Saturday, September 29, 2012

Sephora Favorites

Every once in a while, Sephora releases "Sephora Favorites". Sometimes, the items catches my eyes, but sometimes it's just "meh" to me. I just spotted some newer items on their website so I decided to share!
This is the In The Glow set. I remember they had another In The Glow set earlier this year & it was more of skincare items? It seems that this time, it's more of bronzer and blushes.
According to Sephora, this set contains:
- 0.13 oz Benefit High Beam
- 0.08 oz Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzing Powder
- 0.17 oz Tarte Natural Cheek Stain in Flush
- 0.07 oz Stila Convertible Color in Peony
- 0.11 oz Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Blush in Splendor
- 0.106 oz Lorac Perfectly Lit Oil-Free Luminizing Powder in Spotlight
- 0.02 oz bareMinerals All Over Face Color in Pure Radiance
- 0.14 oz Laura Mercier Shimmer Bloc in Golden Mosaic
- 0.08 oz Nars Bronzing Powder in Laguna
This retails for $45.
From this set, I am interested in the Tarte blush in Splendor. It seems that the shade is exclusive to this set since I can not find any information on it. I like how this includes Too Faced's Chocolate Soleil bronzer because that is one of my favorite bronzers.

The next set is Draw The Line:
Draw the Line basically contains eyeliners in them. From the images, it seems like this set includes a full-sized Urban Decay 24/7 Liquid Liner, which retails for $19 itself. This whole set retails for $28
This contains:
- 0.12 oz Smashbox Jet Set Waterproof Eye Liner in Midnight Black
- 0.025 oz MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua Eyes Waterproof Eyeliner in Mat Black 0L
- 0.007 oz Buxom Insider Eyeliner in Black Jasper
- 0.007 oz Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Trooper
- 0.058 oz Urban Decay 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Perversion
- 0.011 oz Sephora Collection Waterproof Retractable Eyeliner in 09 Glitter Black

The last set that caught my eye was the Super Stars Beauty Essentials.
This set is more expensive than the other two I listed. This set retails for $75, but it includes a full-sized NARS Orgasm blush, a full-sized Stila liquid liner, a full-sized Benefit they're real! mascara, AND a full-sized Buxom lipgloss. Those full-sized items included pretty much is the whole set itself with some extras included.
This set contains:
- 0.035 oz Make Up For Ever HD Microfinish Powder
- 0.063 oz Sephora Collection Microsmooth Baked Eyeshadow Trio in Sunset
- 0.16 oz Nars Blush in Orgasm
- 0.33 oz Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer
- 0.50 oz Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment
- 0.50 oz Josie Maran 100% Pure Argan Oil
- 0.3 oz Benefit They're Real! Mascara
- 0.15 oz Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Polish in Dolly
- 0.016 oz Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eye Liner
- 0.20 oz Chloé Rollerball

Overall, I feel like these are a good value. I am definitely eying the In the Glow set because I am a sucker for cheek items, but the liner set seems amazing too! I think these sets are good if you want to try new things because they are a generous size for you to try it out to see if you like it. These will also make great gifts as well since you can just open it and split up the items. What do you think about these?

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OCC Lip Tar: Hush

Swatches & Review
I have previously reviewed Melange, NSFW, & Memento. This week, I will be reviewing Hush.
Hush is described as a pale bridal pink. On me, it looks like a pale neutral peachy-pink.
When I looked at the tube, I thought that this color would be a bit more orange because it looks like that in the tube, but it only has a slight hint of a peachy tone to it. Personally, this is not a shade that I would go for since this is very pale on me, so I might consider mixing this with another shade. I think this shade would be very pretty on people with a lighter skin-tone then mine. When I look at myself with this on, it makes me look like I'm sick, but it is just personal preference. Like the other lip tars, this dries semi-matte and can be drying to the lips after a while. I felt like this shade gets patchy on the lips after a while because after about an hour of wearing it, the shade on my lips became uneven and patchy. I probably would not use this by itself, but I think this will definitely be a great color to tone other colors down, such as NSFW, or if you have any other shade of lip tars.

