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Ellen Sirot Hand Perfection Day Creme and Nail & Cuticle Treatment Review

Friday, whoo hoo!

Not only Friday, but a long weekend for us in the USA because of the 4th of July! Who’s BBQ-ing?

Ellen Sirot is a world-famous hand model. She’s actually known as “The Supermodel of Hands”! When I think of hand models the very first thing that comes to mind is when George Costanza was trying to be a hand model on Seinfeld, and wore an oven mitt to protect his hands. :)

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Sugarpill Chromalust Loose Eyeshadow Swatches & Review

Happy Wednesday!

Ok today is yet another Sugarpill review. Sorry I don’t have any nails for you today, but I promise tomorrow’s post will be a GOOD one from Zoya :)

This review will be covering Sugarpill’s loose powder eyeshadows, also known as ChromaLust.

These little beauties come in 11 different vivid colors in little plastic jars. They are 5 grams and are measured by weight not volume. They are also all Vegan, in case that matters to you!

Check them out below!

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Sugarpill Pressed Eyeshadow Palette – Cold Heart Swatches & Review

Good morning!

Today I have a very fun new makeup brand for you called Sugarpill Cosmetics. What makes this especially exciting for me is that they are local to the Bay Area!

Sugarpill is the creation of Amy, aka Shrinkle on eBay and Etsy. She started out with a fashion line called Shrinkle on eBay in 2003. To match her wild, colorful clothing line she began wearing theatrical makeup from the brand Kryolan. Soon she realized that starting her own line of cosmetics was the way to go, so Sugarpill was born in 2010.

Right now the brand offers pressed eyeshadow singles and quads, loose eyeshadows, and false eyelashes.

I first saw reviews of these products back in February when they launched and was VERY impressed with what I saw. I love that she’s in Oakland, and of course want to support a fellow Bay Area company; but obviously I have to like the product first, which happily I can say I definitely do!

Read on for review & swatches of the Cold Heart Eyeshadow Palette!

First off the packaging of the quads is SO adorable. I am a total & complete sucker for cute packaging, and this definitely fits the bill. This is the outside box that the quads come in.

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Make Up For Ever Aqua Creme Colors Swatches & Reviews

What’s up!

Remember when I said I was interested in doing cosmetics reviews and I did that little poll? Over 53% of you said you would like to see them, 13% said they didn’t care (which I take as a yes), almost 4% were “Other” and then about 30% said no. I think I should have made it a little more clear that it didn’t mean I would stop doing nail polish swatches, this would be in addition to that. I think some people maybe were worried I wouldn’t be covering nails anymore, which I will!

I do plan on doing makeup reviews now because the fact is, I love makeup as much if not more than nail polish. For me it’s easier to swatch makeup than nail polish because it’s so much quicker and you don’t have to be as precise as polish and layer on coats, do clean-up, etc.

What I won’t be showing (for the most part) is a bunch of promo pics for upcoming collections. I rarely even do that with nail polish because I find it boring and uninspired when all people do is post promo pics. I won’t be sticking to one brand or anything either, it will run the gamut from inexpensive drugstore makeup all the way to the more expensive lines. For now at least I will be showing the stuff that jumps out at me personally, and what I would normally purchase. If things work out and this takes off, maybe I will be able to someday show more products. We shall see!

I am still toying with exactly how I am going to bring you these reviews once my new blog is up. I am thinking it might be on a totally different website, but that remains to be seen. Also some of this will be shown on my YouTube channel in video format rather than a post, but when I do videos, I always will post them on here also. If you haven’t yet subscribed, please do so! :)


Make Up For Ever has a new line of eye creme colors out called Aqua Cremes. They come in an array of colors, 22 in all, and I have two to show you today.

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Milani Liquif’Eye Metallic Eye Liner Swatches & Review

Guten Tag!

Another Milani review! This time I’m talkin’ about their new Liquif-Eye Metallic Eye Liner pencils.

These were really creamy and lovely. Super opaque and soft. They claim to have have the feel and look of a liquid liner, but I didn’t really experience that personally. But they still rock!

In all their glory

As I mentioned above, these are soft, very easy to work with and great for smudging or blending out.

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