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Project Update: Month 5 + 6 + 7

8 Jan

Hello everyone! Update from October and I have to say I am slightly disappointed with myself. Here are the goodies that I picked up the past three months (and note that some of them are Christmas presents):

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For October I picked up a few things and then went really crazy for makeup in November due to the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales and got a lots of gifts sets in December. I also made two indie cosmetics orders (Sugarpill + Geek Chic Cosmetics) from Black Friday shopping (hooray for great deals!).

So first off I have to say that I have a soft spot for special/unique packaging. That was one of the main reasons why I picked up the Shu Uemura X Takashi Murakami collaboration palettes. The Canadian prices of these palettes are really inflated ($90CAD) and the colors are dupable but that packaging is to die for. So that makes these two palettes my most expensive makeup items that I own. >.< One of the palettes broke in transit but I got it replaced which was really nice of Shu to do now they are both in pristine condition ready to be used.

The other things of course is the Vice 2 palette from Urban Decay with it’s gorgeous jewel-tone shades how could I resist? And I have had my eyes on getting more OCC Lip tars to add to my collection and since these are only available online I picked two that are just perfect for the fall/winter times. I used them a couple of times and they are GORGEOUS! If you haven’t tried these lip products go and try them they are amazing! Shades purchased are Strumpet and Black Dahlia.

From MAC I purchased a duo compact and an eyeshadow for a brow duo and I also got the Violet lip bag which contained a lipliner (Vino), lipstick (Dark Deed) and lipgloss (Art of Seduction).
So from the online orders what I ordered from Sugarpill Cosmetics is Bulletproof eyeshadow (who can’t get enough black eyeshadows?), Tipsy and Weekender loose eyeshadow (the only pigments I’m missing for a complete Sugarpill collection), and of course the Cold Chemistry palette (this is a must have of course haven’t you seen the palette gorgeous!). From Sephora’s VIB Sale I picked up the Too Faced All I want for Christmas set and in the photos am missing the eyeliner, mascara and eyeshadow primer.

From Geek Chic Cosmetics I ordered a few things it’s been a while since I ordered from them but they had released a new collection and I wanted to try some lippies this time around. So I ordered the whole 8-piece Fellowship collection (LOTR related of course I couldn’t say no); Doll Cheeks Blush (Nerdgasm is one of my favorites); lipsticks in My little Pwny, Crysalis, Lipstick of the Shifting Sands, and Once Bitten; Geek Gloss in Health Potion, Benevolent, and Banished. I won’t wear Banished that much but when I review these item it will be epic.
Holiday Gifts from ELF (they all came in sets and stuff) and purchased for myself is a few new things from the drugstores (L’Oreal and Rimmel).

Face masks = haven’t used them very much in the past 3 months… You’d think with exams and studying that I would just put on a mask and continue to study but I haven’t actually used any sheet masks this month. I just used a clay one this month because my skin has been acting up. I will be trying to use up my stash much more this year.

So after this posts up comes my resolutions for next year and I’ll let you know then what my plans are for purchasing new makeup and stuff like that. And can I say HOLY WALL OF TEXT!!

Beauty Stash: Eyes – Eyeliners

10 Sep

Hello everyone! The photo shown in this post is old because I have used up some of the eyeliners featured but there are too many eyeliners to retake the photo so I hope that y’all don’t mind. Here are the eyeliners then!

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– Joe Fresh Gel Eyeliner in Slate, Smashbox Jet Set Gel Liner in Deep Black, Maybelline Eye Studio Gel Liner in Blackest Black, L’Oreal Infallible Gel Liner in Blackets Black, Etude House Bling Bling Eyesticks (old school) in Shooting Star, Butterfly Star, Etude House Proof10 Waterproof Retractalbe Pencil in Grey, Lavshuca Liquid Gel Eyeliner in Brown-black, Sephora+Pantone Universe Eyeliner Trio in Black, Brown, Orange, Sephora Waterproof Retratable Eyeliner in Glitter Black, MAC Kohl Liner in Feline, MAC Prolongwear Eyeliner in Mountain Air, Urban Decay Double ended Liner in Whiskey and Zero, Tarina Tarantino Hyperliner in Puppeteer and Tommy Jet x2, Urban Decay 24/7 Liquid Eyeliner in Pervasion, Maybelline MasterDrama Eyeliner in Sapphire Strength, Midnight Master, Annabelle Metallic Kohl Pencil in Bronze (discontinued), Annabelle Smoothliners in Meteorite, Brownie, Jade, Rimmel Soft Kajal Kohl pencil in Black, Rimmel ScandelEyes in Nude, NYX Slide On Pencil in Black Sparkle, Jewel, Tropical Green, Gunmetal, NYX Retractable Eyeliners in Golden Olive, Gray, Deep Blue, Blue Eyes, Aqua Green, Covergirl Liquiline Pencil in Gray, Covergirl Lineblast Liquid Eyeliner in Black

Total: 36 products

WOW!! That is a lot of eyeliners… I knew I had a lot but didn’t know that it was 36!! I will definately not be buying any more liners until I finish a few… or maybe won’t buy until I cut this number down to say 15 liners.

