Urban Decay Afterdark Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches


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Hello lovies, and welcome to the blog today!! I hope you are all doing well, and happy for a new start to your week!! Happy Monday, oh Monday’s I tell ya, are never any fun, especially after a holiday weekend, who’s with me on that?? 🙂 I have a fun, bright, excited eyeshadow for you today, it’s the afterdark palette from Urban Decay! My gosh, it was a must have for me, I HAD to have it, even though I own some of the colors individually, lol, I love these bold jewel tones, they were right up my alley!! The packaging also drew me, it is STUNNING!! I am a package junkie for sure, especially when it’s holographic, or iridescent! I seriously can’t help myself! I knew this was more of a collectors piece then practical, but that’s okay, a reason why I love it! I was able to find this in store at Sephora inside JCPenny, I feel like my local store has a lot of sold out, or almost sold out items for some reason or another, so that’s awesome, I guess I just got lucky! Let me tell you, I am glad that I got it, the colors, and pigmentation are beautiful, as you can see in the swatches! My favorite color in the palette is LOUNGE, which I already own the full size individual of, so now I just have a back up! It is so versatile, and can be used alone, as a topper, or blended with other colors, to give a sultry look. Every shade in this palette, the formula is exactly what is expected of urban decay, highly pigmented, rich in pigment, smooth, buttery, and very easily blendable! Urban decay eyeshadows are my favorite, they have been for years, I have a lot of their eyeshadows, both palettes, and individuals, and can’t get enough for my collection. They are simply the best! The consistency of the quality of their shadows is unsurpassed!! I definitely think that if you can get your hands on this, you should give it a try. Try looking inside sephora JCPenny stores. This is also sold on the urban decay website, Buy @UrbanDecay Here I’m not sure if it will be back in stock elsewhere. Get it while you can, you won’t be disappointed!! 

With late-night rendezvous in mind, we created the Afterdark Palette, the perfect shadow collection for night owls. This jewel-toned collection contains 10 sultry shades of Eyeshadow—seven NEW and three cult favorites no UD junkie should be without.

Amp up your look with shade-shifting duotones and metallized shimmers in a range of hues. From iconic UD colors to new shades, this palette has it all.

Once the sun goes down, anything goes. That’s the inspiration behind our Afterdark Palette. It’s got everything you need to create a range of after-hours-inspired looks. Loaded with a diverse range of metallic jewel tones (including several that seem to change colors depending on how the light hits them), this palette is full of possibilities.

Housed in an iridescent metallic purple case, this palette makes the perfect late-night accessory, equipped with a full-size mirror and a double-ended brush. Line, blend and smudge with the compact precision brush, and use the small eyeshadow brush to apply color all over the lid or in the crease.

Every Eyeshadow shade features our proprietary Pigment Infusion System™—for rich, velvety, blendable color that lasts.

Fill Weight: 10 x 1.7 g POIDS NET/NET WT. 10 x 0.06 oz





Lorac California Dreaming Collection Review & Swatches

Hi there everyone, and welcome to the blog today!! Happy Thursday, how has this week truly flown by I tell ya!! Hey, just a shoot out to all the new followers, welcome, welcome, come in, and stay a while, and check out some awesome new makeup!! Please comment as well, I love interacting!! Thanks! Today’s post is going to be all about the new Lorac California Dreaming collection!! OMG when I first saw pictures for this collection, I literally died, can any of you guess why?? I mean try hard here, lol!! I LOVE the packaging!! Butterflies? Cats? Yes please!! This packaging is so bo ho, so unique, and hipster, I just love it so much!! I think Lorac nailed it with this collection! Let’s get right into the review, as there are tons of pictures, so be sure to check them out, for more details, and information. I am going to review the collection as a whole, and state what I enjoy most about each piece of the California Dreaming collection. Let’s get right into it!!

Purchase Lorac California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette Here $30 @Khols

Purchase California Dreaming Eyeshadow Palette Here $30 @Ulta

Featuring 12 matte and shimmer shades, this LORAC California Dreaming eyeshadow palette provides an array of on-trend hues.

