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The Lipstick League – Week of 5.7.18

YSL Eyeshadow 1992

The Lipstick League – week of 5.7.18

Happy Mother’s Day!

Question of the Week: What’s the most expensive eye shadow palette you own, and is it worth it?

EauMG’s Answer: Good question. There are many expensive eyeshadow palettes that I’d like to own (like the one from Pat McGrath). However, I love makeup but I’m not super into eyeshadow palettes. I like singles and to spend my money on lipsticks. I have lots of palettes that are cheaper than the Pat McGrath or Natasha Denona that I think perform really well. The most expensive “palette” I own is actually a quad, Tom Ford Silvered Topaz. And I got that on a discount because my spouse used to work for Nordstrom corporate. Was it worth it? For my discounted price, yes. It’s a useful palette but you can definitely find something like it for cheaper. Although it’s not a true “palette”, my most expensive is probably my x-large Make Up For Ever Metal Pro Palette that is 75% full of MAC single eyeshadows!

EauMG – I know I’m late, but I did manage to put together a Mother’s Day Gift Guide. Any of my gift basket ideas can also be recycled as birthday gift ideas.

My Beauty Bunny – has a review and swatches of all of the core Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector pressed highlighters. Read this before you buy!

Painted Ladies – The Shayla x ColourPop Perception Pressed Powder Shadow Palette is perfection – say that three times fast! Sheila has swatches and a smokey eye look featuring this budget friendly best bet.

Phyrra – Check out my mermaid inspired Makeup Geek Power Pigments Tutorial!

Prime BeautyMangiacotti Beauty Essentials is a lovely brand and I’m so impressed with their mission to employ disabled adults with their bath and body products. Especially the Travel Essentials Gift Sets which are perfect for a Mother’s Day gift!

Realizing Beauty – The new Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter is not only versatile it’s absolutely flipping GORGEOUS! Find out why I can’t get enough of it.

we heart this – A little birdie told us you may want to study these swatches of IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Foundation for a special deal coming up soon…tweet tweet!

Beautygeeks – finally got into a new bottle of her favourite daily under-eye treatment – and has an extra bottle stashed away for when she finishes this one too! #stillobsessed

Blushing Noir – Every.Single.Shade of the Too Faced Peach Perfect Comfort Matte Foundation swatched + a review for oily, acne-prone skin.

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

EauMG is Currently Craving: I am obsessed with roses so you better believe I want these new Smashbox x Vlada Petal Metal Highlighters. The packaging is perfect!


*1992 YSL eyeshadow singles ad from a seller on ebay.fr. Sephora contains affiliate links. Thanks!


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