MAC A Fantasy of Flowers Available Online

It’s here ladies! The Fantasy of Flowers collection is now available online at MAC. Everything seems to still be in stock except for Snapdragon lipstick. Thankfully, it’ll be available online at Nordstrom on February 3rd and at all MAC locations on February 6th! Please note that the collection is divided into two sections on the site! There’s a pink side and green side where you’ll be able to haul your picks. I was a little confused at first lol. I’m still on the fence but my list looks like Sassy Moss and Phlox Garden fluidlines, Perfect Topping Mineralize Skinfinish and two Snapdragon lipsticks. Are you picking any blossoms from the Fantasy of Flowers collection?

Birthday Haul!

It’s my birthday!! Well, yesterday was my birthday but I’m still in celebration mode. Yes I’m one of THOSE people! I like to celebrate my birthday for at least a week. That’s just how I roll! As usual I started off my personal holiday with a bit of makeup shopping. Turning 24 has to look good right?
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Long Time, No Haul!

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I feel like it’s literally been forever since I’ve popped into my local drugstore to stalk the makeup aisles. And you know what? I actually miss it! There’s a lot of perks that come with high end makeup shopping but nothing is more satisfying than a good cheap makeup haul. It’s so nice to grab a few goodies without breaking the bank!

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NYX Spring 2014 Collection

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I’ve been so excited about NYX coming to CVS soon! It’s one of my fave budget beauty brands and it’s nice to no longer have to drive across town to check them out. I haven’t spotted any NYX stands at my local CVS stores yet but I know they’ll be coming soon! I just hope they have this amazing new collection as well! Nouveau Cheap has found a way to check for NYX in your area so I recommend checking it out if you’re a big NYX fan like me.

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Lush Lashes Stacked Mascara ($7.00)

Everyone will notice your bodacious lashes when you use the Lush Lashes Collection. Consisting of 7 fragrance free formulas, each one has something unique to offer. Designed with keratin, collagens, vitamins and naturally derived waxes to nourish lashes. Whether you are looking for full, lengthening or curled lashes there’s a Lush Lashes Mascara for you.

Color Mascara ($7.00)

Think beyond the ordinary with these fun and vibrant new mascara options from NYX. Packed full of pigments and delivering on the promise of intense color payoff, everyone will notice your fabulous eye lash color. Go for it we dare you to try all three!

    • Purple
    • Blue
    • Brown

    Control Freak Eyebrow Gel ($6.00)

    Out of control brows have you flustered? NYX’s Control Freak Brow Gel offers a new way to tame them fast. The clear formula works well over powder or pencil to seal the deal and make a statement with your brows that you will be proud of. The unique non-sticky formula is comfortable to wear all day.

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    Hot Single Eyeshadow ($4.50)

    The latest and greatest high intensity eyeshadow formula from NYX is versatile and powerfully loaded with pigments to make a statement for any occasion. Whether your look is edgy or natural NYX’s unique formulation is easy to blend upon. Offering 88 on-trend shades directly from the latest fashion runway trends with long lasting color.

      • Gumdrop
        pink with silver glitter
      • Pink Cloud
        iridescent light pink
      • Star Struck
        pearly mauve pink
      • Pink Lady
        iridescent dark pink
      • Wild Orchid
        iridescent fuchsia
      • Bad Seed
        red with gold glitter
      • Lolita
        matte lilac
      • Flirt
        matte light purple
      • Harlequin
        iridescent purple
      • Epic
        iridescent violet
      • Kama Sutra
        pearly violet
      • Ultraviolet
        matte true violet
      • Coquette
        matte warm brown
      • Damage Control
        pearly taupe
      • Over The Taupe
        matte taupe
      • Club Crawl
        deep taupe with gold pearl
      • Dressed To Kill
        pearly slate
      • Arrogance
        violet smoke
      • Innocent
        beige with pink sheen
      • J’Adore
        shimmery warm brown
      • Sin
        beige with multi glitter
      • Chandelier
        cool frosty beige
      • Showgirl
        frosty copper
      • Dayclub
        dark gold pearl
      • Guilt Trip
        matte dark brown
      • Asphyxiation
        dark iridescent blue
      • Galatic
        smokey blue
      • Smoke & Mirrors
        peachy charcoal
      • Cosmic
        blue black
      • Moon Rock
        sparkling black
      • Raven
        matte black
      • Whipped Cream
        matte white
      • Lace
        matte nude
      • Naked Truth
        matte beige
      • Stiletto
        matte peach
      • Velvet
        matte suede
      • The Chaser
        matte charcoal brown
      • Vixen
        matte peach nude
      • Strike A Pose
        shimmery medium brown
      • S.O.S
        . matte cool light brown
      • Bling
        silver pearl
      • Kandi
        sky blue with silver shimmer
      • Pool Side
        frosty light blue
      • Electric
        true blue with pearl
      • Dare
        pearly teal
      • Turnt Up
        bright matte blue
      • Electro Shock
        matte indigo
      • Money Maker
        shimmery lime
      • Stoked
        frosted kiwi
      • Zen
        pearly grosted green
      • Dank
        light matte green
      • Kush
        dark matte green
      • Enchanted
        smokey green
      • Diamond Lust
        white pearl
      • Psychedelic
        matte yellow green
      • Stfu
        matte yellow
      • Sun Glow
        deep pearly glow
      • Butter Scotch
        matte deep yellow
      • Rehab
        smokey olive
      • Spellbound
        true olive pearl
      • After Party
        deep olive pearl
      • Spontaneous
        smokey gold pearl
      • Burlesque
        iridescent dark purple
      • Flustered
        pearly rust
      • Addiction
        pearly deep red
      • Heat
        pearly copper
      • Fetish
        pearly violet
      • Maneater
        true violet
      • Sex Kitten
        peachy pink shimmer
      • Gold Lust
        gold shimmer
      • LOL
        matte deep orange
      • Dolce
        pearly light orange
      • Hypnotized
        metallic copper gold
      • Fancy That
        metallic taupe
      • Illusion
        shimmery brown
      • Lust
        shimmery dark brown
      • Tweed
        matte deep brown
      • Top Notch
        pearly red brown
      • Loaded
        iridescent deep brown
      • Own The Night
        matte violet brown
      • Immaculate
        matte bone
      • Pixie
        pearly champagne
      • Rebirth
        matte pink nude
      • Cupcake
        matte lip pink

