Beauty on a Budget

Coastal Scents Large Domed Kabuki and Domed Mini Kabuki Brush Review, Photos

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I’m totally a finger girl. Most everything in the base department gets blended on my face using my fingers. Concealer, primer, foundation, etc…it all gets smoothed on and blended out with my greatest tools, fingers.

Anyone else in the same boat?

You can have your brushes, sponges, and puffs…I got two fingers and they work just as great plus they didn’t cost me anything!

But….

On occasion I can be tempted to whip out a foundation or a concealer brush. For example, I prob couldn’t get through my daily prep without the E.L.F. Studio Concealer Brush. Love that thing!

Recently, I decided to try out a new foundation and concealer brush from Coastal Scents.

Let’s take a look!

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Covergirl NatureLuxe Silk Foundation Review, Swatches, Photos

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The Covergirl NatureLuxe Collection should be winging its way to your local drugstore if it isn’t already there (chances it is as I’ve seen displays up everywhere). This is Covergirl’s big launch for the new year featuring Taylor Swift as their spokeswoman.

The NatureLuxe Collection is a higher end product with a more luxurious formula that can found at local drugstores. Honestly, when they said luxury makeup I was a bit wary of the price but turns out the Natureluxe Silk Foundation is merely $11.99 so yes a bit higher than the norm but not by much and still very fitting for the budget beauty shopper.

The collection is not an organic line of product it does however rely on quality ingredients that are inspired by a more green friendly makeup.

What did I think of the new Covergirl Natureluxe Silk Foundation?

Check it out!

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Avon 24K Glamour Holiday Collection Review, Photos, Swatches

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Ahh gold makeup for the holidays as traditional as mistletoe, wrapped presents, and figgy pudding. We didn’t get alot of gold this year did we? Do you miss it? I thought I didn’t since we got a healthy injection of it the past few years but I’m a sucker for tradition and now that I look back on Holiday 2010 I can’t help but feel, maybe, I do miss a bit of gold in my Holiday looks!

Never fear, Avon is here with its 24K Glamour Holiday Collection that includes eyeshadow palettes, eyeliner, mascara, and glosses that contain a healthy injection of gloss. Beauty budget types will love these prices.

Check out my review below!

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Avon Perfect Look Color Palette

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Hard Candy Pop Up Palette Review, Swatches, Photos

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After some serious digging I finally located the Hard Candy Pop Up Palette. Who wouldn’t want it? The promise of cute little pots of Hard Candy Baked Eyeshadow in a pop up design palette a la Urban Decay Book of Shadows with a $15 sweet as honey price tag. It seemed like a great option to feature on Musings as a budget beauty gift or just because we are all bloody fine beauty junkies that need the latest, greatest fix eh?

And….

Wow.

Wait until you hear this!

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