Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Essie Mint Candy Apple Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: "creme de menthe mint"

Review:

Pros

  • Such a beautiful mint green!
  • Basically the perfect mint color!
  • It's bright, but pastel at the same time
  • Goes on smoothly


Cons

  • None!
Essie Mint Candy Apple

Monday, July 30, 2012

MAC Venus Lipstick Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: MAC

Price: $14.50

Description: "Sheer yellow pink with pearl"

Review:

Pros

  • Beautiful shade!
  • Has a tad bit of a darker berry tone to it!
  • Goes on the lips very smoothly!
  • Keeps lips looking hydrated!
  • Not drying at all


Cons

  • None!

MAC Venus Lipstick

Thursday, July 26, 2012

NYX Bourgeois Pig Blush Review, Swatch, and Photos

Rating: 9/10

Sold: NYX, Cherry Culture, Ulta

Price: $5.99

Description:

Review:

Pros
  • Such a beautiful pink!
  • Goes on very smoothly
  • Very pigmented
  • Cheap
  • Great amount of product
  • Packaging is simple, but closes very well
Cons
  • May seem a little powdery if too much is added, but can be avoided if you just be careful!

NYX Bourgeois Pig Blush

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Urban Decay Grind House Sharpener Review & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Sephora, Ulta, & Urban Decay

Price: $10.00

Description: A double barrel sharpener

Review:

Pros

  • Best sharpener I’ve found!
  • Doesn’t break pencils or crush them!
  • Even works with Benefit Eye Bright, which I’ve had trouble finding a sharpener big enough!
  • Easy to clean!
  • Will definitely repurchase & possibly buy one for my travel bag!

Cons

  • None!

Urban Decay Grind House Sharpener

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Urban Decay Delinquent 24/7 Shadow Pencil Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Sephora, Ulta, & Urban Decay

Price: $20.00

Description: A dark, rich purple

Review:

Pros

  • Looks great as a base for a smoky eye
  • Can be used as a pop of color on the lower lash line
  • Great pigmentation!
  • Slightly reflective finish
  • Goes on very easily

Cons

  • None!

Urban Decay Delinquent 24/7 Shadow Pencil

Friday, July 20, 2012

Urban Decay Clash 24/7 Shadow Pencil Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Sephora, Ulta, & Urban Decay

Price: $20.00

Description: A bright turquoise blue

Review:

Pros

  • Amazing color payoff!
  • Looks great as a pop of color under the eye!
  • Would work great on those with brown or blue eyes!
  • Goes on so easily!

Cons

  • None!

Urban Decay Clash 24/7 Shadow Pencil

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Urban Decay Rehab 24/7 Shadow Pencil Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Sephora, Ulta, & Urban Deay

Price: $20.00

Description: A dark bronzy brown

Review:

Pros

  • Works a great base
  • No creasing or fading
  • Color is very multidimensional – looks very different in all lights (as seen in the pictures)
  • Has a reflective/metallic finish

Cons

  • None!

Urban Decay Rehab 24/7 Shadow Pencil

Monday, July 16, 2012

Urban Decay Juju 24/7 Shadow Pencil Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Sephora, Ulta, & Urban Decay

Price: $20.00

Description: A bronze taupe

Review:

Pros

  • No creasing or fading
  • Looks great under all neutral looks
  • Goes on so smoothly!
  • Beautiful color

Cons

  • None!

Urban Decay Juju 24/7 Shadow Pencil

Friday, July 13, 2012

MAC Cut a Caper Lipstick Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 9/10

Sold: MAC

Price: $14.50

Description: Pink-coral

Review:

Pros

  • Looks great on the lips
  • Very summery
  • Can be applied sheer or heavily
  • Adds just a warm tint of pink/coral/orange to them

Cons

  • Be careful on light skin tones – it might turn out more orange!

MAC Cut a Caper Lipstick

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Maybelline Green with Envy Nail Lacquer Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 7/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $4.99

Description: A bight mint green

Review:

Pros

  • Pigmentation is outstanding
  • Bottles are very small and cute
  • Very cheap!

Cons

  • Seems a little bit too runny for my liking
  • About half the ounce size of a normal nail polish bottle (doesn’t seem like the price follows this though)

Maybelline Green with Envy

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Revlon Sweetheart Just Kissable Balm Stain Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $9.00

Description: A bright pink stain

Review:

Pros

  • No sharpening involved – twists up
  • Goes on very smoothly
  • Amazing pigmentation
  • Goes on very glossy at first
  • Glossiness stays for a few hours
  • Stain stays ALL DAY

Cons

  • None!

Revlon Sweetheart Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Urban Decay Sin 24/7 Shadow Pencil Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Sephora, Ulta, & Urban Decay

Price: $20.00

Description: Champagne cream shadow

Review:

Pros

  • So pretty on the lids!
  • Really adds brightness and lightens up the eye
  • One of the most neutral, glowy eye bases I have
  • Looks great under any eyeshadow
  • Stays put so well!
  • No creasing/ No budging
  • Glides on very smoothly

Cons

  • None!

 

Urban Decay Sin 24/7 Shadow Pencil

Saturday, July 7, 2012

NYX Purple Blaze Slide On Pencil Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores, Ulta, Cherry Culture

Price: $8.00

Description: Bright, shimmery purple

Review:

Pros

  • Goes on very creamy
  • Very pigmented
  • Great for a pop of color on the waterline
  • Really brightens up a look for light eyes
  • Stays on the waterline for a good time

Cons

  • None!

NYX Purple Blaze Slide On Pencil

Thursday, July 5, 2012

NYX Tropical Green Slide On Pencil Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores, Ulta, Cherry Culture

Price: $8.00

Description: Dark forest green

Review:

Pros

  • MUST-HAVE for green eyes!
  • Great alternative for black eyeliner
  • Adds warmth to green eyes
  • Doesn’t look as harsh on the waterline as black does
  • So creamy!
  • Very pigmented!
  • Has a slight sheen!

Cons

  • None!

NYX Tropical Green Slide On Pencil

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

NYX Platinum Slide On Pencil Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 10/10

Sold: Drugstores, Ulta, Cherry Culture

Price: $8.00

Description: A platinum silver liner

Review:

Pros

  • Love using this on my waterline with smoky eyes!
  • Can be used as an alternative for black eyeliner if you want your eyes OPEN
  • So pigmented!
  • Very creamy!
  • Can also be used a silver eyeshadow base
  • Doesn’t irritate my eyes
  • Very metallic and reflective

Cons

  • None!

NYX Platinum Slide On Pencil

Monday, July 2, 2012

Essie Buy Me a Cameo Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 7/10

Sold: Drugstores

Price: $8.00

Description: “A frosted satin mocha”

Review:

Pros

  • Beautiful metallic shimmery tan
  • Goes great with any outfit
  • Looks perfect for summer
  • Has a nude effect to the nails

Cons

  • Can be very streaky

Essie Buy Me a Cameo

Sunday, July 1, 2012

NYX Jewel Slide On Pencil Review, Swatch, & Photos

Rating: 8/10

Sold: Drugstores, Ulta, Cherry Culture

Price: $8.00

Description: Glittery, red/pink bronze

Review:

Pros

  • Beautiful color
  • Great for smoking out under the lashes
  • Looks great for the summer
  • Goes well with light eyes
  • Pigmentation is fantastic

Cons

  • I hate the chunky glitter because I don’t like to put it on my waterline!

NYX Jewel Slide On Pencil