Category Archives: Reviews

OPI Venice Collection Video

Here is the video overview of OPI’s Venice Collection. The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas. You can also see photos of the swatches here. Continue reading

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Mally In the Buff 2 Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

Mally’s second incarnation of the In The Buff Eyeshadow Palette contains 11 eye shadow shades and an eye shadow base, all to create a neutral daytime or smoky eye.

  • Au Natural
  • Bubbly
  • Buff
  • Tiger’s-Eye
  • Cappuccino
  • Shimmering Taupe
  • Brownstone
  • Oak
  • Egyptian Gold
  • Toast
  • Chocolate Diamond

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ColourPop New Fall 2015 Ultra Matte Lips Review, Photos, Swatches

Following up on ColourPop’s craze-filled release of the Ultra Matte Lips formula, the company has released eight new shades for Fall 2015, all of which are swatched and reviewed, below:

  • Beeper: warm mid-tone taupe
  • Mr. Blonde: bright true turquoise
  • Be-Dazzled: deep true purple
  • Dr. M: deep blackened green
  • Jellies: rich cobalt blue
  • Kapow: muted grey taupe
  • Clueless: dusty mauve pink
  • Guess: dark blackened violet

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Hakuho-do + SEPHORA PRO Brush Collection Review & Photos

Sephora PRO has teamed with legendary Japanese brush maker hakuho-do to create a line of 5 luxury brushes made with synthetic bristles. Check out the following!

  • Kusabi: wedge sloping powder brush
  • Otsubu: large teardrop pointed powder brush
  • Kotsubu: small teardrop pointed highlighter
  • Ougi: fan cheek brush
  • Kusuriyubi: angled concealer brush

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Buxom Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipsticks (Mattes) Review, Photos, Swatches

Buxom’s new Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipsticks have a moisturizing gel formula that’s said to impart intense color. These lipsticks are divided into matte and stain finishes, for a total of 30 shades. This review is for three of the matte-finish shades:

  • Naturally Daring: matte nude pink
  • Ultraviolet: matte bright violet
  • Classified Crimson: matte true red

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Buxom Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipsticks (Satins) Review, Photos, Swatches

Buxom’s new Big & Sexy Bold Gel Lipsticks have a moisturizing gel formula that’s said to impart intense color. These lipsticks are divided into matte and stain finishes, for a total of 30 shades. This review is for three of the satin-finish shades:

  • Sultry Mauve: satin mauve
  • Wicked Pink: satin blue pink
  • Graphic Grape: satin deep purple

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MAC Haute Dogs Collection Video

Here is the video overview of MAC’s Haute Dogs Collection for Summer 2015! The video includes live swatches of all of the colors and my thoughts about the quality of the formulas. You can also read the written review on the website–just check the description box for links! Continue reading

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Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Stick Foundation Review, Photos, Swatches

Make Up For Ever’s new Ultra HD Invisible Cover Stick Foundation is said to provide natural-looking but medium-to-full coverage suitable for 4k resolution. This foundation is available in 15 different shades. This review depicts the shade Y245, which is the equivalent of shade 120 in the original HD Foundation line. Continue reading

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What’s New In Beauty + GIVEAWAY Video For August 2015

Check out this video if you want to see what new beauty products, home decor, and beauty accessories have just launched! Plus, I am giving away a huge grab-bag of goodies for the items I show in this video. Continue reading

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MAC Haute Dogs Mineralize Glasses Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC’s Haute Dogs Collection for Fall 2015 includes the release of four Mineralized Glasses, two of which are permanent or re-promoted shades. This post includes photographs and swatches of the following new, limited-edition shades:

  • Lap Dog: pale light pink-nude
  • Dressed to the K9s: deep burgundy-plum

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