Beauty on a Budget

NYC New York Color Smooth Skin BB Radiance Perfecting Powder Review & Swatches

New York Color Smooth Skin BB Radiance Perfecting Powder

NYC New York Color Smooth Skin BB Radiance Perfecting Powder ($3.99) just recently launched in two shades selections for Spring 2015 that will be available permanently at drugstores. I absolutely adore NYC New York Color Smooth Skin BB Creme and I thought that NYC New York Color Smooth Skin BB Radiance Perfecting Powder would be something nice to set it to in the Summer when the weather is warmer.

As you now I have drier skin and I rarely set my makeup with powder or wear powder foundations, etc…! However, in the Summer I do reach for powder more often than not. Since I do NYC’s BB Creme formula I thought paired up with this powder I could get a nice, sheer natural look that would wear all day as lord knows on a humid Manhattan day there’s no way the BB Creme along will stick around without setting with powder.

Let’s take a look!

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NYC New York Color Cosmetics Expert Last Lip Lacquer Review & Swatches

NYC New York Color Cosmetics Expert Last Lip Lacquers

Currently I’m in love with NYC New York Color Cosmetics Expert Last Lip Lacquer ($3.99) and questioning why I have never tried them before this!?

Expert Last Lip Lacquer is a liquid lip lacquer that launches about a year ago in several sahdes to the NYC New York Color Cosmetics permanent collection. More recently a few new shades for Spring 2015 launched which is one reason I’ve taken slight notice of them.

If you haven’t tried these yet, trust me, you need them!

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Hard Candy Glamoflauge Foundation Review & Swatches

Hard Candy Glamoflauge Foundation

Hard Candy Glamoflauge Foundation ($7) is a new Invisible Camouflage Foundation launching with the Hard Candy Spring/Summer 2015 Collection that will be available in 8 permanent shade selections.

Hi, I’m the Muse, I’m a foundation and concealer snob. If there is one thing in the makeup world I believe in splurging on it would be 1. foundation and 2. concealer. I am under the impression that I cannot for the life of me not only find a color match from drugstore foundations or concealers but also find a formula I actually LIKE using. Some are too heavy, some too cakey, others are orange, too beige…it’s just a sea of foundations that just do not work for me. Rarely am I able to actually find a foundation product at the drugstore that I’m happy with! Likewise for concealer (although the drugstore concealer world has been making some huge strides lately)!

I present you with Hard Candy Glamoflauge Foundation and challenge you to buy it and use it. And proceed to love it.

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Hard Candy Spring and Summer 2015 Offerings

hard candy spring summer 2015

There’s a lot of new Hard Candy Spring and Summer 2015 Makeup and Beauty goodies launching at Walmart this month including a new eyeshadow primer, a makeup setting spray, new eyeshadows, glosses, and more.

Take a look below at a few of the newest offerings!

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Wet n Wild Thrift Store Chic Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

wet n wild thrift store chic

The Wet n Wild Thrift Store Chic Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette ($4.99) is one of five, limited edition Wet n Wild Silver Lake Spring 2015 Coloricon Eyeshadow Palettes that recently launched at drugstores.

I have a love hate relationship with Coloricon Eyeshadow Palettes. The first round were amazing and to this day I cherish them but there have been many variations since that time and they can prove hit or miss but none the less I continue hauling them because when you do get a hit, well, it’s a cheap kinda thrill that makes your makeup day!

The Wet n Wild Thrift Store Chic Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette is one of those cheap thrills!

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