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Makeup Geek Shadows - Part 1

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By cristalena56 · April 3, 2016
As Thrift Thicke would sing on YT, "Youtube made me buy it and now i'm going to try it". In January of last year after watching a Jaclyn Hill makeup geek favorite shadows video, I  decided to buy some of these shadows. I have since made a few orders since that initial order. I think I own now 40 shadows of theirs (38 pans and 2 pigments). 
 
Makeup Geek Cosmetics is a makeup company started by Youtuber Marlena. She considers herself a makeup teacher rather then a makeup artist. I have been following her yt channel for quite a few years now. I think she was my second youtube subscription after Leesha (xsparkage). I don't know why I was so late joining the bandwagon on these shadows because they are amazing.
The shadows are pigmented, blend easily, and last all day. Plus they only cost $6 a Pan or $10 for their Foiled shadow pans. I noticed recently MAC reduced their price of their pro single refill pans to $6.00 and I think it's probably because they were losing business to this company since their shadows were $10 compared to MUG $6.00. I actually put my mug shadows in mac pro duo palettes with inserts. 
 
These are the shadows I bought recently when they were having a bundle sale. From time to time they will put bundles of 9 shadows for a certain price. They are made up from their regular, duochrome, and foiled lined shadows. This set was on sale for $25 and i also bought one extra shadow. They currently have the Spring Fever Set for $30. 
All their shadows come in these thin cardboard squares. I recently ordered some mac ones and they came in similar packaging. 
I'll start with the 2 duochromes and 2 foiled shadows. Duochromes are when you have one color but when you move it around in the light it can reflect 1 or more other colors. The foiled shadows give you that wet (foiled) look without having to wet your brush. 
Duochromes on the left and foiled on right. Took these outside with no flash.
Shade: Mai Tai
Description: Apricot Base with Orchid Reflects 
Thoughts: I think it's a dark peach color that in certain angles it looks more pink. It reminds me a little of the duochrome shadow from the morphe jaclyn hills favorite palette (ES67).  
Price: $6.00
  Next
Desscription: Buff Base with Peachy-Pink Reflects.
Thoughts: 
Price: $6.00
Foiled...
Description: Soft Pink with Coral Undertones and a Foiled Finish.
Thoughts: It looks like a  peachy-coral to me with a golden foiled finish.
Price: $9.99
and then... lol
 Name: Daydreamer
Description: Light lilac purple with cool undertones and a foiled finish
Thoughts: Light lavendar purple with a silvery foiled finish.
Price: $9.99
do be do be do...
 These shadows are from their normal line. 
 Here there are 3 mattes and 1 shimmer.
Description: Metallic Champagne 
Thoughts: Light beige with a frosted golden sheen. I mainly use this color as a inner corner highlight. This was one of the first shadows i bought. This one will be a backup. 
Price: $6.00
 I didn't swatch this one or the next one because I already own them. I'll have swatch them from my other ones and add them later...
Description: A Light Peach Beige with a Soft Matte Finish
Thoughts: A light peachy orange matte. I mainly use this as a transition shade in my crease. 
Price: $6.00
 It's a little more orange then it shows in the picture above... When I post the pictures of another haul, you will see what I am talking about.. 
 Name: Sorbet
Description: Pastel Melon Pink with a Matte Finish
Thoughts: Dusty Light Corally Pink Matte. It didn't want to swatch very well so this one I had to swatch over a primer. 
Price: $6.00
lalalala..
 Name: Bedrock
Description: Medium Gray with Strong Brown Undertones and a Matte Finish.
Thoughts: This was another one I had to apply over a primer because it was patchy. It's a brownish gray color.
Price: $6.00

 
 

Avengers: Age of Ultron - Hulk

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By cristalena56 · June 8, 2015
This look in't really based on the character from the movie but it's the eye makeup I wore to see the movie opening weekend. It's more inspired by the colors from the comic book rather then the character in the movie. I did a hulk look years ago when i first started wearing makeup before i knew about blending and all that. :p The cartoon/comic hulk has brighter colors compared to the movie hulk, which i prefer. Also using the brighter colors gave me an excuse to use my Urban Decay Electric Palette. 

