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Category Archives: Palettes and Collections

Flying with Makeup and Cosmetics in Carryon Luggage

Flying with Makeup and Cosmetics in Carryon Luggage

Flying With Makeup In honor of being trapped in Detroit this week because of problems with a Delta Airlines plane, I bring you this post on flying with makeup in your carry on luggage. You can also read the TSA rules here.  When I set out on my trip, I decided to take only carry… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars Urban Decay Giveaway!

Makeup Wars Urban Decay Giveaway!

Makeup Wars is looking at our favorites from Urban Decay and giving away 11 fabulous shades and palettes! See the end of the post for more on the giveaway. Here is my current Urban Decay wish list if I made my own four-pan palette. You can get these at Sephora or the Urban Decay website.… Continue Reading

Serenity + Scott Makeup Look

Serenity + Scott Makeup Look

The biggest find for me at The Makeup Show Chicago were items from Serenity + Scott. This relatively new company puts out quality shadows and has some prepacked very attractive palettes.  Fellow blogger Jessika from Polish Insomniac and I went nuts over them and we bought identical palettes! We also had a chance to meet the… Continue Reading

Maybelline The Nudes Swatches and Review

Maybelline The Nudes Swatches and Review

There was as rumor awhile back that Maybelline was going to release some eyeshadow palettes, Maybelline The Nudes, The Brights, and the Smokes. Well, one of those has indeed popped up in a few stores, specifically in Harmon Discount stores and Bed Bath and Beyond stores with a Harmon section. I got the last one… Continue Reading

About That Urban Decay Electric Warning: Not Safe for Use in the Eye Area

About That Urban Decay Electric Warning: Not Safe for Use in the Eye Area

The new Urban Decay Electric Palette looks to be everything you would expect classic Urban Decay to be-bright super pigmented shades packaged together in an exciting new palette. But, if you buy this palette, at least in the United States, you will see a fine print warning on the back that the shades Slowburn, Savage,… Continue Reading

Top Ten Makeup Palettes

Top Ten Makeup Palettes

I love makeup palettes. I am total sucker for them and buy them more than just about any other makeup item. I love the ability to get a bunch of variety in a cute package! So, here are my top ten. I have all of these except the Nars, which is one that I want.… Continue Reading

Top Ten Fall Collection Items

Top Ten Fall Collection Items

This top Ten Tuesday looks at top items from the fall makeup collections. Below is a wish list of things I want.   Guerlain Eye Shadow Duo: I love the purple and gold combo! Dior Galaxie Nail Polish: A very pretty shade for fall. Chanel Mysterious Nail Polish: I love this cream gray shade. Bobbi… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars: Favorite Cruelty Free Cosmetics

Makeup Wars: Favorite Cruelty Free Cosmetics

  This week Makeup Wars looks at cruelty free cosmetics. These items are not tested on animals, nor are they sold in countries that do animal testing. Here are my three favorite cruelty free brands across three price points, affordable, medium, and medium-high. (1) NYX NYX is my favorite affordable cruelty free brand. The products… Continue Reading