Coffee Abroad; Circa Coffee and Antiques Signature Frappe

Coffee Abroad; Circa Coffee and Antiques Signature Frappe

Hey there, everyone! I actually have some coffee content for you today and piping hot… errrrr cold. You know those pieces of shortbread heaven called Biscoff? Do you like it? If so, have I got the thing for you! We made a trip to Tyrone, Georgia on a whim and found Circa Coffee , an adorable little place by any standards and just the kind of aesthetic I absolutely die for. I’ll stick a gallery down below so you can enjoy it with me!

Anyway moving on to the main attraction, the thing they are known for is the Biscoff Frappe. When they said it, for some reason I heard Biscotti and almost dismissed it. I’m literally so glad that I thought to doubt my own hearing and ask them to repeat it. They had, in fact, said Biscoff and not Biscotti. Icy? Check. Cookies? Check. Yum??? Let’s see.

I ordered my treat and some pound cake, which has affectionately been dubbed ‘Crack Cake’ by the locals. I sadly did not get to enjoy the cake because I promptly lost it. Not to worry, guys, I will most assuredly be returning to make quick work of the cake. What I did get to enjoy was the Biscoff Frappe. There may have been an error in my judgment upon getting the largest one, because it’s quite the rich drink as one would expect from the namesake.

It does legitimately taste like they threw a whole pack of the heaven in a blender, ice and milk of some sort and just sort of called it a day. It’s fantastic. Whereas most ‘cookie butter’ sort of drinks fall flat for me, this one was the first one to live up to the name. No overpoweringly bitter undertones and just pure cookie bliss in every sip. If you guys find yourself, I highly recommend it. 

The only thing I will say as a warning, is to be wiser than me. Get the smaller one, there’s no way you can make it the whole way through. I made it only halfway through and ended up wasting the rest because it wouldn’t fit. Circa, thank you for making an absolutely amazing drink and that in mind, I can think of no better rating than

Taste; Biscoff rating 5/5/5

Is it any wonder why this amazing gift to mankind deserves a 5/5? This is another one that I will wholeheartedly recommend to those of you who don’t enjoy coffee. I will be back, most definitely!

 

Unboxing! April 2019 Ipsy

Unboxing! April 2019 Ipsy

Hey there guys! I hope you guys are having a fantastic Thursday afternoon! Today is a lazy day for me, because since I lost my job I have been running like I’m on fire. I know this post comes way late, since we have the May ipsy now, but better late than never! This particular shipment wasn’t too impressive, sadly. In any event, let’s get to it!

    I put everything in the featured picture up above for you guys to see, as well as the cute eyeshadow that was included. Since that, to me, is most notable, we’ll start there! This was a Moods eyeshadow, in a frankly stunning emerald green. When I tried to use it, it was severely underwhelming, however. I had to pack it on 3 or 4 times to get some payoff. Albeit, it’s pretty, but I have other eyeshadows that perform better. I’ll most likely not be using this again.

     There’s a The Balm Lip Tint that is a gorgeous cool mauve color. It’s supposed to be a lip stain, but I didn’t notice too much staining of the lips with this product. The color is gorgeous, but the formula is drying. That in mind, I will most likely be using this again since dryness is something I’ve come to expect of any liquid formula. 

    Tarte Base tape was also included, and I haven’t used it, if I’m being honest. I’m just pleased to be able to try it once the temperature drops again- I don’t use base products in the summer since I just sweat it all off, but I’ll report back in the fall on this one! Since I didn’t use the face mask, I’ll include that right here. It’s a broccoli facemask, and I love broccoli. I love eating it… but putting it on my face? Absorbing the broccoli? Becoming one with the broccoli? Let’s do it. I may do a stay-at-home spa night and do my makeup, nails and a face mask and break this bad boy out.

      The last thing in this box was an angled contour brush from Firna (I think that’s what the brush says!). Since I don’t contour, I used it to dab my highlight on and was pleased with the airbrushed look of it. This is a win for me, because it’s so tedious to put on highlight with a tiny brush and I don’t have time for that mess,

   Honestly, if I wasn’t so head-over-heels with Ipsy usually, this would knock them out of circulation for me. But I love them, so they get to stay for now.

