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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 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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NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream Swatches Part 1

NYX Soft Matte Lip Creams are a quiet favorite of mine. They’re affordable, easy to apply, wear well, and come in an impressive array of shades. If only I could teach them to walk the dog, they would be perfect. … Continue reading

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Buxom Full-Bodied Lipstick in Swinger

I received this in a 500 point Sephora gift box. I love Sephora’s improvements regarding the rewards. I got a mini lipstick instead of a cardboard swipe of a sample. Very nice. Swinger is described as a “vivid magenta”. It … Continue reading

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NYX Powder Blush in Desert Rose

I owned this years ago, but I got rid of it because it didn’t wow me, and  I wanted to try out different blushes. Someone gifted the same Desert Rose blush to me, so let me give you all some … Continue reading

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theBalm DownBoy Blush/Eyeshadow

My fair complected friend Janna passed over to me this soft, light pink blush. I always found theBalm packaging designs and themes to be somewhat…. off-color in a way. As if to say that all women only care about men … Continue reading

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MAC Velvetease Lip Pencils in Anything Goes, Aim To Please, Lover’s Lane + Be Silly Lipstick

When the first MAC sample sale was held in NYC, I went to check it out and came away with four lip products. L-R: Anything Goes, Aim To Please, Lover’s Lane and Be Silly. I’ve been wanting Lover’s Lane for … Continue reading

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Review: Too Faced La Creme Color Drenched Lipstick in Pink Chocolate

In my cosmetics collection, Too Faced is overrepresented in palettes and underrepresented in lipsticks. I rectified that by picking up Pink Chocolate. The illustrations on the box are too pretty. I didn’t throw the box away because it’s too lovely … Continue reading

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Too Faced Love Flush Blush Wardrobe

For my birthday (it was in March. I take ages to get around to swatching) I bought myself this palette because it was a good deal: six pretty blushes all in one set for $36. I adore the packaging. It’s … Continue reading

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Review: Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip in Tulle and Lychee

Today I will be reviewing two of the shades I received in my gift haul: Tulle and Lychee. On the left is Tulle, the right is Lychee. Lychee is described as a “bright warm violet”. Tulle is described as a … Continue reading

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