Review & Swatches: Tarte Aqualillies Glamazon Pure Performance 12-Hour Lipstick in “Timeless”

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Tarte Aqualillies Glamazon Pure Performance 12-Hour Lipstick in Timeless

Availability: Sephora, Tarte
Price: $26.00

Company’s Description

A vivacious coral shade of Tarte glamazon™ Pure Performance 12-hour Lipstick inspired by the Aqualillies. Make a splash with this vibrant coral hue inspired by America’s most glamorous synchronized swimming group! Aqualillies reinvent the classic art of water ballet and mesmerize audiences with their modern strength and vintage beauty. These true Tartelettes—fearlessly powerful, healthy, real women—are the perfect muses for this high-performance, splash-proof collaboration.

A unique blend of emollient-rich butters (mango, avocado, and shea) and high-performance Amazonian clay is encapsulated in this proprietary natural formula to achieve rich, vivid, and long-wearing color that applies smoothly and won’t fade away. Always hydrating and never drying, this high-cushion lipstick keeps lips moisturized all day long, minimizes the appearance of fine lines, and stops feathering in its tracks to give lips a perfect, plumped-up look. Take a dip into the Aqualillies world with a bold-statement lip thanks to this 12-hour wear, clay-infused lipstick. It’s sure to make waves in and out of the pool!

Tarte’s new Aqualillies collection includes a new, limited-edition shade of the company’s Glamazon Pure Performance lipstick in the shade Timeless–a bright reddish pink.

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Swatches: China Glaze Hologlam Collection

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China Glaze Hologlam Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: April 2013
Price: $14.00 each
Availability: Sally Beauty, ULTA & Salons

Company’s Description

3…2…1…Blast off! Take your summer manicure out of this world with China Glaze Hologlam, an all new12-piece collection of shimmering holographic nail lacquers. China Glaze established itself as the leader in holographic nail lacquer with the 2007 OMG! collection, one of the most popular collections in the brands’ history. Fueled by that success and back by popular demand, China Glaze Hologlam uses reflective, holographic particles to capture light and transform nails into amazing, ever-changing visual effects. With a strong linear finish whether indoor or shining bright in the sun, China Glaze Hologlam bends and changes, creating an illuminated three-dimensional, traveling color effect across the nail.

Here are swatches of some Holographic nail polish colors from China Glaze’s Hologlam Collection. Keep reading for photos and applied swatches of the following colors:

  • Astro-Hot: Soft, baby pink
  • When Stars Collide: Warm maroon
  • OMG A UFO: Warm, moss green
  • Sci-Fly By: Light, silver blue
  • Strap On Your Moonboots: Midnight sky blue
  • Cosmic Dust: Silver metal

All colors have two (2) coats applied.

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Review & Swatches: Sephora Outrageous Prisma Chrome Metallic Eyeshadow in “Metallic Beige”

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Sephora Outrageous Prisma Chrome Metallic Eyeshadow in Metallic Beige

Availability: Sephora
Price: $16.00

Company’s Description

A dramatic eye shadow that livens lids with a luminous chrome effect. Revel in luminosity with this eye shadow that provides a stunning, enlightened look. This formula combines all the best features of baked, powder, and cream textures to provide flawless blending and a highly polished finish. The pure, shimmering color adds high definition for an intense, vivid glow that perfectly captures light and admiration.

Sephora’s new Outrageous Prisma Chrome Metallic eye shadow formula gives an intense, luminous chrome effect. This eye shadow comes in eight (8) different shades. This review is for the shade Metallic Beige.


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Giorgio Armani Summer 2013 Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Nordstrom, Giorgio Armani

Here is a look at Giorgio Armani’s Summer 2013 Collection. Images and color descriptions, below!

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MAC Baking Beauties Video

Here is the video overview of MAC’s Baking Beauties Collection. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas.

You can also read a full review with swatches of the Paint Pots here, Lipsticks here, Mineralize Lip Tints here, and Pearlmatte Face Powders here.

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Enjoy!

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Review & Swatches: MAC Baking Beauties Pearlmatte Face Powders

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MAC Baking Beauties Pearlmatte Face Powders

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $30.00

Company’s Description

Pearlized and satin shades of Face Powder blend effortlessly to achieve an array of looks with a rich texture and velvet finish. Use for highlighting and blush effects. Baking Beauties flower and leaf design are stamped into the powder.

This review is for the two (2) limited-edition Pearlmatte Face Powders releasing with MAC’s Baking Beauties Collection for Spring 2013. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • In For A Treat: Champagne base with matte coral flowers and mint leaves
  • Pink Buttercream: Light silvery pink base with dark pink flowers and periwinkle leaves


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Review & Swatches: MAC Baking Beauties Mineralize Tinted Lip Balms

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MAC Baking Beauties Mineralize Tinted Lip Balms

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $20.00

Company’s Description

A liquid lip balm that adds moisture while providing the right pop of color and mirror-like shine. Enriched with a special, nourishing 77 Mineral-Rich Complex. Can be worn alone or over other Lip products.

This review is for the four (4) limited-edition Mineralize Tinted Lip Balms releasing with MAC’s Baking Beauties Collection for Spring 2013. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Sweet Tooth: Creamy lilac
  • Baking Beauty: Creamy light peach
  • Glace’: Creamy pale baby blue
  • Cheery Cherry: Creamy mid-tone blue pink

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Review & Swatches: MAC Baking Beauties Pro Longwear Paint Pots

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MAC Baking Beauties Paint Pots

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $18.50

Company’s Description

A highly pigmented eye colour that goes on creamy but dries to an intense, vibrant finish. Long-wearing, colourfast. Creates seamless coverage without weight or caking. Blends smoothly over the lids. Cream-based, can be mixed with M·A·C shadows and liners.

This review is for the three (3) new, limited-edition Pro Longwear Paint Pots releasing with MAC’s Baking Beauties Collection for Spring 2013. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Fancy Frosting: Frosted white
  • Mooncake: Warm beige
  • Eclair: Light chocolate with gold pearlized pigments

Let’s Skate and Dangerous Cuvee, which are permanent colors, are also promoted with this collection.


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Review & Swatches: MAC Baking Beauties Lipsticks

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MAC Baking Beauties Lipsticks

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $15.00

Company’s Description

Colour plus texture for the lips. Stands out on the runway. Simmers on the street! What made M·A·C famous.

This review is for the four (4) limited-edition Lipsticks releasing with MAC’s Baking Beauties Collection for Spring 2013. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Raspberry Swirl: Light white blue pink (Cremesheen)
  • Pure Decoration: Light white peach (Cremesheen)
  • Lavender Whip: Light cool lavender (Cremesheen) (Repromote)
  • Devil’s Food: Glossy deep plum (Frost)

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Stay Tuned: MAC Baking Beauties Collection

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Reviews, swatches, and photos of MAC’s Baking Beauties Collection are coming soon!

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