Category Archives: Swatches

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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Clinique Airbrush Concealer in Medium Caramel

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

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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Swatches Part I

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

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Clinique High Impact Lip Colour in Cider Berry

The older I get, the more I appreciate Clinique lip products. They’re sort of the sweeter, preppier sister of Bobbi Brown, the other cosmetic line I think of as a “grown up” brand. Even though I’ll always love the 18 … Continue reading

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MAC Selena No Me Queda Mas Eyeshadow

The second item I purchased from Nordstrom, NMQM is described as a “warm dusty brown with a Matte finish”. Here is the swatch. It’s a shade over from deep beige. It is warm brown but I find it can be … Continue reading

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