Review, Swatches | KIKO Blossoming Beauty Romantic Shades of Face & Eyes Palette

Review, Swatches | KIKO Blossoming Beauty Romantic Shades of Face & Eyes Palette

KIKO sure knows how to come out with a pretty collection. The Blossoming Beauty collection has some gorgeous pan designs and I had to have something from this limited edition line. Since I haven’t had the chance to try a KIKO face palette yet, this was the time.

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Review, Swatches | Flormar CC Cream Primers in Green and Peach

Review, Swatches | Flormar CC Cream Primers in Green and Peach

Flormar is an Italian makeup brand that has been around for a while but there are not that many reviews on it – at least not in English. And I’ve given in to their 2-for-1 deals way too many times not to contribute to the (currently lacking) online repertoire of European makeup brands reviews.

You could even say that I’m not obsessed with makeup and good deals, I’m just being altruistic. You’d be lying, but you could say it.

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Top 7 | Best Coral Blushes (2022)

Top 7 | Best Coral Blushes (2022)

Coral is definitely my favourite colour for blush. It’s probably my favourite makeup item, period. Coral is one of those shades that doesn’t just vary between dark and light, it can also lean more pink or more orange, and if you add different finishes to that, you can end up with quite a lot of variations of blush that are all technically the same colour but are all very different at the same time.

Or so I tell myself.

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Review, Swatches | Krash Kosmetics Khamaleon Duochrome Pressed Pigments (Detallito, No More Dates, Saca la Cartera, Ponlo a Su Cuenta)

Review, Swatches | Krash Kosmetics Khamaleon Duochrome Pressed Pigments (Detallito, No More Dates, Saca la Cartera, Ponlo a Su Cuenta)

It’s not usual to see a brand undersell their products. Krash Kosmetics needs to upgrade their marketing: these are not duochromes, these are multichromes. Inexpensive multichromes. It’s the makeup equivalent of finding a forgotten 5$ bill in the pocket of some old jeans.

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Review, Swatches | KIKO Ultimate Glow Highlighter in shade 01 Champagne

Review, Swatches | KIKO Ultimate Glow Highlighter in shade 01 Champagne

This is my second KIKO review in a row. There are two more to come. You can tell they are having a sale.

KIKO has recently launched a few new products within their permanent range, and I decided to try the highlighters.

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Review, Swatches | KIKO Happy B-Day, Bellezza! Colour Shock Eyeshadows in 02 Energetic Copper and 04 Stylish Taupe

Review, Swatches | KIKO Happy B-Day, Bellezza! Colour Shock Eyeshadows in 02 Energetic Copper and 04 Stylish Taupe

I have yet to make a post about discontinued holy grail makeup products (I haven’t been able yet to overcome my rage when thinking about them), but one that would certainly make the list would be the defunct KIKO Colour Shock Long Lasting eyeshadows. My favourite shade was 03 Golden Earth, the best cream eyeshadow I’ve ever tried.

And now KIKO is re-releasing Colour Shock eyeshadows as part of the limited edition collection that celebrates their 25th birthday, with four new shades. I bought two, I tried them both, and this is the post.

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Review, Swatches | Roén Beauty Disco Eye & 75º Warm Eyeshadow Palette

Review, Swatches | Roén Beauty Disco Eye & 75º Warm Eyeshadow Palette

It’s not easy to come up with something no one has done before. I’ve been a makeup fiend for 14 years, I’ve seen just about everything, so finding a new product that’s so different I can’t figure out where to put it in my storage (along with the glitters? eyeshadows? cream bases?) and actually performs well is something to be purchased until I exhaust the entire line celebrated.

Let me introduce you to Roén Beauty and their “glitter for grown-ups”.

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Review, Swatches | SUQQU 102 Blush Palette & Tone Touch Eyeshadow in 109 Youshizuku

Review, Swatches | SUQQU 102 Blush Palette & Tone Touch Eyeshadow in 109 Youshizuku

I haven’t talked about blushes in the last three posts. That’s too long for me. So long that I needed to comeback with a blush palette, not just a single blush.

Seriously, I don’t have a problem.

This isn’t a cry for help.

Oh, and there is an eyeshadow in this review too. Came in the same kit as the palette.

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Review, Swatches | Byredo 5 Colours Eyeshadow Palette in Syren

Review, Swatches | Byredo 5 Colours Eyeshadow Palette in Syren

Byredo is a luxury fragrance brand that came out with a makeup line not too long ago. And unlike their generic perfume bottles, the makeup packaging does feel worthy of carrying that “luxury” tag. Their 5 pan eyeshadow palettes look like they are encased inside a golden oyster. That alone made me want to try them.

I love it when a brand gives me an excuse to spend money.

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Review, Swatches | Pat McGrath Sublime Skin Highlighter in Incandescent Gold 002

Review, Swatches | Pat McGrath Sublime Skin Highlighter in Incandescent Gold 002

I’m a bit late to this party, I know. This highlighter was released earlier in the year, and is part of the collection made in collaboration with the popular Netflix show, Bridgerton. Just so you know, I didn’t bought it because of the show (watched 1 or 2 episodes – not for me). I’m not that superficial.

I bought it because it was pretty.

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