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NYX Perfect Filter Shadow Palette (Rustic Antique)

2 Jan

NYX Perfect Filter Shadow Palette

Hi beauties!

How is the New Year going for you so far? I hope you’re keeping warm!

We had an Arctic cold front come through Vancouver last week, but it’s warmed up (phew!). Since I’m originally from Winnipeg, I know we’re pretty lucky out here on the West coast, so I’ll stop now.

I always like to keep my eye on what’s new in makeup (although I usually don’t go hard-core). For the last few months, I’ve noticed that burgundy or maroon shades are trending.

One of the best palettes for trying out this range of shades is the NYX Perfect Filter Shadow Palette in Rustic Antique.

This palette comes with 10 shades in matte and shimmer finishes. The colors are highly pigmented, super soft, and blend well.

Here’s a rundown of the shades (starting in the upper left corner):

  1. This is a matte ivory-white shade.
  2. This is a matte maroon shade.
  3. This is a matte nude shade.
  4. This is a shimmery gold shade.
  5. This ia a shimmery peachy beige shade.
  6. This is a matte dark peach shade with a hint of gold.
  7. This is a matte orange shade.
  8. This is a shimmery copper shade on the red side.
  9. This is a shimmery dark plum shade.
  10. This is a semi-matte cranberry shade.

The only drawback for this palette is that it doesn’t come with a mirror. However, the quality and quantity of the shades makes it worth picking up if you want to explore burgundy shades!

Happy 2018 everyone. 🎉🍸💋

Disclaimer: Media sample provided, all opinions are my own.

NYX Cosmetics Away We Glow Liquid Highlighter

20 Sep

NYX Away We Glow Highlighter

Hi beauties!

If you want to add to your highlighter stash, NYX Away We Glow Liquid Highlighters are lightweight highlighters that can be mixed with a moisturizer or applied on top of foundation.

As usual, NYX is offering a nice selection of shades from deep rose gold to champagne that suit every skin tone. At $12 each (CDN), the price is right for the amount of product you get especially if you want to create different looks.

One of the features that I like is that you can control the intensity from a subtle to a dramatic glow. The creamy formula also makes it blendable.

With a wide applicator, applying the highlighter is super easy with a single swipe. It also works well if you want to multitask and use the highlighter as eye shadow: either on the lids or under the brow.

Here are the nine shades in the Away We Glow Liquid Highlighter collection (the first four in the list are pictured in the photo):

  • Rose Quartz–Rose Gold Pearl
  • Golden Hour–True Gold Pearl
  • State of Flux–Lavender Pearl
  • Gold Rush–Bronzed Gold Pearl
  • Liquid Prism–White Opal Iridescence
  • Crystal Glare–White Champagne Pearl
  • Daytime Halo–True Champagne Pearl
  • Moon Glow–White Pearl
  • Moonbeam–Soft Pink Pearl

For fair skin, State of Flux is very pretty, while Golden Hour or Gold Rush suit deeper skin tones. Whichever shade you pick up, the highlighters have good color payoff and all day wear.

Disclaimer: Media samples provided, all opinions are my own.

Beauty Event: New NYX Professional Makeup Store Celebration

12 Apr

Hi beauties!

I was very lucky to receive an invitation to an NYX Cosmetics party last week to celebrate the opening of their professional makeup store in Metrown mall in Burnaby (a suburb close to Vancouver, BC).

It was a fun evening with fellow bloggers and local media checking out makeup, food, and fashion (the dress code was afer prom).

On the menu, NYX served up sweet and savory waffles, poutine, and assorted candy (I tried to resist, but the strawberry licorice was so good).

The decor for the party was what you’d expect from NYX with life-size tubes of Lip Lingerie and a photo station, where we could pose with our favorite shade of lip gloss.

Everyone was super excited that the Vancouver area is finally getting an NYX professional makeup store. Sometimes Vancouver is on the slow side, when it comes to retail, because of the high cost of real estate.

NYX was also kind enough to give us a goodie bag with some of their latest launches, including;

I can’t wait to write about these NYX products in the future! Even better, I can pick up NYX latest releases in person. đź’•