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Sleek Makeup - I-Divine Palette Oh So Special Swatches

By : Glam Shack


Sleek MakeUP’s legendary i-Divine palettes are 12 shades of super-pigmented, longlasting, mineral based eyeshadow, designed to suit all. Each i-Divine contains pearlescent shades, which contain mica particles that highlight and illuminate giving an overal radiant effect.Available in a variety of colour ways, your i-Divine is waiting for you.

Oh So Special includes ultra flattering pink and brown shades that will deliver perfect results no matter the occasion.

Take your look from day time chic with matte browns and creamy beiges, through to a sultry evening look with shimmering greys and smoky plums.

For best results, use in conjunction with Flick It Eyeliner, and Lash Out Mascara for a polished, defined look.

Available in 12 palettes designed to suit every mood, and trend.

12X1.1g/12x0.03oz

Store in a cool dry place.

Not tested on animals.





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Make Up For Ever - 30 Years. 30 Colors. 30 Artists. Swatches

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The Smoky Palette:


All of these Eyeshadows in this palette were a dream to swatch. I wanted to see how the Eyeshadows performed on their own, so I didn't use an Eyeshadow primer.

The Neutral Palette:

This palette was also easy to swatch. All of the eyeshadows applied smoothly with minimal fallout.

The Artistic Palette:

I-922 was difficult to swatch, as I had to apply several layers to get the color to look as vibrant as in the pan. Overall, I would say that the Artistic Palette is the most vibrant of the collection.

These are just swatches - I want to take some time and use these before I review them. Stay tuned - you don't want to miss out on the review!

Make Up For Ever - 30 Years. 30 Colors. 30 Artists.

By : Glam Shack
Available: September 04, 2014 for VIB Rouge only  =and September 09, 2014 for everyone.

What it is:
A limited-edition eye shadow palette featuring 30 shades with five finishes and an included pamphlet with tricks and tips for creating eye looks.

What it does:
Make Up For Ever’s 30th Anniversary Palette was curated by 30 elite makeup artists to bring together 30 rare palette shades that are inspired by each artist’s unique journey within the industry. Separated into individual palettes of smoky, neutral, and artistic shades, this extensive collection features a vast range of shades with five different finishes, and it includes a collectible pamphlet with tips and tricks from each of the 30 elite artists. Its innovative, gel-powder formula has super-saturated pigments that provide intense color payoff with superior blendability. Mix and match your favorite shadows create your own unique eye looks.

What else you need to know:
This palette includes a collectible pamphlet featuring tips and tricks from each of the 30 elite artists and 30 eye shadow shades that range from smoky to neutral to artistic colors. The shades range from smoky, to nude, to one-of-a-kind artistic eye shadows.

My Thoughts:
This palette turned me into a stalker! I have been stalking Sephora's website since I heard about this palette a few weeks ago and I have finally got my hands on it! This palette is beautiful with its spot-on color choices, which couldn't be more perfect for me. I haven't swatched them yet, as I wanted to take some pictures of the palette first. Now that I have photographed it, it's time to play.

The price tag on this one is very high at first glance ($250), but when you break it down, it's a little more reasonable. Each Make Up For Ever Eyeshadow sells for $21 each and if you want a palette, you have to purchase it separately. The cost of each Eyeshadow in this palette is $8.33 each, so that's a big discount off the regular price, and you get a very nice palette.

This palette is limited edition, so if you are considering getting this, you should not wait too long as I'm sure this one will sell out fast. I will try very hard to have these swatched by the end of today.

Additional Information:
Use Ebates and get an additional 8% cash back.

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Haul - Stila Eyes are the Window Eye Shadow Palettes

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What it is:
A luxurious palette with 12 eye shadows, curated to illuminate the wearer’s inner beauty.

What it does:
Inspired by the spiritual notion that true beauty is revealed from within, Stila created endless looks with this Eyes Are The Window™ Shadow Palette. These carefully curated palettes mirror an aspect of inner beauty: Mind, Body, Spirit, Soul. Each palette includes 12 luxe eye shadows that range from calming, soft shades to smoky hues that can be mixed and matched and worn wet or dry. Encased in exquisite, jewelry-inspired compacts—a blend of rose, yellow, and white golds—this shadow palette includes a look book curated by Sarah Lucero, Stila’s Global Executive Director of Creative Artistry.

