Browsing category: Summer 2012

Giorgio Armani Skin Lacquers Collection Gloss d’Armani is 513 Roseperla and 514 Petal ~ Swatches, Photos, Review

514 Petal on the left 513 Roseperla on the right.Another mid season collection release recently by Giorgio Armani Beauty is the Skin Lacquers collection. The collection includes 6 new Rouge d'Armani Sheer lipsticks and 6 new Gloss d'Armani. I have the two lightest shades of Gloss d'Armani to share with you; 513 Roseperla and 514 Petal.514 Petal on the top. 513 Roseperla on the bottom.For sheer coverage. The Skin Lacquers collection captures a nude chromatic palette to enhance lips and cheeks. An innovative approach to soft color

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Giorgio Armani Acqua Collection Eyes to Kill Eyeshadows in 25 Rusted Gold and 28 Red Platine ~ Swatches, Photos, Review

Giorgio Armani Beauty has released an Eyes to Kill Acqua Collection featuring a new Steel Black Eyes to Kill Waterproof mascara, two new shades of Eyes to Kill Waterproof eye liner, and 6 new shades of Eyes to Kill Intense Eye Shadow. All limited edition I made the incredibly difficult and heart wrenching decision of narrowing down my order to two of the new ETK eye shadows in 25 and 28. My decision was made possible thanks to the beautiful swatches on The Beauty Look Book, Messy Wands, and Mostly Sunny. Just in time for Summer,

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Face of the Day With Giorgio Armani Summer Bronze Color Collection 2012

Just a quick post to share with you the Face of the Day I've actually been sporting quite often lately using my Giorgio Armani Summer 2012 Bronze Color Collection products:Face:Can't remember base for this particular pic.Cheeks and highlight: Giorgio Armani Bronze Color Face PaletteEyes:NARS Smudgeproof Eyeshadow baseGiorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Intense Eye shadows in 20, 21, 22, and 23YSL Faux Cils Mascara BlackLips:Giorgio Armani Gloss d'Armani 509 Pink Quartz (I've been alternately mainly between 509 and 510 for this look).To

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Lise Watier Summer Sunset 2012 Face of the Day

Here is my Face of the Day from Sunday. I wanted to show you some of the beautiful Lise Watier Summer Sunset collection items in action and thought with today's clouds it would be the perfect opportunity to sport a bronzy, glowy look to brighten my day.Face:Lise Watier 3-in-1 Miracle Primer in BronzeMarcelle BB Cream in LightRouge Bunny Rouge Luminous Skin Wand in OrionisLaura Mercier Secret Brightening PowderLe Metier de Beaute Visage de Soie powder in shade 2Lise Watier Aquarella Bronzer Spring 2012Chanel Joues Contraste Blush

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Giorgio Armani Summer 2012 Bronze Color Face Palette ~ Swatches, Pics, Review

One of my favourite items from the Armani Summer 2012 Bronze Color Collection is the limited edition Bronze Color Face Palette. Again the use of bronze in the name but no bronze to be found? That is fine with me though because this beautiful rose pink and white are perfect for my pale cool complexion. Both shades offer the same gorgeous, refined shimmer/sheen. There is no visible glitter, only a beautiful glow. I love that I can have my blush and highlight in one compact. On my fair skin the white side works beautifully as a

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Lise Watier 3-In-1 Miracle Primer in Bronze ~ Swatches, Pics, Review

Truth be told, there is no one magic formula to having flawless radiant skin. You see, there are two and you'll find both in our 3-in-1 Miracle Primer. A translucent base instantly matifies and corrects your skin by minimizing the look of pores and fine lines. A coloured base corrects skin tone, illuminating your complexion. Wear them alone or combine them to optimize the matifying, correcting and illuminating effects. At last! The secret to flawless radiant skin is now in your hands.This popular base that controls shine,

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Lise Watier Summer Sunset Eau de Toilette Spray Limited Edition for Summer 2012 ~ Review

