Beauty on a Budget

Cheap Thrills: Essence I Love Stage Eyeshadow Base

Essence I Love Stage Eyeshadow Base ($3.49) is newly launched eyeshadow primer to the Ulta Essence Collection.

Essence I Love Stage Eyeshadow Base

Essence designed this to be used like Benefit’s Stay Never Stray as you can use it as an eyeshadow primer or a prep and prime for concealer. The creamy texture promises a crease-free, longer wear for both eyeshadows and concealers.

I’m quite interested to try it as I am currently between eyeshadow primers at the moment but not sure I should invest too much hope into a under $4 eyeshadow primer.

Think it’ll be awesome?

One wonders!

Available now at Ulta and Ulta.com

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E.L.F. Cruella Evil Everday Eyes Palette Review & Swatches

E.L.F. Cruella Evil Everday Eyes

I can’t get the stupid Cruella song out of my head every since word popped on E.L.F.’s new Villain Eye Palette Collection. I sing it in the shower, I hum it at work, God what an ear worm to have.

As you know E.L.F. released three Disney Villain inspired Eyeshadow Palettes for Halloween 2012. The palettes are $9.99 each and available exclusively at Walgreens (in most cases they can be found in the Halloween section of the store).

The palettes are made from a sturdy cardboard and feature essentials for creating a Villain themed eye look.

I got my hands on Cruella’s Eyeshadow Palette recently.

Here are my thoughts.

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NYC New York Color Cosmetics Fashion Predator City Proof Extended Wear Lipgloss Review & Swatches

NYC New York Color Cosmetics Fashion Predator City Proof Extended Wear Lipgloss

NYC New York Color Cosmetics has launched a new limited edition collection for Fall 2012 entitled Fashion Predator. The collection includes two limited edition shades of City Proof Extended Wear Lipgloss in Femme Fatale and Venomous Berry.

I highly suggest checking out both of these shades as they are excellent budget picks for a vampy Fall lip!

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L’Oreal The Temptress’ Blush Project Runway Super Blendable Blush Review & Photos

LOreal Project Runway Super Blendable Blush The Temptress Blush

L’Oreal’s Project Runway
Super Blendable Blush in The Temptress’ Blush is my second favorite shade from the limited edition collection. It doesn’t have the most forgivable formula in the book but the color is so very gorgeous.

Did you pick it up!?

Take a look!

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E.L.F. Studio HD Blush Review & Swatches

E.L.F. HD Blush

E.L.F. Studio HD Blush ($3) has launched to some great excitement and let’s face it who wouldn’t be hyped about a three dollar blush that quite reminded us of Make Up For Ever‘s much more expensive version at $26!

Rich, creamy, and HD ready these promise a long wearing formula and are available in five shades.

Do you need them?

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