Showing posts from April, 2016

elf beautifully bare BLENDING BRUSH | Review

Keep reading if you want to know why I'm obsessed with this brush... I picked mine up for $6 at Target, but this brush is also available online. Back of the sleeve brush comes in. Know that this brush is synthetic, and can be used with any medium of product (powder, liquid, etc.).
Very very softBlends any product in wonderfullySurprisingly easy to clean, like claims suggest, due to soft but not overly densePerfect size and shape for a multitude of uses, my favorite being to contour Overall, If you see this brush in-store pick one (or more!) up, and if you're planning an elf order online be sure to add it to your cart! This is not sponsored or anything; I just really love this brush.

Wet N Wild coloricon OMBRE BLUSH | In a Purple Haze | Review & Swatch

If you saw my Makeup Products I Regret Buying video, then you would know how I feel about this. This is only $4.99 and can be found anywhere wet n wild can be purchased.  0.3 oz and cruelty free "Blendable, lightweight powders in a soft gradient of ombre hues. Silky-smooth formula blends seamlessly for buildable color. Use as a blush or even as a shadow for a fun pop of color." Main ingredient is talc Always make sure the product is sealed when purchasing Very light in colorNot buildable in intensityNot quite dark enough for a blushOn my skin tone too dark for highlight, but could work for that Can be used as a pale shimmer eyeshadowVery smooth due to talc and dimethicone in the productNot harsh glitterThere are other shades in this line, and they may work better as a true blush Overall, This product looks beautiful in the pan, but does show up a bit lighter when swatched and almost not at all on the face. I would recommend if you are looking for a soft purple highlight but …

PUR Glow Together Bronzer | Review & Swatches

Another PUR cosmetics review today! This bronzer retails for $34 (PUR, ULTA) and is in partner with Action Against Hunger (an organization that provides food, safe drinking water, and sanitation to people in need). Spoiler: this is actually a good bronzer, and not just for a good cause. Also, disclaimer: this product was sent to me for review, but my opinion is honest as always.  Lovely packaging, as sleek as possible for a jumbo bronzer "Give Back. Glow Forward." Jumbo Bronzer = 0.60 oz / 17 g "With three matte and three shimmer shades, the blendable, jumbo palette is perfect for all skin tones whether you want to look like a bronzed goddess or just back from vacation." Also cruelty free Very smooth, almost creamy powder,  and this is how it looks after swatching Application:"Use a blush brush to apply to the forehead, bridge of nose, tops of cheeks, and chin. Can be used to contour. Blend onto neck, decollete and body with a body brush for a just-back-from-t…

PUR Strobe / Highlight Palettes | Moonlight Glow & Sun-Kissed Glow | Review & Swatches

I've had these highlight palettes for a few weeks now, and am ready to give my full review and opinions. These retail for $34 on the PUR website, but they are also carried at ULTA. Disclaimer: these were sent to me for review, but that will never affect my opinions.  The packaging is gorgeous and sleek Back of Moonlight Glow palette Each palette contains 0.53 oz total Twilight, Lunar, Eclipse Back of Sun-Kissed Glow palette Aurora, Solar, Dusk Review Time:Some general information:Main Ingredients:Ceretin Complex (for age-defying)Shea Butter MicaBenefits (quoted from PUR):Helps smooth and firm for a hydrated, ageless complexion.Brightens and keeps skin looking healthy, never dull.Offers multiple looks for all skin tonesConditions and softens skin.Creates the perfect shimmery highlight for a naturally luminescent glow.Supposed application / usage:"With a contour brush, apply wherever you want to create an instant highlight such as the center of the forehead, the cheek bones, o…

GRWM: Fresh Glowy Spring Makeup Ft. Colourpop Brows

Easy everyday appropriate makeup with some light spring tones!
Products Mentioned (with blog review links): -Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Sunscreen -Sephora Bright Future Gel Serum Concealer (Green) -Pixi Brightening Peach Correction Concentrate -MakeupForever Ultra HD Foundation (Y205) -Colourpop Brow Pencil + Color (Dope Taupe) -Sephora Bright Future Gel Serum Concealer (01 Bavarian Cream) -Clinique Highlighter (Hefty Highlight) -Laura Mercier Translucent Powder -Urban Decay Primer Potion -Lorac Unzipped Gold Palette -MakeupGeek Chickadee Eyeshadow -L'oreal Voluminous Butterfly Lash -Lunatick Cosmetics Contour Palette -Milani Luminoso Baked Blush -Becca Pressed Highlighter (Pearl) -Colourpop Lippie Pencil + Lippie Stix (Brink)