Tag Archives: 2011

Swatches: China Glaze Metro Collection

See below for swatches of 3 colors from China Glaze’s Metro collection: CG in the City , Trendsetter, and City Siren. Continue reading

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China Glaze ElectroPop Collection – Spring 2012

Take a look at China Glaze’s upcoming Spring 2012 collection. I will have a full review with photos up shortly. Continue reading

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Holy Grail / Epic Fail – 2011 Products in Review

During Allura’s first year on the web, I had the privilege of testing and sharing many beauty products. 2011 was filled with both great and disappointing products, though I am happy to report that the year was filled with many more good than bad items.

Here is a snapshot of the products reviewed in 2011. Below are the top and bottom 5 by rating. Continue reading

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Dolce & Gabbana Ruby Collection – Holiday 2011

Limited-edition Release Date: Available Now Availability: Select Saks Stores Company’s Description The ruby symbolizes the fiery Sicilian passion that lies at the very heart of every Dolce & Gabbana creation. This blood red stone is a recurring theme in the … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Glitz & Glam Holiday Look

This is the first of several Holiday 2011 looks. For this look, I applied glitter to the lower lash-line and kept the eye shadow very simple. As an optional step, you can amp-up the bling factor by applying glitter to the lashes too. Please see the video for step-by-step instructions.

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Review & Swatches: Yves Rocher Glitter Mascara

Yves Rocher’s holiday 2011 collection comes with a a golden glitter mascara.
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Review & Swatches: Yves Rocher Lipgloss in “Saffron”

Yves Rocher’s holiday 2011 collection contains 3 lipglosses. One of them–Saffron–is reviewed, here. Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: Yves Rocher Sparkles

Yves Rocher’s Sparkles are gel-based face and body shimmers, available in the colors Copper Sun and Gold Sun. Continue reading

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Anselm Reyle for Dior Collection – Spring 2012

This collection is designed in collaboration with German artist Anselm Reyle.

This makeup collection will be released next to a line of accessories featuring a similar color palette. Continue reading

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Yves Rocher Holiday 2011 Collection Video Overview

Here is a look into Yves Rocher’s Holiday 2011 collection. This video includes live swatches and first impressions.

Written reviews will be posted shortly! Continue reading

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