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Best of Beauty 2013
This is a youtube tag going around but I thought I would share on my blog. I know that this is really really late but I have been trying some new things lately but these are my overall whole year favorites.
Makeup Forever Mist & Fix: Silicone primers break me out but this is a setting spray without silicone and it helps get rid of the powdery look while not looking matte or dewy. It can also be used before makeup to help setting power as well.
Revlon Colorstay: (Oily/Combo): I prefer this sooo much to the covergirl outlast. This lasts so much longer and covers more.
L'oreal True Match Crayon Concealer: I have still not found a holy grail concealer but this is pretty good. I can use this under my eyes, face, and for a slight highlight. It can get a bit cakey on blemishes but works well for under eyes.
Rimmel Stay Matte Powder: I used this most of the year and this is my second one. It can be a little too mattifying but it does provide a little extra coverage.
Elf Baked Blush in Peachy Cheeky : This I probably used the most the label is all worn off. I also love and have been using the regular line blush in Mellow Mauve both are only $3 each. This one provides more of a glow rather than a flush.
Maybelline Instand Age Rewind & Benifit High Beam: These are my highlighting favorites. For a more concealer type highlighter I have been using my Maybelline. But a plain pinky glowy highlight I like is my sample of Highbeam which has lasted soo long.
Spoolie: I don't do anything with my eyebrows other than combing through with a spoolie. For a while I used a clear brow gel but I didn't like the effect.
Smashbox Wondervision Mega Palette: As much as I love Urban Decay I feel this is more versitile and it includes face products as well.
Elf Coffee Gel Eyeliner, Stila sparkle liner in Flash, and Maybelline Golden Halo eyeshadow: The elf is my favorite gel eyeliner it doesn't claim to be waterproof but it lasts all day long. My stila is my favorite liquid liner since I do not wear liquid liner everyday, and it is waterproof and complements green brown eyes very well. And my favorite single eyeshadow and eyeliner color is the golden halo. It is so vibrant and a true gold!
Covergirl Clump Crusher Mascara: This didn't smudge, flake, or loose my curl. It cave my a slight curl and and didn't clump up.
Jordana Twist & Shine + Revlon Balm Stain: I love these way more than lipsticks since they last all day with eating. They hardly transfer and leave a glossy finish.
Charlotte Ronson (Sephora limited Edition) & Ulta Super Shiny Gloss: The charlotte ronson ones were LE but I had to mention them since they were amazing. And I also love the Ulta ones since they feel weightless and not sticky at all. They do smell a little weird but the formula is worth it.
Mac lipsticks are a classic, and for me this one is a must have. Mac has raised the prices of their lipsticks overtime, and currently cost $17. They have a variety of finishes, and this one is a satin finish.
"Pale muted pinky- beige"
according to mac
Pulls more peach on me Can be worn alone, mixed to lighten, or in the center of lips to highlightI love this lipstick even alone, but I know not everyone would like thisScreenshot from my latest video about some of my favorite lipsticksNot as dry as a mac matte, but still enough so that it wears a long timeCan be built up or worn less intense
Not every person nor every skintone can pull this color off, but personally I like it. On me, it's slightly a "concealer lips" color, but that shade is the look some desire. The formula is also very nice, if I wore this more I would try to find a dupe. There may be some listed online in-case the price does not seem reasonable to you (I just hope Mac doesn't rais…
Hey everyone, today I have a set of reviews from the new British Rose collection and lip & cheek stains that were sent to me for consideration. Despite being sent these products, all opinions are as honest as always. The products here range from $16-30. They are available online, as well as in-store.
I was sent the British Rose Palette ($30), Instant Glow Body Essence ($25), and the new Lip & Cheek Stains ($16 each).
British Rose Palette
There are six matte eye shadows and two blushes, for day to night.
Soft satin pinks, and a blush with specks of glitter (that do not transfer).
All cool tones. Baby pink matte blush, and only the silver is shimmer.
Dark Cherry (018), Pink Guava (022), & Bright Peony (026)
Lip & Cheek Stains
Gluten-free, moisturizing, and claims lasting 12 hours.
Top-bottom: Dark Cherry, Pink Guava, Bright Peony
Top-bottom: Dark Cherry, Pink Guava, Bright Peony
After being removed with makeup remover
British Rose Instant Glow Body E…
I just uploaded my monthly favorites video, so I thought I would do my full review on one of the products mentioned. This post is a review on Colourpop's Oh Snap Lippie Stix + Lippie pencil, they retail for only $5 each on the Colourpop website. These launched as part of the fall line, but will be limited edition in the long run. The matching pencil is a little less warm, and lighterAlmost identical thoughWhen worn together they last all day no touch upsWhen just the lippie stix it wears more like 5-6 average wearLippie Pencil can be worn with other lip products on topPerfect nude lip linerLippie Stix can also be worn with other lip productsCould use as a center of lip highlight on top of darker lipWorn this way in one of my Grunge TutorialsApplication is smooth and creamy on both
Overall, Last month I featured the Colourpop liners in my favorites, and this month this lippie stix...I think it should be obvious I love these! The tone of this is a my lips but better, perfect nude. Th…