Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Bite Beauty Lip Lab Limited Release Creme Deluxe Lipstick
Bite Beauty Lip Lab Limited Release Creme Deluxe Lipstick

Lip Lab Limited Release Creme Deluxe Lipstick ($36.00) (Limited Edition)

Straight from the Lip Lab, located in the heart of SOHO, in New York City, BITE sees hundreds of clients monthly and, without fail, can pinpoint emerging color trends. Each month, BITE will create a Lip Lab-inspired, limited-edition run of a stand out shade that is new, fresh, and fashion-forward, with a scent to match. Each cream lipstick is also packaged in a limited-edition red box, with a hand-stamped label that features the shade number and the date it was hand-crafted. Created with BITE Beauty’s coveted Crème Deluxe formula, this lipstick is rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, and offers over 20 amino acids, freshwater pearl, and silk—which have been used in traditional beauty rituals dating back thousands of years. When added to lipstick, this pairing offers natural moisture-adjusting benefits that leave lips softer and more sensuous. Get the coolest shade in a luxurious formula—available only for a limited time.

  • Shade 001 Deep burgundy with red undertones (January 2015)
  • Shade 002 (February 2015)
  • Shade 003 (March 2015)
  • Shade 004 (April 2015)
  • Shade 005 (May 2015)
  • Shade 006 (June 2015)
  • Shade 007 (July 2015)
  • Shade 008 (August 2015)
  • Shade 009 (September 2015)
  • Shade 010 (October 2015)
  • Shade 011 (November 2015)
  • Shade 012 (December 2015)

Availability: Coming soon, exclusively at Sephora

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Hourglass Modernist Eyeshadow Palettes for Spring 2015
Hourglass Modernist Eyeshadow Palettes for Spring 2015

An artist-inspired eyeshadow palette with seamless color transitions offering effortless blending in a single pan. Each palette contains five richly pigmented shades in a range of finishes from matte to shimmer for an endless array of creative eye looks. The innovative multi-press, three-dimensional design, combined with a fine, creamy consistency, introduces a new level of control for blending and picking up pigment.

Modernist Eyeshadow Palette ($58.00 U.S. / $67.00 CDN) (New, Permanent)

Innovative pressing technique provides a continuous form, offering advanced blending and artistry. Complementary colors for base, crease, and eyeliner allow for endless customised looks with one palette. Artist-inspired palettes feature a range of finishes, from matte to shimmer, for countless combinations, from subtle to dramatic. Unique sculptural design provides superior control for picking up and blending pigment. Each shade and finish is specifically calibrated to work with the other formulas within the palette. The finely-milled, creamy formula—the first of its kind—is exceptionally soft, longwearing and crease-resistant. Shimmer shades may be applied wet for more dramatic color.

  • Atmosphere (Cool Neutrals) Pale Ivory, Pale Pink, Taupe, Espresso, Charcoal
  • Color Field (Olive) Warm Ivory, Champagne Gold, Taupe Brown, Golden Olive, Forest Green
  • Exposure (Plums) Champagne, Aubergine, Bronze, Black Violet, Lilac
  • Graphite (Smokey) Warm Ivory, Copper Gold, Deep Brown, Gun Metal, Silver (Sephora Exclusive)
  • Infinity (Warm Neutrals) Warm Ivory, Dusty Rose, Bronzed Mauve, Cool Taupe, Dark Cocoa
  • Monochrome (Rose) Warm Ivory, Rose Nude, Peony Pink, Light Mauve, Dark Chocolate
  • Obscura (Earth Tones) Cream, Smokey Brown, Rose Gold, Coffee, Cool Bronze

Availability: January 18th at Sephora (early access for VIB Rouges, no specific date given), January 19th at, January 23rd at Space NK, NET-A-PORTER, Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Stila Convertible Color Palette
Stila Convertible Color Palette

Convertible Color Palette ($49.00) (Limited Edition)

Long-loved by beauty editors for their petal-soft textures and dewy finishes, each of these 12 shades is inspired by a flower. Stila’s lip and blush palette proves to create an irresistible look. Creamy and non-greasy, each sheer tint leaves a natural glow to the cheeks while lips get a burst of fresh, radiant color. This palette is encased in a portable, mini mirrored-compact for seamless touch ups on the go.