This set contains:
- Look book for step by step looks
- 12 x 0.51 oz Eye shadows

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Ideal for all skin types and skin tones. -Sephora

My Thoughts:
I have been so excited about these palettes since I first saw them on the internet. There are four palettes in this collection: Body, Mind, Spirit, Soul.  Each palettes has 12 eyeshadows. Being an eyeshadow palette junkie, I'm always in search of the next perfect palette. From the photos, these palettes look like my dream palette: Simple, elegant and classy. The packaging is absolutely beautiful with its glossy, mirror-like finish; Stila did a wonderful job in designing the packaging. I've had these for about a week now and wanted to take some time to play with these before I did my review on them. To see if the eyeshadows are as nice as the packaging, stay tuned for my review.

Since I couldn't just pick one or two palettes, the price was a little steep for all four. So after some digging and a lot of searching I figured out how to get a nice discount on these.

I was able to get 20% discount and 8% cash back on each palette.  To do the same, go to Stilacosmetics.com and sign up for their newsletter. After signing up, you should receive an email with a 20% off code (new subscribers only). Go to Ebates.com and use the link for Stila Cosmetics to make your purchase. Use the discount code from the Stila Newsletter email and you will receive 20% off your purchase and 8% cash back from Ebates.

If you are a new customer to Ebates, you will receive an additional $5 sign up bonus when you make your first purchase of $25 or more.

Yes I actually do all the steps when purchasing anything. I refuse to pay more when I can pay less.


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Haul - Sleek Makeup

By : Glam Shack


Yes I am aware that I just did a Sleek haul, but a good shopaholic will always find something they need during a sale. Since I want to be a good shopaholic, I did find a few more things that I wanted. The Sleek Makeup sale ended on August 22nd, 2014, so I hope you manged to get what you wanted before it was over.

This is what I purchased:

Sleek I-Divine palettes:
Snapshot 
I-Candy (purchased from Ebay)

Blush By 3:
Lace
Sugar

Face Form:
Medium

Eye Dust:
Green With Envy
Fantasy
So Sleek
Dirty
Eden
Outrage
Drama
Inferno
Starry-Eyed
Breathless
Vintage
Jet Set

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Gift With Purchase - Estee Lauder at Macy's

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Product Details
Choose a FREE 8-Pc. Gift with $35 Estée Lauder purchase + GET MORE with $70 Estée Lauder purchase.
FREE 8-Pc. Gift with $35 Estée Lauder purchase includes:
Choose your Eyeshadow, Bronzer or Blush Compact: Pure Color Blush in Pink Kiss, Bronze Goddess Powder Bronzer or Pure Color EyeShadow Quad in Tranquil Moon, Wild Truffle, Amethyst Spark and Lavish Mink.
Advanced Night Repair Eye Synchronized Complex II
Sumptuous Bold Volume Lifting Mascara in Black (10-day supply)
Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Hot Kiss
Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick in Pinkberry
Modern Muse Eau de Parfum Spray & Body Lotion
Signature Print Cosmetic Bag

+ GET MORE with $70 Estée Lauder purchase:
Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II (15 ml)
Choose your moisturizer: Resilience Lift Firming/Sculpting Face and Neck Creme SPF 15 (15 ml), Revitalizing Supreme Global Anti-Aging Creme (15 ml) or Advanced Time Zone Age Reversing Line/Wrinkle Creme SPF 15 (15 ml)
Your gift will be added automatically at checkout. Minimum purchase amount does not include the purchase of gift card(s), tax, shipping or gift wrap charges. One gift per customer. Available while supplies last. Online only.
Your additional gift will be added automatically at checkout with any $70 Estée Lauder purchase. Minimum purchase amount does not include the purchase of gift card(s), gift set(s), tax, shipping or gift wrap charges.

Additional Information:
Use Ebates and get an additional 3% cash back.


