Hourglass Ambient Lighting Bronzers & Blush – Summer 2015

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Limited-edition
Release Date: April 7, 2015 for VIB Rouges / April 15, 2015 (Online)
Availability: Sephora

Hourglass will soon be adding two bronzers and one blush (in single-pan form) to its Ambient Lighting line. Check them out!


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LORAC Alter Ego Eye Shadow Palette in Heartbreaker

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Available Now
Availability: ULTA Exclusive

Company’s Description

Instantly transform your eyes with the LORAC Alter Ego Eye Shadow Palette in Heartbreaker. This alluring, vibrant palette is loaded with an array of fun, flirty and wearable shades to keep him mesmerized. Whether you’re a Free Spirit by day or a Heartbreaker by night, you can achieve any look you desire with this seductive blend of shades. Embrace your every identity and dress up your eyes with LORAC!


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Bite Beauty to Launch Watercolor Lip Gloss Library

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Limited-edition
Release Date: April 7, 2015 for VIB Rouges / April 15, 2015 (Online)
Availability: Sephora

Company’s Description

A delicate palette of ethereal shades inspired by the beauty of watercolor. A range composed of twelve soft shades for a beautiful translucent wash of color and alluring shine. Each sheer gloss provides hydrating properties that will leave your lips lush and supple. BITE Beauty is created with natural and food-grade ingredients for beauty that’s better for you. BITE Beauty lip products do not contain parabens, sulfates, petrochemicals, phthalates and are certified gluten-free.

“We were all so inspired by this colour palette – beautiful and effortless shades that are also a little irregular and unpredictable. A gorgeous wash of colour that offers a subtle yet striking lift of colour for lips.” – Susanne Langmuir, Founder & CEO

Watercolor Lip Gloss Library ($49.00) (Limited Edition)

  • One: Yellow
  • Two: Light pink
  • Three: Pink
  • Four: Lavender
  • Five: Green
  • Six: Pink
  • Seven: Red
  • Eight: Coral
  • Nine: Plum
  • Ten: Dark pink
  • Eleven: Fuchsia
  • Twelve: Purple berry

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MAC Is Beauty Lipsticks Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Is Beauty Lipsticks

Availability: Nordstrom, MAC
Price: $16.00
Deal: Choose 3 FREE Samples with any Nordstrom Beauty Purchase. Ends 4/6.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Get the gossip going in our beauty parlor with these limited-edition Lipsticks in salon-sensational shades. Knock them dead with bright white-pink, intense fuchsia or a dramatic coral pink that will have you strutting with an impeccably coiffed attitude. Strike an air of confidence with light brown-pink or mauve nudes, or pile on the passion with rosy reds and pinks.

This review is for 11 of the limited-edition Lipsticks releasing with MAC’s MAC Is Beauty Collection. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following shades applied to the lips:

  • Silly: Bright white-pink (Matte)
  • Real Doll: Light pink-lilac (Lustre) (Repromote)
  • Reel Sexy: Bright coral (Amplified) (Repromote)
  • Diva-ish: Intense fuchsia (Amplified)
  • Make Me Gorgeous: Intense coral pink (Amplified)
  • French Twist: Light pink nude (Lustre)
  • Call the Hairdresser!: Rosy mauve (Lustre)
  • Catty: Light creamy pink (Lustre)
  • Notice Me: Pale lilac (Lustre)
  • Pure Vanity: Pale peach nude (Lustre)
  • Highlights: Very pale creamy peach (Lustre)


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MAC Is Beauty Fluidlines Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Is Beauty Fluidlines

Availability: Nordstrom, MAC
Price: $16.00
Deal: Choose 3 FREE Samples with any Nordstrom Beauty Purchase. Ends 4/6.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Ultra-smooth, Fluidline’s gel formula provides the precision of a liquid liner with a silkier, softer finish. Goes on “foolproof” with a brush in an easy dip-and-stroke action. Long-wearing. Smudge-proof. Lines up in a rich array of colours and finishes. Brush sold separately.