Items Used:
*Urban Decay Electric Palette
*NYX HD Base White
*BH Cosmetics 120 Palette 2nd edition
*Star Crushed Cosmetics Electric Lime
*Inglot #318
*Elf Studio Cream Liner in Black
*UD 24/7 Liner Black Velvet
*Mayebelline Lash Sensational Mascara

*Apply an Ey Primer. (UDPP)
*Apply a light pink transition shade to the crease. (Too Faced Kiss the Bride)
*Blended in a fuschia/hot pink shade into the crease. (I mixed UD Savage and Jilted)
*Then using a pencil brush I applied a purple shade to the crease. (UD Urban)
*Then i applied a purple shade from my 120 palette.
*Blend
*Then I applied a white base to my lid. (NYX HD Base White)
*I patted a lighter lime green shade to the inner 1/2 of my lid. (Mixed UD Thrash and Star Crushed Electric lime)
*Then pat on a darker bright lime green shade. (I mixed UD Freak and a few green shadows from the 120 palette)
*I then applied the lighter lime green shade to the lower lashline.  (UD Thrash)
 *Then I blended in the purple shade. (UD Urban)
*I applied some white base to the inner corner. (NYX HD Base White)
*Then applied a matte white shade over. (Inglot #318)
*Lined eyes with a black cream/gel liner. (Elf Studio Black Cream Liner)
*Applied a black liner to waterline. (UD Black Velvet)
*Then applied 2 coats of Mascara (Maybelline Lash Sensational)
*Applied a flesh color to my brow bone. (Too Faced Bouquet Toss)
*** I had recreated the look i wore for my blog and i prefered the original because instead of using just the lighter green shade i used for the lower lashline, I also applied the darker lime green shade. 


When i took a couple pictures outside, is when i noticed the big difference of my lower lashline compared to when i first originally wore it. I love how the purple looks though. :)


My skin has been really dry lately, and hate how it looks in natural lighting. :/

Heres a few more full face pictures.


Hope you enjoyed this look. :) I hope you had a chance to check out the new Avengers movie. I really liked it but I can't decide which one i liked more. 

Morphe Brushes Jaclyn Hill Favorites Palette

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By cristalena56 · February 8, 2015

So I've been following Morphe Brushes on Instagram for over a year now but i've never made a purchase from them. I think I started following them because they were sponsoring a contest at some point in time and to earn an extra entry you followed their instagram page. I remember some posts at the end of december about a palette that was coming out that was hand picked by a girl named Jacyln Hill. I had no idea to be honest who she was. I was like who is this person and what's the big hoopla over this palette. lol I remember just reading comments about people being mad because they couldn't get on the site and then when they did it was sold out. I guess someone was hacking their site at the time of the launch. Well during the next week I was looking up swatches for makeup geek shadows because I was wanting to buy some and that is how i found Jaclyn hill's blog/yt channel. It was watching her videos the first week of January that i found out what her palette was all about. I had actually been wanting some warmer colors since all my shadows are more brighter shades and this seemed like a good one for me to get for those brown/cranberry shades i was looking for. Alas though when i went to purchase it from their site they hadn't restocked it yet but then my hubby reminded me that he was working a beauty show at the end of january in Long Beach. I immediately checked the website for the show and found that morphe brushes was going to be there and only a few booths over. Score!! So I had him pick it up for me while he was there. :)

I forgot to take pictures of the box when i first got it so now there is icky water spots/fingerprints on it...

These shadows are sooo amazingly pigmented. I can't believe individually these only cost $2.00 each, because that is such a good deal. The palette retails for $27.99 which makes them a $1.00 a piece.
 
I think the last row is my favorite. :)
No Flash
ES4 - OFF WHITE (FRO
ST)
ES54 - PEACHY GOLD W/SHIMMER (LUSTRE)
ES6 - SOFT GOLDEN PEACHY BROWN (MATTE)
ES76 - BEIGE CHAMPAGNE (SHIMMER)
ES64 - PEACHY BROWN W/SHIMMER (VELVET)
ES75 - SHINY RUST (SHIMMER)
Outdoors Flash
I've been using a couple of the first ones as an inner corner highlight.


