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Smashbox Be Legendary Long Wear Lip Lacquers Review, Photos, Swatches

Smashbox’s Be Legendary Long Wear Lip Lacquers are said to be long-wearing and strongly pigmented with a hybrid formula that goes on like a lacquer and lasts like a stain for 8 hours of wear. This review is for the shades Legendary and After Dark. Continue reading

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Smashbox Crush On Blush Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

Smashbox’s limited edition Crush On Blush Palette contains six face powders: four blushes, a highlighter, and a bronzer. All of the following shades are swatched and reviewed, below:

  • Blush in Warm Apricot
  • Blush in Guava
  • Blush in Rosy
  • Blush in Rosette
  • Bronze Lights in Suntan
  • Soft Lights in Shimmer

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ColourPop Summer 2015 Super Shock Shadow + Pigments Review, Photos, Swatches

ColourPop has released six new individual Super Shock Shadow + Pigments for Summer 2015. All six of the shades are swatched and reviewed, below:

  • High Tide: Pale champagne gold (Pearlized finish)
  • Plunge: Light warm beige with a golden sheen (Pearlized finish)
  • Shark Attack: Mid-tone warm coral with gold duo chrome finish (Pearlized finish)
  • Coconut: Bright peacock teal (Pearlized finish)
  • Nillionaire: Warm bronze with tons of gold and multi coloured glitter (Metallic finish)
  • Flipper: Soft tangerine sprinkled with silver and pink glitter (Metallic finish)

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ColourPop Super Shock Cheek Bronzer in Skinny Dip Review, Photos, Swatches

ColourPop has released 6 bronzing shades in its Super Shock Cheek line in a combination of Satin and Matte finishes. This review is for the shade Skinny Dip, which is a warm tan with a matte finish and is suitable for people with fair to light skin tones. Continue reading

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ColourPop Sundays in Silverlake Collection Review, Photos, Swatches

ColourPop’s Sundays in Silverlake Collection has been released for Summer 2015. It includes 6 limited-edition Lippie Stix, which are swatched below:

  • Ace: Light warm pink (Cream finish)
  • Parker: Mid-tone warm nude (Matte finish)
  • Chella: Mid-tone bright peachy coral (Cream finish)
  • Thirsty: Cool-toned berry pink (Satin finish)
  • Pasties: Bright cool-toned magenta (Hyper Glossy finish)
  • Cougar: Bright pinky-red (Matte finishh)

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Illamasqua Silhouette Gel Sculpt Review, Photos, Swatches

Illamasqua’s new Gel Sculpts are gel colors to emphasize the cheeks and contour the face. The Gel Suclpts are currently available in three different shades–two that are blushes and one that’s a contour. This review is for the shade Silhouette, which is a sheer shadow. Continue reading

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ColourPop Mondays in Malibu Collection Review, Photos, Swatches

ColourPop’s Mondays in Malibu Collection has been released for Summer 2015. It includes 6 limited-edition Shadow + Pigments, which are swatched below:

  • Gecko: Soft opalescent silvery green with pink duo chrome finish (Pearlized finish)
  • Snakebite: Mid- tone warm gold (Ultra-Metallic finish)
  • Sand Swoon: True pastel pink softly sprinkled with gold flecks (Satin Luxe)
  • Prickly Pear: Warm-toned Plum with tons of tons of gold and pink glitter (Metallic finish)
  • Mirage: Soft sage green with a champagne gold sheen (Pearlized finish)
  • Hot Tamale: Reddish brown with soft copper sparkles (Satin Luxe finish)

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MAC Wash & Dry Technakohl Liners Review, Photos, Swatches

This review is for the 4 limited-edition Technakohl Liners releasing with MAC’s Wash & Dry Collection for Summer 2015. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following shades:

  • Practice Makes Perfect: Deep blue-green
  • Sudsy: Marine blue
  • Coin Operated: Metal grey with silver pearl
  • Colour Matters: Lime (Repromote)

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MAC Wash & Dry Lipsticks Review, Photos, Swatches

This review is for the 2 new and limited-edition Lipsticks releasing with MAC’s Wash & Dry Collection for Summer 2015. This post includes photographs and lip swatches of the following shades:

  • Steam Heat: Vivid yellow-red (Satin)
  • Tumble Dry:Light peachy coral (Lustre)

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MAC Wash & Dry Studio Sculpt Defining Bronzing Powders Review, Photos, Swatches

This review is for the 2 limited-edition Studio Sculpt Defining Bronzing Powders releasing with MAC’s Wash & Dry Collection for Summer 2015. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following shades:

  • Delicates: Neutral deep bronze with fine gold shimmer
  • Golden Rinse: Light brick reddish bronze with fine shimmer

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