Review & Swatches: Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Sexy Glow Bronzer

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Physicians Formula Sexy Booster Sexy Glow Bronzer

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, CVS, Drugstores
Price: $13.95

Company’s Description

Irresistibly Sexy Bronzer Glow: Wear this perfect blend of bronze and gold like lingerie for your face for an instant sexy boost with an alluring glow.

Sexy Boosting Formula: infused with the scent of warm vanilla, “afterglow” illumination and pheromone-mimicking ingredients including clinically tested Androstadienone, Cocoa Extract (aka “the Love Chemical”) and ancient aphrodisiac Horny Goatweed to enhance your sexy side.

Physicians Formula’s new line of Sexy Booster makeup items come just in time for Valentine’s Day this year. This review is for the Sexy Booster Sexy Glow Bronzer, which is a bronzing and illuminating powder.

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Bobbi Brown Lilac Rose Collection – Spring 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Spring 2013
Availability: Bobbi Brown, Nordstom, Macy’s

Here is a look into Bobbi Brown’s Lilac Rose Collection for Spring 2013. Keep reading for product descriptions and photos!

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Swatches: OPI Euro Centrale Collection

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OPI Euro Centrale Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: February 6, 2013
Price: $9.00 ($10.95 CAN)
Size: 0.5 fl oz
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

Classic meets contemporary with Euro Centrale by OPI for Spring/Summer 2013. Celebrating a region where history meets modern design, the collection’s twelve new nail lacquers offer a mixture of glamorous metallic hues; playful bright shades in periwinkle, aqua and pink; and creamy blues in indigo, midnight and aubergine.

Here is a look at OPI’s Euro Centrale nail polishes! The following colors are shown:

  • Polka.com: Blue and violet are dancing partners in this glittery combo
  • OPI…Eurso Euro: This deep blue cream is very continental
  • Suzi’s Hungary AGAIN!: Thank goodness there are zero calories in this warm and yummy pink
  • You’re Such a BudaPest: If I let you borrow this periwinkle-purple, will you go away?
  • Can’t Find My Czechbook: I hope you take credit, because I must have this aqua
  • My Paprika is Hotter than Yours!: Get the extinguisher…this fiery red is sizzling
  • Hands Off My Kielbasa!: Get your own…this bronzy tan is all mine
  • OY–Another Polish Joke!: So this shimmery-gold walks into a bar
  • A Womans Prauge-ative: I’m changing this shimmery copper for…never mind
  • Vant to Bite My Neck?: You know you want to…wear this deep eggplant
  • I Saw…U Saw…We Saw…Warsaw: Be seen in this deep midnight blue
  • My Vampire is Buff: Creamy, pale and nude…just how I like my vampires

All colors have one (2) coats applied, unless otherwise noted.


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Monthly Favorites & Regrets January 2013 Video

Time for monthly favorites and regrets! In this video, I share the products I’ve been most impressed by this month, and some products I found disappointing.

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

I hope you enjoy this video!

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Swatches: MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in “Frozen Violet”

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MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Frozen Violet

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $18.50

MAC has recently released two new Paint Pot shades. Both are called “Pro Longwear” Paint Pots, but these are not a new or different formula. They’re simply new Paint Pot shades.

This post shows pictures and swatches of the Paint Pot in Frozen Violet, which MAC describes as a frosted purple silver.

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Swatches: MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in “Antique Diamond”

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MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Antique Diamond

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $18.50

MAC has recently released two new Paint Pot shades. Both are called “Pro Longwear” Paint Pots, but these are not a new or different formula. They’re simply new Paint Pot shades.

This post shows pictures and swatches of the Paint Pot in Antique Diamond, which MAC describes as a frosted olive silver.


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Review & Swatches: MAC Year Of The Snake Lipstick in “Plumful”

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MAC Year Of The Snake Lipstick in Plumful

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $15.00

Company’s Description

Colour plus texture for the lips. Three shades – Freckletone, Cockney and Plumful, each in a lustre finish. Exclusive Year of the Snake design embossed on Lipstick.

This review is for the limited-edition Lipstick in Plumful, releasing with MAC’s Year Of The Snake Collection. MAC describes this color as a blossoming rose-plum.

**See below for photos and swatches. Full review will be updated shortly.**

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Review & Swatches: MAC Year Of The Snake Beauty Powder in “Shell Pearl”

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MAC Year Of The Snake Beauty Powder in Shell Pearl

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $24.00

Company’s Description

Apply as a highlight, soft blush or overall finish. Delicately tinted in a pale peach with gold pearl. Year of the Snake pattern embossed in the Powder.

This review is for the limited-edition Beauty Powder in Shell Pearl releasing with MAC’s Year Of The Snake Collection. MAC describes this color as a pale peach with gold pearl.

**See below for photos and swatches. Full review will be updated shortly.**


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Review & Swatches: Chantecaille Just Skin Anti-Smog Tinted Moisturizer SPF 15

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Chantecaille Just Skin Tinted Moisturizer SPF 15

Availability: Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue
Price: $64.00

Company’s Description

Just Skin is a lightweight tinted moisturizer with a non-toxic mineral sunscreen and a new complex of botanicals that delivers protection from free radicals, smog and sun. Designed for women and men, this unique skin perfecter provides excellent coverage, smoothes fine lines, protects and enhances the complexion. Just Skin’s anti-irritant, antioxidant and anti-pollution botanical extracts include honeysuckle, edelweiss and green tea. Sodium hyaluronate helps to seal in skin’s moisture. The result is a clean and natural finish.

Chantecaille’s Just Skin Anti-Smog Tinted Moisturizer is said to have an SPF of 15 and excellent coverage while enhancing the complexion. It is available in six (6) shades. The shade I tested and the one shown, below, is Bliss.

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Review & Swatches: MAC Year Of The Snake Large Eye Shadows

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MAC Year Of The Snake Large Eye Shadows

Availability: MAC Stores & Online
Price: $21.00

Company’s Description

Highly pigmented powder with Year of the Snake pattern. Shades in striking contrasts of metallic vanilla, copper, deep frosted blue-purple and intense black. Applies evenly, blends well.

This review is for three (3) of the limited-edition Large Eye Shadows releasing with MAC’s Year Of The Snake Collection. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Once Upon A Time: metallic vanilla (Veluxe Pearl)
  • Aztec Brick: frosted true copper (Veluxe Pearl)
  • Altered State: deep frosted blue purple (Veluxe Pearl)

**See below for photos and swatches. Full review will be updated shortly.**

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