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Tom Ford Naked Pink Eye Color Quad Review & Swatches

Naked Pink Tom Ford Beauty Naked Pink Eye Color Quad ($88.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a new, limited edition peach palette for the holiday season. (Not sure why it isn’t called Naked Peach, honestly!) The quality was so-so with the lowest-rated shade being sheerer and more prone to fallout, which is more typical for this type of shade from Tom Ford (sparkly). Obviously, for a luxury price point, I would and do expect better since I’ve seen To...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, US, Beauty, Sydney, Tom Ford, Christine, Fraser, Laura Mercier, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Tom Ford Beauty, Eyeshadow Palette, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows


Natasha Denona Metropolis Mini Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Metropolis Natasha Denona Metropolis Mini Eyeshadow PaletteNatasha Denona Metropolis Mini Eyeshadow Palette ($25.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a new, limited edition mini palette that expands on the Metropolis 28-pan palette; it includes three shades from the larger palette, plus two new shades (the last two). The five shades coordinated well together and offered some decent versatility, though I think the lightest shade could have been a murky...
Tags: US, Beauty, Sydney, Metropolis, Sephora, Christine, Bao Bao, Smokey, Stila, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows


Pat McGrath Bronze Borealis Celestial Odyssey Luxe Quad Review & Swatches

Bronze Borealis Pat McGrath Bronze Borealis Celestial Odyssey Luxe Quad ($54.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a new, limited edition warm-toned neutral quad that included three metallic eyeshadows and one matte eyeshadow. The metallics were superb–creamy, smooth, pigmented–while the matte was easy to work with but more medium in coverage (though buildable). Bronze Borealis ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Pat McGrath, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Pigmentation, Natasha Denona Rosewood, Eyeshadows, Temptalia, Huda Beauty Topaz, Natasha Denona Varis, SephoraSephora Pat McGrath Sephora, Holiday 2021


Pat McGrath Galactic Sun Divine Blush + Glow Palette Review & Swatches

Galactic Sun Pat McGrath Galactic Sun Divine Blush & Glow TrioPat McGrath Galactic Sun Divine Blush & Glow Trio ($52.00 for 0.37 oz.) includes two blushes and one highlighter; all three shades are available individually, if preferred. The colors were fairly consistent compared to the standalone versions, though Desert Orchid looked lighter and a little warmer when initially swatched, but once on, they seemed to end up the same. For re...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Christine, Pat McGrath, Blushes, Cheek Products, Highlighters, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Pigmentation, Cheek/Face Palette, Soir, Temptalia, SephoraSephora Pat McGrath Sephora, ColourPop Vogue LE, Holiday 2021


Lorac Eyeshadow Palettes On Sale with Free Shipping

Macy’s 10 Days of Glam started and you can snag the Lorac Pro Palettes on sale during this event with free shipping use code GLAM10. Here’s the palettes on sale: PRO Matte Eye Shadow Palette $12.50 PRO Palette Artist Edition – Meraki $22.50 PRO Palette – Soleil $17.50 Lorac Mini PRO Palette $7.50 Enjoy! Where to buy Macys You may also enjoy... New in Beauty: Tarte Rest Assured Brightening WandBath & Body Works Anti-Bacterial Gentle Foaming Hand Soap Marshmallow Too Faced Tutti Frutti ...
Tags: Beauty, Macy, Soleil, LORAC, Steals and Deals, Lorac Mini PRO Palette


Giorgio Armani Cool Mauve (50) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm Review & Swatches

Cool Mauve (50) Giorgio Armani Cool Mauve (50) Neo Nude Melting Color BalmGiorgio Armani Cool Mauve (50) Neo Nude Melting Color Balm ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark mauve with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had medium, buildable pigmentation that applied with more medium to semi-opaque coverage when using fingertips and more semi-sheer to medium coverage when using a brush. The texture was smooth, moderately dens...
Tags: US, Beauty, Christine, Giorgio Armani, TMI, Blushes, Cheek Products, LORAC, Temptalia, Nordstrom Saks Selfridges Where, HarrodsHarvey Nichols UK House of Fraser UK, Fall 2021, Giorgio Armani Cool Mauve, BalmGiorgio Armani Cool Mauve


