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Thursday Guest Post!

Swimming In Once Upon a Time Inspired Indie Shadows

Hey, all! Destiny from Bellibone Beauty here for Guest Post Thursday! I’m so excited to be posting on Toxid Lotus, and Luna is a doll for having me.

If you know me, I’m fairly obsessed with Once Upon a Time. My tumblr feed consists of swarms of CaptainSwan gifsets and fanfics, and I have no shame. So, naturally, when indie companies release Once Upon a Time inspired products, I vacuum them up unabashedly. I’ve been rewatching the show to fill the sad void between seasons, and today I decided to share my little hoard with you! I’m swatching Darling Girl’s Fairy Tale Romance Collection and the shadows from Notoriously Morbid‘s May Vanishing Cabinet. Darling Girl has released a companion collection to Fairy Tale Romance, named Wicked is Coming, but I haven’t received my order yet. I wait impatiently.. 

Let’s dig in, shall we? All products purchased by me, and all opinions are my own. Swatches are taken over bare skin and Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion on the top row, and Fyrinnae Pixie Epoxy on the bottom. Italicized information is taken directly from the corresponding brand website.

02 If I Only Had a Heart

 

If I Only Had a Heart (Darling Girl): pale cream with gold sheen and gold iridescence

Inspired by the short-lived Sheriff Graham, this is a pale highlighter shade with a subtle golden iridescence. I use this as an inner corner highlight as well as a facial highlight.

03 Dearie

Dearie (Notoriously Morbid): description unavailable

Who hasn’t ever looked at Rumple’s crocodile skin and wanted an eyeshadow with that gorgeous golden glow? This is a muddied olive-brown with an antique gold shine.

04 Misthaven

Misthaven (Notoriously Morbid): description unavailable

Though it’s commonly referred to as the Enchanted Forest, the actual name of the realm is Misthaven. You only hear it called that once or twice, don’t ask me why. This is a muted forest green with a murky cornflower shift to it.

05 Hot as Baelfire

Hot as Baelfire (Darling Girl): mid tone matte plummy brown

While some may have been smitten by Charming or Graham, I was head over heels for Baelfire. Charming and sincere, and oh lordy that smile. This is a matte plummy brown, and I have no idea why I thought it would be a good idea to swatch it over Pixie Epoxy. It was a nightmare. (Mattes and glitter adhesive do not mix for obvious reasons.)

06 Always the Queen

Always the Queen (Notoriously Morbid): description unavailable

Oh, Regina. I am so often conflicted by you. At the very least, I love to hate you, and I might never trust you. This is a cranberry-toned red with a strong metallic copper shift. If you don’t apply this shadow over a glitter adhesive, you’re missing out! (Why my Pixie Epoxy swatch picture turned out so warm is beyond me..)

07 You Want Darkness

You Want Darkness? (Notoriously Morbid): description unavailable

Being so heavily influenced by fairy tales, Once Upon a Time deals with a lot of common themes, including the constant battle between your inner darkness and light. After the Season 4 finale, I am ready to embrace the dark side. This is a smokey purple with silver shimmer, and it reminds me of the purple smoke that is associated with dark magic in the show.

08 Let's Hook Up

 

Let’s Hook Up (Darling Girl): blackened green base with holographic gold sparkle and green and orange sparkle

Mm mm mm. Once Killian Jones stepped into the ring, I forgot all about Baelfire. Sultry, passionate, and surprisingly classy for a pirate. His eyebrow raises induce embarrassing amounts of squealing. This is such a perfect shadow for Hook! It’s a deep black base with gold and green sparkle. This is a crazy glittery shadow, so anyone without a glitter adhesive has now been forewarned. It gets everywhere.

That wraps up my guest post today! Thank you so much for reading, and thanks again to Luna for having me! 

 

I’m a major Disney fan who always has leftover glitter on her arms from swatching. My hobbies include browsing other blogs, dousing my fiancé in indie perfumes that make him smell like a pirate, and writing short stories.
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Swatches: AFK Cosmetics Cupcake, Darknessssss, F***kn Shrooms, Getting Stumped & Tide Caller

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These shadows are from AFK Cosmetics Summoners Collection. :) Last of my AFK swatches.

