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High Voltage Cosmetics Eyeshadow Review & Swatches – Fiesta Shades

High Voltage Shimmery Eyeshadow look

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.

Swatches of High Voltage Shimmery Eyeshadow

The swatch picture was taken with a flash. I think it took an accurate picture. This how these colors look indoors.

1. Shimmery

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High Voltage Cosmetics Eyeshadow Review & Swatches – Romantic Shimmer Shades

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.

Swatches of 4 High Voltage Eyeshadows

All colors are swatched sans a primer. They are bit washed out… Continue reading | 14 Comments

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Everyday Minerals Mineral Eyeshadow Review – Pinks & Purples

Everyday Minerals Eyeshadow Review
Picture of samples with no flash

Here are my reviews and color swatches of Everyday Minerals Mineral Eyeshadow in various shades of pink, plum, and purple.

1 – Jane Eyre Shimmer Eyeshadow – A light beige with dusty rose undertones and silver shimmer. I like this color as a base shade. Pigment applies evenly. I don’t know if this is a limited edition shade or not.

2 – Lip Lock Pearl Eyeshadow – A light peachy pink with silver shimmer. It… Continue reading | 12 Comments

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Alima Pure Minerals Eyeshadow Review – Light Neutrals

Here are more of the samples that I purchased of Alima Pure Minerals eye products after reading reviews and getting recommendations from Lovely Android and Scenthive. These are all light, neutral colors. These aren’t the most “fun” shades of eyeshadow but I’ll guarantee that I’ll use them the most.

Alima Pure Mineral Eyeshadow Review

a. Satin Matte Eyeshadow in Dove – A super light pebble gray (hints of brown) with a matte finish. It’s very pretty and soft. I like to wear it with… Continue reading | 7 Comments

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More 1950’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Dorothy Dandridge

1950's style icon Dorothy Dandridge
photo from www.doctormacro.com

I love Dorothy Dandridge. This is a beautiful picture of her. She’s pretty in pink 🙂 I am also loving her thick brows in this pic. This look can work for many complexions, eye colors, and hair colors. Here’s the colors that I used to achieve this classic 1950’s pink makeup look.

FACE: Apply a dewy finish foundation such as Lancôme