Review & Swatches: Benefit Rockateur Blush


Benefit Rockateur Blush

Availability: Sephora,ULTA
Price: $28.00
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Company’s Description

A provocative rose gold cheek powder. This rockin’ rose gold cheek powder gives a famously provocative flush that turns heads on stage and off. The crowd will go wild for its sexy faceted design, accented in luxe gold. The angled brush gives rich, show-stopping payoff every time.

This review is for Benefit’s new Rockateur blush, which has been added to Benefit’s boxed powder blushes range.

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Zoya Awaken & Monet Collections – Spring 2014


Release Date: February 2014
Availability: Zoya Online
Price: $9.00 each (Awaken) / $10.00 (Monet)

Company’s Description

Open your mind to the beauty of color discovery; the new, the unexplored, the excitement! Awaken by Zoya – Six new, full-coverage, dew-drenched creams and gold-kissed metallic nail polish colors for Spring 2014. Full of pure pigment, intense color and modern complexity that will take you far beyond the hazy, barely there hues of seasons past into a new world of chromatic joy. 20% off L'Oreal Paris

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Dove Chocolate & Nicole by OPI Sweepstakes


Company’s Description

DOVE® Dark Chocolate and NICOLE by OPI® celebrate the New Year with the launch of the “Discover Your Dark Side in the New Year Sweepstakes.” The Facebook-based promotion will randomly award 25,000 entrants with two exclusive NICOLE by OPI® nail lacquer shades inspired by DOVE® Dark Chocolate: “Better After Dark” and “Promises in the Dark.”

As the #1 solid dark chocolate on the market[1], the unique, silky-smooth taste of DOVE® Dark Chocolate lives up to people’s expectations of what chocolate should taste like. Available in four varieties, including new DOVE® Silky Smooth Sea Salt Caramel Dark Chocolate, DOVE® uses carefully selected cocoa beans to deliver its signature taste and a special process that delivers the unique, silky-smooth texture.

Keep reading for details on how to enter the sweepstakes and for images of the Dove polishes! Year-end Clearance 70% off
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Monthly Favorites for December 2013 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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I hope you enjoy this video!

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Review & Swatches: e.l.f. Studio HD Mattifying Cream Foundation


e.l.f. Studio HD Mattifying Cream Foundation in Sand

Availability: e.l.f. Online
Price: $6.00

Company’s Description

This high-definition, oil-free, lightweight foundation is perfect for normal to oily skin types. The cream-to-powder formula minimizes fine lines and leaves a natural, long-lasting, matte finish. Includes a compact sponge for easy application and portable beauty.

e.l.f.’s HD Mattifying Cream Foundation is available in 6 shades and is said to provide a high-definition, lightweight cream-to-powder formula that imparts a matte finish. The shade depicted in this review is Sand.

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