Brand Spanking New Beauty Finds for September
Welcome, beauty-loving darklings, to our monthly beauty roundup. There will be some brands that may be new to you, some new treasures from old favorites, previews of upcoming releases, and whatever else catches our makeup magpies’ eyes.
Apocalyptic Beauty Halloween Collection
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We make no secret of being huge fans of Apocalyptic Beauty (read more about the brand here), and we are thrilled that Halloween is already in full swing there. The brand doesn’t disappoint with new items such as the Ghouls’ Night Out Eye & Face Collection//$5 – $22. Also, seasonal favorites are back, such as the bat-tastic All Hallow’s Eve Chunky Glitter Blend//$4.25 and anything-but-basic Pumpkin Spice Badass Setting Spray//$8. Apocalyptic Beauty is cruelty-free and vegan. Follow @apocalypticbeautycosmetics.
SugarPill Limited Edition Trick and Treat Liquid Lip Colors
Available Monday, Sept. 24th at 10 a.m. PDT: SugarPill is treating us this year with two cinnamon-flavored, Limited Edition Liquid Lip Colors. Trick is matte black with orange and green sparkles, and Treat is metallic coppery orange. SugarPill is cruelty-free. Follow @sugarpill. Limited Edition Trick and Treat Liquid Lip Colors//$18 each
Tater Rounds Beauty x Drac Makens Pennywise Collection Pre-Order
IT is here! Last month we shared @drac_makens teasers for a new collection with Tater Rounds Beauty. The collection is now available for pre-order. The collection is based on Drac’s favorite creepy clown, Pennywise. Products can be bought separately or as a set. The set contains Deadlights Pressed Highlighter (ethereal gold), and Liquid Matte Lipstick in Dancing Clown (warm pumpkin orange), Pointed Smile (rich red with gold sparkles), and Sewer Dweller (warm gray-leaning taupe with red sparkles). While you’re at it, check out the Halloween shop page for other seasonal treats.Tater Rounds Beauty is cruelty-free and vegan. Read more about Tater Rounds here. Follow @taterrounds. Drac Makens Pennywise Collection Pre-order//$12.50 – $37.25
Wake the Dead Scrubs Halloween Mystery Boxes
How cute are these? Choose the style of box you want from the five pictured, and it will arrive containing 3-5 items from The Zombie BOOtique. Each box is made to order, and contents will differ from box to box. Wake the Dead Scrubs is cruelty-free and with vegan options. Read more about the brand here. Follow @wakethedeadscrubs. Halloween Mystery Boxes//$25 each
Makeup Revolution London Halloween Collection
We love it when brands make an inexpensive Halloween Collection look classy and not gimmicky or clownish. Makeup Revolution has nailed the aesthetics with its color selection and packaging with this year’s Haunted collections. Haunted Lights Highlighter is back this year, there are two new eyeshadow palettes, and of course special effects makeup and fake blood are for sale through their Pro SFX Range. That red liquid highlighter is totally going into our online shopping carts! Makeup Revolution is cruelty-free with vegan options. Follow @makeuprevolution.
Wet n Wild Halloween Fantasy Makers Collection
How about that color-shifting Zombie Blush, though?! Drugstore favorites Wet n Wild have outdone themselves with this year’s Fantasy Maker’s Collection. Five new skull-embossed highlighters, new and returning shades of their amazing Catsuit liquid lipsticks, stencils galore, tons of loose pigments and body crayons, colored eyeliners and mascaras, and much, much more. Wet n Wild is cruelty-free. Follow @wetnwildbeauty. Fantasy Maker’s Collection//$1.99 – $5.99
New Items and Subscription Boxes from Black Beauty Cosmetics
Yeah, we never knew we needed a glow-in-the-dark brow pomade, either. But damn it, we do! Vegan makeup wiz Abigail Black has been a busy concocting all sorts of new budget-friendly goodies. In addition to the fluorescing brow product, Black Beauty Cosmetics (read more about BBC here) now offers 25 shades of Liquid Lipsticks, an impressively-inclusive range of 14 Foundation Adjusting Drops, and bath and beauty subscription boxes to fit nearly any budget. Black Beauty Cosmetics is cruelty-free and vegan. Follow @black_beauty_cosmetics.
