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Lancôme Juicy Shaker Glosses

NEW Lancôme Juicy Shakers

NEW Lancôme Juicy Shakers

beauty blog, makeup blog, product reviews blog, beauty reviews blogLancôme Juicy Shaker lip gloss is housed adorably in a cocktail-shaker shaped container, and features a formula of essential oils and pigment that you need to mix each time before applying!  The image above shows what the contents of a Juicy Shaker looks like unmixed.  They have a very cool striped appearance when the pigments have settled and the oils rise to the top.  This new gloss comes in twenty different colors, each named by the flavor of the gloss rather than the color itself!  This gloss has a thinner consistency than the original Lancôme Juicy Tubes, but the finish is similarly high shine, as if you just bit into a ripe peach and the juice is what stained your lips.  How delicious!

Retail price is $21 per gloss, but don’t forget that right now you can score 20% off any order at Lancôme with the promo code “FRIENDS”! What a great time to try a new gloss!  Keep scrolling for more Lancôme Juicy Shaker swatches and photos!

Lancôme Juicy Shaker Boxes

Lancôme Juicy Shaker Boxes

Lancôme Juicy Shaker Swatches

Lancôme Juicy Shakers

Lancôme Juicy Shakers

Lancôme Juicy Shaker Swatches

Lancôme Juicy Shaker Swatches

I didn’t get the chance to try out every single shade for your viewing pleasure, but certainly enough to give you a solid head start on a purchase decision!  The photo above features the same Juicy Shakers shown in the original image, this time blended, as well as swatches.  As you can see the color is sheer and super shiny, so colors that look like a deep red or bright orange in the bottle deliver a sheer wash of  color.  Shades featured above from left to right:  Berry In Love– a deep pink, Lemon Explosion– pale rose, Meli Melon– pink, and Boom-Meringue– peachy pink.

Lancôme Juicy Shakers

Lancôme Juicy Shakers

Lancôme Juicy Shaker Swatches

Lancôme Juicy Shaker Swatches

This second batch of Lancôme Juicy Shaker swatches features shades with a bit more color-payoff, as well as the unusual blue-hued shade I knew you’d want to see!  From left to right: Bohemian Raspberry– A deep raspberry pink, Wonder Melon– watermelon pink, Berry Tale– a deep berry pink, Mangoes Wild– orange pink, and Mint To Be– a super sheer blue hue.

Lancôme Juicy Shakers

Lancôme Juicy Shakers

Juicy Shaker Swatches

Juicy Shaker Swatches

Wrapping up my deep-dive into the new Lancome Juicy Shaker collection are some shades that lean a bit more orange!  Swatches above, from left to right:  Apri-Cute– medium orange, Show Me The Honey– a golden neutral, Freedom Of Peach– peachy neutral, and Cherry Symphony– succulent cherry red.

As I already mentioned, this gloss has a retail price of $21 per tube, but can be purchased at a 20% discount if you click the link below for Lancôme-usa and enter the promo code “FRIENDS” during checkout!  Sale ends on 8/27/16.

Retailers include Lancome-usa.com, Nordstrom.com, NeimanMarcus.com, Bloomingdales.com, and Saks.com.

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

Issey Miyake L’eau D’Issey Pure

Issey Miyake L'eau D'Issey Pure

Issey Miyake L’eau D’Issey Pure

press-sampleInnocence is the first thing that comes to mind when I sampled the latest scent by Issey Miyake. This scent strives to capture the scent of a drop of water on a woman’s skin, and while there are plenty of floral hints to the scent, the overall impression to me is simply acquatic and clean.

Issey Miyake Pure

Issey Miyake Pure

Top notes of this scent are rose water, Cyclamen accord, Peony, White Lily, and Carnation heart.  Middle notes are florals, and base notes are woods, musk, Osmanthus, and Tuberose.

Issey Miyake L’Eau D’Issey Pure Review

L'Eau D'Issey Pure

L’Eau D’Issey Pure

The profile of an Issey Miyake bottle is instantly recognizeable. Simple, streamlined, and elegant.  Generally a crystalline sphere symbolizing a drop of water tops any bottle of Issey Miyake fragrance, but for artistic purposes this detail was skipped.  For L’Eau D’Issey Pure, the bottle is this rare and precious drop of water.  This scent is ideal for the woman who generally doesn’t like to wear perfume at all.  It’s very subtle, natural, and…pure!

Retail price is $108 for a 3.0 fl. oz. Eau de Parfum Spray, and $88 for a 1.6 fl. oz. Eau de Parfum Spray.  Retailers include Nordstrom, Sephora, Macys, and Lord & Taylor.

