e.l.f. Bite Size Face Duo Review

Hi everyone, 

Recently e.l.f. brought out a new product in the form of their Bite Size Face Duos. These are very similar to the Bite Size Eyeshadow Palettes, but for your face. A little info on the Face Duos; there are 8 colors to choose from, they come in blush and highlighter or bronzer and highlighter, there is a mix of shimmer and matte shades, the colors in each duo compliment each other and the shade range is pretty big for only having 8 palettes. And one of these will run you $3.00. 

This is what each palette looks like and for being bite size the pan size is decent. 

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I bought one just to see how I liked it and I got mine in the shade Lychee.

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I really like this shade for blush, it’s a lightish pink and I’ve found that it’s very buildable. It’s been a long time since I’ve worn an e.l.f. blush and this one is very smooth and nicely pigmented. Initially I wasn’t sure what to think about the highlighter because this is my first experience with an e.l.f highlighter, but I do like it. This one is in a nice lighter gold that has a little bit of rosiness to it. It’s not the most pigmented highlighter ever, but it does build nicely and it’s very pretty when the light hits it. 

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I know that I won’t buy all of the other shades because I won’t use them, but I’ll buy at least one or two more. If you’re wanting a new face palette in general or you’re looking for one to pop in your handbag, I would recommend these.

That about wraps it up for this post, if you’ve purchased one of these let me know which and if you haven’t but are going to I’d love to know which one. 

Until next time, have fun shopping and you can never have too many face palettes :).

-K

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August 2020 BoxyCharm Unboxing

Hi everyone,

I received my August BoxyCharm box yesterday and I thought that today would be the perfect day to go through it. The theme for this month is Boxy Glamping, which is a great theme as for the late summer months.

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So the first product we have is my choice item for the month, the Dr. Brandt Pores No More Pore Purifying Cleanser. This is a cleanser that removes your makeup, residue and any dead skin you may have while also getting rid of sebum and decongesting your pores. This says it will leave your skin feeling mattified and fresh but it won’t dry it out. This is a product I’ve heard a lot of good things about, so I’m excited to try it and I’ll let you guys know what I think.

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The next product we have is the Minetan Body Skin Hydra Glow Sleep Serum. This has a triple action hyaluronic acid formula that works in a time release fashion so you get layers of hydration as you sleep. This is supposed to instantly absorb when you put it on and will not only leave your skin super hydrated but super glowy when you wake up. I really like the idea of this, so I’m interested to try it out and see how I like it.

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Moving on we have the Elizabeth Mott Thank Me Later Eye Primer. This primer says it will enhance your eyeshadow and keep it locked in from day to night so you don’t have to worry, dries quickly and transparent. It’s also cruelty free. I love a good eye primer and I do have a couple of favorites, so I’m interested to see how this one compares.

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The second to last product we have is the Trestique Summer Glow + Go Set. This is a mini set of Trestique’s best selling shades of highlight stick, blush stick, eyeshadow crayon and brow pencil. The highlighter is in the shade Maldives Luminescent and it’s an absolutely gorgeous champagney shade with just the right amount of shimmer and a great glow when it hits the light. I was looking to buy another highlighter in a shade like this, so this is perfect. The blush is in the shade Moroccan Rose. It’s a nice rosey shade that leans towards the natural side and appears to be very buildable. I don’t usually like blush sticks, but I’ll try this one out and see how I feel. The eyeshadow crayon is in the shade Tahitian Shimmer and it’s a unique shadow. It does have a nice amount of shimmer and went on really creamy. It’s a mix of a brown/gold/bronze. It’s a very pretty shadow. And the brown pencil is in the shadow Americano. It’s a nice medium brown in a warmer tone. I like the triangle shape of the pencil and how you can get in there and be precise.

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And the last product we have is the Clarins Velvet Lip Perfector in 03 Velvet Red. This is a liquid lipstick with a moussey texture and a velvety finish. In tone this is a deeper red, but you can tell it has berry undertones. It has shea butter to condition and nourish your lips so they feel hydrated for hours after application. Based on the swatch I can tell this is super pigmented and it felt really light on my hand so I assume it will feel light on the lips. This also has one of those cushion applicators, and I don’t have a lot of lip products with that style of applicator so hopefully it applies as well as others.

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That about wraps it up for this post, if you guys got any of the same products in your August BoxyCharm box let me know and if not I’d love to know what you did get.

Until next time, enjoy your products and I can’t wait to see what I get in my September box :).

-K

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May Favorites

Hi everyone,

As it’s the end of the month I thought it would be a good time to do my May favorites. I tried quite a few new things this month, so I have a good mix. That being said, let’s get into it.

Starting with beauty, I started BoxyCharm and because I subscribed at the very end of April I got my April box in May along with my May box, meaning I have favorites from both. I will of course link both of those posts down below if you haven’t read them. The first is the Pretty Vulgar Uncaged Eyeshadow Primer. My go to eyeshadow primer is the Too Faced Shadow Insurance, but this one is now up there as a go to. It’s on the thicker side and has a fade proof and crease proof translucent finish that really does make my shadow last all day and brings out the vibrance.

