Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Major Purge Blog Sale!

Please read everything prior to purchasing!
Update July 29th, 2014

Special deal! Choose any 4 products below for $60 plus $2.50 shipping!


This will be updated periodically as I de-stash, which I try to do at least once per change of season!

I have so many products that sit and go unused (many of which are backups and some I haven't had time to use) simply because I have so many to begin with! Between the fact that we're moving soon and my little guys have had a lot of expensive evals this summer, I've decided it's time to purge! I recommend you google swatches as these are quick shots and the color may vary from monitor to monitor. Please also note whether they are new, used, etc.

How to Purchase

  • If you are interested in purchasing anything, please email me directly at doria@beautypopstop-dot-com with the items you want along with the email address you want me to send your Paypal invoice to. 
  • Please note whether or not you want to add insurance for an additional $2 on top of the regular shipping fee of $2.50.
  • I will send invoices out quickly (unless I am at therapy with one of my little guys, in which case there may be a small delay). Payment must be made within 30 minutes of the invoice going out or I will have to move on to the next person. 
  • Everything will go out on a first-come, first-serve basis. It has been my personal experience that holding things simply doesn't work, so please don't ask me to :)

For emails that come in during the night I'll address them from oldest to newest in the morning.

Usage: I have described and taken pics of usage as accurately as I can. 

Shipping: 

  • Items will ship out within 2-3 business days from the day they're paid for. 
  • A flat-rate of $2.50 for shipping will be applied to all U.S. orders regardless of volume. Everything will ship via USPS. Insurance can be added additionally for $2 upon request. 
  • If you do not request it I assume you are willing to risk shipping without and acknowledge that I cannot be held accountable for melting or damaged as a result of shipping.


If you're international and wish to purchase contact me with your postal code and I can calculate shipping, but I believe the cheapest would be USPS International Priority which I believe is around $16.50 USD. Everything will ship out within 2-3 business days. All items will be carefully package.

Any instances or lost, stolen, or damaged packages must be dealt directly with the post office.

NOTE: Especially with the summer heat, I strongly suggest requesting insurance for an additional $2 as I cannot be held accountable for melting or damage due to shipping.

As soon as a product has been paid for I will cross its name out. If it hasn't been crossed out yet it means it hasn't been purchased yet.

Here we go...

BNIB MAC Enchanted One Lipstick from Alluring Aquatic (I have a second tube listed below as well) - $24
Came with marks on side from MAC

BNIB MAC Mystical Lipstick from Alluring Aquatic - $24
Came with marks on side from MAC

BNIB MAC Artistic License eyeshadow - $16

MAC Hidden Motive eye shadow - $15
Swatched lightly 1x

BNIB MAC Sweet Experience Limited Edition lipstick - $25

BNIB MAC Toying Around Limited Edition lipstick - $25

MAC Venomous Violet sheen supreme lipstick - $28
Used 1x

BNIB Soap & Glory Mother Pucker Extreme Plump Gloss - $16


MUFE Arty Blossom Palette Limited Edition & Exclusively Sold at MUFE Boutiques when released (2014 release) - $35
A few of the shades used twice, the rest used once lightly. See pic below.
Comes with original box.

All shades swatched 1x except blue, which was used 2-3 times.



Anastasia Beverly Hills Bold & Beautiful Kit Limited Edition 2013 release (comes with 2 small palettes inside that slide out like mini books) - $12
See for usage below
Brushes unused.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Bold & Beautiful Kit (see usage) - price above.
All shadows swatched 1x. Brow wax used 4-5x and brow powder used 1x.


Anastasia Beverly Hills She Wears It Well Limited Edition Palette (2012 release) - $15
See pic below for usage.
Comes with cardboard sleeve (has some scratches on it). Brush unused.
Anastasia Beverly Hills She Wears It Well usage. All shades swatched 1x
See above for price.


