MAC Lightness of Being Collection – Winter 2014


Release Date: December 23, 2014 (Online) / December 26, 2014 (Stores)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

Poetic colour ushers in a new vitality following winter’s deep chill, as uninhibited shades dance across the face in a free-spirited collection inspired by whimsical flights of fancy. Liberate yourself from darkened tones and explore the freeform movement of frosted lavender, pearlized champagne and pale mint green. Eyes and cheeks explore a new lightness of being in sheer pastels, a perfect complement to rosy lips. Nails leave you free to be, in hushed beige and lavender…Expressive colour for the modern spirit.

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It Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Celebration Holiday Palette Video

Here is the video overview of the eye shadows in it Cosmetics’ Naturally Pretty Celebration Holiday Palette. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula. You can also read a written review with photos here.

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Clinique Launches New Wear Everywhere 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palettes


Release Date: Now Available
Availability: Sephora, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

Versatile eye shadow palettes are perfect for day… amped up for night when you layer multiple shades for extra depth and dimension. Long-wearing shades are crease- and fade-resistant. Ophthalmologist tested, too.

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Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette Review, Photos, Swatches


Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette

Availability: Sephora
Price: $49.00
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Company’s Description

An antioxidant-rich, cocoa powder-infused eye shadow palette with 16 matte and shimmer shades. Inspired by Too Faced’s Chocolate Bar Eye Shadow Collection, this Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar palette is a deeper, warmer version of the original coveted palette. Infused with the scent of sweet chocolate, this collection features 16 antioxidant-rich, cocoa powder-infused shadows in matte and shimmer shades with warm caramels, deep mochas, bronzy chocolate, and vibrant sugared blueberry hues. These rich, high-pigment shades are perfect for any season, and it includes a signature how-to Glamour Guide to help you get started with three eye looks.

Too Faced’s brand new Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette contains 16 eye shadow shades for a deeper, warmer version of the original Chocolate Bar Palette. Check out the following shades!

  • Licorice
  • Nougat
  • Truffled
  • Hot Fudge
  • Cocoa Chili
  • Pink Sugar
  • Puddin’
  • Blueberry Swirl
  • Peanut Butter
  • Frosting
  • Rum Raisin
  • Mousse
  • Caramel
  • Bon Bon
  • Butter Pecan
  • Coconut Crème

If you’d like to see lives swatches of all of the colors and see what some of the shades look like on my eyes, check out this video.


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