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For makeup, where you skimp? Where you splurge?

I don’t think I actually do skimp, ha, ha, based on the volume I buy in. If I take off my blogger hat, then I would say I’d be more likely to skimp on nail lacquer, liquid eyeliner, maybe mascara. I find myself more into buying products that are really good, so if it was cheaper, awesome, but if it was more expensive, I’d likely still buy it over a lesser performing cheaper product.
-- Christine

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Sneak Peek: Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color Extensions (Fall 2016) Photos & Swatches

Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color Extensions
Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color Extensions

Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color ($35.00 for 0.12 oz.) has added several new shades to the range. I believe there are 9 that I did not cover before (a few that are listed as new were previously exclusive to Sephora). Full reviews to come, of course, but here’s a look at swatches for now!

Bobbi Brown Luxe Lip Color Extensions

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Sneak Peek: Dior Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadows Photos & Swatches

Dior Fusion (764) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow
Dior Fusion (764) Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow

Dior Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadow ($29.50 for 0.06 oz.) is a new powder eyeshadow formula for fall that is available in six shades. I’ve only seen them on Dior’s website, and I actually picked up one shade (Gravity) from Selfridge’s as it is out of stock on Dior’s website. Initially, I thought they were a wet/dry formula, so I swatched them dry and then damp. They are designed to have a “lustrous finish” with “unprecedented shine.” Full reviews to come, but here are swatches:

Diorshow Mono Lustrous Smoky Eyeshadows

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Sneak Peek: Estee Lauder Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipsticks Photos & Swatches

Estee Lauder Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick
Estee Lauder Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick

Estee Lauder Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a new, permanent formula available in 12 shades. It’s supposed to be a medium coverage lipstick with a lustrous finish. My order just arrived yesterday, so here are some swatches! 🙂

Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick

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Guerlain Fall 2016 Launches | Eyeshadow Palettes, Lingerie de Peau Foundation


Guerlain Fall 2016 Launches
Guerlain Fall 2016 Launches

For fall, Guerlain introduces La Palette 5 Couleurs, plus reformulated Lingerie de Peau Foundation.

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The Details

Palette 5 Couleurs | $69.00 | New, Permanent

Each harmony associates 5 selected shades for a flawless result: 1 base to smooth out and illuminate, 2 nude shades and 2 smoky shades for a smoldering look. Each shade can be applied alone or layered to create a perfect harmony. Every look is possible, from nude to smoky, according to your wishes. Shades come in matte, satin or metallic finishes and are enriched with Light Pigments, reflecting light to make the eyes seem more open and brighter.

  • Rose Barbare (01) Plum
  • Tonka Imperiale (02) Neutral
  • Coque d’Or (03) Gold
  • L’Heure de Nuit (04) Smoky
  • Apres l’Ondee (05) Blue
  • Bois des Indes (06) Rose

KissKiss Lipstick | $37.00 | New, Permanent

  • Fall in Nude (500) Tender nude pink
  • Fall in Red (520) Delicate pinky red

Lingerie de Peau Natural Perfection Foundation SPF20 | $63.00 | New, Permanent

Guerlain’s Lingerie de Peau Natural Perfection Foundation SPF 20 enhances the complexion for a perfect, long-lasting, and natural-looking result on all skintones. This foundation contains SPF 20 and its fresh, light texture glides onto the contours of the face like a second skin to enhance your natural beauty all day long. It’s formulated with Guerlain Technology and Bio-Fusion micro-mesh, a combination of contouring and smoothing stretch fibers that are infused with natural silk and linen fibers so that they’re in perfect affinity with the skin. Hydrating agents provide softness and comfort throughout the day. Choose from a universal range of 14 natural-looking shades for every skintone: cool, neutral, and warm.

  • 02C Clair Rose (Formerly Rose Clair 12) Light skin tone, cool undertones
  • 03C Naturel Rose (Formerly Rose Naturel 13) Natural skin tone, cool undertones
  • 04C Moyen Rose Medium skin tone, cool undertones
  • 05C Fonce Rose Deep skin tone, cool undertones
  • 00N Porcelaine (Formerly Beige Pale 01) Porcelain skin tone, neutral undertones
  • 02N Clair (Formerly Beige Clair 02) Light skin tone, neutral undertones
  • 03N Naturel (Formerly Beige Naturel 03) Natural skin tone, neutral undertones
  • 04N Moyen (Formerly Beige Moyen 04) Medium skin tone, neutral undertones
  • 05N Fonce (Formerly Beige Fonce 05) Deep skin tone, neutral undertones
  • 02W Claire Dore (Formerly Ambre Pale 31) Light skin tone, warm undertones
  • 03W Naturel Dore (Formerly Dore Naturel 23) Natural skin tone, warm undertones
  • 04W Moyen Dore (Formerly Dore Moyen 24) Medium skin tone, warm undertones
  • 05W Fonce Dore Deep skin tone, warm undertones
  • 06W Tres Fonce Dore Very deep skin tone, warm undertones

Multi-Perfecting Concealer | $40.00 | New, Permanent

Color correct your skintone, hide dark circles and small imperfections, and create a natural-looking, flawless finish with Multi-Perfecting Concealer. It instantly blurs dark circles and imperfections while a treatment complex reduces the signs of under eye puffiness and hydrates overly dry skin.

  • 1 Light warm
  • 2 Light Cool
  • 3 Medium warm
  • 4 Medium cool
  • 5 Deep warm
  • 6 Very deep cool

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