Koko Kollection Review

Hello everybody, today I will be reviewing the first ever Kylie Cosmetic’s collaboration. When Kylie Jenner first announced she would be doing a collaboration collection for her cosmetics line I was really hoping for her to team up with another big name in the makeup industry, so when she announced it was her sister Khloe Kardashian, I was a little bummed. With that being said though, I ended up totally loving this collection. With Khloe and Kylie being my favorite people in their celebirty filled family, I really think this “Kollection” really represents them both well.

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This collection comes with 3 matte liquid lipsticks in the shades Okurrr, Khlo$, and Gorg. It also comes with 1 gloss in the shade Damn Gina. This set comes in the prettiest packaging, it is an all white and rose gold box with nice, pretty, cursive font. Of course the set name is “Koko Kollection”. The packaging of the actual product tubes have similiar design to the typical Kylie Cosmetics products but these are all completely rose gold with “KOKO” on the front. They are so pretty and glam just like Khloe can be. This set is sold all together for $40, which is an amazing price due to the fact that all seperate they would cost about $66. Currently these are sold out on the Kylie Cosmetics site and she has said they were limited edition…but with that being said, Kylie in the past has brought back all of her limited edition items, multiple times, so I wouldn’t be surpised if we saw these on the market again some time.

Now I want to talk about the actual products themselves. I find these to have the same great quality as the other original Kylie Cosmetics products. I love her liquid lipstick formula, it lasts for hours, and I mean like 8+ hours. They are transfer proof and just such amazing quality. I also really love her gloss, I do try and apply it lightly because a little goes a long way. I have reviewed Kylie products in pasts posts like this one here Makeup Haul/Review ft. Kylie Cosmetics & Jeffree Star and this one as well What’s in my bag: Lip Edition . The shades below top to bottom are Damn Gina, Khlo$, Gorg, and Okurrr.

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Some specific things about this set that I was concerned with and wanted to mention was that I thought Gorg could possibly be a little patchy because I have heard similiar reviews on her shade Kourt K, and they are similiar in color. Although with Gorg, I have not noticed a problem with patchiness. I have always worn a berry lip liner underneath and I have loved this shade so far. It is a very pretty berry fall shade. The other shade I was concerned with was Okurrr. I think in swatches and photos I see on social media, the shade looks very bright pink and really vibrant and out there. I wasn’t sure if I would get much use out of this shade, but I have noticed in person that it is actually a lot more toned down. It is a very pretty pink but the brightness isn’t as crazy as I expected, I think this is a very pretty spring shade and I don’t own any color like this.

Overall I am very happy with this set. I love the Kardashian and Jenner girls, and I really love Kylie Cosmetics. Their products have yet to dissappoint me, and my collection seems to be growing bigger and bigger. If you’re interested in me trying to find dupes for these colors, let me know in the comments below and I can definitely work on it. Until next time, thanks for reading.

 

Bite Beauty’s Matte Creme Lip Crayon Review

Hello everybody and happy Monday. I am getting this up a little later than I wanted, so a majority of you are probably just about done with your day now and in for the night. So, I hope you all had an awesome start to your week. This post is going to be a review of the new Matte Creme Lip Crayons by Bite Beauty. Bite Beauty and Influenster were kind enough to send me these lipsticks to review for you all. Although these products were sent to me, I will keep my reviews 100% honest. Let’s get started.

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I just want to start off by saying that these retail at Sephora for $24 a piece, and I received 3 shades, Cava, Glace, and Red Velvet. I have bought Bite Beauty lipsticks in the past myself, I believe I have 1 regular Bite lipstick from them, and then I have 2 of their duo-ended lipsticks as well. I really enjoy Bite Beauty products, I have found them to be very creamy products, that never dry out my lips, and they also last a good amount of time throughout the day, especially for not being a liquid lipstick. I really love the packaging on these Matte Creme Lip Crayons. They are a soft matte black, and they are just perfect for throwing in your bag and taking on the go. You twist the pen to make the product come out more, and then there is also a little sharpener on the bottom that you can pop out to sharpen the crayon as well. I really like the fact that it comes with a sharpener because lip crayons can get pretty dull and messy.

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Now for the actual quality of the Matte Creme Lip Crayons. I think that these are really good products, just like other Bite Beauty products I have tried. They are a nice creamy texture, but they are still matte. They don’t make my lips look as dry as other matte lipsticks can do sometimes. They are not 100% transfer proof but if you are careful they last throughout the day quite well. I always keep the shade I am wearing with me, especially if I am eating, to do some touch ups. I wore the shade “Glace” out to go shopping the other day, and I wore it for 4-5 hours with no touch ups. It lasted pretty well and still looked nice at the end. “Red Velvet” is also a nice deep red shade, that I would suggest pairing with a red liner to make sure it doesn’t get too messy. I also got the shade “Cava” which is a new shade, and available online only but I also really enjoy this shade, it is a nice soft nude that looks pretty on a lot of different skin tones.

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For the price tag of $24, these are a little pricey, but they are nice products so I suggest trying them out if you are somebody who likes to have a variety of lipsticks. I find these similar in quality to Mac lipsticks other than the packaging. I really do enjoy the packaging of these Matte Creme Lip Crayons so I would spend the $24 to purchase these on my own. I also think these could be a great idea as a stocking stuffer as well.

