April 17, 2014
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Product Review

New York Fashion Week: Backstage at Yigal Azrouel

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New York Fashion Week: Backstage at Juan Carlos Obando

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The makeup for this show was very natural, beautiful skin. Everything had a very dewy look, and I’m sure it was kept natural because the hair was actually covered in clay, combed through, and covered in gold dust. Very cool.   Read More »

New York Fashion Week Backstage: Jeremy Scott

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I’ve been able to go backstage for a few fashion shows this week, and by FAR this was my favorite. Most of the shows I saw focused on gorgeous, dewy skin, with neutral or gold eyeshadow. It was beautiful of course, but this show just had my name written all over it. Bright, neon eyeshadow, hair extensions in every color ... Read More »

MAC Diva in Distress Eyeshadow

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    If you couldn’t tell, the top design is just an overspray and once you swatch it once it’s gone. This color seemed a bit flaky when I was swatching it, but nothing terrible. I think this color would work best over a sticky base like MAC Cream Color Base or a NYX Jumbo Eyeshadow Pencil. Read More »

MAC Wonder Woman: Amazon Princess Blush

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  This color swatches SUPER bright, but I think that’s partially because I swatched over an eyeshadow base and with a heavy hand.. I really don’t think it’d look like this on your cheeks unless you were using a kabuki brush or something :) These would look nice paired together on the cheeks, just layering the colors and blending them ... Read More »

MAC Wonder Woman Collection: Marquise D’ Lipstick

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  I really like the color and finish of this lipstick. It’s a nude with a light pink tone and gold shimmer, and doesn’t feel dry on the lips at all. It has a lustre finish, so it does have some shimmer. I feel like this would be a great every-day lipstick for paler skintones. It’s definitely not too much, ... Read More »

MAC Wonder Woman Collection: Wonder Woman Lipglass

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  I had seen pictures of the lipglosses from this collection awhile ago and couldn’t believe the size of the lipglass wand! Seeing it in person, it seemed even larger than I had assumed it would be. It’s HUGE. It’s hard to get the wand out of the tube as well, the doefoot application kinda gets stuck and you have ... Read More »

ELF First Impressions: Lip Products & More

Yesterday I got some ELF Products in the mail after ordering last week when they had a 50% off lip products sale, and here’s my first impression!   Here are links to more detailed reviews of the products mentioned: Lip Stains Swatches: http://www.xsparkage.com/?p=2485 Mineral Lipsticks: http://www.xsparkage.com/?p=2484 Minty Glosses: http://www.xsparkage.com/?p=2483 Duo Smoky Eye Kit: http://www.xsparkage.com/?p=2482 Cream Blush: http://www.xsparkage.com/?p=2481   Read More »

ELF Lip Stains in Birthday Suit, Fashionista, Heartbreaker, & Bombshell

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Achieve full coverage that lasts for hours with this long-wear formula. Enjoy silky matte color or layer on the moisturizing clear gloss for a shiny look. With key Vitamins A & E your lips stay smooth all day long. Apply the Stain to bare lips and allow to dry for a matte finish. Apply the clear gloss on top of ... Read More »

ELF Mineral Lipsticks in Pouty Petal, Nicely Nude, & Natural Nymph

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Now you can hydrate your lips and get a lasting soft color naturally! This nourishing blend of exotic oils, natural waxes, vitamins and plant extracts create the perfect moisturizing formula. The sleek lipstick has superior color payoff, glides easily onto lips, and is long wearing. Lips stay perfectly hydrated and soft throughout the day for no fuss, lip loving happiness. ... Read More »