Le Métier de Beauté Cocoa Crazed Collection – Fall 2012

Release Date: November 2012
Price: $18.00 each
Availability: Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks

Company’s Description

Creamy, decadent, deliciously divine – call us crazed for cocoa! Introducing “Cocoa Crazed,” the newest nail collection by Le Métier de Beauté for Fall 2012. Mixing rich chocolate shades with creamy vanilla hues and a little sheen – it’s an unexpected, nuanced twist on neutrals. Indulge tips and toes with Fall’s most decadent nail collection.

Take a look into Le Métier de Beauté’s Cocoa Crazed nail polish collection for the Fall season!

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Sephora & Pantone Universe Precious Metals Shadow Palette Video

Here is the video overview of Sephora + Pantone Universe’s Precious Metals Shadow Palette! The video includes live application of the colors and my thoughts on the formula.

You can also read the review for this palette and see photographs of swatches here.

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Review & Swatches: Wet n Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Palette in “Shimmer The Night Away”

Wet n Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Palette in Shimmer The Night Away

Availability: Walgreens, Walmart, Drugstores
Price: $5.00

Company’s Description

Eight dynamic, perfectly color-coordinated shades with high pigment and pearl for ultra-impact color. Shades can be used together or individually to create an endless variety of looks.

Wet n Wild has released three (3) Color Icon eye shadow palettes for its Holiday 2012 collection. This review is for the palette Shimmer The Night Away, which includes shades of silver, black, pink, and purple.

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Review & Swatches: Revlon ColorBurst Lipgloss in “Brilliant Bordeaux”

Revlon ColorBurst Lipgloss in Brilliant Bordeaux

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Walmart, Beauty.com, Drugstores
Price: $7-9

Company’s Description

Revlon ColorBurst Lip gloss for lips that shine with killer color. This weightless gloss makes lips pop with 5X more shine than patent leather

Revlon’s Holiday 2012 Collection–All That Glitters–includes three new, limited-edition shades of ColorBurst Lipgloss: Tinsel Town Hollywood, All That Glitters and Brilliant Bordeaux.

This post reviews the color Brilliant Bordeaux, which is a rose-based caramel color with pink and silver pearlized pigments.

If you’d like to see photos and swatches of all three (3) colors, please see this post.

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Review & Swatches: Sephora Double Contouring Cream Blush in “Poppy Pink”

Sephora Double Contouring Cream Blush in Poppy Pink

Availability: Sephora
Price: $14.00

Company’s Description

This silky, contouring cream blush conditions and moisturizes the skin upon application while providing a flush of healthy color. The revolutionary blush sculpts in two ways: its Portulaca Complex smoothes, while the cream-to-powder finish contours cheekbones for a young, beautiful look. The weightless formula effortlessly blends into the skin and the micronized pigments provide eight hours of natural-looking, budge-proof color.

Sephora’s line of Double Contouring Cream Blushes includes six (6) shades. This review is for the shade Poppy Pink, which is a bright azalea pink color.

Note: All of the shades are currently out of stock, probably because of Sephora’s recent VIB sale. They should be coming back soon!

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Link Love: Kevyn Aucoin Eyeshadow Duos

I have limited experience with Kevyn Aucoin products, and have only ever officially reviewed one, but my experiences so far have been positive. I’m hoping to do more reviews of the brand in the future.

On that note, Cafe Makeup has a look into some new eye shadow duos and singles from the brand. It looks like they have great colors and formulas. Check out her post!

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Review & Swatches: Suqqu Blend Color Eyeshadow in 13 “Akanezora”

Suqqu Blend Color Eyeshadow in 13 Akanezora

Company’s Description

An elegant four-in-one eyeshadow palette that contains innovative silicon-coated powders and amino acid-coated pigments developed to promote healthy skin and for long-lasting finish. It spreads smoothly, giving depth and beautiful gradation onto the lids to bring out your eyes.

Suqqu is a Japanese luxury makeup brand. Their Blend Color Eyeshadow quads come in over a dozen color-combinations. This review is for the #13 Akanezora (meaning “red sky”) palette, which contains shades of pink and a brown cream liner.

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