Zoya Holiday 2018 Jubilee Collection Swatches, Review

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Zoya Holiday 2018 Jubilee Collection
Zoya Holiday 2018 Jubilee Collection
Zoya Holiday 2018 is a nice collection of brights, neutrals and some unusual textures like crackle and pixie dust textured polishes.  Here are my swatches and thoughts on this collection.

Zoya Kateri
Zoya Kateri
Zoya Kateri


Zoya Kateri is described as a full coverage midnight brown cream.  It is like dark coffee to me.  I love it because it is very rich and just perfect for the winter season.


Zoya Leigh
Zoya Leigh 

Zoya Leigh
Zoya Leigh 



Zoya Leigh is a nice peachy-beige cream.  Very basic and yet looks really nice and clean on the nails.


Zoya Carson
Zoya Carson

Zoya Carson
Zoya Carson

Zoya Carson is one of my favorites from this collection.  It is described as a full coverage muted nude pink cream.  It is a palate-cleanser in a sea of glitters and festive reds and dark hues this season.


Zoya Astrid
Zoya Astrid

Zoya Astrid
Zoya Astrid

Zoya Astrid

Zoya Astrid reminds me of the character Astrid from the book and movie "Crazy Rich Asians".  Very opulent, glitzy yet classy.  I think they probably named this one after the character too, given the timing of the release.  It is described as a liquid gold foil.



Zoya Taryn

Zoya Taryn


Zoya Taryn
Zoya Taryn


Zoya Taryn is described as a fiery fuchsia micro-shimmer.  It has flashes of purple and silver that is quite interesting.

Zoya Maxine
Zoya Maxine

Zoya Maxine
Zoya Maxine



Zoya Maxine



Zoya Maxine is my absolute favorite from this collection.  It is unabashedly bright and festive and in-your-face.  It is described as a rich red cream with perfectly balanced undertone - neither too warm nor too cool.



Zoya Allison
Zoya Allison
Zoya Allison
Zoya Allison


Zoya Allison is described as a full-coverage plum-toned ruby cream.  This has the same formula as Maxine - rich, vibrant and delicious.

Zoya Cookie
Zoya Cookie
Zoya Cookie
Zoya Cookie


Zoya Cookie

Zoya Cookie is a pixie dust textured polish.  It is a royal purple with gold micro glitter.  


Zoya Chiara


Zoya Chiara
Zoya Chiara


Zoya Chiara is a full-coverage blue-based purple.  I am a sucker for purples so I am really liking this.


Zoya Danica

Zoya Danica

Zoya Danica


Zoya Danica is described as a full-coverage rich deep teal cream - I liken this to hunter green.  Very deep, wintery and rich. 


Zoya Juniper
Zoya Juniper


Zoya Juniper

Zoya Juniper

Zoya Juniper is a sparking teal textured pixie dust - it has nice glowy bits of silver and blue.


Zoya Leopard Spots

Zoya Leopard Spots over Zoya Carson

Zoya Leopard Spots
Zoya Leopard Spots
Zoya Leopard Spots is my least favorite from the collection as I am not a fan of crackle polishes.  It is designed to be layered over another polish for a shatter/leopard spot effect.

All in all, this is another solid collection from Zoya.  My favorites are Zoya Maxine, Zoya Carson, Zoya Allison and the beautiful Zoya Astrid.  This collection retails for $10 a polish and is available at leading salons nationwide and zoya.com.

(Media sample was provided by a representative of the brand for consideration.  All opinions are mine.)

QVC's Today Special Value: IT Cosmetics New Year, Your Most Beautiful Skin! Collection #ITsyourTSV

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IT Cosmetics New Year, Your Most Beautiful Skin! Collection
IT Cosmetics New Year, Your Most Beautiful Skin! Collection

IT Cosmetics New Year, Your Most Beautiful Skin! Collection
IT Cosmetics New Year, Your Most Beautiful Skin! Collection



IT Cosmetics New Year, Your Most Beautiful Skin! Collection

IT's back!  The much-awaited QVC Today's Special Value IT Cosmetics 4-Pc set  IT Cosmetics New Year, Your Most Beautiful Skin! Collection (Item Number A346190) is now on air selling for only $69.96 with FREE shipping and handling (only for today, January 12th), or 6 easy pays of $11.66 each!  The kit has a value of over $170 but you're technically only paying $17.50 for each item of skincare and foundation plus brush.  I can honestly say this is one of my favorite kits from IT Cosmetics because it focuses on skincare.  

The kit includes:

-2.6-oz Confidence in a Neck Cream
-2.5-oz Confidence in a Gel Lotion
-1-fl oz Bye Bye Lines Foundation
-Heavenly Luxe Plush Paddle Foundation Brush

Let's discuss each item:

IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Neck Cream
IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Neck Cream
The IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Neck Cream smells so yummy!  It smells like citrus creamsicle and is just the perfect partner to the Confidence in Cream Moisturizing Cream.  Let's admit it, not a lot of companies churn out products specifically targeting the neck, and this one is a really creamy, emollient one for my neck.  I have been looking for a moisturizing, soothing cream for my neck because I use Retin-A on my neck and it tends to be drying on the skin.  This one really calms and keeps my neck area moisturized.

IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Gel Lotion
IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Gel Lotion


IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Gel Lotion
The IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Gel Lotion is a very light moisturizer that plumps up the skin.  It has Sodium Hyaluronate which is similar to hyaluronic acid which is a humectant and sucks up the moisture in the air and places it into your skin.  It is also a component in the body that lubricates the joints, so this is very good at moisturizing and plumping the skin to create a youthful look.

IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Neck Cream and It Cosmetics Confidence in a Gel Lotion

IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Neck Cream and It Cosmetics Confidence in a Gel Lotion



IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Lines Foundation
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Lines Foundation (right)

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Lines Foundation
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Lines Foundation

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Lines Foundation

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Lines Foundation

The IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Lines Foundation is probably one of my favorite foundations from IT Cosmetics next to the CC+ Cream.  It really does blur fine lines and makes the skin more plump and youthful.  It also contains Sodium Hyaluronate, Hydrolyzed Collagen and Aloe Leaf Juice to moisturize the skin.


It Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Plush Paddle Foundation Brush
It Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Plush Paddle Foundation Brush


I am usually not a fan of paddle brushes, but I like that the ITCosmetics Heavenly Luxe Plush Paddle Foundation Brush is not super flat or super stiff.  It has give to it and really nice and fluffy even with the paddle shape.  It applies foundation flawlessly.


Go ahead and grab this Today's Special Value from IT Cosmetics, you won't be disappointed, especially if you love skincare. You can purchase it on the QVC website.

(Media sample was provided by a representative of the brand for consideration.  All opinions are mine.)

QVC Today's Special Value: IT Cosmetics IT's Your Top 5 Superstars 6-Piece Holiday Set #ITsyourTSV

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IT Cosmetics IT's Your Top 5 Superstars 6-Piece Holiday Set
IT Cosmetics IT's Your Top 5 Superstars 6-Piece Holiday Set

IT Cosmetics IT's Your Top 5 Superstars 6-Piece Holiday Set
IT Cosmetics IT's Your Top 5 Superstars 6-Piece Holiday Set







IT's back!  The much-awaited QVC Today's Special Value IT Cosmetics 6-Piece Holiday set is now on air selling for only $59.94 with FREE shipping and handling (only for today, November 10th), or 6 easy pays of $9.99 each!  The kit has a value of over $200 but you're technically only paying $10 for each item!  I can honestly say this is one of my favorite kits from IT Cosmetics in a while.  

The kit includes:

-0.30-oz Celebration Foundation in Fair, Light, Medium, Medium Tan, Tan, Rich, or Deep
-0.40-fl oz Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer
-2-fl oz Confidence in a Cream
-0.30-fl oz Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara
-0.057-fl oz Je Ne Sais Quoi Hydrating Color Awakening Lip Treatment Serum
-Heavenly Luxe Dual-Ended Buff & Blend Brush

Let's discuss each item:


IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream Moisturizing Super Cream
IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream Moisturizing Super Cream
IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream Moisturizing Super Cream

IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream Moisturizing Super Cream is a non-greasy type of moisturizer that I use right after I cleanse, tone, and apply my prescription-strength retinoid or BHA exfoliant. I mix it with my 100% pure argan oil or use it by itself. I wake up to soft and supple skin when I use this.


IT Cosmetics Celebration Foundation
IT Cosmetics Celebration Foundation
The IT Cosmetics Celebration Foundation is a revelation.  It looks powdery (duh, it is powder), but it gives a really creamy, beautiful finish to the skin.   I swirled some product on the dual ended Heavenly Luxe brush that came with this kit, and it gave a beautiful, flawless finish on my skin.  I was truly impressed!  It covered imperfections great and also gave a seamless, creamy finish.  This is IT Cosmetics' Anti-Aging Foundation as the brand claims that this product blurs imperfections and wrinkles.  Honestly, I really did feel that it blurs my imperfections when I wear them, and it simply does look good.  I wear this foundation on a regular basis and I'm still pretty happy with it.


To make this product look creamier and less powdery, I mist my face with a facial mist after applying the product, then I buff in the product again to mix with the facial mist to give it a creamy  finish.

IT Cosmetics Je Ne Sais Quoi Hydrating Color Awakening Lip Treatment Serum
IT Cosmetics Je Ne Sais Quoi Hydrating Color Awakening Lip Treatment Serum

The IT Cosmetics Je Ne Sais Quoi Hydrating Color Awakening Lip Treatment Serum is one of my favorite items in this kit.  It makes the lips super soft and moisturized, kind of like a lip mask.  I use this before applying my liquid lipsticks which tend to be drying.

IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Dual-Ended Buff & Blend Brush
IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Dual-Ended Buff & Blend Brush
IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Dual-Ended Buff & Blend Brush
IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Dual-Ended Buff & Blend Brush

IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Dual-Ended Buff & Blend Brush
IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Dual-Ended Buff & Blend Brush
The Heavenly Luxe Dual-Ended Buff & Blend Brush is super soft, as with all It Cosmetics brushes.  The buffing end is for the application of the Celebration Foundation, and the other end is for the blending of the Bye Bye Undereye Concealer, but I mostly use this to buff the foundation.  This is such a versatile little brush.


IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer
 For some reason, I think the new IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer is a bit creamier and not as difficult to blend.  It does help that you warm the product first with your finger before applying.  I love the new packaging with a bigger opening.  It is an anti-aging concealer, so this will not settle into fine lines when applied carefully.


IT Cosmetics Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara
IT Cosmetics Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara

IT Cosmetics Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara
IT Cosmetics Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara


The IT Cosmetics Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara is such a great find, and I can honestly say that.  I am loving volumizing mascaras as I tend to have short, fine lashes.  The IT Cosmetics Superhero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara truly gives my short, sparse lashes the boost they need.  I like that it also elongates the lashes and makes them look lush.


Go ahead and grab this Today's Special Value from IT Cosmetics, you won't be disappointed.  The price point is beyond amazing.

(Media sample was provided by a representative of the brand for consideration.  All opinions are mine.)