Beauty on a Budget

E.L.F. Studio Mascara & Shadow Shield Review

E.L.F. Studio Mascara Shadow Shield 1

The new E.L.F. Studio Mascara & Shadow Shield ($3) was supposed to make my life easier dude but I nearly poked an eye out using it.

This handy and quite innovative tool has a flexible silicone shadow shield which you can hold above or below your eye to catch eyeshadow fall out or mascara smears. It’s completely reusable, washable, and perfect for makeup application.

It’s just tricky to use.

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E.L.F. Studio Eye Enhancing Eyeshadow Palette Review, Swatches, Photos

E.L.F. Studio Eye Enhancing Eyeshadow Palette 1

E.L.F. Studio Eye Enhancing Eyeshadow Palettes
are a range six coordinating shades of eyeshadow to compliment your eye color. This isn’t a new idea at all considering Almay, Covergirl, and many other brands have released similiar products.

Personally, I’m all about wear what you want however, I guess it’s quite nice having contrasting shades that supposedly compliment your own eye color. Being the rebel that I am (ha!) I got the Blue Eyes 1 selection rather than either of the two Brown Eye Palettes. Shrug! What? I liked the shades in this the best, sue me!

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Maybelline Rich Mahogany Color Tattoo 24 Hour Eyeshadow Review, Swatches, Photos

Maybelline Rich Mahogany Color Tattoo 24 Hour Eyeshadow 2

Maybelline Color Tattoo 24 Hour Eyeshadow in Rich Mahogany is one of eight limited edition shades release for Fall 2012. Rich Mahogany is actually one of four warmer shades released and there are also four other shades that are a good deal bolder.

Dare I say I am enjoying the warmer colors way more than the bolder ones? How about you? Have you gotten your hands on all eight? Any favs?

After reading this post I’m sure you’re going to want Rich Mahogany!

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Prestige Cosmetics Vanity Flair Eyeshadow Palette Swatches

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Prestige Cosmetics introduced the cute little Vanity Flair Eyeshadow Palette ($15) for Fall 2012. This contains nine shades of shadow and a dual sided applicator in a tiny fancy vanity shaped palette.

I haven’t had a chance to test this out of yet but fancied swatching it today as a little sneak peek!

Have a look!

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Pond’s Luminous Clean Daily Exfoliating Cleanser Review

Ponds Luminous Clean Daily Exfoliating Cleanser

Pond’s Luminous Clean Daily Exfoliating Cleanser is one of three new products that Pond’s released in their new Luminous Clean Collection.

This collection is meant for duller skin as it brightens skin as it cleanses. I suffer from duller skin myself. I always feel like the life is sucked out of my skin if I’m not wearing makeup that’s why I’m always on the hunt for various skincare that combats the issue and reveals whiter, brighter skin.

This collection is enriched with moisturizing ingredients and white kaolin clay which gently draws out dirt, makeup, and impurities while improving dull skin and giving your complexion a brighter look.

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