Birds of a Feather : MLBB Lipstick Swatch fest

So, if you haven’t heard by now, MAC just released an “exclusive” shade called So Select for their ‘select’ members. Aka MAC really wants people to sign up for their new rewards program by tempting you in with a special lipstick. It’s genius marketing and the color definitely has me, a MLBB lover, especially interested. It’s described as a dusty rose, and HELLLOOO that’s one of my favorite things ever.

Except-
1) I’m on a lipstick no-buy because I already have quite a lot
2) it looks pretty darn dupable
3) honestly, it might not look good on me at all (it looks too warm/terracotta)

In the spirit of reminding myself what MLBBs I already own and which ones I love more than this mystery So Select color, I’ve swatched ALL my MLBB lipsticks, from My Lips But Peacher, to My Lips But Mauve-r.Β Welcome to Birds of a Feather: MLBB edition!

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MLBB lipstick comparisons

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Face of the Day / Eye of the Day

I hope everyone is having a good week so far! Today I have a face of the day / eye of the day photo for you! I’m trying to do a “no repeat” Novemeber sort of thing and use everything in my collection at least once. I have so many eyeshadows and lipsticks that I tend to default to my favorite ones. Forcing myself to do a unique look every day will help me really use all my products, discover hidden gems, and help me findΒ which things I can destash πŸ™‚

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Birds of a Feather: Purples (lipstick swatchfest #1)

Hello everyone! I hope you’re all having a great day πŸ™‚
Today I have for you a new feature! As you all know, I have a ridiculous amount of lipsticks and I’ve been recently trying to sort through my whole collection of makeup and really find & use my favorites! Therefore, what better way to catalogue things then by posting pictures for you guys? I call it “Birds of a Feather”, since they’re not really lipstick dupes but definitely cousins. Along the way, I hope to find my favorites as well as weed out the ones I don’t like as much. Today’s ‘birds’ are all the lipsticks I call purple!

lipstick swatch comparison fest!

lipstick swatch comparison fest!

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Late September Sun: Bronzer Swatches and Review ~ Colourpop, theBalm, e.l.f. & more!

Happy Monday everyone! I’ve been hanging out on Pinterest a lot lately, collecting beautiful fall pictures (pumpkin everything!) as well as finding new organizational ideas. Spring cleaning may be the more common trend, but there’s something about fresh fall weather that makes me want to clean all theΒ things!Β Part of my fall clean is to go through all my makeup, swatch categories of things, and toss the old & terrible. I’ll be trying to pan the things I like but don’t love, but the really bad things I’m just going to toss. I value my space more than I value keeping everything I own πŸ™‚

So today I have for you swatches of all the bronzers I own! For someone who rarely wears bronzerΒ I sure have a lot.

lots of bronzers

lots of bronzers

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ColourPop Throws it Back 90s Fall Collection ~ Shadows and Lippies ~ Review and Swatches

Happy Wednesday everyone! Yet another week is halfway over πŸ™‚

Today I have for you a few of the new shades from ColourPop’s new fall collection! I only bought Mixed Tape, Boy Band, Contempo, and Dazed because I’mΒ supposed to be on a low-buy. But of course I threw a few more ColourPop goodies into my order to meet that shipping requirement πŸ˜‰

ColourPop 90s fall collection

ColourPop 90s fall collection

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NYX Liquid Suede Lipsticks !!! — Vintage, Cherry Skies, Tea and Cookies — Dupes, Comparisons, and Long Review!

UPDATE:Β Since this is still getting lots of views (hello and welcome!) I’d like to update my review here. I have since destashed ALL of these colors to friends. After the initial hype wore down, these really weren’t that spectacular. Despite trying to work with them for a while and trying different techniques, these were too messy and too slippery for me. Someone who loves creams that never dry down may love them. I didn’t.Β 

FINALLY! I got my hands on some of the NYX Liquid Suedes! Get ready for a long review πŸ™‚

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nyx liquid suede cream lipstick: tea & cookies / vintage / cherry skies

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(even more) ColourPop Ultra Matte Lipstick Swatches! ~ indepth review

Oops I bought more.

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When I saw the new colors that were released a couple weeks ago, I knew I had to have Clueless. It looked like the perfect muted rosy color that would actually be The MLBB color I want/need.
And of course I had to pick up Lychee because PURPLE and Bumble because it’s a perfect dupe for Kat Von D’s Double Dare which I was lusting after. So I placed another ColourPop order (got some shadows too- more on that later) and got these three new lipsticks πŸ™‚

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