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Lancôme | Grandiôse Mascara Noir Mirifique 01

Lancôme | Grandiôse Mascara Noir Mirifique 01

Lancome Grandiose Mascara opener

Lancome Grandiose Mascara opener

Whether you’re looking to boost volume, add length, hold a curl, or all of the aforementioned combined, it’s rare that using just one mascara will meet all those criteria. In fact, beauty aficionados and makeup pros alike, have been known to create ‘mascara cocktails’ in order to get that customized lash look. Mascara brush heads come in a plethora of forms as well: dense & bushy, thin &…

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Cirque Colors | Concrete Jungle & La Vie Boheme, Metropolis Collection

Cirque Colors | Concrete Jungle & La Vie Boheme, Metropolis Collection

Cirque Concrete Jungle & La Vie Boheme

Cirque Concrete Jungle & La Vie Boheme opener

The latest additions to the Metropolis Collection (see my previous review here) from Cirque Colors, are Concrete Jungle – an urban grey hue, and La Vie Boheme – berry vampiness at its finest. Both shades form part of the new series of crème lacquers from the brand, and will be available as of October 1.

All swatches are with Holdfast™ Base Coat and Liquid Laminate™ Top Coat, both by Cirque…

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NARS | All Day Luminous Powder Foundation

NARS | All Day Luminous Powder Foundation

NARS Barcelona Powder Foundation open

NARS Barcelona Powder Foundation opener

Launching next month, NARS introduces their All Day Luminous Powder Foundation SPF 25/+++, with a new ultra fine texture that offers buildable coverage, shine control, as well as the added protection of an SPF. The 13 shades include: (NOTE: 2 more shades are shown on the NARS website)

  • Siberia – light 1 with neutral balance of pink & yellow undertones
  • Mont Blanc – light 2 with pink undertones
  • D…

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shu uemura | bronze gold & pink satin radiant sticks, Brave Beauty Vol. 1, Vision of Beauty Collection

shu uemura | bronze gold & pink satin radiant sticks, Brave Beauty Vol. 1, Vision of Beauty Collection

shu uemura Satin Radiant Sticks opener

shu uemura Satin Radiant Sticks opener

From the brand that continues to lead the way in how we approach the very concept of applying our makeup, she uemura has just released the Vision of Beauty Collection, Vol. 1 – Brave Beauty, a range of ‘covetable all-encompassing beauty products’ designed to let your inner creativity emerge. The new Satin Radiant Sticks (available in 4 shades, 2 highlighters – Light Pink, Bronze Goldand 2…

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Guerlain | Météorites Perles d’Étoile, Un Soir À L’Opéra Christmas 2014 Collection

Guerlain | Météorites Perles d’Étoile, Un Soir À L’Opéra Christmas 2014 Collection

Guerlain Perles D'Étoile opener

Guerlain Perles D'Étoile opener

Today marks the 4th year since I began my blog, and to celebrate this milestone, I bring you something so very special: your first look at the Météorites Perles d’Étoile, Limited Edition from the Guerlain Un Soir À L’Opéra Christmas 2014 Collection (more details about the entire collection here). With luxurious golden touches and hints of rich ruby throughout, the collection is inspired by the…

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Urban Decay | Mrs. Mia Wallace Nail Color (LE), Pulp Fiction Collection

Urban Decay | Mrs. Mia Wallace Nail Color (LE), Pulp Fiction Collection

UD Mrs. Mia Wallace Nail Color

UD Mrs. Mia Wallace polish opener new

From the movie that spawned a nail polish colour (dark, blood red) that became a world-wide cult trend, Pulp Fiction celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and Urban Decay has recently released a capsule collection commemorating the event. Starring Mrs. Mia Wallace Nail Color, this shade will definitely help you channel your inner mob-girl vamp … or at least, your nails will.

