Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Physician's Formula Argan Wear blush in Rose REVIEW and swatches

Browsing around a brand new CVS store that opened near where I live, I spotted a new product stand from Physicians Formula. I remember seeing news of the Argan Wear line from Physician's Formula a few weeks back and was pleasantly surprised to see them at my store. Though there were blushes, bronzers, foundation, and more, I only focused on the blush. I have so many blushes that I don't even think I should have gotten this one, but the packaging/design was just too pretty to pass up.

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By the way, just to let you know that I am doing a Giveaway for January 2015. If you are interested and have not already entered, visit my post here. Don't need to purchase to win. Everyone who enters will get a prize as long as it is before the deadline and before I run out of funds. Let me know if you have any questions!
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Physician's Formula Argan Wear Blush in Rose, $14
PFAW blush comes in about 2 shades. A light pink highlighting shade in the very center and a primrose pink around the outside. There is a gold trim around the edge, but that is just the surface. In the photo above, you can see the gold on the upper right corner area is wiped off and only the pink remains.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Urban Decay Sheer Revolution Lipstick in Liar and Obsessed REVIEW and swatches

In a recent email from Sephora, I saw that Urban Decay released a new set of lipsticks called the Sheer Revolution Lipstick. I don't really like crazy lipstick colors too much and I find very opaque lipsticks often dry my lips out. The fact that these were sheer appealed to me because they seem like they could be less drying. However, with my pigmented lips, I also had the fear of them not showing up very well. Only one way to find out, right?

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By the way, just to let you know that I am doing a Giveaway for January 2015. If you are interested and have not already entered, visit my post here. Don't need to purchase to win. Everyone who enters will get a prize as long as it is before the deadline and before I run out of funds. Let me know if you have any questions!
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I purchased two shades: Liar and Obsessed.

Urban Decay Sheer Revolution Lipstick, $22

Liar is a nude with a slight hint of pink
Obsessed is a light pink
Both of these didn't have shimmers or glitters. It did give your lips a bit of a sheen look. It definitely wasn't matte, but also wasn't shiny.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Maybelline Color Molten eyeshadow in Plum Fusion REVIEW and swatches

This is another Maybelline product that I found this year to be amazing on my eyes. I love lining my eyes in dark eyeshadows, but they must be pigmented and must have good longevity. On top of that, they have to be easy to line. This Color Molten eyeshadow from Maybelline did just that for me! Keep reading for swatches and my take on it!
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By the way, just to let you know that I am doing a Giveaway for January 2015. If you are interested and have not already entered, visit my post here. Don't need to purchase to win. Everyone who enters will get a prize as long as it is before the deadline and before I run out of funds. Let me know if you have any questions!
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Okay back to the review...

Maybelline Color Molten in Plum Fusion 305, $6

Color Moltens come in many different duo shades. I chose the one that had a lavender silver and a deep plum. I really like this combination. You can create a lot of shadow/contour and wear it for day or night time!

Under the clear cap, you can see the shadows below. They dip in quite a bit when I put my fingers in for a swatch. I think that's probably why they call it molten. It melts into the pan. It vaguely reminds me of their bouncy blushes, but these still do apply like powder on the skin. 

Dior Lady 294 swatch. NOTD

January 2015 New Year Giveaway! 

I want to thank all my readers for being supportive and reading my blog. I thank those even more for commenting and giving me feedback! I love expressing my love and not-so-love for different items and I hope you guys also find it as entertaining to read as I do to write.

To celebrate the New Year and to say 'Thanks', I would like to give all my subscribers (new or many years dedicated) a treat.
Visit my post for more info!

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I was on vacation this past weekend and painted my nails in a pinky nude shade. I love this color from Dior. Dior Lady 294 is limited edition from their Spring 2015 collection so be sure to grab it if you are interested!

Two coats of Dior Lady ($27) and Butter London clear top coat


I didn't bring my camera so hopefully these phone photos will do!


EM
All products shown here were purchased with my own money and were given my fair and honest opinion.

Friday, January 16, 2015

January 2015 New Year Giveaway!

The January 2015 New Year Giveaway is now closed.

Thank you for your interest and keep an eye out for the next giveaway. To get quick updates and reminders of these free goodies, subscribe here!
To all who have entered and received emails from me, you will soon get it in the mail in a week if you haven't gotten it already. Thanks for entering!


January 2015 New Year Giveaway! 

I want to thank all my readers for being supportive and reading my blog. I thank those even more for commenting and giving me feedback! I love expressing my love and not-so-love for different items and I hope you guys also find it as entertaining to read as I do to write.

To celebrate the New Year and to say 'Thanks', I would like to give all my subscribers (new or many years dedicated) a treat.

Since I have been liking Maybelline this year so far, I will get everyone a Maybelline item. Anyone that completes the two steps below will get this no matter when you subscribed.




Step one- do one of the 2 below:


  • If you haven't already subscribed to my blog, click here. Make sure you confirm the subscription!
  • If you want to get updates on my blog and makeup/fashion finds, follow me on instagram twitter @emtinyblogs


Step two- 
Email me [emtinyblogs@gmail.com] with:


  • Two of your desired Maybelline products (I will try to get either one of the two)
  • Your mailing address (must be in the continental US)
  • Your email or twitter that you subscribed with 
Once you have completed these two steps, I will mail out your Maybelline goodie(s). Let me know if you have any questions <3


Deadline to enter: January 31st 2015 11:59pm PST
Because these will be purchased with my own money, I will have to close this giveaway when I get too many responses. I hope you guys will understand! 
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Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara REVIEW and comparisions

January 2015 New Year Giveaway! 

I want to thank all my readers for being supportive and reading my blog. I thank those even more for commenting and giving me feedback! I love expressing my love and not-so-love for different items and I hope you guys also find it as entertaining to read as I do to write.

To celebrate the New Year and to say 'Thanks', I would like to give all my subscribers (new or many years dedicated) to a treat.

Since I have been liking Maybelline this year so far, I will get everyone a Maybelline item. Anyone that completes the two steps below will get this no matter when you subscribed.

Step one- do one of the 2 below:

  • If you haven't already subscribed to my blog, click here. Make sure you confirm the subscription!
  • If you want to get updates on my blog and makeup/fashion finds, follow me on instagram twitter @emtinyblogs


Step two- 
Email me [emtinyblogs@gmail(dot) com] with:

  • Two of your desired Maybelline products (I will try to get either one of the two)
  • Your mailing address (must be in the continental US)
  • Your email or twitter that you subscribed with 
Once you have completed these two steps, I will mail out your Maybelline goodie(s). Let me know if you have any questions <3
For deadline and more info visit here
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I have had this mascara for a month now and just found time to review it. Every day that I want to wear mascara, I have been reaching for this Lash Sensational. My all time favorite from Maybelline has been the Falsies, and this one has been right up there with it.

I purchased the waterproof version just because I have oily lids and I don't want easy smudging and transfer. So far, I have had good results! Keep reading for my review and comparisons with the Falsies and Rocket from Maybelline.

Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara, $7

Like some of the other Maybelline mascaras, this one is a round tube that tapers at each end.

A comparison of different brush heads by Maybelline
Top to Bottom: Rocket, Lash Sensational (LS), and Falsies