Jordana Playful Pastels Swatches and Review

Jordana Playful Pastels

The Jordana Playful Pastels collection looks like it belongs in April, but in fact, it’s new for fall!

This is a limited edition collection featuring six pastel cremes. I actually think it’s kind of a nice refresher from all the dark, shimmery shades I’ve been seeing a lot of lately.

As far as formula, it kind of varied depending on the shade. Some of them were more like opaque cremes while a couple were on the more sheer, uneven side. Most of these were three coats over a ridge-filling base coat.

Jordana Cosmetics Playful Pastels

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Note: Cruelty free

Bodycology Charmed Apple and Toasted Sugar for Fall 2014

Bodycology Charmed Apple and Toasted Sugar

It’s fall so it’s officially time to bust out all those delicious fall scents I know you love. You can do that with the new Bodycology Charmed Apple and Toasted Sugar products, which just came out.

Interesting sidenote about me. Until a few years ago I really despised anything even remotely “spiced” or autumn-scented. I HATED it. I think I started liking it when I tried out some of the Fortune Cookie Soap fall stuff. And now I really like a lot of it!

The Charmed Apple collection includes a Foaming Body Wash, Fragrance Mist, and Nourishing Body Cream. Toasted Sugar comes in a Foaming Body Wash, Fragrance Mist, Exfoliating Sugar Scrub, Moisturizing Body Lotion and Moisturizing Body Cream. And everything is under $7.00!

Bodycology Charmed Apple

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FingerPaints Masquerade Affair for Fall 2014

FingerPaints Masquerade Affair

The FingerPaints Masquerade Affair collection is a limited edition fall collection, so get them while you can!

The four new shades in this collection are sparkly, rich jewel tones, perfect for a masquerade ball, Mardi Gras or autumn. Each one had a really great formula that covered with just two coats. They apply perfectly with no streaks or unevenness whatsoever. And if you love gold sparkles you may love all four of these because they all have gold shimmer.

FingerPaints Masquerade Affair

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MAC The Matte Lip Swatches and Review

MAC The Matte Lip Collage

Listen up all you matte lip fanatics, you are sure to swoon at some of the shades in the MAC The Matte Lip collection.

This collection includes eight matte Lipsticks, six Prolongwear Lip Pencils and three Pro Longwear Blushes. The lip colors in this collection are saturated and intense, and the pink blushes are meant to pair perfectly with everything.

I’m a huge fan of MAC’s matte lipsticks. They do tend to dry out my lips, as does most everything that isn’t super hydrating, but if I wear a lip balm underneath, I am usually good to go. Their lip pencils are also great because they come in such a wide variety of colors and they’re nice and creamy. Also, they never tug when I apply them or get dried out and chalky, like some lip pencils can.

MAC The Matte Lip

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Note: Not cruelty free

Bonita Salon Halloween Collection Swatches

Bonita Salon Halloween Collection

Way back in July (I think) I bought some nail shades from Rite Aid from a brand called Bonita. I had never heard of or seen this brand before, and they had this cute looking Halloween collection, so I picked a few up. And now finally 10,000 years later, I have swatches.

Since first seeing the brand I have learned some things about them. They have about 300 shades of nail polish including an essential line, petite line, magnetic line and the salon line. These ones were just $3.99 for 0.5 oz, so they’re not expensive at all.

Bonita Salon Halloween Collection

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Note: Undetermined if cruelty free