Worth the Hype? | Younique 3D Fiber Mascara

Hey guys! I’m so sorry I haven’t been able to get many posts up recently. There’s been a lot of family issues I’ve been working through and I rushed into the emergency room at 4 am because i was in excruciating pain, shaking uncontrollably, and had a high fever- turns out I have a UTI, so please bear with me! I’m doing what I can. It’s easier to be active on Instagram- so feel free to follow me there for daily makeup posts and mini reviews. 🙂 @stay.beautifful

But today we are here to review the Younique 3D Fiber mascara!! If you have an Instagram or a Facebook, I’m sure you’ve seen this product at least once! There are many Younique presenters out there and so many accounts dedicated to selling Younique products, but mainly this best-seller, and seeing it over and over again can get quite bothersome to many, but it also raises the question in your head- so…does it really work?

So we’re going to be discovering that today! Candace, a Younique presenter, was kind enough to send over a product for me to review and test out. Thank you again, Candace!

In case you haven’t heard of the product or don’t know how it works, the mascara set comes with two tubes- one is the transplanting gel which coats your lashes first, then you apply the Moodstruck Fibers over top of the gel- both the way you would a normal mascara. You can repeat as many times as you want to build the intensity. Younique recommends to use the mascara for a period of 3 months, and by then, you should purchase a replacement. The mascara is sold for $29, and here’s a link to purchase through Candace: Younique 3D Fiber MascaraThe set comes in an adorable packaging that looks like a sunglasses case, and there are little loops to store the tubes for easy traveling! I do like the sturdy packaging because it will ensure the safety of the mascaras.

Take a look:

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Here are the tubes with the Younique logo and labels indicating what they’re used for:

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So I went in with the transplanting gel first, then applied the fibers which are like tiny little fuzzy hairs that grab onto the gel to extend the look of your lashes, creating a full, eye-opening effect. I have very short lashes as it is, and they point straight down. I used the gel then fibers method for three coats before I couldn’t coat anymore on, it was beginning to look a bit clumpy.

In my honest opinion, I think this a pretty decent mascara! I’m not head over heels and ready to trash all of my old mascaras for it, but I think since my lashes are so short to begin with, there was honestly nothing for the fibers to grab onto. Therefore, the end result was clumpy and my lashes didn’t look as vavavoom as I wanted them to and it’s disappointing because I did see a lot of photos with nice, long lashes and I definitely had my hopes up. I also didn’t like how the fibers fell onto my face and my lower lash line. I also wear contacts, so it got into my eyes and irritated my eyes which was painful.

I’m much more of a falsies girl, I find it extremely easy to pop on false lashes and head out the door instead of applying coat after coat of gel and fibers and gel and fibers and waiting for them to dry and curling my lashes, and wiping away the fibers throughout the whole process. I’d recommend this for somebody who likes nice, natural makeup for school, or for work, and already has medium to long natural lashes to begin with.

After trying false lashes, none of the mascaras I’ve tried since have really wowed me because since false lashes are fake, the curl, intensity, length and volume is already there. I don’t have to try to sit and perfect my lashes and use a lash comb to comb through each lash and clump, I can just pop the lash on and I’m ready to go! In my personal experience and preference, that’s what I enjoy and is the quickest option for me. It may be totally different for you- and you could love this mascara! So don’t write it off completely just because it didn’t work for my lashes.

So all in all, I think this is a good product, and I wouldn’t knock it. It’s just not for my personal style of makeup. I do new makeup looks on a daily basis and I photograph my eyes all the time for Instagram and create looks for Youtube, and nothing beats the look of false lashes when you’re photographing a makeup look or doing a dramatic eye. For someone who just does eyeliner and mascara for a quick 15-minute beauty run, this would be great to amp up those lashes! Thankfully, Younique has a 14-day return policy so if you don’t like it for any reason, they won’t ask questions and will refund you.

