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NARS Night Creature Nail Polish

NARS Night Creature Nail Pollish, Fantascene Holiday 2015 | RagingRouge.com

NARS Night Creature Nail Pollish Swatch, Fantascene Holiday 2015

beauty blog, makeup blog, product reviews blog, beauty reviews blogI’ll say that of all of the items included in the NARS Fantascene collection for holiday, Night Creature Nail Polish is one of the most interesting in appearance.  Staring at the bottle gives you the feeling you are witnessing a storm on an alien planet.  The bottle contains a purple shade laced with a dusky iridescent dust that is simply mesmerizing.

NARS Night Creature Nail Pollish, Fantascene Holiday 2015 | RagingRouge.com

NARS Night Creature Nail Pollish Swatch, Fantascene Holiday 2015

When you buy a bottle of NARS Nail Polish, you aren’t just purchasing a color.  You’re buying high-performing product that delivers a superior experience from the second you use that extra-wide brush to brush it onto the nails.  NARS Nail Polish is three-free, and long-wearing.

Retail price is $20 per bottle of NARS Nail Polish. Other shades include Black Fire (a shimmering slate blue), and Hard To Get (a metallic bronze gunmetal).

Click HERE to buy NARS Fantascene items at NARSCosmetics.com. Other retailers include Nordstrom, Saks, Bloomingdales, and Neiman Marcus.

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

Fantascene, NARS Steven Klein Holiday Collection

NARS Steven Klein Collection | RagingRouge.com

NARS Steven Klein Collection

beauty blog, makeup blog, product reviews blog, beauty reviews blogThe holiday color and gifting collections are now available, and they are AH MAY ZING. To kick off my holiday coverage I had to introduce you to the NARS Steven Klein Color collection (aka Fantascene). This collection includes 13 limited-edition items including two limited edition formulas: Killer Shine Lip Gloss and Killer Shine Lipstick. Keep scrolling for a quick taste of Fantascene. I’ll be giving you a closer look at each of these items in future posts!

NARS Fantascene, Besame Mucho | RagingRouge.com

NARS Fantascene, Besame Mucho

This collection mixes BOLD shades with more muted tones like this Killer Shine Lipstick in Besame Mucho.  This neutral peachy tone has become a go-to shade. Retail price is $29.

NARS Fantascene, Fast Life Lip Gloss | RagingRouge.com

NARS Fantascene, Fast Life Lip Gloss

I get so many compliments when I wear Fast Life Killer Shine Lip Gloss from the Fantascene collection!  This pearly pink simply gleams with a high shine finish.  Retail price is $28.

NARS Fantascene, Mortal Eyeshadow | RagingRouge.com

NARS Fantascene, Mortal Eyeshadow

Mortal is a luminous pearl white.  Ideal for the inner corner of the eye or the browbone, it instantly adds a touch of frost to your eye makeup.  Retail price is $25.

NARS Fantascene, Night Creature Nail Polish | RagingRouge.com

NARS Fantascene, Night Creature Nail Polish

Night Creature Nail Polish is such a unique shade!  Inside the bottle it looks a bit like a storm is happening.  The shade is a gray/purple, perfectly muted and fabulous.  Retail price is $20.

NARS Fantascene, Vengeful Dual Intensity Blush | RagingRouge.com

NARS Fantascene, Vengeful Dual Intensity Blush

This dual intensity blush duo pairs a brick red with a gleaming golden highlight shade.  It’s a beautiful, unusual combination!  Retail price is $45.

There are many other shades and gifting options available!  Don’t miss this holiday color collection!

Click HERE to buy NARS Fantascene items at NARSCosmetics.com. Other retailers include Nordstrom, Saks, Bloomingdales, and Neiman Marcus.

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

OPI Venice Collection Fall 2015

OPI Venice Collection, Fall 2015 | RagingRouge.com

OPI Venice Collection, Fall 2015

OPI Venice Collection, Fall 2015

beauty blog, makeup blog, product reviews blog, beauty reviews blogI’m no nail guru, but I know a solid color collection when I see it. This Fall, I’m all about the OPI Venice Color Collection!  Ever since this collection hit nail salons, I’ve been wearing exclusively OPI Venice colors on my tips and toes (including some not pictured here).  You know the drill already. readers.  OPI nail lacquer is three-free, reasonably priced, and one of the longest-wearing polishes around.

Click HERE to view color collections by OPI.com, or keep scrolling for OPI Venice swatches and photos!  Retailers include Ulta, Drugstore.com, and Amazon.com.

I Cannolli Wear OPI, OPI Venice Collection Fall 2015 | RagingRouge.com

I Cannolli Wear OPI, OPI Venice Collection Fall 2015

I Cannolli Wear OPI

Before this collection was even released, I was craving a white manicure. OPI apparently read my mind! I Cannoli Wear OPI is actually better than white. It’s a super-pale, almost-white gray! It’s the very first shade from the collection I chose for my nails, and a fabulous modern neutral for Fall 2015. I know I’ll be dipping in to this color over and over again.

Gelato On My Mind, OPI Venice Collection Fall 2015 | RagingRouge.com

Gelato On My Mind, OPI Venice Collection Fall 2015

Gelato On My Mind

Generally we see colors like OPI Gelato On My Mind in the spring and summer, but somehow this icy pale blue just works for crisp fall days!

