Guerlain Avarice Rouge G L’Extrait

Guerlain Avarice Rouge G L’Extrait ($48.00 for 0.20 oz.) is described as “beige.” It’s a warm rose with a hint of beige-brown in it. It’s neutral, but there’s a healthy dose of pink in the color. Again my complexion, it almost reads as a subdued coral. Cle de Peau Comtesse de Cayla is lighter and shimmery. MAC So Vain is lighter and pinker. Guerlain Jicky is similar but much sheerer. MAC Spice is browner. Guerlani Galante is darker, redder.

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Guerlain Avarice Rouge G L'Extrait
Guerlain Rouge G de Guerlain L’Extrait Avarice
A
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
10
Application
4
Total
97%

China Glaze No Plain Jane Nail Lacquer

China Glaze No Plain Jane Nail Lacquer ($6.99 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as “lavish lavender-pink.” It’s a red-toned medium-dark purple with darker purple shimmer and a slightly metallic finish. I wasn’t able to see any shift with this one–it’s a shimmery purple but not much else. Oddly enough, I couldn’t think of a dupe! Barielle Passion Pirouette was the only color that came close, but it’s pinker.

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China Glaze No Plain Jane Nail Lacquer
China Glaze Nail Lacquer No Plain Jane
B-
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
9
Application
3.5
Total
81%

Essie Blue Rhapsody Nail Lacquer

Essie Blue Rhapsody Nail Lacquer ($8.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is described as a “jazzy blue metallic.” It’s a subdued bluish-silver with a frosted, metallic finish. The dry down is a shiny matte; it has a flat look, but it’s not truly matte and there’s a sheen there. Out of the blue nail polishes I’ve reviewed, I couldn’t find or think of a dupe.

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Essie Blue Rhapsody Nail Lacquer
Essie Nail Lacquer Blue Rhapsody
C+
Product
7
Pigmentation
10
Texture
7
Longevity
8.5
Application
3
Total
79%

Guerlain Wulong Meteorites Pressed Powder

Guerlain Wulong Meteorites Pressed Powder ($170.00 for 0.26 oz.) is really meant to be the creme de la creme of luxury compacts and powders. This holiday’s refillable compact is a black lacquered metal case that has a lot of heft–the whole compact clocks in at just under 5 oz. The top of the compact is raised with Guerlain’s signature rosette, and the interior of the rosette is made up of gold mother-of-pearl.

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Guerlain Wulong Meteorites Pressed Powder
Guerlain Meteorites Voyage Powder Wulong
A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
100%

Disney Cinderella Storylook Eyeshadow Palette (by Sephora) (Part 2)

This is part two of the review for the  Cinderella Storylook Eyeshadow Palette ($55.00 for 0.70 oz.), which focuses on the next ten eyeshadows in the palette.  To read a review of the palette overall as well as the wear, read part one.

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Cinderella Storylook Eyeshadow Palette

Disney Cinderella Storylook Eyeshadow Palette (by Sephora) (Part 2)

A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
93%

Disney Cinderella Storylook Eyeshadow Palette (by Sephora) (Part 1)

Cinderella Storylook Eyeshadow Palette ($55.00 for 0.70 oz.) includes 20 shades of fairytale-inspired eyeshadows. This is a palette created by Sephora in collaboration with Disney. The review is split into two posts (10 eyeshadows in each), but the rating reflects the palette as a whole.

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Cinderella Storylook Eyeshadow Palette

Disney Cinderella Storylook Eyeshadow Palette (by Sephora) (Part 1)

A
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
93%