Review/Swatches Colour Pop Cosmetics Super Shock Shadow

Colour Pop Cosmetics

is seriously bad ass, seriously.  If you LOVE  glittery, creamy and pigmented shadows I just found your new soul mate!  I usually find all my beauty finds on Instagram. C'mon don't tell me you don't sit in bed browsing through your feed because you can't sleep.  For some reason I feel like it's happening to me more and more every night.  I am such a sucker for glittery/mettalic things that when I first saw these white pots I just had to have them (and I know after this post you will too!).

 The shadow is just not your average powder shadow it's like a hybrid of a cream and powder put together in one for a super shimmery pot of goodness. The pigmentation and color pay-off is top notch!  The design imprinted on the shadow goes away but the shimmer/glitter/metallic  does not! Oh and did I mention they are only $5!!! YES! I went crazy and bought a few and then bought a few more.  I'm typing away and I feel like I need to finish my collection.

If you are like me - loves to shop online but hate to wait for the package to get in your hands don't you worry! The shipping was super quick and get this ... free shipping over $30 ... let me break it down that's 6 little Colour Pop Super Shock Shadows!! Let me give you a tour of my Colour Pop Cosmetics collection.

When you open your box you will find your shadows packed away nicely.  

Don't you just love the box?

I really felt special when I saw the handwritten note from the Colour Pop team. Such a great touch to acknowledge their customers. Bonus points to them!

Here are swatches from my first purchase mostly neutral tones, my 2nd purchase has the brighter colors. I just want to collect all of them, I know you will want to too! Take a look at my swatches you won't be disappointed.  The descriptions of the shades are taken directly from the

Colour Pop

website.  All pictures are taken outdoors with natural light.

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow DARE- bright neon purple with hot pink and violet glitter

This color is gorgeous, I wish you can see the iridescent glitter and how it changes different shades of blue/purple. 

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow  EYE KANDY - lavender drizzled with tons of silver and pink glitter.

Such a sweet lil pink tone shadow with little flecks of glitter.  You can really see the silver in this one. 

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow  FRINGE - shimmering champagne with gold and silver glitter.

This is one of my favorite shades... look how gorgeous it looks against my medium/dark skin tone!

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow  GET LUCKY - intense ultra- metallic, liquid- like true gold.

Another one of my favs! It literally looks like liquid gold.  If you are on the hunt a super metallic gold shadow, I just fount it for you!

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow  GIRLY - creamy vanilla with a flash of pink and gold duo chrome finish.

I've been using this shade as a highlighter and a little bit as a highlighter on my cheekbones.  Try it, you will like it too! 

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow AMAZE -  metallic rose gold with multi-colored multi-dimensional glitter. 

You can find the color rose gold everything now a days... now you can have it on your eyes!

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow  3 - cool toned bronze with a flash of silvery and multi-coloured glitter. 

I am going to use this for a smokey eye... you just wait and see

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow IBIZA- Bright turquoise with a silver and gold duo chrome finish. 

This color reminds me of tropical paradise, swimming in turquoise waters... ahhhhhhhh

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow  I HEART THIS - cool toned silvery taupe with multi-coloured glitter, this. 

I literally heart this shadow.. it's perfect in every way... one of my favs .. never going to let this one go it's me new BFF. 

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow KIMONO -  bright cobalt blue with silver, blue and violet glitter.

If you love to wear bright colored shadows you better add this to your list of blues!

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow  LIBERTY - intense ultra-metallic true silver.

I have never seen a true metallic silver like this one!

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow  SOUR - light neon lime with satin finish. 

Bright and light perfect for summer

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow CHIPPER - mid-tone minty green with multi-coloured glitter. 

A minty sea green that is drop dead gorg!

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow SUGAR -  metallic silvery blue with small shimmering flecks of silver and 

tons of champagne and gold glitter. 

A beautiful magical shade that will make you feel like a mermaid.

 I wanted to show you the before and and after once the pretty top layer goes away.  You are still left with the shimmery/metallic/glittery goodness.

**APPLICATION TIP! I took their tip and I used my fingers to apply the shadows, it works perfectly! Don't forget to screw the cap tightly when you are not using them so they don't dry out. 

I really hope you enjoy my post and swatches on the Colour Pop Cosmetics Super Shock Shadows.  Click here to go to their website to order yours! Please tag me on Instagram #villabeautifful with the looks that you create! Who knows, I might just feature you! 

Oh and stayed tuned for some looks that I will be creating with these.

Leave me a comment down below to let me know what type of look or colour you would like to see for a MOTD!


Watch one of my tutorials on how I applied one of the new fall  Super Shock Shadow MOTH.  View the complete post here.

Review: Vera Mona Color Switch Duo

I am always on the hunt for new makeup inventions that will make my life as a pro makeup artist and as a makeup addict so much easier. I have been a huge fan of

Vera Mona Color Switch Duo

 since I saw it on IG.  It literally is one of the best makeup inventions ever that I have come across.  If you only have a few makeup brushes and need to quickly clean your brush to move on to your next color, this product makes it so simple! Keep in mind that it does NOT sanitize your brushes but rubs away the pigment left from your previous shadow to move on to the next one.  This is should only be used for quick color changes if you do not have a spare brush on hand. For instance using a black shadow first and then using a white... if you don't clean the brush you will get a gray color instead of pure white.

Here are the steps:

1. Take your pigmented brush (I find that flat brushes work better MAC #252 or #242 brushes) and swipe it back and forth against the black sponge. The friction of you rubbing the hairs against the black sponge pulls the eye shadow pigment from the brush. Do this for both sides until it looks clear.

