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#SoSusanUncovered Ep. 2: The Step By Step Process of Launching a New Product

Sneak Peek Into How We Design A Product for Launch + The Rigorous (and Numerous) Tests It Goes Through!We’ve been in this business for a loooong time, and still to this day, every time we start prepping for a new product, whether it’s in the design process, or the formulation bit, or actually getting it out onto our website and social media, it’s both nerve-wrecking and exciting at the same time. Powders are definitely the most beautiful, but one of the most infuriating formulations to work with. We not only do all the various formulatory tests on them including toxicity, heavy metals and microbiological tests, but physical ones too especially the dreaded drop tests. The best formulations not only rely...

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Flower Inspired Lipstick Looks

With the Spring season in full bloom - from the pretty magnolia trees to the mesmerising cherry blossom - we can't help but admire mother nature every time we step out the door! And what better way to feel in the swing of Spring than matching your lippie to your favourite flower!   Your favourite bloom? Peonies.  The lipstick you need: LipoPout in 'Parrots'  This pretty pale pink lippy is a dream to apply with its buttery formula, but also a dream to look at in this princess 'peony' shade! Infused with Vitamin E for extra TLC.   Your favourite bloom? Tulips. The lipstick you need: Lip Dome in 'Mango'  A vibrant orange lip against a summer tan? Yes please! Our...

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#SoSusanUncovered Ep. 1: Natural Ingredients - What We Use & Why

Your Insider Guide to Skin-Tastic Ingredients: Peptides, Vitamins & Where To Source Them + A Little Tip on Where To Manufacture Color Cosmetics in Small Quantities! Over here at So Susan Cosmetics, we believe that your makeup should work twice as hard for you. From the very beginning, our mission was always to incorporate skin-loving, vitamin-enriched ingredients into our formulations in order to create what we call “Double Duty Beauty” – colors that perform in a base formulation that helps fight skin fatigue, hydrates and soothes all at the same time!For all cosmetics entrepreneurs and DIY-ers out there, there’s a huge amount of resources right at your fingertips. When we first started the business, we hired a chemist from an...

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Lip Love Bag: April 2017

Say hello to our April 2017 bag! This month's assortment allows you to BLOOM, just like the flowers as we welcome back the Spring season. Think soft flushed cheeks and peachy primed lips! Our April bag features pretty pastel shades that are the perfect for the new season.  The "Be More Of Who You Are" Bag Eco-Chic Makeup Bag (worth $12) So Susan Cosmetics Liquid Matte in 'Peach Nude' (worth $14) Jelly Pong Pong Wonder Gleam (worth $38) Trifle Cosmetics Sugar Bunny Lip Scrub (worth $18) BONUS ITEM: So Susan Cosmetics Buffing Brush (worth $24) Bag Value: $106 SUBSCRIBE TO LIP LOVE BUY THE APRIL BAG AS A ONE-OFF PURCHASE  

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Your Guide To Minimal Makeup

When you're short on time or simply fancy a lightweight makeup look on a warm day, multi-tasking products are a great way of achieving a pretty look, quickly! Follow these 3 steps and 3 products to achieve the perfect minimal makeup look in under five minutes!  So Susan Covert Canvas Concealer Palette Begin with our multi-tasking palette, Covert Canvas which can conceal dark circles, blemishes and even applies the perfect contour! Conceal and define your cheek bones all with one palette featuring a mix of nine creamy shades.  Jelly Pong Pong Fairy Lashes CURL Mascara A little mascara works wondered for instantly awakening your eyes! This mascara's unique brush creates dramatic volume and intense definition, or apply just one coat to your lashes...

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