Monthly Archives: December 2013

Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Elixir Lip Color in Amethyst Potion

Maybelline’s Color Elixir Lip Colors are a cross between a balm and lipgloss and come in 20 different shades. This review is for the shade Amethyst Potion–a medium plum shade. Continue reading

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Swatches: Zoya Naturel Collection

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s Naturel Collection. The following shades are shown, each with 2 coats applied:

  • Chantal: French Vanilla Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Taylor: Light Toffee Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Rue: Boudoir Blush Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Brigitte: Bombshell Mauve Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Odette: Sultry Maroon Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Normani: Sable Mauve Cream, Full Coverage Formula.

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YSL Gloss Volupté Collection 2014

Scandalously shiny. Extremely creamy. Sensual to ecstasy. Irresistibly tempting to kiss. Yves Saint Laurent offers lips a totally unique experience with its new sense-stimulating gloss, the latest in the Volupté family.

A revolutionary formula, luscious nectar, with an extreme high-shine. Its heavenly light texture, creamy beyond compare, embraces the lips like a sensual “bouche à bouche” thanks to its patented kiss-shaped applicator. Lips are lathered in intense glossy colour with golden, iridescent or pure colour, outlining an irresistible smile that stirs the desire for more. Indulge in the sensual pleasure of its sumptuous texture, luscious colour and dazzling shine. Continue reading

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Swatches: China Glaze Happy Holiglaze Collection

Here is a look at China Glaze’s Happy Holidaze Collection nail polishes! The following colors are shown, each with 1-2 coats:

  • Just Be-Claws: Red with an aluminum-like mirror finish
  • Santa Red My List: Pink/red with an aluminum-like mirror finish
  • Put A Bow On It: Magenta glitter
  • Be Merry, Be Bright: Multi-magenta purple glitter
  • All Wrapped Up: Midnight purple and blue glitter
  • Your Present Required: Multi-sized and multi-colored glitter
  • So Blue Without You: Blue with an aluminum-like mirror finish
  • Bells Will Be Blinging: Blue and gold multi-colored glitter
  • Mingle With Kringle: Fierce gold with aluminum-like mirror finish
  • This is Tree-mendous: Green with fine gold glitter

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MAC Huggable Lipcolour Collection Video

Here is the video overview of MAC’s Huggable Lipcolour Collection. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas. You can also read a written review here. Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: MAC Punk Couture Eyeshadow Quad

This review is for the limited-edition Punk Couture Eyeshadow Quad releasing with MAC’s Punk Couture Collection for Winter 2013. This quad includes the following colors:

  • All Races: Cool light taupe-mauve (Matte) (Repromote)
  • Magic Moor: Rich blackened plum with pearl (Veluxe Pearl) (Repromote)
  • Idol Eyes: Silvered violet with gold (Lustre) (Permanent)
  • Carbon: Intense black (Matte) (Permanent)

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Review & Swatches: MAC Punk Couture Lipsticks

This review is for 2 of the limited-edition Lipsticks releasing with MAC’s Punk Couture Collection for Winter 2013. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Studded Kiss: Dark oxblood red (Retro Matte)
  • Hautecore: True matte black (Retro Matte) (Repromote)

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Review & Swatches: MAC Punk Couture Cremesheen Glasses

This review is for the 3 limited-edition Cremesheen Glasses releasing with MAC’s Punk Couture Collection for Winter 2013. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Jet Boy: Sheer black with gold pearl
  • No Apologies: Sheer black with pinkish purple pearl
  • Dark Outsider: Creamy true black

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MAC Magnetic Nude Collection Video

Here is the video overview of MAC’s Magnetic Nude Collection. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas. You can also read written reviews on this site. Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: MAC Huggable Lipcolour Collection

This review is for the 12 new, limited-edition Huggable Lipcolour lipsticks releasing with MAC’s Huggable Lipcolour Collection for Winter 2013. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Commotion: Deep cool plum cream
  • Red Necessity: Deep warm wine cream
  • What A Feeling!: Mid-tone cool pink cream
  • Feeling Amourous?: Mid-tone fuchsia cream
  • Love Beam: Mid-tone warm pink cream
  • Out For Passion: Soft warm rose cream
  • Touche: Light beige cream
  • Fresh & Frisky: Soft neutral peach cream
  • Cherry Glaze: Orange red cream
  • Fashion Force: Cool coral cream
  • Rich Maroon: Mid-tone chestnut cream

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