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It’s becoming very common to wake up in the morning, scroll through social media and see another blogger collaboration announced. I’ll admit, I get excited even when it seems repetitive. But none have gotten me as excited as the Pixi + Pretties Blogger Collaboration!
Pixi Beauty has collaborated with four bloggers and lifestyle influencers and guided them in creating their “dream” beauty products. These products represent the individuals point of view but also reflect on the Pixi philosophy of “fuss-free beauty”.
Pixi + It’s Judy Time
ITSEYETIME features 12 neutral-to-smokey eye shadows that are said to be “super-silky, easy to wear and highly blendable”. The shades in the palette are meant to make it easy to transition eye looks from day into night.
ITSLIPTIME features 12 lip crèmes in “a range of wearable, super-flattering colours mixed by Judy”. I’m not a huge fan of lip palettes but I do like that these particular shades feel fabulous on, have a good pigment and are able to be layered with each other.
Pixi + Maryam Maquillage
MaryamNYC is an Instagram phenom whose gorgeous looks have always had me drooling. For her part of the collection she created two cheek palettes ($20.00 // Target) along with a coordinating brush ($14.00 // Target).
Strobe & Bronze creates a sheer but sunkissed warmth to your skin – three highlighters give a soft glow while the three bronzers help to create a natural definition.
Strobe & Sculpt has three highlight shades and three contour shades for lighting and defining into a seamless, luminous finish.
Strobe & Sculpt Brush is a dual sided synthetic fiber brush for blending contour, bronzing and highlighting. I love how that tapered edge really gets in there while the fluffy side blends everything out so well!
Pixi + Aspyn Ovard
Aspyn Ovard is a YouTuber with 3 million subscribers and a whole lot of personality! For her part of Pixi Pretties she has a trio of three Glow-y Powders ($16.00 // Target) and a duo of Eye Accents ($16.00 // Target).
Glow-y Powder is a pressed powder used for brightening. Definitely not deep enough to use as a blush, so they make nice highlight shades. Three shades are available in Light Gold, Light Pastel and Bronze Cloud.
Eye Accents is a set of two items – Lower Lash Mascara and Brow Tamer in Clear. The mascara has a long, super-skinny wand and a water-resistant formula. The brow gel features an all day hold that doesn’t make your brows look crunchy.
Pixi + Caroline Hirons
Double Cleanse is a unique, 2-in-1 cleanse where one side contains a solid cleansing oil (to remove makeup and sunscreen) on one side and a cleansing cream (cleanse and prep) on the other side.
I love the products featured in this collection but I wish there’d have been less focus on cheek products and more focus on the eyes… maybe instead of so many highlighters do a liner set with a mascara, for example. It’d be awesome to see their next blogger collab (hopefully there is one!) have products from 4 bloggers that could all come together to form a full, cohesive look.
What do you think of the Pixi + Pretties Collab? What did you buy or what are you looking to pick up?