Review & Swatches: Aveda Petal Essence Eye Definer in “Wild Indigo”

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Aveda Petal Essence ye Definer in Wild Indigo

Availability: Aveda
Price: $16.00

Company’s Description

Drawn from jasmine petals and geranium leaves, aromatic flower waxes make this formula creamy, blendable, smooth. Line, define, accent, or shade—our pencil stays color-true on eyes or brow, while still respecting the delicate skin around the eye.

This review is for Aveda’s Petal Essence Eye Definer in Wild Indigo, which released with the Spring 2013 Art of Nature collection. Wild Indigo is a matte, midnight blue shade.


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Kevyn Aucoin Iconic Eye Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Nordstrom

Company’s Description

Tusk eyeshadow for your lids and shimmering rose quartz shadow for blending. Glide on Precision Liquid Liner along the lashline and finish with two coats of The Mascara for an eye that’s nothing short of iconic.

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Review & Swatches: Stila Countless Color Pigments in “Finale”

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Stila Countless Color Pigments in Finale

Availability: Stila, Sephora, ULTA
Price: $22.00

Company’s Description

Turn heads wherever you go. Stila’s beautiful and exclusive first-to-market formula is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Each pan is a piece of art: vibrant pigments are handmade using a proprietary pressing and baking process. The full-coverage formula is long-wearing and packaged in a festive, colorful compact. Wear each shade alone; blend two shades together; swirl all three shades for a pop shade; or swipe across all three shades to create a multi-shade streaked effect. Use your creativity and let your imagination run wild.

For Stila’s Spring 2013 collection, the company released a new colored powder product–the Countless Color Pigments–which each contains multiple, vibrant colors and comes in seven (7) different color combinations. This review is for Finale, which contains golden peach, tangerine, and reddish pink pigments.


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Review & Swatches: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in “Invasion”

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Urban Decay 24/7 Eye Pencil in Invasion

Availability: ULTA, Sephora
Price: $19.00

Company’s Description

Glide on color that stays put for the duration of your non-stop, on-the-go day! These cushiony, creamy eye pencils deliver powerful, vibrant color that slides on smooth and stays soft and creamy for blending (about 30 seconds), then dries to a long-lasting finish that won’t budge. Line eyes with a hint of color or go for the full artistic, multi-hued effect. Truly inspired, these pencils go all day and all night.

Urban Decay’s 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencils are available in 40 different shades and tout a long-lasting, pigmented formula. This review is for the eye liner in Smoke–a deep, matte green.


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OPI Couture de Minnie Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: June 2013
Price: $9.00 ($10.95 CAN)
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

OPI announces the launch of its Couture de Minnie collection, including four limited edition nail lacquers and one new Liquid Sand™ shade. Created in honor of Disney’s beloved character, the Couture de Minnie line explores the fashion-forward side of Minnie Mouse, mixing pink, fuschia and red shades with textural elements. In addition to three crème lacquers, the Couture de Minnie line features a red and white polka dot glitter shade and the strawberry-hued Liquid Sand nail lacquer in Magazine Cover Mouse to give nails a sparkly, matte finish.

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

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Iced Blue

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 Iced Blue–a shimmering baby blue color.

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

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Review & Swatches: Flower by Drew Barrymore Shadow Play Eye Shadow Quad in “Face The Grey”

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Flower by Drew Barrymore Shadow Play Eye Shadow Quad in Face The Grey

Availability: Walmart.com
Price: $9.98

Company’s Description

The Flower Shadow Play Eye Shadow Quad offers four gorgeous shades with color that blends evenly and flawlessly on the eyelid.

Drew Barrymore’s Flower Collection includes four (4) different eye shadow quads. This review is for the Face The Grey quad.

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Make Up For Ever Summer 2013 Collection

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Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Sephora

Company’s Description

Make a splash this summer with bright, beautiful, long-lasting colors from the award-winning Aqua range by MAKE UP FOR EVER. With bold new smudge-proof hues for eyes and lips, dressing up your warm weather wardrobe has never been so easy.


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Review & Swatches: Sephora Beauty To Go Harmony Face Powder

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Sephora Beauty To Go Harmony Face Powder

Availability: Sephora
Price: $14.00

Company’s Description

A glittery blush compact with five light-to-dark shades guaranteed to flatter. Highlight, sculpt, and contour with the five flattering shades in this pretty and shimmering palette. From white to pink, coral, rose, and mauve, the variety of shades perfectly complements all skintones. Use each color alone or blend them together for your own, customized hue.

Sephora’s limited edition Harmony blush contains five (5) shades to highlight and color the cheeks. Keep reading for my thoughts on this product and for more images.


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Review & Swatches: Laura Geller Banish-n-Brighten Concealing Luminizer

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Laura Geller Banish-n-Brighten Concealing Luminizer

Availability: Macy’s, Beauty.com, Dermstore
Price: $23.00

Company’s Description

Banish-n-Brighten makes dark circles, signs of fatigue and any bothersome imperfections seem to disappear in a beam of light. Skin appears firmer. Flaws are blurred away. And dark shadows are banished from lines and hollows. Result? Your overall complexion looks smoother, fresher and more radiant. The tip of this wand is made of a rare metal called Palladium and has the unusual property of remaining cold to the touch. This cooling effect, combined with some important ingredients help to reduce under eye puffiness and works wonders on your skin’s overall texture and appearance.

Laura Geller’s Banish-n-Brighten Concealing Luminizer is a cream concealer that also illuminates. The shade reviewed and depicted is Fair/Light.

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