Beauty on a Budget: Spring Eyeshadow Palettes

Spring Eyeshadow Palettes from the Drugstore 2015

There will always be a certain allure to coveting and finally buying a high-end palette, displaying it prominently on your vanity…but most people can’t splurge on every luxury palette that catches their eye. That’s where drugstore shadow palettes come in. Every season, drugstore beauty brands are stepping up their game and becoming more comparable to their higher-end counterparts. Read on for incredible, versatile drugstore eyeshadow palettes that are perfect for spring…and under $10!

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FIVE WAYS TO GET BEACH WAVES

Beachy Waves

Effortless. Sexy. Cool. Beach waves are the quintessential warm weather hairstyle. It looks incredible on short hair or long, thin or thick, straight or curly. The best part? It really doesn’t take much effort and there’s a wide variety of ways to achieve the look. Read on for five different ways to get that perfectly messy, tousled look.

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SAUCEBOX BATALASH PALETTE

SAUCEBOX BATALASH PALETTE

 

SauceBox Cosmetics’ highly anticipated Batalash palette is finally available for pre-order on their site. The beautiful, unique shadow palette features eight gigantic pans – 4 wearable matte shades and 4 pearl finish shades for a fun pop of color. The Batalash girls swatched the palette on their arms, demonstrating how flawless it looks on all different skin tones. The matte shades can also double as contour shades for blending masters! At $60, this palette isn’t necessarily budget-friendly, but take a look at how gigantic the pans are. This will last you quite a while. Also, the palette, like all SauceBox products, is cruelty-free – look good and feel good about it!

 

Samantha Ravndahl (@ssssamanthaa) is the founder of Batalash Beauty, and has done Pamp Parties on our site, sharing beauty tips and advice on Pampadour – click here to take a look. Fellow Batalash girls Angela Grigoryan and Dominique D’Angelo have also shared indispensable beauty tips on the feed. We’re so happy and excited for their success, and can’t wait to get our hands on this beautiful palette!

 

To learn more about SauceBox, check out looks and products on the SauceBox feed on Pampadour!

SAUCEBOX BATALASH PALETTE

The quantity of palettes is limited so click HERE to order it before it’s sold out!

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WHY IPSY ROCKS!

IPSY Glam Bag

Subscription boxes have made a huge splash in the beauty world over the past couple of years. It’s ideal for beauty junkies – a mix of samples and full-sized products show up at your door once a month. I’ve tried a bunch of subscription services, but I can confidently say that the one that consistently impresses me is none other than Ipsy. Read on for why I love Ipsy so much, the standout products I’ve received from them and more.

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SPOTLIGHT ON HOURGLASS COSMETICS

Spotlight on Hourglass Cosmetics

Hourglass has quickly become one of my favorite beauty brands. What first caught my attention was the undeniably beautiful packaging – so luxurious – but the innovative, extremely high quality products are what turned me into a devoted fan. You can call me an Hourglass groupie! There’s something so sleek and modern about this brand. It’s like a melding of art and beauty. Swatching their buttery smooth products is a dream. Read on for my absolute favorites from this revolutionary line.

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LOOSE PIGMENTS FOR BEGINNERS

Loose Pigments for Beginners

Pigments – those little bottles packed with loose powder, often in fun, bright colors and metallic finishes – are arguably one of the most mysterious beauty products. Two of the most beloved beauty brands – MAC and Make Up For Ever – have extensive pigment lines, but most people don’t know much about the powdery product. So, what is a pigment? It’s essentially a loose powder with a high concentration of color. The benefit of using pigments, instead of pressed powder, is it’s a major beauty multi-tasker. Use pigments everywhere from your eyes, cheeks, lips, body…even in your hair! The range is endless – from matte neutrals to brights to glitters to metallics to duochrome finishes. It’s a whole new world of beauty. Read on for the ultimate guide to loose pigments for beginners.

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VACATION BEAUTY: PACKING LIST

Vacation Beauty Packing List

During a weekend getaway last month, I got a little (very) carried away when packing my beauty products. I ended up lugging five makeup bags stuffed with products for a three day trip…most of which I didn’t touch once. For my upcoming Miami vacation, I decided to be organized and only pack what I really need. Read on for my vacation beauty essentials checklist for stress-free packing!

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