Macy's

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MAC - Artificially Wild Collection 2014

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Camouflage reigns supreme, while unexpected hues for eyes, lips and cheeks stir a restless freedom of expression. Declare independence in subversive greys, beige-browns and soft, dirty mauves. Stand out in statement-making shades of Lipstick, Lipglass, Lip Pencil, Cream Colour Base and Powder Blush. This season, nudes are the new colour, with a collection of untamed neutrals that is anything but bare.
 Release  Dates: August 28, 2014 Online, In stores September 04, 2014. 


MAC Artificially Wild Lipstick: 
Siss – muted golden beige (Satin) (Limited Edition)
Icon – frosted neutral beige (Frost) (Limited Edition)
Shitake – deep brown glaze (Glaze) (Limited Edition)
Yash – deep neutral (Matte)
Photo – golden brown (Satin)


MAC Artificially Wild Lipglass:
Obviously Bare – light cream grey nude (New & Limited Edition)
De-Nude – mid-tone golden beige (New & Limited Edition)
Spite – muted plum taupe brown
Explicit – golden bronze with icy silver shimmer

MAC Artificially Wild Lip Pencil:
Oak – soft beige brown
Stone – muted grey-ish taupe brown
Cork – muted golden brown



MAC Artificially Wild Eyeshadow:
Artificial Earth – soft mauve nude (Satin)
Stony – soft grey concrete (Satin)
Marsh – soft dirty olive green (Satin)
Natural Wilderness – dirty mustard golden nude (Satin)


MAC Artificially Wild Powder Blush:
Taupe – soft beige brown (Matte)
Next to Skin – soft beige (Matte)
Pink Cult – mid-tone dirty neutral pink (Matte)


MAC Artificially Wild Cream Colour Base: 
Shell – soft pink beige with shimmer
Breaking Ground – light iridescent mauve (Limited Edition)
Au Nature – dirty mustard olive (Limited Edition)

Tarte - Labor Day Sale 2014

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*Only valid on www.tarte.com. Must enter promo code at checkout. Cannot be combined with any other promo codes/offers/discounts. Offer valid only on in-stock items, no rain checks. Offer not valid on previous purchases. Must spend minimum of $50 prior to any discounts for promo code to activate. Orders $50-$74.99 will receive $10 off; Orders $75-$99.99 will receive $20 off; Orders $100 and up will receive $30 off. Not valid for cash or credit. Offer subject to change at any time and without notice. Tarte can only process and ship orders within the US and PR and Canada. Free shipping only applies to FedEx Ground shipping. Within the US and PR: Free shipping valid on orders of $40 USD and up after any discounts have been applied. Within Canada: Free shipping valid on orders of $75 CAD and up after any discounts have been applied. Additional fees for tax and/or shipping may apply. Tarte has the right to cancel any orders due to unauthorized use of our website or violation of our Terms of Use. Samples may vary. Free samples only apply to orders placed on tarte.com. Tarte has the right to change samples at any time and without notice. Offer begins on August 28, 2014 and expires on September 1, 2014 at 11:59pm ET. 


Additional Information:
Use Ebates and get an additional 4% cash back.
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Sleek Makeup - Bronze Block Dark Review

By : Glam Shack
Get that sun-kissed glow all year-round! This highly versatile bronzer combines four complementary shades for a swirl that gives you a natural radiant complexion.

The darker shades can be used alone to enhance a tan, while the lighter shades alone can naturally illuminate skin

The subtle shimmer particles and the beautiful pink hue add a refreshed glow to the skin

Long-lasting velvety smooth texture

Blends effortlessly on all skin tones
Weight
9.3g/0.32oz

Storage info
Store in a cool dry place

Not tested on animals


My Thoughts:
When I first saw this Bronzer, I thought that this could be a less expensive alternative to my Guerlain Terracotta 4 Seasons Tailor-Made Bronzing Powder Ebony and it is. This is not a dupe - but an alternative to the Guerlain Bronzer.

There are three brown matte shades and one red matte shade in this palette. The three brown shades in this palette are perfect for a Bronzer; the darkest brown can be used as a contour color for my NC50 skintone. I'm not a fan of using Bronzer for contouring, but if in a bind, I just might give it a try. The red shade is perfect as Blush - it's actually a very pretty Blush.

Mixing all the shades together, I ended up with a Blush rather than a Bronzer. I tried several time to mix them together so that the red didn't overpower the other shades. When all the shades are mixed together, it's too red for me to use as a Bronzer. For me, the perfect Bronzer will have red or yellow undertones; this mix is just too red.

