Sunday, September 14th, 2008

Remember when I told you about HauteLook’s Stila sale? Well, I finally had a chance to swatch the products I bought from them. The four products you see above cost me $30, plus shipping, which isn’t a bad deal at all! I did a look using the trio here, too. The circular designed product is Mazatlan eyeshadow. The other three products came as a set (along with a bronzer, which isn’t pictured, because I gave it away), the “Glow Bronzing Set.” It came with Stila’s Bronze Smudgepot, Gold Glow trio eyeshadow, Brown Sugar Lip Glaze (I think…), and then the bronzer.  Pretty good deal :)

My favorite out of the four products was the Lip Glaze, but I’m glad I got it on sale. I don’t see myself paying the $22 retail price for them otherwise!  It’s very glossy and smooth, great color, and it wears well throughout the day.  The two shadow trios I got were decent, but I’m not a huge fan of mineral (or mineral-like) eyeshadows… if it’s baked, I probably won’t fall in love.

See swatches!

Stila Cosmetics

Mazatlan trio / Brown Sugar Lip Glaze / Gold Glow trio / Bronze Smudgepot

Discussion and debate are highly encouraged, and we expect community members to participate respectfully. When asking a question, please check the FAQ section (above) for information about purchasing, price, dupes, and the like. If you have general feedback or need technical support, please contact us.

Comments that include advertisements, self-promotion, insults, etc. may be in violation of our comment policy and subject to deletion. Please see our comment policy for more information.

14 thoughts on “Stila Haul from HauteLook & Mini-Review of Eyeshadows and Lip Glaze

  1. SnickerDoodle

    The smudge pot and the lip glaze are gorgeous!!

  2. Those look beautiful, esp. the eyeshadow colors! I’d gladly take them off your hands, haha. :) At that sale I got the set of three lip glazes for dirt cheap, and am glad I did… I found them sooo sticky when worn alone, and would not pay $22 each for them!

  3. Zsofi

    they look so gorgeous 😀
    and i love the stones as a background 😀 Was it Your idea Christine?
    great pic!!!!!!

  4. lisa

    The swatches look nice but usually i only buy stila when they have sales or package deals.

  5. Ahh, I love smudgepots! Despite the name, once they dry they seriously do not smudge one bit. I have the bronze one too, and it’s pretty wonderful for me. How do you like it?

  6. Nadia

    I also got the bronzing set from the hautelook sale.
    I dont use the eyeshadow that much and when I do, I use it wet.
    I love the lipglaze and the smudge pot though.
    I’ve never used mac fluidlines, how does it compare?

    • Oh, nice! I think it’s better used wet, too :)

      I prefer fluidlines – they’re smoother, creamier.

      • Sugarcrumb

        Christine, i have Stila’s Lip Glaze in Brown Sugar too – its really a lovely colour (paired with Touch lippy from MAC and its gorgeous!). But i hate the texture – very sticky and thick and i somehow feel that you have to be ultra gentle when applying the gloss otherwise the brush drags the lipstick off (which means i twist more gloss onto the brush – not good). Can you think of a dupe for Brown Sugar in Chanel or MAC pls?