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Shiro Cosmetics Color of the Month Haul

[button link=”http://bubbleteapanda.com/pr-disclosure-privacy/” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow” color=”FTC” shape=”rounded” size=”small” align=”left”]I Bought This[/button] Indie makeup brands are, as I’ve noted before, terrible for the wallet. In order to save myself from the neverending torment of new collections and limited releases, I generally try to make hauls, as opposed to small purchases, just so I’m not constantly buying up … Continue reading

Camera Ready Cosmetics Haul (With Bonus Cosplay Ramblings!)
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Camera Ready Cosmetics Haul (With Bonus Cosplay Ramblings!)

A few weeks ago, I was taking stock of my makeup collection and decided I needed to restock on my setting powders. And by that, I mean I realized I only had, like, three powders and that was just not enough. So, I made a small haul through Camera Ready Cosmetics in order to replenish my Ben Nye setting powder, as well as pick up a new bottle of Final Seal. In addition, I noticed they offered samples of the Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer, so I got one in shade SX08 to see how I’d like it. Continue reading

OCC Lip Tar in NSFW and January Rising Review, Swatches and Pictures
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OCC Lip Tar in NSFW and January Rising Review, Swatches and Pictures

Several months ago, I posted about the release of a special limited edition OCC lip tar called January Rising in order to raise money for an OCC employee’s (the titular January) transitional surgery. I gladly contributed to the campaign, and received my lip tar quite a while ago — maybe a month or even longer. Even before I received that, however, I’d gone to Sephora and tried out the OCC lip tar in NSFW — my boyfriend liked it so much, he bought it for me as a gift. So, this is a very belated review but I felt I had to do it considering how much I like them.

OCC Lip Tar in NSFW

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ipsy August Bag
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ipsy August Bag

I feel awful because I totally neglected to post up my ipsy June and July bags! I took pictures of them, started writing draft posts, but then just never finished editing or writing! Well, my August ipsy bag arrived two days ago and I was on it like white on rice. I loved my June and July bags, and I’m absolutely blown away by August’s bag. So, let’s take a peek at what I got!

August ipsy Glam Bag

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Sugarpill Sweetheart Palette Review, Swatches, Pictures
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Sugarpill Sweetheart Palette Review, Swatches, Pictures

Halfway through Sugarpill week! Today, I have the Sugarpill Sweetheart palette to show you. Though I love all the palettes to bits, this is probably my second favorite of the bunch. (Burning Heart, which I’ll show you tomorrow, is my favorite.) I think of all them, however, the Sugarpill Sweetheart palette is probably the most “versatile.”

I say that because this is the only palette which includes a potential highlight shade in Tako. Of course, not all palettes or eye looks need a highlight shade, but I think if you wanted to pick only one palette which could be used with other brands/shadows in a million different looks, this would be my choice. Of course, you may disagree! I’d love to hear your thoughts on it 😀 Continue reading