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New Drugstore Releases You HAVE to try (Seriously, go buy it and they are WORTH the Hype!)

I used to believe that drugstore products were second to higher end brands such as Tarte or Urban Decay.But Tati from GlamLifeGuru and Kathleen from KathleenLights have changed my mind.  Now, drugstores are treasure coves of unexplored makeup. And there’s always new drugstore releases and displays at CVS, Walgreens, Ulta, and Rite Aid.  (Which is super exciting!)

So, when I got the chance to try out Revlon’s new highlighter and blush duo.  I knew I had to jump on it!

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And I have to say that these new drugstore releases seriously proved me wrong.  Revlon’s highlighter and blush duo is now my go-to product for a natural and healthy flush of color.

Review of Revlon Highlighter and Blush Duo

new drugstore releases Revlon highlight and blush duo photoready primer

These two cream sticks are the perfect combination for a flawless and natural look.  I have the Revlon Blush and Highlighter DUO in Medium which gives you the blush in NUDE Kiss and the highlight in Gold Light.

The blush blends beautifully in to the skin and the highlighter has the perfect amount of shimmer! And what I really love about the highlighter is that it doesn’t have chunks of glitter in it! For this reason, the highlighter looks super luxurious and high-end.  The texture of this highlighter is very similar to the Marc Jacobs glow stick but the color is a little more golden than the Marc Jacobs highlighter stick.

Plus, the blush is very similar in texture and consistency to the Makeup Forever HD blushes (which I’m currently obsessed with!). The Revlon blush in to the skin beautifully just like the Makeup Forever one.  I’m in love!  I definitely need to pick up more colors. And if you want to pick these things up, go now because the highlight and blush duo are limited edition!  However, you can buy them separately at CVS.

Now, whenever I see new drugstore releases from Revlon, I need to buy the whole display (LOL)!

Review of Revlon PhotoReady Primer

I have been a long-time user of Smashbox PhotoFinish Primer. BUT this one might take the cake.

I’ve also tried the Benefit That Gal Primer, which was recommended by BubzBeauty and I’d buy anything she recommends so…

Anyway, the Benefit That Gal primer is a brightening primer and leaves your skin with a natural glow.  Which is exactly what the Revlon PhotoReady Primer does!  Do I dare say its a dupe?

I’d say, “YES IT IS!” The Revlon PhotoReady Primer is not as pink as the That Gal primer but it still leaves your skin with a nice glow and subtle shimmer.

How To Save Money On New Drugstore Releases

CVS Extrabucks are LIFE!  Seriously, you can buy one product, get Extrabucks for your purchase, and use those Extrabucks on your next transaction!  So it literally pays to separate your transactions!

It’s insanely awesome! If you want to learn more, stay tuned for a new blog post!

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**Disclaimer: I received the Revlon highlighter, blush, and Photoready primer free for reviewing purposes.

All opinions expressed are my own.**

First Impressions: Missha Magic Cushion + PMEL Essence Eyeliner

Missha Magic Cushion Review

Oh my gosh!  I’m so excited to share this product with you guys!  This is my first cushion foundation and guys…I’m in LOVE!  Missha has been a beauty brand that I’ve been super excited to try since I saw Bubz from Bubzbeauty rave about Missha’s BB cream a few years ago.  And I’m happy to say that Missha did not let me down.

Missha Magic Cushion

The Missha Magic Cushion gives my skin a radiant glow with a dewey finish.  The foundation makes skin look healthy and even toned without being cakey.  The magic cushion had a light to medium coverage and never feels heavy on the skin.  Plus, it’s perfect for the summer because it comes with SPF 50!!!  Protect your skin while making it glow!  What could be better?

Plus, the finish of this foundation is great for dry to normal skin.  But if you’re combination or oily, I would recommend getting a translucent powder especially for that t-zone area.  And to make sure this product lasts all day, use a primer and you’ll be set.

I use the Too Face Primed and Poreless primer and my foundation lasts all day!  The magic cushion has never broke me out and it doesn’t break up throughout the day.  Honestly, I think I found my favorite foundation.

The Missha magic cushion comes in four colors.   I have colors: 21 and 23.  One is tanner for my bronze summer skin.  And the other is lighter to match my winter skin tone.

PMEL Essence Eyeliner Review

In addition to having flawless skin, you’re going to need brighten up those under eyes for a truly radiant look.  And I think I found the perfect one.

Seriously, guys this is a major score!  If you’re looking for a natural looking under-eye highlighter then this eyeliner is perfect!  It’s slightly pink-toned and gives you a natural glow.  Plus, it makes your eyes look more bright and awake.

This is the perfect eyeliner for creating that cute No-makeup makeup look that Koreans have perfected!  For an easier to find alternative: I also like the NYX jumbo eye pencil in yogurt.  The NYX one is a bit shiner but you can blend it out for a more natural look.

For a more detailed review, check out my video!