Archive of ‘Swatches’ category

New Milani Color Statement Matte Shades for Summer!

Milani Matte Fearless, Matte Love, Matte Flirty, Matte Beauty Color Statement Matte Lipstick

Glossy lips for summer? So old news! I remember when glossy lips were the epitome of summer beauty but brands are urging us to toss the gloss this season. Matte lips are seriously everywhere! On top of all of the new matte lipstick lines popping up some brands are steadily expanding on existing matte lines to give us even more options. And temptation.

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink!

Nanacoco Love Affair, City Girl, First Kiss, Mysterious Lip Gloss

Happy hump day! I hope you’ve been having a happy, carefree week filled with lots of sunshine and good times. If not, come cheer yourself with some pink! Pink heals everything. When I was in a funky mood a while ago I treated myself to a little retail therapy at the beauty supply with 4 new pink Nanacoco glosses.

All Glammed Up with MAC Matte Royal Lipstick

Dior Nude Air Serum, NARS Abbey Road Larger than Life, NARS Amande Radiant Creamy Concealer, MAC Colour Matters Technakohl Eyeliner, Becca Blushed Copper Shimmering Skin Perfector, MAC Matte Royal Lipstick, MAC Cyber World Lip Pencil

Most people get excited over nudes and everyday colors but I’m here for the bold, fun colors. Like the MAC Matte Royal Lipstick that was recently released in the Matte Lip Collection. MAC did good making this shade permanent because I would have made like Ludacris and moved many a b#%$^ out the way for it. It’s that serious!

Matte Royal is described as a deep blue but it pulls more a vibrant “blurple” on me. It’s not quite full on blue but it’s not quite full on purple either. It’s a happy, playful mix of the two of that’s surprisingly flattering when you know how to complement it.

Slip into the MAC Le Disko for Less

Covergirl  Lava-nder Lip Lava, MAC Boys Go Crazy Dazzle Glass, Covergirl Lychee Lava Lip Lava, MAC Out for Glamour Dazzleglass

If you’ve never had the balls to sneak into a party now is the perfect time to grow some because we’re crashing the MAC Le Disko, baby! MAC recently launched a limited edition collection of dazzling eyeshadows, liners and lip glosses that are definitely the life of the party. Sounds like fun, right?

NYX Apple Crisp Intense Butter Gloss Review

NYX Apple Crisp Intense Butter Gloss

Since we were just talking about red lips I’m gonna keep the discussion going with a new red gloss that’s been growing on me. Now you know I don’t really do red lipstick but I really didn’t do red gloss. When I think of red lips I always think crisp, clean and matte. Red gloss always felt too ‘lax and messy for the effortlessly sexy vibe red lips give off. That is, until I came across the NYX Apple Crisp Intense Butter Gloss.

Maybelline ColorBlur Cream Matte Pencil Haul & Swatches

Maybelline 15 Berry Misbehaved, 20 Orange Ya Glad, 40 My-My Magenta, 45 I'm Blushing, 50 I Like to Mauve It Color Blur Cream Matte  Lip Pencil

Another day, another line of matte lipsticks! Maybelline has doubled down on the matte lip market this season with 10 new shades of Color Sensational Matte Lipsticks and a brand spankin’ new line of ColorBlur Cream Matte Lip Pencils. A girl can never have too many matte lipsticks, right?

A Little Liquid Lipstick Love

NYX Copenhagen Addis Ababa Soft Matte Lip Cream, Ruby Kisses Fiesta Queen Matte Lip  Lacquer, Kat Von D L.U..V. Bauhau5 Everlasting Liquid Lipstick, Sephora 12 African Violet 15 Polished Purple Cream Lip Stain

Happy father’s day! I hope you soaked up some fun, ate some great food and spent time with your family. After you’ve finished your dessert, I want to show you some liquid lipsticks that I’ve been digging lately. When I say digging I mean I wear them like crazy ’cause they’re the bomb.

Maybelline Craving Coral Color Sensational Matte Lipstick Review

Maybelline Craving Coral Color Sensational Matte Lipstick

Summer officially kicks off tomorrow and what better way to celebrate than with a bold coral lip? Like Maybelline’s Craving Coral Color Sensational Matte Lipstick, for instance. This baby was released last fall but somehow it’s managed to get buried in my stash. That is, until I decided to dig it up to get ready for some hot summer days.

MAC The Matte Lip Haul & Swatches

MAC Matte Royal, Stone, Men Love Mystery Lipstick Matte Lip Collection

Receiving new makeup in the mail is like Christmas. It doesn’t matter how much makeup you already have. Or if you tracked your package the entire way to your door. It’s always so damn exciting! The second I can get the delivery guy and his electronic pad outta my face I’m rushing to rip open the box like I don’t already know what’s inside.

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