  • Lillium
  • Magnolia
  • Tulip
  • Camellia
  • Peony
  • Rose
  • Gladiola
  • Peach Blossom
  • Hibiscus
  • Gerbera
  • Petunia
  • Fuchsia

Nouveau Natural Eye Shadow Palette ($49.00) (Limited Edition)

Bring out eyes with a touch of natural-looking color. Curated by Global Executive Director of Creative Artistry, Sarah Lucero, this palette is influenced by backstage beauty, and these 12 warm shades were selected to create a natural and radiant glow.

  • Kitten
  • Dune
  • Instinct
  • Wind
  • Individual
  • Desire
  • Wit
  • Jezebel
  • Understanding
  • Coco
  • Gilded Gold
  • Java

Availability: Now exclusively at Sephora

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Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

BECCA Lowlight/Highlight Perfecting Palette for January 2015
BECCA Lowlight/Highlight Perfecting Palette for January 2015

Lowlight/Highlight Perfecting Palette ($42.00) (New, Permanent)

Emphasize your best features with this perfectly-paired duo. Sweep on natural-looking depth and dimension by accentuating the low points of the face with the Lowlight Sculpting Perfector. Then use this blendable cream with Shimmering Skin Perfector Poured to achieve a contoured look. Its unique cream texture allows for seamless application and personalization that works on all skin types.

Availability: Now at Sephora

Monday, January 5th, 2015

Urban Decay Spring 2015 Launches
Urban Decay Spring 2015 Launches

Sheer Revolution Lipstick ($20.00) (New, Permanent)

Sometimes you want the bad boy. Others dig the artsy, free-spirited type. But what if you really want the guy that has it ALL? We can’t solve your relationship dilemmas, but we can give you the best of both worlds when it comes to lip color. Urban Decay launches Sheer Revolution Lipstick: creamy, badass luxury meets sheer, pigmented color. It’s everything you love about Revolution Lipstick–with a sheer and shiny finish. Wait until you apply Sheer Revolution lipstick for the first time–it feels amazing! Like our original formula, this sheer version hugs your lips and has a buttery-smooth application without feeling like it’s going to slide off. Available in ten shades, each one has a rich, creamy feel and a gorgeous, high-shine finish.

  • Sheer Ladyflower Sheer rose-pink
  • Sheer Streak Sheer coral-pink
  • Sheer F-Bomb Sheer red
  • Sheer Liar Sheer pinky-brown nude
  • Sheer Rapture Sheer dusty rose
  • Sheer Anarchy Sheer fuchsia
  • Sheer Shame Sheer berry
  • Sheer Slowburn Sheer orange-red
  • Sheer Obsessed Sheer baby pink
  • Sheer Walk of Shame Sheer pale nude-pink

Moondust Eyeshadow ($20.00) (New, Permanent)

  • Ether Light purple with pink-blue 3D sparkle and shift
  • Scorpio Matte black with gold 3D sparkle
  • Solstice Metallic pink-red with green 3D sparkle and shift
  • Cosmic Metallic white with iridescent 3D sparkle and shift

Naked Skin Ultra Definition Powder Foundation ($36.00) (New, Permanent)

Want a foundation that delivers amazing coverage, is long-lasting and works wet and dry? Urban Decay introduces Naked Skin Ultra Definition Powder Foundation. Our advanced formula lasts eight hours and provides weightless, buildable coverage with the luminous, demi-matte Naked finish you crave. What sets it apart? While traditional powder foundations can be dry and look dusty or cakey on the skin, Naked Skin always blends beautifully and wears comfortably. Tis revolutionary formula even feels different: almost creamy to the touch. Like the rest of the Naked Skin lineup, our Powder Foundation diffuses light to blur fine lines and wrinkles to make you look professionally retouched. Go ahead and apply more in the areas where you need extra coverage; our ultra-forgiving formula delivers true complexion perfection in 14 meticulously calibrated shades. No matter how much or how little you apply, all you see is beautiful, perfected skin.