Beauty Stash: Eyes – Eyeshadow Bases/Primers

9 Sep

Hello everyone! We are almost through everything for eyes so bear with me. I am quite surprised at how many eye bases that I have… like seriously amazed by how much as I use so little for the eyes everyday.
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– MAC Paintpot in Soft Ochre, Eclair

– Maybelline Color Tattoo Metal Mania is Barely Branded

– Urban Decay Primer Potion

– Too Faced Glitter Glue

– Too Faced Shadow Insurance sample

– Bare Minerals Prime time in Sundance

– ELF Eyelid Primer ($1)

– NYX Jumbo Eyeshadow Pencil in Milk

– Rimmel ScandalEyes in Tempting Turquoise, Paranoid Purple, and Bulletproof Beige

– Canmake Eyeshadow Base

– Revlon Illuminance Creme Shadows in Seashells, Skinlights

– Revlon Photoready Under Eye Brightener and Primer

Total: 16 products

 

Beauty Stash: Eye – Large Palettes

29 Aug

Hello everyone! We are finally down to the last category of color products! YAY! I thought I had more products but I was really surprised with how many eye products that I have. Anyways, here are the larger palettes that I have.

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Tarte Palette from the past Holiday collection (part of the Carried Away Set), Urban Decay Vice Palette, MAC Palette

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The small palettes in the second photo is a magnetic palettes from Etsy (seller anothersoul). Top palette contain Too Faced Natural at Night and Natural Eyes, Elizabeth Arden blush, Physician’s formula Baked Bronze Eyeshadow palette and a few of the SephoraxDisney Jasmine Palette.

Bottom two contains SephoraxDisney Cinderella and Jasmine, Urban Decay Naked and Naked 2, and Covergirl Trio in Golden Sunset and Shimmering Sands.

Total = 6 items

I don’t reach for these palettes as much because they are bigger than I would like to use. I should start using them again though.

Review: Urban Decay Naked Palette

21 Dec

Hello everyone! So as you all know Urban Decay has released out a new Naked 2 palette but me being slow I just got the first one… but here’s the review.

Description: A cult item which houses 12 shades of warm toned eyeshadows with a variety in textures. Shades include Virgin (light pink with microshimmer similar to Joe Fresh eyeshadow in Pale Pink, a satin finish), Sin (shimmering pink, shimmer finish), Naked (buck wheat shade, matte finish), Sidecar (golden taupe shade, glitter finish), Buck (medium brown, matte finish), Half Baked (gold, shimmer finish), Smog (medium brown with light brown shimmers, shimmer shade), Darkhorse (dark brown, satin finish), Toasted (dark brown with pink based undertones, satin finish), Hustle (dark brown, satin finish), Creep (black with silver and gold microglitter, satin finish) and Gunmetal (dark gray with silver microglitter, satin finish).

Review: I didn’t know what I was missing out on. This is a great everyday palette with wearable everyday shades. Pigmentation is amazing for each of the shades there are no duds in this palette. The textures for each is just amazing, packaging is classy, and the blending of the shades is just great. A con I would say would be the velvet feel of the packaging I feel as though it can get a bit messy with eyeshadow fall out and whatnot but it’s still a nice texture to feel in the morning. I really really like this palette and everything about it is great! So now I’m another person who absolutely enjoys this palette.

Cost: $52 CDN @ Sephora

Would I recommend this product? I totally would the shades are gorgeous and they are all everyday wearable shades. It’s just a great palette I can’t gush about how great it is.

Coming Soon…

26 Jun

So these products are coming soon and I am planning to purchase these products. Sorry for all these beauty posts a regular blog post will be up soon!

Fall makeup collections are slowly making their way into the industry and out of the ones that have been released these two companies fall collections are the one that I am most looking forward too!

First up the Body Shop:

The fall collection is called ”Smoke & Fire” and the one product that I look forward to is:

The Body Shop Fall Collection 2010 1 The Body Shop Fall Collection 2010: The Body Shop Smoke & Fire Autumn Makeup Collection

The Autumn Leaves Compact (retail $21 USD) which comes in Chestnut and Berry (above). It is a beautiful compact and definately just for a collector’s sake. ^_^ Me personally I love pretty packaging but for something that looks this cool I will definately purchase! This collection is hitting the Body Shop stores July 6.

Urban Decay Naked Palette 11 Urban Decay Naked Palette Review and Swatches Urban Decay fall 2010 eyeshadow Naked Palette Urban Decay Makeup Collection for Fall 2010 + Swatches

From Urban Decay a new palette called ‘Naked’ more information can be found here:

http://www.musingsofamuse.com/2010/06/urban-decay-naked-palette-review-and-swatches.html

Releasing June 29, 2010 on the Urban Decay website and August 2010 for instores such as Sephora, Ulta, and where else that sells Urban Decay retailing for $44USD.

Those are what I am planning to get. What do you guys want?

It’s almost half a month!!

14 Jan

Since I’ve last posted anything online. >.< That makes me feel kinda really bad. Anyways, the new semester has begun for the U and it has been pretty hectic. Things have been going much quicker than they were in the first semester. Got kicked out of the the two chem courses that I was taking and well now I am in a lower chem course and a nutritions course. Interesting stuff.

Anyways, I just wanted to say have you seen these around lately??

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Yes! OPI has an Alice in Wonderland collection and so does Urban Decay…. which is this palette…

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Yeah!! Totally excited!!! I haven’t taken any photos yet but I don’t plan to get the palette or two of the colors from the OPI collection. The two colors that I did get yesterday was Absolutely Alice which is a glittering blue with gold glitters in it as well. Awesome color to wear! And the other is Mad as a Hatter which is the purple looking nail polish. It looks purple but in person it’s like a gun-metal grey with puruple hints a really really interesting color. Photos will most likely be up. I’ve only tried Mad as a Hatter and I LOVE it!!! So sparkly and glittery and really well mad!! ^_^
Anyways, putting all that aside I got some new stuff as well but photos probably won’t be up until tomorrow….

Yeah, a lot of stuff I bought in the last 2 weeks I believe….

Anyways, I should really head towards class and look forward to the Biology lecture today.

Yay!