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Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Lip And Cheek Summer Glow Swatches

Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Lip And Cheek Summer Glow

Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Lip And Cheek Summer Glow

press-sample I have a very unhealthy obsession with the new Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Lip and Cheek Summer Glow.  This perfectly portable cheek and lip color features a dual-ended design.  At one end is a sheer, glossy gloss.  At the other end is color that can function as either a lipstick or cheek color!  The bottom portion of container is clear, showing off the gloss color contained inside.  Each of these can be used standalone, or you can layer the products on the lips for a more dramatic look.

Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Lip And Cheek Summer Glow Swatches:

Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Lip And Cheek Summer Glow Swatches: Sunburst, Fuchsia Lights, and Peach Glow

I’m smitten with the color Sunburst (at left) a barely-there sheer gold that is absolutely gorgeous. Also featured in this photo are Fuchsia Lights (center) a deep pink and Peach Glow (at right) a medium peach.  I adore all three!  They’re a great choice to add to your beach tote this summer!

Retail price is $34 per tube.

Click HERE to buy yours at EsteeLauder.com! Other retailers of this product include Nordstrom.com, NeimanMarcus.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 Charlotte Olympia Collection

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection

press-sampleThe recently released limited-edition MAC Charlotte Olympia collection features unique white packaging adorned with lip prints, manicures, cobwebs, and long-lashed eyes.  The unusual packaging kicks off the overall experience of this collection in the perfect way.  Inside, product is housed in equally unique packaging.  The lipstick is housed in a lucite tube with a spiderweb image, the Lipmix lip pigments feature a tube design, and OH MY the nail polish! Each polish is a lean, sleek pyramid design topped with a gleaming golden cap. They are absolutely amazing!

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Leading Lady Red Lipstick

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Leading Lady Red Lipstick

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Leading Lady Red Lipstick Swatch

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Leading Lady Red Lipstick Swatch

The lipstick featured in photos above is named “Leading Lady Red” and is a matte true red. Matte is a very popular choice for 2016, and this MAC formula is a perfect long-wearing matte in a shade a star would wear to the Oscars. This true red suits most skin tones, so if you’ve had a tough time finding that perfect red you should give “Leading Lady” a shot!  Other shades in the collection are “Starlett Scarlet” a lighter true red, and “Retro Rouge” a deep brown/red.  Retail price per lipstick is $18.

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Studio Nal Lacquers

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Studio Nal Lacquers

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection To Have Or Have Not Swatch

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection To Have Or Have Not Swatch

The stars of this collection are the three MAC Studio Nail Lacquers with a cream finish and a bottle the shape of a sharp stiletto.  The photo above shows off a red-orange shade named “To Have Or Have Not”. In fact, this color leans so orange it could even be classified as a vivid dark coral.  This shade is really ideal for Spring and Summer, and would look killer with a tan.  As always I need to reiterate that MAC Studio Nail Lacquer is quite incredible. Its streak free application and long wearing formula places it safely in the category of the very best nail polish available on the market.

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Old Fashioned Swatch

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Old Fashioned Swatch

The shade of nail lacquer above is a deep berry red named “Old-Fashioned”.  This classic shade is seasonless, so if you’re looking for a color from the collection to wear all year long this should be your pick.  Also available but not pictured is the shade “Good Old Days” a pure white.  White manicures are a hot trend for 2016!  Retail price is $13 per bottle.

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Lipmix Red Swatch

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Lipmix Red Swatch

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Lipmix Red Swatch

MAC Charlotte Olympia Collection Lipmix Red Swatch

I’m a big fan of the Lipmix product, and the color shown above is simply “Red“.  This lip color is housed in a tiny tube, and best applied with a lip brush.  The color is so intense, only a tiny bit of product delivers amazing results!  What stands out most about Lipmix isn’t the color, but the incredible texture.  This shade also happens to match the “To Have Or Nave Not” nail lacquer really well!  Not shown is the shade “Crimson”, a dark blackened red.  Retail price is $16 per tube.

There’s so much more to the MAC Charlotte Olympia collection, including two lip pencils, a pigment, two cream colour bases, and even accessories!  Click HERE to shop the collection at 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.

L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Gloss Review

L'Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Gloss

Fuchsia L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Gloss

 

One of the hottest beauty trends of 2016 is the matte gloss. The good news is you don’t need to blow the bankroll to be on-trend! L’Oreal offers an array of high-pigment shades in their new Infallible Pro Matte Gloss formula! This gloss wears almost like a liquid lipstick, delivering intense color with only one swipe.

