Give Me Bore: Sephora “Give Me More Lip” Review and Swatches on 3 Skintones…and YouTube!

01 Sephora Favorites Give Me More Lip Review 2015

When Renee visited me a few weeks ago, she brought along a new toy: the Sephora Favorites Give Me More Lip “lip wardrobe” ($59).  It’s a limited edition/holiday 2015 release containing 15 lip colors (4 full size) ranging in colors, formulas, and finishes: from tinted balms to matte liquid lipsticks and from plumping glosses to vampy creams.

We decided to swatch them with Indya (Bella Noir Beauty) so that you could see how they looked on our fair, medium, and dark skin tones.  We’re all warm-toned, but I’m NC15, Renee is Not Chanel 35, and Indya is NC50.

Here’s a 2-minute vid where we model (using that word very liberally) every single color.

Oh yeah, I forgot to mention

WE HAVE A YOUTUBE CHANNEL NOW!

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Matte About You: Shu Uemura Tint in Gelato in AT 02 Sugar Plum & BG 01 Puffy Chocolate Review

Shu Uemura Tint in Gelato ($28) is a creamy, super-pigmented liquid intended as a lip and cheek color. I’ve only used them as lipsticks since I’m generally not too skilled with liquid blushes.

01 Shu Uemura Tint in Gelato ReviewLovely Indya at Bella Noir Beauty gave me AT 02 Sugar Plum and BG 01 Puffy Chocolate (the shades are inspired by gelato) and will be helping me swatch and demonstrate the colors. Sugar Plum is a rich, strong, cool-toned pink with a touch of purple. Puffy Chocolate is a tan beige, not nearly as dark as its name suggests.

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Slim Shady: NYX Highlight & Contour Pro Palette Review + Swatches on NC15 & NC50 Skin

01 NYX Highlight Contour Pro Palette ReviewAnother day, another contouring palette. That’s what it seems like, doesn’t it? Never underestimate the power of the Kardashian bump to something previously reserved for makeup pros and serious makeup addicts (ahem, Renee). One of the recent entrants to the market is the NYX Highlight & Contour Pro Palette ($25 for 8 powders; provided for consideration by NYX). Continue reading “Slim Shady: NYX Highlight & Contour Pro Palette Review + Swatches on NC15 & NC50 Skin”