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Bet You’ve Never Thought Of Using Highlighter – Beauty Article

If you’re reading this from Manhattan, you may have noticed the optimistic NYFW signage fluttering away atop lamp posts in the early fall breeze. And while it’s difficult to imagine fashion week without throngs of insiders peacocking on the streets, BMW didn’t shell out for sponsored advertising by accident—NYFW is, indeed happening! Albeit mostly online and with a highly edited run of show. At Collina Strada, the makeup was sponsored by Glossier, and ITG came along for a “backstage” look…

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Charlotte Tilbury Bejewelled Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Bejewelled Charlotte Tilbury Bejewelled 12-Pan Eye Palette ($75.00 for 0.31 oz.) is a new, limited edition 12-pan eyeshadow palette for the holiday season. The palette has three matte eyeshadows, while the remaining shades are all varying levels of shimmer (more metallic than satin or pearl, though). The quality was good, though I don’t think the formulas were as good as the brand has reached in more recent releases, including the last 12-pan palette. It’s not a dud, but the mattes…

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Clionadh Kaleidoscope & Translucency Glitter Multichrome Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches – Beauty Article

Kaleidoscope Clionadh Kaleidoscope Glitter Multichrome Eyeshadow ($7.50 for 0.05 oz.) has a sheerer, pink base that shifted from greenish-aqua to bluish aqua to pink paired with smaller sparkles and a slightly, metallic finish. Per the brand, it is supposed to shift between “lime-turquoise-blue-pink” and have a “semi-sheer” base. The base was semi-sheer to medium, but there was so much shimmer/sparkle in it, that it was hard to tell just how pigmented the base was because the end product was mostly…

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4 Most Popular Purple Lipsticks from MAC – Beauty Article

MAC lipsticks are quite popular all over the world and there’s a lipstick for every skin tone and complexion in its collection, across many finishes – matte, frost, lustre, cremesheen, satin, etc. Purple lipsticks are perfect to make a fashion statement and stand out in the crowd. In this post, we list out 4 Most Popular Purple Lipsticks from MAC. 1. MAC Heroine: It’s a bright purple lipstick in a matte texture. If you love anything matte, purple, MAC, bold…

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This Week in Dupes, Vol. 108 – Beauty Article

Christine | Updated: 9/15/20September 15, 2020 Get Dupes for Most Loved Products Check out dupes for most loved products between September 08th and September 14th. These are products that readers loved the most (looking at loves to leaves). Get Dupes for Most Wanted Products Check out dupes for most wanted products between September 08th and September 14th. These are products added to readers’ wish lists most frequently. If you added it to your wish list, you can check your wish…

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Tarte Cosmetics Holiday 2020 Collection Now Available – Beauty Article

Release Date + About the Launch Tarte’s giftable holiday sets have launched! Check out the new Tartelette trio, a new Blush Wardrobe, and more. Now online Products in the Launch Tartelette Gift, Give, Get Eyeshadow Wardrobe, $49.00 (Limited Edition) Includes 2 of our best-selling palettes in limited-edition petite sizes & a brand new lil’ tartelette! Lil’ Bloom: 9 everyday neutral shades (3 new + 6 faves) Lil’ Toasted: 9 toasty bronze shades (3 new + 6 faves) Lil’ Juicy: (sneak…

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Smashbox Holiday 2020 Collection Now Available – Beauty Article

Release Date + About the Launch This holiday season, Smashbox is celebrating the Art of Play. They invited their friend Donald Robertson to create artwork for these limited-edition makeup gift sets that come in playful, reusable boxes. Now online Products in the Launch Be Legendary Lipstick Trio Set, $25.00 (Limited Edition) A set of three full-size, pigment-packed Be Legendary Lipsticks that glide on holiday-inspired color in just one swipe. 3 x 0.1 oz / 3g Be Legendary Lipstick in Black…

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Clinique Holiday 2020 Makeup & Skincare Sets – Beauty Article

Release Date + About the Launch Clinique’s holiday offerings have been revealed, including a new Cheek Pop Trio along with many skincare sets. Now online Products in the Launch Cheek Pop Palette (Holiday 2020), (Limited Edition) Get that just-pinched flush effortlessly. Vibrant yet natural-looking, these cheek colors have a virtually powderless finish and a silky-smooth, stay-true formula. This palette provides you with two honey-themed cheek colors and a golden-hued highlighter. Pink Honey Black Honey Gold Celebration Almost Lipstick Duo, $9.50…

