Category Archives: International Brands

Review & Swatches: RMK Dusty Bright Eyes in 03 Grayish Brown

RMK is a Japanese brand that can be readily purchased by customers at BeautyBay.com. This review is for RMK’s Dusty Bright Eyes, which includes a cream color and a powder color. Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: Castledew Color Shot Eyes 4Colors Palette in GD 240 “Mystic Gold”

Castledew is a Korean makeup brand. This review is for the Mystic Gold Color Shot Eyes palette, which contains four eye shadow shades: beige, peach beige, gold, and brown. Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: Etude House Lovely Cookie Blusher in #2 Rose/Strawberry

Etude House is a Korean makeup brand. This review is for Etude House’s Lovely Cookie Blusher in #2, which is a very pale pink shade. This blush is apparently one of Etude House’s most popular makeup items. Keep reading for photos, swatches, and my thoughts! Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: Suqqu Blend Color Eyeshadow in 13 “Akanezora”

Suqqu is a Japanese luxury makeup brand. Their Blend Color Eyeshadow quads come in over a dozen color-combinations. This review is for the #13 Akanezora (meaning “red sky”) palette, which contains shades of pink and a brown cream liner. Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: Etude House Dear Darling Tint in No. 2 “Real Red”

Etude House is a Korean makeup brand. This review is for its Dear Darling Tint, which comes in three (3) shades. The shade tested and shown in this review is No. 2 Real Red. Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: New CID i-colour Long-Wear Cream Eyeshadow in “Purple Quartz”

Here is the second review for the Globetrotting series!

This review is for one of New CID’s i-colour Long-Wear Cream Eyeshadows. New CID is a UK-based brand that is sold online and at select boutique stores in the United Kingdom.

The i-colour Long-Wear Cream Eyeshadows currently come in 8 shades. This review is for the shade Purple Quartz–a light, slate purple with rainbow micro-shimmer. Continue reading

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Review & Swatches: Alverde Powder Blush in “Pastel Rose”

Alverde is a natural makeup and skincare brand available in certain European countries. From what I can tell, it’s a drugstore-level brand. This review is for Alverde’s Powder Blush in 05 Pastel Rose (Puderrouge 05 Pastell Rose)–a soft, slightly shimmery mauve-rose color. Continue reading

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