August 22, 2019

Tom Ford Metallique Isn’t the Powder Bomb I Expected It To Be

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4 stars out of 5

Tom Ford Metallique is the new powdery floral fragrance that launched a very short time ago at Sephora and luxury department stores. I was going to purchase this when it launched and I’m quite glad I waited because the extra 20% Off during Sephora’s Beauty Insider Event sure helped me swallow the price tag.

To me it feels like ages since Tom Ford has done a more mainstream fragrance outside the Private Blend Collection. I feels like Velvet and Black Orchid are the two that commonly come to mind when you think of Tom Ford having less than niche fragrance on the market. Of course, the price tag screams luxury niche versus department store good buy!

None the less, it’s nice to see Tom Ford venture outside the Private Blend world for a little bit. I picked up Metallique because it was described as a powdery floral. Shocked aren’t you? I’m always proclaiming my love for sweet and foody gourmand scents why in the world am I buying a powdery floral. I actually really like powder fragrances if they are done right. Shalimar, Chloe Love, Bourbon French Parfums’ Kus Kus, Etat Libre D’Orange Bijou Romantique, are just a few I enjoy. I think I migrate towards powdery fragrances because I’m always looking to recapture the scent of a fine Victoria lady’s powder. It must be a fond memory from the first time I smelled Guerlain powder. That perfect violet fragrance that made me feel extra fancy.

Metallique has elements of powder but not a fancy lady’s powder. It has harsher elements and the name fits those harsher, grittier notes.

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August 22, 2019

Melt Cosmetics Genesis Digital Dust Highlighter Review & Swatches

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5 stars out of 5

The best money I spent this Summer was on Melt Cosmetics Genesis Digital Dust Highlighter ($39). Don’t even read this review just head over to sephora.com and buy this! Later you can thank me and tell me how much you love it.

Seriously though, this is probably one of my best loved products of the moment. It’s a stunning, gorgeous, beautiful highlighter slash blush that gives my cheeks the most perfect luminous peachy glow. Since Spring I’ve been searching out luminous blushes! I was pretty determined to find a pretty glowing blush that I loved as much as MAC Sweet Vision Magic Dust (hi, that’s me down in that photo wearing it Sweet Vision). I actually haven’t found anything quote like that long gone and most beloved Sweet Vision shade (don’t worry I have a backup hoarded away but still I’d love to see it relaunched!).

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Until now!

Melt Cosmetics Genesis Digital Dust Highlighter isn’t MAC Sweet Vision but it’s just as delightful! Sadly, it doesn’t work as

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August 22, 2019

Feeling All The Love in the World for the Colourpop Big Ole Peach Collection

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Colourpop launched their Just Peachy Collection today and you know I didn’t hesitate popping the Big Ole Peach Collection Vault right into my cart and checking out. I make no apologies for my spontaneous behavior. I just NEED ALL THE PEACH MAKEUP!

Yup, Colourpop went there and launched an entire peach collection that includes a new monochromic eyeshadow palette, blushes, and more! All the items are sold individually and are priced very affordably from $5-$15. The Baby Got Peach Eyeshadow Palette is a mere $12!

If you’re like me and just want the entire collection, because, peaches, you can shag the Big Ole Peach Collection which includes three blushes, the shadow palette, eyeliner, mascara, lip scrub, the three newest peachy Supershock eyeshadows, two Just a Tint Lip Pencils, and lippie balm. It’s a total of 13 items for $72.

I’ll review everything when it arrives 🙂

You can snag the Colourpop Just Peachy Collection now.

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August 22, 2019

Floral Street Discovery Set Review

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5 stars out of 5

The Floral Street Discovery Set ($19) arrives with all eight of the house’s fragrances tucked into little 0.05 oz mists that allow you to try these lovely scents before you buy them. This British brand’s entire fragrance collection is now being sold at Sephora.com much to my delight. Made up of 20% perfume oil the scents are quite long lasting, lovely, and unique.

I don’t really migrate to flower blends personally but I have a very deep love and appreciation for the Nest Fragrance Collection and I do think Floral Street is a pretty similiar house of fragrances. If you like Nest, you’ll most definitely love Floral Street.

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August 22, 2019

Urban Decay Stay Naked Correcting Concealer Review & Swatches

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4 stars out of 5

Urban Decay Stay Naked Correcting Concealer ($29) is a new lightweight concealer that promises full-coverage with a matte finish and a second skin-like feel that wears long and strong without creasing.

I have not met an Urban Decay concealer that I’ve fallen in love with. As far as I’m concerned the concealers that UD has released up until now have been ok but not keepers for me. I just don’t think they excel at concealer formulas. It’s not really their area of expertise. Have you met an Urban Decay concealer you can’t live without? I can’t say I have.

And guess what?

Urban Decay Stay Naked Correcting Concealer isn’t a love either but it is a very strong like.

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