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LORAC Back To Bronze Collection, Summer 2014

LORAC Back To Bronze Collection, Summer 2014

LORAC Back To Bronze Collection, Summer 2014

Press SampleIt’s so easy for me to introduce the LORAC Back To Bronze Collection, Summer 2014 kit to my readers.  Not only does it contain must-have beauty products for the summer season, but the retail price is a mere $36 for a bronzer, gloss, mascara, lipstick, and dual-ended liquid liner.  Um… This is a no-brainer. [Read more...]

Laura Mercier Tangerine Swatch

Laura Mercier Crème Lip Colour In Tangerine

Laura Mercier Crème Lip Colour In Tangerine

Press SampleIt seems almost comical now, that only a few years ago orange-based lipstick was so unusual!  One of my favorite ways to incorporate vibrant color into my makeup routine is to add a dash of orange, and you’ll see why when you click through to view this Laura Mercier Tangerine Swatch.  This shade is a sophisticated coral-orange in the decadent Laura Mercier Crème Lip Color formula that will quickly graduate to “go-to” status among your lippies.   [Read more...]

Epic Blend Lip Balm Review

Epic Blend Lip Balm Flavors

Epic Blend Lip Balm Flavors

Press SampleNo matter the season, I constantly carry a lip balm in my bag. In fact, balms are scattered throughout my house, so one is always convenient when I need a quick fix!  Here’s the lowdown…  ALL of the balms are gluten-free, non-GMO, all natural, and cruelty free.  There are vegan options, and unscented options, to please everyone!  Click through for more photos and my full review of Epic Blend Lip Balm! [Read more...]

Trish McEvoy Power Of Makeup Planner

Trish McEvoy Power of Makeup Planner, Nordstrom Beauty Exclusive

Trish McEvoy Power of Makeup Planner, Nordstrom Beauty Exclusive

Press SampleThe Nordstrom Anniversary Sale officially started at midnight on 7/18/14, so those of us without pre-sale access finally got to feast our eyes on the merchandise! The Trish McEvoy Power Of Makeup Planner is one of Nordstrom’s Beauty Exclusives for this year’s sale, and will certainly be snapped up fast. This $347 value is retailing for only $168, and contains an entire beauty routine, sans the foundation and concealer. If you’re looking for an entire Fall makeup routine in one portable shot, this planner is for you.  If you already like what you see, click HERE to shop the NORDSTROM Anniversary Sale for Beauty Exclusives.  For more photos and swatches, keep scrolling!

Trish McEvoy Power Of Makeup Planner

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Trish McEvoy Power of Makeup Planner, Nordstrom Beauty Exclusive

Trish McEvoy Power of Makeup Planner, Nordstrom Beauty Exclusive

This collection is utterly giftable, and even makes a lovely bridesmaid gift if you’re having a summer destination wedding.

Trish McEvoy Power of Makeup Planner, Nordstrom Beauty Exclusive

Trish McEvoy Power of Makeup Planner, Nordstrom Beauty Exclusive

Trish McEvoy Power of Makeup Planner, Nordstrom Beauty Exclusive

Trish McEvoy Power of Makeup Planner, Nordstrom Beauty Exclusive

The planner itself is an on-trend putty gray with an embossed design that’s so pretty, you’ll love to carry it stand-alone.

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Little Black Card, Eyes

Trish McEvoy Little Black Card, Eyes

Trish McEvoy Little Black Card, Eyes

The Trish McEvoy Little Black Card is a back-pocket petite makeup palette with a top level (eyes) and bottom level (lips).

Eye Swatches, Trish McEvoy Little Black Card

Eye Swatches, Trish McEvoy Little Black Card

Full Sun Eye Swatches, Trish McEvoy Little Black Card

Full Sun Eye Swatches, Trish McEvoy Little Black Card

The eye makeup contains a range of neutrals, with plum and pink.  The formula offers amazing intensity!

Little Black Card, Lips

Trish McEvoy Little Black Card, Lips

Trish McEvoy Little Black Card, Lips

Lip Swatches, Trish McEvoy Little Black Card

Lip Swatches, Trish McEvoy Little Black Card

Lip Swatches, Trish McEvoy Little Black Card

Full Sun Lip Swatches, Trish McEvoy Little Black Card

The Little Black Card lip colors offer neutrals, plum, mauve, and a bright brick red. The colors are all glossy, and look very rich.