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My second beauty favorite is the Murad Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture for eyes. This has hyaluronic acid and algae extract for smoothness, to seal in moisture and help in reducing the look of fine lines and wrinkles. This has quickly become a favorite of mine. I’ve been using this since I got it and I do feel like I can see a difference. I’ve used a few different Murad products and they’re honestly all great. I definitely recommend this if you’re looking for a new eye cream.

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My second to last BoxyCharm favorite is the Alamar Cosmetics Colorete Blush Trio in Medium-Tan. In this palette you get three blushes, hence blush trio, but you have Seclusion which is an orangey/peach shade, Isla which is a coral and Toasted, a rosey pink. These blushes are all very pretty. They’re buildable, blend out nicely and are quite  pigmented without being too much.

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My last BoxyCharm favorite is the Vintage By Jessica Liebeskind Cashmere Lip Pencil in Mocha. This is honestly a great lip pencil. It’s in a really nice medium brown that goes super well with most of my current nudey/brown lipsticks. I’ve also worn this on it’s own all over my lips, it goes on really smooth and has great staying power.

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And my last, non Boxy favorite is the e.l.f. Bite Size eyeshadow palette in Truffles. This palette is a mix of darker neutrals, browns and blacks. There is a lot of versatility in this palette and I’ve worn it a few times since talking about it. I also ordered the rest of the Bite Size palettes I was missing and got them yesterday, so look for part four of the Bite Size series soon.

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Moving on, I have a food favorite and it’s the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Popcorn. Flamin’ Hot Cheetos are one of my favorite snacks and I love popcorn, so when I saw these I was intrigued. These don’t have as much of that vinegar pop that you get with the Cheetos, but they have a good heat and will leave your fingers that bright red-orange.

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And my last favorite, a music favorite, is the 20th Anniversary Edition of B.B. King and Eric Clapton’s Riding With The King album. This comes out on June 26th, but it’s available for pre-order now on CD, 2 LP and Digital. Along with being remastered, this album has also been expanded. So you get two unreleased tracks, Rollin’ and Tumblin’ and Let Me Love You Baby. I have the original CD, but I’ve pre-ordered this. Rollin’ and Tumblin’ has been released on Spotify and I think it’s great. Eric has done a few versions of this song over the years and this one fits in perfectly with the rest of the album and I’m glad they decided to add it in now.

That about wraps it up for this post, if we had any of the same favorites let me know and if not I’d love to know what your May favorites were.

Until next time, enjoy your favorites and I hope you had a great May :).

-K

April BoxyCharm Post: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2020/05/13/april-2020-boxycharm-unboxing/

May BoxyCharm Post: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2020/05/19/may-2020-boxycharm-unboxing/

e.l.f. Bite Size Post: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2020/05/06/e-l-f-bite-size-shadow-part-three-review/

Eric Clapton, B.B. King pre-order link: https://store.ericclapton.com

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April 2020 BoxyCharm Unboxing

Hi everyone,

Today I have something that I’m really excited about, the start of a new series, and that’s monthly BoxyCharm unboxings. I’ve wanted to do BoxyCharm for a while and after the end of Sephora Play, I subscribed. For those who don’t know, BoxyCharm is a $25.00 a month beauty subscription box and in each box you get 5 full size products. There are upgrades you can do and different boxes you can get, but this is the standard box.

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I subscribed at the end of April, so my first box is the April box. When I was going through and setting my preferences, I selected a makeup heavy box with a little bit of skincare, and this box is exactly that.

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The first product we have is the Murad Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture for eyes. This cream has algae extract and hyaluronic acid so it’s supposed to restore smoothness, seal in moisture and help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. I’ve tried a few different Murad products before and really liked them but I’ve never tried any of their eye creams, so I’m excited to try this out and I’ll let you know what I think.

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Next we have the Ciate London Eye Lustre Creme Eyshadow in Cupid. This is a lightweight shadow with color shifting pigments that is supposed to be fall out free. This is honestly one of the prettiest shadows I’ve owned. When you look at it in the tube it’s a really pretty purpley/pink, but when it hits the light it shifts to gold. I’m honestly excited to wear this.

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Moving on we have the Alamar Cosmetics Colorete Blush Trio in Medium-Tan. As this is a blush trio, you get 3 blushes. The first blush is Seclusion, which is a peachy/orange, then there’s Isla, which is a coral shade and Toasted, which is a rosey pink. I’m wearing Isla today and it’s quite pretty. These blushes have a good amount of pigmentation without being over the top and they blend out nicely.

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The second to last product we have is the Vintage By Jessica Liebeskind Cashmere Lip Pencil in Mocha. This is a nice medium brown and it goes on really smooth. I’m wearing it today all over my lips with and I really like the way it looks and how long it wears. About halfway through today I put a Too Faced gloss on top and I still really like how it’s looking. This is a lip pencil I would recommend.

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And the last product we have is the Steve Laurant Lip Gloss in Posh. This is a lightweight, high shine lip gloss with opacity but also gives a great color payoff. When I swatched this it came off as an orangey/brown and my first thought was that it would probably look good with the Vintage Cosmetics lip pencil. I don’t always reach for a gloss when I’m doing my lips, but I’ll give this one a try and see what I think.

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That about wraps it up for this post, if you guys got any of the same products in your April BoxyCharm box let me know and if not I’d love to know what you did get.

