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Urban Decay Ocho Loco Eye Pencil Set

Urban Decay Ocho Loco Eye Line Pencil Set

I just ordered this! The Ocho Loco limited edition 24/7 eye pencil set from Urban Decay has four exclusive shades, plus four favorites and, at $59 for the set, it is a bargain over buying them separately.   I have a few Urban Decay pencils that I adore and they tend tend to be among […]

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NARS Fall Collection High Society Eye Trio Look and Swatches

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NARS has some nice items in their fall collection, included are the NARS High Society Eye Shadow Trio and the NARS Multiple in Undress Me. I was sent those items for review and did a look using them, along with a few other NARS products and products from a few other brands. You can see […]

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Makeup Wars Most Expensive Face Challenge

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    This time around, the Makeup Wars bloggers are putting on our most expensive faces! This one surprised me. I don’t necessarily collect a ton of luxury items, and many of the things I used are more mid-range, yet my total came up to a rather shocking amount that is revealed at the end […]

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Smashbox Master Class Palette Swatches, Video, Review

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If you are in the market for a comprehensive, quality palette, the Smashbox Master Class Palette (aka the Master Class 11, Meet The Masters Palette) is just the ticket. With 28 shadows in a variety of matte and shimmer, neutral and bright shades, 8 cream liners, 2 blushes, 3 Soft Lights highlights, and 4 high […]

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Makeup Wars: The $20 Makeup Challenge

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The Makeup Wars group is at it again, this time with the $20 makeup challenge. The premise behind the challenge is that you have lost your makeup and have only $20 to replace it. What do you do? It started as a YouTube tag meme and we decided to blog it. I also did a […]

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Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadow Swatch

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The Make Up For Ever line of Aqua Shadow provides highly pigmented eye shadow pencils with some real staying powder. The shadow has a cream texture and high density pigment. Like of the Make Up Forever Aqua products, the formula is waterproof, although I’m not sure I would swim with this one on (I would […]

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MAC Hey Sailor Swatches

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The MAC Hey Sailor collection offers nautical themed bright shades which MAC seems to like to put out in summer collections. It is a good sized collection with something for everyone. Below are swatches of some of the items in the collection. The three eye shadow swatches below are the shades Feeling Fresh, Nautical Navy, […]

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MAC Beth Ditto Collection Swatches

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The MAC Beth Ditto Collection offers a number of items, but the primary focus items for me were the shade and smoke shadow/liners with two shades on each liner and pro longwear lipcreme. The shade and smoke shadow/liners offer duos of a thick liner and a powdery, high pigment shadow. I like the colors, but […]

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Beauty Blogger’s Favorite Products

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Beauty bloggers try a lot of products, and we see tons of both the good and the bad. So, when a beauty blogger has a favorite makeup, hair care, skin care, or beauty product item, it well worth taking notice! 30 Days of Beauty, Day 30: The Best Beauty Products, What The Bloggers Use Below […]

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Top Eyeliner Tips and Tricks

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The thought of eyeliner can evoke a lot of visual responses. There is Cleopatra with her lavish, smoky eyes drawn out in thick black ink. Then there are the images of the Hollywood starlets from the Golden era, with their thick eyelids and luscious lashes. With such glamorous expectations to live up to, it’s no […]