Monday, February 4, 2013

Ben Nye Face Powder

There has been so much talk of the banana powder that Kim Kardashian uses. So much in fact that I decided to try it for myself.

For those of you that don't know what these face powders are, they are basically setting powders but in color.

I thought about getting the same one she uses but then I saw they came in other colors. I decided to try a shade darker and selected topaz to use as my concealer setting powder. I then purchased ebony to use as a contour color. Because it is a translucent powder, I'm not sure how it will stand alone. If it does not show up well then I will use it to set my cream contour.

I've done a lot of searching and reading of reviews that I feel confident that I will find a use for these powders. Depending on how well they hold up, I just might go back and purchase all of the colors for myself and future clients!

I purchased these face powders from The shipping was inexpensive and super quick. I ordered on jan 31st and received the products on feb 4th. I'd say that's better shipping than most places. Each powder cost $5.95 for 1.5 grams of product. The banana powder was a little more because it is more popular, but only a couple of dollars more.

Overall I am happy with my purchase and I will be posting a look soon using these products.

MAC Archie's Girls Collection

Recently the MAC Archie's Girls collection was released online. I thought about getting a ton of stuff but quickly reeled myself in before I could do major damage.

I ended up only getting one item; A Veronica lipstick called "Boyfriend Stealer". I'm so glad that out of all of the lipsticks I made this one mine! The color on my brown skin is perfect! I'm thinking I just may purchase the lip gloss as well. And maybe the Veronica blush. And the other two lipsticks. Lol.

Without further ado.. Here are pictures and swatches.