ColourPop Cosmetics Haul & Initial Reviews


If you have been on Instagram and YouTube recently, you have probably heard the hype around ColourPop Cosmetics. They are a new California company that make pigment intense eyeshadows called Super Shock Shadows, lip colour sticks called Lippie Stix and lip pencils called Lippie Pencils. I am not usually one to succumb to online hype, which can actually completely turn me off certain brands and products. However, the $5 price tag was too good to be ignored and they pulled at my lip-loving heartstrings so I gave them a chance. I am happy that I did because these products are flippin’ fantastic! I picked up 2 Super Shock Shadows, 4 Lippie Stix and 4 Lippie Pencils and here are my thoughts on them.

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Beauty Instagrammers To Follow


(Shameless plug: I have started up my own little Instagram account for daily beauty shots. Feel free to follow me @sylvialoveslipstick)

Instagram is my favourite social media platform for many reasons, one of them being that it is a great tool for staying up to date with the beauty world and connecting with other beauty enthusiasts. I gather a lot of beauty inspiration and product recommendations from Instagram, as it is a great interactive resource. The beauty community on Instagram is really something amazing and I wanted to round up a post on the gems who I think deserve a follow.

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Sephora VIB Rouge Haul


I am finally back! Sorry for the hiatus. I won’t bore you with any excuses, so let’s just get on to the good stuff!

These are the goodies I picked up from the recent Sephora sale. I went a little crazy, at least in my opinion, since I usually purchase products a few at a time. I knew the sale was coming up so I forced myself to exert self-control and not purchase anything from Sephora. My last Sephora purchase was actually made while I was in Vegas, back in August, so I would say I did a pretty good job of restraining myself.

Needless to say, I accumulated a long wish list of products that I wanted to check out for the sale. With my iPhone note in hand, I headed to my new local Sephora on Robson Street in Downtown Vancouver. It was a nice treat to be able to haul new products from a brand new Sephora store. I probably spent over an hour checking everything out and swatching to my heart’s content. These are the products I ended up with, over two different trips.

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On My Nails #3: Flip Flop Fantasy by China Glaze


Lo and behold, the perfect summer colour. Flip Flop Fantasy is a BRIGHT neon pastel coral that just SCREAMS summer time fun. When it comes to nailpolish, my hands are a free for all and I pretty much wear any and all colours. On my toes, I stick to darker colours because I think they look nicer and match any footwear. I may have to change my rules though because this bright coral is too awesome to only be worn on my hands.

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