Guerlain Holiday 2012 Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: October 2012
Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora

Here is a look into Guerlain’s upcoming Holiday 2012 collection. The promotional images for this collection are gorgeous. Keep reading for preliminary information about the products and images!


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Monthly Favorites & Regrets August 2012 Video

I had many requests to continue doing a monthly favorites video, so here we go! 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 really hope you enjoy this video!


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Review & Swatches: Missha Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palette No. 10

Missha Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palette No. 10

Availability: Missha
Price: $22.99

Missha’s 2012 Spring/Summer collection includes two Signature Velvet Art Shadow Palettes. This review is for the No. 10 palette, which includes four (4) neutral shades: white, pink, gold, and brown.

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Review & Swatches: Kat Von D Shade Shifter Eye Shadow in “On the Road”

Kat Von D Shade Shifter Eye Shadow in On the Road

Availability: Sephora
Price: $16.00

Company’s Description

Change your view and change colors with this bold, multidimensional shadow. Adorn your lids with the lustrous pigment and watch as the hue alters, depending on the angle of view and available lighting. Activated by water, one swipe gives you highlighting, contouring, and deepening possibilities for a sensual, dramatic look with a duochrome effect.

Kat Von D’s new Shade Shifter eye shadows come in four (4) chameleon-like, color-shifting shades. This review is for the shade On the Road–a brown that flashes green.

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Uslu Airlines 4 New Destinations Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Uslu Airlines

Uslu Airlines is a Berlin-based cosmetics brand with a popular line of nail polishes. The company presents 4 new polish destinations in this collection: BER + GWW + AMB + USH.

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MAC Middle Eastern Lipsticks Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: September 6, 2012 (Online) / September 13, 2012 (Stores) / September 2012 (International)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online

Company’s Description

Lipsticks go lush in full-bodied shades inspired by the sultry tones of the Middle East. Be marvelous in Mehr’s rosy mauve, or for a more dramatic look, try Tabla for a rich chocolate brown. Yash is luxurious and chic in a soft sandy neutral and Double Shot promises to keep you savvy in chestnut.

MAC will be adding four lipstick shades to its permanent line. Two of these shades have been previously released while two of them are new.


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Urban Decay Holiday 2012 Palettes

Limited-edition
Release Date: September 4, 2012 (Urban Decay) / October 1, 2012 (Sephora & ULTA)
Availability: Urban Decay, ULTA, Sephora

Company’s Description

Urban Decay’s edgy brand of beauty has three ingredients: femininity, danger, and fun. Introducing three zip-up, clutch-style eye shadow palettes designed to evoke each one of these element of Urban allure. Reflect the different sides of your personality with one (or all three!) of these palettes: we completed each with a coordinating Lip Junkie Lip Gloss.

Check out the three limited-edition Holiday 2012 palettes, releasing today on Urban Decay! These palettes will be available early October at additional locations like Sephora and ULTA.


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