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Vampy Femme Fatale burgundy-toned lipsticks

January 12, 2018

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Love dark lipsticks (like I do)? This selection of six shades are all in the burgundy family, with some variation. Following is a little comparison and contrast of some of the dark lipstick shades in my personal collection.                                 Although […]

KAT VON D Shade + Light eye contour palette

December 2, 2017

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Kat’s Shade + Light eye palette of matte shades is perfect for that ‘no makeup’ look or a subtle smoky eye. It comes with three sets of four colors (base/contour/highlight/define), any of which can complete a  lovely look for eyes.                               […]

TARTE Pro Glow To Go highlight and contour palette

November 6, 2017

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I’ve had this TARTE highlight + contour palette for a little while now, and use it all the time! The universal colors are easy to apply—you pretty much can’t mess this up (if you apply too much or too little just blend it out or add more). And, winter is when you need to be […]

PAT McGRATH LABS Mothership III Subversion palette!

October 31, 2017

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PatMcGrath LABS has recently created three Mothership palettes that are SO LUXE and beyond beautiful! Since these are on the higher price point end ($125.00 USD per palette), I chose to purchase just one (alas). And, it was a struggle deciding which of the three that would be! I landed on the Mothership III Subversive Eye Palette […]

KAT VON D Lock-it setting powder

October 5, 2017

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Although I usually tend toward a lighter hand and more natural look with foundation, concealer and powder, I’ve found that my under eye area can use a little more perfecting. Hence, I picked up this Kat Von D setting powder primarily to solve end of day mascara smudges under my eyes, caused by oil build-up […]

PACIFICA Supernatural Eye Shadow Trio—Cold, Stone, Fox

September 16, 2017

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I picked up this cute, little Pacifica palette at Pharmaca not too long ago for only $12.00 USD in the color trio: Stone, Cold, Fox.                           This is one of their Supernatural Eye Shadow Trio palettes. The shadows all have a cream-to-powder finish (they […]

#BIRCHBOX September 2017 – Show Us Your Style!

September 11, 2017

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Birchbox’s September theme revolves around appreciating their customers and, this year is their 7th birthday! I received a survey that let me pre-choose my box design (from among those from three different designers)—thank you Birchbox. The September Birchbox I selected and received was designed by illustrator Emily Isabella, titled Creative, Magical, Colorful. Birchbox asked subscribers […]