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Two Cosmetics Blush and Lip Gloss

7 May

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I used code IPSTER to get 25% off plus a FREE lip gloss and FREE shipping at TwoCosmetics.com. In my April Ipsy bag I got the pink “heartache” duo eyeshadow in a matte & shimmer, and I kept checking out their website because I liked the texture of the powder eyeshadow. I almost bought The Mini Daily Palette, but I opted just for “runway” blush, though I almost also bought the “princess” pink color out of curiosity.

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I paid $5.50 (including CA tax) total!

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Blush in Runway, free lip gloss in Tropical

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I don’t know how visible the text is, but they donate a makeup item for each one purchased. They are like the Tom’s for makeup! It’s better than drugstore quality for very reasonable pricing, I almost feel like I cheated with the discount code!

I would definitely recommend this blush. It is a soft, matte formula, not a crazy shade, very wearable.

I own too many lip glosses! This will be used on top of a lipstick, I wouldn’t wear it alone. It is too sheer for me, I like a little more color on my lips. Ill give it another try on its own tomorrow!

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TheBalm on Hautelook until 5/7/13

3 May

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You know how I love TheBalm Makeup – They are on sale today at Hautelook.com through Tuesday – 50% off!! Some of these items had sold out when Thebalm.com had their sale, so here’s another chance to get my Down Boy matte blush, for example. Urg – last night I bought the Runway Blush from Two Cosmetics.  I used discount code IPSTER to Save 25% and get FREE SHIPPING and a FREE LIP GLOSS (from April Ipsy bag).

**UPDATE 5/4/13- I just placed my order for the Nude ‘Tude Palette $18 + 5.95 shipping. I saw that some items were already selling out and I have wanted it for a while now, I decided this was the time to get it! Yippee

My First Ipsy Subscription Box – April 2013

16 Apr

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For $10 I received a full size Be a Bombshell Blush – Beach Please ($16.50), Two Cosmetics Eyeshadow Duo – Heartache ($6.99), Sation Nail Polish – Miss Professional ($5), and a deluxe size Sexy Hair Powder Play Volume Powder ($?) in a cute white/pink cosmetic bag. Image

I HAD to sample the hot pink blush right away, I put it on both my friend and myself (she was with me when I checked my mail). It is shockingly pigmented! A little goes a long way. And it’s matte!! So excited for matte blush! I was bummed thebalm.com was sold out of their matte blush last week when they had their 50% off sale. Ipsy to the rescue!! The eyeshadow is suppose to be the same color, one with shimmer and one is matte. The matte is awesome, natural color can be an everyday color, and the shimmer is not too silvery or chalky like a cheap quality. Did I mention no parabens in Two Cosmetics eyeshadows? I give it bonus points for that alone!

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The Sation nail polish is an Ipsy exclusive shade. Very sheer, brush makes it easy to apply without smearing it everywhere. I put two coats on in the picture above, but I ended up adding another coat and Essie good-to-go top coat. Again, bonus points for not having unnecessary chemicals, like formaldehyde, in the polish blend, but took a little longer to dry. This is a classy sheer pink color, one coat made my nails look healthy with a barely-there amount of color.

I haven’t tried out the volume powder yet, it will get used, though!

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Pretty in Pink was this month’s theme and for about $30 worth of product for only $10, I would say my first month of Ipsy is a huge win. I would never have picked out that hot pink blush, or the pink eyeshadows, and I am due for a nudey-pink nail color. Channeling the late Mr. Ebert, I give this 3.75 stars – minus .25 stars for the methylparaben and propylparaben in the blush 😦 Luckily the color is so strong it must be applied lightly anyway!

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On another note, I signed up for Conscious Box yesterday because I saw a code EARTHMONTH for 50% off. Today their Facebook page posted code 5DOLLARGIFT towards any purchase. They support small eco-friendly businesses and it’s a $19.99/month box.I signed up for a year for $109 with the 50% off code!! Definitely getting carried away with this whole subscription box idea. If you click my link below to subscribe, they’ll give me a few bucks for helping to spread the word!
Consious Box Referral Link.