When it comes on to limited edition items it’s good to grab them as fast as possible because they get sold out sooner than you think and you might be missing out on an excellent item. This Anastasia Artist Palette is a limited edition eyeshadow palette that is filled with 12 colors ranging from matte to shimmer with a little touch of neutrals and bright colors.
Too Faced Sugar Pop Limited Edition PaletteThe Too Faced Sugar Pop Eye shadow is neatly packaged in a metal tin case container that has macaroons imprinted all over it. The metallic tin case is very compact and cute. It comes along with a mirror and a look book. The How to Glamour Guide (look book) has 3 different eye shadow looks that you can create yourself using the Too Faced Sugar Pop Palette.This Too Faced Sugar Pop Limited Edition Palette consist of 9 eye shadow in three different categories and 3 of the larger shades are good for highlighting. The categories included in this palette going horizontally are Sweet and Spicy (top), Sugar Plums (middle) and Cotton Candy (bottom). Too Faced Sugar Pop Eye shadowEven though it’s called Sugar Pop the eye shadow does not have a sweet sugary scent as the Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar palette but the packaging and eye shadow surely does look good both on the outside and inside. One thing that I noticed when the lid is flipped it doesn’t stand in an upright position instead the lid flips over way too much unlike the Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar palette that is in an upright position when you open the lid.Check the description of each shadow below and a guide on how to use each:Rock Candy is a very pale sparkly gold that can be used as a brow highlighter.Macaron is a light peachy coral with gold sparkles and a little bit of shimmer.
1. Sweep Rock Candy from lashes to brow
2. Blend Macaron onto lid
3. Line upper lash line with Malted Milk Ball
Follow these steps to achieve the Sweet and Spicy look.
Sweet and Spicy
Strawberry Ice is a pale pastel lavender with silver shimmer can also be described as a frosty pale pink. Great highlight for the tear duct.Sugared Violet is a deep metallic shimmery purple.BlackBerry is a matte plum shade. Can be used as a transitioning colour.1. Apply Strawberry Ice from lashes to brow.2. Press BlackBerry onto the lid.3. Line upper and lower lash line with Sugared Violet.Follow these steps to achieve the Sugar Plums look.
Sugar PlumsPeach Fuzz is a light peach yellow tone matte with gold micro glitter. It is a few shades darker than and warmer than Rock Candy.Bubble Gum is a vibrant metallic pink with a bit of pink shimmer.Blue Raspberry is a teal metallic blue with shimmer.
For the Candy Coated category listed above:
1. Press Peach Fuzz from lashes to brow
2. Apply Blue Raspberry onto the lid
3. Smoke Bubblegum into the creaseFollow these steps to achieve the Candy Coated look.
Candy CoatedThese are creamy matte, shimmer and glitter shadows in vanilla, chocolate and candy colored hues inspired by French macaroon. The colors are beautiful and I’m glad I got this palette. See swatches below. From L-R: Sweet and Spicy (Rock Candy, Macaroon, Malted Milk Ball), Sugar Plums (Strawberry Ice, Sugared Violet, Blackberry), and Candy Coated (Peach Fuzz, Bubblegum, Blue Raspberry) swatched with NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil in Milk
The colors are beautiful, very creamy and has a matte finish with a bit of shimmer. Best applied with a primer to get the full effect of this eyeshadow palette. It’s super pigmented.
Get this palette before it’s gone. If you have gotten it already what do you think about it? Is it a hit or miss?
Coastal Scents 22-Piece Brush SetI was drawn to this 22-piece brush set from Coastal Scents by the ample amount of eye brushes included in the set. Even though I was having second thoughts about buying this brush set, it turns out that I eventually bought it and yes, I’m loving it. Brush roll closed dimension 7″(L) x 9.5″(W)
Looks like a clutch when closedThe Coastal Scents 22-piece brush set is a complete set of makeup brushes. The brushes cater to different needs from applying foundation to powder and eyeshadows. The brushes are super soft and of good quality.