Includes: Sand Castle, Button, Overcast, Bonfire, Hot Toddy, Starfish, Seaside, Cable Knit, Cozy, Boots, Kitty Cat and 65⁰ shades
Features 12 matte and shimmer shades with a variety of highlight, crease, lid, and liner shades
Soft, universal eyeshadow palette
Includes: (12) eyeshadows (.34 oz. total weight)

Purchase Lorac California Dreaming Blush Palette Here $30 @Khols

Purchase Lorac California Dreaming Blush Palette Here @Ulta

This LORAC California Dreaming cheek palette contains four limited-edition shades to use as a highlighter, blush and bronzer.

Includes: Sunlight, Wavelength, Ray and Golden Hour shades
Contains four limited-edition shades to add highlight, color and glow to your complexion
Versatile highlight, blush and bronzer palette
Includes: 4 cheek colors (.48 oz. total weight)

Purchase Lorac California Dreaming Liquid Lipstick 4 pc. Here $36 @Khols

Featuring two new exclusive shades and two best-selling shades, this LORAC California Dreaming liquid lipstick set has the most on-trend shades straight from LA.

Includes: Soft Pink, Light Peach, Plum Brown and Soft Mauve shades
For a subtle effect, apply one of the darker shades to the entire lip. Then apply one of the lighter shades to the center of the lips.
Lightly blend the two shades together by tapping the lips with your ring finger.
Includes: (4) .11 oz. liquid lipsticks

Well, let’s talk pricing first, what do you all think? Do you think Lorac pricing is okay? Too much? I think it is just right! You are paying for quality, and that says a lot!! I believe these are exclusive to Ulta and Khols, and possibly the Lorac website!! Get them while you can because they are selling out fast, I had to order some online because my store (Khols) wasn’t getting any in stock, frustrating my so glad I got them, they are seriously beautiful!! I can’t even deal with the cute packaging, so cute! I knew I had to have the whole collection, these were made for ME! Lol hehe! The packaging is the typical Lorac packaging, sturdy cardboard, with a high quality mirror inside the palette, the designs are imprinted, and raised which adds a fun spark to the palettes!! The packaging has butterflies, cats, gemstones, snowflakes, and just pretty objects, like I said very hip, boho, hipster, modern, spritual, and unique, I am really digging it, perfect for me! The colors in both the eyeshadow, and blush palettes are both very buttery, pigmented, bendable, soft, but I do want to mention they are a bit powdery, kind of typical of Lorac pressed powders though. They are quite crumbly, which is wasteful in my opinion, they do blend nicely, but I am not sure this formula is the same as the Mega Pro formula, maybe it’s just the way I swatched, with them, not sure. Regardless they are still very good quality with a wide variety of colors, mattes, and shimmers, all very beautiful! Okay the lipsticks, OMG my goodness, these are literally the best liquid lipsticks I have EVER tried, no joke, see the pictures for lasting ability, the last photo is after I scrubbed with soap, water, and a paper towel, they are fully waterproof, and do last, and stain your lips, so be aware, they do try perfectly matte, I tried to get pictures of first application, and dried, then wet again, hoping to help show wearing power. I highly recommend these, they smell like vanilla cupcakes, and apply very opaque, and no re dipping the wand into the tube, a little goes a long way! This set of 4 is a great deal because just one I think is around $18 each! Definitely get this collection if it’s something you love, like I do, it will look flattering, and beautiful on many skin tones, I am in love!! What do you think about this collection?






PUR Cosmetics Brand Review: Dreamworks Trolls Eyeshadow Palette

Purchase the trolls eyeshadow palette here

Purchase the trolls eyeshadow palette at Khols here

Hello lovies!! Sorry for the lack of posts lately, I can’t believe it’s already Valentine’s Day! MEHHHH, I’m single so I don’t really care about V-day anyways, but I still have a lot to love, and be happy about 🙂 just kind of a Debbie Downer on this day, lol, sorry. I did buy myself flowers, makeup, and a tart, I mean duh, it was a must!! I hope you are all enjoying today. I wanted to do a beautiful V-day inspired post, but ran out of time, so I did this for today, because it needed to get posted 🙂 I hope you enjoy today’s post on the PUR cosmetics Dreamworks Trolls eyeshadow palette!!

