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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Yummie Tummie Food Subscription Boxes

Here’s something a little different. I’ve been bringing you reviews and unboxings of beauty subscription boxes for a while now, but I’m also a lover of good food. So I thought I’d share with you 8 different food subscription boxes! This Yummie Tummie series is divided up into two videos: Part 1 and Part 2.

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 watching!

Shop the Fall 2013 Collection at PixiBeauty.com

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Review: Miracle Skin Transformer Acne Control Tinted Skin Enhancer

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Miracle Skin Transformer Acne Control Tinted Skin Enhancer

Availability: Sephora
Price: $48.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Instantly transform your skin with a color-correcting, breakout fighting, lightweight, matte finish, tinted skin enhancer. The skin-perfecting enhancer creates a flawless finish as it moisturizes and treats acne-prone skin, while fighting future breakouts.

This is for Miracle Skin Transformer’s Acne control Tinted Skin Enhancer, which comes in 5 shades (including Translucent–the shade reviewed here). This product is said to fight breakouts and leave a matte finish.


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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in “Black Mystery”

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in Black Mystery

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 Black Mystery.

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

Shop the Fall 2013 Collection at PixiBeauty.com

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