    

Update;

      I don’t know if you guys follow on Instagram or Twitter, but I did a Harry Potter series of eyelooks and I’m planning the next series. I’m so pleased with the way Gryffindor came out, I had no idea how much red/yellow could bring out the blue of my eyes. They look green in another picture, so I was surprised. I love having hazel eyes! 

    My reason for addig this isn’t to pat myself on the back, but to let you know that I once I have the color palettes down for the series choices I’m going to be adding a poll on Twitter for you guys to select the next series! Keep an eye out over there by following the tweet below to follow me there as well! 

    


 

Drinks Around the World (Market)

Drinks Around the World (Market)

     Bonjour, mes amis! I know, I know, my late is showing again. I also wanted to apologize for any of you who may have getting “your connection is not private” notifications. The SSL certificate expired and I thought I had renewed it; but I renewed the one on my comatose photography site, Live in Colour Photography. I’m sure you guys know, I will never ask for payment info. While I do have a shop on here, your information is 100% safe. 

     That business aside, onward to the fun bits! We took a good friend of ours to Rocket Fizz and World Market. The initial plan was to go only to the joyous land that is Rocket Fizz, but upon seeing mine and our lovely companion’s reactions to the many unique and foreign candies that were there. My fiancé immediately got the idea to go to World Market, which I wasn’t even sure was on the table since I was a little strapped at the time. 

     We ended up with 7  drinks, and 3 snacks there were some definite hits and misses, as there always are when you’re trying a bulk of things. So I don’t have to avoid spoilers anymore let’s get to it! Oh, if you’re curious about any drinks below, you can find them on Rocket Fizz’s site linked above! 

DrinksRound 1

~Berry Bonanza~

  1. Bloody Nose- This is one I certainly wouldn’t have chosen. Most likely because I took it literally and questioned whether this was for Vampires. When we opened it we were assaulted by the scent of cherry. The flavor was woefully underwhelming. I was tossed up on the flavor, our options are…
    1. A cherry sneezed on club soda
    2. Koolaid Before you sweeten it
    3. TumsWe unanimously despised this one, and my rating was 3/10
  2. Black Cherry Noir- My fiancé picked this one, and keeping in line with the cherry from the Bloody Nose, we tried this one, It’s much more subtle with the scent, which was very welcome. The drink itself felt… heavy? Rich, like almost syrupy. The cherry flavor was more cherry flavored, if not a little overpowered by the sugar content.
    6/10
  3. Fru Fru Berry- I chose this one, of course- I just have to be overly girly. Our friend also picked this one, but put it back so we could try more different things and not have repeats. The flavor of this one was amazing. The scent was like a berry smoothie, like you would get from pretty much anywhere that has smoothies. The taste was like strawberry cotton candy, we unanimously loved it and wished we had gotten that second one to drink after some of the less delectable drinks we brought home.
    10/10

Snack Intermission

     Our first snack that we had to try was these really cute Hello Kitty Rice Crackers. These were packaged as 2 crackers, while the serving size was only 1. What? It looks like someone took a paint brush and flicked it on the cracker with the sort of speckling that is there. It’s a weird mix of savory and sweet, with an emphasis on the butter. That’s not to say it’s bad, but I most likely wouldn’t eat them too much more.
5/10

Drinks Round 2

Crossing the Pond

  1. Smuggler’s Run- My fiancé picked this one, because he generally likes tropical things. It’s blue, has this name…  and that’s it, really. I expected it to taste a little like coconut, or maybe blue curaçao. It was almost aggressively coconut and was not really well received by our small group. Taste-wise I’d compare it to that coconut candy that the cheap neighbors gave out for Halloween that everyone hated.
    4/10
  2. Lychee Ramune- This was a unanimously despised drink choice, I think our friend picked it? I can’t quite remember who to blame this monstrosity on. It was like a cherry merely glanced at a teaspoon of salt and I did not enjoy it in the least.
    1/10
  3. Thai Tea- I generally love me some Thai Tea, so I expected to love this. I did not love this canned versi0n of a drink that I like. They ruined it. Ordinarily you can taste the earthiness, but this was insane. It was like eating a handful of leaves, minus the crunch. I took two sips and gave up.
    3/10

Snack Intermission Deaux

Waffle Cone Caramel Chocolate Bar- This does not impress in first impressions or flavor. The bar itself looks literally like they threw a handful of waffle cone at a piece of chocolate and called it a day. There was an abundance of chocolate and caramel, but far too little of the part I was most interested in. 
4/10

