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Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Liner in Hollywood Honey

Hollywood Honey described as an “intense caramel hue with red tones for unashamed glamour”. It comes in the beautiful packaging CT is known for. It’s a honeyed brown with slight red tones. Colorwise, is reminds me of Revlon Toast of … Continue reading

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Maybelline Color Sensational Color Elixir Lip Lacquer in Vision in Violet

Shine, high pigment color and hydration all come together in this lipstick/gloss hybrid. It’s meant to have the texture and shine of a lip gloss with the color of a lipstick. Here is the swatch. There is some blue in … Continue reading

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Urban Decay De-Slick Mattifying Powder

As it has been documented on this blog, I have a super oily face. Well, maybe it’s not as oily now as it was when I was 17, but it’s still pretty darn greasy. I bought Urban Decay De-Slick because … Continue reading

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Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Eyeshadow Palette Swatches

If you were thinking about getting this palette, here are the swatches to help you decide. L-R: Almond Truffle Cashew Chew, Dark Truffle, Satin Sheets, Cotton Candy, Pecan Praline. L-R: Cafe Au Lait, Totally Fetch, Sprinkles, Bordeaux, Earl Grey. L-R: … Continue reading

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Diamond Cosmetics Oh Tiff! Nail Polish

Years ago, I heard about Diamond Cosmetics through Eye Makeup Looks. She made a purchase which consisted of several bottles, all very beautiful shades. Sadly, the business folded by the time I was ready to make a purchase. I lost … Continue reading

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Vintage Pearl Brooch Pearls and Diamond Rhinestones

I’ve got a nice find to show you all today. This brooch is a vintage piece from the 1950s. So it was made the same decade Elvis Presley became famous. Like Elvis, this brooch is studded with rhinestones. It’s a … Continue reading

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Nuance by Salma Hayek Nail Polish Swatches

I picked up four shades from Ms. Hayek’s brand recently. Guess how much I paid for them *waits 36 years, 4 months, 8 days and 5 hours for a response* $4,25! Yep, it was BOGO free, plus I had some … Continue reading

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Two Red Bracelets- One Ruby and One Rose

A while back, I picked out these two pretty bracelets on Etsy. This one is called Rose and Ruby bracelet. I like the unusual shapes of the link pieces.             The Rose bracelet came from … Continue reading

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Blog Sale #4

First come, first served. Please email themakeuptrain@yahoo.com if you see something you like. Shipping is as follows: $2.50 for the first item and $0.50 for each additional item (continental USA and Canada). For international shipping it will be $4.50  for … Continue reading

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Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in Fuller Fig

Fuller Fig was the first shade I tested out from Clinique’s new (and now popular) line. I can’t resist a reliable neutral. From Clinique’s website: “Super-nourishing balm is loaded with mango and shea butters. Just what dry, delicate lips need … Continue reading

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