EOS Shimmer Lip Balm New, and loving it!


Hello everyone, happy Wednesday, and happy hump day, I hope everyone is having a great week so far. I keep telling myself to stay up to date, and yes I keep buying new makeup, and beauty products, so now I have a ton of catching up to do. The holiday collections are all releasing, so it’s pretty fun, and exciting!! I LOVE holiday makeup sets, I can’t resist, as I’m sure many of you can’t as well, oh the temptation!! 

EOS is a great drugstore lip balm brand, you may know of them, they are pretty darn popular. I have about 20 of them so far, and really didn’t need more, but how can I resist the new shimmer ones? I can’t, and I wanted to review them for you all as well. They are packed with a beautiful shimmer, that adds the perfect sparkle to your lips, okay my lips, and I can’t get enough of them, I really have been loving them so far! I have always been a lip product kind of gal, something about all the different types of lip products, that give so many different looks that I can’t resist!! Lips are in constant need of attention, so they are always needing something on them! my favorite lip products, or type has always been lipgloss, I love the gloss look, funny fact when matte lips were all the rage, okay they still are, lol, I was like what??? NO!!! lol, funny I know, I am getting more used to them, and do wear the look on occasional, although, still not my favorite. I also have always loved shimmer, ever since I was a little girl, my lips had to be shimmery, or sparkly, thanks bonne bell lipsmack, the addiction started young!! Anyways, with living in the pacific northwest the weather can change so drastically from day to day, so my lip products change as well, and they change often, which I don’t mind 🙂 



My Review: 

I love EOS, as a brand, and their lip balms. I love how the ingredients are quality, and good for your lips, and the environment as well. They smell amazing, and truly are moisturizing for your lips. The shimmer I was really excited about because I already love the regular eos, and I have a ton of them, all different scents/ flavors. The clear balm gives the perfect amount of moisture, and they glide on effortlessly, the shape of the balm is a great idea, no wonder why so many other brands try and copy the design! I love these new shimmer balms, they add a slight sparkle, and the pink one adds a tiny amount of pink without being overbearing, which is nice. The scents are nice as well, sweet, but not floral. I really like the new packaging on these as well, it makes them feel more fancy. The price on these are around $2 more each, but I feel it’s very worth the price increase for what your getting!  I recommend these for sure, they work great, and will be great to have for the coming winter months, and the holidays! Would make a great stocking stuffer! 



eos Shimmer lip balm in Sheer Pink softens your lips while providing a touch of shimmer and shine for a soft beauty you will love. Enriched with moisturizing shea butter, jojoba oil and anti-oxidant vitamin E, eos keeps your lips moist, soft and beautiful.

Shea butter softens and nourishes
Jojoba oil provides long lasting moisture
Vitamin E provides anti-oxidant protection
Precisely glides on lips
Provides subtle pink tint
0.25 oz


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eos Shimmer lip balm in Pearl softens your lips while providing a touch of shimmer and shine for a soft beauty you will love. Enriched with moisturizing shea butter, jojoba oil and anti-oxidant vitamin E, eos keeps your lips moist, soft and beautiful.

Shea butter softens and nourishes
Jojoba oil provides long lasting moisture
Vitamin E provides anti-oxidant protection
Precisely glides on lips
Twist-off top
0.25 oz


New Makeup At Sephora & Life Update 1/29/16



Hello there my loves!! I hope you all have been good, and life has been treating you well! I know I decided to take some  time off, I went to Las Vegas for a work trip, and fun, and just needed some time to deal with some things I have been dealing with in my life, so I really appreciate your patience, and keep me in your thoughts please, thank you so much, I am hoping things will start to get better, and become normal again. I am hoping to find more time for things that I enjoy again, and not be so exhausted all the time, and get back to life, a happy life. So ya, I will try and do my best, and get back into blogging, and vlogging, thank you for sticking with me, and showing my blog, and youtube channel continued love! I can’t believe January is already said, and done, that went by so incredibly fast!!! Happy makeup shopping everyone, remember to make someone smile today, because you never know what they are struggling with 🙂


Nars: Narsissist Cheek Studio Palette


Make Up For Ever: Artist Palette Vol. 3- Florals


Kevyn Aucoin: Essential Starter Kit


Anastasia Beverly Hills: Brow Definer


Stila: Aqua Glow Serum Foundation

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Clinique: Lid Pop

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YSL: Touche Eclat Neutralizers


