MAC Twig Dupes and Comparisons


I’ve always been a fan of the brown/rose/mauve family of lipsticks, so when I got my hot little hands on the much-loved MAC Twig, I wasn’t surprised when I loved it. Then I realised that I had an embarrassing number of lipsticks in my collection in the same colour family…so why not do a swatch comparison post? (This is only …

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MAC Isabel and Ruben Toledo Collection Review


I love limited edition make-up packaging, and MAC do spectacular designs. Their Isabel and Ruben Toledo collection has one of my favourite designs so far! I’m reviewing three items from the collection today: * Ripe Peach ombre blush ($54) is my favourite. It’s a flattering blend of coral-hued pink and apricot, with gold sparkle. The gold sparkle isn’t all that …

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MAC SS15 Trend Forecast Collection review


MAC’s SS15 looks had lots of bold eye colours and natural, understated lip shades. Here are the matching SS15 Trend Forecast palettes: These are MAC’s descriptions of the eye shades: Superfresh – light mint green Humble – soft muted beige-taupe Power Player – deep burgundy Blue Forecast – light periwinkle blue with white pearl Urbanist – muted plum brown with slight pearl Night …

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Concealer creasing comparison 2.0 – Collection 2000 vs MAC

After my original concealer creasing comparison here, I did some digging around to see if there were other concealers that could compare to MAC Pro Longwear. I’ve had a terrible run with MAC breaking me out (and my skin is pretty hardy), so I wanted to try my luck with other brands. I also disliked the packaging of MAC Pro …

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Concealer creasing comparison for oily skin

I’ve always wanted to do controlled comparisons of the eye makeup longevity, but there are lots of issues with actually conducting them on the eyes from a scientific perspective. First off, notice how one eye is usually harder to do than the other? That’s because most people only use their dominant hand, and therefore applying makeup differently from one eye …

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Project Pan Empties #31-40

Yep… still going with my mission to use up all the things! Here are 10 more empties, I’m inching slowly to the halfway mark… 31. Lush Dream Cream – I received this as part of a prize last year, and finally used this massive tub up… just to receive another one at a recent blogger event! It’s very very good, …

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