Category Archives: Swatches

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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MAC Selena Lipstick in Dreaming of You

I relented to my urges and bought Dreaming of You lipstick from Nordstrom on the very last day of the final sale. I know some may think blogging about it so late is pointless because the merchandise is gone for … Continue reading

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Maybelline Color Tattoo Eye Chrome in Bronze Sheen

Maybelline released a liquid version of their famous Color Tattoo eye paints. I bought one to swatch. The applicator is doe footed and precise. The swatch went on nice and smooth and pigmented. On my lids it can be blended … Continue reading

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Maybelline Color Drama Intense Velvet Lip Pencil in Berry Much

During a trip to London, Janna brought back two lip colors only available in the UK. Berry Much is one of them. The Intense Velvet Lip pencils aren’t available in the U.S. at all. I was thrilled when she told … Continue reading

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NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Swatches Part 1

NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams are a quiet favorite of mine. They’re affordable, easy to apply, wear well, and come in an impressive array of shades. If only I could teach them to walk the dog, they would be perfect. … Continue reading

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LOTD: Ciate Liquid Velvet Moisturizing Matte Liquid Lipstick in Pin Up

Here is Pin Up, on mine luscious pout. It is more berry and less soft pink in person. What do you think of it?

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Wet n Wild Megaglo Highlighting Gold Bar in Holly Gold-head

I’ll be discussing most of what the lovely Lisa of Midwest Glam sent me, so be prepared to hear about the lovely Lisa in the future. She’s lovely, in case you didn’t know. She sent me this limited edition highlighter, … Continue reading

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