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Reader Request: Revlon Bold Sangria and OPI Black Cherry Chutney

Today we’re comparing two vampys from Revlon and OPI.   Index and ring finger: OPI Black Cherry Chutney Middle and pinky: Revlon Bold Sangria   Apart from the opacity issues, the base tones of BCC are distinctly red wine. There is … Continue reading

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Reader Request: Sally Hansen Complete Salon Manicure in Navy Baby and Revlon Midnight Affair

Today we’re looking at how similar Navy Baby and Midnight Affair are.   Midnight Affair is on the index and ring fingers. Navy Baby is on the middle finger and pinky. The differences are not apparent unless you look closely. … Continue reading

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More Money More Makeup: Cheaper Dupe for NARS Mekong?

Let’s hear it for Mekong! Hip hip hoo- wait a moment, what’s this? Wet n Wild Comfort Zone just showed up. It claims to have a clone of Mekong! Whaaaa? Stayed tuned for more makeup drama! I swatched these two in an … Continue reading

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Reader Request: Clinique Strawberry Fudge Duo & MAC Expensive Pink

Two pretty pink eyeshadows face off. Who will be the prettier one…. It’s easier to see with the flash: They are definitely not dupes. Clinique’s pink shade is much lighter than Expensive Pink, and there is no gold shimmer in … Continue reading

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Reader Request: China Glaze Evening Seduction & OPI Black Cherry Chutney

Today’s RR gives us a look at two vampy permanent shades from OPI and China Glaze: Evening Seduction is an almost-black creme, while Black Cherry Chutney is a shimmery, blackish deep cherry color. So, what else do you guys want to … Continue reading

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MAC Satin Taupe & Wet n Wild Nutty Swatches and Comparison

Today is the day. We’re going to be comparing that much talked about drugstore eyeshadow. You know the one…. Satin Taupe is certainly darker and warmer. Here they are with the flash: If one were to choose between these two, … Continue reading

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Reader Request: China Glaze Skyscraper & Midnight Mission

Two beautiful blues square off today…. Skyscraper’s intense silver glitter makes it cooler and brighter than MM. With flash: Which one do you prefer?

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Reader Request: NARS Luster and NYX Terracotta

Today we’re comparing NARS Luster and NYX Terracotta blushes. On the left is NARS Luster, on the right is NYX Terracotta. Luster is paler and more golden. Terracotta is darker and peachier. Which one would you prefer? Or are you like me and love both … Continue reading

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Wet n Wild Comfort Zone Palette Comparisons

As promised, I bought the “dupes” for this palette and tried them against the Wet n Wild Comfort Zone shades. According to Temptalia, the alleged dupes/similar shades are: -Left Browbone=MAC Ricepaper -Left Eyelid= MAC Jest -Left Crease= MAC Soba -Left Definer= MAC … Continue reading

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Reader Requests: NARS Galapagos & MAC Mulch Comparisons

Today two stellar browns face off…. L-R: NARS Galapagos, MAC Mulch Mulch is a reddish brown and lighter than Galapagos. Galapagos is darker, more golden-brown and contains sparkles.  

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