I think the palette is so cute! I recently saw the trolls movie, about a month ago, and am obsessed with trolls (since I was young) because they are just so sweet, and so fun, that troll hair though, right? I feel like that hair describes mine in the morning perfectly lol! I really enjoyed the movie, and love Justin Timberlake, who doesn’t right? Ya with me on that? 🙂 Anyways, I actually watched it while in Las Vegas for work, with my favorite littles, so it was super fun! I love all the songs in the movie! And let’s talk about all the bright colors, such pretty colors!! So fun, so cute, I definitely recommend it if you enjoy trolls, and happy movies! 

My Review:

Okay, let’s jump right into the review! This palette is by PUR cosmetics, yes a decent, affordable brand, but still not very well heard of or known. This, and the lip gloss set were actually my first ever purchases from the brand, so I was very curious, yet unsure due to prices. I knew this was releasing (the palette) and had seen sneak peeks of the colors, and design on instagram. I knew that I had to have it, the colors just spoke to me, I love the pop of fun! I don’t have many bright, fun, pigmented palettes like this one, so it will take some time figuring out how to use it, but I still love it! And guess what? The price is $29, wait what?? Yep, for a 16 pan eyeshadow palette! Fantastic!! There are a couple of pops of color but mostly neutrals, nothing that’s to crazy, or wild. I think, and consider this palette very wearable. The color payoff is alright, the swatch pigmented, and buttery, but not as good as what I am used to by other high end branded eyeshadows. The formula is nice, easily blendable, and not chalky, or to powdery, but they could blend better, especially the really bright shades in the palette, they were a little tough to blend out, not terrible, just not great. For the price, I really think it’s a good deal, great color payoff, and shade selection, and for 16 different shadows, I think it’s worth a try. I do want to mention that this PUR cosmetics Trolls palette is hard to find. It is sold out in a lot of stores (Khols) and sold out online on the PUR cosmetics website, it’s a popular one! But it is available online at Khols now, yeah, hip, hip, hooray! Get it while you can!! I was able to find mine in store at my local Khols! 

More Information:

Show your true colors.
You loved this palette so much that we are sold out. Available NOW on Kohls.com and in store now at your local Kohl’s. This 16-piece eye shadow collection, inspired by the film Trolls by DreamWorks, offers never-before-seen shades that are as colorful and unique as you are. Enjoy this vivid and inspiring collection full of attitude for endless eye looks. Please use the Khol’s link above to purchase! Thx!

For a subtle wash of color, apply each eye shadow with a PÜR eye shadow brush. For a more dramatic look, dampen the brush for intense color or tap the eye shadows on the lid with your finger.



The Estée Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye and Face Palettes Review & Swatches

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Hi there lovies, welcome to the blog today, I hope you are all having a fantastic end to your weekend, by enjoying the day, lately I feel like my days literally fly by, there is never enough time that’s one thing I know for sure, but that’s okay, I do enjoy my days off to get things accomplished! I also love blogging, and prepping for the posts, I am sitting here watching a black mirror episode, I have been so into netflix series lately I tell ya, they are just so good, definitely recommend! Anyways, I hope you are all doing well, let’s get to today’s post. 

This post is a full review on the Estee Edit gritty and glow eye and face palettes, found exclusively at Sephora. Yes, I am aware that I am late to the ball on this, and I apologize, but until I swatched it for myself I really didn’t believe how amazing it was, with this, you really have to feel, and play with it for yourself. I knew these palettes were amazing, as I had watched several reviews from people, and have seen some amazing pictures as well. These colors remind me so much of the Victoria Beckhamm collection from Estee Lauder, literally these are total dupes! You also get WAY more product for your money, definitely a better value, the pan sizes are huge, definitely was shocked at how big they were! Anyways, I haven’t really tried much from the Estee Lauder, or the new Estee Edit collections, so I really was new to the brand, and how they performed. So this review really is an unbiased opinion. Well, it’s safe to say, that I am in LOVE, no joke, take a look at these beautiful palettes, the pigmentation is so buttery, and strong, I barely touched the colors for the swatches, and I couldn’t even wash them off afterwards with scrubbing with a sponge, and soap, and water, simply unbelievable. I definitely recommend picking up this palette, okay palettes, you will not be disappointed, they are currently in stock! If you like matte colors, this palette won’t be for you, as they are mostly all shimmery shades, and full of pigment, you can create so many looks with these on not only your eyes, but your cheeks, and face as well. It’s an all in one palette, and the uses are interchangeable, and so very versatile, that’s really what I love most about about these palettes! 