ES67 - DUAL-INTENSITY PEACH/PINK (PEARL)
ES13 - SOFT GOLD-PEACH W/PEARL (SATIN)
ES62 - MUTED TAUPE BROWN (MATTE)
ES63 - MUTED BROWN (MATTE)
ES20 - INTENSE BROWN/GOLD W/SHIMMER (FROST)
ES47 - GOLDEN APRICOT (SHIMMER)
ES66 - VIBRANT CORAL (MATTE)

Favorites: I love both oranges. I think the first shade is pretty and can't wait to figure out a look to use it. I've been using the browns for my crease area.

Outdoors No Flash
ES33 - SOFT BABY PINK (PEARL)
ES68 - METALLIC RASPBERRY (SHIMMER)
ES16 - SOFT MUTED ROSY BROWN (SATIN)
ES15 - GOLDEN ORANGE BROWN (MATTE)
ES61 - LIGHT GOLDEN BROWN (MATTE)
ES24 - INTENSE REDDISH BROWN (MATTE)
ES74 - COPPER (SHIMMER)

Favorites: Loving the pinks. I've been using 33 and mixing with 66 to make a shiny peachy color for my lids and then pairing it with a couple of the browns. 

Outdoors No Flash
ES11 - ORANGE COPPER (VELUXE PEARL)
ES59 - VIBRANT CRAN-PURPLE (MATTE)
ES38 - PINK W/BLUE PEARL (LUSTRE)
ES53 - SOFT PURPLE (PEARL)
ES48 - AMETHYST (SHIMMER)
ES71 - DEEP MAROON RED (MATTE)
ES19 - INTENSE GREEN W/SHIMMER (LUSTRE)
Outdoors Flash
Favorites: I love all of them, especially the purples and the pink shade. 

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Thoughts: I love this palette. For the most part the shadows are super pigmented and the ones that aren't can be built up. h colors I have used so far blend easily without much trouble wich is also a plus. I work in the stock room and coming home after 8 to 9 hours working my shadows look pretty good with minor fading in the crease area. I highly recommend this palette if you were looking for some warm shades and some pops of color as well. I can see myself using this palette for everyday looks. I'm also interested in trying out some of their brushes. Anybody have any recommendations??

<p>Editing Notes: All the swatches were dry swatches. I didn't use any primer or anything like that. I just swatched each shadow with my fingers. 

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Inspired Eye Look (Leonardo)

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By cristalena56 · August 24, 2014
</p> <p>I can't help to sing the theme song everytime I see anything that is teenage mutant ninja turtles related. I decided to do a look when i went to see the new movie with my hubby opening weekend. We even got a mask because we are a AMC Stubs card member. I of course got a Leonardo one since he has been my favorite since I was a kid. I remember playing the game with my brothers and I was always leo (my older brother was donatello and my little brother was michaelangelo). Did anyone else get the VHS tapes from Burger King?? haha I am dating myself saying vhs.. :p 

Now that you are probably humming the song, how about the lyrics. :p
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Heroes in a half shell, turtle power
They're the worlds most fearsome fighting teens
[ we're really hip ] Teenage mutant ninja turtles
They're heroes in a half shell and they're green
[ hey, get a grip ] Teenage mutant ninja turtles
When the evil shredder attacks
These turtle boys don't cut him no slack
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Splinter taught them to be ninja teens
[ he's a radical rat ] Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Leonardo leads, Donatello does machines
[ that's a fact, Jack ] Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Raphael is K00L but rude
Michaelangelo is a party dude
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Teenage mutant ninja turtles
Heroes in a half shell, turtle power
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Products Used:
*NYX Shadow Base White
*Glamour Doll Eyes Going Green
*My Beauty Addiction Lucky
*My Beauty Addiction Champ
*BH Cosmetics 120 Palette 2nd Edition (Green and brown)
*BFTE Crystal
*BFTE Very Vanilla
*Elf Black Cream Liner
*Benefit They're Real Mascara

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*Applied Eye Primer (UDPP)
*Applied White Shadow Base to Lid (NYX)
*Applied Yellow Green shade to inner 1/3 of lid (GDE Going Green)
*Blended in a Grassy Green shade to middle of the lid. (BH Cosmetics)
*Blended in a shamrock green to outer 1/3 of lid. (MBA Lucky)
*Applied brown shade to crease (BH cosmetics)
*Defined crease with a gray black shade. (Sleek Candy Palette)
*Applied Blue shade to lower lashline. (MBA Champ)
*Applied a Shiny White shade as a inner corner highlight. (BFTE Crystal)
*Applied a fleshtone color to browbone. (BFTE Very Vanilla)
*Applied Black Liner (ELF Cream Liner)
*2 Coats of Mascara (Benefit They're Real)



