High Density TIGI Quad Eyeshadow – Reivew & Swatch

 

It seems that I mark any celebration or even my travel adventures with makeup. A luxury item that I acquired recently is the High Density TIGI Cosmetics Quad Eyeshadow while I was on a road trip.

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I’m always on the hunt of eyeshadow and TIGI makeup products that’s always make its way into my collection. Love the luxe packaging where it houses a mixed of two matte and two shimmer shadows. This is a cool compact eyeshadows doing unique and interesting things. The shades are really pretty for all season and you can wear them at any time of the year.

Tigi Cosmetics Quad Eyeshadow

A mineral base eyeshadow that keeps me going back for more. The shade I got is in Lush.  I love about eveything about this quad eyeshadow especially the cute compact disc packaging that’s see through. I’m a sucker for cute packaging so this one is definitely right up my street.

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They go on so smooth and what’s great about this stuff is that it’s long wearing. They blend beautifully and so easy to work on.

The price can be of higher price range but it’s woth the investment. So it’s going to be a great product to use throughout the winter.

Color swatch Tigi eyeshadow

I dig into the shades and the color swatches as you can see here. Can we take a few minutes to admire these? All four shades works into today’s look.

The lighter shade on the far left , I use it as a highlighter on my brow bone and sometimes I wear it on the lid and apply the dark brown on the crease and outer corner. I see these shades to be versatile and travel friendly. You can play with different look with this quad. They’re really good quality and very pigmented. They go on evenly and these bright metallic blue and red are interesting colors to wear for a dramatic evening look.  The shine that it has is so stunning.

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I show you the eye look I got today which is definitely giving me like the care free and  relaxing vibes. I’m loving this!

This is a travel must-have! I’m happy I picked this one up for the trip. You can wear your own look with one shade alone or use a multitude colors. I highly recommend this quad!

I think it’s safe to say that TIGI is my beauty soulmate. As a beauty blogger sure has its perks. You can expect to see my obsession for beauty skyrocket in the coming months.

Thank you so much for stopping by and read. I hope you guys enjoyed discovering this product with me.

Let me know in the comments below if you’ve tried out any of the products from the TIGI Range. I’d love to know what you think!

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Walmart Beauty Haul & Review

 

Hey guys! What would you do if you’re a beauty addict! Beside shopping online, admittedly I also have a thing or two of shopping in brick and mortar stores. My doctor advises me to walk more and to go out more, so shopping is sort of my way to exercise.

My walk ended at Walmart beauty aisle and finding the satisfaction to feed my addiction of buying more makeup products. Seriously this has to stop or someone has to send me to some beauty rehabs. LOL!

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But since it’s too late for that, I might as well show you guys what I picked while I was there.

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Ever since I saw this on the internet I’m obsessed with getting the new Infallible Paints Eyeshadow by L’Oreal Paris. I grabbed a few shades from their collection to share it for you guys.

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But the color that spoke to me the most are Navy Yard and Sunset Fire. The pink, coral and orangy shades definitely scream spring while the navy blue could be used on the outer corner or a dramatic bold look. I’m so glad to have the chance to play with these lovely colors.

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L’Oreal Infallible Paint Eyeshadow is a new double-ended cream eyeshadow stick that contains two shades which can be mixed, matched, or worn individually that launched with the L’Oreal Spring 2017 Collection. It’s a cream shadow format very similar concept as the lip color/lip paint. FranklyI really like the creamy texture and the finishing.

The packaging is quite nice as it holds two shades each of which has its own sponge applicator for applicator. The shades are complimentary to each other but a little difficult to wear together at times. The creamy formula is little bit runny consistency that makes blending so easy. When it comes to pigmentation, I think they’re doing alright. The color doesn’t have the best pigmentation but it’s totally buildable for best results.

I want to conclude that the wear is fantastic and I think oily lid users will be quite happy. The color didn’t fade nor did it crease in a 8 hour period that I wore them (some days I had a shade on for 10 hours). They also remove easily which is also nice.

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Moving on, I’ve yet another product from L’Oreal and it’s the Visible Lift Blur Blush. I’ve heard of this from beauty gurus and finally jumped on the bandwagon. I’ve the shade Soft Peach which I believe is the first shade from this line. The setback is that you only have 3 color choices to pick.

