Let me introduce you to these life-changing products. I’m sure after you place an order of your own, you’ll be just as in love as I am with these lippie stix and shadows! Alright, where do I even begin ?! So, of course I’ve been hearing LOADS about the brand, Colourpop, on Instagram, Youtube & on this makeup app called MakeupSocial. It’s all the rage right now! Beauty gurus already have collabs with them & MUAs are raving about the products. So of course, I placed an order & let me tell you – it’s the first of MANY. The best part is that everything is $5, nothing more, nothing less. So can easily tally up your cart before purchasing so you know how big of a hole you want to make in your wallet. Did I mention they’re cruelty free?! Even better!
I ordered 3 lippie stix & 4 eyeshadows. My favorite part of their packages is the cute handwritten note. I’ve seen loads of messages in various girls hauls & they’re always something witty or funny!
Eyeshadows from L-R: Meow, Shameless, Play, Cricket || Lippie Stix: Dalia, Lumiere
* Eyeshadows are swatched on top of MUAD Cosmetics‘ eye base. *
When I tell you that both products literally feel like clouds, I’m not lying. The eyeshadows are incredibly soft; so soft that I feel like if I press my finger on the product too hard that I’m going to harm it (as if it’s a living thing!) They’re some of the softest eyeshadows I’ve EVER encountered & I love it! I’m sure they’re going to blend like a DREAM! Now don’t get me started on the Lippie Stix! Can you say, smooth like butter ?! Hello! These lipsticks are INCREDIBLY creamy & glide on really well! (Just be gentle & not an idiot like me who snapped off the top half of Dalia while swatching, bc ya know, I’m clearly not gentle enough |sad face|) I know I said I ordered three but yet there’s only two pictured…yeah, that’s because I ordered one in the shade Pitch for my mother and as soon as she swatched it she took it. So, it’s no longer in my possession lmao. She loved it so much that she told me to order her 2 more as backups (but I’ll surprise her bc I’m a nice daughter and order her at least 4). My swatches don’t do these shadows justice so don’t judge based on my photo with horrible quality. I’m telling you, it’s perfect.
I can’t wait to use these products in upcoming tutorials! I’m back & ready to roll out these posts like hot cakes! If you’d like to see anything specifically posted on my blog pleaaaase leave me a comment (or email) and tell me!
Well, well, well.. I’m back! I’m sorry I took a hiatus from blogging (on all sites), but I had a loss in my family & that took a toll on me. But, I’m back. I definitely enjoy blogging – it’s a good distraction – and I missed editing & posting for you all! So here we go!
Here are a few things I bought at my recent trip to Walmart! If you’d like to see individual posts on any products below, please let me know & I’ll write one as soon as possible!
- Rimmel London Scandal Eyes Mascara: $7.88
- Real Techniques Sculpting Brush: $9.98
- Rimmel London Provacalips Lip Colour – 750 HeartBreaker : $ 6.47
- L’oreal True Match Crayon – Medium/Deep N6-7: $7.97
- Rimmel London Wake Me Up Concealer – Medium: $4.47
- New Maybelline FIT Me Dewy + Smooth – 330 Toffee: $5.94
- Rimmel London Stay Matte Powder – Translucent: $3.97
- Maybelline FIT Me Powder – 330 Toffee: $5.94
I bought this lipstick from MAC before my vacation to Greece a few weeks ago, and I’m obsessed with it! When I walked over to the counter, I wasn’t looking at anything specific. However, I have been eyeing “Velvet Teddy” for awhile and wanted to see what it looked like in person. After seeing it in person, I knew it would be waaaay too light for me. Then I looked at one called “Taupe“, and fell in love. The girl who walked over to me asked if I wanted to try it on, but I told her “No, I just want to buy it!” I KNEW it would look great, and so I happily walked over to the counter (as my mom looked on, rolling her eyes) and bought the lipstick! & In my opinion, it looks fabulous!
My favorite words when it comes to makeup are SALE, & LIMITED-EDITION. ESPECIALLY limited-edition. I automatically buy a product I’ve been eyeing if I see it says limited-edition; it’s a BAD habit but I just can’t help myself! The other word I loooove is of course, SALE. I mean, WHO DOESN’T?! I got these new babies at a store called Amazing Savings & let me tell you – I was shocked when I saw how cheap they were there! I got two Maybelline Color Tattoos for $1.99 ea (Reg price: $5.99 ea) & this L’oreal Extra Intense Eyeliner for $2.99 (Reg Price $8.99 ea)!
