revlon ultra hd matte lipcolor review

Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor: My New Drugstore Obsession

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Hey there, beauties!

Long time no blog! I have missed you so all much, but now that the hectic part of December is over, I am back to posting regularly! *whoop!*  I am so excited, because today, I am reviewing a product that has quickly become  HOLY GRAIL for me. *Drum roll* Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolor!

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At first sight, I knew that I needed these babies in my life and I am in love with everything about them from the packaging to the formula… even the scent smells like heaven!  Let’s jump into the review!

First off… THE PACKAGING.  Let’s all just take a moment to stand in awe of all of its beauty.  These tubes are glass with in a matte finish.  They feel like a very durable high end product and I absolutely love the way that they look.  My only complaint is that the shade number and name are not displayed anywhere except for tiny print on the sticker, which has to be removed in order to open the bottle.

The formula is super pigmented and very moisturizing.  I was surprised when I first tried these out by the fact that these are nothing like liquid lipstick.  Instead, they are a gloss that really stays put and has no shine.  I’m not exactly sure that this glorious creation could fit into one category.  If lipgloss and liquid lipstick had a baby, it would be this product.

Since they aren’t as matte as a liquid lipstick, they smudge off a bit when eating or drinking, but they leave behind some color and never completely disappear.  On top of staying put forEVER and never getting stuck on my teeth, these glosses smell like fruity deliciousness and make me wish that I could eat an entire tube of the stuff.  It sounds gross, but smell this gloss and you’ll probably be wishing the same thing!

These Lipcolors are $8.50 a piece, which makes them a bit on the pricier side for a drugstore product… but they are so high quality that I think they are worth every penny!  In my opinion, these glosses are better quality and look much more flattering on me than most high end lipsticks.  I tend to shy away from bright lips, but with THESE, my lips actually don’t look dry or cracked for once in my life.  Also, the applicator makes them extremely easy to have a nice, clean edge.

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Now for the swatching! *squeel*

Firstly, 610 HD Addiction is a gorgeous deep plum shade.  I love how it has a whitening effect on my teeth instead of making them look yellow as some brighter colors can.  Even though this shade is pigmented, it is not in your face and you don’t have to worry about it ever getting on your teeth or smudging!

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625 HD Love is even more vibrant than the previous shade.  Somehow, I am absolutely obsessed with this color even though I usually am terrified or orange-y reds.  This color doesn’t make my teeth look yellow and it actually doesn’t seem too overpowering.  I highly recommend this for the season of red lips and Christmas vibes!

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615 HD Temptation is your perfect everyday pink shade.  It seems to me like it would be a very universally flattering tone for everyone.  I think this shade is a great pick if you want a natural pink lip product for every day wear that won’t rub off and is super moisturizing!

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Lastly, we have 630 HD Seduction.  I had to try out a nude shade since they’re my favorite!  I have never before bought a product that matched the natural color of my lips SO perfectly!  It enhances the look of my lips but doesn’t even look like I’m wearing anything.  I’ve been dreaming about finding a product like this for my entire life up to this moment.  That may be a bit of an exaggeration, but I am extremely excited about my discovery!  I now wear this product every day. I recommend it so highly!

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Thanks so much for reading!  I hope that this post had been helpful to you!  Have you tried out this product?  What are your thoughts?

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affordable makeup for oily skin

Affordable Matte Skin: My Top 3 Drugstore Picks

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I don’t know about you, but for me the struggle of the oily T-zone is real.  I always am on the lookout for products to reduce and prevent shine so I don’t end up looking like a disco ball by the end of the day.  Don’t get me wrong, I love having a glow to my skin, but without products that combat shine, I pass the point of glowing to instead blinding everyone around me with the powers of my radiating complexion… not to mention that having oily skin makes it extremely difficult for foundation to last longer than an hour without melting off of my face.  If you suffer similar oily skin probz or if you just enjoy that shine-free 90’s look, I hope that my top 3 drugstore picks will be your oily skin saviors (without breaking the bank)!