I also know that there are some amazing reviews of this mascara from girls that I’ve seen and read. There are some gorgeous results out there! And Younique presenters are able to make money selling products from home, which I think is great! I work from home, so I definitely can attest to the convenience and luxury of that. So just because it didn’t work specifically well on my lashes doesn’t mean it won’t work wonderfully on yours depending on your eyes, lashes, and preference of makeup!

First row- one coat, Second row- two coats

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Thanks Candace, for sending this product for me to try out! Please check her out here, she’s extremely kind and helpful! 🙂 Younique by Candance

I hope you guys enjoyed this review and I will catch you soon!

Much love,
Tiffany ❤

Instagram: @stay.beautifful

*Disclaimer: This product was sent to me for review, there are no affiliate links and all opinions are my own.

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Paradise Birdie Jewelry | Review & Photos!

Hey guys! So sorry I haven’t been posting as regularly recently! I will touch on that in another post, but today, let’s focus on some jewelry today, shall we?

I recently was contacted by Tanya, owner of Paradise Birdie Studio. Paradise Birdie is her Etsy shop where she sells handcrafted boho, gypsy, indie and tribal jewelry and accessories. She sells necklaces, earrings and rings, and they all have such a gorgeous whimsical, bohemian vibe to them that makes them extremely one-of-a-kind! Her products also fit a great variety of budgets, ranging from $14.99 to $49.99, so there’s something for everybody.

Tanya’s mission is to offer high quality, unique handcrafted products to her customers by incorporating different cultures, traditions, tastes and techniques. I’d say she has completely nailed her mission statement with her stunning jewelry and design. The fact that she handcrafts each piece brings such an intimate and personal take into her products, knowing she created and brainstormed each piece with passion and love.

She was kind enough to send over an absolutely stunning set of earrings and a matching necklace with amethyst and pearl rocks and a tiny gold key encased in a miniature bottle. A detailed gold wiring surrounds the outside of the bottle. The earrings are asymmetrical and feature gold and white trinkets, and one even has a matching key. I’m completely blown away by the design on these- so intricate, and you can tell she pays such close attention to the detail, so that every aspect of the piece looks seamless and well put together.

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Here are a few photos capturing their essence worn on me, and an inspired amethyst makeup look:

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To wrap it up, I think her shop deserves much more recognition. I think handmade jewelry is such a personal and cherish-able accessory because of the amount of time, detail, and effort that goes into it. Accessories like hers can spruce up an otherwise plan outfit in an instant! Tanya is an incredibly sweet lady, and I think you definitely should check her out! 🙂

Here are her social media links:

Instagram: www.instagram.com/paradise_birdie

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ParadiseBirdieStudio

Tumblr: www.paradisebirdiestudio.tumblr.com

Twitter: www.twitter.com/ParadiseBirdieS

Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/paradisebirdies

Thank you Tanya for the wonderful opportunity to collaborate, and thank you for taking the time to read my review, I hope you have an amazing week!

Love,
Tiffany ❤

Instagram: @stay.beautifful

*Disclaimer: PR samples, all thoughts and opinions are my own 🙂

Kat Von D Shade + Light Contour Palette | Review & Swatches

Hey guys! I am back for yet another review, and this time it’s on the new Kat Von D Shade + Light Contour Palette! This palette has gotten so much hype on social media and we’re here today to find out if it’s worth the hype!

This palette retails for $46.00 and is sold at Sephora. It comes with three highlight shades and three contour shades. The highlight shades are half the size of the contour shades which I do like, because the contour shades will be used more (at least I will be using them more!)

Here is what the palette looks like and its packaging. It also comes with a contouring tutorial sheet:

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In the three highlight shades, there is a pale light pink/cream shade, a banana shade, and a peach shade. In the contouring shades, there is a mid-tone brown, a cool-toned grey brown, and a medium brown. All shades are matte.

