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Evil Shades Deviant Lipstick in Devilista Review

Evil Shades Deviant Lipstick in Devilista Swatch

I ordered 3 Deviant Lipsticks and a few other lippies from the indie cosmetic line, Evil Shades. And I’m happy that I did. I have been very happy with the 6 items that I ordered. I was going to review/swatch all the items in one article,  but each deserve their own spotlight. Especially a lipstick that is pin-up perfect, rockabilly red, and could easily be rocked by Robert Smith.

The Color: I ordered the Deviant Lipstick in Devilista, the perfect… Continue reading | 8 Comments

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More 1940’s Fashion: Get the Makeup Look of Martha Vickers

1940's style icon Martha Vickers

Here’s one of those pin-up “patriotic” 1940’s looks, something to raise, mmhmmm, morale. I will never grow tired of red lipstick! Never. Here’s what I did to get this bombshell, vintage look of the stunning Martha Vickers:

FACE: As always, complexion should be to perfection. With my Elizabeth Arden Foundation Brush, I applied a small amount of Lancôme Absolue Makeup in Ecru 10. Under the eyes, I applied Covergirl Simply Ageless Concealer

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theBalm Overshadow Shimmery Mineral Eye Shadows Review

TheBalm Overshadows

As you may know, I am a sucker for packaging. But, aren’t we all? And beauty brands know this. If they want to stand out of the back, they need catchy packaging. TheBalm Overshadows are 100% mineral shadows in packaging featuring glamorous pin-up babes.

These loose shadows comes in four shades with four different Vargas-ish babes on the package. There is If Your Are Rich, I am Single which is a shimmery mauve with silver shimmer. There is No Money, No Honey which is a super pale gold… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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Hey Sailor! TheBalm Big Mama Powder Palette

The Balm Big Mama Palette

TheBalm has released an adorable trio palette featuring their famous powders. The palette comes in a cheeky cheesecakey sailor friendly package. It features Bahama Mama which is a deeper bronzed tan powder that can be used as a bronzer, eyeshadow, or a contour powder. The other is Hot Mama which is a shimmery pinky peach that is close to NARS Orgasm Blush. This can be used as a blush, shadow or highlighter. I love this one. Finally there is Sexy Mama which is a… Continue reading