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In order to achieve a matte and poreless complexion, priming is a really helpful step to take. When I forget to prime my skin, I feel like I can visibly see the foundation disappearing into thin air within minutes of putting it on.  Recently, I discovered  No7 Beautifully Matte Makeup Base, which is absolutely AMAZING at taking away any trace of a fraction of shine.  When I first tried this out, I was terrified by the almost chemical scent that it has, but when applied, it is not strong or overpowering at all -in fact, I couldn’t even tell that it had a scent once it was on my face.  The second this primer touches your skin, it’s as if the shine and oils are literally zapped out of existence in front of your eyes.  I find that I need more to use more of this product than I do with the typical primer since it is so tacky and doesn’t spread a long ways.  The upside to that fact is the tackiness makes foundation stay.  It keeps my face shine-free and my foundation doesn’t move a centimeter.  I highly recommend this product if you’ve been wanting to try a mattifying primer.  I even believe that this product is better than Benefit’s Porefessional… that’s a high compliment coming from a girl who went through many, many tubes of it!  A huge plus is the price is just $12.99!IMG_2010 (2)

The next product I love for mattifying my foundation is Rimmel’s Stay Matte Powder in Transparent. This powder is definitely worth all of the rave that it has received.  At only $4.99, this product is sent from the heavens and is one of my favorite pressed powders I’ve ever tried -including high end options!  For me, powder is a must when it comes to makeup unless I want my makeup to vanish in an hour after applying it.  I highly recommend this powder as my life wouldn’t be complete without it!

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Lastly, e.l.f. High Definition Powder is another great option for your mattifying needs.  This loose powder comes in three shades: corrective, sheer, and shimmer.  The best part?  This product is only $6.00! *angels singing* I thought I was buying sheer when I made this purchase, but bought shimmer instead.  However, this mistake turned out to be a good one, because I think that this product is great!  It doesn’t leave my makeup looking cake-y and let’s me have a little more of a glow on those days where I want my skin to have some life to it.  It still keeps my makeup in place and takes away the shine on my T-zone, but gives me just the slightest bit of shimmer.  This powder is the perfect option if you want something to eliminate the potential oil slick that can happen on your face, but still give you just a tad bit of controlled glow.

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Thanks so much for reading!  What affordable products help you stay matte?

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A Matte Lip That Isn’t Drying: NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Review

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Matte lips are all the rage nowadays.  I love them, but the problem is that even the most high end matte products tend to make my lips look awful and chapped.  They always intensify any lip troubles I am having instead of making me look like Kylie Jenner.  On top of that, I usually find them uncomfortable to wear on an everyday basis.  HOWEVER, I am excited to announce that I’ve finally discovered a matte product that works for me: *drum roll* NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream!

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The NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream definitely deserves all of the rave that it has gotten -Why didn’t I listen to everyone sooner?  I regret each second of my life not spent with these beauties in it.  I now have four shades to tell you all about, so let’s get to the review!

Firstly, these Matte Lip Creams cost $5.99 a pop.  I’ve seen them at Target, Fred Meyer and Ulta.  If you want the widest range of shades to choose from, check out Ulta’s website, because they usually have double the shades which are available at other stores!

They go on extremely smoothly and evenly.  They smell nice and sweet, but not overwhelmingly strong. The applicator is your typical doe foot, but it’s the consistency of the product itself that really impresses me.  When you apply this cream, it gives your lips the most sharp, crisp, and clean edge!  Since these aren’t a liquid, I find them much easier to handle and get the perfect application.  I’m just too clumsy for liquid lipstick -one shake of the hand and your lips are screwed!  With these creams, I have much more control and my lips come out looking much nicer!

The finish is on the matte side, but I find that they don’t dry down as much as your typical liquid lipstick.  They still let your lips breath instead of feeling like they are encased in pavement.  Also, they last pretty well when eating and drinking, although they don’t have the lasting power of liquid lipsticks.

