ColourPop I Think I Love You Palette Review

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This photo cracks me up!  The palette cover is so reflective that it shows my phone!  This is the very shiny ColourPop I Think I Love You eye shadow palette ($16 USD).  I received it in a big ColourPop Haul I did at the end of December.  It’s actually my 18 year old daughter’s.  She let me swatch and review it (I did pay for it)!

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These are the shade names, and here are the colors:

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Bitter Better: metallic soft gold
Bel Air: matte cool taupe
Fancy Face: metallic bright red copper
Girls Bite: metallic golden bronze
Howdy: metallic red bronze
Rowdy: matte warm ivory
My Treat: metallic champagne ivory
Level Up: metallic bright penny copper
Screw It: metallic soft rose gold
Let’s Do It: matte true black
Rule Breaker: metallic bright yellow gold
My Type: matte deep saddle brown

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The colors all swatched really well and are gorgeous!  My daughter wanted it for the metallic yellow gold color, but I lie the beautiful bronzes and lighter, shimmery colors.  I wouldn’t have picked this myself, but I love it (and will be borrowing it).  I can make gorgeous day and night looks with this!

Do you have any ColourPop palettes?  Which ones are your favorites?

Karity 15 Nudes & Rudes Palette

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I received a Karity 15 Nudes & Rudes palette in the mail a couple of months ago.  I’m thinking that it was for my honest review, but I don’t know who sent it!

I am so happy that I received it, though!  The eye shadows are creamy and very well pigmented.  The palette is $25.  Which is pretty affordable for the quality.   I also received a Travel Chamber, which is like a Z-palette and holds 9 eye shadows.  And I received a colorful selection of single shadows.  I will be reviewing that next week.  I haven’t put it together yet, but I am looking forward to playing with it!

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This Nudes & Rudes palette consists of 15 highly pigmented shades in 6 finishes: 5 frost, 3 satin, 2 matte, 2 velvet, 2 metals, 1 duochrome  (Pixiedust on the bottom). It is cruelty free, vegan and paraben free.  There is also a 9 shade and a 21 shade Nudes & Rudes.
Every Nudes & Rudes palette has its own unique colors which just makes me want all of them!
This comes with a mirror, which makes me very happy!

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These are creamy shadows, especially the more shimmery shades.  Here are my swatches:
IMG_0108 From left to right — In the nude, Tiffanie, Tongue Tied, Butterscotch and Princess.
IMG_0118 Moonlight, Good Witch, Sunkissed, Decadence, Centaur
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Newborn, Pixiedust, Rockstar, Persephone, Dark Side.
I’m always more of a fan of the shimmery shades than mattes, but I do like to use mattes in my crease and sometimes on my lid. My favorites are probably Tiffanie, Good Witch and Pixiedust. In the nude is a great base shade and Moonlight is a gorgeous highlight.  The other shades add a really nice depth to whatever look I’m going for.
I was really impressed with this palette.  It may be nudes, but they are not safe or boring.  I guess that’s where the rudes come in!
Have you tried anything from Karity?

Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette Review

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I purchased this palette for myself on Christmas Eve.  Ulta had it on sale for $33 and it was 20% off on top of that. I know I’m probably the last blogger on earth to own this, but I just had to see what all of the hype was about!

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This palette normally sell for $42 at Ulta and other beauty stores.  I first want to say I was looking forward to quality in the packaging as well as the shadows, and I wan’t let down.  It’s a heave palette.  I love the velvet dusty pink cover.   I also love that there is a mirror and brush included.  I also want to mention the formula.  It’s really pigmented and rich.  A little goes a long way.  There is kick up in the pan, but I was expecting that from reviews I have read about this brand.  It’s not too bad, though.

