December 17, 2018

Brand Challenge: Bee's Knees Lacquer


Bees Knees Lacquer Review

Hello readers,
Today I'm continuing my challenge to myself to shop my stash more. For the last few weeks I've been focusing on shades from Bee's Knees Lacquer and managed to make through all my untrieds. Let's take a look at swatches

December 14, 2018

Paint It Pretty Polish New Years Duo Swatches & Review


Paint It Pretty Polish New Years Duo

Hello readers,
Today I have Paint It Pretty Polish's New Years Duo to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 13, 2018

Illimité Japanese Art Collection Swatches & Review


Illimite Japanese Art

Hello readers,
Today I have the Illimité Japanese Art Collection to share with you. This collection was inspired by the creativity and artistry of Japan. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 11, 2018

Brand Challenge: Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer


BEGL swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have next installment of my shop my collection series to share with you. For the last few weeks I've been picking shades from Blue-Eyed Girl Lacquer to try out. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 07, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics Fantasy Forest Swatches & Review


Polish Pickup swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have Girly Bits Cosmetics' contribution to Polish Pickup's December release to share with you. This month's theme is Enchanted Forest and Girly Bits went with a literal interpretation for their polish Fantasy Forest. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 05, 2018

Becca Dreamiscle Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter Swatches


Becca Dreamsicle Highlighter swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have the Dreamiscle Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter to share with you. I actually purchased this a few months ago but it's recently reappeared in the Sephora sale section (at least on the Canadian website) so I thought this post might be helpful. Let's take a look at swatches.

December 03, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics Concert Series New Additions Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Concert Series

Hello readers,
Today I have two new additions to the Girly Bits Cosmetics Concert Series to share with you. These polishes were inspired by Stone Sour and Ozzie Osbourne concerts that Pam, the maker behind Girly Bits, attended. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 30, 2018

Too Faced Cosmetics Just Peachy Mattes Eyeshadow Palette Swatches


Too Faced Just Peachy Mattes Review

Hello readers,
Today I have the Just Peachy Mattes palette from Too Faced Cosmetics to share with you. Most of my matte palettes are more cool toned so this filled a gap my collection. This is also the first Too Faced eyeshadow palette I've purchased. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 28, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics December 2018 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly Bits All I Want Fir Christmas Is You

Hello readers,
Today I have the December COTM shades from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. This month features some classic Christmas shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 26, 2018

Emily de Molly December 2018 Release Swatches & Review


Emily De Molly December 2018 collection

Hello readers,
Today I have Emily de Molly's upcoming December release to share with you. If you need a something different from the flood of red and green polishes at this time of year then this is a collection to check out. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 23, 2018

Tarte Cosmetics Tartelette In Bloom Eyeshadow Palette Swatches


Tarte Tartelette In Bloom Review

Hello readers,
Today I have the Tartelette In Bloom eyeshadow palette from Tarte Cosmetics to share with you. If I'm remembering correctly, this was the second palette in the Tartelette series. I loved the all matte original so buying this was a no brainer for me. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 22, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics Undies For Indies Exclusives Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Undies For Indies Exclusives

Hello readers,
Today I have three shades that Girly Bits Cosmetics created exclusively for the Undies For Indies Facebook group to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 21, 2018

Born Pretty Store In Fire, Leo & Flowing Clouds Stamping Polish Swatches & Review


Born Pretty Store Stamping Polish Review

Hello readers,
Today I have three new stamping polishes from Born Pretty Store to share with you. They've also updated their bottles which gives the stamping polish line a nice cohesive feel. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 19, 2018

Zoya Happy Holo-Days Quad Swatches & Review


Zoya Happy Holoadays Quad

Hello readers,
Today I another holiday set from Zoya to share with you. The Happy Holo-Days quad features four beautiful blue and purple shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 16, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics Priori Incantatum Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Priori Incantatum

Hello readers,
Today I have Girly Bits Cosmetics' contribution to Hella Handmade Creation's November release to share with you. This is the eigth polish from Girly Bits' Harry Potter HHC series. This month's shade was inspired by the Final Battle Of Hogwarts and the conflict between Harry Potter and Voldemort. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 14, 2018

Brand Challenge: Polished For Days


Polished For Days

Hello readers,
Today I'm continuing my challenge to myself to shop my collection more. Polished For Days is a relatively new to me brand so I only have three of their shades but they're all complex flecked shimmers which are definitely my style. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 12, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics Fall 2018 Creme Collection Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Polish Fall 2018 Creme Collection

Hello readers,
Today I have the Fall 2018 Creme Collection from Girly Bits to share with you. This collection was designed with nail art in mind so it contains a mix of classic fall colours, brighter shades and a neutral. These can be used as full coverage polishes or for stamping. Let's take a look at swatches of them on their own.

