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Completely Gushing Over the Influenster Burberry Vox Box!

Influenster Burberry Vox Box Swatches on Dark Skin

If you haven’t signed up for Influenster yet you’re seriously missing out! It’s a completely free site that allows to review and ask questions about literally any product and sends you boxes of free stuff to review if you’re a blogger or influencer. I’ve been a member of Influenster for years and have received some amazing boxes from brands like Maybelline, Hourglass, Armani, and more. You can read all about it and sign up here!

The latest box of goodies to hit my doorstep was the new Burberry Vox Box filled with luxury liquid lipsticks and more. When I first received the campaign email, I was bouncing off the walls because I’m a die hard fan of liquid lipsticks and just knew that Burberry was going to knock my socks off with their luxurious packaging and superior quality.

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Tarte Swamp Queen Palette is Back! 

Tarte Swamp Queen Palette, MAC Nutcracker Sweet Copper Face Compact, Benefit They're Real Push Up Liner, Bite Beauty Cava Matte Creme Lip Crayon

I don’t know about you but I just love when limited edition goodies make a comeback. As a beauty blogger, I try to make it my duty to try everything new and snatch up limited edition products to give you an early scoop. Sometimes I find myself in sticky situations because I can’t always afford the latest and greatest right when it comes out. That often leads me to waiting on a restock, waiting to shoot it, test it and then finally post about it. Which defeats the purpose of it all if it manages to sell out by the time I share it with you. Talk about a never-ending loop!
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Getting A Taste of Bite Beauty

Influenster Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Crayon Vox Box

There’s a big ol’ world of lipstick out there and I’m determined to explore it all! I’m quite the lipstick junkie but there’s a lot of brands that I have yet to try. Like Bite Beauty. I’ve been meaning to try Bite Beauty’s luscious line of lipsticks because they’re frequently praised for being creamy, pigmented and super comfortable to wear. Basically everything a girl could love about a lipstick.
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Tint Your Eyes with Armani This Fall!

Giorgio Armani 12 Gold Ashes, 24 Nude Smoke, 21 Fur Smoke Eye Tint, Eccentrico Instant High Volume & Definiton Mascara

The eyes are the window to the soul. Whether they’re smokey, natural or winged, your eyes say a lot about you before you even speak. Most days, I like to bust out a quick wing to add a little flair and quick glimpse into my glittering soul. Sometimes, though, I love to go all out with eyeshadow to boost my creativity and express my style. I usually just pick up the eyeshadow palette pick of the day and get to blending but Influenster has given me a new way to play up my eyes–with liquid.

Liquid eyeshadows aren’t new to the makeup world but they haven’t become a huge hit just yet. It seems that this will change very soon as we’re starting to see more liquid eyeshadow formulas from brands like Maybelline and now Giorgio Armani. The Giorgio Armani Eye Tints are a new collection of liquid eyeshadows in neutral shades ranging from beige to green in shimmer and matte finishes. Armani describes the formula as a long lasting tint with the smoothness of a cream that yields intense, vibrant eye looks. The Eye Tints have a very thin, lightweight formula that’s creamy but not too emollient so it doesn’t slide around much at all. Instead, it seems to offer a precise application that’s easy to blend with a pat of a finger or a synthetic brush.

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Make Your Imperfections Vanish with Hourglass

Influenster Hourglass Vanish Vox Box

It’s always a pleasant surprise when I receive random goodies in the mail from Influenster but the latest Hourglass Vanish Vox Box is the best one yet. This Vox Box is bomb! Hourglass recently released a new line of foundation sticks and Influenster sent me one along with the coordinating foundation brush to review for you guys. I don’t usually reach for foundation sticks but I was still beyond excited to get my hands on the new Hourglass Vanish Foundation Stick because it’s been receiving glowing reviews since it released and Hourglass makes some seriously nice, luxury makeup.

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Maybelline Nude Thrill & Rebel Red Vivid Matte Liquid Lip Color Review

Maybelline 10 Nude Flush, 35 Rebel Road Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid Lip Color

There’s nothing like waking up to a box of liquid lipsticks! Recently, Influenster sent over a couple of the new Maybelline Vivid Matte Liquid Lip Colors for me to test out for you guys and I couldn’t be happier to tell you all about them. It was only a matter of time before Maybelline hopped in the liquid lipstick arena after the trend took the makeup world by storm. While it took a little time, Maybelline finally whipped up their own liquid matte lipstick formula with the new Vivid Matte Liquid Lip Colors. The Vivid Matte Liquid Lip Color line features 10 shades ranging from nude to vampy for just $8 a pop. Do they live up to the matte liquid lipsticks we know and love?

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Influenster Maybelline Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid Vox Box

Maybelline 10 Nude Flush, 35 Rebel Road Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid Lip Color

Liquid lipsticks are everywhere now. When liquid lipsticks first began trending you could really only find them online. Today, you can walk into your nearest drugstore and pick up a few liquid lipsticks that are actually pretty decent quality without the usual $15-$20 price tag. Maybelline is one of the best drugstore brands in the building when it comes to lipsticks so it was only a matter of time before they hopped in the liquid lipstick ring with their own line of Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid Lip Colors. I recently received a couple of them in my Influenster Maybelline Vox Box to test out for you guys and I’m pretty excited because Maybelline’s lipsticks have yet to disappoint me.
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Maybelline Makes Fit Happen!

Influenster Maybelline Fit Me Vox Box

Remember when I told you a while back that Maybelline was adding more shades to Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation? Well they’ve finally arrived in stores and I couldn’t be happier! I’ve been a fan of Maybelline Fit Me Foundation for years so I was excited to try the new Matte + Poreless formula when it first launched even though the shade range wasn’t too expansive. Especially when it came to darker complexions. Thankfully, Maybelline heard our cries and relaunched Fit Me Matte + Poreless in 8 new shades to better suit fair and deep complexions. Yay!

Influenster decided to help Maybelline celebrate the relaunch of Fit Me Matte + Poreless by including them in their latest Vox Box. In case you’ve missed my previous posts, Influenster is a completely free program that sends you free products to review in exchanging for writing reviews and posting on social media. I’ve received quite a few Vox Boxes over the years so I wasn’t too surprised when I was selected to receive the new Maybelline Make Fit Happen Vox Box. I actually already own the Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation but I don’t mind receiving another bottle or telling you all about it again.

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Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Violet Neutralizer Review

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Neutralizer Color Corrector

Liquid lipsticks became a huge trend last year and they’re still going pretty strong but it looks like there’s a new trend on the horizon and everyone is going nuts about it. The next big thing is color correcting which is an age old technique in the makeup artist community and now it’s making big waves in the consumer market. Everyone has jumped on the color correcting bandwagon including Yves Saint Laurent with their new Touche Éclat Neutralizer Color Correctors. There’s 3 shades including:

  • Violet corrects yellow dull skin for a healthy glow
  • Bisque corrects dark circles, dark spots and illuminates
  • Green corrects blemishes and conceals redness for an even skin tone
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NYC City Proof 24HR Waterproof Eyeliner Review

NYC City Proof 24HR Waterproof Eyeliner

Ahh drugstore products. Sometimes they’re great and sometimes they’re a disaster. When it comes to certain products like nail polish, lipsticks and glosses I say it’s better to save a few bucks and hit the drugstore. However, when it comes to other products that require a little more maintenance depending on skin type, like foundation and eyeliners, it’s best to spend the few extra bucks at the department stores. This isn’t the case for all foundations and eyeliners though because I’ve discovered some pretty great ones in Maybelline and Milani.

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