Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation Review, Photos, Swatches


Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation

Availability: Sephora
Price: $43.00
Deal: Choose 1 of 3 trend deluxe samples with any $25 Sephora purchase. Use code: TRENDS.
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A bestselling HD foundation that appears more invisible, comfortable, and natural-looking than ever. Developed specifically for the film and TV industry’s most advanced technology, Ultra HD Liquid Foundation creates a naturally flawless complexion—on and off camera. Completely invisible under the latest, super-focused 4k lens, this revolutionary foundation features uniquely-coated pigments that provide medium coverage with a lightweight texture that looks just like skin. Long-lasting with a natural-looking finish, Ultra HD Liquid Foundation is formulated with hyaluronic spheres for time-released hydration that ensures comfortable wear on all skin types. Now available in an expanded range of 40 shades to match all skintones, Ultra HD is the perfect everyday foundation for a flawless complexion—and an unretouched life.

Make Up For Ever’s new Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation (which has replaced MUFE’s HD Foundation), is said to provide natural-looking coverage suitable for 4k resolution. This foundation is available in 40 different shades. This review depicts the shade Y245, which is the equivalent of shade 120 in the original HD Foundation line.

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Christian Louboutin To Launch Lip Color Range

Christian Louboutin Lip Color color range

New, Permanent
Release Date: September 2015
Availability: Nordstrom, Sephora

Company’s Description

“This precious object will be coveted by others. Suggesting a purse full of rare and precious stones that could have been discovered in Ali Baba’s cave, it will arouse lust and desire…and is made to be stolen… After the eyes, lips represent the most expressive element of the face. And there’s the fetish appeal, because lipstick can transform a face from intense to naive or even dangerous. When a woman carries a handbag, we look at her shoulders. When she slips on a pair of heels, we observe her walk. If she applies lacquer to her nails, we admire her hands. With its slow, circular application, lip makeup becomes a rich and sensual gesture.” –Christian Louboutin

In September, Christian Louboutin Beauty will be adding a Lip Color range. The Silky Satin range will have 20 shades, the Velvet Matte range will have 9 highly-saturated shades, and the Sheer Voile range will contain 9 sheerer shades. Each lipstick will cost a whopping $90 and will first release at Saks.

Christian Louboutin Lip Color - packaging

Christian Louboutin Lip Color

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Sephora To Launch Play! Subscription Box

Sephora Play

Release Date: September 2015
Availability: Sephora
Price: $10.00

This Fall, Sephora will be launching its own subscription box, called “Play! by Sephora,” which will cost customers just $10.00 and will contain five deluxe-size prestige products a month.

I will definitely be doing at least one unboxing of the Play! box so that you can see what selection Sephora is offering, and if it’s worth the price!

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MAC Electric Cool Summer 2015 Collection Video

Here is the video overview of MAC’s Electric Cool Collection for Summer 2015! The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula. You can also read the written review here!

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Urban Decay Vice 4 Palette – Holiday 2015

Urban Decay Vice 4

Release Date: Holiday 2015
Availability: Sephora, ULTA

It looks like another Vice palette will be launching for Holiday 2015! I will update you with more information once it’s available.

Urban Decay Vice 4 2

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LORAC Mega PRO2 Palette – Holiday 2015


Release Date: Holiday 2015
Availability: ULTA

LORAC’s Mega PRO2 palette will be launching exclusively at ULTA for Holiday 2015. I will post more specifics when they become available!

  • Row 1: Porcelain, Custard, Tawny, Burlap, Melon, Tangerine, Saddle, Forest
  • Row 2: Bisque, Lavender, Purple, Sorbet, Goji, Cabernet, Ash, Black
  • Row 3: Sugar, Chiffon, Prosecco, Soft Plum, Cinnamon, Sandstone, Gunmetal, Blue Quartz
  • Row 4: Moonlight, Seashell, Peony, Dark Sienna, Penny, Olivine, Gold Leaf, Black Ivy

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Makeup Revolution Sugar & Spice Ultra Blush & Contour Palette Review, Photos, Swatches


Makeup Revolution Sugar & Spice Ultra Blush & Contour Palette

Availability: ULTA
Price: $10.00
Deal: $3.50 off any qualifying ULTA purchase of $10 or more with code 300715. Ends 8/8.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Makeup Revolution’s Ultra Blush & Contour Palette is perfect for the professional highlighting and contouring application desired by all of us. Professional and highly pigmented, yet easy to blend, these palettes contain 8 shades of shimmer and matte blushers, merged baked blusher, and merged baked highlighter powder.

Makeup Revolution, an affordable UK makeup brand, has just been added to ULTA‘s available brands so that US customers can enjoy them also! The brand’s Ultra Blush & Contour Palette comes in two color sets. Each palette contains eight shades. This review is for the Sugar & Spice palette.

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Zoya Focus & Flair Collection – Fall 2015


Release Date: August 2015
Availability: Zoya Online & ULTA

Company’s Description

FOCUS (creams): The Zoya Focus Collection features six strong, solid shades that anchor a look for fall as stand-alone shades. The densely pigmented cream formula features a unique, micro-grind pigment that allows for extra-smooth, streak-free application.

FLAIR (metallics): Six, jewel toned liquid metal shades. The unique, micro-grind metallic pigment of the Zoya Flair Collection is fully blended into a vibrant base, creating the effect of brilliant colored melted metal!

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BUXOM Launches Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipsticks

BUXOM Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipstick 1

New, Permanent
Release Date: Available Now
Availability: Sephora

Company’s Description

Swipe lips with this vividly graphic, ultra-bold lipstick. It delivers intensely pigmented, one-stroke color in an ultra-lightweight gel formula. Featuring moisturizing matte and satin finishes, it leaves lips with a modern, daring look.

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MAC Summer 2015 Electric Cool Eyeshadows Review, Photos, Swatches


MAC Summer 2015 Electric Cool Eyeshadows

Availability: MAC, Nordstrom
Price: $22.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Switch onto supercharged color! Electric-hued pigments fuse with high frost for maximum impact in shades that glide across the skin with creamy comfort and easy flexibility. Plug into a new blending power and surging color intensity.

MAC’s Electric Cool Collection for Summer 2015 includes 16 Electric Cool Eyeshadows, seven of which are new shades. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following new shades:

  • Iced: Pearly white
  • Electric Illumination: Bright silver
  • Photosphere: Soft gold
  • In Orbit: Light warm neutral
  • Gravitational: Coppery neutral
  • Emerald Power: Emerald green
  • Black Sands: Black with green pearl

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