Lancome Jason Wu Collection

Lancome-Jason-Wu-Sketch

Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Nordstrom

Take a peek at Lancome’s collaboration collection with Jason Wu, featuring limited-edition packaging.

Shop the Fall 2013 Collection at PixiBeauty.com

Continue reading

Posted in Brands, Collections, Lancome, Previews | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review & Swatches: Madison Street Beauty Eye Shadow in “Mint”

Madison-Street-Beauty-Eye-Shadow-Pigment-#48-Mint-3

Madison Street Beauty Eye Shadow in Mint

Availability: Madison Street Beauty
Price: $4.99 (Regular) / $9.99 (Large)
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Highly pigmented mineral eye shadow with a silky feel that resists creasing and blends with ease. All 100 eye shadow colors are formulated with only natural ingredients making them safe and extra gentle on skin. These versatile shadows can be applied with an eye liner brush to be worn as eye liner as well as applied with a dry or wet brush to create different looks.

Madison Street Beauty is a natural and vegan cosmetic line that offers 100 loose pigment eye shadow shades. This review is for the eye shadow in Mint–a semi-sheer and shimmery mint green color.

Continue reading

Posted in A, Brands, Grades, Madison Street Beauty, Reviews, Swatches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Review & Swatches: Sephora + Pantone Universe Elemental Energy Eye Shadow Palette

SEPHORA-+-PANTONE-UNIVERSE-Elemental-Energy-Eye-Shadow-Palette

Sephora + Pantone Universe Elemental Energy Eye Shadow Palette

Availability: Sephora
Price: $38.00

Company’s Description

A sleek eye shadow palette complete with 16 stunning, harmonious shades inspired by the sensorial and color tones of the four elements—earth, air, fire, and water. Elemental-inspired hues in a variety of semi-matte, shimmer, and glitter finishes create multi-dimensional eye looks. The texture of these shadows is thin and rich, providing exceptional gliding quality while the saturated color provides an intense payoff with great adherence. The palette of creamy shadows can be used to create soft, sultry, or smoky looks in colors inspired by the natural elements. Colors can be used individually or combined to create varied looks.

Sephora and Pantone Universe’s new Elemental Energy palette is inspired by the 4 elements–Earth, Air, Fire, Water. The palette offers 16 eye shadow shades–4 to match each element.

Sephora.com, Inc.

Continue reading

Posted in B, Brands, Grades, Reviews, Sephora, Swatches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in “Never Fade Jade”

Maybelline-Color-Tattoo-Pure-Pigments-Eyeshadow-in-Never-Fade-Jade-2

Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in Never Fade Jade

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 Never Fade Jade.

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


Continue reading

Posted in Brands, D, Grades, Maybelline, Reviews, Swatches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review & Swatches: Shiseido Lacquer Rouge in “Rubelite”

Shisheido-Lacquer-Rouge-in-RD311-Rubelite

Shiseido Lacquer Rouge in Rubelite

Availability: Sephora
Price: $25.00

Company’s Description

A rich liquid lipstick that leaves lips as smooth as lacquer. Inspired by Japanese lacquerware, one coat of this luxurious formula provides intense color and deep luster. The applicator fits closely against the lips for a comfortable and even application that does not bleed. Lacquer Rouge improves dry, rough, or peeling lips with continued use, leaving them smooth and deeply moisturized..

Shiseido is a Japanese brand that is available through Sephora. The company’s Lacquer Rouge is a liquid lipstick that is available in 18 shades. This review is for the shade RD311 Rubelite–a peachy pink color.

40% OFF sitewide at The Body Shop when you buy any 4 items or more (30% OFF when you buy any 3 items, 20% OFF when you buy any 2 items). Valid 8/22-8/25

Continue reading

Posted in Brands, C, Grades, Reviews, Shiseido, Swatches | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment