HipDot Cosmetics delivers vibrant, high-performanceÂ beauty products and believes in celebrating individuality and creativity through beauty. Samantha Lim and her team are always thinking up ways to feel good, look cool, and have fun. WorkingÂ hard to develop cruelty-free, hyper-pigmentedÂ formulas in thoughtful,Â functionalÂ packaging, HipDot’s launch collection is vegan, and free of talc, mineral oil, parabens, phthalates, and synthetic fragrances.
Samantha knows that great makeup isn’t expensive to make, so it shouldn’t be expensive to buy. HipDot’s global partners and direct to consumer sales allow delivery of prestige quality products at affordable prices.
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Curious about what beauty insiders picked as the best beauty products of 2016? The winners of the prestigious 22nd Annual CEW Beauty Insider Awards are in, and as always, Beautyinthebag editors cast our votes and some of our favorites won. (See the products with an *).
Held at the beautiful Waldorf Astoria in New York City, Tony Award winning actress, Laura Benanti hosted the event, the single beauty awards program in which the winners are determined exclusively by industry insiders. CEWâ€™s more than 6,000 U.S. members whittled the potential winners down to 212 finalists from more than 800 entries. Then the winners were chosen by CEWâ€™s Board of Governors and a select group of
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Urban Decay’s popular Naked eye palette, which launched a few years ago, contains far from the usual boring nude eye shadows. Since then, the brand’s Naked foundation has grown into my personal favorite, and every item under the Naked umbrella (including the Naked 2 palette) is worth collecting.
Urban Decay co-founder Wende Zomnir next focused on creating a bit of magic for her body to help her feel more confident about the skin she was born in. Hence the Urban Decay Naked Skin Body Balm ($32), a hefty, bronze-colored tube filled with a deliciously light, non-greasy, and illuminating formula that works on all skin tones, from pale white to dark.
Zomnir wanted not only a quick fix (sh
Blend shimmering and sparkling eye shadows to your heart’s desire with this weekâ€™s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY. We have 3 sets of Urban Decay 24/7 Shadow Pencil Stash (a $34 value) for our new beauty giveaway. The sets feature five versatile eye shadow sticks that will help you continue the party season long into the New Year. Each stick is practically a full size (.088 oz. compared to .10 oz.), which means this has a true value of nearly $95.
The shades include:
Sin (champagne shimmer): pinky-beige champagne with a frosted finish that has light to medium coverage.
Clash (electric blue sparkle): brilliant bright blue with a touch of silver for stand out sparkle.
Juju (medium taupe-b