Michael Kors Beauty Collection Video

Here is the video overview of Michael Kors’s new makeup line. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas.

Don’t forget to subscribe to Allura’s YouTube channel to stay posted on the latest videos and to be eligible for exclusive giveaways.

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Shop the Fall 2013 Collection at PixiBeauty.com

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Swatches: ORLY Nail Polish in “Digital Glitter”

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Orly Nail Polish in Digital Glitter

Availability: ULTA, Beauty.com
Price: $8.50
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

This season, obscure the line between real and virtual: marvel in the mystical. channel the magical, the ethereal, the eclectic, the unexpected. Drench yourself in a sweet dream-like daze—and take nails psychedelically off-center with Surreal, the new Fall 2013 color collection from ORLY.

Digital Glitter is a clear polish that contains multi-colored micro-shimmer and multi-colored confetti glitter particles. It can be worn alone or over another color. This color is part of ORLY’s Surreal Collection for Fall 2013.


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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in “Barely Brazen”

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in Barely Brazen

Availability: ULTA, CVS
Price: $6.99
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Dare to Wear Intense Color With Eye Studio Color Tattoo Pure Pigments Eyeshadow. Double-Dipped Pigments Create Double Color Intensity For Your Most Explosive Eyes. The Crease-Proof Formula With Uperior Staying Power Wears For Up to 24 Hours.

Maybelline’s newest addition to its Color Tattoo line is a set of 12 new Pure Pigments, which are loose pigment eye shadows. This review is for the Pure Pigment in Barely Brazen.

To see photographs and swatches of all 12 colors, see this post.


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Swatches: ORLY Nail Polish in “Purple Poodle”

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Orly Nail Polish in Purple Poodle

Availability: ULTA, Beauty.com
Price: $8.50
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

This season, obscure the line between real and virtual: marvel in the mystical. channel the magical, the ethereal, the eclectic, the unexpected. Drench yourself in a sweet dream-like daze—and take nails psychedelically off-center with Surreal, the new Fall 2013 color collection from ORLY.

Purple Poodle is a rose-toned magenta with purple micro-shimmer and flecks. This color is part of ORLY’s Surreal Collection for Fall 2013.


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Review & Swatches: e.l.f. Studio Baked Highlighters

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e.l.f. Studio Baked Highlighters

Availability: e.l.f. Online
Price: $3.00 each

Company’s Description

Create a radiant glow with this illuminating powder that highlights the skin with a sheer wash of shimmering color. Infused with Vitamin E, Jojoba, Sunflower, Apricot and Grape to nourish and hydrate the skin. The long-lasting baked shimmering color can be applied wet for a vibrant effect or dry for sheer pigmentation.

e.l.f.’s 3 new Baked Highlighters are released with its Studio line and can be used both dry and wet. The following shades are reviewed, below: Moonlight Pearls, Pink Diamonds, Blush Gems.


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GlossyBox August 2013 Unboxing & Review + GIVEAWAY

Here is my unboxing and review of the makeup items found in GlossyBox‘s August 2013 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 nail polish bottle with your subscription here with the code SPA.

Don’t forget to subscribe to Allura’s YouTube channel to stay posted on the latest videos and to be eligible for exclusive giveaways.

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Sigma Crème de Couture Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: September 9, 2013
Availability: Sigma

Company’s Description

Indulge in the decadent delights of the Limited Edition Crème de Couture Collection featuring 16 candy-colored matte eye shadow shades and 3 velvety-sweet blush shades. Experience these dreamy, macaron-inspired flavours through the whimsical fantasy of Crème de Couture.

Sigma’s Creme de Couture Collection is now available! Keep reading for details on this yummy collection.


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Review & Swatches: Gorgeous Cosmetics Prism Powder Highlighter Summer

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Gorgeous Cosmetics Prism Powder Highlighter Summer

Availability: Nordstrom
Price: $40.00

Company’s Description

Prism’s multi-dimensional reflective properties give you a sophisticated shimmer. This transparent and pearlised, luminous powder gives skin a gorgeous subtle sheen. Prism’s soft particles are so finely milled that they reflect and diffuse the light, reducing the appearance of imperfections. Use as a highlighter to create catwalk cheek bones and backstage brows, by sweeping delicately along cheek and brow bones.

Goregeous Cosmetics is an Australian cosmetics brand that has recently come to the United States and is now being sold at Nordstrom. Their Prism Powder Highlighter Summer is a powder highlighter with 5 neutral shades in a honeycomb pattern.

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Swatches: Inglot Freedom System Eye Shadow Matte #385

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Inglot Freedom System Eye Shadow Matte #385

Availability: Inglot
Price: $6.00

Inglot’s Freedom System Eye Shadows come in over 200 shades. This photo will show photos and swatches for shade #385, which is a bright jungle green. Although Inglot has classified this as a matte shadow, it has a slight sheen to the finish.

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Review & Swatches: Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation

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Smashbox Liquid Halo HD Foundation

Availability: Sephora, ULTA
Price: $42.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A foundation with light-responsive technology for an even, luminous finish. Makeup, reimagined: this foundation utilizes 100 percent Liquid Light Technology for a totally natural, radiant finish. The microscopic, gel-covered pigments mimic photo filters to blur imperfections. This HD formula completely evens out skin, but is undetectable to the naked eye. This oil-free foundation works with all undertones and builds from sheer to medium coverage.

Smashbox’s new liquid foundation is called the Liquid Halo HD Foundation and comes in 10 shades. It’s said to give an even, luminous finish. The shade depicted in this review is #3.


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