High Note

Nothing Wrong With Friendly Disagreement

Strawberries and Creme- This drink was expected to be Strawberry flavored and boy, oh boy did it deliver. You guys may not know it,  but I have a special love for artificial strawberry flavoring. And oh. my. god. This gave me that in spades. This was a point of disagreement between us, because I was the only one that actually enjoyed it. The flavor was a bit creamy under the berry flavor, but not too much. I still would totally get this one again!
9/10

     This is a great thing to do with friends or loved ones, just make a day of trying something new. The entire day cost maybe 20 dollars, and we were able to have fun together for 3 people and try lots of new drinks. I highly recommend this as a general idea! If you guys give it a try let us know below! 

Hometown cravings: The Three Big Yums

Hey guys! I know I missed a couple posts- honestly, I’m not in a good headspace. I’m hoping things get better soon, but no improvement yet. I don’t want to bore you guys with my mental health woes, partially because I don’t want to wallow in my self-pity here, but also because I want to show you the three Frappes that are now at Starbucks. One of which, is returning, the other two are new if I’m not mistaken.

The first one they have is the Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino, it is delectable. Starbucks, please keep this! The first thing to hit is the scent of caramel and toffee on top of the marshmallow whipped cream. I did notice that first sip is almost aggressively sweet and rich, which is fine. It’s very caramel, so not for those of you who are more casual partakers of caramel.

This was the first one I tried, and I was hooked. I’m not going to let it replace my Macchiato due to caloric content, but it’s definitely up there with my favorite frappes. Some sips have. It does little bit of a bitter tinge, maybe it’s more nutty? It adds a great contrast to the sweetness.

I wasn’t sure which one to do next, but I ended up going with the Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino. The first sip was following the caramel one with aggression. It’s a more rich, almost dark chocolate flavor. Like a frozen hot chocolate. I’d recommend this one if you’re a fan of really chocolatey flavors. How many ways can I find to say that I really enjoyed this one too? How many things can you say about a drink that amounts to a mocha with cookies in it? Guys, if you want chocolate, drink this. It will obliterate your craving.

The last one is the one that is making a temporary return. The Starbucks S’mores Frappuccino. This came to me topped sky-high with marshmallow whipped cream covered in graham crackers. This is the first time I’m able to taste the whipped cream unfettered by other flavors, and oh my god. It tastes so nostalgic to me for some reason. It reminds me of Halloween.Or, is it the little Santas you get that are marshmallows covered in chocolate? Maybe it tastes like Easter? My point is, it’s really, really good.

When I finally got around to sipping the actual drink I found it to be likewise pretty good. By this time the sugar high is starting to hit me, because I have all three of these sitting in front of me, so I’ll try to focus. It tastes primarily like the Marshmallow whipped cream, but also vaguely like honey. It’s exceptionally rich, and I think I prefer it to the chocolate one.

Which is Your Favorite?

Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino
Mocha Cookie Crumble Frappuccino
S’mores Frappuccino
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Hometown Cravings: This Lemonade is Kicking at Midtown Coffee!

Hometown Cravings: This Lemonade is Kicking at Midtown Coffee!

      Hey guys! Guess what season it is officially? Summer. My least favorite season of all time. I only assume that this is officially Summer because it’s hot as all get out and wouldn’t you know my AC is on the fritz. With all of this hot hot heat, I needed something to help me cool down. And maybe coffee is that thing!

        I’ve been on a super nostalgic kick, I guess I’m longing for simpler times. I had this extensive soundtrack the year I graduated high school in the grand old days of 2010. I want to share a little of my soundtrack, because it’s on my mind. I’ve been suddenly obsessed with a lot of songs, most likely because I feel lost and I want to cling to the feeling of nostalgia, so enjoy the little piece of history below!

      But, all that aside, let’s get to the reason you’re here! Coffee! Or, like a modification of it? I went to Midtown Coffee on my first full day of being unemployed once again- this has not been my week, and I won’t even pretend like it has been. I know you guys have likely been in my shoes, so you know what’s up. Anyway… Like the title of this post says, I got lemonade today.