The…

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OPI | Pink of Hearts 2014

OPI | Pink of Hearts 2014

OPI Pink of Hearts 2014 macro

OPI Pink of Hearts 2014 opener

OPI has just released it’s 8th annual Pink of Hearts 2014 limited edition duo in support of breast cancer awareness, which features Mod About You (a pale pink hue, part of the core lineup), and The Power of Pink, LE (a pink confetti glitter hue). The set also includes a pink glitter nail file with a pink-ribbon charm (not shown here) and will retail for CAN $21.50. There isn’t one of us who…

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Guerlain | Christmas Colour Collection 2014 (Limited Edition)

Guerlain | Christmas Colour Collection 2014 (Limited Edition)

Météorites Perles d'Étoile

 

Guerlain Christmas Collection 2014 opener

This holiday season, Guerlain takes us back to the opulence of Imperial Russia with the Christmas Colour Collection 2014. These limited edition products with their gold packaging and luxurious ruby details throughout, echo the grandeur of that era: picture taking a ride in an ornately embellished horse-drawn gilt carriage with the snow swirling above, while you’re wrapped up snugly in…

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NUDESTIX | Angel Magnetic Eye Color Pencil, Love Cheek + Lip Pencil, & Shimmer Eye Pencil

NUDESTIX | Angel Magnetic Eye Color Pencil, Love Cheek + Lip Pencil, & Shimmer Eye Pencil

NUDESTIX OPENER

NUDESTIX OPENER

Question: what do you get when you cross a chemical engineer mom with 2 impossibly gorgeous teen daughters? Answer: why, makeup, of course. Introducing  NUDESTIX™, a line of beauty pencils to help you achieve the ‘no makeup makeup’ look, or as the brand’s tagline says “go nude, but better”. With her daughters Ally & Taylor as muses, Jenny Frankel – a woman with over 20 years experience in the…

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MFW Makeup Edition | Giorgio Armani SS/15

MFW Makeup Edition | Giorgio Armani SS/15

GASS15-Press-022

GASS15-Press-022

At the Giorgio Armani Womenswear SS/15 show for MFW (Milan Fashion Week) held this past September 20, Mr. Armani – the master of exquisite tailoring – presented a collection of dreamy, flowing creations with exceptional detailing in his signature neutral and earth-toned shades, down the runway. Accompanying the fashion, International Makeup Artist for Giorgio Armani, Linda Cantello, created a…

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Hand Chemistry | Intense Youth Complex

Hand Chemistry | Intense Youth Complex

Hand Chemistry opener

Hand Chemistry opener

You can change the colour of your hair to hide your age. You can even use makeup to erase years from your face, but the turning back the clock on the skin of your hands, has been almost impossible to do … until now. Finally on our shores from across the pond where it’s been literally selling off the shelves, is Hand Chemistry Intense Youth Complex, a hand cream that ‘targets the eight signs of…

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The 7 Virtues | Patchouli of Rwanda

The 7 Virtues | Patchouli of Rwanda

The 7 Virtues Patchouli of Rwanda opener

The 7 Virtues Patchouli of Rwanda opener

Launching today to happily coincide with, as well as in honour of International Day of Peace, Patchouli of Rwandafrom The 7 Virtues® is the latest fragrance created from the Canadian brand with the most beautiful mission ever: “Make Perfume Not War” (to make rebuilding more exciting than destruction) – the words of wisdom that founder Barb Stegemann has been actively embracing since the day…

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NARS | Unlawful Blush, Night Caller Collection Fall 2014

NARS | Unlawful Blush, Night Caller Collection Fall 2014

NARS Unlawful Blush opener

NARS Unlawful Blush opener

The Fall 2014 Night Caller Collection from NARS, has some truly stand-out pieces, with Unlawful Blush leading the pack (my review on the eyeshadow duos will be coming soon). From the brand known for creating some of the most quixotic seasonal collections with the most exotic names at that, Unlawfulseems rather, well … tame, by contrast. But appearances can be very deceiving. Very, very…

