Review & Swatches: Bobbi Brown Rich Caviar Eye Palette

Bobbi Brown Rich Caviar Eye Palette

Availability: Nordstrom, Bobbi Brown, Sephora
Price: $47.50

Company’s Description

With six mix-and-match shades this eye palette truly strikes it rich. Featuring everything you need to take eyes from day to night including Bobbi’s beloved base shadow in Bone and the palette’s namesake shade in Rich Caviar. Complimentary colors include metallic and sparkle textures, perfect for building intensity. A Mini Dual Ended Shadow/Liner brush completes the set-all it needs now is a bow.

Bobbi Brown’s new, limited-edition Rich Caviar Eye Palette is releases with its Holiday 2012 collection. This palette includes the following shades:

  • Bone: Off white
  • Candlelight: Mid-tone shimmering beige gold (Metallic)
  • Wheat: Medium ash beige
  • Olive: Golden green (Sparkle)
  • Black Topaz: Deep green with gold pearl (Metallic)
  • Rich Caviar: rich black brown

Continue reading

Posted in B, Bobbi Brown, Brands, Collections, Grades, Reviews, Swatches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review & Swatches: e.l.f. Studio HD Blushes

e.l.f. Studio HD Blushes

Availability: e.l.f.
Price: $3.00

Company’s Description

Rich and creamy HD Blush naturally sculpts and highlights the cheekbones for a soft-focus effect that is great for everyday use. The Vitamin E enriched formula conditions and hydrates the skin for a healthy, radiant glow. Velvety soft, lightweight and highly pigmented color creates a long-lasting result for all day wear.

e.l.f. has added five (5) new shades of its new HD Blushes, which are now part of the company’s Studio line. The colors are as follows:

See below for photos and swatches of all of the colors. I will also do individual reviews of each color and update this post with the corresponding links.

Continue reading

Posted in Brands, e.l.f., Reviews, Swatches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jill Stuart Stealing Heart Collection – Holiday 2012

Release Date: November 2012
Availability: Jill Stuart, Sassa

Here is a look into Jill Stuart’s upcoming Holiday 2012 Collection: Stealing Heart. Jill Stuart is an Asian brand, but U.S. customers can get some of the items from Sassa. Check out the color descriptions and colors, below!

Instantly watch from thousands of TV episodes & movies streaming from Netflix. Try Netflix for FREE!

Continue reading

Posted in Brands, Collections, Previews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review & Swatches: NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer

NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer in St. Moritz

Availability: Sephora, NARS
Price: $42.00

Company’s Description

Infused with lush, naturally derived ingredients, this lightweight tinted moisturizer immediately helps thirsty skin feel hydrated. It has been proven to help reduce the appearance of discoloration and dark spots caused by hyper pigmentation for a clearer and brighter complexion in just four weeks. Oil-free and luxurious, it obscures the appearance of lines, wrinkles, pores and other imperfections. SPF 30 adds a translucent veil of protection.

NARS’ tinted moisturizer is said to be lightweight, hydrating, and “proven” to reduce discoloration. The color depicted, below, and tested was St. Moritz (medium with a neutral yellow undertone).

170579_Save up to 50% Off Select Merchandise at

Continue reading

Posted in B, Brands, Grades, NARS, Reviews, Swatches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Review & Swatches: Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick Compact in “24 Karat”

Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick Compact in 24 Karat

Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora
Price: $42.00

Company’s Description

Give the gift of gold with our 24 Karat Shimmer Brick, that is. Five bars of pearlescent shimmer highlight the skin for a lit-from-within glow. Each bar also doubles up as an eye shadow.

Bobbi Brown’s famous Shimmer Bricks are baked highlighting and cheek colors that come in . This shade includes five (5) bars of pure pearl color for shimmering lids and glowing cheeks.

BH Cosmetics halloween makeup

Continue reading

Posted in A, Bobbi Brown, Brands, Collections, Grades, Reviews, Swatches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

OPI Skyfall 007 Collection

Release Date: October 2012
Price: $8.50 ($9.95 CAN)
Size: 0.5 fl oz
Availability: ULTA, Dillard’s, JCPenney, Pure Beauty, Regis, Trade Secret

Company’s Description

This holiday season, OPI celebrates the 50th Anniversary of a fellow world icon – James Bond – appearing in Skyfall. Starring Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem, this highly-anticipated twenty-third installment opens in theaters nationwide on November 9, 2012.

Inspired by the film’s blend of glamour and danger, OPI launches Skyfall Collection, featuring twelve limited-edition nail lacquers for Holiday 2012. “OPI is thrilled to work with EON Productions to celebrate 50 years of the style, swagger and mystique associated with Bond 007,” said Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director. “From metallic and glitter finishes to jewel tones and even a jet black, these lacquers capture the film’s sophisticated and glamorous look.

“Watch for Bérénice Marlohe wearing two Skyfall Collection shades in the film,” adds Weiss-Fischmann. “With Skyfall, a rich maroon, painted on top of the nail and GoldenEye, a shimmering gold, painted on the undersides, Marlohe’s luxurious manicure will be the one to try this holiday season.”

Many of you have asked me about this collection. And the official information is finally here! Plus, I’ve added in a couple of my own photos of the collection, which I was able to see at this year’s CosmoProf.

See the color descriptions and images, below!

Continue reading
Posted in Brands, Collections, OPI, Previews | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Laura Mercier Holiday 2012 Collection

Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Sephora, Nordstrom

Here are Laura Mercier’s new items for the Holiday 2012 season! Keep reading for full descriptions and images!

Continue reading

Posted in Brands, Collections, Laura Mercier, Previews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment