Must Have MAC Red Lipstick: What is your perfect Red Lipstick?

Red Lips are classic. They can be worn everyday or can be glam for a night out. Wearing red lips is fairly new to me. I was always afraid of wearing a bold lipstick and now its a must have for me! When it comes to lipstick MAC has you covered. If you have been following me for a while on here or my Instagram you know MAC is my jam! MAC Red lipstick is fool proof.  This post is going to give you 9 shades with different finishes and tones of red. Maybe you want a bold lip but want a more darker red, orange red or even a darker pink lip that is not so red looking!  BPAMC has  you covered with these 9 shades of MAC Red Lipsticks.

MAC Red Lipstick Swatches

MAC Red Lipstick

SWATCHES & PRODUCT INFO: (Click the shade to Shop!)

Swatches Top To Bottom:

  • Chili – Matte – Brownish Orange Red
  • MAC Red – Satin – Vivid Bright  Blueish  Red
  • Ruby Woo – Retro Matte – Vivid Blue Red
  • All Fired Up – Retro Matte – Bright Fuschia
  • Cockney – Lustre – Sheer Yellow Red w/ Multidimensional Pearl
  • Lady Danger – Matte – Vivid Bright Coral-Red (my absolute FAVORITE bold lip to wear!!! Its perfect)
  • Relentlessly Red – Retro Matte – Bright Pinkish Coral
  • Dare You – Cremesheen –  Deep Brown Red
  • D For Danger – Matte – Brick Red

MAC Lipstick swatches

Red Lipstick Swatches

Allure Magazine declared three MAC Red Lipsticks the Holy Trinity of Red lipstick. See them HERE. These three are always in my rotation and Chili is making its way up!

Here is an easy reference to Pin to Pinterest for your next shopping trip to MAC.

 

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Groupon Beauty Now Feature: The Easiest Way to Book Beauty

**This post has been sponsored by Groupon; all opinions are my own**

Where are all my Chicagoans at??? If you are in Chicago you are in luck! Groupon just launched the easiest way to book salon and spa appointments using the Groupon app.  To be honest I think this feature will be expanding all over, its too good not to.  With the Groupon BeautyNow feature you can book your beauty services, get discounted appointments (YES PLEASE!!!) during select times at top salons and spas along with a cashless payment feature. Using this feature makes life easier. As you know I am a mom of two so getting my nails done or any beauty service is easier on my lunch break more than ever! I am going to walk you through the app to show you how easy it is to book all your beauty appointments!

Groupon Beauty Now: Lets See How It Works!!

Beauty Appointments can be booked via iPhone or Android. I have an Iphone 7 plus (just for reference to my experience) If you are in the Chicago area and do not have the Groupon app just download the app and select all the way to the right  “Salon & Spa Booking” to start booking!

Groupon Beauty Now

Once you click “Salon & Spa Booking” its going to bring you right to the Beauty Now Feature on Groupon.  If you have the Groupon app on your phone, click here to see it!  Here you can choose what type of service you are looking to book. Services include: Nails, Massage, Hair Removal, Facials, Makeup, Tanning, Haircuts ect.. I knew I wanted to get my nails done for the Holiday so as soon as I clicked on Nails it showed me locations near my job.

Groupon Beauty Now

The SPA and Appointment

LD Nails and Spa was very close to me and they had a ton of lunch time slots and after work slots to choose from.  With my kids I find it easier to pamper myself during my lunch hour. It’s easier for me and with this feature it makes it even easier. Once you choose the service you want and the salon you want to attend the BeautyNow feature walks you through how to book the appointment.  I loved that I can read reviews and see what type of services they offered. You can then decide on your service, date and time and payment.

Once you make your appointment, Groupon will send you a text message. The text is to alert you they are working on securing your appointment.  It’s like Groupon BeautyNow is your personal beauty assistant. Once Groupon secures the appointment with the salon you selected they will send you a confirmation text and email. You will also get a reminder for the day of. Want to try out this fab feature?

When you use my code CARDIO10  it will grant you $10.00 off your first service booked through the BeautyNow feature!

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Stay tuned for updates on my manicure and how my experience went with LD Nails and Spa. For now you can see the gorgeous chandelier that greets you along with rainbow of colors they offer.