Until next time, enjoy your products and I can’t wait to see what I get in my May BoxyCharm box :).

-K

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Recent Makeup Look-Easter 2020 Edition

Hi everyone,

Today I thought it would be fun to share with you the makeup look that I did for Easter and how I did it. For this look I wanted something fun with pastels and I’m really happy with the way it came out.

So the first thing I did for this look was prime my face using the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow. This gives a great subtle glow under foundation. Then I went in with my foundation, the Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory. Next I applied my Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 5, Ivory under my eyes and a few other places I wanted more coverage. And I topped that off with the KVD Vegan Beauty Lock-It translucent setting powder.

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For the rest of my face I started with bronzer and used the Too Faced Extra Toasty, this is a lighter brown and it has a nice amount of pigment and it blends really nicely. I then used the Model Co blush in Peach Bellini, this has a little bit of shimmer and shine and isn’t too pink and I highlighted with the Maybelline Master Chrome highlighter in Molten Rose Gold. This is such a beautiful highlighter, it’s the perfect shade and it has a great pop when the light hits it without it being over the top. This is probably my favorite drugstore highlighter.

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For my eyes I didn’t have a real plan going into it but a few shadows stood out and I went for it. The first thing I did though was prime them with the Too Faced Shadow Insurance 24+ Hour Anti-Crease Eyeshadow Primer. Then I went into the Anastasia Beverly Hills Sultry palette and put Fresh all over my lid as a base. Next I used Bloom, which is a matte pinky coral, from the Sultry palette and packed that into the crease and blended. From there I went into the big palette from the Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party and packed That’s My Jam, a berry toned purple, on the outer corner of my eye and a little bit into the crease to meet Bloom. On my lid I used I Love Yule, a really pretty pink with gold sparkles and I lightly dabbed Tinsel Town, an icy and sparkly purple/white, on top to bring all the colors together. Eyeliner wise I used and KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper and topped off the eyes with the Urban Decay Perversion mascara. On my lips I applied a Too Faced Melted Matte Liquid Lipstick in Queen B, a very pretty mauvey purple and set the whole look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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That about wraps it up for this post, I always love doing posts like this so look out for more in the future and I’d love to know what your Easter makeup look was.

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and you can never have too many sparkly eyeshadows :).

-K

Product Links:

GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow: https://www.sephora.com/product/glowstarter-mega-illuminating-moisturizer-P408739

Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/olay-simply-ageless-foundation?productId=xlsImpprod1060098

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/fit-me-concealer?productId=xlsImpprod2980149

KVD Vegan Beauty Lock It Translucent Setting Powder: https://www.sephora.com/product/lock-it-setting-powder-P409988

Maybelline Master Chrome Highlighter in Molten Rose Gold: https://www.ulta.com/facestudio-master-chrome-metallic-highlighter?productId=xlsImpprod16211169

Too Faced Shadow Insurance 24+ Hour Anti-Crease Eyeshadow Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/shadow-insurance-P202625

KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper: https://www.sephora.com/product/tattoo-liner-P245205

Urban Decay Perversion Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/perversion-mascara-P387956

Too Faced Melted Matte Liquid Lipstick in Queen B: https://www.sephora.com/product/melted-matte-liquified-long-wear-matte-lipstick-P407636?skuId=1789387

Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray: https://www.sephora.com/product/all-nighter-long-lasting-makeup-setting-spray-P263504

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Four Green Makeup Looks Of March 2020

Hi everyone,

Today I thought it would be fun to talk about four makeup looks that I did this month that I had a lot of fun with. I was noticing that I have quite a few different green eyeshadows throughout different palettes, so during the week leading up to St. Patrick’s Day I did different looks using them and I’m really pleased with how they all turned out.

The first look we have is very simple. The first thing I did was prime my face using the First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Pores Be Gone Matte Primer, I’ve been using this primer for a while and I really like it. First Aid Beauty has a great range of products and all the ones I’ve tried have been great. Then I went in with my foundation, the Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless in 205, Ivory. Then I applied my Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 5, Ivory under my eyes and anywhere else I wanted more coverage. I topped that off with the KVD Vegan Beauty Lock-It Translucent setting powder.

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For the rest of my face I used one of my favorite bronzers, the Nars bronzing powder in Laguna. This is a nice lighter brown that’s really blendable and has a nice shimmer to it. Then I went in with a Model Co blush in Peach Bellini and highlighted using the Maybelline Master Chrome highlighter in Molten Rose Gold. This is one of my all time favorite highlighters, it’s a beautiful rose gold that really pops when the light hits it without being too over the top.

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For my eyes I started off by covering them with a little concealer and then I went in with my eyeliner. I used the Lord & Berry Velluto eye pencil in 1808, Supreme Green. This is a deep green that is really pigmented and goes on nice and smooth. I topped that with the Too Faced Better Than Sex mascara, applied Colourpop Lippie Stix in Slacker, this is a gorgeous peachy/nude in a creme finish and set the look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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The next look is one that I found while scrolling through Pinterest and thought it would be really fun to try and recreate and I’m super happy with how it turned out.

