Spring Beauty Favourites

Lorac Unzipped Palette swatch

Lorac Unzipped Palette

This is an older product that I’ve been reaching for a lot in the past little while. I’ve been on a real pink kick lately. It may have something to do with how I dyed (or attempted to dye) my hair pink around the end of February/beginning of March. If I had to pick just one palette to keep forever, it would probably be this one. I love pretty much every colour and the pans are so big, I doubt I’ll ever run out.

Stila Perfect Me Perfect Hue Medium Tan swatch

Stila Perfect Me Perfect Hue – Medium-Tan

Speaking of pink kick…this is a great palette to ring in the spring with as well! My favourite part of it is probably the blushes. There’s a shimmery peach and a deep, dusty, matte pink. They are really pretty on their own but I like mixing them together for a dramatic flush.

Chanel Rouge Allure Ink Amoureux swatch

Chanel Rouge Allure Ink – Amoureux

This is my first ever luxury makeup product and it did not disappoint. The formula reminds me a lot of NYX’s Soft Matte Lip Cream. It’s very moussey, has a bit of slip to it and dries down completely matte. But one major difference is how moisturizing it is for being a matte lip product. I have never experienced anything like it. Even regular cream lipsticks sometimes get drying after a while, but this was comfortable on my lips all day long. The colour Amoureux is the perfect my-lips-but-better colour for me, a sort of warm, peachy pink.

RMS Beauty Living Luminizer swatch

RMS Beauty Living Luminizer

My first thought upon trying this was “meh.” It seemed really subtle, too subtle. Also, it’s very waxy/sticky and never completely dries or sets. Repeated daily use might result in breakouts for my sensitive skin. But I caught a glimpse of myself in the afternoon sun in the bathroom the first day I used it and oh baby…this is a highlighter like no other. When the light hits your cheekbones at a certain angle, it gives off such a a true, intense, glossy look, which I am obsessed with lately. So many highlighters have too much colour or shimmer, but this really makes your skin look wet. I love it!

Stila Shade & Shape Custom Contour Duo medium swatch

Stila Shade & Shape Custom Contour Duo – Medium

I have been using this almost every day since I got it. For some reason, I am super into the cream contour/bronzing lately. Maybe because coming out of winter, I tend to be the palest I’ll be all year, it’s nice to add a bit of warmth to the skin and the colour of the medium contour in this duo is a perfect neutral brown. I don’t really use the other colour in this duo, but I’m obsessed with the contour part of it!

Share some your latest beauty obsessions in the comments below! As a beauty addict, I’m always on the hunt for a new find…


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