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Brand: Chantecaille
ProductLip Chic
Shade: Wisteria - soft plum


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Binxcat's Musing:  This was my first Chantecaille Lip Chic purchase.  I did not expect it to be so sheer.  Essentially this is a tinted lip balm.  It is moisturizing on the lips.

Brand Description:  This exceptionally comfortable formula is easy to apply and creates an even finish that is shiny but never sticky. Lip Chic leaves lips looking fuller and decidedly more youthful in appearance.  Combines the high shine effects of a gloss with the rich, even coverage of a lipstick.  Chondroitin Sulfate and Hyaluronic Acid helps moisturize and gently plumps the appearance lips.

Ingredients:  Polybutene, Diisostearyl Malate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polyethylene, Vp/hexadecene Copolymer, Microcrystalline Wax (Cera Microcristallina), Dicalcium Phosphate, Mica, Ethyl Vanillin, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Phospholipids, Flavor (Aroma), Hyaluronic Acid, Saccarmonyces Cerevisiae Extract…
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Brand: Jordana Cosmetics
Product:  Triple Play All Over Color 
ShadePetal Pink



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Binxcat's Musing:  This is a creamy, easy to apply and blend multitasker.  Soft pink with a slight yellow undertone, it wears all day without fading (tested on cheeks). 

Brand Description:  There’s more than one way to get cheeky with our multi-purpose Triple Play 3–in-1 Blush Stick! This soft, buildable formula can be worn on your lips, cheeks, and eyes for endless looks. Seamlessly glides on for a mistake-proof application, and is available in 6 flattering shades for every skin tone.

Ingredients:  Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Polyethylene, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Mica (CI 77019), Phenyl Trimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, Nylon-12, Ozokerite, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Caprylyl Glycol, Silica, Propylene Carbonate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Zinc PCA, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilic…
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Brand: Apocalyptic Beauty
Collection: February 2018 Look of the Month: Blood Queen
ProductLoose Eyeshadow, Lip Gloss
Shades: Lana'thel Bathory Nimue Purgatori Vampirella




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Binxcat's Musing:  Absolutely lovely cohesive look sub box.



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Brand: NYX Professional Makeup
Product: Always Keepin' It Tight Eyeliner
ShadeBlue



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Binxcat's Musing:  I like this shade of blue for tightlining.  It's fantastic for brightening the eyes.  There was a slight bit of skipping but no drag.  Wear was great - all day with very little fading until roughly the 7 hour mark (and then only minimal).

Brand Description:  Draw attention to your eyes with the ultra-slim Always Keepin' It Tight Eyeliner from NYX Professional Makeup! Take the Always Keepin' It Tight Eyeliner to your tightline or waterline to easily open up your look. Available in six absolutely essential shades, this retractable pencil serves up a soft and silky finish that won't budge for the ultimate tightline effect.

Ingredients:  Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone, Synthetic Wax, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Synthetic Candelilla Wax, Dicalcium Phosphate, Phenylpropyldimethylsiloxysilicate, Disiloxane, Cera Microcristallina / Microcrystalline Wax …
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BrandKiss My Sass Cosmetics
Product: Lip Glaze
Shade: Her Eyes Are Frozen - a sheer pink with pink & blue sparkles & a "Pink Marshmallows" flavor



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Binxcat's Musing:  I received this product as a GWP with an order.  This is a beautiful pink sparkle lipgloss or topper.  It is not overly sticky.  I do not find the scent to be bothersome. 

Ingredients:  hydrogenated polyisobutene, ethylene/propylene/styrene copolymer, butylene/ethylene/styrene copolymer, cocos nucifera oil, ricinus communis seed oil, tocopheryl acetate, mica, titanium dioxide, tin oxide, iron oxide, synthetic fluorphlogopite, silica, flavor
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BrandUrban Decay Cosmetics
ProductNaked Petite Heat
Shades: INHALE (cream demi-matte)
VIBRATE (soft nude matte)
HOT SPELL (terra-cotta matte)
WILD THING (scorched-orange matte)
HEIST (rich cayenne matte)
STRIKE (rich reddish-brown matte)





