Stila Eyes Are The Window Shadow Palette Body

Stila Eyes Are The Window Shadow Palette Body

Happy Thursday morning folks!

As promised, today I’ve got the lovely Stila Eyes Are The Window Shadow Palette Body to share with you. Unlike the Soul palette which I shared the other day, this one is mostly about cool-toned shades. This one has a rose gold lid and yellow gold base, and also includes twelve shadows and a large mirror. Also included is a booklet showing you three looks you can create with these colors.

In this palette most of the finishes are shimmery or have some kind of sheen. There is only one matte. But that’s ok with me because I found them to be so pretty I wasn’t really missing more mattes! There is a good mix of light and dark shades so you could create a more subdued look or seriously smoke it up if you wanted.

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Note: Not cruelty free

MAC Mineralize Multi-Effect Lash Charged Black

MAC Mineralize Multi-Effect Lash

The latest mascara on the scene is MAC Mineralize Multi-Effect Lash Charged Black.

This mascara, which is now available and part of the permanent line, is the first mascara from MAC to feature their 77-mineral complex, which is a combination of minerals that helps keep lashes soft, flexible and separated. This mascara is billed as being non-clumping and lengthening.

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Erin Condren 2014-2015 Life Planner Platinum Edition Turquoise Review

Erin Condren Life Planner

Not too long ago I was scrolling through my Instagram feed when I saw a photo of this beautiful looking planner. I learned it was from Erin Condren, and soon I fell into an obsession with owning one!

Actually I have been obsessed with office supplies, calendars, notebooks and planners as long as I have been alive. I can’t even tell you how many planners, notebooks and Post-it notes I own, it’s kind of embarrassing. But I’ve never owned one as pretty as this one, I can tell you that!

There are quite a few designs of the Life Planners you can choose from, but my favorite was the Platinum foil edition in the color turquoise. These foil planners come in both gold or platinum and are more costly than the regular ones because they are actually hand-stamped using a heart and pressure technique similar to letterpress printing.

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SpaRitual Wander Collection for Fall 2014

SpaRitual Wander

I first saw the SpaRitual Wander collection for fall 2014 online when looking at what was new at Ulta. A few of these shades SCREAMED at me, so I went to check them out in person. They did not disappoint.

This collection features six new shades all with a “sandy matte” finish. I picked up the three that appealed to me the most. I actually didn’t even notice these were supposed to be this matte texture until I swatched the first one, then looked at the bottom of the bottle where it clearly said “sandy matte shimmer”. On their own they have a very slight sandy texture, not anywhere near as textured as most other brands though. They just look dull and kind of blah, like they are begging for a shiny top coat. So I’ve swatched them with a top coat so you can really see the shimmer coming through. It’s magical!

SpaRitual polishes have such a great formula and these are just as good as I remembered. They are smooth, apply perfectly and cover in two coats. And in case you weren’t aware, SpaRitual is cruelty-free, three-free and vegan.

SpaRitual Wander

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Stila Eyes Are The Window Shadow Palette Soul

Stila Eyes Are The Window Shadow Palette Soul

Stila Eyes Are The Window Shadow Palette Soul is one of four new palettes for fall 2014 being offered at Sephora and Ulta right now.

The four palettes are based on the idea that true beauty is revealed from within. The palettes include Soul, Body, Spirit and Mind, and each one includes twelve different eyeshadow shades inside either a yellow, rose or white gold shiny compact. Each palette includes a large mirror as well as a booklet featuring three looks using the shades within the palette.

I had a really hard time choosing which of these palettes I wanted to take home with me. This is the first one that jumped out at me because of the gorgeous-looking shimmery shades. The other one I decided on (which I will review soon) was Body because it features a lot of cool toned shadow. And just for your information, Mind features a mix of cool and warm-toned matte shadows and Spirit features mostly warm-toned shimmers.

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Note: Not cruelty free