This review is for 14 of the Fluidlines releasing with MAC’s MAC Is Beauty Collection. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following shades:

  • Lowlights: Deep deep brown
  • Copperthorn: Copper bronze
  • Our Secret: Milk chocolate brown
  • Deliciously Rich: Shimmering dirty taupe with gold pearl
  • Shade: Deep green
  • Midnight Snack: Deep metal grey
  • Looking Good: Sparkly burgundy
  • Ivy: Fresh leaf green
  • Blue Peep: Turquoise blue
  • Siahi: Deep ocean blue
  • Brassy: Brassy gold
  • Silverstroke: Silver
  • Blitz & Glitz: Intense black with gold pearl
  • Waveline: Navy blue with low level gold pearl


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Tarte Showstopper Clay Palette – Summer 2015

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Sephora, ULTA

Company’s Description

This chic palette includes a liner with a lid, crease, and highlighter eye shadows to play up your glamorous stare—from work day to evening on the town looks. These warm, flattering eye and cheek shades features six never-before-seen shadows, a full-size blush, and a highlighter/bronzer duo that’s perfect for creating camera-ready looks. Infused with tarte’s iconic Amazonian clay, each fade-free, blendable formula is inspired by the glitz and glam of Hollywood and is perfect for camera-ready makeup looks.

Showstopper Clay Palette ($38.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Showstopper Copper: Bronze copper (Eyeshadow)
  • Go for the Gold: Gold (Eyeshadow)
  • You’re a Natural: Nude (Eyeshadow)
  • Steel the Scene: Steel taupe (Eyeshadow)
  • Rose to the Top: Rose gold (Eyeshadow)
  • Dim the Lights: Dim brown (Eyeshadow)
  • Fame: Warm peach (Blush)
  • Park Ave Princess: Bronze (Bronzer)
  • Champagne Pink: Light pink (Highlighter)


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NARS Christopher Kane Collection – Summer 2015

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Limited-edition
Release Date: April 15, 2015 @NARS / May 1, 2015 (Other Retailers)
Availability: NARS, Sephora, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

London Fashion Week collaborators since 2012, Christopher Kane and NARS share a passion for vivid colors amplified by unconventional creativity. For Summer 2015, NARS introduces The Christopher Kane for NARS Collection – NEONEUTRAL, a limited edition collection of unexpected shades and formulas inspired by the nature of neon and the nude shades that complement them.

The collection, which showcases Christopher Kane’s unexpected and edgy design aesthetic with NARS’ iconic and bold beauty philosophy, is the first fashion collaboration to feature a full line of Eyeshadows, Blushes, Illuminating Multiples, and Lip Glosses. Eyes are enhanced with iridescent rose gold, pink lilac, and violet. Cheeks are flushed with soft beige or hot pink. And lips are saturated in high-shine shades of neon pink and coral that subtly stain after the gloss is gone.


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MAC Is Beauty Eye Shadows Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Is Beauty Eye Shadows

Availability: Nordstrom, MAC
Price: $16.00
Deal: Choose 3 FREE Samples with any Nordstrom Beauty Purchase. Ends 4/6.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Highly-pigmented powder. Applies evenly, blends well.

This review is for the 4 limited-edition Eye Shadows releasing with MAC’s MAC Is Beauty Collection. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following shades:

  • Yogurt: Chalky pale pink (Matte) (Repromote, Permanent)
  • Preening: Pale mint-green shimmer (Satin)
  • Wow Factor: Medium lavender (Satin)
  • Bouffant: Pale peach shimmer (Veluxe Pearl)


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MAC Is Beauty Beauty Powders Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Is Beauty Beauty Powders

Availability: Nordstrom, MAC
Price: $26.00
Deal: Choose 3 FREE Samples with any Nordstrom Beauty Purchase. Ends 4/6.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A silky-soft “beauty” powder that’s delicately tinted and luxuriously pearl. Goes on as an ultra-fine shimmering “veil” to the skin. Can be applied as a highlight, soft blush or overall finish.

This review is for the 2 limited-edition Beauty Powders releasing with MAC’s MAC Is Beauty Collection. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following shades:

  • Alpha Girl: Soft peachy pink with gold (Repromote)
  • Pearl Blossom: Light pink with silver pearl (Repromote)

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Stay Tuned: Reviews For MAC’s MAC Is Beauty Collection Are Coming Up!

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