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That is it today for my review, so if you haven’t checked out Bite Beauty products before I do recommend them, especially for lipstick lovers. You can find their social media, their handle is @bitebeauty on all social media, or also bitebeauty.com is their website. I also just wanted to let you all know that I have officially hit 500 followers on my Twitter (@corinnascornerx) so if you aren’t already you should go follow me, I will be posting a giveaway this week to say thank you for 500. I have a few posts coming, I am not sure what will be up first but I am thinking my next post will be a review of the new Koko Kollection by Kylie Cosmetics in collaboration with Khloe Kardashian. Thank you all for reading, and have an awesome week.

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Makeup Haul

Hello everyone and happy Friday! I am so excited for the first weekend of October. I might spend my weekend up in Los Angeles or stay home and enjoy some NFL football on Sunday, I am not quite sure yet. I hope whatever you all have planned that you have an awesome weekend. Now today’s post is a makeup haul post, so let’s jump on in and see all the new goodies I got.

So the first thing I wanted to share with you all is my Elf cosmetics purchase I made. I bought some of their new online products to test out and see what I thought, I prefer to buy Elf online because I feel as if they have so many more products online than in store. The first product I got was their new Molten Liquid Eyeshadow in the shade “Rose Gold”. I swatched this and I love it. I think it looked beautiful and that it also dried down very well, it was also such a pretty color. It truly is a rose gold shade. This was only $4 and I want to go back and buy all the shades, such a good price. I also ordered their new High Shine Liquid Lipstick in the shade “Naked Nude” which retails for $4 as well. Unlike the eyeshadows though, I did not like this product at all. I haven’t tried it on my lips but as a swatch alone I feel like it is very heavy, and also seems messy. It did not dry down at all, it is like a pigmented gloss. I just was not a huge fan.

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Then I also got 2 more products from Elf that I was really excited for. I got their new $10 Brush Cleaning Glove. I currently use a Sigma brush cleaning mat to wash my brushes, but it is very big and fills my whole sink. This glove is perfect if I am only cleaning a few brushes, or I also think it is perfect to bring on a trip. I have already used it on some brushes and for only $10 I think it is totally worth it. I definitely recommend this product for anyone who is trying to find a better way to clean brushes. I was also very excited to order and try their new Highlighting Dewy Drops. So these drops retail for only $4 and I was thinking they could be a possible dupe for Mac Strobe Cream which is much more expensive, but I love them. I don’t know if this is an exact dupe because I have only swatched it so far but it seems pretty similar to me. From the swatch I can tell that a little bit goes a long way and it does give off a very nice natural highlight. The only thing that worries me is it does seem a bit oily, I am not sure how well it will mix with my foundation or last throughout the day. For $4 though, I definitely think these will be worth it to try.

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So lastly from Elf I got a free bundle promo for my online purchase. So they sent me a $15 bundle for free with my purchase. The first thing I noticed in the bundle was their Complexion Brush. I am excited to try this out because their Angled Blush Brush is my favorite blush brush ever. This brush is online for $4, and you can get the blush brush for for $4 as well. The next thing I got in the bundle was their Lengthening & Volumizing Mascara in black, as well as the “Matte for Plum” Flawless Eyeshadow Palette. The mascara retails for $3 but I haven’t tried it yet. The wand does look nice though and I am always excited for a new mascara. I swatched the eyeshadow palette and it barely had any pigment, I will probably give it to my Niece or something. The palette retails for $2. I also received the Bronzer palette in the shade “Warm”. This retails for $4, and the packaging actually has a little mirror on the inside which I thought was a nice touch for only costing $4. It has 4 different bronzing shades, but sadly I did not find this product very pigmented either. I have heard good things about it before, so maybe it will wear better on my face. I was not impressed with the swatches of it though. Lastly the bundle came with an EX-tra Lip Gloss in the shade “Michael”. I have not worn this gloss yet but when I swatched it I was shocked. I think it is a very beautiful pink color, and the formula seems nice too. This gloss retails for $3 on the Elf website.

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The last part of my haul are just some random Walmart purchases I made. The first thing I bought that I wanted to try was the Flower Beauty Stick Foundation. So I haven’t bought makeup at Walmart in a while and I had never seen Flower Beauty before. The foundation stick cost about $8 I believe so I decided to try it out because I love my Makeup Forever foundation stick. I then searched Flower Beauty on my phone and realized it is Drew Barrymore’s cosmetic brand. I have tried this out once since I bought it and I was not a fan of it, but with that being said I did forget to put moisturizer on before applying my primer and foundation. I have extremely dry skin so that could have definitely affected my opinion on the product. I will try it out again. If you are curious, I got it in the shade “SF2”. I also picked up the New York Color BB Creme. I got it in the shade “01 Light”, and I honestly pretty much just got it because it was only $3. I have been loving BB creams lately so once I saw it and saw the $3 price tag I just threw it in my basket because I knew I had to try it. I have not tried it out yet but I swatched a little bit and it seems to have a dewy finish. I am excited to try it on my face. The last product I got was the Maybelline Master Contour V-Shape Duo Stick. I got this in the shade “01 Light” as well, because I am so pale currently. I actually thought this looked like a powder kind of formula, but when I opened it and swatched it I realized it was a cream contour stick and it made me so excited. It swatched beautifully and I am excited to try it out with a full face of makeup.

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That is all the new products I have bought within the last few weeks. Sadly now that I have moved out this first month I definitely had to hold back on shopping. I also received 2 of the 5 new little Morphe eyeshadow palettes but those will have their own post coming up in the next few days, I have not been able to put them down they are so pretty. Anyways, thank you all for reading this haul and I hope you have a great weekend.