Category Archives: Makeup

Rimam Seven Deadly Sins Collab

Hotties! I got to participate in another fun collab with the ladies of Indie Makeup And More and the theme this time was the seven deadly sins. I got Greed, which is totally fitting! Now, when I was originally brainstorming this look I was going to go with all green and gold and maybe draw a money symbol on my face. In other words very literal.

I decided to think outside the box and when I googled greed I remembered that another name for greed is avarice and avarice is the Orange Lantern in the corps. Green Lantern of course is very well known but the orange lanterns with the power of avarice, well that seemed like a cool idea! I decided to go with it….oranges, golds and yellows it is!  This look is all about excess, extreme greed…..the preciousssssssssss.

Face: I started with an airbrush base, flesh colored  foundation with lots of gold and a little bronze mixed in.   Morgana’s Fire Opal powders finished over the whole face.  Lots and lots of sparkly powder.

Cheeks:  I added a little straight orange to the foundie mix and added to cheeks and topped with Aromaleigh Sunday Girl.

Lips:  Morgana Solar Flare packed with MAC’s Marigold glitter.

Eyes:  Brazen’s Cheeky foiled on lids and blended under lower lid as well  with Brazen’s Buzzed in crease and blended out and also applied underneath eye as well.  Meow’s Yellow Snow applied to upper brow bone with Brazen’s Scorching applied under brow and on inner corner of eye.  Urban Decay Whiskey liner on upper and lower lids with two coats of black mascara on lashes.   Kat Von D Deadhead orange shadow on brows.

I wanted this look to be too much of everything…too much orange, too much sparkle, too much shimmer, too much jewelry.  Not a pretty look, but an interesting and slightly gritty look none the less.  Greed typically isn’t pretty and I wanted to portray that just a bit but still have it be somewhat ‘glamorous’.  I topped this look with a super duper bright orange wig, a champagne sequin sweater, a huge vintage necklace and all the warm colored sparkly bracelets and rings I could find. I hope you like it!

 

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IMAM Colab FOTD Featuring Planet Mercury

Hello hotties!   I had a fun collaboration this week with the ladies on IMAM (Indie Makeup And More) featuring the planets and I chose Mercury.  Now Mercury is interesting because if you google pictures of it, you get two very different looks.  One is all reds and gold and hot looking and the other is a beautiful azure, gold and white vibe.  So I decided to do two looks.

The first was done with Brazen shadows in Cheeky, Immaculate and Tree Hugger and this represents the hot Mercury.

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The next FOTD is to represent the other images of Mercury that you see.  Here I used Brazen shadow in Music Box and Ice Queen and Geek Chic shadows in Oldest Profession In The Universe, Cosmic Cathouse and Pangalactic Painted Lady.  Lippie is Meteor Madame.

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Cool Mercury
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Baroque Cosmetics A Heart’s A Heavy Burden Swatches

I have another lovely collection from Baroque Cosmetics called A Heart’s A Heavy Burden.  This collection was inspired by Howl’s Moving Castle and the colors are just gorgeous!

These were swatched over Tick Tock’s base in Milky Way and photographed under a bright light with no flash.

First up are Child Who Swallowed A Star, Duck Hat, Good Doggy and I Never Liked Turnips.  I Never Liked Turnips is my favorite out of this bunch.

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Then we have Pepping Bug, Secret Garden, She Likes My Spark and Star Lake.  She Likes My Spark is so, so amazing!  Scroll down for an out of focus photo that really shows it’s sparkles.P1160276 P1160277
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Then we have Tackiest Thing Here, Elaking On Air, Wartime and Wizard’s Apprentice.  I really love Tackiest Thing Here…it’s got some really gorgeous subtle red flash that’s hard to see but just beautiful.P1160285 P1160286 P1160287 P1160288

Baroque Cosmetics Viva La Revolution Swatches

Hello all you lovelies!  Today I bring you swatches from a new to me company called Baroque Cosmetics.  This collection is called Viva La Revolution and I’m assuming you can guess the inspiration!

These were swatched over a taupe colored primer by TIck Tock Cosmetics and photographed under a bright light with no flash.   On to the pretties!

First up are Affair Of The Diamond, Death Of Marat, Dictateur Sanguinaire and Madame Deficit.  The stand out for me in this set is Death Of Marat.

