Welcome to Missing Utopia!

by Jen on April 8, 2011

This site is devoted to all things beauty, especially color cosmetics and makeup. I’m a Bare Escentuals addict and an all-around makeup junkie, and I’ve grown increasingly frustrated by how hard it is to find information related to my beauty “habit.” I’ve signed up for all of the mailing lists, subscribed to all the blogs, […]


As usual, the new product launches are available for purchase online before you can pick them up in the store. Check out what’s new! 20th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Original Foundation and Beautiful Finish Brush ($38)–includes beautiful collector’s edition jar and brush in your choice of Fair, Fairly Light, Light, Medium, Medium Beige, Medium Tan, Golden […]


bareSkin Serum Foundation is Almost Here!

April 6, 2014

I got notice earlier today that one of my bareSkin Serum foundation orders from QVC has already shipped, a few days before the official April 8th release date! I ordered a couple of different shades in order to see which one will work for my Fair (loose) or Fairly Light (READY) complexion. The Bare Linen […]

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BE TSV on March 22: More Than Meets the Eye

February 17, 2014

There will be a new bareMinerals TSV presented on QVC on Saturday, March 22nd. The More Than Meets the Eye 8-Piece Collection includes the following: Prime Time Daily Defense Neutralizing Foundation Primer SPF 30 (New) Original SPF 15 Foundation in your choice of 12 shades 5-in-1 Advanced Performance SPF 20 Mineral Veil Finishing Powder (New) 5-in-1 […]

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BE Preview Event September 12-13, 2013

September 12, 2013

It’s time for some new goodies from bareMinerals! This time around we’ve had a whole week of newness–hopefully you caught the QVC shows this past weekend, and both the boutiques and BareEscentuals.com are having preview events today and tomorrow. READY Face & Body Luminizer ($45)–this set includes a giant READY luminzer compact in The Many […]

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Photos: BE Beautifully Brilliant TSV AD #3

July 8, 2013

I just got the third installment of the Beautifully Brilliant collection, and it has some really nice colors this time around. The kit includes the following eight pieces: READY Eyeshadow Quad in The Discovery–Spotlight (shimmering opalescent cream), Fortune (matte pink seashell), Truffle (shimmering brown) and Eureka (metallic m0ss) READY Liner Shadow Duo in The Hide & […]

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PSA: New Best of Mally Set on QVC Today

May 11, 2013

If you’re a beauty nut, then you already know that today is All Access Beauty day on QVC. Many of the top brands are on air today, including Clarisonic (the TSV is the Mia 2 with Peter Thomas Roth), It Cosmetics, philosophy, and Mally. If you’ve been eyeing that new Best of Mally Color Collection […]

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Laura Geller on QVC December 27, 2012

December 27, 2012

Laura Geller is on QVC  Friday, December 27 presenting her latest TSV, the Beauty Off the Vine Collection. She also has several new products that will be presented during this visit; here’s the scoop: A229541 Beauty Off the Vine Collection ($54.96)–I detailed the contents in an earlier post; also available on autodelivery. A229665 Set-n-Stay Makeup […]

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Upcoming Beauty TSVs on QVC – Mally and Laura Geller

November 30, 2012

There are two beauty TSVs coming soon on QVC, one from Mally and one from Laura Geller. The Mally kit will be presented on Tuesday, December 11, and seems to be geared toward holiday gifting. I don’t have the full details yet, but according to photos posted on QVC’s Beauty Banter forum, it will include: […]

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Photos: Tarte Miracle of Maracuja TSV AD #3

November 16, 2012

Here’s some information about the third kit in Tarte’s Miracle of Maracuja autodelivery series from QVC, plus a few photos. The kit includes the following: Pure Maracuja Oil–large 1.7 ounce glass bottle with dropper Maracuja Creaseless Concealer– in your choice of shade Beauty & the Box Amazonian Clay Eye Shadow Quad in Through the Grapevine–individual […]

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BE on QVC: November 2012 Show Times & Product List

November 12, 2012

Leslie is back for another round of visits on QVC on Friday, November 16th and she’s pulling out all the stops–there are a lot of great items on this list! This post will be updated as more information is available, but I already see several items that I would like to squeeze into this month’s […]

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