Hare Holiday Hoopla Nail Lacquer

Hare Holiday Hoopla Nail Lacquer ($10.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “festive assortment of red squares [and] hexes in several sizes, satin pale pink hexes, gold glitter, and gold shimmer” suspended in a clear base designed as a glitter top coat. It’s a mix of medium-sized red squares, smaller red hexagons, and medium-sized pale pink hexagons that make up the more noticeable shapes and colors, while there is both gold glitter and smaller gold shimmer in the background that helps to fill in the composition. The colors are similar to China Glaze Electrify, but Holiday Hoopla has much more variance in size/shape (plus the pale pink hexes) so Electrify ends up looking almost one-dimensional in comparison. (In the same vein, China Glaze Pure Joy is a mix of small red glitter and then just slightly larger gold glitter, but it is less dense and very unlike this one in shape/size.)

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Hare Holiday Hoopla Nail Lacquer

Hare Holiday Hoopla Nail Lacquer

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Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
96%

Hare Swanky Soiree Nail Lacquer

Hare Swanky Soiree Nail Lacquer ($10.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “medium grey jelly with a mixture of red [and gunmetal] hexes and squares and silver shimmer.” It is a mid-tone gray (that leans perhaps just slightly cool-toned, but it has a very cement-like coloring) with metallic gray square and hexagonal glitter along with bright red square and hexagonal glitter; the red definitely stands out against the gray base more so than the gray bits and bobs. Finally, there is a healthy dose of silver shimmer to fill in the rest of the polish.

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Hare Swanky Soiree Nail Lacquer

Hare Swanky Soiree Nail Lacquer

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Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
91%

Guerlain Attrape-Coeur (501) Eyeshadow Palette

Guerlain Attrape-Coeur (501) Eyeshadow Palette ($59.00 for 0.25 oz.) is described as “mauve, violet, white, and purple.” It’s a mix of purples, really, with varying finishes from iridescent to frosted to satin (no mattes here, though). I wore the lightest shade as an inner corner highlight, then used the mauve shade on the inner half of the lid with the lavender shade on the outer half of the lid, and used the darkest purple shade to define the crease.

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Guerlain Attrape-Coeur (501) Eyeshadow Palette

Guerlain Attrape-Coeur (501) Eyeshadow Palette

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Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
86%

Guerlain Ballade (600) Rouge Automatique Lipstick

Guerlain Ballade (600) Rouge Automatique Lipstick ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a warm-toned, rosy coral with a frosted finish. Applied, it seems to take on a rosier appearance (less coral) due to the natural pink tones in my lip color. Chanel Orchidee is redder. Revlon Pink Truffle is comparable in color but has a glossier, less frosted finish. Thierry Mugler Feeling is brighter. NARS Mayflower has less frost and is a touch redder. Rimmel Latino is less warm-toned.

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Guerlain Ballade (600) Rouge Automatique Lipstick
Guerlain Rouge Automatique Lip Color Ballade
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Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
96%

Guerlain Flirt (761) Shine Automatique Lipstick

Guerlain Flirt (761) Shine Automatique Lipstick ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a fuchsia-berry with iridescent fuchsia shimmer. Clinique Grandest Grape is redder and doesn’t have shimmer. MAC Rebel is nearly identical in color but doesn’t have the fuchsia shimmer. Guerlain Guet-Apens is redder, less berry. Guerlain Nuit d’Amour is a bit darker, redder, less shimmery.

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Guerlain Flirt (761) Shine Automatique Lipstick
Guerlain Shine Automatique Lip Color Flirt
A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
98%

Guerlain Perles du Paradis Meteorites / Illuminating Sparkling Powder

Guerlain Perles du Paradis Meteorites / Illuminating Sparkling Powder ($70.00 for 1.86 oz.) consists of six different colored pearls, ranging from pale pink, peachy-pink, icy pink, medium pink, dark pink, and silver.   The mix of pearls is supposed to brighten, reflect, add radiance, and generally “light up” and “instantly awaken” the face.  The pearls are violet-scented as well and larger than the regular-sized Meteorites. It comes with a pink pouf designed to be used for application.

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Guerlain Perles du Paradis Meteorites / Illuminating Sparkling Powder
Guerlain Meteorites Pearls Perles du Paradis
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Product
6
Pigmentation
6
Texture
10
Longevity
9
Application
4
Total
78%