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Editor’s Favorites from 2013: The Round-Up

Round-ups
Christine |

Editor’s Favorites from 2013: The Round-Up

All in all, with my top ten lists, I've now shared 100 of my favorite beauty shades and products that I've discovered during 2013! I have rated and reviewed over 2,445 shades/products since January 1st. I've enjoyed reflecting back on what I've tried and reviewed, and I hope you've enjoyed seeing...

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Eyeshadows (Cream & Powder) | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

Eyeshadows (Cream & Powder) | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

When it comes to eyeshadows, by and large, most of the ones covered these days are found in palettes! There are definitely plenty of reviews of singles, but palettes outnumber them easily. To compile this list, though, I only think it's fair to focus on the singles (that's why there's a whole top...

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10 Most Disappointing Beauty Products of 2013

10 Most Disappointing Beauty Products of 2013

Not everything released in the past year was impressive, and some products were downright disappointing! When I worked on compiling this list, I thought about cringe-worthy products; ones that I can't wrap my head around at all. These are products that truly disappointed me with their performance...

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Lipsticks | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

Lipsticks | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

2013 was good year for lipsticks, particularly if you loved yours bold, bright, and/or matte. There were new formulas to fall in love with, and plenty of new and limited shades released from my favorite formulas. This was a tough list to compile! Because I really do believe variety is the spice of...

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Lipglosses | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

Lipglosses | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

When it comes to lipgloss, I personally fall in love with two types:  insanely pigmented, nearly opaque colors or glimmering, dazzling, sparkling, and shimmering ones--but they have to be loaded with sparkle (and yet, they can't feel gritty!).  Over the years, while stickiness isn't a...

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Blushes | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

Blushes | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

I went through all of the blushes I've reviewed in 2013, which was around 200 in total, and these were some of my very, very favorites. I could have given you a much longer list, so when there was just a really amazing formula, I limited myself to picking just one shade, but I've included a link to...

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Highlighters & Finishing Powders | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

Highlighters & Finishing Powders | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

love a good finishing powder.  I love an ethereal, lit-from-within glow.  There is a very high likelihood of me trying any new formulas or shades that hit the market--I'm just a total fiend for them. I can't wait to see what 2014 brings in this department!

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Nail Lacquers | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

Nail Lacquers | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

I have to admit: this was a complete challenge. In fact, it felt unfair trying to narrow down favorites to a mere ten when I was considering around 300 different shades from the past year. As what tends to happen when I start to feel indecisive, I went for favorites across brands and weighted...

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Makeup Palettes | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

Makeup Palettes | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

Choosing my top ten favorite palettes from the ones I tested and reviewed in 2013 was a lot more difficult than I anticipated! To give you an idea on how stiff the competition was, there were 128 reviews filed under "makeup palettes," so you can see there were plenty to choose from! (And if you...

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Drugstore/Budget Blushes, Highlighters, and Nail Lacquers | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

Reviews
Christine |

Drugstore/Budget Blushes, Highlighters, and Nail Lacquers | 2013 Editor’s Favorites

After reflecting on reviews I've done over the past year that are more budget-friendly, I definitely need to spend a little more time on cheek color in the upcoming year. Good thing I've already gotten a great start on that with some of the upcoming products for spring! :) (So stay tuned!) Here is...

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