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Must Have Beauty Sets That Are Actually Worth Your Money – April Edition

We all love a good makeup deal, especially when the products are actually worth your money!   Value kits are the perfect way to get products from your favorite beauty brands for less.  Here are our picks for best beauty sets for the month of April.  Check them out below!

MAC Cosmetics

Kiss 4 Days Color Kit
Price: $47 (Valued at $67)

Brand Description:

An online-exclusive quartet of fall lipstick and lipglass shades.

Products Include:

  • Love Me Lipstick in Shamelessly Vain
  • Powder Kiss Lipstick in Werk, Werk, Werk
  • Lipglass in Pretty Peppa
  • Lipglass / Mini M∙A∙C in Prrr

MAC Cosmetics

Electric Wonder Collectors Kit
Price: $47 (Valued at $67)

Brand Description:

An online-exclusive kit of limited-edition neutral shades for the face and lips.

Products Include:

  • Electric Wonder Iridescent Powder in Serenity Seeker
  • Lipstick / Electric Wonder in The Naturalist and Feelin’ Sedimental
  • Lipglass / Electric Wonder in Nature Freak and Marble Faun

Too Faced

Love Your Peaches Set – Peaches and Cream Collection
Price: $49 (Valued at $89)

Brand Description:

A makeup set containing the Just Peachy Mattes Eye Shadow Palette, Peach Puff Diffused Matte Lip Color, and Better Than Sex Mascara.

Sephora

Mini Summer Makeup Essentials Set
Price: $39 (Valued at $88)

Brand Description:

An eight-piece must-have summer essentials set with a highlighter, sunscreen, wave spray, glow oil, lip gloss, lip tint, body cream, and mascara.

Products Include:

  • Jouer Cosmetics Powder Highlighter in Skinny Dip
  • OUAI Wave Spray
  • Patrick Ta Major Glow Body Oil
  • Sephora Collection #LIPSTORIES in 36 Spring Break
  • Sol De Janeiro Brazilian Bum Bum Cream
  • tarte lights, camera, splashes 4-in-1 waterproof mascara
  • Fresh Sugar Rosé Tinted Lip Treatment
  • Supergoop!® Unseen Suncreen SPF 40

Makeup Must Haves From Kiko Milano Cosmetics!

Looking for some affordable, gorgeous, and glam-inspiring beauty products to add to your makeup routine?  Take some time to discover must have Kiko Milano selections that  you’ll want in your makeup collection.  A few of them are limited edition so get em while you still can!  You can thank us later!  

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Smart Essential Face Palette $25

Palette with 6 face powders made up of 2 bronzers, 1 highlighter and 3 blushes for flawless makeup.

Glitter Shower Eyeshadow $12

Highly pigmented, long-wear glitter eyeshadow for an instant shine and a 3D glow.

Gossamer Emotion Creamy Lipstick $12

Creamy lipstick in bold colours with a shiny finish. The formula contains orchid extracts and hyaluronic filling spheres.

Power Pro Nail Lacquer $6

Salon-quality nail polish with shiny colour for up to seven days.

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Magical Holiday Matte Lipstick $14

High coverage ultra matte lipstick giving lips an irresistible and velvety touch of pure colour.

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Magical Holiday Smoky Eyeshadow Quad $11

Palette with 4 eyeshadows: 2 matte and 2 pearly. Create incredible smoky eyes and endless looks ranging from natural to intense.

Magical Holiday Duo Eyeliner $7

Double eyeliner pencil for the lash line: matte and metallic finishes. Ideal for underlining and intensifying your eyes with opaque shades and sparkling reflections.

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3D Hydra Lip Gloss $10

Softening lip gloss for shiny, plumped lips. The soft texture feels wonderful, blending into the lips and leaving them smooth and radiant.

Everlasting Colour Precision Lip Liner $9

The light, creamy texture smoothes on leaving a matte finish that’s long wearing. Its long-lasting formula defines the lip contour with a precise, intense stroke. The colour glides on evenly and easily.

Palette Pick! Beauty Bakerie Cotton Candy Champagne Blush Palette

Beauty Bakerie Cotton Candy Champagne Blushlighter Palette

What It Is:

Beauty Bakerie’s Cotton Candy Champagne Blush Palette lets you toast to good times and major sweet cheeks with four rosé-flushed shades. These matte and metallic sheens will leave you feeling light and bubbly, so celebrate with a second serving of the Cotton Candy Champagne Blush Palette.