View life in colour. Awaken your emotions. Reveal your femininity. With the Summer Collection, Lise Watier creates a new sensual and sparkling feminine fragrance! The freshness flowers and the cheerfulness of summer colours inspire its summery composition! The fragrance opens with a bouquet enriched with the vitamins and subtle tartness of grapefruit blossoms, bergamot and luxurious red fruit. The scent then reveals its femininity with touches of jasmine, lily of the valley, honeysuckle and apple. It finishes nicely on creamy,

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Lise Watier Crayon Jumbo Long-Lasting Waterproof Eye Light Pencil in Moonlight & Sunshine ~ Swatches, Pics, Review

The Summer Sunset collection from Lise Watier brings us the re-release of the Crayon Jumbo Long-Lasting Waterproof Eye Light PencilsThese popular, long-lasting, waterproof pencils are back! Their unique formula allows the pencil to glide easily over the lid for an easy application. Available in three bright, pearly shades. Moonlight is a pale lavender and Sunshine a pale gold. Both shades have a gorgeous shimmer and can be built up to a more metallic sheen. They are creamy and give you a good amount of blending time until they

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Giorgio Armani Eyes To Kill Intense Eyeshadows in 20 Obsidian Black, 21 Obsidian Grey, 22 Ecailles, 23 Madra Perla ~ Swatches, Pics, Review

I originally ordered only one of the four new limited edition Armani Eyes To Kill Intense Eyeshadows from the Summer 2012 Bronze Color Collection in 23 Madra Perla, reviewed here. As soon as I received it I knew I was going to have to order the other three shades. In the spirit of completeness I am adding in the already reviewed Madra Perla to this review. For the first time, Eyes To Kill Intense unveils a pearl blend that radiates four spellbinding colours. Each of the Eyes to Kill Intense – ‘Obsidian Black’, ‘Obsidian

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Lise Watier Tropical and Paradis Eye Shadow Palettes for Summer 2012 ~ Swatches, Pics, Review

Summer 2012 brings us two beautiful new eyeshadow palettes from Lise Watier. Not only are the eyeshadows themselves lovely but the palette they are housed in is pretty AND reusable! You can pop out the eyeshadow tray on the bottom and use the palette as a mirrored case/wallet to throw your cash and cards in when on the go.An innovative eyeshadow formula ensures long-lasting wear and exceptional results. Available in two complementary colour harmonies - warm shades inspired by the sun and cool tints that emanate from the stars. All

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Lise Watier Dragon Fruit and Tangerine Nail Lacquers from Summer Sunset 2012 Collection ~ Swatches, Pics, Review

Lise Watier has released two new nail lacquers for summer 2012 that feature the handy light in the cap. As I mentioned in my post about Euphorbia nail polish from the Spring Aquarella collection at first look I thought the light in the cap concept was "a little hokey" but I quickly realized just how valuable it is!These two new shades are limited edition and retail for $12.50. They are both vibrant creams. Dragon Fruit is a hot pink and Tangerine...tangerine.I wanted to swatch both colours at once for you which resulted in my sad

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Lise Watier Summer 2012 Crystal Drops Lip Gloss ~ Dragon Fruit, Tangerine, Smoothie ~ Swatches, Pics, Review

The first item I've decided to share with you from the colourful Lise Watier Summer 2012 Summer Sunset Collection is the three Crystal Drops Lip Glosses.Available in three delicious shades, these translucent and non-sticky glosses offer extreme shine and unparalleled comfort. $18 each, limited edition.This formula is translucent and sheer but still provides a nice infusion of colour. They have a very insignificant amount of stickiness that didn't bother me at all. They have a very cushiony, jelly feel and felt very moisturizing

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Lise Watier Summer 2012 Summer Sunset Collection Coming Soon!

Summer arrived on my doorstep today! I couldn't wait to show you a picture of this gorgeous collection so I thought I'd post this little teaser. Stay tuned for full review. Hopefully with the long weekend activities I can sneak off to the computer to prepare something for you.Have a glorious Victoria Day weekend my fellow canucks!*Please note that products were provided by the company/pr for my consideration. All reviews are always my own honest and unbiased opinion.

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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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