Here are swatches on my NW25 skin for reference:

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Even in the swatches you can tell how buttery and pigmented they are. Most of those swatches were only 2 swipes. I did swipe the highlight shades one or two more times because they’re lighter and obviously blend right into my skin (which is what they’re meant to do). I found that each shade was so easy to blend and didn’t apply chalky or muddy at all.

Contouring and highlighting is becoming a growing trend among makeup artists as well as the everyday makeup lover. I have a whole post on how to Highlight and Contour with a step-by-step tutorial here. But to sum it up quickly, you contour the places of your face you want to slim down (i.e. your nose, cheeks, jawline, forehead) and highlight the places you want to accentuate or bring out (above and underneath contour, forehead, bridge of nose, cupid’s bow, cheekbones) and this palette is perfect because it has shades that you can mix and match for all skin tones and all purposes and needs.

I have the Anastasia Contour Kit (review here) which I do love, but I find that the pigmentation is a bit lacking after using it for so many months. And throughout the day, I find that I can’t even see it on my cheeks. With Kat Von D’s palette, I could tell that the shades stayed put and didn’t break up or transfer throughout the day. With the Anastasia one, I found that when I blended it into the hollow of my cheeks, I couldn’t even see it sometimes, and I had to add layer after layer after layer to really build on the product and finally it would look nice. It would look great upon completion, but the Kat Von D blends seamlessly from the get-go.

I would recommend this palette to pros and beginners, and especially to those individuals who want serious pigment upon first application and want to head out the door instead of sitting there and adding layer after layer to reach full pigmentation capability. You want the application to be as beautiful and easy as the outcome. As far as the final result, I find that the Anastasia Contour Kit and the Kat Von D Contour Palette are similar, but the application is a very important thing in my book. I would definitely recommend this palette. Even upon swatching, there’s so much more pigment on my fingers just with one swipe.

All in all, this is an amazing palette and I think it’s worth the price. It’s definitely not an inexpensive palette, but you do get some pretty big shades, and I can see this lasting for a very long time. I think this is a very easy to use palette for anybody to slim your cheeks, nose or wherever you’d like in just a few minutes once you get the technique down. Youtube has a bunch of amazing tutorials for contouring and highlighting.

I hope you guys enjoyed this review and it helped you out! 🙂

Check out my IG for more motd’s and swatches: (@stay.beautifful)

Tiffany ❤

*Disclaimer: Products mentioned are purchased by me. No sponsored or affiliate links in post.

ColourPOP Cheek, Shadow, Lippie Pencil | Review, Photos & Swatches

Hey guys! I know it’s been a while since I had a post up but things have been extremely busy on my end. Also because I’ve refrained from beauty purchases for the most part, but ColourPOP is extremely wallet-friendly which is amazing for the beauty lover on a budget, or not! So it pretty much fits in with anybody’s lifestyle. I love that they’re against animal testing and have an amazing product range with so many shades to choose from. Check them out here: ColourPOP’s Website

They’ve expanded their line from lip products to eyeshadows, and they recently launched their cheek collection! I bought one of them to review and try out along with a lippie pencil and an eyeshadow, so without further adieu, let’s get on into it!

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(“On the Rocks” Colorshock eyeshadow)

I wanted to get one of each category to try out since I didn’t want to get too much- I have enough eyeshadows that’s for sure, and I’m extremely picky about my blushes and lip products, so I stuck with the safe neutrals. I have to say though, I’m really enjoying every one of this products! I didn’t think I would be disappointed, but I am very pleasantly surprised!

Let’s start with the shadow. On the Rocks retails for $5.00 and is a golden coppery eyeshadow with a metallic finish. The directions say that the color payoff is best when applied with a finger so that’s what I did as a pop of color on my lid after I smoked out my crease and outer V and it added such a nice brightness to the eyes. I love neutral shimmery gold or copper shades on my lid, I think they compliment my skin tone and bring out my brown eyes. As usual, the pigmentation blew me out of the water with it’s gel-like consistency. If you haven’t tried out their eyeshadows, you must! Even just to touch them. They’re so velvety smooth and you get pigment even if you just lightly graze your finger over the top and it lasts all day on my lids! Looooove.

