Essie Retro Revival Spring 2016 Collection

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Essie has releases its new limited edition Retro Revival Spring 2016 Collection!

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For Essie’s fabulous anniversary, we’re celebrating Vegas style in honor of the ultimate party town where it all began. In honor of this iconic birthday, the legendary Essie color archive has been opened with a thrilling glimpse into the brand’s dazzling history. The result is a limited edition collection of six iconic shades that all promise a sparkling night of thrills.

Availability

U.S. Launch Date – Now at nail salons and @essie.com Continue Reading

Estee Edit by Estee Lauder

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Estee Lauder introduces Estée Edit, an 82-stock-keeping-unit makeup and skin-care collection launching exclusively at Sephora in early spring. The new Estee Edit makeup and skin-care range is inspired by Kendall Jenner and beauty blogger Irene Kim.

“Estée Lauder approached Sephora with this concept…to partner to launch a brand created with a whole new approach to the younger, modern consumer,” said Artemis Patrick, senior vice president of merchandising at Sephora. “We worked closely with the Lauder team on all aspects. This is a great brand to target today’s Sephora client and great way for Estée Lauder to introduce a brand to the younger consumer.”

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Availability

U.S. Launch Date – 15 March 2015 exclusively at Sephora (320 locations) | beginning July 2015 @esteelauder.com Continue Reading

MustaeV Pink Mist Eyeshadow Review, Swatches, Photos

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I got MustaeV Pink Mist Eyeshadow (more shades & swatches) for a few weeks now and I’ve been putting it to the test quite a lot. Even though I told you about it since last year and featured it in several makeup looks, I wanted to play with it for a little longer before posting a review just because it can be used not only as an eyeshadow. The color might look casual but is not, is more than that an you just have to swatch it and play with it in different lights so you can see its full potential.

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Where to buy:

U.S. & Worldwide – @mustaevusa.com (15% Discount using discount code: chicprofile), @mustaev.co.kr (International Shipping)

MustaeV Pink Mist Eyeshadow ($13.00 for 1.8 g / 0.06 oz) is officially described as a delicate pink hue with shimmering pearl that changes from pink to brown according to the angle of the light and provides a velvety smooth application. Continue Reading

Bobbi Brown Jet Long-Wear Eye Pencil Review, Swatches, Photos

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Bobbi Brown Jet (01) Long-Wear Eye Pencil is just one of my new makeup products, that I’ve been playing with in the last couple of days. This dark black is just one of the six permanent shades of Long-Wear Eye Pencil, a product that has quickly become customer’s favorite.

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Where to buy:

U.S. & International – Now at Nordstrom, Selfridges and @bobbibrowncosmetics.com

Romania – Now at Bobbi Brown Store in Baneasa Shopping City

Bobbi Brown Jet (01) Long-Wear Eye Pencil (£18.50 / $26.00 / 109.00 Lei for .045 oz / 1.3 g)  is officially described as blackest black. It’s indeed a deep black, very rich, intense and pigmented. Continue Reading

Giorgio Armani Red to Go (402) Ecstasy Lacquer Review, Swatches, Photos

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I received this deluxe sample of Giorgio Armani Red to Go (402) Ecstasy Lacquer when I did some shopping for Armani makeup (preview, photos) about two months ago at Selfridges. I showed you back then what products I brought home with me that day as I was really interested in trying out the new Giorgio Armani Ecstasy Lacquers (info, photos) and some newness from their holiday 2015 collection. I got to swatch a couple of them right there at Armani counter and I instantly fall in love with Maharajah (506) Ecstasy Lacquer (review, swatches). Even though my Red to Go shade is a travel size sample, it would have been a pity not to review it and tell you more about its formula and especially show you how gorgeous it looks on the lips.

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Where to buy

U.S. – Now at Sephora, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and @giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com

UK – Now at Selfridges

Giorgio Armani Red to Go (402) Ecstasy Lacquer ($38.00 / £27.00 / €32.50 for 0.20 fl. oz.) is a fiery, intense orange-red with warm undertones and  a high-shine finish. The color is almost opaque in one layer and easily buildable up to full opacity if you and one or two more layers (let the lacquer dry between applications). Continue Reading

Dolce & Gabbana Rosa Spring 2016 Collection

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This spring Dolce & Gabbana Beauty is celebrating the rose – the eternal flower, a symbol of femininity and sensuality – with the Rosa Look 2016. The new D&G Rosa Spring 2016 Collection is looking gorgeous in those nude pink and lilac shades, a true symphony of delicate pastel tones. I’m just loving these kind of colors and the new Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2016 Eyeshadow Palette seems so classy and perfect to create a diaphanous makeup that can be easily darken using that intense charcoal, for a night time appropriate look if you want.

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Availability

International Launch Date – February 2016 Continue Reading

MAC Flamingo Park Spring 2016 Collection

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Love at first sight…this is what MAC Flamingo Park Spring 2016 Collection is for me. I totally believe this collection is meant for those obsessed with pink shades, just like me. I mean, the new MAC Flamingo Park Collection is by far my favorite spring 2016 makeup line, and I would even dare to say that probably my favorite MAC 2016 collection as I don’t think that I will see so many pink lipsticks, blushes, lip glosses and pigments anytime soon. About a month ago when I read the color story, I knew MAC Flamingo Park will dig a hole in my wallet but until I saw the promo photos, I didn’t know how big it will be. I’m surely hopping this collection will arrive in Romania as well (nothing confirmed yet, but I’ll keep you posted) as I already have on my wishlist no less than six products.

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Plunge into the punchy pleasures of pink in a freshly made batch of scrumptious colours that let you have your cake, and wear it too. Glisten pretty on a sunny day with Powder Blush, a fun way to bring delicious colour to your cheeks. Paint it pink and get your just desserts anytime, but be ready to share!

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Availability

U.S. Launch Date – 28 January 2016 @maccosmetics.com | 4 February 2016 in Stores, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s

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Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Cushion Compact 2016

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The era or cushion foundations has began! Bobbi Brown Cosmetics is another high end, professional makeup brand which is announcing this spring its new cushion foundation. Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Cushion Compact has been recently presented in Asia and has as beauty ambassador, the South Korean actress, Claudia Kim.

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Availability

Asia Launch Date – March 2016 Continue Reading