ColourPop Pressed, Venus Slipper, U Grow Girl Colour Stix Reviews & Swatches

Pressed ColourPop Pressed Metallic Colour Stix ($6.00 for 0.023 oz.) is a brighter, medium berry with cool undertones and a metallic sheen. It had semi-opaque, buildable pigmentation that applied fairly evenly, though it was a thinner, slightly clingier formula so it wasn’t as comfortable to apply and to layer up on the lid (but was more comfortable as an eyeliner). It lasted for seven hours before creasing on me.FURTHER READING: ...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Marc Jacobs, Christine, Ulta, LORAC, Eye Products, Cream Eyeshadow, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Temptalia, LE Limited Edition, ColourPop Mademoiselle LE, Fall 2021, ColourPop Pressed Metallic Colour Stix, UOMA Beauty Mardi Gras LE


LORAC Holiday 2021 Collection

Release Date + About the Launch Reinvented with professional makeup artists, LORAC’s PRO Palette Fairytale Forest is inspired by the breathtaking sensation of sunrays peeking through the evergreens. From rustic sequoias to ethereal bronzes and deep clays, these universally flattering shades are enriched by every skin tone. Coming soon ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, LORAC, Year: 2021 Launches, Holiday 2021, Birch Soft, Northstar Soft, Komorebi Pearl, Redwood True, Evergreen Emerald, Woods Rich


Dior Copper Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Copper (439) Dior Copper (439) 5 Couleurs Couture Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new(er), warm-toned palette that included a mix of matte, satin, and shimmer finishes. Four of the five shades were pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing, but one shade (#2) was more of a sparkling, top coat, which the brand doesn’t distinguish from the rest. Those who like the effect may find it works for their purposes as that shade is wh...
Tags: Dior, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Eyeshadows, Makeup Palettes, Christine


Give Me Glow Vintage Rose Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Vintage Rose Give Me Glow Vintage Rose 8-Pan Pressed Pigment Palette ($34.00 for 0.8 oz.) includes three matte eyeshadows and five shimmer eyeshadows, which are all oversized (almost double typical, single full-sized shades!) housed in a cardboard palette. The eyeshadows were very pigmented, easy to work with, and lasted for eight hours. A few shades were more softly-pressed and had a little fallout during application at “worst.” ...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Marc Jacobs, Christine, Pat McGrath, Blue Lake, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Temptalia, Yellow Lake, Chanel Lumieres


Anastasia Iced Out Powder Highlighter Review & Swatches

Iced Out Anastasia Iced Out HighlighterAnastasia Iced Out Highlighter ($34.00 for 0.31 oz.) is a pale, white gold that flashed light-medium, more yellowy-gold with a metallic sheen. The lighter base didn’t seem to translate when applied to my skin, so it appeared a little warmer than I had anticipated. The texture was moderately-dense, firmer but not stiff to work with, and felt consistent with the gel-powder hybrid formula it was. Yo...
Tags: US, Beauty, Christine, Pat McGrath, Anastasia, Cheek Products, Highlighters, LORAC, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Becca Citrine


ColourPop Like a Virgo Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches

Like a Virgo ColourPop Like a Virgo Pressed Powder Shadow Quad ($9.00 for 0.21 oz.) includes two shimmers (rosy plum with duochrome shift, white gold) and two mattes (rosy mauve, deeper brown). All four shades were pigmented, blendable, and longer-wearing, though you’ll likely want to do eyes before base as they ran a little powdery.IngredientsLook Ingredients Look Using this Product ...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Christine, Jasmine, Pat McGrath, Ulta, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Temptalia, LE Limited Edition, Top Dupes Formula Overview Top


ColourPop The Secret Life of Scorpio Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches

