Review & Swatches: MAC Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder


MAC Prep+ Prime Transparent Finishing Powder

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $25.00

Company’s Description

A silky, colourless finishing powder suitable for all skin tones. Reduces shine while optically minimizing the look of lines & imperfections. Wear over makeup or on its own. Now in a pressed compact for ease & portability.This product does not come with a sponge.

This review is for MAC’s Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder, which is a pressed powder used for setting the skin or foundation with a mattifying effect.

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Review & Swatches: Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in “Periwinkle”


Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner in Periwinkle

Availability: Sephora
Price: $20.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

An easy-application, waterproof liquid liner that stays on all day and night. This easy-glide, quick-dry precision liner stays in place until you say when—no smudges, feathering, or running. The thin, marker-like tip is easy to use, even for the beauty beginner, and delivers any look (from a thin line to a bold, dramatic stroke). It goes on smoothly without skipping, smudging, or pulling, and lasts all day!

Stila’s Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liners are said to provide smudge-proof wear and smooth application. The liner comes in 8 different shades, with Stila regularly releasing new ones. This review is for the shade Periwinkle.

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OPI Pink of Hearts Set for Breast Cancer Awareness


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


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,, 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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