NYC Born To Glow Liquid Illuminator Review

Now that my Summer tan is fading I’m looking for something to boost my pale skin a little and I found the NYC Born To Glow Liquid Illuminator in my stash from the August 2016 Ipsy Glam Bag.

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What’s to love?

This light-weight Liquid Illuminator blends very well on my skin. I have the Gleam shade which gives me a nice all over Summer glow without being too overbearing. It’s got a bit of a peach color to it.

The swatch is pretty dark because I wanted to show the color out of the tube but once you blend it looks much lighter with just a hint of shimmer. This stuff really brightens my skin and I have no issue with irritation. I also feel like this product is more moisturizing than some illuminators.

The scent of this one is super light, not fragrance-free but very light and not unpleasant at all.

I would definitely buy this product for $7.50 and am interested in trying the Sunbeam shade which is a pale pink pearl.

My only issue is that I wish it was Made in the USA and not China.

 

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NYC Get It All Lipstick Review

I am so excited about my drugstore finds this week! Today I got my August Target Beauty Box in the mail which has all sorts of fun stuff (more coming soon) and one of the products is a full size NYC Get It All LipstickNYC Get It All Lipstick in PINKtastic.

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What’s to love?

NYC feels similar to NYX is quality which is very good. This is my first experience with them and I really like the Get It All Lipstick.

First up I love the case. The top is clear so you can see the color and the lipstick has a nice angle to it which makes application a breeze.

As for the product itself…it has a very pleasant vanilla scent and so much pigmentation. As you can see from the swatch it’s a beautiful shade of light pink in a cream. The lipstick is super smooth with no stickiness and my lips feel moisturized with it on. It claims to be long lasting too. I did eat and drink with it on and so far it’s staying in place.

PS – I can’t get a good photo with the product on my lips. We’re having a storm and my indoor lighting is just awful! But is does look very pretty.

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