Review & Swatches: Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 86 “Tiramisu”

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Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 86 Tiramisu

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. 86 Tiramisu–a shimmering coffee.

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Aveda Art of Nature Collection – Spring 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: February 10, 2013
Availability: Aveda Online & In Stores

Company’s Description

Aveda’s Art of Nature collection is inspired by nature, boasting pure pastels and vibrant colors. Janell Geason, Artistic Director Aveda Makeup, introduces a blossoming color palette — created with a conscience. Aveda makeup goes beyond minerals with natural plant ingredients that are gentle to skin — and the planet — while sheer to intense shades for eyes and lips create a romantic flush of color.

Here is a look into Aveda’s Art of Nature collection for Spring 2013. Keep reading for full product information and photos!


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OPI Bond Girls Collection

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

Company’s Description

OPI announces the launch of Bond Girls, a collection of six new Liquid Sand™ nail lacquers featuring a textured, matte finish infused with reflective sparkle fitting the allure surrounding the Bond Girls. In hues of white, pink, blue, purple, gold and coral, Bond Girls offers a range of shimmering shades with the distinctive Liquid Sand finish.

“The six shades are named after some of the most iconic – and my favorite – Bond girls, including: Solitaire, Pussy Galore, Tiffany Case, Vesper, Honey Ryder and Jinx,” adds Weiss-Fischmann. “Worn without top coat, these Liquid Sand lacquers give nails a pebbled, matte finish worthy of the captivating ‘Bond Girls’ name.”

Here is a first look into OPI’s upcoming Bond Girls Collection. Keep reading for full color information and images!


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Review & Swatches: Benefit Fake Up Concealer

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Benefit Fake Up Concealer

Availability: Sephora,ULTA
Price: $24.00

Company’s Description

An ultrahydrating crease-control concealer. Cover-up goes incognito. This moisturizing crease-control concealer with vitamin E and apple seed extract hides dark circles and diffuses fine lines for a silky smooth, ultranatural look. Available in three shades, it’s proven to keep skin hydrated for six hours and won’t cake, crease, or settle.

Benefit’s new Fake Up concealer comes in three (3) shades and is said to be ultra-hydrating and crease-resistant. This review is for the concealer in the shade Light.


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Review & Swatches: Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 75 “Sandcastle”

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Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 75 Sandcastle

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. 75 Sandcastle–a matte warm beige.

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Review & Swatches: Flower by Drew Barrymore Win Some Rouge Some Creme Blush in “Pure Petunia”

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Flower by Drew Barrymore Win Some Rouge Some Creme Blush in Pure Petunia

Availability: Walmart.com
Price: $7.98

Company’s Description

Flower Win Some/Rouge Some Creme Blush conforms to skin for a soft “powder”-like finish. The blush transforms into a soft velvet veil on cheeks. It deposits gentle color for a healthy glow and it’s perfect for layering to build your desired look.

Drew Barrymore’s Flower Collection includes six (6) cream blush colors. This review is for the Win Some / Rouge Some Creme Blush in Pure Petunia–a medium pink.

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MAC Hayley Williams Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: April 9, 2013
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Here is full information and images for MAC’s upcoming Hayley Williams Collection. Enjoy!



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MAC Baking Beauties Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: April 18, 2013
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

M•A•C loves everything about a cupcake. Face Powder arrives in exclusively designed cupcake patterns, and Lustre Drops create a luminous finish. Pro Longwear Paint Pots add a touch of dazzle. Haute & Naughty Lash delivers two in-one coverage. Lipstick lays it on soft and tempting in tones including Devil’s Food and Raspberry Swirl. Mineralize Tinted Lip Balm provides nutrient-rich moisture. Nail Lacquer decorates in glittering Bleu Velvet and Pistachio Crème. And for professional results, two limited-edition brushes with pastel accents. Hello, cupcake!



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OPI Oz The Great And Powerful Collection Video

Here is the video overview of the nail polishes from OPI’s Oz The Great And Powerful Collection. The video includes live application of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula.

If you’d like to see photos and swatches of each of the colors, please see this post.

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Review & Swatches: Pur Minerals Beautiful Creatures Palette

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Pur Minerals Beautiful Creatures Palette

Availability: ULTA
Price: $39.00

Company’s Description

Light or dark—which side will you choose? Inspired by the film Beautiful Creatures, Pür’s newest makeup palette is equal parts charming and dangerous. Embrace the light and dark beauty within with eight otherworldly shadows, one sultry eyeliner and one luscious lip gloss. Whatever your mood, whim or occasion, claim your look with this supernatural collection from the Complexion Authority. Catch Beautiful Creatures in theaters February 14th.

Pur Minerals has created an eyeshadow palette inspired by the film Beautiful Creatures. This palette includes eight (8) eye shadow shades, a black eye liner, and a lip gloss. Keep reading for photos and swatches!


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