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Lipstick Tuesday! NARS Mind Game Velvet Lip Glide set

Hi! I’m back!!!

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Today’s Lipstick Tuesday post is all about the limited edition NARS x SARAH MOON Mind Game Velvet Lip Glide Set.

**Currently sold out on Sephora.com**

The set contains six colors one nude (flattering for all skin tones), 3 berries, 2 red shades. Of the six shades, 3 are cult classics and 3 are limited editions.

The only gripe about this set is that the berries and reds look very similar. Honestly, it took a bit to tell the difference between No. 675 and Unspeakable. Same for Chez Claude and Plato’s.

Despite what the reviews say it DOESN’T have a gloss finish. Some reviews I read on Sephora.com claims that these lip glides have a glossy finish when in fact, they do not.

  • It truly is a semi-matte finish and it truly feels like velvet on the lips.
  • It kind of stains the lips after a few hours.
  • Most likely would need to be reapplied throughout the day (if you want to)
  • Definitely made my lips feel very soft and hydrated.

Overall, I like the set, the color stained my lips as the actual product wore off. It also left my lips feeling buttery soft, even after the color faded.

Like I said, this is NOT a lip stain, just a matte lip gloss (if that makes any sense lol).

Check out the pics down below!

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First set is full face with flash!


Second set close up no flash

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How do you all feel about this mini set? Do you love it? Would you buy it? Do you think NARS could have done a better job?

Let me know in the comment section!

 

Until next time babes!

xoxo

Myschel

 

 

New Urban Decay Naked Skin review

Hey everyone!!!!

I am back with another review and this time it is the new Urban Decay Naked Skin One and Done Hybrid Complexion Perfector in ‘DARK’. This product was a part of my monthly gratis allotment from my job.

Available for purchase at Sephora (in-store and online) and Urban Decay site for $34.00 (USD)

What it does (excrept from Sephora.com)

Instantly blur imperfections and even out skintone, and achieve gorgeous skin that appears effortlessly perfected. With Urban Decay’s Naked Skin One & Done Hybrid Complexion Perfector, you’ll reap the benefits of skin treatment and SPF 20 protection with the coverage of a sheer foundation. There’s no need for foundation—one step and you’re done. The innovative, lightweight formula provides more coverage, hydration, and optical blurring than a BB or CC cream. It transforms the look of your skin with light-diffusing spheres so that flaws seem to disappear. Over time, pores appear smaller and skin looks noticeably firmer and more radiant. With a range of shades to cover a wide spectrum of skin tones, this oil-free formula is infused with nourishing ingredients (including peptides, vitamins and moisturizers). Sourced from the wu zhu yu plant, Gatuline® Radiances improve the look of radiance, tone, and texture.

All that is true! Definitly evened out my skin tone and blurred any imperfections I have, a total plus for me. In my opnion its feels like a cross between a BB/CC cream and a lightweight foundation. Perfect for those no makeup makeup look days.

There is one con, the color that was selected for me was not exactly perfect. The product contains a fair amount of zinc oxide + octinoxate. Obviously, the combonation of these items makes me look way lighter than I actually am. I may pick up a sample of ‘deep’ to compare the two shades and see which one would be a best fit.

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Left is before, Right is After. Applied using UD optical blurring brush (as recommended)

These photos were taken indoors, in front of a window with a fair amount of natual light. No flash, no front cam, iPhone 6S.

Great thing though, I can mix the product with my Cover FX custom color drops to make it much more wearable.

I love Urban Decay products, I truly do, but typically I stay away from their facial products. It’s always hard for me to find the right shade without mixing two shades together.

Have you tried the One & Done complexion perfector? Did you like it? Let me know in the comments below!!

 

Until next time!!

xo Myschel