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Thursday, 19 October 2017

Stila Written in the Stars Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow Set Diamond Dust, Kitten Karma, & Smoky Storm : Swatches & Review

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Stila Written in the Stars Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow Set Diamond Dust, Kitten Karma, & Smoky Storm.
The Stila Written in the Stars Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow Set retails for $25US or $33CAN for 3 x 0.07 oz/ 2 mL worth of product.

The full-size Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadows retail for $24US or $31CAN for 0.15 oz/ 4.5 mL worth of product. 

This set contains 3 permanent shades which are 2/5th the size of the full-size Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadows, and you're getting 3 shades for the almost the price of one.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Dare to Compare ~ Goomee vs InvisiBobble spiral cord hair ties : Review

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Goomee vs InvisiBobble Power.
The Goomee The Markless Hair Loop retailer for $6.99US or $5CAN at Gen Beauty for 4 hair loops per box.

The InvisiBobble ORIGINAL The Traceless Hair Ring retailer for $8US or $10CAN for 3 hair loops per box.

The InvisiBobble POWER The Strong Grip Hair Ring retailer for $9US or $11CAN for 3 hair loops per box.

You can get both of the InvisiBobble products at Shoppers Drug Mart in a pop-up display for the same price as Sephora.

Monday, 9 October 2017

Morphe 35OS - 35 Color Shimmer Nature Glow Eyeshadow Palette : Swatches & Review

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Morphe 35OS - 35 Color Shimmer Nature Glow Eyeshadow Palette.
The Too Faced Sweet Peach Eyeshadow Palette retails for $24US, and I got this for $19CAN at IMATS this year for 35 x 1" pans ( at 56.2g / 1.98oz net weight).

You can buy Morphe products at Showcase stores in malls, but there is 40%  markup for their palettes $39.99CAN and liquid lipsticks $19.99CAN.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Annabelle Perfect Cream Highlighter in Lustrous Gold & Light Champagne and Perfect Cream Blush in Subtle Coral & Golden Pink : Swatches & Review

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Annabelle Perfect Cream Highlighter in Lustrous Gold & Light Champagne and Perfect Cream Blush in Subtle Coral & Golden Pink.
These Annabelle Perfect Cream Highlighter and Perfect Cream Blush Sticks retail for $9.95CAN for 6.2g / 0.21oz of product.

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Annabelle Waterline Matte & Luminous Kohl Eyeliner in Champagne, Beige, Mint, & Lavender : Swatches & Review

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Annabelle Waterline Matte & Luminous Kohl Eyeliner in Champagne, Beige, Mint, & Lavender.
The Annabelle Waterline Matte & Luminous Kohl Eyeliners retail for $9.99CAN for 0.04oz / 1.5g of product.

Thursday, 28 September 2017

L'Oreal Colour Riche Collection Exclusive Pink Lipcolour in Eva's Pink & Nude Lipcolour in Julianne's Nude : Swatches & Review

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L'Oreal Colour Riche Collection Exclusive Pink Lipcolour in Eva's Pink & Nude Lipcolour in Julianne's Nude
The NL'Oreal Colour Riche Collection Exclusive Pink Lipcolour in Eva's Pink retail for $9.99US and Nude Lipcolour in retail for $8.99US and both retail for $12CAN for 0.13 oz/ 3.6g of product each.

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Dare to Compare: Ciate London Mermaid Glow in Rainbow VS Wet n Wild Rainbow Highlighter in Unicorns Glow : Swatches & Review

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Dare to Compare: Ciate London Mermaid Glow in Rainbow VS Wet n Wild Rainbow Highlighter in Unicorns Glow.
The Ciate London Mermaid Glow in Rainbow retails for $32US and $38CAN at Sehpora for 0.32 oz/ 9g of product.

The Wet n Wild Rainbow Highlighters in Unicorns Glow retails for $5.99US for 0.26 oz. /7.5g of product. I have the full review here from a few months ago.

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Kat Von D Everlasting Mini Liquid Lipstick Set in Witches, Damned, Hawkwind, Sanctuary, Ludwig, Lovecraft, Exorcism, & Madrid : Swatches & Review

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Kat Von D Everlasting Mini Liquid Lipstick Set in Witches, Damned, Hawkwind, Sanctuary, Ludwig, Lovecraft, Exorcism, & Madrid.
The Kat Von D Everlasting Mini Liquid Lipstick Set retails for $49US and $68CAN for 8 x 0.1 oz/ 8 x 3 ml of product. Which is the cost of 3 full-size Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipsticks that retails for $20US and $24CAN for 0.22 oz/ 6.6 ml of product each.