The Secret Life of Scorpio ColourPop The Secret Life of Scorpio Pressed Powder Shadow Quad ($9.00 for 0.21 oz.) includes two shimmer shades (mid-tone purple, red-plum) and two matte shades (light rosy mauve, berry-red). All four shades had opaque color payoff, were blendable, and longer-wearing with some powderiness, so you’ll want to do eyes before base in case of fallout.IngredientsLook Ingredients Look Using this Product ...
Tags: US, Eu, Beauty, Sydney, Fda, Christine, Soleil, Pat McGrath, Ulta, Stila, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Colourpop


Choose from Two GWP Gift Sets at Ulta

Hopefully, you snatched up the Too Faced Born This Way The Natural Nudes Eye Shadow Palette today which is on sale at Ulta.com! If you’re dropping a little change at Ulta today you can snag one of two different gift sets. Spend $60 and choose one of the following sets: 9 Piece Day Makeup SamplerStila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner deluxe sample Smashbox The Original Photo Finish Smooth & Blur Primer deluxe sample Lancôme Rénergie Multi-Lift Ultra deluxe sample Cover FX Perfect Setting P...
Tags: Beauty, Ulta, Smashbox, LORAC, Steals and Deals, Smashbox Always On Liquid Lipstick, NUDESTIX Gel Color Lip Cheek Balm, Ardell Precision Mascara, Provence Verbena Collection ReviewSelect Lorac


ColourPop Pisces in the Sky Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches

Pisces in the Sky ColourPop Pisces in the Sky Pressed Powder Shadow Quad ($9.00 for 0.21 oz.) includes two shimmer shades (rosy-plum with duochrome shift, bright blue-teal) and two matte shades (darker peach, muted orange). The only shade that I had real trouble with was the lighter matte, which was more powdery and prone to sheering out. The other three shades were pigmented, blendable, and easy to use.IngredientsLook Ingredients ...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Fairfax, Ulta, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Temptalia, BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes, LE Limited Edition, Lagoon Blue DC


Tom Ford Rose Prisme Eye Color Quad Review & Swatches

Rose Prisme Tom Ford Beauty Rose Prisme Eye Color QuadTom Ford Beauty Rose Prisme Eye Color Quad ($88.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a new, very light color story featuring four shimmery shades of gel-powder eyeshadow. Normally, this formula is reliable and tends to be the better and higher-performing one from the brand’s quads, but three of the four shades did not feel as creamy and seemed to have less slip, which made them have a thinner, drie...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Beauty, Jasper, Tom Ford, Christine, Fraser, Pat McGrath, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Tom Ford Beauty, Eyeshadow Palette, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows


Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Fall 2021: August 29th thru September 18th!

Ulta’s 21 Days of Beauty kicks off August 29th and runs through September 18th! Each day, select products (see below for a calendar) will be available at 50% off for 24 hours. Week 1: August 29th through September 4th 8/29: Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation (now $19.50), Foreo Luna Mini 3 (now $79.50), Tarte Shape Tape Glow Wand/Powder (Diamond/Platinum, now $13.50-$14.50) 8/30: Smashbox Halo Healthy Glow Tinted Moisturizer (now $19), Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repai...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Ulta, Smashbox, LORAC, Benefit Hoola, Kylie Lip Kits, Foreo Luna Mini, Tarte Lights Camera Lashes Mascara, Lancome Monsieur Big Mascara, Clinique All About Eyes Cream, Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation, Clinique Moisture Surge, IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Foundation, First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser, Beauty Sales & Deals


ColourPop Bare It All Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches

Bare It All ColourPop Bare It All Pressed Powder Shadow Quad ($9.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a new, all-matte, neutral eyeshadow quad that leaned warmer, mid-tone to deep, and was more orange-toned All four shades were pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing with the biggest “con” being that the formula was lightly to moderately powdery, so using a lighter hand or tapping off excess would be ideal. They were more of a velvety-matte, which gave...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Christine, Ulta, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Temptalia, Top Dupes Formula Overview Top, Summer 2021, MAC Samoa Silk, ColourPop Craft Works