I might say that it’s lightweight and almost mousse-like texture to it. On application, I feel it has those silicon-y texture close to a face primer. It’s so easy to apply and perfect for spring/summer beach vacation. A little goes a long way with this blush. Just a little squeeze is all you need to apply on your cheekbones.

As much as I like this lightweight and easy to blend blush, let me just say this blush doesn’t come entirely cheap. I paid $16.99 for this bad boy.

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Okay, I promise this is the last product from L’Oreal in this haul. It’s not a new product but on contrary it’s a product that has been around for awhile and I keep collecting them till this day. I’m not doing a review on the Color Infallible Eyeshadow since I’ve done that over in my older post which I’ll put a link here.

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I’ve been obsessed with Sally Hansen‘s Miracle Gel Color Coat for the past few months. So without a doubt, I went back to pick up two more shades which I really like. I got them in the shades Camo Queen and Twiggy. Speaking from my experience, Sally Hansen’s miracle gel completely ticks all the boxes for me. They’ve a huge color selection which is a plus in my book. I like that it’s quick and easy to apply and furthermore, there’s a nice thick brush that comes with it.

I was excited to try the color Twiggy the moment I got home. I shared a picture of my #NOTD on my Instagram if you like to check it out.

I don’t have a gel lamp at home but happy to say that I’ve them on my fingers for the last 5 days and still going strong without any chip. They looked absolutely gorgeous and lasted fairly well as far as nail polish with me goes! I’m usually fairly messy and not the best at painting my own nails but I found the size and thickness of the brush is perfect for covering the whole nail with minimal product getting onto my skin. For this look, I’m wore two coats and it comes out quite opaque. Loving this Miracle Gel polish, I didn’t what I was missing then.

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With summer drawing near also means vacation time for us here. I’ve a few short trip planned this summer. This spring/summer-like weather made me want to run out for a fresh mani and pedi. I just love having a pretty set of freshly painted fingers and toes!

Then I saw this Nail Polish Remover Wipes by Avanti which I think will come quite handy because when it comes to removing nail polish, the process becomes considerably less fun especially when I’m on the road. I’m also a sucker for cute and unique packaging so this comes right home with me.

It holds 30 wipes and it’s acetone free whichever that means. It’s my first time trying it so I’m guessing the formula with non-acetone is less harsh on the nails but then again I could be wrong.

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Last but not least is a random product I purchased by impulse. I just couldn’t resist the cute packaging and design. I justify it by finding a good home for my pills. Look how pretty the blue diamond is on this silver container. I’m obsessed with everything in silver! It’s a win-win!

What do you think of all these beauty haul? Which is your favorite? Don’t forget to comment below.

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Hit or Miss – Drugstore Eyeshadow Palettes

 

Hey what’s going guys! Today I’ll be sharing my hit or miss drugstore eyeshadow palettes as requested. I know how overwhelming it can be trying to find a good eyeshadow palette when you’re not able to test the products properly. Drugstore makeup can be a hit & miss thing but their palettes are definitely stepping up these days. So, I thought it might be helpful to talk with you guys some of the eyeshadow palettes that I’ve tried and I’d recommend if you’re on the fence to pick something from the drugstores! FYI – this is not a sponsored post!

Okay, let’s do this.

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I’m going to talk on these three eyeshadow palettes which I picked up from my local drugstore not too long ago.

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My girl friend introduced me to this eyeshadow palette. I like that it comes in a huge pan which means you get a lot more products from this palette. The best thing is it’s also travel friendly.

Covergirl TruNaked Palette is available in Nudes, Roses and Goldens and retails for CAD$12.97.

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The Goldens shade contains warmer shades of beige, tans, olives and browns. If you’re someone looking for these color eyeshadows, this one is for you. It reminds me a lot of the Urban Decay Naked palette actually. I love the color selection in this palette. They’re so pretty and all the shadows are so versatile. You can create a neutral to dramatic look with these.

There are three matte shades Creme, Cookie and Sierra while the rest are shimmers. I didn’t notice any difference in formula between the different finishes. They all feel the same to me.

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They’re very easy to blend out and long lasting. It’s really pigmented while I also notice that it does kicks up some powders, I wouldn’t be too alarm by it. In fact, I found that I don’t need to dig into the pan that hard to pick up products.

