Cheap Thrills

NYC New York Color Cosmetics Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm Review & Swatches

Here’s a little cheap thrill for you! The new NYC New York Color Cosmetics Applelicious Glossy Lip Balm for a mere $2.99! Available in 10 shades these fruity little balms give lips a hint of color, shine, and are oh so cute.

Take a look!

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Cheap Thrills: E.L.F. Jumbo Eyeshadow Stick

I know how much a fan everyone is of NYX Jumbo Eyeshadow Sticks so the news of E.L.F. Jumbo Eyeshadow Stick ($2) should welcome news today.

Cheap thrills on the way with these new Eyeshadow Sticks maybe? At $2, it can’t hurt to try!

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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 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. Studio HD Blush Review & Swatches

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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Musings of the Day: It’s Ok To Shop for Makeup at Forever 21

Some title eh? But I really like digging through the Forever 21 Love & Beauty Makeup Collection when checking out. They always have those buckets that surround you as you edge towards the register in what seems like the never ending line from hell (why is F21 always so damn busy?).

I think they intentionally put all that stuff around to either 1. make super spontaneous sales or 2. to keep you entertained while you’re waiting with twenty people in front of you.

Palettes, glosses, oh my! All utter rubbish of course but sometimes, well only sometimes it’s ok to shop for makeup at Forever 21.

No shame in my game.

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