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Binxcat's Musing:  I did not purchase the full size version of Naked Heat.  This palette was interesting to me as an accompanying palette for other warms in my collection.  The palette is a very well edited palette.  The shades are all well pigmented and beautiful.  The three darkest shades are a tad stiff but that didn't effect performance.  Swatches are without primer.  (Swatched dry but this palette is a wet/dry.)
Brand Description:  This is one hot little palette. Naked Petite Heat is a compact eyeshadow palette featuring six all-new scorched neutrals inspired by our own Naked Heat. With five matte shades for lid, crease and liner, plus one demi-matte highlighting shade, it has everything you need to create looks that range fr…
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Brand: e.l.f. cosmetics
Collection: e.l.f. x Christian Siriano
Product: Tinted Lip Oil
ShadePolished Pink


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Binxcat's Musing:  While baby pink on swatching, this lip oil takes on a bit of your natural lip shade on wear.  Hydrating and comfortable to wear.  I like this over a lipstick.

Brand Description:  “This is the perfect gloss for a fresh, polished look. Pair it with a dramatic eye or keep it soft and subtle –you can’t go wrong.”    – Christian Siriano

This Tinted Lip Oil is infused with Jojoba, Apricot, and Vitamin E to nourish and hydrate your lips with each application.
Ingredients:  Polybutene, Octyldodecanol, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Diisostearyl Malate, Tridecyl Trimellitate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Ethylene/Propylene Copolymer, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Fragrance (Parfum), Phenoxyethanol, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tocopheryl …
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Brand: Physician's Formula
Product: Butter Highlighter
ShadeIridescence - pink/violet shimmer



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Binxcat's Musing:  I love it when you can pick up a good highlighter from a drugstore brand!  Iridescence is prettier in person.  Actually is a pink/violet shimmer.  Does not emphasize pores.

Brand Description:  Physician's Formula Butter Highlighter is an ultra-luxurious and multi-dimensional cream-to-powder highlighter for a radiant Brazilian goddess glow!

Lightweight one-swipe blendable coverage features ultra-refined pearls and soft-focus pigments that smooth skin texture, brighten skin tone and deliver a gorgeous highlighted finish Infused with a powerful blend of Murumuru Butter, Capuacu Butter and Tucuma Butter, from the lush and nutrient-rich Amazon Packed with essential fatty acids and pro-vitamins that soften, condition and moisturize skin, leaving it silky soft
Ingredients:  Isononyl Isononanoate, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silses…
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Brand: IDUN Minerals
Product: Eyeshadow
Shade: Pion



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Binxcat's Musing:  Highly pigmented.  Large pan.  Easy to apply and longwear.  Swatched without primer.

Brand Description:  IDUN Mineral’s single eyeshadows contain ultra-purified minerals providing intense color with shimmery and matte finish.
All IDUN Minerals eyeshadows are ophthalmologist tested. Ingredients:  Kaolin, Mica, Zinc Oxide, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica. [+/-] C.I. 77491, C.I. 77499, C.I. 77742
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Brand: Dose of Colors
Product: Stay Glossy Lip Gloss
Shade: Jazzy - copper rose with multi color reflects




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Binxcat's Musing:  Quite simply, this is the perfect copper rose gloss.  Beautiful shade, easy and comfortable to wear.

Brand Description:  An ultra glossy non-sticky formula with a unique smooth feel. Can be worn alone or over any lipstick.

Ingredients:  Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polybutene, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Diisopropyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Isohexadecane, Synthetic fluorphlogopite, Mica, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Octydodecanol, Flavor/Aroma, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Silica, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride Phenoxyethanol, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Boron Nitride, Iron Oxides (CI 77499) Saccharin, Iron Oxides (CI 77492), BHT, Octadecyl Di-t-butyl-4-hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf E…
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BrandEssence Cosmetics
Product: extreme lasting eye pencil
Shade: 04 nighttime in the jungle



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Binxcat's Musing:  Creamy on application but does set to be longwear.  Nice dark olive green shade.

