Makeup Troubleshooting: My Eyeshadow is Too Hard or Too Stiff!

Makeup Troubleshooting: My Eyeshadow is Too Hard or Too Stiff!

Firmer eyeshadow formulas are pressed more firmly into the pan, and it doesn't necessarily have to be a bad thing, but firmer eyeshadows require some modification of techniques and tools in order to get the most pigmentation and blendability out of them.

One upside is that firmer formulas tend to...

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Community Favorites, Looks & Color Stories, Vol. 012

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Community Favorites, Looks & Color Stories, Vol. 012

First and foremost, if you're not part of the lovely community, consider registering for an account.  This will allow you to take full advantage of all of the features available on the site!

Now, let's dive into readers' most loved and most wanted products from this past week along with recently...

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Huda Beauty Nude Rich Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette

Huda Beauty Nude Rich Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette ($27.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a new, travel-friendly neutral palette that features five matte eyeshadows and four shimmery eyeshadows. This is one of three "Nude" palettes that is designed to complement darker skin tones in...

Huda Beauty Nude Rich Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette ($27.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a new, travel-friendly neutral palette that features five matte eyeshadows...

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ColourPop x Disney Designer Down in New Orleans Set

Colour Pop Down in New Orleans Disney Designer Cheek & Lip Duo ($18.00 for 0.43 oz.) includes a soft, plummy brown blush and a deep, copper-red liquid lipstick. Both products performed consistently with their formulas, though both were varying degrees of more pigmented than...

Colour Pop Down in New Orleans Disney Designer Cheek & Lip Duo ($18.00 for 0.43 oz.) includes a soft, plummy brown blush and a deep, copper-red liquid...

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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!

  • Laura Mercier30% off any Caviar Stick Eye Colour + Caviar Volume Mascara purchase, ends 10/20.
  • ColourPop20% off Bye Bye Birdie collection + fall favorites (shop eligible products here), ends 10/20.
  • Milani25% off sitewide with code BOO25, ends 10/20.
  • Ole HenriksenExtra 20% off sale items with code OLESECRET, ends 10/21.
  • Belk15% off with code BEAUTYLOVER, ends 10/20.
  • Bite BeautyBuy one, get one free on Multisticks with code MULTISTICK, ends 10/21.

What’s your process for testing a new lip product?

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What’s your process for testing a new lip product?

As a reviewer, I like to test a mixture of light, medium, and darker shades across finishes to get a good, big picture overview of how the formula works out. Light shades often under-perform compared to deeper shades, just like matte finishes tend to wear super long compared to a glossier one, so...

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Fenty Beauty Bomb Baby 2 Set

Fenty Beauty Bomb Baby 2 Mini Lip Gloss & Highlighter Set ($24.00 for oz.) is a new, limited edition set that features a miniature-sized gloss and highlighter; the gloss is a new shade, while the highlighter is part of the Sand Castle/Mint'd Mojito duo (which is permanent)....

Fenty Beauty Bomb Baby 2 Mini Lip Gloss & Highlighter Set ($24.00 for oz.) is a new, limited edition set that features a miniature-sized gloss and...

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ColourPop x Disney Designer Ever Ever After Set

Colour Pop Ever Ever After Disney Designer Cheek & Lip Duo ($18.00 for 0.43 oz.) includes a metallic, rosy copper highlighter and a bright, pink-coral liquid lipstick. The highlighter was fantastic--pigmented, creamy, blendable, and long-wearing--while the liquid lipstick...

Colour Pop Ever Ever After Disney Designer Cheek & Lip Duo ($18.00 for 0.43 oz.) includes a metallic, rosy copper highlighter and a bright, pink-coral...

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Marc Jacobs Jet Girl O!Mega Glaze All-Over Foil Luminizer

Marc Jacobs Beauty Jet Girl (82) O!Mega Glaze All-Over Foil Luminizer ($49.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a brighter, medium coral with warm undertones that seemed balance between pink and orange paired with a high-shine, metallic finish. It had rich color coverage in a single layer...

Marc Jacobs Beauty Jet Girl (82) O!Mega Glaze All-Over Foil Luminizer ($49.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a brighter, medium coral with warm undertones that...

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Best Products of the Week | October 12th through October 18th

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Best Products of the Week | October 12th through October 18th

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:
  • Favorite look from the week:
  • Your most used product this week:
  • Any beauty discoveries...

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ColourPop x Disney Midnight Masquerade Palette

Colour Pop Midnight Masquerade 15-Pan Shadow Palette ($26.00 for 0.53 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette that features seven matte eyeshadows, five shimmer eyeshadows, two Pressed Glitters, and one Pressed Pigment (the latter three shades are not intended to be used on...

Colour Pop Midnight Masquerade 15-Pan Shadow Palette ($26.00 for 0.53 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette that features seven matte eyeshadows,...

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