Archives: October 2012

A Helping Paw

Chewy is ready to lend a helping paw, if only I would let him. And he had thumbs.

Illamasqua Generation Nail Varnish Swatches, Photos & Review

Illamasqua Generation Nail Varnish

In the Illamasqua Generation collection for autumn/winter 2012 there are two great new nail varnishes in shades Charisma and Creator.

So without further ado, let’s get into this.

Illamasqua Generation Nail Varnish 2
Charisma, Creator

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Anastasia Kisses On My List Hydrafull Gloss Set for Holiday 2012 Swatches & Review

Anastasia Kisses On My List

Anastasia Kisses On My List is a new set this holiday season featuring six new Hydrafull Glosses. But wait, there’s more!

Three of the shades are sheer glosses and the other three are new and exclusive Hypercolor glosses. What does that mean? The Hypercolor glosses react with your skin’s chemistry, so the shade becomes “custom” for your lips.

These glosses come with the silicone dual-sided paddle wand that I am so not a fan of. I don’t mind the paddle shape, but the fact that it’s plastic rather than a soft sponge really bothers me. It’s not very comfortable to apply with and it can be trickier to get the gloss even. However, there are some really nice shimmery shades in this collection.

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Exciting News: Wet n Wild and Walgreens Beauty Ambassador Display!


Soon at a Walgreens near you (or maybe even right now) you will be seeing a cool new Wet n Wild display featuring some of the Wet n Wild Beauty Ambassadors, including moi!

This display features some of our favorite .99 cent items from the brand including a quote from each of us on why we like it. The pics featured here make up the display. I am working on getting on large photos of the whole thing as well.

The header photo features Emily from Beauty Broadcast (YouTube emilynoel83).


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butter London Holiday 2012 and Nordstrom Exclusive Nail Lacquer Swatches & Review

Recently I was at Nordstrom and came across a butter London nail lacquer display. My eyes didn’t know where to look first! There were quite a few shades I hadn’t seen before and I was totally enamored with a few of them.

Turns out one of them was brand new from their holiday collection (Scuppered) and the other two are Nordstrom exclusives (Two Fingered Salute and Stag Do). So I snatched ’em up!

Scuppered, Two Fingered Salute, Stag Do

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