Swatches: Zoya Naturel Collection


Zoya Naturel Collection

Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Zoya Online
Price: $9.00 each

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s Naturel Collection. The following shades are shown, each with 2 coats applied:

  • Chantal: French Vanilla Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Taylor: Light Toffee Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Rue: Boudoir Blush Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Brigitte: Bombshell Mauve Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Odette: Sultry Maroon Cream, Full Coverage Formula.
  • Normani: Sable Mauve Cream, Full Coverage Formula. Year-end Clearance 70% off

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YSL Gloss Volupté Collection 2014


Release Date: January 2014
Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora

Company’s Description

Scandalously shiny. Extremely creamy. Sensual to ecstasy. Irresistibly tempting to kiss. Yves Saint Laurent offers lips a totally unique experience with its new sense-stimulating gloss, the latest in the Volupté family.

A revolutionary formula, luscious nectar, with an extreme high-shine. Its heavenly light texture, creamy beyond compare, embraces the lips like a sensual “bouche à bouche” thanks to its patented kiss-shaped applicator. Lips are lathered in intense glossy colour with golden, iridescent or pure colour, outlining an irresistible smile that stirs the desire for more. Indulge in the sensual pleasure of its sumptuous texture, luscious colour and dazzling shine.

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Swatches: China Glaze Happy Holiglaze Collection


China Glaze Happy Holiglaze Collection

Release Date: Currently Available
Price: $7.50
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

Reindeers won’t be the only ones lighting up the night sky this holiday season. China Glaze launches Happy HoliGlaze, a party-perfect collection sure to get the celebrations started off right. These twist-on-traditional shades and gift sets make perfect party favors, stocking stuffers and gifts (shhh, we won’t tell if the gift is for yourself!).

Here is a look at China Glaze’s Happy Holidaze Collection nail polishes! The following colors are shown, each with 1-2 coats:

  • Just Be-Claws: Red with an aluminum-like mirror finish
  • Santa Red My List: Pink/red with an aluminum-like mirror finish
  • Put A Bow On It: Magenta glitter
  • Be Merry, Be Bright: Multi-magenta purple glitter
  • All Wrapped Up: Midnight purple and blue glitter
  • Your Present Required: Multi-sized and multi-colored glitter
  • So Blue Without You: Blue with an aluminum-like mirror finish
  • Bells Will Be Blinging: Blue and gold multi-colored glitter
  • Mingle With Kringle: Fierce gold with aluminum-like mirror finish
  • This is Tree-mendous: Green with fine gold glitter 20% off Olay products

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MAC Huggable Lipcolour Collection Video

Here is the video overview of MAC’s Huggable Lipcolour Collection. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula. You can also read a written review here.

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Review & Swatches: MAC Punk Couture Eyeshadow Quad


MAC Punk Couture Eyeshadow Quad

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $40.00

Company’s Description

An Eye Shadow Quad in four shades: light taupe mauve, rich blackened plum, silvered violet with gold, and intense black. The highly pigmented powder formula applies evenly, blends and builds beautifully.

This review is for the limited-edition Punk Couture Eyeshadow Quad releasing with MAC’s Punk Couture Collection for Winter 2013. This quad includes the following colors:

  • All Races: Cool light taupe-mauve (Matte) (Repromote)
  • Magic Moor: Rich blackened plum with pearl (Veluxe Pearl) (Repromote)
  • Idol Eyes: Silvered violet with gold (Lustre) (Permanent)
  • Carbon: Intense black (Matte) (Permanent)

Year End Sale!  15% Off any order with code BYE2013 at checkout.  December 26th - 31st

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