Soothing Sista x Memebox Eyeshadow Quad Review

Hey guys! It's been awhile since I did a Memebox review. It's amazing how much Memebox has changed and evolved over the past couple of months. There are so many new boxes. There are so many Original Memebox products like the lipsticks, eyeshadows and the blushes. There are also collaborations with different bloggers and beauty gurus. This is one of them!

Soothingsista AKA Stephanie is a YouTuber and makeup expert. All of her videos have tens to hundreds of thousands of views. It makes sense that Memebox wanted to collaborate with her. In the past Memebox has had collaboration boxes with people but just recently Memebox has been making collaboration products. In Korea, they've been doing a lot of collab products with bloggers like Pony but I'm pretty sure this was the first collab product in the US. It's pretty exciting.

This SoothingSista product is a four palette eyeshadow. It's pretty cool because it's small and compact. Perfect for having in your purse for touch ups. 

I love the names of these shadows. Sultra and Valencia are matte shadows and Candy Rain and Bae Area are shimmer shadows. These colors are rose neutral colors. Stephanie picked these colors because they're versatile and for the most part neutral colors work on everyone.

I took two pictures of the shadows because the camera didn't focus in on every color. The shadow starting from the left is Bae Area, Valencia, Candy Rain and last Sultra. It's best to use a primer with this eyeshadow. If not the colors really don't show up, especially on darker skin tones. 

This palette comes with a small eyeshadow brush too. I usually use my own brushes but this is always good to have to use for touch ups during the day. 

I did my best to try to blend all four colors together. I think it's a pretty nice neutral look.  I also used Kat Von D Tattoo liner and Dior Iconic Overcurl Mascara. I know there is a lot you can do with this palette because I've seen what other people have done with the colors on Instagram. 

This is cute palette. Perfect for an everyday look. I love all the products that Memebox has to offer. I also love that they collaborate with people who are making a name for themselves in the beauty and makeup community. You can buy this eyeshadow palette on Memebox's website. You can follow Stephanie on Youtube, Twitter and Instagram. 

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Thank you to Memebox for sending me this awesome product to review. What do you guys think of this palette? Do you have it? If so, do you like it? Let me know in the comments below. Until next time,


Etude House Pink Bird Pink Box Review // Give Me Chocolate

Hey guys! I'm back with another Pink Box review from Etude House. This one was actually a Valentine's Day themed box. I apologize for not posting it sooner. It's been hard juggling everything, my two jobs, my music and blogging, especially after my surgery. 

Anyways onto this lovely review.

I love the themes that Etude House comes up with. This box's theme is Give Me Chocolate. Everything is chocolate themed. (Obviously, LOL!) There are three eye shadows and I was sent two out of the three shadows. There are six nail polishes in the set and I was sent three nail polishes. 

The first eye shadow is called Cherry Truffle. The case that it comes in is so cute! It looks like a little chocolate bar with pink candy coating in a case. The brown shadow is a mixture of a matte and shimmery color. I would say it's a milk chocolate color. It's not too light and yet not too dark. It's a perfect neutral color to blend with colors that pop. The pink shadow is a subtle coral pink and has a creamy matte texture. It pairs perfectly with the milk chocolate brown shadow. 

The second eye shadow is called Cacao Fudge. The brown shadow (just like the other one) has a shimmery matte texture. The big difference between this one and the other one is that this brown is much darker. It's more like a dark chocolate color. It's a great color to fill in the crease of your eyes or the outer corner of your eyes. The gold color is a shimmery glittery color. It's a great shadow to put over your lid or to use as a highlighting shadow to go right underneath your brow. 

There were nail polishes from this chocolate theme that were sent to me as well. 

Mint Chocolate Chip is this awesome mint green color with flecks of brown specks and glitter in it. It seriously looks like mint chocolate chip ice cream! 

Cherry Ganache looks like a German Chocolate color. It's this gorgeous maroon red color. 

Milk Cocoa looks the way that it sounds, it's a milk chocolate brown color.

You know what's cool about all of these polishes? They SMELL like CHOCOLATE! Seriously! They smell so good! It's amazing! I love them!

