Saturday, March 5, 2011

Collective Haul January/February Pt. 3

This is the last part of my collective haul, and I seem to have alot of brain farts, but at the bottom, I listed the products, and corrected whatever name I called a products. Enjoy. Its a shorter video.

1. Sally Girl Mini Nail Polish
"Chunky Glitter Pink"
2. Hard Candy Heavy Duty Concealer Pencil
3. Wet N' Wild Idol Eyes Creme Shadow Stick
4. Maybelline The Classic Volume Express
"Very Black"
5. Wet N' Wild Mega Liners
6. Wet N' Wild Color Icon Single Shadow

Collective Haul January/February Pt. 2

This is part 2 of my haul for January/February. Sorry These posts are coming out so late, I haven't been feeling to well so I didn't feel like posting anything. I think this one might be more boring then the last video because I was starting to have that energy drink crash that people get. Oh well. Again if you don't want to watch the video, the products are listed below. 

1. Milani Jewel FX
2. Wet N' Wild Craze
3. Sally Hansen Insta-Grip Fast Dry Base Coat
4. CoverGirl Eye Shadow
"Swiss Chocolate"
5. Revlon Superlustrious Lipgloss
"Pearl Plum"
6. Revlon Mineral Lipglaze
"Overtime Wine"
7. Wet N' Wild Mega Glow Illuminating Powders
"Cat Walk Pink"
8. NYC Lipstick
"Sheer Red"
9. Wet N' Wild Perfect Pair Lipwand
10. Hard Candy Kal-eye-descope - Baked Eyeshadow Duos
"High Maintenance"
11. Hard Candy Glow All The Way Skin Luminizer
"Glamazon Bronze"
12. Hard Can.dy So Baked Bronzer
13. Hard Candy Sheer Envy Primer
14. Hard Candy Eye Shadow Primer
15. Hard Candy Plexi Gloss
16. Hard Candy Take Me Out Liner
"Dim Sum"
17. Hard Candy Ginormous Lash Volumizing Mascara
"Carbon Black"
18. Femme Couture Mineral Effects Baked Eye Shadow
"Fools Gold"
19. Sally Girl Sparkle Effects
20. Nyx Bronze Smokey Look Kit
21. Nyx Nude On Nude Natural Look Kit

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Collective Haul January/February Pt. 1

I wanted to do a haul post because in the past two months I sort of went makeup crazy and just over loaded on buying makeup. I decided to do a video because i didn't want to write down all the descriptions. The only problem is: I drank like 2 large cans of Monster, so I'm all jittery and jumpy and rambling. Also its going to be a three part video, not a two part, like i originally claimed.
I also named some things wrong.
When I say Sally Hansen, I mean Sally girl, the brand from Sally Beauty Supply.
I also named a Wet N' Wild trio incorrectly, but I fixed the name in the bottom.
If you don't want to watch the video, I listed the products from part 1. 
So enjoy

1. Sonia Kashuk 
"Glitter Glows Eye Palette"
2. Almay Smokey Trio
 "Green Eyes"
3. Maybelline One By One Volume Express Mascara
4. Wet N' Wild 8 Pan Palette
"Comfort Zone"
"Petal Pusher"
5. Sally Girl Baked Eye Shadow
"Light Pink"
6. Almay Trio 
"Green Eyes"
7. Maybelline Quad
"Designer Chocolates"
"Enchanted Forrest"
8. Wet N' Wild Trio
"I Dream Of Greenie"
9. Sally Girl Single Eye Shadow
10. CoverGirl Single Eye Shadow
"Tapestry Taupe"
11. Hard Candy Nobodys Perfect Concealer Palette
12. Hard Candy Glamoflauge Concealer
13. Wet N' Wild Craze Polish
14. Wet N' Wild Wild Shine Polish
"Night Prowl"
15. Confetti Long Wearing Nail Color
"Happy Birthday!"
16. Wet N' Wild Fast Dry Polish
"Party Of Five Glitters"
17. Fingerpaints Polish
"Sapphire Shimmer"
18. Pure Ice Polish
"Kiss Me Here"

