OPI Pink of Hearts Set for Breast Cancer Awareness

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Limited-edition
Release Date: September 2013
Price: $15.95 ($19.95 CAN)
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

OPI announces the launch of its seventh annual limited edition Pink of Hearts promotion, featuring the classic sheer pink shade Pink-ing of You and the new sparkle-packed hue More than a Glimmer. Pink of Hearts 2013 will also include pink ribbon and crystal decals (10 each) to embellish nails.

This duo pack is designed to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research and support. In 2013, OPI will donate $25,000 in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) to Susan G. Komen®. OPI will also donate $5,000 to Rethink Breast Cancer in Canada.

“OPI is proud to support Susan G. Komen and Rethink Brest Cancer with the seventh annual Pink of Hearts promotion,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI co-founder & Artistic Director. “I encourage women to create and customize their own Pink of Hearts manicure, wearing these colors as a visible way to honor everyone whose lives have been touched by breast cancer.”

Pink of Hearts 2013 includes two shades sold in one pack – the pale pink Pink-ing of You and the vibrant More than a Glimmer. This sparkly lacquer is packed with both micro and macro matte glitters in a rainbow of colors and should be worn without a top coat, either alone or layered on top of Pink-ing of You. Each bottle also features a special pink ribbon cap wrap in support of breast cancer awareness, and every set offers 10 each decorative pink ribbon and crystal decals.

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Review & Swatches: Shiseido Urban Environment Tinted UV Protector SPF 43

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Shiseido Urban Environment Tinted UV Protector SPF 43

Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora
Price: $30.00

Company’s Description

A sheer, hydrating, oil-free, and tinted face cream that provides advanced protection and a flawless complexion. This Shiseido innovation will change the way your skin is protected. Discover the lightweight, moisturizing, and oil-free tinted cream that brilliantly defends your skin against UV rays and environmental aggressors while blending flawlessly. It contains SuperVeil-UV 360™ offering comprehensive protection of the skin’s surface, and Profense CEL™ which protects cells and DNA, and helps inhibit enzyme activity—the causes of wrinkles and uneven skintone. It gives the skin a hint of color for a glowing, healthy-looking complexion.

Shiseido is a Japanese brand that is available through Nordstrom and Sephora. This review is for Shiseido’s Urban Environment Tinted UV Protector, which has an SPF 43 and light pigmentation. It’s available in 3 shades. Shade #2 is depicted, below.

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Review: Remington Smooth & Silky Wet/Dry Face & Body Epilator

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Remington Smooth & Silky Wet/Dry Face & Body Epilator

Availability: Walmart, drugstore.com, Folica
Price: $50-$60
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Remove hair for up to 6 weeks in or out of the shower with the Remington Smooth & Silky Wet/Dry Face & Body Epilator. Designed with superior plucking capacity to remove more hair in one pass, epilation is faster than ever. The perfect angle cap, detail light and pivoting head provide optimal coverage and catch even the shortest hairs. Also includes a massaging cap with aloe vera to soothe skin and a precision cap for face and detail areas.

This review is for Remington’s Smooth & Silky Wet/Dry Face & Body Epilator, which is a hair-removal device that comes with three different caps, pivoting head, and detail light.


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Hard Candy Nail Polishes Video

Here is the video overview of Hard Candy’s nail polishes, which you can find a Walmart stores. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas.

Don’t forget to subscribe to Allura’s YouTube channel to stay posted on the latest videos and to be eligible for exclusive giveaways.

Enjoy!


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Review & Swatches: Pixi Beauty Seasonal Reflection Kit in “Casual Cool”

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Pixi Beauty Seasonal Reflection Kit in Casual Cool

Availability: Pixi Beauty, Target
Price: $22.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

With eight silky eye shadows and one glowing cheek powder, this travel-friendly kit makes it easy to create a gorgeous look in no time. The included simple step-by-step face chart makes application foolproof.

Pixi Beauty has released two new Seasonal Kits, which contain 8 eye shadows and a blush shade. This review is for the Seasonal Kit in Casual Cool, which contains cool browns & violets for the eyes and a pink glow for the cheeks.

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Review & Swatches: Jordana Powder Blush in “Coral Sandy Beach”

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Jordana Powder Blush in Coral Sandy Beach

Availability: Cherry Culture, Walgreens
Price: $2.49
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Color-True Tints for Cheeks
Face Looks Youthful & Refreshed
Accentuates, Sculpts & Contours
Velvety-Smooth Formula Blends Easily

Jordana’s Powder Blushes come in almost 30 different shades, are available at your local drugstore, and are marketed as having a velvety-smooth formula. This review is for the Powder Blush in Coral Sandy Beach.


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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in “Improper Copper”

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in Improper Copper

Availability: ULTA, CVS
Price: $6.99
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Dare to Wear Intense Color With Eye Studio Color Tattoo Pure Pigments Eyeshadow. Double-Dipped Pigments Create Double Color Intensity For Your Most Explosive Eyes. The Crease-Proof Formula With Uperior Staying Power Wears For Up to 24 Hours.

Maybelline’s newest addition to its Color Tattoo line is a set of 12 new Pure Pigments, which are loose pigment eye shadows. This review is for the Pure Pigment in Improper Copper.

To see photographs and swatches of all 12 colors, see this post.


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Zoya Zenith Collection – Winter 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Winter 2013
Availability: Zoya Online
Price: $8.00 each

Company’s Description

Enter the color cosmos with this new collection of six perfectly harmonious nail polish beauties by Zoya.


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Review & Swatches: Avon Extra Lasting Pressed Powder Foundation

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Avon Extra Lasting Pressed Powder Foundation

Availability: Avon
Price: $11.50
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Ultra lightweight continuous coverage. Goes on powder-fresh with a shine-free finish. Wears comfortably for 18 hours.

Avon’s newly packaged Extra Lasting Powder Foundation is said to provide light-weight coverage with a formula that lasts 18 hours. This foundation is available in 10 shades. The shade shown in this review is Translucent, and was tested as a setting powder.

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OPI Mariah Carey Holiday 2013 Collection

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

Company’s Description

OPI announces the launch of 18 new limited edition holiday nail lacquers inspired by recording artist and international superstar Mariah Carey. This seasonal promotion includes an assortment of red, burgundy, maroon and chocolate brown hues, along with glitter-packed gold, bronze and pearl shades. Mariah Carey Holiday also features six new Liquid Sand™ lacquers, ranging from icy blue to frosted pink to sparkling graphite. Each of the Liquid Sand shades showcases OPI’s groundbreaking technology for a textured, matte finish infused with reflective sparkle.




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