ColourPop Free to Be Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches

Free to Be ColourPop Free to Be Pressed Powder Shadow Quad ($9.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a new, all-matte, neutral eyeshadow quad that leaned warmer-toned without being too red or too orange. All four shades were pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing with the biggest “con” being that the formula was lightly to moderately powdery, so using a lighter hand or tapping off excess would be ideal. They were more of a velvety-matte, which gave the...
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Ulta, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Temptalia, Top Dupes Formula Overview Top, Huda Beauty Smokey, Natasha Denona Glam, Summer 2021


Natasha Denona Xenon Mini Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Xenon Natasha Denona Xenon Mini Eyeshadow PaletteNatasha Denona Xenon Mini Eyeshadow Palette ($25.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a new, seemingly-permanent mini gray-scale color story that includes four matte shades and one shimmer shade (which is a repromote). The palette listed three of the matte shades as “CP” or Cream-Powder, but they seemed like Creamy Mattes to me (and definitely NOT Cream-Powders!), though I’m trying to get confirmation f...
Tags: US, Beauty, Christine, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Cream Eyeshadow, Eyeshadow Palette, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Temptalia, Claudia LE, Huda Beauty Smokey, Laura Mercier Steel LE, Fall 2021


Sephora Inside Kohl’s Looks Just Like Sephora Inside JCPenny

The new Sephora locations located inside Kohl’s have been revealed on WWD.com and things are looking a lot like JCPenny to me. As you know Sephora went lives on kohls.com several days ago and the first Sephora inside Kohl’s opened in Ramsey, New Jersey this past Friday with over 2500 square feet of shopping spaces. Kohl’s has 1162 stores across the USA and aim to bring Sephora to many of those locations. The goal of the Sephora locations at Kohl’s was to make the store feel apart from Kohl’s an...
Tags: Usa, Beauty, Sephora, Kohl, Ulta, WWD, Beauty News, LORAC, Ramsey New Jersey, TargetLush North Pole Soap Review


Macy’s Beauty Deals of the Day

Hurry on over to macys.com for select beauty deals of the day! There’s A LOT of fragrance on sale lately! Here’s some items that caught my eye: Juicy Couture Viva La Juicy Noir Eau de Parfum Spray $29 Britney Spears Prerogative Eau de Parfum Spray $16 Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Bloom Eau de Toilette Spray $81 Karl Lagerfeld Fleur de Pêcher Eau de Parfum Spray $35 Kate Spade Walk On Air Eau de Parfum Spray $49 Kate Spade Live Colorfully Eau de Parfum Spray $49 Mugler ANGEL Eau Sucrée Eau de Toil...
Tags: Beauty, Macy, LORAC, Steals and Deals, Jimmy Choo Exotic Eau de Toilette Spray, Prada Candy Night Eau de Parfum Spray


Ulta Forever Fabulous Sale - Up to 50% Off | August 4th, 2021 Only

Ulta Forever Fabulous is a one-day sale with products and brands up to 50% off. You can check out all the deals here, but I’ve pulled out some of the highlights below: 25% off Alterna 25% off Aveeno (Select Items) 25% off Cetaphil 30% off CoverGirl (Face) 30% off Dermablend 40% off Estee Lauder Cleansers 30% off Lancome Skin Feels Good Tinted Moisturizer 25% off Juicy Beauty 25% off Kate Somerville 30% off Klorane (Select Items) 25% off L’Oreal (Select Items) 30% off ...
Tags: Beauty, Vichy, Christine, Ulta, Neutrogena, LORAC, Kate Somerville, Alterna, Skyn Iceland, Beauty Sales & Deals, Estee Lauder Cleansers, Ulta Forever Fabulous, Maybelline Select Mascaras, Milani Face


Dior Romantic Voyage Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Romantic Voyage (749) Dior Romantic Voyage (749) 5 Couleurs Couture Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new(er), pink and taupe color story that included a mix of finishes that ranged from matte to shimmer. The first two shades were less consistent and sheerer, and they would be easier and better-performing for someone who always uses a primer or tacky base with their eyeshadows. The remaining three shades were pigmented, ble...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Beauty, Sydney, Dior, Sephora, Christine, Laura Mercier, Stila, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Temptalia