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(“Prenup” Colorshock Cheek)

Next up is the blush. The shade is Prenup and retails for $8.00. I heard a few Youtubers rave about this blush saying it’s the perfect pink shade and it looked gorgeous on them! I love the color but I think cool toned pinks like this don’t look too great on my skin. I only wore it a few times though so I’m still playing around with it but don’t get me wrong- it’s a gorgeous shade with amazing pigmentation! I just don’t like how it looks on me. I think if you have a fair-er complexion, it would look stunning on you though. 🙂 It also doesn’t claim to be longwearing but it definitely lasts all day on my cheeks which is another added bonus!

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(“Bound” Lippie pencil)

I heard Bound’s lippie pencil (retails for $5.00) was a dupe for MAC’s Whirl lip liner and I don’t have that lip liner but based on the swatches I’ve seen, I’d say it looks pretty darn close! And even if it isn’t, it’s the perfect lip liner for me. It’s a beautiful mid-toned pinky brown shade, a definite nude. I think this color would compliment any skin tone. It will definitely change the color based on your lip pigmentation and skin tone, but it’s so gorgeous and very wearable. After a few hours, I realized it was still on my lips after eating and drinking, I even felt like it almost stained my lips. The application was also a dream. It slides on so buttery and creamy. ugh. I loooove Colourpop, I don’t know how they do it! With their extreme pigment and inexpensive products. D:

Here are swatches of all the products:

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(From left to right: Bound lippie pencil, On the Rocks eyeshadow, Prenup blush)

Here is me wearing Bound lippie pencil on my lips:

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I hope you guys enjoyed this post and it helped you guys out! I really recommend ColourPop, I think they’re a great brand and have such affordable products that work so well. Some of us really don’t have the money to be buying NARS eyeshadows for $40 a pop, (I know I don’t!) So to have an amazing line with a huge array of colors that is constantly expanding (they’re working on a pastel shadow line for spring!) it’s just such a lifesaver. 🙂

Follow me on Instagram @stay.beautifful for motd’s and swatches!

Talk to you soon!
Tiffany ❤

*Disclaimer: This post was not sponsored, there are no affiliate links and all products were bought by me with my own mulaaaaaa!

Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette | Review, Swatches & Photos

Hey beautiful people!

So today we are talking about the Too Faced Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette! I am in love with this palette. I have the original one as well and both are amazing! I always love when makeup companies make a “sequel” to a successful original palette. A lot of the times, the original still stands to be the best, but in this case, I think I may have to side with the Semi-Sweet! I’ll tell you why in just a bit.

Here is what the packaging looks like, it comes in a paper box and the palette is encased inside along with a little eyeshadow tutorial fold-out. The palette itself is a tin milk chocolate colored case that houses 14 shadows ranging from shimmery, satin, and matte. The palette retails for $49.00 and is sold at Ulta, Sephora, and Too Faced’s online website. It is the second installation of Too Faced’s Chocolate Bar palette series, which is a cocoa-infused palette packed with neutral, chocolate-ly shades that smell absolutely divine- yes, it really does smell like chocolate!

Also, I’m really glad they decided to print the shadow names on the actual palette this time. With the original, they just included a plastic sheet with the shadow names on it which I lost as soon as I got it, which was unhelpful. Now, I can refer to the names when creating looks or tutorials! I’m glad Too Faced really listens to their customers.

Let’s dive into the shadows and what they look like! Here is the packaging and the glamour guide:

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Here are all the shades:

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Here are the swatches on my NC25 skin tone:

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I heard a lot of reviews that were quite controversial, saying people loved the shadows, didn’t love them, they were pigmented, not pigmented, and so on and so forth. In my opinion, they are very smooth and buttery, and very pigmented. The only shadows that took a while to build up were “Pink Sugar” and “Nougat”, mainly because they were really light shades but also because they lacked pigmentation. The other one was “Blueberry Swirl” which is a bit disappointing, but not too much because it’s the one shade I will probably only use once or twice to be completely honest.

