Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Palette

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One of the items that I was most excited about picking up during the most recent Sephora VIB Sale (click here to see that haul) was the new Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Palette. Swatches for this palette are starting to pop up online, but I haven’t seen many on my skin tone yet, so I wanted to share those with you. I can’t give a review on these yet since I haven’t used them, but the swatches seem pretty promising. By the way, if you’re wondering why I haven’t used this palette yet it is because I recently gave birth to my first child! Since then, I haven’t really worn any makeup, but I swatched this prior to giving birth so I didn’t want the swatches to be in vain.

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Nars Contour Blush in Gienah Review

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Nars recently came out with 3 contouring blush palettes that includes a large contour powder and a smaller highlighting powder. I picked up the darkest of the 3 shades available, Gienah. Keep readingĀ for my thoughts.

 

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Brown Girl Friendly Bronzers

Top Row L-R: Tarte Hotel Heiress, Covergirl Queen Ebony Bronze, Sleek Medium Contour Kit Bottom Row L-R: Cargo Dark, Sonia Kashuk Rich Bronze
Top Row L-R: Tarte Hotel Heiress, Covergirl Queen Ebony Bronze, Sleek Medium Contour Kit
Bottom Row L-R: Cargo Dark, Sonia Kashuk Rich Bronze

Bronzers are one of those makeup items that seem like they wouldn’t work for darker skinned complexions. However, if the right shade is chosen, a bronzer can help bring warmth and dimension to the face that is sometimes taken away by foundation. In today’s installation of my Highlighter/Bronzer series, I wanted to show you some that will work for ladies with a similar skin tone to mine.

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