Colourpop X Disney It’s A Princess Thing Eyeshadow Palette – Swatch & Review!

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My childhood was Disney movies on repeat. Because we had one three tv channels and barely anything for kids so the same old VHS Disney movies were played over and over again. Internet did not exist, and I even remember when CD’s was a new thing. Needless to say, Disney is very nostalgic to me, because growing up with limited options those same old Disney movies were played over and over and over again. They were a big part of my childhood guilty pleasure entertainment. I guess what I am trying to say with these ramblings is that 1. I am old, and 2. Off Course I needed to pick up this palette.

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The design of the palette has 6 Disney Princesses on the front cover, but a much more grown-up and modern version. I kind of like that because if they had their classic movie appearance they would be a bit too childish I think. I think this design is easier for people who are also a bit older could enjoy without getting pre school lunch box vibes. Inside you get their “signature” in gold with black background, and the background behind the eyeshadows are the same gold finish as in the signatures.

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At first I would have thought the palette would be more true to the colors we see in the Disney Princess characters. I mean Belle could inspire for a bright yellow shade, and Jasmine could pull in some beautiful turquoise and so on, but the palette is surprisingly neutral.  You got soft pinks, browns and berries but not much representing for instance the colorful clothing of the Disney figures. I kind of thought the color story was a bit boring to be honest, but I quickly chanced my mind after using them a bit. Yes, there are mainly neutrals, but a nice and handy selection of them. But if you are looking for a silver you got a really really stunning one right here, the gold is gorgeous too, and the nice purple has a nice pop. The shades are also all different enough from each other when applied to the eyes. Colourpop rarely duplicate their own shade within a palette though.

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The composition is mostly their shimmer/metallic formula that I just love! Those shades so rich, smooth and pigmented it makes me happy to swatch and apply them. Then you have four mattes, and in the beginning I was a bit disappointing because they are all fairly light, and I immediately thought I would miss a deeper shade. It turns out though that both “Beast” and “Midnight Curfew”, which are matte bases with flecks of glitter, behave just like a matte on the eye, giving you a dark brown matte and a black matte to work with. I am as always puzzled by why they put these glitter flecks in some shades. Sure, it looks pretty in the pan, but when all the glitter flies away when blending (ending up who knows where) and you are left with a matte eyeshadow on the lid then why can’t it be a matte in the first place. That will never stop annoying me.

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The four regular mattes behave just like Colourpops usual regular mattes do.  They are blendable, pigmented and smooth. Really easy to work with. Although, my favorite formula from the brand are their metallics, their mattes are really really good too! The last shade is “Triton” a satin shade. That also works just fine, but I am actually kind of an all or nothing kind of person. be matte or be metallic, satins are not that exciting. This one is so subtle with the satin shine that you can just use it as a matte.

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The overall quality of the shadows are great. I did not face any problems with them, and they work just as I have learnt to expect from Colourpop eyeshadows. The palette is obviously a neutral palette, but it turned out to be a bit more interesting than I expected. You can easily go very dramatic with this palette if that is what you want instead of a neutral look, which you can off course do as well. It’s quite versatile, and even though it struck me as a tad boring to begin with I have totally changed my mind. I adore it!

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My Makeup Collection 2019 – Small Eyeshadow Palettes!

I did this blog series in 2018 and it seemed to be very popular. Basically I just go through my collection part by part and show pictures about every single item in each category. The reason for this is not to show of my makeup to brag about how much I have. I just love looking at peoples collections in YouTube videos and blogs and I surely cannot be the only one. Collection videos and declutter videos are among my favorites to watch. Besides now that already done it one previous year I can compare to the year before and see how much my collection has grown or been reduced in each category.

Today it’s all about eyeshadow palettes, but in order not to make this post a mile long I have divided them into big and small eyeshadow palettes, which is less than 10 shades. The rest of them will be in another post. So, here are my tiny eyeshadow palette collection!

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  • The Balm Meet Matt(e) Ador.
  • The Balm Meet Matt(e) Trimony.
  • The Balm Meet Matt(e) Nude

Trimony is the open one because that one is my favorite. These are nice all matte palettes with all neutral tones.

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Then are some older limited edition Kiko Milano palettes I got on holiday in Italy probably 6 or 7 year ago (yay for sanitizing spray) and some NYX Quads I totally forgot I had!

