Review & Swatches: Josie Maran Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil

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Josie Maran Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil

Availability: Sephora
Price: $28.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

An innovative 99%-natural creamy oil with an infinite number of uses such as hydrating skin, conditioning lips, and illuminating complexion. One creamy oil, infinite possibilities. This makeup-artist must-have delivers all the moisturizing benefits of argan oil in a portable, nongreasy, creamy oil form. The innovative formula starts as a cream and melts into an oil, making your complexion more luminous while tightening facial contours and preventing inflammation. Use it to hydrate and gently soothe undereyes, smooth flyaways, keep eyebrows in place, and condition lips. Mix it with powder blush or eye shadow to instantly transform it into a cream.

Josie Maran’s Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil is said to be a versatile hydrating product that utilizes argan oil as its key ingredient.

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Review & Swatches: Clinique Moisture Surge CC Cream SPF 30

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Clinique Moisture Surge CC Cream SPF 30

Availability: Sephora
Price: $35.00

Company’s Description

An oil-free, color-correcting, perfecting formula to create a natural glow while hydrating and protecting the skin. This must-have color-correcting formula smooths the complexion and creates an ultranatural radiance. It instantly corrects a range of complexion concerns including dullness, sallowness, and redness. Perfect for wearing alone or under foundation and recommended for all skin types, the lightweight, oil-free cream moisturizes and protects with sunscreen, leaving the skin soft, fresh, and flawless.

Clinique’s Moisture Surge CC Cream is said to provide color correction, hydration, and sun protection. This CC Cream comes in eight (8) shades. This review is for the shade Light Medium.


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Review & Swatches: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in “Diffused Light”

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Diffused Light

Availability: Sephora
Price: $45.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A universal finishing powder that features state-of-the-art technology to recreate the most exquisitely flattering types of light. Create your perfect light. Ambient Lighting Powder is a groundbreaking collection of finishing powders that capture, diffuse, and soften the way light reflects on your skin. Unlike traditional powders, which merely cloak imperfections, Ambient Lighting Powder utilizes photoluminescent technology to filter out harsh light and refine the appearance of the complexion. The powders deliver a multidimensional luminescence to every skintone, making it appear softer, younger, and lit-from-within. The finishing powders enhance skin in any type of light, including flash photography. With six universal shades available, you can create your desired effect—not unlike having a personal lighting technician. Ambient is free of talc, gluten, fragrance, and nanoparticles. It is available in six universally flattering shades from least pearl to most pearl.

Hourglass’ Ambient Lighting Powder touts “state of the art technology” to create the “perfect light” on your skin. This powder comes in six (6) different shades. This review is for the shade Diffused Light–a soft, warm pale yellow powder.


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GlossyBox July 2013: Unboxing & Review

Here is my unboxing and review of the makeup items found in GlossyBox‘s July 2013 special edition box. Come unbox with me!

If you like what you see and are interested in trying GlossyBox for yourself, you can get a free full-sized OPI nail polish bottle with your subscription here with the code SUMMER.

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Review & Swatches: Lancome Color Design 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in “Plum Splendor”

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Lancome Color Design 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in Plum Splendor

Availability: Sephora, Nordstrom
Price: $49.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

An all-in-one five-shadow palette for brightening the eyes. These alluring palettes feature silky, lustrous, long-wearing powders that transparently wrap the skin resulting in a seamless layering of pure color and a radiant finish. Build with absolute precision and apply the shades in five simple steps (all over, lid, crease, highlighter, and liner) to design your customized eye look. Contour, sculpt, and lift with soft day colors or intensify your look with dramatic evening hues for smoky effects.

This review is for Lancome’s new Color Design 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in Plum Splendor, which includes four (4) eye shadow shades (in pinks and purples) and a black eye liner shade.


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