theBalm Meet Matt(e) Eyeshadow Palette Review + FOTD!

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An eyeshadow palette that will meet all of your matte needs. The nine shadows found in the compact palette (named after our favorite Matthews next door) can be combined to create a multitude of soft and wearable looks. In the daytime, choose more neutral shades to seamlessly blend, enhance your eyes and complement your complexion. In the evening, create a sultry, smoky eye by concentrating the velvety-rich colors at the lash line before blending towards the crease. Meet Matt(e)™ offers the best in matte color, versatility and convenience. The palette includes three vibrantly toned shadows to coordinate with your outfits and enhance your eyes, three dark, rich shades to create smoky looks or to be used as soft eyeliners and a mini double-sided eyeshadow/liner brush.

  • 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.5 inches ; 4.8 ounces
  • Bought from *Luxola.com

Everybody loves a matte eyeshadow palette for an everyday natural look, am I right? I am guilty of buying several palettes with neutral shades but I know that I will make the most use out of them. I love wearing eyeshadow shades like gold, brown, champagne, and the like. On some days, I experiment with bright or fun colors to make my eyes pop! I love to experiment with my look that is why I have tons of #selfie on my Instagram. Follow Me! :-)

Today, I will share my most recent eyeshadow palette called theBalm Meet Matt(e) Eyeshadow Palette. I’ve wanted this palette for years but I kept myself from buying it because it’s too pricey for me (back then!). My makeup artist used this palette when my husband and I had our engagement shoot, and I loved the look she did on me. So since Luxola has it on sale for Php 1,100+ (US $25), I took advantage and bought it (finally!). I searched theBalm.com but it seems like this palette is already discontinued, but there are still sellers at Amazon.com.

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3CE One Color Shadow Sparkling in Venus Review, Photos, Swatch!

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Writing an introduction has been a constant struggle. I don’t really know how to make it different or interesting that my readers will be enticed to read more. Is there a formula that you can share? Let me know!

Anyhow, today’s post is about a brand called 3CE that I am so interested in. I have read different reviews of their products that’s why I bought a few to try for myself. I have three items; two eyeshadow singles, and an oil blotting paper. So far, no products disappoint. For now, let me share my thoughts about the 3CE One Color Shadow Sparkling in Venus.

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Drugstore Finds: NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in CANNES!

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Neither lipstick nor lip gloss, this matte lip cream is a new kind of lip color that goes on silky smooth and sets to a matte finish. Soft Matte Lip Cream is surprisingly durable and, unlike some matte lipstick formulas, also moisturizing.

I am on a drugstore brand kick lately so I am following up my last review with another one from NYX called NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Cannes. If you have read my last post, the NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams were my first makeup from NYX, and since then, I fell in love with the brand. I collected different shades of this lip cream but the latest one that I bought was Cannes.

• What it is: Highly pigmented, matte lip cream
• What it does: Creates various matte lip looks
• Why we love it: Delightfully creamy and lightweight, our award-winning line just expanded with two captivating new shades.

Artist Tips/Suggested Use

• How to use: Apply directly to lips, or over lipstick. Apply with lip liner to define outline of lips.

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The Beauty Junkee’s 6th Anniversary MEGA Giveaway! (International!)

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Hi Everyone! Just a quick post to share a very exciting giveaway from Martha, the Beauty Junkee! She is having her 6th Anniversary Giveaway with lost of beauty bags, which is open for all even International readers! It is very generous of her to pool all these prizes, and they are great brands! Please visit the link below to join.

The Beauty Junkee Giveaway!

Here’s one of the sample bags to win:

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Hope we win one of those bags! Fingers-crossed!!!

Pinterest Made Me Do It! Vol. 1

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Pinterest Made Me Do It is a series that I came up with to show how I recreate looks that I find at pinterest.com.

Hi everyone! Today’s post is a new series on my blog, similar to a “Makeup of the Day” or “Eye of the Day” kind of post except that I will link or share the image to where I got inspiration from from pinterest.com! I love Pinterest because it allows me to quickly search for inspirations when I don’t know how to pair a certain lipstick to an eye look. I always go there for inspiration because there are tons of talented people out there! I also have different boards where I post different items, not just makeup! If you haven’t followed me yet, click HERE!

I thought of using my Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette for today’s look. I searched and saw the image below which is very easy to do, and perfect for day time or work.

I won’t be limiting myself by strictly copying the image because most of the time, I want to add something more, like maybe a cat eye liner, or a voluminous mascara, which I always love to do! So let me now show you my look!

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WISHTREND’S PROMOTION OF THE MONTH | April 2015

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Hi Friends! I am an affiliate at Wishtrend.com, and I would like to share the promotions for the month of April 2015! I recently received a bonus perk of $25 from them after my first affiliate sale. My strategy is to choose an item from the free shipping zone, at least the lowest priced item that I want, and add more from there to save! I am waiting for my items to share with you my first sponsored review. I am also curious about the Klairs Illuminating Supple Blemish Cream (BB Cream) (see video below!)

 If you are feeling extra generous, sign up using my LINK! ^_^

Continue reading to view the promotion codes…

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