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    Smashbox Cali Contour Palette- Matte

    My day to day makeup routine is extremely simple. I apply color corrector, BB cream, blush, eyeshadow and lip gloss. Notice that I did not say that I do any highlighting or contouring. That being said, you’re probably thinking, if you don’t contour then why are you reviewing a contour face palette. I decided to try to use this as eyeshadow. There are many products that can be used multiple ways to get the most “bang for your buck”. Smashbox is a higher end brand that is sold at Sephora and Ulta. They may be sold at some department stores like Macy’s but I’m not sure about that. Their products…

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    ELF Bite Size Quad- Rosewater

    This jewel-toned Lilly print had me in a mood to play with some pink and I decided to pull out my ELF bite size quad in the shade Rosewater. If you’ve never heard of ELF, they are a makeup brand which stands for Eyes Lips Face. They make affordable products and are sold at Ulta, Walmart, Target and some drugstores. ELF came out with these quads back in 2018 I believe. They have a range of different color stories at this point. The best part about these quads is they’re only $3 each. Yes, you read that correctly, they are $3 for the quad. The color story I used is…

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    Colourpop Feelin Bubbly Palette- Pop off

    I am very late to the party when it comes to Colourpop eyeshadow palettes. Colourpop is an affordable brand which makes a variety of eyeshadow palettes in different color stories. Colourpop is sold at Ulta as well as on their website. Their palettes range from $10 – $35 depending on the number of shades in the palette. This palette is $14 at Ulta and you get 9 shades total in the palette. The feelin bubbly palette is a more neutral color story and is a great every day palette. The color story is meant to mimic that of champagne, hence the champagne theme. I started with the shade pop off…

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    Hi! I’m Samantha!

    Hi! My name is Samantha and I am a beauty lover. I decided to create this blog because makeup is something that brings me joy in life. It allows me to be creative and create a feminine touch in a professional life. I am an attorney by trade and I work at Goldberg Segalla where I do workers’ compensation defense work. I live in Connecticut in the USA and I am 34 years old. I am going to be posting reviews for all kinds of makeup products. My goal is to provide valuable information so that you can decide for yourself if the product I am reviewing has a place…