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Urban Decay Cream Eyeshadows: Grass, Weeds, & Radium

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Urban Decay Cream Eyeshadows: Grass, Weeds, & Radium

Urban Decay Cream Eyeshadows ($17.00 each) came out a few months ago as the newly revamped cream eyeshadows. I had heard many raves for the original Urban Decay cream eyeshadows, and these are definitely up to par! I'm really loving the packaging on this product, because it is a flocked applicator...

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Laura Mercier Gilded Garden Mosaic Shimmer Bloc Review, Pictures, Swatches

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Laura Mercier Gilded Garden Mosaic Shimmer Bloc Review, Pictures, Swatches

Laura Mercier's Gilded Garden Collection debuted for the spring season with several fun, perfect-for-spring products. The collection included eyeshadows in Lilac, Marigold, Orchid, and Pink Tulip ($22.00 each); Stickgloss in Azalea and Tiger Lily ($20.00 each); and Lip Stains in English Rose and...

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MAC Sugar Sweet Collection Review & Thoughts

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MAC Sugar Sweet Collection Review & Thoughts

Overall, MAC Sugarsweet Collection brings back shadesticks and some old favorites, but I don't feel it has created any new favorites. The shadesticks are creamier this go-round, and they do feel a little softer. While I have always appreciated the original shadesticks for their color pay off, I...

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Bobbi Brown Platinum Pink Shimmer Brick Review

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Bobbi Brown Platinum Pink Shimmer Brick Review

Bobbi Brown's Platinum Collection for Spring is a small launch that features a new shimmer brick, Platinum Pink ($40), four shades of Long Wear Cream Eyeshadow ($22), and three shades of (Shimmering) Lip Gloss ($20). The collection is available at Nordstrom.com, for...

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Givenchy Maharani Collection for Spring 2009 – Maharani Rose, Maharani Henna, Precious Sari Glittering Eyeshadows Photos, Swatches, Review

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Givenchy Maharani Collection for Spring 2009 – Maharani Rose, Maharani Henna, Precious Sari Glittering Eyeshadows Photos, Swatches, Review

Finally, the last products to cover from Givenchy's Maharani Collection are the two new Rouge Interdit Satin Lipsticks ($27.00 each) in Maharani Rose and Maharani Henna, as well as their Precious Sari Glittering Eyeshadow ($26.00 each) in Maharani Silver and Maharani Gold.

Maharani...

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Givenchy Maharani Spring 2009 Collection – Prismissimes Maharani Pinks, Maharani Apricots Review, Swatches, Photos

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Givenchy Maharani Spring 2009 Collection – Prismissimes Maharani Pinks, Maharani Apricots Review, Swatches, Photos

Next in Givenchy's Maharani Collection are the Prismissimes, which are compacts filled with nine shades to be used on the face or the eyes. The Spring collection features #21 Maharani Pinks and #22 Maharani Apricots ($53.00 each). Both palettes feature eight subtly shimmered or matte shadows,...

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Givenchy Maharani Spring 2009 Collection – Sari Glow Blushes Review, Swatches, Photos

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Givenchy Maharani Spring 2009 Collection – Sari Glow Blushes Review, Swatches, Photos

Givenchy's Maharani Collection for Spring was definitely captivating as soon as I saw the promotional images for the launch. It also sounded extremely warm-toned and flattering for my skin tone, so I've been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to check it all out!

The real standouts from the launch...

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Clinique’s Fresh Bloom Spring 2009 Collection First Look

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Clinique’s Fresh Bloom Spring 2009 Collection First Look

Clinique's Fresh Bloom Spring 2009 Collection is really the epitome of spring colors and shades. The promotional images for the launch indicated so, and the products themselves don't disappoint! I think the Fresh Bloom eyeshadows ($16.50) are darling; the colors...

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YSL Spring Look 2009 Collection Review, Swatches

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YSL Spring Look 2009 Collection Review, Swatches

YSL's Spring Look 2009 Collection is fun to review, because it is so different from many of the other spring launches this season. Do you remember how we had a lil' sneak peek a few weeks ago of what was to come? Sure, you have some pastels typical to spring, but then...

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Dior Lady Dior Collection for Spring 2009 Sneak Peek

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Dior Lady Dior Collection for Spring 2009 Sneak Peek

Dior's Lady Dior Spring 2009 Collection features quite a few products, many of them fitting for a subtle spring. I actually had swatches for everything, but I think the Dior display had some items mixed up, so I have to go back and re-do them next time I'm at...

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