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.

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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.
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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
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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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Monthly Favorites & Flops Video For July 2015

Time for monthly hits and misses! In this video, I share the products I’ve been most impressed by this past month, and some products I found disappointing. As always, you can find a full list of reviews for everything I talk about in the description box.

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OPI Venice Collection – Fall/Winter 2015


Release Date: August 2015
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

All new lacquers and gels that pay homage to one of the world’s most beautiful cities. The leading nail professional and color experts at OPI have created a collection this Fall/Winter 2015 that captures the essence of one of Europe’s most romantic ancient capitals. A city of opulent pleasures, lavish artwork, and breathtaking Baroque architecture, for centuries Venice has inspired artists and composers to create works of timeless beauty. The world’s number one salon brand has created its own tribute to the famed “Queen of the Adriatic” with the all new Venice Collection. Featuring 15 new lacquer shades with matching GelColor to evoke the sumptuous elegance and grandiose splendor of the floating city, the OPI Venice Collection brings the alluring spirit of Venice to life anywhere.

The Complete Venice Collection Includes:
Venice by OPI Nail Lacquers ($4.75 salon, $9.50 retail) ($5.95 CAN salon, $11.50 CAN retail): Enjoy 15 shades of on-trend color that puts Venice at your fingertips. Available as part of the permanent OPI color offerings in lush melon A Great Opera-tunity, persimmon crème It’s a Piazza Cake, shimmery copper Worth a Pretty Penne, coffee cream Tiramisu for Two, ravishing red Amore at the Grand Canal, red shimmer Gimme a Lido Kiss, opaque crème Be There in a Prosecco, pale gray I Cannoli Wear OPI, icy-sweet Gelato on My Mind, pastel lilac Purple Palazzo Pants, bold eggplant O Suzi Mio, luscious black My Gondola or Yours?. Catch these three LIMITED EDITION shades of bold aquamarine Venice the Party?, glittering gold Baroque…But Still Shopping, and deep navy St. Mark’s the Spot.

Venice by OPI GelColors (salon price $15.99):
Enjoy the same 15 Venice Collection lacquer colors in long wearing, durable OPI GelColor: A Great Opera-tunity, It’s a Piazza Cake, Worth a Pretty Penne, Tiramisu for Two, Amore at the Grand Canal, Gimme a Lido Kiss, Be There in a Prosecco, I Cannoli Wear OPI, Gelato on My Mind, Purple Palazzo Pants, O Suzi Mio, My Gondola or Yours?, and the LIMITED EDITION shades of Venice the Party?, Baroque…But Still Shopping, and St. Mark’s the Spot.

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MAC Haute Dogs Collection – Fall 2015

MAC Haute Dogs Collection for Fall 2015

Release Date: September 2015
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

(Wo)man’s best friend is barking up the right tree in a well-groomed collection of new canine-inspired hues from M·A·C, featuring luscious, buttery fur tones, gold-spun sculpting powders, and regal berries for lips. From aristocratic to collars-off cool, shades of every pooch are perched to prime your every mood. With Haute Dogs, you’ll be lapping up accolades as best in show!

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NARS Fall 2015 Dual-Intensity Eyeshadows Review, Photos, Swatches


NARS Dual-Intensity Eyeshadows in Telesto & Pasiphae

Availability: Sephora, NARS
Price: $29.00
Deal: Choose 1 of 3 trend deluxe samples with any Sephora $25 purchase. Use code: TRENDS. Ends 9/1.
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Company’s Description

Mesmerizing new Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow features a luxuriously smooth transformative texture. Twelve ready-to-wear and rebelliously romantic sophisticated shades to express a riveting range of eye drama. Go both ways.

NARS’s Fall 2015 Collection includes the launch of two new Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow shades, perfect for the Autumn season. The following shades are depicted and reviewed, below:

  • Telesto: Brown with gold shimmer
  • Pasiphae: Shimmering peacock burgundy

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