ColourPop NKLA X Laura Lee Bundle

February 12, 2018 | Beauty, ColourPop | 4 Comments »


ColourPop NKLA X Laura Lee Bundle

ColourPop NKLA X Laura Lee Bundle

ColourPop NKLA X Laura Lee Bundle

ColourPop NKLA X Laura Lee Bundle

ColourPop NKLA X Laura Lee Bundle

Swatches: Bam, Glam, Wham

I’m still making my way through my Holiday Haul products. I’m just about done. Then maybe I can finally share some of the newer stuff I have piled up on my desk.

This is the ColourPop NKLA X Laura Lee Bundle. It’s a collaboration with ColourPop and Laura Lee. All net profits from the purchase of any ColourPop X Laura Lee product go towards Best Friends Animal Society. A leading national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. The collaboration consists of a Super Shock Shadow Foursome and a Lip Bundle. I bought the Lip Bundle which includes 3 lip products.

  • Bam – Red Berry (Ultra Satin Lip)
  • Glam – True Rose Gold (Ultra Metallic Lip)
  • Wham – Champagne Nude Metallic With Silver Glitter (Ultra Glossy Lip)

Bam was a little messy to apply and can sometimes look a tad patchy. Once you even everything out it’s a really gorgeous shade. It was fairly comfortable and long lasting.

ColourPop NKLA X Laura Lee Bundle

Glam was my favorite of the trio. Y’all already know that I’m a sucker for rose gold. Aside from the pretty rose gold shade this lipstick applied beautifully and made for a comfortable wear. The formula was nice and creamy. Almost mousse like. I’m really digging their metallics.

ColourPop NKLA X Laura Lee Bundle

Wham is the second Ultra Glossy Lip I have tried. It’s very different from the first one. This one contained chunks of glitter and felt a little gritty, but not overly so. I definitely noticed the texture however, I wouldn’t say it was bothersome. It did look metallic. At first I wasn’t sure how I felt about it. After seeing it in photos I decided that I really did like it. It wasn’t super sticky and was fairly comfortable.

ColourPop NKLA X Laura Lee Bundle

Overall, I’d have to say that this was a really pretty trio. All of the shades are very wearable including the metallic. This is definitely one of their more glamorous looking collections. I’m glad that I picked it up when I had the chance. Unfortunately this Lip Bundle is currently sold out, but it looks like the Super Shock Shadow Foursome is still available.

A little side note: I’m suddenly very aware of how I can’t seem to snap a face swatch photo without my hand by my neck. I looked back on my photos and notice that this wasn’t always the case. It seems to be a new thing since the move. I admit that it’s been tricky getting into a rhythm in the new place. My setup is very different. It’s much better, but I have to remember my best angles and such. Maybe bear with me while I work my way through this very awkward phase? Haha!

Info

Product: ColourPop NKLA X Laura Lee Bundle
Price: $18.00
Purchase: colourpop.com

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ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

February 5, 2018 | Beauty, ColourPop | 8 Comments »


ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

Swatches: Shooting Star, Magical, Stardust, Twinkle

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

Swatches: Sweet Dreams, Water Bearer, Potion, Spark

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

Swatches: Kaleidoscope, Elfish, Moony, Mermaid

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

Swatches: Dreamy, Moon Child, Rêver

I’ve actually been sitting on this one for a while. I’ve been meaning to post it ever since my Holiday Haul post. Unfortunately it had to take a backseat for a while. Better late than never?

When I first saw promo photos for the collection I wasn’t totally sold. It looked great, but I just felt that they were shades I’ve seen already. Nothing really stood out. That is until I started seeing some swatches and looks and decided that I did in fact need it in my life. It really was too pretty to pass up! ColourPop really does go all out for their collections and I admit to falling for the hype. They make it so easy!

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

This collaboration with Kathleen Lights consists of the Dream St. Pressed Powder Shadow Palette and the Dream Team Lip Bundle. The eyeshadow palette contains 12 eyeshadows. It’s a nice combination of mattes, metallics, and satins. The shadows are all nicely pigmented. The metallics are so soft and creamy that they just glide on! They all applied and blended beautifully. Then again most of their shadows do. I’ve only ever had an issue with a few of their mattes, but that wasn’t at all the case with this palette.

