Urban Decay Backtalk Eye & Face Palette Review, Photos and Swatches!

Urban Decay Backtalk Eye & Face Palette ($46) is a new, limited edition palette that is exclusive to Sephora. The colors are inspired by ‘Backtalk’, Urban Decay’s best selling Vice Lipstick shade. Backtalk is a warm, mauve-pink, and this whole palette features hues of pink, purple and warm browns. It’s a great combination of shades […]

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What’s in my makeup bag? – Products that I’m currently using!

What’s in my makeup bag? As a beauty blogger, I’ve tried so many different products over the years. At some points I had about 20 or more foundations at the same time, and was trying so many things and finishing none of them. Since my little break off from blogging, I’ve cut down on trying […]

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MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder Review, Photos, Swatches!

MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder MAC Pearl Blossom Beauty Powder ($26, 0.35 oz) is a light, cotton-candy pink with a silvery pearl sheen. It’s very light in color and would be a wonderful soft pink blush for lighter skintones. My coloring ranges from light to medium (since I use self tanner often) and when I’m […]

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Hourglass Radiant Magenta Ambient Lighting Blush Review, Photos, Swatches!

Hourglass Radiant Magenta Ambient Lighting Blush Hourglass Radiant Magenta Ambient Lighting Blush ($35) is a lovely medium warm pink with a satiny finish. It looks like a fairly cool-toned pink in the compact, and even swatched with the finger, but on the cheeks the pink really warms up to my skin. The color has a […]

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Tarte Peaceful Amazonian Clay Blush Review, Photos, Swatches!

Tarte Peaceful Amazonian Clay Blush Tarte Peaceful Amazonian Clay Blush ($26) is described as a soft, nude-peach with slight shimmer. I’d consider it more of a medium rosy, coral-peach. When I’m a bit fairer, the color is more rosy, whereas when I’m more tan, the color is more vibrant and coral and pulls a bit […]

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Estee Lauder Pink Patent Pure Color Cheek Rush Review, Photos, Swatches!

Estee Lauder Cello Shots Pure Color Cheek Rush The new Spring 2013 Estee Lauder Cello Shots Pure Color Collection is all about playful and bright colors delivered in sheer, lightweight formulas that will keep the skin fresh and glowing all day.  Tom Pecheux, the Creative Makeup Director at Estee Lauder says, “This season, I’ve been […]

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Nars Sin Blush Review, Photos and Swatches!

Nars Sin Blush Nars Sin Blush ($28) is described on the Nars website as a berry tone with gold shimmer. Sin is actually one of the top 3 best selling Nars blushes, but it’s never a color that really appealed to me in the compact. In the pan it appears to be a dusty mauve-plum […]

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Nars Penny Lane Cream Blush Review, Photos and Swatches!

Nars Penny Lane Cream Blush Nars Penny Lane Blush ($28) is described on the Nars website as a nude pink. It’s a very soft and delicate bridal pink with neutral undertones. If you look closely, it has a little bit of a white pearl, but it looks mostly matte on the skin. It’s a great […]

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Chanel Pink Explosion Joues Contraste Blush Review, Photos and Swatches!

Chanel Pink Explosion Joues Contraste Blush Chanel Pink Explosion Joues Contraste Blush ($43) is a medium-toned cool pink with fine shimmer. It’s not overly cool, so thankfully it works really well on my warm skin. It provides that dolly pink cheek that pairs well with neutral and cool eyeshadows (purples, taupe, etc). Mine is the […]

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E.L.F. Studio HD Blushes Review, Photos and Swatches!

E.L.F. Studio HD Blushes E.L.F. Studio HD Blushes ($3) are velvety soft cream blushes encased in a pump dispenser. The cream is lightweight, highly pigmented and long wearing. E.L.F. Studio HD Blush is available in (5) shades: Headliner (natural pink), Superstar (coral), Diva (bright pink), Encore (vibrant rose) and Showstopper (plum raisin). They look reminiscent of the […]

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Revlon PhotoReady Cream Blushes Review, Photos and Swatches!

Revlon PhotoReady Cream Blush Revlon PhotoReady Cream Blushes ($12.99) are a small range of cream blushes that were released with Revlon’s Summer 2012 Collection. They are now part of Revlon PhotoReady’s permanent range, so if you’ve been curious to try them, don’t worry, they aren’t going anywhere (for now at least). There are (3) colors […]

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Nars Constantinople Cream Blush Review, Photos and Swatches!

Nars Constantinople Cream Blush Nars Constantinople Cream Blush ($28) is described on the Nars website as a deep rose. Deep Rose shades are probably the most flattering shades of blush for my warm, medium skin (with yellow undertones). Constantinople (say that five times fast…) looks just like just that in the pan – a deep, […]

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