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Mini Colourpop Haul + Highlighters Review

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Every time I get an e-mail from Colourpop announcing a new product launch, sale, promotion, I can’t help but check it out and most often than not I end up ordering a couple of things… Anyone else has this problem? No? It’s just me? Got it.most often than not I end up ordering a couple of things… Anyone else has this problem? No? It’s just me? Got it.

The last e-mail I got from Colourpop was announcing new Creme Lippie Stix and I ordered one of the shades so expect a review on that soon! The one before that was about their set of highlighters. Highlighters are one of the makeup products that are still somewhat of a mystery to me. This is the first time I actually buy a highlighter, the other two I have, have come in my Birchbox subscription. I ordered the Waffle trio of highlighters that comes with Scrumptious, Flexitarian, and Glazed, and I also ordered two  Ultra Satin Lips, Calypso and Baracuda.

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The highlighters are SO creamy. When I first got them I swatched them a little bit because I didn’t want to mess up how they looked until I took the photos for this blog post and I was very impressed. Usually when I swatch powdered products like pressed powders, blushes and bronzers, yes, it feels a little smooth but nothing like this. They are very sparkly so I think applying only a little bit will be enough especially if you don’t like the very glittery look. Hopefully the will be featured in my next month’s favorites!them I swatched them a little bit because I didn’t want to mess up how they looked until I took the photos for this blog post and I was very impressed. Usually when I swatch powdered products like pressed powders, blushes and bronzers, yes, it feels a little smooth but nothing like this. They are very sparkly so I think applying only a little bit will be enough especially if you don’t like the very glittery look. Hopefully the will be featured in my next month’s favorites!

If you’ve read my previous posts, you will know that I am a huge fan of Colourpop lipsticks. I mostly have their matte formula because those are the first ones I found out about, but in the last couple of months, I’ve loved the satin formula. They’re just as pigmented as their mattes, but less drying which I know it’s one of the main reasons why people steer away from matte lipsticks. The two shades I ordered, Baracuda and Calypso, are very earthy tones and I am loving them. They feel very nice on the lips and they are very long lasting. I ate a pizza and the lipstick didn’t budge. Amazing.mattes, but less drying which I know it’s one of the main reasons why people steer away from matte lipsticks. The two shades I ordered, Baracuda and Calypso, are very earthy tones and I am loving them. They feel very nice on the lips and they are very long lasting. I ate a pizza and the lipstick didn’t budge. Amazing.

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top to bottom: calypso, baracuda, glazed, flexitarian, and scrumptious

What are your favorite Colourpop products at the moment? Have you tried their new bronzer and pressed powder duo?

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Holaa! My name is Maria, twenty-three, Colombian in Oregon, pursuing my Masters degree in Media Studies and using makeup as a procrastination tool. Join me as I learn more about makeup and share my thoughts with you!

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