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IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Palette Vol 1

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Palette, Review, Swatches, Opinion, Photos

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Palette

Press SampleI’ve said it a million times already, but just in case you haven’t heard me before: “MATTE IS BACK!”  Beauty lovers everywhere, even with fully stocked coffers, found themselves looking for a fabulous matte-only palette.  Many palettes offer a balance of matte and other finishes, as the modern look is to generally mix them up.  If you already have all of the shimmer, metallic, and frost a girl could want though you need to check out IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Palette.  This palette of 14 shadow shades is entirely matte, and features a mix of neutal shades and accent shades for your blending pleasure.  JUST IN CASE, there’s also a “transforming pearl” shadow included, that completely transforms the colors from matte to pearl in a flash!  This palette is, quite simply, awesome.

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Palette, Review, Swatches, Opinion, Photos

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Palette

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Palette Vol 1

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Palette, Review, Swatches, Opinion, Photos

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Palette

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Palette, Review, Swatches, Opinion, Photos

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Palette

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Palette, Review, Swatches, Opinion, Photos

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Eyeshadow Palette

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Swatches, Top Row

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Swatches, Top Row

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Swatches, Bottom Row

IT Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Swatches, Bottom Row

IT Cosmetics Is Cruelty Free!

IT Cosmetics Is Cruelty Free!

Retail price is $42 for the palette.  What else can I say about IT Cosmetics?  They’re a cruelty free brand, and everything I have sampled from the brand–EVERY SINGLE THING–has been superior product.  This brand has taken the beauty blogging world by storm, and it’s well-deserved.  This extremely jaded consumer is ALWAYS impressed with IT Cosmetics.

IT Cosmetics can be found at ITCosmetics.com or online at Ulta or QVC.

The product in this makeup review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

CARGO HD Picture Perfect CC Cream Review

CARGO HD Picture Perfect CC Cream Review

CARGO HD Picture Perfect CC Cream Review

CARGO HD Picture Perfect CC Cream Review

CARGO HD Picture Perfect CC Cream Review

Press SamplePrepare yourself, as the NEW Cargo Picture Perfect CC Cream doesn’t look exactly as you’d expect.

CARGO HD Picture Perfect CC Cream, Medium Applied

CARGO HD Picture Perfect CC Cream, Medium Applied

That’s right.  Dispensed from the tube, it looks white as snow.

CARGO HD Picture Perfect CC Cream, Medium Swatch

CARGO HD Picture Perfect CC Cream, Medium Swatch

After blending the product, the color changed to match my skin tone!  So how does it work?  The Cargo Cosmetics Picture Perfect CC Cream formula contains “self-adjusting” pigments that transform to match the underlying skin tone.  How truly unique!  What’s notable about this product is how amazing it is as a moisturizer.  It feels soothing and leaves skin looking healthy and dewy while also protecting from sun exposure with an SPF 20.

Available shades include Light, Medium, and Medium/Dark.

Retail price is $34 per tube.  Click HERE to check it out at CargoCosmetics.com.  Other retailers include Ulta, Nordstrom, and Macy’s.

The product in this review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Jane Iredale Lip Drink Review

Jane Iredale Lip Drink Review

Jane Iredale Lip Drink Review

Jane Iredale Lip Drink Review

Jane Iredale Lip Drink Review

Press SampleLip Balms with an SPF, and an option to add a tint of color?  Yes, please!  Jane Iredale Lip Drink lip balms are just what this desert dweller craves.  An alternative to the standard slick balm, these feel more like a hybrid lipstick/balm in texture.  Available in a completely sheer option, and two shades: Buff (a sheer neutral) and Crush (a sheer berry).

Jane Iredale Lip Drink Review

Sheer, Crush and Buff, Jane Iredale Lip Balm

Sheer, Crush and Buff, Jane Iredale Lip Balm

Crush and Buff Swatches, Jane Iredale Lip Balm

Crush and Buff Swatches, Jane Iredale Lip Balm

Jane Iredale Lip Drink doesn’t only feel great on the lips, it has an SPF15 to protect them from sun exposure.  Known as the “skin care brand” Jane Iredale strives to use high-end ingredients known to be safe, soothing, and superior!  As a result, this formula is gluten-free, vegan, and cruelty-free!

Retail price is $15.

Jane Iredale mineral makeup is available at JaneIredale.com, Nordstrom.com, and Skinstore.com.

The product in this review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Chan Luu Wrap Bracelet Review

Chan Luu Wrap Bracelet Review

Chan Luu Wrap Bracelet Review

Press SampleChan Luu is known in the world of jewelry for mixing materials in a bohemian fashion.  The wrist party is still raging, so what better way to get in on the action than to wear a wrap bracelet, like this one from Chan Luu?  I received this beauty as a birthday gift from the team at Aveeno.  I was so surprised!

Chan Luu Wrap Bracelet Review

Chan Luu Wrap Bracelet Review

I love how this bracelet mixes bead size with different finishes from opaque to metallic.  It’s truly artistic.  Chan Luu offers so many different bracelet styles and colors!

Check out the HUGE selection over at ChanLuu.com.  Other retailers include Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Shopbop, and Amazon.

The product in this review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Marie Antoinette Swatch, Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury Eyes To Mesmerize Review

Charlotte Tilbury Eyes To Mesmerize Review

Press SampleWe’re half way through summer, so if you’re looking to add summer color to your routine, it might be best if the shade is also suitable for Fall.  The spectacular Marie Antoinette shade from the Charlotte Tilbury Eyes To Mesmerize cream shadow lineup is the perfect investment for this time of year!

Eyes To Mesmerize Review

Charlotte Tilbury Eyes To Mesmerize Review

Charlotte Tilbury Eyes To Mesmerize Review

First of all, I have to give a nod to the packaging.  This jar features Charlotte Tilbury’s recognizable glossy chocolate and gold case, and is made of heavy frosted glass.  Just holding it feels luxurious!

Marie Antoinette Swatch

Marie Antoinette Swatch, Charlotte Tilbury

Marie Antoinette Swatch, Charlotte Tilbury

Marie Antoinette is a pure bronze, with a metallic finish.  This color works all year long, so don’t be afraid to take a dip!  It’s great to add to your neutral eye routine, to add a bit of zing.  The Eyes To Mesmerize formula is incredible.  The incredibly pigment rich color and crease-free finished product deserves a courtesy.  Eyes To Mesmerize can be used stand alone if needed.  It’s so blendable, you can simply apply to the lid, blend into the crease, and you’re done!

Retail price is $32.

Click here to read more about the product at CharlotteTilbury.com.  Also available at Nordstrom.com.

The product in this review was a press sample. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.