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!

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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.

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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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Riri Hearts MAC Collection – Holiday 2013

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Limited Edition
Release Date: December 2013
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

Rihanna’s final collection with M·A·C features the return of RiRi Woo, along with two new Lipsticks: Pleasure Bomb and Bad Girl RiRi. Also featuring Nail Lacquer, Superslick Liquid Eye Liner, Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow, Bronzing Powder and the double-ended 217 Blending Brush and the 239 Eye Shader Brush. This limited-edition collection is encased in exclusive white-pearl packaging with RiRi’s rose-gold detailing.



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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in “Breaking Bronze”

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in Breaking Bronze

Availability: ULTA, CVS
Price: $6.99
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Dare to Wear Intense Color With Eye Studio Color Tattoo Pure Pigments Eyeshadow. Double-Dipped Pigments Create Double Color Intensity For Your Most Explosive Eyes. The Crease-Proof Formula With Uperior Staying Power Wears For Up to 24 Hours.

Maybelline’s newest addition to its Color Tattoo line is a set of 12 new Pure Pigments, which are loose pigment eye shadows. This review is for the Pure Pigment in Breaking Bronze.

To see photographs and swatches of all 12 colors, see this post.


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Review: Avon Anew Clinical Absolute Even Multi-Tone Skin Corrector

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Avon Anew Clinical Absolute Even Multi-Tone Skin Corrector

Availability: Avon
Price: $39.99
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Effective on all skin tones.** Clinically shown to improve the look of discolorations: 38% improvement in clarity; 25% improvement in the look of dark patches; 13% improvement in the look of dark spots.

Avon’s Anew Clinical Absolute Even Multi-Tone Skin Corrector is said to reduce the look of discoloration on the skin to help even skin tone.

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