      Generally, I abstain from lemonade, but it was their signature coffee. What? Of course, ya girl had to try it. I really don’t do sour stuff, so I opted for Berry flavoring to temper that down a little. They use unroasted green coffee beans in making this unique concoction, and I’m here for it to be honest. It surprisingly is quite good with the berry flavor doing it’s intended job of tempering the sour taste and a slight kick of coffee flavor underlying. It’s almost indistinguishable from your usual berry lemonade, save for the aftertaste.

 

     This is one I recommend for a summer staple, if it sounds like it’s up your alley. In fact, can I recommend this as a legit coffee for people who don’t like coffee? 

Taste; /5

This is a pretty clean cut 5/5 for me. It introduced me to something I generally don’t like in a way that I really enjoy it. The caffeine may be to credit for that, and I’m fairly certain it is. I definitely recommend looking into this one from the Midtown Coffee House if you’re in the area or pitching it to your friendly local barista.

Unboxing; Yes Oh Yas! One Last Shot!

      Hey guys! Happy on time Monday! The first in…. well, a while. I’ve been getting the same ol’ subscription boxes for the last couple of months, but for whatever reason I haven’t been writing on them. What can I say other than I dropped the ball. This post is a special farewell to Yes Oh Yas, which I’ve been paying for since the middle of last year. I haven’t been impressed by the names included in my shipments.

     This could be a thing that’s just me- but if I’m paying upwards of 20 dollars a month, I want big names. Not these unknown little things, you know? I have nothing against indie brands or anything, but honestly, the quality hasn’t blown me away with these. It’s been a consistent disappointment, much like Sephora play. And like Sephora play, this one is also canceled.

    This particular shipment had a small, colorful palette from Amorus. The palette was called Lady Boss and is a somewhat juvenile pink, cheetah pattern. Honestly, that’s just me being petty, but I wasn’t a fan of the packaging. I did like the color story of the palette, as it had a nice smattering of colors that looked promising. There was a liquid liner, that I was curious about, that had the usual felt tip. A cute little tube of liquid lipstick, and a lip brush. There’s also a detox bath from Dosi, that I’m super curious about.

    For the testing phase on this shipment, I used the palette, liner and lip product. The palette, in all was unimpressive. The colors lacked pigment and did not want to blend. I was was a little happy with the orange which did brighten up the crease a little more than I was expecting. The black in the lower right corner was woefully underperforming, I was a little heartbroken with that turn of events. The liner from Studiomakeup was…. likewise displeasing. I found it a bit hard to work with, with admittedly could be user error, but I did also notice that it dried up on the nib very quickly. The last of the items I used, was the lipstick, and it smelled terrible. A very… rubbery? smell. I’m not sure how to describe the scent, but I wasn’t too into it.
 

I wanted to show you guys the look I came up with for this particular box. I had to literally dig into the colors to get the pigmentation that we have there.  Also, I want to extend an apology for my aggressive looking brow. I’m not sure what to say except for- “oh”. 
 
Rating
2.5/5

I don’t think I have to say too much about this rating, since I kind of tore into them, honestly. The subscription service is not bad, by any means and maybe I was unfair. My biggest gripe is that I feel like the cost isn’t quite justified at $17.00 or more for each shipment, I’m not able to say it’s worth it. I’m moving over to Ipsy Glam Bag Plus, which is like 4 dollars more and looks to include some of the high-preforming items I’m more interested in. Maybe I’m just boujee?

Unboxing; Allure April 2019

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Oh dang!! My @allure #allurebeautybox came today! I see promise in here, and I’m #excited. #postincoming☕👖

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Hey guys, happy Good Friday! I know I fell off of doing the unboxings of my makeup subscriptions, but I hope to be able to get back to them. Today, I checked the mail and had my Lip Monthly bag, as well as my Allure Box. Honestly, Allure hasn’t impressed me since Christmas. I mean, you can’t really top a box that is hand picked by NikkiTutorials. This particular one actually surprised me when I looked inside!

   Right off the bat, I was excited for a Natasha Denona single, even though at this point, I feel like I have enough her shadows. I’m always willing to accept more. Her formula is superb. There was a Luxie tapered brush, which made me pretty happy too. I’m getting an appreciation for brushes, as I’ve gotten… 3 sets of BH Cosmetics brushes? I feel like they’re great, especially for the price. But I will admit, that I love my Luxie brushes.

