with natural hair that ensures a flawless crease and corner eyeshadow application.
- Angled Brow Brush: an angled brush designed for shaping and defining brows.
Bobbi Brown Makeup Case ($160.00 from Nordstrom):

This beautifully crafted, faux-patent leather case is the perfect size for holding your skin care and makeup essentials. Designed in a rich burgundy with gold accents, this two-tiered, lightweight, multi-compartment kit is a seamless addition to your travel luggage. It includes two zippered tiers and a range of pockets, pouches and compartments to store products of different shapes and sizes, and is equipped with a sturdy handle.
DIPTYQUE Holiday Candle Trio ($100.00 from Nordstrom):

What it is: diptyque reignites the magic of the season with three new limited-edition candles inspired by a marvelous winter tale in three acts.

Trio includes:
- Act 1 - Sparkling Incense: a burst of dazzling elemi shines amidst mysterious swirls of incense.
- Act 2 - Delicious Spices: warm gingerbread notes mingle with tasty honey and star anise accents.
- Act 3 - The Festive Fire Tree: an incredible smell of lush, pine-laden forest laced with the woody tones of patchouli. 2.4 oz. each
URBAN DECAY Vice Lipstick Stockpile ($300.00 from Nordstrom):

Vice Lipstick Stockpile is a fully loaded, limited-edition set containing a wide assortment of 30 creamy, addictive shades of Vice Lipstick—from bold brights and dark, sexy shades to super-versatile neutrals.

With such a huge range of colors and six different finishes, you’ll never run out of options. Every shade features UD’s proprietary Pigment Infusion System™, which gives Vice Lipstick its super-creamy texture, rich payout and superior color dispersion. Just one swipe provides a big laydown of color, and each shade applies smoothly, hugs your lips and feels amazing. Since a set this good needs to be seen, UD put everything in a luxurious, collectible box that will look great on your vanity. When you’re done with all the lipsticks, lift out the inner tray and use the case to hold the rest of your stash.

Shades include: Seismic Sheer Shimmer (plum-purple w/red shimmer); Pandemonium Mega Matte (bright purple); Firebird Cream (deep fuchsia); Afterdark Comfort Matte (medium-dark berry pink); Bittersweet Comfort Matte (bright pink-purple) Psycho Comfort Matte (bright rose w/iridescent blue micro-sparkle); Menace Comfort Matte (medium fuchsia-pink); Sheer Anarchy Sheer (fuchsia); Big Bang Metallized (bright pink sparkle); 714 Mega Matte (bright red); F-Bomb Cream (classic red); Gash Cream (deep red w/tonal shimmer); Rock Steady Cream (deep wine red); Manic Cream (soft wine); Disturbed Comfort Matte (deep brick red); EZ Cream (bright red-orange); Snitch Sheer (pale coral-pink); Conspiracy Metallized (plum-bronze shimmer); Weirdo Cream (pale baby pink); Rapture Cream (dusty rose); Amulet Metallized (metallic brick rose); ZZ Cream (soft pink-purple); Naked Cream (nude-pink); Sheer Liar Sheer (pink-nude); Backtalk Comfort Matte (mauve-nude pink); Heartless Comfort Matte (baby pink); Trance Metallized (nude-mauve shimmer); Insanity Cream (soft warm nude); Stark Naked Co.
KAI Holiday Set ($85.00 from Nordstrom):

This limited-edition set by kai features the brand's signature perfume oil fragrance delicately blended into an eau de parfum spray.

Set includes:
- Eau de Parfum (1.7 oz.)
- Body Lotion (8 oz.)
TOM FORD Beauty Black Orchid Gift Set ($150.00 from Nordstrom):    

A luxurious and sensual fragrance of rich, dark accords and an alluring potion of black orchids and spice, Tom Ford Black Orchid is both modern and timeless. The eau de parfum is bottle in a fluted, black glass bottle, making it an unforgettable statement of iconic style and worldly glamour.

Set includes:
- Eau de Parfum (1.7 oz.)
- Hydrating Emulsion (2.5 oz.)
- Touch Point Perfume (0.2 oz.)

Notes: bergamot, citrus accord, mandarin, gardenia, jasmine, ylang-ylang, lotus, orchid spicy floral accord, orchid, patchouli, sandalwood, incense, vanilla.
Molton Brown Delicious Rhubarb & Rose Hand Care Set ($65.00 from Nordstrom):

Travel to London via Yorkshire with this collection of hand care products fragranced with notes of tart rhubarb with a citrus twist.

Set includes:
- Delicious Rhubarb & Rose Fine Liquid Hand Wash (10 oz.)
- Delicious Rhubarb & Rose Hand Cream (1.4 oz.)
L'Occitane Divine Skin Care Collection ($190.00 from Nordstrom):    

A luxurious four-piece collection that works together to fight visible signs of aging and reveal younger-looking skin.