What it is:
A limited-edition set of two magnetic palettes with 12 ultra-soft, highly pearlized shades.

What it does:
Get edgy, gorgeous makeup looks with the Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye and Face Palettes. These two palettes feature six shades each that are formulated with tiny pearl particles for the most elegant, glistening sheen. These silky-soft, creamy formulas are designed to be super blendable for easy application. The two mirrored compacts are also magnetic so they can be clicked together for easy portability.

Create high-impact eyes with the Gritty Eye Palette, featuring six highly-pigmented pearlized shadows for intense depth and the ultimate smoky eye. These shades range from Swerve (a golden copper for a burnished metallic effect) to Mood (a midnight black with subtle multi-sparkle pearls for starry, smoldering eyes), to Riff (a champagne rose gold for a soft, shimmering wash of color). Just layer and blend to create your own audacious eye look.

Get glowing with the Glow Face + Eye Palette, featuring six universally flattering highlighter shades for cheeks and eyes. These ultra-pearlized colors are flattering on all skintones with shades in platinum gold, rose quartz, and sunset bronze. Use the lighter shades to highlight your favorite glow zones, including the cheekbones, Cupid’s bow, browbone, or the inner corners of your eyes. Use the deeper shades to bring additional dimension to eyes or shading to the cheeks. Then mix and match to customize your own glow.

This palette contains:
– 6 x Pearlized shades in:

Swerve (golden copper)

Riff (champagne rose gold)

Burn (burgundy bronze)

Wavy (dark emerald)

Mood (midnight black with multi-sparkle)

Trip (deep iridescent blue)

– 6 x Glow Face + Eye Palette in:

Snowlit (platinum)

14K Glow (champagne)

1st Light (soft pink)

Gleam (peachy pink)

Ray (golden bronze)

Beachy (burnished copper)


Buy The Estee Edit “Gritty & Glow” Palettes Here

If you would like to purchase the palettes please use the link above, I would greatly appreciate it! 🙂


Kiko Milano Makeup/ Beauty Haul Review



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Hello, hello lovies!! I am so glad that everyone is has enjoyed yesterday’s post about my goodwill shopping haul! I wasn’t sure if it would be a hit or a dud, and I am happy to report it’s been a hit, and you all are loving it, so thank you so much! I never know when I introduce a new series on the blog if it will be loved, or hated. I love doing it, and it’s so fun for me, so I am happy to post my finds, and share it with you all! I hope you are all having a fantastic start to your week, and hey, maybe even that post gave you inspiration to do some thrift/ goodwill shopping of your own! You really never know what you will find, that’s part of the fun! If you find goodies, please go back to the post and comment, I would love to hear! 

You are most likely here because you saw the title of this blog, and maybe you were wondering about it, I felt the same way when I was visiting Las Vegas, and was walking in the fashion show mall, and stopped in my tracks when I saw this store full of makeup! I also knew I have seen their products, and have heard great things about them, just there was never a store close by me at all, so of course I had to go in, and shop for some makeup!! Let me tell you, the first table I came across was full, I mean full of sale items from their recently released holiday collection. I seriously couldn’t contain my excitement, it’s like a kid in a candy store, but a woman in a makeup store, lol! So excited I was, especially that the entire collection was in stock, and everything was 50% off, wait what? Yep, 50% off at least!! I died right there on the spot, lol kidding, but really you can imagine my excitement, and joy! So I obviously started swatching, and was amazed at the pigmentation, and quality of the products. Who knew how great these were? I sure didn’t, but I was so glad that I stumbled across the kiko milano store my gosh, yes!! I pretty much wanted it all, ha ha! 