  • Fair Cool
  • Fair Neutral
  • Light Warm
  • Light Neutral
  • Medium Light Neutral
  • Medium Light Cool
  • Medium Light Warm
  • Medium Neutral
  • Medium Warm
  • Medium Dark Golden
  • Medium Dark Neutral
  • Dark Warm
  • Dark Neutral
  • Deep Neutral

Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer ($28.00) (New, Permanent)

Your secrets may not be the stuff of celebrity gossip headlines, but let’s face it: We’ve all got things to hide. Not to worry; we’ve got your back. Urban Decay introduces Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer. Our weightless formula gives you full coverage in an instant. A liquid concealer like no other, our high-tech formula melds like a second skin–to cover imperfections without making you look covered up. You’ll be amazed by how different it is (and instantly hooked!). Get buildable, even coverage with an invisible Naked Skin feel and a demi-matte finish. For complete coverage, just keep building; no matter how much you apply, Naked Skin Concealer always blends beautifully and NEVER settles into fine lines. With eight meticulously calibrated shades that coordinate with our new Naked Skin Powder Foundation, we’ve got even your most scandalous flaws covered. Our new shade-matching system and new complexion matrix provides a clear starting point for finding your perfect shade: the first part represents shade intensity, and the second indicates shade undertone.

  • Fair Neutral
  • Light Warm
  • Light Neutral
  • Medium Light Neutral
  • Medium Neutral
  • Medium Dark Warm
  • Medium Dark Neutral
  • Dark Neutral

Mascara Resurrection ($16.00) (New, Permanent)

There are a lot of things in this world that you can’t take back–like that spontaneous decision to put a skunk stripe in your hair post-breakup (yes, WZ did that). While we don’t have a time machine, Mascara Resurrection from Urban Decay is the next best thing. The ultimate do-over, this clear refreshing serum brings your mascara back to life so you can keep piling it on. Like a killer lash comb in liquid form, our revolutionary formula combs through lashes to soften mascara and get your lashes ready for another coat. There’s NOTHING else like it! Mascara Resurrection instantly revives your mascara as it separates and defines each lash. Want to top off your mascara later in the day? A quick coat of this serum makes lashes pliable and ready for more. If you botched your mascara or didn’t pull it through well, simply comb Mascara Resurrection through your lashes to refresh, then reapply mascara.

Editor’s Note: I’m using images I shot for the post, but I hope to get official promotional images from Urban Decay sometime today :)

Availability: January 2015 at Sephora, ULTA, select Macy’s stores,,

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Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Sephora Favorites for Spring 2015
Sephora Favorites for Spring 2015

Beauty Closet ($99.00) ($298.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Get a wardrobe of beauty essentials with our SEPHORA FAVORITES Beauty Closet. Loaded with our go-to skin-perfecting powders, lipsticks, nail polishes, fragrance, primers, oil, highly-pigmented eyeliners, hair primers, eye shadow, bronzers, moisturizers, and other must-haves, this collection is a gift set that’s perfect for the beauty lover—or yourself. With coveted brands, from Formula X to Bite Beauty to Josie Maran, this set will keep you prepared for every beauty look. This set contains:

  • 0.23 oz Algenist Complete Eye Renewal Balm
  • 0.085 oz Anastasia Beverly Hills Mini Clear Brow Gel
  • 0.04 oz Full-size Ardency Inn MODSTER Smooth Ride Supercharged eyeliner in Gold
  • 0.15 oz bareMinerals Mini READY™ Touch Up Veil Broad Spectrum SPF 15 in Translucent
  • Full-size Beautyblender® sponge applicator
  • 0.34 oz Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector™ in Opal
  • 0.04 oz Bite Beauty BB for Lips in Flush
  • 0.24 oz Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black eau de parfum rollerball
  • 0.4 oz Full-size Formula X Nail Color in Fahrenheit
  • 0.33 oz Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer
  • 0.16 oz Josie Maran 100% Pure Argan Oil
  • 0.12 oz Julep Freedom™ Polymer Top Coat
  • 0.10 oz Lancôme Paris Lip Lover in 355 Framboise Etoile
  • 1 oz Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 in Nude
  • 1 oz Living Proof Prime Style Extender
  • 0.5 oz Ole Henriksen® truth serum® collagen booster
  • 0.07 oz SEPHORA COLLECTION Colorful Mono eye shadow in #32 Pop Idol
  • 0.25 oz Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35 in Light/Medium
  • 0.07 oz Stila Convertible Color in Peony
  • 0.11 oz Tarte Amazonian clay waterproof bronzer in Park Ave Princess™
  • 0.17 oz Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara

