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Pur Look  - 1

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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Too Faced Love Flush Blush Wardrobe Review  - 1

Too Faced Love Flush Long-Lasting 16-Hour Blush Wardrobe Review

As part of their Fall 2015 collection Too Faced introduced the Too Faced Love Flush Long-lasting 16 Hour Blush ($26 US/$32 CAD). These blushes are everything you could want in a blush. The pigmentation is wonderful. The powder is creamy smooth with no chalkiness or powder kick up. The finish is smooth and skin like. Now for the Spring 2016 collection they are releasing a limited edition palette. The Too Faced Love Flush Long-Lasting 16-Hour Blush Wardrobe ($36 US/$45 CAD) contains ALL SIX shades of Too Faced Love Flush blush. How

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Dior Glowing Gardens Diorskin Nude Air Illuminating Powder 001 Glowing Pink  - 1

Dior Diorskin Nude Air Glowing Gardens Illuminating Powder in Glowing Pink Review

The Dior Glowing Gardens Spring 2016 Collection brings us so many beautiful spring shades with the loveliest, intricate flora embossment. The Dior Diorskin Nude Air Glowing Gardens Illuminating Powder in Glowing Pink ($ US/$64 CAD) is one of these beautifully presented products. I'm happy to report that not only is the Diorskin Nude Air Glowing Gardens Illuminating Powder beautifully presented, it also performs. This highlighter is exactly what I have been looking for. Having a neutral, cool leaning complexion I am always

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Too Faced Peanut Butter and Jelly Palette Review   - 1

Too Faced Peanut Butter and Jelly Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

The Too Faced Peanut Butter And Jelly Palette Eye Shadow Collection ($36 US) from the Too Faced Spring 2016 Collection is an Ulta exclusive release available February 28th, 2016 that was inspired by the social media sensation the Peanut Butter shade from their bestselling Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar Collection created. The palette includes nine matte and shimmer shades featuring antioxidant-rich cocoa powder with a creamy peanut butter twist. My sense of smell is a little messed up at the moment from a sinus infection otherwise I

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Too Faced Spring 2016  - 1

Too Faced Spring 2016 Collection Sneak Peek | Full Reviews Beginning This Week!

The Too Faced Spring 2016 Collection is all about chocolate inspired shades and the ultimate in pretty packaging. I adore not only Too Faced's product formulations but also their style. Some of the most vanity display worthy products in my collection come from Too Faced. Here is a peek at the beauty of the Spring collection. Full reviews will be posted in the coming days. The Spring 2016 collection introduces the third Chocolate Bar Palette. The Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Eye Shadow Collection ($49 US/$59 CAD) has

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Formula X Song of Style  - 1

The January Formula X #ColorCurators Song of Style Edition Nail Polish Collection is Perfection

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. I am so excited for these FORMULA X #ColourCurators collections! January brings us the collaboration with fashion blogger Aimee Song from Song of Style. I am absolutely in love with this collection. The gorgeous pastel shades are so me! The formula on these polishes is outstanding. Pastels and nudes can be tricky but these offer

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Beauty Stocking Stuffers - 1

Last Minute Beauty Lover Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide

Looking for some last minute stocking stuffers for the beauty lover in your life? Here are some great options you can quickly run out and grab that are sure to please. The Sephora Collection Gift-A-Gloss ($34 CAD) is a set of 8 shades of gloss that are all wrapped up in their own individual cartons so you can separate and gift to your friend and loved one, or treat yourself! The shades include a mix of daytime neutrals and playtime shimmers, perfect for every holiday occasion. Philosophy Shampoo, Shower Gel & Bubble Bath

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Maison Kitsune for Shu Uemura  - 1

Maison Kitsuné for Shu Uemura Collection Review and Swatches

The Maison Kitsuné for shu uemura Collection is the result of a partnership of two of the world's foremost innovators in the arts of fashion, music, and beauty. Colliding East and West to create a neo-classic interpretation of shu uemura's art of beauty. Mason Kitsuné, with it's contemporary vision of fashion, influenced by Paris and Tokyo, and known for reinventing the "classics" while mixing them with a daring range of colors, prints, and materials, brings a modern and chic touch to this collection. "Beauty is culture,

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SEPHORA + PANTONE UNIVERSE Color of the Year 2016 Collection   - 1

SEPHORA + PANTONE UNIVERSE Color of the Year 2016 Collection Review and Swatches

If you read my blog, and know me at all, you know I LOVE pastels. Pastels make me happy. Especially when they are in my hair! Well the PANTONE® COLOR OF THE YEAR 2016 has been announced, and get ready for this... it's a duo! Yes for the first time the colour of the year is actually a modern color story of two shades. Serenity and Rose Quartz. Serenity 15-3919 is a beautiful soft cool tranquil blue. Rose Quartz 13-1520 is a warmer soft rose. The two together create a soothing and peaceful vision of pastel perfection. It is such a

