Review: Essence 'From Santa with Love' Christmas Trend Edition Palette and Highlighter

When I saw pictures of Essence’s new Christmas trend edition floating around the interwebs, I just knew I had to get me some of it. The packaging was just adorable, and the eyeshadow palette had some beautiful shades in it. So last week I hauled my butt over to the drugstore to buy the From Santa With Love Eyeshadow Palette and Highlighter. And here I am, reviewing parts of this beautiful collection! If you want to know all the ins and outs of these products, keep on reading!

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Video: Get Ready With Me and Get to Know Me! | Essence Casting Call Video

Today I have another fun YouTube video for you. When I saw that one of my favourite brands, Essence, was looking for a YouTube cast, I knew I had to apply. So I quickly got a video together, and here it is! I’m getting ready, doing my makeup, and chatting a bit about life and other things. So check it out if you want to get to know me a bit better and see me do my makeup!

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Review: Essence All About Matt! Fixing Loose Powder

I’ve been using the Essence All About Matt! Fixing Compact Powder for a couple years now. I just started on my fourth pan of the stuff and it’s definitely one of my favourite makeup products. I use it in almost every look. However, when I’m being fancy and baking my face, this powder is a bit tough to use. You know what would be great for that? A loose powder! And, you guessed it, Essence recently released a loose powder from my favourite line. So of course I had to get it. And of course I had to review it. Let’s get into it!

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Review: Max&More Makeup Fixing Spray

Today we’re back reviewing one of my favourite brands: Max&More. Some time ago they came out with Makeup Fixing Sprays in three different types. Since I only have one setting spray and I was looking for a more low-budget one, I decided I needed one of those. So I got myself the Long Lasting version and today I’m going to tell you all about it!

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Recap: #ColorMeHalloween Instagram Halloween Challenge

In the thirteen days leading up to Halloween, I participated in a challenge on Instagram by @colormemagic. Everyday there was a theme and you could do whatever you wanted with it. I really like challenging myself creatively, so this was the perfect opportunity for me to step outside the box. Today I’ll show you all the results from the challenge in one post, while I tell you a bit about my thought processes for the themes. Let’s get into it!

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Four Quick and Easy Halloween Makeup Looks

Maybe you’ve been invited to a Halloween party last minute and you don’t have time to find a costume, or you just want to go to school or work all glammed up and in theme for Halloween. Whatever your situation is, sometimes a simple makeup look is all you need. So today I’m sharing some tips and ideas for easy Halloween makeup.

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Tutorial: Coraline Inspired Makeup Look

And I’m back with another makeup tutorial. Today we’re doing a bit more cosplay-style, inspired by one of my favourite animated movies: Coraline. It’s a really trippy movie, but it’s just amazing. Today I’m doing my own take on the main character Coraline. Let’s get into it!

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