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Swatch Sunday: it Cosmetics Naturally Pretty

it Cosmetics Naturally Pretty

it Cosmetics released their Naturally Pretty palette several years ago, but I never got around to picking it up (you know how it is… there are just SO MANY palettes on the market – it’s hard to snatch them all up!). So I was pretty happy when I was sent this beauty!

it Cosmetics Naturally Pretty
it Cosmetics Naturally Pretty

The Naturally Pretty palette comes with  15 shadows – 14 of which are completely matte, and one shade that is a transforming pearl shade intended to add some shimmer to the mattes if you so desire.

I have to say, out of all of the palettes I have tried, this was one of the ones that surprised me the most in swatching it – the colours actually became stronger and more vivid on my skin versus in the pan. I was so impressed!

it Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Swatches

it Cosmetics - Sheer Joy
it Cosmetics – Sheer Joy
it Cosmetics - Soft Light
it Cosmetics – Soft Light
it Cosmetics - Warmth
it Cosmetics – Warmth
it Cosmetics - Soulful
it Cosmetics – Soulful
it Cosmetics - Violet
it Cosmetics – Violet
it Cosmetics - Midnight
it Cosmetics – Midnight
it Cosmetics - Noir
it Cosmetics – Noir
it Cosmetics - Love
it Cosmetics – Love
it Cosmetics - Sunrise
it Cosmetics – Sunrise
it Cosmetics - Sunset
it Cosmetics – Sunset
it Cosmetics - All Heart
it Cosmetics – All Heart
it Cosmetics - Java
it Cosmetics – Java
it Cosmetics - Iconic
it Cosmetics – Iconic
it Cosmetics - Transforming Pearl
it Cosmetics – Transforming Pearl

Buying this palette is a bit interesting… for those in Canada, we can get at sephora.ca for $55 CAD or theshoppingchannel.com for the same price tag. For those in the USA, it doesn’t actually seem to be available at Sephora (which is weird!), but you get it for $42 USD at ulta.com.

The product featured in this post was sent to me for consideration. Post contains affiliate links.

Giveaway Time – Autumnal Beauty Prize Pack

It’s finally autumn! And although Toronto is suffering through a horrible heatwave, I’m still dreaming of crisp fall days. So while I can’t necessarily have the temperature *I* want, I thought maybe I’d do a giveaway and give someone something *they* may want!

Here’s what you could win:

  • Hard Candy Lip Artiste in Nude to Brown
  • IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Poreless Finish Airbrush Powder
  • IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Dual Airbrush Concealer
  • NYX #NOFILTER Finishing Powder in Honey Beige
  • NYX Lip Lingerie in Silk Indulgent
  • tarte Rainforest of the Sea Twinkle Stick in Spotlight
  • tarte Rainforest of the Sea Quench Lip Rescue in Rose
  • tarte The Buffer brush
  • MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipcolour in Carnivorous
  • Joe Fresh Waterproof Kohl Eyeliner in Burgundy
  • Joe Fresh Highlighter Stick in Pink Pearl
  • Joe Fresh Tinted Lip Balm in Cherry
  • Joe Fresh eyeshadow single in Champagne
  • Joe Fresh eyeshadow single in Pretty Penny
  • Joe Fresh eyeshadow single in Meteor
  • Joe Fresh eyeshadow single in Cacao
  • AVON Perfect Brow Gel in Light Brown
  • Revlon Lipliner in Red
  • Wet n Wild MegaGlo Makeup Stick Conceal in You’re A Natural
  • Rimmel The Only One Matte Lipstick in Look Who’s Talking
  • Rimmel BB Cream in Light/Medium
  • essence eyebrow gel in 01 brown
  • Lip Smacker Mocha Chip Frappe
  • ARTDECO Lash & Line Duo
  • ARTDECO Contouring Palette in 2 Warm
  • Stila One Step Correct Skin Tone Correcting & Brightening Serum
  • Paul & Joe Sparkling Foundation Primer
  • Rimmel Magnif’eyes Shadow palette in Keep Calm & Wear Gold
  • QUO Eyeshadow Palette in Rock It!
  • QUO Face Palette in Down to Earth
  • essence The Glow Must Go On Bronzing & Highlighting palette

Giveaway Rules

  • This giveaway is open internationally!
  • This giveaway starts on September 26, 2017 and runs for one week.
  • Please be aware that all entries will be double checked to ensure fairness.
  • One winner will win the prize pack pictured and described above.
  • The winner will have 48 hours to respond to my e-mail. If they fail to respond within that time frame, I will pick another prize winner. (And so on.)
  • “Giveaway accounts” will not be considered for this prize. (If you want to know what I mean by that, please click here.)