For this look I started with the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow. This is something you can wear on it’s own, under foundation or you can use as a highlighter but I like it the best under foundation and it gives a nice subtle glow. I followed that with my Covergirl + Olay foundation, Maybelline Fit Me concealer and I set it with the Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder. You get a nice smooth finish with this powder and it smells like peaches.

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For the rest of my face I applied the Too Faced Extra Toasty bronzer, this too is a nice lighter brown that blends really nicely. Model Co blush in Peach Bellini and the Maybelline Master Chrome highlighter in Molten Rose Gold.

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The eye look is where it gets fun. To start I applied the Too Faced Shadow Insurance 24+ Hour Anti-Crease Eyeshadow Primer, then I went into the big palette from the Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party Collection and the first shadow I applied is Cream Filling, I used this as a base all over the eye. Then I went in to Oh Snap! And did that in the crease and a little bit on the outer corner of the eye. I wanted something with some sparkle that wasn’t too crazy so I went in to Icing On Top for my eyelid. It’s a gorgeous light rose gold. Then to bring in the green I went to the e.l.f. Haute Chocolate Eyes Sugar palette and put the deep sparkly green under my eye and for a little bit of pop I put a tiny bit of sparkly silver in the inner corner. Eyeliner wise I used the Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil in Perversion and I topped off the eyes with the Urban Decay Perversion mascara. For my lips I used the Model Co Illusion Lip Liner, which is a great nude liner, and the Too Faced Peach Kiss Moisture Matte Long Wear Lipstick in Sex On The Peach. And set the whole look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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The second to last look I did is one that I do more often than any of the others and I think it’s a fun look.

To start I primed my face with the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Quench Hydrating Primer. Then I used my Covergirl + Olay foundation, Maybelline Fit Me concealer and Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder.

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For the rest of my face I went in first with the Too Faced Extra Toasty bronzer, then with the Too Faced Daydreamer blush. This blush is a light/medium pink, it’s really pretty on and very buildable. Then I used the Maybelline Master Chrome highlighter in Molten Rose Gold.

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For my eyes I applied the Too Faced Shadow Insurance 24+ Hour Anti-Crease Eyeshadow Primer then used the e.l.f. Haute Chocolate Eyes Sugar Palette and the first shadow I used is a really light peachy/nude and I used that as a base all over the eye. Then I went in to a deep matte green and put that lightly in the crease and more heavily on the outer corner of the eye. And I used the sparkly silver on the lid. I applied the KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper and topped off the eyes with the Lancome Monsieur Big mascara, this does fantastic things for your lashes. I used the Nars Satin Lipstick in Tolede on my lips and set the look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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And the last look I did was for St. Patrick’s Day. I had a lot of fun with this one and it looked even brighter in person than in the photo.

I started this one with the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow then used my Covergirl + Olay foundation, Maybelline Fit Me concealer and KVD Vegan Beauty Lock-It Translucent Setting Powder.

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For the rest of my face I used the Too Faced Extra Toasty bronzer, Model Co blush in Peach Bellini and Maybelline Master Chrome highlighter in Molten Rose Gold.

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For my eyes after applying the Too Faced Shadow Insurance 24+ Hour Anti-Crease Eyeshadow Primer I used that really light peachy/nude shadow from the e.l.f. Haute Chocolate Eyes Sugar Palette as a base, then I went into the e.l.f. Bite Size Eyeshadow Palette in Hot Jalapeno and I used every shade. I first used that light matte green and put that in the crease. Then I used the dark matte green and put that a little bit in the crease but mostly on the outer corner of the eye. I put the bright sparkly gold on the lid and dabbed the light sparkly green on top of that. It made a really fun color mix. I used the KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper and finished the eyes with the Benefit BAD gal BANG! mascara. For my lips I applied the Sephora Collection Rouge Gel Lip Liner in 02 Nothin’ But Nude and the KVD Vegan Beauty Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Ludwig. And set the whole look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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That about wraps it up for this post, I always really like doing these posts so look out for more in the future.

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and you can never have too many green eyeshadows :).

-K

Product Links:

First Aid Beauty Hello FAB Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/hello-fab-pores-be-gone-matte-primer-P442712

GlamGlow Glowstarter in Nude Glow: https://www.sephora.com/product/glowstarter-mega-illuminating-moisturizer-P408739

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Quench Hydrating Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/sea-quench-hydrating-primer-P432866

Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/olay-simply-ageless-foundation?productId=xlsImpprod1060098

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/fit-me-concealer?productId=xlsImpprod2980149

KVD Vegan Beauty Lock-It Translucent Setting Powder: https://www.sephora.com/product/lock-it-setting-powder-P409988

Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder: https://www.sephora.com/product/peach-perfect-mattifying-setting-powder-peaches-cream-collection-P422448?skuId=1961218

Too Faced Shadow Insurance Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/shadow-insurance-P202625

Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray: https://www.sephora.com/product/all-nighter-long-lasting-makeup-setting-spray-P263504

Nars Bronzing Powder in Laguna: https://www.sephora.com/product/bronzing-powder-P12790

Maybelline Master Chrome Highlighter in Molten Rose Gold: https://www.ulta.com/facestudio-master-chrome-metallic-highlighter?productId=xlsImpprod16211169

Lord & Berry Eye Pencil in 1808, Supreme Green: https://www.lordandberry.com/usa/makeup/eyes/eyeshadows/velluto.html