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

NEW Salvatore Ferragamo Scents

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Scent and Tuscan Soul

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Scent and Tuscan Soul

press-sampleThe latest scents from the house of Ferragamo are very luxe, and very exclusive! Intended for true aficionados, and sold exclusively at Saks Fifth Avenue, these new additions to the Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Soul and Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Scent collections pay tribute to the splendor of Italy.

Tuscan Soul La Corte was inspired by the Italian Renaissance, with notes of jasmine absolute and almond milk chased with a heart of white lily and iris.  Dry down notes are succulent vanilla bourbon and white amber.  Tuscan Soul La Corte is the latest addition to the “Tuscan Soul” collection of exclusive fragrances available at Saks, and launched in July.  An Eau De Toilette 2.5 fl. oz. spray bottle retails for $190.

Tuscan Scent Leather Rose is a marriage of opposites: the masculine scent of leather paired with the feminine scent of the rose simply works.  Top notes of rose infusion and cardamom launch the experience, then heart notes of centifolia rose and Bulgarian rose anchor the scent.  Dry down notes of cypriol and suede finish the olfactory experience.  In my mind, this scent is inspired by an elegant woman sauntering into a Ferragamo shoe shop during his early years as a designer.  Her rose scent pairs with his leather in an electric way!  Tuscan Scent Leather Rose is the latest addition to the “Tuscan Scent” collection, and a 2.5 fl. oz. Eau De Parfum spray bottle retails for $250.

Both boxes feature weighty wooden stands to use as a display for your new treasure.  Each scent is truly unique, and I highly recommend you sample some of the scents in these collections if you are looking for a new signature scent that is uncommon!  Click HERE to shop these fragrances at Saks.com, and keep scrolling for more photos of these gorgeous bottles!

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

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Scent and Tuscan Soul

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Scent and Tuscan Soul

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Scent Leather Rose Review

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Scent Leather Rose

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Scent Leather Rose

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Scent Leather Rose

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Scent Leather Rose

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Soul La Corte Review

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Soul La Corte

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Soul La Corte

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Soul La Corte

Salvatore Ferragamo Tuscan Soul La Corte

Lancôme Foundation and Corrector Brush

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26 Review

press-sampleI’ve been having fun playing with the Lancôme Dual-End Foundation and Corrector Brush #26. This brush uses both synthetic and natural bristles, and can apply and buff foundation and concealer to perfection! The brush features a dual-end design, one end is a larger foundation brush and the other a more precise brush for correcting and concealing.  Both sides can be used with any liquid or cream-based product, even the recently-reviewed Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Longwear Foundation Stick!

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26

The petite “corrector” side features a small brush with short bristles.  This end of the brush is perfect for targeting breakouts, or tight areas of the face like around the nose.

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26

Lancôme Foundation And Corrector Brush 26

For broader product application, or all-over foundation application, the larger “foundation” side of the brush should be used.

I’m such a makeup brush addict, I must have a half-dozen foundation brushes in my rotation!  I’m loving the dual-ended space saving design of this brush right now!  Retail price is $46.

Retailers include Lancome-usa.com, Nordstrom.com, NeimanMarcus.com, Bloomingdales.com, and Saks.com.

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

L’Oreal Fall Perfection Trio

L'Oreal Green Promenade, Sunset Seine, and Paris Beach

L’Oreal Green Promenade, Sunset Seine, and Paris Beach

 

beauty blog, makeup blog, product reviews blog, beauty reviews blogFall is approaching, fast and furious, so it seemed appropriate that I pull together a L’Oreal Fall Perfection Trio.  These L’Oréal Colour Riche Monos shades are perfect to add that touch of autumn to your look.  Their petite size is ideal for mixing and matching, and feature a gel-to-powder formula that is silky to the touch!

L'Oreal Green Promenade, Sunset Seine, and Paris Beach Swatch

L’Oreal Green Promenade, Sunset Seine, and Paris Beach Swatch

Featured above are three shades of L’Oréal Colour Riche Monos Eyeshadow that are my top picks for Fall.  From left to right: Green Promenade is a rich emerald green with a hint of gold. Deep shades of green like this are perennially perfect for Fall.  Sunset Seine is a zesty golden orange that bridges from summer to fall perfectly, and adds that touch of fall foliage to your eye makeup.  Paris Beach is a pale warm ivory that works great as a highlight, and has warm undertones that are perfect for Fall.

Retail price is $5.99 per shadow, but keep your eye out for deals at Ulta because you can grab a discount now and then!  Right now the steal is buy two get one free!  Retailers include Ulta.com, Target, and you can buy direct from L’Oreal.

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