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Contour and Highlight Naturally with the Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Contour Palette

Contour palettes are probably one of the hottest products in the makeup industry right now and the Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Contour Palette offers a palette with six shades to naturally highlight and contour a variety of skin tones. The palette is beautifully packaged. The palette is made from a thick sturdy foam with a faux leather exterior. It secures with magnets. There is no mirror. (I never use compact mirrors so this doesn't bother me.) The palette is organized in three columns with a highlight shade on the top and a

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Rodial Cosmetics Review Including One of the Best Contouring Powders I’ve Tried

I'm pumped about my post today because I have a feeling many of you may not have explored, or even seen, these products before, and I feel so excited to be able to introduce them to you. I have been testing some of the makeup products from Rodial these past few months and I am so pleased with my experience. Let's start with the Rodial Instaglam Compact Deluxe products. The packaging on these is exquisite. Luxe and heavy shiny chrome compacts with recessed faux leather detailing. The compacts have a mirrored lid and secure with a

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Complexion Perfection with the New Burberry Cashmere Foundation and Contouring & Highlighting Pens

The new Burberry Cashmere Fluid Foundation ($54 US/$60 CAD) is very aptly named. This liquid foundation offers medium to full coverage with a cashmere soft matte effect. It's a beautiful satin matte finish with a natural radiance. The formula is touted as being weather proof. Performing through, and protecting from, rain, humidity and pollution. I haven't had the opportunity to test out these claims as the humidity here I think is finally abolished for fall. I do find this foundation lasts the day for me with minimal fading.

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Burberry Autumn/Winter 2015 Makeup Collection Review and Swatches

The Burberry Autumn/Winter 2015 Makeup Collection was inspired by the Burberry Womenswear Autumn/Winter 2015 "Patchwork, Pattern, and Prints" collection. The star piece of the collection is the limited edition Burberry Autumn/Winter 2015 Runway Palette ($70 US/84 CAD). The packaging comes with a camouflage designed clear plastic sleeve. The palette itself is the standard Burberry plaid patterned heavyweight magnetic closure mirrored compact. It comes with in a black velvet pouch with 3 mini applicators. The eyeshadows are a

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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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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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Get That Dewy Skin Natural Look with These New Products from Nudestix

NUDESTIX has added several new products to their range recently and I'm going to be sharing some of them with you today. NUDESTIX #gobronze ($35 US/$38 CAD) is a beautifully packaged set including two Magnetic Eye Color Pencils in Gilt and Immortal. The gold and bronze shades offer a subtle magnetic finish and have great pigmentation and colour payoff. I highly recommend using a primer with these as I always experience quite a bit of creasing and fading. The shadows can be blended out for a sheerer finish or worn more opaquely,

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Top 10 Highlight and Contour Products | Beauty Blogger Top Ten Tuesday

This week the Beauty Blogger Top Ten Team is sharing our Top 10 Contour & Highlight Products. Unfortunately a lot of what I will be sharing with you as my favourites were limited edition products. Especially when it comes to highlighters, they are predominately released as limited edition products in seasonal collections. I could barely even find any highlighters in my stash that weren't LE or had been discontinued. When it comes to contour products for fair skin bronzers should be avoided. There is nothing natural about the

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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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NARS Contour Blush in Paloma |Photos, Swatches, Review

NARS Cosmetics has released a new Contour Blush ($46 CAD) duo. There are three shades available with each including a lighter shade to illuminate the high points of the face and a deeper shade to enhance definition. I have the shade Paloma to share with you. The formula is a matte powder with a very lightweight, smooth, soft texture. It offers a natural skin like results without chalkiness. I'm not sure if the lighter duo Olympia would work better for me but the lighter shade in Paloma is pretty much the same, if not a touch

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AERIN Spring 2014 Essentials Collection Kaleidolight Palette | Photos, Swatches, Review

The AERIN cosmetics line is a very curated line that is all about getting the most versatility and performance out of a select amount of products. The new AERIN Essentials Collection brings us a carefully edited selection of AERIN products that are sure to become essentials for any woman who tries them. One of the new pieces is the AERIN Kaleidolight Palette ($78 CAD/$70 US). The palette is housed in a sleek gold compact. I love AERIN's no nonsense, no wasted space approach to packaging. The palette comes in a beautiful soft

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Step By Step Flawless Complexion with Benefit Cosmetics

I think an area where Benefit Cosmetics really excels is with their complexion products. I thought it might be fun to show you a step by step progression of creating a "Hello Flawless" complexion with Benefit Cosmetics products. To begin, the dreaded beauty blogger sacrifice of a naked face shot: Next we see how dramatic a change the application of Benefit The POREfessional Pro Balm Primer ($36 CAD) and Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow Brightening Makeup ($44 CAD) Foundation in I'm Pure for Sure Ivory makes. I have been wearing this

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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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