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This Zoya collection has some Irresistible colours for Summer 2013!

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Zoya’s Irresistible Collection is a bold, rich metallic take on summer.  The colours are bright, pigmented, but slightly deepened and they would transition well into the autumn.  And because of the metallic/foil finish, it is irresistible to me!  All the polishes are on the thicker side and all have a very intense, dense glitter that dries down to a foil finish that feels smooth to the touch.  I applied 2 coats for each swatch, which gave full coverage in most of the colours.  Three of the colours are cool/silver-toned

and the other 3 are warm/gold-toned.

Here are the swatches!

Rikki

Rikki – a leafy green polish with silver, metallic glitter.   This is not super deep, nor is it pastel coloured.  Just in-between, medium toned.  The green does not stand out against the silver glitter, so the colour is not as intense as the other polishes.  I would say that the green and the silver colours are evenly balanced.  Nice colour.

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NARS demos their summer offering + a few swatches!

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I recently got to see NARS’ makeup artist Cindy Rodriguez demo a look using products from the NARS summer 2013 and Pierre Hardy collections!

Here are a few pics!

NARS makeup artist Cindy Rodriguez

Look at that blush!! Summer collection at the makeup station!

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Laura Mercier Summer Nudes 2013 Collection

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This year it’s all about bright colour: neons, colour blocking, everything.  Sometimes with all that colour going on in your outfit, you may want to keep your nail colous soft and nude.  Or maybe you are getting married.  Laura Mercier is bringing out an entire collection of nude Lip Glaces and Nail Lacquers.

From PR:

In June, Laura Mercier introduces her exclusive Summer Nudes Collection, pairing chic neutral shades together for the lips and nails. The collection features a variety of nudeLip Glacés and Nail Lacquers on trend for the season, offering high-shine colour with a flawless finish.

Lip Glacé (US$24)

The non-sticky formula provides long-lasting colour and brilliant shine. Applies evenly without feathering or bleeding while nourishing and protecting the lips.

Limited Edition:

  • Pout
  • Pink Diamond
  • Bare Baby

Pout

Pink Diamond

Bare Baby

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