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Rare Beauty Support & Compliment With Gratitude Lip Balms Reviews & Swatches – Beauty Article

Support Rare Beauty Support With Gratitude Dewy Lip Balm ($16.00 for 0.1 oz.) is a muted, medium brown with warm, rosy undertones and a cream finish. It had nearly opaque color payoff in one layer–from the get-go–as opposed to sheer, buildable coverage as marketed. For those who prefer higher coverage, it might be a surprise hit, but for those looking for true, sheer coverage… pass. A little went a long way, so it wasn’t even a formula that was that…

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Rare Beauty Love Soft Pinch Liquid Blush Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Rare Beauty Love Soft Pinch Liquid Blush ($20.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a deep, reddish-copper with moderate, warm undertones and a flat, matte finish. It was richly pigmented to the point where a little went a long way, and those who tend who aspire for sheer coverage may find it more challenging just learning to work with this product. Those who need or desire higher coverage will like how easy it is to achieve that result. It had a very…

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Have you ever had trouble letting products go (or de-stashing them)? – Beauty Article

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Asian Jackfruit Rolls with Baby Gem & Tahini Salad – Beauty Article

15 Sep Asian Jackfruit Rolls with Baby Gem & Tahini Salad Jackfruit is a favourite ingredient of mine, I fell in love with it when I had it for the first time in Lombok, Indonesia, when I tried it in a curry. It has a bit more substance than a lot of the ingredients in a veggie-based curry, and just has an amazing meat-like texture while most vegetables get very soft when overcooked. I then had it on a burger,…

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Dr Althea Amino Acid Gentle Bubble Cleanser – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample] I don’t know if you remember the Dr Althea 147HA Azulene Cream that I posted a few weeks ago but I was a big fan. The bubble cleanser is the other product I was sent at the same time and it’s taken me a while to get to it, but worth the wait because, if you like a foam cleanse, it’s a beauty. Dr Althea Amino Acid Gentle Bubble Cleanser You get a lovely big flump of foam with…

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Brown IS The New Black : DIOR 5 Couleurs Couture – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] Oh my – well, it’s been a while since I got a beauty rush from a palette but it’s as though Dior have read my mind. I seem to have broken my black kohl habit (for now – never say never!) over the no-make-up months and have been reaching more for softer brown and grey liners and more often than not, no eye-shadow at all or just a quick once over with a colour stick. So, these two Dior…

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The Creative Multi-Hyphenate Embracing Her Natural – Beauty Article

The #ITGTopShelfie interview series focuses on the beauty routines of Into The Gloss’ lovely, accomplished, and loyal community of readers. Submit your own on Instagram—post your Top Shelfie (tag us @intothegloss!) and include the hashtag #ITGTopShelfie for a chance to be featured on ITG. “To my family I’m known by my birth name, Sharareh, which means ‘a single spark of fire’ in Farsi. Some of my closest friends call me Shazza or Shaz, but for everyone else in between I’m…

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Rare Beauty Captivate Positive Light Liquid Highlight Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Rare Beauty Captivate Positive Light Liquid Luminizer Highlight ($22.00 for 0.5 oz.) is a deep, slightly reddish-copper with moderate, warm undertones and fine, multi-colored pearl that produced a lightly shiny, luminous finish. Applied as the brand recommended (one to two dots), it had more sheer to semi-sheer, buildable coverage, but it could be quite pigmented with a full dab of product–a little went a fairly long way and the formula was easier to work with when building coverage up rather…

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Urban Decay Stoned Vibes 24/7 Eyeliners Reviews & Swatches – Beauty Article

High Vibes Urban Decay High Vibes 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Eyeliner) ($22.00 for 0.04 oz.) has a blackened-brown base with warmer, olive undertones and flecks of goldish-green and emerald green sparkle and micro-glitter. It had semi-sheer coverage in a single layer, which applied unevenly and did not build up as well as it should have. The sparkly/glittery bits seemed to push the underlying base color around and seemed more responsible for the poorer application of the product as a whole.…

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What do you like about Fenty Beauty? What don’t you like? – Beauty Article

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Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 643 – Beauty Article

1. Last show you binged and loved? Ted Lasso on Apple TV. It stars Jason Sudeikis, who — fun fact — is a solid basketball player in his own right. The show is about an acclaimed collegiate American football coach who moves to England when he’s given the chance to coach a professional football (as in soccer!) team there. It’s got a lot of what we like to call in our house “potty talk,” a.k.a. “lazy language,” a.k.a. “four-letter words,”…

