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Lancome Grandiose Liner

Lancome Grandiose Liner

Lancome Grandiose Liner

beauty blog, makeup blog, product reviews blog, beauty reviews blogAnyone with eyes can see the new Lancôme Grandiose Liner bottles are gorgeous.  Their curvy design and purple ombre purple color are eye catching enough to earn them prime real estate on your vanity.  What’s harder to spot is the genius of these little liner bottles.  The applicator brush is designed to pivot on a sphere, making it so much easier to apply liquid liner!  I’ve confessed in many posts that I am liquid liner challenged, so I truly appreciate the literal and figurative flexibility of this product.

Lancome Grandiose Liner

Lancome Grandiose Liner

Lancome Grandiose Liner Swatches

Lancome Grandiose Liner Swatches: Noir, Brun, and Saphir

Lancome Grandiose Liner Swatches: Noir, Brun, and Saphir

Lancôme Grandiose Liner swatches above: Noir- a rich black, Brun- dark chocolate brown, and Saphir- bright true blue.  The finish on each of these liners is a modern matte.  Don’t forget that the Lancôme Friends and Family event is happening right now!  You can score 20% off of your entire order with the promo code FRIENDS!  This deal ends on 12/6/16.

Retail price is $32 per liner.

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.

IT Cosmetics Anti Aging Armour Review

IT Cosmetics Anti Aging Armour

IT Cosmetics Anti Aging Armour

IT Cosmetics Anti Aging Armour Review

IT Cosmetics Anti Aging Armour Review

press-sampleI first received IT Cosmetics Anti Aging Armour as part of a collection sent to me to announce the launch of IT Cosmetics at Sephora.  This product has since become one of my all-time favorite IT Cosmetics products, so I wanted to be sure to circle back and tell you more.  IT Cosmetics Anti Aging Armour is the ultimate multi-tasking sunblock.  It’s a broad-spectrum SPF50 block, that just to happens to be almost exactly the color of my skin.  Many SPF blocks can leave a pasty white film on the skin, but not this!  It delivers a medium-toned neutral shade at the same time it moisturizes and protects your skin!

I do have to tell you, however, that I informally polled my beauty blogging friends from fair to dark and they disagree with the assertion that this product works on every skin tone.  I will say that it’s basically a perfect match for my light to medium skin and evens my skintone like a champ.  Many days I even skip the foundation, this product is that good!  Want to know if the color would work for you?  I’d say give it a try if you wear light or medium IT Cosmetics foundation or CC cream.

Retail price is $38 per 1 oz. bottle. This cruelty-free product is also free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.

To purchase, you can CLICK HERE to shop ITCosmetics.com.  Other retailers include Sephora, Ulta, and QVC.

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

MAC In The Spotlight

MAC In The Spotlight

MAC In The Spotlight

MAC In The Spotlight

MAC In The Spotlight

press-sampleIt’s the perfect time of year to start exploring complexion enhancing products like those in the MAC In The Spotlight collection. This line exists to give your skin that gorgeous glow it can be lacking during the winter months.  These MAC products give more than just a natural glow, they strive to really make the skin gleam in an amped up way!  MAC Strobe Cream is an incredible multi-tasker that is a moisturizer and a gleaming highlighter.  MAC Extra Dimension Skinfinish–one of my all-time favorite MAC products–is a pressed liquid to powder formula that really makes those cheekbones pop!  The collection contains four shades of Extra Dimension Skinfinish, five shades of Strobe Cream, and three brushes to ensure perfect application.  If you want to stand out at that New Year’s Eve party, these are the products you need in your collection!

MAC Doublegleam Extra Dimension Skinfinish

MAC Doublegleam Extra Dimension Skinfinish

Doublegleam and Silverlight Swatches, MAC In The Spotlight

Doublegleam and Silverlight Swatches, MAC In The Spotlight

Swatches above are Doublegleam– a gorgeous champagne toned shade of Extra Dimension Skinfinish, and Silverlight– an ice queen pearly highlight shade of Strobe Cream.

