ColourPop Ultra Matte Lips Review, Photos, Swatches


ColourPop Ultra Matte Lips

Availability: ColourPop
Price: $6.00

Company’s Description

This thin and lightweight formula glides onto the lips smoothly and leaves SUPER intense pigment-rich colour with a bold, ultra matte look. It’s very long wearing and completely kiss proof!

ColourPop’s new Ultra Matte Lips are liquid lipsticks that are said to be light-weight, smooth, pigment-rich, and kiss-proof. Theses come in 25 different shades, all of which are swatched, below:

  • Vice: Pale warm nude
  • Midi: Soft neutral beige
  • Trap: Dusty greyed out beige
  • Limbo: Deep chocolate brown
  • LAX: Vampy blackened red
  • 1st Base: Mid- tone true pink
  • Donut: Bright peach
  • Solow: Neutral nude pink
  • Pacific: True bright orange
  • Ouiji: Bright coral red
  • Shimmy: Pale pastel baby pink
  • Seesaw: Pastel lavender pink
  • Buds: Shocking neon pink
  • Highball: Hot red- pink
  • Mars: Red fuchsia
  • Koala: Vibrant pastel lavender
  • Sundae: Vibrant pink magenta with a subtle blue violet undertone
  • Drive-In: Mid-tone bright magenta
  • Lychee: Bright warm violet
  • Zipper: Deep blackened purple
  • Bumble: Dusty warm terracotta
  • Succulent: Electric neon orange red
  • Creeper: True classic blue red
  • Tulle: Dusty mauve burgundy
  • Avenue: Deep yellow red

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Kat Von D To Launch Mi Vida Loca Remix Palette for Holiday 2015


Release Date: Holiday 2015
Availability: Sephora

Kat Von D will be launching a new Mi Vida Loca Remix eyeshadow palette for holiday 2015. The palette will include 24 shades. I’ll update you with details once they are available!


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e.l.f. 50% Off Sitewide Today Only

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Today only, you can get 50% off everything right now at e.l.f., sitewide! Use code FORYOU. Enjoy!

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ColourPop Metamorphosis Collection Video

Here is the video overview of ColourPop’s Metamorphosis Collection. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula. You can also read the written review here.

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Too Faced Love Palette Review, Photos, Swatches


Too Faced Love Palette

Availability: TooFaced, Sephora, ULTA
Price: $49.00
Deal: Choose 1 of 3 free deluxe samples with any $25 Sephora purchase. Use code: JULYFOUR. Ends 7/30.
Disclosures: Affiliate Link

Company’s Description

Create your own love story with endless, passionately pretty eye looks. Too Faced’s love-worthy eye collection features fifteen silky shadows in shimmer, pearl and matte finishes. Innovative slurry powder technology creates velvety, smooth and soft pigments that offer multidimensional, intense color payoff. From flirtaceous neutrals to romantic pinks and passionate emeralds, this palette allows you to create limitless looks that anyone will fall head over heels for.

Too Faced’s Fall 2015 Collection features the release of the new, limited-edition eye shadow palette–the Love Palette. This palette includes 15 eye shadows and an eye liner:

  • Adore: metallic copper rose
  • Amorous: demi-matte blackened brown
  • Darling: gilded clover
  • Dearest: sunlit gold
  • Desire: medium gilded warm brown
  • Everlasting: blackened forest
  • Obsessed: gilded black cherry
  • Puppy Love: sugared raisin
  • Romance: demi-matte pink chocolate
  • Smitten: ballet slipper pink
  • XOXO: frozen peach
  • Cherish: sparkling peach
  • Devotion: iced beige
  • Passion: gilded amethyst
  • Sweetie Pie: pearly pink rose
  • Perfect Eyes Eye Liner in Black

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MAC Veluxe a Trois Collection – Fall 2015


Limited Edition
Release Date: August 20, 2015 (Online)
Availability: MAC Stores & Online, Nordstrom

MAC will be re-vamping its Veluxe Pearlfusion palettes with the release of six new trios (which look like they might be Permanent). The Veluxe a Trois Collection also features the release of six limited-edition lipsticks and six Cremesheen Glasses.

