ColourPop Spring 2019 Collection

Inspired by Pantone color of the year living coral, the ColourPop Spring 2019 Collection will have you ready for sun and flowers! If you are new to ColourPop they are a brand that sells quality makeup that performs like High End but with a very very affordable price tag. Everything in made in LA! Some of the brand is sold at Ulta Beauty in store and online. This is a brand to check out if you have not already! For the new and the fans this is a collection not to miss out on! It launches today and I have all the swatches and details for you. Caution you may want to buy it all lol!

ColourPop Spring 2019

ColourPop Spring 2019 Swatches:

Sweet Talk Palette

Price: $18.00

Finishes: New Pressed Glitters, Matte, Satin and Super Shock Shadow.

Swatches Top To Bottom: Shop HERE

Catch Me: Matte Pastel Peach

Side2Side: Warm Champagne w/ silver and pink glitter

Garden Date: Metallic Coral w/ a gold sheen

Work It: Soft Matte Yellow Orange

Prima Drama: Pale Rose Gold Glitter w/ Copper and Gold Duochrome Shift

Meadow: Matte True Coral

Early Mornin: Marigold Glitter

Dream Maker: Matte Soft Coral

ICYMI: Matte Dirty Terracotta

Melody: Metallic Rose w/ Gold Flip

West Side: Matte Camel

Feel Free: Rich Matte Bordeaux

ColourPop Spring 2019

Creme LUX Lipsticks

Price: $8.00

Finish: Satin

Swatches Top To Bottom: Shop them HERE

Tea Tyme: Plum Terra Cotta

UR Thriving: Rosy Coral

Flower SZN: Bright Pinky Red

Moody Bloom: Warm Violet

7 Springs: Warm Orange

ColourPop Spring 2019

ColourPop Spring 2019 Swatches Continued:

ColourPop Spring 2019

Super Shock Blush

Price: $8.00

Swatches Top To Bottom: Shop HERE

Tuned In: Bright Cool Toned Pink

Count Me In: Soft Pink

Get Leid: Bright Peach

No Vacancy: Bright Pinky Coral

Yes She Did: Pinky Terracotta

Growth Flirt: Mid Tone Pink

ColourPop Swatches
Jelly Much Shadows

Jelly Much Shadows

Price: $8.00

Swatches Top To Bottom: Shop HERE

Close To You: Baby Pink w/ Gold and Violet Glitter

Big Ego: Pale Lavender w/ teal flip

Doves N’ Roses: Soft Coral w/ Rose Gold Glitter

Whistlin’ Pixie: Warm Terracotta w/ Gold Sheen

Photosynth Sis: Bright Chartreuse

Late Bloomer: Rich Plum w/ Blue and Teal Duochrome Flip

As you can see this is a collection that will kick start your Spring! What is everyone grabbing:

DISCLAIMER: Products were sent by ColouPop Cosmetics for Editorial Purposes.

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NEW NARS Lip Gloss Shade Extensions: Spring 2019

If you were anything like me and wanted the perfect Nude Lip like Kim Kardashian back in 2006 you rushed out and got NARS Lip Gloss in shade Turkish Delights. Since then, I have been using NARS glosses as the perfect glossy topper for matte lipsticks. NARS has officially extended their Lip Gloss shade range and I have all the details for you!

“Lips are as sexy as it gets …. Lip glosses can be applied with your fingers or a brush. For effect, use just a dab of gloss on the center of your bottom lip. This will make your entire lip look shiny without becoming messy.”- Francois Nars, Founder and Creative Director of NARS Cosmetics

NARS Lip Gloss
NARS lip gloss

NARS Lip Gloss Shade Extension:

Price: $24.00 (USD)

Availability: Can be purchased at Sephora.Com, Ulta.com & NARS.com

Information: Everyday neutrals to bold bright colors to suit all your lip gloss needs! There is a shade for everyone. Maybe even two or three lol You can pop these on alone for a sheer wash of color or they can be layered with your favorite lipstick. I personally love to top Matte Lipsticks off with glosses, especially in the spring and summer!