This set contains the same number of shades as last years mini set but the price has gone up slightly by $6CAN only but the same price in US dollars.


Saturday, 23 September 2017

Lime Crime Aquarium Liquid Glitter Makeup Brushes : Review & Dupe Alert!

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Lime Crime Aquarium Liquid Glitter Makeup Brushes in Powder, Blush, Fan, Shadow Blender, Pencil, Angled Brow, & Lip brushes & Clutch.
The Lime Crime Aquarium Liquid Glitter Makeup Brushes retails for $58US, and I got these at IMATS Toronto for $64CAN. These are back in stock right now with the last of the brush sets.

You can use this link HERE to get $5 off your first order as well.


Thursday, 21 September 2017

Essence Metal Shock Lipstick in 02 guns 'n rose, 03 ace of hearts, 06 stargazer, 07 venom, & 08 toxicity. : Swatches & Review

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 02 guns 'n rose, 03 ace of hearts, 06 stargazer, 07 venom, & 08 toxicity.
The Essence Metal Shock Lipstick retail for $5.99CAN each for a standard 0.12 oz / 3.5g at Shopper Drug Mart. I was surprised by the higher price point from Essence but it's only $2 more than most of the lipsticks.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

L'Oreal Infallible Lip Paints Metallics in 330 Moon Lust & 332 Galactic Foil : Swatches & Review

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L'Oreal Infallible Lip Paints Metallics in 330 Moon Lust & 332 Galactic Foil.
The Paints Lips Metallics retail at $9.99US and $13.99 at Shoppers Drug Mart for 8g / 0.27 fl oz of product each. They only brought 3 of the shades to Canada in Moon Lust, Galactic Foil and Smoldering Eclipse (dusty deep purple).

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Lime Crime Velvetine Slither Bundle in Nightshade, Serpentina, & Blue Flame : Swatches & Review

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Lime Crime Velvetine Slither Bundle in Nightshade, Serpentina, & Blue Flame.
The Velvetines retail for $20US for 0.088 fl oz / 2.6ml of product each. The set of all 3 is $44US.

You can use this link HERE to get $5 off your first order as well.

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Kat Von D Shade + Light Glimmer Eye Contour Palette : Swatches & Review

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Kat Von D Shade + Light Glimmer Eye Contour Palette Quads in Porcelain, Copper, Bronze, & Sterling. Dusk, Cinder, Onyx, & Glacier. Dune, Rust, Jasper, & Quartz. 
The Kat Von D Shade + Light Glimmer Eye Contour Palette retails for $49US and $64CAN for 3 x 0.08 oz Base Shades, 6 x 0.04 oz of the Contour Shades & Define Shades and 3 x 0.05 oz/ 1.5 g Topcoat Shades of eyeshadows product. I got this palette for $51CAN at IMATS Toronto.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Urban Decay Moondust Palette : Swatches & Review

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Urban Decay Moondust Palette in Specter, Element, Magnetic, Lightyear, Granite, Lithium, Vega, & Galaxy.
The Urban Decay Moondust Palette retails for $49US or $70CAN for 8 x 0.02 oz worth of product. It's currently on sale for  $49CAN right now, and I'm not sure why it's not on sale in the US. I wasn't going to spend $70 on a glitter palette even if I do own a number of Glitters from LIT Cosmetics, so I've been waiting for this sale on the item. lol

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Coloured Raine Matte Lip Paint in Sugar, Mars, Snob, Pink Panther, Sorbet, Cherry Blossom, Roulette, Kotton Kandy, Red Dragon, Jade, & Blue Dragon : Swatches & Review

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Coloured Raine Matte Lip Paint in Sugar, Mars, Snob, Pink Panther, Sorbet, Cherry Blossom, Roulette, Kotton Kandy, Red Dragon, Jade, & Blue Dragon.
The Coloured Raine Matte Lip Paint lipsticks retail for $17US for 0.14oz/4g/4mL of product each.

The Mini Experience Matte Lip Paint set retails for $25US for 5 x .052oz/1.4g/1.5mL (Total Net Wt. .26oz/7.4g/7.6mL) of product.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Wet N Wild Perfect Pout Gel Lip Balm in Tease : Swatches & Review

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Wet N Wild Perfect Pout Gel Lip Balm in Tease.
The Wet N Wild Perfect Pout Gel Lip Balm retails at $2.99US and $4.99 at Walmart for 8g / 0.27oz of product each. 