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National Lipstick Day – MAC Giveaway!

 

Image shamelessly ripped from Racked.com

This post was completely unplanned, but I woke up, checked Instagram and my feed was COVERED in posts about National Lipstick Day. I have no clue if it’s National Lipstick Day in Canada, or the US, but everyone seems to be participating, so I thought I’d throw a MAC lipstick giveaway in the mix!

Full disclosure: I have 12 Back2MAC items, and I don’t need more product, so I thought I’d return them to MAC and pick up two colours of YOUR choosing!

Giveaway Rules

  • This giveaway is open internationally!
  • This giveaway starts on July 29, 2017 and runs for one week.
  • Please be aware that all entries will be double checked to ensure fairness.
  • One winner will win two MAC lipsticks of their choosing.
    • Shades selected by the winner MUST be from MAC’s regular lineup of black bullet lipsticks. Please visit this MAC Cosmetics page to see your options.
    • Please also note that since these are Back2MAC items, they will come without a box.
  • The winner will have 48 hours to respond to my e-mail. If they fail to respond within that time frame, I will pick another prize winner. (And so on.)
  • “Giveaway accounts” will not be considered for this prize. (If you want to know what I mean by that, please click here.)

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An International Makeup Giveaway!

Alright guys! Because I had a ton of Canada-only giveaways over the last month or so, I wanted to do something where EVERYONE in the world would be included. So here you have it! One ENORMOUS makeup giveaway open to everyone!

Here’s the full listing of items for this giveaway:

  • Bite Beauty Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Beetroot
  • Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask (mini)
  • Bite Beauty tin container
  • Too Faced Melted Ruby
  • Urban Decay Pro Larger Powder Brush
  • Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer
  • INGLOT Kohl Pencil in 01 (Black)
  • INGLOT HD Lip Tint Matte in 12 (Red)
  • INGLOT False Lash Effect Mascara
  • INGLOT Eye Shadow in 329 (matte dark brown)
  • eos Berry Blossom Body Lotion
  • Sephora Collection Dry Revive Dry Body Brush
  • Rodial Baking Powder
  • essence The False Lashes Mascara – Extreme Volume & Curl
  • essence Rock ‘n’ Doll Crazy XXXL Volume Mascara
  • essence Satin Touch Blush in 10 Satin Coral
  • essence Satin Touch Blush in 20 Satin Love
  • essence All About Toffee eyeshadow palette
  • essence Rock ‘n’ Doll Duo Stylist Eyeliner Pen
  • essence Contouring Eye Pencil
  • wet n wild Ultimate Brow Kit
  • wet n wild Gel Lip Balm in 955B Love
  • wet n wild photofocus Pressed Powder in 823C Neutral Beige
  • wet n wild photofocus Concealer Corrector in 841B Light/Med Beige
  • Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm
  • NYX Pigment in Magnetic
  • NYX Pigment in Go H.A.M.
  • NYX Suede Matte Lip Liner in Prune
  • Maybelline Master Strobing Stick
  • QUO Radial Blur Translucent Powder
  • Mary Kay Satin Lips Shea Butter Balm
  • Mary Kay Mini Eye Brush Set
  • Mary Kay plastic makeup bag

Giveaway Rules

  • This giveaway is open internationally!
  • This giveaway starts on March 24, 2017 and runs for two weeks.
  • Please be aware that all entries will be double checked to ensure fairness.
  • One winner will win the Prize Pack pictured and described above
  • The winner will have 48 hours to respond to my e-mail. If they fail to respond within that time frame, I will pick another prize winner. (And so on.)
  • “Giveaway accounts” will not be considered for this prize. (If you want to know what I mean by that, please click here.)

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