I’ve been really happy with most of the Alima Pure Mineral products that I have ordered. They have wonderful matte shades for the eyes and face. And all of the eyeshadows have been very pretty and easy to use. Here are some swatches of “shades of purple”. Not all of the shades are purple but they do have purple in them: purple, eggplant, mauve, cool-toned taupes. All of these shades work together. I love the… Continue reading | 6 Comments
Like I have said before, I ordered many samples of High Voltage Cosmetics Eyeshadows because I can’t resist a BOGO deal. Here is a review and swatches of 5 shades that I call “mermaid” shades because they remind me of the ocean and summer!
Here are 4 High Voltage Eyeshadows in various jewel tones that can be used for a smoky eye makeup eyes. These colors are rich and pigmented. All swatches are done without a primer.
1. Shimmery Eyeshadow in Strutter – This is a charcoal-ish purple with lots of purple, pink, and teal shimmer. This color really shimmers when worn. You could just apply this for a smoky eye makeup look as I did below. I’m loving it over a black kohl… Continue reading | 10 Comments
Week of January 16th-23rd
How badly I want a jacket like the one Aretha Franklin is wearing! What an amazing cut!
This week was low key for me. I went shopping yesterday but didn’t come home with anything! The fragrances I wanted to buy were sold out and I’m still not loving the spring makeup collections. Today, I’m spending my wonderful weekend cleaning out our creepy basement. What fun!
I have purchased a few High Voltage Mineral Eyeshadow samples and I’ve been swatching and playing with them. The 4 shades that I’m talking about today remind me of guacamole, so I’m going to be a dorkus and call these”fiesta” shades.
The swatch picture was taken with a flash. I think it took an accurate picture. This how these colors look indoors.