Swatches: OPI Mariah Carey Holiday 2013 Collection

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OPI Mariah Carey Holiday 2013 Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: October 2013
Price: $9.00 ($10.95 CAN)
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

OPI announces the launch of 18 new limited edition holiday nail lacquers inspired by recording artist and international superstar Mariah Carey. This seasonal promotion includes an assortment of red, burgundy, maroon and chocolate brown hues, along with glitter-packed gold, bronze and pearl shades. Mariah Carey Holiday also features six new Liquid Sand™ lacquers, ranging from icy blue to frosted pink to sparkling graphite. Each of the Liquid Sand shades showcases OPI’s groundbreaking technology for a textured, matte finish infused with reflective sparkle.

Here are images and swatches of OPI’s Mariah Carey 2013 Holiday Collection. This post shows the following shades with one coat applied:

  • My Favorite Ornament: Make this champagne glitter your new personal favorite.
  • All I Want for Christmas (is OPI): This marvelous maroon is present-ly my top choice.
  • Cute Little Vixen: This deep red violet has foxy written all over it.
  • Underneath the Mistletoe: Is my kiss as spicy-sweet as this candy-apple red?
  • In My Santa Suit: This generously pigmented red is worth staying on the “nice” list.
  • Visions of Love: I see this rich burgundy in my immediate future.
  • Warm Me Up: This spiced coffee hits all the cold spots.
  • Wondrous Star: This gold-flecked shimmer has heavenly shine.
  • All Sparkly and Gold: What more can we say…the name says it all.
  • Sleigh Ride for Two: There’s only room left for this dark hot chocolate.
  • Ski Slope Sweetie: This golden pearl is everybunny’s favorite.
  • I Snow You Love Me: Just like I snow you love this disco light confetti.
  • Silent Stars Go By: This blush of textured pink has parades of sparkle. (Liquid Sands)
  • Baby Please Come Home: Can’t wait to see you…in this textured and sparkling lilac. (Liquid Sands)
  • Make Him Mine: But make this textured glistening rose mine first (Liquid Sands)
  • It’s Frosty Outside: This frosted silver is so icy it’s hot. (Liquid Sands)
  • Emotions: This dramatic sparkling coal has got me feeling fine. (Liquid Sands)
  • Kiss Me at Midnight: It’s time to fall in love with this frosted ice blue. (Liquid Sands)


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Review & Swatches: Missha Signature Glam Art Rouge SPK108

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Missha Signature Glam Art Rouge SPK108

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 SPK108, which is a nude pink color.

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Review & Swatches: Senna Midnight Wine Lip Lacquers

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Senna Midnight Wine Lip Lacquers: Blush Wine, Leather, Mulberry

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

Company’s Description

This moist and smooth vanilla flavored lipgloss formula applies high shine and color. Shea Butter, Grape Seed Oil, Jojoba Oil and Mango Seed Butter infused with mega vitamins helps to moisturize and protect lips.

Senna’s Midnight Wine collection for Fall 2013 includes warm brown and berry tones. This review is for the 3 lip gloss shades released with the collection:

  • Blush Wine: glowing rose
  • Leather: rich cocoa brown
  • Mulberry: mauve wine


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Review & Swatches: Missha Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palette No. 17 Cranberry Combination

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Missha Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palette No. 17 Cranberry Combination

Availability: Missha
Price: $23.00

Company’s Description

Create an elegant eye makeup look with The Signature Velvet Art Shadow. Each palette is made up of perfectly complementing colors: highlight + base + point + liner colors. Contains Pure Crystal Pearl Powder for shimmering colors, Argan Oil for nourishing, Olive Oil for hydrating, Collagen for elasticity, and Hyaluronan for moisturizing effect. Texture is smooth and soft like velvet.

Missha’s 2013 Winter Holiday collection includes two Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palettes. This review is for the No. 17 Cranberry Combination palette, which is the palette used for the collection’s Mysterious Aura look.


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Sept. Glossybox & Oct. Wantable: Unboxing & Review Video

Here is my unboxing and review of the makeup items found in GlossyBox‘s September 2013 box and Wantable‘s October 2013 box. Come unbox with me!

Don’t forget to subscribe to Allura’s YouTube channel to stay posted on the latest videos and to be eligible for exclusive giveaways.

Enjoy!


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Review & Swatches: 29 Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 in “Lightly Crushed”

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29 Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 in Lightly Crushed

Availability: 29 Cosmetics
Price: $25.00

Company’s Description

No one will ever guess that behind that beautiful, saturated color you are moisturizing and protecting your lips. Long-lasting grape seed anti-oxidant enriched moisturizing lipstick with SPF 20 nourishes and protects the lips from environmental pollutants and the harmful effects of free radicals. Helps the lips appear smooth and moisturized while visibly easing the signs of aging. Apply evenly to lips for a customized look.

29 Cosmetics’ Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 is a moisturizing lipstick that is available in 2 dozen shades. This review is for the lipstick in Lightly Crushed–a sheer frosted nude.


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Review & Swatches: Missha Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palette No. 16 Indigo Combination

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Missha Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palette No. 16 Indigo Combination

Availability: Missha
Price: $23.00

Company’s Description

Create an elegant eye makeup look with The Signature Velvet Art Shadow. Each palette is made up of perfectly complementing colors: highlight + base + point + liner colors. Contains Pure Crystal Pearl Powder for shimmering colors, Argan Oil for nourishing, Olive Oil for hydrating, Collagen for elasticity, and Hyaluronan for moisturizing effect. Texture is smooth and soft like velvet.

Missha’s 2013 Winter Holiday collection includes two Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palettes. This review is for the No. 16 Indigo Combination palette, which is the palette used for the collection’s Fatal Aura look.

Shop tarte’s Holiday 2013 Collection!

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Review & Swatches: Smashbox Always Sharp Waterproof Kohl Liner in “Bare”

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Smashbox Always Sharp Waterproof Kohl Liner in Bare

Availability: Sephora, ULTA
Price: $20.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Ditch your sharpener, but stay sharp! This waterproof kohl eyeliner glides on and self-sharpens every time you twist the cap off. Inspired by Smashbox pros who sharpen before every use on set, this first-of-its-kind pencil has a sharpener built right into the cap for a perfect tip-so you’ll always get a precise line.

Smashbox’s new take on the kohl liner provides a built-in sharpener that automatically sharpens each time you use the product. This liner comes in 8 different shades. This review is for Bare, which is a nude color.


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Bobbi Brown Holiday 2013 Collection

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

Company’s Description

Looking to glitz it up? This holiday season, Bobbi offers a beautifully edited collection of luxurious lip and eye palettes, lip glosses and brush sets for the beauty enthusiast who wants to get— or give — the gift of glam. Featuring an assortment of shimmery shades in silver, bronze and golden tones, Bobbi’s Holiday 2013 Gift Giving Collection is a must when it comes to stealing the spotlight.

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Review: Sun Bum Lip Balm SPF 30 in Mango

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Sun Bum Lip Balm SPF 30 in Mango

Availability: Dermstore.com
Price: $3.99
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Sun Bum Lip Balm SPF 30 protects your lips from sun and wind damage. Aloe vera soothes dry, chapped lips while cocoa butter softens, repairs and enhances skin renewal. Use over bare lips or under your favorite lip color for added skin protection. Features a delightful key lime flavor and scent.

Sun Bum is a lifestyle brand of sun protection formulas for the outdoors enthusiast. Their Lip Balms are available in six (6) different scents/flavors. This review is for the Mango balm.

Kate Somerville - Kate's promise to you is simple: Renew Skin, Restore Health, Deliver Results.

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