I probably could of applied this better but I had 3.5 to 4 hours of asleep since i've had trouble falling asleep lately. I even fell asleep towards the end of the movie... I'm pretty sure we are going to buy the 3d blu ray when it comes out, so i can see what i missed then. :p We took the motorcycle to the theater, and do you know how lame it is to be on that while falling asleep.. lol :p 

You can interchange the lower lashline color to be a different ninja turtle. These are my color suggestions. :)

*Leonardo: My Beauty Addiction Champ
*Donatelloa: My Beauty Addiction After Party
*Michaelangelo: Impulse Cosmetics Minibar Martyr
*Raphael: Lime Crime Fly Dragon Fly

</p> <p>Who was your favorite Turtle?? :)

Star Crushed Minerals Haul Swatches (Picture Heavy)

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By cristalena56 · March 31, 2014
I've been seeing their products a lot lately throughout the beauty community. So around valentine's day they were having a 50% off sale and decided to make an order. I was hoping that I would find the neon shades that swatches had been popping up all over Facebook, but they weren't released yet(as of now they still aren't released and no idea if they will ever... I hope they do..). So i picked out 10 shade samples and a primer sample. Most indy companies send out their samples in the little baggies, but they send theirs all out in jars (BFTE doe the same). I prefer the jars out of the baggies. I find them easier to find the color im looking for verses the baggies. With the baggies, i seem to look at all of them before i find the color i am looking for.  So that's a total plus in my book.

There was a bunch of confetti stars inside the bags and envelope. 


The eye shadow samples I bought were $1.00 to $2.00 each and according to sticker on the jar they are .5 grams.


Product: Eye Shadow Primer
Website Description: This emollient rich eye shadow primer is designed to not only prep your eyes for eye shadow application but to moisturize as it does so. Neutralizes eyelid color.
Ingredients: Olive Oil, Carnauba Wax, Organic Coconut Oil, Shea Butter, Grapeseed Oil, Micas
Price: $5.00 (on special right now for $2.00)
Size: 5g

Product inside Jar, Indoor Lighting Swatch (Over Primer), and Outdoor Lighting Swatch (Over Primer)


Product: White Lightning
Website Description: Pure White Color. Semi opaque.
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, oxides 


Product Name: Yellow Brick Road
Website Description: Semi opaque golden yellow - with soft gold shimmer
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, micas, oxides, yellow #5


Product Name: Avocado
Website Description: Semi opaque green shadow with slight shimmer and soft iridescent glitter.
(It's more green then it looks in the picture above. Reminds me of the green yellow crayola crayon.)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, serecite mica, micas,oxides,chromium, tin oxide


Product: Neptune Star
Website Description: Green-Blue shimmer color.
(It's more on the green side then green blue. Shamrock Green with green sparkles.)
INGREDIENTS: serecite mica, magnesium stearate, titanium dioxide, chromium oxide, mica 


Product: Teal Sparkle
Website Description: Semi opaque teal with silver interference.
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, serecite mica, micas,oxides, chromium, ultramarines



Product: Mulan
Website Description: Semi sheer bright deep pink with fine sparkles throughout.
(Crayola Carnation Pink with yellow, pink, and green sparkles)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, serecite mica, carmine, ultramarines,yellow #5, tin oxide


Product: Candy Apple Red
Website Description: Semi opaque vibrant red - with soft red shimmer
(Makes me think of the Ruby Red Slippers from Wizard of Oz)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, micas, oxides, Red #40


Product: Orchid Shimmer
Website Description: This is matte purple color with pink undertones. Semi opaque.
(the purple shade of orchids with pink sparkles)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, serecite mica, mica


Product: Olive Pink
Website Description: Semi opaque shimmery golden olive with soft pink shimmer / undertone.
(Browntoned Olive with pink and yellow sparkles)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, micas, oxides


Product: Black Sapphire
Website Description: Semi opaque shimmery blue black.
(Blue Toned Black with Blue sparkles)
INGREDIENTS: titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate, serecite mica, mica, oxides