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Affair Of The Diamond, Death Of Marat, Dictateur Sanguinaire, Madame Deficit

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The next set is National Razor, Sun King, The Republic and Versailles.  National Razor is really pretty and super complex.

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National Razor, Sun King, The Republic, Versailles

Shipping and TAT were lightning fast and I found these shadows very easy to work with.  I can’t wait to try them on my face!

Ten Three Labs Swatches and Review

Hello hotties!   This week I got to try a new indie brand to me, Ten Three Labs.  I decided to try the Howl O’Ween Collection sample sizes, as well as the Bad Bitch sample size collection and a Smudge Stick in All Vamp Everything.   I was lucky enough the also receive a sample of Artificial Angels perfume oil as well as a full size of Shelley’s Big Eye and a Salve Stick in Nightlock.  On to the swatches!    These were photographed under Tick Tock’s base in Milky Way, under a bright light with no flash.

All these shadows were a joy to work with!

First we have Howl O’Ween, Mouth, That Goat Got Devil Eyes and Shelley’s Big Eye.  The stand out for me in this set is Mouth.

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Next up is Antoinette, Bathory, Coretta and Cruz.   I loved Bathory….it’s gorgeous!

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Antoinette, Bathory, Coretta and Cruz

This third group is Dandridge, Hatshepsut, Hiawatha and Joyce.    Hatshepsut is gorgeous and would a great color to wear with either warm or cool colors.

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Dandridge, Hatshepsut, Hiwatha and Joyce.

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This last group is Murasaki, Pearl, Seondeok and Sotomayor.    Pearl is absolutely amazing!

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Murasaki, Pearl, Seondeok and Sotomayor.

This next photo is of All Vamp Everything, swiped ones, twice and three times.   It’s got great slip and is very moisturizing and quite natural and easy to wear with a simple face on the go.

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All Vamp Everything smudge stick

Artificial AngelsA somewhat cloyingly sweet scent. Maybe TOO sweet…Nothing good can come of such sweetness.  Apple, black cherry, sugar cane, olive.

In bottle: Sweet with cherry.

Wet on skin:  Cherry, cherry and more cherry with a bit of apple and sweetness.

Dry on skin:  The apples comes out more with the olive which should be weird but gives it a good non-sweet note to ground it.  The sugar cane comes out at the very end and just wafts gently around in the background.

Verdict:  I love this!  It’s sweet but the olive keeps it from being too cloying or little girl smelling.

Fair Season-It’s fall! Fall’s great. And fall means fairs all around America. Funnel cakes and giant turkey legs and rides with people getting sick…You know, fun!  Cola, beer, candy corn, cotton candy, caramel, buttered popcorn, firewood, pumpkin, brown sugar, amber.

In bottle:  Sweet amber.

Wet on skin:  Cola and amber are right up front with the firewood and brown sugar hovering in the back ground.

Dry on skin:  This has dried down to a beautiful blend.  The cola and caramel are blending gorgeously with the rest of the notes.  The firewood grounds the scent and the brown sugar really warms it up.

Verdict:  I love this and am wearing it right now.

Darling Girl Who Ya Gonna Call Swatches

Well, I’ve got a lovely swatch post for you today.   Up for your viewing pleasure is Darling Girl’s Halloween collection, Who Ya Gonna Call.  As usual Susan took customers suggestions for names in this collection and I’m happy to say that one of my suggestions made it into a color this year, The Flowers Are Still Standing.  These are swatched over Tick Tock’s Infinity base in Milky Way and photographed with no flash either under a bright light or in natural light.

First up is Don’t Cross The Streams, Ghost Job, He Slimed Me, Key Master and Mass Hysteria.  The stand out for me is Key Master.

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And next is Spiritual Turbulence, That’s A Big Twinkie, The Flowers Are Still Standing, There Is No Dana and The Tragic Death Of Mr. Stay Puft.    That’s A Big Twinkie is my favorite.  This is a versatile color that you could wear every day.

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P1160149And the two extras are Hellofall and Jaycee-Boo Who.  These were freebies with my order.

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Atomic Cosmetics Review

Hello hotties!

