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Oh my gosh, you guys.
e.l.f cosmetics is the best thing ever.
Sure, it’s not exactly MAC quality, but it’s really good!
Most products are $1-$3, the highest being $6.
THAT IS NUTS!!!!
Seriously, if I could only use one makeup brand for the rest of my life I would choose e.l.f. UNLESS I didn’t have to pay for it, then MAC all the way baby!
I’m about to make another order, so I figured I’d show you guys what I already have with swatches.
So I took a few pictures, then my camera DIED.
SO I was reliant on my webcam!
First here is a picture of everything I own:
I also don’t own many studio items, but hopefully i will in the future.
I hear that the studio brushes are amazing quality, so maybe I will replace some of my older brushes with those soon!
Firstly: e.l.f Mineral Eyeshadow
THESE ARE AMAZING!
I can’t even begin to explain. The pictures do no justice.
THey are so incredibly pigmented and just beautiful!
My webcam didn’t do a very good job:
Bottom two rows: same without primer.
Now, I know you can’t really see the top row that well, so here are some more swatches I found here:
I believe the above three are all the colors, which I obviously don’t have.
These eyeshadows are AMAZING!
I don’t know what I’d do without them!
Next: e.l.f Essentials Brightening Eye Color
Beautiful pigmentation, the yellow is quite shimmery!
Teal is amazing!
Gorgeous! Very pigmented.
The lightest on the far left is a beautiful lilac with iridescent shimmer,
this picture does NO justice!
Primer on top rows.
The reddish-burgandy and light cream are beautiful.
They have the same iridescent shimmer as the lilac.
Bottom Row l to r: e.l.f All Over COLOR (not cover) Stick in Golden Peach, e.l.f Natural Radiance Blusher in Glow, same blush blended out.
The facial whip came as a free gift, but mine was filled with water and a TINY bit of product. I tried to squeeze some out and water shot out all over me!
The tinted moisturizer is horrible. I love e.l.f, but come on. It’s a teensy little tube, wrong shade, and doesn’t blend well.
The concealer and blush are excellent, they work really well.
The all over color stick is amazing! I use it above my brows and blend to highlight, and sometimes as bronzer.
I am ordering the all over COVER stick for a foundation type thing as it has many good reviews.
Bottom Row l to r: e.l.f Candy Shop liptin in Coconut Crazed, e.l.f Hypershine Gloss in Vixen, e.l.f Hypershine Gloss in Flirt, e.l.f Luscious Liquid Lipstick in Ruby Slipper.
The lip balm, if applied in layers actually shows up a pink color!
The liptin was also a free gift and I believe discontinued
I love the Hypershine Glosses, although they are a little sticky.
The liquid lipstick in Ruby Slipper on the site is RED, but it is actually a brown-reddish color with more brown to it.
Total Face Brush, ‘Blush, Bronzing, and Blending’ Brush, Foundation Brush, Eyeliner Brush, Concealer Brush, Eyeshadow Brush, and the Lip Defining brush.
Good quality brushes, but I’m sure the studio brushes are much better.
I have to eyebrow stencils too, but I only used them once, I just wanted to try out stencils, but I don’t like them much.
The only primer I’ve ever used is the e.l.f eyelid primer, so I can’t say much, but I like it and it gets the job done!
I won’t swatch these, ’cause my nails are pretty right now, but I have:
Chocolate, Fire Coral, Fuchsia, Fair Pink, Bubble Gum Pink, and Fluorescent Pink, I also have the Nourishing Cuticle Pen (it works, but is VERY hard on your cuticles)
Maybe it’s just my batch, but I really don’t like these nail polishes. They are runny and too sheer. I have to apply loads of coats just to be dented and chipped.
I sat for FOUR HOURS with Fair Pink, making sure each layer was perfectly dry before applying the next, and adding a no chip top coat, I was very upset with all the denting and scratching. A waste of four hours!
The only other thing I don’t like about e.l.f is that the colors on the site are definitely NOT true to what the colors really are.
Other than that, I’m in love!