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Fall 2015 Quo - 1

Quo Fall 2015 Collection Review, Swatches, and Look

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

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Pur Fall 2015 Products  - 1

Pür Minerals Love Your Selfie Kit, Air Perfection CC Cushion Foundation for Fall 2015 Review

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

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Burberry AW2015 Makeup  - 1

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 AW2015 Makeup  - 1

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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SEPHORA COLLECTION Fall 2015  - 9

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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Benefit Cosmetics Kits Review  - 1

These new Mini Kits from Benefit Cosmetics are Too Cute to Pass Up

Benefit Cosmetics recently released some really cool mini sets and I've got two of them to share with you today. I usually don't get too excited about travel/mini type sets but these kits are so perfectly curated, and contain such amazing products, that I couldn't help but fall in love. I'm sure you will too! I really love the cute book style, magnetic closure packaging. It's both fun and practical. The Benefit Cosmetics Operation Pore-Proof Kit ($44 CAD/$34 US) This set includes purse perfect minis of Benefit's bestselling

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True Match Lumi Illuminators

Get Your Strobe on with the New L’Oreal True Match Lumi Illuminators

This whole new strobing trend... It's called highlighting people. Come on! It's nothing new. But whether you're looking to highlight, or strobe, these new L'Oreal True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminators and Powder Glow Illuminators will have you doing it beautifully, AND affordably. Both products are new to the True Match Lumi line and feature L'Oreal's patented Pearl-light Technology to offer optimal colour purity and brightness for intense results with a pearlescent finish. The drugstore highlighter game has really been

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NARS CHRISTOPHER KANE

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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TARTE SUMMER 2015 REVIEW

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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NUDESTIX

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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contour & highlight top 10

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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MUFE Pro Sculpting Duo  - 4

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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NARS DUAL INTENSITY

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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INSTAMARC INTRO

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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YSL Spring Collector Palette

Yves Saint Laurent Palette Lumiére de Jour Review, Photos, Swatches | YSL Spring 2015

The Yves Saint Laurent Couture Face Palette Lumiére de Jour ($55 CAD) for Spring 2015 is truly a collector's piece. A gorgeous pastel hued sequin effect with black logo ribbon detail adorn the palette. I think I may have to leave this on my vanity for display. It is just so pretty. Inside is a pale pink (lighter than the promo pictures indicate) shimmering powder that can be used as a highlighter or all over the face. There is a fair amount of delicate sparkle meaning I would reserve this for evening use all over the

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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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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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