November 08, 2018

BLUSH Lacquers Sea Water Shimmers II Collection Swatches & Review


Blush Lacquers Sea Water Shimmer Part II

Hello readers,
Today I have the Sea Water Shimmers Part II collection from BLUSH Lacquers to share with you. This collection is a sequel to the original Sea Water Shimmers release from 2016 and features seven new shimmery shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 07, 2018

Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage October 2018 Unboxing & Review


Hello Waffle Visage October 2018 swatch review

Hello readers,
Today I have Hello Waffle Cosmetics' October Visage box to share with you. This month's selection was inspired by The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 05, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics Unicorn Pee Collection Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Polish Unicorn Pee Collection

Hello readers,
Today I have the long awaited Unicorn Pee Collection from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. For those that don't know 'unicorn pee' is an elusive glowing shifting shimmer pigment that is no longer available for purchase by the public. Girly Bits has used some of their remaining UP pigment stock to release this collection which features a mix of toppers and stand alone shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

November 02, 2018

Zoya Merry & Bright Holiday Quad Swatches & Review


Zoya Merry Bright Quad

Hello readers,
Today I one of the new holiday sets from Zoya to share with you. The Merry & Bright quad features four complementary polish in shades of red and pink. Let's take a look at swatches.

October 31, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics November 2018 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Turning A New Leaf

Hello readers,
Today I have the November COTM shades from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. It's getting chilly out there and I'm mentally preparing myself for snow. Let's take a look at swatches.

October 29, 2018

Nailed It! Hawaii Bad Reputation Swatches & Review


Polish Pickup swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have Nailed It! Hawaii's contribution to Polish Pickup's November release to share with you. This month's theme is bad ass women and Nailed It! chose Joan Jett as their inspiration. Let's take a look at swatches.

October 26, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics My Name Is Elizabeth Swatches & Review


Polish Pickup swatch

Hello readers,
Today I have Girly Bits Cosmetics' contribution to Polish Pickup's November release to share with you. This month's theme is bad ass women and Girly Bits chose Queen Elizabeth II as their inspiration. Not only is Elizabeth II the longest reigning queen in history, she has brought the British monarchy into the modern age. Let's take a look at swatches.

October 24, 2018

EOTD Challenge: Violet Voss Flamigo Palette


Violet Voss Flamingo Eye Look

Hello readers,
Today I have five looks that I put together using the Violet Voss Flamingo Palette to share with you. If you want to see swatches of the shadows alone check out the initial swatch post from a few weeks ago. Let's take a look at some EOTD.

October 22, 2018

Brand Challenge: Tonic Polish II


Tonic Polish Review

Hello readers,
I'm back with round two of going through my untried Tonic Polishes since I still had lots left after my first round. Let's take look at swatches.

October 18, 2018

Zoya Jubilee Collection Swatches & Review


Zoya Jubilee collection

Hello readers,
Today I have the Zoya Jubilee Collection to share with you. Along with the usual cremes and shimmers, this release brings back the PixieDust formula and introduces a new Leopard Spot Topper. Let's take a look at swatches.

October 15, 2018

Pink & Purple EOTD Round Up


Pink Purple Eyeshadow Tutorial

Hello readers,
Whenever I do my eyeshadow on autopilot I always end up with a look that mixes neutrals with purples or pinks. Sometime even when I try to go in a different direction I end up with that colour combo. Today I have a few of those pink and purple looks to share with you.

October 12, 2018

Illimité Picasso Collection Swatches & Review


Illimite Picasso

Hello readers,
Today I have the Illimité Picasso Collection to share with you. This collection features six shades inspired by the life and works Pablo Picasso. Let's take a look at swatches.

October 10, 2018

Emily de Molly October 2018 Release Swatches & Review


Emily De Molly October 2018 collection

Hello readers,
Today I have Emily de Molly's upcoming October release to share with you. As is the usual EdM stype, this collection has a wide variety of colours and finishes. Let's take a look at swatches.

October 08, 2018

Live Love Polish Marrakesh Collection Swatches & Review


Live Love Polish Anniversary

Hello readers,
Today I have the Marrakesh Collection from Live Love Polish to share with you. This trio features three foiled shimmers in vibrant shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

October 03, 2018

Hello Waffle Cosmetics Visage September 2018 Unboxing & Review


Hello Waffle Visage September 2018 swatch review

Hello readers,
Today I have Hello Waffle Cosmetics' September Visage box to share with you. This month's selection was inspired by the book (and movie) The Princess Bride. Let's take a look at swatches.

October 01, 2018

Brand Challenge: Polish Pickup


Polish Pickup Review

Hello readers,
For September's challenge to myself to shop my collection, I switched things up and focused on a source rather than a specific brand. Polish Pickup does a release once a month that features a variety of indie polish brands selling polishes inspired by a common theme. Let's take look at some of the shades I've purchased from PPU this year.