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Friday, September 28, 2012

Tarte Fantastic Foursome 4-Piece Enthusiast Blush Set

Swatches & Review
Yesterday, I posted my haul from Sephora & have already reviewed Benefit's High Flyin' Glosses. Today, I will review Tarte's amazing blush set for the Holidays. It is called the Fantastic Foursome 4-Piece Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush Enthusiast Set, which is a really long title. Anyway, this consists of four brand new Tarte blushes. These are not full-sized, but they are half of a full-sized blush.
The four shades in this collection is Angelic, Stellar, Magic, and Fantastic. What I noticed in these are that the print/engraving in these are popped up, as opposed to the full-sized where the embossing of it goes in.
Angelic: A shimmery champagne
Stellar: Shimmery bronze
Magic: Matte coral
Fantastic: Matte light fuchsia.
My swatches from left to right are: Angelic, Stellar, Magic & Fantastic

It's been dim all morning since there is no sun this morning so I'm sorry about the swatches if they're very low-lighted. These were all very smooth, but I felt like Angelic and Stellar did not show up on my skin as well as Magic and Fantastic did. Angelic is more of a shimmery highlighter and Stellar is more of a shimmery bronzer than a blush. What I noticed about Angelic is that the packaging for that is kind of rough, while the others are a smooth kind of plastic. Magic is a coral shade and Fantastic is a light fuchsia. I really like Magic because it is not like a shade I own and Fantastic kind of reminds me of Gaiety from NARS.

Some comparisons to the full-sized ones

Overall, I feel like this is a good deal not only for people who do not own a lot of Tarte blushes, but for people who own many of them since these are all new shades. Although they are half-sized, I feel like it is still a good deal considering one full-sized itself is $25 for 0.20oz, while this set is $35 for 4 0.10oz blushes, which makes this a $50 value (even though the box states $60 value). They are very smooth and although Angelic and Stellar needed a few swipes to show up on my skin, I think it's understandable since they are more of a highlighter and bronzer, which highlighters and bronzers do not show up on me well. I like how these are half-sized since I am a blush hoarder I will never finish my blushes anyway so these will last me a while. I love how it is almost the Holidays & all these amazing sets are coming out! These would be perfect for personal use if you love blushes, but it would also be perfect as stocking stuffers since they're mini sized :)
....& this is my 100th post on the blog!

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theBalm FratBoy Blush

Swatches & Review
theBalm's FratBoy blush is one of my favorite blushes of all time. I have had mine for a bit over a year now and it is almost my everyday blush. The reason I say almost is because I don't wear blush (or any makeup) on a daily basis, so when I do wear blushes, I normally go for FratBoy.
Oh how I wish I had a FratBoy..
Lol, nah. I'm content with my boyfriend so this FratBoy is perfect!
On theBalm's website, FratBoy is described as a Peachy-apricot.
On my skintone, it is more of a peachy-pink since it means more pink than apricot for me. The pigmentation on this is amazing! I always brush it on with a light-hand since it can easily be overdone.
This is how it looks when it is in sunlight.
This is how it looks when I am indoors.

For this blush, I get about an average wear for 5 hours on it with minimal fading (unless I'm rubbing my cheeks all day o__o). It is a gorgeous color and does not look too overwhelming on the cheeks.

This is one of my favorite blushes hands down. I have been using it for a year and I still love it! Like I always say, a little bit of FratBoy on your face will give you a healthy glow for the day :)

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Benefit High Flyin' Gloss Set

Swatches & Review
Benefit's High Flyin' Lip Gloss set contains all of their Ultra Plush Lip Gloss shades. All of these lip glosses have blush from Benefit's line to match it with. I have always been interested in these glosses, but never got them so since they released a set for the Holiday season, I immediately jumped on it!
The six shades in this set are Dallas, Hoola, Bella Bamba, Coralista, Dandelion, and Sugarbomb.
When I swatched them, they seem like they would be pigmented on the lips. I thought that these would be similar to Buxom's lip glosses (since they are pigmented on the lips), but they sheer out a lot.
From left to right:
Sugarbomb: A light magenta with shimmer.
Dandelion: A light cotton candy pink with shimmer.
Coralista: Coral pink
Bella Bamba: Bright semi-hot pink
Hoola: Nude with shimmer
Dallas: Pink-brown

These small very sweet, it reminds me of cupcakes. I am pretty sensitive to scented lip items, but the scent on these wore off after a while so it was not too bad. Although I thought that they would be pigmented, they all only leave a slight tint to my lips, which were kind of disappointing to me. However, I do like that they are not super sticky. They are a bit sticky, but not incredibly sticky to where my hair gets stuck to my lips very often.
These are 0.22 oz each, when their full-sized ones are .5 oz, which is a little less than half. This is how it looks compared to a Carmex lip balm in a squeeze tube.

