Here we are on the last day of 2018, so let’s dive right into my final Yes, Oh Yas! box of the year!
*Note: prices listed as photo captions are what I found on the respective product websites. Retail values listed below my descriptions are what was listed by Yes, Oh Yas!
Tell Me ‘Pout It Hydrating Lip Mask
I popped this mask on earlier today to make sure my lips are nice and soft for my midnight kiss. 🙂 It has a soft gel texture, similar to the lip mask I tried from Patchology. I left it on for 15 minutes and enjoyed the tingling sensation (totally normal), but I had a hard time getting it to stay adhered to my upper lip. My lips do feel hydrated and refreshed after using it, but I still prefer wash-off masks since they create less waste. You can get one of these gel masks for $7 CAD, or you can get a box of 4 for $25 CAD.
- Manuka Honey–hydrates skin
- Fermented Rose–hydrates & calms
- Grapefruit Oil–excellent source of Vitamins A & C to tone skin
- Berry Complex–soothes skin and provides antioxidants
- bioBRIT-3 Composite (a naturally-derived complex that includes Lechithin and Dipalmitoyl Hydroxproline)–plumps lips and has anti-aging properties
Retail Value: $10 USD
Badger Angle Blush Brush BK32
from Crown Brush
YOY really seems to like Crown Brush because they include one of their brushes almost every month. Angled brushes like this are versatile because you can use them to apply highlighter/blush, or you can use it to contour the hollows of your cheeks. This badger bristle brush is soft, but I doubt I’ll keep it. I have so many already, so it’ll go into the giveaway bag. It has a very reasonable price point, if you want to pick one up.
Retail Value: $18
Cali Chic Eyeshadow Palette
from Beauty Creations Cosmetics
Beauty Creations seems to be another YOY favorite brand. This palette is a combination of 5 matte and 4 shimmer neutral shades. Like other BC palettes I’ve received, the colors apply smoothly with a nice buildable color payoff, and they blend beautifully.
Retail Value: $28
Kissable Liquid Lipstick in “Dolled Up”
from Kokie Cosmetics
This warm pink isn’t the first shade I would have chosen, but I was surprised that I ended up liking it. I’m glad it’s more of a natural shade because after letting it dry down for a couple of minutes, I still had to blot quite a bit to prevent color transfer. I might have better luck if I apply it with a lip brush instead of the applicator.
Retail Value: $9
Pro Concealer Palette
from BelláPierre Cosmetics
This one was weird because I couldn’t find it anywhere on BelláPierre’s website. I understand the color theory of concealers like this: red covers blue-green (i.e. undereye circles or bruising), green covers red (i.e. acne or rosacea), and lavender covers yellow/brown (i.e. sallowness or hyperpigmentation). Applying and blending it to look natural without taking it off is another story, but hey, #beautygoals2019.
Retail Value: $21
Total Value: $86*
*If you go by the current website prices, the total comes out to $60.10 (current conversion rate for CAD to USD makes the lip mask $5.13.) For $14.99 + shipping that’s a win!
What are you most looking forward to in 2019? Leave a comment to tell me about it! I’d love to learn about some of your beauty goals are for the year, too.
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