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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.

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss Tubes

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss Collection

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss 2016

press-sampleThe incredibly pigment-rich MAC Vamplify Collection is back in the spotlight!   For my readers who love the high-pigment color payoff of a lipstick but the incredible shine of a gloss, Vamplify is a must-have.  This formula was introduced back in 2015 and the first thing that grabbed me when I applied it was how amazing the product feels on the lips.  This is a moisturizing formula, so it almost feels like a tip treatment when applied.  Seven new colors have been added to this collection of glosses for Fall 2016, including dusky shades perfect for the Fall season, and a cool-hued violet that is so modern!

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss Swatches

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss Swatches

Swatched above are five of the seven new colors added to the MAC Vamplify Lipgloss collection.  From left to right:  Anything But Demure, Peer Pressure, Absolute Score, Sway To The Sound, and Smart Aleck.  Keep scrolling for close-ups of each shade, pricing, and where to buy!

MAC Anything But Demure Swatch, Vamplify Lipgloss

MAC Anything But Demure Swatch, Vamplify Lipgloss

Anything But Demure is a medium neutral that leans pink.  Perfect for daytime wear, or when you’d rather your eye makeup do the talking.

MAC Peer Pressure Swatch, Vamplify Lipgloss

MAC Peer Pressure Swatch, Vamplify Lipgloss

Peer Pressure is a deep wine red that is so sophisticated!

MAC Absolute Score Swatch, Vamplify Lipgloss

MAC Absolute Score Swatch, Vamplify Lipgloss

Absolute Score is a chocolate brown with cool undertones.  A perfect nod to the 90s, you’ll be seeing a lot more brown on the lips in Fall 2016.

MAC Sway To The Sound Swatch, Vamplify Lipgloss

MAC Sway To The Sound Swatch, Vamplify Lipgloss

Modern makeup lovers will adore the violet shade Sway To The Sound!

MAC Smart Aleck Swatch, Vamplify Lipgloss

MAC Smart Aleck Swatch, Vamplify Lipgloss

That bright starlet red everyone should own?  It’s Smart Aleck.  I can’t think of a better shade to add a bit of zing to a bleak Fall day.

Retail price for each long and lean tube is $20.

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss can be purchased at MACCosmetics.com! Other retailers that carry this MAC product line are Nordstrom.com, Bloomingdales.com, Macys.com and Saks.com.

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

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss

MAC Vamplify Lipgloss

NARS Powerfall Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow

NARS Powerfall Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow

NARS Powerfall Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow

NARS Powerfall Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow

NARS Powerfall Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow

The NARS Powerfall Collection is filled with neutral hues, except for these three NARS Dual-Intensity Eyeshadows. Three new shades have been added to the permanent Dual-Intensity collection, and they each add a statement to an otherwise natural look.

In case you’ve forgotten how incredible these shadows are, let me remind you.  These incredibly vivid shadows apply smoothly and evenly, can be applied wet or dry!

NARS Powerfall Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow Swatches

NARS Powerfall Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow Swatches: Antares, Arcturus, and Rigel

NARS Powerfall Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow Swatches: Antares, Arcturus, and Rigel

The polar opposite of all of the matte finishes we’ve been seeing, these three Dual-Intensity shades are gleaming with a shimmery finish.  Antares is an icy silver-white, Arcturus is a regal deep navy, and Rigel is a vivid peach shimmer.

Retail price is $29 per shadow.

Click HERE to buy these at NARSCosmetics.com. Other retailers include Nordstrom, Saks, Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, Sephora, and Ulta.

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

NARS Powerfall Contour Blushes

NARS Powerfall Contour Blushes

NARS Powerfall Contour Blushes

press-sampleContouring is here to stay, and these NARS Contour Blushes from the Powerfall makeup collection for Fall 2016 are an easy way to get the look!  Each NARS Contour Blush palette contains two shades of cheek color, a deeper shade for contouring and a paler shade for highlighting.  The overall look delivered by these is very subtle, as if your cheeks are naturally chiseled and defined.

NARS Talia and Melina Contour Blushes, NARS Powerfall 2016

NARS Talia and Melina Contour Blushes, NARS Powerfall 2016

Two different duos have been added to an already robust lineup of shade choices.  Swatches in the photo above at left is Talia, a great choice for fairer complexions.  At the right is Melina, ideal for darker skin.  Talia leans more pink, and Melina leans gold.  Overall these two new fall shades are very subtle and neutral, and truly intended to enhance your natural face shape.

Retail price is $42 per palette.

Click HERE to buy this product at NARSCosmetics.com. Other retailers include Nordstrom, Saks, Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, Sephora, and Ulta.

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