Let’s begin the swatches with my favorite of the bunch –Copenhagen!  Normally, I never go for deep or dark colors, so I was shocked at how much I loved this shade when I first put it on!  The first thing I noticed was just how evenly the color was applied.  Typically with these deep berry shades, I notice at least a bit of unevenness in color, but this goes on perfectly!  I am obsessed.

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Next up, we have Antwerp, which is a coral/pink shade.  I think this color would be absolutely perfect for spring and summer, however it is a bit bright for my taste. I think the shade is gorgeous, but I’ll probably hold off on wearing it until the warmer months roll around again.

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Milan is a beautiful pink shade.  I was expecting this one to be more on the nude side of things based off of the packaging, however it’s actually pretty bright.  I think that shade is gorgeous and it’s super pigmented, but again, I’ll probably reach for this more when things warm up a bit.

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Last, but most definitely not least, is Istanbul.  This shade is a nude pink. It’s super natural and isn’t too light that it makes you look washed out.  I think this shade is perfect for everyday wear and I know I’ll be reaching for this one a lot!

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Thanks so much for reading!  Have you tried NYX’s Soft Matte Lip Creams yet?  Do you know of any other matter lip products that still look great on dry skin?

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All ‘Bout Them Neutrals | Clinique Wear Everywhere 8-Pan Palette

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I don’t know about you, but I can never have too many neutral eyeshadows.  They’re beautiful, go with every look, and never go out of style. Clinique’s Wear Everywhere Neutrals All About Shadow 8-Pan Palette is my new baby (whew, that name is a mouthful).  During the fall, I gravitate towards warmer neutrals and that is exactly what this palette includes, along with some cool-toned browns and a range of highlight shades… basically, it has every neutral you’ll ever need and includes “soft” and “super shimmer” shades along with a matte shadow as well!  This palette is all kinds of gorgeous and I can’t wait to show you!

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From left to right:

  • NEW Alabaster (Soft Shimmer)
  • Daybreak (Super Shimmer)
  • NEW Moroccan Brown (Soft Shimmer)
  • At Dusk (Super Shimmer)
  • NEW Sahara Sun (Super Shimmer)
  • NEW Jute Brown (Soft Shimmer)
  • Seashell (Soft Shimmer)
  • NEW Chocolate Bark (Matte)

Price: $36

Packaging:  The packaging of this palette is my favorite of any palette I’ve ever owned!  It is incredibly compact and the perfect size for travel.  The mirror inside is large, which is a huge plus.  I cannot get over how sleek and gorgeous it is!

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Formula: These eyeshadows are extremely pigmented.  They are super creamy and blend really well.  Every single color in this palette is stunning.  I love the range of “soft” to “super” shimmers as I love that kind of eyeshadow.  The soft shimmers are very similar to a satin finish with more of a glow, which I love.  Even though this palette includes very shimmery shades, they do not have chunks of glitter in them, which I always despise.  There is no sparkly fallout when using them.  (Yay!)  I am very glad that Clinique included at least one matte shade, since it is always nice to have a darker matte shadow to use as liner or to deepen up the crease.

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Recommendation:  I recommend this palette to absolutely everyone.  If you don’t have any eyeshadow palettes, I think this one is the way to go since you will get a little bit of everything!  Everyone can use a few more neutrals in their life, so I recommend this to all you makeup junkies out there -you’ll get tons of use out of it, you can travel with it, and it is super high quality.  I honestly believe I could live off of this palette and this palette alone.  I am an eyeshadow junkie, so that is saying something! 😉

Thank you so much for reading!  I hope that you enjoyed this post!  Do you have any neutral eyeshadow palettes?

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Ipsy Unboxing September 2015

September Ipsy Unbboxing 2015

Hello there!

