2020 Readers’ Choice Awards: Vote for Your Favorites Now!

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2020 Readers’ Choice Awards: Vote for Your Favorites Now!

Now through January 26th, cast your votes for the best products across several categories! There are specific, best-of-the-year (2019) categories as well as best ever kind of categories (considering all currently-available products through the end of 2019). Each category has between 10 to 15...

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Gucci Sheer Lipstick Swatches

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Gucci Sheer Lipstick Swatches

Here are swatches of all 18 shades of Gucci Sheer Lipstick ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) currently available. The brand has three different finishes and at $42 a pop, that's a bit above my budget to buy all of the shades across the three ranges, so I thought the sheerer, more luminous line would be fitting...

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Most Hydrating Lipstick Formula

We want your recommendations for Most Hydrating Lipstick Formula (specific formulas, please!) — and if you've previously shared your favorites, don't forget that you can always make more recommendations as new products release or you've discovered a new favorite.

How useful are brands’ promotional swatches to you?

How useful are brands’ promotional swatches to you?

A lot of them are heavily edited that they’ve lost meaning; when they look nearly digitally stamped on or exactly the same across three skin tones, they aren’t very useful. I like when they are well-done but still have a foot, or at least a toe, in reality.

— Christine

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Pat McGrath Golden Opulence Mini Lip Gloss Trios Swatches

Pat McGrath Golden Opulence Mini Lip Gloss Trios Swatches

Pat McGrath's Lunar New Year Collection also included two, miniature-sized gloss trios, which I've swatched in this post. Each trio contains two shades from the permanent range and one new, exclusive shade. Here are swatches of the two sets!

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Makeup Sales & Deals This Week

All of the active deals and sales in beauty in one place. Updated with new deals as they go live!

  • Ulta
    • 50% off philosophy Ultimate Miracle Worker Collection, Clinique Pep Star Cleanser, Clinique for Men Maximum Hydrator (shop here), starts 1/25 and ends 1/25.
    • 50% off Dermablend Loose Setting Powder, Tarte Maracuja Oil (Travel Size), Dermalogica Precleanse (shop here), starts 1/24 and ends 1/24.
    • 50% off Elemis Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm, Clarins Extra-Firming Eye (shop here), starts 1/23 and ends 1/23.
    • 50% off First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Minis, Dr. Roebuck's/Arcona/Imbibe/Meaningful Beauty (shop here), starts 1/22 and ends 1/22.
    • 50% off Juice Beauty Stem Cellular Eye Treatment, ProActiv Emergency Blemish Relief, Murad Rapid Age Spot Serum (shop here), starts 1/21 and ends 1/21.
    • 50% off Mario Badescu Select Acne Essentials, Cannuka CBD Calming Eye Balm, IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Neck Cream (Diamond/Platinum Exclusive) (shop here), ends 1/20.

YSL Rouge Volupte Rock’N Shine Lipstick Swatches

YSL Rouge Volupte Rock’N Shine Lipstick Swatches

YSL Rouge Volupte Lipstick ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a new, limited edition variation on the Rouge Volupte formula. It's supposed to be a "lipstick-meets-balm" with "hydrating, medium-coverage" that has a "star-shaped core packed with pearls" for both shine and shimmer. Here are swatches of the...

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Community Favorites, Looks & Color Stories, Vol. 025

Community Favorites, Looks & Color Stories, Vol. 025

First and foremost, if you're not part of the lovely community, consider registering for an account.  This will allow you to take full advantage of all of the features available on the site!

Now, let's dive into readers' most loved and most wanted products from this past week along with recently...

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Hourglass Confession Lipsticks (Spring 2020) Swatches

Hourglass Confession Lipsticks (Spring 2020) Swatches

For spring, there are eight new shades in the Hourglass Confession Lipstick ($36.00 / $22.00 refill) range, plus a new, limited edition duo for Valentine's Day ($72.00, includes two full-sized shades with packaging).

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Anastasia x Amrezy Eyeshadow Palette (2020)

Anastasia Amrezy 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette ($49.00 for 0.75 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette that includes two more shades than usual for an Anastasia palette. The palette features a mix of shimmers and mattes, neutrals and pops of color. ...

Anastasia Amrezy 16-Pan Eyeshadow Palette ($49.00 for 0.75 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette that includes two more shades than usual for an...

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Fenty Beauty Cool Neutrals (2) Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palette

Fenty Beauty Cool Neutrals (2) Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette ($25.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a new, permanent palette that features three shimmer shades and three matte shades in a "cooler" color story. I'd argue that three shades were more muted but still warmer,...

Fenty Beauty Cool Neutrals (2) Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette ($25.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a new, permanent palette that features three...

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Permanent
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