Review & Swatches: Sonia Kashuk The Red Lip – Matte

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Sonia Kashuk The Red Lip – Matte

Availability: Target
Price: $10.99
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Add allure to your holiday party look with a classic, matte red lip that makes just the right statement. This universally flattering red in a rich velvet finish will complement any skin tone. Infused with Vitis Vita, a skincare active ingredient derived from the renowned Italian wine industry, the formula contains Aglianico Grape Marc Extract, delivering a triple anti-aging effect, stimulating collagen production, improving cell detoxification and hydrating lips with hyaluronic acid.

Sonia Kashuk has released a limited edition lipstick The Red Lip — Matte, which is a bright, classic red.

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Review & Swatches: Sonia Kashuk Eye on Neutral Matte/Shimmer Eye Palette

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Sonia Kashuk Eye on Neutral Matte/Shimmer Eye Palette

Availability: Target
Price: $29.99
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Highlight your eyes for holiday soirees and beyond with this must-have palette of 24 neutral eye shadows in matte and shimmer textures, a trial-sized version of her renowned Eye on Neutral palettes. Add subtle shine to your favorite holiday look with the metallic shades of bronze, gold and gunmetal, or keep it simple with classic matte taupe, chocolate and charcoal shadows.

Sonia Kashuk has released a limited edition eye palette called the Eye On Neutral Matte/Shimmer Eye Palette, which includes a total of 24 shades–half matte and half shimmery.


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Review & Swatches: Sonia Kashuk Eye Couture Palette in Jewel of an Eye

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Sonia Kashuk Eye Couture Palette in Jewel of an Eye

Availability: Target
Price: $19.99
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Get gorgeous eyes with this enchanting palette of 12 stunning shadows. Highlight your eyes with a wash of jewel toned color or create a smokey eye with rich shades of eggplant, emerald and wine-colored shadows. Three shimmery neutrals complete the palette to perfectly complement the eye-catching shades.

Sonia Kashuk has released a limited edition version of her Eye Couture Palette called Jewel of an Eye, which includes both neutral and colorful, festive eye shadow shades for a total of 12 eye shadows.

Note: The palette is currently on sale through Target online for $16.99!


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Beauty Gift Giving Guide Video

Still scrambling to get together beauty gifts for family and friends? Here are some ideas for easy gifts of every price point.

Don’t forget to subscribe to Allura’s YouTube channel to stay posted on the latest videos and to be eligible for exclusive giveaways. And make sure to enter for the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway!

Enjoy!

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Review & Swatches: Illamasqua Intense Lipgloss in Maiden

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Illamasqua Intense Lipgloss in Maiden

Availability: Illamasqua Online
Price: $23.00 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Come out of the shadows with high-shine, colour-rich Illamasqua Intense Lipgloss in a wide range of bold colours. Create lips that look full and glossy, without feeling sticky with this “liquid lipstick”. Draw attention to your lips, and to you.

Illamasqua’s Holiday 2013 collection includes a new Intense Lipgloss in the shade Maiden, which is a pale, warm peach shade.

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Review & Swatches: Illamasqua Sculpting Powder Duo in Heliopolis & Lumos

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Illamasqua Sculpting Powder Duo in Heliopolis & Lumos

Availability: Illamasqua Online
Price: $42.00 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Sculpt your party look with this compact contouring palette. Containing neutral matt Heliopolis for razor-sharp definition, and shimmering champagne Lumos to highlight and illuminate, the Sculpting Powder Duo creates double the impact.

Illamasqua’s Holiday 2013 collection includes a new Sculpting Powder Duo. THis duo contains a bronzing shade–Heliopolis–and a luminizing shade–Lumos.


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Review & Swatches: Illamasqua Fatale Palette

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Illamasqua Fatale Palette

Availability: Illamasqua Online
Price: $55.00 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Put your eyes in the spotlight with this powder eye shadow palette. Enjoy four intense shimmer shades: bronzed gold, sultry berry shimmer, chestnut brown and seductive violet shimmer. Wear separately or blend to create your own bespoke look.

Illamasqua’s Holiday 2013 collection includes the Fatale eye shadow palette, which includes the following 4 shades:

  • Bronx: bronzed gold
  • Ensnare: sultry berry shimmer
  • Mystify: chestnut brown
  • Charm: seductive violet shimmer

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12 Days of Christmas GIVEAWAY Video!

It’s time for this year’s 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! See this video for the giveaway rules and to check out the goodies you could win. Good luck!


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Review: VMV Hypoallergenics Red Better Deeply Soothing Cleansing Cream

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VMV Hypoallergenics Red Better Deeply Soothing Cleansing Cream

Availability: Dermstore
Price: $26.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Ultra-gentle cleansing for hyper-reactive skin. Important daily prevention and palliative management for hyperreactive skin.

This review is for VMV Hypoallergenic’s Red Better Deeply Soothing Cleansing Cream–a face cleanser for those with sensitive skin.

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MAC Punk Couture Collection – Winter 2013

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Limited Edition
Release Date: December 19, 2013 (Online) / December 26, 2013 (In Stores)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

Punk’s rebel spirit has a visual language all its own. Punk Couture: Eye Shadow x 4 builds fierce eyes with extreme black, silvered amethyst, nude matte and blackened plum. Also includes Haute & Naughty Too Black Lash, Penultimate Eye Liner and Eye Kohl. Neon Pigments instigate a chaos of colour, Retro Matte Lipstick attracts in true black, midnight violet, fig and oxblood, while Cremesheen Glass shimmers with golden and purple pearl. Black, beaded Nail Lacquers are pure, polished punk.



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