Make-up Reviews

Everyday Minerals Sunlight Color Corrector Review & Swatches

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I’m really a big fan of Skin Food Salmon Dark Circle Powder. It’s one of my HG (holy grail) products for brightening my eyes up and holding my concealer in place for all day wear. I actually recently discovered a product that works just as well but prior to that I tried out Everyday Minerals Sunlight Color Corrector as a reader had mentioned it was even better than Salmon Dark Circle Powder.

Gasp!

Really? Better?! How could this be? I instantly ordered it to see for myself and…

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MAC Complete Comfort Cream Review

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Gather round ye old Prescriptives fans and enjoy an ode to Comfort Cream. Fans of Prescriptives cried bloody murder when the brand suddenly shut shop and took all their favorites products away.

I used to love their LE items but I wasn’t as die hard a fan as some of you are to this day. Some of you have proclaimed the joys of the perfect foundations and concealers from the brand and sobbed your heart out when it was said and done.

A little good news to lighten your heart. MAC brings back Prescriptives Comfort Cream in a big old jar plus a way cheaper price tag.

Sensitive types rejoice!

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Tarina Tarantino Dollskin Eye Primer Review, Swatches, Photos

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I’ve been waiting to check out the Tarina Tarantino Dollskin Eye Primer since its release. I’m pretty sure it was the name that captured my interest at first glance, Doll Skin? For some reason it conjures up images of perfectly porcelain faced dolls with flawless skin.

Let’s have a look!

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Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Mineral Correcting Primer Review, Swatches, Photos

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I’ve technically already reviewed the new Physicians Formula Mineral Wear Mineral Correcting Primer but that was the Pink Highlighter version so I thought I’d take some time out today to discuss the Nude shade with you.

Let’s have a look!

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MAC Wonder Woman Review, Swatches, Photos, Overview

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Phew!

I feel like I’ve been out of touch for years since starting the round up of MAC Wonder Woman reviews. This is just a brief overview including links to everything I reviewed from the collection plus my final thoughts, overall impressions, and basic babble.

Packaging

Some of you are incredibly excited and some not so much. I find I’m stuck in the middle somewhere. I don’t know what I expected or wanted from the packaging but I do think MAC kept to a comic book theme and successfully created packaging around that theme. No, it’s not particularly cute or adorable but I don’t think you can rightfully deny it does have the Wonder Woman vibe running through it. I don’t dislike it nor do I love it, I’m still of the mentality that it is what it is.

Pricing

Rants about inflated pricing have risen up here and there and I do not think they are justified. In some case you’re getting over double the amount of product for a few extra dollars so proceeding to slam MAC for raising prices, well, I just don’t think it’s fair. Why MAC choose to make items larger is beyond me but I do dig the entire “wonder” size product. Granted most of hardcore collector’s of makeup do not need that much more extra product but I kinda think it adds something special to the launch. MSF, Blush, Mascara, Eyeliner, and Lipglasses are all extra large sizes.

Color Selection

Quite a few shades here have been available in the past or already available from Pro or the general catalog which does disappoint plus none of the shades are particularly special outside of a very few select items that wow’ed me. You may personally beg to differ and feel the shades are amazing, personally I don’t feel that way. I also feel like none of the shades are really themed around Wonder Woman as in do you think she’d wear some of these colors but than again I can’t really say what shades I’d pick out for her either as she seems like a rather no nonsense kinda makeup girl eh?

Products Worth the Haul

If I had to pick the products I most liked and items I think are worth grabbing up they would be:

  • Valiant Eye Quad
  • Defiance Eye Quad
  • Both Powder Blush Duos in Amazon Princess and Mighty Aphrodite (particularly Mighty Aphrodite which is a must have in my humblest)
  • Both MSF in Pink Power and Golden Lariat (If you have to choose go with Pink Power for creamier skin and Golden Lariat for darker tones)

If you’re really cutting the budget close or none of the items or packaging appeal to you I’d definitely, at the very least, get Mighty Aphrodite, it’s truly a gorgeous shade.

The lipsticks and lipglasses didn’t have any shades that I felt were essential must have shades. Opulash is great to pick up if you haven’t already purchased it prior and the pigments are just a bust in my humblest, don’t waste your cash on something you can’t use on your eyes (three are not eye safe).

Overall….

Overall, Wonder Woman was interesting to play with but not one of MAC’s greatest collections. Collectors and fans will easily adore it and possibly have to have every single piece however casual makeup users will probably be a bit more picky about what they do and do not indulge in.

Some items are special enough to warrant a purchase where as most didn’t have me salivating.

I look forward to hearing your thoughts once you have product in your hands! MAC Wonder Woman is available now online at www.maccosmetics.com and pre-booking all over the place if you’re wanting to head in store for your goodies!

Here’s the round up of my reviews, swatches, and photos!

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