Guerlain Le Rouge G Lipstick in No 25 Garconne

June 3, 2014 lips
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Wow, talk about a blog break. I don’t think in the four years of Belle Belle Beauty I have taken almost a full week off. Apologies for the absence. I wish I could point to one reason. I think a lot of it stemmed from a need to step away and reevaluate the direction of […]

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Inspired by Pastel Makeup for Spring

April 23, 2013 eyes
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Spring has me craving pastels. I love the look of a light feminine face as we welcome the warmer weather. It is also a great time to experiment with lighter versions of bold shades like mint green eyeshadow – surprisingly beautiful! Here are my picks for some of the Easter egg inspired shades: Laura Mercier […]

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Best Bronzers

July 6, 2012 face
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Despite my incessant application of SPF this summer, I still have a little color on my face. But that doesn’t mean I don’t need the help of a little bronzer. I am committed to the belief that we can have that golden summer glow without baking unprotected for hours on end in the sun. These […]

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Spring Trends for Daughter-in-Law Diaries

March 21, 2012 eyes
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I am so excited to be guest posting over on Daughter-in-Law Diaries today! Creator, Ali Katz, launched her site as a forum and resource for ladies who are adjusting to their new roles as daughter-in-laws. What a cool idea! She is receiving some phenomenal press – Ali is definitely going places. Head over and check out […]

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Guerlain Vol de Nuit Perfumed Shimmer Powder for Face & Body

November 7, 2011 bath and body
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My grandmother wore Shalimar and adorned her vanity with Guerlain Meteorites.  So, Guerlain fragrances will always embody glamour for me, particularly the lost elegance of generations past.  The recent renaissance of the line retained this beauty, while adding modern elements like ingenious packaging and softer versions of their fragrances.   Their refreshed cosmetic line has standouts […]

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Guerlain Gigolo (70) Rouge G Lipstick

August 29, 2011 lips

You get what you pay for, and in this case it is a jewel lipstick compact with a white-gold shimmer designed by Lorenz Bäumer, a Parisian jeweler.  Channeling James Bond, a mirror pops up when the compact is opened. The case is very heavy, yet with some serious glam. My lips have been exceptionally dry […]

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