I dunno about you but I definitely have a certain affection for pretty powders. But I have grown up a little and my makeup life has matured to a point where I’ll analyze said pretty powder and ask myself a few questions prior to a purchase.
- Do I really need this powder?
- Am I just buying it because it’s pretty?
- Will I actually use it or will it sit in my stash unused merely brought out on special occasions to stare at?
Somethings you have to be a little grown up about these things but sadly, this technique doesn’t always work and I become overwhelmed by cute powders like the new MAC Beth Ditto Powder to the People, polka dots, ahhhhh!
Sometimes it’s tough resisting but in this case, you probably won’t need to dish out $38.
I wanna say it really was Love at First Blush when it comes to Soap & Glory’s new Multi-Shade Shimmer Powder and Blush. But ado, it didn’t work for me. And what a terrible shame because it’s really quite pretty.
I’ve been reviewing Soap & Glory’s Cosmetics the last few days because I was kinda hopeful that they might pop up this Summer at Sephora finally. It’s been a few months since the original launch in the UK so I do wonder if at some point we’ll finally see them here. I’m dying to try the lipsticks but not quite ready to commit without seeing them in person.
Let’s take a peek at Soap & Glory Love at First Blush and see if you like it more than I did.
As you know, I recently blogged about the new Stila Travel Girl Palettes for Summer 2012. There are five available at the moment but knowing Stila’s track record they’ll probably do an exclusive here or there with Macy’s, Sephora, etc….
The style of palette isn’t actually new since Nordstrom first introduced their exclusive version several weeks ago entitled On The Road. This version is a collaboration between Nordsom BP (BP is a collection created by Nordie’s for teens/young women) and Stila. Stila has released a few BP collaborated palettes prior to this so I was kinda delighted by On the Road since it was a new and different variation from the typical budget palettes Stila has put out the last two years or so.
However, I think the uniqueness and specialness has worn off for me now that I know there will be five (or more) now.
Here’s my thoughts on the Stila + BP On the Road Palette, take the jump for the deets.
MAC Summer 2012 features to new blushes in shades Launch Away! and Fleet Fast. Fans of satin finishes sans glitter and shimmer will enjoy these color, one in particular stands out for me at the moment.
Take a look!
My love for Dollskin Blush knows no bounds so of course I needed to try out the new Tarina Tarantino Dollskin Cream Blush & Pressed Sparklicity.
These combine my love of shimmer with a cream blush for a sparkling Summer glow!