Monthly Archives: January 2011

Coming Soon: MAC Wonder Woman Collection Photos, Swatches, and Reviews!

I will be posting pictures, swatches, and reviews of the MAC Wonder Woman collection very soon. I will also upload a video overview to YouTube. Stay tuned by subscribing to the RSS feed!

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Round-Up: Spring 2011 Collections

I thought it would be nice to make a post linking all of the Spring 2011 collections I have previewed. So, for your convenience, here they are: Chanel Spring Les Perles de Chanel Chantecaille Spring 2011 China Glaze Anchors Away … Continue reading

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NARS Velvet Lip Gloss Pencils

Permanent Price: $24 each Release date: Currently available Availability: NARS counters,, Sephora stores, Company’s Description Gorgeously glossy, intensely hydrating. NARS takes everything beloved about its Velvet Matte Lip Pencil – the convenience of a pencil with the application … Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Fit Me Foundation, Concealer, Powder, and Blush

Price: $8-9 (foundation); $6.50-7.50 (concealer); $8-9 (powder); $5-6 (blush) Availability: Target, WalMart, Ulta, Drugstores Size: 1 fl oz / 30 ml (foundation); 0.23 fl oz / 6.8 ml (concealer); 0.3 oz / 9 g (powder); unknown (blush) This review is … Continue reading

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100 Facebook Followers Giveaway!

Update 1/30/11: Allura now has 100 followers on facebook! Allura is just over 1 month old, but already has 94 followers on facebook! As a thank you to those who read and follow Allura, I will be hosting a facebook … Continue reading

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MAC Packed to Go Travel Exclusives for Spring 2011

Release date: March 11, 2011 Availability: airports & duty free stores For all you jet-setters out there, MAC has come up with travel-friendly kits that you can pick up during your layovers. The Packed to Go sets will be released … Continue reading

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Review: Illamasqua Highlighter Brush

Illamasqua Highlighter Brush Price: $32.20 / £23.50 Availability: Company’s Description Illuminate your alter ego. Use the Illamasqua Highlighter Brush to apply Illuminator to anywhere you’d like to draw attention. Wonderfully versatile, this brush can also be used to buff … Continue reading

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China Glaze Spring 2011 Collection “Anchors Away”

Limited-edition Release date: Currently Available Availability:, Ulta Company’s Description Sail away this spring in 12 nautically-inspired colors from China Glaze. These bold and confident brights are reminiscent of a carefree natural getaway, with soft ethereal hues that inspire leisurely … Continue reading

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Essie Spring 2011 Collection “A French Affair”

Limited-edition Price: $8 each Release date: Feb. 2011 Availability:, Ulta, Essie’s Spring 2011 collection, inspired by French glamour, will come with 6 new limited-edition shades:

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MAC Lightfully Bright Collection

Release date: Jan. 31, 2011 online Availability: Company’s Description Lightful has gained a reputation for, a lustrous end-look. We’ve added new limited-life Lipglass along with Foaming Creme Cleanser, Active Softening Lotion, Charged Essence, and Deep Ultramoisture Creme.

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