Let’s check out what I got in beautiful Las Vegas! First though, this brand is extremely popular on instagram, but isn’t very well known, or highly talked about in the US. It is an italian professional cosmetics brand that started in 1997, and they sell, and have stores in many countries, and most recently the US. Yeah for being a worldwide cosmetics brand, and company! The packaging is such high quality, it’s almost to good to be true, I really mean that, I was amazed, it’s heavy, durable, and beautiful, it truly feels luxurious, and very high end. I knew that I had to splurge because the holiday collection was simply beautiful, it drew me right in, and it was on sale, I couldn’t resist! The makeup junkie in me was happily smiling! I’m excited to share with you what I got, let’s check out my kiko milano makeup haul! 

My favorite thing from this haul is the eyeshadow palette, the pigmentation is excellent, the formula is silky smooth, and blends out with perfection. This palette offers the perfect color range, and the pan sizes are large, and will last a long time. I created several looks using only this palette, the shadows are so buttery, and last all day on my oily lids. The entire holiday collection is stunning, I am so glad that I was able to get it, and can’t wait to use it more, and you better believe it next time I am in Las Vegas I will be stopping in to buy more to add to my collection! I highly recommend checking this brand out, you will not be disappointed!!! 




Kat Von D Alchemist Holographic Palette Review

Hello lovies!! Welcome to the blog today! I hope you are all having a wonderful start to your day. I am literally sitting in Las Vegas at the Bellagio writing this blog. I have been so busy lately, and only was able to get 2 blogs up last week, so I wanted to start this week off fresh while I had a little bit of downtime today. I am here for work/vacation. I am a nanny for twins, and we go to vegas about every 6 months together, I am very lucky 🙂 It’s been a great trip so far, and I did a lot of shopping yesterday, and of course had to go to both, yes both sephora’s here in Las Vegas on the strip. OMG they were amazing, and one (the main one) was HUGE, I was in makeup heaven!!! These stores carry much higher brands then any of the sephora’s where I live, I pretty much wanted everything lol! Barely made it out of there ha ha! Anyways, I am enjoying my time here in Las Vegas so much, way better than the ice, and snow storm we are having back home, that’s for sure! I was so excited to swatch, and play with this beautiful palette in store, I have been looking forward to this one ever since I saw the first pictures! What a show stopper, it’s so beautiful, I love, and am obsessed with everything holographic as most of you may already know, so I knew this one had to be mine! I was so happy I was able to get it! In store I put it over my eyeshadow look, and it was seriously stunning, and lasted all day, walking around on the strip, so I have definitely tested the wear time, and it lasts!

Let’s check out this amazing palette by Kat Von D! That packaging though, omg the holographic is so pretty, I’m in love, seriously! I do want to mention that the packaging is white, and shiny, and can easily be wiped clean, but it will get very dirty I am sure. The second you dip your brush in, it makes a bit of a mess on the black surrounding the shadows, which is a bummer, but I guess that’s just how it is with black packaging. Now, let’s talk about the amount of product you get in each pan, the small amount is a bit disappointing, but because these are meant for eyeshadow toppers, and highlighters, it shouldn’t be an issue, or will you need to use a lot of product. The 4 colors are beautiful, and very iridescent, and gives a really cool effect! I definetly recommend this beautiful palette! You can purchase it exclusively at Sephora, and the Kat Von D website. 


What it is:
An eye, lip, and face transformer palette with four holographic shades.

What it does:
Revamp your makeup looks with this innovative, Alchemist Palette, featuring four holographic shades. It’s perfect for achieving a spectrum of radiant, special effects by layering Alchemist over eye shadow and lipstick. Formulated with Double Dimension Technology, this first-of-its-kind formula is packed with 360° refractive pearls, dipped in a prismatic coating, to deliver twice the transforming power. Each of the four shades within the palette catches the light from every angle for a spectrum of luminizing special effects—perfect for customizing finishes and exploring your artistic expression.