MUFE Wild & Chic Palette Limited Edition (2011 release) - $20
Dark green used a few times.
Light green used very lightly.
Lilac/pink/white has dip
Brown has dip
Copper used a few times
Beige has deepest dip (hard to capture in pics)
See below for closer shot.
Comes with original box

MUFE Wild & Chic Palette Usage (hard to capture usage in some pics, portrayed as accurately as possible above)


Sleek iDivine Ultra Mattes V2 Darks - $15
Usage shown below.
Comes with original box.
Sleek iDivine Ultra Mattes V2 Darks usage. Most shades swatched 1x.


MAC Antonio Lopez LE "fuchsia" lipstick trio (each lipstick used 1x with clean brush) - $25
Contains: Candy Yum-Yum, Moxie, Violetta
Includes original box. Tiny brush in compact unused.


MAC Lorelei extra dimension shadow LE fro Alluring Aquatic Collection - $20



MAC Sun Dipped LE bronzer from Temperature Rising collection (summer 2013) BNIB - $30


MAC Full Coverage Foundation NC 20 (brand new but came with small nick from MAC - see pic) - $25

BNIB MAC Mangrove Lipstick with box - $25
BNIB MAC Pinkfringe Lipstick with box - $25


OCC Lydia Lip Tar (used 1x) - $12

L to R (phone camera picked up odd coloring so make sure you google swatches!)
MAC Red Balloon Limited Edition lipstick swatched super light with clean brush 1x (came from mac with slight marks on side; see pic below) - $18
BNIB MAC Kelly Osbourne Strip Poker Limited Edition (came from mac with slight marks on side; see pic below) - $25
BNIB MAC Full Speed sheen supreme lipstick - $15
BNIB MAC Pleasurefruit sheen supreme lipstick Limited Edition (SO Supreme collection fall 2013) - $22
BNIB MAC Impassioned Lipglass Limited Edition (spring 2012) - $20

Grab 3 or more lippies and I'll discount the more expensive ones to $20 each

MAC Red Balloon (hard to see here, but it came with light marks on it from MAC)

MAC Strip Poker (came with slight marks on side from MAC)

Still Available:
MAC Kelly Osbourne Bloody Brilliant Quad - $35
MAC Alluring Aquatic Mystical Lipstick (came with marks on side from MAC; see pic below) - $22
MAC Alluring Aquatic Enchanted One Lipstick (came with marks on side from MAC; see pic below) - $24

MAC Enchanted One (marks on side; came from MAC this way)


Graftobian Mineral & Ultrasilk Matte Eye Shadow Palette (each color swatched 1x; still has cardboard sleeve and plastic sheet for over shadows) - $45 (retail $75.99 http://www.graftobian.com/Eye-Shadow-Palettes_p_513.html)
This is a PRO product and the shades are high performing. It has all of the staple colors needed to create a variety of looks. It contains 40.8 grams of product which is HUGE, for reference a regular MAC shadow contains 1.5 grams.


BINB Lorac POREfection foundation in PR6 - $18 (retail $36)
BNIB Lorac POREfection foundation in PR8 - $18 (retail $36)
BNIB Lorac POREfection foundation in PR10 - $18 (retail $36)


$30 - Limited Edition Dior Diorific 042 Winter BNIB (has funky imprint from manufacturer which you can see below, but unused)

This is the side of the lipstick and how it came from Dior.


Mystery Nail Polish Grab Bags! $25 shipped
You will receive one of the sets above. Each will include 6 zoyas and 1 non-zoya (OPI, OCC, Jade, etc.) for $25 shipped. 
None of them have been used for more than 1 full mani from what I can tell and some have never been worn at all! I rotate my polishes from bottom to top every so often, so some have that ring of polish around the very top of the neck, but it's easy enough to remove if you want to.




That's it for now!

Contact me directly if you're interested in any of these at the email address listed above. These are on a first come, first serve basis. Shipping costs are listed above.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Life & Other Stressful Things

Hey guys!

Just wanted to stop in and leave a quick note to you all. Life has been insane lately. So many things are going on, but foremost lately work for me (non-blog work) has been nuts, we're trying to plan a move in the next month or so (which includes trying to find the right place in the nutty market up here) and both our little guys are undergoing a lot of pre-school-starting evals and therapy.

