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Pixi Beauty · Pixi Pretties Collection 2018

 

Pixi Beauty products have been steadily gaining ground in my makeup routine, and as a girl who tends to lean more towards luxury beauty, no one is more surprised by this revelation, than me. Several weeks ago, a package came in containing the Pixi Pretties Collection for 2018 –comprised of the latest collaborative efforts between Pixi and 3 beauty influencers — and I couldn’t wait to crack everything open and, well … play. I’m seriously like a kid in a toy store whenever I’m around makeup and who can blame me when stuff like this comes in?

 

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Givenchy · Le Rouge Perfecto Beautifying Lip Balm

 

I was first introduced to Givenchy’s Le Rouge Perfecto Beautifying Lip Balm in 2016 (reviewed here) and was immediately impressed — both by its aesthetic appeal and performance. For 2018, the brand has added 3 more shades to the range, something that suits this lip balm-lover absolutely fine. I mean, who doesn’t want options?

 

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NARS · 7 Deadly Sins Palette & Brow Perfector

 

Spinning transgressions into beauty might seem like quite the stretch, yet somehow NARS has managed that with the release of the 7 Deadly Sins Palette, turning something with ominous biblical overtones into a little work of lip art. To go with this palette are the brand’s new Brow Perfectors — straightforward pencils that need no instruction manual on use. Yes, please.

 

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BEAUTYCOUNTER · Velvet Eyeshadow Palettes, Radiant All Over Bronzer & Satin Powder Blush

 

Lately I’ve been exploring “green” beauty options, in large part to BEAUTYCOUNTER, a brand that’s committed to producing luxury quality cosmetics and skincare that’s as well-crafted as many higher-end counterparts, but without any suspect or banned ingredients. That said, opening up each item I received may have caused my heart to skip a beat, but I still had my suspicions regarding performance; that was before I began testing everything out … #nospoilers

 

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Dior · Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge & Ink Lip Liner

 

 

Dior has just upped the lipstick game with the recent launch of Rouge Dior Ultra Rouge — a range of 26 long-wearing shades housed in covetable red lacquered casings, along with Rouge Dior Ink Lip Liner — a hybrid lip product that just might be masquerading as a pen (not really, but still …). Gorgeous exteriors, innovative formulas, killer colours … what more does a girl need?

 

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