The Great Cleanse ($46.00) ($126.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Grab ahold of the first step in beauty—cleasning. The Great Cleanse was created to let you try all the newness and innovation in cleansing by offering some of the very best products. Featuring makeup removing cleansers, cleansing water formulas, cleansing oils and powders, and an exfoliating Konjac Cleansing Sponge, this set includes all your essentials to perfectly clean, refreshed, and hydrated skin. This set contains:

  • 1.69 oz Sephora Collection Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover
  • 3.38 oz Caudalie Make-Up Remover Cleansing Water
  • 0.5 oz Nude Skincare Perfect Cleanse Nourishing Cleansing Oil
  • 1.7 oz Boscia Makeup-Breakup Cool Cleansing Oil
  • 1.7 oz Fresh Soy Face Cleanser
  • 1 oz Origins Checks and Balances™ Frothy Face Wash
  • 2 oz Philosophy Purity Made Simple
  • 1.5 fl. oz Ole Henriksen African Red Tea Foaming Cleanser™
  • 0.5 oz GLAMGLOW POWERMU™ Dualcleanse Treatment
  • 1.5 oz Algenist GENIUS Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser
  • 0.36 oz Boscia Tsubaki Oil-Infused Exfoliating Powder
  • Boscia Mini Konjac Cleansing Sponge

Perfume Sampler ($55.00) ($95.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Inside this box, you’ll find 11 samples of some of our most sought-after women’s perfumes. Choose your favorite, and then take the included scent certificate to any US Sephora store* to redeem for a full-size bottle of your favorite featured fragrance at no extra cost (redeem in-store only, excludes online and Sephora inside JCPenney). This set contains:

  • 0.05 oz Bulgari Omnia Crystalline spray (scent certificate redeems for 2.2 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.03 oz CLEAN Skin spray (scent certificate redeems for 2.14 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.05 oz Armani Sí spray (scent certificate redeems for 1 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.06 oz Gucci Flora By Gucci-Glorious Mandarin spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.6 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.05 oz Juicy Couture Juicy Couture spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.0 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.04 oz Marc Jacobs Daisy Dream spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.0 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.03 oz Narciso Rodriguez Narciso Rodriguez For Her spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.0 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.05 oz Prada Candy Florale spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.0 oz eau de toilette)
  • 0.06 oz Stella Mccartney Stella spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.0 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.05 oz Tocca Simone spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.7 oz eau de parfum)
  • 0.05 oz Tory Burch Tory Burch spray (scent certificate redeems for 1.0 oz eau de parfum)

Skin Cleanse to Go ($18.00) ($52.00 Value) (Limited Edition)

Expand the way you cleanse with these deluxe sample size wonders featuring innovative originals and bestselling brand favorites. Grease Relief™ Cleansing Cloths Deeply cleanse, exfoliate, and renew pores in one easy step with a trio of purifying acids on a textured cloth. Skin Rescue Deep Cleanser With Red Clay draws out the skin’s toxins and reduces sebum production to control outbreaks for a more balanced complexion while removing makeup and grime. Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask utilizes a four-fruit acid complex to create a gentle, yet potent exfoliating action that leaves skin glowing and healthy. THIRSTYMUD™ Hydrating Treatment uses the newest, most advanced, and extreme hydration active technologies to provide deep moisture and an instant silky, soft, and supple feel. This set contains:

  • 10 x Ole Henriksen Grease Relief Cleansing Cloths: Oil-Free Pore Refining
  • 1 oz First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Deep Cleanser With Red Clay
  • 0.34 oz REN Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask
  • 0.5 oz GLAMGLOW THIRSTYMUD Hydrating Treatment

Availability: Now at Sephora

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