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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.

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MAC Julia Petit Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder Review

MAC Julia Petit Prep Prime Transparent Finishing Powder

MAC Julia Petit Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder ($28) is part of the limited edition MAC Julia Petit makeup collaboration that’s launching from MAC on March 19th (I believe it’s already available for purchase online).

Julia’s actually a blogger in Brazil so if you’re a fan of hers you’ll likely want the compact. For me, it’s a bit hit or miss due to not only the packaging but also the actual formula.

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NYX HD Finishing Powder Review & Swatches

NYX HD Finishing Powder

NYX HD Finishing Powder ($10) is a new translucent finishing powder available in three different shades with a matte finish that launched permanently for Spring 2015. I know, you’re probably thinking, “well there’s plenty of finishing powders on the market already, what sets this one apart?”

It’s actually available in the regular transparent white version AS WELL as a green shade to diffuse redness and a banana one that will lighten up duller complexion! Or in my case, I purchased the banana because I thought it would be great to set my concealer!

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Besame Brightening Vanilla Face Powder Review & Swatches

Besame Brightening Vanilla Face Powder

I am in love with Besame Brightening Vanilla Face Powder and Besame French Vanilla Face Powder ($22) today! Recently, I was at Sephora at the check out going through the mile long area of bins that they put by the registers as you wait in line. You know, the makeup incentive bins that make you buy stuff you don’t need. To my surprise, inside one of the bins, was Besame Brightening Vanilla Face Powder.

Now I had tried Besame in the past, it’s kinda an old Hollywood indie brand that not a ton of people know about (they have great products by the very way) But I had never tried their powders so imagine my delight upon trying out the sample and realizing what a great dupe it would make for my beloved and much gone Skin Food Salmon Dark Circle Powder.

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It Cosmetics New Year Your Most Beautiful Skin Review & Swatches

It Cosmetics January QVC Today's Special Value

The It Cosmetics New Year Your Most Beautiful Skin ($59.94) debuts today as a QVC Today’s Special Value. The It Cosmetics New Year Your Most Beautiful Skin includes five full size It Cosmetics products and will be available as a one time shipment or you can sign up for auto delivery. If you do sign up for auto delivery you’ll get the same set for $49.54 which includes ALL of the same items in all of the same shades (including the lipstick color) sans the Buffing Foundation Brush. The auto delivery can be canceled at any time.

This set brings together some new items as well as some old favorites in new packaging.

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