Archive for March 2017

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March 30, 2017

Jesse's Girl Highlight and Contour Kit - Swatches and Review

 Today I have a look at this simple but essential highlight and contour kit from Jesse's Girl Cosmetics. It comes with 8 different powders: 4 for highlighting and 4 for contouring. If you are new to sculpting the face or want something that has different shade options, this is for you! The powders are pigmented and easy to build up on the skin. Find out more and see swatches below.

March 29, 2017

Wake Your Eyes with IT Cosmetics Confidence in an Eye Cream

IT Cosmetics has a new revolutionary eye cream that will moisturize and brighten the eyes so they are more awake. This is part of the Confidence line and it is perfect for all skin types. It has many great ingredients that will reduce puffiness, dark circles, lines and wrinkles. Find out more below!

March 27, 2017

Play! by Sephora: March 2017 The Gleam Team

Today I have a look at what's inside this month's Play! by Sephora box. The theme is all about products that will give you a high shimmer or natural gleam to the face. If you don't' know, Play! by Sephora is a subscription box with 5 deluxe samples plus a fragrance bonus. Each month that I have received this box, I have enjoyed the products that I get. This month was a little bit different for me because I wasn't totally thrilled about what was inside. Find out more below!
March 22, 2017

Pixi Beauty Hello Rose! Beauty Kit - Swatches and Review

 Today I have a look at one of the new spring sets from Pixi Beauty called Hello Rose!. It comes with a Glow Booster, a Blush Duo and a LipLift Max. This is a great set that is perfect for getting you ready for spring. All of the products are a great size so that you can get the most use out of all of them. You can bring glow to your skin and give your lips the right amount of plumpness. Find out more on these products below and see swatches.

Hard Candy Sheer Envy Prismatic Highlighter - Review

Hard Candy has some new products out for spring, including this Sheet Envy Prismatic Highlighter. It is made with light reflecting pearls that accentuates the high points on the face. It's always great when you can find a highlighter that is not going to break the bank. But even if the price is good, is the quality there? Find out in my review below.

March 18, 2017

Sample Saturday #14 - Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream

Today for Sample Saturday, I am focused on the Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream. This is a whipped moisturizer that is made to visibly brighten and improve firmness of the skin. I have only used sample sizes of Drunk Elephant in the past, and I really liked the products I tried. With this moisturizer, it sounded like something that is perfect for my dry skin. Find out if I would purchase the full size below!

March 17, 2017

IT Cosmetics IT’s All About You! Customer Favorites Collection on QVC

IT Cosmetics IT’s All About You! Customer Favorites Collection gives you the power to look and feel like your best! This Today’s Special Value is scheduled to debut on QVC Saturday, March 18, 2017 at midnight (ET) and will be offered for one day only! Each day, QVC picks one special item they believe shoppers will love, and offers it at an exceptionally low price from midnight (ET) until 11:59 p.m. (PT) that day. Find out more below!
March 16, 2017

What's Inside: Beautycon Spring 2017 Box

Beautycon will have you ready for spring with their newest box! This season, Beautycon worked with three ambassadors to curate the box: LA Demi, Dacey Cash, and Sayria Jade. You can always expect some great brands offered in the Beautycon box. This is a subscription box that is offered seasonallly. Find out what was inside and how to save $ below!

Essence Cosmetics Light Up Your Face Luminizer Palette - Review

Today I have a review of the Essence Cosmetics Light Up Your Face Luminizer Palette. I picked this up at Ulta a few weeks ago, and I really wanted it to be an all-in-one good brightening face palette. Something that was inexpensive but would still do a really good job at making my skin look soft and glowy. It comes with 3 highlighters that are a nude, rose, and a golden beige. Was it everything I was looking for? Find out more on this below!
March 8, 2017

Protect and Smooth Your Skin With Dermalogica Daily Superfoliant

 Today I have a closer look at the Daily Superfoliant from Dermalogica. This is going to help remove pollutants from your skin and help keep them away for firmer, healthy-looking skin. It is a superfine powder exfoliant that activates when you add water to it. You might think that this is the same as the Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant, but they are definitely different. I will explain more and you can read my review below!

March 6, 2017

Getting Ready For A Night Out with Schwarzkopf Hair Color

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 Life can get so busy sometimes that I forget how much it’s necessary for a break here and there. So when it’s time to plan a night out, I always want to glam myself up the easiest way. That’s where Schwarzkopf Hair Color comes in to help me look my very best. It's simple to color your hair at home and you can do it a day or so before the fun night out.  Find out more below!

March 5, 2017

Soap & Glory Sexy Mother Pucker Lip Plumping Gloss (2 Shades) - Swatches and Review

I recently picked up a few of these Sexy Mother Pucker Lip Plumping Glosses from Soap & Glory at Target. I haven't tried anything from Soap & Glory before, but I have only heard great things. I have been wanting some nice lip glosses that will give a nice plumpness to my lips. These looked to be just what I was wanting and I picked up the shades Super Peach and Plumsup. So did these really plump up my lips? Find out below!
March 4, 2017

Bring On The Bold With Elizabeth Arden Liquid Assets Color Collection

Elizabeth Arden has some new color products that are pigmented and easy to apply for a dramatic effect. What you can find in the collection is liquid eye liners, liquid lipsticks, and a liquid highlighter. With all of these products, you only need a few swipes to get a good amount of pigment. They are very easy to build up if you want a more dramatic effect. Take a look at swatches and more below!

March 1, 2017

NYX Cosmetics Lid Lingerie Shadow Palette - Swatches and Review

NYX has come out with a new eyeshadow palette that was inspired by their Lid Lingerie Eye Tints. This palette had me really excited because I love the colors in this collection and the shadows are a nice size. You get 6 matte eyeshadows which all coordinate pretty well together. See swatches and more info below!

Giveaway: Win an e.l.f. Cosmetics Prize Pack!

Today I have a super fun giveaway for you! There are so many products from e.l.f. to choose from, so I put together a giveaway with some of my favorites. I definitely love the clay eyeshadow palette, the lip palette, and the mineral pearls. There are also some other fun products to try. Find out more on how to enter below!