[Giveaway] Anastasia Beverly Hills!

Hi, hello! 

It’s giveaway time! Dom and I are teaming up once again for a collaboration giveaway for a chance to win some of our Anastasia Beverly Hills Summer makeup picks. The Modern Renaissance palette has a total of 14 beautiful shades to create a range of beautiful looks (reviewed here) and the MoonChild Glow Kit (reviewed here) will have you glowing all summer!

 Here’s your chance to win BOTH items! One winner will receive the palette along with the glow kit along with some extra goodies.

The second winner will win a Modern Reinassance Palette! If you would like to enter for a chance to win these items, please read the entire rules below!
1. You must be following both of our Instagram accounts- @cali_beaute and @xxojess_

2. Like the giveaway photo on both accounts 

3. Repost the image below on Instagram, tag two friends, and use the hashtag #xxojess_calibeaute

4. To gain additional entries:

Follow BOTH of our blogs- click here for Dom’s blog! You can follow my blog by entering your email or clicking “follow” on WordPress. 

Follow BOTH of our Facebook Pages- Click here for my Facebook page and here for Dom’s

Follow BOTH of our Twitter Pages- Click here for my Twitter page and here for Dom’s 

5. Ends July 30th at 10pm EST/7PM PST

6. Your Instagram account must be public when the giveaway ends for your entry to count!

7. No giveaway accounts

8. You may enter only once

9. Open Internationally
Good luck!

Love always,

Jess xo 


|First Impressions & Swatches| Anastasia Beverly Hills Moonchild Glow Kit

Hi, hello!

I hope you have all been well!

I wanted to thank all of you that have read and/or commented on my latest post. Honestly, I wasn’t expecting so many people to reach out to me..but through the comments section and my own personal Facebook and texts, people have been reaching out to me. From old friends, followers on Instagram, and even people who have just stumbled on my blog…thank you so much for taking the time to read and write to me. My heart is so warm thanks to all of you!❀

Today I wanted to share my first impressions with you on the new Anastasia Beverly Hills glow kit in Moonchild! I wanted to give an entire review with me wearing it but unfortunately I haven’t been feeling well. I believe I’ve been suffering from migraines in the past week or so (I’ve never had one before) but it may be due to the weather. Who knows!

IMG_8154.JPGAnyways, this palette retails for $40 US, but quite a steep price for us Canadians. It was released exclusively on the Anastasia site, so Canadians have to pay about $20 in shipping and then duties and taxes…not fun!

The interesting thing about this palette is that they have a metallic finish to them. You can use them as a highlighter or even eyeshadow! I think they would look absolutely stunning on the eyes! This palette comes with six incredibly beautiful shades that are in my opinion, very different and exciting to the highlight world!


All of these shades have a duo-chrome reflect to them which I really enjoy! These cool toned colours could look really interesting in my opinion on the face. I’m not sure I would wear them to an interview lets say haha, but for those makeup junkies who have the same gold highlighters–this could be something new and fun to play around with!

I can definitely see myself wearing all of these shades depending on the look I’m going for. They all swatched really nicely and they feel really creamy! They definitely feel more creamy than the first initial glow kits that have come out.


Swatches (Top to Bottom):

  • Blue Ice
  • Star
  • Purple Horseshoe
  • Pink Heart
  • Lucky Clover
  • Blue Moon

I think Moonchild is a lovely and different addition to my highlight collection that could be used also as eyeshadows. I’m super excited to start wearing these shades!πŸ™‚

Do you see yourself purchasing this palette?! (ps…look forward to an upcoming giveaway VERY soon featuring this palette..wink wink!)

Love always,

Jess xo.