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Atelier Cologne Ecrin Trio

Atelier Cologne Gifting

Atelier Cologne Gifting

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching.  Flowers are a common gift choice, but they sport a long pricetag and short shelf life.  Why not buy a treasured gift for your sweetheart that will last?  Atelier Cologne–a brand known for mixing scents intended to capture the emotions of a moment in a bottle–offers many incredible Valentine’s Day gift options.  Featured here today is the fabulous Atelier Cologne Ecrin Trio.  Three 30mL Colognes Absolues of your choice will be housed snugly inside a heavyweight giftable box.  Each bottle included in this gift set comes nestled inside a protective leather case that can be personalized to make the gift truly special.

Atelier Cologne Ecrin Trio Review

Atelier Cologne Gifting

Atelier Cologne Gifting

Atelier Cologne Gifting

Atelier Cologne Gifting

The consumer can select 3 scents from a lineup of 15 fragrances to fill the coffret, and then 15 different shades of leather to protect them.  Each leather sleeve can be personalized with a name (like mine shown above) or a short message in your choice of two different fonts to remind them they are loved and in your thoughts.  I’m loving this unique twist on a fragrance gift.  Personalized containers are thoughtful and a selection of three scents gives the recipient the gift of flexibility.

Fragrance choices are: Orange Sanguine, Grand Neroli, Bois Blonds, Trefle Pur, Oolang Infini, Cedrat Enivrant, Pomeo Paradis, Bergamote Soliel, Clementine California, Vanille Insensee, Cafe Tuberosa, Ambre Nue, Rose Anonyme, Vetiver Fatal, and Jasmin Angelique.

Color choices are: burgundy, red, magenta, coral, orange, lemon, lime green, aqua blue, grey blue, emerald, venitian blue, electric blue, indigo, night blue, and black.

Retail price is $210 for the set.  Smaller gifts starting at $40 are available, so don’t be intimidated by the price!  Unsure of which scents to choose?  You can purchase a sample vial of any

Click HERE to shop for Valentine’s gifts directly at Atelier Cologne.  Other retailers of the brand include Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Sephora.

The products featured in this review is a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palettes

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palettes

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palettes

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palettes

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palettes

NEW LAUNCH ALERT!  MAC will be launching new highlighting palettes on February 15!  The MAC Hyper Real Glow palettes are part of the permanent collection, and are available in two glowing color combinations: Get It Glowin’ and Flash + Awe.  Want a peek?  I knew you would!  Keep scrolling for photos and swatches of these beauties.

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palettes

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Flash + Awe

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Flash + Awe

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Flash + Awe

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Flash + Awe

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Flash + Awe Swatches

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Flash + Awe Swatches

The MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette in Flash + Awe leans more pink, with two rosy shades and one medium bronze.  This palette is ideal for paler skin, in this beauty blogger’s humble opinion.  Swatches above from left to right, Flash + Awe– a peachy highlight, Rosy Glow– a medium rose highlight, and Light of the Party– a medium golden bronze.

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Get It Glowin'

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Get It Glowin’

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Get It Glowin'

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Get It Glowin’

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Get It Glowin' Swatches

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette, Get It Glowin’ Swatches

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette in Get It Glowin’ is all about the gold!  Three shades of gold ranging from pale to deep for highlighting in a goddess gold way!  This highlight palette is best for darker skin tones.  From left to right above: Gold Coasting– a pale gold, Get It Glowin’– a medium gold, and Rosy Cheer– a deep golden copper.

Retail price is $39.50.

Click HERE to shop MACCosmetics.com, other retailers include Nordstrom.com, Bloomingdales.com, Macys.com and Saks.com.

The products featured in this review is a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallics

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallics

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallics

beauty blog, makeup blog, product reviews blog, beauty reviews blogMy favorite trend of the moment?  Metallic matte lips!  MAC has launched their classic 12 MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallic shades with 3 completely new colors for you to explore!  The finish is like a brushed metal, and has a softer look to it than a high-gloss metallic.  The whipped consistency of this product also feels fabulous on the lips!

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallics

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallics Swatches

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallics Swatches

MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Metallics swatched above from left to right:  Crowned a deep eggplant purple, Gemz & Roses– a dusky rose, Pearl Punk– dusty pink, and Silver Spoon– grayish violet.

Retail price is $21 per tube.  LOVE what you see?  A MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour Vault is available with the entire collection enclosed for $250 (less than $17 per tube)!  If you love them, grab them now!  Twelve of these are a limited-edition item and will sell out fast!

Click HERE to shop MACCosmetics.com, other retailers include Nordstrom.com, Bloomingdales.com, Macys.com and Saks.com.

The products featured in this review is a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves

Ok I’ll stop talking about holiday value sets REALLY soon, but just as an FYI some fabulous steals on limited-edition holiday sets are still available.  Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves for example, is a great pick if you’re looking for makeup to wear on your big Valentine’s date.  This collection retails for $35 and it can still be purchased right on the Make Up For Ever website!

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves

This value set contains a gorgeous starlet red Artist Plexi Gloss, Excessive Lash, Ultra HD Powder, Step1 Hydrating Primer, and Aqua XL Eye Pencil in black.  These are all in a deluxe travel size, so they’re perfect for your purse, or for a vacation!

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves

This Aqua XL Eye Pencil is a the same as a full-sized pencil, only shorter!  It’s perfect for travel.

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves

Make Up For Ever Lustrous Must Haves

Tell me this Make Up For Ever Artist Plexi Gloss in #400 isn’t ideal for Valentine’s Day?  The shade is a vivid orange-red that will dazzle in the candlelight.

Other Make Up For ever limited-edition sets from the holiday season are marked down by as much as 30% over at Sephora.com, so stock up while you can!

The product mentioned in this post was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

IT Cosmetics New Year New Confidence In Your Skin 5pc. Collection QVC TSV!

IT Cosmetics New Year New Confidence In Your Skin

IT Cosmetics New Year New Confidence In Your Skin

A common beauty resolution is better skincare. Cleansing, restoration, and sun block usage are three common areas people strive to improve. Today, early access is available to the IT Cosmetics New Year New Confidence In Your Skin 5pc. Collection at QVC! This TSV steal contains items for cleansing, moisturizing, and a foundation with SPF 50 protection.  This collection is available right now for $79.96.  The price will indeed RISE after the TSV is over so take advantage!

Click HERE to buy the IT Cosmetics New Year New Confidence In Your Skin 5pc. Collection at QVC!

The product mentioned in this post was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.  Keep scrolling for more images!

IT Cosmetics Confidence In A Cleanser

IT Cosmetics Confidence In A Cleanser

IT Cosmetics Confidence In A Cream

IT Cosmetics Confidence In A Cream

IT Cosmetics Confidence In An Eye Cream

IT Cosmetics Confidence In An Eye Cream

IT Cosmetics Confidence In A Compact

IT Cosmetics Confidence In A Compact

IT Cosmetics Heavenly Skin Smoothing Complexion Brush

IT Cosmetics Heavenly Skin Smoothing Complexion Brush