Review & Swatches: Dior Diorshow Fusion Mono Long-Wear Professional Mirror-Shine Eyeshadow in “Cosmos”


Dior Diorshow Fusion Mono Long-Wear Professional Mirror-Shine Eyeshadow in Cosmos

Availability: Sephora
Price: $30.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

An eye shadow with a weightless finish that blends onto the eyelid, dressing it with color and facets of shadow and light. These elegant shadows create multidimensional, light-reflecting eyes in a single step. The mousse-gel texture blends easily with the fingertips or the enclosed applicator to illuminate the eye with an iridescent metallic finish.

Dior’s new eye shadow product comes in 5 shades with a mousse-gel formula to create a metallic finish. This review is for shade #281 Cosmos–a deep, sparkling, denim blue.

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NARS Guy Bourdin Collections – Holiday 2013


Release Date: October 15, 2013 (NARS) / November 1, 2013 (Sephora)
Availability: NARS, Sephora

Company’s Description

As a child, NARS Founder and Creative Director François Nars discovered Guy Bourdin’s work in the pages of French Vogue. It was then that Nars was first inspired to become a makeup artist. Today François Nars honors Bourdin’s legacy with an entire limited edition collection for Holiday 2013, created in the spirit of Guy Bourdin: bold, uncompromising color and high-impact finishes in shades that launch us into his intriguing, high-fashion world.

NARS’s upcoming Holiday collections will be released in the traditional color collection and a separate gift collection. The color collection contains 16 new, limited edition shades, as well as Exhibit A Blush (which is permanent) and new eyeshadow and lipstick formulas in Cinematic Eyeshadow (high-pearl, high-metallic payoff) and Cinematic Lipstick (superglossy, high-shine).

The gifting collection is made up of 8 sets that will launch on November 1st. These gifting sets include both old/permanent shades and new ones.

Keep reading for a full list of what to expect!, Inc.

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Beauty Product Empties Vol. 2 Video

Here is the the second installment in the Product Empties series. In this video, I show which products I’ve fully used up and share my thoughts on their quality.

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I hope you enjoy this video!

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Review: Katy Perry Killer Queen Perfume


Katy Perry Killer Queen Perfume

Availability: Sephora
Price: $39.00-$59.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

She is empowered and invincible, headstrong and beautiful, lethally gorgeous, and regally restless. Revolution is in the air. It’s time to overthrow convention. There’s a new queen in town. Killer Queen by Katy Perry is an intoxicating and charmingly playful floriental fragrance with luscious notes fit for royalty. Inspired by a Queen’s scepter, the jewel-shaped bottle portrays sexy sophistication and luxury. The rich gold crown cap showcases a custom crest capturing Katy Perry’s playful essence.

This review is for Katy Perry’s new Killer Queen Eau de Parfum Spray, which is available at Sephora in three sizes: 1 oz, 1.7 oz, and 3.4 oz.

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Swatches: Zoya Zenith Collection


Zoya Zenith Collection

Release Date: Winter 2013
Availability: Zoya Online
Price: $8.00 each

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s Zenith Collection for Winter 2013. The following shades are shown:

  • Seraphina: Polaris Silver Metallic. Full Coverage Formula
  • Cassedy: Celestial Pewter Metallic. Full Coverage Formula
  • Belinda: Cosmic Purple Metallic. Full Coverage Formula
  • Payton: Galactic Cranberry Halo. Full Coverage Formula
  • Dream: Deep Space Blue Halo. Full Coverage Formula
  • Mosheen: Astro Ice Blue Topper – great for layering over other hues

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