Review & Swatches: Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Sticks

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Sticks

Availability: Sephora
Price: $28.00

Company’s Description

A long-lasting, waterproof eye shadow that glides on easy like a stroke of genius. Shade, define, smoke up, and highlight your eyes with this do-it-all eye shadow formula. It glides onto your lids tug-free and is completely waterproof, so it can play as rough as you do. Choose from subtle to eye-popping shades that last for up to eight hours without creasing, flaking, or fading.

Bobbi Brown’s new Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Sticks come in eight (8) different shades. This post shows photographs and swatches for all of the following colors:

I will also do individual reviews on each color and will update the list, above, with links to those reviews as they are completed.

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Swatches: Zoya Irresistible Collection – Summer 2013

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Zoya Irresistible Collection

Availability: Zoya Online
Price: $8.00 each

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

  • Tinsley: Rose gold foil metallic
  • Hazel: Blue green foil metallic
  • Rikki: Fern green foil metallic

All the colors shown have two (2) coats.


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Review & Swatches: Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 84 “Cookie Crunch”

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Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 84 Cookie Crunch

Availability: Sephora
Price: $13.00

Company’s Description

Flash superior color, flawless wear, and long-lasting beauty with this striking eye shadow formula. The Color Eye Last complex means you can comfortably wear this shadow up to 10 gorgeous hours and the micronized pigments ensure an ultra smooth, blendable texture. The range of colors and finishes complement day and evening looks, from perfect mattes to pearlized shimmers, glitters, and a glossy mirror glow.

Sephora has released a new line of eye shadows in its Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. The collection includes 80 different shades in 4 finishes: matte, shimmer, glitter and mirror effect. The formula is said to be highly concentrated, containing up to 70% of pigments and shimmers to provide ultimate color intensity. These shadows are supposed to last 10 hours. They can also be placed in Sephora’s new palettes, which are offered with 3 pans or 6 pans.

I will be reviewing all of the new colors offered in the Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. This review is for the shade No. 84 Cookie Crunch–a shimmery golden brown.


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Swatches: Zoya Stunning Collection – Summer 2013

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Zoya Stunning Collection

Availability: Zoya Online
Price: $8.00 each

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

  • Darcy: Sunny yellow cream – Full Coverage
  • Thandie: Citrus orange cream – Full Coverage
  • Micky: Amazing coral cream – Full Coverage
  • Yana: Rubine red cream – Full Coverage
  • Josie: Grassy green cream – Full Coverage
  • Rocky: Serene blue cream – Full Coverage

All the colors shown have two (2) coats applied unless otherwise noted.

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Sigma Resort Eye Shadow Individuals

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Due to popular demand, Sigma will now offer the eye shadow colors released with its Resort eye shadow palette in individual form. Each eye shadow retails for $11.00 and are currently available. Enjoy!

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Review & Swatches: Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 72 “Movie Popcorn”

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Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 72 Movie Popcorn

Availability: Sephora
Price: $13.00

Company’s Description

Flash superior color, flawless wear, and long-lasting beauty with this striking eye shadow formula. The Color Eye Last complex means you can comfortably wear this shadow up to 10 gorgeous hours and the micronized pigments ensure an ultra smooth, blendable texture. The range of colors and finishes complement day and evening looks, from perfect mattes to pearlized shimmers, glitters, and a glossy mirror glow.

Sephora has released a new line of eye shadows in its Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. The collection includes 80 different shades in 4 finishes: matte, shimmer, glitter and mirror effect. The formula is said to be highly concentrated, containing up to 70% of pigments and shimmers to provide ultimate color intensity. These shadows are supposed to last 10 hours. They can also be placed in Sephora’s new palettes, which are offered with 3 pans or 6 pans.

I will be reviewing all of the new colors offered in the Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. This review is for the shade No. 72 Movie Popcorn–a shimmering yellow-beige.

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Review & Swatches: Pur Minerals 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup Foundation

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Pur Minerals 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup Foundation

Availability: ULTA
Price: $27.00

Company’s Description

Didn’t think our original 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup could get any better? Well, it has. Our newly enhanced formula has everything you love about the original 4-in-1 and more–same great coverage, same lightweight feel, same no-mess mineral makeup, but now with NEW built-in skincare ingredients, clinical results and sophisticated packaging. Vegan friendly. Paraben-free. Gluten-free.

Pur Minerals has re-formulated its 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup Foundation to now include skincare ingredients. This is a powder foundation that is available in 10 different shades and contains SPF 15. My shade and the one depicted, below, is Light.


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Review & Swatches: Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipstick in “Crush”

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Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipstick in Crush

Availability: Drugstores & ULTA
Price: $3-$5 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Locks colour to lips for up to 8 hours wear. 50% more colour. Soft, smooth, comfortable formula.

Rimmel’s long-standing line of Lasting Finish Lipsticks come in 17 different shades and are widely available at drugstores and ULTA. This review is for the lipstick in Crush–a shimmering peach/apricot.


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Monthly Favorites & Regrets April 2013 Video

Time for monthly favorites and regrets! In this video, I share the products I’ve been most impressed by this month, and some products I found disappointing.

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I hope you enjoy this video!

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Review & Swatches: NARS Blush in “Seduction”

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NARS Blush in Seduction

Availability: Sephora, NARS
Price: $29.00

Company’s Description

NARS Blush offers a range of translucent, natural shades, each with a subtle pink for natural blush undertone, created to highlight the complexion. Designed to be worn alone or layered together for more depth, NARS Blush provides a healthy glow to flatter any skintone.

This review is for NARS’ Seduction blush, which the company describes as a sangria color.

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