  • Kiko Color Impact Eyeshadow Palette – 02 Street Taupe Variation.
  • Kiko Color Impact Eyeshadow Palette – 03 Bright Night Lights.
  • Kiko Color Impact Eyeshadow Palette – 04 Rainy Smoky Shades.
  • NYX Full Throttle Eyeshadow Palette – Take Over Control.
  • Kiko Color Impact Eyeshadow Palette – Lounge Warm Tones.
  • NYX Full Throttle Eyeshadow Palette – Stunner.

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And some more quads, among them my only eyeshadows from The Body Shop. The rest are limited edition Kiko Milano Quads.

  • Color Fever Eyeshadow Palette – 02 Luxurious Golds and Plum.
  • The Body Shop Eyeshadow Palette – Swinging Silver.
  • Color Fever Eyeshadow Palette – 08 Voluptous Violet.
  • Kiko Color Fever Eyeshadow Palette – 101.
  • Kiko Color Seduction Eyeshadow Palette – 05 Astonishing Emerald.
  • Kiko Color Fever Eyeshadow Palette – 100.

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Do you guys remember these old Urban Decay palettes? I remember I used to collect them during the last year of my bachelor degree. That’s a long time ago! These are not used much, but I can’t part with them! I was so proud of these cool little palette because I was just starting to grow my high-end collection and I could not afford much at the time, so my collection grew very slow and these palettes were highly treasured. They bring back so many memories now!

  • Urban Decay – The Fun Palette.
  • Urban Decay – The Dangerous Palette.
  • Urban Decay – The Feminine Palette.
  • Urban Decay – The Black Palette.
  • Urban Decay – The Vegan Palette.
  • Urban Decay – Deluxe Shadow Box.

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And here is another nice mix of older palettes. The one from Dior I just had to keep closed because the packaging is so beautiful. The inside is just one pink and one white shade in addition to a lip color, but I got this for Christmas when I was 15 years old by my granddad that passed away a few months ago. So I am never getting rid of that even though it is 15+my age old (which is way to old for makeup).

  • Tarina Tarantino Sparklicity Gold Palette.
  • Clarins Eye Quartet Mineral Eye Palette Long-Lasting – Rosewood.
  • Tarina Tarantino Jewel Eyeshadow Palette – Wonderful.
  • MAC 6 Twists of  Tartan Eye Shadows.
  • Dior Me Dior Me Not Lip & Eye Color Palette.
  • YSL Bayadere Style Eye Shadow.
  • Dior 5 Couleurs Couture Color Eyeshadow Palette – Stylish Move.
  • Dior 5 Couleurs Couture Color Eyeshadow Palette – Blue Lagoon.

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These are my Estee Lauder eyeshadows. These are also quite old. I used to wear those quads all the time during my master thesis. I am so close to hitting pan some of them actually. I do pick these up from time to time and wear them for good times sake.

  • Estee Lauder Five Color Eyeshadow Palette – Blue Dahlia.
  • Estee Lauder Five Color Eyeshadow Palette – Violet Underground.
  • Estee Lauder Five Color Eyeshadow Palette – Surreal Violet.
  • Estee Lauder Signature Quad – Black Smoke.
  • Estee Lauder Signature Quad- Berry Quartz.
  • Estee Lauder Signature Quad – Amber Honey.

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And some more fancy old palettes!

  • Chanel Les 4 Ombres – 41 Facination.
  • YSL 5 Colour Harmony For Eyes – WOIA.
  • Guerlain Ecrin 6 Couleurs – Champs-Elysees.
  • NARS Day And Night Palette.
  • NARS Ride Up To The Moon.
  • Chanel Les 4 Ombres – 14 Mystic Eyes.

I actually had the NARS Ride Up To The Moon in my monthly makeup bag in the end of 2018. I actually really love the quality.

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I ran out of logical ways to compose some of these palettes so here you get a very random mix in one picture.

  • Urban Decay Skull Shadow Box.
  • Urban Decay – The Theodora Palette.
  • Clinique Colour Surge Eye Shadow Eyes To Go.
  • Too Faced Candy Bar – Thin Mints.
  • Sugarpill Burning Hearts Quad.

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I figured with this Too Faced palettes it was almost better to show the outside (they are mostly neutral anyway). These are all in the old cardboard packaging like they used to do them in the old days. It’s the same thing with these as with the old Urban Decay palettes. I started collecting them during my bachelor degree, so these are getting pretty old.

