Monthly Archives: January 2019

Just Launched! Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Collection

Colourpop’s has extended their Zodiac Collection in collaboration with Beauty Influencer Kathleen Lights. The collection now includes 12 ultra fine loose pigments with a metallic or duo chromed finish. They are priced at $6 per shade or $70 for the entire set.


Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection

Colourpop: Zodiac Collection Loose Pigment Shades

Release Date: January 31, 2019

Of course the shade names are based on astrological signs. See the list below:

  • The Scales
  • The Maiden
  • The Crab
  • The Goat
  • The Archer
  • The Lion
  • The Twins
  • The Bull
  • The Scorpion
  • The Ram
  • The Water Bearer
  • The Fish
Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection

The Scales

A cool-toned pink with an icy blue sheen.

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
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Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection

The Goat

A deep golden bronze.

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection

The Maiden

A shimmering white with highlights of gold and sheer glitter.

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop

The Water Bearer

A vivid cobalt blue.

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop

The Ram

A bright orange coral with a gold duochrome sheen.

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop

The Crab

A soft periwinkle with a lavender duochrome sheen.

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop

The Archer

A deep plum with a turquoise duochrome sheen.

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop

The Bull

A bright emerald green.

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop

The Twins

A pink with a coppery duochrome sheen.

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop

The Lion

A true yellow gold.

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop

The Fish

A seafoam green with a gold duochrome sheen.

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection

The Scorpion

A warm burgundy

Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop
Kathleen Lights x ColourPop Zodiac Loose Pigment Collection
Source: ColourPop

How Do I Choose The Right Foundation? Understanding Coverage

Do you know what foundation coverage is right for you? We’re here to help you decode the meanings behind some of the more common terms when trying to find what foundation coverage suits you best.

Describes the opacity and transparency of makeup.

Sheer Coverage:

  • Most transparent
  • Minimizes discoloration and lightly evens skin tone
  • Gives appearance of no foundation
  • Provides a more natural look
  • Very lightweight
  • Pigment content of 8-13%
Maybelline Fit Me Dewy & Smooth Foundation

Maybelline Fit Me Dewy & Smooth Foundation

Leaves a smooth and natural finish

Source: Maybelline


Light Coverage:

  • Covers blotchiness
  • Covers unevenness in the skin
  • Pigment content of 13-18%

NYX Total Control Drop Foundation

A velvety matte foundation with a smooth finish.

Source: NYX


Medium Coverage:

  • Smooth coverage that does not shift or settle into lines of the face
  • Pigment content of 18-23%
  • Works well for combining two or more shades
  • Works for most skin types,
  • Thicker concentration
  • Provides more coverage than liquid foundation
  • Minimal quantity required
  • Perfect for those with dry or mature skin
  • increased hydration helps skin looks soft and smooth
Makeup Revolution Fast Base Stick Foundation

Makeup Revolution Fast Base Stick Foundation

A velvety matte foundation with a smooth finish.

Source: Makeup Revolution


Full Coverage:

  • Opaque coverage
  • Typically referred to as camouflage or corrective makeup
  • Pigment content typically 23% – 35%
  • HD performance makeup can contain up to 50% pigment.
LA Girl Pro Coverage Liquid Foundation

LA Girl Pro Coverage Liquid Foundation

A full coverage finish in a light weight high definition formula.

Source: LA Girl


Just Launched! OFRA To Me Collection

Ofra Cosmetics’ new collection is bringing self love and self appreciation vibes into 2019. With this eclectic collection featuring everything from highlighters to face masks, we’re ready to pamper ourselves with these products.


Newest Launch

Ofra To Me Collection

OFRA: To Me Collection

Release Date: January 24, 2019

A collection designed to celebrate self love and putting yourself first. These bold makeup options are perfect for Valentines Day.

OFRA To Me Collection Feelin' Myself

Feelin’ Myself

A rebranded highlighter palette that contains three shimmering shades.

  • Blissful – golden bronze with rose undertones
  • Pillow Talk – soft pearl pink
  • Rodeo Drive – sun kissed soft gold
Ofra To Me Collection Feelin Myself
Feelin’ Myself

OFRA To Me Collection Mini Liquid Lipstick Set

Mini Liquid Lipstick Set

A long lasting matte liquid lipstick that wears comfortably and has minimal transfer.

  • Charmed – a mauve pink nude
  • Unzipped – a berry mauve
  • Rendezvous – watermelon red
  • Milan – deep cranberry red
Ofra To Me Collection Liquid Lipstick Set
Milan

OFRA To Me Collection Rose Makeup Fixer

Rose Makeup Fixer

A limited edition sweet-rose scented setting mist made with Vitamin E, Aloe Vera, and Chamomila Flower Extract.