Official descriptions

Cupcake is a pearly rose gold.
Darknessssss is a dark black with just a hint of deep blue shimmer
F***kn Shrooms is a light, lavender with bright green flecks.
Getting Stumped is a deep forest green with hints of gold, in direct light it appears more bright/ spring green.
Tide Caller is a sheer pale seafoam green with green and silver sparkles

Ordering options
You will receive loose product in a 5g jar with a sifter, packed 2-2.5g by weight for $6.00 per jar.
You will receive loose product in a baggie, packed ¼ teaspoon by volume for $1.50 per baggie.

All photos taken indoors under a daylight bulb. Swatched over Lunatick Cosmetic Labs Lunatick Primer, Darling Girl Cosmetics Glitter Glue and bare skin.

Cupcake is a dark rose gold.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Silica, Tin oxide, iron oxide, Carnauba Wax. VEGANlip safe

Darknessssss is a shimmery black with blue sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Ferric Ferrocyanide, Tin Oxide, Iron Oxide, Carnauba Wax. VEGANnot lip safe

F***kn Shrooms is a metallic dark lavender with green sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Tin oxide, silica, Carnauba Wax. VEGANlip safe

Getting Stumped is a metallic forest green with gold sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Ferric Ferrocyanide, Caranauba Wax. VEGANnot lip safe

Tide Caller is a dusty pale seafoam green with silver sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide. Tin Oxide, Iron Oxide, silica, calcium aluminum, Carnauba Wax. VEGANnot lip safe

My favorites of this bunch were F***kn Shrooms and Tide Caller. F***kn Shrooms… oh god. It’s a gorgeous glitter bomb purple. It’s just so pretty. Tide Caller is such a pretty seafoam green. I love it. Darknessssss is currently being reformulated I believe.

You can find these shadows in the AFK Cosmetics shop here. You can find them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If you need to contact Dena you can do so through the shop email afkcosmetics@hotmail.com.

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Swatches: AFK Cosmetics Crazy Random Happenstance Collection

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Dena from AFK Cosmetics sent me her new Dr. Horrible collection, Crazy Random Happenstance to swatch, so here they are! They are up and available in the shop right now.

Official descriptions
And These…. Are Not The Hammer is a beautifully gold sparkle ridden midnight black.
Evil League of Evil is a strongly shimmering neutral mauve, that is especially metallic over glitter glue.
I love the… Air? is a glittery periwinkle blue with lots of icy blue shimmers.
Terrible Death Whinny is a deep and dark chestnut with pink sparkles.
We do the Weird Stuff is a light and bright pearly pink.
Wonderflonium is a pastel spring green with loads of sparkles.

Blush
Lacey Gently Whafting Wafting Curtains is a shimmery, ultra femanine dusty pink blush.

Highlighter
Freeze Ray is a beautiful and sheer, cool silver-blue hilight.

Ordering options
You will receive loose product in a 5g jar with a sifter, packed 2-2.5g by weight for $6.00 USD per jar.
You will receive loose product in a baggie, packed ¼ teaspoon by volume for $1.50 USD per baggie.

Blush & Highlighter
You will receive loose product in a 10g jar with a sifter, packed 4-5.5g by weight for $8.50 USD per jar.
You will receive loose product in a baggie, packed ¼ teaspoon by volume for $1.50 USD per baggie.

You can buy the whole collection in sample baggies for $10.00 USD or full size jars with sifters for $46.50 USD.

All photos taken indoors under a daylight bulb. Swatched over Lunatick Cosmetic Labs Lunatick Primer, Darling Girl Cosmetics Glitter Glue and bare skin.

