Does Colourpop live up to the hype?

Does Colourpop live up to the hype?

There’s nothing like limited availability to make something desirable, and for us in the U.K., Colourpop has traditionally been almost impossible to get hold of. They now do international shipping and I finally got to satisfy my curiosity about the supposedly unique eyeshadow formula and the amazing liquid lipsticks. The fact that they’d done a […]

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The ultimate autumnal palette: Zoeva Cocoa Blend

One of the things that bloggers love most about Autumn – aside from the numerous photo ops. afforded by falling leaves, hot chocolates, and cute mittens – is the abundance of warm-toned eyeshadows that are suddenly everywhere. One of the best palettes for this time of year is the Zoeva Cocoa Blend – an oldie (in […]

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Makeup Geek, Morphe and Mac shadow collection

Twenty Makeup Geek, Morphe and Mac shadows

I’ve always liked the idea of putting together a custom palette of eyeshadows but couldn’t justify the £10 each at MAC – that would work out to be one bloody expensive palette and, frankly, I haven’t found that all MAC shades are good enough quality to make it worth it. Makeup Geek, on the the […]

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Max Factor Cappuccino Nudes palette

Obviously most people need another nude eyeshadow palette like they need a poke in the eye but, just in case, this little dude, the Masterpiece Nude Palette in Cappuccino Nudes from Max Factor is rather nice. I actually bought this because I forgot to take my Urban Decay Naked Basics 2 with me for my […]

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My two go-to eyeshadow quads

 I love a gorgeous eyeshadow palette with 12 or 16 shades as much as the next person but I tend to get so much more use out of quads. I also think there are some amazing brands that do really affordable eyeshadows but there’s something undeniably special about a beautiful quad from Chanel, Tom Ford, […]

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