It’s my favorite time of the month again where a bright pink package arrives in the mail, bringing me lovely new beauty products to try… It’s Ipsy unboxing time!  If you’ve never heard of Ipsy before, it is a $10 subscription that sends 5 beauty products to you every month, which are picked according to your preferences selected in their online quiz.  I think this bag I’ve received is especially amazing and I am super excited to share it with you!

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  1. First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream – $7.50IMG_7078

I’ve always wanted to try out First Aid Beauty’s Lotion, so I was really happy to find this in my bag!  It’s a 1 oz. tube and perfectly sized for travel.  I love First Aid Beauty’s packaging and can’t wait to try this lotion out!

2.  NYX Cosmetics Ipsy Eyeshadow Trio – $5.99IMG_7089 IMG_7086

This eyeshadow trio is so cute and has the perfect shades for everyday use!  It has all the basics; a highlight shade, neutral brown, and a matte black!  I am so excited to have received this. The shades were pretty pigmented when I watched them on my hand so I am looking forward to testing the shades out on my eyes!

3.  tre-StiQue Mini Matte Lip Crayon – $28.00IMG_7084 IMG_7101 IMG_7098

This little lip crayon is perfect for the matte fall lip trend.  It’s shade is very natural and I know I will be getting a ton of use out of it!  It is not overpowering for everyday use, so I’ll definitely be wearing it around a lot this season.

4.  Octavio Molina Hair Argan Oil – $29.50

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I love using argan oil on my hair since it gives it so much shine and makes it look super healthy.  I am really happy to have received this oil since I know it is a product that I will use up!  I have never tried any Octavio Molina Hair products before, so I am looking forward to trying this one out!

5.  Elizabeth Mott Queen of the Fill Tinted Brow Gel – $20.00
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I always use a brow gel to set those caterpillars in place, so I’m glad to have received this product!  I’ve never tried anything from Elizabeth Mott, so I am looking forward to seeing how this brow gel works!

Total value of the bag: $90.99

Overall, I am SO happy with the contents of this bag!  I love absolutely everything I received this month!  This doesn’t happen too often, but all of the products in this bag are things I will definitely use and am very excited to try out.  I think that this was a steal considering it cost me 1/9 of the actual value of these products!

Thank you so much for reading!  Do you have an Ipsy subscription?  If so, what did you receive this month?

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Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip Review + Swatches

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Since Colourpop’s Ultra Matte Lip collection has been extremely popular this fall, I decided it was about time I got in on the action!  These liquid lipsticks cost $6.00, which makes them a bargain compared to most!  I bought 5 colors that range from pale pinks to vampy shades.  Today, I’ll be sharing with you all of my thoughts about these lip products as well as showing you what they look like!

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Price: $6

Packaging: I think that the packaging of these liquid lipsticks is super chic and beautiful!  I like how they are glass and feel very sturdy and high quality.

Formula:  Holy pigmentation!  These things are vibrant.  The color is so THERE that people will see your perfect lips coming from miles away.  Upon application, this liquid lipstick feels super smooth and is easy to apply accurately, with a really sharp, clean edge. Just make sure not to reapply the product over itself or else it can begin to peel off a bit.  When these dry, they definitely live up to their title of “ultra-matte”ness!  They will not budge without makeup remover, so you don’t have to worry about eating or drinking -your lipstick won’t go anywhere all day!  If you are into over-lining your lips, these will be your best friend since they are very easy to use when drawing on a new lip shape!  Since they are so matte, overlooking won’t be obvious or noticeable at all.


This light, nude pink is a very natural color that isn’t too overpowering.  However, I did find that the lightness of the color made the wrinkles in my lips appear a bit more noticeable. Overall, it’s a beautiful color and I can see why everyone raves about this shade!

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Colourpop Lip Swatch

This red, fuchsia color is also extremely pigmented.  This may be the most vibrant lip product I have ever worn!  Even though the color is a bit too bright for me, personally, to wear very often, it’s fun to play with bright colors sometimes and this one is easy to apply!  Since the application is so smooth, you don’t have to worry about smudging the product around or having it look messy.
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Colourpop Lip Swatch

I was expecting this shade to be a bit more on the pink side, but once applied, I saw that it is mostly purple.  I’m not complaining since the shade is so beautiful!  This color is gorgeous and (of course) extremely pigmented.  I found this color easier to apply than any of the others for some reason.

