Author Archives: Chris

Clionadh Cinder, Emblem, Flashed Glass Electric Multichrome Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches

Cinder Clionadh Cinder Electric Multichrome Pressed Pigment ($20.99 CAD for 0.05 oz.) is a rich pink base with subtle, warm undertones paired with fine, multichromatic shimmer that shifted from warmer pink to orange to peach. It had a smooth, metallic sheen. Opaque coverage Smooth, emollient, almost cream-like More loosely-pressed, applied evenly Long-wearing (9 hours) Ingredients […]

Sydney Grace Absolute Zero, Plum Power, Refuge, Flowering Fields, Galaxy of Dreams Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches

Absolute Zero Sydney Grace Absolute Zero Pressed Pigment Shadow ($6.25 for 0.06 oz.) is a deep navy blue with strong, cool undertones and a soft, metallic finish. Opaque coverage Smooth, moderately-dense but not stiff Picked up evenly with dry brush, applied evenly, blendable Long-wearing (8.5 hours) FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance […]

MAC Gingerella & Sheer Outrage Powder Kiss Velvet Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

MAC Gingerella Powder Kiss Velvet Blur Slim Stick ($27.00 for 0.07 oz.) is a muted, medium orange with subtle, warm reddish undertones and a semi-matte finish. I wanted to classify it as coral but there were almost no “corals” like it as it was still more orange. FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general […]

Friday Finds & Check-ins, Volume #667

Share your recent beauty purchases or rediscovered favorites in your stash (for those on low/no-buys!), chit chat about weekend plans, and learn a little more about each other! Let’s Chat! Share your own answers in the comments! Recent Purchases/Rediscoveries: About Face Cheek Balms, Chanel Rouge Allure Lipsticks (x8) and YSL Bold Pigment Lipsticks (x12) – […]

Favorite Things Friday: A Zoo, A Shed, & Some Cozy Cottage Decor

Another speedy week, and we are at another Favorite Things Friday! We had some exciting news this week… We launched our second cozy collection with QVC and got a restock of inventory of the original launched items. We shared a peak at our pool shed progress as well… Our formal office, relocated and repurposed to […]

Sydney Grace Broken Promise, Coffee Snob, Journey Home, Misty Haze Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches

Broken Promise Sydney Grace Broken Promise Matte Shadow ($5.25 for 0.06 oz.) is a medium-dark purple-taupe with strong, cool undertones and a matte finish. Opaque coverage Smooth, slightly firmer in feel Blendable, easy to apply, not prone to sheering out Long-wearing (8.5 hours) FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like […]