Illamasqua Blushes in Excite & Tweak

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During the Chic Week sale at Sephora  a few weeks ago, I picked up two blushes from Illamasqua. (Click HERE to see the other items I purchased). I have always heard good things about Illamasqua, but had never given them a chance. Blushes and lipsticks are my favorite makeup items to buy, so while I had the 15% off coupon, I decided to buy Excite and Tweak blushes. Keep reading for swatches and comparisons.

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Tip Tuesday #14: Fix Your Broken Powders

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I absolutely hate when I drop a makeup product and the product shatters. Unfortunately that has happened to me on more than one occasion. Today’s Tip Tuesday post is about fixing a broken powder product such as an eyeshadow or blush. I just recently tried this for the first time, so I thought I would share it with you. Keep reading if you are interested in seeing what I did!

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Tip Tuesday #13: Balance Your Face

Sometimes when you are starting out experimenting with makeup, it can be quite confusing to know what colors should be paired together. For example, should you wear a pink blush with a red lip?

Keep reading for my tips on balancing your makeup!

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Top 5 Blushes

 

 

Blushes are one of those makeup categories that I am obsessed with (along with lipsticks, and highlighters). I have too many to count. I decided to show you all my top 5 blushes (of the moment) to maybe give you all some ideas if you are on the market for a new blush. For reference, my foundation shade is around an NC45 in MAC.

Keep reading for pictures, swatches and descriptions!

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MAC Heavenly Creatures Collection

The new Heavenly Creatures limited edition collection from MAC is now available online. It will be available in stores on July 5th. This collection is composed of 4 lipsticks, 4 creamsheen glasses, 4 mineralized skinfinishes, 4 mineralized blushes, and 9 mineralized eyeshadows. This large collection has a gorgeous galaxy type design in all of the powder products.

I only purchased 3 products from this collection: Supernova mineralized blush, Earthshine mineralized skinfinish, and Star Wonder mineralized skin finish. If you would like to see swatches of the entire collection, visit Temptalia’s blog. This is not a review, I just wanted to share some swatches so you can see how these look on my skintone. For reference, I am around a NC45 foundation shade in MAC. Enjoy!

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