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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Reviews & Swatches: Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm 215 Shameless

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Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm 215 Shameless

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Target, Walmart
Price: $7-9 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm offers velvety color with balm-like moisture. Infused with a Triple Butter Complex of Shea, Mango and Coconut Butter. This retractable chubby crayon requires no sharpener.

Revlon’s new Matte Balms have been added to the ColorBurst line and come in 10 different shades. This review will be for shade #215 Shameless, which is a rich eggplant purple.

If you would like to see photographs and swatches of all 10 matte shades, please see this post.

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Review: Adidas Dynamic Pulse 24-HR Anti-Perspirant

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Adidas Dynamic Pulse 24-HR Anti-Perspirant

Availability: WalMart
Price: $3.47
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

  • Offers 24-hour protection that helps you feel dry and confident
  • A clean and aromatic fragrance with peppermint
  • Delivers a burst of rejuvenating power for the dynamic, self-confident man
  • Developed with athletes

This review is for Adidas’s 24-HR Anti-Perspirant in the scent Dynamic Pulse, which is said to last all day and deliver a clean scent. You can also read the review for the Deodorant Body Spray version here.


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Review & Swatches: Anna Sui Rose Cheek Color in Dreamy Rose

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Anna Sui Rose Cheek Color in Dreamy Rose

Availability: Beauty.com
Price: $36.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

As beautiful and nuanced as a bouquet of roses…Bright vivid colors and pastel colors all together in one compact to easily mix and blend to perfection. Beautiful colors create “blooming” cheeks. Shades can be used alone or mixed for a personalized look!

Anna Sui’s new Rose Cheek Color blushes come in 4 different color combinations. This review is for #301 Dreamy Rose, which includes a combination of pink and orange tones.

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Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette Live Comparison Swatches & Review Video

Here are live swatches of all the colors in Urban Decay’s new Naked 3 palette! Plus, I do comparison swatches to the Naked 2 and original Naked palettes.

You can read a full review of the Naked 3 palette here, and see photos of comparison swatches here.

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Enjoy!

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Comparison Swatches: Urban Decay Naked 3 v. Naked 2 v. Original Naked Palettes

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Urban Decay Naked 3, Naked 2, Naked Original Palettes

Availability: Sephora, ULTA
Price: $52.00 each

This post will show swatches of all 3 Naked palettes next to each other to help you assess whether you’d like to purchase the Naked 3 palette. You can see a full review, photos, and larger swatches of the Naked 3 palette here. For live comparison swatches, see this video.


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Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

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Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette

Availability: Sephora, ULTA
Price: $52.00

Company’s Description

A mirrored compact packed with a dozen never-before-seen rose-hued neutrals, plus a double-ended brush and an Eyeshadow Primer Potion sampler. Dare to get Naked all over again with Urban Decay’s latest shadow palette. Naked3 debuts 12 insanely beautiful rose-hued neutrals in an impressive range of shades—from pale, shimmery pink to deep black matte with red microglitter—in ultrasmooth matte, pearl, and glimmering metallic finishes. Each shadow features Urban Decay’s Pigment Infusion System™, the proprietary blend of ingredients that gives every shade its velvety texture, rich color, serious staying power, and blendability.

Urban Decay’s Naked 3 Palette includes 12 new eye shadow colors:

  • Strange: Pale neutral pink matte-satin
  • Dust: Pale metallic pink shimmer with iridescent micro-glitter
  • Burnout: Light pinky-peach satin
  • Limit: Light dusty rose matte
  • Buzz: Metallic rose shimmer with silver micro-glitter
  • Trick: Light metallic pinky-copper shimmer with tonal micro-sparkle
  • Nooner: Medium pinky-brown matte
  • Liar: Medium metallic mauve shimmer
  • Factory: Pinky-brown satin
  • Mugshot: Metallic taupe shimmer with slight pink shift
  • Darkside: Deep taupe-mauve satin
  • Blackheart: Smoky black matte with rosy red micro-sparkle

This post will be a full review for this palette, including swatches of all of the colors. If you’d like to see swatches of the Naked 3 palette compared to the Naked 2 and original Naked palettes, see this post or this video for live swatches.


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MAC Huggable Lipcolour Collection – Spring 2014

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Limited Edition
Release Date: December 26, 2013 (Online) / January 2, 2014 (In Stores)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Here is a look into MAC’s Spring 2014 Collection Huggable Lip Colour, which includes 11 newly-formulated Sheen Supreme lipsticks and 2 additional Asia-exclusive shades. This new formula is gel-based and said to act like a stain for the lips.



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Review & Swatches: NYC Sun 2 Sun Bronzing Powder in Terracotta Tan

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NYC Sun 2 Sun Bronzing Powder in Terracotta Tan

Availability: Walmart, Drugstore.com, Target
Price: $4.99

Company’s Description

With NYC New York Color Sun 2 Sun All Over Bronzing Powder it’s like the sun is shining on you every day – without the harmful effects. Two coordinated bronzing powders heat up the hue of your skin while minimizing shine, giving you a believable back-from-the-beach tan tone instantly. Get bronzed in a pinch.

NYC’s Sun 2 Sun Bronzing Powder comes in 2 different shade duos. This review is for the duo Terracotta Tan, which includes a medium and deep tan color.


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