spring 2020

Melt Cosmetics Crushed Glitter Lip Glosses Reviews & Swatches – Beauty Article

Melt Cosmetics Crushed Glitter Lip Glosses Reviews & Swatches Sucker Melt Cosmetics Sucker Crushed Glitter Lip Gloss ($16.00 for 0.12 oz.) has a very sheer, milky base with flecks of small and larger pieces of opalescent glitter pieces. Of the four glosses, this one actually had more semi-sheer “coverage” from glitter and had better dispersion of that glitter, so it covered more evenly and was somewhat visible in person.The larger, “irregular” shaped glitter didn’t always lay flat (as they were…

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Pat McGrath Divine Rose Launches February 13th – Beauty Article

Pat McGrath Divine Rose Launches February 13th Pat McGrath Divine Rose Mothership VII Palette launches tomorrow, February 13th, at 9AM ET for those who’ve signed up for early access (you can sign up here) and 10AM ET for everyone.  You can find my review here!We try to approve comments within 24 hours (and reply to them within 72 hours) but can sometimes get behind and appreciate your patience! 🙂 If you have general feedback, product review requests, off-topic questions, or…

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ColourPop ILYSM Super Shock Cheek Duo Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

ColourPop ILYSM Super Shock Cheek Duo Review & Swatches Colour Pop ILYSM Super Shock Cheek Duo Colour Pop ILYSM Super Shock Cheek Duo Colour Pop ILYSM Super Shock Cheek DuoILYSM Colour Pop ILYSM Super Shock Cheek Duo ( for 0.3 oz.) is a new, limited edition cream blush duo that–apparently!–sold out quite quickly online but is available in-store (my local stores showed it in stock), so if it catches your fancy, you’ll likely want to check with your local Ulta.…

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MAC Postmodernist Peach Extra Dimension Skinfinish Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

MAC Postmodernist Peach Extra Dimension Skinfinish Review & Swatches Postmodernist Peach MAC Postmodernist Peach Extra Dimension Skinfinish ($37.00 for 0.31 oz.) is a light, peachy gold with strong, warm undertones and a smooth, luminous sheen. It had opaque color coverage in a single layer, though the firmer (not stiff) texture made it easier to pick up less product by using less pressure or a more feathery brush.The consistency was smooth to the touch and worked best with a moderately dense…

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ColourPop Drop a Hint Lux Liquid Lipstick Duo Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

ColourPop Drop a Hint Lux Liquid Lipstick Duo Review & Swatches Colour Pop Drop a Hint Lux Liquid Lip Duo Colour Pop Drop a Hint Lux Liquid Lip Duo Colour Pop Drop a Hint Lux Liquid Lip DuoDrop a Hint Colour Pop Drop a Hint Lux Liquid Lip Duo ($14.00 for 0.34 oz.) contains two warm-toned pinks; one in a light-medium depth and the other in a more medium-level depth. Both shades were more pigmented than marketed, which may be…

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Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches (2020) – Beauty Article

Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches (2020) The Rebel (2020) Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel (2020) Eyeshadow Quad ($53.00 for 0.18 oz.) is a new, permanent quad that replaces the original “The Rebel” quad (totally different color story!). The formula was more comparable to the recent 12-pan palettes and a nice upgrade from the original quad formula. The shimmers were smoother, creamier, and richer overall with better coverage and adherence. All four shades were pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing…

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NARS Orgasm X Blush Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

NARS Orgasm X Blush Review & Swatches Orgasm X NARS Orgasm X Powder Blush ($30.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a brighter, medium-dark pink-coral base with fine, golden shimmer throughout that gave it a more luminous finish. It was significantly warmer, deeper, and had a smoother sheen compared to the original Orgasm blush.The consistency felt slightly drier to the touch, almost papery (and I mean that in a neutral way), but it was incredibly easy to pick up with a brush–without…

