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Paul and Joe Lipstick 207 Grapevine Fall 2012 Makeup 1

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In fall 2012, Paul & Joe revamped its lipstick range, and I got Lipstick in 104 Mademoiselle and Lipstick Case P 002 at the time. (104 is a regular shade that is still available while the case is a limited-edition item.) Some time later, I went for Lipstick in 207 Grapevine and Lipstick Case. (Both are regular items and are still available.)

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Canmake Fall 2016 Makeup 1

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Canmake will release its fall 2016 makeup collection in Japan on July 7th. Highlights of the collection include:

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Anna Sui Rose Cheek Color 301 Spring 2012 Makeup 1

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In January, I reviewed Anna Sui‘s Rose Cheek Color in 300. Today, I am sharing my thoughts on Rose Cheek Color in 301, possibly one of the most popular variations of Rose Cheek Color.

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Kao Sofina Aube Couture Fall 2016 Makeup 1

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(info from www.kao.com/jp)

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Kao Sofina Aube Couture will release its fall 2016 makeup collection in Japan on June 28th. The collection includes:

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THREE Summer 2016 Makeup 1

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THREE will release its summer 2016 makeup collection in Japan on May 11th. The collection includes:

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Shiseido Integrate Pure Big Eyes BR337 Summer 2012 Makeup 1

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After having great experiences with Shiseido Integrate‘s Pure Big Eyes in VI221 (which is one of my favorite purple-toned eyeshadow palettes), I couldn’t resist trying a neutral-toned palette from the range. I decided to go for BR337.

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Paul and Joe 20th Anniversary Summer Fall 2016 Base Makeup 1

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(info from www.paul-joe-beaute.com,
i-voce.jp & www.fashion-press.net)

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Paul & Joe will release a makeup collection in Japan on July 1st to celebrate its fashion line’s 20th anniversary. (Paul & Joe’s fashion line debuted in 1996 while its beauty line was launched in 2002.) The collection includes:

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Kose Visee Summer 2016 Makeup 1

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Kosé Visée will release its summer 2016 makeup collection in Japan on May 16th. The collection includes:

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SUQQU Bright Up Lipstick 09 Azamibae Spring 2016 Makeup 1

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SUQQU‘s spring 2016 makeup collection features two new shades of Bright Up Lipstick. I had a chance to test them, and 09 Azamibae turned out to be a pleasant surprise. I purchased it after testing it for the second time on a later date.

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Kose Kose Cosmeport Precious Garden Hand Cream Honey Peach Fall 2014 Bodycare Handcare 1

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Precious Garden caught my attention in a similar way Aroma Resort did as I found the look of the line fresh and colorful. Obviously there was no guarantee that the products themselves would be just as appealing, but I did decide to try Hand Cream in Honey Peach. I am very glad that I did.

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