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Lupita Nyong’o New Lancôme Ambassadress

The stunning Lupita Nyong’o, who delivered this insightful speech about beauty and being a woman of color, will be Lancome’s next Ambassadress. Continue reading

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Michael Kors Launches Makeup Line

Designer Michael Kors will be launching his own makeup line, which will be divided into three (3) collections: Sporty, Sexy, and Glam. Each collection will include two shades of Lip Lacquer ($24.00 each), two Lip Luster lip glosses ($24.00 each) and two shades of nail polish ($18.00 each). The Sporty range consists of nudes and taupes, the Sexy range features vibrant reds, and the Glam collection consists of plums and violets.

The line will also include three Bronzing Powders ($50.00 each), a Bronze Powder Brush ($45.00), and a number of sun and body products.

The line will be sold exclusively at Macy’s. Keep reading for more images of the upcoming makeup line! Continue reading

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Prestige Cosmetics Debuts Total Intensity Line at ULTA Stores

Prestige will now be selling its Total Intensity line of cosmetics at ULTA stores. Continue reading

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Lea Michele New Brand Ambassador For L’Oreal Paris

L’Oreal Paris is pleased to announce award-winning actress Lea Michele as the brand’s newest ambassador. Lea’s talent took her from Broadway to the big screen where she stole the hearts of Americans on Glee as a show stopping soprano Rachel Berry. Continue reading

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Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Fragrance To Launch

Nicki Minaj is partnering up with Elizabeth Arden to release her debut fragrance in department stores nation-wide this month, September 2012. The scent will contain a mix of fruit, vanilla, and musk notes, all in an “outrageous bottle design” shaped like the rapper’s face and torso.

Keep reading for full details on this fragrance, including notes, pricing, and availability! Continue reading

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Soap & Glory Proud Mouth Campaign

At Soap & Glory, we believe that PRETTY IS AS PRETTY DOES. (Lip gloss can only do so much, ladies.) So we’ve launched the PROUD MOUTH campaign to support the leading anti-bullying program in the U.S. STOMP Out Bullying. Continue reading

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Globetrotting: International Makeup Brands

Here is the beginning of a new series that features international makeup brands. I’ll start with the brands I tried out from Germany, but I’m hoping to expand to other countries, too.

If there is a particular international brand you’re interested in seeing, let me know in the comments, below. I know a lot of you would like to see Asian brands, but feel free to request anything you want. I’m not promising I’ll be able to get my hands on them, but I’ll try! Continue reading

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Obama Campaign Launches Nail Polish Trio

The presidential campaign is exploring new frontiers. Le Métier De Beauté’s Richard Blanch designed a 3 bottle set that comes with a bag and sells for $40.00. The colors are “Red-y To Win” (a deep red), “Victory White” (a light white), and “Bo Blue” (a bright blue). Continue reading

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Search Reviews by Grade

If you take a look at the menu at the top of your screen, you’ll see that a “Grades” category has been aded. You will now be able to search all the reviews on this site by the grade a product received. So, if you want to see all of Allura’s A-list products, you can hover over the Grades tab, which will bring a drop-down list of grades. When you select a grade, you will be taken to a list of all the products with an A-rating. Continue reading

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Spotted: Allura on Iman Comsetics’ Site!

Last week, Allura’s review of Iman’s Bronzing Powder in “Afterglow” was featured on the company’s press page.

It’s very exciting to be listed among other great blogs and publications. I wanted to say thank you to everyone who reads, follows, and supports the blog. You are very much appreciated! Continue reading

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