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ELF BRUSH SET: The Ultimate Face Brush Roll Set

Who doesn’t love a good makeup brush right? With the ELF Brush Set your face is literally all set! I have been an avid fan of ELF brushes for some time now. I recently did a blog post on my must have drugstore brushes (find it HERE) and ELF was of course featured.  In recent months ELF launched a whole bunch of new goodies and this Ultimate Brush set was one of the new releases. It comes with 18 brushes with roll  for $55. That comes out to roughly $3 a brush and I think that is a beauty win considering some brushes in this set individually are priced between $4-$6.

ELF BRUSH SET

One of the brushes that is included in this set is the Flawless Face Brush and I am obsessed with it. I have the original one in black and it retails for $6.00. I use it for my MAC Studio Fix Powder foundation and it packs the product on beautifully!! Another fav of mine that is included in this set is the Flawless Concealer Brush. Its $3 and works. Its not too big or small and its gentle. The brushes are Vegan-friendly and can be used either wet or dry products.  Also with this set is the metallic, also vegan leather brush roll which is perfect for travel and a space saver!

Includes: Shop it HERE 

  • Brush Roll Travel Case
  • Highlighting Brush
  • Blush Brush
  • Flawless Concealer Brush
  • Concealer Brush
  • Blending Brush
  • Small Precision Brush
  • Mascara Fan Brush
  • Angled Eyeliner Brush
  • Fan Brush
  • Contouring Brush
  • Angled Foundation Brush
  • Selfie Ready Foundation Brush
  • Stipple Brush
  • Flawless Face Brush
  • Eyeshadow “C” Brush
  • Crease Brush
  • Small Angled Brush
  • Lash & Brow Wand

ELF BRUSH SET

Recently on my  INSTAGRAM (Come find me HERE)  I did a poll if my followers would buy this ELF Brush Set and the the percentage in favor was extremely high!! I hope this posts helps you to decide if this is for you. This also makes a fabulous gift for the beauty lover in your life! Happy Shopping!!!

 

 

DISCLAIMER: Brush set was sent for editorial consideration. Links associated with BPAMC are affiliate links. Thank You so much for your constant love and support to Beauty Products Are My Cardio. 

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MAC Next To Nothing Foundation: Instagram Filter For Your Face??!!??

“An ultra balmy fluid infused with nourishing ingredients and opalescent microspheres for a youthful glow that looks lit from within. This sheer tinted cream can be used under or over foundation, or to bring a translucent luminosity to skin. The cushiony, smoothing texture glides over skin, diminishing the look of imperfections and fine lines, while moisturizing and protecting skin. Skin looks immediately retouched!” – Ulta Website

I know MAC Next To Nothing Foundation is almost old news now considering the beauty world is always producing new products but I still wanted to get my thoughts out.  In addition to making sure swatches are present online as it truly helps me choose what my shade may be! Who else searching for foundation swatches online?? Anywho this foundation is not for those who want full coverage or even medium coverage. You can use it in addition to your full coverage foundation to create a dewy look but if you want a one and done deal this is not for you.

Lets just get to the point, does this give you an instant instagram filter? Yes for me it does! I do have some redness on my skin but other than that I do not need a ton of coverage nor do I want a full coverage look.  This foundation is perfect for everyday, for mixing with other foundation or even younger girls just starting to get into makeup.

MAC Foundation

Benefits Per Ulta’s Website:

  • Provides hydration
  • Provides instant radiance
  • Features a comfortable, creamy formula
  • Nourishes skin
  • Immediately improves the look of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Visibly refines skin texture
  • Smoothes and softens skin

MAC Next To Nothing

PRODUCT INFORMATION:

  • $31.00 USD
  • Permanent Collection
  • 9 shades available (Swatches from Top To Bottom) – Shop the Line HERE 
    • Light – Pale Ivory 
    • Light Plus – Light Beige 
    • Medium – Warm Beige 
    • Medium Plus – Light Tan Beige
    • Medium Dark – Carmel Beige 
    • Medium Deep – Rich Golden Tan 
    • Dark – Deep Carmel 
    • Dark Plus – Neutral Tan Beige 
    • Dark Deep – Rich Deep Bronze 

MAC Next To Nothing MAC Next to Nothing Foundation

There are other products that were released with the Foundation as a MAC Next To Nothing family if you will.  Those items were a Foundation BrushPowder Brush and Pressed Powders to set the foundation. The powder sets your face in a very natural way that is not to cakey and the brushes work well with both products but are not necessary if you want to just purchase this foundation to try! Again this foundation is perfect for everyday or a natural look or if you have a matte foundation you love that you want to add a bit of radiance in it you can mix it to create a dewy look. Have you tried this foundation? Sound off in the comments!!!

