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Lavshuca Dress Change Rouge Review & Swatches

Lavshuca Dress Change Rouge

Released Winter 2012 the Lavshuca Dress Change Rouge was an intriguing lipgloss housed in what appears to be an IV bag, hells yes, I’m thinking of Aidan sinking his teeth into a blood bag. Oh you sexy thing. Actually anyone see that episode a few weeks ago with Sam Witwer sans his shirt? Dude, looked like he had man boobs, maybe it was the camera angle but I remember being terribly upset that his bosom was bigger than my own.

Wha?

Sam also happened to blow my “he’s a cute jock” theory completely out of the water recently when he appeared in Tabletop. Man boobs, Tabletop? Has hell frozen over without my permission?

Anyway………about that Lavshuca Dress Change Rouge.

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Lunasol Sheer Glossy Eyes Review & Swatches

Lunasol Sheer Glossy Eyes Eyeshadow

I’m trying to recall when Lunasol launched their Sheery Glossy Eyes Eyeshadow. I believe it was Fall 2012 but feel free to correct me if not. Lunasol Sheer Glossy Eyes launched in four, limited edition shades and I’ve been sitting on one for a while now. Why I haven’t reviewed it earlier is beyond me but just recently I told myself to look through my photo archives for the pictures of it and get to reviewing it.

So here I am…

And here are my thoughts on Sheer Glossy Eyes.

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KATE Jewelry Mode Eyes Review & Swatches

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KATE Jewelry Mode Eyes Palettes launched a bit ago but I never actually reviewed them. I fear Japanese brands sometimes have repetitive colors in new eyeshadow palettes which somehow I’ve grown out of. I mean I get excited when KATE does a new palette but typically they release that new palette in the same shades over and over again so it starts to feel like the same exact thing to me.

Can’t believe I just said that as I’m all about KATE Eyeshadow but it is true. Lavshuca is guilty of similiar.

KATE is one (only) of Kanebo’s edger brands. It’s marked with a goth-y feel but the actual makeup is very tame and natural. Jewelry Mode Eyes is a simpler palette compared to some of KATE’s normal range of eyeshadow palettes as it contains merely three shades versus five. Honestly, as much as I love a range of shades to play with I find Jewelry Mode Eyes simplifies eyeshadow application which I’m cool with. Especially in the morning when I just don’t have the time or the patience to use five different eyeshadow shades in a single look.

Take a peek!

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Kose Hada Skin Rhythm Moisturizing Lotion Review

Kose Hada Skin Rhythm Moisturizing Lotion

Kose Hada Skin Rhythm Moisturizing Lotion might be familiar to you considering I recently reviewed and raved the moisturizing skin cream that pairs up with this.

Commonly Asian brands dub essence or toners as a “lotion” but this is actually an essence so don’t be confused by the title. It was created to be used prior to the Hada Rhythm Moisturizing Cream. Since I loved the moisturizing cream so much I thought the essence was a necessary purchase.

Take a look!

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Kao Biore Extra Moisturizing Sealing Gel Lotion Review

Kao Biore Extra Moisturizing Sealing Gel Lotion

I’ve said it before and I’ll go on record as saying it again Biore Asia creates way better products than the US. Kao Biore Extra Moisturizing Sealing Gel Lotion is one such product that just rocks so why don’t we have it readily available here in the US?

Dammit!

We need it!

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