Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Laura Mercier Mediterranean Escape Collection | Summer 2019


Laura Mercier Mediterranean Escape Collection | Summer 2019


Mediterranean Escape is a new, limited edition summer collection from Laura Mercier. Its a gorgeous, new collection featuring colors for a sun-kissed, summer vacay look in effortless, easy to use cream formulas. I tried a few pieces from the collection - The Velour Extreme Matte Lipsticks ($28; lauramercier.com) and the Sun-Kissed Veil ($48; lauramercier.com). The Velour Extreme Mattes have an almost, powder-matte texture and stay put for a good few hours and leave a nice stain behind. They are in a convenient twist up crayon form and Optimist is my favorite of the four. The Sun-Kissed Veil is a cream to powder product and reminds me of the MAC cream color bases. I think its one that’d work better as a base than by itself. The product doesn’t really set, so it works better when layered under a powder product. I like it on my cheekbones and even as a light layer under eyeshadow since it has a nice, neutral tone with fine shimmer. The collection also has a few Caviar Stick Eye Colors and Glace Touch, which is an eye gloss for cheeks, eyes and lips.

Laura Mercier Mediterranean Escape Collection | Summer 2019
Laura Mercier Mediterranean Escape Collection | Summer 2019
Laura Mercier Mediterranean Escape Collection | Summer 2019
Laura Mercier Mediterranean Escape Collection | Summer 2019

Laura Mercier Mediterranean Escape Collection | Summer 2019

Laura Mercier Mediterranean Escape Collection | Summer 2019


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Friday, July 5, 2019

Osmosis Lip Glaze


Osmosis Lip Glaze


The new Osmosis Lip Glaze’ ($18; amazon.com) are beautiful, sheer-medium coverage glosses that can be worn alone or layered over lip colors for a super shiny, lacquered look. They come in four colors and have a slightly thicker consistency and pretty good wear time. They are a touch sticky, which is great for longevity and feel super moisturizing without being too heavy. The packaging is small enough to tuck into a small purse and a little goes a really long way with this one. All the colors are wearable and have no shimmer-glitter and these are also perfect for the summertime if you want just a hint of color with a good dose of shine. They are also formulated with plumping ingredients (chili and ginger root oil) so they plump subtly without the irritation or uncomfortable tingle.

Osmosis Lip Glaze Review, Photos
Osmosis Lip Glaze Thankful, Peaceful, Hopeful and Grateful Swatches


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Monday, July 1, 2019

Stila Beauty Boss Lip Gloss

Stila Beauty Boss Lip Gloss

Stila’s Beauty Boss Lip Glosses ($15; sephora.com) are sheer, shimmery lip glosses that are perfect for layering. These come in two finishes - cream and shimmer  and have different levels of opacity, depending on the finish. I tried out two of the shimmer finishes - Elevator Pitch and Synergy, both very hydrating, not too sticky and great to layer over lipsticks or on their own. The pigmentation is on the sheer side and the formula is slightly plumping without the tingle, while the shimmer is finely milled and more reflective and not chunky. They are quite glossy and great for anyone wanting sheer glosses with or without shimmer and the formula feels super comfortable. 


Stila Beauty Boss Lip Gloss
Stila Beauty Boss Lip Gloss

Stila Beauty Boss Lip Gloss Elevator Pitch and Synergy Swatches

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