      Butter Gloss ($5.00)

      Buttery soft and silky smooth, our scrumptious new Butter Lip Gloss tastes as sweet as a sugar cookie and makes your lips look downright luscious. Swipe it on alone or over your favorite lipstick for creamy sheer to medium coverage that melts onto your lips and is never sticky.

      Butter Lipstick ($6.00)

      The unique texture seems to melt onto the lips giving full, yet lightweight coverage with a luxurious satin finish.

        • Razzle
          bright fuchsia
        • Sweet Tart
          deep pink with blue undertone
        • Snow Cap
          beige with pink undertone
        • LOL Lies
          pink coral
        • Hunk
          blue violet
        • Fireball
          deep coral
        • Hubba Bubba
          pale pink with blue undertone
        • Mary Janes
          true red
        • Candy Buttons
          peachy pink
        • Hot Tamale
        • Licorice
          deep burgundy
        • Little Susie
          deep pink with yellow undertone
        • Sugar Wafer
        • Taffy
          pink mauve
        • Juju
          coral red
        • Fun Size
          brown pink
        • Pops
        • Cotton Candy
          light pink
        • Big Cherry
          cherry red
        • Bit Of Honey
          nude with peach honey
        • Fizzies
          rose pink
        • Gumdrop
          bubblegum pink

        Blotting Powder ($12.00)

        Kissed with the barest hint of pigment, Blotting Powder takes down the shine without settling into fine lines, polishing skin to satin matte perfection.

          • Light
            ivory with pink undertone
          • Light/Medium
            beige with neutral undertone
          • Medium/Dark
            deep beige with golden undertone
          • Deep
            deep with cool undertone

          Matte Lipstick ($6.00)

          NYX Matte Lipstick are highly pigmented, richly formulated and long wearing. The formula glides on smoothly and stays put in a matte finish. From Pure Red to Nude, Matte Lipsticks are available in a variety of rich shades.

            • Nude
            • Shocking Pink
            • Hippie Pink
            • Pale Pink
            • Indie Flick
            • Summer Breeze
            • Alabama
            • Pure Red
            • Natural
            • Perfect Red
            • Tea Rose
            • Sierra
            • Angel
            • Madison
            • Whipped Caviar
            • Merlot
            • Sweet Pink
            • Bloody Mary
            • Euro Trash
            • Audrey
            • Butter
            • Strawberry Daiquiri
            • Forbidden
            • Street Cred
            • Temptress
            • Shy
            • Eden
            • Couture
            • Sable
            • Aria
            • Day Dream
            • Siren
            • Spirit


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            Korres Greek Yoghurt Nourishing Primer Review

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            Sometimes when I’m walking through Sephora I just let my mind wander and pick up things just because. It’s a bad habit when you’re a makeup addict! During a visit to check out the Korres Greek Yoghurt Advanced Nourishing Sleeping Facial I checked out the primer and really liked the texture. It’s so creamy! I’ve always used silicone based primers so this formula was a totally new experience for me. And I love it!