    A brown Laura Gellar twist up eyeliner was also included in this box. I was thrilled, because I love liners and mostly stick to black, so brown is a nice change of speed. I was working on a look for a twitter tag that I’m participating in and thought it would be nice to have brown to ground the look. It broke. I was… disheartened. I don’t even have a sharpener small enough to bring it back to a point. So I had to make do. 

    You guys may know that I’m a slight, ABH fangirl. I swoon over every palette and am only missing the Mario one. I rushed out to preorder the Riviera and loose highligter. But, I only had two ABH lip products. One I got from TJ Maxx and one I got on my Black Friday Spree. This one is the Liquid Lip in Pure HollywoodI legit don’t get the Mauve vibes from this. It’s so pale and you almost can’t differentiate it from my skin. It reminds of me of when I’m doing my foundation and I have it on my lips. As much I love ABH, I don’t think I’m feeling this color. I really love their shadow formula, but I do find their lips to be drying so far. So, I might be sticking to their eye and face products.   

     The last couple of items in this box were a frizz and heat protectant, it smells strongly of oranges and reminds me of that orange cleanser that used to live in my Step-Father’s garage. I used to habitually use it and just enjoy the aggressive orange scent of it. I think it was supposed to clean motor oil and stuff like that off of your hands? And, I want to be clear that I don’t mean that negatively. It was a nostaligic scent- but I don’t think I’ll be using this for a while, since my hair is so short right now. The last thing was a packet of tanner wipes, that I’m sure I won’t be using. I have no interest in tanning, so these might get passed off to someone.

    I’m fairly pleased with this Allure shipment, so I’ll be keeping this one for a while longer. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Trying not to spoil a tag on Twitter! This #taurus inspired look is going up on the 23rd for the #candisweets zodiac tag! . . #look #teaser #makeup #beauty #cosmetics #fotd #eyes #eyeshadow

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Just because I’m so incredibly proud, I want to put my teaser here too for the #candysweets zodiac tag I’m participating in. I’m trying to up my makeup game and learn blending and such. Call me big-headed,but I think I did well on this look! 

What did you guys get in your Allure box?

Top 4 Favorite Online Clothing Stores!

Top 4 Favorite Online Clothing Stores!

    We’re going to stray a little from the usual content once again, and move back to fashion! I was thinking how there are literally so many places to buy clothes online. Some are great, some… not so much. I wanted to compile a list of my favorite places to shop for clothes online, in case anyone was itching for a new wardrobe! 

4. I’ll start off with my favorite place that costs a little more than I want to spend most of the time. One of my absolute favorite aesthetics is vintage. I’m not picky. I like the 20s-70s, generally but have been known to dabble outside of those decades. My all time favorite category on their site is the fit and flare dresses. They’re just way too classic!

3. Another vintage online shop and also fairly pricey; Unique Vintage. I got my 1920s Flapper Dress from them and the quality was amazing. The dress was on sale from 50-ish to 27. I think I got a steal. I don’t plan to venture too far from their Clearance page, just because they are fairly pricey. They’re slightly more attainable than ModCloth, and their swing dresses are to die for.

2. A very recent favorite of mine that has proven to be absolutely phenomenal, aside from (what I consider) excessive shipping. Logically, I know that it comes from individuals and not a giant warehouse, but I don’t like shipping, okay? Im talking about a site and app that’s essentially an online thrift shop: Posh Mark. I’ve done a somewhat considerable amount of shopping there since finding it. Since they don’t have a usual “stock”, I’ll just show some of my loot!

1. I’m an avid thrift-shopper when it comes to my clothes, and on my other favorites follows the lead of Posh Mark, I’m talking about Thredup. Primarily, I use their services for their curated goody boxes, honestly. One flat shipping fee and I get to try them on? Perfection. I’ve gotten two so far, and I show no signs of stopping with these deliveries. 

   That’s about all I’m able to come up with for today’s post, since I literally don’t shop online all that much. Most of my shopping is done in person with some exceptions! I’m definitely planning some Beauty related content, and I have a few ‘What’s New?” posts to prepare, as well as a trip to Atlanta later this month! This big huzzah in May is happening no matter what, because you know what? I need it. Big, big things coming even though I died on the inside recently and haven’t been motivated. 

Hometown Cravings; Cadbury Creme Egg Latte!

