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Almay Smart Shade CC Cream Review & Swatches

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I think part of the irony of Almay Smart Shade CC Cream is the fact that the Almay Smart Shade Foundation is more of a CC Cream than this is.

At the moment CC Creams are pretty popular in Korea and we’re seeing some of that in the Western market. Most of these CC Creams in Asia are white, self adjusting formulas with lightweight textures. Remind you of anything? Almay’s Smart Shade Foundation is actually white and self adjusting….

I find it funny that their CC Cream actually doesn’t go the self adjusting root. It’s unusual that their original, old formulated foundation is more a CC Cream than a new product they just launched.

Oddness!

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Almay Liquid Lip Balm Review & Swatches

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Almay Color + Care Liquid Lip Balm is a newly launched hybrid formula that has the pigment and shine of a gloss but the texture and moisturizing properties of a lip balm.

I dunno how I feel about a hybrid gloss slash balm. I mean I’m happy enough with my lip balm being a lip balm and my gloss being a gloss. Do the two products really need a marriage?

Let’s find out.

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Almay Smart Shade CC Cream for Summer 2013

Almay CC Cream

Almay CC Cream is a new Smart Shade Complex Correction that is launching along with a new Almay Smart Shade Bronzer for Summer 2013 at drugstores.

This is an exciting release as it is one of the first CC Creams I’m seeing in US drugstores outside of Olay’s relabeled Color Rehab CC Cream.

Take a look!

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Almay Liquid Lip Balm for Summer 2013

Almay Liquid Lip Balm is a newly launched glossy lip balm treatment with a conditioning formula that recently launched in drugstores for Summer 2013.

I found the display at Harmons recently and it appears there are eight or ten shades of the lip balm available.

Have a look at some more photos after the jump!

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Almay Intense I-Color Smoky-I Kit Review & Swatches

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I picked up this Almay Intense I-Color Smoky-I Palette for Brown Eyes about two hundred years ago…naaa, not that long. But it was late last year when they originally released for Spring 2012.

I just now dug it out of my “to be reviewed” pile after getting curious about the new palettes Almay released for Spring 2013. I figured, “hey, I already have one to try!” so why haul the new ones unless I knew I’d love ‘em!

Let’s take a look!

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