Tarte: Tartelette Tease


Guerlain: Rose Aux Joues Blush


Urban Decay: UD Gwen Stefani Blush Palette


Becca: Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation


Hourglass: Ambient Strobe Lightening Powder


Kat Von D: Shade + Light Two Tone Blush


Givenchy: Rouge Interdit Vinyl Color Enhancing Lipstick


Dinoplatz: Triceratops Multi-Face Palette


Givenchy: Le Prisme Blush Powder Blush


Urban Decay: UD Gwen Stefani Brow Box


Urban Decay: UD Gwen Stefani 24/7 Glide- On Lip Pencil


Urban Decay: UD Gwen Stefani Lipstick


Clinique: Kiss, Boom, Pop! Lip Set

Thanks for reading, let me know if you picked up anything new lately, or any of these new at sephora items! I just picked up the blush palette, I will be doing a full review on it, the colors, and pigmentation are amazing, the colors are so unique, and beautiful! I think I am also going to get one of the urban decay’s Gwen Stefani lipsticks, the packaging is absolutely beautiful, me, and gold just go so perfectly together, I need it in my life!! 🙂

(No idea where my normal one went)

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Nars *Steven Klein* Collection Review


Hello there loves!! I do realize that I am a bit late on the game on this, I honestly planned to do this post like a month ago, I put it all in a pile, and no joke forgot about it!! WHAT? Ya, that happened, #makeuphoarderproblems LOL. So, I was organizing, and was SO happy when I found it all yeah, now I can finally start using all of these BEAUTIFUL products from cars, YES girls, YES! This collection was one of the most beautiful, and useable collections that I have seen from nars, when I saw the sneak peaks, and new I wanted it all, okay, yes I was dreaming…… but I knew there were definitely some that were must haves for me! I went ahead and bought the ones that I really wanted, and am SO glad that I did, they are all absolutely amazing, the colors are perfect. My favorite thing about the collection is the super cool packaging, the design is so modern, fun, and full of character, which I love! Were you able to pick up anything from the collection? I know a lot is still available, try finding these on sephora, nordstrom, and the nars website directly, some of these are nordstrom exclusives as well. I highly recommend the eyeshadow single in “stud” it is stunning, and is so unique, the shadow blends magically, and is super pigmented, and buttery, you will love anything from the collection though as I do! Nars quality is simply amazing, it will always be one of my all time favorite brands! I am going to review the items that I purchased from the collection fyi, it was a large collection! 


François Nars and Steven Klein come together with design legend Fabien Baron to create an exquisite fantasy played to extremes.
“Steven is an iconic fashion photographer. His work defies the rules of photography—it’s arresting and provocative. It pushes boundaries and elicits a reaction. I like that. He perfectly embodies the spirit of NARS.” —François Nars, Founder & Creative Director

“I’ve always had the highest regard for François’ work. He is the pioneer of moving from one of the greatest makeup artists to creating great makeup. It is super exciting for me to collaborate using my photographs and joining them with his cosmetic genius.” —Steven Klein, Photographer



Seven shades for having your way with cheeks. Four blushes, a contouring duo, and a glowing Laguna bronzer bring color in full force.

  • Dolca Vita Plum
  • Luster Peach
  • Robotic Soft pink
  • Blasphemy Coral
  • Paloma Contouring Duo
  • Laguna Bronzer


  • Mortal Iridescent pearl white
  • Stud Soft pewter bronze
  • Never Too Late Olive green with gold shimmer



  • Vengeful White-gold highlight / Shimmering brick-red



  • Studly Gold
  • Stag Film Taupe
  • Subra Burgundy
  • Blackmail Black
  • Via Veneto Black






Sephora Black Friday $10 Makeup Deals With Links!

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Don’t forget to get a FREE mini (5 to choose from) use code: ESCAPE or if you are a VIB or ROUGE use code: VIB PLUS to get 2 minis! 

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4:00 PM PST ***UPDATE*** Sadly, a lot have already sold out on sephora.com, I hope the direct links helped you get what you wanted, sorry about that! These go very quickly online, and in stores as you may have guessed 🙂

Oh you know what time it is! OMG I hope you all had a wonderful, and happy Thanksgiving! My meal was delicious as usual, and spending time with my amazing family is even better, so very thankful! I am in a total food coma, no joke I just spent the last hour getting this blog post up, I hope you guys are able to grab some great deals at sephora!!! I was able to get all I wanted, yeah, such great deals! If you are interested in the first tarte blush set, as you may remember, I did a blog post recently on this set with swatches, yep it was a total glitch when I saw it, and grabbed it on the sephora website, so if you would like to check that blog post out I will link it below. Happy Black Friday everyone, okay as I am writing this it’s not quite midnight here, but no, I will not be going out into the craziness lol, but I wish all of you the best of luck! I may go to one store, but not sure if I want to brave it yet! Get those great deals, they only come this great once a year! Enjoy, and happy shopping! This post is only for all the black friday $10 items at sephora, they are both online, and in stores, but please realize these will sell out VERY fast, and some are online only exclusives! The sets that I picked up, and felt like I couldn’t live with out were, The tarte set (I already purchased this), the nest trio, the caudalie set, the buxom set, and the bare minerals trio lipgloss set, so I am excited that I got all that I wanted, yeah! Please let me know in the comments what you are most excited about or what you were able to get. Do you have any suggestions to where I should check to get more great black Friday deals? I feel like I have checked, okay stalked everything lol 🙂


I wanted to add some NEW Makeup this week too, because there are some GREAT ones coming out this week, that Urban Decay Palette (Gwen Steffani) YES PLEASE!!! I am just including pictures though, time for bed! 🙂

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My blog post on the target blush set below check it out for swatches! 