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Monday, 21 August 2017

IMATS TORONTO 2017 New date and location! : new venders, Interesting panel/demos, my wish list, travel advisory & eateries.

IMATS TORONTO 2016 New date and location!
IMATS Toronto 2017 is arriving in August this year from the 26 to the 27 less than 1 week away! There are still have tickets for both days of Saturday, and Sunday Shows for $50 and Weekend Ticket Bundle $90 (save $10).

Chances are I'll be arriving at 9:30 am on the Saturday by Greyhound again.

I apologise for the lateness of this post as I was waiting for brand info, but this year the brands have been quite about going while as I've been expecting them to post booth info. :(

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Maybelline The City Mini Palette in Rooftop Bronzes & Downtown Sunrise : Swatches & Review

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Maybelline The City Mini Palette in Rooftop Bronzes & Downtown Sunrise.
The Maybelline The City Mini Palettes retails for $9.99US or $11.99CAN at Walmart for 0.14oz / 4g worth of product.

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Wet N Wild Color Icon Ombré Blush in Mai Tai Buy You a Drink, The Princess Daiquiries, & In a Purple Haze : Swatches & Review

Wet N Wild Color Icon Ombré Blush in Mai Tai Buy You a Drink, The Princess Daiquiries, & In a Purple Haze.
The Wet N Wild Color Icon Ombré Blush retail for $4.99US and $6.99CAN for 0.12 oz/ 3.5 g of product. 

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Benefit Cosmetics GALifornia Blush : Swatches & Review

Benefit Cosmetics GALifornia Blush
The Benefit Cosmetics GALifornia Blush retails for $29US and $38CAN for 0.17 oz/ 5.0 g of product. You can also get the travel size one at $15US and $20CAN for 0.08 oz/ 2.5 g of product.

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Wet n Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder in Blossom Glow, Botanic Dream, Royal Calyx, Golden Flower Crown, Precious Petals, & Crown of My Canopy : Swatches & Review

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Wet n Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder in Blossom Glow, Botanic Dream, Royal Calyx, Golden Flower Crown, Precious Petals, & Crown of My Canopy.
The Wet n Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder retails for $5.99US and $6.99CAN for 0.19 oz. /5.4g of product.

You can find Precious Petals and Crown of My Canopy in store here in Canada, but I've only seen them at Rexall and some Walmarts near/in a mall. These ones are permanent because they have taken the time to label them for the Canadian market (aka if you see French it going to be sold up here).

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Wet n Wild Unicorn Glow Collection: Rainbow Highlighter, MegaLast Iridescent Lip Color & Unicorn Highlighting Brush : Swatches & Review

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Wet n Wild Unicorn Glow Collection: Rainbow Highlighter in Everlasting Glow, Unicorn Glow, & Bronze Over The Rainbow, MegaLast Iridescent Lip Color in Unicorn Soul, Immortal Tears & Unicorn Highlighting Brush.
Update: Wet n Wild MegaLast Iridescent Lip Color in Unicorn Soul lipstick and Wet n Wild Rainbow Highlighter in Unicorn Glow is also a part of the Fantasy Makers Halloween makeup displays this year in Canada.

The Wet n Wild Rainbow Highlighters retails for $5.99US for 0.26 oz. /7.5g of product.

The MegaLast Iridescent Lip Color retail for $2.99US for 0.11 oz / 3.3g of product each.

The Unicorn Highlighting Brush retails for $4.99US.

This collection is not sold in Canada at all, and I had to order these through the wet n wild online shop. The ship with FedEx ground and everything came in relatively good condition other than the lipsticks where left to rattle around the box.

The only thing I didn't get from this collection was the 3 Color Icon Pigments at 2.99US. I own so may pigment already, so I just wasn't interested in those.

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Maybelline Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter in 100 Molten Gold : Swatches & Review

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Maybelline Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter in 100 Molten Gold.
The Maybelline Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter retails for $9.99US and $12.99CAN for 0.24oz. /6.7g of product.

Thursday, 27 July 2017

CoverGirl Colorlicious Melting Pout Liquid Lipstick in Gel-ful, Evan-gel-ical, Gelebrate, & Gel-bird : Swatches & Review

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 CoverGirl Colorlicious Melting Pout Liquid Lipstick i105 Gel-ful, 110 Evan-gel-ical, 115 Gelebrate, & 145 Gel-bird.
The CoverGirl Colorlicious Melting Pout Liquid Lipstick retail at $7.99US and $10.99 at Shopper Drug Mart for 8g / 0.27oz of product each. 

