If I Could Only Keep 10 Eye Palettes

Hey guys! How’s it going? I hope everyone is staying safe, healthy and entertained. Hard to believe it’s been about a month now since the ish hit the fan with everything going on in the world.

Today, I thought I’d do something a little fun and share with you what I’d pick if I could only keep 10 eye palettes out of my current collection. Now I know for some, 10 is a lot. Then there’s me… eye palette junkie/hoarder-extraordinaire. Eye palettes are my favorite type of makeup product and I’ve amassed quite a large collection since I started blogging almost 6 years ago. Back then I owned I think just one palette (the Urban Decay Mariposa) and a bunch of single shadows (mostly loose shadows & pigments from Bare Minerals). Since then, my collection has grown to over 50 palettes. Yikes! I decluttered several last year before I moved, but then of course added new ones to my collection. It’s a never-ending spiral.

But, what if I could only keep 10? Can I do it? Let’s find out!

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My Favorite Brown/Terracotta Lipsticks

Hi guys! Hope you’re all doing well, staying safe and healthy.

For today’s post, I thought I’d do something a little different and share with you my favorite brown and terracotta lipsticks. Got a mix of both drugstore/affordable and high end brands.

You ready? Let’s get going!

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My Top Picks of 2019

Hi guys! Happy New Year! I can’t believe it’s now 2020!

Today I have my top picks of 2019 for you. Was going to do a “Top 19 of 2019”, but I couldn’t come up with 19 products to talk about! 2019 was kind of an underwhelming year for me despite the constant makeup releases. Not a whole lot really caught my eye. Instead I was pulling the trigger more on things that had been on my radar for awhile. But there were a few new launches in 2019 I couldn’t get my grubby paws on fast enough!

So… some of the things I’ll be talking about today were in fact new releases in 2019. Others are either rediscovered old favorites or “new to me” things I finally tried after hemming and hawing over them for ages.

So grab a snack, get comfy and let’s get going!

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ColourPop Black Friday Haul

Hey guys! Hows’s it going?

Can you believe it’s less than 2 weeks until Christmas? Do you have your shopping done yet? Have you even started? I got a little done, but hoping to get things finished off this weekend (I’m going to Orlando on Saturday to look for things you can’t find around here… and to pop by Disney Springs to see the Christmas tree trail… be sure to be following me on Instagram (@themakeupcase17) if you’d like to see photos of that).

Anyhow, as you know, Black Friday was just a couple weeks ago. I’m not crazy enough to do the camping out overnight thing anymore (which I’ll admit I’ve done a couple times). I really didn’t even look at the Black Friday ads this year. The majority is deals on TVs and computers, phones…. we got a new TV when we moved in July and I got a much-needed new laptop and phone over the summer as well. So… meh. I did go over to Target later in the day and found a few presents for my boyfriend, but nothing major.

But I did see ColourPop was having a Black Friday sale offering 30% off site-wide… including palettes! Of course I had to take advantage as I’d had some things on my wishlist I wanted to finally pull the trigger on. My order finally arrived this week (I knew they’d been bombarded with orders during the sale plus the bazillion new launches they keep pumping out, plus customer service was great keeping me updated on the progress of my order when I reached out to them). What did I get? Keep reading to find out…

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