Tarte Blog Post & Swatches Here

Tarte $10


Make Up For Ever $10


First Aid Beauty $10


Nest $10


Too Faced $10


Boscia $10


Ciate $10


Jack Black $10


Formula X $10 (each)



Caudalie $10


Tokyomilk $10


Buxom $10


Sephora $10


Living Proof $10


Tarte $10


Clarisonic $10


Urban Decay $10


Clean $10


Sephora $10


Cover FX $10


Josie Maron $10


Orgins $10


Sephora $10


Tocca $10


Caviar $10


Clarisonic $10


Sephora $10


Ole Henricksen $10


Blinc $10


Smashbox $10


Bare Minerals $10


Bare Minerals $10


Butter London $10



Nails Inc. $10


Disclaimer—-This is a personal blog for reviewing purposes, and I do not receive monetary compensation for any of my product reviews, if I received them for free I will say. All reviews represent the opinion of bflyrenee’s reviews, and beauty. All images are property of sephora. 

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New Makeup at Sephora Week 11/6/2015


Hello everyone, happy Friday, yeah right!? This week literally flew by, I sure posted a ton, and will continue to do so, been playing catch up, typical end of the month stuff that’s for sure. I hope you all have enjoyed my recent posts, I have been working hard 🙂 Okay so yes as always, there is even more new makeup this week, a lot are the new sephora favorites kits, which I LOVE I can’t get enough, I ended up getting 2 of the kits, but I want them all I tell ya that’s for sure, they are such great values that it’s hard not to! I am definitely a sucker for little sample items, I know it’s the subscription box lover in me, I become helpless, lol! I am refraining though somewhat, if they go on clearance at some point, I will get more. Anyways, I hope you enjoy this weeks post. I decided not to include the links, please let me know in the comments what you think, if I should continue including those or if it doesn’t matter, I always want feedback. It’s just additional work, and these posts are always lengthly, and take a while to create so let me know if you want them back or not, I would appreciate it 🙂 Have a great weekend, also let me know what you were able to pick up this last week, or maybe something I should be sure to get!! I did get the kat von d lip duo, and I also got the new nars Steven Klein blush, and 2 eyeshadows, I will be posting that review soon, so be sure to check back as they will sell out very quickly and are absolutely stunning!!!! 

Sephora Favorites
Beauty Sleep $30


Sephora Favorites
Beauty Unmasked $38


Sephora Favorites
Eau So Luxe Perfume Sampler $25


Sephora Favorites
Cleansing Ritual To Go $20


Nars Steven Klein Collaboration Killer Heels Lipstick Coffret $49


Whole Lotta Chubby $25


Bobbi Brown
Long-Wear Eye Set $49


My French Noel Palette $65


Sugar Rosé Extreme Tinted Lip Treatment Ornament $22.50


MODSTER Mānuka Honey Enriched Pigment Duo $29


Yves Saint Laurent
Rouge Pur Couture Mini Collection $50


Too Cool For School
Dinoplatz Holiday Wish List Lip Balm Trio $35


Bobbi Brown
Art Stick Trio $61


Anastasia Beverly Hills
Self-Made Eye Shadow Palette $35


Bobbi Brown
Deluxe Eye & Cheek Palette $85


Disclaimer—-This is a personal blog for reviewing purposes, and I do not receive monetary compensation for any of my product reviews, if I received them for free I will say. All reviews represent the opinion of bflyrenee’s reviews, and beauty. All images are property of sephora.

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HUGE goodwill/ thrift store shopping beauty haul target & vintage items!