I thought these were a good deal especially since I have none of the shades yet, but I wish they were a bit more pigmented because I think if you were to wear these with the blushes from Benefit, the blush would show and the lip gloss itself would not even match up to the shade of the blush. If you are into lip glosses and do not mind if they look like a lightly tinted shade, this would be perfect for you. I think that these would make great stocking stuffers since they are small. This set retails for $26 and it is currently sold on and

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Sephora Haul

I have been waiting for this ALL week. Although Sephora claims their shipping is now "3 days", it still takes forever for them to process it & ship it! I guess it's better now though since I got it within 8 days. Before they change it to 3-day shipping as standard, it used to take me TWO weeks to get my Sephora items. Anyway, here are the items I purchased. (Which I'm kind of mad at myself for not waiting a few days later to make a purchase).
I purchased:
Benefit High Flyin' Glosses: $26
Tarte Fantastic Foursome Blush set: $35
Tarte 5-Piece LipSurgence™ Collector's Set: $34.

The Benefit set contains all 6 of their Ultra Plush Lip Gloss. They originally retail for $16 and you get 0.5oz of product each tube. These are mini-sized, which is 0.22oz and you get 6 of them for $26. They are a little less than half the size, but I think it is a good deal. It makes great stocking stuffers as well.

Tarte's Fantastic Foursome contains four blushes (although one is more like a highlighter). The blushes in this set are half the size of the original ones, so each of these are 0.10oz. They normally retail for $25, which is 0.20oz for a full-sized one, so this comes out to a $50 value for $35 (but they said it's worth $60 on the box). I think it is a good deal because I get to try many shades and I would probably never finish them anyway, so I don't mind it being small.

Tarte's 5-Piece LipSurgence™ Collector's Set is $34. Last year, they released a same set with different shades for $29, but even though they raised it by $5, you're still getting FIVE FULL-SIZED LipSurgence for $34. They retail for $24 itself so THIS is the best deal for Holiday sets so far (in my opinion).

What do you guys think about this Holiday sets? I personally LOVE the Holidays because companies come out with amazing sets with an incredible value!

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Urban Decay Ammo Palette

Swatches & Review
Urban Decay's Ammo Palette has been around for quite some time now. The Ammo Palette was released in 2008, I believe? When I first came out, it was the palette that contained 10 of Urban Decay's best selling shades. Since then, they have come out with so many more shades, I do not know if these are still their "best selling" shades anymore. THIS palette was one of my first Urban Decay items that I have purchased back in summer of 2009 & since then, I have loved Urban Decay. As you can see, I still have not hit pan on anything, even after having it for three years (yes, it is past its expiration date, but I can't justify throwing this away). I purchased this back when it came with a set of a full-sized eye primer along with when the Book of Shadows 2 was first released.
The ten shades that are included in this palette are: Smog, Mildew, Oil Slick, Last Call, Chopper, Maui Wowie, Shattered, Polyester Bride, Grifter, and Sin. All of these swatches were swatched over Too Faced Shadow Insurance.
Smog is a coppery bronze shade. It is very pigmented and smooth & it is one of my all time favorite browns from Urban Decay.
Mildew is a metallic duck green, also very pigmented.
Oil Slick is a black with a lot of glitter. It is gritty and has fall out
Last Call is a plum-ish magenta with a metallic finish.
Chopper is a light brown with glitter. It was very smooth for a shade that contains glitter.
Maui Wowie is a gold champagne with glitter. It has major glitter fallout.
Shattered is a blue, but it seems like there is a bit of a green duo-chrome to it.
Polyester Bride is a glittery white. I do not like this shade at all because it is gritty and has major fallout.
Grifter is a pale purple with glitter
Sin is a smooth pale pink champagne.

What's unique about this palette is that the shades are supposed to be partnered from the top row & the bottom row. For example, Smog is supposed to be paired with Maui Wowie and Mildew is supposed to be paired with Shattered.

