Hey doll hey!!! How’s your day/night going? Great I hope. I’m doing pretty good today. Pretty good energy, standard level 5 pain. I’m almost ready to start baking and playing in makeup again….
Tonight I’m making Yankee Pot Roast for supper!! One of hubby’s favorites….
I’m coming at you with my 4th haul for March, my first March haul was titled March Haul #1 BECCA Cosmetics, NudeStix and Fenty Beauty, my second haul was titled March Haul #2 ColourPop and bareMinerals and my third haul was tilted March Haul #3 Milk Makeup.
It’s just a little haul that I have for today but away we go…..
*As always… All products listed I purchased myself, all links provided are purely for convenience purposes to help you find the product quickly and are in no way affiliate links. The swatches are done on clean bare skin with no primer and are done in 1 swipe, pictures to the left/top are taking without flash and the right/bottom with flash*
Flower Beauty SEAL THE DEAL HYDRATING SETTING SPRAY $11 for 3.4 fluid ounces of product on their website. It’s billed as being able to create an invisible shield that maintains your makeup while hydrating and protecting your skin from pollution particles. The formula leaves your skin feeling soft and smooth for a flawless healthy looking finish that lasts all day. Control the mist with our custom spray for the most comfortable application.
This setting spray does have denatured alcohol as the 2nd ingredient so this isn’t for everyday use… it will dry your skin out. There is a scent to it that I can’t put my finger on… smells like a cross between aloe and peaches… but it’s a scent that I’ve smelled somewhere in my life and I just can’t place it.
The nozzle is perfect… disburses the setting spray is a fine mist, however you need to be careful with this one, it does saturate the skin heavily if you don’t keep it at least 10 inches from the face.
Flower Beauty GET REAL SERUM FOUNDATION $15 for 1 fluid ounce on their website.
This foundation is billed as a hydrating and weightless, buildable foundation that conceals and smooths the skin leaving you with a natural, radiant finish. The light to medium buildable coverage is an adaptable formula that is suited to match a wide range of skin tones. Infused with a hydrating weightless antioxidant serum blend to help nourish and care for skin as you wear it, our formula doesn’t settle into lines and skin appears youthful and healthy. It features lavender flower water that brightens and refreshes the skin while olive oil, a natural anti-inflammatory, provides antioxidants and ultimate glowing hydration. It comes in 16 shades (4 for fair, light, medium and deep) and I chose the shade Nude L3 .
What I learned from this swatch: This is a very runny foundation (as it should be if it’s going to called a serum foundation) with great slip. At first I thought this was going to be a shade that was too dark for me but once I tapped it into the back of my hand it actually is the perfect shade for me. It’s lightweight and very hydrating… I left it on for 10 minutes and it did not oxidize nor did it set down. It remained dewy and healthy looking… this one will need a bit of powder to keep it from transferring or sliding away.
Flower Beauty MIRACLE MATTE TRANSLUCENT FINISHING POWDER $ for 0.28 ounces of product on their website.
This powder is billed as the ultimate finishing touch to minimize shine and provide a blurring effect. Set and perfect your t-zone or anywhere you want to stay matte and provide an optical blurring effect. Set your look or use alone to help minimize shine and the appearance of pores for a FLOWER flawless finish. *Awarded: Allure Best of Beauty Award
What I learned from this swatch: This powder is silky smooth and really did blur the back of my hand. This is a very finely milled powder so a big fluffy brush or a powder puff (like the one provided) is best for application…. This is a bit of a white cast with flash so this wouldn’t be a good main event powder.
Flower Beauty CHILL OUT SMOOTHING COLOR CORRECTOR $10 for 0.16 ounces of product on their website.
This corrector is billed as a peach-toned color corrector that instantly neutralizes and conceals dark circles under eyes. Your under-eye area will appear brighter and illuminated, while the nourishing vegan and gluten-free formula is infused with hemp-derived CBD to hydrate and smooth delicate skin for the perfect concealer base. Treated pigments provide a soft-focus effect, while Vitamin E and jojoba extract provide antioxidants and moisturizing benefits. It comes in 3 shades and I have it in the shade Light Peach
This one does come with a warning:
WARNING: Please consult a physician prior to using if pregnant or breastfeeding. For external use only. Keep out of reach of children.
What I learned from this swatch: There is great slip to this corrector. It’s very emollient once you warm it up just a little bit. It blends in very easily and remains creamy, setting is a must but you really wont need much concealer with this one.
Flower Beauty DAY GLOW HIGHLIGHTING GLAZE $10 for 0.12 ounces of product on their website.
This highlighting balm is billed as a lightweight creamy highlighter that is infused with ultra fine pearls that reflect light for a glistening glow, a dewy glass like sheen in 1 swipe. It comes in 2 shades, I purchased Stunner.
What I learned from this swatch: This is a very subtle highlighter with amazing slip to it. It reminds me of the RMS Living Luminizer balms. They have the same slip and the same barely there but ethereal glow to them. Perfect for a low maintenance makeup day or as the first step to a really punchy highlighter.
Flower Beauty PORE PERFECT INSTANT BLUR STICK MULTI-TASKING FOUNDATION $14 for 0.35 ounces of total product making it about 0.18 per side on their website.
This foundation stick it billed as a revolutionary blur stick and foundation stick combined for an instantly refined, concealed and weightless skin look that is the answer to a airbrushed face in a flash. Featuring a revolutionary blur stick on one end that instantly refines pore texture and mattifies in one single swipe. The other end features a silky, medium coverage foundation stick which is formulated with treated pigments to conceal darkness and imperfections completely. A transformative full face solution for the most flawless face. It comes in 9 shades and I chose Mocha to use as a bronzer.
