Wakey wakey! It’s Friday! We got over the hump and the weekend is looming straight ahead! It hasn’t been a particularly busy makeup time. It looks like brands have sort of slowed their roll. Maybe they heard all our ranting about the constant daily releases they were doing. I think things feel a lot more spaced apart lately. I’m not waking up every morning to see some new huge eyeshadow palette release!
What do you think?
I will say there’s been a lot of good, solid releases lately. It’s always nice dishing out money for new makeup and actually getting what you pay for!
Here’s five items I’m loving at the moment in the beauty world!
Natasha Denona Bloom Blush & Glow Palette $55 (Review and Swatches)
Just bite the bullet, get your $55 out, and throw it at this gorgeous palette. I purchased this the day of launch and it’s probably been one of my favorite makeup palettes to cross my path in a really, really long time. I mean, this palette puts NARS Orgasm to shame (which happens to be my all time favorite blush! It’s packed with some truly gorgeous shades that create a perfect golden coral luminsoity on my cheeks. Since getting it I haven’t stopped using it. It’s a must for anyone that loves luminous golden peach/coral looks!
It Cosmetics Heavenly Skin 2-in-1 Tape & Smooth Brush $15 (Review)
Oh hi, remember that time I said this brush was a gimmick? I purchased it anyway because I was secretly hoping I could rant about it because I’m a grumpy old lady! Turns out I loved it. It’s a dual-ended brush that has a cooling aventurine stone on the other. The flat brush can be used to gently swipe on eye cream and the stone can be rolled under eyes to get it absorbed while helping to depuff eyes. Count me shocked this actually worked. I have fingers and they work great applying my eye cream but this thing even works a treat to gently apply my eye cream and gives me a nice little massage that can help reduce the puffiness and bags I tend to carry around under my eyes!
Bare Minerals BarePro Longwear Lipstick $20 (Review and Swatches)
Another matte lipstick? Yup! Bare Minerals launched Barepro Longwear Lipstick and promised a “soft matte” finish and yes, I did roll my eyes. I’m so damn tired of mattes. But this is amazingly creamy formula that was a delight to apply and wear! It does indeed have a softer matte finish that wears comfortably on my drier lips! Don’t miss these! The formula is divine!
Stila Tulip Twinkle Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow $24 (Review & Swatches)
Looking for a fresh Spring eye look? Tulip Twinkle is a must! This sparkly rose pink is one of the most gorgeous Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadows I own from Stila and definitely a keeper! If you haven’t already grab this one up!
Stila All Fired Up Glitter & Glow Eyeshadow Set $25 (Review & Swatches)
Speaking of awesome Glitter & Glow Eyeshadows this Stila set contains three Spring-ready shades to create pretty looks for the warmer weather ahead and it’s only $25!
What makeup are you loving at the moment?
Do share your makeup hits!