Sephora Favorites - New In the Glow Kit

New “In the Glow” Set by Sephora - The nine piece kit which includes nine products is described as “shimmer, gleam and glow with Sephora’s bestselling complexion enhancers.”

Mackenzie’s Notes:
I was at Sephora the other day and ran across this little kit and was so excited about the products included so I picked it up! This kit includes three bronzers, three illuminators and three blushes in deluxe sample sizes and it retails for $45.  There are also other kits, based around the lashes ($45), eyeliners ($28), a glam kit ($45) and a super start essential kit ($75) with perfume, lipgloss etc.  They claim that this particular face sculpting kit is a $111 value, and I believe it! You get so much product in each of the samples and the variety is useful for Christmas presents and stocking stuffers, or just a nice way to try out different products without spending too much money on the full size products. These will come in handy while traveling as well due to their efficient packaging. I’ve always wondered about the hype around some of these products and was surprised to see what I would want to re-purchase and what I’ll give to my sister to try out, since our skin type is different and some colors suit her better than me. 
I will have swatches and reviews on each product coming up as I get to play with them more, so stay tuned!
Such cute packaging!

Miranda’s Notes:
I love kits like these because I get to try various products without committing to a full size option and finding I don’t like it.  Also, kits are a great way to find what works and what doesn’t on your complexion - Sephora samples can only go so far especially considering products like pressed powder. When my sister told me she purchased it, I was excited - I’d like to try some of the products and can already tell which I like and which she will like (but there can always be surprises!).  For example, I’m eyeing that Bare Minerals Pure Radiance - if there is something I’m guilty of is glitter on my face and I love it!  I have fair skin and the Bare Minerals loose powder looks good - but we’ll have to see.  As my sister mentioned, swatches coming soon. 
So far now, my review is - can’t wait to try it! 

Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Blush ‘Splendor’ (0.11oz), Tarte Natural Cheek Stain ‘Flush’ (0.17 oz), Stilla Convertible Color ‘Peony’ (0.07 oz)
Packaging is very elaborate for sample sizes! Haven’t tried cream blushes yet so looking forward to it
Laura Mercier Shimmer Bloc ‘Golden Mosaic’ (0.14 oz), Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzing Powder (0.08 oz), NARS Bronzing Powder ‘Laguna’ (0.08 oz)
The Laura Mercier Color Bloc works great as eyeshadow, will have a look using it soon!
Benefit ‘High Beam’ (0.13 oz), BareMinerals All Over Face Color ‘Pure Radiance’ (0.02oz), Lorac Perfectly Lit Oil-Free Luminizing Powder ‘Spotlight’ (0.106oz)
I’m so excited to try the High Beam! The Lorac looks like a great warm toned highlighter too

 Reader’s Recommendations: Have you tried any of these products? What are your thoughts on them and how do you wear them? Would you buy a kit and what other holiday palettes and kits are you looking at? Let me know, would love to get more ideas for the holidays coming up!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07486350713378102225 Jo

    😮 this kit looks AMAZING! I literally had to stop myself drooling haha!

    Jo xo

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03947051674736693304 OPI Addict

    I really want this set! I love High Beam, it’s amazing :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10812222375480448753 LauraMck

    This set looks brilliant, I wish we had a Spehora in Dublin xxx

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07238025312188472213 CanvasBagKris

    Oh gosh this makes me so sad that we don’t have Sephora in Australia! That is the most amazing gift set ever. I’ve heard so many good things about Tarte, I must try the brand soon!

    New follower here! Found you through the Blog Hop. Hope you can check out my blog too :)
    Keep up the good work x
    http://canvasbagkris.blogspot.com.au

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06538175530661896531 Moxie Reviewsâ„¢

    I haven’t purchased this kit, but it’s a great idea to share it with your blogger sister, because as you point out, different skin types, etc. I joined your GFC, so I’ll look for your reviews on these products…and others! xo

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11161189047882208037 Small Town Gal

    I got this set and absolutely love them. There were a few that I have been dying to try them for so long. One of them is the NARS bronzer. What a great product! Thinking of going back to Sephora and get another one for Christmas gift.

    Found your blog through blog hop and now following

    http://mui28.blogspot.com

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03361651012356334616 Mackenzie M.

      Yes I’ve been dying to try High Beam, the Too Faced chocolate bronzer and there’s some goodies that were great nice surprises. I was also looking at their “glitz” one, with the eyeshadows, that looks like so much fun too!

      Following you back! Stay pretty xo

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15702344918493480777 Jenny G

    What a gorgeous kit! I use the Bare Minerals Pure Radiance all the time for a bit of lift or mix it up with a blusher - lovely product! x

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03361651012356334616 Mackenzie M.

      Oo never thought about doing that! Thanks for the tip, will try! it’s so very pretty I’m excited to own it now. Seems like it may last a while too

      Stay pretty xo

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02240127017528582868 Helen Blas

    It’s totally worth the price! 😀 I want this set too!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03361651012356334616 Mackenzie M.

      yes I recommend it! I’m having so much fun trying everything out

      Stay pretty xo

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16199874509103704123 TheUrbanUmbrella

    ooooo I totally want this! I really also want the original naked palette from Urban Decay, I have the #2 and now really want the #1!

    xoxo Bree
    The Urban Umbrella

    http://www.theurbanumbrella.com

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03361651012356334616 Mackenzie M.

      Ahh it was either this or the Naked #1 for me that day lol! I decided to go for this because I wear face products more at my work than I do eye looks. But I WILL get the Naked if its the last thing I do lol How do you like the #2? I was deciding between the two and I’m torn.. but the naked1 does have a bit more matte shades so I’m leaning towards that one..hmm

      Stay pretty xo