Review & Swatches: Japonesque Velvet Touch Eye Shadow Palette Shade 3

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Japonesque Velvet Touch Eye Shadow Palette Shade 3

Availability: ULTA
Price: $34.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

High pigment eye shadow. Richly pigmented eye shadows in micronized powder formula for exceptional color integrity. Apply sheer for an ethereal veil of color or layer and build for dramatic impact. Glaze the eyes with iridescent light or create bold color statements with gleaming metallics and rich, suede-finish mattes. High pigment, mineral and micro-pearl content achieves multi-dimensional color and effortless blending for a stunning array of looks. Four complimentary shades to use individually, in pairs or use all four shades together to create a dramatic professionally sculpted eye.

Japonesque, most widely known for their brushes, has now expanded into makeup with a line exclusively available through ULTA. The line includes 3 eye shadow quads. This review is for the palette in Shade 3.


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Review: Tree Hut Shea Sugar Body Scrub Almond & Honey

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Tree Hut Shea Sugar Body Scrub Almond & Honey

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Drugstore.com
Price: $6.59
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Experience an intense exfoliation with Tree Hut Sugar Scrub with the rich, sweet scent of Almond and Honey. Natural sweet Almond oil and real Honey condition damaged and neglected skin that has become unhealthy over time. This gentle sugar scrub is infused with certified organic Shea butter, real Honey and an array of natural oils, including Evening Primrose, sweet Almond, Avocado, Macadamia Seed and Orange Oil. The real sugar grains and Almond bits will softly buff away dead skin cells, leaving your skin feeling smooth all day.

Tree Hut’s line of bath products includes body scrubs, lotions, and shower washes, all available at your local Walgreens, ULTA, or online at drgustore.com. This review is for Tree Hut’s Shea Sugar Body Scrub in the scent Almond & Honey.

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Monthly Favorites October 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.

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

I hope you enjoy this video!

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Review & Swatches: NARS Guy Bourdin Cinematic Lipsticks

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NARS Guy Bourdin Cinematic Lipsticks

Availability: NARS, Sephora
Price: $26.00
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Company’s Description

Limited edition and created exclusively for the NARS Guy Bourdin Holiday Collection, Cinematic Lipstick delivers intense color saturation with a gorgeously glossy shine. Creamy and comfortable, featuring an innovative blend of lip conditioners and antioxidants known to hydrate, nourish and protect lips.

NARS’s Guy Bourdin Holiday 2013 Collection includes 5 new, limited-edition Cinematic Lipsticks. The following colors are reviewed and depicted:

  • Future Red: Cherry
  • Short Circuit: Fire coral
  • Last Tango: Dusty rose
  • Goodbye Emmanuelle: Hot pink
  • Full Frontal: Rose violet

FYI, you can get a free mini Orgasm Illuminator with any NARS online order during November 2013 with code NOVMINI13.

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Review & Swatches: Marc Jacobs Lightshow Luminizing Powder in Close-Up

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Marc Jacobs Lightshow Luminizing Powder in Close-Up

Availability: Sephora
Price: $59.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A limited-edition luminizing powder inspired by Marc Jacobs’ Fall 2013 runway show. This multidimensional powder flatters all skin tones by diffusing light and minimizing imperfections. The formula provides a subtle glow with a universal blend of three complexion-brightening shades, dusted with gold accents for a radiant, glowing complexion.

Marc Jacobs’s new, limited-edition Lightshow Luminizing Powder in the shade Close-Up contains three neutral shades to brighten the complexion.


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