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CK One Powder Eyeshadow – Review, Photos, Swatches

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My first foray into ck one color cosmetics came to me a few weeks ago in the form of a delightful surprise parcel in the mail. I opened a mystery box, and found 12 shimmering, glimmering eyeshadows within. My thought process went something like this: Ooh, look at the pretty colours. SHINY!!! Interesting colour range from a cosmetics line that ... Read More »

Becca Cosmetics- first impressions, a review and a makeover

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This makeup look is a look I have been wearing a LOT lately. I’ve worn it to the wedding of one of my dearest friends, I wore it to my baby shower last weekend, and it was my go-to makeup look over the festive season. Most of the products I have used to create this look are from Becca Cosmetics, ... Read More »

Urban Decay Oz the Great and Powerful Glinda Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

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A few weeks ago, I posted a review of the (extremely hard-to-find) Urban Decay Theodora Palette. Today I’ll be reviewing it’s companion palette, the Urban Decay Glinda Palette. Great News! At the time of publishing this review, the palette is still available, and at a spectacularly discounted price! In January of 2013, Urban Decay released 2 limited edition palettes in collaboration ... Read More »

Urban Decay Oz the Great and Powerful Theodora Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

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I ummed and ahhed about reviewing this palette – after all, it was limited edition, and is very difficult to find, however I do adore it, so I felt it was worth the review. Please bear in mind when reading this review that this palette will be VERY difficult to get hold of. In January of 2013, Urban Decay released ... Read More »

Maybelline Color Tattoo – Review, Photos, Swatches

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In 2012, Maybelline launched what I believe to be the stand-out product in their entire line, a cream shadow called Color Tattoo. Available in Australia in a range of 10 shades (with an additional 4 shades in the “Metal” range), and even more shades available in the US, these long-wearing cream shadows can be worn alone or as an eyeshadow ... Read More »

Lime Crime Alchemy Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Product Breakdown: The Lime Crime Alchemy Palette is the fourth release in the Lime Crime Fantasy Palette series. It contains a collection of 5 shadows, all described by Lime Crime as having a shimmer finish, inspired by the swirling transmutation of an alchemist’s potion. Pigmentation: Incantation Incantation is described by Lime Crime as a “metallic copper with fiery sparks”. I ... Read More »

L’Oreal Paris Infallible Eyeshadow – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Product Breakdown: L’Oreal Paris Infallible Eyeshadows are an unusual beast. I think the best way to describe them is to imagine a loose pigment has been blended with a very small amount of a binding agent that does not dry down. The end result is an eyeshadow product that is not quite a loose pigment, not quite a cream eyeshadow and not ... Read More »

Too Faced Shadow Bon Bons Palette

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It was my birthday last month, and I received 2 makeup items – the Le Metier De Beaute Blush Kaleidoscope and this Too Faced Shadow Bon Bons Palette. The set is beautifully presented in a gorgeous flocked box resembling an old-fashioned box of chocolates. Inside it contains 12 powder eyeshadows in a mixture of matte, satin, metallic and glittery finishes. ... Read More »

Lime Crime Palette D’Antoinette Fantasy Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Product Breakdown: The Lime Crime Palette D’Antoinette is the third release inthe Lime Crime Fantasy Palette Series. It contains a collection of 5 shadows – 4 matte and one metallic – inspired by the infamous Marie Antoinette. Pigmentation: Royal Flush Royal Flush is a pretty, bright, somewhat fluorescent pink with a matte finish. Strangely, I find it hard to decide ... Read More »

Urban Decay Smoked Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Product Breakdown: The Urban Decay Smoked Palette is a compact collection of 10 complementary shades designed to help you create the perfect smoky eye. As well as the 10 shadows, this palette also comes with a full size 24/7 eyeliner pencil in Perversion (blackest black) and a miniature Eyeshadow Primer Potion (one of the best on the market). To help ... Read More »