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Makeup Wars: Halloween Manicure Epic Fail!

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OK, so I am not a nail polish blogger for a reason. I really am terrible at nail art! But, I figured I would give it a go for the Makeup Wars Halloween Manicure topic. What you see below isn’t pretty. I partly blame myself, but mostly I think the kit I bought is not […]

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Youngblood Creme Powder Foundation Review

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Youngblood Mineral Radiance Creme Powder Foundation rather impressed me. In fact, I would say that it is my new favorite in the cream to powder area. I was sent a sample in the shade Neutral to try and came away quite happy. The foundation comes with an application sponge that works just fine. I actually […]

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Makeup Wars Fall Makeup Look

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This week Makeup Wars looks toward fall. Yes, unfortunately summer is over, but that also means that we can break out the pretty plums and purples for fall. I love those types of shades! For my fall makeup look, I pulled together a look using the Smashbox Master Class Palette and the MAC Azealea Banks […]

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Fevour Cosmetics Swatches and Review

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Fevour Cosmetics offers a number of mineral makeup products and I gave a couple of their shadows a try. Below are swatches of the shades Blue Suede and Plum Crush. These mineral shadow were pretty well. Pigment density is fine and there is a nice selection of shades. At $15/pot though prices are on the […]

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L’Oreal Youth Code BB Cream Review

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L’Oreal Youth Code BB Cream Illuminator is a new BB Cream type of product from L’Oreal. I was sent a tube for review, and it does a pretty nice job of moisturizing, covering, and illuminating. Youth Code BB cream is a multi-tasker. It provides moisturizing coverage, while also including SPF protection and various skin nourishing […]

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MAC Face and Body Pressed Pigment Swatches and Review

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The MAC Face a Body collection includes pressed pigments highlighters I was rather excited when I first saw that, as I love using pigments, but I hate dealing with loose powder. I was pretty happy recently to try the L’Oreal infallible shadows, which remind me quite a bit of a pressed pigment. So, I thought […]

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L’Oreal Infallible Eye Shadow Swatches, Review, and Video

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L’Oreal Infallible Eye Shadow is a cross between loose and pressed pigment. Basically, it is a loose powder that must have just a bit of medium added so that it presses nicely in the pot and doesn’t have a lot of fall out when applied, yet it is not a firm as a true pressed […]

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Urban Decay Vice Palette Swatches and Video Review

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As soon as the Urban Decay Vice Palette came out, I knew that I wanted it. With 20 new shades, it is a must have for any Urban Decay eye shadow lover. My palette arrived yesterday, so here are photos, swatches, and a review with video. The palette itself is a fairly substantial, attractive box. […]

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Essie Plumberry and A Cut Above Nail Polish Swatches

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I did a manicure recently with Essie Plumberry polish and Essie Luxe Effects glitter top coat in A Cut Above. I love the Plumberry shade, but the top coat with it was just OK fro me. I liked my look with Bikini So Teeny and A Stroke of Brilliance top coat much better. Here is […]

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MAC Carine Roitfeld Jungle Camouflage Swatches, Review, and Video

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Carine Roitfeld, Editor in Chief of CR Fashion-Book, has a fall collaboration with MAC cosmetics. Included in the collection two palettes that consist of 4 eye shadows and a cream blend blush.  I received the Jungle Camoflage version, so here is a quick review, with a set of swatches and video. The shadow shades in […]