Beauty on a Budget
Hard Candy All Glossed Up Shockingly Glossy Lip Pencil ($6) are a new range of pencil lip colors that were launched with Hard Candy’s Fall 2012 Collection.
Chubby lip pencils particularly balm or tinted gloss formulas are all the rage at the moment so if Hard Candy masters the formula it could prove a potentially nice budget pick!
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Beauty budget brand, Essence, has created a Twilight Breaking Dawn 2 Collection to celebrate the release of the movie. This isn’t the first time Essence has embraced Twilight as they have had another collection inspired by the film.
I generally like Essence and although some of my fandom has cooled when it comes to Twilight I still like the overall idea of this collection. It’ll be a little tricky to locate as Ulta is the only US store I know of that sells Essence but keep an eye out for it in store.
I went to Ulta this weekend and they sadly, didn’t have the collection. I have my eye on the bright red blush that was released with the collection.
My other lemming? The Breaking Dawn Lipgloss which I was lucky enough to get a sample of!
Hard Candy Lite Bright Whipped Brightening Concealer ($6) is a new whipped click pen concealer that launched for Fall/Winter 2012. Hardy Candy markets the formula as an illuminating concealer to brighten eyes and reduce the appearance of dark circles.
I’m a complete concealer h0r so of course I had to get my hands on this as soon as humanly possible. After a variety of trips to the
evil empire Walmart I was finally able to track this down. Believe me heading to Walmart more than once is like removing teeth from my mouth without anesthetic, god help me. But for concealer I was willing to do it.
Let’s take a look!
E.L.F. Studio Long-Lasting Lustrous Eyeshadow ($3) is a new shimmering cream shadow release from the brand available in seven shades. That’s the problem by the way…seven shades? We need more variety guys! These rock!
These soft, fluffy mousse-like shadows are incredibly lightweight and have the perfect amount of lovely sparkle for the Holidays.
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E.L.F. Studio Daily Moisture Stick is a new clear gel moisture stick that quickly nourishes and hydrates skin with a lightweight soothing balm.
I’ve compared it to DuWop’s Flight Stick, which I love, due to the design and idea behind it. I’m kinda in love with the idea of a moisture stick as it makes for an excellent prep for makeup and travels really well for moisture on to go.
But E.L.F. got something very wrong with this stick….