New Wet N Wild Blushes and Highlighter!!!

I have never been so excited about drugstore products in my entire life, but Wet n Wild is my favorite drugstore brand and they have came out with a TON of new stuff, including new color icon blushes and a new megaglow high lighter! There are also a ton of other new products- but, worry not, I have also acquired all of those products as well and will review them all.

 

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Just another Brow Kit review: Maybelline Brow Drama pro Palette

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I purchased the shade in soft brown. The kit contains a tinted wax, brow powder, and high light color. As well as, a double ended brush and a spooly! Besides the wax, which did nothing to hold my brows in place, I was pleasantly surprised. The powder was the perfect amount of pigmented for a more natural brow, which is what I prefer.  The highlighter is a beautiful, very light pink shade, and it is amazing! I have found myself reaching for this as my brow bone highlight, even when I am not using the other products. The brush and spooly are also very usable, and I just love that. Besides the fact that the palette has no mirror, and I will have to bring a brow gel or wax, I think this palette will be pretty great for travel. Continue reading “Just another Brow Kit review: Maybelline Brow Drama pro Palette”

A Retail Therapy Find!

Those who are battling depression know how hard the days are when it hits bad out of nowhere. For me, today was one of those days. As I was getting off work I began to feel the tell-tale sings of falling into depression. So, I decided to do a little retail therapy to see if anything could help cheer me up. Really, I just didn’t want to allow myself to go home, get in bed, and distance myself from the world. Anyway, as I was wandering the random stores in my area, I stumbled into the almost uninhabited local K-Mart. While inside I found a little gem that I had previously missed out on… Continue reading “A Retail Therapy Find!”

Rimmel Magnif’eyes shadow stick/liner duos. A first impression.

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The Rimmel London kohl kajal shadow liners  

are a nice idea. They are a versatile way to quickly apply your shadow and liner. I usually use products like this as a shadow base, because they usually stay creamy and crease easily. I also usually don’t use this certain type of eye liner because it tends to move around a lot on my eyes. Let’s see if this product is any different.

001 Back to the Blacks

This one I was not too fond of. The charcoal color shadow stick has small chunks of glitter in it. While it is still creamy, I just do not like the actual glitter chinks….in anything, but that is a personal preference. The liner is a matter black, but it is a bit patchy and not really that deep of a black. I love the Rimmel exaggerate liners, they are creamy and true to color, so this duo really disappointed me.

002 Kissed by a Rose Gold

I 10000% LOVE this one. The shadow is beautiful. It really is a rose gold with a sheen finish. The liner is a deep matte brown and looks beautiful. I would also like to mention that this shadow dried all the way- it is great!

003 Queens of the Bronzed Age

The shadow of this duo is good. I like it and it dries to where it does not budge. The liner however, is not my favorite, as a liner! I love this in the water line, and I am really excited to use it that way, but as a top lid liner? I prefer matte for that. But, it does serve a really great purpose, so another win.

004 Dark Side of the Blue

First, let me start off saying that this products name made me think of Sci-Fi movies, and that makes me happy.

The shadow with this duo is a bit patchy to compare to the others and does again have the glitter chunks. This does however make a great smoky eye base! The liner….holy cow. It is so electric blue! It does not go anywhere and it is my only shade like it- and I have a ton of liners.

005 Pink and Purple Rain

I think this is the 2nd product in two weeks that I have talked about that referenced Prince’s Purple Rain. I just think that was a funny tid bit. The shadow on with this duo is the most sheer of the bunch. The creamy glitter also clumps up when applied ( as the swatch shows). I am glad one of the duos came with a plum liner, but compared to the exaggerate plum liner, this one is a bit patchy.

 

Over all…

The shadows, all but one (the one in duo 001), dry to an unbundgeable product. I absolutely love that quality in these shadows, it makes it possible for me to use them as a stand alone shadow, rather than a shadow base. Besides the matte black and plum, I like the formula for the kohl kajal liners. I still don’t prefer them over anything else, but then again, this is just my first impression, so any of these opinions could change!

I will update you with looks and reviews involving these products, if you are interested.

Thanks for reading,

xoxo Manda!

A quick SORRY and a small review! Maybelline Color Molten Shadows

Before I review the product I would like to say a quick sorry for the lack of posts this week. Besides my blog I am a full time college student and I have a full time job. This week has been very busy, but this weekend I promise to bust out a lot, and I also have purchased and received some pretty good products to review.

On to the review…

Maybelline Color Molten Cream Shadows

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This review will feature much fewer pictures than most of my post, simply because I love all of these shadows!! The super shimmery top layer on most of the shades does go away, to reveal a beautiful cream shadow. They are all very easy to use and very blend-able. I actually recommended these to a friend who is just really getting into makeup. The only thing I question about this product is how fast will it dry up? It doesn’t exactly have a tight closure like the color tattoos do, but it also is not as creamy. Actually they are VERY comparable to the dreamy bouncy blushes in consistency. Anyway, I love these and really think everyone should try them out!

Thank you for reading, I had a long day before writing this post,

xoxo Manda