Dec 31, 2010

My Very Last Post....

Of  2010 That is! Wishing you a safe and Happy New Year! May it be filled with love and blessings.Thank you all so much for your support,and for commenting on my blogs. You have touched my life in so many ways.

Remember that beauty isn't about age, it's how you feel inside, and don't let anyone ever tell you you can't be whatever you wish to be.

Until next time~
Hugs and Hearts

Dec 26, 2010

MAC Launches New Line For 2011

MAC's Cham Pale Collection is all about capturing the glamor of candlelight, the pale pinks and golds of winter, and the warm beige's of champagne. This set is perfect for those just wanting a little shimmer instead of a bold brash look.I'm adding this to my New Years Eve Makeup look.This collection will debut December 26th for the USA, and later in January for International  fans.

Here's what you'll see in the collection :
 Special Reserve Highlight Powder ($28) Chez Chez Lame – soft gold with silver shimmer,Rose Ole - soft pink with gold shimmer.
Eye Kohl I Get No Kick –  golden metallic nude  ($14.50),Kohl Power Feline – rich black ($14.50)
Paint Pot ($16.50) Chilled On Ice – frosted white gold,Let Me Pop – frosted light copper,Vintage Selection – frosted  peach,Dangerous Cuvee – frosted cool grey

Nail Lacquer ($13) Soiree-  bronze gold (frost),Very Important Platinum gray- platinum (frost)

Lipstick ($14.50) Tanarama – pale beige with golden shimmer (frost),Flustered – frosted pale bronze (frost)
Quiet, Please – frosted pink champagne (lustre),Gel- shimmery dark bronze (frost)

Lipgelée ($14.50)
Luxure – off white with pink pearl (frost),Sin-tillation – sparkling pale pink (frost),Bubble Lounge – sparkling pink peach (frost),Straight To The Head – glitter bronze brown (frost)

Eye Shadow Quad – Caviar Dreams ($36) Brule - soft creamy beige (satin),Et tu, Bouquet? – frosted pale pink gold (frost),Caviar Dreams –  frosted pewter (lustre),Retrospeck – pale beige (lustre)
Which ones are you bringing home?
Until next time~
Hugs and Hearts

Dec 24, 2010

Happy Holidays

Wishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas filled with love and joy.

The greatest gift we can give is that of joy to someone in need.

Reach out to someone this Christmas! Be an "Angel" for someone that really deserves it. Grant a few holiday wishes for someone you don't know.

Pay it forward, for someone standing behind you in line. You never know how a simple act could just make someone's day,and put a smile on their face. 

Until next time~

Hugs and Hearts (and Holiday kisses)


Dec 18, 2010

Bling Worthy Holiday Gifts And Stocking Stuffers

Whether you’re treating yourself or gifting the glamour gal on your list, I've got some great picks for you!
CARGO’s Holiday 2010 Collection includes the very chic Lumières du Monde - This gorgeous holiday palette, meaning “lights of the world”, with original artwork contains eight professional-quality eye shadows and a blush/bronzer duo for an alluring holiday glow.  With a retail value of $175 this kit will outlast the wintry weather and take you – or your Secret Santa – well into spring.  A collection of matte and shimmering shadows offers an endless number of color combinations for any occasion, day or night.  Shades include- Eye Shadow in Deep Teal Green, Eye Shadow in Sparkling Bronze, Eye Shadow in Periwinkle Purple, Eye Shadow in Sparkling Electric Blue, Eye Shadow in Sparkling Brown, Eye Shadow in Matte Beige, Eye Shadow in Matte Warm Grey, Eye Shadow in Glittery Gold, Blush in Rome paired with Medium Bronzer. $29 Available at
Tarte's 2010 Holiday Collection is gorgeous!
Find a little treasure of your own, in Tarte's new Jewelry Box, an exclusive, limited edition palette packed with 32 new eye shadows, eight lip glosses, a mineral bronzer, a new shimmering powder, five deluxe long-wearing eyeliners, and a detachable necklace.
This set contains 16 full-sized shimmering eye shadows,16  full-sized matte eye shadows,8 lip glosses,0.21 oz Mineral Powder Bronzer,0.25 oz highlighting powder in soft pink, and 5long-wearing eyeliners.$52 US/$68 CDN (*Exclusive to Sephora*)