September 26, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics October 2018 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Red Sky At Night

Hello readers,
Today I have the October COTM shades from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. Fall is officially here which means rich deep shades and Halloween vibes. Let's take a look at swatches.

September 24, 2018

Great Lakes Lacquer Half As Well As You Deserve Swatches & Review


Great Lakes Lacquer Half As Well As You Deserve

Hello readers,
I ended up taking an impromptu break last week after getting back from some traveling and catching up on day to day life. However, I'm back at it and today I have a Great Lakes Lacquer shade that was released earlier this year from Hella Handmade Creations to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

September 14, 2018

Violet Voss Flamingo Eye Shadow Palette Swatches


Violet Voss Flaming Eye Shadow Palette Review

Hello readers,
I realized it's been a while since I've swatched a full eyeshadow palette for you. The Violet Voss Flamingo palette is full of bright and vibrant shades and I grabbed it shortly after it was released at Sephora. Though this feels like predominantly a summer palette I think the golds, oranges and reds could transition into fall too. Let's take a look at swatches.

September 12, 2018

Paint It Pretty Polish Thermal Trio Swatches & Review


Paint It Pretty Polish review

Hello readers,
Today I have three new thermal shades from Paint It Pretty Polish to share with you. Let's take a look at swatches.

September 10, 2018

Live Love Polish Maritime Myths Collection Swatches & Review



Live Love Polish Maritime Myths

Hello readers,
Today I have The Maritime Myths Collection from Live Love Polish to share with you. This collection features everything from thermals to glitters in ocean lore inspired shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

September 07, 2018

Hello Waffle Cosmetics August 2018 Visage Unboxing & Review


Hello Waffle Visage August 2018 swatch review

Hello readers,
Today I have Hello Waffle Cosmetics' August Visage box to share with you. This month's selection was inspired by the movie The Road To El Dorado and includes a mix of neutral and bold shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

September 05, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics Dying To Get Here Swatches & Review


Girly Bits Crelly Crate

Hello readers,
Today I have the Girly Bits Cosmetics contribution to the upcoming CrellyCrate Bespoke Trios. All of the polishes from this crelly collection were inspired by Tim Burton films. For Girly Bits, The Corpse Bride was the inspiration behind Dying To Get Here. Let's take a look at swatches.

September 03, 2018

Paint It Pretty Polish Was Summer A Dream? Swatches & Review


Paint It Pretty Polish Was Summer A Dream

Hello readers,
Today I have the inaugural shade in the Paint It Pretty Polish Pretty Polish of the Month series to share with you. Seeing as how I still can't quite believe September is here, Was Summer A Dream? is the perfect name for what I'm feeling. Let's take a look at swatches.

August 31, 2018

Girly Bits Cosmetics September 2018 COTM Swatches & Review


Girly Bits The Day Shift

Hello readers,
Today I have the September COTM shades from Girly Bits Cosmetics to share with you. We're getting ready for the fall weather with deep purple shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

August 29, 2018

Live Love Polish Bottoms Up Collection Swatches & Review


Live Love Polish Bottoms Up

Hello readers,
Today I have The Bottoms Up Collection from Live Love Polish to share with you. This collection is the follow up to the On The Rocks Collection. It has been out for a while and got a bit buried in my to-swatch pile. However, most of the shades are still available so I thought it was still worth showing you. Let's take a look at swatches.

August 27, 2018

Brand Challenge: Tonic Polish


Tonic Polish Review

Hello readers,
I'm continuing my challenge to myself shop my collection more. For August I picked Tonic Polish as the brand to focus on since I had a pile of untried shades from them growing on my coffee table. Let's take look at swatches.

August 24, 2018

Weleda Cuticle Softener Pen & Nail Care Pen Review


Weleda Cuticle Softener Pen

Hello readers,
Today I have a a couple of nail care items from Weleda to share with you. I've really enjoyed other skincare items from this brand in the past, so I was excited to try these out. Let's take a look at how they worked out.

August 22, 2018

Live Love Polish Group Chat Collection Swatches & Review


Live Love Polish Group Chat

Hello readers,
Today I have The Group Chat Collection from Live Love Polish to share with you. This collection features six squishy glittery shades. Let's take a look at swatches.

August 20, 2018

Zoya Element Collection Swatches & Review


Zoya Element collection

Hello readers,
Today I have the Zoya Element collection for Fall 2018 to share with you. This collection features a mix of softer shades along with some vampy and metallic fall classics. Let's take a look at swatches.

August 17, 2018

Born Pretty Store Round Sponge Brush Cleaner Review


Sponge Brush Cleaner Review

Hello readers,
Today I have the Born Pretty Store Round Sponge Brush Cleaner to share with you. This is the makeup tool I didn't realize I needed until I tested it out. Now, I don't think I could go back to not having one.