Illamasqua Blushes in Excite & Tweak


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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Battle of the Brands: Urban Decay vs Milani Eyeshadow Primer


On my last haul video, I mentioned a new eyeshadow primer that I decided to try, the Milani Eye Primer. As you probably already know, the Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion (UDPP) is my go-to eye primer. Prior to purchasing the Milani one, I had been using UDPP everyday (literally). Continue reading to see how the two primers measure up!

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My Top Spring/Summer Lipstick Picks

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It’s that time of the year when I get hyped to pull out all my bright colors! This goes for clothing, accessories, and of course makeup! Today’s post is just to showcase the bright lippies that I’m so excited to wear in the upcoming seasons! Keep scrolling for pictures!
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Review: Sonia Kashuk Eye on Neutral Palette


I’ve really been enjoying matte eyeshadows lately. Before a few months ago, I had hardly ever done a completely matte eyeshadow look, but lately I’ve been loving them for work. Urban Decay recently released the Naked Basics palette and although I love the idea of a mostly matte palette, I wasn’t too impressed with the range of shades. When I swatched it in the store, at least 2 of the shades looked very, very similar on my skin tone so I decided to pass on it. However, while I was researching the Naked Basics palette, I stumbled upon a review of the Sonia Kashuk Eye on Neutral Palette and I decided to give it a shot. Keep reading for my thoughts and swatches.

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Are MAC Candy Yum Yum and OCC Nylon Dupes?


Sometime last year, I did a 5 minute makeup challenge in which I used the new OCC lip tar in Nylon. In that post, I mentioned that I thought Nylon was a dupe for the infamous Candy Yum Yum by MAC. At that time, Candy Yum Yum was a limited edition item, so I couldn’t get my hands on it. Last month, MAC finally listened to their loyal customers and decided to make Candy Yum Yum apart of their permanent line. I ordered it because it is probably the most talked about lipstick ever from MAC. Keep reading if you would like to see how the two lipsticks compare!

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Dupe Alert!

I get way too excited when I am able to dupe a more expensive product with a cheaper one. I decided I would start sharing these on the blog for the ladies who wouldn’t mind spending less money on a great product. The items I am discussing today are 2 eyeshadows. Keep reading for pictures and comparisons!

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