Urban Decay Naked Illuminated Shimmering Powder for Face and Body in Lit ($30 US/$35 CAD) is described as a soft bronze shimmer with golden bronze sparkle. It comes in a beautiful sparkling bronze box. I love this packaging! It is so pretty, albeit a little bulky. The domed powder is on the top level with a mirror on the inside of the lid. The lower compartment hides a mini brush. Everything secures with magnetic closures. The powder has a dry feel but has a good level of pigmentation and applies smoothly. It is
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The Tarte Life of the Party Collector's Makeup Case ($59 US/$71 CAD) is a neutral lovers paradise. I think it is so amazing to find a holiday eyeshadow palette that offers so many eyeshadows that are all neutral and incredibly easy to wear. Not everyone is comfortable wearing bold, bright, or fun colours and this set is perfect for the beauty lover who loves to have an incredible array of neutral and wearable shades at their disposal. The way this makeup case is organized is really unique as well. Once you zip open the
The Guerlain Météorites Perle des Neiges ($80 US/$89 CAD), otherwise known as the Guerlain Météorites Flocons Enchantés (Enchanted Snowflakes), are the star product in the Guerlain Neiges et Merveilles Holiday 2015 Collection, and I believe one of the star Holiday 2015 beauty product releases overall. This newest edition of Guerlain's iconic and beloved Météorites comes in the most stunning packaging I have ever seen released for the illuminating pearls. The packaging is shaped like a pearly white snowball and the lid is inlaid
So I never did get around to writing a review, but I did get swallowed up in the Jaclyn Hill Champagne Pop hype. I thought it looked absolutely beautiful, from what I was seeing online, but I thought "well, it's probably a bit too warm and dark for me so I don't need it". It isn't very often I find myself in a Sephora (the nearest on is 1.5 hours away) but about a month ago popped in one when I was in the city for a media event and right at the entrance was Champagne Pop on display. It was stunning! Of course I had to swatch it.
The NARS Steven Klein Fantascene Holiday 2015 Collection is probably my favorite seasonal release that NARS has had in recent years. The products in the collection are all limited editon and come in special Steven Klein for NARS packaging. When I first looked at the NARS Steven Klein Dual-Intensity Blush in Vengeful ($ CAD) I never thought it would work for me. I was pleasantly surprised by how lovely this blush duo looked on my fair skin. The shade is described as a white-gold highlight and shimmering brick red blush. The
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
The Benefit Real Cheeky Party Blushing Beauty Kit ($42 US/$54 CAD) for Holiday 2015 is one of the season's gifting must haves. If you missed out on last year's Benefit Cheeky Sweet Spot Box o' Blushes then you will want to get your hands on this set before it sells out. I'm not sure if they are more prepared for the demand this year, since last year's kit sold out so quickly, but better safe than sorry. The packaging is so fun this year. Bright green and pink with a polka dot party theme. The palette is a very sturdy tin and
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
The Quo Fall 2015 Collection brings us some beautifully packaged beauty products in a variety of flattering neutral shades that will suit many complexions. There are two Quo Eye Shadow Palettes ($18 CAD) available in the Collection. The cooler toned Romantic Aubergin containing lots of romantic shades of pink and purple and the more warm toned and neutral Keepin' It Sweet Palette shown here. Keepin' It Sweet contains 12 eyeshadows in a range of warm browns and pinks in matte, satin, and subtle shimmer finishes. The
I know I am guilty of this myself, but trust me, Pür Minerals is not a brand you want to ignore. The new fall 2015 releases from Pür Minerals include some really beautiful products and the limited edition Love Your Selfie Kit ($39 US/$49 CAD) is a must have so let's begin with it. Love Your Selfie is a kit that includes everything you need for eyes, cheeks, and lips for a picture perfect look that will take you from day to night. It is packaged in a magnetic closure sturdy white cardboard palette with reflective silver
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.
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
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