Eye Palettes

Maybelline Eye Studio Color Explosion Eye Shadow Review, Swatches, Photos

Maybelline Eye Studio Color Explosion Eye Shadow is testimony to the fact that you can find Japanese style eyeshadow at your drugstore. When Maybelline ventured into their Eye Studio Collection in late 2009 beginning of 2010 it was a step in a new direction for drugstore eyeshadows.

Let’s face it, can you name a ton of eyeshadows that you’d buy at the drugstore that are actually GOOD?

I can’t sadly. Most are chalky and sadly, lacking. However, drugstore makeup is slowly making small steps towards successfully creating wearable makeup but with those steps comes a huge jack up in price too but I don’t mind, I’ll pay more if I’m getting a quality product.

Eye Studio Plush Silk Eyeshadow Quads from Maybelline were a step in the right direction. Some folks hated these, I personally loved them….speaking as a fan of Japanese brands these are some of the closet style of shadow formula you’ll get in North America that mimic the formula and texture of an Asian eyeshadow purchased in an Asian Drugstore abroad…!

The new range of Maybelline Eye Studio Color Explosion Eye Shadow are pretty much spot on the same concept. These released earlier this year in the UK and they finally popped up on our shores a few short months ago.

Are they any good?

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E.L.F. Cosmetics Little Black Beauty Book Volume 1 Review, Swatches, Photos

Sometimes E.L.F. Cosmetics is a hit.

E.L.F. Cosmetics Little Black Beauty Book Volume 1?

Total hit people so listen up Back to Schoolers!

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Wet n Wild DreamWeaver ColorIcon Trio Eyeshadow Palette Review, Swatches, Photos

Wet n Wild hasn’t always been a brand on my hit list. Let’s face it, the packaging screams cheaper, the price makes us wonder how anything that costs less than $3 could be an effective cosmetic product, and our inner snobs demand we stay far away from it.

But you can call me wrong and make me eat my words about Wet n Wild because the brand does, indeed, have some hidden gems amongst all those $1.99 price tags.

Recently, they introduced a selection of six ColorIcon Trio Palettes for Summer. The Wet n Wild Dreamweavers Collection contains all of these trios for a limited time with a price tag of merely $2.69 each (prices will vary depending where you shop it). Some of these palettes are quite exciting since the shade selection is much like the Holiday ColorIcon Six Shadow Palettes.

Let’s take a look at some of the Wet n Wild Dreamweaver ColorIcon Trio Palettes.

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MAC Me Over Lady Grey Eye Shadow Quad Review, Swatches, Photos

MAC Me Over sees the release of two new eye quads. I got Lady Grey to try out but I have to say it’s not very me. I don’t do taupes so well I fear, they remind me of vintage romance novels featuring Fabio as the hero! ha! Because boyfriend always looked like he had on fancy shades of purple and taupe eyeshadow on those covers!

Let’s take a peek!

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Clinique Black Honey Collection Review, Swatches, Photos

Dude, dude…anyone watch Alex’s awkward Regis and Kelly interview. WTH!?

Man, I winced but I guess being interviewed my Regis, who has a tendency to shout out questions, can be overwhelming. Thoughts?

That evil eye he gave Regis at the start had me lol’ing!

Anyway……….Finally I bring you the Clinique Black Honey Collection that’s available now at Nordstrom (not sure when it’ll launch elsewhere but if you’ve seen it anywhere else do shout it out).

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