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

Dare to Compare: Color Correcting & Concealer palettes from NYX, Maybelline, & Rimmel : Swatches & Review

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NYX Color Correcting Concealer palette, Maybelline FaceStudio Master Camo Color Correcting Kit in Light, and Rimmel #Insta Conceal and Correct Palette.
The NYX Color Correcting Concealer palette retail for $11.99US or $13.99CAN for 0.05oz / 1.5g per pan (0.30oz / 9g) of product.

The Maybelline FaceStudio Master Camo Color Correcting Kit in Light retail for $9.99US or $11.99CAN for 0.035oz / 1g per pan (0.21oz / 6g) of product.
The Rimmel #Insta Conceal and Correct Palette retail for $9.99CAN for 0.096oz / 2.8g per pan (0.29oz / 8.4g) of product.

I was also going to buy the L'Oreal Infallible Total Cover Color Correcting Kit which retails for $16.99US or $19.99 to $21.99CAN for 0.17oz / 2.8g per pan (0.68oz) of product. BUT that is expensive and formula wise it was closure to the NYX Color Correcting Concealer palette in texture and pigmentation for a mini review on the product not tested by me.

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Maybelline Master Camo Color Correcting Pens in 50 Apricot & 20 Blue : Swatches & Review

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Maybelline Master Camo Color Correcting Pens in 50 Apricot & 20 Blue.
The Maybelline Master Camo Color Correcting Pen retail for $9.99US or $11.99CAN for 0.05 fl oz / 1.5mL of product.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Sugarpill Pressed Eyeshadows 2016-2017 shades The Inventor, Home Sweet Home, Kim Chi, Money Maker, Pumpkin Pie, Castle on the Hill, Heart Shaped Cookie, Suburbia, & Ice Angel : Swatches & Review

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Sugarpill Pressed Eyeshadows 2016-2017 shades The Inventor, Home Sweet Home, Kim Chi, Money Maker, Pumpkin Pie,  Castle on the Hill, Heart Shaped Cookie, Suburbia, & Ice Angel.
These Sugarpill Single compacts retail for $13US to $16US or for single pans $10 to $13 per eyeshadow at 3.5 g / 0.12 oz of product each.

This post contains Pumpkin Pie which is a seasonal shade and Edwards Scissorhands palette shades of The Inventor, Home Sweet Home, Castle on the Hill, Heart Shaped Cookie, Suburbia, Ice Angel with Kim Chi and Money Maker which are permanenting ones.

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick in Red Edition in Heartbreaker, Material Girl, Showgirl, & Famous; Pink Edition in Gossip Girl, Trophy Wife, Icon, & Socialite; Nude Edition in Venus, Bombshell, Flirt, Trendsetter : Swatches & Review

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Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick in Red Edition in Heartbreaker, Material Girl, Showgirl, & Famous;
Pink Edition in Gossip Girl, Trophy Wife, Icon, & Socialite;
Nude Edition in Venus, Bombshell, Flirt, Trendsetter.
This Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Minis set I got for $30US or $43CAN contains to 4 X 0.067 oz / 1.9ml half size Liquid Lipsticks. With these 3 sets, you get 10 shades from their original full-size collection and 2 new metallic colours.

The Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick retails for $20US and $26CAN for 0.17 oz/ 5 mL of product. So you're getting 4 shade for less than the price of 2 full-size lipsticks.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Kat Von D Everlasting Flash: The Saint Set with Everlasting Liquid Lipstick & Everlasting Lip Liner in Saint and Saint & Sinner Eau De Perfum : Swatches & Review

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Kat Von D Everlasting Flash: The Saint Set with Everlasting Liquid Lipstick & Everlasting Lip Liner in Saint and Saint & Sinner Eau De Perfum.
The Kat Von D Everlasting Flash: The Saint Set with Everlasting Liquid Lipstick 0.22 oz/ 6.6 ml & Everlasting Lip Liner in Saint 0.01 oz/ 0.3 g, and Saint & Sinner Eau De Perfum retailed for $49US and $46.00CAN for 8 x 0.1 oz/ 8 x 3 ml of product.
The Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipsticks retails for $20US and $24CAN for 0.22 oz/ 6.6 ml of product each. And the Everlasting Lip Liner retails for $18US and $22CAN for  0.01 oz/ 0.3 g of product each.

