Tag Archives: peach

Becca Soft Touch Blush in Songbird

Today, my dears, I present to you swatches of Songbird. It almost sounds like I am going to show you fabric for a couch. I promise I won’t. Unless that is what you want. I quite like the compact Songbird … Continue reading

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Reader Request: MAC Rubenesque vs. Mad Minerals Apricot Frost

So, my lovelies, let’s take a look at one famed heavyweight in the makeup world and it’s reputed, more affordable sibling. I speak of Rubenesque and the alleged dupe, Apricot Frost. Rubenesque is on the left and AF is on … Continue reading

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Review: Tarte Poppy Picnic Amazonian Clay Eye and Cheek Palette

Poppy Picnic is a limited edition palette featuring 6 eyeshadows and one blush. The packaging is lovely and very well-made. It snaps shut without popping open and feels quite heavy and solid. No cheap packaging here. It comes with a … Continue reading

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NARS Lipstick Haul

I got a few new lip colors for the spring.       Purdy, yes? 😀   From left to right: Afghan Red, Morocco (I’m hoping this will be a decent replacement for my beloved Success), Golshan, Isola Bella, Luxembourg … Continue reading

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Rimmel Moisture Renew Lipstick in Cherrylicious, Violet Pop and Latino

I bought Cherrylicious and Violet Pop during my massive Rimmel haul. Swatches in natural light:   L-R: Cherrylicious, Violet Pop, Latino. Violet Pop is a little darker in person. In sunlight:   I expected Cherrylicious to be a deeper color … Continue reading

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L’Oreal Project Runway Fall 2012 Eyeshadow Quads in The Temptress’s Gaze and The Mystic’s Gaze

I found these two on Ebay for about $4 a pop. The Temptress’s Gaze is on top, and The Mystic’s Gaze is on the bottom. Swatches of The Temptress’s Gaze: In sunlight: I liked this quad much better than TMG. And … Continue reading

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Review: Sleek Blush by 3 in Sugar

My friend Janna went on a trip to London and relented to my pleads to bring back some UK makeup. In addition to this trio, she got me a Sleek lipstick and a Bourjois bronzer.     Sugar has 3 … Continue reading

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Mattese Elite Blush Swatches

I was at Ricky’s one day and I spotted a sale shelf. All blushes (and some eyeshadows) were 50% and BOGO free. I paid $2.50 per blush. Clockwise from top left: Peaches n Cream, Pretty in Pink, Penny and Brick. … Continue reading

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Review: Lakme Pure Rouge Blusher in Ginger Surprise

In my Lakme haul, I received one Ginger Suprise blush that I was happy to try out. I love blushes, and peachy shades are my favorite. Ginger is a deep peach with darker orange tones. The finish is more satin-like, … Continue reading

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Milani Sunset Beach Blush

I remember loving “Baywatch” as a kid. Not sure if I loved it, or if I was just bored and needed some show to watch. In any case, I loved watching people run across a pretty beach. Milani brings to mind the … Continue reading

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