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Week in Review | October 7th through October 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?

My skin tone/coloring:

Favorite look you worn:

Most used product of the week:

Any new beauty discoveries:

Week in Review

01

Make Up For Ever B306

PPermanent. $23.00/0.17 oz.

Make Up For Ever B306 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a slightly muted, medium coral-orange with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. Read full review.

Wishlist
Vanity
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total

02. Make Up For Ever B200

Make Up For Ever B200 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a very light pink with neutral-to-cool undertones and a semi-matte finish. Read full review.

A

03. NARS Charlotte

Charlotte is a medium-dark, burgundy red with subtle, warm undertones and a natural finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single layer. Read full review.

A

04. MAC Pink Desire

MAC Pink Desire Powder Blush ($23.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a vibrant, medium-dark fuchsia wit cool, blue undertones and a smattering of fine, fuchsia pearl. Read full review.

A

05. MAC Self Esteem

MAC Self Esteem Lipstick ($17.50 for 0.10 oz.) is a medium red with neutral-to-warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. Read full review.

A

06. NARS Double Take

NARS Double Take Overexposed Glow Highlighter ($42.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a medium gold with warm, orange undertones and a luminous sheen. Read full review.

A

07. Make Up For Ever B206

Make Up For Ever B206 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a soft, light-medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. Read full review.

A

08. Make Up For Ever B216

Make Up For Ever B216 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a rich, medium magenta with cool undertones and a satin sheen. Read full review.

A

09. Tom Ford Beauty Carolyn

Tom Ford Beauty Carolyn Boys & Girls Lip Color Sheer ($36.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a medium, rosy copper with warm undertones and fine, multi-colored pearl (dominated by gold and copper, though). Read full review.

A-

10. Colour Pop Summer Solstice

ColourPop Summer Solstice Super Shock Shadow Quad ($18.00 for 0.28 oz.) includes four, full-sized cream eyeshadows in an assortment of copper and brown hues. Read full review.

A-

Breakdown |
Oct 7, 2017 — Oct 13, 2017

85%

Average Score
A
31
B
31
C
9
D
4
F
4

Total Reviews (79) — Brands Reviewed (8)

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Week in Review | September 30th through October 6th

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?

My skin tone/coloring:

Favorite look you worn:

Most used product of the week:

Any new beauty discoveries:

Week in Review

01

Burberry Oxblood (53)

PPermanent. $34.00/0.20 oz.

Oxblood (53) is a deep, muted plum with subtle, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had good pigmentation--just shy of truly full coverage--that applied evenly and smoothly across the lips. Read full review.

Wishlist
Vanity
9.8
Product
9.8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total

02. Fenty Beauty Chili Mango

Fenty Beauty Chili Mango Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick ($25.00 for 0.25 oz.) is an intense, medium orange with warm, yellow undertones and a fine, golden pearl. Read full review.

A+

03. Fenty Beauty Ridiiic

Fenty Beauty Ridiiic Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick ($25.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a rich, tomato red with warm, orange undertones and flecks of golden pearl strewn throughout the color. Read full review.

A+

04. Laura Mercier Amethyst

Amethyst is a medium-dark, plummy taupe with warmer, brown undertones and cooler, silvery pearl. Read full review.

A

05. Colour Pop Dream Castle

Colour Pop Dream Castle Ultra Glossy Lip ( for oz.) is a rich, medium-dark fuchsia with subtle, cool undrtones and flecks of violet, gold, and red sparkle and finer pearl. Read full review.

A

06. Tom Ford Beauty Kyra

Tom Ford Beauty Kyra Boys & Girls Ultra-Rich Lip Color ($36.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a medium-dark, plummy brown with warm undertones and a luminous finish. Read full review.

A

07. Laura Mercier Mode to Modern

Laura Mercier Mode to Modern 4-Piece Caviar Stick Set ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a new, limited edition set featuring four, miniature-sized jumbo eyeshadow pencils. Read full review.

A

08. Laura Mercier Rosegold

Rosegold is described as a "dirty pink with golden shimmer." It's a golden copper with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. Read full review.

A

09. Bobbi Brown Bobbi to Glow

Bobbi Brown Bobbi to Glow Highlighting Powder Trio ($69.00 for 0.63 oz.) is a new, limited edition set for the holidays that contains three, nearly full-sized highlighting powders. Read full review.

A

10. Ciate Rainbow

A-

10. Ciate Rainbow

Ciate Rainbow Mermaid Glow ($32.00 for 0.32 oz.) is a pale, silvery white with a luminous sheen. The strips of colors are rather thin, so it wasn't really pratical to use them individually, and when I attempted to get more of a gradient, they just all seemed to wash together regardless to a single shade (silvery white). Read full review.

