Ohhhh, do I have some news for you. I have found a dupe for Hourglass’ lipstick in Icon. If you have been reading my blog you already know that I love the color of the Icon lipstick, but I do not love the smell. Its kind of an oily smell. So anyway, I went through my collection and found a lipstick with identical color……and its CHEAP!
I’ve got some exciting news girlies!!!! If you have been watching my videos you know that I have a love/hate relationship with Nars Hollywood eyeshadow pencil. It made my “August Favorites and What the Heck” video. If you missed it here it is:
Anyway, I love Nars in general, but I hate their Soft Touch Eyeshadow Pencil formula. The colors are gorgeous, especially Hollywood, which is a golden champagne color. However, the darn thing will not stay! It creases before it ultimately disappears, all within an hour of application. I tried everything, absolutely everything I could think of, to make the shadow pencil work for me. I used it with Nars primer, I topped it with powder eyeshadow, I put it over powder and finally I had some success putting it over wet mineral eyeshadow and topping it with Urban Decay’s All Nighter Spray. That’s a lot of work for a $24 eyeshadow pencil. Understandably I was on the hunt for a dupe and, I’m happy to report, I found one!!!
Introducing Rimmel London ScandalEyes Eyeshadow Stick in Bulletproof Beige. Its a dead ringer for Nars Hollywood eyeshadow pencil. Take a look at the swatches.
I picked up a Rimmel Match Perfection Blush the other day. I was intrigued because Rimmel claimed that they had come up with the perfect blush for my skin color. So, was I tickled pink or did they fall short of their perfection claim?
After a year of trying this and that from the drugstore I am ready to render my opinions on the Best of Beauty 2012: Drugstore Edition! Drugstore makeup has really stepped it up. There were some very exciting releases and some long time favorites as well. Check out what I found to be the best in drugstore beauty!!
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January, the beginning of a new year, but I still have some old favorites, and a couple of new ones too!
Yea to my old friends who made the cut: Mac Harmony Blush, Benefit’s Boing Concealer, Benefit Powderfladge, Mac Cream Color Base in Pearl, Mac MSF in Lightscapade, Per-fekt Brow Gel, Maybelline Lash Discovery Mini-brush Mascara, Revlon Lash Glue, Too Faced Perfect Lips Liner, Sigma Contour Brush F05, Sigma Tapered Blending Brush E40
Welcome into my life my new favorite friends: Urban Decay’s Naked II Palette, Macs Prolongwear Eyeshadow in Carefree, Urban Decay’s Supercurling Mascara, Benefit Lipstick in “I Think I Love You”, Mac Frankly Scarlet Blush, Rimmel Nail Polish.
What were your favorites this month? I’d love to know!!
Disclaimer: All items were purchased by me. I was not paid to review or mention any of these items.