Ingredients:  ISODODECANE, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, DIMETHICONE, SYNTHETIC WAX, POLYETHYLENE, POLYBUTENE, SILICA, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, POLYGLYCERYL-4 DIISOSTEARATE/POLYHYDROXYSTEARATE/SEBACATE, STEARALKONIUM HECTORITE, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77510 (FERRIC AMMONIUM FERROCYANIDE)
ISODODECANE, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, DIMETHICONE, SYNTHETIC WAX, POLYETHYLENE, POLYBUTENE, SILICA, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, POLYGLYCERYL-4 DIISOSTEARATE/POLYHYDROXYSTEARATE/SEBACATE, STEARALKONIUM HECTORITE, PROPYLENE CARBONATE, CI 77491 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77492 (IRON OXIDES), CI 77499 (IRON OXIDES) ISODODECANE, TRIMETHYLSILOXYSILICATE, DIMETHICONE, SYNTHETIC WAX, POLYETHYLENE, MICA, POLYBUTENE, SILICA, CACLIUM ALUMINUM BOROSILICATE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE…
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Brand: Andy Candy Makeup
Product: Eye Shadow Primer
Shade: Cake Batter



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Binxcat's Musing:  I received this product as a GWP with a makeup order.  Ok, how much fun is this?!  Because of my long, natural nails, I applied this with a synthetic brush.  The primer worked well and did not crease during wear.  Product did extend the wear of my pigments without emphasizing any lid flaws.  The scent was soft and dissipated on wear.

Brand Description:  Andy Candy Makeup Cake Batter Eyeshadow Primer is an essential product to any makeup regimen. A high quality eyeshadow primer allows your eyeshadow to go on more easily, prevents your makeup from creasing/cracking after extended wear.

Our original Cake Batter Eyeshadow Primer has (vanilla) scent. Instructions for use: Apply a thin coat of CAKE BATTER EYESHADOW PRIMER product with a small flat brush or clean finger to the eyelid or around the eye area prior to where you intended to place the eyeshadow or pigments. 
Ingredients: Is…
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BrandToo Faced
ProductMagic Crystal Lip Topper
Shade: Unicorn Tears



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Binxcat's Musing:  I bought this product to pair with the TF Unicorn Tears holo lipstick.  The pair beautifully together and amp up the holo effect.  This product is non-sticky and works well on its own as well.

Brand Description:  This holographic lip gloss shifts in color with changes in light. Wear it on top of your favorite lipstick to instantly transform it into a mystical finish or wear alone for a pretty prismatic effect.

Holographic formula shifts color depending on the lightPerfect topper to transform any lip color into a mystical finishNon-sticky formulaUse on top of your favorite Melted Matte shadeIngredients:  Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Silica, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Microcrystalline Wax/Cera Microcristallina/Cire microcristalline, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Mica, Bis-Diglyceryl Poly…
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Brand: IDUN Minerals
Product: Pressed Powder - Illuminator
ShadeTilda



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Binxcat's Musing:  Beautiful packaging aside, Tilda has become a staple in my makeup routine.  I use this over my foundation to set the foundation and create a flawless, illuminated (radiant) look that lasts all day without the use of setting spray.

Brand Description:  Tilda is a pressed powder with an illuminating effect and is used as the last step in your face routine. The illuminating finish gives a natural and healthy results and work on all skin colors due to the transparent formula. Tilda is replacing the loose powder Tyra.

Important ingredients – Highly purified minerals Suitable for all skin types, also sensitive skin Flexible packaging with a built-in mirror Ingredients:  Mica, Kaolin, Magnesium Stearate, Caprylic/capric Triglyceride, Octyldodecanol, Silica, Phenethyl Alcohol, Caprylyl Glycol, [+/-] C.I. 77891 (titanium dioxide), C.I. 77491 (iron oxide), C.I. 77492 (iron oxide)

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Brand: Kitten Empire Cosmetics
CollectionTim Burton Eyeshadow Collection
ProductLoose Eyeshadow
ShadeBeetlejuice - lime green (shimmer)


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Binxcat's Musing:  Don't need to say this three times - wow, this lime green shimmer is a stunner!  Lots of pigment, no fallout over sticky primer, wears all day.  Swatched without primer.
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Brand: AmmoCosmetix
ProductLoose Pigment
ShadeConfessionista



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Binxcat's Musing:  I received this product as a GWP.  the shade was created for the Facebook Group - Confessions of a Cosmetologist/MUA.  I'm sharing to show the quality of the loose pigments from the brand.

