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Yves Saint Laurent Northern Lights Collection – Holiday 2012

Release Date: October 14, 2012
Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora

Here is a first look at the items upcoming in YSL’s Northern Lights Collection for Holiday 2012!

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L’Oreal Project Runway “The Electric Fantasie” Collection Video

Here is a video overview of L’Oreal’s Project Runway “The Electric Fantasie” Collection for Fall 2012. The video includes live swatches and a brief review on the quality of the products.

You can also check out the blog posts, which show photos and swatches for each color:

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Lime Crime Alchemy Collection

Release Date: October 13, 2012
Availability: Lime Crime

Company’s Description

October 13th, Lime Crime will release a makeup collection unlike any other. Inspired by the swirling transmutations of an alchemist’s potion, ALCHEMY will materialize at midnight in the form of an eyeshadow palette, two lipsticks and a “mook”. Five duochromatic eyeshadows, shifting from one color to another depending on the angle, are a first for Lime Crime. Lipsticks, while retaining the same color-intense formula the brand is known for, will boast a lustrous finish reminiscent of the skin of a wet snake: also a first. Rounding out the concoction is the Alchemy “mook”: a collectible, limited-edition magazine/book featuring a magical photostory with a bonus section of ‘Beauty Potions’ for every practitioner’s fancy.

The face of the collection is the bewitching songstress and style icon, Lola Blanc.

**Update** This collection is now live! For the month of October only, you can get all of the items in the collection for $49.99 ($66.95 value).

Lime Crime’s upcoming Alchemy collection features a new duo-chromatic eyeshadow palette and two lipstick colors. Keep reading for color descriptions and images!

Oh, and by the way, there are a few of Lime Crime’s Magical Dust Eyeshadows still in stock at 50% off!

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Review & Swatches: Too Faced Absolutely Invisible Candlelight Powder

Too Faced Absolutely Invisible Candlelight Powder

Availability: ULTA, Sephora, Too Faced
Price: $27.00

Company’s Description

Inspired by actual candlelight, this product is formulated to set makeup while imparting a soft-focused glow. For all its immediate, “glowing” results, it’s also packed with a powerful dose of skin-saving antioxidants that protect and soothe tired skin as the golden-peachy tone warms and illuminates any complexion—reducing the appearance of fine lines and imperfections.

Too Faced’s Absolutely Invisible Candlelight Powder is an illuminating powder said to impart a soft-focused glow.

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Avon Femme Fatale Collection – Fall 2012

Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Avon

Here is a look into Avon’s Fall 2012 collection Femme Fatale. (The collection is currently on sale.) Keep reading for color descriptions and images!


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Review & Swatches: L’Oreal Project Runway Colour Riche Le Gloss in “The Queen’s Shine”

L’Oreal Fall 2012 Project Runway Colour Riche Le Gloss in The Queen’s Shine

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Drugstores
Price: $6.99 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Colour Riche Le Gloss contains weightless moisturizers, Omega 3 and conditioning Vitamin E which leave lips soft and supple while shine extracts for the perfect glossy look.

L’Oreal’s Project Runway The Electric Fantasie Collection launched this month in drugstores. The collection includes four (4) shades of L’Oreal’s Colour Riche Le Gloss lipglosses. This review is for the shade The Queen’s Shine–a ruby magenta shade.

For images and swatches of all of the Le Gloss lipglosses in this collection, please see this post.

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