I thought these were very pigmented and since I was given a coupon for 65% off, I think i'm going to purchase some more. I've yet to play with these just yet though. I have some ideas for them though. I've only had them about a week so far. :) I noticed some of these can stain like Black Sapphire and Neptune Star. I also think Orchid could be a little more pigmented. I think it might be because its a matte esque shade and thats why it was harder to swatch then the others. You can make a purchase at their etsy shop Star Crushed Minerals. They are still having their spring sale, so check them out. :)

Darling Girl Cosmetics 1st Order - Swatches and Review

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By cristalena56 · September 3, 2013
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<strong><span style="font-size: large;">For awhile now i have noticed the name Darling Girl Cosmetics throughout the beauty world reading blogs, facebook beauty pages, etc... Wasn't til I saw a look XoXo Alexis Leigh posted a month ago that I discovered what amazing colors they have. I had seen a few looks here and there using some of their products but this one had sparkly duochrome shades used in it. I was immediately mesmerized by them. I couldnt click on their website fast enough.

</span><span style="font-size: large;">Once I got there and started looking through the eye colors with my jaw dropping with every click, I knew I had to make an order. I decided to buy a few jars and also ordered a review kit which was on sale for a $1.00 (squeal!!). I thought that deal was super awesome for getting to try out 5 different products. I was going to order one of the lipglosses that looked awesome but they were sadly all sold out. I like that this site has a wishlist, so I can goto it when I want to order something and pick out from the beauties I had already discovered. I am on my 11th page. 


Such cute wrapping!! I love the logo!!

This was the review kit I got. I chose 5 shadow samples and they came in the normal sample baggies. I believe each has an 1/8 of a tsp. 

*Sweet Savage: Matte Midtone carnation pink
*Rich Gurl: A sky blue thats on the periwinkle side with a green duochrome. Its very sparkly!!
*Persuasion: Medium lavender base with gold shift and turquoise sparkles. 
*Unicorn: A shimmery irridescent silvery white but when applied its a irridescent pale pink, maybe even a little purplish with turquoise sparkles.  This was my favorite color I recieved. I already went through the sample and had to order a jar of it. :)
*Obviously a Wig: Magenta with a blue/purple duochrome. I love this color!! I think it makes an awesome lip gloss color!!
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</a>Dry swatch, Elf Primer, and then over UD Liner Zero


Love the flowers!

The Petit jars cost $2.50 and they come with approximately 1/4 tsp in a 3 gram jar that includes a sifter. The full size comes in a 5g jar including sifter with approx. with a 3/4 tsp of shadow.

Basket Case: Bright purple with turquoise shift and gold sparkles.

Dark Crystal: Deep graphite with color shifts from lilac, red/silver to greenish-blue with a red/pink "diamond dust" sparkle.
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London Calling: Indigo base with heavy red shift.

My Little Pony: Pale, pastel lavender with green shift and aqua and pink iridescence.


<span style="font-size: large;"><strong>No Sign of Life: Oceanic blue with a brilliant grass-green shift and baby green sparkles.

Dry Swatch with Finger, Elf Primer, and UD Liner Zero

Free Sample time!!

Every package comes with a couple baggie samples and stickers. Also when you make a purchase of $10 or more you get the weekly GWP (Gift with purchase) shade. 

Peachy Keen: Peach with pink sheen along with gold/green/purple sparkles. This was a gift with purchase shade but if you contact susan she might have more that you can purchase. 
*Bronze Dawn: Ruddy pinky mauve base with strong gold sheen 
*Leaping Lizards: <span>medium grey with golden green sheen that shifts to a grey with red/violet sheen

Thoughts: I love all these colors!! They are very sparkly. I find they work well with the glitter glue that I bought when i ordered from them a 2nd time. With all shadows I would say use a primer. These seemed to last a long time and are vibrant. I work in a stock room that only has a couple fans and no ac. I live in phx, so to give you a rough idea of the weather where I am at. I come home and my makeup has very minor creasing if at all. There can be a little fallout but not too bad. I love these and highly recommend their shadows. I can't wait to order more. I'm waiting til Sept. 6th to order some Halloween Shades from the Oh! The Horror Collection. :) I need to swatch these colors with DG glitter glue and will update this post with a pic. 

