Hello Beauty Babes!
I just got back from a much needed vacation to Orlando, which somehow I feel like I needed a vacation to recover from the vacation. Disney is no joke! I swear it’s like a mad house! I don’t know about you, but the happiest place on earth is now my bed. (Or Ulta & Sephora)
So, after a few days rest, I’m back! And seriously, I couldn’t have picked a worse time to go on vacay. So much is happening in the beautyverse! I’m gonna be popping out new content like booty pops at a J-Lo concert.
As soon as I got home, I was greeted with a new Colourpop Package! So, get ready for a haul!!!
I picked up a bunch of new stuff, and I can’t wait to show you guys and share my thoughts!
First, I picked up one of the new Colourpop Concealers!!! Does anyone else dread picking out face product shades online? I always feel like there’s a shade I could’ve gotten that would be better.
But anyways, I picked up the shade Medium Tan 35. I would’ve like a more yellow tone concealer, but I think this shade will work out for me.
The packaging is pretty big compared to other concealers. It’s .14 oz (4.0g) which isn’t as much product compared to other concealers.
The texture is very smooth. It’s not too light or thick & cakey. It kind of dries to a matte finish. I’ve worn it only once since I got it so I haven’t formed a full opinion on it yet, but I didn’t have any problems wearing it.
Next I picked up one of the new Super Shock shadows recently released in Lightning Bug, which is one of the shadows in their Summer Solstice Quad.
I try to buy more different things instead of buying the same old stuff (at least a try, but I mean come on. We all have at least five lipstick colors that are the exact same but we swear are somehow different). When I saw this, I didn’t think I was going to buy it. I mean, it’s a golden eyeshadow. but I decided to get it, and I am SOOO glad I did!
This shadow is so stunning! It’s like a gorgeous piece of jewelry on your face. It’s a warm classic gold color that’s bursting with shimmery goodness. The swatches don’t do it justice! Sometimes super shock shadows can vary in pigmentation, but Lightning Bug is full of pigmentation! It’s such a great shadow I’m so excited to wear this!
I was so excited that CP came out with pressed highlighters/bronzers so I decided to pick one up!
The shade is called Boujee Call, and yes the name is why I picked it. I had high expectations for these, but because beauty babes should always be honest with each other, I’m gonna tell you guys this didn’t meet my expectations.
When I swatched this, my mind went “whomp whomp whomp”. it was dissapointing! It was clumpy and not very smooth. However, when i swatched it on my hand, it looked pretty good. I was even more suprised when I wore it. It actually looked good!
I’ll be honest, it wasn’t the smoothest highlighter, But it is wearable. I wouldn’t 100% reccomend this, but if you are curious, it isn’t a total waste of money, especially since it’s only $8
The Sun Seeker Lip Trio was another product I picked up. I really like the shades in this trio, but I was more so into this trio because of the gorgeous sparkly gloss inside!
Sizzle, an Ultra Matte warm red berry shade
Tidal, an Ultra Satin warm brown shade with red undertones
Cabana Boy, an Ultra Glossy Metallic rose gold
Sizzle is such a pretty color that’s perfect for this time of year between summer and fall. The only thing is the finish! I feel like the Ultra Satin formula is amazing for liquid lipsticks! The Ultra Matte formula for me is too matte! I’ll probably wear this with a gloss. I think Cabana Boy would look great on top of it.
Tidal is right up my alley. I love warm toned browns! This actually reminds me alot of Tansy from Colourpop! (also an Ultra Satin Lip) Putting them side by side, they do look really similar, but not the same. Tansy is a straight up yellow brown while Tidal is a warm toned brown with slight red undertones. However, I probably wouldn’t stress over buying both.
Cabana Boy is soooo stunning! It’s a rose gold tube of fabulousness. And, like Tidal, Cabana Boy has a doppleganger of its own from Colourpop. My Jam is really similar to Cabana Boy. They even have the same colored shimmer. The difference is the base. My Jam is more gold while Cabana Boy is a rose gold. If you want to be logical, then you probably don’t need both but if you love shimmery metallic glosses like I do, then do whatever floats your boat. Colourpop does metallic shimmer glosses well. Cabana Boy & My Jam both have a great formula without any friction or discomfort.
Last but not least, I got the Ultra Matte Lip in the shade Troublemaker.
As soon as I saw this mid-tone brown peach shade, I was all into it! A lot of times, peach shades are too pink. I love how brown toned this peach shade is. Also, the brown tones are great for other WOC who love peach lip colors like me!
The only thing is that this is an Ultra Matte Lip. Really, it’s more of a preference thing, and sometimes I can wear these with no problem, but I’m really not into non-transfer stay all day super matte liquid lipsticks. I’m more into satin finish, comfortable, semi-transfer formulas, so I would probably wear this with a gloss. I actually tried this out with Smith’s Rosebud Salve on top, and I loved how it looked and felt! So if you’re like me, try using Smith’s on top or something similar to it or a gloss so it’s more wearable.
Alright you guys! That is it for this post! I’ll let you guys know how these products work out. I might even do a haul update post later on.
I’m so excited for all the new posts coming, and just to be blogging to you guys!
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XOXO, Sage Slays