*GIANT SIGH*

I am going to try my hardest to squeeze in some blog time this week because I have some super fantastic stuff to share with you, but be patient with me please!

Hopefully things will fall into place and I'll be able to return to my regular blogging schedule soon.

Thanks for taking a minute to read this!

Monday, July 14, 2014

BeautyPopStop 1950s Inspired Tutorial Featured on Nail It! Mag


I'm really excited to share that the 3rd tutorial I was asked to create for Nail It! mag has just gone live on their site! Inspired by the gorgeous nautical mani created by @infinitelypolished on Instagram and my favorite beauty time period (the 40s and 50s), I created this fun pin up inspired look using products from some of my favorite brands.

Check it out!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

MAC Moody Blooms Swatches & Review - Partial Collection Part 2

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MAC Moody Blooms Part 2

I previously reviewed a handful of products from MAC's recent Moody Blooms collection and I'm happy to have the opportunity to share some additional swatches and products with you today! It looks as though most, of the collection is still available online, so hopefully if anything catches your eye you'll be able to nab it.

See part 1 of my Moody Blooms swatches for: 


MAC Moody Blooms Partial Collection Swatches - Artistic License, Hidden Motive, Nightshade, Gwi-Yo-Mi, Simply Wow, Venomous Violet, Worldly Wealth


mac moody blooms artistic license eye shadow review
MAC Moody Blooms Artistic License eye shadow

mac moody blooms artistic license eye shadow swatch
MAC Moody Blooms Artistic License eye shadow

MAC Moody Blooms Hidden Motive eye shadow review
MAC Moody Blooms Hidden Motive eye shadow

MAC Moody Blooms Hidden Motive eye shadow swatch
MAC Moody Blooms Hidden Motive eye shadow

mac moody blooms gwi-yo-mi sheen supreme lipglass tint review
MAC Moody Blooms Gwi-Yo-Mi Sheen Supreme Lipglass Tint

mac moody blooms gwi-yo-mi sheen supreme lipglass tint swatch
MAC Moody Blooms Gwi-Yo-Mi Sheen Supreme Lipglass Tint

mac moody blooms simply wow sheen supreme lipglass tint review
MAC Moody Blooms Simply Wow Sheen Supreme Lipglass Tint

mac moody blooms simply wow sheen supreme lipglass tint swatch
MAC Moody Blooms Simply Wow Sheen Supreme Lipglass Tint

mac moody blooms venomous violet sheen supreme lipstick review
MAC Moody Blooms Venomous Violet Sheen Supreme Lipstick

mac moody blooms venomous violet sheen supreme lipstick swatch
MAC Moody Blooms Venomous Violet Sheen Supreme Lipstick

mac moody blooms nightshade fluidline review
MAC Moody Blooms Nightshade Fluidline

mac moody blooms nightshade fluidline swatch
MAC Moody Blooms Nightshade Fluidline

mac moody blooms worldly wealth blush review
MAC Moody Blooms Worldly Wealth Blush

mac moody blooms worldly wealth blush swatch
MAC Moody Blooms Worldly Wealth Blush


MAC Moody Blooms Partial Collection Review - Artistic License, Hidden Motive, Nightshade, Gwi-Yo-Mi, Simply Wow, Venomous Violet, Worldly Wealth 


MAC Moody Blooms Artistic License Eye Shadow Review

Product Type - pressed eye shadow
Finish - veluxe pearl
Shade - peachy pink with gold flash
On the Eye - slightly firm formula; moderate pigmentation; fantastic highlighter
Price - $15
My Thoughts - This shadow is slightly firmer than most veluxe pearl formulas (my favorite MAC shadow formula), but the pigmentation is still decent and the gold flash is stunning. Because of my coloring, the base melts into my skin and is less obvious, but makes an absolutely fantastic highlighter. I think this shade could easily work for both fair, medium and even deep complexions as a highlighter shade. 


MAC Moody Blooms Hidden Motive Eye Shadow Review

Product Type - pressed eye shadow
Finish - veluxe pearl
Shade - eggplant purple with slightly red-purple flash
On the Eye - slightly firm formula; great pigmentation; very blendable
Price - $15
My Thoughts - This is a pretty purple and although the formula is slightly firmer than most veluxe pearl shadows, it blends really nicely. This shade doesn't have a super intense flash, but the subtle reddish purple sheen gives it a bit of depth. 


