Beauty on a Budget

L’Oreal Pop Shades Colour Riche Balm Review & Swatches

LOreal Pop Shades Colour Riche Balms

L’Oreal Pop Shades Colour Riche Balm ($9.79 at Duane Reade) are a newly formulated L’Oreal Colour Riche Balm in four new, limited edition shades for Winter 2013. The original line of L’Oreal Colour Riche Balm runs sheerer but these new Pop Shades are supposed to be more pigmented. I was excited about this as I really liked the original formula. Yes, it is sheer but it is a nice balm overall and many of the shades have an MLBB (my lips but better) finish.

But honestly, the excitement stems from the fact they decided to add a bit more pigment here as the actual texture of the balms is wonderful so with a touch more color it tips them in the awesome sauce zone.

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Chapstick Hydration Lock Review

chapstick hydration lock

Chapstick Hydration Lock ($2.99) is a new an improved Chapstick formula created with CoQ10 and hyaluronic filing spheres to hydrate lips, retain moisture, and give them a fuller appearance.

Wha?! All that for under three bucks?

How’d it work?

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NYX Cosmetics Sold at CVS this Spring

nyx cosmetics cvs

NYX Cosmetics is now sold at Target and come Spring you’ll find at your local CVS too! That’s right NYX Cosmetics will be sold at CVS (as shared on the CVS Facebook page)!!!! I typically ship Harmons for most of my drugstore beauty and they have had NYX for several years now but I do find it very interesting that NYX is heading more mainstream. It’s typically been an “online” brand in many cases because so few stores sold it so it is great they are coming full circle now. I hope their new homes will begin carrying some of the palettes as well and newer products.

Thanks to reader Jennifer for the info!

P.S. I admit it, I’m loving these little nibbles that the Huff has been posting about 50 Shades but I’m still not convinced Dakoka Johnson is a good Ana….!

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Wet n Wild Megaslicks Balm Stain Review & Swatches

Wet n Wild Megaslicks Balm Stain

Wet n Wild Megaslicks Balm Stain is a brand new chubby pencil moisturizing lip color that’s launching in six shades for Spring 2014. You’ll be able to get these now at Harmons for as little as $1.99 (regularly $2.99 each) with a trusty peel off $1 off coupon on each pencil.

They’ll become more readily available as we head deeper into the Spring season so expect them late December and into January at other drugstores (the price might be slightly higher as well).

You know me, I’m a sucker for chubby lip pencils so Wet n Wild Megaslicks Balm Stain is an exciting pick up especially at this price.

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Wet n Wild On the Rocks Megarocks Glitter Nail Color Collection

Wet n Wild On the Rocks Megarocks Glitter Nail Color Spring 2014

Heads up if you’re a Wet n Wild Megarocks Glitter Nail Color girl because this new On the Rocks Collection launching at drugtores has new shades to enjoy!

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