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Pat McGrath Red Opulence Mini Lip Gloss Trio Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Pat McGrath Red Opulence Mini Lip Gloss Trio Review & Swatches Pat McGrath Red Opulence Mini Lip Gloss Trio Pat McGrath Red Opulence Mini Lip Gloss Trio Pat McGrath Red Opulence Mini Lip Gloss Trio Pat McGrath Red Opulence Mini Lip Gloss TrioRed Opulence Pat McGrath Red Opulence Mini Lip Gloss Trio ($25.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a new, limited edition set of lip glosses with two shades from the existing gloss range and one new shade (with a new…

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Beautylish Year of the Rat Powder Brush (Initial) Review & Photos – Beauty Article

Beautylish Year of the Rat Powder Brush (Initial) Review & Photos Year of the Rat Powder BrushBeautylish Year of the Rat Powder Brush ($125.00) is a new, limited edition powder brush made with blue squirrel hair paired with a specially-designed handle to celebrate the Lunar New Year. I’ve only used it a half a dozen times and washed it once, but it was consistent with previous collaborations between Beautylish and Chikuhodo, though this year’s is without Chikuhodo as a collaborator…

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Bobbi Brown In the Flow, Hot Streak, Freestyle Crushed Oil-Infused Glosses Reviews & Swatches – Beauty Article

Bobbi Brown In the Flow, Hot Streak, Freestyle Crushed Oil-Infused Glosses Reviews & Swatches Bobbi Brown In the Flow Crushed Oil-Infused Gloss ($27.00 for 0.2 oz.) is a medium-dark reddish plum with subtle, warm undertones and a high-shine, glossy finish. I swear there was very, very shimmer that I could see in the swatch, but i didn’t really catch it on my lips. It had a smooth, more gel-like texture that was plush but still a little creamy, so it…

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ColourPop The Real Thing Super Shock Highlighter Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

ColourPop The Real Thing Super Shock Highlighter Review & Swatches The Real Thing Colour Pop The Real Thing Super Shock Cheek (Highlighter) ($8.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a medium gold with strong, warm undertones and a shiny, metallic finish. It had a cream-to-powder formula, so it felt emollient, almost wet to the touch, but was very lightweight, thin, and then felt powder-like as soon as it came into contact with my skin.It had nearly opaque color coverage applied with a…

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Fenty Beauty Cool Neutrals (2) Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Fenty Beauty Cool Neutrals (2) Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches Cool Neutrals (2) Fenty Beauty Cool Neutrals (2) Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette ($25.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a new, permanent palette that features three shimmer shades and three matte shades in a “cooler” color story. I’d argue that three shades were more muted but still warmer, though. Fenty’s matte eyeshadows perform decently–buildable and/or pigmented, blendable, and have decent wear–but find the shimmers to be more…

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Fenty Beauty Cadet (7) Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Fenty Beauty Cadet (7) Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches Cadet (7) Fenty Beauty Cadet (7) Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette ($25.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a new, permanent palette that features four mattes and two shimmers. Most shades had semi-opaque pigmentation or better, applied without too much work, and lasted between seven and eight hours on me. The shade I found trickiest to work with was Money Mission, which was thicker and worked best with fingertips…

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Anastasia x Amrezy Eyeshadow Palette for Spring 2020 – Beauty Article

Anastasia x Amrezy Eyeshadow Palette for Spring 2020 I’m actually curious how the release will go, considering some of the most recent limited editions launches from other brands where… disappointing.It would be also interesting to see if they would re-promote the same quantity of highlighter with the palette.But do people really want it to be permanent? Jeffree Star got tons of backlash when he merely suggested making Peppermint Frost permanent. It seems that many actually want the FOMO of a…

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Chanel Elemental (352) Les 4 Ombres Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Chanel Elemental (352) Les 4 Ombres Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches Elemental (352) Chanel Elemental (352) Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow ($62.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a new, neutral quad featuring two matte and two satin-to-pearl shades. For lighter skin tones, the color story could work for a soft, neutral eye that would be hard to overdo–particularly as it ran a bit sheerer and was a little more powdery compared to more recent Chanel quad releases. I felt like…

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