Browsing category: Spring 2012

Dior 5 Couleurs Garden Edition 441 Garden Pastels ~ Swatches, Photos, Review

I was lucky enough to win this beautiful piece of eye candy from Adventures In Makeup. If you haven't checked out her blog yet then please do. I love her taste and keen eye for great products. The Dior 5 Couleurs Garden Edition Couture Eyeshadow Palette in 441 Garden Pastels is not something I would have splurged on myself. I don't tend to care for the sheer, shiny formula of the Dior quints. This palette is so incredibly gorgeous that had I seen it in person I may just have been tempted though and I remember being first tempted

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Ellis Faas Spring 2012 Set ~ Creamy Eyes E106, Light E304, Milky Lips L207 ~ Swatches, Photos, Review

I have been long tempted by the beautiful shades and innovative approach of Ellis Faas Cosmetics. It has been a couple years now that I have been resisting the urge to purchase in fear of developing another unhealthy brand addiction. Well I fear my reservations were well grounded as my finally caving and ordering the Ellis Faas Spring 2012 Set may have just created a monster. I don't know if I'm a fan of the bullet pen style packaging but I sure am a fan of the goodness inside. What I love about this set as it gave me the

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Le Metier de Beaute Resort 2012 Collection – The Jet Set

Keep a look out ladies because Le Metier de Beaute's first resort color collection, Jet Set, will be hitting stores any day now!This collection curated by Neiman Marcus's own Ken Downing if full of bright, juicy shades that will have you forgetting all about the snow and overcast skies out your window."For this Collection, I plugged into the fluorescent color and bold brights trend that defines the season. JetSet is bursting with captivating color and all the fashion news you would expect," says Mr. Downing. "Icreated it for you,

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Butter London Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

I am in serious trouble with this collection! I want every single shade. Even if I try and narrow it down I can't even choose one to rule out first. What do you think of this collection? I love the pistachio and cataloupe shades and the teal looks just amazing! I'm happy there are so many creams in this collection as I have a tonne of sparkly goodies on their way to me from a-england!

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Face of the Day with the Lise Watier Spring 2012 Aquarella Collection Roundup

Now that I've shared reviews of all of the products I received from the Lise Watier Aquarella 2012 Spring collection I can show you the Face of the Day from when I tested and swatched the products. From the lack of snow (these were taken before Christmas) you can almost pretend it's spring!These are all the products used in the look:Eyes:

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Lise Watier Spring 2012 Aquarella Collection Euphorbia Nail Lacquer – Swatches and Review

Today I have for you my final installment in my reviews of the beautiful Lise Watier Spring 2012 Collection Aquarella. I reviewed the eye products here, lip products here, and the Bronzing Duo here.Euphorbia Nail Lacquer ($14) is a delightful purple cream. It is a beautiful shade for spring yet deep enough I didn't feel totally ridiculous wearing it around in December while testing it out. Application was really nice. It was opaque in two coats and applied really evenly. The polish was glossy and lasted really well. On day two or

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Lise Watier Spring 2012 Aquarella Bronzing Powder Duo – Swatches and Review

The Bronzing Powder Duo ($32) from Lise Watier's Spring 2012 Aquarella Collection is a work of art. The beautiful limited edition compact encases a deeper shade of bronzer that is adorned with a flower in a lighter shade. Both shades have a delicate shimmer and can be used separately or together. I loved that I could use them separately to achieve a contoured effect. The powder is soft and well pigmented and even on my fair skin it was very easy to work with to obtain a luminous golden glow on my skin that still looked

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Lise Watier Spring 2012 Aquarella – Guimauve Lipstick, Rose Aquarella Gloss & Rose Mauve Lip Liner – Swatches & Review

I first introduced you to the stunning eye products from the Lise Watier Spring 2012 Aquarella Collection with this post. The lip products in the collection are no less breathtaking. This has been my first experience with Lise Watier cosmetics and all I have to say is "what the heck took me so long"!There are two new shades of Rouge Gourmand lipstick for Spring. Macaron and Guimauve ($19) which I am sharing with you today. The Rouge Gourmand formula is the #1 lipstick in Canada and I can see why. The formula is designed to

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Chanel Spring 2012 Harmonie de Printemps Horizon de Chanel Blush – Swatches and Review

..The Horizon de Chanel Glowing Blush Harmony from Chanel's Harmonie de Printemps collection is every bit as gorgeous as I'd anticipated. The strips of softly luminous colour paired with the chic raised Chanel logo make this a worthy blush to add to your collection regardless of how many pick blushes you may currently have in your stash. I would really suggest checking this blush out if you are just starting out in your Chanel adventure or in your high end makeup dabblings. Blush Horizon de Chanel is an excellent choice as it

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Lise Watier Aquarella Quartet, Folie d’Iris Couleur Folle and Violet Waterproof Liner – Swatches & Review

I've chosen to first introduce you to some of the eye products from the gorgeous Lise Watier Aquarella Collection for Spring 2012. Aquarella is a breathtaking collection inspired by the soft pastel shades of spring flowers. It offers "fresh and bright colours in celebration of the return of spring". This offering from Lise Watier has me delusionally believing that even before the real arrival of winter that spring is just around the corner!The look I did featuring all of the products (every shade!) that will be reviewed in this

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