The hybrid formula also doubles as a super-shimmery highlighter. Simply sweep product over prepped skin for otherworldly iridescence. Because the formula is packed with high-quality, pearlescent particles, a little goes a long way—even a subtle application imparts bold impact.

Inspired by the ancient science of Alchemy, the art of transforming natural materials into a precious elixir, this hybrid palette is part top coat and part transformer, so it’s perfect for layering and blending to experiment with different makeup effects.

This palette contains:
– 4 x 0.05 oz/ 1.53 g Holographic Shades in Emerald (green), Saphyre (blue), Amethyst (ultra-violet), Opal (pink)  






Too Faced Funfetti 5 Piece Collection HSN Set


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Hello Lovies!! Happy Thursday! I hope you are all having a wonderful week, and feeling happy, and in the holiday spirit for the coming holiday this weekend! I can’t believe that Christmas is almost here, this month has flown by! I have learned so much, and have gained so much in the blogging community this month, I very much thank you all again for your support. The blogging 5 days a week has been work, but I have really enjoyed it, and my favorite part is knowing that my readers are loving the reviews, I love your feedback as well, as I am forever growing, and learning, please always leave a comment if you wish 🙂

Today I have a really exciting blog post for you. Let me introduce you to the Too Faced Funfetti 5- piece Collection exclusively from HSN! This set is absolutely stunning, and an excellent value, it will also make a great gift for any beauty lover, because it has it all in the set! Yes, I do realize I am a bit behind the ball on this, however, I have no idea why I didn’t purchase it when I first saw it come out. I was really wanting it ever since I saw the very first sneek peek pictures. I still didn’t get it, I have never ordered anything from HSN, and was a little weary, even though I had no reason to be lol, so I jumped on eBay, and low and behold I bought one (with free shipping) yeah! It was sealed brand new in the HSN box, just like if I were to order it directly from them, I was so happy to finally have this in my hands, and add it to my collection! This is the cutest set I have ever seen, seriously though, these are my perfect colors, and I am sucker for cute, fun packaging, and I am obsessed with Too Faced, who isn’t right? Anyways, I am so excited to start using it now, I had to take some pretty pictures first of course for you guys! I definitely think while it’s still available on both HSN, and eBay that you get it while you can! The colors are absolutely stunning! Love this set!! It’s available for $68 plus shipping on HSN, and I purchased it off eBay for $59 including shipping, WOOP, SCORE not that one! I was lucky, but I still see them listed for not much more than retail. The value of this set is $122, if you were to purchase all this separate. I also wanted to mention that you can also purchase the palette itself for $42, but for the extra money, and value, you should just purchase the entire set right? Such a great deal, you won’t be sorry! 


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A little about the Funfetti Set:

Too Faced Funfetti 5-piece Collection Life’s a party, so celebrate it with style! Get playful with 12 matte and shimmer eye shadows, then top it off with a long-wearing blush, moisturizing mascara and a pop of pretty lip gloss. Discover all the products you crave to make your look fun, flirtatious and eye-catching. What You Get
.36 oz. Funfetti Eye Shadow Palette
.21 oz. Love Flush Blush – Funfetti (brightening peachy pink shade)
.10 fl. oz. Funfetti Lip Gloss – Mocha Freeze (bronze)
.27 fl. oz. Better Than Sex Mascara – Black
Heart Flatbuki Brush
Palette Shades
Feelin’ Good – matte bone
Life’s A Party – silvered lilac
Sequin – sparkling orchid
Over-Served – matte mauve gray
Forever Young – matte peach
Party Crasher – medium cool brown
Funfetti – pink champagne
Girl Gang – gilded brown
Pop, Fizz, Clink! – matte cream
After Party – antique gold
You’re So Fancy – matte soft fawn
All Nighter – charcoal with gold sparkle

Funfetti Eye Shadow Palette:
12 matte and shimmer shadows
Signature pigment-rich formula

Love Flush Blush:
Buttery soft pigments bond with skin and take on a weightless suspended look
Rich, pigmented shade offers unabashedly bold color payoff
Long-wearing and lasts for up to 16 hours
Perfect for all skin tones

