I occasionally hear praise for the Tarte matte eyeshadow palettes but for the most part, when I think of Tarte, I think of their much lauded blush line. I only have one shade and I just freaking realized when I sat down to write this post that this shade has been discontinued. I purchased this […]Read more "Tarte Amazonian Clay blush in Amused"
I’m pretty sure that we’ve discussed this before, but sometimes I’m extremely susceptible to very cute packaging. Damn you, you clever marketing people! Clinique has a line of blushes that look like colorful little daisy’s and after much deliberation, I succumbed to the cuteness and purchased Heather Pop, a rosy mauve neutral (Clinique puts it […]Read more "Clinique Cheek Pop in Heather Pop"
Is this like Schrodinger’s blush? Is it simultaneously blush, illuminator and bronzer? Now that I’ve horribly misused a respected scientific principle, let’s talk about makeup! NYX Baked Blush+Illuminator+Bronzer in Wanderlust NYX Baked Blush+Illuminator+Bronzer in Foreplay NYX Baked Blush+Illuminator+Bronzer is not actually listed on NYX’s website, but according to the Ulta website: Baked to sheer perfection […]Read more "NYX Baked Blush+Illuminator+Bronzer in Wanderlust and Foreplay"
Milani Rose Powder Blush in Coral Cove is a prime example of swatches not being indicative of the quality or performance of a product. Coral Cove swatches powdery and patchy but applies and wears like a dream. I’m not going to lie, I purchased this blush because it’s so pretty in the pan. As you […]Read more "Milani Rose Powder Blush in Coral Cove"
Most of the time when I buy makeup it’s just because I see something pretty that I want and then it belongs to me, just like magic! On the other hand, there are situations where makeup is my therapy. This haul is a good healthy mix of both of these acquisition methods. I managed to […]Read more "Super Chatty and Picture Heavy Mega Haul – February 2015"
Happy Monday! Or rather, Happy END of Monday! It’s been a long day and at the moment, I’m lounging on my couch and Thing Cat is sitting on my feet purring like a mad thing, so all in all, not a bad way to end my day and tomorrow the week is only one day […]Read more "Pacifica Solar Complete Color Mineral Palette – Review + Swatches"
Every once in a blue moon, you might encounter a company or an individual that exhibits exceptional customer service. I was fortunate enough to have just such an experience recently with Camp Cosmetics. Camp Cosmetics is based in Glen Ellyn Illinois, and I heard about them via the ever so delightful Kristin Gehm on YouTube […]Read more "Camp Cosmetics – Haul + Swatches"