Too faced I want kandee palette 

I was very hesitant on purchasing this palette. Why you may ask, because let’s be honest…. lately too faced hasn’t been doing so well.  I bit the bullet and went into Ulta and I swatched the palette and instantly fell in love. This palette has beautiful pigmentation and amazing neutral color selection…. if these colors speak to you, BUY IT! 

Some things to know:

  • This collection is Ulta exclusive 
  • Palette retails for $45
  • It’s actually called the candy eyes palette 

Let’s talk about the packaging. This palette comes in a tin that looks like an old school candy box. The back of the tin even features the shade named but with a candy picture… just like candy boxes do. The attention to detail is phenomenal on this packaging presentation. 



Once you open the tin you see a piece of thick waxy paper on top of the shadows (as if they were candy pieces). 


Now I know you’re sitting there like “SHOW US THE SHADOWS ALREADY” so let’s jump into it. 

Now onto the swatches 


Top to bottom:

  • Sparkling cider
  • Pastry
  • Sugared strawberry 
  • Cream puff
  • Sugar plum
  • Raspberry cocoa

Top to bottom:

  • Butterscotched
  • Sweet toffee 
  • Frosted pink
  • Hot chocolate 
  • Taupe berry
  • Licorice rope


Top to bottom:

  • Banana cream pie
  • Ice cream
  • Whipped cream

The swatches speak for themselves, Too Faced and Kandee Johnson did an amazing job on this palette and the entire I want kandee collection honestly. I would definitely recommend you pick this palette up! 

Advertisements

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.

t2

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

t3

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.

t4

From top to bottom:

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

t5

From top to bottom:

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

Last but not least the highlight

t6

  • 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.

tb1

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

tb2

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

tb3

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!