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Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Kat Von D Farm Sanctuary Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Bruno : Swatches & Review

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Kat Von D Farm Sanctuary Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Bruno.
The Kat Von D Farm Sanctuary Everlasting Liquid Lipstick retails for $20US and $24CAN for 0.22 oz/ 6.6 mL of product.

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Milk Makeup Holographic Highlighting Powder Quad : Swatches & Review

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Milk Makeup Holographic Highlighting Powder Quad
The Milk Makeup Holographic Powder Quad in Space Jam retails for $49US and $59CAN for 0.55 oz/ 16 g. But it's also on sale for $24.50US and $29CAN.

The full-size MILK MAKEUP Holographic Highlighting Powder retails for $30US and $36CAN 0.14 oz/ 4 g, So you are getting 4 full-size pans from this brand in this quad.

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Friday, 1 December 2017

MAC Snow Ball Face Bag Golden with Whisper of Gilt and 140SES Full Fan Brush : Swatches & Review

MAC Snow Ball Face Bag / Golden with Whisper of Gilt and 140SES Full Fan Brush
The MAC Snow Ball Face Bag / Golden with Whisper of Gilt and 140SES Full Fan Brush retails for $49.50US and $59.50CAN for 7.5g /0.25 us oz in the Extra Dimension Skinfinish in Whisper of Gilt which is s little smaller due to the customs embossing they did to this pan compared to the standard 9 g / 0.31 US.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Thursday, 23 November 2017

BH Cosmetics Blacklight & Spotlight Highlight 6 Color Palettes : Swatches & Review

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BH Cosmetics Blacklight & Spotlight Highlight 6 Color Palettes
The BH Cosmetics Blacklight & Spotlight Highlight 6 Color Palettes retails for $16.99US for 1.23 oz / 35 g.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Lime Crime Unicorns Hi-Lite Palette : Swatches & Review

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Lime Crime Unicorns Hi-Lite Palette in Happyland, Frolic, & Daydreamin'.
The Lime Crime Unicorns Hi-Lite Palette retail for $38US for 0.75oz / 21g (3 x 0.25oz / 7g) of product.

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

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

BH Cosmetics Studio Pro Ultimate Artistry 42 Color Shadow Palette : Swatches & Review

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BH Cosmetics Studio Pro Ultimate Artistry 42 Color Shadow Palette.
The BH Cosmetics Studio Pro Ultimate Artistry 42 Color Shadow Palette retails for $21US for Total Net Wt / Poids Net 1.91 oz / 54 g.

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Jeffree Star The Mini Velour Liquid Lipsticks Nudes: Volume One in Skin Tight, Mannequin, Celebrity Skin, Posh Spice, Rose Matter, Gemini, Leo, Androgyny with Doll Parts : Swatches & Review

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Jeffree Star The Mini Velour Liquid Lipsticks Nudes: Volume One in Skin Tight, Mannequin, Celebrity Skin, Posh Spice, Rose Matter, Gemini, Leo, Androgyny with Doll Parts in full size.
The Jeffree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick retails for $18US for 0.19 oz of product. The Mini Velour Liquid Lipsticks Nudes: Volume One retails for $52US for 8 X 0.07 oz of product which is just a little less than half the size of the full liquid lipsticks each.

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

MAC Happy Go Dazzingly Face Powder Opalescent : Swatches & Review

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MAC Happy Go Dazzingly Face Powder Opalescent.
 The MAC Happy Go Dazzingly Face Powder Opalescent retails for $34US and $38CAN for 10g /0.35 us oz, which is the same size and packaging still of MAC Beauty Powder in the past which were only $26US and $32CAN 3 years ago just to keep track of pricing. This is a highlighter despite the product not listing it as a highlighter.

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Monster Makeup Cosmetics Matte Liquid Lipstick in Jealousy, Surge, Sedona, BrickHaus, & Sandtrap; with Soft Satin Liquid Lipstick in Bloom & Spell ~ Part 3 : Swatches & Review

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Monster Makeup Cosmetics Matte Liquid Lipstick in Jealousy, Surge, Sedona, BrickHaus, & Sandtrap; with Soft Satin Liquid Lipstick in Bloom & Spell.
The Monster Makeup Cosmetics Matte & Soft Satin Liquid Lipsticks retails for $15.95US for 0.20 fl oz / 6ml of product.

The Sandtrap, Spell & Bloom Mini Lip Bundle retails for $25US for 0.081 fl oz / 2.6 ml of product.

You can see the shade I've reviewed in Part 1, & Part 2.

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick in Demi Glace, Flambé, Braised, Whip, Chutney, & Chai : Swatches & Review

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Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick in Demi Glace, Flambé, Braised, Whip, Chutney, & Chai.
The Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick retail for $24US and $28CAN for 0.25 oz/ 7.15 g of product each. 

The Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Liquified Lipstick Set retail for $22US and $26CAN for 4 X 0.07 oz/ 2.0 g of product each.  The four mini Liquified Lipsticks in this set amount to more than 1 full-size Liquified Lipstick for a little less than a full-size Liquified Lipstick costs, so it's a great way to try out a few shades in this formula.

Monday, 30 October 2017

Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Foundation in Milkshake 100B, Panna Cotta 130G, & Crème Brulée 150G : Swatches & Review

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Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Foundation in Milkshake 100B, Panna Cotta 130G, & Crème Brulée 150G.
The Huda Beauty #FauxFilter Foundation retails for $40US and $52CAN for 1.18 oz/ 35 ml of product.

The Huda Beauty The Complexion Perfection - Pre-makeup Base Primer retails for $35US and $45CAN for 1.01 oz/ 30 ml of product. Each foundation comes with a tester of the primer good for two uses.

Thursday, 26 October 2017

MAC Classics Snow Ball Mini Lipstick Kit in Party Commencing, Little Darling, Please Me, Mangrove, Ruby Woo, Rebel, Flat Out Fab, Good Kisser, Diva, Velvet Teddy, Whirl, & Stone : Swatches & Review

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MAC Classics Snow Ball Mini Lipstick Kit in Party Commencing, Little Darling, Please Me, Mangrove, Ruby Woo, Rebel, Flat Out Fab, Good Kisser, Diva, Velvet Teddy, Whirl, & Stone.
The MAC Classics Snow Ball Mini Lipstick Kit in retails for $69.50US and $83.50CAN with 12 X 1.8 g / 0.06 us oz of product each. The full size MAC lipsticks are $17.50US and $22CAN for 3g / 0.1 oz. You're getting 12 shades for the price of 4 full-size lipsticks which makes it an excellent deal as each shade has more than half the amount of product per shade. This kit never launched online in Canada or if it did it sold out under 30min, but you can find them in-store still. This set contains 9 permanent shades, 1 repromote, and 2 new shades.

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette : Swatches, Review, & Dupes

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Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette in
Ounce, Chaser, Sauced, Low Blow, Lumbre, He Devil, Dirty Talk, Scorched, Cayenne, En Fuego, Ashes, & Ember.
The Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette retails for $54US or $66CAN for 0.05 oz/1.3g x 12 worth of product.

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.