Dior Mitzah 5-Couleurs Palette Review and Swatches

Dior Mitzah 5-Couleurs Palette Review and Swatches

Dior has just released 5 Couleurs Couture Colour Eyeshadow Palette – Mitzah ($60/ #753), a more accessible version of of the highly limited edition, individually numbered Mitzah Panther Palette ($90)(reviewed here).  Unlike the panther palette, Dior’s...
Chanel Twilight and Gris Exquise Swatches and Reviews

Chanel Twilight and Gris Exquise Swatches and Reviews

Chanel has recently released two new Ombre Essentielle Soft Touch Eyeshadows, always an occasion for rejoicing. Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Twilight ($28.50 #89), part of the Sophisticated Eye Collection, is a cool candy pink: Twilight has some sparkle and pigment....
Estee Lauder Modern Mercury Powder Gelee

Estee Lauder Modern Mercury Powder Gelee

One of the most dramatic offerings from Fall 2011 is Estee Lauder’s Modern Mercury Collection, particularly the Pure Color Illuminating Powder Gelee in Modern Mercury ($40).  The texture is a very soft powder with pigment that seems to absolutely leap onto your...
Revlon Carbonite– A Dupe for Chanel Graphite?

Revlon Carbonite– A Dupe for Chanel Graphite?

On a recent trip to a local CVS drugstore, I noticed a display of Revlon Carbonite ($4.98) with the tagline “Wear the ‘It Color’ of the Season.”  Fortunately, I’d already learned from Nouveau Cheap that Carbonite was Revlon’s effort...
Nars Grand Palais Eyeshadow Duo

Nars Grand Palais Eyeshadow Duo

Nars Grand Palais Eyeshadow Duo ($33) is a part of the Fall 2011 collection.  The combination is named for the Parisian landmark built just after the Eiffel Tower, reflecting a similar vision in its open latticework structure.  A landmark in its own right, the...
Dior Tuxedo Comparisons Revisited

Dior Tuxedo Comparisons Revisited

Last week, I did a series on Dior Vernis in Tuxedo, new for Fall 2011, including some comparison pictures.  At the time, I wasn’t happy with the comparison pictures.  I had no nail wheels and too many blue glitters to compare on my nails.  Now my nail wheels...