Swatches: OPI Miss Universe 2013 Collection


OPI Miss Universe 2013 Collection

Release Date: October 2013
Price: $9.00 ($10.95 CAN)
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

OPI announces the launch of three limited edition MISS UNIVERSE nail lacquers – the dusky purple I’m Feeling Sashy, the deep black plum Miss You-niverse, and the textured matte platinum This Gown Needs a Crown. Worn without top coat, This Gown Needs a Crown offers a new satin finish. Each bottle of this matte silver nail lacquer comes with a complementary bejeweled crown ring – the finishing touch for a manicure worthy of Miss Universe. All three hues are inspired by the gorgeous, sophisticated women entering the 2013 MISS UNIVERSE® competition, to be held November 9, 2013.

Here are images and swatches of OPI’s Miss Universe Collection 2013. This post shows the following shades:

  • I’m Feeling Sashy: dusky purple
  • Miss You-niverse: deep black plum
  • This Gown Needs a Crown: textured matte platinum 20 select Brands WK 6

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Review & Swatches: Jordana Powder Blush in “Rose Silk”


Jordana Powder Blush in Rose Silk

Availability: Cherry Culture, Walgreens
Price: $2.49
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Color-True Tints for Cheeks
Face Looks Youthful & Refreshed
Accentuates, Sculpts & Contours
Velvety-Smooth Formula Blends Easily

Jordana’s Powder Blushes come in almost 30 different shades, are available at your local drugstore, and are marketed as having a velvety-smooth formula. This review is for the Powder Blush in Rose Silk.

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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in “Brash Blue”


Maybelline Color Tattoo Pure Pigment Eyeshadow in Brash Blue

Availability: ULTA, CVS
Price: $6.99
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Dare to Wear Intense Color With Eye Studio Color Tattoo Pure Pigments Eyeshadow. Double-Dipped Pigments Create Double Color Intensity For Your Most Explosive Eyes. The Crease-Proof Formula With Uperior Staying Power Wears For Up to 24 Hours.

Maybelline’s newest addition to its Color Tattoo line is a set of 12 new Pure Pigments, which are loose pigment eye shadows. This review is for the Pure Pigment in Brash Blue.

To see photographs and swatches of all 12 colors, see this post. 20 select Brands WK 6

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China Glaze Autumn Nights Collection Video

Here is the video overview of China Glaze’s Autumn Nights Collection for Fall 2013. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas.

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Review: The Trendy Box Jewelry Subscription Box


The Trendy Box

Availability: The Trendy Box
Price: $25.00/month
Disclosures: PR Sample

The Trendy Box is a monthly jewelry box that includes 2-4 trendy jewelry pieces and accessories. The company offers 4 different subscription plans for you to choose from.

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