Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Elixir Lip Color in Amethyst Potion

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Maybelline Color Elixir Lip Color in Amethyst Potion

Availability: ULTA
Price: $8.99
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Company’s Description

Experience saturated lip color, sensuous balm care and polished lip shine from Maybelline New York Color Elixir by Color Sensational. The exclusive smoothing angora brush delivers a polished, even application and smoothing sensation to lips. The balm infused formula, with pure color pigments, leaves lips feeling cushiony soft.

Maybelline’s Color Elixir Lip Colors are a cross between a balm and lipgloss and come in 20 different shades. This review is for the shade Amethyst Potion–a medium plum shade.


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Swatches: Zoya Naturel Collection

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Zoya Naturel Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Zoya Online
Price: $9.00 each

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s Naturel Collection. The following shades are shown, each with 2 coats applied:

  • Chantal: French Vanilla Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Taylor: Light Toffee Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Rue: Boudoir Blush Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Brigitte: Bombshell Mauve Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Odette: Sultry Maroon Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Normani: Sable Mauve Cream, Full Coverage Formula.

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YSL Gloss Volupté Collection 2014

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Release Date: January 2014
Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora

Company’s Description

Scandalously shiny. Extremely creamy. Sensual to ecstasy. Irresistibly tempting to kiss. Yves Saint Laurent offers lips a totally unique experience with its new sense-stimulating gloss, the latest in the Volupté family.

A revolutionary formula, luscious nectar, with an extreme high-shine. Its heavenly light texture, creamy beyond compare, embraces the lips like a sensual “bouche à bouche” thanks to its patented kiss-shaped applicator. Lips are lathered in intense glossy colour with golden, iridescent or pure colour, outlining an irresistible smile that stirs the desire for more. Indulge in the sensual pleasure of its sumptuous texture, luscious colour and dazzling shine.



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Swatches: China Glaze Happy Holiglaze Collection

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China Glaze Happy Holiglaze Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Price: $7.50
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

Reindeers won’t be the only ones lighting up the night sky this holiday season. China Glaze launches Happy HoliGlaze, a party-perfect collection sure to get the celebrations started off right. These twist-on-traditional shades and gift sets make perfect party favors, stocking stuffers and gifts (shhh, we won’t tell if the gift is for yourself!).

Here is a look at China Glaze’s Happy Holidaze Collection nail polishes! The following colors are shown, each with 1-2 coats:

  • Just Be-Claws: Red with an aluminum-like mirror finish
  • Santa Red My List: Pink/red with an aluminum-like mirror finish
  • Put A Bow On It: Magenta glitter
  • Be Merry, Be Bright: Multi-magenta purple glitter
  • All Wrapped Up: Midnight purple and blue glitter
  • Your Present Required: Multi-sized and multi-colored glitter
  • So Blue Without You: Blue with an aluminum-like mirror finish
  • Bells Will Be Blinging: Blue and gold multi-colored glitter
  • Mingle With Kringle: Fierce gold with aluminum-like mirror finish
  • This is Tree-mendous: Green with fine gold glitter

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MAC Huggable Lipcolour Collection Video

Here is the video overview of MAC’s Huggable Lipcolour Collection. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula. You can also read a written review here.

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Review & Swatches: MAC Punk Couture Eyeshadow Quad

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MAC Punk Couture Eyeshadow Quad

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $40.00

Company’s Description

An Eye Shadow Quad in four shades: light taupe mauve, rich blackened plum, silvered violet with gold, and intense black. The highly pigmented powder formula applies evenly, blends and builds beautifully.

This review is for the limited-edition Punk Couture Eyeshadow Quad releasing with MAC’s Punk Couture Collection for Winter 2013. This quad includes the following colors:

  • All Races: Cool light taupe-mauve (Matte) (Repromote)
  • Magic Moor: Rich blackened plum with pearl (Veluxe Pearl) (Repromote)
  • Idol Eyes: Silvered violet with gold (Lustre) (Permanent)
  • Carbon: Intense black (Matte) (Permanent)

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Review & Swatches: MAC Punk Couture Lipsticks

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MAC Punk Couture Lipsticks

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $15.00

Company’s Description

Colour plus texture for the lips. Stands out on the runway. Simmers on the street! What made M·A·C famous.

This review is for 2 of the limited-edition Lipsticks releasing with MAC’s Punk Couture Collection for Winter 2013. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Studded Kiss: Dark oxblood red (Retro Matte)
  • Hautecore: True matte black (Retro Matte) (Repromote)


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Review & Swatches: MAC Punk Couture Cremesheen Glasses

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MAC Punk Couture Cremesheen Glasses

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $20.00

Company’s Description

A lip finish that fuses the creamy, sheen-filled nature of Cremesheen Lipstick with the shine of M∙A∙C Lipglass. Soft, comfortable, non-sticky. Applies with a doe-foot applicator. Use as a top layer to its namesake Lipstick or on its own.

This review is for the 3 limited-edition Cremesheen Glasses releasing with MAC’s Punk Couture Collection for Winter 2013. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Jet Boy: Sheer black with gold pearl
  • No Apologies: Sheer black with pinkish purple pearl
  • Dark Outsider: Creamy true black

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MAC Magnetic Nude Collection Video

Here is the video overview of MAC’s Magnetic Nude Collection. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas. You can also read written reviews on this site.

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: MAC Huggable Lipcolour Collection

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MAC Kissable Lipcolour Collection

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $20.00

Company’s Description

A new high-shine formula featuring an array of creamy emollients, providing a lasting, glossy finish that leaves lips smooth and sculpted. A unique gel base allows each shade to smooth effortlessly onto the skin, with a feather-light finish giving immediate moisture, lasting up to six hours.

This review is for the 12 new, limited-edition Huggable Lipcolour lipsticks releasing with MAC’s Huggable Lipcolour Collection for Winter 2013. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Commotion: Deep cool plum cream
  • Red Necessity: Deep warm wine cream
  • What A Feeling!: Mid-tone cool pink cream
  • Feeling Amourous?: Mid-tone fuchsia cream
  • Love Beam: Mid-tone warm pink cream
  • Out For Passion: Soft warm rose cream
  • Touche: Light beige cream
  • Fresh & Frisky: Soft neutral peach cream
  • Cherry Glaze: Orange red cream
  • Fashion Force: Cool coral cream
  • Rich Maroon: Mid-tone chestnut cream

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