Funfetti Lip Gloss:
Pretty pop of color for all skin tones
Provides comfortable, non-stick wear

Better Than Sex Mascara:
Helps moisturize and thicken the appearance of lashes
Provides a deep, intense black
Provides smudge-proof, all-day wear
Helps lock curl in place
Powered by a film-forming polymer

Heart Flatbuki Brush:
Heart-shaped brush
Made with Teddy Bear Hair


Wet n Wild Holiday Collection Sequins & Stardust Color Icon Loose Pigments




Hello lovies, I hope you are all having a wonderful start to your day, and thank you for coming back to my blog to check out today’s post! I am writing this late at night, when I didn’t get much sleep, so bare with me today, as I am just going to jump right into the blog post. It is definitely time for bed, yep, I keep it real 🙂 I have got to get myself on a good sleep schedule darnit! I am here today (tonight) to share with you more of the wet n wild holiday 2016 collection, sequins, and stardust. I recently posted a review with swatches of the highlighters that were released, and limited edition in the summer, and the new gold bar highlighter from this holiday collection. I will link that post here if  you would like to check it out! Wet n Wild highlighters Wet n Wild has been killing it lately with their products, and limited editions, I literally am so surprised, and the prices for the quality you are getting with these products is amazing, simply amazing. I knew that I had to have all these pigments in this collection, funny though because when I placed my order online through the website, I only ordered 2 out of the 4 from the collection, I have no idea what I was thinking, but for $2.99 each, you can’t beat it! So, like I said I ordered the 2 online, then when I swatched them, I knew I had to have the other 2, well the first store I looked at had them, I got lucky, that’s for sure!! I grabbed them up so quick I tell ya!! 

These pigments are so beautiful, I couldn’t believe how pigmented they were, I also really enjoy the sifter, and the amount of product you get. So worth the money. Good things, awesome things actually, come in small packages! I am excited that I have all 4 of them, and am ready to start playing with them on my eyes! It’s really gonna make any eye look really sparkle, and shimmer! These pigments come in 4 colors, and are so soft, and buttery, a tiny amount goes a really long way, you don’t need much, just shake a little into the lid, and it’s easy as that! They do well picked up by a flat brush as well, and if you spray a product like mac fix plus to wet your brush, you better watch out, these are amazing!! They are so finely milled, and not chunky at all, they are almost better than mac pigments, yep, I said it, OMG! Definitely pick these up if you find them, I found mine at Rite Aid, but I have also seen them at Walgreen’s, best of luck finding these! 

Color Icon Loose Pigments ($2.99)

– Heart of Rose Gold
– Ride on my Copper
– Dom & Cherry on Top
– Kung Fu Lighting


Tarte “Pretty Paintbox” Collector’s Makeup Case Holiday Review


Hello lovies! Welcome to the blog today, thank you for your continued support, and coming back to check out today’s post, and review! Hope you are all having a fantastic start to your day! This post is for the new holiday collection palette from Tarte, well okay, they call it a makeup case, and it definitely is more like a case then a palette. It is called the pretty paintbox collector’s makeup case, it launched about a month ago, but I am just now getting the review up. I actually kinda forgot about it, since I just purchased the tarteist pro palette, yes a review will be coming on that as well, but anyways, this makeup case is absolutely beautiful! I bought the one from last year, and the year before, I am a Tarte junkie, I can’t help myself, I love these palettes, especially when they are in beautiful packaging. This collection this year is totally different then last year, the color selection is different, the little minis that you get with the makeup case are different, and the outer design obviously is different. If you are a makeup junkie like myself, you will love this, and if you have a lot affair with Tarte, you will also love this! The packaging design is so hip, and modern, it’s a really cool neon colored swirl designed fabric. The makeup case last year did zip all the way around, this year though it doesn’t, it just closes shut, no zipper closure, I also love the flip up design this year where the little samples are kept, I feel like it wastes a little bit of packaging room, but it is perfect for travel, and is an all in one compact design, which I really enjoy, and will definitely use for travel. The product, and color selection are really stunning, the blush colors are beautiful, and yet so unique, because I own almost every blush that Tarte makes, and these are slightly different, and new shades, they pulled out all the stops with this makeup case from the holiday collection that’s for sure, this is a show stopper, and must have, I love it, and can’t wait to use it more! I love that they included all the minis, and a full size eyeliner as well. The pan sizes for the eyeshadows, and blushes are a good size, and will definitely last a long time. They are both rich, and buttery, and last all day on the eyes, and cheeks. I think anyone would really like this palette! And, I am sure I will be getting the one next year lol, I love them that much! Tarte is an amazing brand, I’m a huge fan!

