Review & Swatches: MAC Tropical Taboo Mineralize Rich Lipstick in “Midnight Mambo”

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MAC Tropical Taboo Mineralize Mineralize Rich Lipstick in Midnight Mambo

Release Date: July 4, 2013
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

A 77-Mineral Moist Complex that instantly nourishes lips with maximum moisture in a lightweight, non-sticky formula. Larger bullet applies bright, long lasting colour in a single stroke. Medium shine finish, buildable coverage. Magnetic closure.

This review is for Midnight Mambo, which is the one limited edition Mineralize Rich Lipstick releasing with MAC’s Tropical Taboo Collection. The other Mineralize Rich Lipstick shades included in this collection are permanent colors.

  • Midnight Mambo: Intense violet


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Review & Swatches: MAC Tropical Taboo Mineralize Skinfinishes

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MAC Tropical Taboo Mineralize Mineralize Skinfinishes

Release Date: July 4, 2013
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

A luxurious velvet-soft powder with high-frost metallic finish. Smoothes on: adds buffed-up highlights to cheeks, or an overall ultra-deluxe polish to the face.

This review is for the three (3) new, limited-edition Mineralize Skinfinishes releasing with MAC’s Tropical Taboo Collection. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following colors:

  • Adored: Coral with light beige pearlized pigments
  • Rio: Bronze with bright pink pearlized pigments
  • Lust: Pale pink with cranberry pearlized pigments


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MAC Tropical Taboo Collection Video & Giveaway

Here is the video overview of MAC’s Tropical Taboo Collection for Summer 2013. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas.

I will also be giving away one of the items from the collection. Details are in the video.

Don’t forget to subscribe to Allura’s YouTube channel to stay posted on the latest videos and to be eligible for exclusive giveaways.

Enjoy!


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Review & Swatches: Lancome Color Design 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in “Peach Opulence”

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Lancome Color Design 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in Peach Opulence

Availability: Sephora, Macy’s
Price: $49.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

An all-in-one five-shadow palette for brightening the eyes. These alluring palettes feature silky, lustrous, long-wearing powders that transparently wrap the skin resulting in a seamless layering of pure color and a radiant finish. Build with absolute precision and apply the shades in five simple steps (all over, lid, crease, highlighter, and liner) to design your customized eye look. Contour, sculpt, and lift with soft day colors or intensify your look with dramatic evening hues for smoky effects.

This review is for Lancome’s new Color Design 5 Shadow & Liner Palette in Peach Opulence, which includes four (4) eye shadow shades (in pink and neutral browns) and a black eye liner shade.


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Review & Swatches: Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 69 “Desert Dune”

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Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in No. 69 Desert Dune

Availability: Sephora
Price: $13.00

Company’s Description

Flash superior color, flawless wear, and long-lasting beauty with this striking eye shadow formula. The Color Eye Last complex means you can comfortably wear this shadow up to 10 gorgeous hours and the micronized pigments ensure an ultra smooth, blendable texture. The range of colors and finishes complement day and evening looks, from perfect mattes to pearlized shimmers, glitters, and a glossy mirror glow.

Sephora has released a new line of eye shadows in its Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. The collection includes 80 different shades in 4 finishes: matte, shimmer, glitter and mirror effect. The formula is said to be highly concentrated, containing up to 70% of pigments and shimmers to provide ultimate color intensity. These shadows are supposed to last 10 hours. They can also be placed in Sephora’s new palettes, which are offered with 3 pans or 6 pans.

I will be reviewing all of the new colors offered in the Colorful Eyeshadow Collection. This review is for the shade No. 69 Desert Dune–a glittery golden sand.


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Guerlain Voilette De Madame Collection – Fall 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: August 2013
Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora

Take a sneak peek into Guerlain’s upcoming Violette De Madame Collection for Fall 2013!


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Review & Swatches: Make Up For Ever Technicolor Palette

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Make Up For Ever Technicolor Palette

Availability: Sephora
Price: $36.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

An eye shadow palette that combines eight classic neutrals and statement colors to create a range of eye-catching looks. Inspired by the 1930s cinematic transition from black-and-white motion picture to color imagery, Technicolor Palette features bold, saturated colors that bring the eyes to life. Mix and match the eight shades to create highly pigmented, long-lasting looks that reflect any style or mood. This palette features three exclusive colors, including the season’s coveted yellow shade, along with a mirror and two round brushes for application on the go.

This review is for MUFE’s Technicolor Palette–an eye shadow palette that contains eight (8) colors with a mix of neutrals and brights.


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Lancome Show by Alber Elbaz Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Sephora, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

Alber Elbaz lends his unmistakable style to the Four Worldwide Best Selling Lancome mascara and the new color design eye palette.


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Review & Swatches: Disney Ariel by Sephora Storylook Eyeshadow Palette Vol. 3

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Disney Ariel by Sephora Storylook Eyeshadow Palette Vol. 3

Availability: Sephora
Price: $55.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A gorgeous eye shadow palette of 20 stunning shades, each customized to match the original hues from the animated classic, The Little Mermaid. Choose your fate with the Ariel edition of the Storylook Palette. Third in the Princess series, this covetable collectible comes adorned with original artwork created by Disney; an illustration portraying the lovely Ariel in her grotto of collected treasures as she looks longingly at the world above. Inside reveals a collection of 20 brilliant eye shadows, each customized to match the original hues from the iconic film. These lustrous shadows dare you to dream and encourage your curiosity to lead the way.

Sephora and Disney have again collaborated to release the Ariel collection. This review is for the Storylook Eyeshadow Palette Vol. 3, which includes 20 eye shadows in the following colors:

  • Blue Lagoon: Shimmering blue
  • Scuttle: Shimmering pinky beige
  • Flounder: Matte nude
  • Sebastian: Matte coraly pink
  • Flotsam: Deep blue charcoal
  • Sea Shells: Shimmering ivory
  • Les Poissons: Dusty satin mauve
  • Caspian Sea: Shimmering rich turquoise
  • Your Voice: Glistening silver peal
  • Unfortunate Souls: Matte lavender grey
  • Atlantica: Shimmering sea foam green
  • Fins: Glittery mermaid green
  • Sick of Swimmin’: Shimmering opalescent
  • Ursula: Pearly purple
  • Sha La La La: Matte dark fuchsia
  • Triton: Shimmering gold
  • Wanderin’ Free: Shimmering pink champagne
  • Jetsam: Deep teal with dark iridescent glitter
  • Sea Witch: Pearly violet
  • Treasures Untold: Opalescent pale pink

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Bobbi Brown Navy & Nude Collection – Summer 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Nordstom, Macy’s

Company’s Description

Classically cool, the Navy & Nude Collection. Flattering and sexy, it’s a look that goes with everything. So you’ll always be the epitome of cool–even when the temperatures rise.


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