The shades are:

  • Tempera (velvety beige w/ an ultra-matte finish)
  • Golden Ochre (earthy yellow w/ an ultra-matte finish)
  • Vermeer (iridescent shell w/ a metallic finish)
  • Buon Fresco (antique lavender w/ an ultra- matte finish)
  • Antique Bronze (metallic sable w/ a satin finish)
  • Love Letter (raspberry w/ an ultra-matte finish)
  • Cyprus Umber (dark coffee w/ an ultra-matte finish)
  • Raw Sienna (neutral amber w/ an ultra-matte finish)
  • Burnt Orange (deep orange w/ an ultra-matte finish)
  • Primavera (shimmery gold dust w/ an ultra-matte finish)
  • Red Ochre (sienna w/ an ultra-matte finish)
  • Venetian Red (crimson w/ an ultra-matte finish)
  • Warm Taupe (earthy gray w/ an ultra-matte finish)
  • Realgar (brick w/ an ultra-matte finish)

Here are my swatches:

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This is the top row — Tempera, Golden Ochre, Vermeer, Buon Fresco, Antique Bronze, Love Letter, and Cyprus Umber.  Our of these, I love Tempera, to use as a base, Vermeer because it’s shimmery and perfect, and Buon Fresco because it’s so different.  I am still playing with all of these, so will probably have more faves soon!

IMG_9997 The bottom row is Raw Sienna, Burnt Orange, Primavera, Red Ochre, Venetian Red, Warm Taup and Realgar.  Both Raw Sienna and Burnt Orange are gorgeous lid colors and Red Ochre is amazing in my crease.  I love Primavera because shimmers are my favorites and I used Warm Taupe on my lid today and it looked really warm and chocolatey!

I love the different tones in this.  I’m not the biggest fan of warm colors all the time, so I love that there are reds and a pretty lavender in this, plus the wonderful shimmers. There are so many looks that I can get out of this one palette.  I have a prediction that it may be my go-to palette in 2018.

Have you tried this palette?  What do you think?

 

 

 

NARSissist Wanted Eyeshadow Palette

NARSissist Wanted Eyeshadow Palette
Happy Cyber Monday!  Looking for an amazing new eye shadow palette?  NARS is introducing the new NARSissist Wanted Eyeshadow Palette ($59 USD) today only on Sephora.com.
Wanted: more pigment, rich color, instant gratification. Enter the NARSissist
Wanted Eyeshadow Palette featuring an all-new formula that brings the richest
color payoff. This innovative powder suspends in a liquid binding system creating
intense, high-impact color. Introduced in 12 high-impact eyeshadows, the formula
ranges from buttery mattes, lustrous satins, coveted shimmers, and glittering metallic finishes. There’s more than one way to get more views. #NARSissist
Shades Include:
BIARRITZ, matte neutral cream
SATISFACTION, shimmering golden pink
DELIRIUM, metallic rose
TEMPTRESS, satin paprika
SEVEN HEAVEN, matte sand
SHADOW HILL, matte saddle
MENDOZA, shimmering pink copper
WICKED GAME, satin cranberry
SHOOTING STAR, sparkling champagne
LA LA, shimmering deep bronze
FALLEN STAR, shimmering antique bronze
COCONUT GROVE, matte deep brown
Available on November 27, 2017 for Cyber Monday (one day only) on Sephora.com
Available on November 29, 2017 at NARS boutiques and narscosmetics.com

Are you going to pick this up?  It’s spending, but it sure looks like it’s worth it!

My Little Pony: The Movie Collection Eyeshadow Palette Review and Swatches!

I recently received the PUR Cosmetics My Little Pony: The Movie Collection Eyeshadow Palette for my honest review.  I was excited to try it, because I thought the colors looked really fun.  I usually wear fairly neutral shadows, but I do like trying new palettes!

Here is the cover of the palette.

The inside of the palette with the cute pony protective cover on it. I overall like the packaging.  The outer box is so cute.  The palette is nice, but white will get dirty fast!  I love that there is a mirror inside!