Ace Beauté’s The Paradise Collection‘s palettes sold out in a hot minute when they first released, and many of us lamented not being able to get our hands on this darkly dreamy gray-and-purple-themed palette. There are 12 shades of finely-milled mattes and creamy shimmers. The packaging is slim but sturdy cardboard with a dark purple iris design, and it includes a mirror. Ace Beauté is cruelty-free. Follow @acebeaute. Paradise Fallen Eyeshadow Palette//$34.99
Notoriously Morbid The Renfield Palette
This limited edition five-pan palette of color-saturated pressed shadows looks good enough to eat! Although it takes inspiration from Renfield’s snacks, rest assured that these entomological treats are 100% vegan. The palette features three color-shifting shades and two absolutely stunning multichromes. Shades include: Coleoptera (shimmering pink with a violet sheen and shifting gold to red sparkles), Lepidoptera (sunset pink orange satin with a gold duochrome), Araneae (metallic taupe with multichrome shift from red to bronze to gold to green), Anisoptera (multichrome that shifts from bronze, to orange, to magenta, and then deep purple), and Diptera (metallic dark sapphire). Notoriously Morbid is cruelty-free with vegan options. Read more about the brand here. Follow @notoriouslymorbid. The Renfield Palette//$40
Baby Bat Beauty Coffin Makeup Organizer
Corral your makeup and brushes — or headless Barbie doll collection — in goth style. Indie beauty brand Baby Bat Beauty (read more about them here) has added this simply elegant handmade black wood coffin organizer to their store. The boxes measure about 10″ long and has three roomy compartments. Baby Bat Beauty is PETA-Certified cruelty-free. They offer free U.S. Shipping on orders $35+ and International orders of $75+. Follow @babybatbeauty. Coffin Makeup Organizer//$25 Pre-order price through Sept. 17/Permanent price $35
Synyster Kreations Co. Classic Horrors Box Presale
Synyster Kreations puts together some great creepy boxes, and this one is no exception. Every box contains: The MAD Bombers Pink Frankenstein Bath Bomb, Sick Soaps Creature from the Black Lagoon Soap, Loreworks Scrub or Body Cream, Gaia’s Cauldron Night of the Living Dead Wax Melt, Twisted Wonderland Perfumery “Spritz me” Frankenbride Spray, and Synyster Kreations Co. Nosferatu bath bomb. Five lucky random boxes will also receive a Classic Horror 5×7″ print by Chuck Hodi in their box! Cruelty-free. Follow Synyster Kreations @synysterkreationsco. Classic Horrors Box//$50
SauceBox Secret Garden Palette Pre-Order
SauceBox’s latest palette, Secret Garden, is currently on pre-order, and will ship at the end of October. The unique color theme of purples and oranges with accents of brown and blue make this one of the more creative color stories for palettes this autumn. It includes seven matte shades and one glimmery topper shade. Saucebox is cruelty-free and vegan. Follow @sauceboxcosmetics. Secret Garden Palette//$45
Dreaming Tree Soapworks Reopening This Month
We’re happy to announce that Dreaming Tree Soapworks will be reopening its virtual doors on September 21st. After having to deal with some hiccups, including an ingredient supplier’s warehouse fire, the company is coming back. Sadly, old favorites such as the Black No. 1 fragrance products will be offered for the last time (victims of the fire), but there will be new items, including candles with beautiful hand-painted labels, and the return of The Pumpkin King Soap just in time for Halloween. Dreaming Tree is cruelty-free, gluten-free, and eco-friendly. Follow at @dreamingtreesoapworks.
SugarPill x Trixie Mattel Limited Edition Oh Honey! Makeup Collection
And now for something completely different. We just have to give a shout out to @trixiemattel‘s Limited Edition Oh Honey! Collection for SugarPill. This unassuming collection of pinks and browns is amazingly versatile. Just look at these pictures if you need more proof. It may not be traditionally darkling, but it sure is fun. SugarPill is cruelty-free. Follow @sugarpill. Oh Honey! Makeup Collection//$52