Review & Swatches: theBalm Instain Long-Wearing Powder Staining Blush in “Swiss Dot”

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theBalm Instain Long-Wearing Powder Staining Blush in Swiss Dot

Availability: theBalm
Price: $22.00

Company’s Description

theBalm’s long-wearing, STAINING powder blush is a fashion must have! With six shades, perfect for all seasons and skin tones, it will give your cheeks color that won’t quit.

TheBlam’s newest cheek product is its Instain long-wearing blushes. These “staining” blushes come in six (6) different shades. This review is for the shade Swiss Dot–a coral-peach.

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Review: VMV Hypoallergenics Re-Everything Anti-Age Primary Treatment Cream

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VMV Hypoallergenics Re-Everything Anti-Age Primary Treatment Cream

Availability: Dermstore
Price: $85.00

Company’s Description

VMV Hypoallergenics Re-Everything Anti-Age Primary Treatment Cream effectively combats and reverses the effects of aging. 5% glycolic acid provides microdermabrasion, encouraging younger cells to surface as kinetin growth factor promotes collagen and elastin production. Antioxidants green tea and rice phytic acid fight free radicals, protecting your skin while USDA-certified organic virgin coconut oil deeply moisturizes your skin. As a result wrinkles are smoothed and skin is brighter and more even with a youthful tone.

This review is for VMV Hypoallergenic’s Re-Everything Anti-Age Primary Treatment Cream, which the company claims effectively combats signs of aging through the inclusion of glycolic acid and antioxidants. Keep reading for images of this product and my thoughts about its quality.


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Review & Swatches: Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in “Vanilla”

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Vanilla

Availability: Sephora
Price: $28.00

Company’s Description

A long-lasting, waterproof eye shadow that glides on easy like a stroke of genius. Shade, define, smoke up, and highlight your eyes with this do-it-all eye shadow formula. It glides onto your lids tug-free and is completely waterproof, so it can play as rough as you do. Choose from subtle to eye-popping shades that last for up to eight hours without creasing, flaking, or fading.

Bobbi Brown’s new Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Sticks come in eight (8) different shades. This review is for the shade Vanilla–a warm cream color.

If you would like to see photos and swatches of all eight (8) shades, please see this post.


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GlossyBox April 2013 Unboxing & Review Video

Here is the video unboxing of GlossyBox‘s April 2013 beauty box!

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Review & Swatches: Flower by Drew Barrymore Win Some Rouge Some Creme Blush in “Forget-Me-Not”

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Flower by Drew Barrymore Win Some Rouge Some Creme Blush in Forget-Me-Not

Availability: Walmart.com
Price: $7.98

Company’s Description

Flower Win Some/Rouge Some Creme Blush conforms to skin for a soft “powder”-like finish. The blush transforms into a soft velvet veil on cheeks. It deposits gentle color for a healthy glow and it’s perfect for layering to build your desired look.

Drew Barrymore’s Flower Collection includes six (6) cream blush colors. This review is for the Win Some / Rouge Some Creme Blush in Forget-Me-Not–a soft apricot-pink.

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MAC All About Orange Collection – Summer 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: June 6, 2013
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

Orange. Its vibrant energy and modern edge ignites fashion and beauty big time in Korea, the rest of Asia and the world. It’s one of the new global super shades that pops with sizzle and cool sophistication. M?A?C translates the trend with international impact into a colour collection for face, lips and nails. From Nail Lacquer in Sweet Pop to sizzling Tangerine Dream Lipstick – it’s an homage to orange.

Here is preliminary information and images of MAC’s upcoming All About Orange Collection.



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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Tattoo 24 Hr Eye Shadow in “Waves of White”

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Maybelline Color Tattoo 24 Hr Eye Shadow in Waves of White

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Drugstores
Price: $8.00 (Approx.)

Maybelline’s Summer 2013 collection includes new, limited edition shades of Color Tattoo eye shadows. This review is for the Summer 2013 shade in Waves of White, which is a frosty white with a pale blue shift.

If you would like to see the other Summer 2013 limited edition shades, please see this post.


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Review: Pur Minerals Chisel Makeup Brush

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Pur Minerals Chisel Makeup Brush

Availability: ULTA
Price: $23.00

Company’s Description

The Chisel Makeup Brush is a professional makeup brush that is designed exclusively for the application of Pür Minerals 4-in-1 Pressed Mineral Makeup Foundation, but also works well with Pür Minerals Pressed Blush and Specialty Powders.

This review is for Pur Minerals’ Chisel Makeup Brush, which is designed for pressed powder foundation application. Keep reading for my thoughts on the quality of this brush and for more photos.


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Review & Swatches: Victoria’s Secret Eye Shadow Trio in “Strike A Pose”

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Victoria’s Secret Eye Shadow Trio in Strike A Pose

Availability: Victoria’s Secret
Price: $16.00

Company’s Description

Lights, camera, sexy! Steal your moment in the spotlight with the limited-edition eye shadow trio from our VS Makeup collection. Includes three luminous shadows designed to be worn separately or blended together for a perfectly coordinated look every time.

Victoria’s Secret Beauty’s Eye Shadow Trio in Strike A Pose released with the Spring 2013 Collection. It contains three shades: a frosty pale taupe, an icy pale pink, and a deep shimmering purple.


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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Tattoo 24 Hr Eye Shadows – Summer 2013

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Maybelline Color Tattoo 24 Hr Eye Shadows for Summer 2013

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Drugstores
Price: $8.00 (Approx.)

Maybelline’s Summer 2013 collection includes new, limited edition shades of Color Tattoo eye shadows. This post will show you photographs and swatches of the following Summer 2013 shades:

Individual reviews for each color can also be seen by clicking on the names in the list, above.


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