I’ve been on a very, very low-buy for over a year now, so when Christine at Temptalia – one of the best reviewers on the web – didn’t think so highly of the last couple of new palettes from Urban Decay, I didn’t buy them. But when they announced Naked Smoky, I thought, hey, I […]
UPDATE: I eventually had the same reaction many users have reported with Eos lip balm and had to quit using it. I got extreme dryness, cracking and redness around my lips. Also, I had two different eggs of balm develop black spots down in the bottom center area. Big black spots that looked like mold. […]
Someone recently asked me how Urban Decay’s Blackout eyeshadow compared to their black eyeliner, Perversion. Even though I often use eyeshadow for lining, I never really thought about comparison swatching them. But that’s what the above photo is – along with a few other Urban Decay liners.
L’Oreal Magic Nude Liquid Powder Foundation (about $12.95 at drugstores) is a cream-to-powder foundation formula that’s supposed to go on creamy and transform into its own finishing powder, so all you have to do is shake and apply and you’re done. This has become my new go-to, especially on days when I don’t feel like […]
NYX’s Pinched powder blush (.14 oz for around $5 at drugstores, Ulta and Target) is a peachy pink with a lot of fine gold shimmer, and yes, the shimmer is visible on cheeks. In fact, I usually don’t highlight when I wear this one because it kind of does both jobs for me.