Pretty Vulgar Early Bird Palette

Hello beauties! Today we are going to be talking about a new brand at sephora called Pretty Vulgar. I don’t believe this brand is sold in the stores ( atleast not within 100 miles of me) so unfortunately when you cant see something in person you take a risk with buying the item. Im glad I took this risk. What drew me in was the darling packaging they have, reminds me of elegance. The attention to detail on the packaging is phenomenal.  Let me show you how beautiful this packaging is.

Here you have the front:

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Here you have the back:

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Some things to note about this palette:

  • $35
  • Cruelty-Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Formulated without Parabens
  • Formulated without Sulfates
  • Formulated without Phthalates
  •  7 x 0.05 oz/ 1.4 g Eyeshadow
  •  5 x 0.04 oz/ 1.2 g Eyeshadow

Now let’s hop on to the inside of this baby!

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The colors are what really drew me in, they’re beautiful. These are deffinitly my type of shades! If these aren’t your cup of tea they have two other palettes if you’re loving the packaging! Let’s talk about the quality though… all in all I really do like this palette, but there are some misses in the bunch. Let’s take a look at the swatches.

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Top to Bottom:

  • Tweet
  • Wink
  • Chirp
  • Rise
  • Shine
  • Ruffled

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Top to Bottom:

  • Unruffled
  • Nest Egg
  • True Colors
  • Victory
  • Conquer
  • Unveil

If we look at the first photo tweet barely showed up but i’m thinking it was because it’s the same color as my skin tone. If we look at the second photo Nest Egg and Victory basically look like the same color, Nest egg is just a tad lighter so we could have done some variation there. Unveil didn’t swatch bad, but it didn’t swatch good either, However I do feel it will apply nicely on the lids. I do think the price point is a bit up there though. These shadows aren’t the most buttery but I do feel they will get the job done and make some beautiful looks! I totally recommend checking out some of their products if you’re a sucker for packaging.

Jeffree Star Androgyny palette

Happy 4th of July Beauties! You already know what we are going to be talking about today as I’m sure you’ve read the title. Let’s jump right into some key things to know about this palette.

  • Retails for $45
  • Available for purchase on Jeffree’s website and Beautylish (In the us)
  • Vegan
  • Cruelty free

This is my first Jeffree star eyeshadow palette and dare I say Im in love. I already knew he could make a killer liquid lipstick but I wasn’t quite sure what to except with his eyeshadows. They’re pigmented, buttery, and fabulous variety of colors. If you’re into the colors in the palette, I would totally say its worth it.

Here is the outside packaging.

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And here is the inside!

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Beautiful, I know. Im dying just looking at the picture!

Now looking at shadows in the pan isn’t going to win everyone over so let me show you swatches.

First row:

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From top to bottom

  • Frosting
  • Safe Word
  • Charm
  • Deja Vu
  • Dominatrix

Second row:

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From top to bottom

  • Androgyny
  • Fetish
  • Military
  • Poison
  • Swallow

Now im sure you’re looking at the last two swatches thinking they are the same color, but I can assure you they are not. Swallow is darker in tone than Poison. With the colors in this palette you could complete any look you’d think of! This palette is definitely a must have if these are your kind of shades!

 

Carli Bybel Deluxe Edition

Hello Beauty lovers!

Let’s start off as usual with a few things to note about this palette.

  • price is $22.50
  • Sold at ulta
  • Sold on bh cosmetics website
  • Sold on Carli’s website  ( https://pranavabeauty.com/ )
  • It’s taking the place of the original palette ( aka that one is retiring).

This palettes packaging is basically the same as the original just larger. Still has the Cute little pink penguin on the top and Carli’s adorable quote ( “Aspire to Inspire” ) on the inside . For those of you have never seen it I have included pictures.

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Now i’m sure you’re sitting here like “GIRL OPEN THE DAMN THING ALREADY”…..well here we go!

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I know right, isn’t she beautiful! This picture actually does this palette no justice, just wait till you see the swatches of this baby.

Row 1 Across:

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Row 2 Across:

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Row 3 Across:

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Rows 4 & 5:

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Now this palette says that it has highlighters as well as eye shadows, Only two of the highlighters would actually work on my skin tone….But the good new is that means this palette is friendly for any complexion! In other words go buy it right now!

I just wanted to put out there that this is the first bh cosmetics palette I have ever purchased and I am blown away! I always thought and heard that because they were so cheap that the quality was lacking, which may have been the case back then but it surely is not the case now! I expected okay pigmentation and normal shadow consistency….NOPE. I got pure butter and amazing pigmentation. I was in complete and utter shock. If these colors speak to you, you need this palette.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoyed our little chat today!

 

Sephora Favorites – Blushing Beauty

Let’s start off with a few key things about this kit!

  • It’s an exclusive to sephora inside jcpenny
  • Retail value of $112
  • Actual cost is $36
  • 6-piece sampler
  • 3 full size
  • 3 sample/travel size

The kit itself looks like this.

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Moving on to the contents of the kit!

Let’s begin with the Lancome definicils mascara!

  • Full size
  • The shade is in 01 BLACK
  • 6.2g / 0.21oz

Picture as followed,

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Next, we have the Beauty blender!