  • Too Faced Summer Eye.
  • Too Faced Romantic Eye.
  • Too Faced Smoky Eye.
  • Too Faced Naked Eye.
  • Too Faced Natural Eye,
  • Too Faced Matte Eye.

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I am usually more drawn to bigger palettes than smaller. The typical size I prefer is between 12-16 shades. So I don’t pick up these smaller ones too often, but I got a few during last year.

  • Huda Beauty Emerald Obsessions.
  • Obsession London – Love.Every.Shade Palette.
  • Obsession London – If In Doubt Be A Unicorn.

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And finally, my smaller Colourpop palettes, which was also new since I did this post last year!

  • Colourpop – Brown Sugar.
  • Colourpop – Sol.
  • Colourpop – Oh La La.
  • Colourpop – Lit.
  • Colourpop – Mar.
  • Colourpop – Wet.

Last year I did a similar post as I mentioned, but I did not add all the palettes that I did now. I just made a post with small palettes but I only counted those who had 3-6 shades. You can read the post here. That means that comparing numbers is a bit meaningless since I do it a bit different this year by putting every palette with less than 10 shades in this category. The total count of small palettes is 61. Luckily my memory is not that bad so I know that 9 of these palettes are new this year, meaning I went from 52 small eyeshadow palettes in 2018 to 61 in 2019.

That is quite some growth, although my eyeshadow collection is the one that is increasing the most, and all palettes I picked up since last count are all cheap.

I always tend to be more interested in a little bit bigger palettes. Between 12 and 16 shades are perfect, so I don’t really pick up smaller palettes that often, although I am sure I will pick up almost everything Colourpop release also in 2019. Besides I am considering another one of those Huda palettes.

In your opinion, what is the perfect size of a palette?

XOXO

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Colourpop X Disney It’s A Princess Thing – 6 Makeup Looks!

There is not a single Colourpop eyeshadow palette I don’t want. I guess that is the blessing/curse of being a collector, and especially when I love colors and neutrals alike. Like so many others I have so many fond memories with Disney movies, so this palette was almost a bit sentimental. Off course I grabbed it!

As usual I created a little series of looks with the palette, and we will talk all about the performance and quality in the review on Wednesday!

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  • Colourpop x Disney It’s A Princess Thing – Chip, Abu, Beast, Midnight Curfew, Thingamabob, Prince Charming, Ray.
  • Certifeye Tropical Wonders Palette – Bonobo.
  • Makeupgeek Gel Liner – Immortal.
  • Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade – Medium Brown.
  • Zoeva Brow Spectrum – Bro30, Bro90.
  • Zoeva Graphic Brow Fix.
  • Revolution Pro Supreme Pigment Gel Eyeliner – Silver.
  • L’Oreal Unlimited Mascara.
  • House Of Lashes – Iconic.
  • Smashbox Studio Skin 24 H Waterproof Concealer.

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  • Colourpop x Disney It’s A Princess Thing – Chip, Juju, Grumpy, Beast, Midnight Crufew, Poison Apple, Enchanted Rose.
  • Certifeye Tropical Wonders Palette – Bonobo.
  • Makeupgeek Gel Liner – Immortal.
  • Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade – Medium Brown.
  • Zoeva Brow Spectrum – Bro30, Bro90.
  • Zoeva Graphic Brow Fix.
  • Makeupgeek Full Spectrum Eye Liner Pencil – Nude.
  • Smashbox Studio Skin 24 H Waterproof Concealer.
  • L’Oreal Unlimited Mascara.
  • House Of Lashes – Iconic.
  • Anastasia Dream Glowkit – Unicorn.

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  • Colourpop x Disney It’s A Princess Thing – Chip, Midnight Curfew, Fairy Godmother, Poison Apple, Enchanted Rose, Abu.
  • Certifeye Tropical Wonders Palette – Bonobo.
  • Makeupgeek Gel Liner – Immortal.
  • Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade – Medium Brown.
  • Zoeva Brow Spectrum – Bro30.
  • L’Oreal Unlimited Mascara.
  • Zoeva Graphic Brow Fix.
  • House Of Lashes – Iconic.
  • Wet N Wild Photofocus Concealer.
  • Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick – You.Better.Work!

