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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Makeup Of The Day: Blue My Mind

Blue used to be one of my favorite eyeshadows to wear years ago, but I haven't worn it as much lately. Blue eyeshadow really makes my brown eyes pop! I was super excited to pick up the ColourPop Mar Eyeshadow Palette because it had gorgeous shades of blue in it. The eyeshadow that caught my eye the most in the Mar palette was Gridlock. Be sure to click here to check out my swatches of the Mar Eyeshadow Palette!

Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer
Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water
ColourPop No Filter Natural Matte Foundation - 165
ColourPop No Filter Concealer - Dark 42
Beauty Bakerie Flour Setting Powder - Translucent
Beauty Bakerie Flour Setting Powder - Yellow (under eye)
Pixi Strobe & Sculpt Highlight & Contour Palette - Honey Bunny (contour)
ColourPop Pressed Powder Highlighter - Happy Camper (blush)
ColourPop Luster Dust Loose Highlighter - Pose

Too Faced Shadow Insurance Eyeshadow Primer
Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade - Dark Brown
Make Up For Ever Pro Sculpting Brow Palette - Harmony 2
Essence Make Me Brow Eyebrow Gel Mascara

Too Faced Shadow Insurance Eyeshadow Primer
ColourPop Mar Pressed Powder Eyeshadow Palette - Detour, Gridlock, Boozy, and Top Down
Duo Lash Adhesive Dark Tone
Creme False Lashes - #702

NYX Slide On Lip Pencil - Intimidate
NYX Suede Matte Lip Liner - Toulouse
ColourPop Ultra Glossy Lip - Champagne Mami - Swatches here!

Saturday, August 11, 2018

*NEW* Laura Mercier Blush Color Infusion

Laura Mercier recently released a new line of blushes: Blush Color Infusion. This blush is currently available in a total of 10 shades. It's also available in 2 finishes, which are matte or sheen finishes. I'll be sharing 3 of the 10 shades that I was lucky enough to receive.

Description: Blush Colour Infusion is a sheer, buildable and silky-smooth cheek colour that blends seamlessly with skin for the most natural, fresh look. Pure colour pigments feel weightless and apply evenly to skin for a healthy-looking flush of colour that lasts 10 hours. Infused with micro-fine powders, this next-generation formula can build from a diffused, sheer hint of color to a bold colour statement. Designed to layer as flawlessly with liquid or powder makeup as it does on bare skin. Shades range from soft neutrals to vivid pops of color, with finishes ranging from matte to a subtle sheen with hidden pearl, to suit a variety of skin tones and skin types.

Retail Price: $30.00

Purchase From: Laura Mercier - Sephora - Nordstrom

The three shades that I have in the Laura Mercier Blush Color Infusion are Grapefruit, Kir Royal, and Pomegranate.

The blushes are very WOC and brown girl friendly shades!

Laura Mercier Blush Color Infusion in Grapefruit

Description: sheer red coral
Finish: sheen (shimmer)

Laura Mercier Blush Color Infusion in Kir Royal

Description: berry wine
Finish: matte

Laura Mercier Blush Color Infusion in Pomergrante

Description: sheer fuchsia pink
Finish: sheen (shimmer)

Swatches of the Laura Mercier Blush Color Infusion. Grapefruit is my favorite shade!

Disclaimer: Laura Mercier provided for review consideration. All opinions are 100% my own. This post does include an affiliate link and I will make a small commission if you purchase through my link. You can read my policy here.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

ColourPop Sol Pressed Powder Eyeshadow Palette

Last month I shared ColourPop's Mar Eyeshadow Palette. Be sure to go here to view the photos and swatches for that palette. Today is all about the Sol Eyeshadow Palette. Sol features orange and coral shades. This palette is currently out of stock, so don't forget to sign up for a restock email!

Description: Can you feel the heat? This hot coral 9-pan shadow palette is full of vibrant orange, pink, and copper shades perfect for the warm-tone lover. The sleek compact palette includes a mirror and was made to fit in your carry-on for your next adventure.

Retail Price: $12.00

Purchase From: ColourPop

Shopping Tip: You can get $5 off your first ColourPop order by clicking here!

Shade Names & Descriptions:
New Digs: matte pastel peach
Anthem: metallic bright pinky copper
Dynamite: matte burnt orange
Hotel: metallic vivid copper
Motel: satin hot pinky coral
B+B: metallic pinky gold
Floaties: bright metallic orange
OOO: hot orange coral
Unwind: matte rich terracotta

As with the Mar palette, the metallics are definitely the stars of the Sol palette too!

Check out swatches of the ColourPop Sol Eyeshadow Palette!

If you didn't pick up this palette yet then get it during the next restock. You need this palette in your collection! It includes bold shades of orange, but it has a nice balance with the neutral shades. The mattes in the Sol palette perform a lot better than the mattes in the Mar palette.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

ColourPop Mar Pressed Powder Eyeshadow Palette

A few weeks ago ColourPop released their Col + Mar Collection for the Summer. I was really excited to see that this collection included two new eyeshadow palettes. Each palette features bold and bright eyeshadows. The first palette I'm sharing is the Mar Eyeshadow Palette, which includes shades of blue and bronze.

Description: You’re so wavy. This teal and bronze 9-pan shadow palette is a colour lover’s dream! Insanely pigmented teals and wearable bronzes make this the perfect vacay palette. Slip this sleek mirrored palette in your luggage and make a splash!

Retail Price: $12.00

Purchase From: ColourPop

Shopping Tip: You can get $5 off your first ColourPop order by clicking here!

Shade Names & Descriptions:
El Rey: metallic soft peach with gold pearl
Wild One: metallic rich orange copper
Detour: matte cobalt
Boozy: metallic orange with gold pearl
Gridlock: bright teal with silver & teal glitter
Sorbet: matte peachy soft brown
Hwy: satin sea foam green with a gold sheen
Top Down: matte dark chocolate
My Way: metallic true vibrant bronze

A close up look of the Mar Eyeshadow Palette. I love the metallics in this palette!

Check out swatches below of the ColourPop Mar Eyeshadow Palette!

If you're a fan of blues and teals then you need to purchase this palette! It's also a great palette for those who have brown or hazel eyes too. Each shade swatched perfectly fine except for Detour. It was definitely the most patchiest shade out of the 9 eyeshadows. My favorite shades from this palette are Wild One, Gridlock, and My Way.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Giveaway Alert: Laura Mercier Giveaway!

I've teamed up with Jenn of Spiced Beauty to bring you a Summer giveaway. 1 of our lucky Instagram followers will win $200+ worth of Laura Mercier products! This giveaway is opened internationally.

Prizes Include: Laura Mercier Face Illuminator in Indiscretion, Laura Mercier SPF Foundation Primer, Velour Extreme Matte Lipstick in Fresh & Control, Laura Mercier Caviar Stick Eye Colour in Au Naturel & Smoke, and Laura Mercier Fan Powder Brush.

Please Note: You can double your chances of winning by making sure to follow, like the post, and tag 2 friends on both of our Instagram pages. You can also earn an extra entry and extra Laura Mercier prize for reposting the giveaway on your Instagram page!

GIVEAWAY ENDS: August 5th @ 11:59pm EST
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