Tarte's the royal collection, limited-edition palette ($43) This limited edition holiday palette in Tarte's signature color is stacked with 16 exclusive shades of eye shadows and deluxe sizes of their best selling products making this the ultimate gift to give and to receive! Limited edition kit includes: 16 full size eye shadows, deluxe clean slate natural face primer, deluxe lights, camera, lashes! Clinically-proven natural mascara, deluxe multiplEYE™ clinically-proven lash enhancing primer, deluxe vitamin-infused lip gloss .
Available at:, Sephora,,, Ulta,, Henri Bendel, and boutiques nationwide.
Great Stocking Stuffers
 The Body Shop Introduces "Sparkling Winter Trend" this holiday season and I have chosen two of the collection that I think would make great little stuffers.
Stardust Glitter Pots-Stardust isn’t just the preserve of fairies. Give your party look a touch of fabulous glitter with a Stardust Glitter Pot. Choose from feminine pink or glamorous gold particles and gently apply to your face and body with The Body Shop® Eye Shadow Brush or your fingertips to sparkle the night away.$10
Love Lip Gloss-Complete this winter’s sparkling look with glossy lips that glitter and glisten. The Winter Trend Collection offers one luscious shade of Love Gloss lip gloss: 10 Twinkling Pink, a special edition pretty pink with an iridescent shimmer. Apply directly to the lips using the special heart-shaped applicator that delivers the perfect amount of gloss.
All products are available at
Happy Gifting Beautiful!
Until next time~
Hugs and Hearts

Photo Credit:
 The Body Shop

Dec 4, 2010

Frugal Fashionista Gift Guide

I love the holidays, don't you? The merry little trees everywhere all decorated with lights and pretty ribbons,there is a snap to the air and a slight hint of pine,along with the scent of nutmeg, and sugar cookies.

It's time to decorate the tree, and start thinking about all the wonderful gifts that we can place underneeth it, as well as the little treasures that we can slip into a stocking.

I've gathered up some great gift ideas that will put a smile on anyones face, but still keep a little "jingle" in your pocket or purse.

With glittering lights and make believe snow Bellevue Square is all a-glow,and while shoppers may be rushing for presents,gals and guys in the know can find gifts galore for under $50.00 or less at these stores...Here's a list of my faves.

Gifts Under 50.00 From Sephora:

Tarte Good As Gold Lipgloss Collection $29 15 mini lip glosses. Everything for a perfectly pretty pucker.

Smashbox Eye Wish Palette $45 12 eyeshadows,4 eyeliners,1 primer,and 1 mascara all in a golden box

Kat Von D Painted Love Lipstick Set $ 28 Six rockin' mini lipsticks from pink to brown .
Tocca Candle collection $36 A sensory of warm fragrance to fill your home

Philosophy Amazing Grace Hand Wash and Hand Lotion Set $35 Bring the beauty of grace to your kitchen or bathroom.

Gifts Under 50.00 From Coach :

Poppy Medium Skinny Wristlet $42 From Signature, to Tartan, to Jewel, these are all under $50
Large Picture Frame Key Rings $28-$38 Classic coach Styles
Coach Legacy Purse spray $45

Gifts Under 50.00 From Godiva:

Chef Bear $15 Adorable bear for anyone with a Godiva chocolate bar

Holiday Truffle gift Box $25 Ten pieces of chocolate bliss including new eggnog,and gingerbread truffles

Holiday Mini Cocoa Tin $20 Heaven in a cup

Foil Wrapped Chocolate Santas $6 A perfect "reason" for chocolate
Grant a few Christmas Wishes!

Until next time~

Hugs and Hearts


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Dec 1, 2010

BellevueGrl's 100th Blogpost

It is my absolute delight to announce that this is the  Official "100th post" of Bellevuegrl!

When I started this blog a little over a ago, I never dreamed that it would take me so far, or connect me to so many wonderful people. I have made friends that I will never ever forget.

I am so thankful for all of the opportunities that I have been given,and have had so much fun doing beauty reviews and attending local events here and in Seattle.

Thank you all so much for your support. I adore my "beauty family" and my followers.

I  sincerely look forward to the next 100.

The best is yet to come!

Until next time~

Hugs and Hearts