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Maybelline Lip Studio Color Blurs Review, Photos, Swatches


Maybelline Lip Studio Color Blurs

Availability: ULTA
Price: $8.99
Deal: Buy 1, get 1 at 50% off Maybelline at ULTA!
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Company’s Description

Maybelline’s Lip Studio Color Blur redefines the rules of color with a cream matte pencil and blurring smudger. The cream matte pencil feels extremely smooth and comfortable on lips, while the blurring smudger creates your own looks from full-on bold to softly blurred. Color Blur comes in 10 shades ranging from vivids to neutrals.

Maybelline new’s Lip Studio Color Blurs are matte lip pencils with a blurring smudger. Maybelline says this formula is smooth and comfortable to wear. This lip product is available in the following 10 shades, all of which are shown, below:

  • Pink Insanity
  • Fast & Fuchsia
  • Berry Misbehaved
  • Orange Ya Glad
  • Cherry Cherry Bang Bang
  • Partner In Crimson
  • Plum, Please
  • My My Magenta
  • I’m Blushing
  • I Like To Mauve It

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ColourPop Launches Tie Dyes for Summer 2015


Release Date: Available Now
Availability: ColourPop

ColourPop has just launched four limited edition Tie Dye shades for Summer 2015. Check them out!

Super Shock Cheek ($8.00)

  • Road Trip: Cool toned silver beige with warm glittery accents

Super Shock Shadow ($5.00)

  • Rip Tide: Warm coral, pink with glittery highlights
  • Flamingo: Icy metallic light blue
  • Summer Lovin: A soft metallic beige bronze (Repromote)

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Tarte 15% Off Stars, Stripes & Sale!


You can get 15% off sitewide at Tarte with code STARS!

Here are the details:
*Only valid at Must enter promo code at checkout. Quantities limited – offer valid while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other promo codes/offers/discounts. Cannot be combined with Gilt City voucher. Limit of 1 promo code per order. Limit of one (1) free gift will be added to qualifying orders. To redeem: Must purchase $50 or more after any discounts are applied to be eligible for free gift. After entering promo code, free deluxe cheek stain in energy will be automatically added to qualifying orders. Only deluxe cheek stain in energy available for promotion. Only valid on in-stock items, no rain checks, not valid on previous purchases. Not valid for cash or credit. Free sample and free shipping only available on Tarte can only process and ship orders within the US and PR and Canada. Select items in the fall 2015 collection, found here are not eligible for promotion/discount, including the limited edition energy noir clay palette. Select items in the summer 2015 collection, found here are not eligible for promotion/discount, including the poppy picnic limited-edition Amazonian clay eye & cheek palette, limited-edition lights, camera, lashes™ precision longwear eyeliner, neon lights limited-edition picture perfect™ eyelash curler, Amazonian butter lipstick in park ave princess™, showstopper clay palette and tarteguard 30 sunscreen lotion. Select items in the spring 2015 collection, found here are not eligible for promotion/discount including the tartelette Amazonian clay matte palette, tartelette Amazonian clay 12-hour blush, tartelette limited-edition Amazonian butter lipstick and tarteist clay paint liner. Free shipping only applies to FedEx Ground shipping. Within the US and PR: Free shipping valid on orders of $40 USD and up after any discounts have been applied. Within Canada: Free shipping valid on orders of $75 CAD and up after any discounts have been applied. Additional fees for tax and/or shipping may apply. Tarte has the right to cancel any orders due to unauthorized use of our website or violation of our Terms of Use. Offer begins on July 2, 2014 and expires on July 5, 2015 at 11:59pm ET or expires when quantities run out.


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Tarte Sets & Kits for Fall 2015


Release Date: Available Now
Availability: Tarte, Sephora

Company’s Description

Bring an energetic look to eyes and cheeks with tarte’s clay-infused eye and cheek palette, featuring eight gorgeous eye shadows in neutral, plum, and smoky hues. Then amp up your makeup look with the versatile eye and cheek highlighter and go softly flushed with the warm, neutral blush—each infused with tarte’s iconic Amazonian clay and encased in a chic palette. Use the included step-by-step guide to learn how to create the “Everyday Energy” and “Nighttime Noir” looks.

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