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YSL Spring 2016 Boho Stones Collection Couture Palette Indie Jaspe

The YSL Beauté Spring 2016 Boho Stones Collection embraces the bohemian spirit and the beauty of precious stones. One of the star pieces in the collection is the Yves Saint Laurent Couture Palette Indie Jaspe ($64 CAD). This eyeshadow collector palette is a modern and free-spirited take on spring colour. The palette itself is absolutely gorgeous. I find it really refreshing to see such beautiful tones of yellow, green, and gold. It's a colour palette you don't often see if cosmetic packaging. What I find so beautiful about

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Formula X #ColorCurators Patrick Starrr February 2016 Collection Review

For 2016 FORMULA X has collaborated with ten powerhouses in beauty, fashion, and wellness to create limited edition, monthly collections of three shades that capture each influencers unique style. This month's Formula X #ColorCurators Collection is with the fabulous vlogger Patrick Starrr. The February 2016 3 piece collection is all about PINK! How can I not fall in love with that? The three shades in the collection are: She Better Werk - soft peony pink. I had trouble with this particular shade. It seemed to want to gum

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Dior 5 Couleurs Glowing Gardens Rose Garden Eyeshadow Palette Review

If you are shy with colour, and looking for a way to embrace some spring shades on your eyes, then the new Dior quint in Rose Garden may be the eyeshadow palette for you. Dior 5 Couleurs Glowing Gardens Rose Garden Eyeshadow Palette ($70 CAD) offers a mix of warm spring green and yellow with cool shades of pink and taupe in a beautiful floral texture embossed palette. The shadows in this palette all offer a beautiful glow. They aren't overly shimmery but rather have a refined, subtly iridescent, glow. The texture of the

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NARS Rosecliff Lipstick Review | NARS Nouvelle Vogue Spring 2016 Collection

The NARS Nouvelle Vogue Spring 2016 Collection includes two lipsticks. Banned Red is a mulled wine shade and NARS Rosecliff Lipstick ($36 CAD), which I will be reviewing today, is a soft rose nude. Rosecliff is a nude brown shade with rose tones. I am really pleased with this shade as normally this sort of colour would pull really warm on me but Rosecliff manages to retain is rose tones on my lips. It is a really beautiful nude. It has a lovely cream finish with a subtle sheen and opaque coverage. I get about 3-4 hours wear out

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The Stunning Sleek MakeUP Fall 2015 Collection and 24 Karat Gold Collection

I have some products from the Sleek MakeUP Fall 2015 Collection and 24 Karat Gold Collection to share with you today. I am so impressed with Sleek. I can't believe the quality of the products for the price. No wonder this brand is such a cult beauty lover favorite. I must say, I love the "sleek" packaging of the Sleek MakeUP cosmetics line. Matte black, slim lined, and sturdy. The Sleek MakeUP i-Divine Eyeshadow Palette in Enchanted Forest ($11.99 US) is such a great eyeshadow palette for fall and winter. Inspired by a

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MAC Flamingo Park Collection Eye Shadows Review | Just Wing It, Corduroy, Sushi Flower

The MAC Flamingo Park Collection promotes some existing, and new, MAC Eye Shadow singles ($16 US/$19 CAD) along with the MAC Eyeshadow x 9 in Flamingo Park ($40US/$48 CAD). The Flamingo Park shades are: Jest Hello, There - Soft nude beige (Matte) Corduroy *Sushi Flower Just Wing It - Midtone tan pink (Satin) *Bird's Eye View - Hot magenta (Satin) *Flock & Roll - Light pastel pink (Matte) The shades marked with a * are also included in the MAC Eyeshadow x 9 Flamingo Park palette. The limited edition shades

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MAC Flamingo Park Collection Pearl Blossom, What I Fancy, Spring Flock, Long Legged & Fabulous Review

Well my MAC Flamingo Park Collection haul has arrived and I am beyond pleased with my selections. I have already reviewed the MAC Let's Be Friends Blush and Have Your Cake Lipstick if you would like to check out those reviews. I was completely smitten with all the gorgeous shades of pink in this collection and decided on ordering the softer shades. I chose the Beauty Powder in Pearl Blossom ($22 US/$26 US). the satin blush What I Fancy, the matte blush Spring Flock ($22 US/$26 CAD), and the Cremesheen lipstick in Long Legged

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Urban Decay UD Gwen Stefani Lipstick and 24/7 Lip Pencil Review and Swatches

When you think of Gwen Stefani you can't help but think of her striking blonde hair and a bold lip. The collection of Urban Decay UD Gwen Stefani Collection Lipsticks and Lip Pencils live up to her signature style with a range of 8 statement making shades of UD Gwen Stefani Lipsticks ($18 US/$21 CAD) and 6 shades of UD Gwen Stefani 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencils ($20 US/$24 CAD). The lipsticks come packaged in plastic tubes with an eye-catching black and gold pattern. The plastic feels very lightweight so I found myself wishing it

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NARS Hammamet Eyeshadow Duo Review for Spring 2016

