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NYX Big & Loud Lash Primer Review & Swatches

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NYX Big & Loud Lash Primer ($7) is a new conditioning mascara primer that preps lashes for mascara. Ya know mascara primer is one of those great products that I never end up using?! I’ve run across a few of them in my day that I really enjoyed but for some reason they just kinda stay tucked in my drawer and never see the light of day.

This is probably because it’s one MORE step in an endless amount of steps to applying skincare and makeup in the AM. Concealer, powder, curling lashes, blush, moisturizer, face primer, eye primer, it’s just a long list of stuff and mascara primer seems to fall to the back of the list.

I was determined to add mascara primer back into my life so when NYX Big & Loud Lash Primer launched I was all, “Great! Now I have an excuse to use mascara primer”

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L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation Review & Swatches

L'Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation

L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation ($12.99) is a new demi-matte, oil free foundation that launches recently for Spring 2015. I figure if I’m going to go matte I might as well try out something that’s demi-matte in finish since it’s proving all the range for Spring!

Right now my skin is fairly dry so I have a good deal of patch, flaky dryness around my cheeks which doesn’t make for a good testing ground for L’Oreal Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation! But me being curious simply had to try this out.

And it’s quite interesting.

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Gigi Hadid New Spokesperson for Maybelline

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Maybelline New York announced today that American golden girl Gigi Hadid is their newest spokesperson. Gigi will join an elite group of spokeswomen which includes Christy Turlington, Adriana Lima, Jourdan Dunn, Emily DiDonato, Marloes Horst, Kemp Muhl, and a host of others.

“Being a Maybelline New York spokesperson means more to me than anyone can imagine; it doesn’t seem real! It’s the most incredible feeling and is a dream come true,” said Gigi. “I feel so honored and humbled to be a part of the iconic brand I grew up with, and I am very excited by this opportunity.”

At only 19, Gigi has graced the runways of Marc Jacobs, Giles, Sonia Rykiel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Jeremy Scott, and Chanel. She landed in 2014 the cover of the fourth installment of Carine Roitfeld’s CR Fashion Book, and the December 2014 cover of Harper’s Bazaar in Malaysia. Mentored by Carine Roitfeld, Gigi has sat for renowned photographers including Steven Meisel, Mario Sorrenti, Craig McDean, Bruce Weber, Gilles Bensimon, Sebastian Faena, and Ellen Von Unwerth.

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The Innovative Nivea In-Shower Body Lotion

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I’ve been using the innovative Nivea In-Shower Body Lotion ($7.99) for the last week and a half and it is life changing. I should start off by saying I’m so terrible about applying body lotion after I shower. I’m one of those dry and dash girls so I’m always half way damp when I’m sliding into my clothes. I dislike the feeling of applying body lotion on wet skin so typically I reserve applying it until the evening. I also don’t like how some body creams make me feel sticky or tacky.

Nivea In-Shower Body Lotion saves me a step by giving me a way to apply my body lotion IN THE SHOWER!

Cool right?

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Wet n Wild Come Correct Celebrity Concealer Review & Swatches

Wet n Wild Come Correct Concealer

Wet n Wild Come Correct Celebrity Concealer is a new range of full coverage concealer that launched for Spring 2015 with the Wet n Wild Fergie Centerstage Collection. Can I tell you how excited I was when I came across Come Correct Celebrity Concealer? First off it was marked as $3.99 and it had a little dollar off coupon attached to the display so I scored it for $2.99….

I did have that moment walking out of the store where I was like, “Oh this is going to be so rubbish!” but after getting it home I’m actually delighted with it. Mind you, it’s a formula NOT everyone is going to love but if you use It Cosmetics Bye Bye Concealer you might just adore this!

Take a look!

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