Archive for April 2015

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April 29, 2015

Hard Candy Glow All The Way Highlighter and Bronzer Duos - Swatches and Review

Hard Candy has brought back some old favorites and some new ones with a new collection of products that should already be showing up at your local Wal-Mart. I went on the day the products were supposed to be out, and I was shocked to find that my Wal-Mart had the display and everything was there! See more on these duos and swatches of them below. 

SinfulColors Spring 2015 Bloomblast Glitters - Photos and Swatches

Today I have a look at some of the SinfulColors glitter polishes that are in the Bloomblast Spring collection. There are three which are called: Petal Be The Day, Standing Bloom Only, and Flower Power. These seem like they are for layering over other polishes, but can also be worn on their own with more coats. See more on these below.

April 27, 2015

What's Inside: Beauty Box 5 April 2015

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Here is a look at what's inside this month's Beauty Box 5. The theme for the box is "Bloom", which means the products will help you to bloom into a better you. I have only tried one of the products in the box this month, so I like when I can try things that are new to me. Find out more info below! 
April 24, 2015

Tarte Cosmetics Empower Flower Amazonian Clay Collector's Palette - Swatches and Review

Today I have a closer look and swatches of a new palette from Tarte. Empower Flower Collectors Palette comes with 8 eyeshadows, 2 blushes and a bronzer. I thought it was a great deal since I know their eyeshadows and blushes are always great quality. This is a Sephora exclusive palette and it also comes with a good size mirror on the inside of the lid. See swatches and find out my thoughts below!
April 23, 2015

Pur Minerals Secret Crush Eyeshadow Palette - Swatches and Review

 Pur Minerals is a brand that I have not mentioned here on my blog before, but after playing around with this palette, I will definitely be on alert about what’s new with them. This is new 8 eyeshadow palette that focuses on these gorgeous rose gold, gold, and neutral shades. See swatches and my review below!

April 21, 2015

NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation - Review

Today I have a review of the new NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation. I ended up buying this from The Makeup Show LA and I was matched with the shade Fiji. I haven’t bought a new foundation in a long time, so I was excited to try it out. Find out if this worked for me and more information below!
April 16, 2015

Kat Von D Innerstellar Eyeshadow Palette - Photos and Swatches

 Today I have swatches of the Kat Von D Innerstellar Eyeshadow Palette. This is a Sephora exclusive and something that I received from The Makeup Show LA. This palette has 12 eyeshadow ranging from shimmer to matte finishes. I have only tried a few products from Kat Von D in the past, so I was excited to get the chance to try this out. Find out more and see swatches below!

April 15, 2015

Dermalogica Precleanse Oil and Wipes - Review

 Have you ever thought about precleansing your skin before washing your face? Kind of like double cleansing your skin before bed and in the mornings. Dermalogica makes this extra first step easy with their Precleanse Oil and Wipes. Find out more below!

April 14, 2015

Swoon Beauty Hosts the “Last Lost Gloss Toss” at Sephora Stores in Honor of Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, Swoon Beauty, a line of innovative cosmetics tools and products designed to solve troubling “beauty bothers”, is holding a Last Lost Gloss Toss on Saturday, April 18th from noon to 4PM near 3 Sephora locations! Throughout the day, Swoon Beauty is asking consumers to toss their near empty tubes of gloss. In return, they will receive a Swoon Universal Lip Gloss Scoop & Applicator and a $25 Sephora gift card!Find out the locations and more info below!

Daily Concepts Your Dual Texture Scrubber - Review

Today I have a review of the Daily Concepts Your Dual Texture Scrubber. I’m hooked on using this on a daily basis and have thrown out my old loofah. This is really a game changer in the shower and something you might not think you need, but you do. There is more info and my review below!

April 13, 2015

Target Beauty Box Spring 2015 Edition

There is a new Target Beauty Box for spring and I felt the need to blog about it and let you know to get an order in quickly! I have passed on these kind of boxes in the past since the products are usually ones that I already have or used. From this box though, I have only tried one of the products and that's the Maybelline lip gloss. Everything else would be new to me, which is exciting and the reason why I ordered fast. Plus, for $5 and free shipping you can't go wrong. Find out more information below and where to order a box below!
April 10, 2015

Breakups To Makeup Partners With SEPHORA COLLECTION

Breakups to Makeup, known for its unique accessories featuring quirky cosmetic-related slogans, has partnered with SEPHORA COLLECTION on a new accessories assortment. You will find two of Breakups to Makeup’s signature makeup clutches in the phrases: Losing You Hurt But Losing My Makeup Bag Would Be a Tragedy and I Would Cry But My Mascara Is Designer, as well as a SEPHORA COLLECTION exclusive clutch with the phrase Life is Short, Wear More Makeup. More info below!

April 9, 2015

Farmhouse Fresh Whoopie! Cream Shea Butter is a Delectable Treat

 This Shea Butter from Farmhouse Fresh is a great way to treat yourself at home with something that smells so sweet and will moisturize your skin wonderfully. Farmhouse Fresh made this shea butter whip that smells exactly like Whoopie Pies. Find out more below!

April 8, 2015

Wet N Wild Silver Lake Collection Spring 2015 Eyeshadow Palettes- Photos and Swatches

I recently heard about these new Coloricon Eyeshadow Palettes from Wet N Wild and I knew I needed to hunt them down. It was a good thing that the first Rite-Aid store I went to had them. I bought three of them: Vinyl Collection, California Roll, and Thrift Store Chic. See more photos and swatches below!
April 6, 2015

NYX Cosmetics Define & Refine Powder Foundation - Review

 I usually stay away from foundations that are powder, since I’m usually afraid they are going to cling to my dry skin. I still had the same feeling when I was testing this powder foundation out from NYX. I ended up using the shade light and the compact comes with two shades to either mix together or use on their own. Find out how my experience went with this below!

April 2, 2015

NARS Dual-Intensity Blush in Adoration - Photos and Swatches


 NARS already has some amazing blushes, and now there are these new ones called Dual-Intensity.There are 6 different shades that each come with two gorgeous blushes. The packaging is great on this and being able to get two blushes which can be used alone or together makes this worth your time. See swatches and more photos below!