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil in Perversion: https://www.sephora.com/product/24-7-glide-on-eye-pencil-P133707

KVD Vegan Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper: https://www.sephora.com/product/tattoo-liner-P245205

e.l.f. Bite Size Eyeshadow Palette in Hot Jalapeno: https://www.elfcosmetics.com/bite-size-eyeshadow/300165.html?dwvar_300165_color=Cream%20%26%20Sugar&cgid=eyes-eyeshadow-palettes#start=1

Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/better-than-sex-mascara-P381000

Urban Decay Perversion Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/perversion-mascara-P387956

Lancome Monsieur Big Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/monsieur-big-mascara-P419848

Benefit BAD gal BANG! Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/bad-gal-bang-mascara-P427517

Colourpop Lippie Stix in Slacker: https://colourpop.com/products/slacker

Model Co Illusion Lip Liner: https://modelco.com/lip-enhancer-lip

Too Faced Peach Kiss Lipstick in Sex On The Peach: https://www.sephora.com/product/peach-kiss-moisture-matte-long-wear-lipstick-peaches-cream-collection-P422600?skuId=2108017

Nars Satin Lipstick in Tolede: https://www.sephora.com/products/lipstick-P448502?skuld=2245538

Sephora Collection Rouge Gel Lip Liner in 02 Nothin’ But Nude: https://www.sephora.com/product/rouge-gel-lip-liner-P401715?skuId=1691310

KVD Vegan Beauty Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Ludwig: https://www.sephora.com/product/everlasting-love-liquid-lipstick-P384954?skuId=1887926

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Three Recent Makeup Looks Winter Edition

Hi everyone,

Today I’m going to be showing and walking through three of my recent makeup looks. I always enjoy doing this type of post, and with that being said, let’s get into it.

The first look we have is from right after Christmas when I was wanting to try out my new makeup, so I had a little look through the Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party collection. I did do a post on that recently, so I will link that down below. The first thing I did was prime my face with the Make Up For Ever Step 1 Smoothing Primer, I’ve been using this primer for a while and I really like it. It gives me a great base to work with. Then I went in with my foundation, the Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless in 205, Ivory. After that I used the Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 5, Ivory and I put that under my eyes to highlight and a few other places. And I topped that off with the Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder in Translucent Peach Whisper. This has quickly become one of my go to setting powders, it gives you a great smooth finish and it smells like peaches which is a nice addition.

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For the rest of my face I used the blush, bronzer, highlighter palette from the Christmas Cookie House Party collection. The bronzer, Extra Toasty is a really nice lighter brown and it blends really nicely. The blush, Daydreamer is a lighter to medium pink and it’s very buildable and the highlighter, Get Frosted, is gold with pink undertones and it’s so pretty.

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For my eye look I wanted to do something simple but fun. So the first thing I did was use the Too Faced 24+ Hour Anti Crease Shadow Insurance Eye Shadow Primer. This primer is great, it locks in my eye shadow and it works really well with glitter and shimmer shadows. Then I went in with What A Batch, I used that as my base shadow and because it’s a lighter brown that gives off a nice color, I used a little extra in the crease. Then I used Secret Santa, a deep chocolate brown on the outer corner and brought it in a bit and blended. I then took Easy Bake Lovin’ which is a really pretty, and pigmented, deep sparkly copper and put that over the rest of my eyelid and blended. I used the Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper and topped it off with the Smashbox Super Fan Fanned Out mascara. To bring the look together I used the Too Faced Peach Kiss Lipstick in Sex On The Peach. There are a ton of different shades of these lipsticks but they’re all really pigmented, long wearing and smell like peaches.

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My second look was from that time between Christmas and New Years when no one really knows what to do with themselves and for the first time in a while, I was bored. So I thought that having fun with makeup would be a great way to use my time. I was right.

For this look, I used the GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow, then same base as the previous look. Covergirl + Olay Simple Ageless foundation in 205, Ivory. Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 5, Ivory and Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder.

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For the rest of my face I used the Too Faced Extra Toasty bronzer, the Seraphine Botanicals Lychee + Gold Healthy Glow Rose-Gold Blush, which is one of my favorites. And the Too Faced Get Frosted highlighter. The rose gold sparkle in the blush goes so well with the tone and sparkle of Get Frosted.

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For my eyes I went to the smaller palette in the Christmas Cookie House Party collection and after using the Too Faced Shadow Insurance, I first went in with On A Roll which is a light beigey nude and I used that as a base and I put a little extra in the crease. Then I used Can’t Catch Me, which is a dark brown, in the outer corner and I brought that in a little bit. I then picked the glitter shadow that on first glance stood out the most and that is Snow Pink and it’s rose gold. Since this look I’ve worn another glitter shadow and they’re all so good. I went with my go to Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper for liner and finished the look with the Lancome Monsieur Big mascara, my favorite of the Lancome mascaras. I wanted a more neutral lip so I used the Too Faced Peach Kiss Lipstick in Sex On The Peach. And spritzed my face with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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And the third look we have is from NYE. For this look I wanted to do something fun and play with color.

My base for this look is the same as the previous, GlamGlow Glowstarter Mega Illuminating Moisturizer in Nude Glow primer, Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless foundation in 205, Ivory, Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 5, Ivory and Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder.

