Mad About The Boy, And Assorted Tidbits - une femme d'un certain âge

Mad About The Boy, And Assorted Tidbits


There’s a new Boy in my life, Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in “Boy.” Armed with my new Light Summer palette and a list of color recommendations, I hit the mall on my lunch hour to try out some fresh maquillage. I’d read all the hype about this color last spring but had passed it by, thinking it would be too pink pour moi, but it’s really pretty on. I love the sheer formula of Rouge Coco Shine; if you’re a bit lipstick-averse but feel that you need a little color and aren’t crazy about glosses, I recommend you give these a try.


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Le monsieur and I are running away this weekend for some much needed R&R. Destination to be revealed…

But don’t worry, petit monsieur et les chiens *will* have adult supervision and will be in good hands.

À bientot et bon weekend!

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  1. December 9, 2011 / 1:38 pm

    That shade looks yummy, and right in my palette as well, thanks! Enjoy your mini-vacation, mon amie.

  2. December 9, 2011 / 1:40 pm

    I think these are the rare collection of lip colors.The color great and will look marvelous.

  3. December 9, 2011 / 1:54 pm

    Have a wonderful weekend, Pseu!

  4. December 9, 2011 / 2:35 pm

    What a pretty new color palette and lippie. Enjoy it and the weekend too.

  5. December 9, 2011 / 3:44 pm

    Pink would look great on you, soft and lovely.
    Exciting to be taking a weekend for the two of you.
    You so deserve a break after all your hard work.
    Have fun!

  6. Anonymous
    December 9, 2011 / 3:45 pm

    Thank you so much for posting the link to the light summer colors. I hadn’t found that and am always searching for new make up that compliments. Glad to hear that you and Monsieur are able to have a private getaway. That’s just not possible for us and boy do we need it!

  7. laurieann
    December 9, 2011 / 3:46 pm

    ooops, that last comment was from me, laurieann, but I failed to add my username.

  8. December 9, 2011 / 6:12 pm

    Wishing you a romantic and relaxing getaway!

    A sheerish lipcolour is my fave these days; gloss is too gloppy. I like Clinique Almost Lipstick, too.

    When I am at work all day or out to dinner, I use one of the paint-ons like Cover Girl Outlast. hard on the lips but one can condition them. The only way to not have my lipstick vanish after two bites of food.

  9. Jane and Lance Hattatt
    December 9, 2011 / 11:58 am

    How exciting, some days away for two and a new colour on the lips. This sounds as if it will be a very special trip indeed. Enjoy. Vive le weekend!!!

  10. Pam @ over50feeling40
    December 9, 2011 / 12:32 pm

    I get to run away for R & R next weekend! Have a wonderful time…you really have me desiring to have my colors done!!

  11. Paula
    December 9, 2011 / 1:23 pm

    I remember you writing about the Chanel lipsticks earlier this year! I went and tried it – Boy was too pale. I got a more coral pink colour which suits the blonde hair.

    Whenever I put it on, I have to think of you! 🙂

  12. Susan Tiner
    December 9, 2011 / 3:37 pm

    A weekend getaway sounds wonderful, can’t wait to hear the details.

  13. December 10, 2011 / 1:37 am

    Have a great trip and enjoy the new lipstick! It freshens one’s attitude, no?

  14. metscan
    December 9, 2011 / 6:26 pm

    It seems, that we are on the same color palette, only I have to choose darker shades : )
    I´m really happy that you two get a weekend for yourselves.
    It´s been a tough fall with all that´s been going on at your place.
    Time to relax now : )!!

  15. December 10, 2011 / 3:09 am

    A romantic get away! And a mysterious destination.

  16. Tiffany
    December 9, 2011 / 9:27 pm

    Hmmm, might have to pick up some lippy duty free … Enjoy your weekend off!

  17. December 10, 2011 / 8:40 am

    Looks a lovely colour and I like the sound of the lipstick but not a gloss. And so pleased you have got “into” dresses… I find them so easy especially in the Winter with boots and a big scarf. You look great in yours. xx

  18. kathy peck
    December 10, 2011 / 2:25 pm

    I’ve worn that lipstick since it came out. Sometimes, I put it over something with more color too. Hope you have a great weekend away.

  19. December 11, 2011 / 7:00 pm

    “Mad about the Boy” is one of the greatest songs ever, especially as sung by Julie London. And those lyrics take on extra meaning when you remember that it was written by Noel Coward.

    Oh, and the lippy’s nice, too. 😉

  20. Priscilla
    December 11, 2011 / 3:06 pm

    As long as I have been following you on my Google Reader, I can’t believe I wasn’t following you here on your blog site. I’ve rectified that, now, and hope you will forgive that oversight.I do so enjoy your blog.

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