BUXOM Customizable Eyeshadow Palette – 6 shades

This Buxom Customizable Eyeshadow Palette was too tempting to resist, as you get the chance to select 6 single trays of color from 40 shades. And, these eyeshadows are highly pigmented, have a built-in primer, and a wide range of colors. Plus, its always great to get the added samples with Sephora orders (some extras […]

URBAN DECAY Urban Spectrum Eyeshadow Palette

URBAN SPECTRUM eyeshadow palette by Urban Decay is a Sephora exclusive. It’s a limited edition offering. I just received it in the mail this week. And, its kind-of a BIG DEAL!!!                   When you open the black box, you’ll realize this palette is special just based upon the […]

KAT VON D – 3 Studded Kiss lipsticks

Kat Von D makes some of the boldest, most pigmented lipsticks anywhere. Her colors are dynamic and vivid! Some of the bravest shades in her Studded Kiss collection are Plan 9 – a bright cool green, Slayer – a matte black, Piaf – a chocolate brown with shimmer, and Poe – a sparkling navy. And with such a […]

SEPHORA + PANTONE Color of the Year 2014 eye palette – Radiant Orchid

Each year, for a least a few now, Sephora features a makeup collection Color Of The Year with Pantone Universe. This year’s rich, lush, vibrant and exotic color is Radiant Orchid. The Eye: Radiant Femme Artistry Palette is exceptional. Its sleek, sexy plastic casing is roughly just under 7 inches by just over 9.5 inches […]

SEPHORA Horizon Light Brush Collection – with Pantone Universe

Sephora’s Pantone Universe small Horizon Light makeup Brush Collection is perfect for on-the-go or travel.  The lovely foil green bag that they come in is very sturdily made – it’s roughly 7.5″ by 4.5″ and has zip top closure with the metallic silver logo on the front. Depending on the way light shines on the […]

SEPHORA Makeup Made Simple palette

Great color combinations are what drew me to this particular palette. Its rather large, just under 9 inches by roughly 6.5 inches and comes with three eye and cheek palettes and one empty travel palette that can be filled with one of the three in the set. The palettes give color selections to create:   […]

IN MY PURSE MAKEUP BAG – May 2013

I recently cleaned out the too-full makeup bag that I keep in my purse with products for touch ups – it tends to need periodic reorganizing. This is what I currently have in my purse, practically all lip products for now: The bag itself is from The Body Shop and it has a copy of […]

KAT VON D Painted Love Lipstick – Cathedral

Self-assurance shows when you risk wearing a dark or daring lipstick shade – as the box for this lipstick states: “The perfect red lip screams confidence.” Kat’s lip colors, sold exclusively on Sephora, offer a range of bold reds, bluish pinks and even some softer petal and nude colors. This painted love lipstick comes in […]

ILLAMASQUA Powder Eyeshadow – Succumb

Succumb is a perfect pale peach eyeshadow. I’d never tried Illamasqua before I purchased this item. The line offers a variety of hard to find colors, which is what led me to try this one. The powder of the eyeshadow is very finely milled and all their colors are highly pigmented. Its best to apply […]

RED LIPSTICKS Selection Spring 2013 – Clarins, Clinique, MAC, Nars, Sephora

I put together this group of red lipsticks that I’ve accumulated to review some options for the  ‘classic red lip.’ With so many shades and hues of reds available, I think anyone can find a red that suits their skin color. I’ve found that the best way to wear red is to pair it with […]