BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Palette


Holla Everyone!

I am very excited about this product that I am going to share with you guys! I am amazed how every Youtubers are coming out with their beauty products with different brands. BH Cosmetics and Carli Bybel collar palette is one such product and its  AMAZING!

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I just love the fact that she collaborated with BH Cosmetics as this brand is super affordable and high quality. I just love the white and silver packaging. Very stylish and sleek.The palette itself comes with 14 colours in total, 10 eyeshadows and 4 highlighters. The eyeshadows all range from matte to shimmer and provides endless opportunities for makeup looks.

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It has a huge mirror which I really like along with the lightest weight. Its very travel friendly and its just $14.50 ūüôā Yes I know its insane ūüôā I bought mine from Ulta Beauty

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Every single shade is velvety soft, smooth, blendable, and highly pigmented. The palette contains a gold champagne shimmer, pink champagne shimmer, copper shimmer, brown shimmer, and some dusty and deep purple matte shades, great for the crease and creating smokey eyes! You can even use single shadows to create beautiful looks.

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The best part about this palette is their highlighters. Like I said, there are 4 highlight shades, a pink champagne, a peachy neutral, a gold champagne  and a deep copper. All of these highlighters are just outstanding  and highly pigmentation. It looks very similar to     Anastasia Beverly hill glow kit. It look so beautiful on the skin, giving you a healthy radiance. These highlighters are suitable for all skin tones, from fair to deep.

Overall very happy with this palette and is one of my favorites. Will highly recommend this super affordable and amazing quality palette to everyone.

Thank you for taking the time to read today.

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NYX Cosmetics Mini Haul


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Hello Peeps  ,

Back again with another haul! This time its from the brand NYX.Some of these products are pretty old in the market and some new. Most of the stuff I have tried and swatch. I am in love with some of these products and I am super excited to share them with you

>>NYX Born To Glow 

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Product Description

Prep and brighten your complexion in just one simple step. Start off your routine with our Born to Glow Illuminating Primer, the next generation of our fan favorite Illuminator. This two-in-one primer ensures the smoothest makeup application while also delivering an exquisitely radiant finish.

I bought this 4 days back and I have used it once. There are some yay and nay points for this product. Its great for dry skin and really hydrates and makes your skin smooth. Just like any other primer you have use it before you put on your foundation. It really brightens up your face and the dull areas. Additionally, glycerin is like the second or third ingredient. It helps to provide the skin with long term hydration, glycerin really helps any makeup you apply on top of it to stay put and stay put for a long time.

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The cons of this product is its not for all skin type. The tanned or the warm skin tone people won’t appreciate the white glow it brings out. Make sure you don’t use it too much otherwise it will bring out the ghostly white which doesn’t look so natural. This product can work wonders for one skin but not so much for the other skin type.

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So far I am happy with this product. Its available for 14$ at Target/Walgreens/Ulta beauty.

>>NYX Cream Blush

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Product Description

Our velvety smooth mineral Rouge Cream Blush offers a sheer wash of radiant color. The glorious payoff is dewy sultry and long-lasting.

I bought the color ‘boho chick’ which is a light blue toned pink. I have never used a cream blush before so thought of trying this. This gives my skin that dewy look which i don’t get from powder blushes. The formula is quite thick and the color is very pigmented. There is a great range of colors to choose from.

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I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for an excellent alternative to powder blush. I am not sure if it work with the oily skin as it is bit sticky and creamy which is not very idle for oily skin.

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The only complain that I have is its application. I wish they went on a bit smoother; I use them with either my fingers (which I feel like does not deposit enough of the color or leaves an intense spot) or my Real Techniques stippling brush.  I found the best brush to apply cream blushes in a realistic way is a stippling brush. Using my fingers just produces an intense spot with drag marks. A regular fluffy blush brush seemed ineffective. Wish the packing had come like a stick on tube.

Price is 6$ and is available online / drugstore

>>NYX Cosmetics White Liquid Liner

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Product Description

Opaque, water resistant White Liquid Liner. Perfect for the lash or waterline, the precision brush helps create a defined white line, leaving you with standout eyes and a lasting matte finish.

I love NYX products and a huge fan but this product disappointed me. Its flaky and its not smooth at all. The liner is too runny, requires multiple coats to get it opaque enough, and cracks like crazy. In short not happy ūüė¶

Price 7$ and is available online and drugstore

>>NYX Intense Butter Gloss

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Product Description

Smother your lips with a silky gloss bursting with color! Our Intense Butter Gloss has the same mouth-watering texture and scent of the original formula with even more color payoff in 12 new delectable shades.

Its my repurchase and I am sure everyone knows about this product. I am a huge fan of their lipsticks and lip gloss. Their cream lip matte is my all time favorite. I bought the color chocolate crepe. These are highly pigmented, great for dry lips and has an amazing range of colors. The price is just 6$

>>NYX Extra Creamy Round Lipstick 

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Product Description

NYX Extra Creamy Round Lipstick is our classic lipstick for all occasions. The mineral-based emollient formula offers a beautiful velvet texture saturated color and it resists wear and smudging. It’s your go-to lipstick. From Pure Nude to Pink Lyric to Chic Red Round Lipstick is available in a jaw-dropping variety of shades.