Couple Looks I Did:
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Monster's University Sulley ("Kitty") Wearable look

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By cristalena56 · May 31, 2013
I'm so excited for the new Monster's Inc movie to come out. Its back when they were in college before they became the scarer's... ermmm comedians they are now. lol I adored the first movie, and i'm sure I wont be disappointed when I see the new one. It looks super cute!! I love Disney Pixar movies (Disney movies in general).</p>

While thinking what eye makeup I should wear, I thought of this movie and decided to do a look based on Sulley. Though to Boo, his name is Kitty. 

Items Used:
*NYX Jumbo Pencil Milk
*BFTE Caribbean
*Dollipop Cosmetics Jen
*TBN Grape Soda
*BFTE Lavish
*BFTE Sugarplum
*Elf Black Cream Liner
*Maybelline Falsies Mascara


*Primer (UDPP Eden)
*Apply White Base to lid. (NYX Milk)
*Apply Aqua Blue Shadow to Lid. (BFTE Caribbean)
*Apply a lighter Turquoise shade to lighten the lid color. (Dollipop Cosmetics Jen)
*Apply Purple shade to crease. (The Body Needs Grape Soda)
*Using a white liner and purple liner make stripes on the lower lashline.
*Applied Green Shadow (BFTE Lavish) and Purple Shadow (BFTE Sugar Plum) over the liner stripes.
*Apply Black Liner. (Elf Black Cream Liner)
*Highlight with a shade of your skintone. (BFTE Very Vanilla)
*Apply Blue Liner to waterline. (UD Liner Radium)
*2 Coats of Mascara (Maybelline Falsies)

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<p></a>Notes: I think I might make a little mini Monster's University eye look series. I also have been watching Vampire Diaries lately, and was thinking about doing one from that show as well. I havent decided yet. 

Inglot Haul

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By cristalena56 · May 20, 2013
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I went to Las Vegas last weekend for the first time. I remembered that there was a Inglot store somewhere there. I decided to find it and found it in the Caesar's Palace (my favorite casino!!) Forum Shops. I just had to start from one end to the other to find it. My hubby said he waited an hour for me to be done inside the store, but I dont think I was in there for that long. lol 

I took a quick picture when I was leaving. I found myself almost ordering stuff from them at their online website since I first heard about them. I was hesistant since I hadnt seen their products in person. Its hard to tell how big the items are and how I will like the finishes/etc.  without seeing them firsthand. I ended up buying 6 shadows, 1 pigment, and 1 eye liner. It was hard to pick out colors. I would have bought the empty palette but too expensive. Ill look on ebay or amazon for one I can use.

I found the shadows to be a pretty decent size. They only cost $6 each. The pigment was $14.00 and the eyeliner was $12.00.

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</a>Inglot Pure Pigments: Sponge gourd oil and almost 90% pure pigment gives this highly concentrated loose colored powder the ability to range from subtle to ultra intense effects depending on application. Pigments can be mixed with DURALINE to create liquid forms of all pigment colors.
Size: 2 g/0.07 US OZ
Price: $14

Pure Pigment Eye Shadow 82: Shimmery Bronze with pink sheen. Also when it hits the light you can see a gold duochrome. This color is sparkly and has minimal fallout.


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</a>Swatched Dry

Swatched over Primer, NYX Milk, and UD Liner Zero


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Inglot Matte Gel Liner: High intensity pigments provide ideal coverage and rich colors after just one application. The Creamy and delicate long lasting formula dries in 60 seconds to a water, smudge and crease proof finish. 
Size: 5.5 g/0.19 US OZ
Price: $12.00



<strong>Eyeliner Gel 7: Matte Black. I need to get a new eyeliner brush before I start using this. 

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</p> <p>Freedom System ShadowsPalettes come is various sizes and can hold: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 20, 40 of the Freedom System Eye Shadow singles. Eyeshadows and palettes sold separately. Eye shadows come in Matte, Pearl, Shine, Double Sparkle, and AMC. Paraben Free formula. Not tested on animals.</p> <p>Sizes: </strong>
AMC 2.7 g/0.09 US OZ</p>

PEARL 2.7 g/0.09 US OZ

MATTE 2.3 g/0.08 US OZ

SHINE 3.2 g/0.11 US OZ

DS 2.5 g/0.09 US OZ

<span style="font-size: large;"><strong>Price: $6.00


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Inglot Freedom System Square 431 Pearl: Frosty/Icy Pink

Over Primer, NYX Milk, and UD Zero Liner


Inglot Freedom System Shadow AMC 15 Shine:  fiery orange and a gold frost finish 


Inglot Freedom System Shadow AMC 24 Shine: Sparkly Seafoam Green


Inglot Freedom System Shadow AMC 33 Shine: This color caught my eye first and had to have it once i swatched it on the back of my hand. Made me think of mermaids.