Colourpop Lip Swatch

Colourpop Lip Swatch

I was again a little surprised by the true color of these liquid lipsticks… I expected this shade to be much lighter.  It is still a beautiful shade, but on the website, I thought it appeared a bit different.  I think this shade would look absolutely gorgeous on someone with a deeper skin tone than mine!

Colourpop Lip Swatch

Colourpop Lip Swatch

This shade is described as a vampy, blackened red on the website… It definitely lives up to its description.  Again, the shade is too dark for me to ever be able to pull off very well, but it is fun to play around with for different makeup looks!  Since it is so dark, I had a little bit of trouble with making sure the color was even everywhere on my lips and did not look patchy.  I tried to clean this shade up with concealer around the edges, which ended up turning the edges of my lipstick bright red, so I don’t recommend trying to fix these up once they’re in place!  I had a bit of difficulty trying to apply such a dark color without messing up, so be patient and take your time with these dark shades!

Colourpop Lip Swatch

Colourpop Lip Swatch


Recommendation:  I would recommend the Ultra Matte Lipsticks to people who love really bold and pigmented lip products.  If you like matte lipsticks that stay in place all day, you’ll love these!  However, if you are afraid of wearing super bright lip colors or if you have extremely dry lips, you may want to stay away from these or just try out a lighter, nude shade.  I highly recommend Solow!

Final Thoughts:  These liquid lipsticks are very high quality and super affordable!  The pigmentation is incredible and the dry time is quick.  They stay in place all day and don’t budge!  I think it would be easier to have a clean edge by using a lip liner, however I managed without one for all of these swatches, so it’s not necessary.  Since my lips are very dry, the product did tend to settle into the lines a bit even though I exfoliated my lips beforehand and used chapstick.  However, I think that is to be expected with matte lip products and overall, these things are amazing!

Thank you so much for reading!  I hope that this has been helpful to you!  Let me know if you have tried this liquid lipsticks and what your opinion of them is!

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Hanna


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Matte Lips 101 | Prevent Creasing and Flaky Skin

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With the Fall season coming up, I’ve been getting very excited about matte, Kylie Jenner-esque lipsticks!  If you have dry, chapped lips like me, you’ll know how much of a struggle it is to have matte lipstick look halfway decent and not settle into all the lines and flaky skin!  I’ve discovered a few things which make applying matte lipsticks SO much easier for me and today, I’d like to share them with you!

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1. Exfoliate

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This may be the most important step!  If your lips are not exfoliated, the lipstick will make your lips look like a chapped mess.  I have a bit of trouble with flaky lips, so I regularly use Lush’s Bubblegum Lip Scrub, which smells absolutely amazing!  Also, I make my own DIY lip scrub that is super easy to make and happens to smell wonderful as well!

2. Moisturize

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Matte lip products will suck all the moisture out of your lips, so it’s very necessary to use some sort of lip balm before applying your lipstick!  This will prevent your lips from getting dried out underneath the matte lip product.  I absolutely LOVE Lush’s Ultrabalm and highly recommend it for anyone with dry, flaky skin!  This product can be used on the lips or any troubled, dry areas.  It’s very soothing and locks in moisture like no other product I’ve ever used!

3. Prime

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When applying any sort of lip product, it is very helpful to prep your lips with a thin layer of concealer or just plain old face primer.  Lip primers also exist, but I don’t think they are necessary when some of the products you probably already own will do the trick!  This will make the lipstick last longer, show the true color of the product more, and make the application easier.  I like to use Urban Decay’s Naked Skin Concealer or Smashbox’s Photo Finish Primer.  You’ll be amazing at how much more smoothly the lipstick will apply with such a great base!

