Benefit Launches New Colors of They’re Real Mascaras & Liners

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New, Permanent
Release Date: June 26, 2015
Availability: ULTA, Sephora

Benefit will be launching new colors of their They’re Real! Mascaras and They’re Real! Push-Up Liners. Keep reading to see the new shades!


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MAC Le Disko Dazzleglasses Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Le Disko Dazzleglasses

Availability: MAC, Nordstrom
Price: $20.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Lip colour that dazzles with light and shine to bring an exciting dimensional pop to your lips. Large particle pearls reflect and refract light to mimic the brilliance of quartz and opal crystals. Provides exceptional shine with a crystalline iridescence. Glides on with a non-sticky, non-tacky, lightweight and moisturizing texture. Wear alone, or layer over lipstick or lipglass for dramatic effect. Features our signature M·A·C vanilla aroma.

This review is for the 2 new Dazzleglasses releasing with MAC’s Le Disko Collection for Summer 2015. This post includes photographs and lip swatches of the following shades:

  • Rollergirl: nude with pink pearl
  • Cherry Popping: fuchsia with purple pearl

Sugarrimmed, Phiff!, and Boys Go Crazy are also promoted with this collection, but are re-promoted shades.

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MAC Le Disko Dazzleshadows Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Le Disko Dazzleshadows

Availability: MAC, Nordstrom
Price: $21.00
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Exceptional, sparkling shadows offer a mix of unique colors and finishes that stand out from the crowd, providing maximum shelf appeal. Rich pigments adhere to the lid, remaining true to the color you see in the pan, imparting eyes with beautiful, twinkling sheen. Innovative liquidform ‘bridge’ texture creates the perfect union of a cream and powder. Unique formula creates a multi-dimensional, reflective surface leaving lids looking dazzling yet delicate. Performance driven liquidform texture allows for superior adhesion and performance, minimizing fallout and giving a brilliance not found in a traditional pressed eye shadow.

This review is for the 12 new and limited-edition Dazzleshadows releasing with MAC’s Le Disko Collection for Summer 2015. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following shades:

  • She Sparkles: light gray with silver sparkles
  • Last Dance: peach beige with pink sparkles
  • Let’s Roll: red bronze with sparkles
  • Try Me On: deep blue green with sparkles
  • Say It Isn’t So: dark gray with pink sparkles
  • Can’t Stop, Don’t Stop: deep plum purple with sparkles
  • Let’s Boogie: black with sparkles
  • Boom Boom Room: light burgundy with emerald sparkles
  • I Like 2 Watch: mid-tone brown with gold sparkles
  • Slow / Fast / Slow: bronze with red sparkles
  • Get Physical: purple with light blue sparkles
  • Feel the Fever: deep blue purple with pink sparkles

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Smashbox Launches #SHAPEMATTERS Palette

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Limited-edition
Release Date: Now for VIB Rouge Members
Availability: Sephora

Company’s Description

An all-in-one kit for redefining the eyes, brows, and face. Smashbox’s #SHAPEMATTERS Palette allows you to reshape your makeup looks: sculpt cheekbones, perfect your nose, create an arched brow, and enhance your eyes with a bold wash of shadow. Allow the #SHAPEMATTERS inserts, which provide basic shaping steps, guide you to a whole new look. This kit features an array of contouring powders so you can easily emphasize focal points, including the eyes and brows. The face contouring powders are known for their foolproof formulas, and the Photo Op Eye Shadows have won awards for their seamless blendability. Refine and set arches with the Brow Tech Powders and Wax, and then use the included Double-Ended Shadow/Brow Brush to elevate eyes; use one side for brows and the other plush side to sweep on eye shadow.


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LORAC Fall 2015 Collection

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Limited-edition
Release Date: July 2015
Availability: ULTA, Nordstrom

Here is a sneak peek at LORAC’s upcoming Fall 2015 Collection!


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Smashbox Photo Filter Powder Foundation Review, Photos, Swatches

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Smashbox Photo Filter Powder Foundation

Availability: Sephora, ULTA
Price: $42.00
Deal: $3.50 off any qualifying ULTA purchase of $10 or more with Code 309825. Ends 6/27.
Disclosures: PR Sample; Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

An eight-hour wear, powder foundation formulated with Light Filter technology and long-lasting photoset polymers that acts as a photo filter for your face. Smashbox Photo Filter Powder Foundation provides two filter effects in one portable compact. It features a double-sided sponge, and it lets you create a buildable and customizable, sheer or full finish. The Light Filter Technology acts as a photo filter to leave skin looking flawless: transparent particles diffuse light in various directions, blurring imperfections while still keeping the subject in focus. Non-drying, non-caking, and non-settling, the particles in this oil-free foundation are translucent so that the pigment’s true color always comes through.

Smashbox’s new Photo Filter Powder Foundation is said to provide eight hours of wear with light-filtering technology to give your skin a photo filter effect. This foundation is available in 10 shades. The shade depicted in this review is Shade 4.

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MAC Le Disko Collection – Summer 2015

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Limited Edition
Release Date: June 11, 2015 (Online) / June 18, 2015 (In Store)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

Le Disko, where glitter and glamour intoxicate and colour gets physical. It’s all see and be scene as the crowd converges under a sparkling aura of lights and erupts into a dazzling sea of eyes and lips. Feel the fever with Dazzle Eye Shadow in riotous hues, while Dazzleglass drops it like it’s hot for colour-popped lips that’ll make the boys go crazy. It’s a full on colour disco, and you’re the reigning queen.


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Body Skincare Video: What Products I Use & Why

In this video, I talk about my body skincare routine, what products I use, and why I use them. Check it out!

Don’t forget to subscribe to Allura’s YouTube channel to stay posted on the latest videos and to be eligible for exclusive giveaways.

Enjoy!

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Maybelline The Blushed Nudes Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

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Maybelline The Blushed Nudes Palette

Availability: ULTA
Price: $9.99
Deal: $3.50 off any qualifying ULTA purchase of $10 or more with Code 309825. Ends 6/27.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

The Expert Wear Blushed Nudes Palette by Maybelline offer great colors that are perfect for everyone. These shades have great pigment and will help you achieve the perfect day or evening look.

Maybelline’s The Blushed Nudes Palette contains 12 pink-toned eye shadow shades with matte, satin, and shimmering finishes.

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LORAC PRO Contour Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

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LORAC PRO Contour Palette

Availability: ULTA
Price: $45.00
Deal: $3.50 off any qualifying ULTA purchase of $10 or more with Code 309825. Ends 6/27.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Go PRO with LORAC PRO Contour Palette! Created by celebrity makeup artist Carol Shaw, this PRO artistry palette contains 2 matte highlighters, 1 shimmer highlighter and 3 matte contour shades to easily create perfectly sculpted features. LORAC’s velvety-smooth, blendable highlighting and contouring powders are oil and fragrance free and are ultra-pigmented so you can highlight and contour, just like a PRO. PRO Contour Palette comes complete with an exclusive, custom PRO Contour Brush. The unique dome shape allows for effortless precision and control, a PRO must-have! Made from synthetic material, the PRO brush hair is hygienic and easy to clean between applications.

LORAC’s PRO Contour Palette contains three highlighters and three bronzers, with one shimmering highlighting shade. The kit also comes with LORAC’s PRO Contour Brush. This palette will be available on June 14, 2015 through ULTA.


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