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Guerlain Météorites Perle des Neiges Holiday 2015 Review

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

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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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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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Rouge Bunny Rouge Evanescence

Rouge Bunny Rouge Imperceptible Evanescence Powder Review & Swatches All Shades

I'm excited to be able to share with you the new Rouge Bunny Rouge Imperceptible Powder Evanescence today. The powder of course comes packaged beautifully. Rouge Bunny Rouge excels at exquisite and whimsical packaging. The sleek, glossy black mirrored compact comes nestled in a beautiful decorative box with the powder puff hidden underneath the compact. The Imperceptible Powder EVANESCENCE ($48 US) is suitable for all skin types and is a result of modern anti-aging skincare meets makeup. The powder is ultra smooth and

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Secret to Crease Free undereyes

Makeup Wars | My Secret to Crease Free and Bright Undereyes| Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder

Today on Makeup Wars we are sharing our favourite undereye products. My Secret to Crease Free and Bright Undereyes is Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder. This product is an absolute essential in both my personal makeup routine as well as in my professional kit. When it comes to concealing the under eye area one of the trickiest things is finding a powder to set your concealer with the keeps the concealer lasting all day and prevents it from creasing into the fine lines under the eyes. Add to that the requirement that it

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benefit the POREfessional License to Blot Instant Oil-Blotting Stick

Say goodbye to oil with the new benefit the POREfessional License to Blot! Instant Oil-Blotting Stick ($20 US/$24 CAD). This convenient twist-up stick allows you to banish oil breakthrough offering up to 6 hours of mattifying and pore minimizing all with an invisible finish. You can apply under or over makeup and the handy packaging makes it perfect to pop in your handbag for spot treatment on the go. I have dry skin so I can't really attest to it's performance but if you've tried this newest addition to the POREfessional line

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Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Powder Foundation Review & Swatches

Is it really possible to find a powder foundation that doesn't look dry and dusty on the skin? Yes! With the new Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Powder Foundation ($36 US/$ CAD). This velvety powder gives a demi-matte finish that doesn't look flat. It softly diffuse light to give your skin an airbrushed finish. Even on dry skin like mine. The formula is based on coated, micro-milled powders that give Naked Skin Powder Foundation its creamy feel. HPP (Highlighter Performing Pigments) Technology gives the foundation

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TOO FACED primed and poreless

Get a Primed & Poreless Complexion with Too Faced Primed & Poreless Face Primer and Pressed Powder

Too Faced has some products designed to give you flawless looking skin. The Too Faced Primed & Poreless Skin Smoothing Face Primer ($30 US/$38 CAD) and Too Faced Primed & Poreless Pressed Powder ($30 US/$38 CAD) can give you the look of an airbrushed complexion both without the use of other makeup, or paired with your favourite foundation and concealer. The Too Faced Primed & Poreless Skin Smoothing Face Primer is a silicone based primer that fills in pores and lines and gives a smooth, airbrushed effect to your

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loreal pro matte

New from L’Oreal Paris Infallible | Pro-Matte and Pro-Spray & Set

The L'Oreal Paris Infallible line has some new products out that are meant to give you a matte, yet not flat, complexion that will last and control oil for up to 24 hours. L'Oréal Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation ($19.99 CAD) offers medium coverage with up to 24 hour wear. It has a lovely demi-matte finish and light texture for an airbrushed effect. The formula is oil free and has micro-sponge technology to absorb excess oil making this foundation best suited for oily-normal skin types. There are a total of 9 shades

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Guerlain light revealing powder

Guerlain Mététorites Light Revealing Powder in 2 Light Review | Magic in a Compact

There is a new pressed version of Guerlain Mététorites Perles. If you love the illuminating finish of the Guerlain perles but want a more travel friends version you will love the new Guerlain Mététorites Light Revealing Powder ($68 CAD/$62 US). My shade is 2 Light. It is also available in 3 Medium and 4 Golden. The pressed versions are the perfect matches to their Mététorites Perles versions of corrective and enhancing shades. The press info states that "Stardust technology transforms the invisible beam of rays into visible

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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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complexion perfection

Give the Gift of Complexion Perfection with bareMinerals

When you hear bareMinerals the first thing that probably comes to mind is their loose powder mineral foundation. A favourite of so many women that has stood the test of time, this no makeup feel foundation is only one of the amazing products bareMinerals offers. For the holidays they have some really great gift sets to help you explore the brand more and give the gift of complexion perfection with bareMinerals. bareMinerals Complexion Superstars ($34 US/$45 CAD on sale now!) This collection gives you everything you need to

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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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