Well, hello there lovies, I hope your week is going great. So, your hear because I am guessing you want to check out what I got at goodwill huh? Your at the right place, I got some amazing deals, I couldn’t believe how great, I was shocked, and so happy when I found these deals. Goodwill, and thrift store shopping I have always really enjoyed doing, there is something about the hunt, the thrill, of what you may find! I like to call it an easter egg hunt, sometimes, you just happen to get it right, and find really cool stuff, and sometimes you get nothing. I am lucky to live where I live because I have about 10 different goodwill stores, some being superstores, all within my city, awesome, I know how lucky I am. Apparently, my state (city) has the best, and most profitable goodwill’s in the country, I know this because people come to our main store to train, and I have read places, many times how profitable our goodwill’s are. I think it’s because I live in a beautiful, nature loving, eco-friendly state. I constantly am donating, and purchasing from all the goodwill’s by me, so it’s a win, win for everyone. I shop so much (okay, let’s not get crazy) but I stop in so often, that I know the employees ha, ha, hey they help me out, and give me little insights on when the good stuff comes in, they call it the 509, aka that means target stuff. So yes, most of what I buy are those 509 items, that target has sold to goodwill, I learned that goodwill get’s palettes full of random stuff like returns, clearance items, discontinued items, etc. and goodwill will then buy those palettes (not knowing what’s in them) for a very low price, so they can make a profit by selling to the customers (like myself) it’s pretty secretive still, which is weird, they aren’t supposed to say it’s from target, or that pink tags are target, or when they come in (I still don’t know, I only know when one stores 509’s comes in) I know it’s secretive I tell ya! But it’s all the fun in stopping in, and looking for stuff, most of the time I go straight back to where the cosmetics, and beauty section is, because that’s where all the good stuff always is, and duh I am a beauty blogger, and makeup junkie so of coarse I go straight to that section 🙂 

I got some amazing stuff over the past 2 months, and wanted to share with all of you, I know this is a different type of post, but a lot of the items are beauty related, so I thought you all would want to check it out too, maybe you also share a love of good deals, and bargain shopping, or finding really cool vintage items like myself. Everything is deeply discounted, and a lot of stuff in my home I have gotten a deal on at goodwill, brand new items, I love me some goodwill shopping, and am definitely not afraid to admit it! I used to post my great finds a lot on my personal Facebook, and people would be shocked, and amazed that I shop there, and find such amazing deals, I tell them, you should shop there too, why not!? 

The coolest things I have ever gotten from goodwill, OMG to many to list, but I will try!

Patio chair (smith & hawken brand, brand new in the box)

Rug (large area rug that I have had for 10 years) 

Pictures (SO many awesome pictures that are hanging on my walls)

Le creuset items

Pampered chef items

Jewelry box (from this haul)

Various makeup 

Goodwill Haul 

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Okay, so as you can see from the pictures, I got some great stuff, can you believe the It cosmetics blenders were 99 cents each, of coarse I bought all 4! I also couldn’t believe that I got that set of buxom lip glosses for $4.99, I’m telling ya, I just get lucky! I have a hard time paying retail for anything now days, it’s funny, because I know I can find it at goodwill, I may wait a long time, one time I found something after a year of looking……… but it’s always worth the wait to save money, who doesn’t want to do that! 🙂 I hope you enjoy this post, and please watch the video for more details on each item in the haul! Happy bargain hunting to you all! 

Disclaimer—-This is a personal blog for reviewing purposes, and I do not receive monetary compensation for any of my product reviews, if I received them for free I will say. All reviews represent the opinion of bflyrenee’s reviews, and beauty. All images are property of myself, and the video.

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Popsugar Must Have July 2015 Unboxing & Review


Yeah, it’s time for my favorite subscription box review! I am always so surprised with the variety, and selection of products every month. I absolutely love popsugar must have! If your unfamiliar with it, it is a monthly subscription box that is $39.95 a month, and the value of the box every month, is always WAY more than that! This box wasn’t the best for me, although I liked everything, there wasn’t the wow factor this month. I really didn’t like the pop toothbrush, I think it is very low quality, and I already use a sonicare toothbrush that is rechargeable so I definitely won’t use this, but that’s okay I can swap, or give it to someone. My favorite product out of this box though is the supergroup defense refresh setting mist, funny because I was totally going to purchase this a few weeks ago, but didn’t, this mist is AMAZING, highly recommend it, and love that it is spf 50, perfect for protecting my skin from the harmful sun rays! What a great product! This box had a high value that’s for sure, and definitely was worth it as always. I hope to get a big makeup product next month, come on popsugar it’s time 🙂 Please check out my previous boxes by searching in the sidebar to see what other boxes have been like! 

If you would like to subscribe to popsugar must have box please use the link below, you can also use promo code MUSTHAVE5 to save $5, great deal! Join Popsugar Must Have

~Henri Bendel Signature Stripe Canvas Dopp Kit ($28)~


~Supergoop Defense Refresh Setting Mist SPF 50 ($28)~

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~Sorial Card Case ($28)~


~PopDental Portable Toothbrush ($19.99)~

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~Yes to Blueberries Cleansing Facial Wipes ($5.99)~


~The Good Bean Fruit & No-Nut Bar, Chocolate Berry ($1.99)~

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~Special Extra: Hallmark Signature Greeting Cards ($14.97+)~


~In total I came up with a value of $126.94 for the July 2015~

Disclaimer—-This is a personal blog for reviewing purposes, and I do not receive monetary compensation for any of my product reviews, if I received them for free I will say. All reviews represent the opinion of bflyrenee’s reviews, and beauty. All images are property of myself.

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