SNEAKPEAK: Upcoming mini-reviews

Hey loves! I know I said I’d be posting reviews more often but I am still working on the back-end of Chrend a little more. So, (for now) I’ll be posting mini-reviews + swatches every Sunday night. For makeup inspiration,humor & quotes Follow me on Facebook.com/chrend    Now,  for those who dont know –  If you’re a Sephora VIB or Rouge (I think BI get them as well?) every so often you receive a 15% off discount.. You know I had to get me some goodies! I purchased a lot more than these lippies and blush. In fact, I only purchased the TF…

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Month of April: My Makeup Wants!

Tom Ford – $52.00  ea. “Temptation Waits” & “Revolve Around Me”   Sephora launches Tom Ford on April 15 and I’m patiently waiting to get my hands on these two shades!  As some of you may know, I have super bad luck  buying makeup online so swatching is a must before buying any lipsticks but I just feel that I need these two shades. Kat Von D – $20 ea. “Plath”   KVD just revealed “Plath” as the next shade in her collection and its described as a cherry + brown pigment. She did not mention when it will drop however,…

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Why I Wont be Reviewing Certain Cosmetic Brands

First, let me explain a little bit more of one of the things I do. I  work at a marketing firm as a Marketing Dir. as well as a merchant for a few indie online stores (newly, Freebify)Soo.. I’m very well connected with overseas clothing and cosmetic manufacturers. Due to this – i’m aware that some brands dont necessarily produce their own products but instead hire a lab (or a manufacturer) to produce the item and stamp their own brand on them.  This is a legal and common practice and there’s nothing wrong with it at all! but I do think consumers…

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Smashbox Color Correcting Sticks Mini-Review

Thanks to Smashbox I was sent these new color correcting sticks to review! Now, i use items 2-4 weeks before reviewing just to give products a chance and honestly I used these the first day I got it and its a hit.  I also have the Sephora Collection Bright Future Color Correctors in green and pink and works fine but ever since I received these I prefer the color sticks instead.  Because the Sephora one is liquid whereas Smashbox stick is creamy, I feel that when It comes to the correcting sticks it blends better and the tint doesn’t stick to my…

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Sephora Birthday Haul

Ah! It was my birthday weekend so I’m so late on my Smashbox color sticks review but I will have it up by Wednesday night (hopefully) however! I did go through with my Sephora haul and I know I was so indecisive between Sephora or MAC haul but honestly,  there wasn’t anything that I really wanted @ MAC (I might have to go again with one of my MAC expert friends) So, this is what I bought: Nars Foundation in Barcelona  Tarte Contour Palette Milk Lip Tint Preach Milk Oil Moisturizer Smashbox Primer Water Smashbox Photo Primer Light MAC Whirl…

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