Monthly Archives: February 2014

MAC Mineralize Glass Collection Video

Here is the video overview of MAC’s Mineralize Glass 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 for the glosses here and the lipsticks here. Continue reading

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MAC Mineralize Glass Lip Glosses Review, Photos, Swatches

This review is for the 12 new Mineralize Glass lip glosses releasing with MAC’s Mineralize Glass Collection. The following 12 shades are depicted and reviewed:

  • Modest: soft beige with light frost
  • Lovingly Yours: pinkish nude with light frost
  • Ray of Sunshine: midtone nude with light frost
  • Wake Up!: midtone red with light frost
  • New Love: midtone berry cream
  • Vibrant Vibe: bright fuchsia cream
  • Modern Romance: midtone cool rose with frost
  • Tender: light cool pink
  • Be Nice: light cool peach cream
  • Cheerful: midtone coral cream
  • Fashion Perk: deep plum cream (Not available in Asia)
  • Got Style!: midtone cool mauve frost (Not available in Asia)

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MAC Mineralize Rich Lipsticks Review, Photos, Swatches

This review is for the 6 new Mineralize Rich Lipsticks releasing with MAC’s Mineralize Glass Collection. The following 6 shades are depicted and reviewed:

  • Pure Pout: midtone cool beige
  • Be Fabulous: washed out pastel pink
  • Be A Lady: midtone coral
  • Good Taste: fuchsia pink
  • Bold Spring: deep blue pink
  • So Good: deep magenta

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Illamasqua Glamore Collection – Spring 2014

Immerse yourself in a world of timeless textures, bold shades and strong definition. It’s Glamore, in all its glory. Continue reading

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Jessica Coral Symphony Collection Photos & Swatches

These photos and swatches are for Jessica’s upcoming Spring 2014 Collection–Coral Symphony. The following shades are shown, each with 2 coats applied:

  • Sharktooth: a pure, pure white
  • Conch Shell: a soft pink reminiscent of the interior of a shell
  • Ocean Bloom: a lavender-infused pink like a sea flower
  • Starfish Glow: startling pink, glowing from within
  • Tropical Sunset: a picture-perfect evening gazing at the horizon
  • Monsoon Melon: delicious island-fueled memories

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Laura Mercier Launches New Lip Glacé Shades for Spring 2014

Laura Mercier Lip Glacé is a high-shine, perfectly pigmented lip gloss with rich, long-lasting colour and brilliant shine that creates the appearance of fuller lips. Any skin tone is virtually enhanced by creating a subtle contrast in texture. With the unique blend of moisturizing, anti-aging, anti-oxidant and plumping ingredients provided by the Laura Mercier Lip Complex, the non-sticky gloss formula applies smoothly without feathering or bleeding. Continue reading

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Lancome Visionnaire 1-Minute Blur Review & Photos

This review is for Lancome’s brand new Visionnaire 1-Minute Blur, which is marketed as a “skin-finisher” to blur imperfections like fine lines and pores. This product just launched at Sephora for VIBs, and will be available to all customers shortly. Keep reading for my thoughts! Continue reading

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Makeup & Skincare Haul Video (Feb. 2014)

Here is my first ever haul video! You can take a sneak peek into my recently-acquired products and get an idea of upcoming reviews. Continue reading

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Nicole by OPI Roughles Textured Nail Lacquers Collection

This March, Nicole by OPI launches Roughles (“ruffles”) — 4 new textured nail lacquers featuring speckled, pastel shades of purple, pink, turquoise and yellow. When the lacquer dries, Roughles lacquers reveal a unique pebbled finish. Roughles should be applied without a top coat to achieve a matte effect.
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Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipsticks Launch

Transform your lips, your look, your attitude all in one stroke with Estée Lauder’s gorgeous, high-intensity sculpting lipstick, available in one-of-a-kind statement shades for all skintones. Multifaceted pigments create definition, so your lips look beautifully shaped, sculpted and curvaceous. Meanwhile, a time-release Moisture Complex helps capture and seal in hydration, keeping lips continuously moisturized throughout the day. Soft, smooth and creamy—capturing everyone’s envy. Continue reading

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