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Brand: Too Faced
ProductLa Creme Mystical Effects Lipstick
ShadeAngel Tears - iridescent pearl, blossoms into shimmering soft coral


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Binxcat's Musing:  This is an easy to wear soft coral.  On wear, the coral is somewhat more obvious than on arm swatching due to the natural pigment in the lips.  Like the others released by the brand, the shimmer is so fine that it is not bothersome.  No issues with pulling into lip lines.

Brand Description:  Indulge lips with mystical creamy color that changes with your own unique body chemistry.Contains shade-shifting technology that changes the color depending on body temperature
Infused with White Lotus Flower Extract for soothing hydrationInfused with signature sweet unicorn scentOne-swipe formula

Ingredients:  Polybutene, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil/Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Diisostearyl Malate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Polyethylene, Punica Granatum Sterols, C12-15 Alkyl Lactate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, T…
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Brand: Jordana Cosmetics
Product: Cosmic Glow Holographic Lip Gloss
ShadeGalactic Blue


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Binxcat's Musing:  Beautiful on its own, this non-sticky gloss is also stunning as a lip topper over your fav shades. 

Brand Description:  Shoot for the stars with a pout that glitters, glistens, and shines! Cosmic Glow Holographic Lip Gloss promises a new level of sheer high shine with a shimmering, iridescent finish. This weightless, non-sticky formula with color shifting pearls can be worn alone, or over any lipstick for a multi-dimensional, cosmic effect! Available in 6 out of this world shades.

Ingredients:  Polyisobutene, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Silica Silylate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Polyglyceryl-3 Diisostearate, 12-Hydroxystearate Acid, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Flavor (Aroma), Phenoxyethanol, Polyethylene, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Tocopheryl Acetate, Benzyl Salicylate, Squalane, Dunaliella Saline Extract, Tin Oxide. +/- Ma…
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Brand: e.l.f.
Collectione.l.f. x Christian Siriano
ProductEyeshadow Palette - Bold Bouquet






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Binxcat's Musing: This collab completely knocks it out of the park.  This is a gorgeous shadow palette for Spring.  I love how well thought out the shades and mix of finishes is.  Note the well thought out larger pan for the shade that would most likely be most often used.  The included brush is also pretty respectable.
Brand Description:  “Like a bouquet of flowers, this palette is a mix of bold and subtle colors with different textures. Have fun experimenting and creating your own style!”      - Christian Siriano

Ingredients:  Talc, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Dimethicone, Silica, Boron Nitride, PTFE, Magnesium Palmitate, Magnesium Stearate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Kaolin, Phenoxyethanol, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Caprylyl Glycol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Retinyl Palmitate (Va), Tocopheryl Acetate (Ve), Tin Oxide
MAY CONTAIN: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), B…
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Brand: Kokie Cosmetics
ProductProfessional Velvet Smooth Eyeliner
ShadeBright Blue



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Binxcat's Musing:  This eyeliner goes on creamy and sets.  The brand states it is waterproof and longwear.  I would also add that I find this to be smudge-proof. 

Brand Description:  Ah, pencil eyeliners--a tried and true staple. We’ve taken the much-loved pencil and given it the Kokie treatment. Our formula is butter-soft, glides on smooth, and lasts all day. And because we hate to be boring, we’ve made sure to provide 12 exciting, gorgeous colors so your eyes are always poppin! These super rich colors won’t transfer, won’t run and have some serious waterproof power, so you can confidently apply them to your waterline. Use our beautiful Champagne color on your eyes’ inner corners to brighten them up, or the beautiful Bronzed, Gilded Gold, or Sterling Silver to add metallic drama to your look. For a softer eye, try blending out your eyeliner with a small brush; and for precise appli…
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BrandAmmoCosmetix
Product:  Love Ablaze Pressed Pigment Palette


Shades:   Ablaze Pigment - Garnet red shimmer pigment with copper and pink iridescence