4. Line

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Lining your lips with make the application of your lipstick SO much cleaner, easier, and more precise.  It will prevent any bleeding or smudging of product and also increase the lasting power!  I am using my L’oreal Infallible Lip Liner in Rose, but I also recommend Makeup Forever’s Lip Line Perfector, since it is clear and works with any color of lip product.  It’s absolutely amazing at keeping your lipstick in place and preventing any bleeding of product!  It really does perfect the lips!  I think it’s a great investment if you’re into lip products and want something to make them last all day and look amazing!

5. Conceal

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 After applying your matte lipstick of choice (Some of my fave’s are Gerard Cosmetic’s Serenity and Kat Von D’s Lovecraft) using a concealer brush or any small, precise brush you own, sharpen the edges of your lips and clean up any mistakes you may have made with some concealer.  This will really finish off your lips and make them look perfect!  Again, I’m using my trusty ol’ Naked Skin Concealer with a BareMinerals Concealer Brush.

Thanks so much for reading!  What are some of your tips for flawless matte lips? (Yes, that rhyme makes me very happy)

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Gerard Cosmetics Hydra Matte Liquid Lipstick | Serenity Review + Swatches

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I am so excited that MannyMua has teamed up with Gerard Cosmetics to make a Hydra Matte Liquid Lipstick called Serenity.   Since I’ve been hearing that it is #NationalLipstickDay, I decided that it was the perfect opportunity to show you all some swatches and tell you how I feel about this product!

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I purchased this liquid lipstick from Gerard Cosmetics for $13.  I used Manny’s discount code, MannyMua, which gave me $7 off!  Also, they have free shipping!

First off the packaging is SO BEAUTIFUL. Let’s all just take a moment to appreciate it’s heavenliness.

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I love how the glass bottle is matte and looks so professional and classy.  The box it came in was adorable and filled with fun, little red confetti (or whatever those amazing, crinkly papers are called).

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It has a doe-foot applicator that makes it easy to have a sharp and accurate application.  It’s a beautiful, nude, rose-y color that is very pigmented .  It dries quickly to a matte finish and will not budge.  I’m not kidding.  It won’t move.  You can eat, drink, sing opera, etc -It doesn’t matter. This stuff won’t come off until you use makeup remover.

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Manny’s description of Serenity: “Serenity is a beautiful warm pink, with hints of brown, a very comfortable non-drying matte formula that feels as if there is nothing on your lips!”

I think this liquid lipstick is PERFECT for people who love very pigmented lip products that are extremely long-lasting.  It is great for a day when you really need your makeup to stay put even after eating.  .

I am not huge on matte lipsticks since I have dry lips and they tend to settle in the lines, but this one impresses me!  As long as your lips are exfoliated and moisturized before applying, you shouldn’t have trouble with creasing.

I like this shade because I am a little intimidated when it comes to wearing bright lip colors, especially when the product is so opaque.  This color is not in your face and it looks very natural.

I would definitely recommend this product if you are looking for a pigmented, long-wearing, neutral lipstick!  I haven’t tried any other shades from Gerard Cosmetics, but with how amazing this formula is, I can’t wait to test out a red liquid lipstick since I know it won’t get on my teeth!

I hope that this review was helpful to you!  Thanks so much for reading!  Have you tried any liquid lipsticks?

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Hanna


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My Fall Favorites | Must-Haves for Fall 2014

~Hello, Lovelies!~

I’m back today to show you all my must-haves and favorites for, in my opinion, the best season; Fall! I am in love with the leaves, crisp air, and holidays in this season.  I also love the anticipation of Christmas during Fall along with all of the delicious and warm Fall foods. So, now, let me show you my necessities during this cozy season!

Starting off with makeup, I have been loving a nice matte, brown-ish red lipstick, because I think it just screams Fall.  I received City Color’s Be Matte Lipstick in M7 Cappuccino in September’s Ipsy Bag and I was so excited!  A lip color like this is definitely necessary for Fall!

