YSL Parisian Nite Collection – Holiday 2013

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Release Date: October 2013
Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora

Company’s Description

Paris at night, a time to party. From the Rive Gauche to the Rive Droite, the YSL woman plunges into late, late nights and merges with the colours of a Parisian soirée. A lover’s encounter, a wildly beating heart. An unexpected ardor in the city’s winter lights. Her eyes sparkle with a romantic glow, her complexion simmers with passionate pink. Her lips smile with the colour of a French kiss. Until dawn, she indulges the impulse to play and love. She sees life through rose-coloured glasses. The rose of Saint Laurent.

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Review & Swatches: Missha Signature Glam Art Glosses

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Missha Signature Glam Art Glosses

Availability: Missha
Price: $16.00

Company’s Description

Shiny, vivid color for glamorous lips. Botanical Ingredients keep lips moisturized for up to 12 hours. Sweet Almond Peptide and Marine Collagen help restore elasticity. Gloss has subtle pearls for a beautiful shimmering look. The slim fitting lip gloss applies on lightly for a comfortable wear. Provides high stay power – 12 hour color and moisture stay.

Missha’s 2013 Winter Holiday collection includes two Signature Glam Art Glosses in shades SRD04 (cranberry red with a hint of purple) and SCR05 (pale nude meets coral).


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Illamasqua Have Yourself A Selfish Little Christmas Collection – Holiday 2013

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Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Illamasqua, Sephora (Coming Soon)

Company’s Description

Christmas is a time for sinning. Celebrate vanity and shameless self-indulgence with the new Christmas collection from Illamasqua.

Here is a look into Illamasqua’s Have Yourself A Selfish Little Christmas Collection for Holiday 2013! These items are currently available for purchase through Illamasqua, but if you want to avoid the international shipping, they should be available shortly through Sephora also.

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Review & Swatches: NARS Guy Bourdin Cinematic Eye Shadows

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NARS Guy Bourdin Cinematic Eye Shadows

Availability: NARS, Sephora
Price: $24.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

The ultimate authority in blush, NARS offers the industry’s most iconic shades for cheeks. Natural, healthy-looking color that immediately enlivens the complexion. A light application for even the highest-intensity hues delivers a natural-looking flush.

NARS’s Guy Bourdin Holiday 2013 Collection includes 5 new, limited-edition Cinematic Eye Shadows. The following colors are reviewed and depicted:

  • Wishful Thinking: Macaw blue
  • Rage: Electric orchid
  • Bad Behaviour: Deep pewter
  • Cambodia: Pink Copper
  • Mississippi Mermaid: Champagne

FYI, you can get a free mini Orgasm Illuminator with any NARS online order during November 2013 with code NOVMINI13.

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Missha Winter 2013 Collection Video

Here is the video overview of Missha’s Winter 2013 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.

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Review & Swatches: NARS Guy Bourdin Blushes

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NARS Guy Bourdin Blushes

Availability: NARS, Sephora
Price: $29.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

The ultimate authority in blush, NARS offers the industry’s most iconic shades for cheeks. Natural, healthy-looking color that immediately enlivens the complexion. A light application for even the highest-intensity hues delivers a natural-looking flush.

NARS’s Guy Bourdin Holiday 2013 Collection includes 2 new, limited-edition blushes. The following colors are reviewed and depicted:

  • Coeur Battant: Magenta
  • Day Dream: Peachy pink

Exhibit A blush is also promoted with this collection. It is a permanent color.

FYI, you can get a free mini Orgasm Illuminator with any NARS online order during November 2013 with code NOVMINI13.

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Stay Tuned: NARS Guy Bourdin Color Collection

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Reviews, swatches, and photos of NARS’s Guy Bourdin Collection for Holiday 2013 are coming soon!

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Review & Swatches: Senna Midnight Wine Cream Lipsticks

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Senna Midnight Wine Cream Lipsticks: Ruby & Beautiful Bronze

Availability: Senna, Blush.com
Price: $20.00 each
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

This creamy cushion lipstick formula is velvety smooth, hydrating and comfortable with maximum color impact and long lasting wear. Hyaluronic Acid filling spheres, Vitamin E, Shea Butter and Jojoba Oil hydrate, condition and protect.

Senna’s Midnight Wine collection for Fall 2013 includes warm brown and berry tones. This review is for the 2 lipstick shades released with the collection:

  • Ruby: deep wine
  • Beautiful Bronze: golden bronze glow

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Review & Swatches: Ciate Corrupted Neons Collection

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Ciate Corrupted Neons Collection

Availability: Sephora
Price: $25.00/set
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Welcome to the polish that never sleeps! This collection brings you the zestiest matte neon shades. Style your look by sprinkling glitter over wet polish for a sizzling finish and as the sun sets, light up the night with the afterglow top coat. With clear-on application, this clever polish soaks up the daylight and continues to glow in the dark.

This review is for Ciate’s Corrupted Neons Collection, which consists of 4 sets containing 3 nail polishes each, as follows:

Club Tropicana:

  • 0.45 oz Paint Pots Nail Polish in Cha Cha Cha
  • 0.45 oz Caviar Pearls in Club Tropicana
  • Mini Black Light Topcoat

Shout Out:

  • 0.45 oz Paint Pots Nail Polish in Electronica
  • 0.45 oz Caviar Pearls in Shout Out
  • Mini Black Light Topcoat

Megaphone:

  • 0.45 oz Paint Pots Nail Polish in Big Yellow Taxi
  • 0.45 oz Caviar Pearls in Megaphone
  • Mini Black Light Topcoat

Foam Party:

  • 0.45 oz Paint Pots Nail Polish in Boom Box
  • 0.45 oz Caviar Pearls in Foam Party
  • Mini Black Light Topcoat

The mini Paint Pot of black-light top coat that is included in each set transforms any color from regular polish into a UV-glowing nail polish.


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Review & Swatches: Missha Signature Glam Art Rouge SRD704

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Missha Signature Glam Art Rouge SRD704

Availability: Missha
Price: $23.00

Company’s Description

Get clear and distinct, vivid lips with the Signature Glam Art Rouge.
The Melting System makes color melt smoothly and evenly onto lips.

Missha’s 2013 Winter Holiday collection includes two Signature Glam Art Rouge lipsticks. This review is for the shade SRD704, which is a deep purple red color.


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