Ardent Pigment - Peachy-red semi-sheer pigment with aqua/green/gold color shifting iridescence and green and blue microglitters
Wild Nights! Blush - Strawberry pink/red blush with a slight peach iridescence
Flirt Highlighter- Bright cotton candy pink highlighter in an intense foiled finish
Desire Pigment- Coral glittery multichrome pigment with bright violet, red, pink, orange, and yellow shift


Blush shade is bottom right in star quad.  Highlighter is very bottom star.
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Binxcat's Musing:  Cohesive warm-toned palette for a complete look.
Brand Description:  Love Ablaze palette features 3 duochrome pressed pigments, an iridecent blush, and a foiled highlighter in a gorgeous pink and red color scheme that is perfect for Valentine's Day! The plastic palette itself measures 5.25"x1.5" and contains 5 24mmx21mm …
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Brand: Essence Cosmetics
ProductVibrant Shock Lash & Brow Gel Mascara
Shade: 02 sparkle on...



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Binxcat's Musing:  Sparkle On seems slightly thinner in formula than the other shades I've tested.  The thinness does not seem to effect the application or wear.  The silver shimmer did not require a white primer to be visible on my black lashes.

Brand Description:  Shock your brows! The Essence Vibrant Shock Lash & Brow Gel Mascara is a 2-in-1 colored metallic gel mascara can be used on the lashes or brows. Small brush for easy application.

Ingredients:  Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Acrylates/Palmeth-25 Acrylate Copolymer, Mica, Ppg-17/Ipdi/Dmpa Copolymer, Acrylates Copolymer, Bisabolol, Tocopherol, Allantoin, Ethylhexylglycerin, Galactoarabinan, Potassium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Potassium Sorbate, Farnesol, Ci 77499 (Iron Oxides), Ci 77891 (Titanium Dioxide).

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BrandToo Faced
Product: La Creme Mystical Lipstick
ShadeFairy Tears - iridescent light yellow, blossoms into shimmering pink champagne



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Binxcat's Musing:  Wow.  I did not expect this iridescent yellow to shift to such a bold pink champagne!  It's stunning!  The shimmer is so fine that it is not bothersome.  No issues with pulling into lip lines.

Brand Description:  Indulge lips with mystical creamy color that changes with your own unique body chemistry.

Contains shade-shifting technology that changes the color depending on body temperatureInfused with White Lotus Flower Extract for soothing hydrationInfused with signature sweet unicorn scentOne-swipe formulaIngredients:  Polybutene, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil/Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Diisostearyl Malate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Polyethylene, Punica Granatum Sterols, C12-15 Alkyl Lactate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Tridecyl Trimellitate, Triisostearyl Citrate, Isostearyl Hydroxystear…
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Brand: Artist Couture
ProductDiamond Glow Powder
ShadeSupernova - opalescent pink and lavender 





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Safe for: eyes, lips, body

Binxcat's Musing:  Superb loose powder highlighter.  The description on the Sephora site is incorrect.  This is NOT an opalescent lavender and blue duo chrome radiant finish.  This shade is as the brand describes - an opalescent pink with a lavender duochrome shift.  On wear, it did not emphasize pores.  This would make a stellar eye and lip topper!

Brand Description:  A shimmering loose powder highlighter with highly reflective, iridescent pearls.  Embrace your glow like a true glow-getter. Diamond Glow Powders were created with versatility and customization in mind. Start with a subtle, luminous sheen or build this powder up for an intense, amplified look. Mix your favorite shades to create a "couture cocktail" and take your highlight game to the next level. Apply it on your face, eyes, lips, body—or wherever and howev…
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Brand: Dose of Colors
ProductStay Glossy Lip Gloss
Shade: Goalz



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Binxcat's Musing:  Goalz is slightly less opaque than other shades in this release.  That said, it is still gorgeous alone or over another lip product.  I find this to be non-sticky.  The shimmer is so fine, it is not bothersome.  
Brand Description:  An ultra glossy non-sticky formula with a unique smooth feel. Can be worn alone or over any lipstick.
Ingredients:  Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Polybutene, Hydrogenated Polydecene, Octydodecanol, Diisopropyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Isohexadecane, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Mica, Flavor/Aroma, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Phenoxyethanol, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Boron Nitride, Saccharin, BHT, Octadecyl Di-t-butyl-4-hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Tin Oxide, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Cocos …
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Brand: LASplash Cosmetics
Product: Dauntless Lashes Triple Threat Mascara
Shade: Feisty
Save 25% on your LASplash purchase with my Affiliate Code.  Code is BINX. Code may be excluded on some sale items.