  • Non Sticky Formula
  • Sheer Finish
  • Subtle Shine
  • Moisturizing
  • Shimmering Finish

Swatches – Top To Bottom:

Shop the Glosses HERE

Color Me: Lavender Pink

Sexual Content: Bright Guava

Love Me Do: Pastel Pink

Outrage: Light Peach

Pulsion: Light Pink Nude

No Regrets: Soft Brown Pink

Mythic Red: Soft Blushing Mauve

Fever Beat: Rose Plum

Sexy Time: Vivid Gold

NARS Lip Gloss
NARS lipgloss

Lip Gloss is the perfect addition to your makeup wardrobe for spring and summer. NARS has done it once again with these shade extensions especially with these bold shades! Lip Gloss will forever be a beauty staple of mine. What is yours? Are you a lip gloss person? Let me know in the comments below.

DISCLAIMER: Products were sent by NARS Cosmetics for editorial purposes. 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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MUST HAVE DRUGSTORE PRODUCTS II: The Products You Need To Try

It is no secret I love a fab find especially when its under $10 and from the drugstore. BPAMC is all about quality products and just because its from the drugstore does NOT, I repeat does NOT mean you wont find it when a product is “cheap” Out of this list only 3 products that are over $10 but trust me they are worth it! On my Instagram I love to show products that are $10 or less because lets face it, there are some gems at the drugstore. When it comes to must have drugstore products, these are tried and true, always in reach and in rotation. To see other must have drugstore products I love click here.

Drugstore Product List: (click product to shop)

  1. Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer: PRICE: $14.99 This bronzer is making the list again for me because that is HOW AMAZING IT IS!!! If you have not tried this yet what are you waiting for? Best part? It now comes in more shades!!! This bronzer will warm up your face and sculpt it while smelling like you are in the tropics! The name is true to its formula because its extremely buttery, blends like a dream and I can say this is a pretty darn close dupe for NARS Laguna Bronzer.
  2. Colourpop Super Shock Highlighter in shade WISP: PRICE: $8.00 Just look at this pan in the photo! I can not get enough of this buttery wet glowing goodness!!! This is by far my most reached for highlighter.
  3. L’Oreal Voluminous Lash Primer:  PRICE: $7.99 Take your lashes to the next level with this primer! There are so many expensive options out there and just like most mascaras there is absolutely no need to pay big bucks! Pair this with L’Oreal Lash Paradise Mascara and you will get all the length and volume you will ever want for your lashes!
  4. Maybelline Dream Brightening Concealer: PRICE $5.99 Quick and easy with a luminous finish to give your under eyes a more awake appearance! If you are into easy makeup that is not too heavy this is a conceraler to try! Also if your skin is a bit more mature as its not drying at ALL!
  5. NYX Mega Shine Lip Gloss: PRICE $5.00 UGHHH I love this gloss but its so hard to find now! So if you ever find it grab it and dont look back. Its a dupe for sooo many high end lip glosses out there! If you can not find it you can always go with the NYX Butter Glosses!
Drugstore Makeup
Drugstore Products

6. Burt’s Bees Blush: PRICE: $ 9.49 One of my newest loves in the drugstore department are these blushes. Smooth, buttery and pigmented! They perform like a high end blush for a fraction of the cost. The only downside is there are only 3 shades available. See swatches and shades HERE.

7. ColourPop Eye shadow Palettes: PRICE: $16.00 Colourpop has been a brand I have just fallen in love with. Whether you find them at Ulta or on the Colourpop website there is something for everyone. With lauches happening non stop you sometimes cant keep up but the eye shadow palettes are work every penny! The color scheme options are endless. They blend beautifully, are very pigmented and have a variety of finishes in each palette to maximze your looks. I am not huge on eye shadow because I am not fancy with it so to spend a ton of money on eye shadow is just not my thing. However for $16 and sometimes cheaper I am all for it!

USE CODE: AM 91 – beautyproductsaremycardio for $5.00 off on the Colourpop Website

8. Milani Color Statement Lip Liners: (Shades: Nude, Spice & All Natural) Price: $4.99 If you want dupes for MAC lip liners well then here you go! Three perfect nude shades that go on smooth and are super pigmented! It is simple, you got to try these!

9. Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage Concealer: PRICE: $7.00 If you like a full coverage and a matte look for your concealer you do not want to miss out on this one! See swatches of the full line and all the details HERE.

10. Colourpop Lux Lipstick in Shade Tip Toe: PRICE: $7.00 The lux lipstick range has multiple finishes and tons of shades to choose from. This one specifically is a more cool toned nude and it has been my GO TO!!!

