My review of concealers continues, today with a rather posh concealer palette!
If you’re looking for a corrector palette that’s both inexpensive and versatile might I recommend the Diorskin Face Pro-Styler Palette? At $39 USD this is a great deal and offers a number of options for concealing skin woes.
This is brand new and exclusive to Sephora at the moment but who knows it might pop up at a Dior counter near you soon. The palette contains four different concealers and a translucent setting powder in one slick compact. Remind you of anything?
Yes, it probably does remind you of Bobbi Brown’s Face Touch-Up Palette. The similarities between the two are uncanny however the price and the amount of product is vastly different. Although I’ve grown to love Bobbi’s concealer palette I must admit that the retail price of $58 USD is pretty expensive plus the compact is small. However, Dior Face Pro-Styler is considerably larger in size and about $20 USD less plus it offers the very same options that the Bobbi version does with an extra color! Bobbi’s version contains three shades of concealer where as the Dior version contains four.
The concealers range in color from a pink ivory shade, up to a deeper brown beige. Each shade is suitable to mix and match together to cover dark circles, skin imperfections, and blemishes. Although the darkest shade in the palette appears too dark for my skin tone I’m able to quickly redeem the color by adding a touch of the lighter shades and it instantly becomes the perfect color.
Colors included are as follows:
- Pinkish Ivory-Good for brightening dark circles
- Yellow-Perfect shade to conceal dark circles. Apply and fellow up with the pink beige shade to create flawless eye coverage
- Beige-Perfect for concealing blemishes on your face.
- Deeper Beige with tinges of brown-Mix with beige to create heavier coverage for blemishes, skin imperfections, etc…
- Transulent White Powder-Transulent powder to set concealers.
The concealers all have a moisturizing formula so it’s perfect for those of us with drier skin or dry under eye areas. The setting powder allows the concealer to set and hold wear for around seven hours before a touch up is needed.
For very dark circles the deeper beige shade in the palette can be used in conjunction with the pinkish ivory shade. Conceal with the deeper beige and place the ivory shade on top to brighten the eye area.
Mixing, matching, and combining shades to suit both your skin tone and skin problems make this palette versatile and easy to use. Coverage is of medium pigmentation but the darkest shade may very well be buildable to cover up stubborn dark circles. The palette only comes in one color varation and is suitable for most skin tones do to the ability to mix shades.
All in all I think it’s a rather good deal and I recommend checking it out for yourself. Four concealers plus a transculent powder is truly a great deal at $39 USD.
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If you fancy a bit of a fresher, natural look for Fall you might want to try out Pop Apple of the Cheeks stain.
These cute stains are available in two color options and can be used on cheeks or lips. The formula is a gel so it’s not a messy application, swipe across cheeks, blend, and you’re left with a very natural, fresh look! The novelty of these would be the scent! The stain carries the sweet, slightly tart scent of apples! Too cutes! Color options available are Au Natural which is a rosy bronze shade and Rouge which is a bright berry red color. Color is buildable so you can have a sheer finish if you desire or build it up for a popping, just out of the cold look.
The Muse likes these and approves ‘em for purchase!
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Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em Sephora continues to pump out it’s line of “super” palettes that contain everything you need to create several face looks. Brand new is the Sephora Crystallized Palette Collector’s Edition for $38 USD which includes 16 eyeshadow shades, nine lipglosses, two sponge applicators, and one lip brush.
This particular black is crystal adorned and it’s petite size makes it slightly different from previous releases brought to you by Sephora.
I’m not particular partial to these “have it all” style palettes however if you’re looking for a nice gift for someone or planning ahead for the upcoming holidays this may very well have all you’re looking for dressed up in a nice little package!
Available now from Sephora.
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I got Bourjois Paris Pastel Teint Essential Pressed Powder during the Sephora clearance on all Bourjois Paris cosmetics. I think I paid around $7-8 USD for this or possibly less but I can’t really recall at the moment. I’m actually really happy with it and now I want to track down a few of the other shades that are available within different countries.
This is a basic baked pressed powder that comes in a rather cute plastic retro case with sponge applicator. I simply love the packaging although I read a few reviews saying the packaging was cheap, I thought it was rather charming!
The powder is a light peachy beige tone which is supposed to have a translucent finish however I find that it shows up a little bit glowy and peachy on my skin. This is perfect for quick touch ups or to set your makeup. It carries a rather lovely rose scent that Bourjois Paris is known for. I know some people are a bit put out by the scented facial products but I don’t mind in the least I think this ads to the charm of Bourjois Paris. The powder is rather great for brightening up dullness on my skin and gives a fresh, awake appearance. It goes on matte but manages to work very well with my dry skin so the finish is velvety and light.
The reason I’m bringing the review to you today is I did see quite a few of these in Sephora all over the city so now is a good time to go out and grab one at a rather great price!
The Muse loves this one and approves it for purchase!
A perfect little powder for waking skin up and giving a nice glow to your cheeks and face! Likey!
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Well, gee I should be shot for not reviewing MAC Starflash sooner as it was a rather great selection of awesome shadows.
As you already know by now the MAC Starflash shadows ere definately something to grab up and stash away. The texture is smooth, creamy, shimmery with the feel of velvet and the glide of a cream these were a hit with MAC fans everywhere.
I didn’t indulge in all the shades but I got the four that appealed to me most. I guess I’m kinda hit a low spot with MAC lately so I’ve been a bit more reserved with the items I pick up. In this case the four shadows that appealed to most were the following:
- Grand Entrance-Peachy, Frosty Beige
- Talent Pool-Shimmering Aqua
- Dreamcatcher-Shimmering Gold
- Bold and Brazen-Frosty, shimmering copper
The best part of Starflash is the ability to build color. Those who are scared of intensely pigmented shadows can go for a light all over color wash when using Starflash or build up color for a popping, pigmented look. The choice of how you use these is entirely up to you! These blend like an absolutely dream and offer a wonderful shimmery finish.
If you haven’t already, MAC Starflash is definately worth taking a look at! The Muse Approves these for purchase!
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