I’ve tested all three products and I love them ALL! If you like to see a review on any of the products below, OR want a pictorial using these products, Let me know in the comments below! If you live near an Amazing Savings, go check out their cosmetics corner & tell me what deals YOU find! x
I walked into my local drugstore with my neighbor a few weeks ago & even though I had no intentions of buying anything new – I walked out with two products! I truly didn’t want to buy anything, mainly because I had no money on me & also because I’m trying to save for my vacation in 2 weeks, however, she offered to buy me something if I really wanted it – so how could I say no?! Haha!
These are two products I’ve been eyeing for quite some time: Maybelline’s Instant Age Rewind Concealer in the shade Honey & Wet N Wild’s Lipstick in Cherry Bomb! I’ve tested out both products & have had positive results with both! I’ll post a FAB or DRAB review on the concealer within the next few weeks & I’ll post a First Impression post on the lipstick as soon as I wear it out! x
Hello lovelies – I’m excited for today’s post because it’s my first ever blog collab!!! I’ve been wanting to collab on my blogs for awhile now, but never got around to it. Thankfully, my friend Valerie has been blogging as well and agreed on the idea to do a joint post! EEK! Valerie is a friend I’ve made thanks to the internet and One Direction and even with the 3 hour time difference, we still talk loads! I’m happy to be doing my 1st collab with her! Woohoo! Our decision was to do a neutral makeup look, with a pop of color! You can see my rendition down below along with a list of the products used – & you’ll have to check out Valerie’s blog to see hers!
Apply Mascara, Black Eyeliner in the waterline (& tightline too!), lashes & You’re DONE!
Products: Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion → ELF Eyelid Primer →MUFE HD Primer → DDF Amplifying Elixir → Murad Essential Eye Cream → L’oreal Magic Nude Liquid Powder Foundation (330 Classic Tan) → MAC Prolongwear Concealer (NC42)→ Maybelline Fit Me Concealer (Cafe) → Revlon Nearly Naked (030 Medium) → MAC MSF (Medium Dark) → NYX Cream Blush (CB 05 Glow) → Hard Candy So Baked Bronzer (As Highlight) (130 Tropics) → ELF Contouring Blush & Bronzer (Nose Contour) → Urban Decay Electric Palette → Its Judy Time Palette → Naked Palette (1st edition) → Bare Minerals Foundation (For Contour) (Medium Dark) → Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade (Ebony) → Jordana Best Last Extreme Mascara → NYC Glitter Showtime Liner (Tightline/Waterline) → Rimmel Lash Accelerator Endless → Sephora Liquid Eyeliner → NYC Liquid Eyeliner → NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream (SML C04: London) **All brushes used were from BH Cosmetics 36 pc set**
We agreed on monthly collabs, so make sure to let us know what theme you’d like us to do next! Also, want me to go in detail on any of the steps above? Let me know and I’ll dedicate a post to it! Thanks x
DON’T FORGET TO FOLLOW VALERIE & CHECK HER BLOG FOR HER PICTORIAL 🙂
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So up until my 22nd birthday last month, I never wore highlighter. I never felt the need to highlight my face, especially because I never wore foundation, so I didn’t feel it was necessary. However, my brother and his girlfriend gave me makeup for my birthday and one of them was a Hard Candy highlighter! Below I’ll feature the name, brand, and swatch – compared to Benefit’s Watts Up!
As you can see, both swatches are pretty similar. However, the Watts Up is lighter in color, and of course, the texture is creamy vs the Hard Candy one which isn’t. I’ve been using the Hard Candy one almost daily, being as I’m not too big of a fan of creamy products. However, that doesn’t mean Watt’s up isn’t a great product! This was a sample size I got from Sephora on my birthday last year and since you don’t need loads – it’ll last for a LONG time! The Hard Candy highlighter I’ve been using for about a month now and you can see it still has it’s shape! I’ll own this literally until I’m like 90! Gotta love finding affordable products that are long-lasting!!