Retail price is $33 for each Extra Dimension Skinfinish and $33 for each Strobe Cream.

You can buy these items directly from MACCosmetics.com! Other retailers include 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.

 

Lancome Glow Subtil

Lancome Glow Subtil: Amber and Rosegold Lights

Lancome Glow Subtil: Amber and Rosegold Lights

press-sampleThis time of year has the same impact on everyone’s complexion.  More time indoors and exposing the skin to forced-air heat means a dull and lifeless complexion.  That glow you crave can be achieved with a vacation to a warm and sunny destination, or you can fake it with Lancôme Glow Subtil.

Lancome Glow Subtil Amber Lights and Rosegold Lights Swatches

Lancome Glow Subtil: Amber and Rosegold Lights

Lancome Glow Subtil: Amber Lights and Rosegold Lights

Lancome Glow Subtil Swatches: Amber and Rosegold Lights

Lancome Glow Subtil Swatches: Amber and Rosegold Lights

This cream highlighter has a sponge-like texture that feels terrific on the skin, and delivers a finish that looks like a powder.  Glow Subtil delivers buildable color, so the impact is entirely up to you.  This product can be used on any complexion.  Want proof?  Surf on over to Sephora where you can see swatches on both fair and dark skin colors!  It’s positively gorgeous on both!

Lancôme Glow Subtil swatches above from left to right:  Amber Lights– a deep bronze gold, and Rosegold Lights– a warm pink with a golden sheen.  Other colors available include Gold Lights, Buff Lights, and Glowing Lights.

Retail price is $30 per highlighter.

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.

Lancome L’Absolu Rouge NEW!

NEW LOOK for Lancome L'Absolu Rouge!

NEW LOOK for Lancome L’Absolu Rouge!

Lancome L'Absolu Rouge: Pourquois, Nuit, and Caprice

Lancome L’Absolu Rouge: Pourquois Pas?, Nuit & Jour, and Caprice

press-sampleHappy Thanksgiving my loyal readers! I sincerely hope you have a lot to be Thankful for! Traffic to Raging Rouge tends to be light on holidays like today, but if you’re like me you’re looking for a little break from all of the socializing. So while you’re chilling in the family room crammed in with your cousins, I figured you might appreciate a little eye candy.

Lancôme recently redesigned their L’Absolu Rouge tube design, and even updated their shade range to be more modern and cutting edge.  Finishes available in the collection include sheer, matte, and cream.

Retail price is $32 per tube.  Keep scrolling for more images of the new packaging, and to see swatches of the lipstick shades above!

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.

NEW LOOK for Lancome L'Absolu Rouge!

NEW LOOK for Lancome L’Absolu Rouge!

NEW LOOK for Lancome L'Absolu Rouge!

NEW LOOK for Lancome L’Absolu Rouge!

The tubes feature rose gold accents, and the lipstick is actually opened by pressing the Lancôme rose on top of each tube.  The button ejects the lipstick beneath.  The design totally has a James Bond feeling.

Lancome L'Absolu Rouge

Lancome L’Absolu Rouge

Lancome L'Absolu Rouge: Pourquois, Nuit, and Caprice

Lancome L’Absolu Rouge: Pourquois Pas?, Nuit & Jour, and Caprice

Pourquois, Nuit, and Caprice Swatches

Lancome L’Absolu Rouge: Pourquois Pas?, Nuit & Jour, and Caprice Swatches

There are a total of 44 shades available in the collection, a veritable rainbow of options. Shown above are Pourquois Pas?– a medium sheer pink, Nuit & Jour– a sheer neutral, and Caprice– a bold red/orange cream.

Lancome L'Absolu Rouge in Caprice

Lancome L’Absolu Rouge in Caprice

Lancome L'Absolu Rouge in Nuit Jour

Lancome L’Absolu Rouge in Nuit & Jour

Lancome L'Absolu Rouge in Pourquoi Pas

Lancome L’Absolu Rouge in Pourquoi Pas?