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NYFW Nail Edition | OPI covers Azede Jean-Pierre SS/15

NYFW Nail Edition | OPI covers Azede Jean-Pierre SS/15

OPI-NYFW-Azede-SS15-300dpi-3

OPI-NYFW-Azede-SS15-300dpi-3

I confess to being unfamiliar with this designer, but I’m totally loving both the beauty and nail looks created here (positively obsessing over the berry eyeshadow and nude lip); this past Tuesday (Sept. 9), the Azede Jean-Pierre SS/15 runway show featured a collaboration with OPI, while a unique mani was created by Lead Nail Artist, Miss Pop. Echoing the cut-out theme in the designer’s…

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NYFW Nail Edition | OPI covers Clover Canyon SS/15

NYFW Nail Edition | OPI covers Clover Canyon SS/15

OPI-NYFW-CloverCanyon-SS15-300dpi-1

OPI-NYFW-CloverCanyon-SS15-300dpi-1

NYFW may be over, but the nail trends seen on the runways continue to make an impact in the world of beauty. For the Clover Canyon SS/15 show, OPI once again partnered with the designer with the help of Lead Nail Artist, Miss Pop, to create a unique yet simple lustrous looks on the models’ nails – mimicking rich jewel tones to offset the brightly patterned clothing.

Get the look:

Two coats of…

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Lancôme | Grandiôse Mascara Noir Mirifique 01

Lancôme | Grandiôse Mascara Noir Mirifique 01

Lancome Grandiose Mascara opener

Lancome Grandiose Mascara opener

Whether you’re looking to boost volume, add length, hold a curl, or all of the aforementioned combined, it’s rare that using just one mascara will meet all those criteria. In fact, beauty aficionados and makeup pros alike, have been known to create ‘mascara cocktails’ in order to get that customized lash look. Mascara brush heads come in a plethora of forms as well: dense & bushy, thin &…

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Cirque Colors | Concrete Jungle & La Vie Boheme, Metropolis Collection

Cirque Colors | Concrete Jungle & La Vie Boheme, Metropolis Collection

Cirque Concrete Jungle & La Vie Boheme

Cirque Concrete Jungle & La Vie Boheme opener

The latest additions to the Metropolis Collection (see my previous review here) from Cirque Colors, are Concrete Jungle – an urban grey hue, and La Vie Boheme – berry vampiness at its finest. Both shades form part of the new series of crème lacquers from the brand, and will be available as of October 1.

All swatches are with Holdfast™ Base Coat and Liquid Laminate™ Top Coat, both by Cirque…

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NARS | All Day Luminous Powder Foundation

NARS | All Day Luminous Powder Foundation

NARS Barcelona Powder Foundation open

NARS Barcelona Powder Foundation opener

Launching next month, NARS introduces their All Day Luminous Powder Foundation SPF 25/+++, with a new ultra fine texture that offers buildable coverage, shine control, as well as the added protection of an SPF. The 13 shades include: (NOTE: 2 more shades are shown on the NARS website)

  • Siberia – light 1 with neutral balance of pink & yellow undertones
  • Mont Blanc – light 2 with pink undertones
  • D…

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shu uemura | bronze gold & pink satin radiant sticks, Brave Beauty Vol. 1, Vision of Beauty Collection

shu uemura | bronze gold & pink satin radiant sticks, Brave Beauty Vol. 1, Vision of Beauty Collection

shu uemura Satin Radiant Sticks opener

shu uemura Satin Radiant Sticks opener

From the brand that continues to lead the way in how we approach the very concept of applying our makeup, she uemura has just released the Vision of Beauty Collection, Vol. 1 – Brave Beauty, a range of ‘covetable all-encompassing beauty products’ designed to let your inner creativity emerge. The new Satin Radiant Sticks (available in 4 shades, 2 highlighters – Light Pink, Bronze Goldand 2…

