REVIEW | NARS Soft Matte Complete Foundation and Concealer

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Ever since NARS discontinued their Sheer Matte foundation, I haven’t been too interested or impressed with their matte products. I have a post about a matte foundation that NARS replaced the Sheet Matte foundation with, which I REALLY did not get on with. I actually tried the Soft Matte Complete Concealer when they first released it in late 2017, however I was ultimately not a huge fan. I chalked it up to the fact that I picked the wrong shade. When NARS released their Soft Matte Complete Foundation, I decided to give the foundation a go along with the concealer once again despite my overall disappointment with their matte base products. This time I picked my go-to shade in the foundation (Stromboli), and a newer shade in the concealer (Praline). Were these any better than what they’ve since released? Keep reading to find out!

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BATTLE OF THE BRANDS | MAC Face & Body vs. Dior Face & Body Foundation

MAC Face & Body vs Dior Face & Body Foundations

It’s been a while since I’ve written a ‘battle of the brands’ post on my blog, and what better way to bring it back than with these two foundations: the MAC Face & Body Foundation in the shade C3 vs. the Dior Backstage Face & Body Foundation in the shade 3WO. These products are similar in several (yet superficial) ways. Firstly, the both look the same, and secondly, they even have the same product names. So how do these two foundations compare and contrast? Read on to find out!

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REVIEW | MAC Cosmetics Powder Kiss Lipsticks

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The “soft blur” effect on lips is one of my all time favourite looks. Anything that will give that popsicle stain effect or the wine stain on the lips – I am here for ALL of it. Enter the MAC Cosmetics Powder Kiss Lipstick. These are basically the embodiment of that, without the dryness or intensity that usually comes with the territory. Read on to see some swatches and some brief thoughts!

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REVIEW | Urban Decay Inked Brow

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I’m sure a large number of people remotely interested in beauty products has seen an ad or two with those peely lipsticks or brow “tattoos”. I won’t lie, although I know all those products are too good to be true, that hasn’t stifled my interest in them whatsoever. The idea of semi-permanent makeup, especially for lips and brows, is very appealing to me since I’m the person who wishes that their lips are an unnatural shade of red and loves the look of full-on bushy, unruly brows. A product I’ve come across which kind of sits within this realm of semi-permanency is the Urban Decay Inked Brow Gel. This is a type of brow product I’ve never tried before, so I felt the urge to try it and review it for all of you to fulfill my ongoing quest to finding the best brow products to rule them all. Keep reading to see if this was all that and a bag of potato chips!

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