Too Much of a Good Thing? Thoughts on the Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Collection Vol. 1-3

Too Much of a Good Thing? Thoughts on the Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Collection Vol. 1-3

If you've been following my blog for a while you'll know I love collecting makeup. Certain brands in particular, one of those being Anastasia Beverly Hills. Now I don't have everything they have ever released, but I do have almost every eyeshadow palette since Modern Renaissance. Within the last two months they have released a lot of eyeshadow palette, almost to the rate of ColourPop releases (which I have cut myself off from) and honestly after this set from ABH I'm cutting myself off as well from their palettes so I can actually enjoy the ones that I've purchased. There are two others I'm going to get (Jeffree Star x Shane Dawson) and Tati's palette if it is cruelty free then no eyeshadow palette purchases for the next six months.…

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Which Tinted Moisturizer is Better? Florence by Mills Like a Light Skin Tint or ColourPop Hyaluronic Tinted Moisturizer

Which Tinted Moisturizer is Better? Florence by Mills Like a Light Skin Tint or ColourPop Hyaluronic Tinted Moisturizer

Fall has arrived along with the freezing cold temperatures and already the first snowfall, so my skin is dry as hell. And instead of wearing a full coverage foundation, I've surprisingly been wanting less coverage. But still something to even out the skin and provide some moisture. So, I've been trying to get into tinted moisturizers. Specifically I've been trying out the Florence by Mills Like a Light Skin Tint and ColourPop Hyaluronic Tinted Moisturizer. Since these aren't really foundations, I'm not going to put them in my foundation comparison/ranking post. And will just be doing the one comparison between the two.…

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Is it Worth the Hype? NABLA Cosmetics Poison Garden and Secret Palette Review

Is it Worth the Hype? NABLA Cosmetics Poison Garden and Secret Palette Review

NABLA a few months ago came to Ulta, meaning the brand's products are more accessible now in the United States. I had heard good things about the brand but never tried their products since it required international shipping. Initially when the brand launched in Ulta, they sold out on both the Poison Garden and Secret palettes almost immediately. So, I didn't manage to get these until it was restocked. That time I decided not to skip out as the palettes look gorgeous and something I can totally see myself vibing with on a regular basis.…

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3 Looks 1 Palette – Kaleidos Makeup Futurism V: Electro-Turquoise Palette

3 Looks 1 Palette – Kaleidos Makeup Futurism V: Electro-Turquoise Palette

Continuing on with the neon color, we're going with the teal and orange end of things with the Kaleidos Makeup summer limited edition Futurism V: Electro-Turquoise palette. Like the other palette from this collection, I am going to do a 3 Looks 1 Palette style review of the palette. This palette like their previous ones contains 6 shades, with four mattes, a duo-chrome, and a metallic for $24. …

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3 Looks 1 Palette – Kaleidos Makeup Futurism IV: VR Neon Palette

3 Looks 1 Palette – Kaleidos Makeup Futurism IV: VR Neon Palette

I have been in such a colorful makeup mood lately, I have barely touched my neutral palettes since I think winter. And that's not stopping anytime soon. Instead of doing individual reviews for each of the Kaleidos Makeup summer limited edition palettes, I thought I would do a "3 Looks 1 Palette" on each of them. So to start with we have the Futurism IV: VR Neon palette. …

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Anastasia Beverly Hills: Palette Comparison & Ranking

Anastasia Beverly Hills: Palette Comparison & Ranking

I have the entire Anastasia Beverly Hills palette collection or at least of the main 14-pan palettes that typically come in the velvet packaging. So not including the Master palette by Mario, or any other limited edition palette they came out with. I just got into them within the last six months, I don't know if I'm honestly going to be getting every single palette from them that they come out with. But I'm living for the formula so I just might since I really enjoy collecting makeup. Some people collect shoes, cars, handbags, or trading cards, I used to collect Pokemon cards but now I collect makeup. Mainly liquid lipsticks and eyeshadow palettes. All the rest I don't.…

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3 Looks 1 Palette: Jackie Aina x Anastasia Beverly Hills Palette

3 Looks 1 Palette: Jackie Aina x Anastasia Beverly Hills Palette

Honestly, I wasn't going to get this limited edition palette from Anastasia Beverly Hills as from the looks of it it's a mixture of several palettes: Alyssa Edwards, Modern Renaissance, and Norvina. But since I got my sister the Riviera palette, she repaid me (her words, not mine) by getting me the Jackie Aina palette. But since I have the palette, I thought I would start out with doing a 3 looks 1 palette, and then update my rankings of the ABH palettes with my review once I've gotten more use out of this palette.…

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Review & Swatches of the ColourPop 9-Pan Shadow Palettes (Part 1)

Review & Swatches of the ColourPop 9-Pan Shadow Palettes (Part 1)

One brand I love mainly has they have excellent products on a drugstore budget is ColourPop, granted they release a lot of products. While I do not have everything they have ever released nor will ever have everything, the mass majority of my makeup is from ColourPop. And I haven't done a few of their eyeshadow palettes in quite some time. Practically on their 9-pan palettes that are almost all monochromatic. So I thought I would share my thoughts and a brief overview of each of those palettes since I have them all.…

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