Review: Wet N Wild Perfect Pout Gel Lipliner Review & Swatches

Saturday, July 22, 2017







Hello lovelies. A lot of drugstore makeup brands have been coming out with new makeup this summer. Wet N Wild is one of them, although they came out with new makeup a couple of months ago. I was looking at the Wet N Wild display and came across some gel lip liners. I don't remember seeing gel lip liners at the drugstore. So this really interest me and I had to pick some up. 

The formula of this gel lip liner is great, it glides on smoothly on the lips and is very soft. I have not applied this liner with a lipstick yet, but I have applied it all over my lips by itself and its amazing. The texture is very gel like you can feel that on your lips, not in a bad way though. This lip liner stayed on my lips for a good four hours. It did not settle on my lips or fade away also it felt like I was not wearing anything. It is super pigmented and opaque itself, now I wonder how it will look like with a lipstick. Over all I am very impressed with this affordable new lip liner collection from Wet N Wild. There are many different shades. Let me know in the comments below your thoughts on this product. 

Thank you for reading and have a great day. 

Annie 


Review: Maybelline The City Mini Palette in Downtown Sunrise Review & Swatche

Thursday, July 20, 2017















Hello lovelies. If you have been to the drugstore lately and been in the makeup aisle you have probably come across tons of new makeup from Maybelline. They have a whole range of new eyeshadow palettes out too. As you know me Maybelline is one of my favorite brands in the drugstore, so I had to pick u some. I picked up two City Mini palettes, I will be reviewing the other in its own post. There are 7 different mini palettes in this collection so you have a whole range to pick up. The price is $7.99 - $9.99 depending on where you are getting them from. They are available every where now and also online at Ulta. 

Downtown Sunrise is a a very warm toned palette that has frosts and satin's in it. No matte shades in this palette, you will be needing to use a matte shadow. Or you can just create a shimmery look. The texture of these shadows is soft and glides on easily. They have tons of pigments and also blend easily. The frost shades have a little bit of fall out, but nothing that you can't wipe off easily. I love the warm toned gold in this palette, that shade is perfect for the lid color. I wore this palette without a primer and tested it out for the whole day. The shadows did stay on, no budging and no creasing. If you want to use a primer you can always apply a Maybelline color tattoo underneath. Over all I am super impressed with this eyeshadow mini palette. It is great for everyone and the price is great too. Also very easy to store or travel with. 

Let me know in the comments below your thoughts on this product and also if you have tried it or will be picking it up. Thank you for reading and have a great day. 

Annie 

*All the products were bought by me for personal use and for review*
   *pictures were taken by me. Please do not use*      

Review: Maybelline Lipstick Mauve It Loaded Bolds Collection

Wednesday, July 19, 2017








Maybelline lipsticks are one of my favorites from the drugstore. They are so affordable, creamy and great quality. I have a whole collection of Maybelline lipsticks. I don't know when I'll be able to wear them all but I just love having them. Maybelline has different mini lipstick collections, you can find them at any drugstore. This lipstick is from the Loaded Bolds collection. Mauve It is a very muted mauve purplish shade. I don't think it is bold at all, but for some skin tones it might be on the bolder side. This shade is very creamy and not drying at all. It glides on smoothly on the lips and is opaque, there is no need of lip liner with this shade. This shade lasted about 3 hours on my lips which may not seem like a long time. Some of the lipstick does end up at the corners of my lips which doesn't look that nice. But you can always reapply or smooth out the lipstick by pressing your lips. Over all I love the formula and the shade.

 I hope you all enjoyed this review. Let me know in the comments below your thoughts. Thank you for reading. 

Annie

*All the products were bought by me for personal use and for review*                                                
                                                  *pictures were taken by me. Please do not use*    

Review: Tarteist Lip Paint in Fly Review & Swatches

Monday, July 17, 2017







As you all know I love liquid lipsticks. They are such a great worry free product. When I came across the Tarte Cosmetics lip paint line I knew I had to get one shade. I swatched the shades at Sephora and fell in love with the shade Fly. This range has 22 shades and they are all beautiful. The lip paint comes housed in a glass container and the shade is very true to the box. Fly is a very berry shade and it is a cool tone shade. I love this color for the summer time when you really want a bright look. 

This lip paint formula is something that I want in every liquid lipstick. It is a liquid-to-matte formula which is dries down quickly and is transfer proof. Yes you read that right it is transfer proof. I love to wear this shade and I am able to kiss my son who is 15 months old without being afraid that his whole face will be berry shade. This liquid lipsticks lasts 5-6 hours on my lips, it doesn't even loose its color during that time. I love wearing this shade on days where I am out for the entire time. Its a worry free liquid lipstick, like I wrote above. It retails for $20 and you can basically find it anywhere Tarte products are sold. If you are looking for a liquid lipstick that won't budge this is it for you.

Thank you for reading and let me know in the comments below your thoughts on this liquid lipstick. 

