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Mineral Makeup Brand Spotlight: gloMinerals

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Mineral Makeup Brand Spotlight: gloMinerals

gloMinerals was founded by Robin silver-McGee, and their mission is to develop mineral makeup using the best quality pharmaceutical-grade ingredients to create excellent makeup that's good for the skin. gloMinerals is a full line of mineral makeup, from basics to blush to shadows, to even their own...

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Mineral Makeup Brand Spotlight: pur minerals

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Mineral Makeup Brand Spotlight: pur minerals

pur minerals is a mineral makeup brand with both loose and pressed mineral makeup, which makes it a more versatile brand. In addition to the traditional mineral makeup ingredients, they have added shea butter and Vitamin E to help bind their ingredients together. They do not use talc or oil or...

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Mineral Makeup Brand Spotlight: Alima Cosmetics

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Mineral Makeup Brand Spotlight: Alima Cosmetics

Alima Cosmetics is an all-mineral makeup brand. In their introduction, they state that their products are free of irritants and are 100% natural, thus suitable for all skin types and shades. One of the great things about Alima is that they even have a 101 section for beginners. When you have a...

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The Lip Scrub by Sara Happ in Vanilla Bean Keeps Lips Sexy and Soft

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The Lip Scrub by Sara Happ in Vanilla Bean Keeps Lips Sexy and Soft

The Lip Scrub by Sara Happ ($20.00) was one of the first lip exfoliators to really penetrate the beauty realm. Aside from its utterly adorable packaging (comes in this little gift box tied with a ribbon), it is a great exfoliant for your lips. I tried the Vanilla Bean flavor/scent, which definitely...

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Mineral Makeup Brand Spotlight: sukicolor

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Mineral Makeup Brand Spotlight: sukicolor

sukicolor is a branch of sukipure, which is a natural skincare brand (which I have good luck with in the past, so I was eager to try out their makeup line!). sukicolor fills in an area often overlooked by mineral makeup lines, which is cream-based makeup. sukicolor is "fresh finish mineral cream...

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Mineral Makeup Brand Spotlight: IsaDora

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Mineral Makeup Brand Spotlight: IsaDora

IsaDora was launched in 1983 in Sweden, provides fragrance-free products that have not been tested on animals. IsaDora has their own mineral make-up branch that contains a wide range of products.

Some stand outs we found from testing:

Mineral Translucent Powder ($18.00) reminds us a lot of a...

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Wellness by Clean: Purity & Harmony Eau de Parfums

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Wellness by Clean: Purity & Harmony Eau de Parfums

Wellness by CLEAN:  Purity ($76.00) & Harmony ($76.00)

Purity eau de parfumhas top notes of bergamot, mandarin, tea, and ewberry, along with notes of rose, jasmine, muguet, and geranium at the heart. The base consists of cedarwood, sandalwood, elather, and musk. CLEAN describes this scent as...

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MAC Cosmetics – Colour Forms Review

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MAC Cosmetics – Colour Forms Review

OVERALL, Colour Forms offers a nice range of new products and takes on old products, aside from the traditional Nordstrom exclusive of eyeshadow and lip palettes and brush sets. The packaging for the Colour Forms Collection is a glossy black, rather than MAC's usual matte black, and there is a...

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MAC Cosmetics – Colour Forms Swatches

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MAC Cosmetics – Colour Forms Swatches

Stopped by Nordstrom's tonight to get you lovelies Colour Forms swatches! :)  I believe they just brought testers out today (that's what my Nordstrom's said; and they were still bagged up) so that you can play with them and do pre-sales.  I'll do a review later (possibly later tonight, maybe...

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MAC Cosmetics – Neon2 Pigments Review, Swatches, Product Photos

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MAC Cosmetics – Neon2 Pigments Review, Swatches, Product Photos

The Neon2 pigments are exactly that--NEON! They are day-glo, super bright, borderline-obnoxious (okay, maybe they ARE obnoxious) in terms of just how much color potency they have. Yes, some of you may feel that these colors actually burn your retnas. I bought all six more or less so that I could...

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