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Make Up For Ever 17 Antic Gold Star Lit Powder

01/05

Make Up For Ever 17 Antic Gold Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 17 Antic Gold Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 17 Antic Gold Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 17 Antic Gold Star Lit Powder

Make Up For Ever 17 Antic Gold Star Lit Powder

17 Antic Gold

Make Up For Ever 17 Antic Gold Star Lit Powder ($21.00 for 0.02 oz.) is muted, medium-dark gold with warm, olive undertones and a metallic sheen. It had semi-sheer, buildable pigmentation applied dry, which was amplified to more opaque coverage with a stronger sheen when applied with a dampened brush. The texture was soft, blendable, and finely-milled to the point that the loose powder combined well when applied to the skin. I did find it easier to use on the lid than on the cheeks, as it seemed to emphasize my skin’s texture just a bit as a cheek highlighter. It wore well for eight hours on me.

The Star Lit Powders can be used to “highlight eyes, lips and cheeks” with an “ultra-fine loose powder” that can be used “wet or dry to customize coverage intensity and luminosity.” While checking the weight on these, I noticed that the weight differs from shade to shade; this one had a mere 0.02 oz. while others ranged from 0.03 oz. to 0.09 oz. I also noticed that it appears the brand identifies what area you can use a shade on by listing an icon on the back of the jar in the shape of a pair of lips, an eyeball, and then a face (presumably for cheeks).

Make Up For Ever Star Lit Powder 17 Antic Gold
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total
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If I’m going to be wearing it multiple times a week, I want it to be a little hydrating but don’t have ultra dry lips so getting most of my added hydration in the morning/evening (with lip balm) is sufficient for me. I’d only sacrifice hydration and opt for something deliberately drying if I had an occasion where I needed extremely long wear or transfer-resistant color.

— Christine

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Sneak Peek: Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipsticks Photos & Swatches

01/03

Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick  

Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick  

Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick  

Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips Matte Liquid Lipstick ($34.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new formula that debuts next week. It’s supposed to have a “soft-focus matte” finish that “glide[s] like a gloss” on the lips that gives “full coverage” with a “light as air” formula. Here are swatches:

Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Lips

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ULTA Platinum Members Appreciation Day 2017 | 5X/10X Points 8/21/2017 Only!

ULTA kicks off its Platinum Appreciation Day on August 21st, 2017 (likely beginning at 12AM CT!) where Platinum members can get 10X points on featured products/brands (see full list here, I’ve highlighted some key ones below) and 5X on everything else during the day.

10X Points | Brands

Platinum members will get 10X points on purchases made from any products from the following brands (see full list here):

10X Points | Product Ranges

Platinum members will get 10X points on purchases made from specific categories from certain brands (see full list here).

 

Sneak Peek: Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Collection Photos & Swatches

Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Collection
Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Collection

Dose of Colors Desi x Katy Collection released last week and promptly sold out before the day was over, but it’ll be restocked sometime in September, and I’m sure I’ll have no trouble getting full reviews out before then 🙂 For now, though, please enjoy these swatches:

Desi x Katy

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I love a great, blue-based red lipstick that is still bright but not insanely bright. I’m not a huge fan of matte red unless it’s a deeper, more muted red (like MAC Viva Glam I).

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