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The Body Shop Holiday 2015  - 1

Holiday Gifting from The Body Shop

Ever since I was a teen (a veerrrry long time ago) I knew that The Body Shop was a store I could turn to for one stop gift shopping. The Body Shop always makes it just as easy to find a gift for someone who is very close to you, like family and friends, as it is to find gifts for secret santa, teachers, mail carriers, etc. If you are lost on what to get someone...check out The Body Shop! The new holiday scent for 2015 is Frosted Plum while favorites Frosted Cranberry and Glazed Apple return again this year. Here are just a few of

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Formula X Holiday  - 1

New from Formula X – Perfect Nail Products for Holiday Gifting

Have you tried Formula X nail products before? Trust me, this is a brand you want to explore! They have so many new products that have been released over the past few months and this is only a mere sampling of the pretties available right now at Sephora. There are some really great gift and stocking stuffer options here. Formula X Infinite Ombré - Nail Design Set ($29.50 US) A revolutionary five-polish nail design set that makes stunning ombré nail art possible with a simple stroke of the brush—no tools required. The lacquers

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OPI Holiday 2015 Collection

OPI Starlight Collection Swatches and Review

I am so excited to share the new OPI Starlight Collection. The holiday collection is full of stunning reds, unearthly metals, and rich jewel tones. I fell in love with so many of these shades. There are certainly some of the expected holiday hues present, but there are also some really unique and fun shades as well. All shades swatched with two coats with the exception of the topper shades (Infrared-y to Glow and Two Wrongs Don't Make a Meteorite) which are one coat over another shade. [caption id="attachment_30856"

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Nudestix Fall 2015  - 1

New NUDESTIX for Brows and Bronzing

NUDESTIX has some new products available for brows and bronzing that I am going to share with you today. They come packaged in varying sizes of the fabulous black NUDESTIX tins. I love these tins as you can store multiple NUDESTIX in each tin and there is a high quality mirror inside the lid of each one. These are also great for storing cables/portable charging products in your handbag! For Fall NUDESTIX introduced a new cream pencil product for your complexion. This is the type of product NUDESTIX really excels at. The

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Sephora Collection Gel Gloss Ultra Brilliant Ultra Shine - 1

Holiday Sparkle with the Sephora Collection Gel Gloss Ultra Brilliant Ultra Shine Holographic Lip Gel

Looking for a little something to add some holiday sparkle to you beauty looks this season? Look no further than the new Sephora Collection Gel Gloss Ultra Brilliant Ultra Shine Holographic Lip Gel ($15 US/$18 CAD). These lip glosses have the most beautiful glossy shine and holographic shimmer for a 3D shine effect. These four shades are limited edition so grab them while you can at your local Sephora. These would make a great stocking stuffer! The shimmer is very evident so you could certainly wear these alone but I think they

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Holiday Skincare Gift Sets  - 1

Give the Gift of Great Skin with These Holiday Skincare Gift Sets

The holidays are the best time of year to shop for skincare. Not only do skincare sets make a fabulous holiday gift, they are also great bargains making them an amazing way to get some great deals on your favorite skincare products, or discover some new favourites. I love Fresh face masks. Their Rose Face Mask is one of my all time favorite face masks. The Fresh Mask Must Haves ($80 CAD) is such a great holiday gift. It's the perfect way to introduce someone to a variety of their best selling masks. It's also a great buy for

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Cute Sephora  - 1

It’s All About the Cute Factor With These Holiday Beauty Gifts from Sephora Collection

Sephora Collection always comes up with the cutest gift ideas. These beauty gifts are sure to have them oohing and awing this season. They make perfect stocking stuffers and two of these items can even be hung on the tree! Sephora Collection Make You Blush Colourful Cheek Ink Gel Trio ($24 CAD) -This cheeky set includes 3 shades of mini gel blushes. They have a long-lasting formula, infused with hibiscus extract, that leaves skin looking fresh and flushed. Sephora Collection Babushka Doll Trio Sponge Set ($23 CAD) - These

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eos Holiday Collection  - 1

eos Holiday 2015 Collection is Perfect for a Glam and Creative Stocking Stuffer

This new eos Holiday Collection ($9.99 CAD) is so much fun! The set includes 3 eos Smooth Sphere Lip Balms in Pomegranate Raspberry, Sweet Mint, and Limited Edition Vanilla Bean. Included with the balms are 2 sheets of appliqué jeweled stickers that are designed to fit and decorate your eos spheres! There are an assortment of designs shaped to fit the top, bottom, indent, indent edge, etc. on your eos balms. There are even 2 sets of alphabet stickers plus plenty extra of frequently used letters so you can add your name or

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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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