This is described to be a “warmer” version of the original Chocolate Bar, but I’d say both are pretty warm and I’m so happy about that, because I don’t like the way cool tones look on me, I don’t feel they’re flattering on a lot of skin tones, and I love neutral shades so much. It wouldn’t be a true Chocolate Bar palette without the neutrals! I think I like this one more than the original because although I love the original, there aren’t many dark crease colors I can use. I love to create a dark, sultry smokey eye and I need a dark brown and black to create that look, and the Original has a lot of mid-town browns, but I’m really happy they included a matte black in this one.

They seemed to blend well on my eyes, I don’t have any complaints, other than the matte black can be a bit hard to sweep into the crease without leaving a few harsh lines, but that’s how it has been with all matte black shadows I’ve seen. I love the two highlighter shades and how they are reasonably bigger than all the other shadows, it is 2x the size of one of them. There’s Coconut Creme, a matte cream, and “Butter Pecan”, which is a satin cream with a pink/gold reflect.

I love that there are more wearable shades for me in this palette, and both have such a great variety of all-over lid shimmer shades, but great crease/transition shades to smoke out in the outer V. I’ve been loving Peanut Butter to use as a transition, and they popped in an orange-tone shade in the Original Chocolate Bar palette as well.

All in all, I think that if you’re a neutrals lover, you’re going to love this palette. I know there are so many amazing nude palettes out right now (which I LOVE!) But this is one that you can just pack and go. Normally I would bring one palette for crease shades, one for a highlight shade, one for a lid shade, my Z-palette for my Makeup Geek transition shade and so on, but this has it all! It has the transition, the crease shades, a bunch of lid shades, and a satin and matte highlight so you can literally take your pick every time you pull this one palette out!

If you are debating whether or not to get it, I would say go for it. You don’t have anything to regret and if you truly don’t ever use it, you can always return it! But it’s definitely worth a try. 🙂

This is me wearing just the palette on my eyes!

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I hope you guys enjoyed this review and I will catch you guys soon!

Follow me on Instagram for makeup looks, swatches and more! @stay.beautifful

Tiffany xoxo

*Disclaimer: All products mentioned were purchased by me with my own money. There are no sponsored or affiliate links in this post and all thoughts/opinions are my own!

Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation | Review & Photos

Hey beautiful people! I am back for another review and today we are talking about the cult favorite, much-raved about Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation! For such a long time, I have been searching for the perfect foundation. I went through L’oreal True Match, the Pro-Matte foundation, Revlon Colorstay, Garnier BB cream, and those all performed wonderfully, with the exception the color match was always a bit off (although that has nothing to do with the quality of product itself, which are all amazing!) and I realized that the drugstore carried so many pink toned foundations. Even my warm true match foundation from L’oreal seemed very orange/pink on my skin, and I just didn’t like it. I also felt that by the end of the day (with the exception of the L’oreal Pro-Matte) that my makeup had gotten smeared off or seemed patchy and didn’t hold up well.

So i went on the hung for the perfect foundation, and wasn’t afraid to pay a few extra bucks. I started with Tarte. I tried their Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hour foundation and although I liked it and it wore very comfortably on my skin, I still felt a bit oily by the end of the day, while their claims are to be matte for 12 hours. So I continued on my hunt and decided to give the Estée Lauder Double Wear a go, since I had heard so many amazing things about it on Youtube, beauty blogs and from various makeup artists.