Do you guys remember those quinesential creme-filled eggs that the stores sell right around Easter? Spring is Officially underway and Easter is in the near future. I remember being a child and walking into the local Walgreens or CVS… Eckards? I would always make a sharp beeline to the Easter Display. Filled with items of delicate pastel patterns and most importantly, Candy. Among those, was the excruciatingly sweet Cadbury Creme Eggs.

I remember that they always had those amazing commercials with the different animals in bunny ears, and to this day I occasionally say “Buh-meow, buh-meow”

 

Don’t ask why, but I love that commercial. I don’t know if it’s the cat or the llama that gets me. But even that amazing piece of artistry was never enough to make me like Cadbury Creme Eggs. Today, that changed. I went to My Boulange after doing some production shots for an indie movie a co-worker is filming, and saw they had a Cadbury Creme Egg flavored specialty latte. You guys know I love me some lattes.

This drink is a mixture of dark chocolate, white chocolate and vanilla, and all delicious. As expected with the two chocolates, it’s quite rich. The espresso offers a little tinge of nuttiness to the flavor. Of course, I got it on ice and it was almost like drinking a caffeine infused chocolate milk. Two of my favorite things! Chocolate milk and caffeine! 

The flavor of the vanilla is subtle and sweet, I kind of like vanilla playing second fiddle to chocolate. I don’t know why I don’t combine them more often. I guess I kind of see them as opposites so in my mind they cancel each other out. Or, that’s as close to logic as I can get with that idea.

I’m really into the My Boulange French Decor, and the numerous Eiffel Towers that are in attendance. Of course I had to take a picture of my coffee with the Eiffel Tower behind it… or one of them.

Taste
5/5

My consensus can be summed up in one word: Yum. If you want a longer rating, it was abosolutely delicious. A little bit richer than a regular mocha, but that’s what you get when you mix two chocolates. I really enjoyed it, but I don’t know if it can dethrone my recent favorite: the caramel macchiato.

Long Overdue Spring Anti-Haul! Not today Satan!

              Hey guys! I’m not dead, I swear. I’ve been prepping for the trip and studying, mainly. It’s going to be a long, long 42 days. I’m really feeling the drudgery of everyday life, especially now with this huge neon sign to look forward to! Thankfully, to break up the monotony, I’m planning to attend a 1920’s party this weekend, with my sparkly new Flapper dress, I’ve kept that bit under wraps. So, we have that to look forward to on Monday’s post! 

      I’m going to follow the lead of the Beautubers I aspire to follow, and share my Anti-Haul, because I legit need to learn how to stick to my Low Buy. Especially with my latest obsession being the idea of a macbook. Why? I don’t know. Honestly, it’s pretty. Do I need more reasons?

Kat Von D-oh no

  First up. is this black compact from KVD. I mean, aside from the controversy surrounding our alleged antisemitic former-tattoo-artist, I’m just not into this. Black? Really? What kind of spring are you a part of, Kat? It’s a kind of cute design, but this is definitely going to be a no from me. We still don’t know what it is, but if it’s eyeshadow- we have plenty of blacks shadows. And, that’s the only thing that makes sense. C’mon.

Please Stop…

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Honestly, this is just here because I feel like I have to or else I’ll try to buy it. I’m living for the milkshake palette. But really, being realistic, I already have the colors. I have no need to gamble on a brand I don’t know about, and besides the fact that I bought the pizza palette and haven’t even broken into it. Why did I even buy it? This entry is an attempt to talk myself into self-control and bolstering myself for the release.

Sephora… why?

 

 
 
 
 
 
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I can’t even make sense of this. I feel like I’m jumping on the hate train, but choo choo- I hate it. Guys, what? This collection looks so gimmicky. The shadow palette looks like something I’d give a child to play with. The black panther highlight palette doesn’t make any sense either. I feel like they should have made something a bit more universal, because that looks like something that would work on fair-light complexions, but not so much for mid-dark tones. Sephora, seriously. I’m all for mixing niches, but Marvel and Makeup? Nah.

