Sneak Peeks

Anastasia x Amrezy Palette Swatches – Beauty Article

Anastasia x Amrezy Palette ($49.00) is a new, limited edition 16-pan palette that features a mix of eyeshadows, Pressed Pigments (Cupcake, Rezy, Semsa, Yugo), and Pressed Glitters (Litty, Gemini). The palette launched yesterday and will be available at retailers on the 19th. The Pressed Pigments and Pressed Glitters come with a warning that they are “not intended for use around the immediate eye area.” Worth noting, Dragon also contains plastic glitter (as the two Pressed Glitters) but the ingredient appears…

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Sydney Grace Enduring Love (Light) Eyeshadow Palette Swatches – Beauty Article

Here are swatches of the Sydney Grace Enduring Love (Light) Eyeshadow Palette ($52.00), which launches on January 13th. If you click on any shade that’s marked as ShadeName (Light), you’ll see a side-by-side comparison against its counterpart in the Deep version of the palette. I personally found some additional differences between the two palettes than the mattes and Romeo. Brief notes: Romeo (Light) is the shade that differs the most; it is a very pale, warmer pink with a reflective…

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Pat McGrath Golden Opulence MTHRSHP Palette Launches 1/2 + Swatches – Beauty Article

Release Date + About the Launch Editor’s Note: A week or so ago, Selfridges’ posted a product listing for the Decadence Mothership IV Palette, but the photos showed a palette called Golden Opulence. The price was also the MTHRSHP price point. I did purchase one and received the Golden Opulence palette (as shown in the photos), but have been waiting for real (confirmed) information from the brand since it sold out before I even received the palette. This morning, the…

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Pat McGrath Dark Galaxy MTHRSHP Eyeshadow Palette Swatches – Beauty Article

Pat McGrath Dark Galaxy MTHRSHP Palette ($65.00) is a new, limited edition palette that sold out within a couple of hours. Smoked Amethyst is a repeated shade while the other five are new. Bronze Nebula is likely similar to at least one past shade by the brand, but the name itself is unique, and this was the shade that arrived shattered and was not salvageable (only what was still clinging to the edge of the pan). It was packaged fine,…

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Fenty Beauty Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palettes Swatches (Part 1 of 2) – Beauty Article

Fenty Beauty Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palettes Swatches (Part 1 of 2) Fenty Beauty Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palettes Swatches (Part 1 of 2) Fenty Beauty Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palettes Swatches (Part 1 of 2) Fenty Beauty Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palettes ($25.00 for 0.21 oz.) are new for spring 2020–I told you, the season is here! winter who!–and are available in eight variations. You can “snap” two palettes together (and as a result, the brand is offering them at…

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Chanel Camelia Rouge Allures for Spring 2020 – Beauty Article

Chanel Camelia Rouge Allures for Spring 2020 – Swatches Chanel Camelia Rouge Allures for Spring 2020 – Swatches Last week, I saw the new Chanel Camelia Rouge Allure Lip Colours for Spring 2020 ($40.00 for 0.12 oz.) debut at Nordstrom. There are four in the original Rouge Allure Luminous formula along with four shades in the Rouge Allure Velvet formula, which I’ve swatched in this post. I don’t have official details on this launch yet, but hopefully, we’ll see it…

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Pat McGrath Galactic Gold Palette Swatches – Beauty Article

Pat McGrath Galactic Gold Palette ($65.00) is a new, limited edition eyeshadow palette that includes six shades (three new, three previously released). It launched earlier this month, and someday, perhaps by December 21st, 2020, it will eventually launch at Selfridges. I ordered this through the Instagram early access, and it went via two-shipping so it came sooner than my order for the set of palettes (which might arrive at the end of this week… if I’m lucky). The brand has…

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ColourPop Butterfly Collection Swatches – Beauty Article

ColourPop Butterfly Collection Swatches ColourPop Butterfly Collection Swatches ColourPop Butterfly Collection Swatches Is it a day that ends in a Y? Here are swatches of the upcoming ColourPop Butterfly Collection, which launches Thursday, November 21st at 10AM PT. The collection includes a new eyeshadow palette, five Velvet Blur Lipsticks (sold as a set or individually), four Super Shock Shadows, two Jelly Much Shadows, and a new product/formula, a loose highlighter with a large pouf. As a fun fact: MAC used…

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Pat McGrath Divine Rose Mothership Palette Swatches – Beauty Article

Pat McGrath Divine Rose Mothership Palette recently released (and promptly sold out) as a Selfridges exclusive, though yours truly obviously managed to make a–successful!–mad dash to buy one. You’ll find swatches below! Worth noting, there are three shades within the palette that have previously been released: Skinshow Nude is from the Subliminal palette, Rose Dusk is from the Subversive palette, and Astral Solstice is from the Midnight Sun palette. I haven’t received any confirmation or new information from Pat McGrath’s…

