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Here you will find product reviews, swatches of new finds and old favourites, collaborations with makeup artists, industry insiders and occasionally a family member, as well as lots of fun bits and pieces to brighten your day.

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  • Anastasia Modern Renaissance Palette

    After a lot of dithering and Youtube watching, I finally decided to splurge on the Anastasia Modern Renaissance Palette. With 14 shades (including shimmer, satin and matte finishes), it’s a warm-tone eyeshadow lover’s dream: a smorgasbord of rich berries, smoky browns, and high-intensity creamy champagnes.......

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  • Top Six: Eyeshadow Palettes

    Greetings all. Last week was super busy, and in the midst of the commotion I basically forgot to upload a second blog post. Oops. I really missed being able to sit down and ramble on about beauty, so spending my Saturday swatching shadows all over my......

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