OFRA To Me Collection Rose Makeup Fixer
Rose Makeup Fixer

OFRA To Me Collection Moisturizing Lipstick Rose

Moisturizing Lipstick – Rose

A scented and tinted lip moisturizer with Vitamin E.

OFRA To Me Collection Moisturizing Lipstick Rose
Moisturizing Lipstick – Rose

OFRA To Me Collection Fro-zay Peel Off Mask

Fro-zay Peel Off Mask

A shimmering pink mask that soothes and brightens. It is antioxidant rich and contains Glycolic Acid.

OFRA To Me Collection Fro-zay Peel Off Mask
Fro-zay Peel Off Mask

Have you tried any of the new OFRA To:Me Collection yet? Let us know in the comments!

Just Launched! Colourpop BFF Mascara

You know Colourpop’s always got something cooking! Their newest release is the BFF Mascara collection and they certainly went bold with it. A colourful collection that not only brings you length, it brings you volume.


Newest Launch

Colourpop: BFF Mascara

Colourpop: BFF Mascara

Release Date: January 24, 2019

7 Bold shades! A lengthening and volumizing formula with a nylon twisted fiber brush, it delivers a buildable look while adding some lift to your lashes.

Colourpop BFF Mascara

Black on Black

Colourpop BFF Mascara
mikaylaraedavis

Colourpop BFF Mascara

Blue Ya Mind

Colourpop BFF Mascara
kathleenlights

Colourpop BFF Mascara

Pink Inc.

Colourpop BFF Mascara

Yellow Goodbye

Colourpop BFF Mascara
kristenxleanne

Colourpop BFF Mascara

Purple Prose

Colourpop BFF Mascara
mikaylaraedavis

Colourpop BFF Mascara

Left On Red

Colourpop BFF Mascara
mariale

Colourpop BFF Mascara

Kiss N’ Teal

Colourpop BFF Mascara
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Have you tried any of the new Colourpop Mascaras yet? Let us know in the comments!

Affordable and Awesome! The Best Drugstore Mascaras

The Top 5 Affordable Drugstore Mascaras

We all want lashes that go on for days! But not all of us are willing to spend a ton of money to get lengthy lashes. So what is the best drugstore mascara? These cheap yet awesome mascaras has got you covered. Check them out below!

Covergirl Clump Crusher by LashBlast

Covergirl Clump Crusher by LashBlast

Benefits: A no-clump mascara with an innovative double-sided brush. It has a curved brush design with straight bristle-edge that delivers 20 times the volume.

L'Oréal Paris Makeup Double Extend Mascara

L’Oréal Paris Makeup Double Extend Mascara

Benefits: This mascara provides an extension effect by adding up to 80% more volume to the lashes without the clumping, flaking, or smudging.

L’Oreal Paris Makeup Voluminous Million Lashes

L’Oreal Paris Makeup Voluminous Million Lashes

Benefits: A collagen-infused formulat that builds intense volume. It provides a dramatic lash look by providing thick, separate lashes to add definition to the eye.

Maybelline Makeup Lash Sensational Washable Mascara

Maybelline Makeup Lash Sensational Washable Mascara

Benefits: A volumizing mascara with a 10 layer bristle brush. It provides a full fan effect as it captures lashes from the root to the tip.

Maybelline Makeup Great Lash Waterproof Mascara 

Maybelline Makeup Great Lash Waterproof Mascara

Benefits: A lash doubling formula that builds volume in a natural way. Waterproof and glides on smoothly.


Which affordable mascara is your ultimate favorite? Did we pick it? Let us know in the comments!

Just Launched! Fourth Ray Beauty Reset Collection

Fourth Ray Beauty is a skin-care line recently launched by Colourpop that provides clean, wellness-inspired skin care products at an affordable price. The brand is cruelty-free and vegan.


Newest Launch

Fourth Ray Beauty Reset Collection Detox

Fourth Ray Beauty: Reset Collection

Release Date: January 21, 2019

  • Clean Slate Foaming Exfoliator
  • The Big Detox Mud Mask
  • After Hours Detox Face Oil
Clean Slate Foaming Exfoliator

Clean Slate Foaming Exfoliator

A foaming exfoliator that lathers away dead skin and impurities. It
helps renew and refine the skin while combating dullness. Some of the ingredients include: Volcanic Rock, Kaolin Clay, and Tea Tree + Eucalyptus.

NET WEIGHT: 1.6 oz. | 46 g


Fourth Ray Beauty The Big Detox Mud Mask

The Big Detox Mud Mask

A deep detoxifying mud mask that absorbs impurities and absorbs excess oil while refining the skin. It provides purifying and balancing benefits. Some ingredients include: Bamboo Charcoal, Kaolin Clay, and Tea Tree + Eucalyptus.

NET WEIGHT: 50 g. | 1.7 oz.


