Sigma Eye Liner Collection Now Available

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Explore Sigma‘s brand-new Extended Wear Eye Liner Collection launching today! These eye liners are the newest additions to the Sigma makeup collection and will be available permanently. The eye liners were developed to add a bold, dynamic edge to your current look.

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Review: Jan Marini Age Intervention Duality Anti-Acne Cream & Anti-Aging Face Cream

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Jan Marini Age Intervention Duality Anti-Acne Cream & Anti-Aging Face Cream

Availability: Dermstore
Price: $90.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Jan Marini combines proven anti-aging and acne ingredients together in Duality, to provide users with the solution to fighting wrinkles and blemishes. Acne eliminating ingredients include an active 10% micronized benzoyl peroxide, peptide and all-trans-retinol to kill acne causing bacteria and prevent feature breakouts. A cocktail of medically backed peptides, hyaluronic acid, white tea extract, chrysin and bisabolol effectively combat and reverse the signs of aging. These two unparalleled skin care treatments significantly improve texture and tone, while being gentle enough for all skin types.

This review is for Jan Marini’s Duality face cream, which includes two different face products in one: an anti-acne cream and an anti-aging cream. Keep reading for more photos and my thoughts about the effectiveness of this skincare product.

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MAC Indulge Collection – Fall 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: August 15, 2013
Availability: MAC Online & Stores

Company’s Description

You’re invited to a dinner of supreme decadence, where no taste is too extravagant and no behaviour beyond limits. On the menu: Cremeblend Blush flushes skin with a sensual glow while Eye Shadow smolders for the ultimate in seduction, intensified by Fluidline in Gilt Gourmet and Deliciously Rich. Haute & Naughty Too Black Lash darkens and lengthens lashes, while Lipstick and Lipglass further intoxicate the senses, as lacquered nails shimmer in jewel tones and molten metallics.



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Review & Swatches: Josie Maran Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelee in “Poppy Paradise”

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Josie Maran Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelee in Poppy Paradise

Availability: Sephora
Price: $22.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

An innovative coconut water-infused cheek gelée with up to 14 hours of color and hydration. This buildable, blendable blush hybrid provides the natural look of a cream blush with the long-lasting hydrating color of a gel stain. Infused with 50 percent-pure coconut water, it instantly hydrates while nourishing with the powerful benefits of vitamin E-rich argan oil. Like a refreshing sip of coconut water for your skin, this moisture-packed blush instantly drenches cheeks in a cool veil of color.

Josie Maran’s newest cheek product is a gel-formula blush that comes in six (6) shades. This review is for the Coconut Watercolor Cheek Gelee in Poppy Paradise–a warm toned hot pink color.


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Review & Swatches: Elizabeth Arden New York in Bloom Radiant Bronzing Powder in “Soft”

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Elizabeth Arden New York in Bloom Radiant Bronzing Powder in Soft

Availability: Elizabeth Arden, Macy’s
Price: $38.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A sun-kissed look is a great way to embrace Spring. Our lightweight, silky mineral bronzing powder gives you a luminous bronzed glow with the perfect hint of golden pink. Infused with antioxidants to provide a healthy looking radiance to your skin.

Elizabeth Arden’s New York in Bloom Collection features three Radiant Bronzing Powders. This review is for the powder in Soft.

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MAC So Supreme Collection – Fall 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: August 2013
Availability: MAC Online & Stores

Here is a sneak peek into MAC’s upcoming So Supreme Collection, which launches new shades of MAC’s Sheen Supreme Lipsticks and Lipglass Tints.



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Elizabeth Arden New York In Bloom Collection Video

Here is the video overview of Elizabeth Arden’s New York In Bloom Collection for Spring 2013. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas.

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NARS Fall 2013 Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: July 15, 2013
Availability: NARS

Company’s Description

For fall 2013, NARS introduces a collection with rich color in signature NARS shades, focusing on the eye and playing with matte textures. Created by Founder & Creative Director Francois Nars, the collection heralds fall’s arrival with shades ready to make a sultry statement.

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Review & Swatches: Illamasqua Gleam Cream in “Aurora”

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Illamasqua Gleam Cream in Aurora

Availability: Sephora
Price: $26.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A lightweight compact iridescent formulation that lifts and highlights wherever it is applied. Containing iridescent pearlescent pigments, this lightweight cream formula is suitable for face and body, lifting and highlighting wherever it is applied. Use on its own or layer under foundation for an immediate skin-brightening effect that will illuminate the night.

Illamasqua’s Gleam Creams are cream highlighters for the face. This review is for the Gleam Cream in Aurora–a champagne shade.


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Natural, Organic, Eco-Friendly Subscription Boxes Video

Here is a look at four (4) different natural/organic/vegan/eco-friendly subscription boxes. Two of them are beauty boxes (True Beauty Box and Green Grab Bag), one is a healthy foods box (NatureBox), and one is a box for your pet dog (BarkBox).

If you’d like to try out NatureBox, you can get $10 off your first box by using this link and entering the code ALLURA10 at check-out.

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