City Color Timeless Beauty Palette 

City Color is one of my favorite drugstore brands. There are certain products I love from them and always get. Their brow gels and blushes are definitely my favorite. They have recently came out with a lot of new things and really stepped up their game. I hope to try them in the future but right now I’m trying to finish what I have. 

But this palette is the one thing I had my eye on for awhile. It came out awhile ago but just never got around to getting it. It’s $20, probably one of their more pricier items. I love the packaging, it’s gold and sleek. It looks super fancy. I love the huge mirror it has inside, I’m a sucker for mirrors. It comes with four blushes and three highlights. Let’s get down to swatches. 

Beauty for the Ages: Make Me Blush:Blush #1: The first blush is a burnt orange shade. I love weird blushes like this, more orange and red shades. Very pigmented. 

Blush #2: This blush is more of a coral shade but a bit deeper than most coral shades. This one is very pigmented as well. 

Blush #3: This blush is a blue toned pink. I love these types of shades for my cheeks. This is very pigmented as well. 

Blush #4: This shade is a very light pinky nude. It’s a little shimmery. This shade is extremely light and probably too light for me. Swatching this I had to layer it up a bunch of times. It kinda kept disappearing on me, maybe it would show up more on my face. 

Shine On:lHighlight #1: This first highlight is deep gold, at least on my skin tone. It’s almost matches my skin, better for those no makeup makeup days. 

Highlight #2: This is a brighter gold, almost copper. It’s a really pretty shade. 

Highlight #3: This shade is more unique, it’s more of a deep mauve shade. It’s purple in certain lights but more muted and  wearable. 

I really like this palette a lot. The blush range is very diverse as well as the highlights. I feel like they really considered all skin tones when creating this. They’re all very pigmented and velvety. They blend very well and had no trouble using this palette at all. It does a scent, like how beauty counters smell. Light and powdery.I used blush #1 and highlight #2. I used it to highlight my whole face and I feel it went perfectly with this look especially the blush. I used the Yes, Please! palette on my eyes. 

My only critique of this palette is that it doesn’t have any names! I love when people put names for shades. I already love their blushes, I have almost all of them. They are some of my favorite to use and so pigmented. I wish they would come out with more highlights because I really like this formula. I believe that they are coming out with some but they might be cream. 

I really thope his helps you guys out. Thank you so much for reading. Let me know if you have tried any of the new City Color products. Stay purple. 


City Color Poolside Palette 

Have you ever bought so much makeup that you misplaced them or gave up and accepted that they were lost forever? That’s what I have done with this palette. Almost wondered if I even bought it at all. But then while I was cleaning, more like searching for what’s in my bed, and I found this palette! I love the colors and this palette from City Color Cosmetics totally caught my eye! It’s literally a summer palette. 

This palette is $13.99 and an online exclusive. I believe I got this when they were having a sale with some other stuff. So let’s jump right into this summer palette!


The first row:

 There definitely were some hit and misses in the palette. I will go in order from top down. 

Moonlight is a really pretty champagne color. Great for inner corner highlight or all over the face highlight. Super pigmented.

Suntan is also a really pretty shimmer shade. This can also be a great highlight for darker skin tones. Super pigmented golden shade. 

Nemo is a light orange shade. It has some shimmer to it but not a lot. This was very difficult shade to work with. I had to go over it several times to show its true color. 

Bikini is a really nice orchid color. This was another color that was difficult to show its true color. It’s softer than Nemo but still had to go over it a bunch of times. 

Poolside is a metallic teal shade. I really love this color. Very pigmented and not hard to deal with at all. 

Voyage is a very pretty light blue shimmer shade. Super pigmented and easy to work with. 

The second row:

Topless is literally a light nude side shade. You can barely see it on my skin. It’s a matte shade and it was pretty hard to build up on me. This would be an all over shade/ neutralizer. 

Coconuts is more a taupe brown shade. This another matte shade. It’s very neutral and light on me and I really have to work on building it to be a deep shade. 

Reef is a metallic orange shade. It’s really pretty and pigmented. 

Flamingo is a really pretty magenta shade and has a purple shift to it. It’s really pigmented. 

Seafoam is a metallic seagreen. It’s very pigmented shade. It kinda pills up and you have to even the shade out. 

Chillin’ is a true blue metallic shade. It’s very pigmented but also pills up. You really have to spread it out evenly. 

Overall there were some hit and misses to this palette. I haven’t used it yet so it may preform differently with a brush and primer. And I’d probably use a white base just to make sure some of the more difficult bright shade showed up better. 

Over all I really like this palette. I love the packaging and the idea of it. It’s a hard cardboard with a magnetic closure. The part wear the shadows sit are but boring. If they maybe carried out the reflective water print there or even an all blue shade. Either, it’s a really pretty palette. 

I hope this helps you when you’re shopping online! Thank you guys so much for reading and stay purple.