Beauty on a Budget

E.L.F. Essential Primer Eyeshadow Swatches

ELF Essential Primer Eyeshadow

E.L.F. Essential Primer Eyeshadow is a new rich cream eyeshadow color with a built-in primer. These are kinda a dupe of Covergirl Intense Shadowblast.

At two bucks per shade you can’t beat this price.

Take a look at some swatches.

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Essence Breaking Dawn Part 2 Glitter Eyeliner Review & Swatches

Essence Breaking Dawn Glitter Eyeliner

Essence Breaking Dawn 2 Glitter Eyeliner is one of two new sparkling eyeliners available for a limited time launched with Essence’s new Breaking Dawn Park 2 Makeup Collection.

Anyone remember being obsessed with Urban Decay Heavy Metal Liners? I couldn’t be alone in that addiction…right? Anyone? Although at this point, I realize a heavily encrusted lash line full of glitter isn’t exactly the height of makeup sophistication but hey, I had fun with it and that’s what matters right?

No worries though Essence’s Glitter Eyeliner is a little more subtle.

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Hard Candy Single & Loving It Eyeshadow Swatches

Hard Candy Single Lovin’ It Eyeshadow Swatches

Hard Candy Single & Lovin’ It Intensely Luminous Shadow is a new range of $3, yes $3, eyeshadow singles from Hard Candy that were introduced for Fall 2012.

There are twelve shades available with each weighing in at 0.081 oz. They aren’t terribly large eyeshadows but they might fill your beauty budget sweet tooth at a mere three bucks each.

Take a look at some swatches below!

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Essence The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 2 Makeup Collection

Essence has created a limited edition Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 Makeup Collection to celebrate the movie release as you know. This post is just in time considering the movie is out later this week.

Who’s going?

It’s ok, no shame in my game, I admit I’ll be heading in to watch. The movies kinda killed the books for me. I liked the first film but think they went overboard with each one they made to the point that it turned into a little too much of a cheesefest. But hey, cheesy movies are good for the soul sometimes.

Don’t knock this collection until you tried it. If you can put aside the cheesiness it’s associated with you might just find a product or two to love from the launch!

Take a look!

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Hard Candy Megawatt Smile Lipstick Review & Swatches

Hard Candy Megawatt Smile Lipstick

Hard Candy launched eight shades of their new Megawatt Smile Lip Color Duo & Brush On Tooth Whitener ($6) for Fall 2012. This beauty budget friendly lip duo contains lipstick on one end and a tooth whitener on the other.

Take a look!

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