What I learned from this swatch: It’s creamy with very little slip and since there is so little product I don’t find that this would make a very practical foundation. It works great for cream bronzing and highlighting but it took some effort to get an even blend.
Flower Beauty THE SKINNY MICROBROW PENCIL $10 for 0.0017 ounces of product on their website.
This brow pencil is billed as an ultra precise, ultra slim eyebrow pencil that creates fine, hair like strokes for the most natural looking brows that is ideal for all brow types and provides precise control to easily spot-fill sparse areas and sculpt for the most natural looking brows. The 1.5mm tip gives you ultimate control to create soft, precise strokes that mimic brow hairs. The built-in buffing brush blends color seamlessly. A vegan and gluten-free pencil that is formulated with shea butter to nourish brows. It comes in 6 shades and I chose Espresso.
What I learned from this swatch: This is a very light weight pencil… I am not sure if this one is going to work at giving me snatched brows but I do think it will be perfect for low maintenance days. The brush on the other side is so soft and worked well at diffusing the swatch.
Flower Beauty PERFECT POUT MOISTURIZING LIPSTICK $9 for 0.14 ounces of product on their website.
This lipstick is billed as a moisture infused lipstick that gives lips high performance color and a creamy burst of hydration, your new everyday lipstick that coats lips with a creamy burst of hydration. Moisture-infused formula with splendidly sweet vanilla scent vitamin E, porcelain flower extract, and natural botanicals that provide a sensorial, fresh effect on lips with every application. Lips are left feeling soft and smooth with every swipe of buildable color with a natural shine and finish. It comes in 10 shades and I chose the shade Tiger Lilly (coral).
What I learned from this swatch: This is a great balmy lipstick with high slip. Reminds me of the Revlon lip butters or the Milani Color Fetish lipsticks. It’s the perfect lippie to toss in your purse and go.
Flower Beauty BITTEN LIP STAIN $10 for 0.16 fluid ounces of product on their website.
This lip stain is billed as a next gen stain that refreshes and hydrate the lips with a juicy wash of color that lasts all day. The unique water based hydration-packed, and gluten-free formula has gentle staining pigments that apply like a gloss and stays put like a stain with non-feathering wear. The lightweight gel-like texture moisturizes lips upon application and then dries down to a long-lasting comfortable tint. Apply with the plush doe foot applicator to luxuriously cushion and coat lips. It comes in 6 shades and I purchased the shade Coy (vibrant coral).
What I learned form this swatch: As the tag lines says this is a juicy lip product. Very creamy and very pigmented with very high slip to it.
I wore it for only 3 minutes and when I wiped it off it did in fact stain the back of my hand… it it stained it this pigmented after only a few minutes I’m looking forward to seeing how well it stains when I’ve left in on for an hour or so.
Flower Beauty MIRACLE MATTE LIP $10 for 0.17 fluid ounces of product on their website.
This matte lipstick is billed as the softest, most comfortable matte lip look that wears all day. Drench your lips in bold, vivid Miracle Matte Lip Color. a soft, cushiony matte finish. the softest, most comfortable matte lip that wears all day with a creaseless & seamless look. Lips appear softer and smoother with a blurring effect that creates a fuller lip look. This is a high impact bold look that lasts! It comes in 14 shades and I purchased the shade Melon Pop (vibrant red coral).
What I learned about this swatch: This lipstick does not feel like any matte lipstick I’ve ever owned. It felt very creamy with average slip. The color is so vibrant I can’t wait till spring. I left it on for only a few minutes so I didn’t get to do a transfer test yet but it did take a little effort to remove.
This one also stains the skin a bit, not as much as the lip stain did but then again I did not leave this one on for as long as the lip stain.
Flower Beauty JUNGLE LIGHTS SHADOW PALETTE $19 for total net weigh
t of 0.7 ounces making each shade a little under .12 ounces and right around $3.15 each shade on their website.
This palette is billed as 6 creamy and shimmery shadow shades that give bold, intense color with a soft prismatic finish that is inspired by the bold colors of the tropics, light up your look with the Lush tones of Jungle Lights Shadow Palette. Our shimmering pressed pigments apply in one swipe with intense color payoff and a soft prismatic finish. A collection of covetable shades with an exotic feel, these pigments are infused with micro-pearls to create the ultimate metallic eye look with no fall out. This creamy, blendable texture will transport you to paradise. Creamy, blendable texture. Intense color payoff.
The shades from left to right are: Amazon (Rich Gold), Anaconda (Lush Camo Green), Tiger Lilt (Copper), Paradise (Champagne), Jaguar (Plum with pink pearl), and Wild (Soft Mauve).
What I know about this palette: Ok, yes I know… I decluttered this palette sometime last year, but I missed it in my collection. I have nothing like it and honestly I don’t think this is anything on the market quite like this palette! It’s so buttery and super saturated with pigment. Just look at how well the shades cover over my tattoos! I am so in love with this palette! What was I thinking getting rid of it the first time around??? If you are in the market for a super pigmented, no kick back, no fall out palette with finely milled super buttery shadows…. this is the one. This one gets a 10/10 chef’s kiss from me.
Well dolls, that’s it for today…. I hope you enjoy the rest of your day/night and that you are in great spirits and health.
Remember dolls…. Save a spoon for a bit of lipstick.