Makeupwithmona

Beauty | Fashion | Lifestyle

Paul & Joe 2019 Autumn Collection

Paul & Joe Beaute, a Japanese brand that does the most adorable packaging and beautifully embossed products. I had the pleasure of previewing their 2019 Autumn Collection a few weeks ago. This collection includes two primers, three Limited Edition CS lipsticks, six Sparkling eye colors, and two powder blushes. They also launched a few whimsical blush compacts and lipstick cases. 

Les Vendanges, the wine harvest season in France. Fresh fruity taste. Rich, full body. A hint of spice. Create intoxicating and expressive looks as diverse as the aromas and flavors of beautiful wines in Autumn.

The collection is now available at Amazon

Paul and Joe 2019 Autumn Collection

Paul & Joe Pearl Foundation Primer

003 Pinot Noir- contains gold and red pearls to give skin a healthy, flushed glow. 
004 Muscadet- contains gold and silver pearls to eliminate redness and discoloration. 

The new primers ($36 for 1 fl.oz) are housed in a thick glass bottle which allows you to see the beautiful little pearls. It has a unique blend of light-reflecting pearls. The serum-like consistency glides onto the skin effortlessly, even out tone, and mask imperfections. The non-stick, cooling formula creates the ideal canvas for makeup application. It has a blend of three hyaluronates and three moisturizing botanicals, it provides an intense dose of hydration, and it's perfect for all skin types. Both primers are grape scented, and it's a little too strong for me but, it doesn't linger for long. These Pearl Foundation Primers addresses a variety of skin concerns. For a natural blushing radiance, apply Pinot Noir. To reduce redness and even tone, apply Muscadet
I love the gel-like texture, it gives your skin a subtle healthy glow. The finely milled shimmer won't make you look greasy, it's a perfect way to prep your skin for a dewy base. I like to use these primers only on my cheeks since my t-zone is very oily, I try to avoid any shimmer or glow based products on those areas. I use 1-2 drops, and it instantly hydrates my skin, however, it doesn't blur out my pores or any imperfections. I think I will be reaching for these more during fall and winter when the harsh cold weather makes my skin incredibly dry. 

Paul and Joe Pearl Foundation primer

Key Ingredients:
  • Orange flower water
  • White lily extract
  • Apricot extract
  • Sodium hyaluronate
  • Acetyl hyaluronic acid
  • Hydrolyzed sodium hyaluronate 

Paul and Joe Pearl Foundation primer

Paul and Joe Sparkling Eye Color Swatches

Paul & Joe Sparkling Eye Color $23- A cream to powder formula that stays put all day long due to key ingredients evaporating upon application. It allows the product to create a flexible layer that firmly adheres to the eye without caking or fall out. It's a gel-based formula and rich concentration of oil.

Cream shadows have been my favorite lately. At first, I wasn't sure of these shadows since they're oil-based but, it glides on the lids with ease. It's highly pigmented with buildable coverage. I'm always scared of blue eyeshadows but 03 Midnight Hour immediately caught my eyes. These shadows can be used on its own, or a sheer wash of color, or as a sparkling topper. I used the neutral shades alone, and despite the shimmering metallic finish, it was still a very wearable everyday look. I like to use my fingers to apply the shadows, and they layer well with each other. I wore them for 5-6 hours and I find they last even longer if I use a base such as Laura Mercier Cocoa Caviar Stick.

Key ingredients:
  • Orange flower extract
  • White lily extract
  • Jojoba seed oil
  • Rosa roxburghii fruit extract
  • Sodium hyaluronate 

The Sparkling Eye Colors are now part of their permanent collection. 

Paul and Joe Sparkling Eye Color Swatches

Paul and Joe Powder Blush review

Paul & Joe Powder Blush ($18) and Compact ($10) these wine-inspired hues feature two complementary shades that can be worn alone for an intense pop of color, or blended if desired. Infused with red and gold pearls, these blushes give skin a radiant, luminous glow with just one swipe. 


The floral embossing on the blushes is simply stunning! The blushes are rich in pigmentation, and the silky texture blends evenly. On my tan skin, both blushes give off a pink tint. I love mixing both shades, and I use a large fluffy Real Technique brush to apply these blushes. 

There are three limited-edition compacts 022, 023, and 024

Paul and Joe Powder Blush review

Paul and Joe CS Lipstick swatches

Paul & Joe is back with an intoxicating new CS lipstick collection. These lipsticks are customizable, you have to purchase the lipstick cases ($9), and the bullets ($20) separately. As much as I love the cute cases, I do wish they were plastic instead of cardboard. I have tried P&J lipsticks before, and I was quite impressed by the comfortable formula, and high shine finish. These new limited-edition lipsticks are inspired by the wines hues. Formulated with a high concentration of moisturizing ingredients, and oils such as orange flower water and macadamia nut oil. The ultra-creamy texture has buildable coverage, and it's perfect for any occasion. The texture almost feels like a lip balm, it makes your lip look fuller and plumper. 

There are three shades available: 

118 and 117 have an opaque finish, and it also lasts a little longer than 116 which goes on more sheer. I wore them for 4-5 hours, before having to touch up, and 116 lasted for 1-2 hours before it started fading. I usually shy away from bold lip colors but, due to the sheer finish, Les Vendanges can be worn for day to day looks. They also launched three limited-edition lipstick cases 052- iconic cat and floral motif, 053- a whimsical, yet chic floral design, 054- a cheeky cat print, and Lipstick Case N ($12) in 002 Flamingo Pink. 

