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Clinique Different Lipstick in A Different Grape

A Different Grape has been on my wish list for some time. I like anything grape (including the real thing!) and Clinique’s lipstick formula has always been gratifying for me. Imagine my delight when I discovered a healthy stash of … Continue reading

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Maybelline SuperStay 24 Hour Lipstick in Prune Plaisir

I’ve never taken French, so I had to Google what “prune plaisir” means. Ostensibly, it means “pleasure plum”. Huh. What an interesting name for a lip product. This only motivates me to learn French (finally) so I can translate without … Continue reading

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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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bareMinerals Gen Nude Under Over Lipliner in On Point

On Point looked beautiful on Karen, and since we’re the same skin tone I had to buy one for myself. It is described as “mid-tone terracotta rose”. Here is the swatch. It looks brown on my arm, but on my … Continue reading

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Marc Jacobs Shameless Bold Blush in Promiscuous

When Marc Jacobs branched out into the cosmetics scene, I tried a deluxe sample of their sleek gel liner pencil, but it wasn’t until I purchased this blush that I had an experience with a full sized product. You’ll rarely … Continue reading

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Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil in Manic

I’m becoming quite enamored with the UD lip pencils. I picked up Manic because I want more neutral pinks in my life. I also want more sweets, dogs and world peace in my life, but let’s take it one goal … Continue reading

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Zoya Nail Lacquer in Pru

It’s rather strange, but I don’t remember how I wound up with Pru. I think someone gave it to me, or I received it in a swap. Either way, she lives with me now. She’s a fun, pretty roommate. Pru … 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 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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