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Cheap Spring Makeup from e.l.f.


Now that spring is here, Everything She Wants is looking for new beauty products and lighter, fresher mineral makeup.  So it’s only natural that I turned to e.l.f.* (eyes lips face), perhaps the bestselling makeup brand for bargain beauty-nistas.

Previously, I’ve written about e.l.f.’s magical Essential Zit Zapper (it’s only a buck).  And since my pesky breakouts persist I’m ready to try out the limited edition Spring Collection Mineral Blemish Set ($5), which promises to heal and disguise blemishes with all-natural ingredients.  The two-piece set comes with a concealer brush and translucent powder with active acne fighting ingredients like sulfur, tea tree and willow bark to treat acne and prevent future breakouts.

For spring makeup, e.l.f. has several limited-edition Spring Collection products perfect for Mother’s Day, prom, graduation and birthday gifts including: the 2-Piece Mineral Foundation SPF 15 set ($5) infused with vitamin E to condition and smooth the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines; the e.l.f. Studio 32-piece Eyeshadow Palette ($5) available in warm and cool palette shades; and the e.l.f. Essential 4-Piece Nail Polish Set ($5) with bright polish colors in Coral Dream, Flirty Fuchsia, Party Peach and Smokin’ Hot.  For only $10, diehard makeup mavens can pick up the 100-Piece Eyeshadow Palette (reduced from $20), which includes everything to go from daytime fresh and bright, to a party-ready smoky eye, to more avant garde, creative looks.

Since all e.l.f. mineral makeup is 100% free of parabens, preservatives and chemical dyes, it will help you to look your best and you can feel good about using the products, too. Plus, free shipping if you place your order today (April 26, 2012)!

*This post was sponsored by e.l.f.

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