Covergirl Bombshell Makeup Tutorial + Giveaway

Disclosure: Compensation was provided via Wamart and Covergirl. All opinions are my own.

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When it comes to Valentine’s Day, you’ll obviously want to look nice. However, I don’t think that means having to wear a dramatic smoky eye and a red lip if you’re not into that.

After all you don’t want to spend the whole night worrying about whether your eye liner is smeared or your lipstick is on your teeth. When you’re relaxed and comfortable you’ll feel even more beautiful! This is the makeup tutorial that makes me look and feel that way.

Covergirl Bombshell Makeup Tutorial

Recipe for Beauty:

What you’ll need
1. Gold Cream Eye Shadow (I used Covergirl’s Bombshell Shine Shadow in Gold Godess)
2. Taupe Powder Shadow (I used Covergirl’s Scorching Cocoa)
3. Liquid Liner (I used Covergirl’s Bombshell Intensity in Pitch Black Passion)
4. Volumizing Mascara (Covergirl Bombshell Volume)

Tutorial:
1. Gently pat the gold cream shadow on your lid. I love that this helps prevent other shadows from creasing so no primer is needed.. Dap a little extra in your inner corners to highlight.

2. Sweep taupe shadow over the top and blend up into the crease.

3. The Covergirl liner is perfect because the marker like tip is super tiny. It’s easy to get a precise line even with a shaky hand like mine.Draw a small line extending out from your lower lash line. Connect the end of it to your upper lash line. Color it in.

4. Line the rest of your upper lash line.

5. Swipe on 2 coats of side #1’s mascara. Set with one coat of side 2. I love layering mascaras but always worry that they won’t work together or that I’m being wasteful. 2 Mascaras in one tube solves all of that!

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What is your Bombshell look?

Mark Fab Five Eye Shadow Compact Review

Disclaimer: The Mark Fab Five Eye Shadow Compact was sent to me for consideration. All opinions are my own.

 

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Mark says:This fivesome really lives up to its name because it’s filled with go-to, earthy shades that can be mixed and matched for unlimited looks. Formulated to blend easily over the skin.

Baking Beauty says:The shadows are gorgeous, but I wish they had more pigment!

Effectiveness:4/5

Pigmentation:3/5

3/5 shadows took a lot of building up. However, the light gold shade(center) is a standout star!

Texture:3/5

The shadows are a little dry/stiff.

Ease of use:3/5

Lasting Power:3/5

It wore for around 4-6 hours before I experienced creasing.

Packaging:4/5

Value:4/5

 

Cost:$10.00 Available at:Meetmark.com

What do you think about this palette?

Laura Mercier Opal Fantasy Eye Shadow Review + Swatches

Disclosure: The Laura Mercier Opal Fantasy Eye Shadow used in this review was sent to me for editorial consideration.

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To be honest I get bored with reds, greens, and golds so I’m happy to see LM stepped outside the box for the Winter Magic Collection.


It features three light eye shadows Opal (pink), Pearl (purple), and Crystal (green).

Laura Mercier says:Eye colour with a multi-dimensional, luminous pearl finish with a soft, bouncy texture for excellent colour pay-off and a smooth, even application.

Baking Beauty says: This sparkling slightly frosty shadow is buttery smooth and lasts all day.

Recipe for beauty:
1. Place beneath your eye brow and in the inner corner to highlight.
2. OR Sweep all over the lid and blend grey into your crease.

Laura Mercier Opal Fantasy Eye Shadow Review + Swatches

Effectiveness:5/5

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Pigmentation:4/5

Opal fantasy is a light pink.

Texture:5/5

Like all the other Illuminating Eye Shadows I’ve tried this was soft and buttery. It almost felt creamy.

Ease of use:4/5

Lasting Power:5/5

I got over 10 hours of wear with a primer.

Packaging:4/5

Value:4/5

If you’re looking for a pinky highlighter that is high quality this is worth considering.

Have you gotten anything from the White Magic Collection? Do you have a favorite LM Illuminating Eye Shadow shade?

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick in Sterling Review

Disclaimer: The Laura Mercier Caviar Stick in Sterling used in this review was sent to me for consideration. All opinions are my own.

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Laura Mercier says:A long-wearing, creamy shadow with an innovative, lightweight texture that glides on and adheres to the eyelid perfectly, leaving an even finish that lasts for hours.

Baking Beauty says: Caviar Sticks are long wearing and silky smooth.This one was no exception.

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick in Sterling Review

Effectiveness:5/5

Pigmentation:5/5

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Sterling is a true silver that is slightly frosty. It nicely pigmented with just one swipe.

Texture:5/5

The last silver cream shadow I tried had a grainy rough finish. I’m happy to share this one was silky smooth to apply.

Ease of use:5/5

Lasting Power:5/5

The lasting power of Caviar sticks in INCREDIBLE. This one wore for 10 hours before it started to crease. It also holds up well to water although I don’t believe it is waterproof.

Packaging:4/5

Value:4/5

If you have a cooler skin tone or reach for a silver shadow often this is a great long wearing option.

Cost:$26

Do you like silver shadow? Do you have a favorite Caviar Stick shade?

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Jane Cosmetics Eye Shadow Review

Disclosure: The Jane Cosmetics Eye Shadow used in this review was sent to me for consideration. All opinions are my own.

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Jane Cosmetics Says:The petal soft formula contains intense color pigments in a gorgeous array of matte & shimmery shades… after all, Jane believes that confidence comes in many colors! A high-performance powder shadow at an affordable price, each is embossed with the brand’s signature blooms

Baking Beauty says: These shadows are highly pigmented and easy to work with.

Jane Cosmetics Eye Shadow Review

Effectiveness:4.5/5

Pigmentation:4.5/5

Ray of Light: Is a light satin gold
Calla Lily: Is a unique satin burgundy

Texture:5/5

Both shadows are buttery smooth and blend easily.

Ease of use:5/5

Lasting Power:4/5

They wore for around 7 hours on me with a primer.

Value:5/5

These shadows pack a punch of pigment at an affordable price.

Packaging:4/5

Cost:8.00

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Where to buy: Ulta or ulta.com

Also available in:43 other shades!

Jane Cream Eye Shadow in Shimmering Silver Review

Disclosure: The Jane Cream Eye Eye Shadow in Shimmering Silver used in this review was sent to me for consideration. All opinions are mine alone.

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Jane Cosmetics says:Luminous shimmer illuminates eyes in a cream-to-powder eye shadow that never quits. This smudge-proof formula provides long-lasting, crease-free color that dries down quickly and lasts all day.

Wear alone or under powder shadow to create a smooth, even base and create custom colors for day and night.

Baking Beauty says: I love the rich vibrant color, but the texture is a little off-putting.

Jane Cream Eye Shadow in Shimmering Silver Review

Effectiveness:3.5/5

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Pigmentation:5/5

Shimmering Silver is truly a shimmering silver that is slightly cool toned.

Texture:3/5

It comes out of the tube as a creamy liquid product that is easy to apply. However, it dries to a really rough almost gritty finish. It doesn’t work as a base and is nearly impossible to blend into other shadows.

Ease of use:3/5

Lasting Power:4/5

With the rough texture I was fully expecting this to crease within an hour, but it surprised me. It lasted 8-9 hours on me with a primer.(I use Tarte’s)

Packaging:4/5

I kind of wish the applicator was different as it is a little unsanitary and may make it go bad quicker.

Value:4.5/5

Also available in: 12 other shades

Cost:$8.00

Where to buy: Ulta or Ulta.com

Do you prefer powder or cream shadows?