*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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Face of the Day: MAC Bronze Smokey Eye

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I’ve really enjoyed playing around with my Mac Eyeshadow X15 Warm Neutral Palette (swatched HERE) over the last few weeks. Today I wanted to share one of my favorite looks to do with this palette. This look is perfect for Valentine’s or any date night. Keep reading for more pictures and a full list of products used!

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette Review & Demo

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The Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powders have gotten a lot of hype in the YouTube/Beauty Blogger Community. Being a dry skin girl (kinda), I was a little leery about trying them out. Also, most of the people I saw raving about them were lighter complected, so I wasn’t sure how nice these powders would be on dark skin. So when I saw that the new limited edition Ambient Lighting Palette came out, I decided to give it a go, since it would allow me to try out multiple powders at once. Continue reading for my thoughts on this product! If you would just like to see how I apply these, scroll down to the middle of the post for my video!

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October 2013 Beauty Favorites

It’s favorites time! I didn’t have many favorites this month, but I did really enjoy these few products. Check it out!

Related Links:

Laura Mercier Spellbound Pictures
Tarte Off The Cuff Review & Swatches
MAC Divine Night Haul & Swatches

What favorites and/or regrets did you have for October?

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Top 10 Products Worth the Splurge

I’m a girl who loves a bargain, but some products are definitely splurge-worthy! Check out my video below to see the products that are worth the splurge for me! Enjoy!

PRODUCTS MENTIONED:
Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Foundation in 4.1
Nars Translucent Crystal Loose Setting Powder
Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer in Caramel
Nars Blush in Taj Mahal
Urban Decay Naked & Naked 2 Palettes
MAC Lipstick in Ravishing
Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in Muse
Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Cream in Creamsicle
Curl Junkie Beauticurls Argan & Olive Oil Daily Conditioner
Curl Junkie Curls in a Bottle!

RELATED LINKS:
Top 10 Under $10
Smashbox Studio Skin Review
Hourglass Muse First Impression
Staple Hair Products
NARS Loose Powder & Concealer Review

What products do you deem “splurge-worthy”?

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Hourglass Liquid Lipstick in Muse First Impression

The Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in the shade Muse was definitely a splurge for me. This long-wear lipstick retails for $28 but I got it for 15% off during the Sephora Chic Week sale. Check out the video below to see if I think it is worth the money!

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