Trish McEvoy Little Black Card, Lips

Trish McEvoy Little Black Card, Lips

Trish McEvoy Makeup Wardrobe, Face

Trish McEvoy Makeup Wardrobing Page

Trish McEvoy Makeup Wardrobing Page

Trish McEvoy Makeup Wardrobing Page Swatches

Trish McEvoy Makeup Wardrobing Page Swatches

The Trish McEvoy Makeup Wardrobing Page fits into the planner three-ring-binder style, and includes a highlighter, cream blush, face powder, and bronzer.

Trish McEvoy Lip Liner

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Trish McEvoy Barely Nude, Full-size Long-Wear Lip Liner

Trish McEvoy Barely Nude Swatch, Full-size Long-Wear Lip Liner

Trish McEvoy Barely Nude Swatch, Full-size Long-Wear Lip Liner

The Trish McEvoy Barely Nude Long-Wear Lip Liner is a great start as a base to gloss application, or even stand-alone!

Trish McEvoy Eyeliner

Black Gel Eyeliner Swatch, Trish McEvoy

Black Gel Eyeliner Swatch, Trish McEvoy

Black Gel Eyeliner Swatch, Trish McEvoy

Black Gel Eyeliner Swatch, Trish McEvoy

Trish McEvoy Black Gel Eyeliner is a glossy rich black, that looks like wet tar! It’s simply glorious.

Trish McEvoy Dramatic Lash Mascara

Trish McEvoy Dramatic Lash Mascara

Trish McEvoy Dramatic Lash Mascara

Finally, top it all off with Trish McEvoy Dramatic Lash Mascara!

Retail price is $168, for a $347 value! Naturally you can add other beloved Makeup Pages to this planner, to mix and match.

Click HERE to shop the NORDSTROM Anniversary Sale for Beauty Exclusives.

The Trish McEvoy Planner featured in this review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Insidious Swatch, NARS Nail Polish

NARS Insidious Nail Lacquer

NARS Insidious Nail Lacquer

Press SampleHave you ever seen tortoise-shell nail lacquer?  I haven’t either.  In the bottle, NARS Insidious looks the exact shade of my favorite tortoise-shell sunglasses! [Read more...]

MAC Sharon And Kelly Osbourne

MAC, The Kelly and Sharon Osbourne Collections

MAC, The Kelly and Sharon Osbourne Collections

Press SampleAllow me to introduce the MAC Sharon And Kelly Osbourne collections for Summer 2014!  I’m going to admit it right now, I LOVE the Osbournes!  I’m thrilled to see what a gorgeous, stylish girl Kelly has become.  These two reality stars certainly deserve a bit of recognition for their glam style. [Read more...]

Summer Beauty With Walgreens!

Walgreens Shopping List

Walgreens Shopping List

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It’s all too easy for me to get lost in the aisles of Walgreens when I visit. It seems like Walgreens makeup selection increases by the day, and it’s so easy to play with the testers without being hounded by commission-happy representatives.  Ah… the peace of shopping at the corner drugstore!  I created a Spring Walgreens Beauty Look back in February, and loved the look I created so much, I used it as my Facebook profile photo!  Now it’s time to update my “assignment” for summer (and hopefully my Facebook profile photo, once again)! [Read more...]

Zuzu Luxe Mosaic Illuminator Review

Zuzu Luxe Mosaic Illuminator

ZuZu Luxe Mosaic Illuminator

Press SampleThat bronze glow you crave? ZuZu Luxe Mosaic Illuminator is the easiest way to achieve it! This mosaic design by Gabriel Cosmetics contains both highlights and bronzing elements that deliver a perfect, youthful glow! [Read more...]

MAC Pedro Lourenco Collection Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Pedro Lourenco Collection Review

MAC Pedro Lourenco Collection Review

MAC Pedro Lourenco Collection

MAC Pedro Lourenco Collection

Press SampleWow readers, so sorry this review wasn’t posted in time for you to see this collection when it was in store!  Just for the sake of showing you my photos, I’m going to post this eye candy without a full review.  Here’s the MAC Pedro Lourenco Collection, for your viewing pleasure! [Read more...]

SinfulColors Summer 2014

SinfulColors Summer 2014

SinfulColors Summer 2014 Review

Press SampleSinfulColors Summer 2014 contains two nail polish collections for your tips and toes:  Silk + Satin and Full Throttle!  Click through for a closer look at these beauties.  You’ll have a tough time picking only one to try.  Good news!  At only $1.99 per bottle, your may be able to buy more of these 3-free nail colors than you expected!  [Read more...]