Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Fragrance To Launch

According to NewsWire

Bold and confident, Nicki fearlessly pushes beyond boundaries to achieve her extraordinary vision. Nicki now applies this outlook and passion through the debut of her fragrance, Pink Friday, an intoxicating new creative expression.

“Pink Friday is a celebration of my life at this moment; it is a reflection of me as a creator, and an expression of me as a woman. I know my Barbz will connect with and appreciate each aspect – from the name, to the outrageous bottle design, to the vibrant colors that create their own song. Pink Friday shows off my personality and style; it’s exciting to express my voice through another dimension,” says Nicki Minaj. “I was involved in every aspect of the decision-making process – it seems easy because I always get this feeling inside: I know if something is right or wrong. Each detail needs to ‘wow’ me or it is not an option; that’s my way of composing perfection.”

A natural progression in her blossoming beauty empire, Pink Friday is Nicki Minaj’s first and signature scent. Pink Friday captures her vivacious personality and effervescence in both its intoxicating notes and thrilling presentation. The fragrance mixes complementary playful and sultry notes of juicy fruits, creamy vanilla and sensual musks to create an exhilarating scent that ignites beyond the senses.

Nicki Minaj is partnering up with Elizabeth Arden to release her debut fragrance in department stores nation-wide this month, September 2012. The scent will contain a mix of fruit, vanilla, and musk notes, all in an “outrageous bottle design” shaped like the rapper’s face and torso.

Keep reading for full details on this fragrance, including scent notes, pricing, and availability!

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Review: Nourish Organic Deodorant in Fresh Fig

Nourish Organic Deodorant in Fresh Fig

Availability: Nourish & Whole Foods Markets
Price: $7.99

Company’s Description

Lightly scented with organic fig and apricot, this blend of naturally deodorizing cornstarch and vegetable protein, soothing shea and cocoa butters, beeswax, and coconut oil leaves you feeling fresh all day, every day.

Nourish is an organic body products brand that makes its product in five (5) scents. Nourish’s deodorants are formulated without parabens, phthalates, petrochemicals, artificial fragrances or preservatives, silicones, propylene glycol, mineral oils, sulfates, synthetic dyes, triclosan, edta, or aluminum. They are certified USDA organic and are made in the US. This review is for the Organic Deodorant in the Fresh Fig scent.

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Maybelline Fall 2012 Color Tattoo 24 Hr Eye Shadows Video

You requested it, so here it is! A video of Maybelline’s limited-edition Fall 2012 Color Tattoo Eye Shadows. The video includes live swatches and a brief review on the quality of the products.

You can also check out the blog posts that show swatches and full reviews for each color. The links to those individual reviews are in the description box below the video.

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Bobbi Brown Holiday 2012 Collection

Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Bobbi Brown, Nordstom, Macy’s

Company’s Description

So many people on your list, so little time. Not to worry: Bobbi’s holiday lineup of beautiful gift sets and perfect palettes has everyone covered from your best friend to your boss…and while you’re at it, why not treat yourself?

These palettes embrace the holiday spirit of gift giving with fun and festive shades.
– Bobbi Brown

Here is a look into Bobbi Brown’s Holiday 2012 collection. Keep reading for product descriptions and photos!

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Review & Swatches: Sephora + Pantone Universe Lip Luster Lipstick in “Raspberry Radiance”

Sephora + Pantone Universe Lip Luster Lipstick in Raspberry Radiance

Availability: Sephora
Price: $18.00

Company’s Description

Fall under the spell of the Alchemy of Color Collection, an enchanting collaboration between Pantone Universe and Sephora that marries the hottest shades of the season with exclusive formulation and finish. This double-chambered lipstick is highly pigmented, with a metallic core enveloped in a crystallized, moisturizing lip balm for a multifaceted effect. The formula moisturizes and protects with castor oil and candelilla, while water-resistant polymers lock-in color and hydration. The collection includes a kaleidoscope of vivid colors and a light, peach-mango flavor. Bring the brilliant hues to life as you mix and match to create your own magic.

Sephora has continued into the Fall/Winter 2012 season in its partnership with Pantone Universe. Included in the Fall/Winter line are the Lip Luster Lipsticks, which are a combination of lipstick and lip balm. This product comes in five (5) different shades. This review is for the shade Raspberry Radiance–a glittery dahlia mauve.

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Shu Uemura & Karl Lagerfeld Mon Shu Uemura Collection – Holiday 2012

Release Date: November 2012
Availability: Shu Uemura

Take a first look into the products releasing with Shu Uemura’s collaboration collection with Karl Lagerfeld! The product details, especially the prices, are yet to be finalized. So for now, here are images of the items. Enjoy!

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Review & Swatches: Guerlain Rouge G De Guerlain L’Extrait in M69 “Orgueil”

Guerlain Rouge G De Guerlain L’Extrait in M69 Orgueil

Availability: Sephora, Nordstrom
Price: $48.00

Company’s Description

Liquid, creamy, consistent, ultra-pigmented and velvety, Rouge G L’Extrait exceptional lip color is the perfect cross between a lipstick and a gloss. The liquid texture glides gently over the lip and within a few moments, the silky color becomes matte. This non-sticky, non-drying, and non-feathering texture leaves your lips looking flawless for hours.

Guerlain’s newest lip gloss is its Rouge G De Guerlain L’Extrait. It comes in seven (7) shades. This review is for the shade Orgueil (French for “pride”)–a deep, ruby red with red shimmer.

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