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DERMAFLASH: Bye Bye Peach Fuzz!!

While I was attending the Bare Minerals event this summer I met two fabulous women from Dermaflash.  Once they asked me if I have tried it and I said no and they said I must must try it! Now I m not going to lie, I was honest with them because I was scared to try this. I asked all the questions…. does it hurt? Will my hair grow back thicker? Darker? Will it irritate my skin? One of the girls being a fellow Italian calmed my nerves that I do not need to worry about my hair growing back thicker lol  A week or so later it showed up at my door and they even walked me through it over facetime! As a brand they were already impressing me! So what is Dermaflash exactly????

Per the Sephora Website:

“DERMAFLASH was inspired by Dermaplaning, a costly exfoliation procedure available only in medical spas or doctor’s offices. The treatment gently removes the outer most layer of skin, with a scalpel, to reveal a brighter, smoother complexion. DERMAFLASH brings the effectiveness of Dermaplaning home, comfortably and safely. Great for women of all ethnicities and ages, this is a revolutionary device that uses a subtle sonic vibration paired with a stainless steel Edge to sweep away dead, dull skin cells, debris, and peach fuzz for skin that’s soft, dewy, luminous, and younger-looking”

Nair has always burned my skin on my upper lip and wax has broken me out. I really wanted something to assist with the peach fuzz on the sides of my face. I have heard about women “shaving” their faces but I was too scared.  With these three steps you are set and for me I am able to do it every 2-3 weeks. It is suggested to do it weekly but for me it was not needed.  I waited to write this post so I can see if it really worked and if my skin would react to not only the flashing but to the products that are in the system. I am here to say that I love it and its something every women should incorporate into their beauty routine! It does not hurt,  my hair did not grow back crazy or thicker and my skin looks better

Dermaflash

DERMAFLASH three-step system:

Prep, Edge & Sooth

  1. Prep your skin with the included cleanser. This cleanser is gentle and does not leave your skin feeling dry
  2. With a new edge you use short strokes and the guide you see above lays it out so easy for the user. It opens and gives you step by step instructions with pictures. I am very visual so I appreciated this added feature. When you flash you will remove built debris, dead skin cells and my absolute favorite part the PEACH FUZZ lol
  3. Last but not least you will sooth the skin with the hydrating moisturizer. Again this is gentle and did not irritate my skin

Dermaflash

dermaflash review

MORE PRODUCT INFO:

  • The System is $189.00 and is sold at Sephora.
  • Replacement sets are $39.00 and sold at Sephora 
  • You get 6 weeks worth as there are 6 edges included. However again I found I do not need to do this weekly for my peach fuzz. You can easily do this every 2-3 weeks.
  • They have a direct website with even more details, how to’s and guides

My Final Thoughts:

Do I think you need this in your beauty routine? YES!! If you have peach fuzz or dry skin this will help tremendously. Makeup can only do so much, its your skin care routine that matters and this is skincare! As I have gotten older, skincare has become my top priority. My makeup application looks better and more flawless when my skin is at its best!

This can be pricey and I understand that but its a lot cheaper than getting this type of procedure done in the salon. I do wish however the edges were sold by themselves as I do think you can use your own cleansers and moisturizers.  However I have been told it all works in conjunction to give the best results. So I will say okayyyyy I get it! Who doesn’t want the best results? I know I do!

I want to hear your thoughts? What are you currently using for hair removal on your face?

 

DISCLAIMER: Dermaflash was sent for editorial consideration. Thoughts and opinions are my own. Links associated with BPAMC are affiliate links. Thank You for your constant love and support to Beauty Products Are My Cardio

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NEW Real Techniques Blend + Blur Brushes: Exclusive to Ulta Beauty

” You don’t blend in, but your makeup can – leave them stunned with the Real Techniques Blend + Blur Brushes”

Real Techniques brushes are a staple in my beauty tool collection.  Not only are they affordable but they perform well and get the job done!  Real Techniques just released 5 new brushes to the family and they mimic the Artis Makeup brushes however these are less than half the price.  I love beauty investments but when you can get a product that is more affordable that works its a win! These brushes are densely packed with oval heads for maximum blending and precision application. Per the Ulta Website they are long lasting, easy to clean and its unique curved design to easily fit in your hand.