Again a repurchase and I am a huge fan of this range. The colors are amazing and its very pigmented. I bought the color Tea Rose and its an amazing color. Its a muted plum color which moisturizes and stays on pretty well. Just love them ūüôā

Price 4$ and available online and on drugstores

Thank you so much for reading this and your support. Please comment below if you have used or will recommend any other products that I should try!

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Mini e.l.f Haul – First Impression


Hello Beautiful Souls,

Excited to share some products from e.l.f that I recently purchased from Target. Some products are new where as some you guys might have seen or even used. I really love all the products of e.l.f either its packaging or its price!13452956_641643725987753_1549338032_o

I also purchased some other products from Target but thought just to show the e.l.f products that I purchased. I don’t like ending up making this blog too much of everything.

 

e.l.f HD Powder 

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The e.l.f. High Definition Powder is a translucent, versatile loose powder that creates a flawless, “soft focus” effect to the skin. Masks fine lines and imperfections for a glowing, radiant complexion. This incredibly soft and invisible powder is ideal for everyday wear, either alone or over your favorite e.l.f. foundation.’

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This 6$ drug store product is just amazing because it is suitable for all kind of skin, even the sensitive types. This is¬†silicone-based, sheer powder with a weightlessly smooth texture that practically disappears on skin. It has a whitish color and not nude which is again raise this question whether to buy this not?¬†Corrective Yellow is fine for (light to medium skin tones) and the Shimmer shade is best reserved for highlighting your key areas rather than dusting all over the face. ¬†I love that it has no color to it – I’ve found some translucent powders (like physicians formula) aren’t really translucent, but make you tan or orangey.As the product says the skin really feels smooth and looks refined but does not soak excessive oil on your face or set the make up.

The packing looks really classy but not great to take in your bag. I would have really loved if it had a small mirror in it but you can’t have everything ūüôā

Baked Highlighter

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Company’s Description

‘Create a radiant glow with this illuminating powder that highlights the skin with a sheer wash of shimmering color. Infused with Vitamin E, Jojoba, Sunflower, Apricot and Grape to nourish and hydrate the skin. The long-lasting baked shimmering color can be applied wet for a vibrant effect or dry for sheer pigmentation.’

Talk about a bargain! This 3$ baked highlighter is a steal ūüôā I bought the ‘blush gems’ but there¬†are other shades available. Moonlight Pearl is a light cream color¬†and Pink Diamonds is a pink toned shade. All three have that traditional domed shape that comes with baked products. You will get a decent amount of product with these and each one is about the size of ¬†a Milani Baked Blush.
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If you talk about the packing its the usual black base and plastic one. Not that sturdy or classy I would say! This is compact, small and travel friendly but one has to be very careful with the top may break if little bit extra pressure is applied.

Blush Gems is a champagne/medium brown shade and I am completely¬†blown away by how beautiful this was and how great it looked on my skin. I am using it every single day ūüôā¬†I felt the texture is really smooth and blends nicely in the skin when applied. I did not find it chalky at all and not even chunks of glitter in it. Its a fine shimmers that give you that perfect spark of glow when it contacts with the light. ¬†The down side to this is that if you have uneven skin, this type of powder will emphasize the uneven finish. It also doesn‚Äôt pair well with oily skin. The brush you use will be able to hold the product well in the 1st go and one sweep decently covers the highlighting points of the face. When I use it I prefer using my hands. You can also use if for your eyes (wet/dry)

e.l.f Brushes 

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If you are on a budget or you are a beginner, e.l.f brushes are just for you. I was running out on my brushes so I bought these. These were just 3$ but they are extremely well made. They have a strong handle and very well crafted. The bristles are very soft yet dense have absolutely no shedding. They take to a good washing well and bounce right back to their original shape. They apply product just as well as any of my more expensive brushes. So far, so good and I am very happy with it.

e.l.f Eye Primer & Liner Sealer

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Another interesting product worth 3$! Here is what the product claims

The Prime side sets your eyeshadow in so your color won’t fade, bleed or crease. The Liner side transforms your favorite eye shadow into a waterproof, smudge-proof liquid liner with this unique clear liquid and built-in felt tip precision eyeliner brush. Now you can have your eye makeup lasting longer for no fuss no budge color.

Haven’t used this enough to comment much about this. Have used the primer but I am not that happy with it.¬†¬†It’s quite dry so it pulls on the eyelid and goes on unevenly. So this product can works wonder for oil skin.

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The packing is really cute and sleek. One side you will get the primer and other the liner sealer. Have used the sealer once and it really holds the liner together. Its too early to say that I love this but you can give it try.

Hope you have enjoyed reading this and let me know if you have any questions ūüôā

Lots of love

ThriftynSplurgy

 

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