Friday Fun: cheery lip balms
Idun Minerals

Curator's Corner, 2/18/2012 was an important week, not because it was Valentine's Day but because both of my parents' birthdays occurred.  Happy b-day Mom and Dad!  Anyway, here are some good linkies for the week.

- Here's a very informative interview at Worn Through with dress historian Aileen Ribeiro, author of Facing Beauty: Painted Women and Cosmetic Art, which I will be buying ASAP.

- Another awesome-sounding book brought to my attention by The Beheld.

- Collecting Vintage Compacts shares an amazing photostream of compacts on Flickr...oh my how I'd love to have those for the Museum!!

- In other makeup design news, I was pleased to see a shout-out to the packaging for Benefit's new Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow foundation at TheDieline.

- There's a brand that I should have known about way earlier!  My interest was piqued when I spotted this British makeup line at AddictedtoBeauty.  Then, I just about died when I read more about the packaging over at Lovely Package.  Must. Get. Everything.  Stay tuned for a proper post on Laqa & Co.

- Finally, one of my favorite incarnations of the latest meme that's been making the rounds on the interwebs, brought to you by the always hilarious Pink Sith.  I thought I'd play too, so here's my contribution:


What have you been interested in this week?

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