Dupe It Up: W7 Cosmetics edition (Update)

It has been four years since I shared the first dupe list from W7 Cosmetics so it is time to update the list. The new additions to the list will be marked with an * and the pictures show the dupe first and then the OG product. Let’s get to the dupes! W7    …

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: April 24-30, 2022

Gourmande Girls Cosmetics launched its first all-duochrome palette, appropriately called Galactic Gourmande. The six brilliant shades were curated on Youtuber Kerry K’s channel and they are named after celestial bodies like moons and stars. Galactic Gourmande is $34.99 on Gourmande Girls’ website. Made By Mitchell added to its bestselling Blursh line with the Lights collection….

Anime-Inspired Brands You Need ASAP (pt. 1)

The world of anime is so enticing and blends effortlessly with the beauty industry; kawaii aesthetic, amazing products, and affordable. Ever since finding one brand on TikTok and expanding my search on Instagram, I’ve found an assortment of anime-inspired indie brands to fawn over so naturally, I’m sharing them with you. *And yes, there will…

Royalty Cosmetics’ Queen of the Hood Review

You know the feeling of finding something so beautiful and alluring that you just have to have it? That’s how I felt when I first saw Royalty Cosmetics’ Queen of the Hood palette. The overall aesthetic had me hooked and I was finally able to get this beauty so we have to talk about it….

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: March 9-15, 2022

Bebella Cosmetics showed up and showed out with the Wild Behavior collection. This savagely chic collection features a 20-pan eyeshadow palette ($14), On The Prowl blush duo ($7), Wild Attraction Pencil Eyeliner trio ($7), and Wild Desire Lip Duo ($10) plus a PR collection ($38). Wild Behavior is up for grabs on Bebella’s site. Jcat…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: March 1-8, 2022

Ace Beaute went all out for its first lip collection. The expansive Pout Perfect collection features 7 Liquid Lipsticks ($16 each), 5 Lipsticks ($15 each), 4 Lip Liners ($12 each), 3 Glosses ($16 each), and a Lip Oil ($18). The packaging gives the collection a luxurious vibe and the shades are sultry and perfect for…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: February 22-28, 2022

Kristen Leigh Cosmetics celebrated five years of business with several products. The Party Favor multichrome highlighter ($20.99 pan; $22.99 compact) shifts in warm gold, orange, cool gold, light green, teal, red, bright pink, and gold.  Then the Super Foils Eyeshadow Trios debuted. Three glam shadows in a foil finish; Serene (deep rose gold), Champagne Wasted…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: February 15-21, 2022

Cxc Beauty curated the prettiest purple palette from existing shades in its repertoire. New Waves is an exquisite blend of mattes, shimmers, and duochromes for a variety of purple-based looks. New Waves is $54 on Cxc’s website. Rude Cosmetics had us wishing it was summer with its launch of The Sun. This vivacious palette features…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: February 8-14, 2022

Yinnabelle Beauty added four more shades to the Kawaii Girl Lipgloss collection, created five beautiful lipsticks under the Anime Girl moniker, and a new blush collection called Cutie Blushes. The 4 new glosses ($13 each) are Pinky (sparkling pink), Darling (peachy nude), Strike (pinky beige), and Barbie (“barbie pink”).  The Anime Girl lipsticks ($12.50 each)…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: February 1-7, 2022

Hex Baby Beauty turned another horror icon into a cute eyeshadow palette, this time with Freddy Krueger. The amazing artwork was done by Erin Figg (@ erinsomnia_art) and features a female Freddy and the rainbow color story is the perfect dreamworld for makeup lovers. Sweet Dreams is $28 on Hex Baby’s website. (You can use…