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Hard Candy Fall 2013 – The Eyes – Photos, Swatches, and Reviews

The Fall 2013 Hard Candy Collection is available exclusively at Walmart and includes 5 new Mod Quad baked eyeshadow palettes as well as new shades in many of their existing products. Lets start with the Poppin Pigments ($6 US) in Violets and Roses. These are available as a duo and are 1.8g each. They have little shaker tops and have good decent pigmentation. They have a beautiful shimmery finish that isn't too glittery. The Shadow Dancers in Private Party ($6 US) are a cream to powder eyeshadow. The silver end is quite sheer

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NARS Eye Paint in Snake Eyes, Transvaal, Mesopotamia and #38 Angled Eyeliner Brush – Photos, Swatches, Review

NARS Eye Paints. A lot of hype or a lot of awesomeness? Well, I may have tested only three of the available ten shades, but from my experience these are pretty darn amazing. The NARS Eye Paints ($29 CAD) are pots of highly pigmented and creamy gel colour that can be used as both an eyeshadow (preferably applied with a finger so your body's warmth aids in blending) or as an eyeliner. When applying as an eyeliner you can pair them with the new #38 Angled Eyeliner Brush ($30 CAD) for a perfectly defined eye. The shades I have

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Make Up For Ever Summer 2013 Aqua Collection ~ Photos, Swatches, and Review

The instant I saw the promo images for the MAKE UP FOR EVER Summer 2013 Aqua Collection I was totally, irrevocably, smitten. The shades are just so beautiful and the Aqua products never let me down. I wish I had all the products to show you, (because I NEED them all), but for now I will tempt you with these three beautiful pieces from the collection. I hope to pick up the rest of the Aqua Creams and the Aqua Eye liners as well. [caption id="attachment_11119" align="aligncenter" width="600"] MAKE UP FOR EVER Summer 2013 Aqua

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Makeup Wars ~ My Favourite Waterproof Makeup

I love waterproof makeup. Not that I make a habit out of trying to concoct makeup looks that will withstand a day in the pool, but the use of a few waterproof items on a daily basis is the perfect way to ensure fade proof, long lasting looks. Something that is especially important as the hot, sweaty days of summer have already begun the appear. Mind you as I am typing this as it is snowing and blowing outside my window. Excuse me May? Sheesh! Some of my all time favourite waterproof makeup products are: Anastasia Lash Genius

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Makeup Wars ~ Favourite Cream and Stick Eyeshadows

Eyeshadows have always been one of my favourite cosmetic items. Your eyes are where you can be the most adventurous with your colour choices. I remember how very excited I was a few years back when I finally had LASIK eye surgery because people would finally be able to actually see my eye makeup. Powder eye shadows will always be my favourite. The gorgeous variation in finishes and shades never ceases to amaze and entice me. While I feel I have far more eyeshadows than any one person should ever need in one lifetime it does not

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal 24HR Gel Cream Eyeshadows in 70 Barely Branded and 75 Electric Blue ~ Photos, Swatches, and Review

[caption id="attachment_9273" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal 24HR Gel Cream Eyeshadows in 70 Barely Branded and 75 Electric Blue[/caption] Maybelline recently added an assortment of 5 metallic shades to their Color Tattoo 24hr Cream Gel Shadow lineup. The shades are: Inked in Pink Silver Strike Gold Rush Barely Branded Electric Blue [caption id="attachment_9274" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal 24HR Gel Cream Eyeshadows in 70 Barely Branded and 75

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Benefit Creaseless Cream Shadows in Blue My Mind, Bikini-tini, and Holy Smokes! ~ Photos, Swatches, and Review

Benefit Cosmetics has revamped their award-winning Creaseless Cream Shadows. They have a fabulous new art-deco look and seven new shades have been added to join original favourites, R.S.V.P., Birthday Suit, and Skinny Jeans, to complete the line of ten shades. The new packaging has a heavy, sturdy feel. The pot containing the cream shadow is glass and the screw on cap is plastic. The name of the shade is on the plastic cap, not on the pot itself, so make sure you know which cap belongs where if you have several shades open at

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Estée Lauder Pure Color Stay-On Shadow Paint in Chained ~ Photos, Swatches, and Review

Estée Lauder has a new cream eyeshadow formula, Pure Color Stay-On Shadow Paint, on the beauty scene and it is unique enough to be a stand out for me. Infused with True Vision Technology – a unique concept of wrapping concentrated pigments into a crystalline laminate to create a multidimensional look – color is amplified and magnified with a glowing metallic finish. Mousse-like creme lays down a layer of pure pigments to recreate and redefine eyes, while prismatic light reflecting pearls add dazzle to each shade, for glimmering

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Lancome in Love Spring 2013 Color Design Infinite 24H Eye Shadows in Boundless Blue and Persistent Peach ~ Photos, Swatches, and Review

