Beauty on a Budget

E.L.F. Essential Glitter Mascara for Spring 2013

E.L.F. Essential Glitter Mascara

How much glitter does one girl need in her makeup life? I won’t answer that but I will urge you to add more with the new E.L.F. Essential Glitter Mascara for Spring 2013.

For two bucks these are a simple and cheap way to add a little more sparkle into your makeup lives.

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NYC New York Color Sparkle Eye Dust Review & Swatches

NYC New York Color Sparkle Eye Dust

NYC New York Color Sparkle Eye Dust is a new loose eyeshadow available in ten shades for $2.99 that launched recently for Spring 2013. I purchased two colors at my local CVS not expecting much but being rather wow’ed by how pigmented these little guys are!

Take a look!

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Wet n Wild Cover All Cream Foundation Review & Swatches

Wet n Wild Cover All Cream Foundation

Wet n Wild Cover All Cream Foundation is possibly one of the nicest budget foundations I’ve come across in a long time. At $3.59 with a $1 off coupon I paid a mere $2.59 at Harmons for it.

Wha?!?! Unheard of! Decent foundation for under three bucks? How is that possible?

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NYC New York Color Cosmetics Big Bold Gloss Review & Swatches

NYC New York Color Cosmetics Big Bold Gloss

NYC New York Color Cosmetics has launched a range of Big Bold Plumping Lipgloss for Spring 2013. These jumbo glosses are on pair with Hard Candy Glossaholic housing a whooping 0.39 oz of gloss for a mere $3.99 each!

Available in twelve shades the price and color selection definitely gives Hard Candy a run for the money.

Are they as good?

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Wet n Wild Photo Op Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Wet n Wild Photo Op Eyeshadow Palette

The new Fergie Centerstage Collection includes four new Wet n Wild Photo Op Palettes for $4.99. This collection appears to be exclusive to Walgreens for Spring 2013.

Wet n Wild really amped it up with the collection as the packaging got a super revamp. However, sadly it appears they spent more on the packaging than the actual quality of the products as this eyeshadow quad turned out very disappointing.

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