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!

Pat McGrath Labs: Mothership IX: Huetopian Dream

Earlier this year, Pat McGrath labs teased fans with colorful, rainbow-filled images which inspired the latest addition to the Mothership line, Mothership IX: Huetopian Dream. While many were disappointed by the same gold and pink tones we’ve been seeing from the brand for quite some time and felt catfished by the apparent lack of a … Read more

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.

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!

Game Beauty: Adventure Palette

New brand alert! Game Beauty, fresh on the makeup scene, is a small, family-owned indie brand that takes inspiration from video games. They even has a CG art professional design their product packaging. In 2020, they released their first palette, Adventure Palette.How fitting to name the first product of their new journey into the beauty … Read more