I was quite impressed with the formula and quality. They apply so beautifully on eyes and on swatches. I’m loving this palette and it’s a hit for me.

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Rimmel London launched these in three shade groupings which are golds and nudes, roses, and smoky shades. I picked this palette because I knew right away that this would be the most wearable choice out of the three palettes.

I have a fairly good track record with Rimmel eyeshadow as I happened be a fan of their Glam Eyes Quad Eyeshadow Palette.

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Rimmel Magnif’Eyes Eyeshadow Contouring Palette comes housed in a plastic compact that contains 12 shades. The palette also contains two dual-sided sponge applicators.

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Some textures are creamy and smoother than the other. Yes, I’m referring to the matte and shimmery shadows. The matte formula is silky smooth while the shimmery ones seems to be more textured with glittery feels to them. It’s not bad but it would be even better if they’ve have similar formula to the matte shadows.

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I was hoping for a much better or improved formula but this doesn’t even come close. Sadly it didn’t bring me to the moon and back 😦  I don’t think the formula is up to par with the Glam Eyes Eyeshadow formulas they’ve done in the past. The shadows blends to sheer and grouping other colors together. It gave me a serious black eye look which certainly isn’t cute at all. That was a deal breaker.

I’m quite disappointed with this palette and wouldn’t recommend it. You can definitely find other brands for the same price point but you’re getting a better quality product.

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I’m not going to do a full review here, at the risk of being repetitive but for those of you that didn’t see my original review, I’ll just keep it short and sweet by saying that this formula is quite impressive.

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The Wet n Wild Au Naturel eyeshadows are richly pigmented, soft, and glides on so smoothly. To be honest, I really don’t have anything negative to say about this palette. For the price, quality and that it’s cruelty free, I say run to your nearest drugstore and pick one now.

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Needless to say, this is a winner in my book.

I hope this review was helpful, and let me know if you’ve found any must-try shades from this line!

Thank you so much for stopping by to read. If you did enjoy this post definitely follow my blog. I hope you come to check on my social media down below. In the meantime come and say hi! I’ll see you on my next blog, bye!

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(FYI: These were all purchased by me and this is not a sponsored post)

Yes to grapefruit – Underrated Skincare Product – Review

 

What’s up you guys! Today, I’ll be talking about a skincare product that has been under the radar. I find this product to be underrated. It’s a good product that not so many people talk about it enough.

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I don’t really heard anyone talks about it. I think it’s so good. I really like it that it makes my skin feel hydrated and helps on my uneven skin tone at the same time. I just love how it make my skin looks and feel.

On a side note, Yes to … products are always 100% free of toxic ingredients. Rest assure that their products are at least 98% natural, free of parabens, and made with recyclable materials. By the way this brand is not tested on animals (cruelty free) and vegan free, in case you’re wondering.

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Here’s a bunch of products and solution to your every skin types. You can find ‘YES TO‘ store, online, Amazon and in almost every drugstore, mass and grocery outlet.

It says here on their website about the product description: Yes To Grapefruit Even Skin Tone Moisturizer is clinically proven to help diminish the appearance of dark spots in four weeks! It contains Moringa oil which apparently is a great conditioning ingredient that boosts radiance with fatty acids while grapefruit helps to decrease the appearance of age spots.

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I’m always looking for ways to brighten up my skin and this moisturizer is life changing for me. I’ve an uneven skin tone on my cheek for the longest time and I hated it. I’ve tried many products but all had gone to waste. But after religiously applying Yes to grapefruit for the past 2 weeks, just look at the result. This may sound crazy but it’s amazing. I’m very impressed!

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After trying for 2 weeks, here’s my two cents on this product.

It does a great job at moisturizing. I like that it has a thinner yet creamy texture to it. It absorbs easily into my dried skin without leaving behind a greasy or oily finish. In my opinion, the formula might be too rich for oily skin type person but if you’re dry skin, then you’re going to love it.

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Granted the smell of this product is pretty strong but it goes away quickly. I’m usually very sensitive to strong smells but this I can tolerate. It’s not bad at all, you can smells the scents of grapefruit combined with bitter orange extract.

Don’t be scared by the slight whitish cast as you apply them …that goes away too as you blend them in. So far, I’m very happy with this product.