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  • Colourpop x Disney It’s A Princess Thing – Chip, Grumpy, Triton, Abu, Beast, Midnight Crufew, Ray, Prince Charming, One Kiss.
  • Certifeye Tropical Wonders Palette – Bonobo.
  • Makeupgeek Gel Liner – Immortal.
  • Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade – Medium Brown.
  • Zoeva Brow Spectrum – Bro30.
  • L’Oreal Unlimited Mascara.
  • Zoeva Graphic Brow Fix.
  • House Of Lashes – Iconic.
  • Wet N Wild Photofocus Concealer.
  • H&M Colour Essence Eye Pencil – Goldie Luxe.

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  • Colourpop x Disney It’s A Princess Thing- Chip, Juju, Fairy Godmother, Poison Apple, Abu.
  • Makeupgeek Gel Liner – Immortal.
  • Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade – Medium Brown.
  • Zoeva Brow Spectrum – Bro30.
  • L’Oreal Unlimited Mascara.
  • House Of Lashes – Midnight Luxe.
  • Makeupgeek Gel Liner – Mobster.
  • Kiko Eye Pencil – name rubbed off (pink).
  • Makeup Mekka Maximum Brows Brow Thickening Gel.

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  • Colourpop x Disney It’s A Princess Thing-
  • Makeupgeek Gel Liner – Immortal.
  • Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade – Medium Brown.
  • Zoeva Brow Spectrum – Bro30.
  • L’Oreal Unlimited Mascara.
  • House Of Lashes – Midnight Luxe.
  • H&M Colour Essence Eye Pencil – Raw Amber.
  • Makeup Mekka Maximum Brows Brow Thickening Gel.

 

You know me by now. You know there will be a review on Wednesday. Same procedure as every week.

Remember I do also exist on Instagram!

XOXO

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Makeup Revolution Jewel Collection Lip Toppers – Review!

The Jewel collection released by Makeup Revolution just before Christmas really had some stunning pieces. I picked up all three eyeshadow palettes in addition to a jelly highlighter and these three lip toppers that are the center of attention in this post.

The packaging of these as stunning. The shade looks strikingly similar to the Fenty gloss bombs. Makeup Revolution is famous for taking ideas from other brands so no surprise there. The lids are a beautiful frosted metal finish. I picked up all three shades available. The lip topper with gold lid is “Exquisite”, the one with rose gold is “Luxurious” and the silver is “Fortune”.

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They don’t have any scent to it. Not at all. This was a nice surprise in my opinion because a lot of the lip products I’ve tried from Makeup Revolution from before have had a scent to them. Unfortunately not in a good way. They smell kind of cheap. S the fact that these don’t have a scent to reveal their cost was nice.

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They also don’t feel cheap to wear. I mean, they are basically glosses so they don’t have an extensive wear time, but they feel smooth like butter on the lips. They are not at all tacky and you can’t feel any grittiness either. I find that sometimes with cheaper glittery or shimmery lip products you can feel the shimmer when you rub your lips together, but these ones have a very finely milled shimmer so they feel like a regular buttery gloss. Now that I mention it, they remind me a bit of the NYX Butter Glosses but just a tad denser. I do like how these feel.

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They give a pretty intense shine on the lips but they work nicely as what they are, lip toppers. I really like wearing these on the scenter of a matte liquid lip and it gives a very glamorous look. Very high shine, and with very finely milled glitter so they don’t become too much.

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Basically these feel and look expensive for a very low price and I would highly recommend them if you are looking for a nice lip topper! If they decide to bring out more shades I will be all for it!

Have you tried them? What do you think?

XOXO

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Makeup Hauls – January 2019

I have been good this month! My goal was to buy no more than 4 eyeshadow palettes, and I manged to buy just 3! I know that probably seem crazy to many people that I consider 3 to be little, but after all I need 4 palettes a month to keep this blog running as it does now with one palette review every week. Now, I can off course just change that as I please but I really enjoy testing trying and reviewing new palettes.

But enough chatting, lets see what I picked up!

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First of all I got a whole bunch of new brushes. But all of these were for free! Or, not exactly free, but since I am subscribed to the LiveGlam KissMe Liquid Lipstick subscription and the MorpheMe subscription service I get some bonus points that can be exchanged for products. The selection of products you can exchange your points for are absolutely dreadful, but you can get some brushes, so I picked out these. I really like the Y-series from Morphe so most of them are from that line.

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And since the postal services in Norway are just as dreadful as the bonus point exchange items from Liveglam I did not receive my KissMe liquid lipsticks for December until the middle of January, and off course I got my January bundle as well. The same day actually. I think they look so stunning! That red metallic and the bright red are to die for!