USE CODE: AM 91 – beautyproductsaremycardio for $5.00 off on the Colourpop Website

11. L’Oreal Glotion: PRICE: $14.99 Last but certainly NOT least! If you follow me on Instagram you will consistently see me posting about this! I use it as a glowy base, I mix it in my foundation and moisterizer! You name it I have used it for any way to glow! It comes in 4 shades and is worth the higher drugstore price tag. TRUST ME! See swatches HERE.

The next time you are strolling through your local drugstore, Target or Ulta I hope this post along with my first DRUGSTORE post helps you find some new drugstore products to love!

DISCLAIMER: Some products were sent for editorial purposes. Links associated with BPAMC are affiliate links. Colourpop Code is an ambassador code to save you money. BPAMC does not earn any commission from that code. Thank You for your constant love and support to Beauty Products Are My Cardio

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Fenty Concealer: 50 Shades For All!!!

Who doesn’t love concealer?!! It’s the one beauty product we expect magic from yet when we find one we love we still keep trying more lol! Am I right? Fenty Concealer dropped and once again the beauty community freaked out because they released 50 shades! Yes you read that correctly. They released 50 shades! Best part about the shade range is they made it easy for you to find your shade because the concealer number matches your Fenty Beauty Foundation shade. However if you do not use the Fenty Foundation like myself its a bit overwhelming to be honest. Do not get me wrong I am not by any means complaining about the shade range. Brands being inclusive is very important to me and one of the reasons I love Fenty. I searched for swatches online and reviewed the shade descriptions like I was preparing for a thesis. Here are my results lol

FENTY CONCEALER SWATCHES:

As I reviewed the darker side of the light shades and the lighter side of the medium shades I wanted to try at least four that were on the more warm/neutral side as that is typically my shade with other brands. I grabbed shades 190, 210, 230 and 240.

Swatches Top To Bottom:

SHOP THEM HERE

190: light to medium skin w/ warm undertones

210: light to medium skin w/ warm neutral undertones

230: light to medium skin w/ neutral undertones

240: medium skin w/ warm undertones

Fenty Concealer

210 ended up being my shade match and I was a bit surprised as its more warm but I was convinced 230 would have been my match but its sooo much lighter than 210. 190 ended up being more of a closer match to me than 230 as it was close to 210. I spoke with fellow bloggers and they had the same issues with finding a match but 210 was my perfect match from these 4. Do I love it? Yes but no.

FENTY CONCEALER DETAILS:

  • Creamy
  • Long Wearing
  • Crease Proof
  • Soft Matte
  • Full Coverage
  • $26.00
  • 50 Shades with multiple undertones

Its super creamy and blends beautifully into your skin however it dries down pretty matte. When something is too matte for me it sits on my skin and accentuates my lines and makes me look older. If you have been following me long enough you know I prefer for my makeup to sink into my skin and look natural. Do I think others loving this Fenty Concealer is crazy? Absolutely not! The coverage is very opaque and covers the dark circles. This is what we want in a concealer. But when it comes to the finish of a concealer its a preference. My personal preference is natural and or dewy. I used this a few times on very moisturized prepped skin and its looks absolutely beautiful but if my skin is not super hydrated/prepped it sits there instead of blending in. But dont mistake that for not blending well, because it blends wonderful and I only used the beauty blender for my applications.

Fenty Concealer

NARS and MAC are my go to concealers that I use regularly. I wanted to take those out along with others in my collection in hopes to help you out there find your match if you are close to my skin tone. I consider myself Medium (sometimes a tad lighter) with neutral undertones. If you are interested in this concealer or already have the foundation and love it I highly suggest you trying it! There is a beautiful thing out there called returns. Please do not be shy to return makeup that turns out not being your color, or you dont like it or maybe you got a reaction from it! Most retailers here in the US accept returns on makeup no questions asked.

In the meantime if you are around the shades below I hope these swatches help you find your match! I would love to know your Holy Grail concealer(s) and if you are planning on trying this one!

