Happy Bastille Day!
There's usually some kind of a French spirit going on here, even if it's just about wearing a Serge Lutens perfume, eating eclairs and naming cats (some of them, at least). For those of us not celebrating on the streets of Paris, there's some reading to do and pretties to admire:
Dain from Ars Aromatica proves that even neutrals are relative.
Claudio Riaz highlighters on Best Things in Beauty.
Cafe Makeup reviews Burberry's Sheer Luminous Concealer.
Attention Nordstrom shoppers! The Beauty Look Book has a gorgeous comparison of Burberry blushes.
A beachy wavy hair tutorial on Daly Beauty.
Delicate Hummingbird brings us the mother of all blush palettes.
Get Lippie has something to say about the relationships between bloggers and magazines.
Liana Beauty reviews the much anticipated YSL Touche Eclat foundation.
The pros and cons of NARS eye shadow duo in Marie-Galante on Lipstick Musings.
Irresistible Rouge Bunny Rouge lip colors on Lola's Secret Beauty Blog.
London Beauty Review wears YSL Rouge Pur Couture in Rouge Madras.
London Makeup Girl has some Kjaer Weis goodies.
Chanel blushes on Messy Wands.
Modesty Brown draws lines with Hourglass Script Liner.
Tinsel Creation has a preview of Lush color cosmetics.
The new NARS multiple for fall is on The Beauty Alchemist.
Photo: Christian Dior, The New Look, 1947.