MAC Tropical Taboo First Impressions

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I just received the few items that I ordered from MAC’s new collection, Tropical Taboo. Every summer they come out with a mineralized collection full of eyeshadows, blushes, and mineralized skinfinishes. This year they also added some lipsticks, gloss, and lip pencils. Keep reading to see what items I purchased and my initial thoughts on them.

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Everyday Eyes + Bright Lips = Fabulous!

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I love bright lipstick! Everytime I wear something bright on my lips, I feel happier and more pretty! I know, lame but true. Today’s look is showcasing Candy Yum Yum by MAC. This look can be done with any lip color, but I really wanted to show just how wearable CYY can be. Keep reading for more pictures and a video tutorial!

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Review: NARS Dragon Girl Velvet Matte Lip Pencil

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I finally found my perfect red lip! Red lipstick has always been very intimidating for me. Lately though, probably due to all the holiday makeup looks that I have seen, I really wanted to try a red lipstick. I looked all over the internet for swatches and pictures to try to get an idea of one that would suit me. Finally, I came across a video that mentioned NARS Dragon Girl and they described it as being very similar to MAC Ruby Woo, but not as drying. That intrigued me because Ruby Woo seems to be loved by women of all ages and skin colors. Unfortunately, I was not able to find many swatches for Dragon Girl on women of my color. That is one of the main reasons I wanted to share my views and provide some pictures for you!

Keep reading for my thoughts and pictures!

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Foundation Overview & Comparison

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Whenever I am looking for a new foundation, it is always hard for me to find people of my color and skin type online. Today’s post will be showing the foundations that I own so you can see how the shades compare side by side. Also, I’ll be doing a brief review of each one. Hopefully this post can help you if you are on the market for a new foundation. Keep reading to find out more!

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Sparkly Holiday Makeup

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This is the time of year when you can get away with being “overdone.” By that I mean that you can go all out with makeup, hair, accessories, and clothing. One way to add that extra flair for the holidays is by going sparkly. Glitter and sequins are major this time of the year. I went to a Christmas party last weekend and decided to partake in the glittery madness going on. Keep scrolling for pictures and a video showing how I got this look!

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ShopaHAULism #2: Forever 21, MAC, TJ Maxx, etc.

I never know if people like “haul” videos, but yesterday I felt like doing one so I did one. Let me know in the comments or by “liking” the video if you would like to see more of these videos! Also, if you want a review of any of the things mentioned, leave that in the comments as well!

*Watch in HD for better quality*