Why be basic when you can be a unicorn? The world is going unicorn crazy right now and I’m all for it! Unicorns are magical and majestic. Everything life should be, in my opinion. If I could, I would go around sprinkling glitter and confetti in a unicorn headband, fairy wings and a scepter. Currently, my schedule doesn’t permit such behavior so I’m living out my dreams vicariously through the new limited edition Tarte Make Believe in Yourself Collection. It’s filled with sparkly, glittery unicorn magic that’ll leave you feeling like a glowing mythical creature.
The Make Believe in Yourself Collection is a fun mix of color and shimmer that mixes summer festivals and unicorns all in one. It’s a nice sized collection featuring a handful of sparkly goodies including a stunning foiled eyeshadow palette, rainbow highlighter, unicorn brushes and more. The girly girl in me wanted it all! The second the collection released, I went straight to Tarte and dropped the eyeshadow palette, liquid lipsticks and highlighters in my cart. I’m a little disappointed I couldn’t use my Pro discount on the gorgeous Magic Wands Brush Set just set but you know I’m on it the moment I can. It’s just too cute to resist!
On the bright side, though, the Make Believe in Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette isn’t excluded from discounts which means it’s fair game! I wasn’t too interested in the Make Believe in Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette at first because (ironically) it looked a bit too shimmery for my tastes. Of course, I got suckered into adding it to my cart after seeing swatches over and over on Instagram. Those foiled shadows are seriously magic! The Tarte Make Believe in Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette isn’t just gorgeous in pictures. This baby is also absolutely breathtaking in person, too!
The Make Believe in Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette features 4 foiled eyeshadows that are ultra sparkly and seriously pop with almost no effort at all. They’re so beautiful! There’s also 5 shimmering shadows and a cheek highlighter including:
- Myth matte nude
- Magic bronzer
- Wings copper
- Marvel metallic sage
- Trance taupe slate
- Fairy metallic lavender
- Mystic blue pearl
- Dream turquoise
- Crystal iridescent champagne
- Pixie golden pink
- Believe pearl highlight
I recently created a look using Marvel all over my lids and was completely mystified by how gorgeous it looked. I can’t say it enough. Those foiled shadows are bomb y’all! Normally I like to use a little setting spray to intensify my shimmery shadows but Marvel was instantly poppin’ from the moment it hit my lids. A spritz of setting spray before applying only made Marvel pop even more to the point people were convinced that I added a little glitter on top. Nope! These shadows are seriously that banging!
You can’t have a limited edition themed unicorn collection without unicorn themed lipsticks! That’s just unholy. Tarte made sure to cross all their T’s with the limited edition Tarteist Quick Dry Lip Paints in Fairtytale and Festival. Festival, a soft nude mauve, is part of Tarte’s permanent lineup but it makes an appearance with colorful packaging and gold accents for nude lip junkies. It’s a great everyday nude (or soft pink) for all skin tones that even looks great on chocolate cuties too. Fairytale, the limited edition wonder, brings all of the unicorn magic with it’s fun, vibrant cool mint vibes. Fairytale is certainly a tricky lipstick to pull off but there’s quite a few ways to wear it for a little summer fun. Like as an ombre lip or as a cool Coachella-inspired stripe. I actually think I’m going to try that!
You can’t be a unicorn without a killer glow, girl! That’s why Tarte set us up with not just one, but two highlighters to glow crazy this summer. First up, you have the Tarteist Pro Glow Liquid Highlighter in Stunner. The Tarteist Pro Glow Liquid Highlighter formula is new to the Tarte lineup this summer featuring a liquid-gel based texture formulated with skin-loving ingredients like squalane to moisturize and plump skin. I’m a huge fan of liquid highlighters because they’re super versatile and the Tarteist Pro Glow Liquid Highlighter in Stunner is no different. Stunner is a soft champagne gold with tons of golden shimmer that can be mixed into your moisturizer, primer or foundation to give you a seriously stunning glow. I mixed a little of Stunner into my moisturizer yesterday and loved how dewy and radiant it made my skin look. Stunner is definitely a highlighter you’ll want to have in your arsenal this summer!
Not ready for a liquid highlighter? That’s cool too! Tarte has you covered with the limited edition Spellbound Glow Rainbow Highlighter. Rainbow highlighters certainly aren’t new to the makeup game anymore but Tarte is the first major makeup brand to release one so far. I can’t lie. It’s fun! The Spellbound Rainbow Glow Highlighter combines 4 shimmering highlighters all in one including:
- icy white with silver shimmer
- golden bronze with golden shimmer
- cool lavender with pink and silver shimmer
- periwinkle blue with silver shimmer
Spellbound Glow is a rather cool toned highlighter that has the ability to look good on all skin tones. However, my dark skin divas may want to be careful with it. Depending on which way you swirl, Spellbound Glow can pull a little too cool and start to look a bit stark and ashy. It’s not nearly as apparent when applied but I noticed it when swatching so I definitely recommend light layers to get Spellbound Glow to pop. It’s a bit more subtle with a more natural finish than Stunner so it’s probably best suited for light to medium skin tones who like a little glow without going overboard.
At first glance, the Tarte Make Believe in Yourself Collection may seem like more gimmick than good but the quality is definitely there! I absolutely love the eyeshadows and the lipsticks and highlighters are quite beautiful too. The Tarte Make Believe in Yourself Collection isn’t all colorful packaging and glitter. It’s a great collection that’s tons of fun and perfect for summer! If you haven’t already, I recommend heading to your local Sephora, Ulta or Macy’s to see it all in action. You’ll swoon!
Make Believe in Yourself Eye & Cheek Palette
Festival and Fairytale Tarteist Quick Dry Lip Paint
Tarteist Stunner Pro Glow Liquid Highlighter
Spellbound Glow Rainbow Highlighter