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Urban Decay  Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palette  - 1

Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

Are you ready? The Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Palette ($58 US/$70 CAD) is launching November 22nd on and and will launch at other UD retailers, like Sephora, on December 1st. I am so excited about this collaboration because Gwen is such a beauty and style icon and inspiration, and her partnership with Urban Decay is a match made in heaven. Gwen was very much a part of every step of the process designing this palette, including the absolutely stunning packaging. The palette was inspired by her love of

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Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Palette Review  - 1

Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

The Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Palette ($49 US) is actually my first Too Faced Chocolate palette. I know! I know! How have I possibly resisted so long? Sheer will I tell you. And the fact I have 8 bazillion eyeshadows. Well let me tell you, my experience with the newest instalment in the Chocolate Bar Eye Shadow Collection has that will power crumbling. This palette is absolutely stunning! This may be one of the cutest palettes in my collection. Pink and adorned with hearts it screams girly decadence. Even the eye shadow pans

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Urban Decay Vice 4 Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

I think the Urban Decay Vice 4 Palette ($ US/$ CAD) has my absolute favourite Urban Decay packaging yet. Actually it is probably one of my overall beauty product packaging faves. It is so, so gorgeous. Pictures can't do it justice. Whoever came up with this design deserves some serious props! The palette features a dimensional web of facets that shift in colour thanks to an oil slick effect metallic finish. It is so freakin cool. It comes with a zippered makeup bag that you can store the palette in, or use separately, that has

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Kat Von D Mi Vida Loca Remix Eyeshadow Palette    - 1

Kat Von D Mi Vida Loca Remix Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

If you love playing with colour in your makeup looks then the Kat Von D Mi Vida Loca Remix Palette ($59 US/$71 CAD) is an absolute must have. If you can scoop this baby up during the Sephora VIB sales you won't regret it! I wouldn't delay because I am sure this beauty is going to sell out quickly. Oh, and of course you could actually buy it as a gift for the colour lover on your holiday list. Silly me forgetting the entire purpose of Holiday Beauty releases! The palette slides out from the beautiful cardboard case in a vinyl

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Tarte Life of the Party Collector’s Makeup Case Review, Photos, Swatches

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

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Rouge Bunny Rouge Cream Eyeshadow Duo  - 1

Rouge Bunny Rouge Long-lasting Duo Cream Eye Shadow in Gossamer Wing Review

The Rouge Bunny Rouge Long-Lasting Duo Cream Eye Shadow in Gossamer Wing ($45 US/8ml) is probably the loveliest, and most easy to use, cream eyeshadow I have ever used. Cream eyeshadows have been restricted to being used as a powder eyeshadow base for the most part in my routine. With Rouge Bunny Rouge's delightful formula it is actually effortless to create a beautifully blended, and complete, eye look with just their cream eyeshadows. They have a light, mousse like texture that makes controlling and blending the product a

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NARS Steven Klein Fantascene Holiday 2015 Single Eyeshadows in Mortal, Stud, Never Too Late Review

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 edition and come in special Steven Klein for NARS packaging. One of the things I'm in love with from the collection are the limited edition NARS Steven Klein Eyeshadow Singles ($31 CAD). I have had mixed experiences with NARS eyeshadow singles in the past so I was so delighted to discover how impressed I was with these new offerings. The three

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Create a Fun Makeup Look for Halloween or Any Day of the Year with Hard Candy

Hard Candy is the perfect makeup brand to explore some colourful and sparkly new products for your Halloween look, or just to be a little more adventurous, without breaking the bank. The Hard Candy Top Ten Eyeshadow Collection in Pinking of You ($6.98 CAD) contains a range of pink toned neutrals all in a shimmer finish with moderate pigmentation. The Hard Candy Itzy Glitzy Nail Polish in Little Hottie ($4.98) and Hard Candy Crushed Chromes Nail Polish in Crush on Lava ($4.98 CAD) are fun glittering shades that will work

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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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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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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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Dior Diorshow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow in Blazing for Holiday 2015 Review

Give any eye look a multifaceted gleaming glow with the new Dior Diorshow Fusion Mono in Blazing ($36 CAD) for Holiday 2015. This eyeshadow is absolutely exquisite and a must have from the Dior State of Gold Holiday 2015 Collection. Behold the stunning brilliance of this pink-tinged amber gold. Blazing applies beautifully with both fingers and a brush. You can easily build it up to fuller coverage with a metallic sheen. It is also perfect for layering over other shadows to add shimmer and interest. It glimmers in a

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Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadow Review - 1 (1)

Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadows for Fall 2015 Review

For Fall 2015 Kat Von D Beauty has released a new range of eyeshadows, the Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadow ($21 US/$25 CAD). This new formula features her new Color-Soaked Concentrate™. This is a custom blended of powders that gives a high saturation of pigments and pearls in a long wearing formula. There are 11 shades available in a variety of intense and vibrant colours. Of course from Kat Von D you can expect some unique and adventurous shades.

The shades I have tested are: Paranoid (pearlescent cobalt) -

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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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