Tag Archives: purple

A England Elizabeth and Mary Nail Polish Swatches

With the CW Reign show having ended (nooooo!!!) I decided to swatch three of the shades from A England’s collection. In honor of both the real and fictional queens. I’ll start with Crown of Thistles. It seems like both queens … Continue reading

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Nfu Oh Holographic Nail Polishes in 62 and 64

Back in 2012 and 2013 I placed a few consecutive orders with Ninja Polish. I was interested in trying out some new-to-me, indie brands. Nfu Oh was one of these lesser known brands. I bought #62 and #64. On the … Continue reading

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China Glaze Nail Lacquer in Bogie

When the Vintage Vixens collection came out in 2010, I was very keen to own most of the shades. For several years, Bogie evaded my grasp. Until now. Bogie is a deep plum frost with ample silver shimmer. Luckily, 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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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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Maybelline Color Sensational Color Elixir Lip Lacquer in Vision in Violet

Shine, high pigment color and hydration all come together in this lipstick/gloss hybrid. It’s meant to have the texture and shine of a lip gloss with the color of a lipstick. Here is the swatch. There is some blue in … Continue reading

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NYX Butter Lipstick in Hunk

I bought this lipstick the same day I bought the e.l.f Prism palette. The Butter lipsticks are named as such because they are supposed to be intensely moisturizing. I think this one is. It’s a berry purple color. Pigmentation is … Continue reading

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Sleek True Colour Lipstick in Exxxagerate

Because she’s awesome, my friend Janna picked this up for me during a trip to London. It’s a dark, Gothic purple. Sleek describes it as a “dark matte mauve purple”. The swatch looks to be a brighter purple, but is … 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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Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Eyeshadow Palette Swatches

If you were thinking about getting this palette, here are the swatches to help you decide. L-R: Almond Truffle Cashew Chew, Dark Truffle, Satin Sheets, Cotton Candy, Pecan Praline. L-R: Cafe Au Lait, Totally Fetch, Sprinkles, Bordeaux, Earl Grey. L-R: … Continue reading

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