Cosmetic Launch Roundup: September 1-8, 2022

Rude Cosmetics gave nerds an outlet from back-to-school stress with the magnetic Be Square collection. There are 4 palettes: Brainy (pink, mauve, neutrals), Nerdy (warm nudes and golds), Geeky (cool nudes and neutrals), Dorky (peach, reds, and golds). Each palette is $11 on Rude’s website. Kara Beauty embodied the work ethic that Virgos are known…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: July 17-23, 2022

Sakura Moon Beauty released its grungy fall palette, The Elder Emo, satisfying all makeup addicts who prefer the fall season (like me). The Elder Emo ($24) contains 12 shades and is available now for preorder on Sakura’s website. Ace Beaute gave innovation this week with the fabulous blending of makeup and board games. The brand…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: June 17-23, 2022

Jcat Beauty gave royal realness with the House of Queens collection. The four palettes feature 5 matte shadows, 5 shimmers, and 5 water-activated liners, all making a beautifully cohesive color story. Luxy Charms, Queen of Heart, Royal-tea & Spade, and Diamond Dealer are $11.99 each on Jcat’s website. Pacifica Beauty brought the heat with the…

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 1-8, 2022

Blend Bunny Cosmetics finally dropped a neutral-toned palette to complement its sisters. The Dollhouse ($45) has warm browns, mauves, greys, and pops of color through its shimmers. You can find this beauty on Blend Bunny’s site. Metamorphosis Bf is back with another beautiful collection, this time inspired by zebras and the circus. The Linda Dazzle…

Gift Guide: Black Friday 2021

It’s that time of year where you search for the best deals on makeup for the makeup lover in your life. I’m here to break down the hottest sales from poppin indie brands to add to your collection ASAP.  Kara Beauty: 35% off sitewide (no code needed) Private Society Cosmetics: 50% off sitewide (no code…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: October 25-31, 2021

Rude Cosmetics pumped up the jam with the EDM collection. Each of the six palettes is named after sub-genres of EDM: Trap (pinks), Dubstep (oranges), Electro House (yellows), Hard Style (greens), Future Bass (blues), and Trance (purple). Your can pick your fave palette for $8 on Rude’s site. Ace Beaute took us back to summer…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: October 17-24, 2021

Euphoric Sun got cutely spooky with its Halloween palette. The Jiangshi palette has 6 shades and is inspired by the Chinese folklore of a hopping vampire. Grab the palette for $18.99 online. Winklerry Beauty released several new single metallic shadows. Twisted Mallows (silver with lavender tint), Red Wine (bright red), Noel (green), 24k (gold), Chocolate…

Cosmetic Launch Roundup: January 1-8, 2021

It is finally 2021 and it’s being welcomed with lots of kisses, judging from how many lip products launched this week. The amount of brands and products we got this week looks like it’s going to be an eventful year for the beauty community.