Monthly Archives: December 2010

Overview: MAC’s Peacocky Collection

Limited-Edition Price: Mega Metal Shadows $19.50 (regular) / $11.70 (pro); Kissable Lipcolours $18.00 (regular) / $10.80 (pro) Release Date: Jan. 6 in stores, Jan. 4 online at maccosmetics.com, Feb. 2011 internationally Size: Mega Metal Shadows 3.4g; Kissable Lipcolours 5g / … Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: Maybelline One by One Volum’Express Mascara (regular)

Maybelline One by One Volum’Express Mascara Price: varies, but usually $6-8 Availability: Drugstores, Target, Wal-Mart Size: 0.3 fl. oz. / 0.9 ml One by One is a newly released mascara by Maybelline.  The packaging claims that the mascara gives you … Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: MAC’s I Get No Kick Eye Kohl (Cham Pale Collection)

MAC I Get No Kick Eye Kohl Limited-edition Price: $14.50 (regular); $8.70 (pro) Release date: Dec. 24th on maccosmetics.com; Dec. 26th in stores; Jan. 2010 internationally Size: 10g / 0.35 US oz. Company’s Description A soft-on pencil liner that lines, … Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: MAC’s Rosé Olé Special Reserve Highlight Powder (Cham Pale Collection)

MAC Rosé Olé Special Reserve Highlight Powder Limited-edition Price: $28 (regular) / $16.80 (pro) Release date: Dec. 24th on maccosmetics.com; Dec. 26th in stores; Jan. 2010 internationally Size: 10g / 0.35 US oz. Company’s Description Reflecting the lighthearted luxury of … Continue reading

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Why Allura?

I created this blog for two reasons:  1) to share in-depth reviews of products and 2) to bring a bit of truth to the beauty world. To me, makeup is, more than anything, fun.  It’s fun to look at, fun … Continue reading

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