 2.  For the middle white sponge all you need to do it soak it with water and press your eye shadow brush to use it for wet makeup applications like pigments. 

 If you are a makeup addict you really need this product in your life! I've seen some other makeup enthusiast make their own. Try it and see if it works for you.  My husband was even amazed and couldn't stop playing with it. lol 

Check out the video to see it in action! 

MOTD: Full Airbrush Look w/ Belletto Studio

I am addicted to airbrushing!   I created this look with the

Belletto Studio

Airbrush System from the face, eyes and lips. Yes, can you believe it?! The only thing I added was a pencil for my waterline, mascara, false  eyelashes and of course my brows (but you can also airbrush your brows too!). I personally love it because it feels super light and does not look cakey because of its natural finish it creates.  You literally can do any makeup with your airbrush, and it will last all day. YES, no need for touch-ups and it's super easy to do apply on yourself. More airbrush looks to come and a review of the system including the colors.

Here is the recipe to create this look. 


Foundation: F6Yellow Dune

Contour: F7Yellow Nutmeg

Highlight|: F3Yellow Latte, H2 Bling It On

**little short insight**


've used a lot of airbrush makeup formulas 

but I am really loving yellow toned foundation colors my skin tone (MAC NC40-42). Will go into more detail about the medium kit in a later post. Stay tuned!

Eyes Lid: S3 White Diamonds

Highlight:F3 Latte w/ H2 Bling It On

Bottom liner: blended out S4 Stardust with H2 Bling It On 

crease: S4 Stardust in the crease and Hawaiian F4 for all over 

@houseoflashes Pixie Luxe (top) Precious (bottom) 


Blush:1 drop Pinkalicious/ 1 drop Coralleia

Lips: Bare Blossom

Special code for my followers to receive 40%!!!! YAY go to www.bellettostudio.com and at checkout enter code VILLALOVE

Review: Want super straight hair? Agave Smoothing Trio to the rescue!

I have finally found a hair product that helps me achieve super straight hair.  You may not know this but I have thick naturally curly hair, it's been like this since I was a child.  I remember when I was in 2nd grade my classmates would ask me why my hair was so big for a short kid.  Hair straighteners were not popular back then or else I would be totally doing it in the 2nd grade.  Because of my unruly hair I always had short hair because I didn't know how to take care of it until high school.  Everything changes in high school and during this time hair straighteners were as popular as curling irons.

Now it's 2014 and there are so many hair products that help you get that super straight sleek hair,  I've always wanted. I was very fortunate to find Agave Oil on Instagram.  Many of my Instagram friends have been using their products and I knew that I need to give it a try and hope it works for me.  I was sent their Smoothing Trio for review and I am so happy to share it with all of you who suffer from the same hair troubles as me!


Agave Healing Oil Smoothing Trio

features three products:  - 2 oz Oil Treatment, 4 oz Smoothing Shampoo and 4 oz Smoothing Conditioner. This is a great set to try the products first to see how they work for you before committing to the larger sizes. My hair straightner is HSI and I bought it off Amazon, it's a pretty powerful little hair straightener that heats up to 400 degrees.  I do have a Chi, but it broke last week. All that hair straighteners that I've had in the past don't last very long.. probably at most 3 months.  :(  Agave Oil does have their own

Healing Vapour Iron

that I am dying to try now since I have had great results from their products. 

 My favorite product in the kit and I find that really helps get the super sleep straight hair is the oil treatment.  Ladies, a little goes a long way trust me!!! I know the scent and the super silky feeling of your hair after you apply it will make you want more, but no don't even try.  This is the best stuff!

Here is the exact write up from Sephora.com regarding the oil treatment:

What it is:

A non-greasy, lightweight hair oil that instantly smooths, seals, and adds shine to all hair types.

What it does:

Restore and rejuvenate unmanageable, frizzy hair with the hydrating and color-restoring sugars of the agave plant. Unlike heavy nut oils, this plant extract conditions hair with a light touch, building strength and resiliency, while helping boost vibrancy and color. Other natural botanicals like coconut, vanilla, sunflower, and safflower are blended with Madagascar baobab seed oil to nourish and transform hair’s outer layer.

 I really do not need to argue about these statements because they are all TRUE! Look at my before and afters....

 This is how my hair looks right after I blow dry it once I get out of the shower. Look how dull and frizzy my hair is especially in the front where I have naturally curly hair.  If you are wondering about my lip color it is

Aromi Beauty

Forbidden Fuchsia Liquid Matte Lipstick.

A couple of minutes later look how shiny and straight my hair is! YAY! I just add a small amount of the Agave Oil Treatment to my hands and run my hands through my hair focusing  near the front.  I usually have to do 3-4 passes with my hair straightener but with the oil I only did 1-2.  Love how the oil made the purple in my hair bright and glossy.

I hope you guys enjoyed my little review about my new must have hair product! Do you suffer from frizzy hair like I do?

MOTD: smokey eye Anastasia Beverly Hills Catwalk Palette

I created this look with the Anastasia Beverly Hills Catwalk Palette which is a gorgeous palette! I really like now there are a variety of different colors and just not filled with all neutrals. 

Here are the details of the eye look 

Anastasia Beverly Hills Catwalk Palette - RTW, Beauty Marked and LBD


white frost eye shadow as a highlight 

Violet Voss glitter in Golden Fairy and Goldie 

House of lashes  Noir Fairy lashes with Heartbreaker  stacked 

Can you believe this picture was taken with an iPhone 5? I try to use my husbands's iPhone when he is home because I love the results. I still have the 4 and the clarity of the photo is not as nice as the 5. 

Do you like the Catwalk palette? If so what are you favorite shadow combinations?