Pat McGrath x Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker (Updated 12/14)

Pat McGrath x Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker (Updated 12/14)

Pat McGrath collaborations with Star Wars' The Rise of Skywalker this December, just in time for the holidays. It's an exclusive with Selfridges, but the collection will also be available on PatMcGrath.com. Become encapsulated in the Limited Edition Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Collection,...

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Best of Bobbi Brown Crushed Liquid Lip Colors

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Best of Bobbi Brown Crushed Liquid Lip Colors

Here's a recap of my reviews for Bobbi Brown Crushed Liquid Lipstick ($27.00 for 0.20 fl. oz.), which is supposed to offer "bold, glossy color with [a] balm feel." The majority of the shades have semi-opaque to opaque coverage with a glossy, more jelly-like finish--plusher, shinier than a cream...

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Best Neutral Eyeshadows

We want your recommendations for Best Neutral Eyeshadows (specific shades, please!) — and if you've previously shared your favorites, don't forget that you can always make more recommendations as new products release or you've discovered a new favorite.

Best of Sydney Grace Cream Shadows

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Best of Sydney Grace Cream Shadows

I think I've finally reviewed all shades available of Sydney Grace Cream Shadow ($8.00 for 0.33 fl. oz.) -- hurrah! There are 38 shades swatched and reviewed in the database now, so here is an updated list of how well they performed!

The formula is supposed to "dry down to a smudge proof finish"...

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ColourPop x Becky G Traviesa Lip Duo

Colour Pop Traviesa Lip Duo ($11.00 for 0.15 oz.) includes a deep purple matte, liquid lipstick and a deep purple lip pencil. The liquid lipstick was workable on its own, while the lip pencil was best paired with the liquid lipstick rather than worn as a standalone product...

Colour Pop Traviesa Lip Duo ($11.00 for 0.15 oz.) includes a deep purple matte, liquid lipstick and a deep purple lip pencil. The liquid lipstick was...

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Makeup Sales & Deals This Week

All of the active deals and sales in beauty in one place. Updated with new deals as they go live!

  • Bergdorf GoodmanEnjoy expedited Shipping with code BGGIFT, by 12PM CT, ends 12/19.
  • BarneysFinal days of liquidation! 30 to 50% off storewide + extra 15% off entire purchase (exclusions apply); most beauty now 27.8% off (shop here), ends 12/26.
  • NordstromBonus Points! 5X points for Nordy Club members (free to signup), 10X points for debit/credit cardmembers (details here), ends 12/19.
  • 100% Pure5X points on fragrance (may be targeted, activate here), ends 12/24.
  • Pat McGrath Labs10% off Star Wars collection (shop here) with code VIP10, ends 12/15.
  • DermStoreFree 2-day shipping with $125+ purchase, ends 12/18.

Best Products of the Week | December 7th through December 13th

Best Products of the Week | December 7th through December 13th

Happy Saturday! I always enjoy seeing what makes up the week's top ten highest-reviewed products, so I hope you find it somewhat interesting as well! :)

What was your week in review like?

  • Your skin tone/coloring:
  • Look you loved this week?:
  • Any new or old favorites discovered?:
  • Any product you're...

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Patrick Ta She’s Sincere Velvet Blush

Patrick Ta She's Sincere Monochrome Moment Velvet Blush ($32.00 for 0.37 oz.) is a medium-dark peach with warm undertones and a sat finish. The powder had a soft glow to it once applied and blended out on my cheeks, though it wasn't shimmery to my eye. It had buildable...

Patrick Ta She's Sincere Monochrome Moment Velvet Blush ($32.00 for 0.37 oz.) is a medium-dark peach with warm undertones and a sat finish. The...

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Barneys: Extra 15% Off Sale — Final Days of Liquidation

Barneys: Extra 15% Off Sale — Final Days of Liquidation

Barneys has been in the process of liquidating its inventory, and they've announced that these are the final days of liquidation (13 days from today, so 12/26 if they're including today by my count). Designer brands are 30% to 50% off, plus the extra 15% off while beauty has a softer discount with...

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What brand do you find least reliable in quality?

What brand do you find least reliable in quality?

I think Too Faced has improved over the last couple of years compared to several years ago, but I still find that I never know if it’s going to be a winner or so-so (but total misses aren’t as common any more, at least).

— Christine

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ColourPop LA Pressed Powder Bronzer

Colour Pop LA Pressed Powder Bronzer ($8.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium-dark, rusty brown with subtle, warm red undertones and a matte finish. The powder had a silky texture that was smooth, velvety, and blendable, but there was moderate powderiness; I'd use a lighter hand...

Colour Pop LA Pressed Powder Bronzer ($8.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium-dark, rusty brown with subtle, warm red undertones and a matte finish. The...

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