Go Taupeless? Never! Sonia Kashuk Monochrome Eye Quad in 08 Textured Taupe

01 Sonia Kashuk Monochrome Eye Quad Textured Taupe ReviewSo I wanted to get this review of Sonia Kashuk’s Monochrome Eye Quad up because they’re being discontinued and in the clearance bin at Target. I bought it in 08 Textured Taupe because (1) I ❤ taupes and (2) it was the only one that had all the shadows intact. They’re still available on Target’s website; in stores, they’re discounted from $13.69 to $9.58. The other colors (Textured Cocoa and Textured Mauve) look dreamy, too.

The idea behind the Monochrome Eye Quads is to offer one color in four different finishes: velvety matte, subtle shimmer, metallic sheen, and sparkle. Continue reading “Go Taupeless? Never! Sonia Kashuk Monochrome Eye Quad in 08 Textured Taupe”

In the Nude – Maybelline The Nudes Palette

Nudity is one thing that is hard to pull off and is reserved for the perfect few. Except in makeup. Well, let me clarify. Nude colors can be universally appealing for everyone but actually hard for manufacturers to pull off. These colors either come off too dark or as if you’re not wearing anything which is actually not the point of a nude palette.

My eternal obsession is finding the perfect taupe and nude shade. So I squee’ed when the Duane Reade pharmacy across from work marked down Maybelline makeup to 40% off. $6 for a nude palette of 12 colors. Irresistible cheap thrill! My heart went pitter patter.



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