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Review: Clarins Instant Liner in Blackest Black

Clarins is a brand that largely flew under my makeup radar because it seemed to be a line for ladies older and more sophisticated than myself. Well, everyone and their pet hamster is more sophisticated than me. It’s common knowledge, … Continue reading

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Review: Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Bond Girl

Let’s review today my very first Charlotte Tilbury lipstick! From the website: “Matte Revolution – the words on everyones lips! Create the illusion of fuller, wider lips with my Matte Revolution – for lips that look lit from within. It’s … Continue reading

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Korres Powder Blush in 22 Purple

I think the Korres makeup line is often overlooked. There are some gems to be found in it. One of the things I especially like from Korres are their blushes. 15 Natural is my all-time favorite, I-would-kill-my-best-friend for HG neutral … 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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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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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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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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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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