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Today, I am very happy to introduce to you a wonderful makeup line! The company, Gabriel Cosmetics was kind enough to collaborate with me and allow me to review some of their products. Thank you so much to the company! The two items that I have for review are:
-Lipstick in color "Meritage" (full bodied wine) ($16.75)
-Liquid Radiance highlighter in "Liquid Gold" ($12.50)

First, let me say that both of these products are very pigmented! The above swatches are only one swipe. In addition to that, they both have a very light feel on the skin. Now, let's take a look at how they appeared when I used them in a fun makeup look:
The lipstick was phenomenal! As I have typically dry lips, the creamy texture really provided a sheen while maintaining the unique purple hue. The satin finish was beautiful and was very cohesive with my glowy look. While a lot of lipsticks I try are runny and move around a lot, this one did not. Without using a lip primer, the product managed to stay in place for the full 7-8 hours that I had worn it. Great job Gabriel Cosmetics! This is now one of my lippie staples.

The Liquid Gold highlighter was gorgeous! I was unsure of what to expect from this product because I always use a powder to highlight my face. However, I was quickly reassured of its value. The liquid consistency glided onto my skin perfectly. The metallic flecks within it reflected nicely off of the light and provided an almost iridescent aura. This product works as a wonderful highlighter and will be used in future tutorials, along with some of my everyday makeup looks!

Gabriel Cosmetics gets a 5 star rating from me! Both products are now going to be regularly used in my makeup routine. If you would like to browse their other products or purchase the afore mentioned, please visit their site link below. Thanks guys!


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