Sephora Came In Like a Wrecking Ball and Ruined Kohl’s Beauty Department In My Humble Opinion

Sephora ruined Kohl’s beauty, fragrance, and makeup department in my humblest opinion. As you may Sephora will be located inside Kohl’s starting Fall 2021. There will be 200 Kohl’s locations as of the start of the back to school season that will have a built in Sephora store with its own entrance and over 2500 square feet of space dedicated to beauty, makeup, and fragrance. This big move is in direction competition with Target’s deal to move Ulta into their stores. I haven’t been to Kohl’s i...
Tags: Beauty, Jennifer Lopez, Sephora, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kohl, Maybelline, Ulta, Neutrogena, Musings of the Day, LORAC, Escada, Sarah Jessica Parker Lovely


Clionadh Perfect Neutrals Bundle Review & Swatches

Perfect Neutrals Clionadh Perfect Neutrals Eyeshadow Bundle ($46.99 for 0.42 oz.) is a new, limited life (they’ll restock it a few times) collection of seven, pan-only eyeshadows. All seven shades had opaque color coverage and were easy to work with, as the textures were smooth, blendable, and creamier. Two shades had more sparkle content that resulted in a little fallout during application if working with a dry brush. 100% of profits...
Tags: Canada, Beauty, Sydney, Marc Jacobs, Tom Ford, Christine, Pat McGrath, Stila, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Temptalia, BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana


ColourPop Big Apple, Berry Ripe, Tutti Fruity Glossy Lip Stains Reviews & Swatches

Big Apple ColourPop Big Apple Glossy Lip Stain ($8.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a bright, coral-red with warm undertones and a glossy finish. It had medium, buildable pigmentation, as marketed, that applied evenly and smoothly across my lips. The texture was lightweight, spreadable, and not so watery that it was too thin or prone to streaking. This shade stained my lips a warm red underneath, which was apparent after four and a half hours of ...
Tags: Beauty, Marc Jacobs, Christine, Bobbi Brown, Chanel Rouge, LORAC, Lipgloss, Lip Products, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Lip Stain, Lisa Eldridge, NARS Chez Claude LE, NARS Plato, NARS Cartagena LE, Kiki LE


Chanel Douceur et Serenite (378) Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches

Douceur et Serenite (378) Chanel Douceur et Serenite (378) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow ($62.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a smokier, purple-plum color story that includes two matte shades and two satin-to-pearl shades. There was some variety in depth and finish, so I could see lighter and darker looks, though I expect looks to lean a little smoky overall. All four shades had higher coverage, were blendable, and picked up readily ...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Beauty, Sydney, Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Sephora, Christine, Fraser, Ester, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Eyeshadows, Temptalia


NABLA Midnight Cutie Palette Review & Swatches

Midnight NABLA Cosmetics Midnight Cutie Palette ($24.00 for 0.32 oz.) is a new, blue-leaning collection of shades that ranged from matte to intense sparkle. The palette included interesting finishes, but they were not the easiest to work with, especially for anyone who tends to use dry brushes. Ingredients Midnight P Permanent . $24.00. ...
Tags: Beauty, Marseille, Sydney, Christine, Makeup Palettes, LORAC, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Mattes, Temptalia, Nabla, Nabla Cosmetics, Dior Party, Soft Mattes


AURIC Morganite 2.0 Glow Lust Review & Swatches

Morganite 2.0 Auric Morganite 2.0 Glow Lust Radiant Luminizer ($45.00 for 1.13 oz.) is a light beige with soft, warm undertones and a fine, pearly sheen. It had a low-level sheen on skin, applied on its own, as a standalone highlighter, so it never emphasized my skin’s natural texture. When mixed in with moisturizer or foundation, it added noticeable luminosity without drastically altering the finish. The consistency was smooth, li...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Christine, Charlotte Tilbury, Natasha Denona, Cheek Products, Highlighters, LORAC, Pigmentation, Luminizer, Temptalia, Lisa Eldridge, Hollywood Flawless Filter, Auric, AURIC Morganite