Monthly Archives: July 2013

Review: Disney Ariel by Sephora Set the Mood Compact Mirror

Sephora and Disney have collaborated to release the Ariel collection. This review is for the Set the Mood Compact Mirror. Continue reading

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Swatches: OPI San Francisco Collection

Here is a look at OPI’s San Francisco Collection nail polishes! The following colors are shown, each with one (1) coat:

  • A-Piers to Be Tan: I shore do like this chocolaty tan
  • Dining al Frisco: Just feast your eyes on this fresh-air blue
  • Haven’t the Foggiest: Can’t tell you why I love this misty gray…I just do
  • Peace & Love & OPI: This holographic sage and eggplant is far out
  • Keeping Suzi at Bay: There’s no holding back this assertive navy blue
  • Incognito in Sausalito: You better keep this almost-black blue under wraps
  • Lost on Lombard: Oh garn-et! I’m all turned around
  • I Knead Sour-Dough: Are you bready to wear this toasty warm brown
  • Muir Muir on the Wall: This trailblazing plum is the fairest of all
  • In the Cable Car-Pool Lane: Good golly, Miss Trolley, this rich burgundy takes me away
  • Embarca-Dare Ya!: Betcha can’t pass up this marvelous magenta
  • First Date at the Golden Gate: You and me and this shimmery ruby make three
  • It’s All San Andreas’s Fault: I’d move mountains to get this textured earthy taupe
  • Wharf! Wharf! Wharf!: Dog-gone it…fetch me that textured matte blue
  • Alcatraz…Rocks: There’s no escaping this arresting textured gray

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Swatches: Zoya PixieDust Collection Fall 2013

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s PixieDust Collection for Fall 2013. The following shades are shown:

  • Tomoko: Glowing Silver
  • Chita: Emerald Green
  • Sunshine: Van Gogh Blue
  • Carter: Regal Purple
  • Arabella: Rich Fuchsia
  • Dhara: Dazzling Copper

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Review & Swatches: MAC Nudes & Metallics Lipstick in “Pre-Raphaelite”

This review is for the Lipstick in Pre-Raphaelite, which released with MAC’s Nudes & Metallics collection as part of the Metallics segment. Pre-Raphaelite is a deep metallic dirty berry. Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: MAC Nudes & Metallics Powder Blush in “Stylish Me”

This review is for the Powder Blush in Stylish Me, which released with MAC’s Nudes & Metallics collection and is the blush that is part of the Metallics segment. Stylish Me is described as a deep dirty mauve. Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: MAC Nudes & Metallics Powder Blush in “Barefaced”

This review is for the Powder Blush in Barefaced, which released with MAC’s Nudes & Metallics collection and is the blush that is part of the Nudes segment. Barefaced is described as a midtone warm nude shade. Continue reading

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Marc Jacobs Beauty Video

Here is the video overview of Marc Jacobs’s new beauty line, available at Sephora! The video includes live swatches and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas. Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: MAC Nudes & Metallics Eye Shadows (Nudes)

This review is for the four (4) eye shadows released with the Nude portion of MAC’s Nudes & Metallics Collection. This collection is targeted to PRO artists, but it looks like it is available to regular MAC customers online. Most of the shades are currently sold out, so if you’re interested in purchasing any of these colors, you should call a MAC PRO store. The following colors are reviewed:

  • Bare Minimum: Sheer soft pinky nude with pearl (Satin)
  • Glimpse of Flesh: Sheer warm pink nude (Satin)
  • Body Conscious: Sheer warm mid-tone nude (Satin)
  • Exposed Sheer: neutral mid-tone nude (Satin)

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Swatches: Make Up For Ever New 12 Flash Color Case

MUFE has released a new Flash Color Case, which includes 12 new Flash Colors. Overall, the Flash Color line has been expanded to include 16 new colors (12 of which are in the new Color Case). MUFE is also now offering the Flash Colors in single, refillable pans.

Make up For Ever’s iconic pro product and best-seller, the Flash Color collection, has been expanded for Pros by our Creator & Artistic Director, Dany Sanz. Flash Color is now available in 32 Shades. Neutral to Artistic. 16 New and 16 Classic.

This new case was has been released to MUFE Pros only, but I’m pretty sure it will be available to the general public at MUFE stores and through Sephora eventually.

For now, if you’re not an MUFE Pro member, check out this post’s photographs and swatches to see if you’re interested in purchasing this once it’s available! Continue reading

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Swatches: Disney Ariel by Sephora Whatcha-Nail-Callit 6 Piece Nail Set

Sephora and Disney have again collaborated to release the Ariel collection. This post will show you photographs and swatches of the Whatcha-Nail-Callit nail polish set, which includes the following six (6) colors:

  • We In Luck Here: Creamy coral red
  • Hotter Under The Water: Creamy plum
  • Ariel: Rich pearly turquoise
  • Off The Hook: Pearly silver chrome
  • Life Is The Bubbles: Iridescent glittery shimmer
  • Devotin’ To Floatin’: Pearlescent teal

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