Showing posts with label lorac cosmetics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lorac cosmetics. Show all posts

29 July 2012

Essential Neutral Eye Shadow Palettes

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Finally!

Quite a few brands are providing neutral eye shadow palettes for their customers. Today, it's all about convenience, yet value. If a few extras are thrown it, then that's a plus.

I'm all about bold colors, but every once in a while, I find that I just want something classic and simple. Classic in a sense that I want my makeup to look natural, yet simple enough to where I'll only need a few minutes to spare.

In makeup, I've realized that if you have a good neutral or natural palette, then you have your essentials. You can always build upon color -from green to purple and blue, or any color in the rainbow.

So I've put together a few palettes that I think are noteworthy.

Urban Decay's Naked Palette & Naked 2 Palette



18 September 2011

High End Mascaras- Benefit, Lorac, Urban Decay, Buxom, Dior & More

Pin It I  have worked around several brands of makeup- most of them are fairly expensive. This includes Iman Cosmetics- which is very affordable, Urban Decay, Lorac, Paula Dorf, Bare Escentuals, Too Faced, Laura Geller, Smashbox, Sue Devitt, and more. When you incorporate tax, I can fill my car up to at least half if I were to purchase just one tube of mascara (I think the current price of unleaded gas in my area is around $3.37). With the way some people shop for makeup, you wouldn't think there was a recession.

If you are wondering why I don't write as often about makeup, then here's why:
I'm the type of person that when I'm around something all day several times a week, I don't want to be bothered by it when I go home- unless I'm in one of my sporadic moods. This is usually energized by me wanting to educate myself. If I get an "ah-ha" moment, then I will delve deep into something, but this is usually when I look up products that I don't work around. I am writing this post because I want to provide my opinion and information that will be valuable to anyone that chooses to read this.

04 September 2011

Some of My Favorite Cosmetic Brands

Pin It This list will be updated whenever I find something new. If you have something you would like to share, be sure to hit me up by email (contact@ivolvebeauty.com) or just leave a comment below.

**This list is still being compiled. When I find something great, I will share it in later posts.

Mineral Makeup

Valana Minerals - Offers a wide selection of foundation shades for women of color.
b.l.a.c. minerals - Offers mineral makeup for women of color, along with a nice selection of loose vivid eyeshadows, and blush.

19 July 2011

Lorac Golden Girl Collection

Pin It Lorac is one of my favorite cosmetic lines because of their hypoallergenic formulas, consistent wearability, and great color pay off. Here's a look at their latest collection.

This set includes:
-(1) metallic gold bag
-(2) Baked Matte Satin Eyeshadows in Posh (matte ivory) and Sociality (matte chocolate brown)
-(1) Couture Shine Liquid Lipstick in Vintage (light neutral beige)
-(1) Visual Effects Mascara in Jet Black
-(1) Lip Pencil in 18 (light rosy nude)

Free of synthetic dyes, triclosan, GMO's, and phthalates.

Retails for $36.00.

This limited edition set is great to use everyday or for a naturally chic look.

Available at Sephora and ULTA.

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