Annie

*All the products were bought by me for personal use and for review*                                                
                                                  *pictures were taken by me. Please do not use*    

Review: Jaclyn Hill X Morphe Palette Review & Swatches

Friday, July 14, 2017














If you know me from my past 5 or so years of blogging I love eyeshadow. Every time there is a new eyeshadow palette in the market I have to grab it. I love neutral eyeshadows and some fun colors. So when I heard that Jaclyn Hill was coming out with a palette with Morphe I knew I had to grab it. So came the day when this palette was released. I was on my phone trying to check out for 30 minutes. But finally I got checked out and this palette arrived at my house within a week. Just a little background I love Morphe eyeshadows. I have a couple of their palettes (which I will be reviewing soon). So I was not hesitant to buy this palette. 

First of all lets get into the packaging of this palette. It comes in a white light card box case and inside is the palette. Which is also white and very prone to shadows sticking to it. Inside the palette there are 35 eyeshadows. I have to say that the variety in this palette is great. There are mattes, satin's, shimmer shadows. I love how this palette is great for daytime and night time looks.

 Here are the names of the shadows: 
Enlight, Beam , Silk Creme, M.F.E.O, Faint, Sissy, Little Lady, Creamsicle, Butter, Pooter , Puky , Hunts, Firework, Queen, Obsessed, SBN, Hillster, Roxanne, Jacz, Buns, Cranapple, Royalty, Twerk, Hustle, Meeks, 24/7, Chip, Mocha, Pool Party, Jada, Diva, Enchanted, Central Park, Soda Pop and Abyss. 

As you can tell from the swatches above the eye shadow pigment is great for some shades and for some shades it is not there at all. I love all the matte and shimmer shades in this palette. The matte shades are so smooth and blend very easily. The shimmers are very pigmented and go on like butter. The one thing I have noticed with these eyeshadows is that it is better to use your finger when applying than a brush. With your finger it gives more pigmentation and goes on smoothly. I would also recommend using a primer under these shadows. These lasted great on my lids and did not crease or budge. 

Over all I would recommend this palette for someone who is looking for a day/night palette all in one. I love this palette I can see this becoming something I would use very often. Let me know in the comments below your thoughts on this palette. 

PS: This palette is sold out right now but it will come back instock. So be sure to check Jaclyn Hill's Instagram page. 

Thank you all for reading and have a great day. 

Annie

*All the products were bought by me for personal use and for review*                                                
                                                  *pictures were taken by me. Please do not use*    

Review: Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip In Cheap Thrills Review & Swatches

Thursday, July 13, 2017







 Who loves matte liquid lipsticks? This girl right here sure does. I love a worry free lip. Colourpop has some amazing matte liquid lipsticks. You can see from a lot of my previous posts that I love colourpop products. They are super affordable and the quality is amazing. Cheap Thrills is a permanent shade in the liquid lipstick collection. I love the packaging that colourpop does with these lipsticks. The come housed in a glass container and the applicator is doe foot. It is so easy to apply the lipstick with the applicator. Cheap Thrills is a matte purple shade that comes from the neutral family. I love how easily this shade glides on the lips and you just need two coats. It stays on great and leaves a little bit of stain behind. This shade is perfect for summer time or even winter. I think this shade will look great on deeper skin tones as well.

I hope you all enjoyed this review. Please leave a comment below telling me your thoughts on this shade. Thank you for reading.

Annie 

Where Have I Been + Blog Updates

Wednesday, July 12, 2017


Hello Everyone. Its been a long time since I have been here. Well I am back now as you can tell from my last post. As some of you may know I had my son in 2016. So that is why I have been super busy. I am a stay at home mom / wife. I love being home with my son and raising him. I missed this blog a lot. So now I am back here a few things that will be changing about this blog. 

* I will be posting drugstore makeup and high end makeup reviews

* I will also be posting lifestyle posts 

* I will be engaging more with you guys

So please check me out on my other social media outlets. They are all linked on the right. If you have any questions please leave me a comment below. And if you dont have any questions still leave a comment below. It is great to be back in the blogging world. 

Have a great day

Annie  

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Colourpop Ultra Satin Lip in Molly Review & Swatches







Hopefully you guys are not tired of these Colourpop cosmetics posts from me. But I find that these are very helpful for a lot of you. So I will keeping posting, and of course keep buying Colourpop products. Recently they released a whole new slew of ultra stain lip colors and I had to pick some shades up. The packaging is a glass container and on the outside the writing is in silver. These ultra satin lips are for $6 on the website. 

Molly is a mid lilac shade that has hints of purple in it. The formula of this shade is very light and very smooth. It glides on the lips and does not settle into your fine lines or dry out your lips. This dried down to a satin finish so not fully matte. This lipstick lasted me six hours with eating and drinking. One thing I did notice about this shade is that it does transfer a lot, so watch out for that. Over all I am impressed with this shade and the formula. Colourpop is a great company and very affordable. Thank you for reading and have a great day. 

oxoxo,
     Annie
                                                      
*All the products were bought by me for personal use and for review*
   *pictures were taken by me. Please do not use*



 
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