Burberry Summer Splash Collection – Summer 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Summer 2013
Availability: Nordstrom

Here is a look into Burberry’s upcoming Summer Splash collection!

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Wantable Beauty Box For June 2013: Unboxing & Review Video

Here is my unboxing and review of the makeup items found in Wantable‘s June 2013 box. Come unbox with me!

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Review: Ellis Faas Mascara in “Black”

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Ellis Faas Mascara in Milk Chocolate

Availability: Sephora
Price: $34.00

Company’s Description

A creamy mascara that perfectly coats, lengthens and separates each individual lash. This mascara is ideal for creating customized looks. In one coat, it accentuates your lashes with subtlety; additional coats frame your eyes with lush, more dramatic effect.

Ellis Faas’s mascara is said to separate and lengthen. This mascara comes in two (2) shades: Black and Milk Chocolate. This review is for the shade Black.

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Review: VMV Hypoallergenics Armada Sport SPF 70 Sunscreen

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VMV Hypoallergenics Armada Sport SPF 70 Sunscreen

Availability: Dermstore
Price: $40.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Extreme protection for extreme outdoor conditions. Impressive PFAs are combined with SPFs as high as 70-90 to effectively screen out UVA and UVB rays for active protection against sun-induced skin cancer, photoaging and hyperpigmentation. Defensive-line formula creates a unique “barrier-film,” an invisible virtual “second skin,” that stays on skin’s surface to maintain protection integrity in and out of water, and while exposed to harsh sun and heat. Soft, skin-coating silicones give this barrier-film an exceptionally smooth glide and keep it light, so skin stays comfortable.

This review is for VMV Hypoallergenic’s Armada Sport 70–a sunscreen with an SPF of 70 that is said to provide full-spectrum protection with a light formula.


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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in “Downtown Brown”

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in Downtown Brown

Availability: ULTA, CVS
Price: $6.99
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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 Downtown Brown.

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


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Review: Prive Vanishing Oil

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Prive Vanishing Oil

Availability: Prive
Price: $36.00
Disclosures: PR Sample

Company’s Description

Enriched with Argan, Maracuja and Brazil Nut oils, Herbal Blend #39 provides complete versatility for conditioning, styling and finishing. Transforms all hair types with breakthrough shine, smoothness, hydration and extreme manageability in a featherweight complex that vanishes into hair without any residue.

This review is for Prive’s Vanishing Oil, which the company claims will help condition, style, and add finishing to your strands while making your hair look shiny and smooth.




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Lime Crime Babette Coming Soon

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Release Date: July 15, 2013
Availability: Lime Crime

Lime Crime’s new Babette lipstick shade is arriving July 15, 2013. Keep reading for details and images!

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Review & Swatches: Rimmel Wake Me Up Instant Radiance Shimmer Touch in “Shimmering Sand”

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Rimmel Wake Me Up Instant Radiance Shimmer Touch in Shimmering Sand

Availability: Walgreens, CVS, Walmart.com, Drugstores
Price: $5.00 (Approx.)
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Rimmel Wake Me Up Instant Radiance Shimmer Touch Balm adds an instant boost of radiance wherever you need it. The ultra-blendable mousse formula instantly lifts visible signs of fatigue and illuminates any part of your complexion. The ultra-blendable cream formula, enhanced with radiance pearls, sculpts cheeks or highlights browbones. It’s an instant boost of radiance wherever you need it. It’s time to get glowing!

Rimmel’s new Wake Me Up line includes the Instant Radiance Shimmer Touch, which is a cream highlighter that is available in four (4) shades. This review is for the shade 004 Shimmering Sand.

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Chanel Superstition Collection – Fall 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Nordstrom

Company’s Description

A firm believer in luck, Gabrielle Chanel surrounded herself with her favorite charms and talismans, as much for good fortune as for inspiration. The symbols that warded off superstitious fears now serve as silent muses for an enchanting Fall makeup collection. Sumptuous khaki tones are set off by new ‘lucky charm’ duos: entrancing, shade-matched pairs for cheeks and lips.

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Review & Swatches: Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 82 “Hollywood’s Calling”

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Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 82 Hollywood’s Calling

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. 82 Hollywood’s Calling–a golden brown with a shimmering mirror finish.

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