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For the rest of my face, I used one of my favorite bronzers, Benefit Hoola, then I used the Model Co blush in Peach Bellini and the Too Faced Get Frosted highlighter.

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For my eyes, the first thing I did was apply the Too Faced Shadow Insurance Eye Shadow primer, then I went in with Cream Filling, which is a nude and I used that as a base. Then I used That’s My Jam, a really fun and pretty berry toned purple and I used that on the outer corner of my eye and brought it in about halfway and blended. I wanted something that would add sparkle and go with the purple, so I used Tinsel Town, which is a sparkly purple/white. I then used the Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper and brought it together with the Urban Decay Perversion mascara. I wanted a little bit of sparkle on my lips as well so I used the Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Liquid Lipstick in Crush and topped it with 69, Winter Blizzard from the Sephora Collection Frosted Kisses #LipStories set. It’s a metallic white base with pink shimmer and it’s so gorgeous. Then I spritzed my face with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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That about wraps it up for this post, like I said, I quite like doing this type of post so look out for more in the future.

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and makeup is always fun :).

-K

Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party Post: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2020/01/16/too-faced-christmas-cookie-house-party-review/

Sephora Collection Frosted Kisses #LipStories Post: https://kyranycoleblog.com/2020/01/21/sephora-collection-frosted-kisses-review/

Product Links:

Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/olay-simply-ageless-foundation?productId=xlsImpprod1060098

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory: https://www.ulta.com/fit-me-concealer?productId=xlsImpprod2980149

Too Faced Peach Perfect Mattifying Loose Setting Powder: https://www.sephora.com/product/peach-perfect-mattifying-setting-powder-peaches-cream-collection-P422448?skuId=1961218

Benefit Hoola Bronzer: https://www.sephora.com/product/hoola-matte-bronzer-P290636

Seraphine Botanicals Blush: https://seraphinebotanicals.com/products/lychee-gold

Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper: https://www.sephora.com/product/tattoo-liner-P245205

Smashbox Super Fan Fanned Out Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/super-fan-mascara-P429021

Lancome Monsieur Big Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/monsieur-big-mascara-P419848

Urban Decay Perversion Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/perversion-mascara-P387956

Too Faced Peach Kiss Lipstick in Sex On The Peach: https://www.sephora.com/product/peach-kiss-moisture-matte-long-wear-lipstick-peaches-cream-collection-P422600?skuId=2108017

Anastasia Beverly Hills Matte Liquid Lipstick in Crush: https://www.sephora.com/product/liquid-lipstick-P404831?skuId=1790674

Sephora Collection 69, Winter Blizzard Metallic Lipstick: https://www.sephora.com/product/lipstories-lipstick-P424915?skuId=2148369

Too Faced Shadow Insurance Eye Shadow Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/shadow-insurance-P202625

GlamGlow Glowstarter in Nude Glow: https://www.sephora.com/product/glowstarter-mega-illuminating-moisturizer-P408739

Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray: https://www.sephora.com/product/all-nighter-long-lasting-makeup-setting-spray-P263504

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Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party Review

Hi everyone,

Today I’m going to be doing a review of the Too Faced Christmas Cookie House Party collection. It’s currently snowing and has been for a couple days so it’s very wintery, cozy vibes, so this fits perfectly. And that being said, let’s get into it.

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So with this collection you get quite a few pieces. You get a Better Than Sex Mascara, 24+ Hour Anti Crease Shadow Insurance Eye Shadow Primer, a Melted Matte Long Wear Lipstick, a blush, bronzer, highlighter palette, a 6 shadow palette and the big 20 shadow palette.

 

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The Better Than Sex Mascara is one of my all time favorites. It has a nice big brush, it coats all of my lashes giving them volume and length and it doesn’t clump.

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I’ve always been a big fan of the Melted Matte Lipsticks. The formula is great, there is a fantastic range of colors and they don’t feel heavy or dry out my lips. This particular one is in the shade Gingerbread Man, it’s a really nice orangey brown and it smells like gingerbread.

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I did forget to take a separate picture of the Eye Shadow Primer, but I do quite like it and it’s great with the glitter shadows.

Moving to palettes, one thing that I find so cool about this set it the palettes are magnetic so they stick to one another. This one is the blush, bronzer, highlighter, it’s the roof of the house. And it has snow and various sweets on it.

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The highlighter is called Get Frosted and it’s a super pretty gold with a pink undertone and the way it catches the light when it’s on the face is so nice. The blush is Daydreamer and it’s a nice medium pink and the bronzer, Extra Toasty is a lighter brown but it’s so nice on and it blends well.

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The first of the eye shadow palettes, the 6 shadow, is the front door if you will of the house and it has a gingerbread man with a candy cane on it.

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This has the glitter shadows in it along with two mattes. And says ‘Tis The Season To Sparkle. The first glitter we have is called Frost Yourselves and it’s silver. Next is Miss Kringle and that is gold. Then we have Snow Pink, which is the one I’ve worn and it’s rose gold. Next to that is All My Wishes and that is a brown with gold. And the mattes are On A Roll which is a light beigey nude and Can’t Catch Me which is a dark brown.

