Category Archives: Swatches

Wet n Wild MegaLast Retractable Eyeliner in Blackest Black

Spotted at Family Dollar, this mechanical pencil eyeliner costs a whopping $2. The packaging is lighter than other mechanical pencil eyeliners I’ve used, but in no way inferior. The color is black, but not the inky, deep midnight black I … Continue reading

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Too Faced Natural Eye Neutral Eyeshadow Collection Swatches

I’m amazed: I’ve owned this palette for some years now and I’ve never swatched it. Well, I’m swatching it today, even if it’s the last thing I do! I’m overly dramatic sometimes. It’s a curse, really. The packaging is cardboard, … Continue reading

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It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream SPF 50 in Tan

Lisa’s gift box included this CC+ cream. I was happy to see it in there because 1) I want to try more It Cosmetics products and 2) I am curious about CC creams. This cream is advertised as a foundation, … Continue reading

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Korres Powder Blush in 22 Purple

I think the Korres makeup line is often overlooked. There are some gems to be found in it. One of the things I especially like from Korres are their blushes. 15 Natural is my all-time favorite, I-would-kill-my-best-friend for HG neutral … Continue reading

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Too Faced Semi Sweet Chocolate Bar Palette Swatches

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

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BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel 14 Eyeshadow & Highlighter Palette

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

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Nicka K True Matte Lipstick in Jazzberry Jam

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

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Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation Swatches

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

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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Swatches Part III

Here are the final 8 shades from my sample book. Top to bottom: Conspiracy, Rapture, Amulet, ZZ, Naked, Backtalk, Stark Naked, Gubby.

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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Swatches Part II

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?  

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