Wet n Wild Fergie CenterStage Collection Video

Here is the video overview of Wet n Wild Fergie CenterStage Collection! The video includes live swatches and my initial impressions of the quality of the products.

Written reviews for each item are also going up during the next couple of weeks.

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Review & Swatches: L’Oreal Visible Lift Color Lift Blush in “Nude Lift”

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L’Oreal Visible Lift Color Lift Blush in Nude Lift

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Walmart, CVS
Price: $10 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Visible Lift Color Lift Blush contours and illuminates cheekbones for a more radiant, youthful looking complexion. The hybrid cream to powder formula has a silky, lightweight texture that does not settle into fine lines, giving complexions a flawless even tone. Visible Lift Color Lift Blush is infused with tourmaline pearls for optimized radiance to revitalize the complexion and create a healthy glow.

L’Oreal’s newest cheek product is its Visible Lift Color Lift Blushes, which are said to illuminate the cheeks for a youthful look. The blush currently comes in six (6) shades. This review is for the shade Nude Lift, which is a light, desert sand shade with peach undertones.

Please see this post if you would like to see photographs and swatches of all six (6) colors.

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Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow Sticks

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Release Date: January 20, 2013
Availability: Bobbi Brown, Nordstom, Macy’s

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.

Exceptional Wear, Intense Color A unique blend of oils, waxes and film formers, gives this water-resistant formula superior 8 hour wear. Color rich emollients provide intense pigment in one easy swipe without flaking or creasing. Supremely Smooth, Lightweight Feel Antioxidant Vitamins C and E protect the delicate eye area while skin conditioners help create a smooth, comfortable and lightweight feel that is not oily or tacky.

Here is a look into the eight (8) new Long-Wear Cream Shadow Sticks that Bobbi Brown will be releasing with Katie Holmes as the face of the new campaign.

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Swatches: Nicole by OPI Modern Family Collection

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Nicole by OPI Modern Family Collection

Limited-edition
Release Date: January 2013
Size: 0.5 fl oz
Price: $7.99
Availability: Target, ULTA, Drugstores

Company’s Description

Nicole by OPI, in partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, launches 14 new nail lacquers inspired by ABC’s award-winning comedy, Modern Family. The nail line features shades created to capture the show’s colorful personalities, from a classic taupe named after family patriarch Jay, to a sparkly pink hue fitting for toddler Lily.

“Modern Family is not only one of the funniest shows on television, it features a great ensemble cast of rich characters that inspired a range of shades, from pastel hues like sea foam green and periwinkle to brighter colors of cobalt and red-violet,” remarks Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, Nicole by OPI Executive VP & Artistic Director. “From studious Alex to bombshell Gloria, to classic (and neurotic) Claire, to flirty Haley, there are shades to represent each of these uniquely fabulous women – and everyone else in the blended family.

“The Nicole consumer embraces the same spirit of diversity and individuality that’s apparent on the show,” explains Weiss-Fischmann. “The colors inspired by Modern Family offer a perfect way to express that spirit!”

Modern Family is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television and licensed through Fox Consumer Products. Jeffrey Godsick, President of Fox Consumer Products added, “Modern Family is a series that has a massive following. In partnering with Nicole by OPI, we’re not only able to reach our show’s large fan base, but deliver a product that captures the trend-forward elements and unique characteristics of the series.”

Here is a look at Nicole by OPI’s Modern Family nail polishes! The following colors are shown:

  • Am I Making Myself Claire?: Make no mistake…I’m liking this lilac.
  • I Do De-Claire!: Let me just say how frosty cool this soft rose is!
  • She’s Lily Something: Pink, sparkly stars…so Daddies’ Little Girl-y!
  • A Like-Haley Story…: Typical teenagers (and their moms!) will love this not-so-typical fuchsia.
  • My Jay or the Highway!: This trendy taupe is inflexibly cool. Period.
  • Stand by Your Manny: Be loyal to this periwinkle blue.
  • Alex by the Books: Look smart in this seafoam green.
  • Haley Good Lookin’…: She’s cookin’ up plans for this pink super-glitter.
  • Basking in Gloria: This red-violet is the color of passion.
  • Luke of the Draw: Chances are you’ll love this gunmetal glitter.
  • A Phil’s Paradise: No fooling…this pewter is the real deal.
  • Candid Cameron: Call this teal just like you see it…gorgeous!
  • Back in My Gloria Days…: This voluptuous violet has still got it goin’ on!
  • What’s the Mitch-uation?: This cobalt blue demands an update.

All colors have one (2) coats applied, unless otherwise noted.