The brushes are from the MorpheMe December bundle. This one also arrived way to late (thank you Posten Norge for not having enough employees). I am starting to think I have collected enough brushes lately, and the only thing I am really in need of still are some good eye brushes, especially detail brushes. I don’t know for how long I will continue the MorpheMe subscription. It is a fantastic way to collect and try a nice variety of brushes without breaking the bank, but I must have close to 30 or 40 face brushes by now.

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And I got my first Blush Tribe orders! I got the colorful Manuza palette and I am loving what I see. I mean look at all those gorgeous blues! I feel so inspired just by looking at this.

I also got 6 stunning duochrome pigments. I am thinking I should pair them with the Manuza palettes for some looks. I am very excited about all of these, and off course super excited to test out this brand for the first time. I have heard nothing but good things about Blush Tribe so I am already convinced I will like these products, but I would off course have to try them to figure it out. Swatches are impressive, so my hopes are high.

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I also got another Nabla eyeshadow palette. This is the Soul Blooming palette. It looks so pretty for spring! This one (along with the Blush Tribe orders) I picked up in December, so this is not a part of my January purchases (speaking of it, I just received one of the orders I placed in January, thanks again Posten Norge).

I know I showed you that I picked up the Nabla Poison Garden a while back. I still did not get the chance to use it. I am working my way through the huge pile of palettes I picked up in November (it was 18 if I remember correctly) and I am being super busy at the moment so I am not able to work my way through more than one or two palettes a week! But just be patient. Every single palette I show you here will eventually be reviewed. I just refuse the fact that I am busy to alter the quality of my reviews. I will not review a palette until I have tried every single shade on my eyes with different looks. With small palettes I can get away with doing 4 looks and still using every shade up to a few times, but with bigger palettes I need 8 or maybe 10 looks to try everything properly so everything takes a bit of time.

The reason why I am being so busy? We are moving houses! We now live very close to the center of the city (or most of you would call it town since it’s about 75 000 inhabitants, but in Norway that’s a big city). Now we are moving to the countryside where we have a lot of space and our own land and we can go straight out the door and be on out way up one of the most spectacular mountains in the area. Plus we are going to have chickens! I am so excited, but it means I am super busy fixing the old house and preparing it for sale while putting everything into boxes. The list just goes on. But I am also very excited because I will get my own room dedicated for my makeup because there is so much space in the old farm house. I can’t wait to show you that once it’s done.

OK, enough rambling, lets get on with the hauls! I am just too excited.

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No month goes by without a Colourpop order. Here is the Cremé De La Cremé highlighter palette that I already did a review of (I know, super fast on this one), and the Rendezvous Eyeshadow palette which looks sooo pretty, and the lippie is the Ultra Blottet Lip In Halo Effect. This order was also placed in December.

And now, we can talk about the things I actually picked up in January and not just all the orders that arrive way too late!

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The very pretty Salvaje eyeshadow palette and the Dream Sequence Super Shock Highlighter palette. I also wanted the Sweet Nothings palette that was released together with the Rendezvous palette, but it has disappeared from the website. I am a bit confused because they were only there for a short moment and now they are gone. Really keeping my fingers crossed they bring it back, but I guess I have enough eyeshadows to play with for now.

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I also got this stunning stunning Becca Ocean Jewels Highlighter palette. I swear the formula on these highlighters are better than their usual formula. Super intense and pigmented and just so gorgeous. The packaging is really something else too. It was a limited edition item, and I found it on sale so I am afraid it’s about to disappear, but I am happy I snagged this before it’s gone because it’s absolutely fantastic highlighters.

The brushes are from my MorpheMe January subscription.

The two other palettes I ordered this month was the Blush Tribe Sonia Zarine palette, and Colourpops Through My Eyes palette. I hope they will arrive any day soon now, but they have to wait until February to be in a hauls post because this train has left the station.

As for continuing to reduce my purchases (I call it reduce instead of low-buy because it’s crazy calling one palette a week a low-buy) I will keep the same strategy through February regarding eyeshadow palettes. I can buy four, but preferably less. I also want to limit my purchases in some other areas, so I will not buy any highlighters, lip products or blushes in February. That also includes my lipstick subscription.

Wish me luck, because I probably need it!

