• Smoke it Out: OCC “Smote” Loose Color Concentrate

    Smoke it Out: OCC “Smote” Loose Color Concentrate

    I’ve had my eye on OCC’s “Smote” Loose Color Concentrate for a while now and finally got to pick it up at The Makeup Show last month.  Smote Shimmering taupe with plum undertones Smote is one of those shades that you really can’t capture in a picture. It reflects silver, taupe, plum and even a […]

  • Review: BECCA Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation in Dark Golden

    Review: BECCA Aqua Luminous Perfecting Foundation in Dark Golden

    No I don’t own every BECCA product ever… but I’m getting close. BECCA’s Aqua Luminous Perfecting FoundationĀ is described as a “flexible, liquid foundation, made from pigments that blur and perfect to reflect your perfect skintone, for light, buildable coverage and a radiant finish”. This foundation is formulated for normal to dry skin, it contains 32% […]

  • Hidden Gems: Ruby Kisses Matte Lipsticks in Brown Sugar, PurpleAffair, & Dark Plum Scene

    Hidden Gems: Ruby Kisses Matte Lipsticks in Brown Sugar, PurpleAffair, & Dark Plum Scene

      Until recently I had never been one to try makeup from the Beauty Supply Store but lately so many inexpensive brands have been coming out with great affordable products. I think I may officially be a reformed Makeup Snob.  I picked up some of Ruby Kisses Matte Lipsticks that I’ve heard so much about […]

  • Summer Swatchfest: Coastal Scents Hot Pots [Swatched on Brown Skin]

    Summer Swatchfest: Coastal Scents Hot Pots [Swatched on Brown Skin]

    I’m starting a new series/project here to share swatches of a lot of products that I have but have never shared on the blog. I’m kicking off with Coastal Scents Hot Pot shadows, which retail for only $1.95 regular price (and frequently go on sale for only $1). Coastal Scents offers over 300 shades of […]