Hard Candy Makeup Reviews, Swatches and Product Launches

Available in 4 gorgeous shades of golds and bronzes, Hard Candy So Baked Bronzer ($9) comes in the cutest compact and are such a great dupe of my favorite MAC Mineralize Skinfinish – at half the price!

The bronzers impart a dewy, bronzed glow and can easily be layered on for more color. I like to dip a large powder brush into this and buff onto the skin for a natural glow or you can use it wet for a more intense effect.

My only gripe is they don’t travel well and tend to break easily so make sure you keep them somewhere safe.

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Hard Candy So Baked Bronzer is available at Walmart for $9.

Like every other beauty addict, I am always on the hunt for the one product that will make my skin look flawless in the easiest, quickest way and recently, I discovered a gem at my local Wal-mart to achieve just that – Sheer Envy Tinted Moisturizer SPF15 from Hard Candy!

The Sheer Envy tinted moisturizer is a sheer, lightweight formula with a hint of color you can use in place of foundation for a natural finish and a healthy glowing complexion. Active ingredients include Octinoxate (6%), a common ingredient used to block out UV-B rays and Octisalate (4%), for further UV-B protection.

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Below are reviews and swatches of my recent Hard Candy haul!

The Candy Cream Eyeshadow in Queenie with matching Glitter Eyeliner ($5) comes in a white plastic sliding compact just like Hard Candy’s old Eye Candy Eyeshadow. The color is a gorgeous purple that reminds me of MAC Fuschia Glitter. Compared to most other cream eyeshadows, this feels more like a gel packed with tons of silver glitter. It goes on slightly gooey and super pigmented. Because of the gel-like texture, I would recommend applying it in a patting motion – if you blend, you will only end up rubbing the color and glitter off. I really doubt this will stay on well if you don’t use a base.

As for the glitter eyeliner, it is a gorgeous violet with silver glitter. It is very creamy and applies smoothly but the staying power is definitely not the greatest either.