Fenty Concealer

DISCLAIMER: 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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$10 Burt’s Bees Blush: Performs like High End

Burt’s Bees has always been known for their amazing lip balms. Today I am going to give you all the details about Burt’s Bee Blush line. I have showcased them multiple times on my Instagram and every time I post people are shocked Burt’s Bees has makeup. So lets get into all the details

BURT’S BEE BLUSH DETAILS:

  • 3 Shades
  • Under $10
  • All Natural (no yucky ingredients)
  • Performs like a high end blush!
Burt's Bees Blush
Burt's Bees Blush

100% natural mineral makeup leaves for a luminous glow to the cheeks. They feature bamboo, honey, and vitamin E to nourish the skin to give that fresh glow to the cheeks. If you have been following me for some time, you know I adore blush. Its such a fun product to play with. I love a good nude/peach blush but also love to play with plums in the winter. TBH I am not that into pink as much as I once use to be but that is just because my makeup style and preferences are always changing.

It is said these shades compliment a wide range of skin tones but I am not sure I would agree with that. I understand coming out with a new line some brands can not release a ton of shades. Honestly I hope in the very very near future they come out with more shades overall. The formula is just that good!! Lets get into swatches and shades!

BURT’S BEE BLUSH SWATCHES:

Top To Bottom:

Burt's Bees Blush Swatches
Drugstore Blush

As you can see Toasted Cinnamon is not that dark but they are very pigmented so I can see it working for darker skin tones than mine but for some it just may not work. This is why I would love to see more shades. You can most certainly build on these blushes because they are pigmented but also just use a little for a wash of color!

Bare Peach is my absolute fav! Its the perfect peachy nude blush for my skin tone. I can use it for everyday, soft glam with a red lip or even a smokey eye. Perfect neutral. I know Kathleen Lights raves about toasted cinnamon but I just found Bare Peach to work best for my skin from the range!

I would love to hear your thoughts on these! Have you tried them? What is your go to drugstore blush?

Want to add them to your collection? Shop them HERE

DISCLAIMER: Products were purchased by BPAMC however 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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Top 5 Moisturizers For Dry Skin

When it comes to Moisturizers for dry skin I take it very serious lol. I do not like to feel dry at all and in the winter here in Chicago my skin gets super dry! I have been trying and testing out high end moisturizers for over a year now to find the right ones to fit my skincare needs. I want to feel the hydration all day. I do not want to feel dry patches or dry by the time I get to work after my commute. It is also very important to me to feel almost moist on my skin. Does that make sense? I want to feel it absorb into my skin but not so much that my face feels dry again. If you are the same as me, here are my top 5 and I hope this helps you with your dry skin probs! They are not in any special order as I truly love all 5 for multiple reasons. All 5 meet my criteria! 

Please note I still get oily in my t zone even in the winter sometimes. I have found these to not break me out or give me texture on my forehead where I am most prone to texture. That was a big plus for me with these 5 moisturizers. Here are my top picks!!! 

Price Range ($29.00 – $60.00)  there are some mini sizes available so even cheaper!!! YAY

Moisturizers for Dry Skin 

Origins Plantscription SPF 25 Power Anti Aging Cream:  Buy it HERE 

  • Creamy and think
  • Best for Dry / Combination Skin
  • Infused with Dill Seed extract to bring back youthful elasticity
  • Improves lines and wrinkles  
  • Oil Free

Belif True Cream Moisturizing Bomb: Buy it HERE, it comes in a MINI!! Buy it HERE

  • Provides Intense Hydration 
  • Best for Dry / Normal Skin 
  • Perfect for loss of firm and elasticity 
  • Clinically tested to give hydration for over 24 hours 

Drunk Elephant LA LA Retro Whipped Cream: Buy it HERE or Buy The Little’s Set HERE 

  • Whipped formula so its light yet packs a punch
  • Best for ALL skin types
  • Six rare African oils
  • Perfect for loss of firm and elasticity
  • Perfect for fine lines and wrinkles

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream: Buy it HERE and they have a Mini Size, Buy It HERE

  • Creamy and thick
  • Best for ALL skin types
  • 24 hour hydration 
  • Provides intense hydration 

Saturday Skin Waterfall Glacier Water Cream: Buy it HERE 

  • More of a gel like consistency 
  • Best for ALL skin types
  • Perfect for dull and uneven texture
  • Provides intense hydration
  • Helps with pores 

I hope this helps you if you suffer from dry skin and are looking to find the perfect moisturizer for you! I want to know, what are your must have moisturizers for the winter or for dry skin? Some other honorable mentions for dry skin I use would be:

Face Wash: See it HERE

Face Oil: See my two favs  HERE and HERE

Face Sprays: See my favs HERE and HERE 

DISCLAIMER: Products were sent for editorial consideration however they were were also purchased by BPAMC.  Links associated with BPAMC are affiliate links. Thank You for your constant love and support to Beauty Products Are My Cardio. 