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Review & Swatches: Wet n Wild Fergie Photo Op Eye Shadow Palette in “Metropolitan Nights”

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Wet n Wild Fergie Photo Op EyeShadow Palette in Metropolitan Nights

Availability: Walgreens, Drugstores
Price: $5.00 (Approx.)

Wet n Wild has just released a new line of products in its Fergie CenterStage Collection. The collection includes four (4) Photo Op eye shadow palettes that each contain five (5) colors. This review is for the palette in Metropolitan Nights.


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Review & Swatches: L’Oreal Visible Lift Color Lift Blushes

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L’Oreal Visible Lift Color Lift Blushes

Availability: ULTA, Walgreens, Walmart, CVS
Price: $10 (Approx.)

Company’s Description

Visible Lift Color Lift Blush contours and illuminates cheekbones for a more radiant, youthful looking complexion. The hybrid cream to powder formula has a silky, lightweight texture that does not settle into fine lines, giving complexions a flawless even tone. Visible Lift Color Lift Blush is infused with tourmaline pearls for optimized radiance to revitalize the complexion and create a healthy glow.

L’Oreal’s newest cheek product is its Visible Lift Color Lift Blushes, which are said to illuminate the cheeks for a youthful look.

The Visible Lift Color Lift Blushes come in six (6) different shades. This post includes photos and swatches of all six (6) shades:

There are also individual reviews for each color, which you can view via the links from the list, above.


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Review & Swatches: Clinique Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in “Grandest Grape”

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Clinique Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in Grandest Grape

Availability: Sephora
Price: $16.00

Company’s Description

A nourishing tinted lip balm halfway between sheer and opaque. Soften lips with a cushion of color that’s not quite sheer, not quite opaque—but something perfectly in between. This moisturizing balm is loaded with mango and shea butters to make dry, delicate lips feel comfortably soft and smooth.

Clinique’s new Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Colour Balms are a more pigmented version of their well-known Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balms. The Intense version comes in eight (8) shades. This review is for the shade Grandest Grape, which is a deep raspberry color.

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Estee Lauder Pure Color Collection – Spring 2013

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Nordstrom, Macy’s

Company’s Description

Pure Pigment. Extreme sheen. Builds intensely, wears infinitely – all day. Maximize eyes with Sumptuous Extreme Lash Multiplying Volume Mascara.

Here is a sneak peek into Estee Lauder’s Pure Color collection for Spring 2013. Keep reading for color descriptions and images!

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Review & Swatches: e.l.f. Studio Long-Lasting Lustrous Eyeshadow in “Soiree”

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e.l.f. Studio Long-Lasting Lustrous Eyeshadow in Soiree

Availability: e.l.f.
Price: $3.00

Company’s Description

Soft and fluffy, these vibrant, shimmering Long Lasting Lustrous Eyeshadow colors can be used as eyeshadow or a bold liner. The whipped gel texture is easy to blend and lightweight for lasting comfort and wear. Perfect for highlighting the brow bone and adding extra shimmer for a truly glam look.

e.l.f. has released seven (7) shades of its new Long-Lasting Lustrous Eyeshadows, which are now part of the company’s Studio line. This review is for the shade Soiree–a shimmering, dusty mauve-plum.

To see photos and swatches of all the colors, see this post.


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Review & Swatches: BareMinerals Ready Eyeshadow 8.0 in “The September Issue”

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BareMinerals Ready Eyeshadow 8.0 in The September Issue

Availability: ULTA, Sephora
Price: $40.00

Company’s Description

BareMinerals READY Eyeshadow combines BareMinerals’ proprietary SeaNutritive Mineral™ Complex with powerful antioxidants, cold-pressed borage oil, caffeine, and cucumber—ingredients known to deliver antiaging benefits including reduced appearance of puffiness and antioxidant protection for a softer, smoother, revitalized eye area. The formula looks like a powder but feels like a cream and delivers a beautifully smooth application of vivid, long-wearing color. This fashion-forward palette of jeweled forest and floral shades delivers this season’s standout looks. Learn how to create three on-trend looks, then mix, match, and experiment for endless effects.

Bare Escentuals’ BareMinerals Ready Eyeshadow 8.0 in The September Issue contains eight (8) eye shadow colors in the following shades: Couture (glimmering clove), Silhouette (antique white), Statement (vibrant orchid), Prêt-à-Porter (sunbaked gold), Três Chic (apricot cream), Editor’s Pick (metallic teal), Glitterati (shimmering pink), Ensemble (deepest eggplant). Keep reading for my thoughts on this palette’s quality and to see images and swatches.

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