On Black Friday, Origins was offering $10 off of $25 with free shipping. I came very close to buying two $12.50 creme blushes, even though I don't really like creme blush and wasn't particularly fond of any of the three shades, because I actually do need blush options. I also looked at their lipsticks, which were $16.50. I have a really hard time paying that for lipstick, since I have at least an 80% fail rate with picking a good color. On the web it's worse, since I can't tell a pink swatch from an orange swatch to save my butt.
Then I remembered that I'd found Jordana's site a few months ago, and had put off placing an order. Some of their line is at KMart and I've heard you can sometimes catch products at the Dollar Store. 17 shades of blush for $2.50 each, around 100 lipstick shades for $1.50, free shipping over $25, and the products tend to get really great reviews. They've got great nail polishes, too - my favorite nude, Pearl, is available at KMart for $2 and often BOGO50%. There are DOZENS of glitter polishes on their site! (Fairy Dust is GORGEOUS over Pearl!) No Black Friday sale, but still I ordered 5 blushes and 9 lipsticks for $25.86. =)
If you haven't tried this brand, or if you always think of ELF but forget Jordana, you may want to take a look: http://www.jordanaco...om/default.aspx