Yawn… Next

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Sharing here a beautiful!! palette, perfect for summer 😍☀️💗✨ The Sydney Bathers Palette by @nomadcosmetics Kiss of Sun Palette Includes: Balmoral Beach – Powder pink Highlighter with glistening pearls Tamarama Beach – Golden rod Illuminator with champagne pearls Bondi Beach – Glowing warm Bronzer with golden pearls Manly Beach – Rich chocolate matte Bronzer & Contour Powder Formulated with extra-fine pigments making each shade smooth, blendable & buildable. Infused with Macadamia Oil to help skin feel soft and moisturized. $27 #crueltyfree #vegan . Available now on their website . . . I also love mixing the colors together to create new Shades 😍✨ Did u get yours? Please share your favorites from the brand ☀️💗XO #TRENDMOOD . . #healthy #makeup #beauty #bbloggers #beautyblogger makeupoftheday #motd #makeupoftheday #mua #ilovemakeup #makeup #makeupaddict #makeuplover #makeupblogger #makeuponpoint #onpoint

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This is just…. so boring. Most of us probably have these shades in triplicate. Browns? So inspired. So innovative. Wow. Of course it’s perfect for the summer. It’s literally a neutrals palette.

Speaking of Boring…

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Available Now! 🚨🙀LINK ➡️ BIO online @stilacosmetics . ✨NEW Big #EyeshadowPalettes 🎨✨ each one includes 12 shades $52 #LimitedEdition 1. Happy Hour Eye Shadow Palette Daiquiri: Marshmallow matte Old Fashioned: Rose quartz matte Highball: Seafoam shimmer Cosmo: Cranberry glitter Sangria: Amethyst glitter Gold Label: Deep gold shimmer Black Book: Deep grey matte Neat: Nude matte On The Rocks: Silver shimmer Tiki Bar: Lilac glitter Sapphire Sizzle: Sapphire glitter Top Shelf: Aubergine glitter 2. After Hours Eye Shadow Palette Toast: Champagne glitter Last Round: Nude matte Sunset Soirée: Burnt orange shimmer Pink Bubbly: Baby pink shimmer Velvet Rope: Garnet glitter Cash Out: Jade glitter Bellini: Light peach shimmer All Nighter: Chocolate matte Bright Lights: Butter gold glitter Anything Goes: Espresso matte Tomorrow’s Tale: Reddish brown matte After Party: Smoky quartz glitter . . Which one did u get ? 🎨😍✨ XO #Trendmood #stilacosmetics THANK U for sharing this amazing!! Pic: @jennifer_q85 😘 . . ..#cosmetics #eyeshadow #motd #makeupoftheday #makeup #maquillaje #beauty #bbloggers #beautyblogger #instabeauty #fashion

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Have you guys seen this? I’m a little torn, because I’m so basic with my makeup. I also like Stila, so I think to myself, ‘what’s so bad about these?’ After thinking for a moment, I realized that I was bored already. They are such basic and safe colors. Stila does great with the liquid shadows that I’m almost tempted to try these. But, truth be told, I can dupe every color.

Packaging: 10 Execution: 3

 

 
 
 
 
 
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How is cute!! Is this NEW #Spring2019 #Collection 🦋😍 by #zoevacosmetics The #MelodyCollection Graceful and delicate, yet strong enough to withstand a total metamorphosis, the butterfly is a powerful symbol of transformation 🦋 Inspired by these winged beauties, celebrates a woman’s ability to transform herself with lightness and ease. Includes: #EueshadowPalette 5 #Glosses Hand Mirror . . Will be available ➡️ MARCH 25TH online @zoevacosmetics . . .#ByeByeMoney 💸 this packaging is so beautiful and I love that they added the hand mirror!! 😍🦋✨ What are your thoughts? XO #Trendmood . . . . . .#motd #makeupoftheday #mua #ilovemakeup #makeup #makeupaddict #makeuplover #makeupblogger #makeuponpoint #onpoint #makeuplook #makeuplove #makeuptalk #makeuptutorial #makeuplover #makeupaddict

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 I love the design of this. The sophistication of the packaging, and the sparkly, shifting butterfly. The mirror? Love it! That pop of purple? Love it. Wait. That’s the only color I like in the palette. Well that’s not fair. I also like that pastel pink in the lower left. Those glosses are pretty, too. But, this just doesn’t spark joy beyond the thrill of the aboslutely stunning packaging. I. Need. To. Stop. Buying. For. The. Box.