There are four limited edition shades of Color Design Infinite 24H Eye Shadows being released as part of the Spring 2013 Lancôme in Love collection. The Infinite 24H formula is reminiscent of the Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill and L'Oreal Infallible eyeshadows. These creamy powder shadows offer incredible wear and beautiful dimensional shimmer. [caption id="attachment_7889" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Lancome in Love Spring 2013 Color Design Infinite 24H Eye Shadows in Boundless Blue and Persistent Peach[/caption] Beyond

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Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream in #14 Satin Brown, #15 Taupe, #17 Plum ~ Photos, Swatches, Review

[caption id="attachment_7213" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream in #14 Satin Brown, #15 Taupe, #17 Plum[/caption] So I may have forgot to take a photo of my new Make Up For Ever Aqua Creams with their caps on. Who want's to see that anyways? BORING. So if you will excuse the "incompleteness" of this post I will proceed to wow you with the glory that is Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream in #14 Satin Brown - warm brown shimmer, #15 Taupe - taupe brown shimmer, and #17 Plum - burgundy plum shimmer. [caption

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Make Up For Ever All Eyes On You Holiday Kit Review

MAKE UP FOR EVER always comes out with some AMAZING gift sets. I mean just look at the three sets I showcased in my Truly Indulgent Gift post. The All Eyes On You Holiday Kit is a gift set that is an affordable option for anyone on your list and a great introduction to the brand. It includes some truly staple MAKE UP FOR EVER products great for the beauty novice to the beauty obsessed. MAKE UP FOR EVER “All Eyes On You” is a limited edition holiday kit that features five of MAKE UP FOR EVER’s best-selling products to create

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Maybelline Limited Edition Fall 2012 Color Tattoo Eyeshadows ~ Swatches, Photos, Review

I have been eagerly, and anxiously, awaiting the release of the Limited Edition Fall shades of Maybelline Color Tattoo Eyeshadows. I was beginning to think we weren't going to be blessed with their release in Canada until I spotted the brand new display at Shoppers Drug Mart last Thursday. I grabbed all four LE shades (the only four left in the display) and ran to the checkout. The four limited edition neutrals are 100 Barely Beige, 300, Gold Shimmer, 400 Rich Mahogany, and 200 Mossy Green. I really think Maybelline should make

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Make Up For Ever Black Tango Waterproof Cream Color Palette ~ Swatches, Photos, Review

I have been holding out on you for far too long. My MAKE UP FOR EVER order arrived a couple of weeks ago and the gorgeous Black Tango Waterproof Cream Color Palette deserves showcasing.Click to enlarge for ingredients. Our high performance Aqua Cream shadows are now available in rich shades of black with red, green and blue jewel tones, as well as ivory for highlighting. The colors are reminiscent of the artistic elegance and femininity of Argentine Tango dancers. The sleek, lace embellished palette is equipped with airtight

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Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream 2 Steel, 13 Warm Beige, and 16 Pink Beige ~ Swatches, Photos, Review

I have been wanting to try the Make Up For Ever Aqua Creams ever since they were first released but somehow never got around to it. After experiencing the great texture with the bold #24 Yellow I finally decided to take the plunge and order some, mainly for use in my kit, but I think I have fallen a little too in love with them to keep them there. A repurchase may be necessary. ;-) An ultra-pigmented, long-lasting waterproof cream.Aqua Cream combines the highest-quality pigments with mother of pearl particles to give immediate

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Mally Beauty Evercolor Shadow Sticks in Champagne, Bronze, Saddle Shimmer, Topaz ~ Swatches, Photos, Review

I have discovered a new fool proof product for summer and it's the Mally Evercolor Shadow Sticks. These creamy twist-up pencils last all day and the shades and shimmer are stunning. Evercolor Shadow Stick is the perfect solution for a quick, long wearing eye that looks incredible all day. It won’t come off until you take it off! You can use it to line and define or create a quick smokey eye. The creamy texture helps to smooth out fine lines. You have complete control with this easy to use stick, so have fun and experiment!

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Hello Yellow! Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream #24 Yellow ~ Swatches, Photos, Review

Make Up For Ever just released four new shades of it's Waterproof Cream Colour product Aqua Cream. If you are unfamiliar with this incredible budge proof product then read on: Aqua Cream is a completely smudge-proof, tear-proof, waterproof cream color that won’t crease, run or transfer. It gives intense payoff with a highly pigmented formula that ensures the colorful, pearly hues show up on skin while the soft, silky texture allows it to glide effortlessly onto eyelids, cheeks and lips. The formula includes evaporating oils to

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Rouge Bunny Rouge Silk Aether Long-lasting Cream Eye Shadow in Batiste Grayling ~ Swatches, Photos, Reviews

After what feels like an eternity I have finally tried the Rouge Bunny Rouge Silk Aether Eye Shadow formula. The shade Batiste Grayling is a lovely medium, cool grey which tends to take on a very subtle green tone on my skin. Rouge Bunny Rouge describes the shade as follows:Satin wash of cool, true medium grey; buildable to darker, more opaque and metallic hue of the same colour.I don't find the last statement about it being buildable to a metallic hue to be true. You can indeed build it up for more opaque coverage but the shade

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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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