kat von d shade and light palette outside packaging

The Kat Von D Shade + Light eye palette has been a staple palette to many for years! I finally picked one up back in December, and I truly wish I had it sooner! This has quickly, and understandably, become a favourite.

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Of all the holiday releases so far, the Fenty Beauty Galaxy Eyeshadow palette caught my eye. I saw this palette popping up in my instagram feed leading up to the release date and just could not resist. I knew I needed to add this beauty to my shadow collection! The promo video, the packaging and the presentation of this palette were simply irresistible. Fenty Beauty has been killin’ it in every single way! I purchased the palette on it’s Friday October 13th release, and have been using it ever since!

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After 2 failed attempts, I finally was able to get my hands on the Colourpop Yes Please palette during the most recent restock. If you have yet to get your hands on it, don’t worry! Colourpop will restock again today at 10am EST – just in time for fall, too! This warm-toned palette has very quickly become a staple for me. With a variety of shades and 2 gorgeous finishes, there are so many ways to wear it!

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The Marc Jacobs Re(Marc)able Concealer claims to be a full-coverage formula that covers flaws and imperfections. It is said to have antiquing ingredients that provide moisture to the skin. It is said to be ideal on blemishes and the underage area. So many amazing claims that I just could not resist! It feels like I have been on the hunt for the perfect under eye concealer for a long time! My under eye area is quite dark, with some fine lines and fairly dry. Talk about being against all odds! Seriously! And so I am constantly looking on the Sephora app under the “Top Rated” concealers, and spend a lot of time watching video reviews on YouTube on this search.

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After seeing endless hype for the Wet n Wild PhotoFocus Foundation, I needed to give it a try for myself! This liquid foundation retails for just $8CAD (just $5.99 for my US friends) and is getting so many amazing reviews comparing it to higher-end formulas. So, how could I not be intrigued?

The claims

Weirdly enough, this product doesn’t claim much at all. Both the packaging and the Wet n Wild website talk about how it performs under lighting conditions. Basically, this is said to give you camera-ready skin and reduce the white cast caused by photography. Strange claims. There is nothing about coverage, longevity, skin concerns. This was pretty weird to me when I started seriously looking into the product, but for $8 it was worth trying out on my own. I do love that Wet n Wild offers this in 20 shades, which is a great selection! The range does seem to be lacking in selection for darker skin tones, however.

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