Fenty Beauty Roundup

You’d never know, (because I haven’t made a blog post in forever), but I actually picked up some of these Fenty Beauty products the day they launched, even though I had to pay an absurd amount for them in Europe. Of course I promptly lost my lip luminizer and between travelling and school, haven’t a chance to blog it. Still, I hope this is post will be of some use to you.

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Sephora released a “New Nudes” campaign a little while ago, and with the launch of so many new products, I found myself with more than a few new lippies to add to my collection. This round-up will most useful for those looking for a nude lip to wear to daily to work/school.

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I received this product for free as part of an Influenster campaign. I was excited to try it out as I don’t have much experience with Clarins’ skincare. With the exception of a couple products I tend to think Clarins is aimed at an older demographic and their packaging isn’t particularly appealing to me.

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I picked up a Huda Beauty lip kit which included: two mini Liquid Matte Lipsticks in Famous and Vixen and a full-sized Lip contour in Vixen during the fall VIB sale. I thought it would be a good/reasonably priced way to try out the Huda Beauty line. However, Sephora doesn’t appear to stock these nice little kits anymore. Instead, you can purchase Huda’s full-sized versions of the Liquid Matte Lipsticks for $26cad and the Lip Contour Matte Pencils for $25cad.

I’m one of those people who doesn’t plan for Sephora sales. Then it gets here, I freak out, and buy everything I see. This year the only thing I had in my shopping cart was my boyfriend’s birthday present, which I made sure to order as soon as I woke up. Then I headed down to the recently renovated Sephora on Bloor St. and was amazed by the sheer selection of product available.

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The loot (part one lol).

This Yves Saint Laurent Lip Discovery  set was available at a VIB Rouge Holiday event at my local store. I’ve rarely found YSL sets to be great value for darker skin or interesting enough to warrant purchasing one. So I was surprised that I was attracted to this year’s set – and it seems like a lot of other people were too, because it’s already sold out online. Maybe you’ll be able to find it in store, and here’s hoping it gets restocked.