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BareMinerals Remix Collection – Spring 2013


Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

Turn up the color this season with vibrant glossy sheers and saturated brights that are fresh, fearless and pack plenty of panache. With beyond-bold eyes, luminous cheeks and a splash of color on lips, it’s total-impact beauty all the way. Go ahead. Press play.

Take a look at BareMinerals’ Remix Collection for Spring 2013! Full product descriptions and images, below.

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Review & Swatches: L’Oreal Colour Caresse Wet Shine Stains


L’Oreal Colour Caresse Wet Shine Stains

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Walmart, CVS
Price: $10 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Discover a stain that thinks it’s a gloss. Now hydration & shine meet lasting, lightweight color. Colour Caresse Wet Shine Stain combines the power of a lip stain with lip-gloss luster. This next generation lip stain, formulated with a blend of light hydrating oils & concentrated pigments, delivers lasting color with a glossy finish. Packed with 30% water, Colour Caresse Wet Shine Stain leaves lips soft, comfortable and hydrated for up to 6 hours.

L’Oreal’s newest lip product is its Colour Caresse Wet Shine Stains, which are said to be both a light-weight gloss and a stain.

The Colour Caresse Wet Shine Stains come in 12 different shades. This post includes photos and swatches of all 12 shades:

I will do individual reviews for each color, which you will be able to view via links from the list, above, once I update it. I will also update this post with photos of the colors applied to the lips as I finish the individual reviews.

For now, you can see live swatches in this video.

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Review & Swatches: Clinique Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in “Roomiest Rose”


Clinique Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in Roomiest Rose

Availability: Sephora
Price: $16.00

Company’s Description

A nourishing tinted lip balm halfway between sheer and opaque. Soften lips with a cushion of color that’s not quite sheer, not quite opaque—but something perfectly in between. This moisturizing balm is loaded with mango and shea butters to make dry, delicate lips feel comfortably soft and smooth.

Clinique’s new Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Colour Balms are a more pigmented version of their well-known Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balms. The Intense version comes in eight (8) shades. This review is for the shade Roomiest Rose, which is a watermelon rose color.

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Review: Japonesque Travel Point Brush


Japonesque Travel Point Brush

Availability: ULTA
Price: $28.00

Company’s Description

This brush gives you maximum control while the special taper design allows you to place concealer, foundation or powder just where you need it. Designed with the professional in mind, Japonesque beauty products are precision crafted, using only the highest quality materials. Preferred by celebrated makeup artists and beauty professionals worldwide, Japonesque products are an essential for the beauty enthusiast who desires expert results. This brush is perfect for you if you only need foundation or concealer in small areas on your face rather than all over coverage.

This review is for Japonesque’s Travel Point Brush. Keep reading for my thoughts and photos of this brush!

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Swatches: Le Métier de Beauté Deck the Nails & Bright as Night Nail Lacquers


Le Métier de Beauté Deck the Nails & Bright as Night Nail Lacquers

Release Date: December 2012
Price: $18.00 each
Availability: Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Saks

Here is a look into Le Métier de Beauté’s Deck the Nails & Bright as Night Nail Lacquers! There are 4 total colors: 2 in the Deck the Nails Collection and 2 in the Bright As Night Collection:

Deck the Nails Collection

  • Moon’s Glow: a golden gleam lacquered overlay
  • Tinsel Town: subtle shimmer lacquered overlay with crisp celadon undertones

Bright as Night Collection

  • Christmas Town: a rich emerald
  • Dream Maker: vibrant violet with navy blue undertones

Keep reading for photos and swatches of these colors!

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Review: Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Capsules Daily Youth Restoring Serum


Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Capsules Daily Youth Restoring Serum

Availability: Nordstrom
Price: $72.00

Company’s Description

Fine lines happen when skin loses its ability to make moisture-magnet lipids called ceramides. The Ultra Restorative Capsules contain a lightweight, silky-smooth, nongreasy serum for your face, neck and décolletage that instantly infuses your skin with youth-restoring ceramides, helping replenish your natural ceramide levels and instantly retexturizing skin for a firmer, smoother look and fewer wrinkles. It absorbs quickly to strengthen and repair the appearance of skin for a visible improvement in overall appearance and a noticeably more youthful complexion.

This review is for Elizabeth Arden’s Ceramide Capsules Daily Youth Restoring Serum (aka Ceramide Gold Ultra Restorative Capsules). This serum is said to infuse the skin with “youth-restoring” ceramides to help the skin look smoother and firmer. To see if these claims are true, keep reading!

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