Friday, December 14, 2012

New Maybelline Stuff!


Hey everyone! 
As you probably know, one can't simply drop into the Wal-Mart vision center for their routine eye exam without also browsing the cosmetics section :) I found a few new Maybelline items I wanted to share with you. I haven't used any of them yet, so this is more of a haul or "heads up" as opposed to a full review. FYI, my regular camera that I take pictures with is charging, so I had to use my cell phone for these pictures (quality is not top notch).


There's a new line of Maybelline Color Sensational Lipsticks in neon tubes called "Vivids". I'm not too timid when it comes to lips, but a lot of the shades were just super bright and not something I'd feel like wearing on an everyday basis. However this red #895 "On Fire Red" - is a beautiful blue-toned red that is just gorgeous and super pigmented. There was also a more orange-toned red, but this one just seemed really classic and beautiful. I think I'm gonna love this.  


There are also several new Color Tattoo eyeshadows called "Color Tattoo Metal". I just picked up the one called "Inked in Pink" because I thought I'd get the most wear out of it. 


Here's a look at the swatch with the flash on... It's just a beautiful, really shimmer soft pink color. I already know I love the Color Tattoos for their pigmentation and staying power, so I figured this would be a nice addition to the collection. I'm trying to remember the other shades that were available... I know there was a very rich cobalt blue, a light cream color, and at least a few others. 


I should've resisted the temptation to pick up the latest Maybelline mascara launch (I haven't exactly loved the last couple), but we all know what was going through my head... "What if this turns out to be THE BEST mascara for me ever?!" LOL :) It's called The Rocket Volum' Express and has a stiff rubber-bristle brush that reminds me a lot of Cover Girl Lash Blast. 


The packaging says this mascara will give "Explosive volume", and as far as the brush, "It's hard core and evenly spaced soft bristles give 8x the volume, even from root to tip in Rocket time!" 
Not really sure what Rocket Time is, but we'll see if this mascara can live up to those claims. 
I believe it was available in a waterproof version as well.  


Daily Nuggets...
  • Posted my video review/tutorial on the Kardashian Khroma makeup!
  • Real Housewives of Miami is pretty crazy, just sayin'. 
  • Who has been watching X-Factor? I really liked Emblem 3 & was sad they were sent home :(
  • Yes, my cat has her own Christmas stocking, and yes, it is filling up with treats and a toy mouse.
  • Have a great weekend everyone!!




56 comments:

  1. Yay so excited Maybelline came out with new colors in cream shadows!


    Marissa
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  2. I picked up the same products the other day, minus the mascara. Love Inked in Pink and the Vivids. However, I wish the Vivids came out in summer because I'd definitely get more use out of the other colors.

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  3. I am so excited that you have so much more time to devote to your beauty blog and videos. I enjoy reading and watching you and I am always excited to see what you have suggested!

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  4. Looking forward to your review on the new color tattoos. I saw them the other day but was unsure because no one had discussed them!

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  5. I'm in love with the Color Tattoos, so I will have to check those out ASAP. I also think it's really cute that Cupcake has a stocking. Maybe I should get one for my horse?

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  6. Great haul, that colour tattoo looks gorgeous :)

    Sophierosehearts x

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  7. Definitely checking out the eye tattoos (as if I don't have enough already!) I need to check out the mascara as well

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  8. These all look fantastic. That lipstick colour in particular looks so pretty. I really love the Colour Tattoo products.
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  9. I didn't realize the metallic eye tattoos were out already! The hunt begins!

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  10. I didn't realize the metallic eye tattoos were out already! The hunt begins!

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  11. Can't wait to see your review on this mascara. I usually really like their mascaras. I do love brushes with bristles like that. Hope it's a good one.

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  12. nuuuu howd you get the color tattoos already? theyre not being sold til January! i cant wait that long grrr

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  13. @Kim Knox- theyre not out til January

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  14. The Color tattoo looks really pretty!

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  15. Dont worry all 3 of my fur children have stockings too.

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  16. Not just Wal-Mart, I can't leave without getting something from any store. Is that bad?

    Can't wait to see a make over with these Maybelline products.

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  17. Hi Emily,
    I want to definitely get some of the Maybelline Color Tattoos, especially the lighter colors.

    The Balm has a great red lip gloss in Hot Mess that is pigmented but looks toned down, so I love it!

    I'm grateful that you have more time to work on your blog and youtube!

    Thanks,
    Bonnie
    http://beautybonbons1.blogspot.com/

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  18. Emily, Maybelline Colour Sensational are absolute worth the price! Just that one has got to be careful what shade to pick. The shades are not all nice, but if you hit the right one, man, the formula is good!

    I would love to see your review of the Rocket Mascara. Looks good.

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  19. I'm loving X-Factor! I really hope Tate wins. :(

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  20. I'm loving X-Factor! I really hope Tate wins. :(

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  21. Oh Emily - I think the same thing every time I see a new mascara!

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  22. I had been watching for these to come out! Just picked up Electric Blue, Barely Branded, and Inked In Pink. Thanks for the 'heads up'! Will go back to check out the lipsticks on my next visit.

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  23. Would love to try any new Color Tattoos! They're really amazing! Hope the mascara works for you Em! xx

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  24. I just got the color tattoo in taupe and i am loving it as my crease color!!

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  25. I can never find the new colors of the color tattoo in my local stores

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  26. You really must try the new Color Whispers!!

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  38. I picked up the same products the other day, minus the mascara. Love Inked in Pink and the Vivids. However, I wish the Vivids came out in summer because I'd definitely get more use out of the other colors.
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