Archive for May 2016

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May 31, 2016

MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Sculpting Lip - Review

 Today I have a review of the MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Sculpting Lip in the shade Carmine Red. It has two sides to it: One with the semi-matte lip color and the other with a powder to cream highlighter. This is the kind of product that will add volume and fullness to the lips once you use the highlighting product. Find out more below!
May 30, 2016

June 2016 Target Beauty Box

Right now you can get all of this in the new Women's Target Beauty Box for the month of June. You get 11 products/samples for $10. There is also a men's box for the month of June as well. Find out what brands and where to buy below!

Finds at Walmart: Makeup Mat and Makeup Cloths

I recently made a trip to Walmart for a few things that were not makeup related, but I ended up in the cosmetic department anyway and spotted these two things. I found the Makeup Mat and Makeup Cloths on the end caps of the aisles. Honestly the prices were cheap for these so I figured why not and give them a try. Find out more about them and see if they are something you need!
May 25, 2016

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette - Swatches and Review

Today I have a look at the new Becca x Jaclyn Hill Face Palette from the Champagne Collection that will be launching tomorrow. I was really excited to get my hands on it since I don't own the famous Champagne Pop Highlighter just yet. This gorgeous palette comes with 2 highlighters and 3 blushes that is made for all skin tones. See more photos and swatches below!
May 24, 2016

What's New: Aveeno Active Naturals Absolutely Ageless Products

 Aveeno has a new line of Anti-Aging products that will hydrate and improve firmness in the skin. The products in the collection have Blackberry Complex which are infused with vitamins, antioxidants, and powerful anti-aging ingredients. I found the creams and moisturizer to be non greasy and all won't clog the pores. Read on to find out more about which products are my absolute favorites from the collection. 
May 23, 2016

Maybelline Color Sensational The Loaded Bolds Lipsticks (2 Shades) - Swatches and Review

Today I have a look at a few of the new Maybelline The Loaded Bolds Lipsticks. I recently found them at Target and decided on trying two shades: Gone Griege and Berry Bossy. These lipsticks have very bold color and are completely matte. There are 20 shades in the collection which range from blues to reds and even black. See more below!
May 20, 2016

Eye Contouring with Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Quad

Contouring is so popular right now, so it's not surprising that it has now come to the eyes. Kat Von D has these new Contour Quads that comes with 4 eyeshadows that are for base, define, contour, and highlight. The shadows are all matte and there are 4 different quads. I decided on the plum quad since the shades are what I would wear most often. See photos and swatches below!
  

Kiko Milano Mirage Lip Stylo in Canyon Rose - Photos and Swatch

Today I have a look at one of the new Kiko Milano Mirage Lip Stylo Lipsticks. These are pigmented with great color and have a shiny finish. I prefer this type of lipstick finish during the summer months since it can be moisturizing and feel comfortable throughout the day. Also, there are 8 shades in the limited edition collection. See a swatch and find out more info below!
May 18, 2016

7 Year Blog Anniversary + Win Makeup Goodies and $50 Sephora E-Gift Card!


This month is my 7 year blog anniversary and I have decided to have a giveaway to celebrate! I am giving away some makeup goodies and a $50 Sephora E-Gift Card to one winner. I am so grateful and appreciative to all of my readers that comment and visit my blog.

May 17, 2016

NYX Cosmetics Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick (3 Shades) - Swatches and Review

Today I have a look at some of the NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipsticks. These have a matte finish but feel very soft and comfortable. More new shades are coming out soon but right now there are 12 shades available. The three I have are: Orange County, Sandstorm, and Tea & Cookies. See more info and swatches below!
May 16, 2016

Pacifica Dream Big Lash Extending 7 in 1 Mascara - Review

 Pacifica has a new mascara that sounds like a dream come true. The Dream Big Mascara has 2 brushes in one and lets you choose if you want length or volume just by twisting the top. This is a great feature and I love the magical looking packaging. I was expecting to either love or not love this mascara, but I'm in between. I will explain why below!
May 12, 2016

Accessorize Your Spring Sale Event at Ontario Mills

This post is in partnership with Ontario Mills. All opinions are honest and my own.
This month is the perfect time to head over to Ontario Mills Mall and find some great deals on many accessories for spring. This week I went over there and checked out what was happening during the Accessorize Your Spring Sale Event. From now through May 31st, you can find amazing deals on things like jewelry, sunglasses, purses, shoes, hats, and more. 
May 9, 2016

Covergirl Katy Kat Matte Lipsticks (2 Shades) - Swatches and Review

Covergirl has came out with a new lipstick line with Katy Perry called Katy Kat Matte. There are 12 shades in the collection and so far they have been spotted at Walgreens and Walmart. The two shades I have are Catoure and Kitty Purry. They are not going to be completely matte, more of a "demi-matte" is how they are described by Covergirl. See more photos and swatches below!
May 7, 2016

Luma Hair Straightening Brush Review

 Today I have review of the Luma Hair Brush that will help to straighten hair faster and easier just by brushing your hair. It only takes 60 seconds to heat up and it is best to use it on dry hair. My hair is long, thick, and very wavy. How well would it work on someone with my type of hair? Read on to my review below!
May 3, 2016

ColourPop Matte X Lippie Stix (4 Shades) - Photos and Swatches

Today I have a look at some of the ColourPop Matte X Lippie Stix. There are 15 shades available and I have 4 of them called: Back Up, Cami, Pillow Talk, and Tickler. These are very matte, pigmented, and long lasting. These are probably the softest mattes I've tried and feel the most comfortable. See swatches below!
May 2, 2016

Lancome Juicy Shaker in Great-Fruit and Berry in Love - Swatches and Review

The Lancome Juicy Shaker is a fun new lip product that you shake up for a wash of color a hint of shine. This is a lip oil that treats your lips like a lip balm. It helps soothe and hydrate while still giving some color to the lips. I love how these are not sticky and give enough shine that I look for in a gloss. Find out more and see swatches below!