Hey doll hey! How’s your day/night going? Great I hope. I’m feeling a bit sick today. Head hurts and having heaps of body pain.
I did receive 2 of my orders in the mail today so I thought I’d haul them now.
So let’s see what I purchased…
*As always… All products listed we purchased for me, 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*
I purchased a few things from the Glam & Beauty by Yaneth website.
Liquid Liner $7 comes in 12 shades and I chose to purchase #01 White. It’s a pretty bright white that is thin but opaque. When I first opened it there was an overwhelming scent of paint thinner but that did dissipate.
Glossy Lipstick $9.99 this shade is called Strike. It is thick but not sticky, has a doe-foot applicator and smells like candy.
Glossy Lipstick $9.99 this shade is called Bomb. It is thick but not sticky, has a doe-foot applicator and smells a little floral.
False Lashes $5.99 in the style Sagry. These are super dramatic and super long.
False Lashes $5.99 in the style Jasmine. These are dramatic however as you can see from the picture they are not identical. I tried brushing them out with a spoolie and still can’t get them to be a matched pair… I am hoping once I have them on my lids I’ll be able to get them to match up.
The small order I place on Ulta’s website.
NARS Light Reflecting Loose Setting Powder ($37 for 0.35 oz / 10 g of product at Ulta) is billed as a loose setting powder that locks your makeup in place with a weightless finish that is undetectable on skin. This luxurious, cult-favorite formula applies evenly, blends effortlessly, and enhances the look of foundation and claims that the photo-friendly formula uses Photochromatic technology to adjust to new sources of light, so skin looks perfect on camera-and in person. NARS exclusive Light Reflecting Complex optimizes light reflection on the skin. It creates a soft-focus effect by optically fading fine lines, wrinkles, and pores. It helps regulate shine throughout the day, making it ideal for mid-day touch ups.
This setting powder comes in 2 shades: Crystal (translucent) which is the shade I purchased and Sunstone (dark). The powder is super finely milled and does have a slight white cast with flash… I think that this is because of the swatch and that it will not have a white cast on the face when applied with a fluffy face brush. I did the levitation test and it has high levitation which means it’s perfect for setting the under eyes.
NARS Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation ($49 for 1 fl oz / 30 ml of product at Ulta) is billed as the first 16-hour, fade-resistant foundation that improves skin by the hour and stays true. Skin Recognition Pigments match your skin tone, delivering your most authentic coverage yet, while NARS’ Skin Optimizing Complex refines skin from the inside, out. Its full coverage never masks skin, but stays breathable, and unstoppably natural-looking.
This foundation comes in 34 shades and I purchased the shade Mont Blanc (fair skin with neutral undertones). I left this swatch on for 10 minutes and it did not oxidize. It’s a demi matte foundation with lots of life to it.
NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer ($30 for 0.22 fl oz / 6 mL and $13 for 0.05 fl oz / 1.4 mL of product at Ulta) is billed as a multi-action, 16-hour formula that instantly masks imperfections, blurs the look of lines and wrinkles, and hides dark circles and signs of fatigue. Light-diffusing technology evens out the complexion so that skin appears fresh and natural with a radiant finish. It also delivers antioxidant protection to help shield skin against damaging free radicals.
It comes in 30 shades and I purchased the shade Vanilla (fair skin with subtle pink undertones). I’ve used this concealer for a few years but always had it in a deeper shade. I chose to purchase it in a lighter shade since my makeup tastes have changed.
Juvia’s Place Afrique 12 Pan Eyeshadow Palette ($20 for 0.63 oz / 18 g of total product at Ulta making it 0.0525 oz / 1.5 g and $1.67 per shade) is billed as a true representation of beauty, art and Glamour. This collection consists of 12 highly pigmented shades. A carefully curated selection of greens, blues and deep reds.
The shades from left to right are: Cote D’ivoire (Persian blue – blue), Dakar (terracotta – matte), Niger (shamrock green – matte), Togo (jade – metallic), Bintou (burgundy – matte), Cotonou (violet – metallic), Aya (lemon yellow – matte) and Cameroon (caramel – matte).
The shades from left to right are: Angelique (peach – metallic), Kisi (beechnut – matte), Fifi (beet red – metallic) and Kofi (medallion gold – metallic).
We’ve now come to the end of today’s haul…
I hope that you enjoy the rest of your day/night 🌞🌜and that you are in great spirits and health.
👄Remember, Save a spoon for a bit of lipstick👄