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Laura Mercier Fall in Love Face Illuminator Collection Palette

Released last year as a limited edition item, this palette contains all four of Laura Mercier’s highlighter shades. Left to right, from the top row: Indiscretion, Addiction, Devotion, and Seduction. Top to bottom: Indiscretion, Devotion, Addiction, Seduction. As you can … 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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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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Bourjois Delice de Poudre Bronzing Powder in 52

The lovely Ankita of Corallista first made me aware of this bronzer. Her (and my shade) is 52, the darker one available. 51 is the lighter bronzer. According to the Superdrug website, 51 is Medium and 52 is Tanned. When … 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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China Glaze Nail Lacquers in Wood You Wanna? and Take A Trek

These are from my Arlington, VA haul.  Wood You Wanna?  This is from Fall 2015’s “The Great Outdoors” collection.   Wood You Wanna? is one of those “blogger headache” shades because it’s so goshdarned difficult to describe. It’s a smokey … Continue reading

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Review: Maybelline Expert Eyes Eyeshadow Quad in Chai Latte

Chai Latte is the only drink I ever order from Starbucks. Okay, I lied. I also order cafe lattes. And vanilla bean Frappuccinos. It’s no wonder I gravitated toward an eyeshadow quad named for a coffee drink. I never really … Continue reading

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Review: Maybelline Expert Wear Eyeshadow in Sunlit Bronze

Sunlit Bronze sounds so radiant and inviting. I love bronze shades so much. They so warm and golden, but burnished enough to be more than regular gold. Today I’m reviewing a set of bronzey eyeshadows, courtesy of drugstore megabrand Maybelline. … Continue reading

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Essie Fall 2015 Nail Polish Swatches

Do I really need more reds, deep wines and dark purples? Yes, I do. It’s a need. A very deep-seated, aching need. All nail polish lovers understand this feeling. My non-need for similar shades notwithstanding, I bought the Essie Fall … Continue reading

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Revlon Colorstay Longwear Nail Enamel Swatches

I couldn’t help myself. I had to check out a few of the new Colorstays.   Rainforest is a deep, lush, shimmery green.     When I first saw it, I thought of it as a deeper and less emerald … Continue reading

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