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Sneak Peek: Anastasia Summer 2017 Collection Photos & Swatches (Eyes & Lips)

Anastasia Summer 2017 Collection
Anastasia Summer 2017 Collection

Anastasia Summer 2017 Collection includes 10 Lip Glosses (seven are rereleases), 12 eyeshadows (a few are rereleases), and five blush trios. The swatches for the blushes are in a separate post here. The new products will be available online on June 13th and in-stores on June 23rd for retailers (but are available now through Anastasia directly). I didn’t purchase Caramel as it was out of stock when I made my order — but it was previously re-released and have a review of it from then already published.

Last I asked, ABH customer service did not know whether these shades were permanent or limited edition, but based on past releases and that these are released as singles (including several rereleases), it seems more likely that they are permanent. If any end up being limited edition, I’ll be sure to make that change.

Anastasia Summer 2017 Collection

Sneak Peek: Anastasia Blush Trios Photos & Swatches

Anastasia Blush Trios
Anastasia Blush Trios

Anastasia Blush Trios just launched, and there are five palettes available. Each row is one trio, and they are in this order: Berry Adore, Cocktail Party, Peachy Love, Pink Passion, and Pool Party. The new products will be available online on June 13th and in-stores on June 23rd for retailers (but are available now through Anastasia directly).

Anastasia Blush Trios

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Week in Review | May 13th through May 19th

Happy Saturday! I always enjoy seeing what makes up the week’s top ten highest-reviewed products, so I hope you find it somewhat interesting as well! 🙂  

What was your week in review like?

  • My skin tone/coloring:
  • Most loved product of the week:
  • Most used product of the week:
  • Any new beauty discoveries?:

Week in Review

01

Milani Afterglow

PPermanent. $10.00/0.30 oz.

Milani Afterglow Strobelight Instant Glow Powder ($10.00 for 0.30 oz.) is a very light peach with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. Read full review.

Wishlist
Vanity
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total

02. Milani Dayglow

Milani Dayglow Strobelight Instant Glow Powder ($10.00 for 0.30 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy gold with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. Read full review.

A

03. Milani Moon Glow

Milani Moon Glow Strobelight Instant Glow Powder ($10.00 for 0.30 oz.) is a soft, pinky-peach with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. Read full review.

A

04. Smashbox Iced Out

Smashbox Iced Out Be Legendary Liquid Lip ($24.00 for 0.27 fl. oz.) is a rich, deep blue with a hint of purple and fine blue pearl. Read full review.

A

05. Bobbi Brown Santa Barbara

Bobbi Brown Santa Barbara Illuminating Bronzing Powder ($42.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a medium-dark pink-coral with a strong, golden sheen. Read full review.

A

06. Bite Beauty #074

Bite Beauty #074 The Lip Pencil ($18.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a vibrant, medium-dark orange with warm, red undertones and a semi-matte finish. Read full review.

A

07. Chanel Memoire (224)

Chanel Rouge Memoire (224) Coco Stylo ($37.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark red with cool undertones and fine, ruby red pearl. Read full review.

A

08. NARS Dolce Vita

NARS Dolce Vita Liquid Blush ($30.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is a medium-dark, pinky plum with subtle, warm undertones and a satin shimmer. Read full review.

A

09. Dior Feel #4

A

09. Dior Feel #4

Feel #4 is a medium, golden brown with warm undertones and a soft, frosted finish. It had rich, opaque color coverage that went on evenly and blended out effortlessly. Read full review.

A

10. Bite Beauty #076

Bite Beauty #076 The Lip Pencil ($18.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium-dark orange-red with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. Read full review.

A

Breakdown |
May 13, 2017 — May 19, 2017

86%

Average Score
A
28
B
17
C
8
D
2
F
1

Total Reviews (56) — Brands Reviewed (9)

NARS Luster & Torrid Liquid Blushes

01/05

NARS Luster Liquid Blush

NARS Luster Liquid Blush

NARS Luster Liquid Blush

NARS Luster Liquid Blush

NARS Luster Liquid Blush

Luster

NARS Luster Liquid Blush ($30.00 for 0.50 fl. oz.) is a medium orange with warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. I expected a lot more shimmer, since the powder version of this shade has it. It had a thin, spreadable consistency that was a little runny but ended up being a lot easier to blend out and apply to the skin than I expected. It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation that lasted for eight and a half hours on me.

The new formula is supposed to “effortlessly glide on[to] skin for a lasting glow” where “one pump delivers the perfect amount of natural-looking color.” It’s supposed to have “buildable” coverage that’s “blendable” and “lasting.” It has a thin, almost watery consistency that spread easily, blended out well, and looked natural in finish on the skin with semi-sheer to medium, buildable coverage. One pump seemed like twice as much product as necessary in my experience, though. I liked using fingertips or a stippling brush for applying the product to cheeks but would dispense on the back of my hand or a metal palette first. It dried down quickly but did not feel immovable, so a little buffing along the edges was still doable. The formula wore between eight to nine hours on me, depending on the shade.

NARS Liquid Blush Luster
Luster

Also In This Review

A

Torrid

Permanent
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Bite Beauty #098, 048, 046, 100 Lip Pencils

01/06

Bite Beauty #098 The Lip Pencil

Bite Beauty #098 The Lip Pencil

Bite Beauty #098 The Lip Pencil

Bite Beauty #098 The Lip Pencil

Bite Beauty #098 The Lip Pencil

Bite Beauty #098 The Lip Pencil

#098

Bite Beauty #098 The Lip Pencil ($18.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark purple with warm, pink undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had medium, buildable coverage (up to semi-opaque) that applied fairly evenly to lips. The consistency was smooth and just creamy enough to be able to blend the color by pressing my lips together if used all over the lips. The color wore nicely for just over six and a half hours and was non-drying. I think it would work best with Amuse Bouche shades: Eggplant (lighter, warmer), Dragonfruit (lighter, brighter) see comparison swatches.

The Lip Pencil is supposed to have “perfect, allover, opaque lip coverage” with a lightweight feel. The formula worked exceptionally well for lining the edges of the lips and keeping lipstick on longer and more within the lines (e.g. a lipstick feathers on its own wouldn’t feather when layered over one of the lip pencils). Some shades worked well for filling in the lips for all over color, but a few applied more unevenly or were less comfortable to fill in with. The consistency was soft, just barely creamy–almost more velvety than creamy–and oddly spreadable, as it was infinitely easier to even out the color by rubbing my lips together than applying more product. The formula has a lightweight feel on the lips, and the wear ranged from five to six hours for light to medium-hued shades with some of the deeper and richer shades lasting well over six hours. They will require sharpening, and as they are creamier, it was easiest to keep them in a cool place or in the freezer (for a few minutes) prior to sharpening to minimize any mess in the sharpener.

Bite Beauty The Lip Pencil #098
#098
#098
8
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
10
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total

Also In This Review

B+

#048

Permanent
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A

#046

Permanent
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A-

#100

Permanent
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