Category: Swatches

Juvia’s Nubian 2 Swatches

Morocco, Madagascar, Sheba, Yaa Jezebel, Zuri, Cleopatra, Nefertiti Nairobi, Leyla, Kenya, Egypt Insane pigmentation with the shimmers. Mattes are wack; you have to really work to build them. Fortunately, there are only a few in this palette. The colors work best with a LIGHT hand… better to buff and build

Makeup Geek Blush Swatches

As promised!   Promise Ring, Valentine, XOXO, Desire Love Letter, Secret Admirer, Rendezvous, Soul Mate Spellbound, Puppy Love, Covet, Chivalry Blind Date, Main Squeeze, Romance, Summer Fling Cherish, Bliss, Heart Throb, Infatuation I swatched all of these with my fingers so you can get a good gauge on pigmentation. Here’s

PHAME Expo: Sugarpill Haul + Swatches

Here’s what came home with me from Sugarpill: The Pro Palette: As you may (or may not) know, the pro palette is simply three of the regular Sugarpill Palettes smashed together in one palette. I have the smaller palettes (which I’m gifting to my little sister), but I got this

The Makeup Show LA (2013): Swatches!

Here are swatches of my goodies from The Makeup Show: NARS Multiple in G-Spot: NARS Satin Lip Pencil in Golshan (top) and Het Loo (bottom) NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer in Ginger: *remember that I tend to go very light with concealers. I tend to add a lot of light under

MAC Holiday 2012: Glamourdaze

I feel like most of this collection I’ve either seen before, or is best suited to fair skinned beauties. But I did manage to find some gems in the MAC Glamourdaze collection.  Eye Kohl in Mystery Blush in Small Vanity Mineralize Shadow in Stylishy Merry   Eye Kohl in Orpheus

Autumn 2012: Chanel Les Essentiels

In the dead heat of Summer, Chanel has already released a very ‘Autumn-like’ collection called Les Essentiels: I sometimes wonder if they’re trying to keep up with the likes of MAC, by releasing a collection every few weeks.I can’t imagine that this is a sustainable practice. While it constantly creates

Chanel: Perfection Lumiere

Okay, I think Chanel is making up for Vitalumiere Aqua (excellent formula/crappy shade range) with the new Perfection Lumiere. I just HAD to try it today… after I got word that it showed up this morning on the shelves of my local Nordstrom store. So I went in barefaced and

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