Price:

The palette is priced at $38

Beauty Bakerie Cotton Candy Champagne Blushlighter Palette
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Beauty Bakerie Cotton Candy Champagne Blushlighter Palette
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Beauty Bakerie Cotton Candy Champagne Blushlighter Palette
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Beauty Bakerie Cotton Candy Champagne Blushlighter Palette
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Makeup Must Haves! The Best Colourpop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick

We all love a good matte lip.  Colourpop’s Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks have a thin, lightweight formula that smoothly glides on the lips leaving super intense pigment with a bold, ultra-matte look.  Check out some of our top picks and some of the looks that made us super excited and ready to buy ALL of these stunning shades.  

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick
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A light warm nude shade

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick
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A rich red shade

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick
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A deep chocolate brown shade

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick
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A vampy red shade

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick
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A matte warm rose shade

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick
Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick
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A deepened burgundy shade

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick

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Holiday Gift Pick! Dominique Cosmetics Berries and Cream Collection

Are you looking for the perfect gift for the makeup lover in your life?  Maybe you just want to treat yourself this holiday season.  Well you definitely won’t be disappointed by the Dominique Cosmetics Berries and Cream Collection.  The palette blends like a dream and it not only has great shade options but it’s highly pigmented.  Plus, the lipsticks have a great consistency and are super long-lasting.  Check out the details below!

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Brand Description:

A Sultry and sweet collection with a mix of warm and cool tone shades perfect for a glam night out or a casual daytime slay. This bundle includes the Berries & Cream palette and both Berries & Cream Matte Liquid Lipsticks.

Products Included:

  • Berries & Cream Palette
  • Berries & Cream Matte Liquid Lipstick – Creamy Pink
  • Berries & Cream Matte Liquid Lipstick – Plum Berry

All images courtesy of Dominique Cosmetics

The 2019 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Makeup Lovers

Holiday Gift Guide

For Makeup Lovers

For A Pop Of Color

Sugarpill

Little Twin Stars Collection

Create heavenly looks with an eye shadow palette with six dreamy hues, two matte-to-sparkle liquid lipsticks, and an exclusive makeup bag, all in a collectible keepsake box.

$39.50 on Beautylish

Jeffree Star

Velour Lip Kit

Velour Lip Liners and Velour Liquid Lipsticks paired together in matching sets to create the perfect lip.

$34 on Beautylish

For A Touch Of Luxury

Riki

Skinny Vanity Mirror

See your makeup in a whole new light. The Riki Skinny is a super-bright LED mirror that illuminates every detail in your face, giving you unprecedented control over your makeup application. Attach the magnifying mirror to get up close and personal with lashes, brows, and intricate detail work, or mount the phone clip to take flawless selfies and videos—no filter needed.  

$195 on Beautylish

Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte's Magic Cream

This cult-classic moisturizer started out as a backstage secret weapon that Charlotte Tilbury mixed for her supermodel and celebrity clients, who quickly became hooked on “Charlotte’s magic cream.” Now a beauty industry favorite, Magic Cream contains a secret mix of patented anti-aging ingredients that lift and transform dry, dull, and lackluster skin in an instant.

$64 on Beautylish

Natasha Denona

Sunset Palette

Paint your eyes with the rich, warm hues of a breathtaking summer sunset. 15 never-before-seen shades, in Natasha’s signature eyeshadow formula and unique finishes, come together to create a limited edition palette worthy of nature’s greatest splendor.  

$129 on Beautylish

Wayne Goss

The Collection

Master the art of makeup with The Collection, an eight-piece brush set created by makeup artist Wayne Goss and handcrafted in Japan by skilled artisans. Designed with versatility in mind, each brush features a carefully tapered shape to prevent fallout and ensure the smoothest, most even application possible.

$210 on Beautylish

Chanel

Catch The Light Makeup Set

A limited-edition three-piece makeup set filled with all the essentials to help you glow in all the right places.

$150 on Nordstrom

Tom Ford

Eye and Lip Set

A Nordstrom-exclusive set that helps you capture the perfect lip and eye look, all presented in a beautiful box.

