Sephora Jubilant (21) Colorful Highlighter

Sephora Jubilant (21) Colorful Blush ($15.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a brightened, light-medium yellow gold with warm, orange undertones and a frosted sheen. Guerlain Terracotta Sun in the City Illuminating Powder (LE, $70.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Whisper of Gilt (LE, $30.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Cle de Peau Sand Beige (13) (P, $55.00) is less shimmery, darker, less pigmented (90% similar). Laura Geller Gilded Honey (P, $24.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). bareMinerals The Shining Moment (LE, $26.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). L'Oreal Golden (P, $12.99) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Becca Opal (P, $38.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Becca Champagne Pop (LE, $38.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Snow Bunny (P) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Becca Opal (P, $38.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). L'Oreal Golden (P, $12.99) is darker (85% similar). NARS Tribulation (LE, $30.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Sephora Jubilant (21) Colorful Blush
Sephora Collection Colorful Blush Jubilant (21)
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Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
8.5
Application
5
Total
92%

Urban Decay Sheer Beso & Sheer Bittersweet Sheer Revolution Lipsticks

Urban Decay Sheer Beso Sheer Revolution Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.09 oz.) is described as a “sheer mauve-pink.” It’s a muted, medium-dark plum with subtle, warm undertones and a soft sheen. It had semi-sheer color coverage that applied fairly evenly over lips and wore for four and a half hours. The formula was lightly hydrating and comfortable to wear. I personally love these types of colors, and one that wears decently but still has that translucency made this one a favorite for me (personally, of course). MAC Nippon (P, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Rush (P, $22.00) is more pigmented, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Collin (LE, $32.00) is darker, more pigmented, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Irresistible (62) (LE, $34.00) is brighter (85% similar). Buxom Dolly (LE, $21.00) is warmer (85% similar). Buxom Centerfold (LE, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Chanel Etourdie (98) (P, $35.00) is warmer (85% similar). Chanel Suzanne (438) (P, $36.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Mystical (LE, $17.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (80% similar). Chanel Roussy (426) (P, $36.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay Sheer Beso Sheer Revolution Lipstick
Urban Decay Sheer Revolution Lipstick Sheer Beso
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Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
91%
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Urban Decay Speedball Revolution Lipstick

Urban Decay Speedball Revolution Lipstick ($22.00 for 0.09 oz.) is described as a “deep, vibrant purple.” It’s a brightened, meidum-dark purple with warm, pinky undertones, very fine magenta and violet pearl, and a glossy sheen. Colour Pop Leather (P, $5.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Strong Woman (LE, $17.00) is lighter, warmer, less glossy (90% similar). MAC Punk Couture (LE, $17.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Anastasia Vintage (P, $20.00) is lighter, less glossy (90% similar). Colour Pop Zipper (P, $6.00) is darker, less glossy (90% similar). Colour Pop Lychee (P, $6.00) is lighter, less glossy (85% similar). Maybelline Vibrant Violet (P, $7.99) is lighter, less glossy (80% similar). MAC Heroine (P, $17.00) is lighter, brighter, less glossy (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Urban Decay Speedball Revolution Lipstick
Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick Speedball
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
9
Application
4.5
Total
87%

Becca Backlight Primer Filter

Becca Backlight Primer Filter ($38.00 for 1.0 fl. oz.) is supposed to be a “makeup primer to help blur imperfections and impart a radiant glow.” It’s a sheer, golden beige with a luminous sheen and fine pearl. Burberry Nude Radiance No. 01 (P, $48.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Becca Moonstone (P, $41.00) is warmer (95% similar). NARS 413 BLKR (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Becca Backlight Primer Filter
Becca Backlight Priming Filter Backlight
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Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
9
Application
5
Total
93%
Permanent

Too Faced Stardust by Vegas Nay Eyeshadow Palette for Fall 2015

Too Faced Stardust by Vegas Nay Eyeshadow Palette
Too Faced Stardust by Vegas Nay Eyeshadow Palette

Stardust by Vegas Nay Eyeshadow Palette ($45.00) (Limited Edition)

Too Faced has teamed up with social media sensation @Vegas_Nay to create this Ulta-exclusive palette! @Vegas_Nay (Naomi Giannopoulos) is an Instagram beauty superstar known for her artistic, beautiful pictorials. This carefully curated collection contains 12 stunning matte and shimmer shadows, loose glitter pigment, deluxe sizes of Too Faced’s bestselling Shadow Insurance and Better Than Sex Mascara, and six glamorous looks to get you started.

  • Girl’s Night Matte deep warm brown
  • Selfie Cream white with slight silver shimmer
  • Chandelier Matte cream
  • Golden Nugget Gold foiled coppery shimmer
  • The StripSilvered mauve
  • Follow Me Vibrant blue purple with blue sparkle
  • Showgirl Bronzed pearl
  • Millennial Matte warm medium brown
  • Pink Pearl Pearl cool light pink
  • Double Tap Deep red brown with violet sparkle
  • Sin City Matte black
  • Jackpot Brown with gold shimmer
  • Deluxe Better Than Sex Mascara (0.17 oz.)
  • Deluxe Shadow Insurance (0.17 oz.)
  • Deluxe Glamour Dust Glitter in Nude Beam (0.02 oz.)

AVAILABILITY | Exclusively at ULTA — online August 23rd, in-stores September 6th

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ColourPop Dr. M & Kapow Ultra Matte Liquid Lipsticks

ColourPop Dr. M Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick ($6.00 for 0.11 fl. oz.) is described as a “deep blackened green.” It’s a cool-toned, green-leaning teal with very, very subtle emerald green pearl. It’s such a cool color, and I love that it applied with fully opaque, even color, but it emphasizes the texture/lines of the natural lip tremendously in a way that makes them appear raisin-like. Despite this, it didn’t seem to “crack” when I smiled, but it was a little more uncomfortable to wear (I felt more aware of it on than other shades in the range, even for liquid lipstick). It wore for nine hours and was moderately drying after five hours of wear.
Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Chlorophyll (P, $18.00) is lighter, warmer, glossier (80% similar). Illamasqua Apocalips (P, $24.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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ColourPop Dr. M Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick
Colour Pop Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick Dr. M
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Product
8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
10
Application
4.5
Total
91%
Limited Edition
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