Bobbi Brown Pretty Powerful Uber Basics Collection

Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Bobbi Brown, Nordstom, Neiman Marcus

Company’s Description

Pretty Powerful Uber Basics Our Most Flattering Colors ever. It’s makeup, simplified.

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Swatches: China Glaze Nail Polish in “Swanky Silk”

China Glaze Nail Polish in Swanky Silk

Release Date: August 2012
Availability: Sally Beauty & Salons
Price: $7.00

Swanky Silk is a liquid-metal beige with peach undertones. This shade is part of China Glaze’s New Bohemian Luster Chrome Collection.

See below for photographs of the color applied!

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Clarins Holiday 2012 Collection

Release Date: October 2012
Availability: Clarins, Macy’s

Clarins is offering two beautiful, limited-edition items for the Holiday 2012 season. Keep reading for product descriptions and images!

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Review & Swatches: Maybelline Color Tattoo 24 Hr Eye Shadow in “Barely Beige”

Maybelline Color Tattoo 24 Hr Eye Shadow in Barely Beige

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Drugstores
Price: $8.00 (Approx.)

Maybelline has just released 8 limited-edition Color Tattoo 24 Hr Eyeshadow shades for the Fall 2012 season. This review is for the shade Barely Beige–a frosty, nude-cream color.

To see a review, photos, and swatches of the original 10 shades, see this post.

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Review & Swatches: e.l.f. Essential Lip Stain in “Pink Petal”

e.l.f. Lip Stain in Pink Petal

Availability: e.l.f.
Price: $2.00

Company’s Description

Get beautiful precision color that lasts for hours with this pigment rich lip stain marker. The pen-like tip lets you draw on color easily for a streak & smudge free professional look. Infused with nourishing Vitamin E to hydrate and moisturize lips.

e.l.f.’s new lip stains come in 4 shades and are part of the company’s Essential line. This review is for the shade Pink Petal–a light pink color.

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Butter London Lippy Fall/Winter 2012 Collection

Release Date: Currently Available
Price: $14.00 (Nail Polish) / $17.00 (Lippy)
Availability: ULTA, Nordstrom,, DermStore

Company’s Description

The matchy-matchy lip and nail trend is here to stay! Inspired by the high-impact lips seen on the catwalks this season, the LIPPY A/W ‘12 collection includes bold pops of color, chic nudes and a vampy hue. The shades are rich and highly pigmented for a look that’s luxe and perfectly on trend!

Butter London is pairing lipgloss and nail polish shades in its upcoming Lippy collection. Check it out!

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MAC Carine Roitfeld Collection Video

Here is a video overview of MAC’s Carine Roitfeld Collection. The video includes live swatches and my initial thoughts on the quality of the products.

You can also check out the blog posts that show swatches and full reviews for each product.

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