And These…. Are Not The Hammer is a matte black with gold sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Iron Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Carnauba Wax, Magnesium Stearate. VEGANlip safe

Evil League of Evil is a metallic mauvey-brown with blue and gold sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Tin Oxide, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Silica, Carnauba Wax, Magnesium Stearate. VEGANlip safe

I love the… Air? is a metallic periwinkle blue with blue sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Ferric Ferrocyanide, Ultramarines, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Carnauba Wax, Magnesium Stearate, Silica. VEGANnot lip safe

Terrible Death Whinny is a metallic chocolate-y brown with orange, red and blue sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide,Carnauba Wax, Magnesium Stearate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Silica. VEGANlip safe

We do the Weird Stuff is a light coral-y pink with multicolored sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Carnauba Wax, Magnesium Stearate, Silica. VEGANlip safe

Wonderflonium is a minty-sea foamy green with blue and green sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Tin Oxide, Silica, Ferric Ferrocyanide, Hydrated Chromium Oxide, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Magnesium Stearate, Carnauba Wax. VEGANnot lip safe

Lacey Gently Whafting Wafting Curtains is a light shimmery peachy coral.
Ingredients: Mica, Iron Oxide, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide, Carnauba Wax, Magnesium Stearate. VEGANlip safeEye Safe

Freeze Ray is a shimmery icy silver.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide, Iron Oxide, Ferric Ferrocyanide, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Carnauba Wax, Magnesium Stearate, Silica. VEGANnot lip safeEye Safe

My favorites of this collection are Evil League of Evil, Terrible Death Whinny, Wonderflonium and Death Ray. Death Ray is just a gorgeous icy highlight. It’s SO pretty. Evil League of Evil almost reminds of of the Strip, but not. It’s a gorgeous neutral-y shade to me. I’m not a huge fan of greens but I really like the shade and sparkle of Wonderflonium and Terrible Death Whinny is just a gorgeous, gorgeous brown. All of the shadows and the face products in this collection are super smooth and buttery and easy to apply. The blush blends extremely well and is easy to wear light or build it up. It’s a beautiful peachy coral shade. It’s a great collection!

You can check out AFK Cosmetics‘ shop here. Find them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can contact Dena by emailing her at afkcosmetics@hotmail.com.

Also I was able to get my hands on a 1″ heart punch. Sooo the hearts are bigger. More detail. Yay! Hopefully you’ll like the bigger hearts better. :) Let me know what you think please!

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I run this blog! This blog is a personal blog for all things beauty related. I love swatching, reviewing and hosting giveaways. I’ve been blogging since I was 16 years old… That’s uh a long time. I am now 33! Sometimes I like to blog about my life and what is going on, but not often anymore. I hope you enjoy my blog posts!
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Skyline & Empower over Glitter Glue

Review & Swatches: NS Minerals Skyline/Empower Duo

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Official description
Duo of Skyline and Empower. SKYLINE: Like the sunset outlining the horizon of a metropolitan city, this soft taupe glistens day or night! The medium grey tone has hints of mauve and is speckled with golden city lights. Highlight your look with the unique contrast of the SKYLINE that blends with any shade. EMPOWER*: em-pow-er, to make (someone) stronger and more confident, especially in controlling their life and claiming their rights. To enhance the beauty in all of us, this neutral medium brown tone should be worn on everyone. With hints of taupe it is great on any skin tone, any shape or size, just like empowerment. EMPOWER your eyelids by sweeping this confident tone across and remember to look in the mirror and EMPOWER yourself! Change your look and change the way you look at others, knowing they have a story too, and deserve to be loved and empowered by how you view them! With NS Minerals, we’re simply decorating the drapes on windows that have seen adversities, and overcome them. See others with acceptance and compassion to help EMPOWER them. Although our experiences and perceptions may be different, our basic needs are all the same. We all need love. Spread EMPOWERment. *This strong, beautiful shade was created as our first single to benefit some of our favorite non-profit organizations: Rape Recovery Center, Operation Underground Railroad & RAINN.

Where to buy
From NS Minerals – You get 2 stacking eyeshadows for $21.99 USD.

Packaging
These come in stacking jars. They are square and clear with a black lid. On the bottom is a sticker with names and ingredients. These are 5 gram jars I believe.

Ingredients
Mica, iron oxides.