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I really like it despite reading some negative reviews about it. I think this moisturizer needs more love and for something that actually works, the question is why not! That’s right, I’m shouting from my roof top that you should run and get it. I highly recommend it.

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Let me know if this is the kind of post you want to read in my blog, then I can do it more often. There’s so many beauty products that get so much hype on the internet but there’s a ton that doesn’t get enough hype. They’re so good and nobody talks about it!

Has anyone try it? Would love to hear your thoughts in the comment.

Okay, that complete my post today. Hope you’d enjoyed reading it.

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the Balm Balmsai – Review & Swatches

 

 

Hey there! Thanks for stopping by the blog today.

Ahhhh!!! Today is a good day to talk about Balmsai Eyeshadow and Brow Palette by the Balm. The weather is nice with spring finally here. Surprisingly, we had a quite a nice winter if it’s not for my health conditions.

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A new thing to me that I wanted to share today is this big size palette by the Balm I just received a few days ago.

I always get super hyped when I see the Balm palettes and tempted to purchase every time at their website.

Let’s take a look!

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the Balm Balmsai Palette includes 18 shades you can use for lids, liners and you also get an additional 3 brow shades and two transparent eye stencils/brow guide. Wouldn’t you feel like you can just dive right in! It says on the palette that you can either wear them wet or dry, intense with more drama or for just an everyday basic look.

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I like all in one palette as they’re easy to travel with. It housed a good color selections of taupe and neutral brown shadows. The packaging is made from a sturdy cardboard just as their staple packaging from the Balm. I find that the slip cover useful because it could hold the palette tightly to avoid wear and tear while travelling. The outer box is a whimsical art featuring beach girl in her swimsuit.

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In terms of the size you got quite a decent amount of products from this palette. My brush fits just fine into them. Yay!

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In the Buff (Basics) WIPE OUT-HIGH TIDE-HAND 10-DREAM BOAT-SANDBAR-TUBULAR

Mavericks (Slash of Color) EPIC-SURF’S UP-BIG KAHUNA-KAWABUNGA-SURFARI-PIPELINE

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Curve & Angle (Brow/Shadows) SCORE-DIG IT-WOODIE

Catch a Wave (Use Wet or Dry) STOKES-RIPPER-RIGHTEOUS

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Overall, I’m just loving everything in this palette. Awesome pigmented eye shadows and the color variety is the best point about this palette. I find it to be versatile and this one may be my favorite, great spring and summer colors.

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Color swatch : top 3 rows from left to right

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Color swatch : bottom 3 rows left to right

Here is an EOTD makeup look that created and hope you like it

What do you think of this palette? Make sure to leave your comments. I love to read them.

Thanks for checking out my blog everyone, and have a great day! I’d see you again on the next one.

Sharon xoxo

 

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Make A Mauve Maybelline Master Glaze Stick Blush (Review & Swatch)

 

I always feel that the drugstore world is kinda lacking on the cream stick department, so Master Glaze Stick by Maybelline fills the void up. Do you feel the same way too!

Let’s start to read here.

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So, last week I gave you some sneak peeks at some discovered Maybelline products in my previous post. I’ve put a link here for easy reference.

These are typically sell for C$8.00 -$10.00 depending where you get them. Each is a chubby little swivel up blush stick that holds 0.24 oz of product. I’ve the shade Make A Mauve by Maybelline  which is a pretty color but I may say it’s a little to dark for my skin tone when I told you about my impulse buy.

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The shade I got is a deep mauve plum tone which is pretty color for darker skin type. Love the formula. It blends like a dream and a little goes a long way. The swatch below I did with one swipe. Look how pigmented and moist this Master Glaze product is.

I noticed that this dark mauve blush gives a pretty pearly finish on cheeks. I want to point it out that this blush  has very nice pigmentation, it’s creamy, and can be worn sheered out or built for a lovely pop.

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It’s quite a nice color and I’ll likely get a nice bit of use out of it for light, natural Summer looks to blend with lighter coral blush to muff it up.

All in all, I’m happy with the product especially the formula and how easy to work on blending. It’s travel friendly which is also a plus if you’re someone who travels a lot.

So what do you think, Maybelline fans? Are you exited to share your comments below?

Thanks so much for taking the time to read. I’ll see you again on the next one 🙂

Sharon xoxo

 

 

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