Brush Roll open dimension 24.5″(L) x 9.5″(W) x 0.50″ (H)The brush roll is of a matte black faux leather material with the Coastal Scents logo imprinted in the middle of the closing flap. The flap folds up three times and has two magnetic snap buttons to keep it close. When you open the first flap you will notice a little zipper pocket that can be used to store small items. Upon unfolding the flaps one can notice a nylon type of material that separates, holds, protects and cover each brush. Brush Roll Nylon Material
Brush Set Features
- 22 professional cosmetic brushes
- stylish faux leather brush case
- synthetic and natural bristles
- black handle and black ferrule
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Coastal Scents 22-piece brush setThe 22-piece brush set is a combination of synthetic, nylon, natural brushes such as goat and pony hair. Out of the 22 brushes, it contains 8 face brushes, 9 eye brushes, 4 brow brushes that can also be used to apply eyeliners and 1 lip brush.
Coastal Scent Makeup Brush names, types and uses1. Fan Brush – made with synthetic hairThis brush is used for sweeping/dusting loose eyeshadow that fell out while applying, it can be also used to apply a light application of blush and bronzer. This brush does come in handy sometimes but it’s not often used like the foundation brush.2. Powder Brush – made with synthetic hairIt’s very soft and tends to give light coverage of powder but this is not something that I would use to regularly to apply powder to my face. I would prefer to use a fluffier powder brush to apply powder and use this brush to blend foundation all over my face.3. Flat Buffer Brush – synthetic hairThis brush is great for blending out an application of foundation.4. Angle Blush Brush – natural brush made of goat hairThis brush is super soft and its use to apply blush to the face.5. Round Powder Brush – SyntheticThis brush looks similar to a dual fiber brush, it has white brushes which can be difficult to clean but with a little olive oil and baby shampoo that will do the trick.6. Foundation Brush – Fiber HairThis is used to apply foundation but you might want to use the flat buffer brush also to get a perfect blend.7. Large Shadow – Pony hairThis can be used to apply eye shadows, great for people with full eyes like myself.8. Concealer Brush – Nylon HairGreat for applying your favorite concealer9. Dome Shadow Brush – Pony HairThis is a stiff dome brush that can be used to create a smoky eye. It can also be used to apply eyeshadow at the outer V of the eyes and soft sweeping. It is perfect for smudging and blending into the lash line.10. Doe Foot Blender – Pony HairThis is a fuller angled brush that can be used for blending, shading and contouring. It allows you to apply an even application from lash line to brow bone. It can also be used for mineral concealer around the eye and highlighting the brow.11. Dome Blender – Pony HairUse to apply eyeshadow on the crease and V of the eyes or blend eyeliner.12. Blender – Pony HairFor blending eyeshadow13. Pointed Blender – Pony HairFor blending eyeshadow14. Brow – Pony HairFor applying highlight or eyeshadow to the brow bone15. Medium Shadow – Pony HairUse to apply shadow to the center of the eyelids.16. Detail Concealer – Fiber HairFor applying concealer to small spots17. Detail Shadow – Pony HairHighlighting inner corner of eye (tear duct)18. Lip Brush – Pony HairUsed to apply lipsticks to the lips19. Large Liner/brow – Nylon HairThis is a soft bristle brush that can be used to apply eyeshadows on the eyelids and great for drawing cat eyes or creating the flick.20. Medium Liner/brow – Nylon HairUse for gel eyeliner, highlighting brows21. Small Liner/brow – Nylon HairCreating the flick or cat eyes22. Smudge Sponge – made from rubberFor softening gel liner or smudging eyeshadow for that smoky look
I’m so glad I bought these brushes, it is everything that I’m looking for in a brush set. The quality is amazing and the price is reasonable. I haven’t experienced much shedding with the brushes, the only brush that was shedding is the fan brush. The only downfall with this brush is identifying them since they are not labeled on the brush handles.Would you buy these brushes? Do you already own them? What was your experience like using these brushes?