Please note what works for me may not work for you. I encourage you to research products and sample them before using

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NARS Ignited Eyeshadow Palette: Let Sparks Fly!

“Tempt with illumination. Captivate with color. Set off seduction with a limited edition lineup
of 12 blazing eyeshadows in a versatile range of matte, shimmer, and glitter finishes to fuel
your desire for endless expressions. Get switched on” – NARS
Oh boy, when I first saw teasers of the NARS ignited palette on Instagram it caught my eyes immediately. When it showed up at my door and I opened it I was in awww. This  palette is absolutely beautiful. From the packaging to the shades this is one to have in your collection! The NARS Ignited palette has three different finishes and rich textures. If you are into shimmer and or glitter you have to see this one in person.  Dont be fooled though by the word glitter. This is not bulky glitter this is what I like to call adult sophisticated glitter lol. They have pearl finishes and look gorgeous on the lids.
NARS Ignited

Product Details: NARS Ignited Palette

(SHOP HERE)

  • Price: $59.00 USD
  • Limited Edition
  • Can be used as shadow or liner
  • Can be applied wet or dry  – Youtuber Makeup Just For Fun shows a side by side of the glitter finishes wet/dry. Check her out HERE
  • Crease Resistant
  • Available: November 28, 2018 EXCLUSIVELY on Sephora mobile app and November 29, 2018 on Sephora.com, in NARS Boutiques and on narscosmetics.com

NARS Ignited

SWATCHES TOP TO BOTTOM: (Shop HERE)

  • Hammamet I: matte beige
  • Sophia: matte rich cool brown
  • Noumea: matte sienna
  • St Paul Vence I: shimmering nectarine
  • Supernova:  metallic coral with pink
  • Fired Up: metallic rust
  • Light Up: sparkling pink pearl
  • In Heat: sparkling magenta
  • Fuse: sparkling purple with blue
  • Atomic: sparkling bubblegum pink
  • Ignition: sparkling rose
  • Pointe Noir: sparkling eggplant with pink

NARS Ignited NARS Ignited

(SHOP THE PALETTE HERE)  I just wanted to get swatches out to you all. So what are your initial thoughts on this palette? Will you be picking this up? This would also make a fantastic gift for the makeup lover in your life!

 

 

DISCLAIMER: Palette was sent by NARS 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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MAC SHINY PRETTY THING: Lipstick and Lipgloss Swatches

Tis the season for makeup holiday releases! MAC has done it again with MAC Shiny Pretty Things holiday collection and the lip products really stood out to me.  The collection includes multiple products (highlighters, sets/bundles, palettes and glitter eye shadows) but the lip products, oh the lip products!  To see the whole MAC Shiny Pretty Things Collection click HERE. So lets dive right into the lip products with all the info you need and swatches!

MAC Shiny Pretty Things

MAC Shiny Pretty Things

MAC Shiny Pretty Things: Lipstick and Lipglass Swatches and Info:

  • 5 Shades of Lipstick and LipGlass
  • Price:
    • $18.50 for the LipGlass
    • $19.50 for the Lipstick
  • Multiple Finishes
  • Metallized packaging

MAC Lipsticks are my favorite lip product of all time so its no surprise I was drawn to these immediately. Top it off with the Lip Glass and you have an array of holiday goodness for your lips!

To SHOP the Collection Click HERE

MAC Shiny Pretty Things

SWATCHES TOP TO BOTTOM: Shop The Collection HERE

Please note: Some shades are sold at different locations or sold out. I have linked each shade below. To shop just click the shade name! Happy Holidays and Happy Shopping!!!