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Best of Pat McGrath Holiday 2019 Collection – Beauty Article

Are you all caught up on my reviews of the new Pat McGrath’s Obsessive Opulence Collection that debuted for the holiday season? If not, here’s a roundup of all of the products from best to worst! The only products excluded are the specially-packaged (but permanent and previously reviewed!) MatteTrance Lipstick shades. 01. 01. Iconic Illumination Pat McGrath Pat McGrath LELimited Edition. $65.00/0.2 oz. … This is only a snippet of a Beauty Article written by Christine Source link

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MAC Starring You Lipsticks & Cheek Palette Swatches – Beauty Article

MAC Starring You Lipsticks & Cheek Palette Swatches MAC Starring You Lipsticks & Cheek Palette Swatches MAC Starring You Lipsticks & Cheek Palette Swatches MAC Starring You Lipsticks & Cheek Palette Swatches I wanted to make sure to review some of the “key” products (at least, by my guess!) from the new MAC Starring You Collection, which is the brand’s big holiday launch, in case they sell out. I expect to receive press samples in the next few weeks, and…

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Anastasia Carli Bybel Eyeshadow Palette Swatches – Beauty Article

Anastasia Carli Bybel Eyeshadow Palette ($45.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette for the holidays with 14 shades. The palette launches on October 7th on Anastasia’s website and then to retailers on October 10th (view full launch details here, including more sets for the holidays). Dillard’s put the palette up for sale earlier this week (that was a boo-boo on their end!), and surprisingly, they fulfilled my order and thus, early swatches for you… I hope to…

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Bobbi Brown Crushed Liquid Lip Color Swatches (x11) – Beauty Article

Bobbi Brown Crushed Liquid Lip Color   Bobbi Brown Crushed Liquid Lip Color   Bobbi Brown Crushed Liquid Lip Color   I purchased several shades in the Bobbi Brown Crushed Liquid Lipstick ($27.00) range when there was a % off sale at Nordstrom (whatever was in stock, so I’m a few shy), and you might wonder why I’ve swatched them given that I’m deep into holiday sets… and you would be right to wonder! I spied a set of four,…

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NARS Holiday 2019 Swatches – Lip Sets – Beauty Article

NARS Holiday 2019 Swatches – Lip Sets Here’s the last of the sneak peeks of the new NARS x Studio 54 Collection, which is the brand’s limited edition 2019 holiday collection featuring tons of sets and palettes.  This time, I’m sharing swatches of the specially-packaged Audacious Lipsticks (available now at NARS & Sephora, 10/5 at other retailers), All Access liquid lipstick set (available now at NARS and Nordstrom), and the Velvet Rope set (available now at NARS and Sephora). For full…

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NARS Holiday 2019 Swatches – Cheek Palettes – Beauty Article

NARS Holiday 2019 Swatches – Cheek Palettes NARS x Studio 54 Collection is a new, limited edition 2019 holiday collection that features a slew of products, including two cheek trios and one larger, six-pan cheek palette.  I’m currently working my way through editing most of NARS’ holiday collection today (likely will have some of the lip products up tomorrow), and there are some of the smaller sets (like the duos) that I haven’t even photographed/swatched yet as the holiday launch is…

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NARS Holiday 2019 Swatches – Eyeshadow Palettes – Beauty Article

NARS Holiday 2019 Swatches – Eyeshadow Palettes NARS x Studio 54 Collection is the brand’s 2019 holiday collection, which features a plethora of sets, kits, and palettes (seriously, it’s a lot!). Head over to our official launch post for details about release dates, where what products will be available, and so on. I’m working my way through editing photos and swatches today, so here’s the first set I have ready — the two eyeshadow palettes. Both are limited edition and…

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Natasha Denona Holiday 2019 Swatches – Beauty Article

In Natasha Denona’s holiday 2019 collection, there are two gold-hued products that launched earlier this week, which I’ve swatched and included below. The holiday launch includes a mini, five-pan palette, highlighting duo, and a mega eyeshadow palette. Natasha Denona Gold Mini Palette ($25.00) is a Sephora-exclusive and contains five, miniature-sized eyeshadows designed to complement the original Gold palette. The mini palette includes two mattes and three shimmers with one of the five shades being a repeat (Dark Sepia). Natasha Denona…

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Sneak Peek Swatches! Charlotte Tilbury & Bobbi Brown Holiday 2019 Palettes – Beauty Article

Expect to see more sneak peek swatches in the coming weeks as the holiday season has officially started (at least, for me!). I’ll be trying to get swatches up of the various holiday 2019 collections sooner rather than later and filling in with reviews as they’re ready! Today, I have swatches to share of the new, limited edition Charlotte Tilbury Starry Eyes to Hypnotise Palette and Bobbi Brown’s Luxe Gems Palette. Charlotte Tilbury Starry Eyes to Hypnotise Eyeshadow Palette Swatches…

