Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush 2014 Review & Swatches

Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush 2014

Milani has a new, cruelty free, limited edition collection of Coming Up Roses Powder Blush arriving in select Walgreens by March! I posted about their four original shades in 2013. This is a whole new collection and the Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush 2014 is “bold and bright.”  All four blushes listed below are Mattes. Each blush is $7.99 each for 0.60 oz.

Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush 2014

Coral Cove (05) is a bright coral.

Lady Rouge (06) is a very bold and bright red.

Love Potion (07) is a dark rose.

Tea Rose (08) is a light rose.

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Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush Review & Swatches

Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush

Milani Cosmetics, a cruelty free company, has a new, limited edition, collection of blush available: Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush.  This new collection of blushes that will in stores for a short time beginning in August at CVS, Walgreens, Meijer, Fred Meyers, and online: www.milanicosmetics.com.

Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush Shades:

Romantic Rose (01)
Flora Passion (02)
Warm Petals (03)
Bella Rosa (04)

Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush

Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush Packaging:

I love the rose design on the Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush! Each of the Coming Up Roses Powder blush have a 3-D raised rose design.

Milani Coming Up Roses Blush

The gold Milani compact has a clear flip top lid, and there is an amazing amount of of blush per compact (0.60 oz). What a bargain at $6.49 each.

Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush

 

Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush

Milani Coming Up Roses: Thoughts

The Warm Petal Blush has a little bit of shimmer, which is nice.  The Warm Petals is just as advertised. It is a silky-soft powder and it applied very nicely onto my cheeks.  I found that it was very pigmented–although you can wear it more sheer depending on your preference. I applied the Warm Petals blush early in the morning, and it stayed put for at least eight hours.

With this color, it would be excellent for contouring or for a bronzer, in addition, to simply being used as a blush.

Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush

 

Milani Coming Up Roses Powder Blush

Loved that this brown blush had a little shimmer in it and that the formula is terrific; and, again, you can’t beat that price of $6.49 for .60 ounces!

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Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage Review & Photos

Milani has launched two new limited edition nail polish collections, and in yesterday’s post I featured one: Retro Glam.   Today is the second limited edition collection: the Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage. Both collections will be available at some CVS and Meijer stores during the month of August. If you can’t find them in the stores, both limited edition collections will be available in August online at Milani Cosmetics.

 

fantastical plumage Milani Nail Lacquer

 

Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

Scarlet Ibis is a bright orange-red                                        Scarlet Ibis with Carnival

Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

Canary                                                             Canary with Carnival

 Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

 

           The teal blue creme of Peacock is beautiful!

                         Peacock                                                              Peacock with Carnival

 Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

Blue Jay is a cobalt blue                                         Blue Jay with Carnival

milani nail lacquer fantastical plumage

Love the lilac shade of Purple Martin!              Purple Martin with Carnival

Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

 

Thoughts on Milani Nail Lacquer Fantastical Plumage

This is a beautiful collection with all photos showing two coats of polish on my nails and topped with Carnival.  I’m not sure if it was my lack of experience, but unlike Sprinkles, from the Retro Glam Collection, Carnival wasn’t as easy to work with. I had to really work to get a good mixture on my nails, and quite often it was a bit of a challenge to get a nice selection without it coming out looking like a blob.  I would recommend Sprinkles instead of buying Carnival.

All the colors in the Fantastical Plumage Collection are very pigmented and easy to work with; and I found they dried quickly between coats. Amazing nail lacquer and so reasonably priced at $5.99. However, remember, Fantastical Plumage is a Limited Edition, so don’t wait too long to purchase!

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Talia Joy Castellano and Milani Mint Candy Manicure

Talia Joy Castellano

Talia Joy Castellano was a thirteen year old  makeup guru who was such an inspiration to everyone who watched her over 150 viral YouTube videos. It is with such sadness that I write that she passed away this past Tuesday, July 16th, after trying to battle two different types of cancer, Neuroblastoma and pre-leukemia.

Talia Joy Castellanophoto credit to Talia Castellano

Talia Joy and Makeup

Talia Joy had a goal to have makeup tutorials to show everyone that  people who have cancer are still beautiful and that makeup could “serve as a  wig to feel comfortable.”

Last fall, Ellen DeGeneres had Talia Joy on her talk show. Here’s a nice photo from her time on the show:

talia joy castellanophoto credit to Ellen DeGeneres

One of the questions Ellen asked Talia Joy was how she managed to be so positive while going through cancer treatments. Talia remembered Ellen’s character, Dory, in Finding Nemo, and said,  “A little fishy told me, ‘Just keep swimming.'”

Talia Joy Castellano posted one last Instagram picture, sadly just four days before she passed, and it was of a mint green manicure. So, in honor of Talia, I join everyone in adding my Milani Nail Lacquer Mint Candy manicure.

Talia Joy & Mint Candy Manicure

Talia Joy Castellano Milani Mint Candy

#MintManisForTaliaJoy  ‎#TaliasLegacy‬

8A Mint Candy

Milani Nail Lacquer

 

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Milani: Naturals & Browns Lipstick & Lipliner Review

Milani has a very exciting launch of the next generation of lipsticks and lipliners, and it’s called Color Statement. I have written about them in previous posts:

Milani Cosmetics New Lipsticks & Lipliners

Milani Cosmetics Lipstick & Lipliner Shades in Pinks & Corals

Now I have the Naturals and Browns to share with you, and each is $5.49.

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