Colourpop Summer Collection: Swatches + Mini Review

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Colourpop is quickly becoming one of my go-to makeup brands. If you are not familiar with Colourpop, they are an online only makeup brand based out of Los Angeles that JUST had their first birthday.  They are one of the fastest up and comers due to the uniqueness and quality of their products.  Their eye shadows, lippie stix, and lip pencils are $5 a piece and all blushes, bronzers, and highlighters and $8 apiece (aka dang affordable). I recently went a little crazy and hauled some things from their summer collection, as well as a few new permanent releases.  I have tried most of them and I love them.  Here are some of the goodies I got.

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How to Prep Your Look For Summer

prep coverThis past week marked the first 100 degree day of the year…summer is officially here. This means it’s time to get ready for the loooong, hot (way hot in Texas) days to come. Here are some things I do to prep for summer!

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Lorac Pro Contour Palette: Review + Swatches

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Are you tired of me reviewing contour palettes yet?  Too bad here is another.  Lorac is about to Launch their Lorac Pro Contour Palette.  I was fortunate to get my hands on one before the official release. This palette has three contour shades, three highlight shades, and a synthetic contour brush.  The packaging is very sleek, slim and similar to the Lorac Pro Eyeshadow Palettes.    This is a very similar set up to the Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit, the Kat Vond D Shade of light Palette, and The Nyx Highlight and Contour Pro Kit (which I recently reviewed).

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Urban Decay Afterglow 8 Hour Powder Blush in Bittersweet

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I was so excited to hear that Urban Decay was releasing a blush line. The Urban Decay Afterglow 8 hour powder blush line has twelve shades with some pretty scandalous names (umm quickie?!). I knew I wanted to pick up one of these blushes with a Sephora gift card my husband and daughter got me for Mothers (awwww). Bittersweet is a straight up purple blush. I have nothing like Bittersweet in my collection and I was really drawn to the color so in my collection it went.

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Marc Jacobs Instamarc Light Filtering Contouring Powder

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It seems that the big makeup trend this spring is contouring.  Everywhere I look there is a new contouring palette making its way onto the shelves.  Of course I had to check out some of these palettes.  The one that I have been using the most is the Marc Jacobs Instamarc Light Filtering Contouring Powder.

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February Favorites

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Thank goodness March is finally here. That means we are one more month closer to warm, gorgeous weather. Anyone else tired of winter? I am OVER it. In February I visited some old friends and tried out some new goodies. Here are some of my makeup highlights!

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Jamberry Nail Wrap Review

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I love having my nails done. There is nothing like having a well manicured nail to make me feel feminine and put together. However nail polish chips. Like a lot. Sometimes I will do my nails and it is chipping within 24 hours of the initial application. So when I started hearing about Jamberry wraps I was definitely curious. There were all these cute options, that were supposed to be easy to apply and long lasting. It sounded pretty awesome. I had a few friends that were selling Jamberry and I always considered contacting them to give it a try, but it wasn’t until my friend Angie contacted that I finally made the move to give them a try.

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Benefit Roller Lash Mascara: Review

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There is a ton of hype surrounding the Benefit Roller Lash Mascara. I was lucky enough to get my hands on a sample from Ulta last week. The Mascara is due to launch this Friday. I went to Ulta today and the place was plastered in Benefit Roller Lash Posters. Benefit is promoting the crap out of this Mascara so I have got me some high expectations people.

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