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Guerlain | Météorites Perles d’Étoile, Un Soir À L’Opéra Christmas 2014 Collection

Guerlain | Météorites Perles d’Étoile, Un Soir À L’Opéra Christmas 2014 Collection

Guerlain Perles D'Étoile opener

Guerlain Perles D'Étoile opener

Today marks the 4th year since I began my blog, and to celebrate this milestone, I bring you something so very special: your first look at the Météorites Perles d’Étoile, Limited Edition from the Guerlain Un Soir À L’Opéra Christmas 2014 Collection (more details about the entire collection here). With luxurious golden touches and hints of rich ruby throughout, the collection is inspired by the…

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Urban Decay | Mrs. Mia Wallace Nail Color (LE), Pulp Fiction Collection

Urban Decay | Mrs. Mia Wallace Nail Color (LE), Pulp Fiction Collection

UD Mrs. Mia Wallace Nail Color

UD Mrs. Mia Wallace polish opener new

From the movie that spawned a nail polish colour (dark, blood red) that became a world-wide cult trend, Pulp Fiction celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and Urban Decay has recently released a capsule collection commemorating the event. Starring Mrs. Mia Wallace Nail Color, this shade will definitely help you channel your inner mob-girl vamp … or at least, your nails will.

The…

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OPI | Pink of Hearts 2014

OPI | Pink of Hearts 2014

OPI Pink of Hearts 2014 macro

OPI Pink of Hearts 2014 opener

OPI has just released it’s 8th annual Pink of Hearts 2014 limited edition duo in support of breast cancer awareness, which features Mod About You (a pale pink hue, part of the core lineup), and The Power of Pink, LE (a pink confetti glitter hue). The set also includes a pink glitter nail file with a pink-ribbon charm (not shown here) and will retail for CAN $21.50. There isn’t one of us who…

View On WordPress

Guerlain | Christmas Colour Collection 2014 (Limited Edition)

Guerlain | Christmas Colour Collection 2014 (Limited Edition)

Météorites Perles d'Étoile

 

Guerlain Christmas Collection 2014 opener

This holiday season, Guerlain takes us back to the opulence of Imperial Russia with the Christmas Colour Collection 2014. These limited edition products with their gold packaging and luxurious ruby details throughout, echo the grandeur of that era: picture taking a ride in an ornately embellished horse-drawn gilt carriage with the snow swirling above, while you’re wrapped up snugly in…

View On WordPress

NUDESTIX | Angel Magnetic Eye Color Pencil, Love Cheek + Lip Pencil, & Shimmer Eye Pencil

NUDESTIX | Angel Magnetic Eye Color Pencil, Love Cheek + Lip Pencil, & Shimmer Eye Pencil

NUDESTIX OPENER

NUDESTIX OPENER

Question: what do you get when you cross a chemical engineer mom with 2 impossibly gorgeous teen daughters? Answer: why, makeup, of course. Introducing  NUDESTIX™, a line of beauty pencils to help you achieve the ‘no makeup makeup’ look, or as the brand’s tagline says “go nude, but better”. With her daughters Ally & Taylor as muses, Jenny Frankel – a woman with over 20 years experience in the…

View On WordPress

MFW Makeup Edition | Giorgio Armani SS/15

MFW Makeup Edition | Giorgio Armani SS/15

GASS15-Press-022

GASS15-Press-022

At the Giorgio Armani Womenswear SS/15 show for MFW (Milan Fashion Week) held this past September 20, Mr. Armani – the master of exquisite tailoring – presented a collection of dreamy, flowing creations with exceptional detailing in his signature neutral and earth-toned shades, down the runway. Accompanying the fashion, International Makeup Artist for Giorgio Armani, Linda Cantello, created a…

