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Wet n Wild Indigo Your Own Way Color Icon Metallic Liquid Lipstick Review

Wet n Wild Indigo Your Own Way ColorIcon Metallic Liquid Lipstick

Tired of matte liquid lipsticks? Let’s get metallic then! Matte liquid lipsticks have been the all the rage for quite some time now but it seems that more and more metallic liquid lipsticks are popping up on the scene. Some still sport a matte finish for a really funky look but some brands like Wet n Wild decided to skip the matte and just go for a smooth, metallic liquid lipstick that easy on the lips and filled to the brim with glitter. I’m so here for it!

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Pixi Glow Mist Review

Pixi Glow Mist

Spring is here and summer is right around the corner so you know what that means. Time to glow! Dewy skin in the spring and summer is a must have because it makes makeup look soft and enchanting. There’s lots of ways to give your skin that dewy glow but the easiest way is to spritz on a nice finishing spray like Pixi Glow Mist. It’s a must have for that glowing, dewy look we all crave this year because all you need is a spray or two and bam! Instant glowing goddess status.

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Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer Review

Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Complete Coverage Concealer in Golden Dark

Finding the perfect concealer can be a real pain in the butt. First you have to find the perfect shade. A shade that isn’t too light and makes you look like Donald Trump in pictures or too close to your foundation that your complexion looks monotone with no dimension. Next, you have to find a good formula with the perfect balance of creaminess and emollience so it doesn’t look dry but doesn’t settle into every crack and crevice under your eyes before sliding right off by the end of the day. Trust me when I say I understand the struggle, girl! I’ve tried a ton of concealers over the years and I’ve always struggled with them settling into that one annoying fine line under my eyes and then looking dry and cakey when set with a powder. However, I think I may have found my holy grail concealer that actually gives my beloved NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer a little run for its money.

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On Wednesdays We Wear Pink!

Urban Decay Catfight Revolution Lipstick

The only thing better than finding a pretty bold hot pink lipstick to rock on Pink Wednesday is finding one that’s half off. Beautiful and affordable? Can’t beat that! That’s why this week’s pink pick is the Urban Decay Catfight Revolution Lipstick. At the moment, it’s half off online at Urban Decay and in stores at Ulta, Macy’s and Sephora because Urban Decay is revamping their lipstick line to replace it with the new Vice lipsticks. There’s a few shades that’ll be carried over into the Vice lipstick range but unfortunately Catfight will soon be discontinued so I jumped on the chance to finally pick it up for just $11.

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Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Pressed Finishing Powder Review

Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Pressed Finishing Powder in Naked Dark

There’s some things in life that go hand in hand. Like peanut butter and jelly. Or foundation, concealer and powder. You can’t have one without the other. Especially when it comes to foundation, concealer and powder. Even if you have dry skin you need a little powder to get you through a long day without your makeup fading, creasing or sliding off before you can even make it home. When I first started wearing makeup, I was not the biggest fan of powder because it always seemed to accentuate my dry skin and make my fine lines look even worse. Now, I’m starting to love a little powder here and there because it makes a huge difference in the way my makeup looks and wears throughout the day. The key is finding the best formula that works for your skin.

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Juice Beauty Green Apple Age Defy Serum Review

Juice Beauty Green Apple Age Defy Serum

Now that I’m getting older, I like to go the extra mile with my skincare routine to ensure my skin looks clear, radiant and healthy for as long as possible. Instead of just relying on cleanser and moisturizer I like to use more potent products like serum and eye cream to give my skin an extra boost to stay plump and youthful. After finishing my Lancome Genifique Youth Activating Serum, I was hooked on serums and itching to try another good one. I received the Juice Beauty Green Apple Age Defy Serum as gratis a while back and decided to pull it out and see how it compares to my precious Lancome Genifique Youth Activating Serum.

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ColourPop Panda & Petit Four Ultra Satin Lipstick Review

ColourPop Panda + Petit Four Ultra Satin Lipsticks

ColourPop is on a mission to take all of my coins this year! I’m already addicted to the shadows, highlighters, lip liners and Ultra Matte Lipsticks but now I’ve become obsessed with the new Ultra Satin Lipsticks. They’re so good! I recently ordered a handful of shades to try and I’ve been pretty much hooked ever since. My favorite of the bunch is probably still Tansy but Panda and Petit Four are quickly creeping into my heart.
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Too Faced Dark Chocolate Soleil Bronzer Review

Too Faced Dark Chocolate Soleil Bronzer

If there’s one thing that’s difficult to find when you have brown skin it’s bronzer. Usually bronzers are too light or too shimmery resulting in more of a highlighter than a straight up bronzer that’s actually going to add the warmth and subtle definition bronzers are meant to give. Of all of the bronzers I’ve tried over the years I’ve only come across 2 that actually function as a bronzer for me: Bobbi Brown’s Deep Bronzing Powder and now Too Faced’s Dark Chocolate Soleil Bronzer. I already had a feeling that Bobbi Brown would be the one to pull off a great bronzer for dark skin divas but I was pleasantly surprised to see Too Faced pull it off too.

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NYX Honeymoon Matte Lipstick Review

NYX Honeymoon Matte Lipstick

When some people think of drugstore makeup they automatically assume it’s cheap, poor quality makeup that doesn’t look good, last long or apply well. That isn’t always the case though. Especially when it comes to NYX. NYX is one of my favorite drugstore brands because their products are very affordable and usually amazing quality that often gives higher end brands a run for their money. NYX’s line of Matte Lipsticks is a great example of this as they’re comparable to MAC’s Matte Lipsticks at less than half the price.

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NARS Lovejoy Blush Review

NARS Lovejoy Blush

Most hardcore makeup lovers can’t get enough of blush but it seems that a lot of dark skin divas aren’t convinced that blush is where it’s at. I get it. Finding the perfect blush to compliment brown skin can be tricky. A lot of brands cater to lighter skin tones with pale pinks and corals that look ashy and washed out on brown skin. All hope isn’t lost though! Some brands create blushes with all skin tones in mind. Like NARS. NARS is king when it comes to high end blushes for brown skin because there’s a huge color range with shades that are designed to give us brown skin beauties the perfect flush.

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