Sample Society July 2012 Sample Box - Review

July 31, 2012

Last day of July! This month flew by and just had to squeeze this review in before the month officially ends. It took me a while to get this review done, and I received this only a couple of weeks ago, so excuse my lateness. This is a sample box subscription service from beautybar,com with Allure magazine that comes with 5 beauty samples. This is the first box from them that I have received. Did I enjoy it? Let's see.
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Wet N Wild Fergie Nail Polish Collection - Swatches (4 Shades)

July 30, 2012

Today I have a few swatches of the new Wet N Wild Fergie nail polishes. There are 25 shades in the whole collection, and retail for $3.49 each. I found them at my local Walgreens and these were the only ones I seemed to want. From left to right: XoXo, Tonight's Gonna Be a Good Night, Flossy Flossy, and Ferguson Crest Syrah. To see more pictures and swatches, read on!

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Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Summer 2012 Mighty Shiny Lip Gels - Swatches (2 Shades)

July 27, 2012

This is the first time that I have ever tried anything from Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics. This might be the first time you've even heard of Youngblood Cosmetics, so let me tell you a little about the company. They have been around for over 15 years, and founded by Pauline Youngblood. Today, her company carries on her original values: a passion for providing the healthiest, highest quality products, while empowering women to look and feel their best. Read on for what I think about these lip gels and swatches.

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Glossybox US June 2012 - Overall Review

July 25, 2012

I got a chance to receive the June Glossybox to review, and I have to say that these have been pleasing so far. I know it's already July, but they send out there boxes at the end of each month, so that's why I received it this month. There are 6 samples in here, and they vary for each person. I will give a brief review of each product, but not in depth since I haven't used the products that long.  Let's see the goodies!

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NOTD - Orly Preamp

July 18, 2012

NOTD is something I have been wearing a lot lately. Orly Preamp is a shimmery pink that I absolutely love. I usually hate pink nail polish and stay far away from it. This color is different though. It has amazing shimmer that kind of changes the pink. Looks way better in person.

This polish came out with the new Electronica collection from Orly. It was honestly the only one I wanted, I didn't care for the others. 

Let me know what you think! :)

♥ Stephanie

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I'm Going to Vegas this Weekend for Cosmoprof!

July 16, 2012

I'm excited to let you know that I will be in Las Vegas this weekend to cover Cosmoprof 2012. Cosmoprof North America is a trade show for beauty industry professionals only. It's about getting to know the brands that are there, and what to expect from them in the future. I'm so excited to be going, since this will be my first time going to Cosmoprof and even to Vegas. Seriously, I've never been. Crazy, right? 

I will be covering every brand that I can and post as soon as I get back with pictures and how my experience went. Only 6 days to go!

♥ Stephanie
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Birchbox and Glamour Team Up For July 2012 Box

July 11, 2012

So excited that I got a first look at what Birchbox had in store for July. To celebrate their “Five Senses of Summer” July issue (on stands now), Glamour has partnered with Birchbox to stimulate the senses of beauty junkies everywhere. Let's see what I got in my box!
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Preview: Sinful Colors POPTastic Summer 2012 Collection

July 10, 2012

A Seriously POPtastic Summer Collection from SINFULCOLORS

Iconic imagery. Bold brights. That's the message this season as the SinfulColors POPTastic Summer 2012 collection pops up everywhere, from pointers to pinkies.
These eight eye-popping, jaw-dropping, tip-delighting, pop culture hues take pop beyond an artistic style to a lifestyle that's all the rage. Envision lots of pizazz with super-shiny polish, a whole new way to express yourself, compliments of SinfulColors.

The POPtastic collection of 8 shockingly rich color meets serious shine from SinfulColors includes:

Citrine: A bold, but wonderfully wearable, slice of juicy delight
Why Not: A matte turquoise that pops
Let's Meet: Sunshine at its finest
Outrageous: A poppy, fresh bubble-gum shade
Energetic Red: A classic fire engine red
Exotic Green: Move over Grover, a take on the classic tree & plant inspired shade
Dressed To Kill: Hello Kitty never had it so good with this shade of pink
Clementine: Everything a citrus fruit should be: juicy, bright and zesty

 SinfulColors surpasses the masses with more than 150 amazing shades of nail polish, including the above-mentioned shades. All hues are available for $1.99 at major drug and mass-market stores nationwide such as Target & Walgreens, by calling 1-800-448-0763 or online at

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Wet N Wild Summer Giveaway!

July 9, 2012

Time for a giveaway! I have some bright and fun products from Wet N Wild to giveaway to one lucky reader! You will definitely be ready for summer with these. :)

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N.Y.C. Smooth Skin Perfecting Primer - Review

July 6, 2012

I saw this new N.Y.C. face primer and decided to try it out. I have many face primers but this one was so inexpensive, I thought maybe it would work just as good or better than the expensive primers. Every time I try N.Y.C. products, I always have a good experience, so I was hoping it would be the same for this one. If you want to see if I loved it or hated it, read more!
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Glamour Doll Eyes New Blogger Collection: My Eye Shadow Morocco - Pictures and Swatches

July 5, 2012

I am so excited to be able to share about this new collaboration with Glamour Doll Eyes and beauty bloggers/vloggers! Everyone included in the collection was able to create their very own eye shadow, name it, and be apart of something very exciting. I ended up making a dark shimmery brown shadow with gold sparkle. I decided on naming it Morocco, and there are 11 other shadows that are included. Take a look at my shadow below!
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Rimmel Scandaleyes London Waterproof Gel Eyeliner - Review

July 1, 2012

I saw this new Rimmel waterproof gel eyeliner at CVS, and decided I would give it a try. I never usually use gel eyeliner, only liquid, so this was fairly new for me to get used to applying with a brush. I have actually wanted to switch to gel liner for a while, since the liquid liner from MAC was not cutting it. Here is my review and a swatch.

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