A-

Breakdown |
Sep 30, 2017 — Oct 6, 2017

86%

Average Score
A
32
B
45
C
12
D
0
F
3

Total Reviews (92) — Brands Reviewed (11)

Week in Review | September 23rd through September 29th

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?

My skin tone/coloring:

Favorite look you worn:

Most used product of the week:

Any new beauty discoveries:

Week in Review

01

Bite Beauty Cayenne

PPermanent. $26.00/0.15 oz.

Cayenne is a vibrant, medium orange-red with warm undertones and a satin sheen. The color payoff was opaque in one stroke, which went on evenly and smoothly across my lips and never tugged. Read full review.

Wishlist
Vanity
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total

02. Bite Beauty Braised

Braised is a medium-dark, plummy red with subtle, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had opaque coverage that went on evenly and smoothly across the lips. Read full review.

A

03. Viseart Montaigne (Golden Hour)

Montaigne (Golden Hour) is a muted, medium brown with soft, warm undertones and a matte finish. Read full review.

A

04. Make Up For Ever C211 (Holiday 2017)

C211 (Holiday 2017) is a medium-dark mauve with neutral-to-cool undertones and a cream finish. Read full review.

A

05. Kat Von D Lovecraft

Lovecraft is a medium-dark pink with subtle, cool undertones and a flat, matte finish. It was slightly warmer and brighter compared to the permanent version I have. Read full review.

A

06. Viseart Carrousel

Carrousel is a deep, plummy brown with subtle, warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had opaque color coverage with a soft, smooth consistency that blended out easily on the skin and lasted for eight and a half hours. Read full review.

A

07. Bite Beauty Demi-Glace

Demi-Glace is a muted, medium-dark plummy brown with subtle, warm undertones and a cream sheen. Read full review.

A

08. Kat Von D Sanctuary

Sanctuary is a muted, medium-dark mauve with neutral-to-cool undertones and a flat, matte finish. Read full review.

A

09. Kat Von D Hawkwind

Hawkwind is a muted, medium-dark brown with hints of warm, reddish plum paired with a flat, matte finish. Read full review.

A

10. Make Up For Ever M401

M401 is a rich, medium-dark red with strong, cool undertones and a matte finish. It had good color coverage in a single layer, which was buildable to full coverage with half of a layer on top. Read full review.

A

Breakdown |
Sep 23, 2017 — Sep 29, 2017

82%

Average Score
A
47
B
66
C
15
D
13
F
13

Total Reviews (154) — Brands Reviewed (11)

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Week in Review | September 16th through September 22nd

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?

My skin tone/coloring:

Favorite look you worn:

Most used product of the week:

Any new beauty discoveries:

Week in Review

01

Cover FX Rose Gold

PPermanent. $42.00/0.50 oz.

Rose Gold is a medium, rosy copper with warm, golden undertones and a pearly sheen. The finish was more metallic on this shade with medium, buildable coverage that was really as pigmented or as sheer as desired--it just depended on how much one applied. Read full review.

Wishlist
Vanity
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
100%
Total

02. Urban Decay Love Drunk

Love Drunk is a deep red with cool, pink undertones and a satin sheen. This is a newly released, permanent shade, which I just reviewed in the last month, so I did not retest it as the mini was consistent with the full-sized version. Read full review.

A+

03. Natasha Denona Magnolia (143K)

Magnolia (143K) is a bright, light-medium copper with warm, golden undertones and a metallic sheen. Read full review.

A

04. Cover FX Moonlight

Moonlight is a dirty, medium gold with warm, brown undertones and a pearly sheen. It had a moderate to strong sheen in finish and was one of the shades just on the edge of accentuating the skin's natural texture. Read full review.

A

05. Cover FX Celestial

Celestial is a soft pink with warm undertones and a luminous, pearly sheen. The consistency was thin with a lot of movement, but a little went a long way whether used as a highlighter on the the skin or mixed in with base products. Read full review.

A

06. Natasha Denona Helio (149M)

Helio (149M) is a medium taupe with warmer undertones and a metallic sheen. The consistency was soft, smooth, and almost effortless to blend out, though it had a touch of excess product kicked up in the pan. Read full review.

A

07. Cover FX Holiday 2017

Cover FX Holiday 2017 Custom Enhancer Drops Set ($42.00 for 0.60 fl. oz.) contains four, miniature-sized liquid highlighters. Read full review.

A

08. Urban Decay 1993

1993 is a deep, muted brown with warmer undertones and a cream finish. It had rich, opaque pigmentation that applied evenly across the lips. Read full review.

