Sweet Sparkle October Unboxing – Shades of Fall

Hi everyone, 

Hope you are all having a lovely Sunday.

I have uploaded a new video and am in the mood to write a blog post about it. It could be because the window’s curtains are opened, and sunshine is passing through or because I finally feel so much better.

So since I have this energy mood, that equals me to being able to sit down comfortable on my bed, put a pillow under my laptop, turn on my pumpkin spice candle and I am good to go to write. Ahhh I love this good mood.

So today I uploaded a video of me unboxing the October Sweet Sparkle Beauty Box and the theme of the month was Shades of Fall.

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You could visit their website right here if you are interested in subscribing and would like further information. There are three different types of subscriptions from you to choose from.

https://www.sweetsparkle.com/

The products that I got were – 

Miss Adoro Blending Sponge

This blending sponge looks cute but I personally feel that it doesn’t do an accurate job of blending out your foundation/concealer to a natural looking finish.

I think the Real Techniques Beauty Blender is much better!

City Color Smokey Nudes Eyeshadow Palette

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I preferred this eyeshadow palette to the one we got back in the September box from Jordana. I think this eyeshadow palette has a better colour pay out and the eyeshadows blend well altogether.

I also think that the packaging is so ideal and compact, it is not heavy and it is small so it would be a perfect palette to take with you when you are travelling.

Jordana Fabuliner Liquid Eyeliner in Black

I actually was impressed by this liquid eyeliner. I usually am not a fan of pen eyeliners as I feel that they are patchy and don’t give you the best colour pay off. Even though, I had to go over the line to be happy with the final look, I really liked this eyeliner.

Milani Runaway Lashes Instant Volume Mascara

I LOVE this mascara. I had even loved last month’s mascara by Jordana.

But this one is so good and I have been using it constantly! The wand is a basic wand, it seperates your lashes evenly and does not leave them clumpy. It does not transfer onto your eyelid and I just love it!

Wet n Wild coloricon Blush – shade apricot in the middle

This may not be my favourite colour as a blush – as I more of a pink blush girl – but with the look I created in the video and the theme of the month it goes really well. And I cannot say that the Wet n Wild Blushes aren’t good as that would be a lie. They blend nicely on your cheeks and makes your blush complexion even,

Nicka K New York Duo Highlighter NDO010

I have mixed feelings about the product. I mean I swatched them one shade barely showed and the other was a chalky white. And personally, I do not want a chalky white on my cheek as a highlight. I prefer the gold highlights you know?

But the colour payoff of this palette is quite bleak and you can barely tell that there is any highlight even when applying both shades. So I guess, this palette would be perfect for those people who are looking more of a subtyle and dainty highlight rather than the bright in your face highlights.

Rude Cosmetics Matte Lipstick in Swank

So one thing I have to say, each month the box comes with a card and the card will have a picture of a model probably wearing all the makeup products together with the name of the theme of the month.

The lip colour she is wearing is more of a purple-mauve shade but the lipstick I got is more peach toned rather than purple mauve-y toned. Now I don’t know if the model is wearing the lipstick or not, or because we have different shaded lips but Kezia was disappointed.

I mean when I swatched the lipstick on my hand I was so excited to try it on. But when I did I saw the shade as being a common shade that I already have in my collection. I cannot say that the formula of the lipstick wasn’t good, cos it was. It was not drying on the lips but moisturing and creamy.

So there you have it, those are all the products I received from Sweet Sparkle in the October box.

If you want to see me trying out the products and giving you my thoughts on them then you can watch it right here – 

I really hope you enjoyed reading!

Thank you for all the support!!

Happy Sunday!

Love Kezia

xoxo

Sweet Sparkle Beauty Box – Review

Hi everyone, 

How are you all doing?

Everyone is back to work/school, so hope you’re all doing okay and have settled back into your routines.

Me? I am still grasping the concept of getting out of the house by 7am.

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Today’s video is about a new subscription box that sends every month. It’s called Sweet Sparkle and it is based in America.

You can watch my video right here –

What intrigued me is that it sends out full sized products which is super!!

Also, the brands vary and I like the fact that I can try out new American brands that are difficult to get over here in Malta.

I found out this box existed from my friend over on youtube Elle.

Visit Elle’s Channel –
https://www.youtube.com/user/elleoenigma

You can visit Sweet Sparkle‘s website here to get more information about the product –
https://www.sweetsparkle.com/

Every month comes with a theme – this month’s theme is All American Girl.

Products Mentioned –

1. CITY COLOR Contour & Define Palette: http://amzn.to/2bTNFI5img_5026

In this palette I mostly liked the highlight as it really is super pigmented and gives such a lovely glow.

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Yes it did arrive broken but I managed to fix it !! Just a little hack I learnt through watching youtube videos!!

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2. WET N WILD Contour Brush: http://amzn.to/2cy4IoF

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I actually really like this brush, it is super soft and blends products well!
3. JORDANA Powder Eyeshadow: http://amzn.to/2bTNnCu

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This eyeshadow isn’t the best. Even though the palette offers lovely natural shades they do not have long lasting power.
4. JORDANA Best Lash Extreme Mascara: http://amzn.to/2bTNNHH

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I really like this mascara and have used it on more occassions. It does not give you such a volumised look but it offers more of a natural long looking lash look in my opinion.
5. KLEANCOLOR Retractable Lip & Eye Liner: http://amzn.to/2cnhL8l

The lip liner applied smoothly on my lips and went on great. I loved applying this before applying the liquid lipstick that was also in the box.
6. RUDE Notorious Liquid Lip Color: http://amzn.to/2bTO8dd

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I absolutely LOVE this shade! Like I said in the video it reminds me of the JOLLY christmas season! It is such a nice vibrant red shade perfect for the holiday season!! It is a little sticky but it does not transfer (just a little – literally a LITTLE).

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7. REVLON Photoready Kajal Liner: http://amzn.to/2bTODWs

I do not like the white side of the pencil however, I really like the black side. The pencils themselves are a little harsh and not soft. But the black went on really well on my waterline.

I am so excited for the next box because in the end I love how the look came out!!

Hope you enjoyed my post/video!!

Thank you so much for reading/watching!!

Love Kezia

xoxo