L'Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Gloss Swatches: 302, 304, 310, 308, 312

L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Gloss Swatches: 302 (Fuchsia Amnesia), 304 (Rebel Rose), 310 (Forbidden Kiss), 308 (Shanghai Scarlet), 312 (Rouge Envy)

If you’re a makeup lover, the swatches above most certainly make you want to dash to your local drugstore!  This product truly delivers professional results with a smooth, streak-free application!  I’m crazy about all of the colors I had the opportunity to sample, but for spring I highly recommend the pink/berry shades at left (302-Fuchsia Amnesia and 304- Rebel Rose).  These pops of pink are simply perfect for the season, and a great way to introduce yourself to this product!  Of course, date night certainly calls for the fire-engine red 308- Shanghai Scarlet shade, so if you’re looking to splurge a bit maybe snag that one too.

L'Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Gloss Review

L’Oreal Infallible Pro Matte Gloss Review

Retail price is $7.99 at Target, or $9.99 at Ulta.com or direct from L’Oreal.

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

Lancôme Color Design Matte Lip Color

Lancôme Color Design Matte Lip Color

Lancôme Color Design Matte Lip Color

beauty blog, makeup blog, product reviews blog, beauty reviews blogA brand I can never get enough of? Lancôme. If you spy a killer Lancôme GWP and are looking for something to purchase, you need NEED NEED to check out Lancôme Color Design Matte Lip Color.  Why?  I’ll let the swatches do the talking…

Out With A Bang, Racy, and Inconspicuous Swatches

Out With A Bang, Racy, and Inconspicuous Swatches

See what I mean?  Vibrant incredible color, completely streak-free application, and a matte finish that is anything but flat.  Out With A Bang is a vivid magenta, Racy is a bright true red, and Inconspicuous is a Nutmeg neutral.

Keep scrolling for more eye candy, but if you’re already looking to buy, these lipsticks are $23 and worth every. single. penny.  And if you think you can’t shop for makeup online, you’re WRONG.  Lancôme offers photos of women with different skintones wearing each product, so you can get an idea of what it will look like on you!

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.

Lancôme Inconspicuous Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Inconspicuous Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Inconspicuous Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Inconspicuous Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Inconspicuous Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Inconspicuous Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Out With A Bang Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Out With A Bang Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Out With A Bang Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Out With A Bang Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Racy Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Racy Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Racy Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Racy Color Design Lipstick

Lancôme Color Design Matte Lip Color

Lancôme Color Design Matte Lip Color

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

Juice Beauty Lip Color

Juice Beauty, NEW Makeup Line!

Juice Beauty, NEW Makeup Line!

press-sampleI recently shared the news with you that the brand Juice Beauty–previously known for their amazing skincare line–has expanded into color cosmetics.  Well today I’m finally going to give you a closer look at some of the new Juice Beauty Lip Color available in the lineup!

Juice Beauty Lip Color Options

Juice Beauty Lip Products

Juice Beauty Lip Products

Pictured above are two different lip color products: Juice Beauty Phyto-Pigments Luminous Lip Crayon, and Juice Beauty Phyto-Pigments Liquid Lip.

Juice Beauty Swatches: Zuma, Cameron, Venice, Drew

Juice Beauty Swatches: Zuma, Cameron, Venice, Drew

The shades in this collection were named by Creative Director Gwyneth Paltrow after her friends and family.  The colors I am featuring above are only a tiny fraction of what’s available for you to play with!

Phyto-Pigments Luminous Lip Crayon delivers soft and sensual color.  Emollient and pigment-rich, this formula applies smoothly and delivers crease-free color.  These crayons are formulated to hydrate the lips while you wear them!  Zuma is a medium shade of brick, and Venice is a pale apricot-neutral.  Retail price is $22 per crayon.

Phyto-Pigments Liquid Lip is made with plant-derived pigments, moisturizing ingredients, and fruit stem cell serum.  The color is intense, and the finish is high-shine.  So amazingly glam!  Cameron is a high gloss bright red, and Drew is that perfect peach you’ve been craving this spring!  Retail price is $24 per tube.

Juice Beauty products are cruelty free, and are formulated with no parabens, petroleum, propylene or butylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfates, pesticides, phthalates, artificial dyes, or synthetic fragrances!

Click this link to shop the NEW Juice Beauty PHYTO-PIGMENTS™ Makeup Collection Other retailers include Ulta.com.

The products featured in this post are press samples. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.