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.
Recently I ordered a few High Voltage Cosmetics Eyeshadow samples. I can not resist a BOGO! Here I am reviewing and swatching 4 Shimmery Eyeshadows in what I’m calling “romantic shimmer” shades. These colors are soft and pretty. Of course, they can be paired with bold colors for an edgier look, but I wanted to put these all together because they are just pretty, so romantic and candlelit to me.
All colors are swatched sans a primer. They are bit washed out… Continue reading | 14 Comments
Weekly Cheap Secret:
How have I not written a review of any of the Revlon Matte Lipsticks? This is one of my all time favorite lipstick formulas. The formula is matte but not drying and there is a wide range of colors. Today I’m introducing you to Really Red 006. It’s what the name implies! All lovers of vintage and retro beauty should own this tube of lipstick!
I know that I’ve slacked on reviewing things. I’ve been so busy, but enough of the excuses. I’ve been really behind on commenting on new color collections. I got lost in the holiday launches. It seems like MAC comes out with a new color collection every Friday. It isn’t that they aren’t special, it’s just that I can’t keep up. Many of the colors are just renamed. The Warm and Cozy Collection doesn’t contain mind-altering colors or taboo shades. However, I am so intrigued by this collection. It’s hot stuff. I’ve… Continue reading
Estee Lauder has attempted to make “warm tones of sun-baked nudes and rose, lit with glimmers of gold look flattering on every skin tone.” It is a collection of “rose golds” with “glimmers”(AKA big pieces of shimmer flakes). It is a pretty, neutral collection and I imagine that it will really work for many people. It’s sexy in a Victoria’s Secret supermodel way, I mean just look at bronzed up Hilary Rhoda, the model above. I say that it will not work on all skin tones. But, if you have warm… Continue reading