Monday, February 28, 2011

This Is Not Nude on Nude

At first glance this could look like NYX's Nude On Nude palette, and if you're thinking that I already did a Nude on Nude review, then all I have to say is Thank You, you read my last blog post. :)
 Apparently this is so similar to Nude on Nude, that when I showed them to my other makeup junkie friend, she asked if I had bought 2 of the same palette. But I couldn't resist. ULTA was having a BOGO sale on NYX and these are the colors I gravitate towards, and though they look the same, they're definitely not. 
 It is in a sleek black compact box that fits into the palm of your hand, housing a mirror, 9 shadows, 2 lip color, and a dual shadow/lip brush. There are 3 finishes: matte, shimmer and velvet. The 2 lip colors are just... ugly. In my opinion, I will never use them. 
 The shades are warmer than the Nude palette because it's the Bronze palette. (ha)
The shades are great for summer time. Sun kissed skin and this palette will go hand in hand. I'll use it all year round though. 
 The shadows in this palette are better than the Nude palette. The shadows are extremely pigmented and blend flawlessly without creating a muddy, ruddy mess. They are soft, smooth and don't have any fallout (i haven't created any at least) 
 All the shades compliment each other so you can create a sexy eye quickly, or just sweep one color on the you lid and you'll be good to go. 

Pros: pigmented, soft, portable, blendable, sleek, cheap.
Cons: the two lips colors.

Just like the Nude on Nude palette this is a must have. 
Two thumbs up

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Did I Get NAKED?

The Urban Decay NAKED Palette might be the most wanted and hyped palette ever created, and I have been eying it for a good while myself. And the other day Sephora was back in stock! I was super excited, I went online right away.
So, did I get NAKED?
These swatches are nude in shade, pigmented, and soft.

But, for those of you who know the NAKED Palette, you will notice that these swatches are missing 3 colors, though they are similar, I did not get NAKED, but I did get NUDE.
I instead, and impulsively got the NYX Nude on Nude Natural Look Kit. 
I had come upon around 40 dollars of some extra money that I could spend freely, and why not spend it at the ULTA? I want the NAKED Palette desperately but would settle for any Urban Decay palette that had Half-Baked and Twice-Baked in it, but sadly, a lot of the palettes there were sold out :(
Then I decided on the Too Faced Natural Eye Palette, but after looking around and swatching some other palettes, I decided I wasn't going to settle for something that was just as expensive as Urban Decay, but not what I wanted. 

 So I made my way to the NYX section because I have been wanting some of their glitter liners and some more jumbo eye pencils, maybe the Winter In Moscow Palette or one of the Runway Palettes, but my eyes were drawn to their Look Kits and i was gone, I only had eyes for them. 
 There are 4 Look Kits: Smokey Look Kit, Purple Smokey Look Kit, Bronze Smokey Look Kit, and the Nude On Nude Natural Look Kit. I picked up the nude and the bronze, but the bronze is for a different post.
These were impulse buys. I had no idea these palettes existed, I usually research the products I want, read reviews. But if I didn't buy this right away, I wasn't sure I'd see it again, it was the only one left, I mean, the NYX section was ravaged through. 
 I open this immediately because I just had to look at the colors in person and touch them, just a little. It comes in a sleek little black box that is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. There are 9 shadows with 3 different finishes. Matte, Satin and Shimmer. There are also 2 lips colors (that I probably won't use, because I don't care about them). The shadows are soft and pigmented, but they are a tad powdery, so this may cause some fallout if you don't take measures to prevent it. 
 I am in love with every shadow in this palette, and the best part is, after doing some researching on it, I found out that it is considered a dupe for the NAKED Palette, the palette I wanted all along! If that wasn't fate, then I don't know what it.

Pros: pigmented, soft, blendable, cheap, sleek packaging, portable. 
Cons: powdery, small amount of shadow.

All in all, I believe that the cons mean nothing with all the pros of this palette. I would recommend this as a must have for most people.
Do you like nude palettes?
Are you lusting over the NAKED Palette?
Do you like inexpensive yet great palettes?
Then get the NYX Nude On Nude Natural Look Kit!!
It's a no brainer. Two Thumbs Up