Pixi Beauty Eye Reflections Eyeshadow Palette Review, Swatches & 3 Looks

Hello everyone, I hope you guys are doing well. I’m sorry for disappearing over the past week, if you follow me on instagram you might have saw me post that I was needing a week off my blog (even though I did find time to post on Wednesday). I’ve been struggling with my work/life balance since before Christmas, my “part time” 40 hour a…

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ColourPop Give It To Me Straight vs. Double Entendre | Which is Better?

Hey beauties! It’s been a long time since I reviewed the ColourPop Give It To Me Straight & Double Entendre palettes, but since then I’ve been asked for direct comparisons between the two palettes. I was rather surprised about that, these palettes are completely different in my opinion. The Give it To Me Straight palette is in a mauve & copper colour family while the Double Entendre…

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Morphe 35M Boss Mood Artistry Palette Review + Swatches + 4 Looks

I know that everyone has already moved on from the Boss Mood Palette to obsess over the James Charles Unleash Your Inner Artistry palette but the Morphe 35M Boss Mood Artistry palette is one of the only palettes by the brand that has actually captured my interest. And I just used the word “Palette” four times in once sentence. Good grief. I don’t know…

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NYE Glam Makeup Tutorial

Happy New Years Eve Beauties! What are you plans for ringing in the new year? My husband & I are going over to a friends place for hot pot dinner and champagne at midnight. We’re so excited! I absolutely wanted to step up my makeup for the evening with some glitzy gold eyeshadow. I’ve been wanting to use the shade Top Story from the…

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Physician’s Formula Butter Eyeshadow Palette Review… This ain’t it

Hey everyone! I picked up the new Sultry Nights Physician’s Formula Butter Eyeshadow palette soon after it was released and let me tell you… It was not what I expected. I was expecting greatness given how much the Physician’s Formula butter bronzer is raved about on social media, and all the influencers who received it in PR talking it up didn’t help. This palette…

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ColourPop Brown Sugar Palette Review Swatches + 3 Looks

Hey everyone! I know, I’m as surprised as you that I picked up a few things from the new ColourPop X Karrueche Brown Sugar Collection. When I initially saw the Trendmood spoilers I wasn’t incredibly excited. Fast forward to a few Thursday’s ago when I saw ThatGirlShae’s live swatching video of the Brown Sugar Palette – I was intrigued. The ColourPop Brown Sugar Palette…

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Best And Worst Eyeshadow Palettes | Top 3 Bottom 3

Hey everyone, today we are talking about the best and worst eyeshadow palettes in my makeup collection. I don’t have a giant makeup collection but I did have to organize all my eyeshadow palettes into a bigger box this month because I bought one too many… Oops! For this post I’m only including full eyeshadow palettes so no split pans or quads are included.…

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Then Vs. Now | Makeup Progress

Last January I published my Then vs. Now Blogging Journey post. I wanted to document how far I had come in my blogging journey from learning to write a blog post to arranging better flatlays. In that post I documented the progression of what was then called “Classycatsbox” into the beauty blog “Always, Cleia”. I loved writing that blog post. In the current blogging…

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ColourPop Element Of Surprise Palette | Review + 2 Looks

So I know it’s been a while since I posted my first impressions of the ColourPop Element of Surprise palette. The reason that it’s taken me so long to post my full review is… I don’t like this palette. I’ve heard from a lot of you guys that you really like it, I’m not saying that it’s a bad palette but there are a…

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