Swatches: Benefit World Famous Neutrals “Sexiest Nudes Ever” Kit

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Benefit World Famous Neutrals Sexiest Nudes Ever Kit

Availability: Sephora
Price: $30.00

Company’s Description

An eyeshadow kit featuring the sexiest nudes ever! These dramatic, daring eyeshadows in award-winning creaseless creams and new longwear powder shadows make sexy totally wearable! The universally flattering shades layer beautifully—and the tips and tricks show you how to create looks for daytime and playtime.

Benefit has released three (3) World Famous Neutrals kits, which each includes four (4) eye shadows and two (2) Creaseless Cream Shadows. This post contains photos and swatches for the Sexiest Nudes Ever Kit, which contains the following:

  • Longwear Powder Shadows in Milk It!: pearly white, Pause for Applause: soft lilac, Blingo!: brilliant silver, Raincheck?: smoky amethyst
  • Creaseless Cream Shadows in Bikini-Tini: oyster pink, Holy Smokes!: smoldering charcoal

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Review & Swatches: Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 44 “Romantic Comedy”

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Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 44 Romantic Comedy

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. 44 Romantic Comedy–a shimmering peach beige.

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Review & Swatches: Disney Jasmine by Sephora Magic Carpet Ride Eyeshadow Palette

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Disney Jasmine by Sephora Magic Carpet Ride Eyeshadow Palette

Availability: Sephora
Price: $30.00

Company’s Description

An illuminating eye shadow palette containing four shimmering shadows inspired by Arabian romance. Allow yourself to fall in love with this palette of luminous shadows that capture the enchantment of the film’s iconic magic carpet ride. Inspired by the starry glow, lavender sky, gleaming moon, and Jasmine’s classic turquoise outfit, each shadow promises to illuminate you and your mood.

Sephora and Disney have again collaborated to release the Jasmine collection. This review is for the Magic Carpet Ride Eyeshadow Palette, which includes four (4) eye shadows in the following colors:

  • Diamond Sky: deep turquoise
  • Carpet: glittery violet
  • Wonder by Wonder: glitter lavender
  • Splendid: glittery peachy pink

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Swatches: OPI Oz The Great And Powerful Collection

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OPI Oz The Great And Powerful Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: March 2013
Price: $9.00 ($10.95 CAN)
Size: 0.5 fl oz
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

“OPI is very excited to take this fantastical journey with Disney,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director. “Inspired by the magic of Oz The Great and Powerful, this SoftShades collection captures the whimsy seen in the film, from glittery shades packed with white, gold and silvery iridescent confetti – Lights of Emerald City, When Monkeys Fly! and Which is Witch? – to soft neutrals in white, beige and pink – Don’t Burst My Bubble, Glints of Glinda and I Theodora You.

“The new Liquid Sand nail lacquer – What Wizardry is This? – features OPI’s groundbreaking technology for a textured, matte finish infused with reflective sparkle,” adds Weiss-Fischmann. “This rich taupe hue was designed for James Franco’s character, the great Wizard of Oz, and is sure to make a bold statement this spring.”

Here is a look at OPI’s Oz The Great And Powerful nail polishes! The following colors are shown:

  • Lights of Emerald City: White confetti adds city girl flair and style to nails.
  • Don’t Burst My Bubble: Don’t wake me…I’m dreaming about puffy clouds of white.
  • When Monkeys Fly!: I’m simply bananas for this gold confetti.
  • Glints of Glinda: Only a good witch could turn beige from meek to chic.
  • Which is Witch?: Is this silver glitter with iridescent sparkle or the other way around?
  • I Theodora You: This adorable, sheer pink is bewitching on you.
  • What Wizardry is This?: Liquid Sand nail lacquer in a rich taupe hue.


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Review & Swatches: Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Eye Shadow in “Bronze Lustre”

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Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Eye Shadow in Bronze Lustre

Availability: Elizabeth Arden, Macy’s
Price: $18.50

Company’s Description

Rooted in NYC with more than 100 years of beauty expertise, Beautiful Color Eye Shadows were developed in shades that are trend driven and in a formula that is good for your skin. The outcome: smooth, crease-free shadows that combine long-lasting color with luxurious skin care benefits. Vitamin enriched. Oil-Free.

Elizabeth Arden has released a new eye shadow formula that includes 32 shades. This formula is said to be smooth, crease-free, and give long-lasting color. This review is for the shade Bronze Lustre–a soft, medium, gold-fawn brown.


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Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Collection – Summer 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Nordstrom, Macy’s

Company’s Description

A heat wave of color. An exotic oasis of lush, sun-drenched color and sensuous bronze beauty. Skin is luminous with a sun-kissed glow. Bold eyes mesmerize. Luscious lips entice.

Here is a sneak peek into Estee Lauder’s Bronze Goddess Collection for Summer 2013. Keep reading for color descriptions and images!


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Review & Swatches: Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12-Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen

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Tarte BB Tinted Treatment 12-Hour Primer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen

Availability: Sephora, ULTA, Tarte
Price: $34.00

Company’s Description

An innovative B.B. treatment with multiple skincare and makeup benefits in one eco-chic tube. Indulge your skin with this powerful multitasker that works as a primer, moisturizer, light foundation, antiaging treatment, and sunscreen to give you a youthful-looking glow. Worn alone or as the perfect base for makeup, this 12-hour, age-defying, oil-free primer offers light-to-medium, buildable coverage that helps even skintone and other skin imperfections while diffusing light to minimize the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and pores. The creamy, silky formula goes on smooth and blends easily, leaving you with a natural-looking, flawless finish with a broad-spectrum, chemical-free SPF 30 that offers ideal protection from the sun’s harmful UVA/UVB rays.

Tarte’s BB cream is said to work as a primer, moisturizer, light foundation, anti-ager, and sunscreen, all in one product. This product comes in four (4) different shades. My shade and the one depicted, below, is Light.

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Zoya PixieDust Collection Spring 2013 Video

Here is the video overview of the nail polishes from Zoya’s PixieDust Collection for Spring 2013. The video includes live application of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula.

If you’d like to see photos and swatches of each of the colors, please see this post.

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Review & Swatches: Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 65 “Lazy Afternoon”

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Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 65 Lazy Afternoon

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. 65 Lazy Afternoon–a matte white beige.

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Dior Addict Gloss Collection – Spring 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: March 2013
Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora

Dior is releasing 24 new shades of its Dior Addict Gloss for Spring 2013. Keep reading for images and to find out what the color names are.


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