Bobbi Brown Sheer Lip Colors from Summer 2016 Beach Nudes Collection in Peach Sorbet #20 and Pink Gold #40: Quick Swatches
May30

Bobbi Brown Sheer Lip Colors from Summer 2016 Beach Nudes Collection in Peach Sorbet #20 and Pink Gold #40: Quick Swatches

Summer is pretty much upon us, now that it’s Memorial Day! In honor this great day of remembrance let’s drool over some more pretty things from Bobbi Brown’s 2016 summer releases.

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Dior Addict Lip Glow Pomade Color Reviver – Universal Pink 001 – NEW for 2016: First Look, Quick Swatches, Ingredients, and Review
May26

Dior Addict Lip Glow Pomade Color Reviver – Universal Pink 001 – NEW for 2016: First Look, Quick Swatches, Ingredients, and Review

Review and Swatches of Dior Beauty Addict Lip Glow Pomade Color Reviver Oil-Gel Care – Universal Pink – 001

NEW Dior Addict Lip Glow Pomade – Universal Pink – 001

Completely without warning Dior has added a new product to its “Addict Lip Glow” line – Dior Addict Lip Glow Pomade in Universal Pink – 001. You can thank me  before you even read on, because I’m about to save you $33. 

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Bobbi Brown Eye Shadows – Pink Chiffon Shimmer Wash, Define & Glow Set Shadow Quad, and Classic Palette – Swatches and Initial Impressions

Bobbi Brown Define & Glow set, Pink Chiffon Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow, and Bobbi to Go Classic Shadow Palette

Bobbi Brown Define & Glow set, Pink Chiffon Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow, and Bobbi to Go Classic Shadow Palette

I’ve mentioned in the past that I have no proficiency in the world of contouring, and that also applies to eyes shadow application. Yes I’ve owned plenty of eye shadows in my lifetime, but I’ve always applied one color at a time. I never got into using the paint by numbers directions that come with palettes. But I’m challenging myself to change this. I know I’m missing out on a lot of fun by not experimenting with my eyes.

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Quick Swatches: Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs in Deep, Tan, and Medium, and Dermablend Leg and Body Cover in Bronze

As a follow-up to my post about leg makeup (here), I wanted to post some swatches of Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs Spray and Dermabled Leg and Body Cover.

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YSL Les Sahariennes Bronzing Stones in Fire Opal No. 2 and Bobbi Brown Face & Body Bronzing Powder in Medium: Swatches and Review

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Face & Body Bronzing Powder in Medium

Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Face & Body Bronzing Powder in Medium

I recently picked up two new bronzers for the summer 2016 season.

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Sephora Rouge (Lip) Balm SPF 20 in Delicate Pink, Enchanting Blush, Sweet Fushcia, Soft Rose, and Subtle Peony: Review, Swatches, & Ingredients
Apr13

Sephora Rouge (Lip) Balm SPF 20 in Delicate Pink, Enchanting Blush, Sweet Fushcia, Soft Rose, and Subtle Peony: Review, Swatches, & Ingredients

Left to right: Sephora Collection Rouge Balm SPF 20 in Delicate Pink 01, Enchanting Blush 03, Sweet Fushcia 04, Soft Rose 06 (says Soft Red on the site), Subtle Peony 08.

Left to right: Sephora Collection Rouge Balm SPF 20 in Delicate Pink 01, Enchanting Blush 03, Sweet Fushcia 04, Soft Rose 06 (says Soft Red on the site), Subtle Peony 08.

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Quick Swatches: Eye Shadows from Japonesque, Peony, Cargo, Ulta, Coastal Scents, and Vera Mona
Apr06

Quick Swatches: Eye Shadows from Japonesque, Peony, Cargo, Ulta, Coastal Scents, and Vera Mona

Clockwise from top left, ending in center: Cargo Eye Shadow Duo in Joey & The Rocks, Vera Mona Eyeshadow in Clover, Coastal Scents Style Eyes Sampler,and Ulta Six Color Sampler Eyeshadow Palette, Japonesque Velvet Touch Duo No. 5, and Peony Shadow Trio.

Clockwise from top left, ending in center: Cargo Eye Shadow Duo in Joey & The Rocks, Vera Mona Eyeshadow in Clover, Coastal Scents Style Eyes Sampler,and Ulta Six Color Sampler Eyeshadow Palette, Japonesque Velvet Touch Duo No. 5, and Peony Shadow Trio.

Eye shadow swatches and palettes are pretty to look at but I tend not to use shadows very often.

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Josie Maran Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid in Juicy – RG50: Swatches, Review, and Ingredients
Mar29

Josie Maran Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid in Juicy – RG50: Swatches, Review, and Ingredients

I received a deluxe sample of the new Josie Maran Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid with a recent Sephora.com order. I chose this sample (with a promo code) because, frankly, the packaging looked pretty!

Josie Maran Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid - Juicy RG50

Josie Maran Vibrancy Argan Oil Foundation Fluid – Juicy RG50

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Covergirl Colorlicious Lipstick in Verve Violet – 370 and Colorlicious Lipgloss in Candylicious – 620: Review and Swatches
Mar28

Covergirl Colorlicious Lipstick in Verve Violet – 370 and Colorlicious Lipgloss in Candylicious – 620: Review and Swatches

Covergirl Colorlicious Lipstick and Colorlicious Lipgloss, and Full Lash Bloom Mascara

Covergirl Colorlicious Lipstick and Colorlicious Lipgloss, and Full Lash Bloom Mascara

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Giorgio Armani Rouge Ecstasy Lipsticks and Cle de Peau Beaute Extra Rich Lipsticks – Quick Swatches and Photos
Mar12

Giorgio Armani Rouge Ecstasy Lipsticks and Cle de Peau Beaute Extra Rich Lipsticks – Quick Swatches and Photos

Giorgio Armani Rouge Ecstasy Lipstick Sampler and Cle de Peau Beaute Extra Rich Lipstick Sampler

Giorgio Armani Rouge Ecstasy Lipstick Sampler and Cle de Peau Beaute Extra Rich Lipstick Sampler

I had some fun today going through my stash of cosmetic samples. I found these two lipstick sampler cards from Giorgio Armani and Cle de Peau Beaute that I had forgotten about. Being that both Giorgio Armani and Cle de Peau Beaute lipsticks are pricey and cannot be found at any local makeup counters, I especially hang onto their freebies and delight in taking them out to play around on a rainy day (which it was today).

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