Overall, I think this palette is a good palette to start with, but I wish there were less glittery shades. A lot of the shades in this palette are glittery and have major fallout. However, the shades that do not have glitter in them are gorgeous and very pigmented. My favorites from this palette has to be Smog, Last Call and Mildew. This is not my favorite palette from them since I own many Urban Decay eyeshadow palettes, but it is one of the palettes that got me hooked on Urban Decay. What were your first items from Urban Decay? :)

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Monday, September 24, 2012

Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain: Sweetheart

Swatches & Review
I have previously reviewed Adore, Precious, and Honey (Click-able links). Originally, I was not going to get anymore, but while I was at Ulta yesterday, I ended up picking one up. Initially, I went to Ulta to get some NYX products since they were 40% off and my boyfriend asked if I wanted another Balm Stain. At first, I said no, but after a while of browsing, I found a stack of $1 off Balm Stains or Lip Butter coupons on the display so I ended up picking it up since it was 40% off WITH an additional $1 off coupon! They had a whole lot in stock or all the colors and I ended up picking Sweetheart.
Can you tell that it is very bright?

Sweetheart is a very bright pink. On me, it definitely looks like a highlighter hot pink. When I picked this, I expected it to be bright, but not THIS bright. It is very pigmented and it lasted me about two hours before wearing off into a lighter, but still bright pink stain.
By the swatches, it seems bright, doesn't it? I have seen many swatches online of this and I really thought it would be lighter, but I am so wrong! Looking at it, I do not see any shimmers in it like I did for Adore, so if there is any shimmer, it may be very subtle.

For me, I felt like Revlon's Lip Butter in Raspberry Pie was already out of my comfort zone and this is even more out there for me. I like how it looks on me in my room right now, but as of now, I do not feel like I am comfortable wearing this out on its own. Since it is so bright, I am probably going to combine it with Revlon's Precious Balm Stain to tone the color of Sweetheart down so that it will be wearable for me at a more comfortable level. This balm stain glided on smoothly and had a faint minty scent to it. I think if you are comfortable with bright shades, or always wanted to try something bright, this could be the color for you! What are your thoughts on this? Like it? Hate it?

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Get to Know Me Tag

I actually got this tag from Vicky, so I guess I'll just do it to so you guys get to know a bit more about me! :)

1. Are you named after anyone? Nope. I think my parents named me Lisa because it was a very common name and since they did not know English well, they just named me with whichever name they knew then.
2. When was the last time you cried? About a week ago. Although my family does not "allow" me to cry, I still do it because I do not like holding in my feelings. I like to let things out because it is definitely better to let it out then to blow up later on like a shaken bottle of soda when you first open it.
3. Do you have kids? Nope. I am trying to focus on school first before thinking about kids. 4. If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself? I think that I would be a friend of myself if I was another person because I usually say whats on my mind. I hate to sugarcoat things, but I think if I was another person, I may get irritated at times because I, myself talk about the most random things way too much! LOL!
5. Do you use sarcasm a lot? Kind of? I guess it depends who I am talking with.
6. Will you ever bungee-jump? I have been wanting to try this along with skydiving. I will probably be so scared that I will laugh the whole time. When I am scared, I tend to laugh more than scream.
7. What's your favorite cereal? Cap'n'Crunch or Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds!
8. What's the first thing you notice about people? Their smile! I like seeing people's smiles. That is one of the things that attract me the most for guys too! You know, you can not skip without a smile on your face? Try it!
9. What is your eye colour? Brown.
10. Scary movie or happy endings? Happy endings. I will not watch scary movies unless someone is willing to risk my peeling the skin off their arm.
11. Favorite smells? Gucci Envy Me! I have been using that since my freshmen year of high school (which was years ago) & I still love it!
12. Summer or winter? I like summer and all for summer break, but I love winter because I can not stand hot weather. Hot weather makes me uncomfortable and break out in hives.
13. Computer or television? Computer. I think I depend on my laptop way too much. Usually, I have both my laptop and TV on because while I am on my laptop, I like the TV on so I do not feel so alone (I sound like such a loner!)
14. What's the furthest you've ever been from home? Vietnam or Thailand. I have no idea which one is further away from me right now. I did not like Vietnam because Taxi drivers keep stealing my cr*p. I had two cameras stolen, my bag with my moms tooth that fell off in there, and a bag filled with clothes. All at different taxi rides. They are so sketchy, they would not let me take my stuff out of their trunk, they had to "unload" it for me. More like steal it from me. Talk about worst trip ever? (It happened all three separate years I went).
15. Do you have any special talents? I can burp really loud and long? haha.
16. Where were you born? San Francisco, CA.
17. What are your hobbies? Collecting makeup and nail polish (putting nail polish on my boyfriends fingers.. lol!), road trips, I LOVE TO DRIVE (but I don't have a car), & writing.
18. Do you have any pets? I have a long-haired chihuahua named Brownie, he's 8 in human years & I have a short-haired chihuahua named Coffee, which is 2.
19. Favorite movie? P.S. I Love You.
20. Do you have any siblings? Only one brother.
21. What do you want to be when you grow up? I want to be a Child Psychologist or I want to work with children in the second grade.

