Make-up Reviews

Tarte The Jewelry Box Review, Swatches, Photos

This year’s variation of Tarte’s mega palette, The Jewelry Box, features a whopping 32 Full Size Eyeshadows plus other wonderful goodies. I kinda dub Tarte the founding sister of HUGE Holiday Palettes. While every other brand was doing gift sets or festive themed makeup, Tarte was busy releasing super sized palettes to sink our teeth in. Needless to say the rest of the makeup world soon caught the bug and started releasing their own versions of these monsters palettes but we should all bow our heads in respect that Tarte was the first brand to start this great Holiday tradition.

I believe their Holiday Palette is now in its fourth or fifth generation, I know I own at least three of these bad boys and I can recall a year or two I didn’t indulge. Go right ahead and correct me if I’m wrong. I haven’t really gotten tired of collecting them since they are 1. such a great value and 2. Tarte goes for the shock value every year and just when you think you’ve seen it all, they go and do something extra special which is what The Jewerly Box Palette felt like to me.

It was the same idea and design but it was a new as well with alot more packaged into one very tiny box! Who doesn’t like a palette that features everything and the kitchen sink and allows it to fit into a chunky little box about the size of a music CD? That’s awesomeness people.

Did you haul the Tarte Jewelry Box?

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Stila Holiday Lipglaze Gift Set 2010 Review, Swatches, Photos

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I happen to be one for worshiping at the shrine of the Stila Holiday Lipglaze Gift Sets. I buy them almost every year for myself, for friends, for family, as stocking stuffers, for Secret Santa events, even for my mail girl!

It’s just such an incredible value at $25 plus the formula just rocks on a good Lipglaze.

However, this year, I was an ickle disappointed…

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Benefit Bella Bamba Review, Swatches, Photos

Benefit Coralista is sheer perfection and my favorite boxed blush from the brand without any doubt. I seriously thought they could not improve on an already awesome product or release anything nearly as good. Last year, Sugarbomb released and I knew it would never compete with Coralista for me and I was right, def did not come even close.

Flash forward and Benefit Bella Bamba crosses my path and after a single glance I knew that this might be a worthy contender for Coralista.

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Covergirl NatureLuxe Gloss Balm Review, Swatches, Photos

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What’s the word on the street kids?  Have you seen the Covergirl NatureLuxe Collection at your local drugstore yet? I seen one display but didn’t take a chance to explore it yet as I was rushing in one door and out the other on a Cadbury Dairy Milk run. Did you ever notice Dairy Milks taste all kinda of rancid purchased outside of England. Gag me. But hey when you’re in need, you’re in need!

Anyway!

Covergirl NatureLuxe officially launches this January so you should be seeing more and more displays at your drugstore soon. I recently tried out and adored the foundation. If you tried it, do spread the cheer (or not), curious whatcha you think of it!

Let’s have a look at the Covergirl NatureLuxe Gloss Balm.

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Sana Hadanomy Collagen Lotion Review, Swatches, Photos

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This is kinda my little follow up review to the Sana Hadanomy Collagen Mist I recently reviewed for you. The Hadanomy Collection features a mist, lotion (toner), and moisturizer. Today I have the Sana Hadanomy Collagen Lotion to share with you! Asian skincare commonly refers to toner as lotion so don’t get too confuddled here as this is indeed a Toner not a Lotion as per the name.

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