Wink of Pink Lipstickmidtone rose pink w/ bronze gold shimmer (frost) 

Cake Top Lip Glass: peachy pink with icy shimmer

BabeTown Lipstick: dirty beige pink (creamsheen)

Ice Orchid Lip Glass: mid cool toned pink 

Straight Fire Lipstick: metallic true red (matte metallic) 

Rose Buddy Lip Glass: deepened berry 

Both Cheeks Lipstick: bright fuchsia (matte)

Tudor Rose Lip Glass: hot magenta with pink pearl 

At Leisure Lipstick: creamy pink beige  with gold pearl (frost) 

Scarcely Seen Lip Glass: light beige pink

MAC Shiny Pretty ThingsMAC Shiny Pretty Things

I hope this helps if you are MAC Lipstick and Lip Glass obsessed like myself! Between the shades and packaging I just was in aww of this part of the collection for 2018. Shiny Pretty Things offers so many fantastic sets, palettes and glitter you are sure to find a gift or two for yourself lol I mean for your friends, family ect …. kinda lol Happy Holidays Beauty Lovers!!!

 

DISCLAIMER: Products were sent by MAC Cosmetics for editorial consideration. Links associated with BPAMC are affiliate links and help keep this blog running. Thank You so much for your constant love and support to Beauty Products Are My Cardio 

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NEW MAC Studio Fix Concealer: New Holy Grail

“A lightweight fluid concealer with a wand applicator that offers all-day comfortable wear with medium-to-full buildable coverage and a natural matte finish” – maccosmetics.com

Every since I heard the news that the MAC  Studio Fix Concealer was being released, I was ready. The studio fix line products are apart of my Holy Grail items that I can not live without.  See them HERE and HERE. Add in a concealer I was beyond excited and had very high expectations. I am hear to tell you my expectations have been met and then some. Lets dive right into this amazing concealer.

MAC Studio Fix Concealer

MAC STUDIO FIX CONCEALER: Shop it HERE

  • Price: $22.00
  • 33 Shades
  • Light Weight
  • Medium Coverage
  • Natural Matte Finish

There have been a lot of mixed reviews on this concealer because so many people want super full coverage with a matte finish. This is not TAPE SHAPE I repeat this is not TAPE SHAPE and I could not be happier. For all of those that want a full coverage look there are just as many of us that don’t like that look at all or just want a good everyday concealer.  Please remember that when watching Youtubers. Also many are young and this concealer works wonders under my 37 year old mom eyes. lol I  prefer my skin to look like skin with my makeup on. I want to look like myself but better. Less tired and uneven lol If you want full coverage and matte then please try the Pro Longwear Concealer, its fantastic!!! The MAC studio fix concealer is creamy and blends like butter and covers just enough to make you look fabulous! This concealer and NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer are by far my top two concealers of all time. Concealer is so personal, its a preference. From coverage, to shades and finishes it truly depends on the persons needs and wants.

I use to be matched as NC 20 but having the full range of MAC studio fix concealers in my hands I now know I prefer it to blend in and go with NW 25. NC 20 is just too bright for me now and I do not like the way it makes me look. I prefer my concealer to blend seamlessly into my skin tone, be creamy, natural looking with decent coverage and this concealer matches all of my criteria.

Studio Fix Concealer MAC Concealer

SWATCHES: MAC STUDIO FIX CONCEALER

Top to Bottom: NW Shade Range – Shop it HERE 

NW 10: Fair beige with neutral undertone for fair skin

NW 15: Light beige with pinky undertone for fair skin

NW 20: Rosy beige with rosy undertone for light skin

NW22: Neutral beige with neutral undertone for light skin

NW 24: Rosy beige with neutral undertone for light to medium skin

NW 25: Mid tone beige with peachy rose undertone for light to medium skin

NW28: Medium beige with neutral undertone for medium skin

NW30: Medium beige with rosy undertone for medium skin

NW 32: Neutral beige with neutral undertone for medium skin

NW 34: Tawny beige with rosy undertone for medium skin

NW 35: Tawny beige with neutral undertone for medium to dark skin

NW 40: Deep beige with rosy undertone for medium to dark skin

NW 42: Deep beige with neutral undertone for medium to dark skin

NW 45: Medium auburn with bronzed undertones for dark skin

NW 50: Mahoghany with red undertone for dark skin

NW 53: Rich coffee with neutral undertones for deep dark skin (sorry I swatched this and NW 51 out of order that is why you see this first)