Photos taken indoors under a daylight bulb. Swatched over Lunatick Cosmetic Labs LunatiCK Primer, Darling Girl Cosmetics Glitter Glue and bare skin.

These are pretty shades. Skyline is a light cream shade with rainbow sparks and Empower is a coppery taupe with rainbow sparks. They are buttery and smooth and blend well. These are good quality eyeshadows. NS Minerals offers different shadows and other cosmetic items. The packaging is a little annoying. It’s hard to unscrew and screw the lid and other jar on and off.

NS Minerals Skyline/Empower Duo
  • Packaging
  • Texture
  • Ingredients
  • Price

Summary

Pros
Smooth
Blends well
Pretty colors

Cons
Jars hard to unscrew
A little expensive

Final thoughts
These are really pretty every day shades, but the packaging is a little wonky.

Buy or not
No

4
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Greek Gods and Goddesses

Swatches: Hello Waffle Cosmetics Greek Gods and Goddesses

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Official descriptions
Bringer of Storms is a Stormy purple with a barrage of green to blue shift. Zeus
Goddess of Love is a Pale dusty pink with silver to green to blue shift. Aphrodite
Guide Into the Underworld is a Dark orange with red to gold to bronze shift. Hermes
Light of the Sun is a Intense metallic gold with a subtle red to blue shift and an explosion of blue and golden green sparkle. Apollo
Of the Glinting Helmet is a Dark helmet green with red to orange to pink shift. Ares
Of the Wildland is a Light lilac with pink to blue shift and a twinkling of pink and purple shimmer. Artemis
Savior of Sailors is a Glowing sapphire with turquoise to blue to violet shift. Poseidon
The Renowned Articifer is a shimmering golden tan with green to red shift. Hephaestus
The Unseen is an inconspicuous brown with silver-green to silver-red to green-gold shift. Some sparkle. Hades

Ordering Options
You will receive loose product in a 5g jar with a sifter, packed 2-2.5g by volume for $7.75 CAD per jar.
You will receive loose product in a 3g jar, packed ⅓ teaspoon by volume for $4.15 CAD per jar.

You can buy the whole collection in sample baggies for $14.40 CAD, in mini jars for $37.00 CAD and full size jars for $65.00 CAD.

Photos taken indoors under a daylight bulb. Swatched over Lunatick Cosmetic Labs LunatiCK Primer, Darling Girl Cosmetics Glitter Glue and bare skin.

Bringer of Storms is a dark blurple base with an aqua shift and green sparks.
Ingredients: Manganese Violet, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide, Iron Oxide, Silica, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Magnesium Myristrate, Carnauba Wax, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Isododecane, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Myristate. VEGANlip safe

Goddess of Love is a light pink with a silver sheen and silver sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Ultramarines, Titanium Dioxide, Tin oxide, Silica, Magnesium Myristrate, Carnauba Wax, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Isododecane, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Myristate. VEGANnot lip safe

Guide into the Underworld is a dark orange with orange sparks and a rusty sheen.
Ingredients: Iron Oxide, Silica, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide, Magnesium Myristrate, Carnauba Wax, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Isododecane, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Myristate. VEGANlip safe

Light of the Sun is a metallic gold with green and blue sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxide, Tin Oxide, Silica, Copper, Zinc, Silicon Dioxide, Synthetic Fluorophylogopite, Magnesium Myristrate, Carnauba Wax, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Isododecane, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Myristate. VEGAN lip safe

Of the Glinting Helmet is a dark dusty green with a red shift and rainbow sparks.
Ingredients: Mica, Bismuth Oxychloride, Chromium Oxide Green, Calcium Stearate, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide, Silica, Iron Oxide, Ultramarines, Chromium Oxide Green, Magnesium Myristrate, Carnauba Wax, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Isododecane, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Myristate. VEGANnot lip safe

Of the Wildland is a light purple with a blue sheen and pink and purple sparks.
Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide, Mica, Manganese Violet, Ultramarines, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorophylogopite, Silica, Iron Oxide, Magnesium Myristrate, Carnauba Wax, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Isododecane, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Myristate. VEGANnot lip safe

