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: January 17-24, 2022

Emme Cosmetics kicked off the new year with the stunning monochrome eyeshadow collection, Ingredients For The Future. This collection features five shades: Courage (blue, purple, and red/pink shift), Resilience (blue and purple shift), Confidence (green and pink shift), Optimism (pink and yellow shift), and Hope (green and purple shift). Each shade is $18.60 USD and…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: September 9-16, 2021

Hipdot combined the American tradition of game night with makeup and it is enthralling! Hipdot x Game Night collection is a collab with Hasbro and features three eyeshadow palettes: Monopoly Money Moves ($30), Ouija ($26), and Play-Doh Super Color ($26). There is also the full collection bundle ($74) and everything is available on Hipdot’s site….

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: August 24-31, 2021

Gavissi Beauty took their popular Retro Liner formula and gave them an update. The Split Cake Liner collection features 15 liners ($12 each), some being monochromatic (like Lemonade) while others are themed (like Carnival and Lollipop). There are also 3 UV Split liners ($18 each; pastel, neon, and chrome). Each split liner comes with three…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: August 25-31, 2020

August is officially coming to an end but, as you know, the beauty industry never sleeps. There are a couple new brands making their debut here on Indie Clique and some favorites are back as well. There are 14 brands listed so grab a snack, kick back, and enjoy the Roundup!

Shop My Stash/Collection Update

As you might have noticed, this blog is about affordable makeup and skincare. I’ve decided to mix two articles together and give an update on my collection and jump on the “shop my stash” trend. *This post includes affiliate links; if you choose to use a code or a link marked with “”, I receive…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: March 1-7, 2020

I wanted to start this post by acknowledging the pandemic known as COVID-19/Coronavirus. It is disheartening to read and see news about this virus so I want to continue to (hopefully) take your mind off the stress and just relax for a couple minutes. Makeup is a good distraction so, with that in mind, here…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: February 8-14, 2020

Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day right around the corner and these brands are showering us with products from their hearts. Dive in and enjoy the launches to your heart’s content.

Gift Guide: Christmas 2019

Christmas is rapidly approaching and, as I did last year, I’ve compiled the best and most affordable products to suit any makeup addict in your life. There are a lot of brands mentioned and the products are diverse so you’ll find something to love. Enjoy!