Merry Christmas!!


Merry Christmas to all my readers…thank you SO much for supporting this website over the years!  You have been an inspiration to me in more ways than one.  Without you there would be no Makeup Girl and for that, I thank you from the bottom of my lipgloss covered heart!!  Stay tuned for more beauty […]

Post Holiday 2009: MAC Love Lace Collection…


I love a good smokey eye.  There is nothing like it for the holidays…and this look would be perfect at a New Year’s Eve soiree.  MAC has a few of what they like to call “Post Holiday” collections.  The first one I am highlighting is called Love Lace.  This salon-intimate collection is all about a […]

Holiday 2009: Yves Saint Laurent Collection…

YSL Holiday 2009

I love seeing what YSL comes up with for the holidays.  This collection contains one of the hottest shade for eyes….you guessed it purple.  Leaving glitter behind, Yves Saint Laurent opts for the ultimate chic of pure, vibrant, incandescent colors. From sublime red to deep plum, the shades adapt with variable textures, multiple effects and […]

Holiday 2009: Prescriptives Lustre Collection – The Final Hurrah…


Sadness in my words as I type this.  The final Prescriptives holiday collection is now available.  Prescriptives takes it’s final bow with this beautiful holiday collection called Lustre.  A touch of gold to brighten up your holiday.  Glamourous, elegant and a perfect way for them to say goodbye. The Rundown: Lustre Shimmer Cheek Color Limited-edition […]

Holiday 2009: Smashbox WISH Collection…

Smashbox Wish Collection 2009

Grant a wish this holiday season with these fab sets of  from Smashbox Cosmetics. The WISH collection is a charitable one that allows you to grant wishes while looking your most gawgus. The best thing?  For each purchase from this years WISH collection, Smashbox will donate $1 to the Children’s Miracle Network. A wonderful way […]

Steal This: Lancôme Holiday Giveaway!


More holiday giveaways my pretties!! Lancôme is giving away this gawgus White Beauty Box containing over $330 worth of Lancôme makeup and skincare essentials!! All you have to do is head over to The Lancôme Blog and tell my girls Kerry, Patricia and Erin what you want for Christmas! They will randomely select a winner […]

Holiday 2009: 12 Days of Beauty Contest – Happy Holidaze!


Happy Holidays from The Makeup Girl! Everyone knows that I love my readers here so it’s my turn to give back. Watch the video below and find out how you can enter the 12 days of beauty! The grand prize is a gift bag worth over $300… 12 high end, most wanted beauty products that […]

Holiday 2009: Estee Lauder Blacker Than Black Collection…

Estee Lauder Blacker Than Black

I love a good mascara and a nice smokey eye.  Perfect to glam yourself up for a party.  This new offering from Estee Lauder is a limited edition collection of luxurious, rich, intensely saturated black mascaras and sultry, smokey accents for Big, Bold, Dramatically Alluring Eyes….just in time for that holiday party! Now beautifully bold, […]

Holiday 2009: Give Pretty – World AIDS Day…


The statistics are staggering…Did you know that every 12 seconds another person contracts HIV; that every 16 seconds another person dies from AIDS; that there are 34,791,465 people living with HIV. Today marks World AIDS Day and, beauty cosmetic companies have a few ways you can help. Kiehl’s introduces Hand Care for a Cure, a […]

Cyber Monday: Shu Uemura 20% Discount & Specials…


More discounts for today! Shu Uemura is offering 20% off today only PLUS a special Black Friday EXTENDED deal good until December 1st. “Cyber Monday” November 30th For an extra special treat, shu uemura will give 7 deluxe samples to customers who spend $125 or more plus free shipping and the 20% discount!  The deluxe […]

Cyber Monday: 40% off at Tarte!!


Oohhh baby!  Make sure you get your discount today!  Tarte is having a party and you are invited.  Sve a whopping 40% off on all online sales today by entering code CYBERMON9 at checkout.  Also….spend $25 and receive a free paul & holly double ended lipgloss (shimmery pretty nude) This deal is valid ONLY TODAY….so […]

Holiday 2009: Tarte Holiday Gifts…


Who doesn’t like gifts?  Tarte has some great gifts to keep and give yourself this holiday!  My faves for sure are the Three Carats Mini Cheek Stain set and the Treasure Chest Palette.  The cheek stain, which is already a TMG Fave and the palette are great for gift giving (I give  the cheek stain […]

Steal This: Smashbox Friends & Family Discount…

smashbox friends and family

More holiday discounts my pretties!  This one is from Smashbox for 20% off your online order.  Enter code SBFF9 at checkout to get your discount, you’ll also get free standard shipping with your order! Why not grab a staple you need or take the opportunity to try something new.  A  few suggestions… Best of Smashbox […]

Holiday 2009: Shu Uemura Wish Upon a Star…


This holiday season, shu uemura comes together with acclaimed fashion designer Tsumori Chisato for a very special makeup collection that embodies the inimitable spirit of Tokyo. “Wish Upon a Star” takes Chisato’s distinctive playful and charming style with motifs of soft feminine beauty and adds them to shu uemura’s contemporary edge. Chisato is known for […]

Holiday 2009: Lancome L’Absolu Rouge Soirée…

Lancome Holiday 2009 L'Absolu Rouge Soiree

It’s all about Plum this year!  Lancome gives us pretty plums and loads of shimmer for their Holiday 2009 collection!  I am absolutely in love with the new shade of color fever gloss Untamed Plum, other standouts in the collection are the gawgus Brush set and Sparkling Cherub compact.  In addition, the traditional Holiday Eye […]

Holiday 2009: Clinique Black Tie Violets…


One shade that always seems to come back every year, no matter the trend is purple.  Different shades and tones of purple….every year!  This time, we have violet tones showcased beautifully by Clinique with their new Holiday collection, Black Tie Violets. This is a collection of purples ranging from violet berries to rich plums. Which […]

Holiday 2009: MAC Mischief Makers…


This is by far my favorite part of every MAC Holiday collection, the mini pigments, glitters and lipglasses!   MAC Mischief Makers is an assortment of holiday sets, all wrapped up in pretty boxes for giving to yourself or someone else. Select from mini sets with Lipglass, Lustreglass, pigments and glitter. The Rundown: 5 Frisky […]

Holiday 2009: MAC Magic, Mirth, and Mischief Color Collection…


Ahhhhh MAC Holiday.  I look forward to what they do every season. Magic, Mirth, and Mischief is the main color collection contains some limited edition shades ad some re-promotes from prior collections – including one of my all time fave lipstick shades, Pervette (Hellooooo ’90’s!!!!) The other mini collections (brush sets etc.) that are somewhat […]