ColourPop! Super Shock Shadow Review. 

I ordered six Super Shock Shadow from ColourPop, and they’re glorious! They’re super pigmented and soft/smooth. They’re almost slightly damp so when you apply them you don’t really have to worry about any dusting on your cheeks. You just need to make sure you close the container tight so they don’t dry out. (ColourPop has since released their pressed powder eyeshadows, but I haven’t gotten a chance to try them out yet)

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I got the colors “Eyecandy,” “Mixed Tape, and the “Peachy Keen” set with the colors “Crimper,” “Kennedy,” “Cornelius,” and “Bandit.” And have “Hydroplane,” “Coconut,” “Summer Lovin,” and “Sugar,” and one of their blushes, “Between The Sheets,” I also got their illuminator in the color “Honeymoon” and am in love with it!

Check out their eyeshadows here!

I’ve found it easier to apply whatever shade I want as the base with my ring finger, and then apply to my crease with a crease brush or blender brush. I did find it difficult to pick product up with my eye brushes sometimes to apply, and sometimes your brush will make the eyeshadow crumble in it’s tin. But once you get over the learning curve of picking the product up, they’re so shockingly bright and pigmented that you totally understand how they got their names! I want to purchase one of ColourPop’s eye brushes, and see if that makes any sort of difference. I got a lot of blue and peachy colors, and I love them all so much. The blues are really great for a night out look, and the peachy colors look wonderful for everyday looks or a date night look.

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Their blush is super pigmented as well and such a lovely shade! It’s one of my favorite blushes I own, and I love that it’s not too pinky, and such warm neutral tone.

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The illuminator is just as amazingly pigmented as the rest of their products, and a little bit goes a long way! It’s a must have if you’re into strobing, it’s such a bright illuminator and I honestly can’t get over it. 😍 All their eyeshadows (and products in my opinion) are super affordable and great quality for the price. I really cannot wait to try their pressed powder eyeshadows, I’ve heard amazing things and have been chomping at the bit to get my hands on some. 😫

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Using “Coconut” along with a black eyeshadow, I’m also wearing “Between The Sheets” on my cheeks.

If any of you have used their pressed eyeshadows comment below! I’d love to hear what you think!

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BS-Mall Brush Review

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Hey guys! Sorry it’s been a little while since I’ve posted, I’ve been pretty focused on my Youtube channel and I’m terrible about balancing both. Over Christmas my little sister bought me a set of BS-Mall Brushes, and I’ve heard they’re supposed to look like Sigma brushes, but I have never gotten a chance to use Sigma brushes (although I’ve always heard good things).

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I personally do like the BS-Mall brushes and I think they’re great quality for the price, the set I got was $10 for 10 brushes but I did just recently see the same set for half the price. I like to use the flat face brush for my NYX liquid foundation, but it doesn’t blend super well so I usually do have to go over my face with my Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge. The round face brush works just like any other foundation brush and applies it pretty evenly. The angled flat face brush works well for contouring and bronzing and blends really well. The angled round face brush works great for applying blushes. The tapered face brush is great for applying foundation under eye and for highlighting using powdered highlighter. The small angled stipple brush is awesome for blending in nose contour.

 

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The small regular stipple brush is good for applying concealer to blemishes. The small fluffy brush is one of my favorite brushes out of this set and it blends eyeshadow well. The angled eyeshadow brush works well too for blending, especially in the outer corner of your eye. The small tapered brush applies eyeshadow well and none of these brushes hold on to product too badly. I think the only issue with the flat face brush is that it’s maybe not dense enough? It just applies foundation somewhat… gappy (Is that a word?) You can just see the brush streaks on your face and if you let it dry it just looks splotchy, It doesn’t give the best coverage.

