NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment | Review & Swatches

NARS has been one of my favorite brands for awhile now, so when I saw that they were coming out with new liquid lipsticks (finally!), I had to try them! The NARS Powermatte Lip Pigments launched a little over a month ago with 20 shades ranging from nudes to black! There were so many colors that I wanted to try, but I narrowed it down to 5. If you want to know what I thought of them, keep reading!

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Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Foundation

Why do foundations now have to have a name with 10 words in it??? The new Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh Foundation is definitely no exception! I picked this up in the shade 5W1 Bronze to test out. As a new addition to the Double Wear line, it is supposed to give a lightweight but long lasting coverage. If you have been following my blog for awhile, you will know that this sounds right up my alley! I tested this out for you in the video below, so make sure to watch that. If you are short on time and want to quickly know what I thought of the foundation, check out my pros and cons below.

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Best of Beauty 2016

Even though I was absent from my blog, youtube, and social media for most of 2016, I was still buying and trying all kinds of makeup! If you would like to see the products that made my list for the Best of Beauty 2016, check it out below!

What are your standout products for 2016?

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Summer Foundation Picks

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Foundation is one of my number 1 makeup loves! I love trying different ones and because of that, I have found quite a few that I’m fond of. Sometimes it can be a little tricky to figure out what foundation will hold up in the hot weather and manage to still feel good on the skin.Β Check out my top foundation picks for the summer! For reference, my skin is pretty normal these days with most of my oil being in my t-zone.

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May 2015 Favorites

It’s time for monthly favorites again! I love talking with you all about my faves! Remember that now I will list each product and give a brief description in the blog post, but if you want to see swatches or more information, please watch the video at the bottom of the post.

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April 2015 Favorites

It’s time for my monthly favorite beauty products! Last yearΒ I was giving you a little blurb about each product mentioned in the video here on the blog so that you don’t have to watch the video if you don’t want, but lately I had gotten away from that. This month, I’ll try doing it that way again. As always, if you want more information or want to see swatches, make sure you watch the video. Let me know which way you prefer!

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Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Palette

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One of the items that I was most excited about picking up during the most recent Sephora VIB Sale (click here to see that haul) was the new Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Palette. Swatches for this palette are starting to pop up online, but I haven’t seen many on my skin tone yet, so I wanted to share those with you. I can’t give a review on these yet since I haven’t used them, but the swatches seem pretty promising. By the way, if you’re wondering why I haven’t used this palette yet it is because I recently gave birth to my first child! Since then, I haven’t really worn any makeup, but I swatched this prior to giving birth so I didn’t want the swatches to be in vain.

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