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Tag Archives: eyeshadow

Sale Alert AND a Dupe alert!

23 Sep

Coastal Scents is having a sale on their Urban Decay Naked palette dupe.  Looks like a combo of Naked 2 and Naked 3. I have not used this palette but have had great success with Coastal Scents eyeshadows in the past.

This is only $9.95!

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Sale Alert! Coastal Scents Eyeshadow Palettes!

22 Apr

$11.95 for 120 eyeshadows it just ridiculous. These shadows work great! Honestly, they have MAC level color payoff.

 

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Naked Palette Combos

20 Jan

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BH Cosmetics California Collection Make-Up Look

27 Dec

A few weekends ago, I went out for a friend’s birthday and I was in a sparkly Holiday mood.  I hadn’t used the BH Cosmetics California Collectionin Malibu before since it’s gold.  But it was Christmas season and I was feeling bubbly, and then I got some bubbly, HAHA.

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I used the NYX HD Eye Base with San Francisco and Malibu.

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And I love how my HD Powder totally showed up white in the flash!  hahahaah

I blended the gold into the bronze so I didn’t look like a bumble bee, bzzz.  I think it turned out rather nice.

~Anna

Review Pop Beauty Bright Up Your Life Eye Shadow Trio

26 Dec

I received the Pop Beauty Bright Up Your Life Eye Shadow Trio  in my December Ipsy.

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My Review :

This is a great little trio palette.  The colors are dark and the payoff is good.  They are pretty glittery, and are good for a party or evening look.

The only gripe I had was that they colors started to slide on the sides and on the bottom  after a few hours.  I wore the look with the NYX HD Eye Shadow Base. It wasn’t awful and I wouldn’t not recommend this product for that reason.

I don’t see the trio on their website anymore, but you can get a 12 shade palette for $24.00, so essentially it’s $2.40 per shade.  Not a bad value.

 I will try again with the Urban Decay Primer Potion to see if it grabs it more.

Here is the look I did:

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How do you like Pop Beauty?

~Anna

Urban Decay – Naked 3

9 Dec

The launch of this new palette is super exciting!  I love my Naked 2 palette and use it several times a week.  The colors are beautiful and have excellent staying power and the case is strong enough that I have taken it on two vacations.

Here is the new Naked 3.  It has more rosy hues than the previous Naked palettes but all the shimmer you have come to expect.

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It retails for $52 and consists of 12 colors, a mirror and a brush.

Here ya go- a swatch comparison for each of the Nakeds.

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AND a tutorial from Keiko Lynn to show you how this actually looks on a person. CLICK HERE for the detailed step by step.

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Sale Alert – Coastal Scents 50% off

27 Nov

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RUMOR ALERT – UD Naked 3 Palette

5 Nov

According to someone on Reddit there are rumors going around about an new Naked palette!

Here are the leaked photos:

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this could be a complete hoax – these photos were found via an Instagram user.  Some of these colors look exactly the same as shades from the Naked and Naked 2 palettes.

Urban Decay has yet to confirm or deny.

NYX The Natural Shadow Palette – Looks and Review

31 Oct

We’re  fans of NYX here at Fairy Godmother.   We have also been actively searching for a suitable dupe for the Urban Decay Naked Palettes.

UD is pretty amazing with great colors, so this quest hasn’t been easy.

However, in our quest we have have found some great products.  One of these is the NYX Natural Shadow Palette.  It’s a scaled down version of the Nakeds, sort of reminds me of Naked Basics.

NYX is $7.00

Urban Decay is $27.00

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I wore this on separate occasions this week.  I also wanted to show how well and long this wears through the day.  I used the NYX HD Eye Shadow Base in addition to the eye shadows.

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Fun fact – I never realized how more tired my eyes look in the PM after a full day of office work.  Bleah.

This was a smokier look.  I also did a more neutral look:

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My thoughts –

If you are looking for a natural/neutral eye shadow palette, take a chance on NYX.  The shadows wear very well and long, the pigment and color payoff is great, they blend great with the exception of one of the shades.  The first and lightest shade comes out a bit chalky on me.

Also, it’s $7.00

~Anna

Are you a fan of NYX?

Review: NYX Single Eye Shadow in Lanikai

18 Oct

 NYX Single Eye Shadow in Lanikai was in my September Ipsy Glam Bag.

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There is probably no way in the world would I have picked this out myself.  It looks crazy blue, right?!

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It’s slightly more subdued in person.

Although this is blue, it is surprisingly wearable.  Check it.

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On my skin, it is like a greyish blue.  I actually wore it to work today, and it doesn’t look too insane.

I’m wearing the Elizabeth Mott It’s So Big Mascara.

My review:

Good pigmentation

Good staying power

Good blendability

Would repurchase 🙂

Also, check out my faux side swept bang look.

~Anna