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A simple trick I’ve been using to turn any lipstick matte and immediately more fall-like is by dabbing some translucent powder on top!  It’s SO simple and the, you won’t have to worry about going out and buying matte lipsticks if you don’t have any! Also, this prevents the lipstick from getting on your teeth and makes it last longer.

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The next makeup product that I absolutely could NOT live without in Fall is Tarte’s Limited Edition Rainforest After Dark Palette! It has literally everything you could possibly want for your Fall makeup from beautiful gold eyeshadows to gorgeous Fall-y purples and those matte browns, which are a must have.  Also, it’s blush bronzer and highlighter and perfect and it’s so nice to have them all in one place.  It makes getting ready much easier when all the products I need are in the same palette!

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Next, staying with the same beauty-product theme are some nail polishes I have been loving!   NYC’s Matte Topcoat can turn any nail into fabulous matte Fall-ness.  A classic red nail is a must-have and I been really enjoying Pacifica’s Red Red Wine when I want to feel really festive.  Lastly, this has been my go-to color for Fall, Essie’s Penny Talk, which is a sparkly gold/silver polish that only needs one coat and tries super quickly! I am obsessed with it, because I get very impatient sometimes, when it comes to my nails, but with this, it only takes me a few minutes and BAM! Nails are done!

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I have been obsessed with gold rings for Fall!  Midi rings have also recently become a new love of mine and I just can’t get enough of them!  I purchased these at Charming Charlie’s and they were super inexpensive.  Also, if you were wondering, I got my nails shellacked (Is that how to spell it?… I don’t know, so let’s just call it a gel manicure) at a local nail salon and went for some colors similar to the polishes i just mentioned.

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My everyday fall outfit would consist of a lot of burgundy and gold colors and some chunky sweaters and scarves.  My favorite chunky sweater is this tan/cream colored one, from Old Navy, where I also purchased the purple/burgundy shirt, which IS Fall.  I mean just look at it.  It is.  And while I was at old Navy, I also purchased the black, chunky infinity scarf… I love.  I love.  I love.

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Of course, I need to wear some shoes, too, so now I shall tell you what shoes you would see me wear literally every day.  They are just perfect.  They’re so versatile, they go with practically anything and they are so cute!  On the far left, are some converse, which were purchased in a grey, slightly green color from Zappos.com.  Also, the next part of shoes which are black, slip-on Vans were purchased from the same website.  The last pair of shoes are some super cute brown leather boots with a buckle on the side, which I got from JC Penney’s last fall.  I’m pretty sure they’ll still have some similar ones if you are looking for any.  🙂

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Next, I have been listening to these songs to get me through the cold rain that makes me want to lay in bed all day and not get anything done.  Taylor Swift’s new CD, 1989, is perfection.   (I just might be listening to the CD right now, actually… hehe) I am obsessed with every song, because they make long drives in the car turn into dramatic music videos and dance parties, so I really recommend that you listen to it! AND it comes with some super cute polaroids that have lyrics written on them.  If that doesn’t sell you on it, I don’t know what will. 😉  I also am obsessed with Coldplay’s CD when I just want to listen to some nice, relaxing music.  I love every song!  They are all so beautiful and very calming! Again, nice to listen to in the car while rain is pounding on the windshield.

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Last but not least is THE most obvious favorite for Fall… a candle!  I have found the most perfect scent that completely captures Fall!… BBW’s Spiced Pumpkin Cider!  When I feel like really getting into the spirit of cozy Fall-ness, this is what I will light.  I REALLY need the larger size, because the small one isn’t going to last much longer and I might die when it runs out.  I purchased a cute little candle holder along with the candle, which is also super Fall-looking!  I love it!  It immediately makes any candle put into it look fancy!

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And with that, my Fall Fav’s have come to an end. 🙂  I hope that you all enjoyed them!  I love you all!  Thank you so much for reading!

-Hanna