Product Information:

  • 5 brushes total (All Over, Foundation, Contour, Cheek and Eye shadow)
  • Exclusive to Ulta Beauty
  • Online and In Store – Shop the collection here
  • Price Range: $12.99 – $19.99

Real techniques brushes

Makeup brushes

Real Techniques Blend + Blur Brushes: 

  1. All Over Brush – $19.00: Ideal for face, neck and body application
  2. Foundation Brush (NOT Pictured) – $19.00: Ideal for cream and liquid foundation
  3. Contour Brush – $16.00: Ideal for blending of cream or powder makeup
  4. Cheek Brush – $16.00: Ideal for blush or highlighter
  5. Crease Brush – $12.99: Ideal for powder or cream eye shadow

Real Techniques

Beauty Talk: What do you guys think? Have you tried this type of shape before? I had always been taken back when this style first came out but within the beauty community I know many that love it! I am excited to give these a run and let you all know what I think. It makes me happy that there are affordable options especially from Real Techniques who have earned our trust in putting out quality products.

Here are some of my MUST HAVE Real Technique Brushes and other affordable makeup brushes:

  • Powder Brush – See it HERE
  • Blush Brush – See it HERE
  • Concealer Brush – See it HERE 
  • Beauty Sponge – See it HERE
  • Enhanced Eye Set – See it HERE 
  • Must Have Morphe Brushes – See it HERE
  • 5 Drugstore Brushes $10 Or Less – See it HERE 

 

 

 

DISCLAIMER: Products were sent by Real Techniques for reviewing purposes. Links associated with BPAMC are affiliate links. Thank You for your constant love and support to Beauty Products Are My Cardio

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SNEAK PEEK: NEW MAC GRAND ILLUSION GLOSSY LIQUID LIPCOLOUR

A  holographic lip colour packed with iridescent pearls and megawatt colour  with a refreshing cooling sensation that makes lips feel instantly fuller 

Product Availability:

  • November 9th online and in select MAC Markets
  • 14 Shades Available (6 swatched below)
  • $21.00 USD —- SHOP HERE

MAC GRAND ILLUSION GLOSSY LIQUID LIPCOLOUR

Shade Descriptions:

(descriptions from MAC Website and they suggest a lip pencil to pair with it! LOVEEE THAT!!!)

  • Sensory Overload: Blackened deep purple with shimmering iridescence. PAIR with CORK Lip Pencil
  • Twinkle TwinkCoral with gold pearl. PAIR with LASTING SENSATION Lip Pencil
  • Pearly Girl: Cool pink with red and gold iridescence. PAIR with BEET Lip Pencil
  • Let’s Rock: Coppered orange with green and yellow iridescence. PAIR with RUBY WOO Lip Pencil
  • Pink TripBright pink with blue iridescence. PAIR with MAGENTA Lip Pencil
  • Queen’s VioletRoyal purple with blue and pink iridecense. PAIR with NIGHTMOTH Lip Pencil

MAC Grand Illusion Lipstick MAC GRAND ILLUSION GLOSSY LIQUID LIPCOLOUR

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NEW MAC Velvet Mattes: Meet Your Must Have Winter Lipsticks

New blackened mattes in the deepest, darkest tones you love. These nine lip shades glide on like soft suede for the ultimate in seductive, sophisticated dimension, with a touch of micro-pearl for a subtle velour sheen. In hues like Beatrix, Winifred and Modern Temptress, touchable pleasure becomes the ultimate indulgence.

PRODUCT INFORMATION

With MAC Velvet Mattes you get “a creamy rich Lipstick formula with high colour payoff in a no-shine matte finish”  All 9 shades are winter lip perfection and I have a sneak peak on 4 shades for you.

