Bite Beauty Best Bite Rewind Review, Photos, Swatches


Bite Beauty Best Bite Rewind

Availability: Sephora
Price: $25.00
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Company’s Description

A gift-ready set of four, deluxe-size Mini Matte Crème Lip Crayons in a purse-sized holiday tin. Best Bite Rewind features a universal and festive, hydrating, lip crayon collection in four matte finishes. Premium triple-milled pigments provide powdery light, highly pigmented payoff, while naturally derived orange peel wax naturally protects and seals in moisture. Housed in a fun, holiday tin, this set is perfect for gifting.

This review is for Bite Beauty’s Holiday 2015 gift set — the Best Bite Rewind kit — which includes four deluxe-size mini Matte Creme Lip Crayons:

  • Café: peachy-brown nude
  • Torte: brown-toned rose
  • Coulis: raspberry red
  • Aubergine: eggplant

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Tom Ford Beauty Noir Collection – Holiday 2015

Tom Ford Beauty Noir Collection for Christmas 2015 Promo

Release Date: November 2, 2015
Availability: Sephora, Nordstrom

Check out Tom Ford’s Holiday Collection for 2015, which is a dark take on the Christmas season!

Cream and Powder Eye Color Duo

  • Night Sky

Eye Defining Pencil

  • Navy Black

Lash Tips Mascara

  • Pure Cobalt: electric blue
  • Burnished Gold: golden

Nail Lacquer

  • Black Out

Waterproof Extreme Mascara

Lip Color Matte

  • First Time

Tom Ford Beauty Noir Collection for Christmas 2015

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Disney And Sephora Restocked Princess Compacts


Release Date: September 15, 2015 – RESTOCKED
Availability: Sephora

Rumor has it that Disney and Sephora are teaming up once again to release six specially-designed Disney Princess-themed compacts. These will release on September 15, 2015 at Sephora and will be sold through March 2016. The compacts will retain for $32.00 each. Keep reading for pictures of each compact!

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Guerlain Winter Fairy Tale Collection – Holiday 2015


Release Date: October 2015
Availability: Sephora, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

Imagine a quiet winter evening. Snow lending its brightness to the steel grey sky from which it falls. Snowflakes glistening as they float through the air and fall on the still ground beneath. These are the inspirations behind Guerlain’s much anticipated, limited edition Winter Fairy Tale Holiday 2015 Collection. The festive assortment captivates, dazzles and entices with its a stunning array of makeup and powders. Encased in whimsical, elegant packaging, this entire collection takes skin from dull and dry to radiant and glowing regardless of the cool winter weather.

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Laura Mercier Holiday 2015 Sets & Kits


Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Sephora, Nieman Marcus

Laura Mercier’s Holiday 2015 kits and sets have now launched at Sephora and Neiman Marcus!

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MAC x Mariah Carey Lipstick – Holiday 2015

MAC x Mariah Carey Lipstick for Holiday 2015

Release Date: December 2015
Availability: MAC Online Only

Company’s Description

All we want this holiday is M·A·C Mariah Carey, featuring All I Want Lipstick in a champagne shimmer frost. One shimmery swipe makes lips as fierce and timeless as the icon herself. Online exclusively in select markets this December.

“Mariah is the over the top pop and beauty icon. Throughout the years we’ve all watched her with admiration and feel right now she is at her ultimate best. She exudes elegance, glamour, sophistication or sense of fun. Her “All I Want” lipstick is the perfect frosty holiday shade and her Beauty Icon collection will be everything you think of when you think M·A·C and Mariah.” — James Gager, M∙A∙C Senior Vice President/Group Creative Director

“M·A·C has been my go-to makeup brand for as long as I can remember and I’m so thrilled to be collaborating with them on a lipstick debuting this December, just in time for the holiday season! The champagne frosted ‘All I Want’ shade is elegant, sophisticated and glamorous. My M·A·C Beauty Icon collection will be launching in 2016 and is certain to not disappoint.” — Mariah Carey

Lipstick ($17.00) (Limited Edition)

  • All I Want: Champagne shimmer (Frost)

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Too Faced Le Grand Palais Video

Here is the video overview of Too Faced’s Le Grand Palais for Holiday 2015. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas. You can also read the written review here.

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Benefit Real Cheeky Party Blushing Beauty Kit

Benefit Real Cheeky Party Blushing Beauty Kit

Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Sephora, ULTA

Company’s Description

Create the ultimate glowing makeup look with Benefit’s Real Cheeky Party Blushing Beauty Kit. Sweep onto the apples of your cheeks for a pop of color. For a natural-looking tan, sweep the Hoola Matte Bronzer across the chin, cheeks, and forehead. Glide on the Watt’s Up! Highlighter onto the cheeks and brow bones, and then sculpt with its soft glow blender to create the perfect gleam. Give lashes maximum volume, length, and lift with they’re real! mascara. Create an alluring eye with the they’re real! push-up eyeliner—just twist up and glide the formula along lash line to achieve the perfect daytime or evening looks.

Real Cheeky Party Blushing Beauty Kit ($42.00) (Limited Edition)

  • 0.17 oz Hoola Bronzing Powder
  • 0.14 oz Dandelion Brightening Face Powder
  • 0.17 oz Coralista Face Powder
  • 0.17 oz Rackateur Cheek Powder
  • 0.21 oz Sugarbomb Face Powder
  • 0.05 oz Watt’s Up! Highlighter for Face
  • 0.1 oz They’re Real! Beyond Mascara
  • 0.01 oz They’re Real! Push-Up Liner

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Dior Holiday 2015 Color Collection


Release Date: November 2015
Availability: Nordstrom, Macy’s

Company’s Description

Gold has long been a signature color for the House of Dior. Mr. Dior’s creations incorporated gold in various ways, whether as an opulent adornment on a timeless Dior Grey Bar Suit or in a complete ensemble. Today, looks created by Raf Simons for Dior feature metallic, subtle gold elements to balance audacious shades of red, pink, fuchsia, or silver. Now, Peter Philips has combined the storied history of Dior Gold and Dior Grey with the modern incarnations of these elegant shades to create a limited edition color collection for holiday. Philips’ vision of gold and radiance incorporates the emblematic Dior Grey with gold to create a subtle, delicate hybrid. This modern shade of Grey-Gold mixes seamlessly with more intense shades of radiant reds and pinks and delicate, shimmering nudes for an urban yet sophisticated look.

Eyes are imagined in iridescent and metallic effects, from shimmering grey-gold contrasting with warmer hues of soft burgundy and pale pink, to elegant champagne complemented by regal purple. Lips pop in moisture-rich matte shades of vibrant pink, rosewood, deep red, and fresh pink, while nails complete the look in shades of grey iridescent gold, blazing red, burgundy and sparkling glitter gold. The complexion is luminous, highlighted by shades of golden beige.

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Sephora Ombré Obsession Eyeshadow Palette


Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Sephora

Company’s Description

An eye shadow palette with four ombré shades and four solid shades. This eye shadow palette features perfectly curated shades, allowing you to mix and match for the ultimate shade combinations. The ombré effect on each shade provides a light-to-dark range of shade options for a personalized look.

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