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Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Riff

Riff is described as a “brown nude”. It surely looks like it in the pot. It is a warm brown with orange tones and a satin finish. I’ve been using this in the crease, but it also works as a … Continue reading

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Essie Nail Polish in Chocolate Cakes

Essie describes this as “rich and delicious. this creamy dark chocolate brown lacquer creates a decadently sensuous manicure that’ll have them begging for crumbs of your affection.” It does remind me of Hershey’s chocolate syrup. It’s a deep rich brown … Continue reading

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Bobbi Brown Eyeshadows in Camel and Cocoa

I picked up these two eyeshadows during the Sephora sale. I knew I wanted Camel for sure, but Cocoa was an impulse buy. Camel is described as a “medium caramel”. Cocoa is described as “an ashy plum brown”.     … Continue reading

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Tom Ford Brow Sculptor in Espresso

I’ve long been entranced by the glamour of Tom Ford products. While at Bergdorf Goodman one day, I had to purchase one of his brow pencils. My shade is Espresso. I first saw this pencil at MBB. The tapered, slanted … Continue reading

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Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eyeliner in Damsel

Damsel is described as a “blackish brown”. This is accurate, methinks. It’s a deep bittersweet chocolate brown with a matte finish. I’m generally a fan of the Smudge Sticks. Damsel is not as dark as I’d love it to be … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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