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Le Metier De Beaute Blush Kaleidoscope

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Imagine my surprise when I open one of my birthday gifts and find this beautiful little palette from uber-luxe brand Le Metier De Beaute in my hot little hands. Ingenious packaging, it kind of makes me feel like a secret agent makeup ninja. There’s a matte peachy neutral shade. There’s a matte terracotta rose shade. A super shimmery warm gold shade, and ... Read More »

M.A.C Mineralize Skinfinish in Star Wonder – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Product Breakdown: MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Star Wonder is a limited edition product, and part of the “Heavenly Creatures” collection, recently released by MAC. This particular Mineralize Skinfinish (MSF) is a rose-gold base with a thick vein of plum, and a smaller vein of coral winding through it. When swirled together, it translates as a plummy-rose colour with a strong ... Read More »

Illamasqua Blusher in Naked Rose – Review, Photos, Swatches

Illamasqua Naked Rose Face Swatch 2

Pigmentation: In keeping with the reputation of Illamasqua Powder Blushers, Naked Rose is incredibly pigmented. Sunlight – it looks a little brighter here than it reads in real life. Shade – Still reading slightly brighter than real life. Naked Rose is a beautiful, neutral, easy to wear pink, and the description provided by Illamasqua as a neutral beige-pink is dead-on ... Read More »

Physicians Formula Happy Booster Blush in Rose – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Pigmentation: This is quite a highly pigmented blush, and I need to apply it with a very light hand on my very pale skin. It gives a lovely rosy flush to my cheeks, and emulates that delicious “Snow Bunny” look that I seem to want every winter. This blush looks quite glittery in the pan, but when swatched heavily on my ... Read More »

Tom Ford Cheek Color in Savage – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Pigmentation: Tom Ford Cheek Color in Savage is a rust coloured blush with a finely milled reddy-bronze sparkle throughout. When swatched with a finger, this blush is incredibly pigmented, and offers an almost-opaque coverage with a stunning metallic sheen. The blush is so finely milled that it blends out beautifully and easily, with a texture reminiscent of a cream blush. I ... Read More »

Lizzi’s Makeup Basics – Blush

VLUU L100, M100  / Samsung L100, M100

Blush can make or break a look. There is a fine line between that ‘in love glow’ and ‘embarrassed beetroot’, and it’s a line that many people are afraid of crossing. As with most makeup it’s about confidence; if you love what you’re wearing you are going to carry it off. Rocking a heavy blush can be tricky but with ... Read More »

M.A.C Florida Cremeblend Blush – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Product Breakdown: MAC Florida Cremeblend Blush is an extraordinarily in-your-face bright fuchsia in the typical MAC Cremeblend formula. Pigmentation: Florida is a highly pigmented blush, and should be applied with a very light hand – the first few times I used it I was pretty ham-fisted and ended up looking a little sunburned. You can see here just how intense ... Read More »

Napoleon Perdis NP Set Contour & Highlight Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Product Breakdown: The NP Set Contour & Highlight Palette is a collection of all the products necessary to achieve a contoured face in one handy palette. The palette comes in the standard NP Set acetate box, and the palette itself is cardboard with a magnetic closure. When you open the palette you are presented with 4 pans of product and ... Read More »

MeMeMe Cosmetics Liquid Cheek Products – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Product Breakdown: ​Pussy Cat Cheek & Lip Tint: ​Beat the Blues Sunbeam: Now you’ve seen the hand swatches, here are the face swatches: This is me with Pussy Cat Cheek & Lip Tint (swatched heavily for the camera) blended into the apple of my cheek, and Beat the Blues Sunbeam highlighting my cheekbone. Me again, this time with Pussy Cat ... Read More »