Sydney Grace: Christmas in July 2022 – California Coast and Mountain Trail Palettes

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Christmas in July! Sydney Grace’s annual Christmas in July sale has everything you need to put you in the holiday spirit, except for the spiked egg nog (no pun intended). Sales, makeup, good times with fellow beauty lovers, and more sales. What a joyous occasion!

Clionadh Cosmetics: Perfect Neutrals Collection

Make up your face with purpose! Today I am sharing photos of the newest charity bundle, the Perfect Neutrals Collection, from one of my favorite brands, Clionadh Cosmetics. One unfamiliar with the indie world might expect a collection of “perfect neutrals” to be filled with browns, beiges, champagnes, and ivories, but one would be surely … Read more

Nomad Cosmetics: Haunted Europe

One of the most interesting features of Haunted Europe is

Sydney Grace – Temptalia Collection

I’ve never been more excited about an eyeshadow collaboration! It is finally time for Sydney Grace and Christine of Temptalia to bless us with their new highly-anticipated collection! I may be a bit biased as I look up to Christine immensely as a long-time creator in the beauty world, but this is such a thoughtful … Read more

Glaminatrix Cosmetics: You Beauty!

Hey friends! Remember me? It’s been a crazy year and I just hope that I can get back to creating and sharing content regularly with y’all. Please don’t cancel me for these unintended hiatuses. Cancel my job…and student loan debt while you’re at it. *Hint, hint, Biden.*

Musée Beauty: Impressionism

Musée Beauty is a relatively new brand on the indie makeup scene. Founded in 2018 by two sisters, the brand combines dual loves of makeup and art, leading to the ultimate celebration of self-expression and creativity. For those who have always believed makeup is an art form, Musée Beauty affirms that belief beautifully.

Viseart: Petits Fours

Before Étendu, there was Petits Fours. Last fall, Viseart released a collection of mini quads in a brand new pan size. If you’ve been reading here, you’ve already seen one of the more recent palettes using this pan size – Violette Étendu. But now we’re traveling backwards in time because who doesn’t love time travel?! … Read more

Shine by SD Cosmetics: Golden Hour Series 2 Collection

Shine by SD said, “Pat McGrath, hold my drink.” ** The “Golden Hour” name is not a misnomer. Shine by SD’s Golden Hour Series 2 is all about the golds! But, as you’ll see from my swatches and review below, these are not your mama’s gold eyeshadows!

Shine by SD Cosmetics: Dynamic Duos Collection

I’m excited to be continuing my Shine by SD swatch party today with the Dynamic Duos collection. The collection features five pairs (duos) of dynamic duochrome shadows (duos). Duo(ble) entendre!

Viseart: Violette Étendu

If you are both a purple lover and a Viseart lover, you probably have heard of Viseart’s Liaison palette — the palette that got away for many of us. Fortunately for those who missed out on Liason, Viseart sought to satisfy our aching, purple-loving hearts by releasing their new Violette Étendu palette. Viseart sent me … Read more