Review & Swatches: NYX Stick Blush in “Pink Lotus”


NYX Stick Blush in Pink Lotus

Availability: ULTA, NYX
Price: $6.00

Company’s Description

Add a touch of color with our creamy and extremely pigmented Stick Blush! Available in eight rich shades! Apply and receive the perfect glow every day!

NYX’s Stick Blushes are cream blushes that come in stick form and in eight (8) different shades. This review is for the shade Pink Lotus–a bright blue-pink shade with gold shimmer.

If you would like to see swatches of all eight (8) shades, please see this post.

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e.l.f. Studio Long-Lasting Lustrous Eyeshadows Video

Here is the video overview of e.l.f.’s Studio Long-Lasting Lustrous Eyeshadows. The video includes live swatches of all the colors.

You can also see pictures of the colors here.

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Review & Swatches: RMK Dusty Bright Eyes in 03 Grayish Brown


RMK Dusty Bright Eyes in 03 Grayish Brown

Availability: BeautyBay
Price: $56.47

Company’s Description

These eye colour duos feature a water resistant, highly pigmented cream eye shadow and a pearlescent setting powder in a double decked pot. Glide the cream eye colour over lids for a wash of beautiful colour and then finish with a layer of shimmering powder to enhance and magnify the colour. Each duo comes complete with a dual ended, retractable eye shadow brush too and they are available in six different colour combinations.

RMK is a Japanese brand that can be readily purchased by customers at This review is for RMK’s Dusty Bright Eyes, which includes a cream color and a powder color.

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MAC Studio Collection


Release Date: December 24, 2012 (Online) / January 3, 2012 (In Stores)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

M·A·C focuses on glamour from an artistic and professional perspective with new shades of Studio Foundation that offer an enhanced spectrum of colour and coverage with a highly nuanced level of studio-quality perfection. Featuring formulas enriched with antioxidants and suited for all skin types, the concealers and correctors can be used individually or combined to perfectly match any skin tone.

The pros know that no one’s skin is perfect, especially in the studio where the lighting is full on. M•A•C’s New Conceal and Correct Palette delivers exceptional colour and coverage with the professional’s high-level needs and creative vision in mind. Each palette contains four Studio Finish Concealers and two Studio Finish Corrector shades grouped by Light, Medium, Medium Deep and Dark that mirror even the hardest to match skin tones.

Here is a sneak peek into MAC’s Studio Collection, which adds new shades to the company’s Studio Foundation, new Conceal and Correct Palettes, and Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundations. Keep reading for descriptions and images!

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Zoya Lovely Collection – Spring 2013


Release Date: January 2013
Availability: Zoya Online
Price: $8.00 each
Size: 0.5 fl oz

Company’s Description

Spring is awash in six soft and lovely new Zoya shades including three dewy metallics and three fresh blooms of cream. Poetic in nature, this collection is sure to capture the beauty of the season like no other…

Here is a first look into Zoya’s upcoming Lovely collection for the Spring 2013 season. Keep reading for full color details and images!

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Review & Swatches: Sephora Jumbo Liner 12HR Wear Waterproof Set


Sephora Jumbo Liner 12HR Wear Waterproof Set

Availability: Sephora
Price: $30.00 $24.00

Company’s Description

A five-piece set of versatile jumbo liners for highlighting eyes with bold colors. Use these ultra-pigmented jumbo eye pencils as eyeliner or blend out color in place of eye shadow for a stunning finish. The beautiful, high-payoff shades promise long wear for all-night glamour.

Sephora’s Jumbo Liner 12HR Wear Waterproof Set contains five of Sephora’s waterproof jumbo liners in the following colors: Taupe, Kaki, Black, Purple Glitter, and White Glitter.

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Review & Swatches: e.l.f. Studio Contouring Blush & Bronzing Cream in “St. Lucia”


e.l.f. Studio Contouring Blush & Bronzing Cream in St. Lucia

Availability: e.l.f.
Price: $3.00

Company’s Description

Ideal for all skin types, this dual cream bronzer and blush creates a sheer, natural wash of color on the skin. The lightweight cream-to-powder formula provides extended wear and allows you to layer for desired intensity. Sculpt eyes, cheeks, lips, body and anywhere you wish to highlight and contour with the rich cream formula.

One of e.l.f’s newest creations is the Contouring Blush & Bronzing Cream, which has been added to the company’s Studio line. This product contains a cream blush and cream bronzer in one compact and is currently available in the shade pairing St. Lucia.

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