$155 on Nordstrom

For An Affordable Option

Becca

Shimmering Skin Perfector Pearl Glow On The Go

Get the iconic BECCA glow wherever you go with this set of two mini highlighters in Pearl, the best-selling soft white shade. Designed for targeted highlighting, all-over radiance, and touch-ups, these travel-friendly powder, and liquid luminizers fit perfectly inside your party clutch.  

$24 on Beautylish

Jeffree Star Cosmetics

Travel Makeup Bag

The Travel Makeup Bag is the ultimate travel companion for holding everything you need!

This can fit all of your favorite Jeffree Star Cosmetics products along with everything else you’ll need to create a full face! Features a zipper pocket and elastic pouch inside to store smaller products or other essentials!

This vegan leather bag also features a Jeffree Star Cosmetics emblem zipper pull and gold hardware.

$30 on Beautylish

Jill Stuart Beauty

Hand Mirror

The perfect addition to your makeup vanity. Luxuriously ornate hand mirror in silver metal and adorned with Swarovski crystals.  

$22 on Beautylish

Charlotte Tilbury

Mini Hot Lips Charms

Gift magic this holiday season with Charlotte Tilbury’s Mini Hot Lips Charms! A trio of must-have mini lipsticks from the Hot Lips 2 collection create fuller-looking lips on the go. Formulated with a special blend of waxes and extracts for smooth application, nourished lips, and all-day comfort.

$25 on Beautylish

Holiday Gift Picks! Charlotte Tilbury Bella Sofia Set

It’s stunning, it’s sultry, and it’s so worth it.  The Bella Sofia is one of Charlotte Tilbury’s most iconic sets.  If you’re looking for the perfect holiday gift for yourself or a loved one then this is one set you have got to put on your shopping list.

Charlotte Tilbury Bella Sofia Holiday Gift

Charlotte Tilbury Bella Sofia Set

Price $230
Sultry, glamorous makeup with a rich, bronze-y eye and soft nude lip.

Charlotte Tilbury Bella Sofia Holiday Gift
Charlotte Tilbury Bella Sofia Holiday Gift

The Set Includes:

  • Luxury Palette in The Bella Sofia: a quartet of eyeshadows in shades of russet reds, earthy browns and shimmering gold tones.

  • The Feline Flick: an intense black liquid eyeliner pen for perfect precision when creating winged eyeliner.

  • Full Fat Lashes in Glossy Black:  an award-winning, 5-in-1 mascara that will give you that false lash effect.

  • Cheek To Chic in Ecstasy: a gorgeous peach pink blush for achieving limitless glow.

  • Lip Cheat in Pillow Talk: the perfect barely-there nude pink lip liner, great for resizing, redefining, and reshaping your lips.

  • K.I.S.S.I.N.G in Penelope Pink: a nude beige lipstick perfect for everyday wear.

  • Lip Lustre in Seduction: a creamy nude lip gloss, ideal for layering over lipstick.

  • Makeup Bag: a cotton canvas makeup bag printed with fabulous lip prints, perfect for holding all your makeup when you’re on the go.

  • All images courtesy of Charlotte Tilbury

The Best Eyebrow Palettes and Kits for Beginners

Whether you’re looking to fill in your sparse brows or get the ideal shape, volume, and color – microblading isn’t your only option.  Here are some of the best eyebrow palettes and kits along with some reviews/tutorials to help you perfect your brow game.

The BrowGal Convertible Brow

$35

Amazon

Not only does this palette offer you the option to use it wet or dry, it also lasts all day and applies with a smooth and creamy finish.

BH Cosmetics Studio Pro Ultimate Brow Palette

$7.60

BH Cosmetics

A super affordable palette that blends well and provides an overall durable package with a variety of color options.

Too Faced Brow Envy Brow Shaping & Defining Kit

$20

Amazon

An eyebrow kit that helps to deliver natural brows that stay on all day.  Easy to blend and easy to use!

Wet N Wild Ultimate Brow Kit

$4.29

Wet N WIld

An oldie but a goodie, this brow kit is not only a great product for filling in brows.  An affordable option – this is definitely a great gift idea or something that you can easily travel with on a regular basis.

Makeup Forever Pro Sculpting Brow Palette

$37

Makeup Forever

This palette offers a super easy and smooth application while delivering a natural or dramatic effect – depending on the amount of product you choose to utilize.