Available: October 26th – December 7th (Limited Edition)

Price: $17.50 US / $22.99 CAD

MAC Lipstick

VALIANT: Black with Pearl

POWERHOUSE: Reddend deep purple with pearl

MIDNIGHT BREEZE: Blackended grape purple with pearl

BEATRIX: Deep Coppered Red

MODERN TEMPTRESS: Deep Red Brown

VICTORIAN: Deep yellow brown with pearl

VELVET REBELLION: Rich and deep red brown

WINIFRED: Greyed mauve with pearl

GWENDOLYN: Mid-Tone grey with pearl

MAC Velvet Mattes

NEW MAC Velvet Mattes

SWATCHES:

Top to Bottom:

MAC Swatches

MAC Velvet Mattes

SHOP THE COLLECTION HERE

 

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MAC SNOWBALL HOLIDAY 2017 COLLECTION

M∙A∙C Snow Ball. Find your rhythm. All eyes are on the cool kids, hanging out, swaying to the beat, showing off with a little festive flirtation. You’re the sleighbelle of the ball, dancing until morning, feeling alive, reveling in the new generation. The lights catch a crystal and glitter snowflake adornment, all the bling you’ll ever need – everyone goes starstruck. See you on the dance floor.

Tis the season! The holiday makeup collections are debuting and MAC just killed it!!! I am not a huge holiday or limited edition type of beauty addict but here and there I will get excited and purchase a few things. However this year, things have changed! From the gold packaging, to perfectly matched gift sets and snowball sparkles I am feeling all the holiday cheer! The collection is set to roll out in two parts and feature Whisper of Gilt, which has a cult following.

Available now online and in stores but make sure to keep an eye out for more to come.  Some of the products below are not up on MAC’s website yet or not available just yet. I will keep you all posted! Lets just get into the breakdown, gold and glitter perfection!

 

MAC SNOWBALL HOLIDAY

PRODUCT BREAK DOWNS & SWATCHES

*Please note: On swatch pictures I did not make any edits to keep the colors of swatches as true as can be. 

Lipstick (6 shades available) $17.50 USD / $22.00 CAD

  • Warm Ice – dull light pink with silver sparkle (frost)
  • I’m Glistening – light pink with purple sparkle (frost)
  • Elle Belle – deep red (amplified)

Extra Dimension Eye Shadow (5 Shades available) $20.00 USD / $26.00 CAD

  • Its Snowing – pinky purple shimmer
  • Delicate Drift – light pink with sparkle
  • Stylish Merry – gold shimmer

MAC HOLIDAY COLLECTION

MAC SWATCHES

Face Powder (2 shades available) $34.00 USD / $38.00 CAD

  • Happy Go Dazzlingly – gold with sparkle

Lash (2 sets available) $17.00 USD / $20.00 CAD

  • 36 Gold
  • 64 Silver

Adornment $16.00 USD / $19.50 CAD

  • Festive Bling

MAC Highlighter

MAC Swatches

MAC SNOWBALL

When it comes to gift sets MAC has you covered. Whether you are looking for the Lipstick junkie in your life, an avid MAC collector, for yourself or a beauty lover in general these are perfectly put together.

Snowball Mini Lipstick Kit / MAC Classics (12 shades included) $69.50 USD / $83.50 CAD

Mini Matte Shades:

  • Party Commencing (light neutral pink)
  • Little Darling (clean light nude)
  • Please Me (muted rosy tinted pink)
  • Mangrove (hot, bright red)
  • Ruby Woo (very matte vivid blue red)
  • Rebel (midtonal cream plum)
  • Flat Out Fab (bright plum matte)
  • Good Kisser (midtone fuchsia)
  • Diva (intense reddish burgundy)
  • Velvet Teddy (deeptone beige)
  • Whirl (dirty rose)
  • Stone (muted greyish taupe brown)

MAC Holiday Collection

Snowball Eye Compact (2 shades available) $29.50 USD / $35.50 CAD

Gold Palette 

  • Dazzle The Night Away – white with while gold sparkling reflects
  • Spun From Gold Dazzle  – yellow gold with heavy gold reflects
  • Evening Light – mid – tone brown gold pearl (veluxe pearl)
  • Well Past Midnight – black with high silver and gold pearl (lustre)
  • Cinder – dark charcoal (matte)

MAC Eye shadow

MAC Eye Shadow

MAC Cosmetics

Snow Ball Eye Bag (2 shades available) $39.50  USD / $47.50 CAD

Smokey Gold

  • Just Gleaming – peachy nude (extra dimension)
  • Snowdusk – silvery warm taupe (extra dimension)
  • Photogravure Technakohl Liner – soft black with brown undertone
  • Black Extreme In Extreme Dimension Lash – black

