I recently picked up Sugar Blend Full Coverage Cream Concealer ($10) online at Kohl’s as a completely random purchase! I was having a little case of nostalgia when I purchased this as one of my first Sephora experiences many, many, many years ago was a Sugar Cosmetics one.
Yes, true story, Sephora used to carry the entire Sugar Cosmetics range. At the time it seemed like the height of awesomeness and I still remember how crazy excited I was about their Sweet Cheeks Baked Blushes! That seems like literally centuries ago!
None the less it’s nice to see that some variation of Sugar is still alive and kicking (and at as local as your neighborhood Kohl’s).
The Tarte Empower Flower Amazonian Clay Collector‘s Palette ($42) is a new, limited edition Sephora exclusive cheek and eye palette that recently launched for the Spring 2015/Summer 2015 season what includes eight shades of Tarte Eyeshadow as well as two blushes and Park Ave Princess Bronzer.
The palette contains everything you need for eyes and cheeks and according to Tarte the eyeshadows are all new shades.
Let’s take a look!
The L’Oreal Collection Private Pure Reds Lipstick Collection arrives in the US just time for Spring 2015. This collection features nine shades of custom red lipstick based upon L’Oreal celebrity and model ambassadors from the past and present. Each L’Oreal Colour Riche Red Lipstick shade represents a different skin tone enabling you to choose your perfect shade of red.
The collection is a follow up to last year’s Collection Privee Colour Riche Lipstick launch which was all about the perfect shade of nude lipstick. Last year, the collection only consisted of six shades so this year we are getting a good deal of more shades to try out. I don’t believe this collection is limited edition but don’t quote me. It is available right now at Walgreens which state it as “exclusively ours” but reports from reader’s state that they have seen the collection at other drugstores.
The L’Oreal Collection Private Pure Reds Lipsticks did get a UK launch earlier this year but not all the shades we are seeing here in the us. The nine shades of red lipstick are inspired by Blake Lively, Liya Kebede, Freida Pinto, Julianne Moore, Doutzen Kroes, Jennifer Lopez, Eva Longoria, and Zoe Saldana as well as one additional shade titled Because You’re Worth It Red.
Take a look below for swatches!
Benefit High Beam lover? You NEED Holika Holika Aqua Petit Jelly Starter. For serious!
There are actually so many reasons to get excited about Holika Holika Aqua Petit Jelly Starter but the main one is price and size. If you’re an avid user of Benefit High Beam you’ll likely setting back $26 for 0.45 oz of product. You can get Aqua Petit Jelly Starter for around $10 to $14 bucks and it weights in at 1.35 oz in size.
Urban Decay Beware Eyeshadow ($18) is a repromoted matte eyeshadow that makes a permanent appearance in the Urban Decay Summer 2015 Makeup Collection. You might recognize it Beware Eyeshadow as it did make a full size appearance in the Urban Decay Theodora Oz Eyeshadow Palette.
It’s quite nice to see its return as it is a gorgeous matte shade with a delicious formula that makes it an essential shade for matte lovers.