Savior of Sailors is a deep cobalt blue with a blue sheen and green sparks.
Ingredients: Iron Oxide, Ultramarine, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide, Silica, Blue #1 Al Lake, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Palmitic Acid, Boron nitride, Nylon-12, Magnesium Myristrate, Carnauba Wax, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Isododecane, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Myristate. VEGANlip safe

The Renowned Artificer is a light orangey tan with a green sheen.
Ingredients: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide, Iron Oxide, Silica, Carmine, Bismuth Oxychloride, Magnesium Myristrate, Carnauba Wax, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Isododecane, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Myristate. NOT VEGANlip safe

The Unseen is a dark taupe with a purple shift and rainbow sparks.
Ingredients: Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide, Silica, Iron Oxide, Magnesium Myristrate, Carnauba Wax, Lauroyl Lysine, Magnesium Stearate, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, Kaolin, Zinc Stearate, Isododecane, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone, Isopropyl Myristate. VEGANlip safe

I kind of really love this collection. The label art is amazing and I love several of the colors. I had trouble capturing some of the shifts and some of the colors have more of a sheen than a shift. My favorites are The Unseen, Bringer of Storms, Of the Wildland and Goddess of Love!

You can find Hello Waffle Cosmetics online here. You can find them on Instagram and Facebook. You can contact Christine on her contact page here.

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I run this blog! This blog is a personal blog for all things beauty related. I love swatching, reviewing and hosting giveaways. I’ve been blogging since I was 16 years old… That’s uh a long time. I am now 33! Sometimes I like to blog about my life and what is going on, but not often anymore. I hope you enjoy my blog posts!
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Organic BB Crème

Review: LaMav Organic Skin Science Organic BB Crème

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Official description
Organic BB Creme. All-In-One Foundation, Moisturiser, And UV Protection
La Mav Organic BB Crème is the ultimate multi-tasker and must have product for your makeup bag. Not only the perfect colour balancing makeup base, La Mav Organic BB Crème also provides an anti-ageing remedy and natural protection from the sun all whilst leaving your skin feeling smooth, radiant and hydrated. Reduce your daily makeup routine down to one highly effective product that is easy to apply and very affordable. La Mav BB Crème is perfect for those with hypersensitive skin, or conditions such as Rosacea, Eczema and Acne.

Infused with Vitamin C and Rosehip Oil La Mav Organic BB Crème treats the skin’s impurities whilst also providing anti-ageing benefits and nourishment for long lasting results. Apply La Mav Organic BB Crème daily on top of your La Mav moisturizer for a noticeably flawless and radiant complexion. Use it alone, or for best results, combine it with our Anti-Ageing Mineral Foundation with SPF15 and our Mattifying Powder. Tip: mix with your daily moisturiser for a lighter tint if desired!

Where to buy
From LaMav Organic Skin Science – You get a 50mL pump bottle for $39.95 USD.

Directions
• Apply a small amount to clean skin.
• Blend gently with fingertips for even coverage. Suitable for all skin tones and types.
• Mix with your La Mav moisturiser if a lighter shade is preferred

Packaging
The bottle comes in a cardboard box that has company and product information on it. The BB Creme comes in a white pump bottle with a silver snap on cap. The pump is white. The bottle has product and company information on it.

Scent and formula
It’s a thick kind of cream feeling formula. It smells like soy beans. I don’t know what to say about the shade since it’s several shades darker than I am.

Ingredients
*Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Titanium Dioxide, *Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, *Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, *Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, *Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Iron Oxides (CI77492), Tocopherol, Cetearyl Glucoside, Glyceryl Caprylate, Iron Oxides (CI77491), Mica, Iron Oxides (CI77499), Sodium Anisate, *Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, *Rosa Eglentaria (Rosehip) Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hippophae Rhamnoides Seed Oil, Alcohol, Ubiquinone, Ascorbic Acid, Aqua, Cucumis Sativus [Cucumber] Fruit Extract, Malpighia Glabra [Acerola] Fruit Extract, Tin Oxide, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, *Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract.

