Cosmetic Launch Roundup: January 1-15, 2023

Cxc Beauty took a deep dive into the anatomy of makeup application with the gorgeous X-Ray collection. This collection features the X-Ray palette ($59) with an option of packaging (black or white), 3 Liquid Lipsticks ($17 each), Cheeky Blush ($28), Transcendence Highlighter ($28), and two collection bundles ($149; white or black packaging). The X-Ray collection…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: December 25-31, 2022

Juvia’s Place kept complexions flawless through the holiday season with the I Am Magic Radiant Foundation. An improvement of the original foundation formula, the radiant foundation has medium-to-full coverage and a blurring formula to fill fine lines and smoothen the skin. There are 33 shades to fit any skin tone so get your match for…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: December 17-24, 2022

Nyx Cosmetics promised a base so perfect that no camera filter is needed with the release of its Bare With Me Blur Tint Foundation. This foundation smoothes texture, reduces the appearance of pores, dark spots, and is medium coverage. There are 24 shades so pick your perfect shade for $14 on Nyx’s website. Juvia’s Place…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: December 9-16, 2022

Kara Beauty dethroned its first all-glitter palette and replaced it with the 42-pan Mega Glitz palette. This pressed glitter palette adds the perfect amount of shine to any look, making you the center of attention. Mega Glitz is $28.99 on Kara Beauty’s website. Beauty Creations ensured that everyone’s lips would stay smooth and nourished with…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: December 1-8, 2022

Aura Lotus Beauty rejuvenated lips with the gorgeous Lip Puddles collection. The five nude glosses have a velvet finish and are infused with skin-loving natural ingredients like shea butter to keep lips hydrated. Iced Rose, Nude By Nature, Crushed Cocoa, Petal, and Almond are $17.38 USD online. Vampiva Cosmetics fluttered into December with a new…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: November 24-30, 2022

Ccolor Cosmetics revealed its first influencer collab, done with Sarah Jo Makeup, the illustrious Death Valley eyeshadow palette. Death Valley is a fiery color story inspired by Sarah’s road trip and features 14 beautiful shades. You can get the palette for $12 (limited time; usual price $14) on Ccolor’s website. Austie Cosmetics eagerly invited us…

Dramarama #7: November 2022

It’s telling when a mainstream brand goes after an indie brand over the pettiest and unnecessary thing. As we’ve seen within the last two years, indie brands are on the rise and as more people start spending on small businesses, big brands throw tantrums or cajole customers with sales. Welcome to Dramarama, where I spill…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: November 17-23, 2022

Withlove Cosmetics took its popular pigments to the next level (and formula) with the Liquid Multi Chrome collection. These mesmerizing liquid shadows come in 9 shades ranging from icy blue to fiery orange. Pick your shade for $13 USD or spoil yourself with the bundle ($77 USD) on Withlove’s site. Juvia’s Place brewed the perfect…

Gift Guide: Black Friday 2022

Does anyone else feel like 2022 flew by? Seriously, I blinked and it’s the holiday season. If you’ve followed Indie Clique for a while then you know about the gift guides, with the Black Friday guide being the most popular. Let’s scour these deals and get the best products for the makeup lover in your…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: November 9-16, 2022

Royalty Cosmetics’ second eyeshadow palette debuted, slaying with a goth aesthetic and chilling vibe. Queen of Darkness contains 14 haunting shades (8 mattes, 6 shimmers) that create the eeriest looks you can dream of. Queen of Darkness is $35 on Royalty Cosmetics’ site. *By the way, the brand dropped its first lip product, the Diana…