And here are the shades.  They are from left to right starting with the top row:

KINDNESS (yellow with small pearl)                                                               FLUTTERSHY (soft pink with shimmer)                                                        GENEROSITY (matte mauve)                                                                                     RARITY (matte white)                                                                                          APPLEJACK (orange with shimmer)                                                                      HONESTY (brown)                                                                                                 LAUGHTER (sparkly mauve pink)                                                                               PINKIE PIE (hot pink matte)                                                                                 TWILIGHT SPARKLE (pinky purple shimmer)                                                              MAGIC (bright purple)                                                                                            RAINBOW DASH (royal blue with shimmer)                                                                 LOYALTY (dark green with shimmer)                                                                       TEMPEST SHADOW (matte bright red)                                                              SONGBIRD SERENADE (dark purple with shimmer)                                              STORM KING (silver with shimmer)                                                                    PRINCESS SKYSTAR (mint duochrome)

I think my favorite right now are Generosity, Rarity (a great base shade for me), Laughter and Princess Skystar.  Here are the swatches:

Kindness, Fluttershy, Generosity, Rarity, Applejack, Honesty, Laughter and Pinkie Pie

Twilight Sparkle, Magic, Rainbow Dash, Loyalty, Tempest Shadow, Songbird Serenade, Storm King, Princess Skystar

It’s funny, but the shades I love didn’t swatch well on my arm, but look great on my eyes! All of these are very well pigmented and don’t kick up in the pan.  There’s not much fall out either.

This retails for $29, which I think is a great price for the quality.  Purchase hereor at Ulta.com.

Have you tried this palette?  What do you think?

Finding Ferdinand’s Custom Overshadow Palette

 

I was so happy to receive a Finding Ferdinand Custom Overshadow Palette for my honest review!  I (like many beauty bloggers) love eye shadow palettes.  I am excited to be able to share this with you!

The Overshadow Palette holds 8 eye shadows.  You get to choose which 8 out of a selection of 60.  They come in a range of colors and textures.  You receive the palette, 8 shadows, a dual ended brush, and a sticker sheet for $60.

I didn’t choose my shadows, but I received a fun, summery mix:

I’m not sure what the names of my colors are, but they are all very pretty.  Here they are swatched:

They are all matte but the 2nd, 3rd and 5th color.  The shimmers have more pigment when swatched, but all of the colors can be built up for a stronger look.  The first four colors look very summery, but the last four will work well for fall, too.  Their is a bit of kick in the pan when I swirl my brush around, but it’s not too bad.

Here’s a look at the palette again:

The palette is magnetic and the eye shadows are easy to remove and replace.  The brush works well to apply them, it’s of nice quality.  And the mirror is large which I like!

I do recommend this for the customization.  You can make the perfect palette for you, so there isn’t any useless or filler shades.  It is spendy, but it’s good quality.

I’m interested in trying more Finding Ferdinand products and seeing what else they will come out with!  I also suggest checking out their Starter Kit 2.0.  It’s a lip palette with 22 pans of lip color and room to mix.  Once you find the combo that you like the most, you can submit it and redeem a code for a free custom lispstick.  So cool!  Purchase these, other palettes or custom-make a new lipstick at www.findingferdinand.com.

Have you tried Franz Ferdinand?  If so, let me know what you think!

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NYC New York Color IndividualEyes Custom Compact

NYC New York Color IndividualEyes Custom Compact

I was lucky to recieve the NYC New York Color IndividualEyes Custom Compact in Dark Shadows ($4.99 USD) complimentary for testing and review purposes from Influenster. (Check out www.influenster.com to learn more and leave a comment if you would like an invitation to join!)

I was excited to try this shadow after loving the lipgloss I received in my Latina VoxBox!

I received the gray palette called Dark Shadows (I have brown eyes).  I am not much of a fan of gray shadows, but these are nice. I use the lighter two shades, and they blend well and look pretty on.

My favorite part of this palette is the shadow base. It evens out the tone of my eyelid and helps shadows last!  There is also a pan of cream illuminator.  I like to use this under the brow bone and at the inner corner of the eye.

I would love to try this in a different color palette.  It is affordable and a perfect travel palette!

Visit http://newyorkcolor.com/ to learn more and purchase.

Enjoy!