Review & Swatches: Inglot Freedom System AMC Face Blush #67

Inglot Freedom System AMC Face Blush #67

Availability: Inglot
Price: $10.00

Inglot’s AMC Face Blushes come in 29 shades. This review is for shade #67, which is a matte, slightly red-based orange shade.


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Review & Swatches: Benefit They’re Real Mascara

Benefit They’re Real Mascara

Availability: Sephora, ULTA
Price: $23.00

Company’s Description

This mascara features an exclusive brush specially designed to maximize the performance of the long-wearing, glossy formula revealing lashes you never knew you had! Staggered bristles grab close to the root, boosting length and volume beyond belief. The precision bristles on the custom-domed tip lift, define, and curl even your tiniest lashes. The end result is luxurious, silky lashes that won’t smudge, clump, or dry out.

Benefit’s They’re Real! mascara comes in one shade (Black) and is said to give your lashes length and volume without smudging, clumping, or drying out. Keep reading for my thoughts on this mascara.

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Review & Swatches: BareMinerals Ready Foundation

BareMinerals Ready Foundation SPF 20 in Light

Availability: Sephora, ULTA
Price: $29.00

Company’s Description

The proprietary solid mineral technology in this foundation will give you a completely new perspective on what a foundation can do for you. Invisible long-wearing coverage beautifully covers everything yet feels like nothing. It leaves behind no traces of makeup, and the more you use it, the better your skin looks. Exceptional hydrating coverage lasts up to 12 hours with a no-makeup look and feel.

BareMinerals new Ready Foundation is a pressed mineral foundation available in 20 different shades. The shade that I tested and that is depicted, below, is Light, which BareMinerals describes as being for light skin with yellow-olive undertones.

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Review: Real Techniques Expert Face Brush

Real Techniques Expert Face Brush

Availability: ULTA, Real Techniques
Price: $8.99

Company’s Description

The Expert Face Brush is ultra firm and broad for application and blending of cream or liquid foundation.

Real Techniques was created by makeup artist and YouTuber Sam Chapman. This review is for the Expert Face Brush, which is made for application of cream or liquid foundation.

You can also read the review for the Real Techniques Core Collection here or Starter Set here.


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Review & Swatches: It Cosmetics Luxe Anti-Aging High Performance Eyeshadow Trio in “Pretty in Plum”

It Cosmetics Luxe Anti-Aging High Performance Eye Shadow Trio in Pretty in Plum

Availability: QVC
Price: $24.00

Company’s Description

An anti-aging powerhouse! The Luxe High Performance Anti-Aging Eyeshadow Trios are all about intense pigment in a naturally pretty look. They are packed with skin-loving ingredients such as hydrolyzed collagen, acai, green tea, and vitamins A, C, and E. Plus, they’re free of ingredients that make eyes appear older.

It Cosmetics’ Luxe Anti-Aging High Performance Eye Shadow Trio is said to include intensely-pigmented shadows for a naturally pretty look. This review is for the shade combination in Pretty in Plum, which includes the following colors:

  • Je Ne Sais Quoi: Shimmery nude pink shade
  • Lucky Lavender: Violet pearl shade
  • Plum Passion: Rich shimmery purple shade

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Review & Swatches: Missha Signature Glam Art Gloss

Missha Signature Glam Art Gloss

Availability: Missha
Price: $15.99

Missha’s 2012 Spring/Summer collection includes the Signature Glam Art Gloss in the shade S-CR04, which is a coral shade with golden shimmer.

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Review & Swatches: Jemma Kidd Blushwear Creme Cheek Colour in “Guava”

Jemma Kidd Blushwear Creme Cheek Colour in Guava

Availability: Beauty.com, Dermstore, Jemma Kidd
Price: $23.00

Company’s Description

Add a natural, youthful touch of colour to the skin with Jemma Kidd Blushwear Crème Cheek Colour, with a flawless velvet powder finish. This lightweight, long-wear crème to powder blush works effortlessly over foundation or bare skin.

Jemma Kidd Make Up School’s Blushwear Creme Cheek Colours are cream blushes that come in three (3) different shades. This review is for the shade Guava–a vibrant coral-pink shade.

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