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New SEPHORA COLLECTION Makeup and Beauty Releases for Fall 2015

SEPHORA COLLECTION has really been stepping up their game the past couple of years. The new makeup and beauty releases for Fall 2015 continue this trend with some really lovely product offerings. The limited edition Sephora Collection Blush Palette 101 ($28 US/$35 CAD) is a beautiful geometrically designed blush palette that includes four blush shades and one luminizer. The palette is really large meaning you can actually get to the individual shades quite easily. The luminizer has a lovely fine shimmer. The bronzer shade has a

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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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Neoneutral the Christopher Kane Collection for NARS Review and Swatches

The Christopher Kane for NARS Collection is a collaboration that has brought about a selection of gorgeous shades that balance natural nudes with vibrant neons. The formulas and colours of these blushes, eyeshadows, and lip glosses are a such a joyful mix of sheer and vibrant, matte and glittery, subdued and bold, that I couldn't help but fall in love. Not to mention the packaging. Just look at that amazing packaging! The signature matte black rubberized packaging with neon pink foiled lettering. Hot! Starscape Blush ($30

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My Tarte Summer 2015 Favourites

I am loving these new products from the limited edition Tarte Summer 2015 Collection. The perfect shades and tools for effortless, chic summer makeup. The Tarte Park Avenue Princess Contour Palette ($41 CAD) is actually from the Spring 2015 collection I believe but I am including here because I am obsessed with it. It is perfect for fair skin. The palette includes: • Amazonian clay matte waterproof bronzer in Park Ave Princess - This bronzer is the perfect gentle tan bronze with no orange tones and a satin matte finish. •

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Lise Watier Rivages Summer 2015 Collection Review and Look

I always get so excited to see what Lise Watier is going to release with their seasonal collections. You can be guaranteed it will include exceptional products with unique and beautiful packaging. Well the Lise Watier Rivages Summer 2015 Collection exceeded my expectations. This is one of my favourite collections they have released. Inspired by the natural sunny beauty of the beach, the Rivages collection has everything you need to look amazing this summer. The star of the collection is this limited edition Lise Watier Palette

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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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Marc Jacobs Beauty #Instamarc Light Filtering Contour Powder Review

Marc Jacobs has released a beautiful new sculpting product. The Marc Jacobs Beauty #Instamarc Light Filtering Contour Powder ($49 US/$59 CAD) is a duo of a highlight powder and contour powder available in three colour combinations. The compact is quite large but very slim. It has a push button release and comes with a protective plastic cover and a generous mirror inside the compact. Below is an image with one of the Marc Jacobs Beauty Lipsticks to demonstrate the size. The 3 shades available are: Dream Filter 20 -

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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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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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It Cosmetics CC+ Radiance Palette and Brushes Review | Makeup Wars

Today on Makeup Wars we are featuring some products from It Cosmetics. I have heard so many great things about this brand over the past year or so and was delighted to finally test out some of the line. One of the things I have heard the most raves about are the It Cosmetics brushes and I will be reviewing their Heavenly Luxe Wand Ball Brush, French Boutique Blush Brush, as well as the CC+™ Radiance Palette. The It Cosmetics CC+™ Radiance Palette ($38 US/CAD) is an all in one complexion palette offering a colour correcting

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Benefit Cheeky Sweet Spot Box o’ Blushes Review, Pics, Swatches, Comparisons

The Benefit Cheeky Sweet Spot Box 'o Blushes ($36 US/$43 CAD) is one of my favourite gift palette releases of the Holiday 2014 Season. It is such a beautiful selection of high quality blush shades, along with a universally flattering matte bronzer and sheer champagne cream highlighter, all for an incredible price.  It is perfect not only for makeup lovers and collectors but also for gals who may just be starting out exploring the world of beauty and need to expand their blush collection. The products are housed in a foam insert

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Tarte Fall 2014 Rainforest After Dark Collection Eye & Cheek Palette & Dual Liner | Review, Photos, Swatches

The Tarte Rainforest After Dark Collection for Fall 2014 is filled with amazing new limited edition and permanent products and some gorgeous packaging. I have almost the entire collection to share with you but I want to start with what I consider to be the two star products in the collection. Tarte Rainforest After Dark Colored Clay Eye & Cheek Palette ($38 US/$46 CAD) The limited edition palette includes: 0.14 oz Highlighter in Champagne 0.14 oz Bronzer in Park Avenue Princess™ 0.21 oz Blush in Unleashed (nude

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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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