Comparison: Felt Tip Eyeliners

Comparison: Felt Tip Eyeliners

Comparisons, Eyes, Product reviews
I'm a huge fan of felt-tip eyeliners. I feel like I have so much more control with a felt tip than I do with a typical liquid liner brush, making winged liner so much quicker and easier. I have three felt-tip liners that I'm currently using, and I thought it would be helpful to do a review on each and compare them for you. Of course, this is only my personal experience with these products, and others may see different results or have different preferences than I do. https://flic.kr/p/qyWn77 I'll be sharing two drugstore liners and one high-end liner. You'll notice that the high-end liner is a sample size, because I got it in a set a while ago, so it was actually reasonably priced in that sense. Stila Stay…
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Review and Demo: Beauty Blender Dupes

Review and Demo: Beauty Blender Dupes

Comparisons, Face, Product reviews, Tools, Videos
Hi, everyone! I have a side-by-side comparison of the beloved Beauty Blender with two drugstore versions: the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion sponge (the orange one) and the Precision Beauty Blending sponge (the purple one, not to be confused with the yellow Sephora Precision Sponge). The Real Techniques sponge is $4.99 at Ulta, and the Precision sponge is $4.99 at Marshall's. These two drugstore sponges are talked about the most, I think, as dupes for the Beauty Blender, so I wanted to put them to the test first. If there are other dupes you've heard about, please let me know so I can do a part two. I know I promised this post and video long ago (this post was drafted back in June...yikes!), but I hated my initial footage and wanted…
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Blush Dupes?

Blush Dupes?

Comparisons, Face, Product reviews
Hi everyone! I thought I'd give you all a quick post about these blushes. Since spring is coming along we'll soon be turning back to our coral-pink blushes, and every spring you see everyone talking about NARS Orgasm and potential dupes for it. I have a few of the common claimed dupes, so I thought I'd see for myself whether these really do look the same. [caption id="attachment_1400" align="alignnone" width="480"] Top to bottom: NARS Orgasm, NYX Pinched, ELF St. Lucia duo, Milani Luminoso[/caption] NARS Orgasm First, let's look at NARS Orgasm. This blush is sheer, with a coral-pink base and golden shimmer. It's a little difficult to build for me on the cheeks but it's a beautiful color. NYX Blush in Pinched This blush is more pigmented and has a…
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Naked 3 Palette – Review and Comparison

Naked 3 Palette – Review and Comparison

Comparisons, Eyes, Palettes and sets, Product reviews
Hey guys, I'm so excited to be writing this post today, because I've been playing with the Naked 3 for a few days now and can't wait to show you some swatches! I ordered it a few weeks ago when Sephora sent out the $20 off $50 VIB coupon, and had it sent it home so it would be waiting for me when I got here. But I didn't want to just do a review of the palette, which you can get just about anywhere these days. I made sure to bring home my Naked palette to compare (I'll be referring to it as "Naked 1," which I know isn't technically correct but it makes things simpler). I don't own the Naked 2, so I can't do full swatches of…
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Comparison: Covergirl and YSL

Comparison: Covergirl and YSL

Comparisons, Lips, Product reviews
You knew this was coming... http://instagram.com/p/Z_vILBS1A0/# YSL Rose in Tension and Covergirl Fervor Both of these lipsticks came from my recent haul, where I showed you guys swatches on my hand and noted that the colors are very similar. On the lips, though, the pink tones of Rose in Tension really stand out against the red tones in Fervor. Fervor also seems to have a shimmer to it. So, they're not dupes, but they're definitely in the same family!
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