I personally like more shimmery than matte shades, but I like a variety in shimmer levels and still want a couple of mattes included (typically in more basic shades). I also prefer for pre-made palettes to be cohesive–that I can use it to create multiple looks without having to add in other products. It should be slim, travel-friendly, and sturdy. I don’t use palette mirrors, so a lack of mirror wouldn’t be a deal-breaker for me.
-- Christine

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Week in Review | April 23rd through April 29th

Here’s a look at the top 10 products reviewed in the last week, plus a summary of how many products and brands were reviewed and a break out of ratings! :)
01

Colour Pop Molly

Permanent. $6.00/0.11 oz.

ColourPop Molly Ultra Satin Liquid Lipstick ($6.00 for 0.11 fl. oz.) is described as a "mid-tone plum lilac."

A+
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
10
Application
5
Total
100%
A+

02. Urban Decay Iracebeth

Urban Decay Iracebeth Alice Through the Looking Glass Lipstick ($18.00 for 0.11 oz.) is described as a "bright red matte." Read full review.

A

03. Colour Pop Littlestitious

ColourPop Littlestitious Ultra Satin Liquid Lipstick ($6.00 for 0.11 fl. oz.) is described as a "pastel dusty pink." Read full review.

A

04. Anastasia Comfort

Anastasia Comfort Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium-dark bronzy brown with warm, coppery undertones and a frosted finish. Read full review.

A

05. Dior Ever Dior (643)

Dior Ever Dior (643) Dior Addict Ultra-Gloss ($30.00 for 0.21 fl. oz.) is a muted, medium-dark reddish-coral with warm, gold micro-glitter. Read full review.

A

06. Laura Mercier Iced Pomegranate

Laura Mercier Iced Pomegranate Lip Parfait Creamy Colourbalm ($25.00 for 0.12oz.) is a medium-dark, reddish plum with subtle, warm undertones and a natural sheen. Read full review.

A

07. Surratt Beauty Halo

Surratt Beauty Halo Artistique Blush ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a bright, golden yellow with warm undertones and a frosted, sparkling sheen. Read full review.

A

08. MAC Lion Babe

MAC Lion Babe Liquidlast Liner ($21.00 for 0.084 fl. oz.) is described as a "shimmering gold." Read full review.

A

09. Anastasia Blazing

Anastasia Blazing Eyeshadow ($12.00 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium-dark, coppery brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. Read full review.

A

10. Surratt Beauty Angelique

Surratt Beauty Angelique Artistique Blush ($32.00 for 0.14 oz.) is a soft, muted, medium-dark coppery orange with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. Read full review.

Breakdown |
Apr 23, 2016 — Apr 29, 2016

85%

Average Score
A
23
B
39
C
11
D
3
F
2

Total Reviews (78) — Brands Reviewed (12)

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Free for Haul Friday, Volume #338

Share any beauty goodies you may have picked up in the last week or so, or maybe what’s on your way or on your wish list for next week or month. :)

  • Haul: Cle de Peau #2 Lipgloss, Cle de Peau Golden Apricot Highlighter
  • Weekend plans: Try to take advantage of the lovely weather before it gets hot, hot, and hotter in May by going for some walks :)
  • Last feel-good movie you saw?: I hope the Intern counts!

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This week’s Mellan photo…

Morning yoga partner!

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