Sept. Glossybox & Oct. Wantable: Unboxing & Review Video

Here is my unboxing and review of the makeup items found in GlossyBox‘s September 2013 box and Wantable‘s October 2013 box. Come unbox with me!

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Review & Swatches: 29 Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 in “Lightly Crushed”

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29 Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 in Lightly Crushed

Availability: 29 Cosmetics
Price: $25.00

Company’s Description

No one will ever guess that behind that beautiful, saturated color you are moisturizing and protecting your lips. Long-lasting grape seed anti-oxidant enriched moisturizing lipstick with SPF 20 nourishes and protects the lips from environmental pollutants and the harmful effects of free radicals. Helps the lips appear smooth and moisturized while visibly easing the signs of aging. Apply evenly to lips for a customized look.

29 Cosmetics’ Reserves Grape Seed Age Protecting Moisturizing Lipstick SPF 20 is a moisturizing lipstick that is available in 2 dozen shades. This review is for the lipstick in Lightly Crushed–a sheer frosted nude.


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Review & Swatches: Missha Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palette No. 16 Indigo Combination

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Missha Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palette No. 16 Indigo Combination

Availability: Missha
Price: $23.00

Company’s Description

Create an elegant eye makeup look with The Signature Velvet Art Shadow. Each palette is made up of perfectly complementing colors: highlight + base + point + liner colors. Contains Pure Crystal Pearl Powder for shimmering colors, Argan Oil for nourishing, Olive Oil for hydrating, Collagen for elasticity, and Hyaluronan for moisturizing effect. Texture is smooth and soft like velvet.

Missha’s 2013 Winter Holiday collection includes two Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palettes. This review is for the No. 16 Indigo Combination palette, which is the palette used for the collection’s Fatal Aura look.

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Review & Swatches: Smashbox Always Sharp Waterproof Kohl Liner in “Bare”

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Smashbox Always Sharp Waterproof Kohl Liner in Bare

Availability: Sephora, ULTA
Price: $20.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Ditch your sharpener, but stay sharp! This waterproof kohl eyeliner glides on and self-sharpens every time you twist the cap off. Inspired by Smashbox pros who sharpen before every use on set, this first-of-its-kind pencil has a sharpener built right into the cap for a perfect tip-so you’ll always get a precise line.

Smashbox’s new take on the kohl liner provides a built-in sharpener that automatically sharpens each time you use the product. This liner comes in 8 different shades. This review is for Bare, which is a nude color.


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Bobbi Brown Holiday 2013 Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Nordstom, Macy’s

Company’s Description

Looking to glitz it up? This holiday season, Bobbi offers a beautifully edited collection of luxurious lip and eye palettes, lip glosses and brush sets for the beauty enthusiast who wants to get— or give — the gift of glam. Featuring an assortment of shimmery shades in silver, bronze and golden tones, Bobbi’s Holiday 2013 Gift Giving Collection is a must when it comes to stealing the spotlight.

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