Did you pick up anything nice in January? And what are your favorite trick to reduce buying makeup? Would love to get some tips in the comments!

XOXO

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Anastasia Norvina Eyeshadow Palette – Review & Swatches!

Every time Anastasia release a new palette the whole beauty community is buzzing about it and you will soon find countless looks and videos about them. Now as usual I am late to the game with my reviews, but now the time has finally come to review the famous Norvina palette.

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As with every palette released since the Modern Renaissance this one has the same format and the same velvet cover. This time it is purple which does not make it any less dirt resistant than the others. As I have said before, even though they look pretty I wish they would redesign this standard. We saw a different finish with the never release Sultry, so I hope that’s what they stick to.

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I am wondering if the purple cover makes the Norvina palette seem more like a purple palette than it is. The only shades I would call purple toned are Soul, Celestial and Drama.The rest are neutrals, pinks, golds and rose gold. A pretty selection indeed, but much less purple than the first impression I got of this. For me that’s completely fine since purple is not my favorite shade. When it comes to color blues, greens, reds, orange and yellows all come before purple in my list of preference. Now, I do enjoy using a purple here and there anyway.

You get 14 shades with this palette, as have become a norm with Anastasia palettes. This time you get a larger selection of shimmer shades than usual. Both Modern Renaissance, Soft Glam, Prism and Subculture all had a majority of mattes but here you get a nice 50/50 distribution. The whole top row are shimmers, while the whole bottom row are mattes, I have to admit I am all for it. I am a sucker for pretty shimmers, so as long as a palette has enough mattes to get the basics covered I am happy, besides I really like the shimmer formula of Anastasia eyeshadows since they are usually really reflective and sparkly.

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I think the composition of the palette is nice. It seems well thought through. You get base which is off course a base shade. Incense, Volatile and Eccentric all work as crease shades for me, and I like that you get a selection of both cool-toned and warm-toned crease shades. You also get Soul that works nicely if you want an all purple look, and Love that work well if you want an all pink look. The only thing I think is missing from the matte shades are a properly dark shade. Passion is the darkest one and I would prefer something a little bit darker to properly deepen up the look, and at the same time could work as a liner. Passion is just a little bit too light for that use in my opinion. It’s nothing wrong with that shade though, I would’ve just liked to see something a little bit deeper.

The shimmers are stunning as they usually are. Dreamer is more finely milled, but the rest have tiny flecks of glitter in them. They all swatch and apply beautifully, but you do get quite some fallout especially with the deeper shades. The shade Celestial is maybe a bit more sheer in coverage than the rest of them, but it can be built up. The formula is super soft as we are used to from Anastasia and look almost foiled on the eyes. No need to pull out that setting spray to dampen the brush here (although it will help prevent fallout). I think both the quality and pigmentation of these shadows are up to par with Anastasia’s usual quality, although Celestial could be a bit less sheer.

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The mattes are also as they usually are. So soft that you go though them in no time, but the pigmentation and blend-ability is really good. The only shade I had a bit of trouble with was Soul. I am a bit bummed about this because that was also one of the stand out shades in the palette. It is pigmented but I had to layer it a bit to get just the same shade as you see in the pan. Or, when I pack it on the lid with a flay brush it works fine straight away. The problems appeared when I used a blending brush to put it in the crease. First of all the payoff was not as good as with the other mattes and it needed a bit of build up. Second, it applied patchy. I had problems blending it out in the outer crease  and keep the shade nice and even. I was almost like it decided to stick better to some parts of the crease than others.

I would have to say that this is not my favorite palette by Anastasia. Both because Soul was kind of a dud, and I am not the biggest fan of purples. There are plenty of non-purple shades in the palette so I guess that’s not the biggest issue to overcome. I am happy I got it though, I am sure I will get some decent use out of it, but I have to say I do like both Soft Glam, Subculture and Modern Renaissance better meaning this won’t even get to my top three list.

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As always with Anastasia shadows I feel like you have  to be OK with them being so softly pressed and crumbly, meaning you will got through these eyeshadows pretty fast. But if you don’t consider that an issue and like the color story then this is well worth picking up, because they do perform nicely. Unless you were planning on picking it up for the shade Soul, then just skip it because that’s not a good shade.

Do you have this palette? How do you like it?

Remember I also exist on Instagram!

XOXO

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What’s In My Makeup Bag – February 2019!