View On WordPress

Hand Chemistry | Intense Youth Complex

Hand Chemistry | Intense Youth Complex

Hand Chemistry opener

Hand Chemistry opener

You can change the colour of your hair to hide your age. You can even use makeup to erase years from your face, but the turning back the clock on the skin of your hands, has been almost impossible to do … until now. Finally on our shores from across the pond where it’s been literally selling off the shelves, is Hand Chemistry Intense Youth Complex, a hand cream that ‘targets the eight signs of…

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The 7 Virtues | Patchouli of Rwanda

The 7 Virtues | Patchouli of Rwanda

The 7 Virtues Patchouli of Rwanda opener

The 7 Virtues Patchouli of Rwanda opener

Launching today to happily coincide with, as well as in honour of International Day of Peace, Patchouli of Rwandafrom The 7 Virtues® is the latest fragrance created from the Canadian brand with the most beautiful mission ever: “Make Perfume Not War” (to make rebuilding more exciting than destruction) – the words of wisdom that founder Barb Stegemann has been actively embracing since the day…

View On WordPress

NARS | Unlawful Blush, Night Caller Collection Fall 2014

NARS | Unlawful Blush, Night Caller Collection Fall 2014

NARS Unlawful Blush opener

NARS Unlawful Blush opener

The Fall 2014 Night Caller Collection from NARS, has some truly stand-out pieces, with Unlawful Blush leading the pack (my review on the eyeshadow duos will be coming soon). From the brand known for creating some of the most quixotic seasonal collections with the most exotic names at that, Unlawfulseems rather, well … tame, by contrast. But appearances can be very deceiving. Very, very…

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NYFW Nail Edition | OPI covers Azede Jean-Pierre SS/15

NYFW Nail Edition | OPI covers Azede Jean-Pierre SS/15

OPI-NYFW-Azede-SS15-300dpi-3

OPI-NYFW-Azede-SS15-300dpi-3

I confess to being unfamiliar with this designer, but I’m totally loving both the beauty and nail looks created here (positively obsessing over the berry eyeshadow and nude lip); this past Tuesday (Sept. 9), the Azede Jean-Pierre SS/15 runway show featured a collaboration with OPI, while a unique mani was created by Lead Nail Artist, Miss Pop. Echoing the cut-out theme in the designer’s…

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NYFW Nail Edition | OPI covers Clover Canyon SS/15

NYFW Nail Edition | OPI covers Clover Canyon SS/15

OPI-NYFW-CloverCanyon-SS15-300dpi-1

OPI-NYFW-CloverCanyon-SS15-300dpi-1

NYFW may be over, but the nail trends seen on the runways continue to make an impact in the world of beauty. For the Clover Canyon SS/15 show, OPI once again partnered with the designer with the help of Lead Nail Artist, Miss Pop, to create a unique yet simple lustrous looks on the models’ nails – mimicking rich jewel tones to offset the brightly patterned clothing.

Get the look:

Two coats of…

View On WordPress

Lancôme | Grandiôse Mascara Noir Mirifique 01
Cirque Colors | Concrete Jungle & La Vie Boheme, Metropolis Collection
NARS | All Day Luminous Powder Foundation
shu uemura | bronze gold & pink satin radiant sticks, Brave Beauty Vol. 1, Vision of Beauty Collection
Guerlain | Météorites Perles d’Étoile, Un Soir À L’Opéra Christmas 2014 Collection
Urban Decay | Mrs. Mia Wallace Nail Color (LE), Pulp Fiction Collection
OPI | Pink of Hearts 2014
Guerlain | Christmas Colour Collection 2014 (Limited Edition)
NUDESTIX | Angel Magnetic Eye Color Pencil, Love Cheek + Lip Pencil, & Shimmer Eye Pencil
MFW Makeup Edition | Giorgio Armani SS/15
Hand Chemistry | Intense Youth Complex
The 7 Virtues | Patchouli of Rwanda
NARS | Unlawful Blush, Night Caller Collection Fall 2014
NYFW Nail Edition | OPI covers Azede Jean-Pierre SS/15
NYFW Nail Edition | OPI covers Clover Canyon SS/15

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