CoverGirl Deep Mauve TruBlend Blush

CoverGirl Deep Mauve TruBlend Blush ($9.99 for 0.10 oz.) is a deep berry with cool undertones and a soft, frosted sheen. MAC Blind Score (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). IT Cosmetics Magical in Mauve (P, $24.00) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Easy (LE, $26.00) is more shimmery, lighter, more muted (90% similar). MAC Hot Nights (LE, $22.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Laura Geller Plumberry (P, $26.00) is darker, brighter (85% similar). Smashbox Bitten (LE) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). NARS Ferocious (LE, $30.00) is warmer (85% similar). Viseart Violet #3 (P) is darker, brighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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CoverGirl Deep Mauve TruBlend Blush
CoverGirl TruBlend Blush Deep Mauve
B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
7.5
Application
5
Total
84%

CoverGirl Light Rose TruBlend Blush

CoverGirl Light Rose TruBlend Blush ($9.99 for 0.10 oz.) is a light, peachy-pink with warm undertones and a fine, golden shimmer. MAC Spellbinder (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead (P, $5.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Adored (LE, $32.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Benefit Sugarbomb (P, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). bareMinerals The Many Splendors #2 (LE) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Makeup Geek Honeymoon (P, $9.99) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Perfect Topping (2014) (LE, $32.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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CoverGirl Light Rose TruBlend Blush
CoverGirl TruBlend Blush Light Rose
B
Product
8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8
Longevity
7
Application
5
Total
84%

CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer

CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer ($9.99 for 0.10 oz.) is a golden, medium-dark bronze with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. Kevyn Aucoin Sunlight (P, $44.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Sunlight (P, $52.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Laguna (P) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte Park Ave Princess (P) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Spice (LE) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Burberry London With Love (LE, $68.00) is lighter (85% similar). Too Faced Sun Bunny #1 (P) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Tropical Days (P, $48.00) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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CoverGirl Bronze (200) TruBlend Bronzer
CoverGirl TruBlend Bronzer Bronze (200)
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
7.5
Application
5
Total
88%

CoverGirl Medium Rose TruBlend Blush

CoverGirl Medium Rose TruBlend Blush ($9.99 for 0.10 oz.) is a muted, light-medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and a pearly shimmer-sheen finish. NARS Liberation (Left) (LE) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Tarte Prim (LE, $28.00) is less shimmery, warmer (95% similar). bareMinerals Golden Gate (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Frantic Pink (P, $55.00) is more shimmery, darker, more muted (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Love Glow (P, $40.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Makeup Revolution Make Love Instead (P, $5.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Blasphemy (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Capri (P, $58.00) is darker (90% similar). Laura Mercier Bellini (LE, $24.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Chanel Sunkiss Ribbon (LE, $70.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). NARS Day Dream (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). YSL Passionnee (6) (P, $47.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). KIKO 109 Candy Rose (P, $12.00) is less shimmery, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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CoverGirl Medium Rose TruBlend Blush
CoverGirl TruBlend Blush Medium Rose
B-
Product
8
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
7
Application
5
Total
81%

COVERGIRL x Star Wars Collection for September 2015

COVERGIRL x Star Wars Collection
COVERGIRL x Star Wars Collection

Colorlicious Lipstick ($7.99) (Limited Edition)

  • Droid — Gold #40
  • Lilac #20
  • Nude #70
  • Stormtrooper — Dark Purple #50
  • Red #30
  • Silver #10

Star Wars SuperSizer Mascara ($7.49) (Limited Edition)

The SuperSizer is the only mascara with a specialized Lash Styler. With a narrow core and shorter bristles, the Lash Styler allows lashes more direct access to the mascara for explosive first stroke impact. End-look lashes are not only dramatic and more voluminous – but 400% bigger! SuperSizer formula stays flexible long enough to play, sculpt and style lashes corner to corner. The 10 COVERGIRL SuperSizer Mascara are divided into 5 Light Side (Waterproof) and 5 Dark Side (Regular) SKUs and include iconic Star Wars movie lines, unique to their corresponding side.

  • 5 x Light Side (Waterproof): “May The Force Be With You”; “Do, Or Do Not, There Is No Try”; “You’re My Only Hope”; “I Feel The Good In You”; “Luminous Beings Are We”
  • 5 x Dark Side On-Pack Quotes (Regular): “I Will Finish What You Started”; “There Has Been An Awakening”; “Indeed You Are Powerful”; “You Will Meet Your Destiny”; “Immune To The Light”

Star Wars Nail Gloss ($6.99) (Limited Edition)

  • Light
  • Nemesis
  • Red Revenge

Availability: The COVERGIRL Star Wars Makeup Collection will be available online starting September 4th and in mass market, drug and food retailers starting mid-September, while supplies last.

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5 Shades of Radiant Orchid for Eyes

You know what I look forward to? Seeing some radiantorchideyes eyeliners. Those are few and far between, particularly for permanently available options. I also look forward to seeing some intensely pigmented, radiantorchideyes-hued matte eyeshadows–or at least, that’s my hope.

What are your favorite orchid-hued eyeshadows/eyeliners?