Inglot Freedom System Shadow AMC 14 Shine:  bright thistle with pink metallic sheen & multicolored sparkles. Reminds me of TBN Grape Soda with multicolored sparkles. 


Inglot Freedom System Shadow AMC Shine 29: Irridescent pink.


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BFTE Cosmetics Swatches Part 1 - Blues/Greens/Teals

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By cristalena56 · April 6, 2013
Almost every week now I have been ordering the color of the week. For $6.00 you get a Full size of the COTW and 3 samples of your choice. I've accumulated quite a few colors lately. I also have had other colors I gotten in the last couple years that I never posted either. So I decided to swatch them a couple weeks ago.</p>

Sour - The Color of the week 4/5/13-4/11/13 

I've been using mainly my beauty from the earth colors lately. Ive been neglecting my TBN shadows. I have used my UD Liners though a lot too. I need to get some of the new ones. 

Blues/Teals


Blueberry: A very vibrant blue with medium sheen. (I've had it awhile that the name has worn off the jar.)


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Blue Bayou: A bright, rich turquoise blue with a satin finish.


Caribbean: Teal with shimmer.


Cornflower:  light velvet baby blue


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Tickle Me
Deep, teal-green with coordinating glimmers.




Vega (Pro Color): Dark Navy with multicolor sparkles.


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Greens

1939: Dark green with black undertones and green sparkles.


Envy: Yellow green with gold reflects.


Grassy: Matte Green


Green Apple: Bright shimmery grass green with lighter green shimmer.


Hocus Pocus (discontinued): shimmery mossy forest green


Lavish: Green-Yellow with medium sheen.


Menace: Matte Pale Green


Orionis (Pro Colors): Yellow Green with yellow shimmer.


Poison Ivy (Pro Color): Olive Green with gold shimmer.


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 Secret Garden: Olive green with bronze undertones and golden glimmers.</p>


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<p></a>Continue on to Part 2: Pinks/Purples/Reds

St Patty's Day Look

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By cristalena56 · March 15, 2013
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Last week the color of the week for BFTE was 1939 (sparkly dark green). I decided to order  and picked out some other greens and a gold for my sample colors so I could do a St. Patty's day look. I've been digging green looks lately. This is like my 4th posting of a green look in a month.

My look reminds me of carmel apples for some reason. That sounds yummy and are the right colors for St. Patty's Day.

 

Items Used:
*BFTE Envy
*BFTE Lavish
*BFTE 1939
*BFTE Dragonslayer
*BFTE Mermaid
*BFTE Very Vanilla
*UD 24/7 Liner Junkie
*NYX Glam 24K Shadow Stick
*Eye Kandy Cosmetics Sour Apple Glitter
*Elf Liquid Liner
*Bare Minerals Flawless Definition Mascara






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</a>*Eye Primer
*Drew a cut crease with UD Junkie Liner
*Blended
*Filled in lid with NYX Milk using a brush.
*Applied Envy to inner half of lid.
*Blended in Lavish to outer half of lid.
*Applied 1939 to crease.
*Blended Dragonslayer into crease.
*Applied mermaid as a inner corner highlight. 
*Applied UD Liner Junkie to lower lashline and to the outer corner of lid below crease.
*Applied 1939 to lower lashline.
*Applied Sour Apple Glitter over Junkie on the lid.
*Highlighted with Very Vanilla.
*Applied 24K Shadow stick to waterline.
*Applied Black liner.
*2 coats of Mascara
*Finished look with Poppy Love Blush by Sally Hansen  to cheeks and Shiro Why Not Zoidberg/Mirenesse Lip Bomb to Lips.

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</a>My cute mustache earrings my hubby got me. <3

You can't do a St. Patty's Look without a Kiss Me Picture. ;)

i'm like a 1/4 Irish. haha 

<p>Heres my look from last year...

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