* designates an Australian certified organic ingredient

As you can see from the photos this BB cream is way too dark for me. It’s a good BB Cream. It blends out well with a beauty sponge. I found that blended it with my hands or a brush left streaks or patchy areas. It has good coverage and it feels okay on the skin. It does have a strong smell though and it smells like soy beans. La Mav Organic Skin Science is an organic skin care company from Australia. They are cruelty free as well.

LaMav Organic Skin Science Organic BB Crème
  • Packaging
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  • Texture
  • Ingredients
  • Price

Summary

Pros
Blends well
Good coverage

Cons
Strong smell
Too dark
A little pricey

Final thoughts
If this were lighter and cheaper I might buy it.

Buy or not
No

4.1
User Rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
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I run this blog! This blog is a personal blog for all things beauty related. I love swatching, reviewing and hosting giveaways. I’ve been blogging since I was 16 years old… That’s uh a long time. I am now 33! Sometimes I like to blog about my life and what is going on, but not often anymore. I hope you enjoy my blog posts!
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Review & Swatches: Chirp Cosmetics

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Ordering options
Eyeshadow
You will receive loose product in a 5g jar with a sifter, packed 1.5g by weight for $6.00 CAD per jar.
You will receive loose product in a baggie, packed ⅛ teaspoon by volume for $2.05 CAD per baggie.

Brow Powder
You will receive loose product in a 5g jar with a sifter, packed 1.5g by weight for $8.00 CAD per jar.
You will receive loose product in a baggie, packed ⅛ teaspoon by volume for $2.05 CAD per baggie.

Blush
You will receive loose product in a 20g jar with a sifter, packed 5g by weight for $16.00 CAD per jar.
You will receive loose product in a baggie, packed ⅛ teaspoon by volume for $2.05 CAD per baggie.

Finishing Powder
You will receive loose product in a 30g jar with a sifter, packed 8g by weight for $24.65 CAD per jar.
You will receive loose product in a 20g jar with a sifter, packed 5g by weight for $20.00 CAD per jar.
You will receive loose product in a baggie, packed ⅛ teaspoon by volume for $2.05 CAD per baggie.

Lipstick
You will receive lipstick in a bullet, packed 4mL by volume for $12.32 CAD per bullet.
You will receive lipstick in a clamshell, packed 0.5mL by volume for $3.00 CAD per clamshell.

Lip Tint
You will receive lipstick in a lip tube, packed 4mL by volume for $10.00 CAD per lip tube.
You will receive lipstick in a clamshell, packed 0.5mL by volume for $2.05 CAD per clamshell.

Photos were taken indoors under a daylight bulb. Eyeshadow swatched over Lunatick Cosmetic Labs LunatiCK Primer.

I received samples of Chirp Cosmetics products to try out. I was going to do lip swatches of the lipsticks but I didn’t have enough time today. The sun finally came out and the kids and I went for a walk and explored. Hopefully I can take some tomorrow! All of the shadows are soft and buttery and easy to blend. None of them were shear and all were pigmented. Most of the lipsticks were on the sheer side except Red Velvet and Singe, but they apply evenly. They aren’t scented and don’t really have a smell. Bitten is a lip tint that is a sheer balm. It doesn’t have a scent either. The finishing powder is translucent and matte. It applies well. The blushes are all soft and shimmery and apply easily. The brow powders are matte and soft. They’re easy to apply and blend. Chirp is a new company to me but the products are really nice. I contacted them a couple of times on Facebook with questions and got a very quick reply both times. All product ingredients and descriptions are available on their website. I didn’t want to put them all here or it’d be a very, very long post. xd Chirp Cosmetics is located in Ontario, Canada.

Overall I was really pleased with their products. I hope they come out with some magenta-y shaded lipsticks! You can find them on Instagram and Facebook.

Chirp Cosmetics
  • Packaging
  • Quality
  • Color
  • Texture
  • Ingredients
  • Price

Summary

Pros
Good quality
Inexpensive
Great colors
Great texture

Cons
None

Final thoughts
The colors are pretty and the quality is great.

Buy or not
Definitely

4.6
User Rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
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