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            The Korres Greek Yoghurt Nourishing Primer is a silicone and paraben free primer enriched with Greek yogurt for smooth makeup application and long lasting wear. It comes out of the tube as a cream but as you apply it melts into sort of like a gel that glides across the skin beautifully with a nice cooling sensation. A little definitely goes a long way with this primer because it is very thick and emollient. Upon application it looks a little greasy but it absorbs in a minute or so to a soft, dewy finish. My makeup glides across my face with this primer and I don’t use as much product. The creamy gel like texture really helps to spread things around. The Greek Yoghurt Nourishing Primer definitely isn’t mattifying so I still set my t-zone with powder if there’s a bit of shine peeking through. Otherwise, it works very well and adds some much needed moisture during this extremely freezing weather.

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            The Korres Greek Yoghurt Nourishing Primer is available at Sephora for $30.

            Urban Decay Electric Palette Sneak Peek!

            I’m not exactly sure when this colorful wonder palette will be available but the beauty world is buzzing over this new Urban Decay leak! Last year proved to be a really great year for Urban Decay with the Revolution lipstick line and Naked 3 palette release and the good times just keep rolling. Urban Decay seems to have a lot up their sleeves! One upcoming piece is the Electric eyeshadow palette filled with 10 eye popping bright shades that break away from the Naked haze we’ve been seeing lately. I know neutrals are still pretty hot but it’s nice to have a pop of color every once in a while! Word around the block is that Electric should be available sometime before this summer. Fingers crossed for sooner rather than later!

            Manicure Monday!

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            I swear I need to keep up with these things better! It’s been sooo long since I’ve posted a mani update! My birthday is literally right around the corner so I wanted to share with you my festive confetti nails. This look features two gorgeous Ciate polishes I just recently hauled from Sephora. The main color is a gorgeous ivory beige with a golden sheen called Ivory Queen. While the lovely confetti effect is compliments of the Comic Strip matte glitter mini.
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            Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush for Spring 2014

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            The Ambient Lighting Powders took the beauty world by storm last year and now Hourglass is swirling a bit of pigment in the mix! Meet the new Ambient Lighting Blushes! The six marbled beauties will be making their way to Hourglass’ permanent line up in just a couple weeks and I’m pretty excited. However, if you’re a Sephora VIB and don’t mind being a little hasty these beauties are available now as a special preview until February 1st. Check them out!

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            LORAC PRO Palette Review

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            This review is so long overdue! I hauled the LORAC Pro Palette last year for my birthday and I’ve been obsessed with it ever since! Naked who? I almost completely abandoned my original Naked palette because the PRO palette is soo good! I’ve already made dips in several shades and actually hit pan on shadow. It’s become my go to palette!

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            The packaging is simple yet chic. The PRO palette comes in an incredibly slim magnetic casing with silver accents. It’s very lightweight and easy to travel with. The LORAC PRO palette is one of the few eyeshadow palettes I pack with me for EVERY gig! It’s so portable and versatile! Inside you’ll find a nice sized mirror and 16 neutral eyeshadows in a variety of finishes from shimmer to matte. The top half of the palette is completely matte while the bottom half contains the more shimmery shades. I’m completely impressed with the color selection and the fact that there are just as many mattes as shimmery shadows. I prefer to keep the shimmer to my lid (and maybe brow bone) so it’s refreshing to have a palette that isn’t overrun by glitter.

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            Now here’s where all the magic happens! All of the eyeshadows in the PRO palette are very pigmented, buttery and blend very well. Including the mattes! They’re some of the best matte shadows I have ever tried! Although the shadows are buttery soft I don’t get much fallout and they don’t feel powdery. Each shade is silky to the touch and easily picked up with both natural and synthetic hair brushes. Without primer I easily get over 8 hours of wear before I notice any fading. I do have drier lids though so oily gals will probably fare much better with a good ol’ primer underneath! On top of primer, these shadows have carried me through a long night and the next morning! LORAC definitely knows how to do eyeshadows! I honestly can’t think of one bad thing to say about the LORAC PRO palette. It has 6 more eyeshadows than the Urban Decay Naked palette and is $10 cheaper ($42). I just hate that the brand is being phased out of Sephora so it’s no longer available there. But there’s always Ulta and Nordstrom!

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            White, Cream, Taupe, Light Pink, Mauve, Sable, Espresso and Black

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            Nude, Champagne, Gold, Light Bronze, Pewter, Garnet, Deep Purple and Slate

            MAC A Fantasy of Flowers Collection

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            The only thing I can’t resist more than limited edition MAC collections is bright, bold makeup and this collection is just filled goodies I can’t turn away from! To help break our winter weather blues MAC is gearing up to release A Fantasy of Flowers featuring pastels and brights galore. Whether you’re into spring themed eyes, lips, tips or cheeks you’re bound to find your perfect pop of color here! Check it out!

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