RiRi Hearts MAC Collection – Summer 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: June 18, 2013
Availability: MAC Online Only

According to WWD

This is more than summer love. Rihanna and M∙A∙C strike a chord with an online-exclusive colour collection created by the global superstar. Bronze and cool coral combine for a Powder Blush Duo in the unforgettable Hibiscus Kiss, while Retro Matte Lipsticks in RiRi Boy, Heaux and the instant classic RiRi Woo make a statement against sheer, shimmering skin highlighted with rose gold Lustre Drops.



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Review & Swatches: Illamasqua Powder Blusher in “Naked Rose”

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Illamasqua Powder Blusher in Naked Rose

Availability: Sephora
Price: $26.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Illuminate and enliven your complexion with the color and drama of Illamasqua Powder Blusher. Color intense and highly pigmented, it can be used to shade, brighten, enhance, and define the shape of your face. Be bold, be daring, and be the center of attention.

Illamasqua’s Naked Rose color is one of the company’s dozen-plus powder blushes. Naked Rose is a soft neutral pink and was originally released with the Naked Strangers Collection.

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Clarins Graphic Expression Collection — Fall 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Fall 2013
Availability: Clarins, Macy’s

Here is a sneak peek into the items releasing with Clarins’ upcoming Fall 2013 Graphic Expression Collection!


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Review & Swatches: Korres Wild Rose Mineral Illuminating Powder

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Korres Wild Rose Mineral Illuminating Powder

Availability: Sephora
Price: $18.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A talc-free, weightless mineral-based finishing powder that brightens and illuminates the skin to impart a natural “lit from within” glow. With wild rose extract and reflective mineral pigments in a colorful bouquet of burnished rose, ivory rose, and blush rose, this ultra-sheer powder highlights facial features, leaving skin looking young with a radiant, illuminated finish. The soft focus mineral blend, in a universally flattering shade, reduces the appearance of pores and fine lines and brightens skintone. Silica and zinc oxide promote healthy, beautiful skin while simultaneously clearing the skin of toxins.

This review is for Korres’ new Wild Rose Mineral Illuminating Powder, which is a talc-free highlighting powder to brighten the skin.

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Review & Swatches: Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in “Sunlight Gold”

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Sunlight Gold

Availability: Bobbi Brown
Price: $28.00

Company’s Description

Effortless and high impact-that’s the essence of NEW Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick. This do-it-all formula glides on tug-free and can be used to shade, define, smoke up and highlight eyes. In subtle to eye-popping shades that last for up to 8 hours without creasing, flaking or fading, it’s a stroke of genius. Just swipe on and go.

Bobbi Brown’s Nude Beach collection for Summer 2013 comes with two (2) new Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick shades. This review is for Sunlight Gold–a beige gold color.


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Review & Swatches: Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in “Golden Bronze”

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Golden Bronze

Availability: Bobbi Brown
Price: $28.00

Company’s Description

Effortless and high impact-that’s the essence of NEW Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick. This do-it-all formula glides on tug-free and can be used to shade, define, smoke up and highlight eyes. In subtle to eye-popping shades that last for up to 8 hours without creasing, flaking or fading, it’s a stroke of genius. Just swipe on and go.

Bobbi Brown’s Nude Beach collection for Summer 2013 comes with two (2) new Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick shades. This review is for Golden Bronze–a deep bronze sugar color.

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Which Beauty Box Is Right For You? Glossybox, Birchbox, Wantable Unboxings & Review Video

Unsure about which beauty subscription box company would best suit you? In this video, I give an overview of three companies: Glossybox, Birchbox, and Wantable. I show you what items they offer, the differing price-points, and pros and cons of each.

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MAC Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow Collection – Summer 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: June 13, 2013 (Online); June 20, 2013 (In Stores)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online Nordstrom, Macy’s

Company’s Description

It’s eye shadow innovation like you’ve never seen before. A versatile powder that brings out the pigment’s pure and true colour. The result is a glamorous, creamy and lightweight hybrid offering two distinctive effects: applied wet for a super saturation of colour that glistens with metallic brilliance, or dry for sheer coverage with a soft, sparkling finish. Six palettes feature five complementary shades that glide on and blend beautifully for infinite day-to-night looks: Pinkluxe, Bleuluxe, Pastelluxe, Greenluxe, Smokeluxe and Brownluxe.


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Review & Swatches: Rimmel Wake Me Up Concealer

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Rimmel Wake Me Up Concealer

Availability: Walgreens, CVS, Walmart.com, Drugstores
Price: $9.00 (Approx.)
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Rimmel Wake Me Up Concealer is the first full-coverage concealer from Rimmel that visibly reawakens and illuminates under the eyes. It completely conceals spots and other blemishes. Wake up tired-looking eyes and resume your round-the-clock London lifestyle!

Rimmel’s new Wake Me Up line includes a concealer that the company claims is full-coverage and illuminates the under-eye area. This review depicts the shade Very Fair/Light.


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Review & Swatches: Aveda Petal Essence Single Eye Color in “Oceanica”

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Aveda Petal Essence Single Eye Color in Oceanica

Availability: Aveda
Price: $14.00
Disclosures: PR Sample

Company’s Description

Let eyes blossom, with our flower wax-infused, soft-to-the-touch shadow. A silky powder-both color-true and crease-resistant-that builds and blends effortlessly, surrounded by a soft floral aroma.

This review is for Aveda’s Petal Essence Single Eye Color in Oceanica, which released with the Spring 2013 Art of Nature collection, along with five (5) other eye shadow shades. Oceanica is a satiny, bright, island blue shade.


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