Archive of ‘Swatches’ category

Embracing My Naked Skin with my new Urban Decay Goodies

Urban Decay Naked Skin Ultra Definition Powder Foundation, Bronzing Beauty Balm SPF 20

Urban Decay is notorious for their buttery smooth, velvety soft pigmented eyeshadows but they’ve really been beefing up their line lately. On top of still churning out tempting new palettes, Urban Decay has also released some deliciously irresistible blushes, lipsticks and more. I don’t know about you but my Urban Decay list has increased ten fold in the last few months. And you already know I’m acting on it!

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You’ll Light Up a Room with the L’Oreal Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminators

L'Oreal Golden, Rose True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator

Who says you can’t find a good drugstore highlight? Not anymore! Long gone are the days of being forced to trek to your local Sephora to achieve a dewy show-stopping complexion that lights up a room. Drugstore brands have seriously been stepping their game up in every department: lipsticks, eyeliners, brow goodies–and now highlighters.

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Maybelline Nude Nuance Color Sensational Matte Lipstick Review

Maybelline Nude Nuance Color Sensational Matte Lipstick

Regardless of your skintone, finding the perfect nude lipstick can be so hard. Most shades are either too pale or too warm or too cool. Nude lip shopping can leave you feeling like Goldilocks in the home of the 3 bears trying to make just the right selection before all hope is lost. Trust me, I get it! It seems that more and more makeup companies are getting it too because we’ve been seeing some great nudes lately.

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Milani Crush Amore Matte Lip Creme Review

Milani Crush Amore Matte Lip Creme

Since the new Milani Amore Matte Lip Cremes are limited edition, it was my intention to test a few shades, review them together and repeat. Well, I slipped one on the second I finished swatching them, and girl, I couldn’t wait. At all! I just had to tell you about how awesomely amazing the new Milani liquid lipsticks are. Because you need them in your life RIGHT NOW!

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Beauty Unicorns: Products That Are Hard to Find

NYX Transylvania Soft Matte Lip Cream

Makeup is all about having fun but sometimes things get hard. Like when products are impossible to find. Don’t you just hate that?! NYX recently added some new shades to their popular Soft Matte Cream lineup and people went bonkers over the two vampy shades: Copenhagen and Transylvania. For months, I searched and searched for these beauties with very little luck as they were almost always sold out everywhere. The demand was so insane NYX could barely keep them in stock. It was madness!
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Milani Joins the Liquid Lipstick Gang!

Milani Crush, Adore, Beloved, Lust,, Embrace, Desire, Romance, Flirt Amore Matte Lip Creme

Hold up, wait a minute let’s put some Milani in it! Milani has dipped their toes in the liquid-to-matte lipstick pool with 8 brand new limited edition Amore Matte Lip Cremes and I’m ready to dive right in. ‘Cause we already know Milani makes some of the best lippies! They’re a Walgreens exclusive and technically not due out until September but they’re already popping up at some locations.
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