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

The lip bundle contains an Ultra Glossy Lip in the shade Moon Child which is a pink nude with gold glitter. This was my first time experimenting with their Ultra Glossy Lip. I was not disappointed! It wasn’t super sticky and it didn’t feel heavy on my lips. It was a very comfortable wear. I was very surprised. I wasn’t expecting to love this as much as I did. Next is the Ultra Satin Lip in the shade Dreamy which is a peachy pink. This has to be one of my new favorite shades from ColourPop. It’s gorgeous! I’m really digging the satin formula. It’s so comfortable! Last, but certainly not least is the Ultra Satin Lip in the shade Rêver which is a neon orange red. I had no idea that this was going to be so… neon! When I first put it on I had to take a step back. My first thought was ‘No way in hell am I leaving the house wearing this!’ But after looking at the photos I was convinced that it somehow works (with the palette). I think the more subtle eye look helped to tone it down a bit. I’m really digging it. It’s definitely a unique shade in my collection and a very fun one at that! You can see these lip shades along with the palette in action below.

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

Wearing: Dream St. Pressed Powder Shadow Palette

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

Wearing: Ultra Glossy Lip in Moon Child

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

Wearing: Ultra Satin Lip in Dreamy

ColourPop X Kathleen Lights Dream PR Collection

Wearing: Ultra Satin Lip in Rêver

Overall, I loved this collection. It contained a nice variety of the products ColourPop has to offer and the shades all compliment each other beautifully. I don’t think they still have the PR Collection in stock, but you can still purchase the products separately. I’ve listed them both below.

Info

Product: ColourPop Dream St. Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
Price: $16.00
Purchase: colourpop.com

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Product: ColourPop Dream Team Lip Bundle
Price: $16.00
Purchase: colourpop.com

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ColourPop All I See Is Magic Palette

January 4, 2018 | Beauty, ColourPop | 6 Comments »


ColourPop All I See Is Magic Palette

ColourPop All I See Is Magic Palette

ColourPop All I See Is Magic Palette

ColourPop All I See Is Magic Palette

ColourPop All I See Is Magic Palette

Swatches: Go Wish, Now and Zen, 11:11, Treat Yourself, Top Notch

ColourPop All I See Is Magic Palette

Swatches: Tinsel Town, Twinkle Toes, Something Special, Wishful Winking, Pitter Patter

ColourPop All I See Is Magic Palette

Swatches: Save It For Later, Big Spoon, T-Cup, Imperial, Never Never

I feel like I haven’t posted a lot of ColourPop this year. I still have my issues with them, but I caved and made several purchases. Not all of them made it to the blog though. I used to be so excited about my ColourPop orders and couldn’t wait to photograph and blog about my new goodies. I guess things change when the majority of your orders arrive damaged. Thankfully that wasn’t the case with this palette because for the first time in a long time I was excited to post about my ColourPop order.

The All I See Is Magic palette contains 15 eyeshadows.

  • Go Wish – Pastel Peach (matte)
  • Now and Zen – Pale Yellow Gold (metallic)
  • 11:11 – Rose Gold With Silver Glitter (metallic)
  • Treat Yourself – True Ivory (satin)
  • Top Notch – Terracotta Brown (matte)
  • Tinsel Town – Cranberry (matte)
  • Twinkle Toes – Black Gold (metallic)
  • Something Special – Deep Maroon With Purple Glitter (metallic)
  • Wishful Winking – Warm Brown With Teal Duochrome Flip (metallic)
  • Pitter Patter – Rosy Copper With Gold Flecks (metallic)
  • Save It For Later – Amber (metallic)
  • Big Spoon – Pastel Coral (matte)
  • T-Cup – Warm Dusty Taupe (matte)
  • Imperial – Soft Red Orange (matte)
  • Never Never – Dark Chocolate With Multi Dimensional Glitter (metallic)

The colors in this palette really called to me. Those jewel tones get me every time! I just knew it would make for the most colorful holiday look. And ColourPop didn’t disappoint! The shadows were all nicely pigmented. Those metallics glide onto my hand like butter! I found that they applied much better when you gently pat them onto your lid using a dampened brush.

I have to say that this is probably one of my favorite ColourPop palettes. Aside from the shadows being nicely pigmented, they blended beautifully. I’m also loving the shades. While a lot of these scream bold, you could just as easily create a pretty neutral look. I can especially see this making for some nice holiday looks though. You can see a look I created with the All I See Is Magic Palette below.

ColourPop All I See Is Magic Palette
ColourPop All I See Is Magic Palette

Overall, I’d have to say this is a must have palette for any ColourPop fan. I kind of cringe when I say that because of how dirty they’ve done me. But I do love their products. And this palette is high up on my list! Have you purchased this palette? If not, what is your favorite ColourPop palette?

Info

Product: ColourPop All I See Is Magic Palette
Price: $20.00
Purchase: colourpop.com

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