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Review: Buxom Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipstick in Ruby Temptress

I’m really excited about all the new, formula-improved lipsticks on the market. Buxom created a gel lipstick formula that I had to try during the spring sale. I liked a couple of their (now discontinued) Full Bodied lipsticks, so I … Continue reading

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NYX Epic Ink Lip Dye in Blazed

When I was at Bliss Beauty Supply picking up a contour brush for a friend, I noticed these new lip products from NYX. These are not your average liquid lipstick. They are inky lip dyes, formulated to be stains and … Continue reading

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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Swatches Part II

Here are the next eight shades in my sample book. Top to bottom: Rock Steady, Manic, Gash, 714, Disturbed, Blackmail, EZ, Snitch. I really like Manic, Blackmail and Rock Steady. Which ones do you like?  

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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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Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Moisturizing Lipstick in Valentine

The lovely Lisa of Midwest Glam gifted me a bunch of awesome things during the holiday season. Among the new goodies was this glamorous tube of Valentine lipstick. The packaging is sinfully gorgeous. It makes me feel special just using … Continue reading

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MAC Selena Lipstick in Como La Flor

Looky looky at what I got my slender hands on. Seriously, have you seen my hands? I got them from my mother. I found Como La Flor (“Like the Flower”) through a makeup group. Someone was selling her lightly used … Continue reading

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Essie Nail Polish in Berry Naughty

My good friend Chelsea gifted me this pretty berry nail polish. It was housed in a box as an ornament.   From the website: “racy, wild and unapologetically sexy. this luscious, deep berry lacquer makes every night a night to … Continue reading

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Review: Tarte Tarteist Lip Paints in Bae, Frenemy, Manbun and Brownie

During Tarte’s sale, I picked up four shades. I got them for $14 each instead of the usual $20. L-R: Bae, Frenemy, Brownie and Manbun. L-R: Manbun, Brownie, Frenemy and Bae. I’m ranking them in order of best to worst: … Continue reading

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Essie Gel Couture Nail Polish in Gala-Vanting

Many companies have released at-home gel manicure nail polishes. Basically, you buy a special top coat for it and it should deliver the results of a gel manicure you would get at a salon with a UV lamp. I bought … Continue reading

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Review: ColourPop Eyeshadows in Desert, Bandit and Drift

I own three ColourPop eyeshadows. Here they are. Left to right: Bandit, Drift and Desert. Desert- “Warm saddle brown with a taupe satin finish. From barely there to barely sober, this shade is perfect for every occasion.” I think this is … Continue reading

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