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Catrice I Am Nuts About You Illuminating Blush

01/06

Catrice I Am Nuts About You Illuminating Blush

Catrice I Am Nuts About You Illuminating Blush

Catrice I Am Nuts About You Illuminating Blush

Catrice I Am Nuts About You Illuminating Blush

Catrice I Am Nuts About You Illuminating Blush

Catrice I Am Nuts About You Illuminating Blush

I Am Nuts About You

Catrice I Am Nuts About You Illuminating Blush ($5.99 for 0.16 oz.) is a muted, light-medium peach with a hint of pink and a mostly matte finish. There were a few visible sparkles within the pan of powder to my eye, but it looked matte applied to the skin. I expect that this will work best on lighter skin tones and will not show up well on deeper skin tones due to the muted quality and lighter color. I am light-medium in color and get a hint of color, for reference.

The Illuminating Blush formula is supposed to have a mix of “subtle shimmer” and a “light pearl” that adds color and a “soft glow” to the cheeks. It had good color payoff, which was buildable from semi-opaque to opaque, but it was just on the lighter side of the spectrum. The upside is that it should be forgiving and easy to wear on even the fairest of skin tones, and the pink tinge will make it work across more undertones as well. The consistency was soft, a touch dusty, but blendable on the cheeks. On me, the color lasted for seven hours before fading noticeably.

Catrice Illuminating Blush I Am Nuts About You
B

Permanent

8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
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Hourglass Holiday 2016 Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush Palette

01/06

Hourglass Spring 2017 Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush Palette

Hourglass Spring 2017 Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush Palette

Hourglass Spring 2017 Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush Palette

Hourglass Spring 2017 Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush Palette

Hourglass Spring 2017 Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush Palette

Hourglass Spring 2017 Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush Palette

Spring 2017

Hourglass Holiday 2016 Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush Palette ($62.00 for 0.27 oz.) is a new, limited edition trio of shimmering blushes for the holidays.

From my understanding, the palette actually contains a new formula–a mix between the Ambient Lighting Blushes and the Ambient Strobe Lighting Powders–which is code for “shimmery blush.” The formula is supposed to impart “glowing color and a natural-looking, radiant finish.” In terms of value, both the Ambient Lighting Blushes and Ambient Strobe Lighting Powders retail for $38, while the blushes contain 0.15 oz. and the highlighters contain 0.16 oz., so let’s call a 50/50 mix and go with 0.155 oz. for calculations, which is $245.16/oz. The palette contains $66.19 worth of product. If you just do a per-ounce calculation against the standalone blush, then it has a value of $68.40, and if you do it against the standalone highlighter, then it has a value of $64.13. In all cases, you are getting a bit more than what you’re paying for, but you will get three shades for less than the cost of two (not that any of these are available on their own).

I was a bit confused over the inclusion of Incandescent Electra in the palette, as a shade by the same existed in another trio, and while it had similar colors in its pan, the one in this palette is dominated by the coral, so it was quite different–much more colorful, darker, and only really shares the undertone of the previously-released shade. Hourglass’ website says that it is the same as the previously-released shade, though. The products are marbled, so there can be variation in depth based from shade to shade, but this was beyond a mere variation! Also, per Hourglass, this is a holiday palette!

Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lighting Blush Palette Spring 2017
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total

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Sneak Peek: Make Up For Ever Artist Acrylips Photos & Swatches

Make Up For Ever Artist Acrylips
Make Up For Ever Artist Acrylips

Make Up For Ever Artist Acrylips ($24.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a new, liquid lipstick that’s designed to be “non-sticky, non-drying” and have a soft to glossy finish, depending on how much one applies. It comes in a squeeze tube with a flocked applicator. These are new for spring and had a one-day early release but will return soon.

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Too Faced Sweet Peach Collection for Spring 2017

 

Too Faced Sweet Peach Collection for Spring 2017
Too Faced Sweet Peach Collection for Spring 2017

Sweet Peach is back!

Availability

12/14 on Too Faced, 12/15 online at other retailers, 12/26 in-stores (Eye Palette), 1/5 in-stores (everything else)

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The Details

Sweet Peach Eyeshadow Palette | $49.00

The Sweet Peach Eye Shadow Collection Palette is infused with the juicy scent and antioxidant-rich essence of peach. Create endless looks with 18 shades of peachy pinks, corals, bronzes, and pops of purples that will leave your eyes looking warm weather-fresh all year long. It features a Glamour Guide with three eye looks to get you started.

  • White Peach Matte vanilla cream
  • Luscious Pearl peach champagne
  • Just Peachy Shimmering peachy pink
  • Bless Her Heart Golden moss
  • Tempting Bronzed black
  • Charmed, I’m Sure Matte medium cool brown
  • Nectar, Pearly peachy cream
  • Cobbler Peachy pinked bronze
  • Candied Peach Matte coral with violet shimmer
  • Bellini Gilded peach
  • Peach Pit Satin perfect raisin
  • Delectable Matte smoky amethyst
  • Peaches ‘n Cream Matte milky peach
  • Georgia Matte peachy pink
  • Carmelized Dark gilded bronze
  • Puree Metallic dark bronze
  • Summer Yum Matte gingerbread
  • Talk Derby to Me Shimmering black violet

Papa Don't Peach Blush | $30.00

Papa Don’t Peach Blush’s sweet peachy-bronze hue imparts fresh, youthful-looking radiance to cheeks for a touch of summertime warmth. Infused with the essence of peach, this blush smells like peaches, and its rich, pigmented shade provides buildable payoff. Wearable and flattering on any skintone, it leaves a gilded, pink-pearl, brightening finish. Early access on 12/14 on Sephora’s app.

  • Papa Don’t Peach Peachy-bronze

Sweet Peachy Creamy Peach Oil Lip Gloss | $19.00

Sweet Peach Creamy Lip Oil has a moisture-rich formula that feels lightweight and creamy. It features shades in nudes, peachy pinks, and corals. Silky and smooth, it’s infused with the skin-loving essence of peach, coconut oil, and vitamins, and each shade smells just like peaches.

  • Poppin’ Peach Bright peach pop
  • Papa Don’t Peach Spiced peach
  • Peach Fuzz Peachy nude
  • Peach-sicle Creamy peach
  • Pure Peach Peachy pink
  • Peach, Please! Coral pink
  • Peach Tease Electric peach
  • Tickle-Me-Peach Watermelon

Sweet Peach Glow Peach-Infused Highlighting Palette | $42.00

This illuminating, blushing and bronzing palette gives the natural radiance of a glowing peach sunset. Give your skin the appearance of being bathed in the most beautiful peachy golden light.

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