Before I get into my in-depth thoughts, let’s go over some of the product itself and its’ claims. The foundation retails for $37.00 and comes in a 1oz. bottle, and can be found at Sephora and Estée Lauder’s online store. it claims to be a 15-hour, flawless foundation that stays looking fresh and natural through heat, humidity and nonstop activity. It delivers flawless coverage, feels lightweight, is oil-free, has a buildable formula, and leaves your makeup looking as fresh as when you first applied it. it is also fragrance-free, non-acnegenic, and has been dermatologist tested. So that’s quite a bit of claims! Let’s see if it really held up to the test.

Here is what the packaging looks like:

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Here’s a swatch on my NW30 skin:

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In my opinion, this foundation stood up to every single one of those claims. Lightweight? Check. I couldn’t feel it on my skin! 15-hour? Check! I’ve worn this for nearly 15 hours and it looked as if I had just applied it, no joke. Flawless coverage? Check! I used my beauty blender to apply it and as a damp sponge, sometimes it lightens the coverage and sheers out the formula, so I went in with another layer over my problem areas (forehead, nose, chin) and “concealed” those areas, and it worked beautifully. I didn’t even have to go in with my NARS concealer like I normally do! I have long days taking care of my baby, running errands, driving to and from my mom’s, and any other activity that I do on a daily basis like cleaning the house, working, etc, and it stayed put and didn’t budge through any of that. Allergy season is also hitting me hard this year and I’ve been itching and rubbing my nose like nobody’s business, and there was barely any redness that peeked through!

My contour, blush and highlight applied flawlessly on top, and I did powder with MAC’s Blot Powder just to set my face after it was applied, but I only had to do that once. It lasted all day and didn’t oxidize or turn blotchy at all.

I honestly think this is the best foundation I have ever tried. This is the first high-end foundation I’ve tried, and I know that the drugstore does have some good foundations and BB creams, but this one blew all of those out of the water. I always told myself I wouldn’t have to splurge for a foundation, that the drugstore has such a great variety and don’t get me wrong, there are some great ones out there as I have mentioned before, but this one completely took my breath away.

If you’re debating whether or not to get this foundation, please go and try it. At the very least, ask for a sample in your shade next time you’re in Sephora. I promise you, it will change your life! I will never go back to any of my old foundations. I don’t care that it doesn’t come with a pump, or that it’s in a glass bottle and may break, I don’t care that it’s $37.00, I will pay it again when  I run out and I will be happy to because I absolutely love it!

Here’s a picture of it on me with no filter, no adjustments, just the photo itself (indoor lighting):

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Natural lighting (untouched/no filters):

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I really hope you guys enjoyed this tutorial and found it helpful! Let me know in the comments below if you’ve been eyeing this foundation or have tried it!

Follow me on Instagram @stay.beautifful for more makeup looks! Love you all! 🙂

*Disclaimer: All products mentioned were purchased by me with my own money. This post was not sponsored, there are no affiliate links and all opinions are my own!

Lotus Nautral Mink Lashes | Review & Photos

Hey everybody! I am here with a super exciting and anticipated post. You may know that I don’t normally go for the false lash look, I try to make the most of my natural lashes but honestly, it gets exhausting sometimes! I have very thin, stick straight Asian lashes that don’t like to hold a curl unless I curl them, apply a lash primer, waterproof black mascara, generous coats of a lengthening mascara, curl again, and hope and pray to the makeup gods that they don’t lose their curl throughout the day. That can often times be quite a long process.

I always envied girls who would put on false lashes and just head on out the door, and I fumbled and jumbled with false lashes several several times, and it just never worked out for me! I remember when a friend was doing my makeup for prom, my lashes fell off halfway through and I stashed them in my date’s pocket because they were expensive and I didn’t want to lose them. Thankfully he was also my boyfriend so he just rolled his eyes at the situation.

