LORAC Mega PRO Palette 3 ($59.00 for 0.45 oz.) includes 32 eyeshadows–16 are matte, 16 are shimmery–housed in a slim, white cardboard palette. There was a one-day, early launch for Ulta Platinum members a few days ago, but the palette will launch officially on October 2nd, exclusively at Ulta. I’ll do my best to review it by the 2nd, but I am not sure if I will make it with this many eyeshadows to test for wear, so here are swatches in the meanwhile:
It can be fun, but I find that by the time something arrives to buy, it’s lost a lot of the sizzle – it’s like, “Oh, yeah, that whole thing..” I like a heads up, and I think 2-4 weeks prior to release is a good time so people can budget and get excited without it being so long that it is easily forgotten!
Beauty.com is now 25% off sitewide (activate it here or look for the banner on the homepage), and the discount should stack with the 18% off $88+ orders through this link. There are also many products that are already discounted, and the discount just drives that price down deeper–like a $20 Deborah Lippmann polish for $6.15! The retailer closes door on September 30th.
Some examples, if you spend $88, then you can get…
For me, not really, because I tend to forget to use samples, and I have enough makeup bags to house half my collection (which you know, is a lot). The latter is not the norm, and I can see why GWPs are popular. I like when they include one or two full size items, or else decent travel-sized versions of bestsellers (more than a handful of uses).