Archives: May 2012

Question of the Week


This weekend is Memorial Day weekend, which means Monday is a holiday. I haven’t yet decided if that means I too should take the day off or not. Not sure how the whole holiday working from home thing works yet. 😉

But this weekend is ALSO something else for me and Mr. VV. It’s our 5th anniversary tomorrow!

Ko Olina, Hawaii

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Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadow Waterproof Eye Shadow Pencils for Summer 2012 Swatches & Review

Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadow Waterproof Eye Shadow Pencil 1

Make Up For Ever has added some new goodies in their Aqua range called Aqua Shadow Waterproof Eye Shadow Pencils.

Aqua Shadows come in twelve shades and are waterproof, long-lasting, creamy and easy to blend. They were created by makeup artists to last through harsh conditions such as humidity and hot lights on set.

These pencils are formulated with silica powder which allows the creamy formula to glide on easily and blend smoothly. They also have a combination of oils, waxes and polymers which create a film that locks out the water, making them waterproof.

They come in both a matte and pearl finish.

  • Black (matte)
  • Brown (matte
  • Taupe Grey (matte)
  • Navy Blue (matte)
  • Green (matte)
  • Taupe (pearl)
  • Copper (pearl)
  • Pink (pearl)
  • Peach (pearl)
  • Beige (pearl)
  • Pink Beige (pearl)
  • White (pearl)

Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadow Waterproof Eye Shadow Pencil

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MAC Hey, Sailor! Summer 2012 Collection Swatches, Photos & Review

MAC Hey Sailor

MAC Hey, Sailor! wants you to set sail with their new limited edition collection featuring navy blue stripes across the packaging. Super cute!

I love myself a stripe, and this packaging is really nice and fresh looking. Very summery! Reminds me of sailing in Maine, even though I have never been sailing. Or to Maine. 😉

Hey, Sailor! is a rather large collection featuring Lipglass, Lipstick, Nail Lacquer, Eye Shadow, Pro Longwear Lip Pencil, Powerpoint Eye Pencil, Pigment, Mascara, Bronzing Powder, Pro Longwear Bronzing Powder, High-Light Powder, Powder, Blush, Body Oil and Suntints!

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MAC Hey, Sailor!

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Going To Town!

Caught! Sammy practicing for his splits routine in the upcoming Olympics.

NARS Fuji Shimmer Eyeshadow Swatches & Review


NARS Fuji Shimmer Eyeshadow is a recent purchase of mine. Quite frankly, I cannot understand why I didn’t have this before!

Fuji is a slightly shimmery army green shade. Army green+Kelly=Love.

NARS Shimmer Eyeshadows (they come in 27 shades) are made to be long-wearing, crease resistant, smooth, even and easy to blend. You can use them wet or dry, but I found Fuji so incredibly pigmented that there was no need to even check it out wet.

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I could collect these cute little shadows alllllll day long. I love how small they are, and the tiny mirrors inside. Like little eyeshadow compacts for cats! I think this shade would really offset Sammy’s orange fur, don’t you? 😉

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