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Sponsored: Beautylish Gift Card Event – Temptalia’s Top Picks!

Sponsored: Beautylish Gift Card Event – Temptalia’s Top Picks!

I've partnered with Beautylish to highlight some of my favorite products to kick off the start of their Annual Gift Card Event.  The brands and products below I've reviewed or talked about previously as being favorites and go-tos.  I like to include a mix of old favorites and newer picks from...

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ColourPop x Disney Designer Zero to Hero Set

Colour Pop Zero to Hero Disney Designer Cheek & Lip Duo ($18.00 for 0.43 oz.) is a new, limited edition duo that features an icy lavender highlighter with a warmer, reddish plum liquid lipstick. Both shades applied evenly, were easy to work with, and had good longevity,...

Colour Pop Zero to Hero Disney Designer Cheek & Lip Duo ($18.00 for 0.43 oz.) is a new, limited edition duo that features an icy lavender highlighter...

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

  • Space NKGet the limited edition, Fall Beauty Edit Gift (worth over $550!) with $285+ purchase, ends 11/12.
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What’s your process for testing a new eye product?

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

If it’s a totally new formula, then I try it with and without primer (or whatever helper may be reasonable with that product type) to get an overall gauge at what longevity looks like as a standalone product and how it might be extended (if necessary). I’ll also try different application...

— Christine

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Best Blush Brushes | By Coverage (Updated 10/2019)

Best Blush Brushes | By Coverage (Updated 10/2019)

The right blush brush is really dependent on what product one's trying to apply! A very pigmented blush often requires a less-dense, more feathery brush for foolproof, buildable application, whereas a lighter or sheerer blush works better with a denser brush.

It can also depend on whether one's...

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Best Highlighter Brushes – My Current Favorites! (Updated 10/2019)

Best Highlighter Brushes – My Current Favorites! (Updated 10/2019)

There are a few different styles of highlighting brushes on the market, but the most common highlighter brush is medium in size and flares outward from the ferrule and then tapers to a point, which can be more or less rounded.

Highlighter brushes can be less-dense and feel airier or be moderately...

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The Best Eyeshadow Brushes I Can’t Live Without (Updated 10/2019)

The Best Eyeshadow Brushes I Can’t Live Without (Updated 10/2019)

The right eyeshadow brush can go a long way for getting the coverage and finish desired in less time, and the key is identifying your own preferences, eye shape and size, and considering how varied (or not) the colors you reach for.

Just because a brush works magic for me doesn't mean it...

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Charlotte Tilbury Magic Star Highlighter

Charlotte Tilbury Magic Star Magic Star Highlighter ($45.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark gold with strong, warm undertones and a lightly sparkling, metallic finish. It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, while the texture was smooth to the touch, dense...

Charlotte Tilbury Magic Star Magic Star Highlighter ($45.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark gold with strong, warm undertones and a lightly...

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Pat McGrath Pale Gold 002 Chromaluxe Hi-Lite Cream

Pat McGrath Pale Gold Chromaluxe Hi-Lite Cream ($30.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a pale, white gold with more of a translucent base but was chocked full of both finer and larger-sized sparkle and micro-glitter. It appeared slightly white gold at certain angles and then shifted to a...

Pat McGrath Pale Gold Chromaluxe Hi-Lite Cream ($30.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a pale, white gold with more of a translucent base but was chocked full of...

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