I was also sent Precious Mineral Any Cushion Foundation as well in the shade of Natural Beige W13. If you already don't know about this, it's a foundation in a cushion. It's very build able. You can get medium to almost full coverage with this makeup. I would recommend moisturizing your skin before hand though because this formula is somewhat thick and if your skin is dry it won't take to the foundation very well. It might cake up on your skin. I also will be wearing this now and not in the summer because for me, at least, it will be too heavy for the summer time. 

I was also sent a sample package of Face Blur which a primer that is meant to blur your imperfections whether it's pores or lines. 

So there you have it guys. This box was pretty great! It was so adorable! I was really excited when I saw what was in this box. 

Don't forget to check out Etude House at They always have some awesome special going on so make sure to make an account with them so that you can find out about their offers first. Don't forget to follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Their Youtube page is pretty awesome too. 

Until next time guys,


Etude House Pink Bird Pink Box Review // Arctic Aurora Colors Shadows

Hey guys. I'm back with another Pink Bird Review. This box was actually sent to me a little bit ago. I recently had sinus surgery and I'm finally starting to feel better. Thank goodness! 

This Pink Box was kind of like a Christmas/New Years Gift with a Thank You note in it. 

The first thing I noticed was the thank you note. It looks like the carriage from Cinderella and it's got 2015 Happy New Year  on it. It's a pop up card. It's so cute. 

Of course Etude House always sends pamphlets with info about the products that were sent. This pamphlet has info about calendar and the cute card.

After seeing the card, the next thing I noticed was the Etti Block Calendar. Etti is the official mascot (if you will) of Etude House. She's this cute little kitty cat. She's so cute perched on the top of the calendar.

The calendar is like Lego blocks. You can stack them according to what days fall where during each month. You can also place a block on the date where your birthday should be, a day you might want to go shopping and so forth.

It's super cute. I love little things like this. 

 The other items that were sent to me in this box were the Arctic Aurora Colors Shadows. 

The next pamphlet has info about the lovely eye shadows.

I was sent 5 shades. They all remind me of something Elsa from Frozen would wear. Most of the shades are shimmery. Only one has more of a matte finish. (Disclaimer: I should have put primer on my skin before putting these shadows on. I apologize. I will update this post with new pics with the shadow WITH primer. Each picture of my hand has the shadows on it starting with the first color, then the first & second color, first, second & third color and so on)

This first shade is called Igloo of Siberia (WH902) It is a very light shadow. It's a shimmery white color with a hint of pink in it. It's very light so I will most likely be using this shadow on my brow bone to highlight it and in the inner corners of my eyes. 

This next shade is called White Night of Arctic (BK801) It is a grey colored shadow. It looks a lot darker in the compact than it does on your skin. I was surprised. It's a light grey color. I would probably use this as a primary color on my eyelids. It's a pretty color. 

This next color is called Fruit Sorbets (OR205) This color is really pretty. This is the shadow that is matte (in my opinion) It has a nice creamy texture. It glides on so smooth! I love it. I think this is one of my favorite ones!

The next one is called Tip of an Iceberg (GR705) This is a light blue/green shadow. I feel like if Elsa from Frozen was to choose one of these eye shadows she would choose this one. This one is shimmery like the majority of the shadows. I would probably use this in the inner corners of my eyes.

The last shadow is named Dancing Aurora (PK006) Makes me think of Princess Aurora from Sleeping Beauty ^.^ This shadow, like the grey one, is darker in it's compact as opposed to on your skin. Even though it looks like a maroon color it's a actually a lighter pink shade.

I'm so happy I get to add these eye shadows to my makeup collection. These five colors are some of the many colors  Etude House has to offer from their Look at my Eye Shadow Collection. You can find colors WH902, OR205 & BK801 here and the colors PKoo6 & GR705 here

Thank you again to Etude House for sending me these lovely products to try and review. Make sure to check out all of the cute new products at Right now if you sign up for a membership you'll get a 10% coupon for your first purchase and then a 15% coupon for your second purchase. Who doesn't love a coupon right?

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What do you think of the shadows and the adorable Etti Calendar? Do you think the calendar is just as cute as I do? Have you tried any of these shadows yet? If so what do you think of them? Let me know in the comments below. Until next time

xoxo Iquo