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Best of Patrick Ta Major Beauty Headlines Collection

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Best of Patrick Ta Major Beauty Headlines Collection

Now that I've finished reviewing the newest Patrick Ta collection, which included four Cream & Powder Blush Duos ($34.00 each) and four Matte Suede Lipsticks ($32.00 each).  I really enjoyed the powder blush formula in the duos, and while the cream blush wasn't low quality, it was less interesting...

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Has your application method for eyeshadow changed over time? How?

Has your application method for eyeshadow changed over time? How?

I definitely spend more time blending out products, and I’m more careful to use separate brushes (or clean them in-between) to avoid muddying gradients or mixing up textures. I am better about using more mattes in the crease (look, shimmers have my heart) than I did many years ago!

— Christine

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Best of Sydney Grace | Top 100 Highest-Rated Products

Best of Sydney Grace | Top 100 Highest-Rated Products

With Sydney Grace's annual Christmas in July sale right around the corner, here are the current, top 100 highest-rated products that I've reviewed from the brand that are part of the permanent range (at least, that I'm aware of!).

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Best & Worst of Sydney Grace Cream Shadows

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Best & Worst of Sydney Grace Cream Shadows

Sydney Grace Cream Shadow ($8.00 for 0.33 fl. oz.) is supposed to "dry down to a smudge proof finish" that isn't waterproof but "will last all day on the lids." The brand recommends working "one eye at a time" as the formula "dr[ies] fairly quickly." It is a very pigmented formula where the merest...

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Best of Sydney Grace Eyeshadows | Matte Shadows

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Best of Sydney Grace Eyeshadows | Matte Shadows

Sydney Grace Matte Shadows ($5.00 for 0.06 oz.) has one of the best matte eyeshadow formulas I've had the pleasure of trying. It strikes a balance between being soft and blendable but still having excellent pigmentation (that doesn't sheer out too quickly) and adhesion. Some of their newer mattes...

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Best of Sydney Grace Eyeshadows | Pressed Pigment Shadows

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Best of Sydney Grace Eyeshadows | Pressed Pigment Shadows

If you're looking for the best Sydney Grace Pressed Pigment Shadows ($6.00 for 0.06 oz.), look no further! I've reviewed just about every shade currently available. You'll find the shades listed from highest-rated to lowest-rated below that are permanent. The formula is quite pigmented with a...

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Best of Sydney Grace Eyeshadows | Shimmer Shadows

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Best of Sydney Grace Eyeshadows | Shimmer Shadows

Here are the highest-rated Sydney Grace Shimmer Shadows ($5.00 for 0.06 oz.) that I've reviewed! I find that this formula is slightly less creamy (not as emollient or as dense) and not quite as metallic as the Pressed Pigment Shadow formula, though it's still a very pigmented, blendable, and...

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