Review & Swatches: Disney Ariel by Sephora Mermaid’s Song 4 Piece Lip Gloss Set

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Disney Ariel by Sephora Mermaid’s Song 4 Piece Lip Gloss Set

Availability: Sephora
Price: $38.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A set of four flirty lip glosses in shades that dare you to be bold. Fun and feisty, this set of lip formulas speaks volumes. This collection of glistening glosses features shades inspired by Ursula’s earrings, Ariel’s pink dress and iconic red hair, and her sisters’ darling shells. Take advice from your favorite mermaid: Be empowered. Be bold.

Sephora and Disney have collaborated to release the Ariel collection. This review is for the Mermaid’s Song 4 Piece Lip Gloss Set, which includes four (4) lip glosses in the following colors:

  • Dream Girl: Perky pink
  • Sea Witch: Bold berry
  • Redhead: Rich red
  • Mermaid: Courageous coral


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Review: Disney Ariel by Sephora Set the Mood Compact Mirror

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Disney Ariel by Sephora Set the Mood Compact Mirror

Availability: Sephora
Price: $20.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Bat your eyes and pucker your lips with this beautifully designed deep sea treasure.

Sephora and Disney have collaborated to release the Ariel collection. This review is for the Set the Mood Compact Mirror.

Note: This mirror is not currently showing up online because it is out of stock. I suspect Sephora will re-stock it in the near future, so keep checking!

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Swatches: OPI San Francisco Collection

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OPI San Francisco Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: August 7, 2013
Price: $9.00 ($10.95 CAN)
Availability: ULTA

Here is a look at OPI’s San Francisco Collection nail polishes! The following colors are shown, each with one (1) coat:

  • A-Piers to Be Tan: I shore do like this chocolaty tan
  • Dining al Frisco: Just feast your eyes on this fresh-air blue
  • Haven’t the Foggiest: Can’t tell you why I love this misty gray…I just do
  • Peace & Love & OPI: This holographic sage and eggplant is far out
  • Keeping Suzi at Bay: There’s no holding back this assertive navy blue
  • Incognito in Sausalito: You better keep this almost-black blue under wraps
  • Lost on Lombard: Oh garn-et! I’m all turned around
  • I Knead Sour-Dough: Are you bready to wear this toasty warm brown
  • Muir Muir on the Wall: This trailblazing plum is the fairest of all
  • In the Cable Car-Pool Lane: Good golly, Miss Trolley, this rich burgundy takes me away
  • Embarca-Dare Ya!: Betcha can’t pass up this marvelous magenta
  • First Date at the Golden Gate: You and me and this shimmery ruby make three
  • It’s All San Andreas’s Fault: I’d move mountains to get this textured earthy taupe
  • Wharf! Wharf! Wharf!: Dog-gone it…fetch me that textured matte blue
  • Alcatraz…Rocks: There’s no escaping this arresting textured gray


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Swatches: Zoya PixieDust Collection Fall 2013

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Zoya PixieDust Collection – Fall 2013

Availability: Zoya Online
Price: $9.00 each

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s PixieDust Collection for Fall 2013. The following shades are shown:

  • Tomoko: Glowing Silver
  • Chita: Emerald Green
  • Sunshine: Van Gogh Blue
  • Carter: Regal Purple
  • Arabella: Rich Fuchsia
  • Dhara: Dazzling Copper

All the colors shown have one (1) coat.

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Review & Swatches: MAC Nudes & Metallics Lipstick in “Pre-Raphaelite”

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MAC Nudes & Metallics Lipstick in Pre-Raphaelite

Release Date: Currently AVailable
Price: $15.00
Availability: MAC PRO Stores & Online

Company’s Description

Monochromatic meets metallic in a colour collection created with the M•A•C Pro in mind. A nude palette, defined by the creamy, rich tones of Amplified and Satin formulas, pairs to perfection with a metallic range of frosted plums and berries. Each features a selection of four Lipsticks with corresponding shades of Eye Shadow and a Powder Blush.

This review is for the Lipstick in Pre-Raphaelite, which released with MAC’s Nudes & Metallics collection as part of the Metallics segment. Pre-Raphaelite is a deep metallic dirty berry.