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Tom Ford Boys & Girls Holiday 2019 — The Girls — Swatches – Beauty Article

Tom Ford Boys & Girls Holiday 2019 — The Girls — Swatches Tom Ford Boys & Girls Holiday 2019 — The Girls — Swatches ‘Tis the season (yes, I’m aware it’s September!) for a new rollout of Tom Ford Boys & Girls Lip Colors ($36.00 for 0.07 oz.). There are 15 new Girls and 15 new Boys rolling across retailers presently. The Girls features one new finish, which I don’t have much info on yet, but it is called “Soft…

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Dominique Cosmetics Celestial Storm Eyeshadow Palette Swatches – Beauty Article

Dominique Celestial Storm Eyeshadow Palette ($44.00 for 0.50 oz.) is a new palette for fall that includes 12 shades with a mix of shimmers and mattes. It will be available at Sephora soon, but there is no specific launch date yet (but it is available through the brand presently). Note: There are three shades that are listed as Pressed Pigments: Electric Amethyst, Lucid Dream, and Astrid Lust; the ingredient list says they “may contain” Red 7 and Red 28, which…

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Viseart Dark Edit Eyeshadow Palette Swatches – Beauty Article

Viseart Dark Edit Eyeshadow Palette ($39.00 for 0.42 oz.) is the newest addition to the Edit series of palettes. It features a mix of shades from the following palettes: Dark Mattes, Grande Pro Vol. 2, Absinthe, Soleil, and Siren. I’m still waiting to hear back from the brand on which shades are from which palette, but I’ve tried to line-up the shades as best I could based on the original palettes, and the only shade I didn’t feel lined up…

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Sugarpill Fun Size Palette Swatches – Beauty Article

Sugarpill Fun Size Mini Color Palette ($28.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a new, permanent palette that features nine Pressed Pigments. Each shade is 0.025 oz. or about half the size of the average, single eyeshadow (0.05 oz.) but significantly smaller than Sugarpill’s single eyeshadows (0.10 oz.). NOTICE for all shades in the: Fun Size Palette. All products categorized under “Pigment” carry a warning in the US that the product is “not intended for use in the immediate eye area.” Brands in…

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Pat McGrath Holiday 2019 Mini Eyeshadow Palettes Swatches – Beauty Article

Just in time for the holidays (yes, that’s probably what these are intended for!), there are two Pat McGrath Eye Ecstasy Mini Eyeshadow Palettes ($28.00 for 0.18 oz.). Each palette includes five shades; all of the shades have been released previously (see this post for more information). Based on the cost per ounce of the brand’s single eyeshadows, each palette contains a whopping $118.42 worth of eyeshadow. From swatching (and using one of the palettes), they seem like they are…

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Anastasia Norvina Vol. 1 Pro Pigment Palette Swatches – Beauty Article

Anastasia Norvina Vol. 1 Pro Pigment Palette ($60.00 for 1.575 oz.) includes 25 shades dominated by more matte finishes (there are eight shimmers). It’s limited edition and will be available online only. The eyeshadows are larger than typical Anastasia eyeshadows, and the palette itself has a larger footprint–larger than average, too–than past releases from the brand. The brand has decided to go with more standardized naming conventions, but for the purposes of our database, should they release a Vol. 2…

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OFRA Highlighters Swatches (x6) – Beauty Article

There have been a few new (both new and new-to-me) shades of OFRA Highlighters ($29.00 for 0.35 oz.) released, so here’s a sneak peek of swatches! Retrograde is exclusive to Ulta and contains Star Island/Neptune as split pans. MarchBeautyWord is a mix of Pillow Talk and Star Island, though they’re in quarters, so it’s easiest to use swirled (though a smaller, tapered brush and precise movements could pick up mostly one shade). OFRA Highlighters We try to approve comments within…

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ColourPop Peach Collection Swatches – Beauty Article

ColourPop Peach Collection Swatches ColourPop Peach Collection is the brand’s newest launch, which features an assortment of peach-hued and -inspired products. I’ve photographed and swatched the new products: the Baby Got Peach palette (note: it includes a Pressed Glitter and one Pressed Pigment), one shade of Super Shock Shadow, and three powder blushes. Also, you can use code TEMPTALIA on most items (excludes collabs and discounted bundles) for 10% off your ColourPop orders (end date is indefinite at this time).…

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Coloured Raine x Power Collection Swatches – Beauty Article

Coloured Raine x Power Collection is the newest launch from Coloured Raine, which is a collaboration with Power TV. The collection includes an eyeshadow palette, four highlighting/blush duos, four liquid glitter toppers, two liquid lipsticks, two matte lipsticks, and one lipgloss. Based on my backlog (lip-heavy!), I’m not sure whether I’ll get to review (or even swatch) everything in the launch, so I have only swatched of the eyeshadow palette and the cheek duos, which are below. Coloured Raine x…

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