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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Palette Play | Melt Cosmetics Impulsive Pressed Pigment Palette

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Did I maybe waste time putting together a blog post for a palette you can't get anymore? Possibly. You see, the Melt Cosmetics Impulsive palette is definitely not new but as far as I'm aware, the brand never stated if it was truly limited edition or not. I picked it up over the summer during the Melt sale, and since then it has been on both the Melt site and Sephora Canada. It was when I popped over to the US Sephora and it wasn't there that I got to thinking this palette may no longer be available. Regardless, I've gotten this far, so let's take a closer look, yeah? 


Monday, December 14, 2020

Pounce & Bounce | Colourpop The Full Beat Blending Sponge Kit

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While I do dabble with brushes when it comes to foundation application, my go-to just tends to be more sponge. Sure, there are some formulas that just don't agree with sponges, but for the most part, I just really like the ease and finish of a good ol' sponge. That said, when Colourpop released their own range of complexion sponges, I took notice. I didn't snag them right away, and as such was left a wee bit deflated when the Full Beat Sponge Kit was removed from the site. Obviously they came around and brought it back, and that's when I pounced. Want to take a deep dive as to what it entails? You know what to do...


Sunday, December 13, 2020

The Beauty Spotlight Team Weekly Reads vol. 15

BEAUTY SPOTLIGHT

Have you tried dry brushing? Never Say Die Beauty tried the 4 Step natural, vegan dry brushing set from Ida Body Care, and her dry, itchy skin has never felt better!

Prime Beauty’s favorite bath and body line Nectar has a lovely Holiday Collection that everyone on your list will love.  

It’s Polish Pick Up this weekend and Kristi over at BeginNails reviewed KBShimmer’s contribution called Cats and Pajamas.

Have you found the perfect gift yet? Have you found one that’s one size fits all adults? Beauty Info Zone has the answer to that question with the Conair ExtremeSteam Handheld Fabric Steamer. How did Marcia live without it?

Is facial mist a must have product? I Know all the Words thinks it is. She’s sharing a few budget friendly options perfect for any skincare routine.

Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog loves a great beauty gadget, and the FOREO BEAR Smart Microcurrent Facial Toning Device is just that! It’s easy to use, ultra-effective, and well-worth the splurge!

If you’ve been afraid to try false lashes in the past, you’ll want to take a look at an easy to apply option over on The Makeup Obsessed Mom blog.

Everything is FINE. Just FINE! This is the mantra many clung to throughout all the twists and turns thrown out at us in 2020. This became the theme for the final month of the Polish Pickup, open through Monday, December 7th. Jen from Laugh, Love, Contour has the offering by Lawn And Order on her blog this week for your shopping consideration.

Cassie over at Southeast by Midwest is unboxing Six Months of Birchbox in one post! If you want to see if Birchbox is worth subscribing to, this would be a good way to find out.

 

Thursday, December 3, 2020

This vs That Lip Mask Edition | Laniege vs Milk Makeup

this vs that lip sleep mask laneige vs milk (1)
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You know how I know it's truly, one hundred percent, officially winter? My cat is on the couch with me, under the covers, squished up against my leg. Oh, plus the fact that I now need to double layer my moisturizer at night. That includes upping my lip balm game. Canadian winter weather is no joke (even if you have no intentions of leaving your house.) If I don't get a good balm for overnight, things are a straight up disaster the next day. That's why I went hard this year, with not one but two lip masks. Do you really need two though? Not likely, so I'm putting them to battle. Who reigns supreme? Read on...


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Lip Liner Lovin' with Colourpop, Melt, Inglot & Sephora Collection

lip liner lovin
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For the longest time, I just didn't bother with lip liners. I'd get the odd one and end up using it, but I didn't actively seek them out. Lately though? I've been all about that liner life. I've been into sheer, glossy lip options a lot lately, but sometimes you just need a little more colour and definition, you know? Aka the perfect time for a lip liner to shine. As per usual when it comes to my lip colour preferences, most of these are on the neutral side. What can I say? I like what I like.