But anyway, long intro to a short summary. I’ve never been great at false lashes, and my mascara routine takes ages! Enter: Lotus Lashes! Lotus Lashes is a company based in Nevada that sells luxury, natural mink lashes at their online site here. They have three different categories, light, medium and high volume depending on the intensity of the lashes. Their lashes are sterilized, hypoallergenic, made with no added chemicals or dyes and suitable for sensitive eyes as well as contact wearers. That’s perfect for me because I only wear contacts each day and my sight is bad. It’s terrible, I can’t see a thing without my contacts. But that’s a whole other story.

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All of their lashes are $20.00 and come packaged in this adorable pink packaging with the Lotus logo at the top with a cute little bow! Inside, the lashes are sealed around to plastic indents in a little casing which you can reuse to house the lashes when you aren’t using them. On the back of the box, there are some application techniques as well as care instructions.

The first thing I noticed about the lashes were how incredible soft they were! I had only tried a few drugstore brands, so I don’t have a good experience with lashes (other than I can’t put them on), but they were so soft. They come quite long, so you can cut them to fit your unique eye shape and I snipped a bit off the ends so they fit snug on my lash line. I ordered the lash style #325, in medium volume, and according to the Lotus Lash site description, they were created longest in the center of the lash, made to model your natural lashes. They are designed with a crisscross pattern so they are thicker at the roots and taper at the tips, to give definition to the lash line. They are glamorous so you can use them for an evening out, but still natural looking enough so that you could wear them everyday if you would like. The site says you can wear the lashes up to 25 times you like, which is great for the value. And if you take really good care of them and only wear them for a few hours at a time, they may even be able to last longer!

Now, let’s get onto the real review. I LOVE these lashes. I had them on since noon and it’s 10p.m. right now and I’m not even itching to take them off, I could barely even feel them on. They don’t feel heavy or weigh down my lashes at all. I mentioned earlier I’m terrible at putting lashes on, but I just grabbed an old lash glue I had lying around, swiped a coat on, waited for it to become tacky, and placed the lashes onto my lid, center first, then I played around with the ends to fit them onto my lashes, and there was absolutely no fuss. I normally have to peel them off, put on more glue, pop them on, they won’t stay, peel them off, and the process repeats until I’m fueled with anger and ready to implode.

But with these lashes, I literally was able to slide them on with no issues, and they’ve stayed on all day without me having to adjust them either. I didn’t think I was going to love them as much as I did, seeing as I’ve always had a hate/love relationship with falsies. I hated putting them on, but I loved the way they looked on others. Now, I can finally have that too. I think the style I got was perfect for me, because I love doing a dramatic cut-crease or smokey eye on an every day basis, but I can amp it up and do a sultry look for a night out (ha, where would I even have to go?) or a fancy dinner, and the lashes would still compliment the look beautifully.

People talk about how their holy grail mascara makes their lashes look like falsies, but in my opinion, no mascara can make your lashes look like falsies. False lashes will give the look of false lashes. Because with the amount of curl and drama, a lash curler will only be able to crimp your lashes up, not give them the effortless curvature of a lash, and that is a curl that will never let you down. Literally.

All in all, I’m very impressed with these lashes, and needless to say, I will be picking up more styles. I think I may actually be a false lash convert. I remember watching a video from Nicole Guierrero on how to apply false lashes and she said never to start because you won’t ever be able to go back. I may have just gotten sucked into that world!

Here are some pictures of the lashes on me:

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I paired it with a smokey cut-crease smokey look which I did a tutorial on here. I think it complimented the look nicely and really brought out my eyes. I could also see the lashes doing well with a really natural look with winged liner, or an even more dramatic look with lots of glitter and sparkles.

I really hope you guys enjoyed this tutorial and found it helpful. I know false lashes are something the everyday person doesn’t wear because of the fuss and time, but these were so easy to pop on and stayed all day with no problems at all! At the very least, give it a try! Or keep a pair in your makeup collection to use for special occasions or if you’re feeling creative one day. 🙂

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*Disclaimer: Lotus Lash was kind enough to send me over this product for review, but this post is not sponsored, there are no affiliate links and as always and no matter what, all opinions and thoughts are purely my own!