Today for Makeup Wars we’re sharing some of our favorite holiday picks for holiday presents. Rather than just cataloging some of the best buys out there today (I’ll do it soon, I promise I have a bunch of great picks for upcoming posts!), today I’m sharing the items that are on my own wishlist. Beauty blogger approved, these are the best beauty gifts! Rosy Neutral Shadow Palette I’ve been using more pinky-rose shadows lately, but…

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I’ve written about my favorite concealers before, shared the favorite concealers of beauty bloggers, and even my favorite concealers specifically for the undereye area. The most recent of those posts was only in June of 2016, but it’s actually out of date already. I’ve really changed up how I utilize concealers over the last year or so, you can read more about that in my Best Concealer Hacks for Undereye Bags and Circles post. The…

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There are so many amazing eyeshadow palettes out there that it can be really hard to pick a good one! I’ve compiled a quick list of some of my favorites. These are my must have, go-to shadows. If I’m traveling, chances are that I’ve brought one or two of them with me. There’s always one of these on my vanity top. My favorites are all pretty neutral, but there are a few fun shades in…

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We all tend to get into a beauty rut every now and then. Maybe your hair style hasn’t changed for a few years, or your eye shadow has been the same shade for a while? This post is not about that. I swear. As a beauty blogger, I get some new stuff in the mail sometimes. And sometimes I also buy new things. (Ok, maybe I buy new things a lot. But it’s research!) Despite…

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I’ve been sharing new NARS releases recently, and today I have the new Photoglosses that were released with the Man Ray holiday collection. What is interesting about these glosses is how insanely pigmented they are. They are not clear with a hint of shimmer or tint. Nope. These are well pigmented, shiny and can get you a statement lip. They don’t feel sticky either. I think they last about 3-4 hours, though note I’m constantly…

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