What it is:
A custom collector’s case, packed with limited-edition tarteist™ essentials.

What it does:
Imagine, create, and inspire with this collector’s Paintbox Collector’s Makeup Case, featuring all the beauty products needed to complete a number of beauty looks. The custom print, full-size case includes a built-in eye shadow palette with 24 brilliant, limited-edition shades, including warm neutrals and avant-garde bolds with mixed matte and micro-metallic finishes. It also includes two, lash-loving favorites from tarte, including the waterproof Rainforest of the Sea™ so fine micro liner and tarteist lash paint mascara for an instant, ultimate increase in lash volume. Then, paint on high-coverage, high-shine lip color with the coveted, deluxe-size tarteist glossy lip paint. The case also includes a limited-edition, four-piece cheek palette to contour, highlight, and accentuate cheeks across all skintones. There’s added storage in the mirrored case for some extra tarteist essentials so you stow away the rest of your beauty musts.

This set contains:
– 24 x 0.031 oz/ 0.87 g Amazonian Clay Eyeshadow in Glitter Glue, Nude, Bronze Casting, Silhoutte, Waterlines, van Gogh with it, Metal Work, Charcoal Sketch, Pearl Earring, Frameworthy, First Impression, Starry Night, Fresco, Hearts & Crafts, Selfie Portrait, One Too Manet, Porcelain Dali, Monochrome, hot MoMa, Stained Glass, Pastel, I Lourve It, Get Surreal, Still Life
– 0.10 oz/ 2.83 g Tartiest lash paint mascara in Black
– 0.158 oz/ 4.47 g Amazonian Clay Blush in Moment (coral)
– 0.158 oz/ 4.47 g Amazonian Clay Highlighter in Authentic (champagne)
– 2 x 0.158 oz/ 4.47 g Amazonian Clay Bronzer in Unique (shimmer), Provacative (matte contour)
– 0.10 oz/ 2.83 g Rainforest of the Sea So Fine Micro Liner in Black
– 0.01 oz/ 0.47 g Tarteist glossy lip paint in Ovbi (warm nude


TJmaxx & Marshalls Shopping Haul #2

Oh boy lovies, do I have a haul for you today! Thank you for checking out my first haul last Friday! This week it’s time for the rest of it! Yeah, right? It is so fun to shop for good deals, there is always good finds at my Tjmaxx’s & Marshalls, I feel very lucky, that’s for sure, but I do follow the hash tags on instagram as well, so I know what to keep my eyes open for, and most of the time, if I search hard enough, and hit it right, I find them! The makeup selection during the holidays is always the best, but I save up all year, because I know it’s when they put out all of the best selection, and brands. The makeup, and skincare department is superb this time of year throughout the holidays! I keep finding high end brands for such amazing prices, unbelievable really. Some of the finds that I have found lately, are still available at the high end stores, (sephora) it’s awesome! As you can see this haul includes brands from Erzo Laszlo, Bare Minerals, Kat Von D, Formula X, Buxom, and Laura Gellar. I couldn’t believe I found all this awesome stuff, super excited to start using it! If you have any questions or want a review on any of the items, please leave me a comment below, I’d also love to hear what you’ve found lately as well! Please share! Happy hunting, I’m not done yet, I’m sure I will have another haul soon, so keep checking back for that! Enjoy! Thanks for checking out my  haul! And, yes I was wearing hot pink pj pants in the reflection, lol blogger life!