MAC Moody Blooms Nightshade Fluidline Review

Product Type - gel liner
Finish - semi-metallic
Shade - blackened metallic purple
On the Eye - slightly thinner formula; applies nicely if you avoid too much pressure on brush during application; wears very well
Price - $16
My Thoughts - If MAC Beauty Marked waved a magic wand and turned itself into a fluidline this would be it! The second I swatched this it instantly reminded me of Beauty Marked (which happens to be a long-time favorite of mine)--same smoky deep base mixed with metallic purple. It's lovely and almost soft in nature as a result of its subtle rather than conspicuous metallic flecks. Like most MAC fluidlines, this wore beautifully without budging.


MAC Moody Blooms Gwi-Yo-Mi Sheen Supreme Lipglass Tint Review

Product Type - glossy lip tint that adjusts with body's PH
Finish - glossy
Shade - hot pink on brush; vibrant, translucent raspberry on my lips
Scent - MAC's traditional vanilla
On the Lips - glossy; super comfortable; not as stick as some glosses
Price - $20
My Thoughts - I think the PH adjusting pigments in these are so neat! While my swatches are obviously not necessarily going to look like what you see when you apply them, it's still fun to see the possibilities in my opinion. The formula on these is lovely--super creamy and a bit less sticky than some of MAC's stickiest glosses (though this never bothers me either way). This was incredibly comfortable to wear, slightly hydrating and lightweight. Thought up super close it looked as though some of the pigment may have settled in lip lines, it was not at all noticeable from a standing distance. I did have some slight staining with this shade.


MAC Moody Blooms Simply Wow Sheen Supreme Lipglass Tint Review 

Product Type - glossy lip tint that adjusts with body's PH
Finish - glossy
Shade - radiant orchid on brush; creamy semi-translucent violet tinted pink on my lips
Scent - MAC's traditional vanilla
On the Lips - very even, creamy finish ; super comfortable; not as stick as some glosses
Price - $20
My Thoughts - This particular shade was a bit less translucent than Gwi-Yo-Mi and I found it appeared a bit creamier on my lips, though both were very smooth. This was very comfortable to wear and did not migrate on my lips or settle into lip lines. Super lovely!


MAC Moody Blooms Venomous Violet Sheen Supreme Lipstick Review

Product Type - glossy lip tint that adjusts with body's PH
Finish - moderately glossy
Shade - smoky plum
Scent - MAC's traditional vanilla
On the Lips - lighweight; very comfortable; slightly settled into lip lines, but not noticeable from a standing distance
Price - $17
My Thoughts - This is such an interesting color. Because it's semi-opaque, despite the fact it's a vampy color it is less harsh and somewhat softer in appearance. While it did slightly settle into lip lines, it wasn't noticeable from a standing distance and it somehow worked for this particular color! As usual, I found this sheen supreme formula to be very comfortable to wear. If you'd like to dip your toe in the vampy pool, this may be the perfect shade to begin with!


MAC Moody Blooms Worldly Wealth Blush Review

Product Type - pressed powder blush
Finish - frost
Shade - warm copper penny red-brown
On the Cheek - well pigmented; fairly high sheen somewhat metallic finish
Price - $21
My Thoughts - This is definitely not your traditional pink blush, but it is a great color for the right warm, medium complexion! I have a cool-neutral undertone so I personally found this color too warm for me, but I think many will find it's a fabulous summer shade. When I first swatched this, it reminded me a bit of Amber Lights (another long-time MAC favorite of mine), but this has more of a red-brown base and the two are not quite as closely related as I thought they might be. I think this is unique and worth a peak if you have a warm complexion and want a fun summer cheek color to give you a coppery glow.


Have you grabbed anything from Moody Blooms yet? Which products/shades are your favorite?

Note: Products in this post were provided by PR/the brand. All opinions stated above are my own based on my personal experience and have not been influenced by PR/the brand.