Showing posts from 2016

ItsMyRayeRaye X ColourPop Collection | Swatches + Review

These products are only available until midnight then they will be discontinued, so I figure I had better get my review up. I've had these since the original launch when I purchased them, the price is $5-6 each. They were developed in collaboration with ItsMyRayeRaye, a beauty content creator, and are only available online.
 Rayezor Lippie Stix  Rayezor Lippie Pencil  Stingraye Ultra Matte Lip
 Rayezor Stix, Rayezor Pencil, Stingraye Rayezor (liner on edges blended with lippie stix all over the lips) Stingraye
Stingraye isn't as dry as the original formula, but it also more matte than their ultra satin formulaWears all day without drying out the lips"Cool toned mauve brown"Rayezor "Warm peachy nude in a matte finish"The liner is a lot darker and more of a mauve than peachSame classic beloved formulaNot so matte, still has some moistureWears an average ~6 hrs without liner but can do ~10 with Overall, if these shades are the kind you like to wear then I woul…

Anastasia Cream Contour Kit | Fair | Review + Swatches

There are many contour options from single shades, palettes, powder, cream, but rarely do they cater to fair skin tones. This cream contour palette is in the shade fair, retailing for $40. There are three highlight shades in the top row, and three contours in the lower row. Cruelty free Sleek packaging After watching With flash No flash
For a video demo: The consistency is creamy but on the drier sideCan mix with a facial oil if desiredStill blends out very easily on its ownI usually apply with my fingertips to desired areas and then blend out with a beauty blenderSoft Light is a more peachy pink "pale peach" toned concealer / highlightLustre is an iridescent clear shimmer "sheer porcelain"Not my favorite shade since it is not intense enough as a highlight and the product still needs to be set in placeFair is more yellow toned "pure sand" and is concealer toned on my skinFawn is the lightest cool contour "cafe latte"…

Drugstore Makeup Tutorial | Femme Fatale

Almost all new products used in this video, first impression style! I tried out new products like a highlight that will make you click to find out what it is, a colourpop blush, and others that came together to make a Femme Fatale look (unintentionally). 
Products Mentioned:
-elf Instant Brow Lift Pencil (Taupe)
-Wet n wild MegaClear Brow Gel
-Maybelline Masterprime Eyeshadow Primer
-Jordana Made to Last Liquid Eyeshadow (not a wink pink)
-Wet n wild Eyeshadow Palette (Coming in Latte)
-Wet n wild MegaLiner Liquid Eyeliner (black)
-Milani Liquid Eye Eyeliner (black)
-Wet n wild Max Volume Plus Mascara
-Wet n wild Coverall Correcting Palette
-Hard Candy Glamouflage Foundation
-Colourpop Sculpting Stix (Dove)
-Colourpop Blush (Between the Sheets)
-Wet n wild Mattifying Powder
-Wet n wild Coloricon Bronzer (Ticket to Brazil)
-Wet n wild Blush (Apri-cot in the middle)
-Wet n wild Shimmer Palette (Boozy Brunch)
-NYX Matte Lipstick (Indie Flick)
-Wet n wild Lipgloss (Red Sensation)

How To: Fix Makeup MISTAKES | Uneven lipstick, intensify highlighter, & more

Ever have a bad makeup day? Or perhaps you looked in the mirror and realized that your makeup isn't how it was when you left the house...
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Lip Monthly June 2016 | Reviews + Swatches

My next bag is already on the way, but product reviews are always better late than never! Instead of immediately reviewing the products, this month I decided to take more time to try everything out. The bags retail for $12.95 a month BUT with my code BUDGETMAKEUP you will get 55% off your first bag! I do make a small commission per coupon use, but my review is as honest as always. Here's an overview.  The contents total worth is $69.95 at retail price, and every product is full sized! Be a Bombshell Lip/ Cheek Stick ($16)  In the shade sweetness Blended, and unblended swatch The shade is a warm coral with a touch of golden glitter Jelly Pong Pong Lip Butter ($18.95) The formula is very smooth and has a "butter" like consistency. For being so smooth, it is hydrating but it also does not last all day. For all day wear, I suggest a lip liner under. Lip swatch Peony Cosmetics Highlighter ($22) Sheered out, and swatched The product is very subtle, but the tone makes it weara…

Colourpop Brills Lippie Pencil and Lippie Stix: Review & Swatches

Sundays or Sundaze are for Swatching! Colourpop Sunday starts this week with one of my favorite lippies in the shade BRILLS. The lippie and liner are each $5, and available online only!  Lippie Pencil, Lippie Stix, Lippie Pencil + Lippie Stix Lip Swatch
This color is described as a "True cool toned lavender"Cool tone allows for teeth to not look yellowFlatteringAverage wear without the linerLasts all day, no touch ups, with lip linerSimilar to a limited edition Mac lipstick (Dodgy girl) but at a much more affordable price point, and still available I highly recommend this shade for any skin tonePerfect starter purple shade

No Mirror Makeup Challenge | Surprising Results

Finally got a new video up, and this is my first ever challenge video! This is what happens when someone very attached to their mirror and viewfinder, has to try to do without.

Products Mentioned: -Colourpop Dope Taupe Brow Color -Covergirl Goldens Palette -Stila Stay All Day Liquid Eyeliner -Covergirl Clump Crusher Mascara -L'oreal True Match Foundation -Manic Panic Dream Tone Foundation (white) -Anastasia Beverly Hills Cream Contour Kit (fair) -elf Perfect Finish HD Powder -Lunatick Cosmetics Contour Book -Milani Luminoso Blush -Becca Pearl Highlighter -Milani Metallic Liquid Lipstick (Materialistic)

The Body Shop: British Rose Collection and Lip & Cheek Stains | Reviews + Swatches

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. Doe-foot applicator 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…