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Rare Beauty Ascend & Energize Lip Souffles Reviews & Swatches – Beauty Article

Ascend Rare Beauty Ascend Lip Souffle Matte Cream Lipstick ($20.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a bright, medium-dark raspberry pink with subtle, cool undertones and a satin finish. It had rich color coverage in a single layer, which spread smoothly and evenly across my lips without emphasizing my natural lip texture or settling noticeably into my lip lines. The texture was very lightweight, like a velvety powder but with slip (kind of like a silicone-based primer), so it did have that…

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Laura Mercier Standing Ovation Cheek Palette for Holiday 2020 – Beauty Article

Release Date + About the Launch Blush Color Infusion is a sheer, buildable, silky-smooth cheek color that blends seamlessly with skin for the most natural, fresh look. Pure color pigments feel weightless and apply evenly to skin for a healthy-looking flush of color that lasts up to 10 hours. Infused with micro-fine powders, this next-generation formula can build from a diffused, sheer hint of color to a bold color statement. It‘s designed to layer as flawlessly with liquid or powder…

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Rare Beauty Bliss Soft Pinch Liquid Blush Review & Swatches – Beauty Article

Rare Beauty Bliss Soft Pinch Liquid Blush ($20.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium peach with moderate, warm undertones paired with a flat, matte finish. It seemed to be balanced between pink and orange undertones, so it may appear pinker or more orange depending on one’s natural undertones. The consistency was lightweight, airy, and very thin with a lot of glide–it felt more serum-like as a result and less like a traditional liquid blush. It was very, very quick to…

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What are three eye products you used to use frequently years ago but rarely use now? – Beauty Article

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Hourglass Ambient Blush in Sublime Flush – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] Honestly, I think I got caught up in the hype of the Hourglass Ambient range when it first started. If you don’t know the products, they are complexion ‘lights’ in that they give a – I suppose I would use the beauty term halo glow – a sort of softening, uplighting look to the skin. Except, a few years on and many similar products from other brands later, I’m not sure quite that they’re as all that as I…

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Dr Hauschka Translucent Bronzing Tint – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/ad/affiliate] I’ve been completely smitten with Tan-Luxe Hyaluronic Super Glow this whole summer as a tone warmer but if you’re not keen on a skin dye and prefer to wash off the warmth at the end of the day, Dr Hauschka Translucent Bronzing Tint is a delight. It’s a grown up tint that isn’t really about bronzing as such – more about adding warmth, and much as I hate to associate ‘tan’ with ‘health’ if you naturally look better with…

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Wishful Honey Balm Jelly Moisturiser – Beauty Article

[unpaid/sample/ad/affiliate] This has been sitting on my desk for a few weeks now and – as has happened before – I’m kicking myself for not getting to it a bit sooner. If you like a glowy, dewy skin look, it’s for you and it really is the perfect product for these last days of summer. Wishful Honey Balm Jelly Moisturiser Wishful Honey Balm is packed with iridescence but in the format it’s in, you don’t get a high beam gleam…

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Your Next Netflix Binge Should Be This British Makeup – Beauty Article

There reaches a point after I blow through a full TV series in mere days where I feel like I’ve already watched every program I might ever want to watch. For a couple weeks I’ll click aimlessly through carousels jaded with every category and bored of all the offerings. And then, without fail, someone tells me about this really great show, and I haven’t seen it yet, and I begin the binge cycle of infatuation all over again. You too?…

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18 Redheads On Their Hair-Centric Beauty Routines – Beauty Article

Have you heard? Boy Brow is going red today—and before you worry, it’s a long thought-out decision unrelated to any recent breakups or other major life shake ups. [Reader breathes deep sigh of relief for comedic effect.] Far from being spontaneous, Auburn is actually a long-overdue nod to the fact that those with the MCR1 gene mutation (or a particularly talented colorist) want—need!—brow makeup too. For proof, just look at The Top Shelf. Here, we’ve rounded up our best tips,…

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Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 624 – Beauty Article

Even though our old front yard was a bit of a mess, overgrown and very “lived in,” Tabs loved it more than anyone. To him, it was a gateway to adventure. So many sassy birds, lively lizards, interesting insects and fragrant flowers to smell. It was also the tapestry of his feline fashion designs. It’s where he got many of his best ideas. But with Tabs living his best afterlife now over the Rainbow Bridge, the time has come for…

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