Fourth Ray Beauty After Hours Detox Face Oil

After Hours Detox Face Oil

A nightime face oil that nourishes and balances the skin while you sleep. It absorbs impurities and clarifies the skin. Some ingredients include: Bamboo Charcoal, Tea Tree, Watermelon Seed, and Cucumber Oil.

NET WEIGHT: 0.50 fl.oz. | 14.80 ml.


Have you tried any Fourth Ray Beauty products yet? Let us know in the comments!

Get The Dupe! Fenty Beauty’s Dragon Mami

It’s time for Dragon Mami. Fenty Beauty’s Mattemoiselle continues to bring us mega rich pigment with their ultra slim, longwearing, petal-soft matte finish lipsticks.

A tropical papaya shade with a matte finish. Check out some of its high end and low end dupes and get the scoop!

NYX Extra Creamy Round LIpstick Femme

Affordable Dupe

A bright pink-red with saturated color and a velvet texture.

NYX Extra Creamy Round Lipstick

Christian Louboutin Velvet Matte

Luxury Dupe

A vivid pink-red with intensely rich pigment and a soft finish.

Christian Louboutin Velvet Matte


Check out our Fenty Beauty page for more fabulous Fenty products and some affordable dupe options.  Leave your thoughts on Fenty Beauty’s Dragon Mami in the comments!

The Best Eyeshadow Looks: Morphe 35P Plum Pleasers

The Best Eyeshadow Looks -Morphe 35P Plum Pleasers Eyeshadow Palette

If you’re still trying to find the best eyeshadow look for Valentine’s day, we thought we’d bring you some shadow inspiration from Morphe’s wildly popular palette 35P Plum Pleasers.

Morphe 35P Plum Pleasers Eyeshadow Palette
Morphe 35P Plum Pleasers Eyeshadow Palette

SHADES INCLUDE:

Row 1: Bake, Lilac, Dimple, Pinky, Blackberry, Clever, Gemstone

Row 2: Tulle, Banquet, Pastel, Winkie, Jam, Drape, Violetta

Row 3: Loyal, Girl Time, Era, Mira, Sangria, Wish, Purple Sky

Row 4: Fam, Voodoo, Outgoing, Reign, Boysenberry, Sugar Plum, Eggplant

Row 5: Moon Cake, Bonbon, Royal, Dusk, Plum, Saint, Jazz


The plum pleaser palette has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars on most beauty platforms and is filled with deep plums, shimmery violets, and frosty lavenders. Check out some of the best looks below!

The Best Eyeshadow Looks -Morphe 35P Plum Pleasers Eyeshadow Palette
Morphe 35P Plum Pleasers Eyeshadow Palette
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Morphe 35P Plum Pleasers Eyeshadow Palette
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Morphe 35P Plum Pleasers Eyeshadow Palette
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Morphe 35P Plum Pleasers Eyeshadow Palette
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Leave your thoughts on Morphe’s 35P Plum Pleasers Eyeshadow Palette in the comments!

Just Launched! New Makeup This Week

KKW Beauty Classic Red Creme Lipstick and Liner

From affordable skincare to colored mascaras and more, take a peek at some of the latest collections that launched this week!


Fourth Ray Beauty Reset Collection Detox

Fourth Ray Beauty: Reset Collection

Release Date: January 21, 2019

  • Clean Slate Foaming Exfoliator
  • The Big Detox Mud Mask
  • After Hours Detox Face Oil

Colourpop BFF Mascara

Colourpop: BFF Mascara

Release Date: January 24, 2019

  • Black On Black
  • Blue Ya Mind
  • Kiss N’ Teal
  • Left On Red
  • Pink Inc.
  • Purple Prose
  • Yellow Goodbye

Ofra To Me Collection

OFRA: To: Me Collection

Release Date: January 24, 2019

  • Feelin’ Myself Highlighter Palette
  • Mini Liquid Lipsticks
  • Rendezvous Liquid Lipstick
  • Rose Makeup Fixer
  • Fro-zay Peel off Mask
  • Rose Moisturizing Lipstick

KKW Beauty Classic Red Creme Lipstick and Lip Liner

KKW Beauty – Classic Red Crème Lipstick and Lip Liner

Release Date: January 25, 2019

  • Classic Red Lipstick
  • Red 1 Lipliner

Stay tuned this week as we’ll deep dive into each of the collections. Have you purchased any of these products yet? Let us know in the comments!

Get The Dupe! Fenty Beauty’s Thicc

Up next it’s time to get Thicc! Rihanna’s makeup line Fenty Beauty continues to bring us high octane pigment with lightweight creamy texture in these amazing Mattemoiselle lipsticks.

A sultry mauve with a matte finish. Check out some of its high end and low end dupes and get the scoop!

Fenty Beauty Mattemoiselle Thicc

Check out our Fenty Beauty page for more fabulous Fenty products and some affordable dupe options.  Leave your thoughts on Fenty Beauty’s Thicc in the comments!

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