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Review & Swatches: MAC Nudes & Metallics Powder Blush in “Stylish Me”

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MAC Nudes & Metallics Powder Blush in Stylish Me

Release Date: Currently AVailable
Price: $21.00
Availability: MAC PRO Stores & Online

Company’s Description

Monochromatic meets metallic in a colour collection created with the M•A•C Pro in mind. A nude palette, defined by the creamy, rich tones of Amplified and Satin formulas, pairs to perfection with a metallic range of frosted plums and berries. Each features a selection of four Lipsticks with corresponding shades of Eye Shadow and a Powder Blush.

This review is for the Powder Blush in Stylish Me, which released with MAC’s Nudes & Metallics collection and is the blush that is part of the Metallics segment. Stylish Me is described as a deep dirty mauve.


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Review & Swatches: MAC Nudes & Metallics Powder Blush in “Barefaced”

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MAC Nudes & Metallics Powder Blush in Barefaced

Release Date: Currently AVailable
Price: $21.00
Availability: MAC PRO Stores & Online

Company’s Description

Monochromatic meets metallic in a colour collection created with the M•A•C Pro in mind. A nude palette, defined by the creamy, rich tones of Amplified and Satin formulas, pairs to perfection with a metallic range of frosted plums and berries. Each features a selection of four Lipsticks with corresponding shades of Eye Shadow and a Powder Blush.

This review is for the Powder Blush in Barefaced, which released with MAC’s Nudes & Metallics collection and is the blush that is part of the Nudes segment. Barefaced is described as a midtone warm nude shade.


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Marc Jacobs Beauty Video

Here is the video overview of Marc Jacobs’s new beauty line, available at Sephora! The video includes live swatches and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas.

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Enjoy!

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Review & Swatches: MAC Nudes & Metallics Eye Shadows (Nudes)

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MAC Nudes & Metallics Eye Shadows (Nudes)

Release Date: Currently Available
Price: $15.00
Availability: MAC PRO Stores & Online

Company’s Description

Monochromatic meets metallic in a colour collection created with the M•A•C Pro in mind. A nude palette, defined by the creamy, rich tones of Amplified and Satin formulas, pairs to perfection with a metallic range of frosted plums and berries. Each features a selection of four Lipsticks with corresponding shades of Eye Shadow and a Powder Blush.

This review is for the four (4) eye shadows released with the Nude portion of MAC’s Nudes & Metallics Collection. This collection is targeted to PRO artists, but it looks like it is available to regular MAC customers online. Most of the shades are currently sold out, so if you’re interested in purchasing any of these colors, you should call a MAC PRO store. The following colors are reviewed:

  • Bare Minimum: Sheer soft pinky nude with pearl (Satin)
  • Glimpse of Flesh: Sheer warm pink nude (Satin)
  • Exposed: Sheer neutral mid-tone nude (Satin)
  • Body Conscious: Sheer warm mid-tone nude (Satin)


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Swatches: Make Up For Ever New 12 Flash Color Case

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Make Up For Ever New 12 Flash Color Case

Availability: Sephora
Price: $99

Company’s Description

12 vibrant Flash Colors in one palette. This 12 Flash Color Case is found in the kits of many well-known makeup artists. You can create an array of looks with this palette and it’s great for traveling. It can be used on the eyes, cheeks, and lips.

**Soon to be available at Sephora!!**

MUFE has released a new Flash Color Case, which includes 12 new Flash Colors. Overall, the Flash Color line has been expanded to include 16 new colors (12 of which are in the new Color Case). MUFE is also now offering the Flash Colors in single, refillable pans.

Make up For Ever’s iconic pro product and best-seller, the Flash Color collection, has been expanded for Pros by our Creator & Artistic Director, Dany Sanz. Flash Color is now available in 32 Shades. Neutral to Artistic. 16 New and 16 Classic.

This new case was has been released to MUFE Pros only, but I’m pretty sure it will be available to the general public at MUFE stores and through Sephora eventually.

For now, if you’re not an MUFE Pro member, check out this post’s photographs and swatches to see if you’re interested in purchasing this once it’s available!


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