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10 mascaras of 2015

10 Great Mascara Releases of 2015

This week the Beauty Blogger Top Ten team is sharing our Favourite Mascara releases of 2015 so far. Mascara formulas and brushes just keep getting better and better. There have been many great releases from both the drugstore and the mid-high end counters. Here are some that have stood out to me so far. In no particular order: Dior Diorshow Mascara ($32 CAD) received a reformulation and package revamp for 2015. The bushy brush gives me the full, feathery, voluminous lashes I love and the brown and purple shades have become

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Andreja Pejic

MAKE UP FOR EVER Be Bold. Be Unexpected. Be You. Andreja Pejic Artist Shadow Palette Review

I am hooked on the MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Shadows so when I saw the info on the new MAKE UP FOR EVER campaign, with transgender model Andreja Pejic and actress Jamie Chung, that would include two special, limited edition Artist Shadow Palettes celebrating the freedom of self-express and today's changing faces of beauty I was very excited. Today I am sharing with you the MAKE UP FOR EVER Be Bold. Be Unexpected. Be You. Andrea Pejic Artist Shadow Palette ($48 US/$96 value | $56 CAD/$111 value). The exterior cardboard box

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Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation in My New Favorite Foundation

I can't remember the last time I was this excited by a foundation. I am so, so very impressed with the new Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation ($ US/$ CAD). This new formula replaces the old HD formula with advanced technology ready to have you looking flawless in 4K. This formula is designed to have your skin looking completely natural under the harsh scrutiny of ultra-magnified resolution 4K technology devices. Does it live up to it's claims? Absolutely yes! I am so particular about my foundations. I want them to look

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Shadow sticks

Beat the Summer Meltdown with These Budgeproof Shadow Sticks

Eyeshadow sticks that are resistant to water, sweat, and humidity, are the perfect summer makeup product. Use them as a liner, smudged out as a shadow, or as a base for your eyeshadows for budge proof, long lasting wear. SEPHORA COLLECTION Colorful Shadow & Liner ($14 US/$18 CAD) Let it Snow (matte white). This is a wonderful shade for using as a base to make soft or pastel summer shades look more vibrant on the eyes. If you like to go full on white on your lower waterline it works great there as well. It is really creamy

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MUFE Aqua Rouge 21

MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Rouge 21 Cool Candy Pink Review

MAKE UP FOR EVER has added some new shades to their waterproof Aqua family for summer. Perfect for summer are the new Aqua Rouge 23 Apricot Pink and 21 Cool Candy Pink. I have Cool Candy Pink to share with today. I have raved about the MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Rouge ($24 US/$29 CAD) products many times before. These double-ended lip colours truly are waterproof, smudge-proof, and kiss proof. #8 Iconic Red remains my number one choice when it comes to wearing a red lip. You can seriously take a tissue and rub to heck out of your

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Summer Makeup Look

Summer Wedding Makeup Look

This week the Makeup Wars team is sharing our favourite Summer Wedding Makeup Look. This look will look equally beautiful on a wedding guest as it would the bride. Most of the summer weddings I attend are outdoor affairs. You want to look fresh, polished, and pretty all while surviving the heat and humidity. Plus you want to look as good on that dance floor late into the night as you do many, many hours earlier during the ceremony. My go to summer wedding look usually revolves around accentuating my blue eyes with warm browns

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Make Up For Ever Pro Bronze Fusion Review, Photos, Swatches

The new Make Up For Ever Pro Bronze Fusion ($36 US/$42 CAD) is something special in the world of bronzers. There is more to it than meets the eye. Not the standard powder bronzer you are expecting, the Pro Bronze Fusion is a unique waterproof gel-powder formula. This results in the loveliest sun kissed glow that has no powdery finish, no powder kick-up, and a seamless and skin like finish. The wavy pattern on the surface is for more than just visual appeal. It is part of the strategic design to ensure optimal product pick-up with

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bronze look

Bronze Glow Summer Makeup Look

I thought I would share this look with you from last week that I was particularly pleased with. Even though my skin leans cool neutral I still love using warm shaded to bring out my blue eyes and I find I can pull them off quite well. Especially when summer rolls around I find myself reaching for warmer makeup more and more. I find warm bronze and peach shades combined with glowy skin to be the perfect summer makeup. Products used: Complexion Dermalogica Redness Relief Primer SPF 20 Make Up For Ever Face & Body

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Top 10 Summer Beach Essentials

Today the Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday team is sharing our Top 10 Summer Beach Essentials! MAKE UP FOR EVER Face & Body Waterproof Foundation ($40 US/$46 CAD) - This has been a go to foundation for me for years when I am looking for sheer coverage that will withstand heat, humanity, and even a dip in the water. MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation ($32 US/$38.50 CAD) - This new foundation from MAC is amazing when you are looking for fuller coverage that will last through summer heat and humidity. Even

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MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Plexi-Gloss Review, Photos, Swatches

Today I have 5 shades of the new MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Plexi-Gloss ($19 US/$23 CAD) to share with you. This new lip gloss formula from MAKE UP FOR EVER is available in an astounding 35 shades. There is a beautiful array of colours ranging from pale nudes to vibrant purples and pinks and even black! There are pearl (shimmer) and cream finishes available. Many have an almost opaque level of pigmentation while some of the shades are meant to give a more sheer wash of colour. The formula is very thick. It is almost hard to spread

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MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Palette Volume 2 Artistic Review, Photos, Swatches

I admit it. Sometimes makeup products can make me squeal and jump up and down like a 7 year old girl. When I opened the MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Palette Volume 2 Artistic ($42 US/$49 CAD) that is exactly what I did. I mean just look at those COLOURS! They make my heart sing with colour lovin joy. The advanced gel-powder formula blended with ultra fine pigments of the MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Shadows makes them an absolute dream to use. Richly pigmented, creamy smooth, and easy to blend. Seriously if you haven't tried the new

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MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Sculpting Duo Review, Photos, Swatches

Contouring is probably the biggest "trend" going on in the beauty world these days. While I think the whole contouring thing has been taken to a very comical and unrealistic extreme I must say I am delighted with the abundance of contouring products being released on the market as a result. The MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Sculpting Duo Undetectable Face Contour Powder ($39 US/$45 CAD) is one of the most recent releases. I was very excited to try it because I am a huge MUFE fan. Being promoted with the contour duo is the MAKE UP FOR

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Christa Potter is a professional makeup artist with a passion for introducing women to the newest and best in beauty with a touch of fashion and lifestyle.

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