As with my Guerlain Terracotta 4 Seasons Tailor-Made Bronzing Powder Ebony, I am using only the brown shades as a Bronzer and the red shade as a Blush. With only the brown shades mixed together, this is a very pretty Bronzer.

Overall, I really like this Bronzer and at $11.49, I would definitely purchase this over the $75 Guerlain Bronzer.

I will be doing a comparison of this Bronzer and the Guerlain Terracotta 4 Seasons Tailor-Made Bronzing Powder Ebony soon, so stay tuned.


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Gift With Purchase - Clinique at Bloomingdales

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Receive a deluxe 8-piece gift with any $32 Clinique purchase. 

Try Clinique's #1 best-selling moisturizer, plus an exclusive color compact for eyes and cheeks in your choice of shade.

Includes:
1. Cosmetics Bag
2. Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle Correcting Eye Cream, deluxe sample
3. Even Better Dark Spot Correcting Hand Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 15, deluxe sample
4. Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+, deluxe sample
5. Take The Day Off Makeup Remover For Lids, Lashes & Lips, deluxe sample
6. Long Last Lipstick in Silvery Moon or Beauty
7. Color Compact in Smoky Violets or Bright Violets (Eyeshadow Duo, Blush and High Impact Mascara)
8. Eyelash Curler

Expires: While supplies last.

Bloomingdales
Use Ebates and get an additional 6% cash back.

New Lipstick Storage - Azar Displays

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Product Details:
Sixty-compartment lipstick tray with tester is ideal to be displayed on a pegboard or slatwall, measures 2.5" x 10" x 7".
Lipstick tray comes can hold 60 lipstick bottles. Each square slot in the tray measures 0.875" x 0.875" and the tray also includes 10 testers.
Use on pegboard, slatwall, or a counter
Includes two U-hooks
60-compartment tray with ten tester slots
2 1/2"(H) x 10"(W) x 7"(D)
Square slot measures 7/8" x 7/8"
Perfect to hold lipstick, lip gloss, mascara wands, and other cosmetic items
Tray has 10 compartments in each row and 6 compartments in each column, with an additional row for testers
Manufactured by Azar Displays



My Thoughts:
These are an instant love of me and my lipstick hoarding. I have decided to stop calling it a makeup colleciton and start calling it what it really is; hoarding gone wild. I still use my wall lisptick storage, but it's completely filled so I had to find something else to hold more lip products. While browsing the interenet, I found these. They each hold 60 lipsticks each and sit securely on top of my Ikea Alex 9 chests. All of my round lipsticks fit perfectly, as well as most of my square lipsticks. My Milani Color Statement lipsticks fit perfectly, while my Maybelline Color Sensational lipstick are a tight fit. I have yet to find any cons to these, so for all of you lipstick hoarders, this is yet another storage option.

While browsing Azar's website, I saw a lot of awesome storage options for makeup. The crazy in me put together a really beautiful makeup room, (in my mind, of course). The end result would have had my bedroom looking like a makeup store. I'm pretty sure that my husband would have moved me and my makeup collection into the garage. Since I don't want to sleep in the garage, I got a grip and moved on.

I am happy with the lipstick and lip gloss storage from Azar. If you decide to purchase some of these storage units, I would love to see what you put together. Feel free to email me your link and I will add it to this post.

I purchased these at Staples for $17.29 each with free shipping. You can also purchase these at Azar Displays, but with the shipping charges, Staples turned out to be cheaper.

I purchased the Azar Lip Gloss Holder from Staples as well.

Use Ebates to get an additional 2% back at Staples.com.

Sleek Makeup - Blush By 3 Flame Swatches

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The ultimate cheeky palette offering you three times the impact. Includes three complementary shades, each designed with its own distinctive finish, from rich shimmers to intense matte shades.

Available in eight unique colour combinations designed to suit all skin tones
Each shade can be used alone, or layered for a unique look
Each palette has a versatile selection of shades to take your makeup from day to night and keep it on trend from season to season
Set in a mirrored compact, ideal for touch-ups throughout the day
Weight

20g/ 0.68oz

Storage info

Store in a cool dry place

Not tested on animals


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