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diorskin nude tan tie dye

Dior Diorskin Nude Tan Tie Dye Edition Blush Harmony in Pink Sunrise & Coral Sunset Review

One of the wonderful things about summer is the release of new Deerskin Nude Tan powders. For the Dior Summer 2015 Tie Dye Collection there are two new Dior Diorskin Nude Tan Tie Dye Edition Blush Harmony palettes ($57 CAD) in 001 Pink Sunrise and 002 Coral Sunset. Each palette comes with a navy velvet storage pouch and it's own mini kabuki brush. The compact has a brilliant chrome finish with a quilted pattern. These blush harmony powders are absolutely breathtaking. The shade combinations are gorgeous and the powders are finely

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NARS Dual Intensity Blush and Eye Shadow Review and Look

Recently, after the success of the NARS Dual-Intesity Eyeshadows, NARS released their new NARS Dual Intensity Blush duos. I actually had yet to try the NARS Dual-Intensity Eye Shadow formula so I took the opportunity to test out both and create a look. The shade of blush I tested was the NARS Dual-Intestity Blush ($45 US/$52 CAD) in Frenzy. Certainly not an optimal shade combination for a fair cool-neutral skin tone but I was not disappointed with the formula. The colour description for Frenzy is "sparkling soft pink-gold

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Top 10 Spring Blush

Top 10 Spring Blushes for 2015 | Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday

Today the Beauty Blogger Top Ten Team is rounding up Top 10 Spring Blushes for 2015.  When the weather warms up and the birds start chirping I start pulling out peaches, corals, and brighter pinks. I don't know about you but sometimes I just feel off trying to use a coral blush in the winter. It is very much a spring/summer indulgence for me. I have selected my current "go to" favourites for this spring. Some of these are new releases for Spring 2015 and others are long time favourites. In no particular order: Guerlain

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Lise Watier Spring 2015 Expression Collection | Review, Photos, Swatches

The Lise Watier Spring 2015 Expression Collection is all about encouraging women to unleash their creativity and individuality. The packaging is is fun and spontaneous featuring colourful and abstract art. The star product in the collection is the limited edition Palette Expression ($42 CAD) eyeshadow palette. There are 5 shades of Lise Watier's beautiful cream-powder shadow formula in shades that are soft and vibrant at the same time. The finishes range from semi-matte to iridescent. The pigmentation is a little softer

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perles de blush

Guerlain Météorites Perles de Blush Angelic Radiance for Spring 2015 Review, Photos, Swatches

Ahh Guerlain Meteorites. Such pretty, pretty balls. It's no wonder there is such a cult following. They are such a thing of beauty. For Spring 2015 Guerlain has released the Guerlain Météorites Perles de Blush Angelic Radiance ($53 US/$69 CAD). The packaging is cardboard and feature raised adorable angelic cherubs. The puff included is basic white. The puff does a great job of picking up product. The Sephora promo image is fairly colour accurate where I've found that the official stock images portray the Perles de Blush

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Cooling multi stick

SEPHORA + PANTONE UNIVERSE Cooling Marsala Multi Stick Review, Photos, Swatches

The final item I have to share with you from the SEPHORA + PANTONE UNIVERSE 2015 Colour of the Year Marsala 18-1438 Capsule Collection is the Cooling Marsala Multi Stick ($25 US/$32 CAD). This is really neat product. It's a lightly-pigmented cooling balm cools that contains caffeine and coconut oil to add moisture while de-puffing and cooling on contact for immediate skin relief. It gives a sheer wash of the Marsala hue with subtle shimmer. The exterior packaging features a transparent marsala ombre effect. It is really quite

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Dior Cheek & Lip Glow

Dior Cheek & Lip Glow Review, Photos, Swatches | Dior Spring 2015 Kingdom of Colours Collection

The Dior Cheek & Lip Glow ($39 CAD) in Instant Blushing Rosy Tint 001 is one of the coolest looking products I've seen released in a while. I love just looking at it on my desk bathed in sunlight. It has such a lovely glowing effect. The packaging is similar to a Dior nail polish bottle. The cap lifts off (no twisting) and reveals the black twist cap below with attached applicator. The applicator wand has a tapered ball shaped felt tip. I find it works really well for picking up the right amount of product without

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Urban Decay Naked on the Run

Urban Decay Naked on the Run Review, Look, Photos, Swatches #NakedOnTheRun

Urban Decay Naked on the Run ($54 US/$64 CAD) is an all in one look palette that offers a range of beautiful neutrals to take you from day to night. This well thought out collection is packaged perfectly not only for travel but also for popping in your handbag for touchups on the go. The packaging is a very solid and hefty feeling metallic rose gold plastic palette with magnetic closure. The artwork on the palette gives off and animalistic vibe to me even though nothing about the pattern looks like animal print. When you shift

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shimmering marsala cheek trio

SEPHORA + PANTONE UNIVERSE Shimmering Marsala Cheek Trio Review, Photos, Swatches

The Shimmering Marsala Cheek Trio ($28 US/$35 CAD) is one of many must haves in the SEPHORA + PANTONE UNIVERSE 2015 Colour of the Year Marsala 18-1438 Capsule Collection. The press info for this gorgeous compact state that it is a chic compact containing two matte blushes paired with a cream highlighter. Please note that when they refer to the highlighter as a cream they must be referring to the shade being a cream colour as the palette is all powders. Mind you the triple jet milled process they have used gives these powders the

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complexion perfection

Give the Gift of Complexion Perfection with bareMinerals

When you hear bareMinerals the first thing that probably comes to mind is their loose powder mineral foundation. A favourite of so many women that has stood the test of time, this no makeup feel foundation is only one of the amazing products bareMinerals offers. For the holidays they have some really great gift sets to help you explore the brand more and give the gift of complexion perfection with bareMinerals. bareMinerals Complexion Superstars ($34 US/$45 CAD on sale now!) This collection gives you everything you need to

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Clinique The Nutcracker Suite

Pretty in Pink for the Holidays with Clinique The Nutcracker Suite Holiday 2014 Collection

Clinique is giving Holiday Makeup Collections a fresh and feminine take with their Clinique The Nutcracker Suite Collection Holiday 2014 Collection. This pretty pink collection stands out with it's shades inspired by characters, costumes and scenery of the classic holiday ballet performance The Nutcracker. The soft white and pinks of snowflakes and sugarplums give a pretty and whimsical holiday look which can be a refreshing change from the sea of dramatic reds, golds, and smokey eyes of traditional Holiday shade offerings. I

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bareMinerals The Magic Act

bareMinerals The Magic Act Review, Photos, and Swatches | A Palette for Eyes and Cheeks

bareMinerals The Magic Act ($49 CAD/value of $130)/($39 US/value of $124) is a beautiful collection of neutral eye and cheek shades in a sleek fold up palette. It is incredibly travel friendly, even purse friendly, with it's narrow and slender design. The palette includes 6 bareMinerals READY Eyeshadows as well as 3 bareMinerals READY Blushes and 1 bareMinerals READY Luminizer. Lets take a look at the 6 eyeshadows first. The eyeshadows are 1.3 g/0.04 oz. each. bareMinerals READY Eyeshadow shades in: Celebrate -

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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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