Review & Swatches: NARS Cheek Palette in “Realm of the Senses”

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NARS Cheek Palette in Realm of the Senses

Availability: Sephora
Price: $41.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Play up cheekbones with a shimmering color pop. This mosaic of three beautiful colors is perfect for layering on a lustrous highlight or creating a sophisticated sculpted look.

NARS’ newest cheek product comes in two, limited-edition, Sephora-exclusive color sets: Realm of the Senses and Soulshine. This review is for Realm of the Senses, which contains a flirty, sheer peach, shimmering bronzed rose, and sparkling gold sand.

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L’Oreal Magic Nude Liquid Powder Foundation Review, Photos, Swatches

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L’Oreal Magic Nude Liquid Powder Foundation

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Walmart, CVS
Price: $13 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Get the ultimate un-makeup look with Magic Nude Liquid Powder Bare Skin Perfecting Makeup with SPF 18. Revolutionary liquid transforms on contact, leaving a soft powder like finish. This foundation is so amazingly lightweight it’s like wearing no makeup at all! Just shake and apply – it’s magic!

L’Oreal’s newest foundation comes with its Magic Nude line and comes in a liquid-to-powder formula. The foundation comes in 12 shades. This review is for the shade Nude Beige.

*Note* My recent look at the ingredients in this foundation has significantly changed my review. Please take another look at the information, below, if you previously read this review. Thanks!


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Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadows Video

Here is the video overview of Maybelline’s Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadows. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula. Reviews for each color are coming soon!

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Swatches: Hard Candy Nail Polishes

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Hard Candy Nail Polishes

Availability: Wal-Mart
Price: $4.00

Hard Candy has released 45 new nail polish shades, available exclusively at WalMart. The 45 shades are broken down into 5 different collections:

Crushed Chrome Collection: Luxurious and timeless hues embellished with a golden textured finish. This collection boasts refinement and sophistication and is infused with a vivacious luster.

Itsy Glitzy Collection: Intense, illuminating, and incandescent hues saturated with the richest and most extreme mica and glitter. Inspired from the runway and now at your fingertips.

Crystal Confetti Collection: A unique collection based on artistic expression. Flourishing, adventurous, full coverage shades with various particle sizes and creative textures. Graffiti is revolutionary; it’s an outlet to create public art. Now take this artistic and creative expression to your nails.

Candy Sprinkles Collection: Suspended in a clear top coat, shimmery flecks sparkle brilliantly with different shapes of shiny glitter. Candy Sprinkles is a fabulous top coat over any color.

Glitteratzi Collection: The combination of confident opposites and intimate tonalities mixed with the right amount of sparkle creates enthusiasm for the vitality of life. The hues are natural and are becoming more evolved and colored. Tasteful tones with all the personality to satisfy every trend setter.

Here are photographs and swatches of some of the new colors from each collection!


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MAC Retro Matte Collection – Summer 2013

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Release Date: September 5, 2013
Availability: MAC Online & Stores

Company’s Description

With its one-of-a-kind Retro Matte texture, Ruby Woo Lipstick has become a smash hit both on and off the runway. Inspired by its stunning popularity, M•A•C has revamped this lipstick legend with invigorating, bold shades in its Retro Matte finish. Eye-catching new colours like Dangerous and All Fired Up create a look that’s feminine yet fierce. M•A•C also introduces its Pro Longwear Lip Pencils in a vibrant, NEW colour palette, giving this long-lasting and transfer-proof lip pencil an exhilarating makeover.

MAC will be introducing 8 new Retro Matte lipsticks and 8 new Pro Longwear Lip Pencils, all to become permanent, with its upcoming Retro Matte Collection.



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Review & Swatches: Pur Minerals CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 40

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Pur Minerals CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 40

Availability: ULTA
Price: $38.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Your multitasking moisturizer, brightener, primer, concealer and SPF foundation! More than just another beauty balm, CC Cream with SPF 40 protects, corrects and perfects the skin’s appearance with clinically advanced plant-based ingredients, like DERMAPUR® HP—a clarifying corrective from meadowsweet—and CLARISKIN II®—a brightening powerhouse from wheat germ. Ideal for all skin types and concerns, this silicone-free formula works to erase brown spots, blemishes and fine lines from sight while balancing uneven skin tone.

Pur Minerals’s Color Correcting Cream (CC Cream) is said to be a moisturizer, brightener, primer, concealer, and foundation all in one. It is available in four (4) shades. This review is for the lightest shade–Light.

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Review & Swatches: Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 71 “Blonde Ambition”

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Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 71 Blonde Ambition

Availability: Sephora
Price: $13.00

Company’s Description

Flash superior color, flawless wear, and long-lasting beauty with this striking eye shadow formula. The Color Eye Last complex means you can comfortably wear this shadow up to 10 gorgeous hours and the micronized pigments ensure an ultra smooth, blendable texture. The range of colors and finishes complement day and evening looks, from perfect mattes to pearlized shimmers, glitters, and a glossy mirror glow.

Sephora has released a new line of eye shadows in its Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. The collection includes 80 different shades in 4 finishes: matte, shimmer, glitter and mirror effect. The formula is said to be highly concentrated, containing up to 70% of pigments and shimmers to provide ultimate color intensity. These shadows are supposed to last 10 hours. They can also be placed in Sephora’s new palettes, which are offered with 3 pans or 6 pans.

I will be reviewing all of the new colors offered in the Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. This review is for the shade No. 71 Blonde Ambition–a shimmering golden beige.

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Ariel Collection Now Available At Sephora

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Have you been waiting on Disney and Sephora’s Ariel collection? It’s now available, in full, for purchase here for VIBs. Look under the “Disney Collection” brand tab.

Unfortunately, the Storylook palette is still out of stock. But just submit your e-mail and Sephora will let you know when they have them back in stock to purchase.

Enjoy!

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Review & Swatches: CoverGirl Lip Perfection Jumbo Gloss Balm in #240 “Apricot Twist”

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CoverGirl Lip Perfection Jumbo Gloss Balm in #240 Apricot Twist

Availability: Drugstore.com, ULTA, Walgreens, CVS, Drugstores
Price: $7.00-$9.00 (Approx.)
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Innovative Cover Girl LipPerfection Jumbo Gloss balm, combines sheer color and soft shine without stickiness! Sheer color, soft shine, no stickiness. Unique twist up form. Shea and mango butters, smooth application and feel.

CoverGirl’s line of Lip Perfection Jumbo Gloss Balms contains 16 shades. This review is for the shade #240 Apricot Twist.

If you’d like to see swatches and photos of all of the balm shades, please see this post.


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Review: Perfumies Afterglow Solid Perfume Stick

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Perfumies Afterglow Solid Perfume Stick

Availability: Perfumies
Price: $7.00
Disclosures: PR Sample

Company’s Description

Do you ever take your big bottle of perfume with you? To work, to school, to the gym, or on a plane? Probably not, because it is cumbersome, can break or spill in your bag, and TSA unapproved. Perfumies’ solid perfume sticks solve all these problems…

Perfumies sells solid perfume sticks in a countless number of scents. This review is for the scent Afterglow: a blend of sandalwood, amber, musk and vanilla.

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