The Eternal – Dramatic Naked 3 Tutorial

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Happy Friday! Today, I have an audaciously femme smoky eye tutorial perfect for hooded eyelids using the Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette as part of my Urban Decay Naked Collection Series.

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This look is perfect for a night out when you want all the drama on the eyes. This is one of those makeup looks that makes you feel bold, cool and confident. The shade of the eyeshadow is super flattering for hooded eyes and the colors from the Naked 3 I used are perfect for pale skin.  It’s a deep rose gold eye with blackened purple liner paired with a matte cool toned mauve lip.

If you want to see how I got this look, just keep reading below.

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Makeup Revolution Retro Luxe Matte Lip Kit Review

Makeup RevolutionHappy Friday! For today’s post, I wanted to review the Makeup Revolution Retro luxe Matte Lip Kit. I have it for a few months now hanging out in my collection so I figured it was time to share some thoughts on it, cause I have a few.

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Makeup Revolution Retro Luxe Matte Lip Kit in Echelon

“A little bit of retro, a little bit of luxe” Makeup Revolution says. Yeah, retro what? and very very little luxe.  I picked up this lip liner and liquid lipstick kit to try out because I love trying out new and affordable liquid lipsticks, I got the shade Echelon because it looked like a nice browny mauve toned nude. The shade is nice but the nice pretty much ends there. The only redeeming thing about this kit is the lip pencil which is fantastic so essentially I paid $9 for a lip pencil which by the way doesn’t match the liquid lipstick by any means.

Makeup Revolution Retro Luxe Matte Lip Kit in Echelon
Makeup Revolution Retro Luxe Matte Lip Kit in Echelon

 

The Breakdown

The packaging looks nice, but it’s plastic and really cheap feeling. I didn’t expect it to be fancy though. Just had hopes for a decent product.

Makeup Revolution Retro Luxe Matte Lip Kit in Echelon
Makeup Revolution Retro Luxe Matte Lip Kit in Echelon

 

Like, I said the lip liner included is great. it’s smooth, soft and pigmented. While it doesn’t match the lipstick at all, it’s a nice shade as is.

Makeup Revolution Retro Luxe Matte Lip Kit in Echelon
Makeup Revolution Retro Luxe Matte Lip Kit in Echelon

Let’s talk about this liquid lipstick. I can honestly say it is one of the worst ones I have ever tried and I have tried quite a few. Makeup Revolution claims it is long wearing and not drying. BS! Within 30 mins it was peeling, crumbling and flaking right off. It dried down yet still felt grossly tacky on the lips, like if you rubbed a glue stick on your lips. So gross. It leaves such an unflattering dry texture on the lips. It basically is everything you DON’T want in a lipstick.

The Swatches

Oddly enough swatched the liner and lipstick match in the picture below but it’s not the case.20170309_231946
As you can see, the liner on my lips is a peachy warm nude. I have gotten a fair bit of use out of this with other lipsticks so at least there is that, and it’s a nice shade.20170313_061503

Now for the liquid lipstick. Look at that texture. It’s so bad. It immediately began flaking away once it dried. BTW excuse my over lining there. LOL. I was playing around. I hate that this product was so bad because I love the color.20170313_06191920170313_061944

 

The Verdict

Don’t waste your $9 on this and just get one from Wet N Wild instead for less. This was by far the grossest feeling lipstick.

On a side note. I’m not sure how I even feel about this brand, to begin with. I have an eyeshadow palette from them, the Affirmation palette and a traditional matte lipstick and I enjoy them but I don’t think this brand has an original product. EVERYTHING is a copy of a high-end product, down to layout and packaging. Just seems kind of shitty so I think I am done purchasing from them. Why support a company that can’t make original quality products when there are so many other great brands that do. How are they not being sued left and right anyway?

What do you think of this lip kit? and of Makeup Revolution on a whole? Let me know below.

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Spring 2017 Mood Board

Good Morning!

Currently, I am still recovering from the weekend, it was a long one and your girl needed a break from being a functioning human for a couple days. So, I decided to share a Mood Board I made over on Pinterest for Spring 2017.

ETA: Here’s a link to the Board because the embedded version isn’t showing up on mobile devices.

Spring 2017 Mood Board

My Spring Mood Board includes everything from fashion and beauty to home decor, I hope you enjoy it, Let me know in comments what you have really been into this Spring.

Also check out my Spring Edit here: Bee Beauty | Seasonal Edit | Spring Makeup 2017Spring Favorites 2017

I’ll see you guys here Wednesday with Part 2 of my Favorite Highlighters for Pale Skin, Drugstore Edition.

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Marc Jacobs Beauty Dew Drops Coconut Gel Highlighter Review

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What up beauties! Tonight I have a review of the Marc Jacobs Beauty Dew Drops Coconut Gel Highlighter. I was so excited to get this little guy complimentary from Influenster to review. I have been giving it a good go for about 3 weeks now so if you want to know how it worked out, just keep reading below!

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Bee Beauty | Weekly Edit | April 9th – 22nd 2017

 

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Good Evening! Tonight I have my Weekly Edit. This one is covering 2 weeks again because I have been super boring.  LOL! But  I have a few makeup looks to show ya with all the details, some girl talk, some yummy food, and some cool pictures I took throughout the last couple weeks. I also have some TV and Movie chat and a new playlist!

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