This is one of my favorite things about starting fresh on a new month. To pick out all the products I will use for one full month to do my everyday makeup. On weekends, evening or when I just want to play with makeup I just use whatever I want, but this is a bag worth of a full face of makeup for my everyday looks. This gives me a change to focus on some new products weather it is getting to know a new product for a review, working on a panning project or just to show some old makeup some love.

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I will transfer the Colourpop Fame from last month just to get a little more work done on it. This is in my project pan and since it’s my only cool toned palette I want to focus on it during winter. I got some nice wear on this in January but I don’t think I will hit any pans in February either. If not I will let this one rest and work on some other palettes until November when I find it more suitable to wear an all cool toned palette. But I am excited to get some more work done on it because I really do like it.

I also picked a little six pan from Kiko to match. The Street Taupe Variation palette has some nice cool-toned shimmers that I think will pair up very nicely to the colors in Fame.

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  • Prestige Make-up Gold Base: A hydrating, lifting, anti-aging, promising to make your whole life great again primer. I do like it, it’s hydrating at least. Don’t know about the rest of what it promise but it does give a nice base at least.
  • Tonymoly Luminous Goddess Aura BB Cream: This is from my project pan. I really like this BB Cream. It’s that sort of natural glow from within kind of products. Not much coverage, but I don’t really need that. The finish is lovely and the wear time is decent. I like this one tons more than the Colourpop No Filter foundation I had in last month so happy to switch them up.
  • NYX HD Studio Concealer: Another project pan item. I either hate or love this. It looks just fine and should be more than good enough for some simple everyday faces.
  • Kiko Flawless Fusion Bronzer: This one was also in January makeup bag. This one is just great, and the color is perfect for winter!
  • Dior Diorskin Nude: Because I need a powder, this one is great and it’s in my project pan.

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For blush I picked out my self made Colourpop blush palette that I haven’t used in a while. I love these blushes and here I get a nice selection of shades to choose from. The shade names from left to right is “Why,Hello”, “Parakeet” and “Weirdough” in the top row, and “Noodle”, “Glass Slipper” and “Main Chick” in the bottom row.

The mascara is the new one my Revolution called The Mascara Revolution. So far I’ve tried it around 30 times and I really do like it. I have an upcoming review of that one actually.

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Highlighters are always so fun to pick out. This month I decided to give my project pan highlighter “Lunch Money” by Colourpop a little rest and focus on these ones instead:

  • Colourpop Dream Sequence Super Shock Highlighter Palette: Since I am growing to be a huge super shock highlighter fan I am very excited to add this brand new highlighter palette with 4 highlighters in the super shock formula to this months bag. They look just so pretty!
  • Iconic London Illuminator: I will use this primarily to mix in with my foundation for those extra luminous days.
  • The Balm Mary Dew-Manizer: The very famous Mary Lou-Manizer in liquid form. I have used this a bit but it’s still fairly new. I am planning to do a review so I just want to get to know this product a bit better.

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Finally we got my selection of lipsticks and glosses. Most of them are in my project pan and you already saw them in last months makeup bag.

  • Colourpop Ultra Blottet Lip “Halo Effect”: This one is new,and this one is the only new item in my bag. But I really like the ultra blotted lip formula and the color looks nice.
  • Clinique Long Lasting GlossWear “Black Honey”: Transfer from last month. This is very sheer and not at all as dark as it looks. Works really nice as an everyday lippie that is more than just a nude but not loud in any way.
  • Isadora Jelly Kiss Lipstick “Bare Bliss”: I kind of have a plan to focus on this one because I do have a tiny hope I may be able to finish it! Wish me luck (I probably need it).
  • Estee Lauder High Gloss “Pearl”: I did not use this one last month even though it was in my makeup bag. I have a hard time reaching for it. I have to try again now this month because it’s in my project pan after all and need to be finished!
  • MAC Plushglass Lip Gloss – Shade name is worn of my it’s a nice pink.
  • MAC Plushglass Lip Gloss – This one I also lost the shade name of, but it’s more of a purple gloss. Both this one and the previous was in last moths bag, and get to go one more month.
  • H&M Sheer Lipstick “Arabesque”: I think this is my favorite among my project pan lippies, so very happy to transfer this to one more month in my bag,
  • Too Faced Mood Swing Emotionally Activated Lip Gloss: I have been enjoying the nice berry shade of this gloss. It also smells so delicious!

Do you have any products you want to give some extra use in February?

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