Bee Beauty | Weekly Edit | April 23rd – May 20th, 2017

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Welcome back. Been a while since I have done a Weekly Edit. I honestly though I didn’ have that much to post about these past few weeks. But of course, I have ended up accumulating a ton of stuff and didn’t realize it so this is gonna be a long one. More like a Monthly Edit.  I tried to just narrow down to the highlights picture wise but we’ll see where this post goes.
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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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“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.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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The Swatches

Oddly enough swatched the liner and lipstick match in the picture below but it’s not the case.
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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.
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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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Mom’s Makeup – A Tutorial Inspired by My Mother

Happy Mother’s Day to all my Mom’s out there.

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I wanted to do a special post for Mother’s Day but I procrastinated because I just wasn’t feeling it that day. Mother’s Day is depressing and I didn’t want to delve into it Sunday, but I still want to make this post anyway, just needed to get into the right head space first.
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It’s been 9 years I believe since I lost my mom. She taught me everything I know about being a woman.  I watched her do her makeup every day and remember what she did  and what products she used perfectly. She kept her makeup simple, radiant, and classic. So, for this tutorial in honor of her, I did my makeup how she did. 20160508_211651

If you want to see how I got this soft daytime look, just keep on reading below!

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e.l.f. Beautifully Bare Natural Glow Full Face Palette Review.

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Good Morning. Today’s blog is a day late because I am a goof and had my days mixed up. Go me.

Anyway, today I have a review of the e.l.f. Beautifully Bare Natural Glow Face Palette and I have a look at the end I did using this palette. So let’s get started.

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Favorite Highlighters For Pale Skin – Drugstore Edition

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Alrighty, today I have part 2 of my favorite highlighters for pale skin, this time we are talking drugstore/affordable. Like in my last post I have a few more recommendations that I don’t have on hand as well.

Again, I want to mention that these are highlighters that I prefer for my skin tone which is very fair. Most of these can work for anyone. And don’t forget to let me know your favorite highlighters in the comments below!

Let’s get started, shall we?

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