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Cosmetic Launch Roundup: April 1-8, 2020

Ah April. The fourth month of the year can have a subdued feeling but these product launches definitely lightened the mood. There were only a few releases this week but they deliver some much needed excitement.

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Holiday Collections of 2018 (Part 2)

I’m back with even more holiday products from some of our favorite drugstore brands! If you have not read part 1, I recommend that you check that article first. Ready… Set… Go!

Ardell: (Ulta stores or online)
Demi Wispies Natural Multipack $12 (4 pairs)    Lash Multipack Wispies $12 (4 pairs)
Magnetic Lash Accent #001 $14 (2 pairs)

BH Cosmetics: (Online or at Ulta)
Royal Affair palette $18          Brush set $24.50
Liquid Linen lip set $25          3-piece Glitter Set $19.50
Petite Highlight set $22.50

Essential Minis $15               Color Me Healthy Holiday Set $15

Lip set

Milani: (Launches online November 14)
Lip Plumpers (Limited Edition) $9      Metallic Lights eyeliners $8

Ulta Beauty: (Online or in Ulta stores)
Sparkle & Shine 65 Piece Collection $30        Line It Up 5-Piece Gel Lip Liner Kit $16
Lip Service Kit $14                                          Glam & Glow 53 Piece Collection $20
Matchmaker $16 (Lip set)                               Get In Line 5-Piece Gel Eye Liner Kit $16
Beauty Boss Kit $18                                        Lip Glossary $16

I hope this gives you some ideas for holiday gifts. If not, I still have more collections to sort through so subscribe to The Trendy Wallet for Part 3! Also follow me on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest for more makeup and holiday stuff.

Photo Credits:
Ardell (Ulta’s website)
BH Cosmetics (website and Ulta’s website)
Physician’s Formula (website)
Milani (Twitter)
Ulta Beauty (website)

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Holiday Collections of 2018 (Part 1)

So many brands, so many products. I’m here to make things somewhat easier with a comprehensive list of our favorite affordable brands and their holiday collections. Note: this list is for makeup only. I’ll do a separate post on bath, fragrances, and skincare later.

Morphe: (Online, Ulta, Morphe Stores)
15T and 15S palettes $16 each           8S Stellar Impact highlighter palette $25
Bling Fling 8-piece brush set $79      All Eye Want 6-piece brush set $18
Complexion Crew 5-piece set $25     Metallic Heat eyeshadows $12

The Wingmen liquid liner duo $19    Out & A Pout lip trio $16 each
Molten Magic 12-piece lip set $29    Glitter Fever Metallic eyeshadow $12


Ulta Beauty:

12 Days of Beauty calendar $18        Lipstick library $16
Pretty & Polished collection $20      Brilliantly Beautiful collection $20
Profusion Cosmetics (Online+Target)
Wanderlust palette $10            Temptress palette $10
Infatuation palette $10            Confidence palette $10
Mixed Metals palettes $10      Bare Eyes Case $7
Highlight/Contour palette $5  Conceal palette $5
Blush palette $5                       Beautiful Brow $7
Lips-To-Go V2 $5
Larger palettes
Small palettes
L.A Girl: (Online or in Ulta stores)
Reverie Collection 35-color palette $20
Reverie Collection 6-color highlighting palette $13
Reverie Collection 3-piece liquid eyeshadow set $13 (2 versions)



Mini Liquid Catsuit set $10      Holiday MegaGlo Highlighting Palette $15
MegaGlo Highlight Bar $5       Loose Color Pigments $4

Nyx Cosmetics: (Online)
Land of Lollies lip trio ornament $12       Land of Lollies Glossy Lip Tint $7

Land of Lollies Shadow palette $18          Land of Lollies Highlighter $8


Licorice Lane Vinyl Lip Gloss $8             Licorice Lane shadow palette $18
Licorice Lane Matte Lippie set $18         Licorice Lane Foundation Buffing brush $18

Paradise Fluff Shadow&Liner set $18      Paradise Fluff powder setting brush $18
Paradise Fluff Ombre highlighter $12      Paradise Fluff Lip Oil $6

Sprinkle Town Precision face brush $18       Sprinkle Town Cream glitter palette $10
Sprinkle Town Duochromatic Lip Gloss $8   Sprinkle Town Shimmer eye&lip set $18



Sugar Trip Squad Shadow palette $22      Sugar Trip Lip Treats Set $15
Sugar Trip Advent calendar $55               Sugar Trip Squad highlighting palette $22
Sugar Trip Lippie Vault $55                      Super Trip Glitter Vault $55



Sweet Chateau Lip Lingerie $7                Sweet Chateau Chocolip Balm $6
Sweet Chateau Slip Tease lip vault $25   Sweet Chateau Soft Matte lip cream $18



Whipped Wonderland liquid highlighter $8            Whipped Wonderland Soft Matte Metallic Lips $25
Whipped Wonderland Powder Puff Lippie $8.50    Whipped Wonderland shadow set $18

Makeup Revolution: (Online)
Chocolate Heart $50                              Chocolate Vault Collection $110 ($85 sale)

Revolution 12 Days of Christmas $56    Revolution NYE Countdown Calendar $35
Revolution Ultimate Essentials $35        I Heart Heaven $28

All of these collections are stunning (especially the Nyx one) and this is only the confirmed or collections that are available. I will be doing another part to this post because we know that the beauty industry doesn’t sleep. Make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss it! Also, leave a comment on which holiday collection you’re grabbing.
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Photo Credits:
Morphe Brushes
Ulta Beauty
Profusion Cosmetics
LA Girl
Wet N’ Wild
Nyx Cosmetics
Makeup Revolution

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