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NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint Review and Swatches | Terre-Neuve, Finland, Alaska

The NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint ($44 US/$54 CAD) is a revolutionary complexion product for those looking for a soft matte finish but still want a product that feels comfortable and and non-drying on the skin. As someone with dry skin I tend to shy away from any complexion products that promote a matte finish as I find they suck the life out of my skin. The NARS Velvet Skin Tint feels incredibly moisturizing and maintains a comfortable, velvety, dewy finish on the skin all day. It gives a soft matte effect without any of the

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The Newly Reformulated Dior Diorskin Fluid Foundation

For Spring 2016 Dior has reformulated their Dior Diorskin Forever Fluid Foundation. The Diorskin Forever Perfect Makeup Everlasting Wear Pore-Refining Effect with Sunscreen Foundation ($50 US/$62 CAD) is available in 16 shades. It has a beautiful light, silky fluid formula that offers nice coverage with minimal product. It sets quickly to a soft matte finish that is incredibly flattering and doesn't accentuate dryness at all. Even on my dry skin it leaves a beautiful soft focus finish that still allows my skin's natural radiance

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Pür Cosmetics Look Featuring the New Pür Eye Polish and Epic Illusion Palette

I wanted to share a look with you today featuring some new, as well as existing, products from Pür Cosmetics. This complete look was done with only the products listed below with the addition of a bit of concealer under my eyes. This look includes: Pür Eye Polish Eye Base and Top Coat in Satin ($26 US/$32 CAD) - This unique product has a very wet formula in tub that dispenses the product via a mesh cover. It can be used as an eyeshadow base or alone for a beautiful metallic finish. I used it in this look on my lid and

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Top 10 Foundations for Fair Skin

This week the Beauty Blogger Top Ten Team is sharing our recommendations for Top 10 Foundations. Of course I had to select my favorite foundation formulas, offering a variety of coverage levels, that have options for pale skin tones in my Top 10 Foundations for Fair Skin. Marc Jacobs Re(marc)able Full Cover Foundation Concentrate in 10 Ivory Light - It is not often I come across a foundation shade that is too pale for me so if you are super pale you will love Re(marc)able in Ivory Light. This is such an incredible FULL

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Marc Jacobs Re(marc)able Full Cover Foundation Concentrate Review | Insane Coverage that Looks like Skin

If you have been looking for a full coverage foundation that still looks like skin and will last all day then you are going to want to check out the new Marc Jacobs Re(marc)able Full Cover Foundation Concentrate ($55 US/$69 CAD). The foundation comes in a rounded glass bottle with a black plastic cap that feels very luxe. The formula contains patented golden pigments that are wrapped in lecithin, an ingredient biochemically similar to skin, for a satin matte finish that looks natural. Well as natural as absolutely flawless skin

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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 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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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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ultra hd

Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation in My New Favorite Foundation

I can't remember the last time I was this excited by a foundation. I am so, so very impressed with the new Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Foundation ($ US/$ CAD). This new formula replaces the old HD formula with advanced technology ready to have you looking flawless in 4K. This formula is designed to have your skin looking completely natural under the harsh scrutiny of ultra-magnified resolution 4K technology devices. Does it live up to it's claims? Absolutely yes! I am so particular about my foundations. I want them to look

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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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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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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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The New Reformulated Vichy Dermablend Foundation | Finally I’ve Found a Full Coverage Foundation I Love

I have recently been on the search for a full coverage foundation that doesn't look cakey and aging on my dry skin. I have long turned to sheerer formulas as I hate looking like I'm wearing foundation. While my skin is fairly clear I have a lot of freckles and a lot of sunspots. I got tired of feeling like I always look unpolished with all these imperfections always showing through. Evening out redness just didn't seem to be cutting it anymore. I was so excited to try the high coverage formulas of Vichy Dermablend

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Lancôme Miracle Air de Teint Perfecting Fluid Matte Glow Creator |Photos and Review

The new Lancôme Miracle Air de Teint Perfecting Fluid Matte Glow Creator ($46 CAD) is a silky, fluid formula that feels weightless on the skin and offers subtle correction and coverage and a beautiful blurred, matte glow effect to the skin. If you found yourself loving the ultra light, sensual silky formula of the Giorgio Armani Maestro foundation, but found it accentuated dryness on your skin, then you are going to love this new offering from Lancome which offers a similar feel without but with a more flattering effect on drier

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Get Glowing, Radiant, Sun Protected Skin with these BB Creams & Foundations from Guerlain, Estee Lauder, and Clarins

I'm excited today to introduce you to some new foundations and BB Creams that will give your skin that even, radiant, healthy glow for summer. First up we have the incredible new foundation Guerlain Terracotta Joli Teint Beautifying Foundation Sun-Kissed Healthy Glow SPF 20 PA++ ($58 CAD/30ml). The foundation comes gorgeously packaged in a travel friendly tube with the convenience of a hygienic pump dispenser. This foundation offers really nice light-medium coverage with a formula that is ultra light and blends into the skin

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Win a Make Up For Ever HD Complexion Starter Kit in Your Shade! – Review & Giveaway

I still remember the release of the Make Up For Ever HD High Definition Foundation and all the associated hype. Even though one of my favourite foundations has always been Make Up For Ever Face & Body I somehow managed to go all this time without trying the infamous HD. Well I have finally tried it and I have an opportunity for you to win a chance to try it yourself. So what did I think?If you are going to try out the HD Foundation what better way to do it than with the Make Up For Ever HD Complexion Starter Kit ($92

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Step By Step Flawless Complexion with Benefit Cosmetics

I think an area where Benefit Cosmetics really excels is with their complexion products. I thought it might be fun to show you a step by step progression of creating a "Hello Flawless" complexion with Benefit Cosmetics products. To begin, the dreaded beauty blogger sacrifice of a naked face shot: Next we see how dramatic a change the application of Benefit The POREfessional Pro Balm Primer ($36 CAD) and Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow Brightening Makeup ($44 CAD) Foundation in I'm Pure for Sure Ivory makes. I have been wearing this

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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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