If you want to do this tag, let me know so I can read it too! :) I hope this gives you a little more about me!

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Saturday, September 22, 2012

Disney Cinderella Sephora Collection Storylook Palette

Remember how I just ranted this morning about placing an order on Sephora a few days ago & new items popping up just a few days later? Okay, so before placing my order, I checked out Too Faced and Sephora's new Cinderella collection. When I checked Cinderella on Sephora it said "Come back in October!", but now, the Storylook palette is on sale! I am so mad at myself for not waiting TWO more days. -____- anyway, here's how the palette looks like!

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It seems like this palette has an eyeshadow part that you can take out so if anything, you can end up keeping the box it comes with! For some reason, it reminds me of last years Kat Von D palette, but I really like the packaging for the Cinderella palette! I WANT IT, NOW!!

This retails for $55 and it contains 20 eyeshadows where each of them are 0.035oz.

Here are a few more items from this collection:
Moonlit Kiss Lipstick Set: $25
Midnight Hour Eyeshadow Palette: $30
A Brush With Fate Nail Polish Set: $24.50
Thoughts? :)

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Jessica Pumpkin Delight

Swatches & Review
Last week, I posted another color from Jessica's Fall Spicy Dream collection, Gingersnap. This week, I have Pumpkin Delight from the same collection! Pumpkin Delight is a multi-shimmer color with a foil-like finish, like Gingersnap. It is more red-toned compared to Gingersnap, which leans more to the brown side.

Pumpkin Delight is a red-orange shade with flecks of gold-bronze & red in it. Although my swatches do not show the duo-chrome on it much, it is definitely a lot more noticeable in the sun & it looks amazing! The shimmer in it is smooth and not gritty. It was a bit on the thick side so wipe off the excess nail polish from the brush on the rim of the bottle or it will look goopey on the nail. I used two coats for this.

I really like this shade. Like Gingersnap and Warm & Fozzie, it makes me feel all warm. Although this is for fall, I feel like this would also be perfect for the Holidays. When I look at Pumpkin Delight, it makes me want some Pumpkin Pie for some Pumpkin Spiced Palette. Even though today is the first day of Autumn (perfect shade for the day!), it's still very sunny and looking at Pumpkin Delight, it makes me think of how I can not wait until it gets all cold and driving around in the car with the heater on (which is something I love to do). It was a bit thick, but making the first coat thinner than the second coat definitely helps. Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn! :)

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Too Faced Sweet Indulgence Palette

First of all, don't you hate it when you order something from a website and something else you also want decides to pop up just a day or two after? Yes, it happens to me ALL the time. Two days ago, I placed an order for Benefit and Tarte Holiday sets and today, Sephora decides to put up their yearly exclusive palette! When I was placing an order, the only Holiday collection from Too Faced was their Bon Bons set, which is not a Sephora exclusive. Today, Sephora posted up their yearly Too Faced Holiday collection which is called Sweet Indulgence.
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Like previous years, the Sephora exclusive Too Faced set comes with a full-sized primer. I have grown to love their Shadow Insurance. According to Sephora, this set contains:
- 16 x 0.06 oz Eye Shadows in In the Buff, Peach Fuzz, Marshmallow, Lovey Dovey, Copper Peony, Teddy Bear, Gum Drop, Malted Milk Ball, Satin Sheets, Nice Stems!, Nice Ash, Cherry Cola, Honeymoon, Pastille, Cop a Teal, Black Sugar
- 2 x 0.14 oz Blushes in La Vie en Rose, Papa Don’t Peach
- 2 x 0.14 oz Bronzers in an exclusive shade and Sun Bunny Light
- 0.14 oz Highlighter in Candlelight Glow
- 0.35 oz Shadow Insurance Eye Shadow Primer in Candlelight
- Exclusive double-ended brush
- 3 x get-the-look cards