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I still think that these brushes are a great especially for the price and I’m planning on getting some of the finer eyeshadow brushes so I can do more detailed eyeshadow. Check out the link below to see these brushes in action in my video! 🙂

BS-Mall Brush Set Review Video

theBalm: Nude ‘tude Eyeshadow Palette Review

I ordered my Nude ‘tude palette off of Amazon this past week, from theBalm’s official Amazon account. It was $32 there with free shipping since I’m a prime member, and $36 + shipping off their regular website. So if you’re looking to save a few dollars I suggest Amazon! Just make sure you order from theBalm because there are fakes out there, and they’re nowhere near as pretty or pigmented as the actual palette. (You can search YouTube videos to see how closely these fakes look like the real deal). 

I liked that it was a bit less expensive than your typical high end palette, but after I got it I could see why. The shadows are all very beautiful and it even came with a small brush (not pictured) but they seem really small to me… 

It’s hard to tell in the photo above but each eyeshadow tin is smaller than an inch, and the lighter shades don’t seem super pigmented to me, although they layer nicely and with a little water they’re more pigmented, I just wasn’t impressed. 

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Selfish, Sultry, Sophisticated, Seductive

Sexy, Silly, Serious, Sleek


The light colors really are pretty once you get them to show up, but in the pictures above that’s about 4-5 layers. The rest of the shadows are super pigmented and and lovely! 

Here’s a closer look at some of the girls. 😉 I absolutely love the packaging and think it’s really cute and well done! I do like this palette and I’m going to try a “lighter” look the next time I get to use it, and possibly record a tutorial on it. 


Here’s the cut crease look I did using “Sassy,” “Sultry,” and “Sexy.”

All in all I do like the colors, and will probably buy their palettes in the future! I’ve also heard great things about their matte liquid lipsticks, and if you know me you know I’m a sucker for Matte lippies. 😉

Beauty Gems Winter Glow Palette Review


While picking up a NYX illuminator the other day, I happened upon this “Winter Glow” palette. I figured since it was only $8 and included 3 highlighters, 2 illuminators, and 3 blushes it was worth trying. 


I like having the 3 different highlighters, they’re pretty pigmented and they’re easy to layer to get the amount of highlight you want giving you a perfect glow. 😇 I used the darker tones mixed together for right under my eyes to help brighten any dark circles, and I used the lightest shade on the top of my cheekbones, my brow bone, above my brow, and on the bridge of my nose. 


The illuminators work well too, and honestly I think they work just as well as the NYX illuminator. If I want some extra pigment I just lightly dampen whatever brush I’m using and apply to the top of my cheekbone, the tip of my nose, and my Cupid’s bow.

The picture at the top of the palette is from the Ulta website, and I don’t think it shows the blush colors well at all, so here’s a picture I took of the palette to compare to. 


All 3 blushes are very pigmented, but I’m not a huge fan of the colors. The bottom blush is definitely my favorite, but it’s really dark and easy to over do. The top one is super pink, I personally prefer more earthy tones when it comes to blush, so I might just use it as an eyeshadow base. The middle one is a little more plum colored than the top one, but it’s still too pink for my liking. I might use it as an eyeshadow as well until I can keep experimenting with it and see if I can get it to a level that I like. So if you like really pink blushes, this is the palette for you! 


All in all I would buy this palette again just for for the highlighters and illuminators. 😁

Marc Anthony: Deep Conditioning Treatment review. 

I got this little guy in my ipsy bag this month, (I’ll do a video review on the whole bag later) and it’s by far my favorite item I received. I love makeup products, but since I dye my hair a lot, it’s nice to get a product to help keep it healthy. I thought my hair was pretty soft before (especially for being bleached so much), but this stuff took it to a whole new level of silky soft!

It distributes really well, and I didn’t have to use too much despite my hair being super thick. (Usually it takes half a bottle of conditioner to notice a difference, 🙄 I’m sure some of you feel my pain). Not to mention it smells amazing! It also protects color treated hair and you only use it once a week, so even this little sample bottle is going to last me quite sometime. A regular sized bottle goes for about $8 at Ulta, which is a really good price for a deep conditioner that actually does it’s job. It’s also sulfate free, which is an extra plus! I’ll definitely be switching to this for my deep condition go to. 😊