Collection includes:
- Divine Cream (1.7 oz.): a moisturizer formulated with immortelle essential oil and a complex of seven naturally derived active ingredients to help visibly fight signs of aging and leave skin incredibly nourished.
- Divine Eyes (0.5 oz.): a silky gel-cream with immortelle essential oil that targets puffiness, dark circles and crow's feet.
- Divine Lotion (1.7 oz.): a supercharged prep toner.
- Precious Cleansing Foam (5.1 oz.): a light, foaming cleanser enriched with immortelle floral water that helps reveal a fresh, clean face.
Lipstick Queen Let Them Eat Cake Lipstick ($50.00 from Space NK)

The lavender trend gets a Lipstick Queen makeover with Let Them Eat Cake, a delicate lilac lipstick shot through with sugary rose-gold sparkles that will light up your entire look. Pretty pastel is given a special metallic finish with a rock-'n'-roll edge that shimmers flirtatiously on the lips. It can be worn on its own or as a top coat. It's even formulated with antioxidant vitamin E and nourishing apricot kernel oil for extra moisturization.
Philip B. Oud Royal Forever Shine Shampoo ($84.00 for 7.4 oz. from Nordstrom):

The first-ever time-released shampoo for mega bounce and shine that keeps on giving. A revolutionary innovation in hair care. PHILIP B® Oud Royal Forever Shine Shampoo contains time-released botanical hydrators, molecules tiny enough to pass through the fiber of your hair and moisturize each strand from the inside out. Just one use will make a remarkable difference in the overall look and feel of your hair. Think thicker, glossier and bouncier than ever before and the effect lasts for days. Perfect for reviving, defining and de-frizzing curls to create sleek, swingy blowouts and plump up fine, limp hair for lasting volume.
Philip B Oud Royal Forever Shine Conditioner ($34.00-$95.00 from Nordstrom):

A revolutionary innovation in hair care. PHILIP B® Oud Royal Forever Shine Conditioner contains time-released botanical hydrators, which are molecules tiny enough to pass through the fiber of your hair and moisturize each strand from the inside out. Powered by a botanical delivery system, made with natural safflower oleosomes, for your fullest hair ever and an amazingly glossy shine that goes on for days.

Perfect for reviving, defining and de-frizzing curls; creating sleek, swingy blowouts; and plumping up fine, limp hair for lasting volume.
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  1. THAT TATCHA BALM!!! I literally just gasped out loud. They have the best reds.

    1. GORGEOUS, isn't it?!!!!!! I gasped as well! They really do make extraordinary reds!

  2. I want everything you've posted. WOW! That Tatcha set looks amazing!

    1. I do too, Kelly! I agree about that TATCHA set! I would LOVE to have that!

  3. I could do with that Tom Ford palette! I picked a couple of May Lindstrom Jasmine Garden sprays to give as hostess gifts.

    1. The Tom Ford palettes are definitely stupendous! May Lindstrom is utterly amazing! Her Jasmine Garden Spray is the perfect hostess gift!

  4. Oh wow! You really know the way to my heart. You have the best picks!

    1. LOL! Thanks, Christa! I would love to own every single thing here!

  5. Ohmigod, your luxe recommendations are making me hyperventilate! I want them all. I am hoping that Tatcha will bring back Plum Blossom that I missed out on last spring. But their lip balm looks so stunning that I think I need that too! Their $1700 set is beyond belief.

    1. I was hyperventilating putting this post together, Allison! I want them all as well! TATCHA can do no wrong! I agree with you about that $1700 set, and would LOVE to have it!

  6. Where is my sugar daddy when I need him? The Tatcha case is so beautiful and I love Tom Ford items. Is that brush set really $850 though?

    1. I know what you mean! The TATCHA case is just incredible, and TOM FORD is always a winner! Yes, that is not a typo, the brush set is in a gorgeous leather carrier case! It's definitely a luxury price point. I saw it in person, and it is actually a smaller travel size. He also launched a gorgeous leather carrying case for his regular size brushes (that costs about $650.00 or so). He's also launching 50 more Lips & Boys lipsticks soon (25 repromotes and 25 new shades).

  7. The beauty icon vanity set looks so cool!

  8. Happy to see TF, Guerlain, even Kai! I want all twinsy

  9. Those Tom Ford palettes are gorgeous!!

  10. Oh gosh, girl. I'm drooling over just about everything. That Skin Balm looks sooooo interesting.

    1. The skin balm is absolutely incredible! African Botanics is one of my all-time favorite skincare lines! This balm is so worth trying! :-)

  11. I'd need a small loan to afford it, but the Tatcha set looks incredible!

    1. I know what you mean! I would LOVE to have that case!

  12. Whew girl you got some Luxury's on here! $1700 for that Tatcha set? I need to go find a sugar daddy because I want almost everything you've shown.

    1. I'm with you about the sugar daddy! The TATCHA set is making me drool! I want it so bad!

  13. Amazing picks! But omigosh that TF palette is to die for!

    1. Thanks, Babi! Yes, the TOM FORD Palettes are absolutely gorgeous!

  14. Wow, talk about luxury! Everything looks stunning, but the Tatcha set & TF palettes look especially drool worthy!

    1. The TATCHA and TOM FORD are always especiall drool-worthy, IMHO!


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