NW 51: Mahoghany with neutral undertone for dark skin

NW 55: Rich coffee with red undertones for deep dark skin

MAC studio fix concealer

Top to Bottom: NC Shade Range – Shop it HERE 

NC 10: Fair beige with neutral undertone for fair skin

NC 15: Light beige with neutral undertone for fair to light skin

NC 20: Golden beige with golden undertone for light skin

NC 25: Light beige with golden peach undertone for light to medium skin

NC 30: Golden beige with golden undertone for light to medium skin

NC 35: Medium beige with golden neutral undertone for medium skin

NC 38: Medium beige with peachy undertone for medium skin

NC 40: Medium beige with golden undertone for medium skin

NC 42: Peach with golden undertones for medium skin

NC 43: Tanned peach with golden undertone for medium to dark skin

NC 44: Deep peach with peach undertone for medium to dark skin

NC 45: Caramel with golden undertone for dark skin

NC 48: Bronze with neutral undertone for dark skin

NC 50: Strange there was no description on MAC site for this shade.

NC 55: Terra cotta with neutral undertone for dark skin

MAC Studio Fix Concealer

I hope this helps you find your shade or allows you to know what to expect if you want to try this concealer. If you are into natural makeup but like to build it up when need this is your perfect concealer. It can be used for everyday or for your glam days! PS: I do not set it either! It does not crease on me. BONUS! lol

Happy Shopping Beauty Lovers!!!!

 

Disclaimer: Products were sent by MAC for editorial consideration. 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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$49 vs $16: Urban Decay Cherry VS ColourPop Give It To Me Straight Palettes

Dupes! Splurge VS Steal! However you want to say it I am here to tell you Urban Decay Cherry is a palette filled with dreamy colors. Yet Colourpop Give It To Me Straight gives you the same vibes for less than HALF the cost. I absolutely love high end makeup but nothing thrills me more like an affordable product that performs. Colourpop is officially in my everyday makeup routine and its not going anywhere. Urban Decay is as well. So when I received the Urban Decay Cherry palette I could not help to go grab my CP Palette next to it. I took a poll on my Instagram (come join the fam!) and soooo many of you wanted these swatch comparisons.

I am not here to say one palette is better than the other. I never do that with my dupes but I love to give you guys options especially if you are looking for more affordable products. Both palettes have the quality and pigmentation there. There is no denying that. At least in my opinion. However I personally this the CP Give It To Me Straight Palette is 100% dupe worthy of Urban Decay Cherry!  Some shades are different but if you are looking for this mauve/plum vibe and do not want to break the bank, you can do this with the CP palette!

Urban Decay Cherry Dupe
Colour Pop Give It To Me Straight Palette

Urban Decay Cherry
Urban Decay Naked Cherry Palette

Swatches: CP on the Right and UD on the Left

SHOP THE PALETTES HERE and HERE

What I did was swatched the Urban Decay Cherry palette on the left side of my arm from lightest to darkest of the palette in order and then tried to match the CP shades to UD. After when I started playing more on my eyes I noticed I could have done even better. So after I list the shades in order I will also state which shades are pretty much in my opinion an exact match.

  1. Matter of Fact / Hot Spot
  2. Up Front / Caution
  3. Downright / Bang Bang
  4. Frank  / Feelz
  5. Truth Hurts / Juicy
  6.  Straight up/ Turn On
  7. BS / Ambitious
  8. Fourthright  / Bing
  9. TMI / Devilish
  10. Candid / Young Love
  11. BE Blunt / Drunk Dial
  12. Actually / Privacy

Urban Decay Cherry

As you can see there are many similar vibes here which is why I say this is most certainly dupe worthy. Some shades are very different and some shades are pretty much the same. Shades that I feel are almost identical to both palettes are below. Some I didnt realize till I put them side by side on my eyes or swatched next to eachother.

CP: Downright &  UD: Feelz

CP: Straight Up & UD: Turn on

CP: Candid & UD: Ambitious

CP: Actually & UD: Privacy

CP: TMI & : UD Devilish

CP: Truth Hurts & UD: Juicy

So out of the 12 shades 6 are almost identical with each other and some that are close may just be a shimmer vs a matte but its the same shade.  When it comes to these palettes its a matter of money obviously and what you are willing and wanting to spend but also your preferences for shimmers and transition shades. Either way I hope this helps you and shows you how truly beautiful BOTH of these palettes are! What do you guys think? I would love to hear your thoughts below.

Urban Decay Cherry Palette

 

Disclaimer: Both palettes were sent for editorial consideration by the brands. 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. 

Urban Decay Cherry

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