A

09. Fenty Beauty Metal Moon

Fenty Beauty Metal Moon Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter ($34.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a very pale white with warmer undertones and warm, golden pearl. Read full review.

A-

10. Fenty Beauty Ginger Binge

Ginger Binge is a rich, medium-dark rosy copper with warmer undertones and a metallic sheen. Read full review.

A-

Breakdown |
Sep 16, 2017 — Sep 22, 2017

87%

Average Score
A
24
B
35
C
5
D
4
F
0

Total Reviews (68) — Brands Reviewed (11)

Week in Review | September 9th through September 15th

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?

My skin tone/coloring:

Favorite look you worn:

Most used product of the week:

Any new beauty discoveries:

Week in Review

01

Make Up For Ever B308

PPermanent. $23.00/0.17 oz.

Make Up For Ever B308 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a bright, medium orange-coral with warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. Read full review.

Wishlist
Vanity
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total

02. Hourglass Dim Light

Dim Light is described as a "neutral peach beige powder." It's a pale, light beige with neutral to warm undertones and a very subtle satin shimmer/sheen. Read full review.

A+

03. Urban Decay Love Drunk

Love Drunk is a deep red with cool, pink undertones and a satin sheen. This is a newly released, permanent shade, which I just reviewed in the last month, so I did not retest it as the mini was consistent with the full-sized version. Read full review.

A+

04. Hourglass Diffused Light

Hourglass Diffused Light Ambient Lighting Powder ($45.00 for 0.35 oz.) is described as a "soft, warm pale yellow powder." Read full review.

A

05. Urban Decay Backseat

Urban Decay Backseat Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a muted, rosy brown with warm undertones and a creamy finish. Read full review.

A

06. Urban Decay Accident

Urban Decay Accident Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark plum with warm undertones and lots of greenish-gold pearl. Read full review.

A

07. Make Up For Ever B210

Make Up For Ever B210 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a vibrant, medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and a satiny sheen. Read full review.

A

08. Urban Decay Exhibition

Urban Decay Exhibition Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a medium-dark magenta purple with warmer, pink undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

A

09. Urban Decay Hideaway

Urban Decay Hideaway Vice Lipstick ($17.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a muted, medium pinky mauve with neutral-to-cool undertones and a satin sheen. Read full review.

A

10. Make Up For Ever B212

Make Up For Ever B212 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a bright, medium cotton candy pink with strong, blue undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

A

Breakdown |
Sep 9, 2017 — Sep 15, 2017

85%

Average Score
A
16
B
22
C
5
D
1
F
1

Total Reviews (45) — Brands Reviewed (7)

Week in Review | September 2nd through September 8th

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?

My skin tone/coloring:

Favorite look you worn:

Most used product of the week:

Any new beauty discoveries:

Week in Review

01

Colour Pop Here Kitty Kitty

PPermanent. $8.00/0.23 oz.

ColourPop Here Kitty Kitty Pressed Powder Highlighter ($8.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a light, golden peach with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. Read full review.

Wishlist
Vanity
A+

Permanent

10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total

02. Make Up For Ever B314

Make Up For Ever B314 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium, pink-coral with warm undertones and fine, golden pearl. Read full review.

A+

03. Becca Lilac Geode

Becca Lilac Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed ($38.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a light-medium pink with cooler undertones paired with warmer, golden shimmer. Read full review.

A

04. Hourglass I Dream

Hourglass I Dream Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Lipstick ($34.00 for 0.03 oz.) is a bright, medium pink coral with warm undertones and a cream finish. Read full review.

A

05. Tom Ford Beauty Magnus

Tom Ford Beauty Magnus Lips & Boys Lip Color ($36.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a brighter, medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a soft, pearly sheen. Read full review.

A

06. Tom Ford Beauty Connor

Tom Ford Beauty Connor Lips & Boys Lip Color ($36.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a vibrant, medium orange-red with warm undertones and a satin finish. Read full review.

A

07. Becca Smoky Quartz

Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed ($38.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a muted, medium, rosy copper with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. Read full review.

A

08. Make Up For Ever S300

Make Up For Ever S300 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a light-medium peach with warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. Read full review.

A

09. Make Up For Ever B208

Make Up For Ever B208 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is soft, light-medium pink with subtle, warmer, yellow undertones and a satin sheen. Read full review.

A-

10. Huda Beauty Amber

Amber is a medium-dark brown with warm, red undertones and a mostly matte finish. There were the finiest flecks of micro-shimmer strewn through it but not enough that they altered the visual finish of it being a matte eyeshadow in a look. Read full review.

A-

Breakdown |
Sep 2, 2017 — Sep 8, 2017

83%

Average Score
A
20
B
39
C
8
D
6
F
2

Total Reviews (75) — Brands Reviewed (11)