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Now we have the big 20 shadow palette, the main part of the house. On the front is snow and various sweets, two windows, one has a Christmas tree and the other has a dog and in the middle is a gingerbread woman opening the door and holding a present.

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On the inside this has the two gingerbread people cheersing under some decorations and on the other side is the shadows. And these do smell like fresh gingerbread.

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I swatched these two rows at a time on my arm. So the first one we have is Snow Fake, it has so much more dimension on the eyes than in the swatch. Then there’s Sled No One Ever, a light brown, Santa’s Favorite which is a sparkly purple-ish red and That’s My Jam, a berry toned purple. The second row starts off with Cream Filling which is a nude, then there Icing On Top a really pretty light rose gold. Next to that is Nooks and Cranberries which is a deep red with some brown undertones and Ginger Bells, a gorgeous orange.

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The third row starts with I Love Yule, a really pretty pink with gold sparkles. Next to that is Tinsel Town and that is a really light sparkly purple/white. Then there’s Cinnamagic a sparkly bronzey orange and Secret Santa, a deep chocolate brown. Row four starts with Oh Snap, a milk chocolate brown. Then there’s Don’t Hate, Decorate, a sparkly brown. Next to that is Get Elfed Up, a lovely sparkly gold and What A Batch, a light brown.

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And the last row, row five, starts with Drink Up Grinches, a gorgeous sparkly emerald green. Then there’s Kiss and Caramel, a medium sparkly gold. Next to that is Hot and Coal, which is black with a silver sparkle and Easy Bake Lover, a deep sparkly copper.

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That about wraps it up for this post, I’m having so much fun playing with this collection and I have a post going up in a few days showing some of the looks I’ve created with it.

Until next time, have fun creating different looks and you can never have too many eye shadow palettes :).

-K

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Recent Makeup Looks September 2019

Hi everyone,

Today I’m going to be sharing some of my most recent makeup looks and showing you guys how I did them. I quite like doing this style of post, so let’s get into it.

The first look we have is from a day when it was super cold and rainy, basically it was the first really Fall feeling day we had so I just went for it. The first thing I did was prime my face using the Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base, this has quickly become my favorite primer. Then I went in with my foundation, the Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless in 205, Ivory. After that I used the Maybelline Fit Me concealer in 5, Ivory and I put that under my eyes to highlight and a few other places. And I top that off with the Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder.

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For the rest of my face, the first thing I did was go in with bronzer and for that I used the Benefit Hoola Bronzer. Then I used the Model Co Blush in Peach Bellini, I’m loving this shade of blush right now. And finally I used the Too Faced Dashing Through The Glow Highlighter, I’m literally using the very last of this which makes me a little sad because it’s so good but Too Faced has a couple other highlighters that I have my eye on.

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For the part of this look that I really love, the eyes, the first thing I did was prime my eyes with the Nars Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base. Then I went into the Colourpop She palette and the first shade I used was Duchess and I put that in the crease and brought it down just a little bit. Then I used Filly on the outer corner and brought it in about halfway on my eyelid and blended. I then took 5 Golden Rings from a Too Faced palette and mixed that with Chick. I decided to bring the whole Fall theme together by using the NYX Slide On Liner in Brown Perfection and I topped off the eyes with the Urban Decay Perversion mascara.

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For my lips I went with one of my favorite combos for nudey/brown lips and that is the Sephora Collection Rouge Gel Lip Liner in 02 Nothin’ But Nude and the Kat Von D Beauty Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Ludwig. And I topped off the whole look with the Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray.

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My second look is from yesterday. I got my hair done last Friday and I’m having a lot of fun with it and now that it’s much brighter I feel like my makeup is looking better so I decided to have some fun with some pink shades.

I followed the same steps as the last look, Bobbi Brown Face Base, Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless in 205, Ivory, Maybelline Fit Me in 5, Ivory and Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder.

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For the rest of my face I used the Benefit Hoola Bronzer, Seraphine Botanicals Lychee + Gold Healthy Glow Rose-Gold Blush and Tini Beauty Barfly Highlighter in Candlelit.

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For my eyes, after using the Nars Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base, I went to my Colourpop She palette and used Dear in the crease and I brought that down just a bit. Then I went in the inner corner with Madamoiselle, decided that it was too similar so I packed Missy on top of it and it ended up looking better than I thought and you could see a little of the shimmer from Madamoiselle coming through. And the I used Pearl from the Anastasia Beverly Hills Sultry palette in the inner corner. Eyeliner wise I used the Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper and finished the look with the Benefit BADgal BANG! mascara.

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I finished the look with the Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Crush and locked it all in with the e.l.f. Mist and Set Spray.

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That about wraps it up for this post, I’d love to know which of these looks is your favorite if you have one.

Until next time, enjoy creating different looks and playing with makeup is always fun :).

