CoverGirl Katy Kat Matte Lipsticks Review, Photos, Swatches

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CoverGirl Katy Kat Matte Lipsticks

Availability: ULTA
Price: $8.99
Deal: Buy 1, get 1 at 50% off CoverGirl products at ULTA. Ends 6/25/16.
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Company’s Description

The new matte is the demi-matte. Luscious, demi-matte shades created by Katy Perry. CoverGirl’s Katy Kat Matte Lipstick has a soft finish that feels creamy and moist on lips.

CoverGirl has collaborated with Katy Perry on a range of new lipstick colors. The Katy Kat Matte lipsticks come in 11 shades and are said to have a formula that is creamy, moist, and leaves a demi-matte finish. Keep reading to see all of the shades!


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bareMinerals Invisible Light Translucent Powder Duo Review, Photos, Swatches

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bareMinerals Invisible Light Translucent Powder Duo

Availability: Sephora, ULTA
Price: $32.00
Deal: Choose 2 of 3 deluxe samples from Sephora’s Summer Getaway Promo with any $25 purchase. Use code: HOTBI. Ends 7/1/16.
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Company’s Description

Two distinct finishes give your complexion an effortlessly fresh, and not flat, appearance. The Matte powder absorbs oil and is the perfect setting powder. Glow, infused with rose gold pearls, adds sheer luminosity for highlighting and strobing. Developed to instantly vanish on all skintones, this duo of ultra-fine translucent powders features unique baked technology that delivers a creamy, cushioned formula with a luxurious feel.

bareMinerals’ Invisible Light Translucent Powder Duo is said to have an invisible setting powder on the one side and a sheer luminizing powder on the other. The company says these have a formula that has a luxurious feel that gives your skin an effortlessly fresh, oil-free finish.


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Tarte x Grav3yardgirl Swamp Queen Eye & Cheek Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

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Tarte @grav3yardgirl Swamp Queen Eye & Cheek Palette

Availability: Tarte, ULTA (Launches at Tarte on June 6, 2016)
Price: $45.00
Deal: $3.50 off any qualifying ULTA purchase of $15 or More with Code 401026.
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Tarte’s collaboration with Grav3yardgirl has, at its center, the upcoming Swamp Queen Eye & Cheek Palette, which includes three face powders and nine eye shadow shades, all of which are swatched and reviewed, below:

  • #SFS (rose gold)
  • natural peaches (peachy nude)
  • dogman (burnt sienna)
  • big baby (cream)
  • sassy bun (copper peach)
  • sippy sippy (glittery brown)
  • haunting (lavender)
  • uncommon (purple slate)
  • mancat (deep plum)
  • sweet tea (bronzer)
  • gator wings (highlighter)
  • does this thing really work? (blush)


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POP Beauty Pow Wow Powder Palettes Review, Photos, Swatches

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POP Beauty Pow Wow Powder Palettes

Availability: Beauty.com
Price: $24.00
Deal: Get $15 off all Beauty.com orders over $75 with code BEAUTY15. Ends 8/27/15.
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Company’s Description

Each palette contains 4 complementing shades in a silky-smooth mineral formula that blends seamlessly to be used alone or together.

POP Beauty has released three new Pow Wow Powder palettes that each contain four shades. There is a blush palette, highlighting palette, and bronzing palette. I cover the highlighting palette (Strobin’ Glow) and the bronzing palette (Beachin’ Bronze) in this review.


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MAC Fashion Pack Collection 2016

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Limited-edition
Release Date: June 9, 2016 (Online) / June 23, 2016 (In Store)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom, Macy’s

Company’s Description

Lead the way with a new wave of front-row worthy hues. Fuchsia, violet, emerald, deepest plum, midnight…ready to wear, any way we dare! So, be a doll and show us how — the Fashion Pack is always in the know.


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NARS Long Hot Summer Collection 2016

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Limited-edition
Release Date: June 1, 2016
Availability: NARS, Nordstrom, Sephora

Company’s Description

For Summer 2016, NARS Cosmetics introduces the limited edition Long Hot Summer Collection created exclusively for NARS boutiques.


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MAC Soft Serve Shadows Review, Photos, Swatches

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MAC Soft Serve Shadows

Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom
Price: $22.00
Deal: Shop Nordstrom and receive a FREE 19-Piece Gift with any $150 Beauty & Fragrance Purchase. FREE Shipping. FREE Returns. Ends 6/1/16.
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Company’s Description

Try overindulging on servings of Soft Serve Shadow, featuring a distinctive creamy yet bouncy texture that sets to a powdery finish. In 12 delicious shades of frost and satin textures, from soft pearly neutrals to cotton candy blue and bonbon pink. Each layers smoothly onto the lid with buildable colour that’s long-wearing, non-creasing and simply scrumptious.

MAC’s Soft Serve Collection includes the launch of 12 shades of Soft Serve Shadows, all of which are swatched, reviewed, and depicted, below:

  • Bounce Around: Light, cool taupey silver (Pearl)
  • Quite Yummy!: Light pink (Satin)
  • Cushy Life: Light warm golden beige (Pearl)
  • Put Me to Shame: Mid-tone dirty taupe (Satin)
  • So So Saucy: Mid-tone peach (Satin)
  • Plead Gilty: Vibrant sparkling gold (Pearl)
  • Jealous Girl: Mint green (Satin)
  • Must Be Lust: Sparkling bronzy tan (Pearl)
  • Girls, Girls!: Soft pastel purple (Satin)
  • Best Make Up: Light golden highlighter (Pearl)
  • Big Bad Blue: Soft pastel blue (Satin)
  • Softened Up: Mid-tone warm brown


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MAC Tendertalk Collection 2016

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Limited-edition
Release Date: June 2, 2016 (Online) / June 9, 2016 (In Stores)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

Awaken to a sweet new sensation: Tendertalk Lip Balm, a smart lip conditioner that creates a personalized tint based on your chemistry. Combining nourishing skincare and technology, this perfect lip transformer helps keep lips soft and moisturized while intuitively offering the right hint of colour.


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MAC Blue Nectar Collection 2016

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Limited-edition
Release Date: June 2, 2016 (Online) / June 9, 2016 (In Stores)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

Within the realm of the rose, a mysterious kingdom of blue ripe with temptation… Court seduction with only the most potent strains of Lipstick–Fixation, Carnivorous, Aphrodisia Invite intrigue with the intoxicating essence of sheer colour in Plushglass. Surrender to instinct, let your Blue Nectar flow.


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MAC Transformed Collection 2016

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Limited-edition
Release Date: May 23, 2016 (Online) / May 26, 2016 (In Stores)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom

Company’s Description

Vivid velveteen or subtle sheen? Be Transformed by a new collection of 19 shades of Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour and Huggable Lipcolour for loud to lustrous lips! With contrasting shadows and liners from dainty to daring, change is yours for the taking…


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