Monthly Archives: February 2010

Urban Decay Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette Finally Released at Debenhams!

What an eventful few days girls in the UK have had! First, the Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland palette went on sale earlier than expected (22nd February), then it sells out in 12 hours.  How disappointing.  But take heart ladies, … Continue reading

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Barry M Lip Paint 129

This is a lipstick that I would never have picked up in a shop.  I read all the good things that people have to say about lavender lipsticks (MAC’s Lavender Whip and Pervette among them) but if I hadn’t received … Continue reading

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Gosh Velvet Touch Lipstick 134 ‘Darling’

So I finally got my hands on the fabled Gosh ‘Darling’, the true nude, but even as I unwrapped it I just wasn’t sure about this lipstick.  I’ve been anti-nude lipstick without having tried a genuinely nude lipstick because I … Continue reading

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Too Faced Mood Swing Emotionally Activated Lip Gloss

Too Faced Mood Swing Lip Gloss is a strawberry-smelling, non-sticky, hydrating lipgloss.  I must say that I wasn’t ever convinced that this gloss was actually”emotionally activated”, but having been so impressed with a recent Too Faced Eye Shadow purchase, I … Continue reading

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Too Faced Eye Shadow Duo – Totally Toasted

Until this Too Faced Eye Shadow Duo came into my life, I had pretty much given up on Too Faced shadows.  I have seen many of their palettes on blog and vlog sales, and they seem discounted wherever you go … Continue reading

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MAC Tendertone – ‘Purring’

MAC’s Tendertone in ‘Purring’ is one of the most pleasant-to-apply coloured lip balms around.  It has a great coral-pink tone, has an SPF of 12, comes in a sturdy jar, and smells of strawberries.  Best of all, it is actually … Continue reading

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Natural Flare and Eccentricity: MAC Mineralised Eyeshadows

I’ve never tried a mineralised eyeshadow from MAC.  I remembered that many people had been disappointed with them because of their lack of pigmentation, but I’ve really been enjoying Natural Flare and Eccentricity – both offerings from the Colour Craft … Continue reading

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…and that’s when my Makeup Collection Expanded

I received my share of Keri’s blog sale a few days ago (pictured above).  It’s sizeable.  I did say that I was going to review everything, but I fear that may take me an eternity.  Instead, I’m just going to … Continue reading

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Zoya Nailpolish – Penny

Wow, why isn’t everyone using Zoya nailpolish?  Why isn’t it available in Australia?  I applied this polish in the usual fashion, and quickly discovered that this is one of the fabled one-coat-polishes.  That’s right, the picture above is after just … Continue reading

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Sephora by OPI – Metro Chic

So today’s polish is the much-talked-about Sephora by OPI Metro Chic.  It is as good as everyone says.  It’s a great grey-lilac polish for work, but it doesn’t look too flat or dull.  It’s edgy whilst being conservative.  I wear … Continue reading

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Urban Decay Alice in Wonderland Palette

I’ve never bought an Urban Decay Book of Shadows, so this limited edition Alice in Wonderland palette was the perfect opportunity to try out some of the most popular Urban Decay shadows. Firstly, the packaging is gorgeous.  That scene of … Continue reading

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Lush – Honey I Washed the Kids, Karma Soap, and Snow Fairy Gel for Body and Hair

This was going to be a different post.  When I initially received these Lush products, I was going to talk about each one seperately, deliberating on each item in terms of its smell and its moisturising qualities.  However, now that … Continue reading

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Kevyn Aucoin The Essential Eye Palette #1

I just spied the most coveted of the Kevyn Aucoin Eye Palettes on Ebay selling from lfar777 for USD $53.28 including shipping to Australia.  Be quick though – in the time it’s taken me to write this post, one has … Continue reading

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Essence of Beauty – Crease Brush Duo

These brushes are a staple in my collection – so much so, that what you see in the photos above is the Essence of Beauty Crease Brush Duo that I use every day, and the ‘backup’ still in their packaging.  … Continue reading

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Lorac Snake Charmer Palette

The Snake Charmer palette is another beautiful neutral palette from Lorac.  It’s more of a ‘summery neutral’ than the Croc Palette, and is a little less shimmery, but the colours are still easy to blend and univerally flattering.  The ‘Mystical … Continue reading

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