Tag Archives: purple

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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China Glaze Nail Lacquers in Purple Fiction and Don’t Mesh With Me

I bought just two shades from the Fall 2016. Purple Fiction (named after Pulp Fiction) is a jewel purple shimmer. Don’t  Mesh With Me is a sheer lavender shimmer/glitter that can be built up in layers. This is one of those polishes … Continue reading

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MAC Heroine and Whirl

Do heroines ever whirl around? Did Elizabeth Bennett ever whirl around in her bedroom? Did Buffy ever whirl around in the cemetery (in between vampire slayings, of course)? How about Anne Shirley of Green Gables? Surely the most imaginative redhead … Continue reading

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