MAC gifts

MAC Snowball Collection

MAC Mascara

Snow Ball Lip Bag (2 shades available) $39.50 USD / $47.50 CAD 

Red Lip Bag

  • Hooray For Holiday Lipstick –  intense cool red (matte)
  • Joy To Enjoy Lipglass – deep intense red
  • Kiss Me Quick Pro Longwear Lip Pencil – yellow red

MAC Red Lipstick

MAC Lipstick swatches

If you are a MAC fan or Beauty fan in general there is something for you in this collection. My personal favorite is the Red Lip Bag. You guys know I love to rock a red lip and this has everything you need.  I don’t know if its the gold packaging, the details or all the sparkle but this collection will  make you want to go ice skating while it is snowing sipping hot cocoa.

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Please note the entire collection is not shown above and it has not all been released yet on the MAC website.

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5 Morphe Brushes To Try For A Flawless Base!

Morphe was just added to the list of new brands coming to Ulta Beauty on October 22nd online. With this announcement it seemed like the perfect time to talk about my 5 must have Morphe Brushes. When it comes to the brand, there can be a bit of a debate over them.

Many large Influencers on YouTube with millions of subscribers all push for their brushes and makeup. The brand is very appealing because they come with an affordable price tag on all their products. The catch? The You Tubers use affiliate codes and many people think this is the only reason they give this brand good reviews because they receive a commission if a consumer uses that Influencers code.  The code allows for a discount for when you purchase directly from the Morphe site. It usually covers the shipping if you are not spending the amount for free shipping which is $75.00. Although I can appreciate the concern and debates, this is not something that I personally worry about and I always love a discount! lol

If I want to try something I do and if I do not like the product it gets returned.  A little over a year ago I decided to jump on the Morphe Brushes bandwagon as there are many people who do love these brushes and products to see for myself.  Another great reason to try? Morphe Brushes are also widely discussed online as dupes for MAC brushes. I could not resist and wanted to find out for myself.

Morphe Brushes

Verdict? In my opinion they are fabulous for makeup application, clean well and durable. Add in an affordable price tag, they are a win for me! Now I can only speak on these brushes, as I  have never tried their eye shadow brushes. I purposely left mine dirty for their photo shoot so you can see how loved they are.  Lets get into the breakdown.

Morphe Brushes For a Flawless Base:

  • M527 Deluxe Pointed Powder Brush $16.00: This brush is specific for bronzer and is made with goat hair. Bronzer goes on with ease and powder blends out nicely. It is known to be a dupe for MAC 135 Brush.  Will be available online 10/22 and in-stores 10/27 at  Ulta Beauty but can also be found on Morphe.com
  • M500 – Deluxe Pointed Blender $9.00: I use this to set my face and under eyes but this brush can be used in multiple ways. I use to set my whole face with powder after liquid foundation. However after watching a MAC artist on you tube only set certain areas I knew I wanted a brush to do just that. I typically set my T Zone since it gets oily and my under eyes in the hopes that my concealer will not crease.  Another dupe for MAC 137 brush. Will be available online 10/22 and in-stores 10/27 at  Ulta Beauty but can also be found on Morphe.com

  • E 4 Angled Contour $14.00: Holy Grail blush brush. I know this says contour and you can use it for that and other powders (no rules) but I personally love this for blush. I saw many Influencers on You Tube using this and since I am a blush addict I had to try it and I loveeee it! This brush is not on the Ulta site as of right now but you can find it here on the brands site.

  • M439 Deluxe Buffer Brush $14.00: Jaclyn Hill made this foundation brush famous and I see where the hype is. It does not suck up my foundation. Instead it distributes the foundation evenly all over my face and the dense brushes create a flawless coverage. Will be available online 10/22 and in-stores 10/27 at  Ulta Beauty but can also be found on Morphe.com
  • M405 Contour Brush $8.00:  The angle on this brush allows for a really nice contoured cheek that is natural looking. You can use this for blush and highlighter too but I found it to work best as a contour brush. Find it here

I hope this posts helps you if you have been looking for some new base makeup brushes to try!  What are some of your most loved Makeup Brushes? I most certainly need to update my eyeshadow brushes so any suggestions is appreciated. You guys know I am not fancy with eye shadow but maybe good brushes it will be like magic lol

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