LORAC Lip Luxe 8 Hour Lip Colors in True Red & Bordeaux Review, Photos, Swatches


LORAC Lip Luxe 8 Hour Lip Colors in True Red & Bordeaux

Availability: ULTA
Price: $16.00

Company’s Description

Get a strong, sexy pout with LORAC Lip Luxe 8 Hour Lip Color! These long-lasting, velvety-smooth lip colors are paraben-free and infused with anti-aging antioxidants of acai berry, pomegranate, grape seed and vitamins C & E to help your luscious lips look healthy and full. This highly-pigmented, 8 hour formula stays put without bleeding or feathering with luxurious matte color that lasts!

LORAC’s new Lip Luxe 8 Hour Lip Colors are said to be long-lasting, pigmented, and infused with antioxidants. These new lipsticks come in 6 shades. This review is for the shades True Red and Bordeaux.

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theBalm How ‘Bout Them Apples Lip & Cheek Palette Video

Here is the video overview of theBalm’s How ‘Bout Them Apples Lip & Cheek Palette. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula. You can also read a written review here, which shows photos of swatches and of the colors applied to the lips.

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Smashbox The Snatigolden Age Collection – Summer 2014


Release Date: April 1, 2014
Availability: Sephora, ULTA, JC Penny, Nordstrom, Macy’s

Company’s Description

For this exclusive collection, Santigold plays with the notion of approaching the post-2012 Golden Age – an age where the earth as we know it ceases to exist, revitalizing itself and morphing into its own beautifully balanced, utopic mirror image. This is a world where the earth, stars, humans, aliens and all co-exist harmoniously. She’s partnered with Smashbox to create this vivid and playful color range, influenced by her strong creative sense. Already known for her mix-and-match sensibility, Santi is encouraging her collage style with this collection. From the themed, shade names to the one-of-a-kind ring design, she’s blended her style, hand-crafted artwork, fashion sense and love of color to create this exciting summer line.

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Rimmel Scandaleyes Eye Shadow Paints in Slate Grey & Golden Bronze Review, Photos, Swatches


Rimmel Scandaleyes Eye Shadow Paints in Slate Grey & Golden Bronze

Availability: Walgreens, ULTA, Drugstore.com, Walgreens
Price: $4.99
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Scandalous Rimmel color impact! It’s the end of dull, subtle colour with this multi-dimensional cream water proof and crease proof shadow formula. Spatula applicator delivers high intensity coverage in one simple stroke.

Rimmel’s brand new Scandaleyes Eye Shadow Paints are cream waterproof eye shadows available in 12 shades and are said to be crease-proof and intense. This review is for the shades Slate Grey and Golden Bronze.

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Almay Intense i-Color Shadow Softies in Smoke Review, Photos, Swatches


Almay Intense i-Color Shadow Softies in Smoke

Availability: ULTA
Price: $4.99
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

These light as air, whipped powder shadows glide on for a sheer wash of crease-free color with a cushiony soft feel. In 12 shades, 6 mattes and 6 metallics.

Almay’s new line of eye shadows, called Shadow Softies, come in 6 metallic and 6 matte shades. These shadows are said to be lightweight, crease-free, and give a sheer wash of color. This review is for the Shadow Softie in Smoke–a taupe with silver shimmer.

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