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, narscosmetics.com, Sephora stores, sephora.com 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: illamasqua.com 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: chinaglaze.com, 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: essie.com, Ulta, ulta.com 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: maccosmetics.com 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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