Monthly Favorites & Regrets December 2012 Video

Time for monthly favorites and regrets! In this video, I share the products I’ve been most impressed by this month, and some products I found disappointing.

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Swatches: Jessica It’s A Girl Thing Collection

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Jessica It’s A Girl Thing Collection

Release Date: January 2013
Price: $7.50 each
Availability: Jessica Cosmetics Online

These photos and swatches are for Jessica’s upcoming Spring 2013 Collection–It’s A Girl Thing. The following shades are shown:

  • Alia: deep sunset-orange
  • Sophia: robin’s egg blue
  • Amira: joyful pink
  • Nadia: refined silver-gray
  • Ava: lavender
  • Alexis: heart-throbbing red

All the colors shown have one (1) coat applied.


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Bobbi Brown Pink & Red Collection – Spring 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Bobbi Brown, Nordstom, Macy’s

Here is a look into Bobbi Brown’s Pink & Red Collection for Valentine’s Day 2013. Keep reading for product descriptions and photos!

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Review & Swatches: Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup Foundation

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Clinique Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup Foundation in Fair

Availability: Sephora
Price: $23.00

Company’s Description

An oil-free makeup that helps you stay matte all day. This patent-pending formula absorbs shine, controls oil, and resists sweat.

Clinique’s new Stay-Matte Oil-Free Makeup Foundation is said to keep the skin matte all day. The foundation comes in 19 shades. My shade, and the one depicted below, is 05 Fair.

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Review & Swatches: MAC Fluidline Brow Gelcreme in “Deep Dark Brunette”

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Fluidline Brow Gelcreme in Deep Dark Brunette

Release Date: December 26, 2012
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

Long-wearing waterproof gel in a pot for giving precise definition to brows. Applies smoothly, sets quickly for the ultimate well-groomed brow. Fills, lengthens and shapes for subtle to dramatic looks.

This review is for MAC’s new Fluidline Brow Gelcreme, which released with the Stylish Brow Collection. This Gelcreme comes in three (3) shades. My shade and the one reviewed, below, is Deep Dark Brunette.



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Bobbi Brown Brighten, Sparkle & Glow Collection – Spring 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Bobbi Brown, Nordstom, Macy’s

Here is a look into Bobbi Brown’s Brighten, Sparkle & Glow Collection for Spring 2013. Keep reading for product descriptions and photos!

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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal 24 Hr Eye Shadow in “Barely Branded”

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal 24 Hr Eye Shadow in Barely Branded

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

Maybelline has just released five (5) Color Tattoo Metal 24 Hr Eyeshadow shades to the Color Tattoo line of gel/cream shadows. This review is for the shade Barely Branded–a pale, frosty champagne color.


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