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Sneak Peek: NYX Macaron Lippies Photos & Swatches

NYX Macaron Lippies
NYX Macaron Lippies

It’ll probably be a bit before I get to testing these in full (they’re permanent, so there’s no rush!), but I thought you might enjoy checking out photos and swatches of NYX Macaron Lippies ($6.00 for 0.15 oz.) in the meanwhile.

Also… Wickied Lippies? I added lip swatches here.

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5 Great Brown Eyeshadows Under $10

What are your favorite budget-friendly brown eyeshadows?  I’d love to hear about your personal favorites and recommendations.  Here are five of mine:

  1. Makeup Geek Barcelona Beach — a medium brown with a semi-matte finish
  2. Maybelline Downtown Brown — a shimmery bronze
  3. Inglot #422 — a shimmery, deep brown
  4. theBalm #1 — a lightly shimmered dark brown
  5. Inglot #363 — a cool-toned brown with a matte finish

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5 Beautiful Fuchsia Lipsticks Under $10

You don’t have to spend a lot to add a really great fuchsia lipstick to your stash! Here are a few of my favorites 🙂 I’d love to hear yours!

  1. Fyrinnae Sexy Nerd — a gold-shimmered fuchsia pink
  2. Revlon Lollipop — a glossy fuchsia pink
  3. NYX Pink Lyric — a pop of muted fuchsia pink
  4. Milani Violet Volt — a metallic fuchsia-magenta
  5. Maybelline Fuchsia Flash — a bright, luminous fuchsia

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40% off NYX, Revlon, Physicians Formula, Almay at ULTA!

ULTA has 40% off NYX, Revlon, Physicians Formula, and Almay now through October 4th! 🙂 Also, get $3.50 off $10+ purchase with code 202792.

Let’s chat drugstore favorites on this lovely Sunday while we’re at it! Here are a few of mine (you can also check out my favorites here):

  • L’Oreal Infallible Eyeshadows
  • L’Oreal Colour Riche Nail Lacquer
  • L’Oreal Silkissime Eyeliners
  • L’Oreal Ideal Moisture
  • Maybelline ColorSensational Vivid Lipcolor
  • Maybelline Color Tattoos
  • Milani Liquif’Eye Eyeliners
  • NYX Lip Creams
  • NYX Milk Jumbo Eye Pencil
  • NYX Powder Blush
  • NYX Round Lipstick
  • Revlon Cream Blush
  • Revlon ColorBurst Lipgloss

Also:

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L’Oreal Highlighter, Green Ivy, Silver Sky Infallible Silkissime Eyeliners (Part 2)

L'Oreal Highlighter (230) Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner
L’Oreal Highlighter (230) Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner

L’Oreal Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner ($8.99 for 0.03 oz.) is described as a long-wearing, smudge-proof formula that will glide on smoothly and last for 16 hours You can see the first three I reviewed here. I’m quite fond of this formula overall, but that wear claim is substantial and these just don’t make it even close to it–the best wear I get is about ten hours. There is still visible eyeliner on after as long as fourteen hours, but it’s much, much thinner and less vibrant. The color payoff and glide-on consistency are the most impressive aspects of the formula, even with their brighter, more colorful shades.

L’Oreal Highlighter (230) Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner ($8.99 for 0.03 oz.) is a pink-peach with a frosted sheen. It had good color payoff in a single stroke and remains that way even if layered. It wears nine hours on me, though that’s not the full 16-hours as marketed. The consistency is creamy, easy to apply, and doesn’t tug on the lash line. Marc Jacobs Beauty Obey-ge (66) (P, $25.00) is more sparkly. Tarina Tarantino Broken Doll (P, $15.00) is pinker. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

L’Oreal Green Ivy (270) Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner ($8.99 for 0.03 oz.) is a medium-dark, olive green with warm undertones and a golden shimmer-sheen. It had mostly opaque color coverage in a single pass. This one I had to be careful applying, as too much layering seemed cause uneven application, but it is quite pigmented in one go, so it isn’t necessary. The consistency is lightly creamy and glides right on. It lasted for nine and a half hours on me before thinning down. Marc Jacobs Beauty O(vert) (56) (P, $25.00) is cooler-toned. Sephora Collection Snakeskin Dress (17) (P, $9.00) is lighter. MAC Forever Green (P, $16.00) is lighter. bareMinerals 10AM (LE, $15.00) is warmer, browner. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

L’Oreal Silver Sky (290) Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner ($8.99 for 0.03 oz.) is a brightened, sparkling silver. It had semi-opaque color coverage in one pass, but it was never fully opaque no matter the layers. This was my least favorite out of the six I’ve tried (I hope to buy the others when I see them on sale). It glided on, but it had more texture due to the sparkles in it. It wore well for eight hours. Urban Decay Cuff (P, $19.00) is very similar. MAC Silver Skates (LE, $16.00) is lighter, less sparkly. Bobbi Brown Chrome (LE, $24.00) is similar. See comparison swatches / view dupes.

L'Oreal Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner Highlighter (230)
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
L'Oreal Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner Green Ivy (270)
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
L'Oreal Infallible Silkissime Eyeliner Silver Sky (290)
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
6
Longevity
5
Application
80%
Total

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