It's a Piazza Cake, OPI Venice Collection Fall 2015 | RagingRouge.com

It’s a Piazza Cake, OPI Venice Collection Fall 2015

It’s a Piazza Cake

Classics with a twist abound in the Venice Collection.  It’s A Piazza Cake is a rusty red as vivid as the fall leaves you love posting to your Instagram account.

Other shades I’ve tried so far (and love): O Suzi Mio (a deep almost-black purple), Tiramisu For Two (a pale skintone), Purple Palazzo Pants (a vivid lavender with a white base).  Next on my list is Worth A Pretty Penne, a shimmery copper!

The complete color assortment:
• Baroque…But Still Shopping – Glittering gold (LE)
• It’s a Piazza Cake – Persimmon creme
• Worth a Pretty Penne – Shimmery copper
• Tiramisu for Two – Coffee cream
• A Great Opera-tunity – Lush melon creme
• Gimme a Lido Kiss – Shimmering red
• Be There in a Prosecco – Opaque cream
• I Cannoli Wear OPI – Pale gray creme
• Gelato on My Mind – Icy blue cream
• Purple Palazzo Pants – Pastel lilac
• O Suzi Mio – Bold eggplant
• My Gondola or Yours? – Luscious black
• Venice the Party? – Bold aquamarine (LE)
• St. Mark’s the Spot – Deep navy (LE)
• Amore at the Grand Canal – Ravishing red

Retail is $9.50 per bottle.

Click HERE to view the color collections on OPI.com, or keep scrolling for a closer look at each color in the OPI Color Paints collection!

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

MAC Haute Dogs

MAC Haute Dogs Makeup, Fall 2015 | RagingRouge.com

MAC Haute Dogs Makeup, Fall 2015

press-sampleI don’t know what’s wrong with me!  I live in Scottsdale, and here Fall feels like–well–summer.  Despite this fact, I’m still feeling a bit of the “change of season” blues.  Must be plain old habit!

There are some things to look forward to during the Fall though.  While some are gaga over “pumpkin spice” everything, the highlight of Fall in my opinion are the Fall makeup collections.  If you’re looking for some makeup to perk you up, check out these cozy autumn shades from the MAC Haute Dogs collection for Fall 2015!

MAC Shadester Sculpting Powder | RagingRouge.com

MAC Shadester Sculpting Powder

MAC Shadester Sculpting Powder Swatch | RagingRouge.com

MAC Shadester Sculpting Powder Swatch

Ah, Shadester.  This product is a new favorite.  It’s a gorgeous medium tan shade that is intended for use as a sculpting color, but is equally good as a matte blush or bronzer.  Such versatility!  Retail price is $17.

Catch My Eye Swatch, MAC Fluidline | RagingRouge.com

Catch My Eye Swatch, MAC Fluidline

MAC’s Fluidline is a creamy, potted gel liner delivers such incredible color!  The pewter shade named “Catch My Eye” is an ideal modern ashy neutral that delivers a metallic zing.  Retail price is $16.50.

MAC Labradorable Lipstick | RagingRouge.com

MAC Labradorable Lipstick

MAC Labradorable Lipstick | RagingRouge.com

MAC Labradorable Lipstick

MAC Labradorable Lipstick Swatch On Lips | RagingRouge.com

MAC Labradorable Lipstick Swatch On Lips

MAC Labradorable Lipstick Swatch | RagingRouge.com

MAC Labradorable Lipstick Swatch

Labradorable Mineralize Rich Lipstick is a deep merlot shade with a semi-sheer finish that is very forgivable, no pencil needed to keep it in place!  The Mineralize Rich Lipstick formula has an amazing emollient feel, so if you shy away from lipsticks you’ll love this one!  Retail price is $23.

MAC Lap Dog Mineralize Glass Swatch | RagingRouge.com

MAC Lap Dog Mineralize Glass Swatch

MAC Lap Dog Mineralize Glass

MAC Lap Dog Mineralize Glass

The super-pale barely there shade of MAC Lap Dog Mineralize Glass makes it an easy “go-to” color.  The pale hue draws attention to the lips without being flashy, and the formula feels so divine!  Retail price is $23.

MAC Very Important Poodle Swatch | RagingRouge.com

MAC Very Important Poodle Swatch

MAC Very Important Poodle Swatch | RagingRouge.com

MAC Very Important Poodle Swatch

MAC Very Important Poodle nail lacquer is the color of a spicy, warm coffee concoction.  I can’t think of a color that says fall better, and the medium warm hue of this neutral isn’t something you’ve seen every year.  Retail price is $12.  MAC nail lacquer boasts long wear, and is big-3 free!

Like what you see?  Then click HERE to find these shades at MACCosmetics.com, other retailers include Nordstrom.com, Bloomingdales.com, Macys.com and Saks.com.

The products in this beauty review were press samples. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

SinfulColors Back To School Collection 2015

Sinful Colors Back To School Collection

SinfulColors Back To School Collection

Sinful Colors Back To School Collection 2015

SinfulColors Back To School Collection 2015

Press SampleIt’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Kids are getting back to being challenged, and parents are getting a bit of breathing room.  The best part of back to school season?  Back to school BEAUTY.  Picking polish for the end of summer and early Fall has never been so easy!  SinfulColors just launched “A Class Act”, a huge array of 27 shades that contain serious student demi-matte finishes, party girl glitters and everything in between! As always, the price for each is a LOW LOW $1.99, so if you hate making decisions you can buy the entire collection for about $55 and share with your friends.  Not bad!

Check the brand out at places like Walgreens and Target.  Click through the jump to see close-ups of each color in the photos above!

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