Show Some Skin: Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint in Light Review + Swatches

When Emily the Super Intern from “The Hills” (aka Emily Weiss of mega-celeb-worship/envy site Into the Gloss) unveiled Glossier, I was cautiously curious. This could be awesome or this could be mediocrity masked by marketing, I thought.

Glossier developed a limited number of products, which are actually not crazily priced. I have just one of them–the Perfecting Skin Tint in Light ($26 for 1 oz.)–because I wasn’t convinced that the other products were huge advances in the beauty world.

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Magic: The Gathering (of Makeup): DIY Missha Magic Cushion Review + Tutorial

01 DIY Custom Cushion Compact TutorialI love cushion compacts and I love customized things, so a DIY cushion compact is just up my alley. A DIY cushion is also a great solution for the dearth of cushion compacts for deeper skin tones and the general dearth of cushion versions of color makeup (highlighter, blush, bronzer).

A’Pieu and Missha actually have empty cushion compacts made for this purpose. I’ve seen some other DIY tutorials involving kitchen sponges, stamp/finger-wetting sponges, and regular makeup sponges. But the Missha Magic Cushion is so cheap ($10-13) that I figured I may as well just buy one that’s intended specifically for this purpose.

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