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!

Too Faced Cat Eyes Palette

Yes I  know this palette is not new but I found it for $14.99! Where would something that is normally $36 dollars be $14.99 you ask? MARSHALLS!

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I know the box says compare at $28 but all too faced 9 pan tins retail for $36.

The outside packaging is adorable! It features a leopard/cheetah print. Same size and shape as other too faced 9 pan tins.

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Enough about the outside, Im sure what you’re all waiting for is to see the inside!

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Beautiful selection of colors and the names are too stinking cute! I love how the too faced 9 pan tins all are seperated by day, classic, and fashion. It’s also nice that the last row can be used wet or dry or even as liner! Plus they all come with a little booklet over the mirror to show you three looks that you can achieve with each section! How awesome is that?

Now to show you the swatches! plus excuse my arm as I have a bit of an allergic reaction going on at the moment, I apologize.

Im going to do the swatches by row of day/classic/fashion.

Day:

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Top to bottom:

  • Purrr
  • Tiger’s Eye
  • Leopard (wet/dry)

Classic:

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Top to bottom:

  • Meow
  • Pussy Cat
  • Jungle Love (wet/dry)

Fashion:

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  • Kitten
  • Kitty Glitter
  • Panther (wet/dry)

As you saw above 3 shades are quite larger than the other 6, those shades are the top swatch of each photo.

  • Larger pans individually: Net wt. 2.0g/0.07 oz
  • Larger pans total: Net wt. 6.0g/0.21 oz
  • Smaller pans individually: Net wt. 0.9g/0.03 oz
  • Smaller pans total: Net wt. 5.4g/0.18 oz

All in All I personally think the two faced palettes are worth the $36 dollars but if you can find some of them cheaper then definitely pick them up!

Leave a comment below if you’d like to see the other 9 pan tin I have!

 

Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow – Duo Chrome Shades

You all know how much I love the glitter & glow liquid eyeshadows! So when I saw they were coming out with 3 duo chrome shades I almost fainted! These are part of stila’s summer collection, which im guessing has to do with Mermaids considering the mascot of this theme is indeed a mermaid. Im so excited about these so lets dive on in!

First off these have the same outside packaging except where the name is there’s little mermaid scales!

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This collection features three shades ($24 each):

  • sunset Cove (Pink Gold)
  • Sea Siren (Pink Blue)
  • Into the Blue (Blue Purple)

I however only purchased two, these are the two I knew I would use the most. They look like nothing special inside the tube but once you have them swatched wow they’re amazing.

Left: sunset cove

Right: sea siren

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I did swatches at two different angles to try and show you the duo chromatic effect.

Top: sunset cove

Bottom: sea siren

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My consensous is if you love glitter and duo chrome…. YOU NEED THESE IN YOUR LIFE.