This set was a 3-day flash sale (they still had stock after 2). So it's no longer for sale on Sephora but I wanted to review the lip shade and compare it to other shades on the market and where the colour fall in the Everlasting Liquid Lipstick range as well. Also, it gave me a chance to retry the Saint and Sinner Eau De Perfum now that the brand has relaunched it to see if the formula has changed slightly.

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Maybelline Color Sensational Inti-Matte Nudes in Peach Buff, Honey Pink, Naked Coral, & Almond Rose and The Loaded Bolds in Wickedly White : Swatches & Review

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Maybelline Color Sensational Inti-Matte Nudes in Peach Buff, Honey Pink, Naked Coral, & Almond Rose
and The Loaded Bolds in Wickedly White.
Both of the Maybelline Color Sensational The  Inti-Matte Nudes & Loaded Bolds Lip Color Lipsticks retail for $7.49US, $7.96CAN at Walmart, and $11.49CAN at Shopper Drug Mart for 4.2g/0.15oz of product.

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Gen (Generation) Beauty TORONTO 2017 Recap & Haul

Gen (Generation) Beauty TORONTO 2017 Recap & Haul videos
 Here are some photos and my Haul video from Gen (Generation) Beauty TORONTO 2017 with show photos.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Milani Amore Matte and Matte Metallic Lip Creme in 11 Precious, 12 Loved, 04 Cinemattic, 13 Overdramattic, 06 Mattely In Love and 10 Pretty Problemattic : Swatches & Review

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Milani Amore Matte Lip Creme in 11 Precious, & 12 Loved.
Amore Matte Metallic Lip Creme in 04 Cinemattic, 13 Overdramattic, 06 Mattely In Love and 10 Pretty Problemattic.
The Milani Amore Matte and Matte Metallic Lip Creme retail for $9US and $11.99CAN for 0.24 oz / 7g of product at Rexall. This is a limited shade range of 8 colours per product line compared to the full range online. But out of the colour options, I picked the ones that were most appealing to me and my fair skin to try out.

Monday, 3 July 2017

e.l.f. Beautifully Bare Natural Glow Face Palette : Swatches & Review

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e.l.f. Beautifully Bare Natural Glow Face Palette with Highlighter, Blush 1, Blush 2, & Bronzer. 
The e.l.f. Beautifully Bare Natural Glow Face Palette retails for $8US or $10CAN for 0.56 oz / 16 g worth of product.

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Lime Crime Moonlight Mermaid: Collector's Edition Set ~ Mermaids Hi-Lite palette and Velvetines in Seashell Bra, Siren, & Mermaid's Grotto : Swatches & Review

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Lime Crime Moonlight Mermaid Moonlight Mermaid: Collector's Edition Set ~
Mermaids Hi-Lite palette and Velvetines in Siren, Seashell Bra, & Mermaid's Grotto.
The Lime Crime Mermaids Hi-Lite palette retail for $38US for 0.75oz / 21g (3 x 0.25oz / 7g) of product on it's own. The Velvetines in Seashell Bra, Siren, & Mermaid's Grotto retail for $20US for 0.088 fl oz / 2.6ml of product each.

Together all four items total $98 US but are sold in their Limited Edition set for $85US. But I don't think the products are LE just the bundle deal.

You can use this link HERE to get $5 off your first order as well.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

e.l.f. studio Contour Palette in Light/Medium : Swatches & Review

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e.l.f. studio Contour Palette in Light/Medium with Highlighter 1, Highlighter 2, Contour 1, & Contour 2.
The e.l.f. studio Contour Palette in Light/Medium retails for $6US or $10CAN for 0.56 oz / 16 g worth of product.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

e.l.f. studio Blush Palette in Light : Swatches & Review

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e.l.f. studio Blush Palette in Light with Blush 1, Blush 2, Blush 3, & Blush 4.
The e.l.f. studio Blush Palette in Light retails for $6US or $10CAN for 0.14 oz / 4 g worth of product, but I think they mislabel the amount as this should be for each pan.

Monday, 26 June 2017

e.l.f. Baked Highlighter in Moonlight Pearls : Swatches & Review

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e.l.f. Baked Highlighter in Moonlight Pearls. 
The e.l.f. Beautifully Bare Natural Glow Face Palette retails for $4US or $6CAN for 0.17 oz / 5 g worth of product.