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Yess! I finally got Semi Sweet! I bought it from the same seller I bought the BH Carli Bybel palette from. I present to you, my dears, the swatches. Top to bottom: Licorice, Cocoa Chili, Rum Raisin, Coconut Crème, Pink … Continue reading
I hadn’t even heard of Carli Bybel when I read whisperings about her palette for BH Cosmetics on makeup forums. I checked her out, and she’s got a wide range of looks, tutorials and fun videos. I’m a real sucker … Continue reading
If you grew up or lived for a lengthy period of time in a low-income neighborhood, certain beauty brands were known to you. One of these brands is Nicka K. When I was a teenager (and even after that), their … Continue reading
I received a complimentary sample pack of 4 shades from Sephora. Naturally, I can’t wear all of them. But you all can surely benefit from seeing the swatches. 🙂 L-R: Tan Sand, Medium Honey, Light-Medium Honey, Light Neutral. The shade … Continue reading
I’ve had a fairly good start to the week. I spent the weekend cooped up in my room, away from my toxic family. I dislike being confined to the room, but it beats being triggered frequently and experiencing my rage … Continue reading
Here are the final 8 shades from my sample book. Top to bottom: Conspiracy, Rapture, Amulet, ZZ, Naked, Backtalk, Stark Naked, Gubby.
Here are the next eight shades in my sample book. Top to bottom: Rock Steady, Manic, Gash, 714, Disturbed, Blackmail, EZ, Snitch. I really like Manic, Blackmail and Rock Steady. Which ones do you like?
If you know me, you know my undereye dark circles are the demons in my beauty life. I’m always battling them. A while back, I picked up this Clinique illuminating concealer. I wanted (and still want) the YSL version, but … Continue reading
I know what you’re thinking……. No, I didn’t rob Sephora to get all these lipsticks. I received a sample book of 25 lipstick samples from the revamped Vice line. Awesome, huh? Today you’ll be viewing the first 8 colors. Seismic, … Continue reading