Well I made the mistake of searching swatch photos for shades from the new Pure Color Metal Mania Nail Lacquer collection and then somehow wound up buying four of them! Oops. Now let me say that it's a bit confusing which shade belongs to either the Beyond Black or Metal Mania collections....

Benefit They're Real! (July 2011) is a new mascara with a whole 'lotta claims behind it. They're Real! volumizes, thickens and curls lashes not to mention it won't smudge, flake off or dry out. The brush is what makes this mascara a little different from most. It's kind of a spiky 14th...

Benefit's Eye Wanna! Eye Gotta! Maggie & Annie Collection Kits for fall 2011 are new and exclusive to Sephora. Who are Maggie & Annie? Maggie & Annie Ford Danielson are Benefit Global Beauty Authorities. They worked with Barcelona-based artist Pietari Posti for the cover artwork, which I...

Spackle comes in two different tinted shades (Champagne and Bronze) as well as an un-tinted version. The pump style bottle feels really sturdy and is fairly large at 2 oz. You just need one pump or so to cover your face. Champagne (unblended) Champagne (blended) As you can see when...

I have a lot of similar products from Benefit already, but not these ones all put together. Handy for traveling for sure! Pricing: $32.00. Eye Bright is 0.05 oz and eye shadows are 0.03 oz each. Will you be picking up the Peek-a-bright kit? How do you brighten your eyes when you've been...

Anyone on your list getting these? Or perhaps you are getting them for yourself? -Kelly Note: Not 100% sure if Benefit is cruelty free or not, they have an elusive sounding statement.

What do you think about matching your cheeks & lips? Which of these glosses interests you? -Kelly Note: Benefit is cruelty free.

It looked exactly on my lips like it does in the swatch photo above. Just a very sheer pink/clear gloss. Front Row Red Lip Gloss Lady in Red Lip Gloss I feel there were some hits and misses here, but overall I love the idea of this collection. The best colors in my book were the DeVine...

Very vivid and nicely pigmented even without primer (no primer in swatch photo) Saunter is a very pale nude/peach lip liner. A bit too nude for me...Very 60′s. Reminds me of their old lipstick I wore all the time back in the day – Shrimpton. Handforged is a metallic gold liner with...

Thanks for all the reviews and swatches and I wish you the best of luck. Kyuu´s last post...Julep: December 2012, Bombshell

 

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