12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Day 4

Today’s prize is a set of affordable and drugstore items: and eyelash curler and Shimmer Sheers from e.l.f., two (2) eye shadows and a lip pencil from Wet n’ Wild, a Maybelline Baby Lips, and a Salon Effects strips from Sally Hansen.

To be eligible to win Day 4′s prize, go to this link and follow the instructions.

Good luck!


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Review & Swatches: NARS Lip Gloss in “Downtown”

NARS Lip Gloss in Downtown

Availability: NARS
Price: $24.00

Company’s Description

Serious shine and sexy color in sheer, semi-sheer and creamy formulas. Extremely wearable and versatile shades may be worn alone or over other lip formulas for added dimension.

This review is for NARS’ Lip Gloss in the shade Downtown, which NARS describes as a metallic pink lavender. The company also claims that this gloss has high shine and a creamy formula.

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Review & Swatches: Guerlain Rouge G De Guerlain L’Extrait in M71 “Gourmandise”

Guerlain Rouge G De Guerlain L’Extrait in M71 Gourmandise

Availability: Sephora, Nordstrom
Price: $48.00

Company’s Description

Liquid, creamy, consistent, ultra-pigmented and velvety, Rouge G L’Extrait exceptional lip color is the perfect cross between a lipstick and a gloss. The liquid texture glides gently over the lip and within a few moments, the silky color becomes matte. This non-sticky, non-drying, and non-feathering texture leaves your lips looking flawless for hours.

Guerlain’s new Rouge G De Guerlain L’Extrait lip gloss comes in seven (7) different shades. This review is for the shade Gourmandise (French for “gluttony”)–a bright pink with a tint of coral.


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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Day 3

Today’s prize is e.l.f.’s 85 Piece Complete The Look Palette, which includes eye, lip, and cheek colors.

To be eligible to win Day 3′s prize, go to this link and follow the instructions.

Good luck!

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Smashbox Love Me Collection – Spring 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: January 2013
Availability: ULTA, Sephora

Here is a sneak peek into Smashbox’s upcoming Love Me collection for Spring 2013, which was created in collaboration with graffiti artist Curtis Kulig.


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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Day 2

Today’s prize includes four (4) items from Yves Rocher: A Mandarin Scented Candle, a travel-size Mandarin Eau de Toilette, Fruit de Noel Hand Cream, and Fruit de Noel Eau de Toilette. If you like citrus smells, these are great for you!

To be eligible to win Day 2′s prize, go to this link and follow the instructions.

Good luck!

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Swatches: Nicole by OPI Selena Gomez Collection (Part II)

Nicole by OPI Selena Gomez Collection (Glitters)

Limited-edition
Release Date: January 2013
Price: $7.99
Availability: Target, ULTA, Drugstores

Company’s Description

Nicole by OPI announces the launch of 14 new nail lacquers inspired by actress and singer Selena Gomez. The line features shades designed to capture Selena’s sweet yet spunky personality, from soft pink and peach hues to bright glitter and confetti lacquers.

“Selena is an ideal partner for Nicole by OPI. Millions of fans love her for the same reasons we do; she’s smart, talented, funny – and has an incredible sense of style,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, Nicole by OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director. “She has that classic ‘girl-next-door’ appeal, but she’s also edgy and fun – just like the Nicole consumer.

“Selena is not only a chart-topping singer and actress, she’s also a clothing designer and an active philanthropist,” adds Weiss-Fischmann. “Like women around the globe, Selena has many interests and passions; this collection, with its diverse range of hues, offers a perfect match for every occasion!”

Here is a look at Nicole by OPI’s Selena Gomez nail polishes! There are 14 total colors in this collection. This post is Part II, where the following colors are shown:

  • Stars at Night: Star light, star bright…confetti-silver nails tonight!
  • Mi Fantasia: This purple-aqua glitter is the stuff dreams are made of.
  • Kissed at Midnight: This romantic gold glitter is perfect any time.
  • Confetti Fun: Nothing says “party!” like a shower of color.
  • Heavenly Angel: This iridescent confetti gives me wings.
  • Sweet Dreams: This violet-teal is a dream-come-true.
  • Inner Sparkle: Let this light pink glitter shine through!

To see the other seven (7) polishes in this collection, please see Part I.



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