Paul and Joe CS Lipstick swatches

Paul and Joe CS Lipstick swatches

Paul and Joe CS Lipstick swatches

Paul and Joe 2019 Autumn Collection

Paul and Joe 2019 Autumn Collection


Overall:

I'm truly impressed with P&J Beaute. I didn't expect to like it as much as I did but, the formula speaks for itself. I love the Sparkling eye colors and the CS Lipsticks. On my eyes, I'm wearing the shades 04 and 05 sparkling eye colors. If you're new to the brand, I would highly recommend their Lipsticks and Sparkling Eye Colors.

Let's connect:
Instagram | Facebook | Pinterest | Bloglovin


*Paul & Joe 2019 Autumn Collection was provided by the brand for review. 

American eagle jeans

Fendi Zucca Baguette

american eagle curvy jeans

anine bing tee

american eagle stretchy jeans

Fendi zucca mama

American eagle curvy jeans

American Eagle Curvy Jeans

anine bing forever tour tee

Anine bing forever tour tee

Anine bing forever tour tee

As much as I love dressing up, I will always be jeans and tee type of gal. A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of previewing American Eagle and Aerie fall collection. AE is launching a new line of curvy jeans and let me tell you they're extremely comfortable! I love the light wash, high waisted denim, with distressed details (77% cotton, 12% modal, and 9% polyester). I wasn't sure if the denim would be stretchy so I went with size 8 but, I could've easily sized down to a 6. The fitting is a little loose but, I don't mind it. I styled it with this gorgeous new Anine Bing tee that I recently hauled and Fendi Zucca bag. This is my very first pre-loved bag, and I'm so happy with my purchase. I've been dying to get my hands on the Zucca bags, and I found the perfect one on Fashionphile

Tee- Anine Bing (here, here, here) Jeans- American Eagle (gifted) Bag- Fendi (similar, similar, similar) Shoes- Zara (similarEarrings- ASOS Sunglass- MVMT (gifted) Lip- Mac Cosmetics  



Find me here :


bareminerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick swatches

Bareminerals recently launched 20 new BAREPRO Longwear weightless gel formula lipsticks ($20 for 0.07 oz each). Inspired by nature's color palette, from nudes to brights to dark range of shades. So there's a shade for everyone! It's a full-coverage, mineral-rich lipstick with a soft matte finish that locks color in place for up to 8 hours. The comfortable matte formula glides on the lips effortlessly. It's formulated with a blend of antioxidant of Baobab and Berry oils, sunflower seed, and jojoba wax to protect, nourish and condition your lips.

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick review
 BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick swatches
BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

The lipsticks are housed in sleek matte black tubes that fits perfectly inside your bag. The slightly slanted lipstick bullet allows a precise application without any feathering or bleeding. These lipsticks go on very creamy and smooth, but it dries down to a matte finish. They are highly pigmented, hydrating and budge-proof. Unlike some of the other matte formula, these lipsticks won't dry out your lips. I love that these lipsticks are formulated without mineral oil, parabens, sulfates, phthalates, and it contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. It's also gluten, talc, and cruelty-free.

BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick swatches

  • Strawberry- mid-tone mauve 
  • Raspberry- crushed berry red
  • Boysenberry- mid-tone berry 
  • Cranberry- deep burgundy
  • Blackberry- blackened plum

BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick swatches

BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

  • Hibiscus- vivid magenta pink
  • Saffron- poppy orange-red 
  • Cherry- vibrant warm red
  • Dahlia- vivid violet
  • Petunia- bright fuchsia pink 

BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick swatches

BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

  • Camellia- warm pinky nude
  • Peony- light pink nude
  • Spice- burnt peachy nude
  • Nutmeg- brick red
  • Bloom- mid-tone warm rose

BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

  • Carnation- muted coral
  • Geranium- mid-tone rose
  • Petal- dusty rose 
  • Cinnamon- warm rosy brown
  • Raisin- deep purple wine 

BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick review

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick swatches

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick swatches

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick review

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick swatches

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

bareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick

BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick
BareMinerals BAREPRO Longwear Lipstick


Final Verdict:

These lipsticks have a unique gel-like formula with a great color payoff. With a single swipe, it will provide a medium to full coverage finish. The only shade that needed a few more swipes was Raisin since it applies a bit sheer I have to use a liner with that shade for an even finish.

I'm someone who prefers a comfort matte or glossy finish over liquid lipsticks so these are right up my alley. As always, I gravitated towards the nudes, mauves and corals and my favorite shades are Nutmeg, Saffron, Spice, Peony, Cinnamon, Petal, Bloom, Strawberry, and Geranium. These are definitely long-wearing lipsticks but not completely transfer proof. It lasted for hours till I had lunch and I only had to touch up once. I would highly recommend you check these out specially if you're planning on shopping during the Sephora sale



Let's connect:


*bareMinerals Barepro Longwear Lipsticks was provided by the brand for review. 
Blogger Template Created by pipdig