Givenchy Palette Extravaganza Lip & Eye Review, Photos, Swatches


Givenchy Palette Extravaganza Lip & Eye

Availability: Sephora
Price: $66.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A lip and eye palette with four shimmery eye shadows and a classic lipstick shade. Go from glowing and sparkling to extravagant with this palette’s four eye shadow shades. The eye shadows are inspired by the shimmer of pearls, and the palette features a complementary, discreet shade of lipstick. The satiny brown and purple colors define and deepen the eyes, while the burnished gold and shimmering silver hues strengthen their intensity. The palette comes in a luxe compact featuring an elegant leather look and golden embossed pattern.

Givenchy’s Extravaganza Collection for Fall 2014 features the release of the Harmonie Extravagancia Palette Extravaganza Lip & Eye, which features 4 eye shadow shades and a lip color:

  • Satiny Brown
  • Satiny Purple
  • Burnished Gold
  • Shimmering Silver
  • Luminous Pink, Inc.

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NARS Kabuki Brushes for Fall 2014


Release Date: August 1, 2014
Availability: NARS

Company’s Description

NARS Cosmetics expands its exquisite Kabuki Brush Collection with three new brushes for face, cheeks and eyes. Rich in Japanese tradition and culture, the Mie, Mizubake and Kudoki Kabuki brushes are designed to provide precise, flawless makeup application. Inspired by traditional Japanese beauty rituals from Geiko and Kabuki Theater, the NARS Kabuki Brushes meld heritage with modernity, in both concept and function. Finding their place in modern makeup, the unique design of each Kabuki Brush encourages multi-functional use, making each a versatile tool in everyday makeup application.

Mie Kabuki Brush ($55.00)

    Ideal for soft, all-over face application of loose and pressed powders. Luxuriously layered with a double-dome design that deposits product evenly. A hand-spun black wisteria handle preserves this Kabuki’s unique traditional character.

Mizubake Kabuki Brush ($55.00)

    Contour and sculpt blush and bronzer with this distinct design for controlled application and precise definition. The hand-spun black wisteria handle preserves this Kabuki’s unique traditional character.

Kudoki Kabuki Brush ($40.00)

    Unique, angled silhouette contours the eye for impeccable crease definition, ideal for soft color deposit along the lash line for a smokey look. Soft-touch handle.

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Prestige Cosmetics Total Intensity Line Video

Here is a video overview of Prestige’s new Total Intensity line, which includes eye and lip products. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts on the formulas.

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Milani Baked Powder Blush in Delizioso Pink Review, Photos, Swatches


Milani Baked Blush in Delizioso Pink

Availability: Cherry Culture,
Price: $8.00
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Company’s Description

A luxurious powder blush that features a mélange infusion of colors baked on Italian terracotta tiles. Easy to use, sensorial in texture, the nuances of color become extraordinarily luminous. Silky smooth application leaves your face looking healthy and radiant all day.

Milani’s Baked Powder Blushes are melange baked blushes that come in several different shades. This review is for the shade Delizioso Pink, which is a bubblegum pink.

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NARS Launches And God Created Woman Kit For August 2014


Release Date: August 1, 2014
Availability: NARS, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

NARS debuts a limited-edition palette of six shimmering shadows for captivating, compelling eyes, this sleek set also includes a travel sized Smudgeproof Eyeshadow Base and travel size Wide Contour Brush #43. Named for “Et Dieu… créa la femme,” the classic 1956 French film that made Brigitte Bardot an overnight sensation, the six-well palette helps beauty lovers achieve the look of the season with a must-have neutral shade range based on top-selling browns and taupes.

And God Created Woman Eye Kit ($59.00) (Limited Edition)

  • Alhambra: (Right) Metallic rose mist
  • Bellissima: (Right) Matte grey brown
  • Kalahari: (Left) Gold confection
  • Galapagos: Bitter chocolate infused with gold
  • Coconut Grove: Deep taupe brown infused with gold
  • Night Clubbing: Black with gold pearl
  • Smudgeproof Eyeshadow Base Travel-sized
  • Wide Contour Brush #43 Travel-sized


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Soap & Glory Rich & Foamous Dual-Use Shower & Bath Body Wash Review & Photos


Soap & Glory Rich & Foamous Dual-Use Shower & Bath Body Wash

Availability: Sephora
Price: $16.00
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

A nourishing, ultrasoftening, moisturizing body wash with an irresistible almond, oat, and brown sugar scent. Not your average body wash, this formula features a special blend of M-SUDS™ MoistureBoost Technology, raw flower honey, almond milk, and SUPERSOFT-N™ skin conditioners for super smooth skin. It’s the next best thing to waking up to the smell of fresh baking. M-SUDS MoistureBoost Technology is an exclusive cleansing system that suspends moisture molecules in the lather for a richly creamy, non-drying suds-up while the skin conditioners, including naturally derived plant gums, leave skin velvety soft long after cleansing.

Soap & Glory’s new Rich & Foamous Body Wash is an almond and oat-scented, nourishing body wash. Keep reading for my thoughts about this yummy bath product!

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20% Off Glossybox Subscriptions!


Glossybox is having a 48-hour sale during which you can get 20% off any 3, 6, or 12-month subscription with the code SUMMER14. Enjoy!

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