Now Available! NARS Matte Multiple Collection 2014


Release Date: March 1, 2014
Availability: NARS

Company’s Description

Invisible second-skin texture and multiple matte finishes in one multidimensional product. NARS brings vibrant pops of color and sensual sun-kissed hues to lips and cheeks with the new Matte Multiple. Founder and Creative Director François Nars takes one of the brand’s most innovative and iconic products and adds a modern twist on the cult classic.

The new Matte Multiples are now available for purchase at NARS and Sephora! Reviews for them will be up shortly.

Fragrance Sample Bag

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Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm 225 Sultry Review, Photos, Swatches


Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm 225 Sultry

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Target, Walmart
Price: $7-9 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm offers velvety color with balm-like moisture. Infused with a Triple Butter Complex of Shea, Mango and Coconut Butter. This retractable chubby crayon requires no sharpener.

Revlon’s new Matte Balms have been added to the ColorBurst line and come in 10 different shades. This review will be for shade #225 Sultry, which is a deep, maroon-tinted red.

If you would like to see photographs and swatches of all 10 matte shades, please see this post.

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The Best Skincare Tips & Products for Dry Skin Video

Here are my top tips and skincare suggestions for those with dry skin. The video includes REAL facts about good skincare. Check it out!

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em by Michelle Phan Chiaroscuro Contour And Highlighter Stick Review, Photos, Swatches


em by Michelle Phan Chiaroscuro Contour And Highlighter Stick

Availability: em Cosmetics
Price: $24.00

Company’s Description

Inspired by the girl who wants to pose like a model while sculpting and chiseling her best features. Key-ar-oh-scoo-roh, or the art of creating shadow and light.

em Cosmetics is a new makeup line created by Michelle Phan. The line includes the Chiaroscuro Contour And Highlighter Stick, which is a cream-formulated product with a highlighter on one end and a contour color on the other. The stick is available in 4 shade duos. The shade depicted and reviewed here is Light.

Mario Badescu Skin Care

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Tory Burch Pas du Tout Lip Color Review, Photos, Swatches


Tory Burch Pas du Tout Lip Color

Availability: Nordstrom
Price: $32.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Coat your lips in a sheer, faintly shimmering veil of Tory Burch’s signature pinky-nude hue. The Pas du Tout lip color features an ultra-sheer, creamy texture, subtle sparkle and universally flattering color and is encased in a classic gold-and-orange case.

Tory Burch’s new makeup line has just launched at Nordstrom. This review is for Tory Burch’s Pas du Tout Lip Color.

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