*NEW* Hourglass Modernist Eyeshadow Palette in Obscura

Hourglass Modernist Palette in Obscurra
Hourglass Modernist Palette in Obscurra

If you regularly keep up with the beauty blogs, you may have heard about the new Modernist Eyeshadow Palettes that Hourglass released. These beautiful palettes are now available in 7 varieties and I decided to try out the Obscura version. I haven’t had a chance to play around with this palette yet, but I know this will be a hot item, so I wanted to get out some swatches for you in case you’re interested in ordering.

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*NEW* Stila Eyes Are the Window Eyeshadow Palettes

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Stila Eyes Are The Window Palettes: Mind & Spirit

Stila isn’t a brand that gets a whole lot of attention in the blogosphere, but it looks like they are trying to change that with their brand new palettes! They recently released 4 new eyeshadow palettes in celebration of their 20th anniversary, the Eyes Are The Window Palettes. All four palettes come in beautiful jewelry inspired compacts in rose, yellow and white gold toned metals. I decided to pick up two of the palettes, Mind & Spirit. Keep reading for pictures and swatches!

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Budget Beauty: E.L.F. Baked Eyeshadows

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E.L.F. products can be extremely hit or miss for me, especially their eyeshadows. If you have ever purchased one of their 100 pan eyeshadow palettes, then I’m sure you know what I mean. Recently, they released these new baked eyeshadows and blushes. I saw the shadows in Target, so I decided to pick up 2 to try out. Keep reading for my thoughts on them!

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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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Organized Chaos with the Vice Palette

I told you that I couldn’t wait to experiment with the Urban Decay Vice Palette. I decided to create a look using 2 colors that interested me the most: Chaos and Blitz. Keep reading for more pictures and a tutorial!

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The Vice Palette: Swatches and First Impressions

 

If you have been following my blog, you may already know that I recently purchased the new Urban Decay Vice Palette. This palette contains 20 brand new shadows in a wide array of colors.  It also comes with a double sided brush. Keep reading for swatches and my first impression!

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Tip Tuesday #6: Layer for Longevity and Payoff!

Today’s Tip Tuesday may be old news for the ladies who are really into makeup. However, a lot of my friends read this blog and they are makeup newbies. This tip is mainly for beginners, because I’m sure all of my old pros already know this.

I’m sure that if your makeup has ever worn off quickly, it was very discouraging. Who wants to spend time doing something that will be gone after a couple of hours? One way to make your colored makeup last longer is by layering. What I mean by “colored” is lipsticks, blushes, and eyeshadows.

Keep reading to find out how!

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