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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Review: VMV Hypoallergenics Skin Bloom Blush in “Bellini”

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VMV Hypoallergenics Skin Bloom Blush in Bellini

Availability: Dermstore, VMV Hypoallergenics
Price: $40.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Ka-bloom! These wonderful washes of color give cheeks definition and radiance while enhancing the skin’s natural bloom underneath. Beautiful pigments free of skin-darkening, -irritating, and stress-and acne-causing ingredients.

In the past, I did a review of VMV Hypoallergenics’ Re-Everything Anti-Age Primary Treatment Cream. I had pegged the company as a skincare brand, but then I noticed that they also sell makeup items.

Their line of Skin Bloom Blushes contains eight (8) different shades. This review is for the Skin Bloom Blush in the shade Bellini–a bronzed, peachy-pink-gold.

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Review & Swatches: Elizabeth Arden New York in Bloom Bold Eye Pencil in “Terra”

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Elizabeth Arden New York in Bloom Bold Eye Pencil in Terra

Availability: Elizabeth Arden, Macy’s
Price: $20.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Go bold this spring. Dramatize your eyes with a single stroke of vibrant, high-pigment color. Our rich formula goes on smooth and easy. For a soft, smoky look, apply on the inner rim of your eyes and enjoy the effect.

Elizabeth Arden’s New York in Bloom Collection features two eye pencils. This review is for the Bold Eye Pencil in Terra–a milk chocolate brown shade.


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Monthly Favorites & Regrets June 2013 Video

Time for monthly favorites and regrets! In this video, I share the products I’ve been most impressed by this month, and some products I found disappointing.

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I hope you enjoy this video!


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MAC Antonio Lopez Collection – Fall 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: September 12, 2013
Availability: MAC Online & Stores

Company’s Description

The legendary fashion illustrator’s vibrant energy, brazen attitude and love of life inspire a striking colour collection featuring: Eyes x 6 Palettes, Lips x 3 Palettes and Face Palettes perfect for highlighting natural tones and contours. Each palette displays the fiercely individual face of one of his muses, “Antonio’s Girls,” while each product’s packaging features a drawing by the artist, making these objets d’art to be treasured.



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Swatches: Elizabeth Arden New York in Bloom Nail Lacquer Duo in “Purple”

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Elizabeth Arden New York in Bloom Nail Lacquer Duo in Purple

Availability: Elizabeth Arden, Macy’s
Price: $18.50
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Embrace Spring with our answer to the perfect manicure. Our Nail Lacquer Duo has beautiful color on one end and a crystal clear, gel-like top coat on the other. Apply color on nails and seal it in with the ultra high shine top coat.

Elizabeth Arden’s New York in Bloom Collection features two nail polish duos. This swatch post is for the duo in Purple, which contains a medium lavender shade on one end and a clear top coat on the other.


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