No Natasha

 

 
 
 
 
 
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A #closeup 🚨 😍 She is going to be your best friend! NEW! @natashadenona #EyeshadowPalette 🍂🍁Say hello to The Biba Palette!!! All Neutrals 😍🙀🙌🏼 it includes cream and powder formulas, mattes, also this is her first palette that includes a black shade in cream powder *permanent $129 🖤🍁🍂 . . . . Will be available ➡️ TOMORROW Online & in stores @Sephora / APRIL available in all retailers . . . I just love her clean packaging ! Always simple and elegant and of course her eyeshadows!!! The cream powder formula (4 shades) is so smooth, soft and blends beautifully just like the other shades and finishes! Stunning and super!!! Wearable palette for everyone #ByeByeMoney 💸💸 Is it on your list ? 🍂🍁😍 XO #Trendmood #natashadenona . #motd #makeupoftheday #mua #ilovemakeup #makeup #makeupaddict #makeuplover #makeupblogger #makeuponpoint #onpoint #makeuplook #makeuplove #makeuptalk #makeuptutorial #makeuplover #makeupaddict #trendmoodholidays2018

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I’ve developed a love for the higher-end products lately, with my growing collection of Pat McGrath and Natasha Denona. I guess I’m in that ‘Collector’ mindset. As much as I like Natasha’s formula and general aesthetic, I can’t. I just… can’t. Not for a neutral palette, and not even for Natasha.

Eenie, meenie minny No

 

 
 
 
 
 
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#REVEALED 🚨Round 2 🏁This time it’s with #Minnie What a CUTE! #Collection ❤️🖤 NEW! Collaboration #doseofcolors X @disney #MinnieMouse #DisneyAndDoseOfColors . . Includes: 3 Lip products 3 (looks like glittery eyeliners or maybe liquid eyeshadows) 1 Face Palette . . Will be available ➡️ MARCH 18TH online @doseofcolors . . What are your thoughts? 🖤❤️XO #TRENDMOOD THANK U for this beautiful update: @godsdaughterluv @adilenyc @kellyhdv @sophiel_mu @anahit.08 @ulalala_ss @annapetrosianfc24 😘 #makeupoftheday #motd #makeupoftheday #mua #ilovemakeup #makeup #makeupaddict #makeuplover #makeupblogger #makeuponpoint #onpoint #makeuplook #makeuplove #makeuptalk #makeuptutorial #makeuplover #makeupaddict #makeupaddiction #makeupdolls #onpoint #onfleek .

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As cute as the Minnie collection is, I can’t commit. I impulse bought the Mickey palette and I love it. It’s more my speed, and I have the Sultry palette. Which saves me if I want a neutral look with a pop of color. I love the colors in that palette and the blush is such a gorgeous color. But, I’m going to have to pass. 

Burger Up!

 

 
 
 
 
 
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O-M-G! 🙀Fresh off the grill 🔥😂 We are now Calling out all the #Burger / #MakeupLovers 🍔😍 There is a NEW palette… The #BurgerPalette 🎨🍅🍔🧀 by #glamlite Includes 16 Toppings / Shades with different flavors / finishes: ketchup, mustard, lettuce, tomato 🍅, pickles, avocado🥑, bacon 🥓, and a variety of cheeses! 🧀 And that’s not all… it’s a Full collection!!! inspired by America’s favorite fast foods. Here are some hints: 🍔🧀🍟🍨🌭🥓🍕🍗 . . #ComingSoon Online @glamlite *use code: TRENDMOOD 10% off Will keep u updated . . Makeup is Fun 😉 And we love food, the perfect combination What are your thoughts? 🍔🔥 XO #TRENDMOOD THANK U for this beautiful update: @mary.thefitmom.malone @jasurias @hellooooo_._nurse @annax1091 😘 . . #LoveU …#makeup #makeupart #makeupartist #motd #makeupoftheday #makeuplover #makeupobsessed #makeupaddict #beauty #instabeauty #instamakeup

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How can I hate on food palettes without shaking my head at the company that I view as repsonsible for the fad? The realistic burger is a turn off. The FOMO in me wants it, but I literally haven’t even opened the pizza one aside from just looking at it. So, I won’t be jumping on this one. Youtube be damned, I won’t be buying this.

     With that, guys, I’ll shut up about what I won’t be buying. This post could have been longer, but I figure I’ll save the long Anti-Hauls for youtube just so I don’t beat you with text! What things have released that you’re not feeling?