Saturday, September 21, 2013

Beauty Blogazon Weekly Roundup 9/20/2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Sonia Kashuk A Kiss On The Cheek Lip/Cheek palette - swatch

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Sonia Kashuk a kiss on the cheek lip/cheek palette
Who doesn't love a bargain?  As I wandered through my local Target, I came upon an item I had been eyeing for some time.  I was able to pick up Sonia Kashuk's A Kiss On The Cheek palette on clearance for just under $8 USD!  Sonia Kashuk cosmetics are found at Target's in the United States currently.  I am not sure if they are available in Canada yet...but I have heard rumblings that they may.

Sonia Kashuk a kiss on the cheek palette - packaging
kiss on the cheek palette - packaging
This palette comes in the newer Sonia Kashuk black, sleek packaging.  A nice sturdy plastic, it houses a mirror along with four creamy lip/cheek tints.  The palette contains 0.26oz/7.6g of product, divided into four color pots.  If you look closely in the picture, you can see four holes that would allow you to punch out the pots and possibly reuse the palette.  I was unable to punch the pots out, but think that with a heat element, I would be able to.

A kiss on the cheek palette - open
The lovely part about this palette is that the colors range from soft to bright.  The top left is a nice, soft baby pink.  Top right is a vivid coral.  Bottom left is a basic berry, and bottom right is a dusty rose.  These are sheer, but can be built up a bit.  On the cheeks, I did have a sheen that lasted awhile.  That may be something you may or may not like.  The pots are all quite emollient.  On the lips, they sheered out a bit more than on my cheek.  On my lips, when the creaminess wore off, I was left with the lightest tint.

The wear on these during the last month was not very long, but I am not one for cream products in the summer.  I think these are best suited for colder, drier months.  On lips, I did not find them to be too drying.  Those looking for a pigmented tint will be disappointed, but for those looking for a sheer wash of juicy color, these are right up your alley.  I did not find this to be fragranced or have a taste, so those that are senstitive may also like this.  A fantastic buy either way...I am looking forward to using these quite a bit now that fall is here!

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Sonia Kashuk a kiss on the cheek palette (flash)
Sonia Kashuk kiss on the cheek palette (no flash/partial sunlight)

Sunday, September 15, 2013

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

Bath and Body Works Cool Coconut lipgloss

BBW Cool Coconut lipgloss - partial sun / flash

Today's quick post is on Bath and Body Works Cool Coconut lipgloss.  As BBW always does, this was released in conjunction with their summer scents collections.  These glosses can be purchased at BBW for $10.50 USD, but can combined with the buy 2, get 1 free promotion.  The gloss comes in a plastic tube with flat, doe foot applicator.  You get .2fl.oz/6ml of gloss in this tube.

Cool Coconut is an emollient gloss chock full of glitter.  The formula base itself is a really nice, balmy gloss.  It feels very cushiony, but with the addition of the glitter, it has a slighty gritty feeling too.  The nice thing about this is that it is microfine huge chunks of glitter ending up anywhere else!

BBW Cool Coconut lg swatch - partial sun / flash
This was the one out of the three glosses for this particular range that had the most pigmented base.  On the swatch, it reads a clear bronze, whereas on lips it reads more burnished gold that is just lovely.  I did like that the base wore nicely for around 3 hours before I had to reapply.  Once the gloss wears off, you are left with glitters.  I did not find these to be drying even when the base wore off.  Although you do get that gritty feeling from the left over glitter.

I rarely purchase any of the glosses offered by Bath and Body Works, but after this purchase, I will definitely research the colors and buy again!

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*Disclaimer - product(s) shown was purchased by passengerelement blog.  I am not affiliated with the company and am not being compensated for this review.*