Review & Swatches: Becca Ultimate Colour Gloss in “Malibu Punch”

Becca Ultimate Colour Gloss in Malibu Punch

Availability: Sephora
Price: $24.00

Company’s Description

Lush and luxurious, this silky formula glazes lips in a long-wearing layer of bold color and brilliant shine yet feels completely weightless and never sticky. Formulated with antioxidant vitamin E and emollient oils, it nourishes, hydrates, and comforts the lips.

Becca’s newest lip product is its Ultimate Colour Gloss, which is said to be long-wearing, bold in color and shine, and weightless. This new lipgloss comes in ten (10) shades. This review is for the shade Malibu Punch–a bright tangerine.

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Yves Saint Laurent Arty Stone Collection – Spring 2013

Limited-edition
Release Date: February 2103
Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora

Company’s Description

Pink quartz, amethyst, pyrite, malachite, azurite, jade, each possesses a hypnotic beauty. When you hold them in your hands, these precious stones diffuse energy and light, like galaxies. Their crystalline purity and voluptuous opalescence were the departure point for the creation of the Spring Look 2013 for Yves Saint Laurent.

Here is a first look at the items upcoming in YSL’s Spring 2013 Collection!

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Review & Swatches: e.l.f. Studio Baked Eyeshadow Palette in “California”

e.l.f. Studio Baked Eyeshadow Palette in California

Availability: e.l.f.
Price: $10.00

Company’s Description

Each Baked Palette features 10 gorgeous baked eyeshadows so you can achieve a flawless look whenever, wherever. The silky and blendable formula of our Baked Eyeshadow provides smooth and even application with each sweep of color. Baked in an oven, these eyeshadows offer rich pigmentation for a beautiful effect. Infused with active key ingredients Jojoba, Rose, Sunflower, Apricot and Grape to nourish and hydrate the skin. The long-lasting and shimmering color can be worn wet for a vibrant effect or dry for sheer pigmentation, offering a variety of gorgeous eye looks!

e.l.f. has added two (2) Baked Eyeshadow Palettes to its Studio line. These palettes include ten (10) baked eyeshadow shades. This review is for the palette in California.


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Review & Swatches: Pixi Tinted Brilliance Balm in “Bitten Berry”

Pixi Tinted Brilliance Balm in Bitten Berry

Availability: Target, Dermstore, Pixi Beauty
Price: $16.00

Company’s Description

Super-nourishing, lip-staining balm that keeps lips in optimum condition while giving them lush colour. Packed with lip-loving ingredients, this glossy gel balm protects & hydates lips instantly. After the balm wears off, lips are left tinted with a flattering, personalized hue just for you (colour & intensity depends on pH level of lips). Twist-up crayon requires no sharpening. Secure lid after use.

Pixi’s Tinted Brilliance Balms are staining lip balms that are said to condition your lips while giving them lush color. This product is available in seven (7) different shades. This review is for the shade Bitten Berry–a berry plum color.

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China Glaze Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away Collection Video

Here is the video overview of China Glaze’s Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away Collection! The video includes live application of all the colors and my thoughts on their quality.

You can also see pictures of the colors applied here and here.

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Sleek Sparkle 2 i-Divine Palette – Christmas 2012

Limited-edition
Release Date: December 2012
Availability: Sleek, Superdrug

Company’s Description

Sleek MakeUP’s limited edition Christmas palette Sparkle 2 is the shiny new sequel to its sister Sparkle i-Divine, and promises to be this Christmas’s ultimate party palette, leaving lids twinkling with glitter against a wash of rich, velvety colour that pops on all skin tones.

Sparkle 2 i-Divine includes 12 shades, with four shimmer shades in gold, silver, copper and deep bronze to leave a glowing finish for day time eyes. Step up the look at night with eight glitter infused shades, a festive blend of deep royal blues, precious purples, fern greens and burgundy’s, with gun metal greys and an icy black for extra depth. For a subtle touch line eyes with a hint of glitter using a singular shade, or create icy eyes with a touch of cool silver.

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Review & Swatches: Pixi Succulent Lip Twin in “Poppy Red”

Pixi Succulent Lip Twin in Poppy Red

Availability: Target, Dermstore, Pixi Beauty
Price: $18.00

Company’s Description

Exquisite duo of lip balm and lip & cheek crème for a burst of fresh colour and long-lasting nourishment. Give yourself a lip-loving treat with this duo lip nourisher. The natural oils and extracts condition and protect your lips – all while adding a quick tint of face-awakening colour with our unique lip & cheek crème (conveniently located in cap). In the tube: Multi-purpose lip balm to soothe & heal dry lips. In the cap: Solid lip & cheek crème for when you need a quick pick-me-up of concentrated colour.

Pixi’s Succulent Lip Twins are duo-purpose products that function as both lip colors and cheek colors. This product comes in five (5) different shades. This review is for the shade Poppy Red–a deep strawberry red shade.


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