Clinique Launches Black Honey Eyeshadow Palette & Long Last Soft Matte Lipsticks


Release Date: Now Available
Availability: Sephora

A Black Honey Affair Eyeshadow Palette ($36.00) (Sephora Exclusive)

    Mix, match, and layer to create a host of luxe eye shadow looks—from subtle and understated to dramatically contoured. Inspired by the beauty of the Black Honey lipstick shade, this palette is crease- and fade-resistant, and the deluxe, mirrored compact includes a sponge and brush for ultraluxe application.

  • Sugar Cane
  • Hazy
  • Black Honey
  • Lucky Penny
  • Morning Java
  • Purple Pumps
  • Lavender Out Loud
  • Graphite

Long Last Soft Matte Lipstick ($16.00) (New)

    Long-wearing formula keeps its just-applied look for hours. Non-drying, non-feathering. Full coverage, velvety, soft matte finish.

  • Plum
  • Beauty
  • Magenta
  • Petal
  • Peony
  • Mandarin
  • Crimson
  • Suede
  • Pink Chocolate


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Charlotte Tilbury Color Chameleon Color Morphing Eyeshadow Pencils Review, Photos, Swatches


Charlotte Tilbury Color Chameleon Color Morphing Eyeshadow Pencils

Availability: Nordstrom
Price: $26.00
Deal: Free Gift with Nordstrom Beauty Purchase ($170 value) + free shipping. 9/17-9/25.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Bring out the natural sparkle of your eyes with Color Chameleon Color Morphing Eyeshadow Pencil by Charlotte Tilbury. The pencil is infused with synthetic sapphire, a mineral gemstone with natural soft-focus powers for a smooth, perfect finish. Combined with lighting tricks learned by Charlotte Tilbury’s experience in the makeup industry, the pencil will transform and enhance your natural eye color. The long-lasting, easy-glide formula smoothes on and stays on for up to 10 hours.

Charlotte Tilbury’s makeup line has just launched in the U.S. at Nordstrom stores. The line includes 8 shades of Color Chameleon Color Morphing Eyeshadow Pencils, which are sparkling cream pencil eye shadows. This review is for the shades Amethyst Aphrodisiac, Dark Pearl, and Golden Quartz.

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OPI Gwen Stefani Holiday 2014 Collection


Release Date: October 2014
Price: $9.50 each
Availability: ULTA

Company’s Description

OPI announces the launch of 18 new limited edition holiday nail lacquers inspired by No Doubt singer/songwriter and L.A.M.B. designer Gwen Stefani. This seasonal collection includes an assortment of red, maroon, burgundy, and forest green hues, along with shimmer-packed silver, gold and black shades.

“During the holiday season, women adopt a more glamorous beauty look,” explains Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Co-Founder & Brand Ambassador. “OPI’s 18 new shades are inspired by Gwen’s edgy, sophisticated style. There are several rich, warm reds – Gwen’s signature color – deep, jewel-toned amethyst, garnet and emerald, as well as silver and gold. I recommend wearing these festive nail lacquers to instantly accessorize party dresses and elegant winter-wear.

This year, OPI is again collaborating with Gwen Stefani, this time to release a set of 18 limited edition nail polish shades for the Holiday 2014 season. In addition to this color collection, OPI will also be releasing a limited edition Don’t Speak Pure 18K Gold Top Coat and GelColor shades and kits. Keep reading to see color information and images of each nail polish!

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Holiday Gift Sets Now Available At Sephora


Release Date: Currently Available
Availability: Sephora

Sephora has added a healthy list of holiday gift items for you to fulfill all of your gift-giving needs this year! Here are some of my top gift picks for you to consider, but you can see the entire list of available products here.

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Zoya Naturel 2 Collection Video

Here is the video overview of Zoya’s Naturel Deux Collection. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula. You can also see photos and swatches of each color here.

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