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ColourPop Westie Lippie Pencil Review, Photos, Swatches

ColourPop’s Lippie Pencils are said to be long-wearing and highly-pigmented. They are available in dozens of shades. This review is for the shade Westie, which is a soft dusty baby pink. Continue reading

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Illamasqua Charm Gel Sculpt Review, Photos, Swatches

Illamasqua’s new Gel Sculpts are gel colors to emphasize the cheeks and contour the face. The Gel Sculpts are currently available in three different shades–two that are blushes and one that’s a contour. This review is for the shade Charm, which is a fresh apricot. Continue reading

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ColourPop Monkey Lippie Pencil Review, Photos, Swatches

ColourPop’s Lippie Pencils are said to be long-wearing and highly-pigmented. They are available in dozens of shades. This review is for the shade Monkey, which is a mid-tone bright bubble gum pink. Continue reading

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ColourPop Summer 2015 Collections Video

Here is the video overview of ColourPop’s Summer 2015 Collections and new individual products. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas. You can also read written reviews for the products on the website–just check the description box for links! Continue reading

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Smashbox 24 Hour CC Spot Concealer Review, Photos, Swatches

Smashbox’s new 24 Hour CC Spot Concealer is said to provide pin-point coverage with a waterproof, long-wearing formula that can last 24 hours. This concealer is available in 8 shades. This review depicts the shade Light. Continue reading

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Smashbox Be Legendary Long Wear Lip Lacquers Review, Photos, Swatches

Smashbox’s Be Legendary Long Wear Lip Lacquers are said to be long-wearing and strongly pigmented with a hybrid formula that goes on like a lacquer and lasts like a stain for 8 hours of wear. This review is for the shades Legendary and After Dark. Continue reading

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Beauty Empties Review Video (Vol. 8)

In this video, I show which products I’ve used up and share my thoughts on their quality. There’s makeup, skincare, bath/body, and more! Continue reading

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Smashbox Crush On Blush Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

Smashbox’s limited edition Crush On Blush Palette contains six face powders: four blushes, a highlighter, and a bronzer. All of the following shades are swatched and reviewed, below:

  • Blush in Warm Apricot
  • Blush in Guava
  • Blush in Rosy
  • Blush in Rosette
  • Bronze Lights in Suntan
  • Soft Lights in Shimmer

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Zoya Island Fun & Paradise Sun Collections Photos & Swatches

These photos and swatches are for Zoya’s Island Fun & Paradise Sun Collections for Summer 2015. The following shades are shown, each with 2 coats applied:

ISLAND FUN (Creams)

  • Jace: Modern tropical green in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula. A green that is more muted than lime and surprisingly wearable!
  • Cecilia: Classic teal in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.
  • Talia: True turquoise in full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.
  • Serenity: Summer purple in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula. Reminiscent of beautiful blooming irises, a harbinger of summer!
  • Nana: Deep summer fuchsia in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.
  • Demetria: A vibrant poppy red in a full coverage and densely pigmented cream formula.

PARADISE SUN (Metallics)

  • Genesis: Crystalline white with a micronized metallic pearl finish. Designed to look like micro-fine diamond dust!
  • Selene: True teal with a micronized metallic pearl finish. A unique shade with an aqua fleck that resembles deeper layers of ocean water.
  • Oceane: True turquoise with a micronized metallic pearl finish that reflects the clearest blue ocean waters.
  • Isa: Deep blue-based purple with a micronized metallic pearl finish and an aqua flash that embodies the beauty of exotic island flowers.
  • Mae: Warm magenta pink with a micronized metallic pearl finish, reminiscent of vibrant Mediterranean flowers.
  • Aphrodite: Vibrant summer red with a micronized pearl metallic finish and multi-hued flash that brings it to life.

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ColourPop Highlighters Video

Here is the video overview of ColourPop’s 15 new highlighters. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formula. You can also read the written review for the highlighters here. Continue reading

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