  • Full size
  • It’s the beauty blender bubble
  • Latex free polyurethane foam.
  • 2.83g / 0.1 oz

Picture as followed,

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Then, we have the becca shimmer skin perfector!

  • Sample/travel size
  • Pressed verision
  • In the shade opal
  • 2.40g / 0.085oz

Pictures as followed, (swatches to come)

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Following, we have a nars blush!

  • Sample/travel size
  • In the shade orgasm
  • 3.5g / 0.12oz

Picture as followed, (swatches to come)

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Second to last, we have an urban decay single shadow!

  • Full size
  • In the shade scratch
  • 1.5g / 0.05oz

Picture as followed, (swatches to come)

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Finally, we have the Tarteist glossy lip paint!

  • Sample/travel size
  • In the shade obvi
  • 1mL / 0.034 fl oz

Picture as followed (swatches to come)

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Last but not least we have the long awaited swatches!

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From top to bottom:

  • Becca shimmer skin perfector pressed in opal
  • Nars blush in orgasm
  • Urban decay eyeshadow in scratch
  • Tarte tarteist glossy lip pain in obvi

 

All in all I think this kit is an amazing deal! You should totally run to your nearest sephora inside jcpenny and pick this up!

Lorac Unzipped Palette

I know this palette isn’t anywhere near new, but it’s new to me. I’ve been eyeing up this palette for a long time…. my friend even suggested I get it because it’s “so me”.  I hesitated because of the fact that I already had so many palettes so did I really need another one? Once I found out it was going to be a part of ulta’s 21 days of beauty sale I knew I definitely needed another palette!

A few things to note about this palette:

  • total net wt .39oz/11.2g
  • $42 (But you can use ebates to get cash back)

The link provided is my person ebates referral link, when you sign up through my link you’ll get a free $10 to start your cashback savings!

https://www.ebates.com/r/ASHLIE897?eeid=28187

Let me show you the unique packaging of this palette, it’s called the unzipped so what better then a zipper on it?

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I know, I know…. you’re here for the inside!

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Let me just say that in my opinion this is the most beautiful rosy-toned eyeshadow palette I have ever had the honor to lay my eyes upon.

Swatches are as followed.

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Top to bottom:

  • Undercover
  • Unbelievable
  • Unattainable
  • Unconditional
  • Unbridled

 

I apologize for the messiness of these swatches.

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Top to bottom:

  • Undiscovered
  • Unreal
  • Uncensored
  • Unspoken
  • Untamed

I am loving these shadows! I personally think that it is worth the $42 price point. The blendability of the shadows, the one swipe pigmentation…what more could you ask for. If you’re into rosy-toned shadows you need to run out and pick this up! (or purchase it online using ebates to get cash back!)

Tarte make believe in yourself eye & cheek palette

Let’s start off with a few key things about this palette.

  • Limited Edition
  • Available at ulta, sephora, and tarte’s website
  • $40
  • 10 eyeshadows
  • 1 matte shade
  • 1 highlighter

Now onto the packaging! Oh my god is it stunning, It’s like looking into a kaleidoscope.

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I know you must be dying to see the inside of this beauty, well here it is!

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isn’t she amazing?! This is tarte’s first colorful palette and boy oh boy did they nail it in my opinion. Not to mention the pigmentation is flawless.

Swatches are as Followed.

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From top to bottom:

  • myth (matte nude)
  • magic (bronze)
  • wings (copper)
  • marvel (metallic sage)
  • trance (taupe slate)

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From top to bottom:

  • fairy (metallic lavender)
  • mystic (blue pearl)
  • dream (turquoise)
  • crystal (iridescent champagne)
  • pixie (golden pink)

Last but not least the highlight

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  • believe (pearl highlight)

I personally believe this palette is worth it to go pick up. Breath taking packaging, highly pigmented shadows… what more could you ask for? I do wish they would have added one or two more matte shades in here but since they didn’t that just means you’ll get use out of two palettes that day!

I highly recommend this palette.

Tarte Magic Wands Brush Set

This is going to be a relatively short post because there isn’t much to say other than YOU NEED THESE IN YOUR LIFE!!!!

Let’s start off with a few things to know about these babies.

  • They are limited edition.
  • They are sold on tarte’s website, sephora, and ulta.
  • They are $39
  • The set comes with 5 brushes.

The brushes come in a box with them pictured on the front.

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Inside the box is unicorn tissue paper! What more could a girl ask for, am I right?!

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Once you get past that beautiful tissue paper you see your beautiful new gold handled unicorn horn magic wand brushes!

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Each brush has a unique color and propose (as stated below from left to right):

  • purple liquid foundation brush: dense, fluffy bristles pick up & apply cream or liquid foundations & primers
  • green blending eyeshadow brush: fluffy shadow brush defines the crease while blending out harsh lines
  • pink powder brush: applies just the right amount of foundation or finishing powder for an airbrushed look
  • blue shading eyeshadow brush: flat shading brush packs on base shadows & softens around the crease
  • magenta contour brush: dense, flat bristles create a perfectly controlled contour

This is an amazing set of brushes! They’re soft, light weight, and beautiful!

*The information I have gathered here for you today was from tarte’s website!