The NARS Spring 2016 Nouvelle Vogue Color Collection brings us one new limited edition eyeshadow duo. The NARS Hammamet Duo Eyeshadow ($39 CAD) includes a matte beige and a bronzed rose shimmer. These are stunning and versatile neutrals that make this duo a go to little palette for a quick two shadow eye look. I love seeing a duo that can really function all on it's own. The quality of the shadows in this duo are top notch. The matte beige is a little sheerer in pigmentation which is ideal for blending out the crease and

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Urban Decay UD Gwen Stefani Blush Palette Review and Swatches

The Urban Decay Gwen Stefani Collection UD Gwen Stefani Blush Palette ($45 US/$60 CAD) is more than just a blush palette. It is a full complexion enhancing collection complete with shades of blush, bronzer, and highlighter. The packaging is the same size and design as the UD Gwen Stefani Eyeshadow Palette but with a colour change. The packaging is white with white dots recessed behind a gold panel. The "blushes" have a wonderful soft, creamy, pigmented formula. They are really buttery and easy to blend. They come in a

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Hello Kitty by OPI Collection Review and Swatches

Hello Kitty® is a true pop icon if I've ever seen one. There are as many adult fans as there are child fans, making her the perfect muse for OPI’s latest collection. The Hello Kitty by OPI Collection celebrates all things happy, cute, colorful and sweet with 12 limited-edition nail lacquers and matching GelColor shades. “Hello Kitty generates happiness in a way that really resonates here at OPI, because we are seeking to do the same thing with color as our medium,” says Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Co-Founder & Brand

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MAC Let’s Be Friends Blush Review, Photos, Swatches #MACFlamingoPark

Well hello hot pink! The new limited edition MAC Let's Be Friends Blush ($22 US/$26 CAD), from the MAC Flamingo Park Collection for Spring 2016, is a stunning, vibrant fuchsia pink blush sure to set any pink lover's heart a flutter. Let's Be Friends has a subtle satin finish that applies mostly matte but with enough of a sheen to give it a natural skin like finish. This blush is bold and not for the faint of heart. Thankfully it has a beautiful formula that allows it to be blended out and diffused with relative ease, even on

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MAC Flamingo Park Collection Have Your Cake Lipstick Review

The upcoming MAC Flamingo Park Collection is a pink lovers dream. The collection is full of existing and limited edition shades of blush, lipstick, beauty powders, lip glosses and more. Whether you love soft and delicate pinks, or bold and vibrant, this collection is sure to please every pink lover. The MAC Have Your Cake Lipstick ($17 US/$20 CAD) is a bright cool toned magenta purple in a matte finish. It is one of the limited edition shades in the collection. This is a bold shade that has a depth to it that keeps it from

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MAC Flamingo Park Collection Info and Images #MACFlamingoPark

The soon to be released MAC Flamingo Park Collection is a pink lover's dream. I can't wait for this collection! I am swooning over all these gorgeous blushes,beauty powders, and lipsticks. Plunge into the punchy pleasures of pink in a freshly made batch of scrumptious colours that let you have your cake, and wear it too. Glisten pretty on a sunny day with Powder Blush, a fun way to bring delicious colour to your cheeks. Paint it pink and get your just desserts anytime, but be ready to share! Eyeshadow x 9  Flamingo

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Too Faced Melted Chocolate Liquified Lipstick Review, Photos, Swatches

The Spring 2016 Collection from Too Faced brings us six new Melted Liquified Lipsticks ($21 US/$25 CAD). Three Too Faced Melted Chocolate Liquified Long Wear Lipsticks and three Too Faced Melted Chocolate Liquified Metallic Lipsticks. These lipsticks have the same squeeze tube with angled sponge tip applicator packaging as the original Melted lipsticks. I am surprised by how much I actually love these applicators. I find they allow me to create a  very even edge which is the opposite of what I would expect looking at the

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Clinique Pretty Easy Eyes and Pretty Easy Brows Make for Effortless Eye Looks

Clinique has recently released the new Clinique Pretty Easy Brow Palette ($43 CAD), and Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette ($55 CAD), that offer sleek and portable solutions for even the most novice makeup user to create beautiful and natural eye looks. The palettes even include instructions for creating the perfect looks. The Pretty Easy Eye Palette includes eight beautiful , neutral eyeshadows along with mini Clinique Skinny Stick Eyeliners in Slimming Black (black) and Slim Sable (brown). I love that the shadows offer a

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Too Faced La Crème Color Drenched Lipsticks for Spring 2016 Review and Swatches

The Too Faced La Crème Color Drenched Lipsticks ($22 US/$26 CAD) are one of my favorite lipsticks formulas. I actually just ordered 5 new shades during their holiday deals that I should really share with you as well. For the Too Faced Spring 2016 Collection they are introducing 10 new shades. Yes TEN! Some have the creamy, hydrating, glorious formula and cream finish we know and love with the La Crème formula, while others have quite a different glittery formula that is quite unique and should practically be categorized separately

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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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