30 November 2010

Nicole by OPI | "Holiday Magic" Collection | Holiday 2010

Capture the enchanting spirit of the holiday season with Holiday Magic from Nicole by OPI! For Holiday 2010, Nicole by OPI presents a limited-edition collection of four celebratory shades, ranging from sparkling silver to deep red. Designed to complement winter wardrobes, these festive hues add a magical touch to any occasion.

The new Holiday Magic Nail Lacquers from Nicole by OPI include:

Bring on the Tinsel
A silver that sparkles even more than tinsel.

Spark My Mistletoe
A red so hot it might cause a real spark.

Stuck in the Chimney
You’ll never forget this red – it will be stuck in your mind.

Kiss Me at Midnight
This dark red is perfect for night, the best time for a kiss.

“The holidays are all about celebration, and these Holiday Magic Nail Lacquers provide a burst of feel-good color that is perfectly on point with the spirit of the season, These four glamorous shades are the ideal accessories to accent holiday outfits.” Holiday Magic from Nicole by OPI is currently available at ULTA, Meijer, Harmon, HEB and Sears. For more information, visit nicolebyopi.com.

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29 November 2010

Estée Lauder | Pure Color Lipstick & Lipgloss | Review | Photos + Swatches

Estée Lauder introduces a few of their Limited Edition shades in the Pure Color Collection for Holiday 2010. This is the season to glow, and there's no better way than to start with your lips!

Adorn the lips in graceful majesty with glistening, limited edition shades of Pure Color Lipstick in Extravagant Berry and Extravagant Red. Pamper lips in a rich, medium-to-full coverage lipstick that contains Vitamin C and E for the ultimate high-impact look with comfortable application and wear. Special for the holiday season, the lipstick bullets are wrapped in a vivacious gold overlay that adds a unique signature style.

Pure Color Gloss in Electric Ginger, Star Ruby and Extravagant Plum embellish lips with the exclusive True VisionTM Technology that wraps pigments in a crystal-like coating to provide intense, brilliant color and shine. From a soft, sparkling nude to a deep, red wine these limited edition shades will be the enviable finishing touch to your holiday pout.

Star Ruby

Extravagant Berry

Extravagant Red

Glow: The tubes are so elegant and really have a classic appeal. The lipsticks are smooth and creamy and most importantly long wearing ! The thing that I absolutely loved about these lip colors is that they each have a unique scent! The smells are very delicious and fruity.

Glare: The only downside is that as glittery as the lipsticks may appear, it doesn't come out that way on your lips! Aside from that, the lipgloss is very shimmery!

Would I Recommend It? Yes! Especially for the girl who's looking for a classic shade of red without being over the top.

Overall Glam: The tubes alone are definitely an eye catcher, these beauties would make a great holiday gift! It's rare to find lipsticks that actually have a great scent and also deliver when it comes to performance.

For a holiday look of modern drama and brilliant color, the Pure Color Extravagant Collection is available for a limited time at Estée Lauder counters nationwide and on www.esteelauder.com. The Pure Color Long Lasting Lipsticks currently retail for $22.00 and the Pure Color Gloss is $20.00

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24 November 2010

Senna Cosmetics | Cyber Monday Sale !

Every color, tool, treatment and kit is 20% OFF retail*

Shop www.sennacosmetics.com and enjoy free shipping on any $50 or more order.

Senna Cosmetics professional studio makeup, brushes, palettes, artist trick items and skin care treatments are a fantastic buy on the Monday after Thanksgiving at the ‘makeup insiders’ favored site, www.sennacosmetics.com. Fill the cart with glam colors you want for holiday festivities, from the perfect red lipstick to the deepest ‘Sultry’ eye lining palette. Then assuage the guilt by tucking in the never-go-wrong gift of beauty with a fabulous selection of pretty stocking stuffers to all out makeover palettes.

Senna Cosmetics are designed by Emmy nominated celebrity makeup artist and Senna founder Eugenia Weston, who creates every color and tool, incorporating a stellar combination of her 30 plus years of professional artist expertise and a street-smart, ‘real woman’ sense of what’s wearable and fashionable.

If you’ve never tried Senna Cosmetics, you’re in for a real treat and a big steal.

Shop www.sennacosmetics.com from 12:00 a.m. EST to 12:00 p.m. PST November 29, 2010.

For further information, contact Senna Cosmetics at 800-537-3662.

*Excluding discounted, ‘Last Chance’ items. 20% Cyber Monday discount not applicable to other special offers online. Discount only available for online orders.


Nubar | Holiday Jewel Basket | Swatches

Give the gift of beautiful nails! Nubar's Holiday Jewel Basket is filled with nine nubar classics for a perfect holiday manicure. With a range from glitters to classic red crème, the Holiday Jewel Basket has something for every woman.

Grass Green Glitter, a fine green glitter

Silver Glitter, a fine silver glitter

Gold Glitter, a fine gold glitter

Ruby Red Glitz, a fine red glitter

Competition Red, a classic red creme

Pixie Dust, a delicate dusting of shimmer

Nubar 2010, a flaky glitter in a color changing base

The other 2 lacquers in this collection include a Nubar Base Coat & a Top Coat. I applied the last 2 clear glitters on top of a Midnight Plum shade ( By Avon ) so I could capture the effects of each polish. The Holiday Jewel Basket is currently available for $49.95. To learn more or to purchase, please visit www.bynubar.com .

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22 November 2010

Beauté Cosmetics | Luminous Volume Gloss x Weightless Lip Creme x Liqui Gel Stains

Lately I've been trying to step outside of my comfort zone when it comes to makeup, and what better way than to start with your lips! Normally when it comes to lipgloss I'm a sucker for neutral and earthy colors but I've gotta admit that it can get kinda boring sometimes. Beauté Cosmetics has a great selection of bold shades that I thought would be perfect to give a try and reivew.

Luminous Volume Gloss  | Chimera | $26

Weightless Lip Cream | Masochist | $26

Liqui Gel Stains For Cheeks & Lips | Flouron | $29

Glow: I honestly don't even know where to begin because these are some really great lipglosses! The Weightless Lip Creme is definitely my favorite out of the three. Its bold & vibrant and goes on really creamy and smooth, you literally only need a dab of it because its very plentiful. All three of the glosses were long wearing and also kept my lips moisturized throughout the day.

Glare: The only con is that it was rather difficult to remove the Liqui Gel Stain. You definitely don't have to worry about this lip stain budging or having to reapply throughout the day because this stuff is pretty solid!

Would I Recommend It? YES!! The shades are brilliantly radiant and definitely worth every penny. Beauté offers various gift sets which are perfect for the holidays. They currently have the 3 piece Electra Gift Set that retails for $68 and includes a Lip Creme, Luminous Volume Gloss and a Liqui Gel Stain.

To learn more about Beauté Cosmetics or to purchase please visit their website www.beaute-cosmetics.com .

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