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Tarte Amazonian Clay Call of the Wild Swatches, Review, Video

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The new Tarte Amazonian Clay Call Of The Wild Palette is a collector’s edition palette with eight neutral shades. When my palette first arrived, I wasn’t overly impressed with the shades in the pans. They looked fine, but they didn’t excite me either. But I did like them better once I swatched them. Here is […]

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Laura Mercier Smoky Effects Pencil Set Review

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The Laura Mercer Smoky Effects Kohl Eye Pencil Set is a great holiday gift, or perfect as a set of pencils for yourself.  The set includes 8 mini eye liner pencils in popular shades. The mini Kohl pencils are soft and apply nicely. They also are rather cute! Below are swatches of the eight pencils […]

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Too Faced Shadow Bon Bons Swatches, Review, Video

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Be sure to check out our Too Faced Shadow Bon Bons Holiday 2012 Giveaway! The Too Faced Shadow Bons Bons Palette is a nice holiday set containing 12 pretty eyeshadow shades, a tube of Too Faced Shadow Insurance Primer, and a Lashgasm Mascara. It is packaged nicely for holiday giving, or would be a nice […]

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Laura Mercier Artist’s Eye Palette Swatches, Review, and Video

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The new Laura Mercier Artist’s Palette for Eyes is also my new favorite eyeshadow set. In fact, it will be near the top of my list of my favorite products of 2012 (watch for the the last week of December). This palette is simply amazing. If you love pretty, muted, feminine eyeshadow shades and demand […]

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Makeup Wars: Favorite Mascara

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    The Makeup Wars group looks at favorite mascara this week. Mine was mentioned back in our Most Expensive Face Challenge, where I used  Le Metier de Beaute Mascara $34 (read my previous Le Metier Mascara review). I first received my Le Metier mascara from a representative of the company, and it happened to be […]

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Disney Cinderella Storylook Eyeshadow Palette Swatches, Review, and Video

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When I was browsing Sephora, I came across the Disney Cinderella Storylook Eyeshdaow Palette and, after checking a few reviews, I decided to pick it up to review and swatch.  This palette really surprised me. I got it for the gorgeous shades, but had low expectations for quality. Well, it turned out to have excellent […]

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Fyrinnae Eye Shadow Swatches, Review and Video

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Recently, I have been exploring indie makeup companies. My interest came about in part over a desire for more pigmented and more interesting shades of makeup, and in part because I started making some of my own eyeshadows as a hobby. Today, I am looking at Fyrinnae, which is one the highest rated indie companies. […]

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Makeup Wars: Best BB Cream

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I love BB creams and have a number of favorites. Currently, I often find myself wearing Skin 79 products, in part because I got a kit with samples of 4 of their different creams. At $15 for this sample kit, it is a great value way to try a few quality BB creams. I got […]

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Stila Stay All Day Foundation Review

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Stila Stay All Day Foundation is a liquid foundation and concealer combo that also comes with an application brush. I was sent a set to try in Fair and I came away quite happy with the product. The foundation is packaged in a glass bottle with the concealer in the cap. The concealer cap also […]

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MAC Face and Body Pro Sculpting Cream Swatches

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The MAC Face and Body collection includes pro sculpting cream for contouring. It is a nice, creamy product, that blends well, so it works quite well. Below are swatches of the two shades that I was sent. These are swatches of the MAC Pro Sculpting Cream in the shades Naturally Defined and Pure Sculpture. This […]