Stay Tuned: Flower by Drew Barrymore Collection

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Reviews, swatches, and photos of Drew Barrymore’s Flower Collection are coming soon!

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Review & Swatches: Tarte LipSurgence Skintuitive Lip Tint in “Energy”

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Tarte LipSurgence Skintuitive Lip Tint in Energy

Availability: Sephora, ULTA, Tarte
Price: $24.00

Company’s Description

A lip tint that delivers a personalized shade of pink and a proprietary blend of plant bionutrients, vitamins, and essential oils. Like all LipSurgence™ lip tints, this one combines pure color with natural moisturizers and glides on smooth for a sheer finish. The ethereal hue complements every skintone to deliver a natural-looking glow and brighter complexion—customized just for you! The skintuitive™ formula responds to your skin’s natural pH and energy, giving you a personalized tint that is truly your own unique shade of pink. Bonus: you can bump up the intensity of the color with an extra swipe.

Tarte’s newest LipSurgence Lip Tint has a “Skintuitive” formula which Tarte claims will develop a personalized tint to fit your skin. The shade for this lip tint is Energy, which is a light pink.

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Review & Swatches: Pixi Eye Bright Kit

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Pixi Eye Bright Kit

Availability: Target, Dermstore, Pixi Beauty
Price: $25.00

Company’s Description

This kit contains our four fastest flaw fixers that help to wake up your eyes all in one compact. It’s all you need to achieve the “I just want to look like I’ve had a good night’s sleep” effect. Includes a unique combination of eye brightener, silky cover-up duo and a multi-purpose cream highlighter. Hides imperfections and camouflages dark circles. Crease free, fragrance free and hypoallergenic. Anti-aging treatment ingredients added to protect and nourish the sensitive eye area.

Pixi’s Eye Bright Kit contains four (4) cream colors to help make the eyes look brighter and more awake. The kit contains two (2) cover-up shades, an eye brightener, and a highlighter.

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Chanel Jeux de Regards Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Feburary 2013
Availability: Nordstrom

Here is a look into Chanel’s upcoming Jeux de Regards Collection. Keep reading for product descriptions and images!

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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Sensational Color Whisper Lipcolor in “Oh La Lilac”

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Maybelline Color Sensational Color Whisper Lipcolor in Oh La Lilac

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Drugstores
Price: $7.50 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Dare to Whisper. Get truly translucent gel color from Color Whisper by Color Sensational from Maybelline. Pure color pigments suspended in a weightless gel deliver sexy, soft, see through color with a touch of shine, without the heavy waxes & oils found in traditional lipcolor.

Maybelline’s newest lip product is its Color Sensational Color Whisper Lipcolors, which the company describes as translucent gel colors that deliver a touch of shine while still being light-weight. This lip product comes in 20 different shades. This review is for the shade Oh La Lilac–a pale, pinky-lavender.

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Review & Swatches: Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Sexy Glow Bronzer

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Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Sexy Glow Bronzer

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, CVS, Drugstores
Price: $13.95

Company’s Description

Irresistibly Sexy Bronzer Glow: Wear this perfect blend of bronze and gold like lingerie for your face for an instant sexy boost with an alluring glow.

Sexy Boosting Formula: infused with the scent of warm vanilla, “afterglow” illumination and pheromone-mimicking ingredients including clinically tested Androstadienone, Cocoa Extract (aka “the Love Chemical”) and ancient aphrodisiac Horny Goatweed to enhance your sexy side.

Physicians Formula’s new line of Sexy Booster makeup items come just in time for Valentine’s Day this year. This review is for the Sexy Booster Sexy Glow Bronzer, which is a bronzing and illuminating powder.

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Bobbi Brown Lilac Rose Collection – Spring 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Spring 2013
Availability: Bobbi Brown, Nordstom, Macy’s

Here is a look into Bobbi Brown’s Lilac Rose Collection for Spring 2013. Keep reading for product descriptions and photos!

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Swatches: OPI Euro Centrale Collection

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OPI Euro Centrale Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: February 6, 2013
Price: $9.00 ($10.95 CAN)
Size: 0.5 fl oz
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

Classic meets contemporary with Euro Centrale by OPI for Spring/Summer 2013. Celebrating a region where history meets modern design, the collection’s twelve new nail lacquers offer a mixture of glamorous metallic hues; playful bright shades in periwinkle, aqua and pink; and creamy blues in indigo, midnight and aubergine.

Here is a look at OPI’s Euro Centrale nail polishes! The following colors are shown:

  • Polka.com: Blue and violet are dancing partners in this glittery combo
  • OPI…Eurso Euro: This deep blue cream is very continental
  • Suzi’s Hungary AGAIN!: Thank goodness there are zero calories in this warm and yummy pink
  • You’re Such a BudaPest: If I let you borrow this periwinkle-purple, will you go away?
  • Can’t Find My Czechbook: I hope you take credit, because I must have this aqua
  • My Paprika is Hotter than Yours!: Get the extinguisher…this fiery red is sizzling
  • Hands Off My Kielbasa!: Get your own…this bronzy tan is all mine
  • OY–Another Polish Joke!: So this shimmery-gold walks into a bar
  • A Womans Prauge-ative: I’m changing this shimmery copper for…never mind
  • Vant to Bite My Neck?: You know you want to…wear this deep eggplant
  • I Saw…U Saw…We Saw…Warsaw: Be seen in this deep midnight blue
  • My Vampire is Buff: Creamy, pale and nude…just how I like my vampires

All colors have one (2) coats applied, unless otherwise noted.


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Monthly Favorites & Regrets January 2013 Video

Time for monthly favorites and regrets! In this video, I share the products I’ve been most impressed by this month, and some products I found disappointing.

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I hope you enjoy this video!

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Swatches: MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in “Frozen Violet”

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MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Frozen Violet

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $18.50

MAC has recently released two new Paint Pot shades. Both are called “Pro Longwear” Paint Pots, but these are not a new or different formula. They’re simply new Paint Pot shades.

This post shows pictures and swatches of the Paint Pot in Frozen Violet, which MAC describes as a frosted purple silver.

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