Review & Swatches: Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 68 “Satin Corset”

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Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 68 Satin Corset

Availability: Sephora
Price: $13.00

Company’s Description

Flash superior color, flawless wear, and long-lasting beauty with this striking eye shadow formula. The Color Eye Last complex means you can comfortably wear this shadow up to 10 gorgeous hours and the micronized pigments ensure an ultra smooth, blendable texture. The range of colors and finishes complement day and evening looks, from perfect mattes to pearlized shimmers, glitters, and a glossy mirror glow.

Sephora has released a new line of eye shadows in its Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. The collection includes 80 different shades in 4 finishes: matte, shimmer, glitter and mirror effect. The formula is said to be highly concentrated, containing up to 70% of pigments and shimmers to provide ultimate color intensity. These shadows are supposed to last 10 hours. They can also be placed in Sephora’s new palettes, which are offered with 3 pans or 6 pans.

I will be reviewing all of the new colors offered in the Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. This review is for the shade No. 68 Satin Corset–a shimmering beige.

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Laura Mercier Folklore Collection – Summer 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Sephora, Macy’s

Company’s Description

It’s a naturally bronzed, sun-drenched look that is created with rich earthy tones and accented with bold tribal shades. Perfect for summer days and nights.

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Review: Sun Bum SPF 30 Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion

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Sun Bum SPF 30 Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion

Availability: Dermstore.com
Price: $15.99

Company’s Description

Sun Bum SPF 30 Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion shields your skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays to prevent damage to your skin during sun exposure. Vitamin E helps combat free-radical damage from causing premature signs of aging. The water-resistant formula makes it ideal to wear during outdoor activities.

Sun Bum is a lifestyle brand of sun protection formulas for the outdoors enthusiast. Their Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion comes in four (4) levels of sun protection and is said to protect the skin from radiation while also being water-resistant. This review is for the Moisturizing Sunscreen Lotion in SPF 30.


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Review & Swatches: It Cosmetics Hello Light Anti-Aging Creme Illuminator

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It Cosmetics Hello Light Anti-Aging Creme Illuminator

Availability: QVC
Price: $24.00

Company’s Description

Hello Light Anti-Aging Luminizing Creme is all about the look of light, natural radiance, and illumination. The formula is infused with skin-loving, antiaging, and hydrating ingredients that work in harmony to hydrate, condition, and nourish your skin.

This truly innovative formula contains ingredients and antioxidants that hydrate, condition, and nourish your skin. It gives a lit-from-within glow look that leaves skin silky, velvety, and supple without settling into lines and wrinkles. Paraben-free, it’s your perfect finishing step for the look of light, illumination, and natural radiance.

It Comseitcs’ Hello Light is a cream luminizer that contains skin-beneficial ingredients. Keep reading for my thoughts on the formula and quality of this product!


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Review: Ellis Faas Mascara in “Milk Chocolate”

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Ellis Faas Mascara in Milk Chocolate

Availability: Sephora
Price: $34.00

Company’s Description

A creamy mascara that perfectly coats, lengthens and separates each individual lash. This mascara is ideal for creating customized looks. In one coat, it accentuates your lashes with subtlety; additional coats frame your eyes with lush, more dramatic effect.

Ellis Faas’s mascara is said to separate and lengthen. This mascara comes in two (2) shades: Black and Milk Chocolate. This review is for the shade Milk Chocolate.

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Review & Swatches: Rimmel Scandal Eyes Eyeshadow Stick in “Bad Girl Bronze”

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Rimmel Scandal Eyes Eyeshadow Stick in Bad Girl Bronze

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Beauty.com, Drugstores
Price: $4.49 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Scandal Eyes Eyeshadow Stick by Rimmel London is a creamy and blendable eye shadow that provides a rich, intense colour impact with a luminous finish. 24HR wear. Waterproof & Smudge-proof.

Rimmel’s new Scandal Eyes Eyeshadow Sticks are said to be color-rich, creamy, waterproof and smudge-proof. This pencil comes in nine (9) different shades. This review is for the shade Bad Girl Bronze–a milk chocolate brown with shimmer.


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Review & Swatches: Smashbox Photo Op Eye Shadow Palette in “Smokebox II”

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Smashbox Photo Op Eye Shadow Palette in Smokebox II

Availability: Macy’s
Price: $39.00

Company’s Description

Our iconic smoky palette has a new look! It now includes a double-ended brush and fresh new shades of our Photo Op Eye Shadows for creating the ultimate smoldering eye looks.

Smashbox has released two (2) new iterations of its Photo Op Eye Shadow Palettes. This review is for the palette in Smokebox II, which features the following shades of eye shadow:

  • Alabaster: matte bisque
  • Thunder: shimmery smokey grey
  • Blackout: matte jet black
  • Roast: reddish brown with gold flecks
  • Black Currant: suede/matte plum
  • Seafoam: sheensoft mint


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Review & Swatches: Estee Lauder Mad Men Rich Lipstick in “Pinkadelic”

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Estee Lauder Mad Men Rich Lipstick in Pinkadelic

Availability:Nordstrom
Price: $30.00

Company’s Description

Turn on your lips to a limited-edition lipstick inspired by the Award Winning AMC Drama Mad Men. Creamy, satin finish and smooth, rich color. The Pinkadelic shade captures the soft-lipped, sexy innocence of the ’60s perfectly. Lipstick case and carton are replicas of actual designs from Estée Lauder’s ’60s era collections.

Estee Lauder’s second Mad Men collection for Spring 2013 features a Rich Lipstick in the color Pinkadelic–a soft pink with a slight metallic sheen.

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Vintage Pin-Up Makeup Tutorial

Here is a video tutorial for a 40’s-inspired pin-up look.

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Review & Swatches: Estee Lauder Mad Men See Thru Blush in “Light Show”

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Estee Lauder Mad Men See Thru Blush in Light Show

Availability:Nordstrom
Price: $50.00

Company’s Description

Turn on your cheeks to a limited-edition powder blush inspired by the Award Winning AMC Drama Mad Men. Creates a daringly sheer, natural look. The Light Show shade captures the cheeky, fresh-faced ’60s look perfectly. Inspired by the rock-concert light shows and see-through, cut-out fashions that made the era swing. Compact case and carton are replicas of actual designs from Estée Lauder’s ’60s era collections.

Estee Lauder’s second Mad Men collection for Spring 2013 features a See Thru Blush in the shade Light Show, which is a sheer rose color.

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