Daily archives:September 28, 2010 10:46 pm

Seven New Sugarpill Shades

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Recently I received the 7 new Sugarpill (affiliate link) shades from Amy. I just finally was able to swatch them! I swatched them on bare skin, on Aromaleigh Light Primer and on Pixie Epoxy. I also did some color family swatches. The 7 new shades work very well with the original colors that were released. They're all vegan, which is great.[...]

Arsenic and Old Lace

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Arg, I've got huge dark circles under my eyes today! I couldn't fall asleep for anything last night. I was up after 2:30 am and then I forgot to set my alarm. Thankfully I woke up at 8:20, so I wasn't late taking Dave to work, or getting to work myself. I threw my makeup on super fast and didn't put on any undereye concealer, and I really should have. Anyway[...]

Evil Shades LE Halloween Collection!

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Evil Shades has released a Limited Edition collection for Halloween! Eye Shadows: Eerie- An luminous white with a ghostly blue shift sparkled with orbs of pink and aqua Raven's Song- A shadowy black base with screams of hot pink sparkles Samhain- A grave metallic purple pearl Witching- A grim pearled aqua with a seducing pink shift and deadly fusc[...]

Mineral Makeup 101 Basics Video Tutorial

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This is just a little video tutorial on some Mineral Makeup 101 - How to apply mineral eye shadow with the dab/pat methods. There are many other methods, including foiling, using Pixie Epoxy (my personal favorite), or other mixing mediums as well as using bases like Paint Pots or Shade Sticks. I showcase ecoTools brushes because I own about 40 of them, th[...]

Some Phaedra Cuteness (and pug, too!)

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These are all pictures from this past weekend of Phaedra and the pugs, Maximus and Princess Ion. A first ever, all 3 in the same spot chair. I absolutely adore this one! Phaedra in Ray's lap. Dave & Princess Ion snoring in each other's faces. Popup Pugs. My regal Phaedra. Phaedra & me napping.