-K

Product Links:

Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base: https://www.sephora.com/product/vitamin-enriched-face-base-P270594

Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205: https://www.ulta.com/olay-simply-ageless-foundation?productId=xlsImpprod1060098

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5: https://www.ulta.com/fit-me-concealer?productId=xlsImpprod2980149

Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder: https://www.sephora.com/product/translucent-loose-setting-powder-P109908

Benefit Hoola Bronzer: https://www.sephora.com/product/hoola-matte-bronzer-P290636

Seraphine Botanicals Lychee + Gold Blush: https://seraphinebotanicals.com/products/lychee-gold

Nars Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base: https://www.sephora.com/product/pro-prime-smudge-proof-eyeshadow-base-P261211

Colourpop She Palette: https://colourpop.com/products/she

ABH Sultry Palette: https://www.anastasiabeverlyhills.com/sultry-eyeshadow-palette/ABH01-18176.html

NYX Slide on Liner in Brown Perfection: https://www.ulta.com/slide-on-eye-pencil?productId=xlsImpprod3490137

Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper: https://www.sephora.com/product/tattoo-liner-P245205

Urban Decay Perversion Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/perversion-mascara-P387956

Benefit BADgal BANG! Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/bad-gal-bang-mascara-P427517

Sephora Collection Rouge Gel Lip Liner in 02 Nothin’ But Nude: https://www.sephora.com/product/rouge-gel-lip-liner-P401715?skuId=1691310

Kat Von D Beauty Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Ludwig: https://www.sephora.com/product/everlasting-love-liquid-lipstick-P384954?skuId=1887926

ABH Liquid Lipstick in Crush: https://www.sephora.com/product/liquid-lipstick-P404831?skuId=1790674

Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray: https://www.sephora.com/product/all-nighter-long-lasting-makeup-setting-spray-P263504

e.l.f. Mist and Set Spray: https://www.elfcosmetics.com/makeup-mist-and-set/300086.html

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Recent Makeup Look: Purple Smokey Eye

Hi everyone,

Recently I did a makeup look that I hadn’t done before, a purple smokey eye, and I thought it would be fun to walk through it with you guys and show you what I used because it was a lot of fun and I’m really happy with the way it turned out.

So the first thing I did is prime my face using the Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Quench Hydrating Primer. I’ve been using this for a while and I really like it, it helps to wake up your face and it gives you a really nice base to work with.

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Then I went in with my foundation, the Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205 Ivory. From there I applied the Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5, Ivory to highlight under my eyes and a few other places. To top all that off I used the Kat Von D Beauty Lock-It Setting Powder in Translucent. This is probably my favorite powder, but the Laura Mercier Setting Powder is a close second. And I put this all over the face as well as doing some baking under the eyes.

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For the rest of my face the first thing I did is bronze using the Benefit Hoola bronzer. I’ve used Hoola on and off for a while and it always has a place in my makeup bag, it’s so good and it gives you such a nice color. Then I used the Model Co Peach Bellini blush. This blush is really pretty, it has a nice shimmer and it’s buildable. And for my highlight I used the Tini Beauty Barfly Highlighter in Candlelit. This is one of my favorite highlighters, it’s a really pretty pink and when the light hits it you get a really pretty glow.

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For my eyes the first thing I did was prime using the Nars Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base.

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Then I went in with the Too Faced I Believe In Pink palette. I’ve used one or two colors from this palette but haven’t really played with it too much. The first color I used was Spoiled Rotten and I put that in the crease and down on the eyelid but not all the way down. Then I used Wish For It on the outer edge and brought that in about halfway on the lid and blended. I then took Pink Christmas and put it in the inner corner and out to where Wish For It was and blended lightly where those two shadows met. Because I wanted a little more of a shimmer, I took Pearl from the Anastasia Beverly Hills Sultry palette and put a bit of that on top of Pink Christmas. As for eyeliner, I used the Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper. Benefit BAD gal BANG! mascara was next and lipstick wise I used the Colourpop Lippie Stix in Slacker. I love the Colourpop Lippie Stix, this one is a gorgeous peachy shade, super pigmented and the formula is fantastic. And I topped it off with the Supergoop Defense Refresh Setting Mist Broad Spectrum SPF 50.

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That about wraps it up for this post, I always like doing this style of post so definitely look out for more in the future.

Until next time, enjoying creating different looks and playing with makeup is always fun :).

-K

Product Links:

Tarte Quench Hydrating Primer: https://www.sephora.com/product/quench-hydrating-primer-sea-collection-P432866

Covergirl + Olay Simply Ageless Foundation in 205: https://www.ulta.com/olay-simply-ageless-foundation?productId=xlsImpprod1060098

Maybelline Fit Me Concealer in 5: https://www.ulta.com/fit-me-concealer?productId=xlsImpprod2980149

Kat Von D Beauty Lock-It Setting Powder: https://www.sephora.com/product/lock-it-setting-powder-P409988

Benefit Hoola Bronzer: https://www.sephora.com/product/hoola-matte-bronzer-P290636

Nars Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base: https://www.sephora.com/product/pro-prime-smudge-proof-eyeshadow-base-P261211

ABH Sultry palette: https://www.anastasiabeverlyhills.com/sultry-eyeshadow-palette/ABH01-18176.html

Kat Von D Beauty Tattoo Liner in Trooper: https://www.sephora.com/product/tattoo-liner-P245205

Benefit BAD gal BANG! Mascara: https://www.sephora.com/product/bad-gal-bang-mascara-P427517

Colourpop Lippie Stix in Slacker: https://colourpop.com/products/slacker

Supergoop Setting Spray: https://www.sephora.com/product/supergoop-x-rebecca-taylor-defense-refresh-setting-mist-broad-spectrum-sunscreen-spf-50-P442982

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