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Binxcat's Musing:  Fabulous shade for statement lashes.  Like the other shades from this brand (search my blog for other shade swatches), Feisty does not disappoint! 

Brand Description:  The Ultimate! 3 in 1 smudge-proof, Volumizing, lengthening mascara in 6 vibrant colors.

Ingredients:  Aqua, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Polyurethane 33, CI 77000, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Nylon-66, Titanium Dioxide, Propylene Glycol, V/P Eicosene Copolymer, Shellac, Simethicone, Polysorbate 20, Stearic Acid, Cera Alba, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Xanthan Gum, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer, Citric Acid, Ozokerite, Tocopheryl Acetate, Hydroxyethylcellulose, PVP, Glyceryl Stearate, Panthenol, Propylparaben, Methylparaben. May Contain: CI77499, CI77007, CI77742, CI77491, CI77288, C…
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Brand: Essence Cosmetics
Product: Eyeshadow Palette
Shade:  All About the Magical Forest


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Binxcat's Musing:  This palette has a nice mix of finishes that all perform well.  Pops of color are perfect for Spring!  Swatched with no primer.
Brand Description:  Essence All About The Magical Forest Eyeshadow Palette is a go to for beautiful eyes. Gorgeous eyeshadow palette with eight complementing shades, from popping pink to smokey brown. You'll be able to create a fun colorful eye look. Palette features buildable colors with satin, matte and metallic finishes.

Ingredients:  Mica, Talc, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Nylon-12, Polypropylene, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Zinc Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Polyethylene, Diisostearyl Malate, Tocopherol, Stearyl Dimethicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Octadecene, Ptfe, Hexylene Glycol, Disodium Edta, Triolein, Tin Oxide, Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone, Hexyl L…
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Brand: IDUN Minerals
ProductEyeshadow Palette
ShadeLavendel




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Binxcat's Musing:  Another cohesive quad from IDUN Minerals.  Lavendel makes a solid office-friendly palette.  This warm toned palette has good pigment but did have some kickback in pan.  The kickback did not effect application over primer nor did it cause fallout.  Swatches are without primer.

Brand Description:  IDUN Mineral’s eyeshadow quads combine ultra-purified minerals with a range of 4 shades assortments form an almost endless combination of looks. From the ultra-sophisticated to the sultry and dramatic, anything is possible with our cool color assortments.

All IDUN Minerals eyeshadows are ophthalmologist tested. Ingredients:   Color 1: Mica, Kaolin, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Zinc Oxide, Silica, May Contain (+/-): C.I. 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), C.I. 77491 (Iron Oxide), C.I. 77492 (Iron Oxide) Color 2: Mica, Kaolin, Zinc Oxide, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Capryli…
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Brand: Nyx Professional Makeup
Product: Always Keepin' It Tight Eyeliner
ShadeNude



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Binxcat's Musing:  On wear testing, this product applied easily on the waterline without dragging.  The wear was much better than other waterline products I've used in the past.  It was at roughly the 8 hour mark that the product began fading.  
Brand Description:  Draw attention to your eyes with the ultra-slim Always Keepin' It Tight Eyeliner from NYX Professional Makeup! Take the Always Keepin' It Tight Eyeliner to your tightline or waterline to easily open up your look. Available in six absolutely essential shades, this retractable pencil serves up a soft and silky finish that won't budge for the ultimate tightline effect.
Ingredients:  Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone, Synthetic Wax, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Synthetic Candelilla Wax, Dicalcium Phosphate, Phenylpropyldimethylsiloxysilicate, Disiloxane, Cera Microcristallina / Microcrystalline Wax / Cire Micro…