What I like about this set is that they also included a double-ended brush in this collection, which is something they have not done in previous years. Comparing the shades, they have released In the Buff, Peach Fuzz, & Teddy Bear in both their previous palettes. However, it is nice to see that Label Whore is not in here again. The repeat shades compared to last years are Lovey Dovey, Copper Peony, Nice Stems!, Nice Ash, Satin Sheets, Honeymoon & Cop a Teal. It seems that the shades that are not repeats are Marshmallow, Gum Drop Malted Milk, Cherry Cola, Pastille & Black Sugar. I guess if you do not mind repeats, then this is definitely worth it. Candlelight Glow was also in last years Sweet Dreams Palette and La Vie en Rose was in their 2010 Glamourland palette. They have three "get-the-look cards".. what is a Too Faced palette without those? lol! I like how this comes in a tin box as well. Although I have many shades from this collection, I would still get it just because I collect Too Faced's yearly Sephora exclusive sets. This retails for $52, which is the same price as last years. What do you think? Are you going to indulge? :)

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Friday, September 21, 2012

Cherimoya Matte N.A. - Indie

Swatches & Review
After seeing Cherimoya nail polishes a lot at TJ Maxx and Marshalls and finding them at my local beauty supply store, I decided to try them. Cherimoya has different lines, such as crackle, magnetic, pebble beach (which has a sandy feeling to them) & matte nail apparel. When I saw the range of colors of their matte line, I decided to pick some up since they were pretty cheap and had a wide range of colors. One of the colors I picked up was Indie.
Indie is a orange-nude. It reminds me of the Melange lip tar I reviewed last week. It is a light orange, so it is more on the neutral side. Although they are supposed to dry matte, it seems to dry into more of a vinyl finish for me. It was very pigmented and only required one coat, but I used two anyway. While applying these, you have to be quick since they start drying very fast & you may end up with streaks if you do not do it quick enough.
How it looks on its own.
Here, I used Orly's Top 2 Bottom for my index finger, Essie's Matte About You for my middle finger, Indie itself on my ring finger & Seche Vite fast drying top coat on my pinky.
The color reminds me of a lighter version of China Glaze's Desert Sun from their fall collection with a top coat on. I don't know if you can tell, but after Essie's Matte About You, it looks a bit flatter than Indie drying itself, making it a bit more matte. What I did not like was that even after thirty minutes of drying, Indie's nail color bled onto the brushes of my top coat. It dried really fast, but even after waiting, the pigment of it still transfers onto my topcoat? I had to wipe down the brushes before putting them back into the bottle.

Overall, I feel like these are a cheap alternative if you want some matte nail polishes, although they do not dry completely matte. I purchased mine for about $2 and I have seen these at TJ Maxx and Marshalls in sets of 5. However, I really do not like how after drying, the pigment transfers onto the bristles of my top coat. This nail polish also smells very bad, even though they claim to be 3 free. Maybe it's just because it's a matte finish? It smells pretty bad though. I would recommend it if you do not mind the smell and don't plan on using a top coat on these since these are meant to be matte anyway since applying it was fine. What do you think about Cherimoya? Have you tried their nail polishes before?

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Sleek MakeUP i-Divine Sunset Palette

Swatches & Review
I decided to make another order on Sleek two weeks ago when they were having a 20% off deal because they revamped their site & now has lower shipping rates! When I first placed my order back in March, their shipping was a flat $10, but now, it varies by weight. Unlike last time, I actually received all my items, which is definitely good. When I placed my order, I ordered their i-Divine palette in Sunset since I did not own any.
Sleek's Sunset palette consists of a lot of red, coppery, orange shades, which reminds me of the sunset. This palette did not come with names for the shades so I just swatched them according to the top row and bottom row.
The top row has more vibrant shades than the bottom row. I love the orange so much! It is super bright and sticks out the most from the rest of them. All, but the black was pigmented. These were swatched without primer, so the black may show up more if I used primer under it?
The bottom row is more on the neutral side than bold, but they are still amazing! I also swatched these without a primer.

Overall, I am impressed with this palette. For $10 USD, the eyeshadows are really smooth and buttery. From swatching them, only the black color was rough compared to the other shades. Some of these have fall out since they are so smooth, but tapping your brush will help with the fall out. The only thing I wish there were are more matte shades. The only matte shade in the palette is black, while the rest are shimmery-metallic. Other than that, I definitely want to try more of their palettes. What palettes do you recommend? Have you tried Sleek i-Divines?

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