It’s been so long since I’ve done a review that I thought I’d jump right in and review a somewhat new but local brand to Seattle called Atomic Cosmetics.  Several of my friends who are also performers endorse this company and rave about the products.  I had been hesitant to purchase because a while back there was some sort of ‘glow in the dark’ or ‘uv reactive’ shadows they were selling.   At this point there is no uv reactive or glow in the dark pigment that’s approved for use on the eyes in the US but those products seem to have been pulled so  I decided to just bite the bullet and try some stuff out.

The Site:  I’m sorry to say this, but I find the web store really clunky and painfully difficult to navigate.  Too much flashy stuff going on and it’s always been slow for me.  I’ve tried on multiple web browsers and never had great luck.  It took me a long time to place my order which is a no-go for me.    That said, she also has an actual retail store in Seattle that I’ve never been to.

The Shipping:  My order was over $75 so it shipped for free.   I did not receive any sort of tracking number and in fact ended up having to go down to the post office and sign for the package.   What a pain.   Everything was wrapped nicely and arrived with no leakage or spills.  It also arrived within a week of ordering.

The Products:

I’ll start with the lipstick.  I ordered Boca which is described on the site:  “ It’s a warm, orange-y red that SCREAMS tropical heat!”  In the tube it looks beautiful, and the color is bright and vibrant and super orangey which I love.   Once I put it on, the color goes hot pink.  Like, “Hi there, how *you* doin’?” pink.  WTF?  The actual formula is nice, with not too much slip, no annoying or cloying fragrance and it seems to have nice lasting power.  For those of you that care, it does indeed stain your lips and makes complete removal difficult.   The price point is $20 which is a lot and I was a little disappointed in the packaging.  The lid doesn’t fit quite right on the tube and wobbles around quite a bit.  Enough so that it makes me nervous to carry it around in my purse because I just know the lid will jiggle off and cause a huge mess.   I would expect better quality packaging for $20.  I would consider purchasing again only if I could try the product on before buying.

Ingredients:  Who the hell knows.  It’s not listed on the web site or on the product.  A big no-no in my book.

Atomic Cosmetics lipstick in Boca.
Atomic Cosmetics lipstick in Boca.
Atomic Cosmetics lipstick in Boca.
Atomic Cosmetics lipstick in Boca.

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Atomic Cosmetics Boca Liptick.

Next up we have the face primer, Optimus Primer.  It’s described on the site thusly:   It all begins somewhere! A thin layer of Optimus Primer is the best way to start.  Ingredients:  Again, who knows?  No ingredient list on the site or on the product.  Use at your own risk I guess.

So, I’ve been using this for over a month now and I’m not impressed at all.  I get better makeup wear when I use the Nyx primer or even the Brazen Cosmetics Triple Threat primer which is my favorite.   This product is 4oz and  priced at a whopping $40!  First of all, that’s a lot of money and secondly, it’s a stupid amount of product for which you use very little at a time.   I think the package size needs to be revisited.   I would not purchase this again.

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Atomic Cosmetics Optimus Primer
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Atomic Cosmetic Optimus Primer.

The next product I tried was the Curtain Call Makeup Setting Spray.  Described as:  A non-toxic setting spray? YES. Put down that aerosol hairspray and step away from the toxic misters.  Curtain Call’s botanical film formers hold your makeup in place safely and effectively.  Atomic Cosmetics is the dazzling natural make up line for glamazons who care about their flesh. There’s something for everyone: for the fashion forward, and for professional day looks.

Wow, this did NOT work for me.  When I tried to spray it onto my freshly and carefully made up face, instead of a fine mist it came out in huge drops of product that promptly made my mascara smear all over my eyes and caused my makeup to run.  How can this possibly work?  My Urban Decay All Nighter doesn’t do that.  Honestly, I just threw this product away.  I don’t care how good it is for you skin if the application method and packaging doesn’t work.

Ingredients:  An actual ingredient list!  Distilled water, aspalathus lineans (Organic Roobios Tea) extract, camellia sinensis (White Tea) extract, camellia sinensis (Organic Green Tea) extract, phenoxythenol, methylsulfonylmethan (MSM), dimethlaminoethnol, sodium hyaluronate acid, EDTA, citric acid.

I would not purchase this product again and in fact can’t find it on the site anymore so I’m not even sure if it’s still available.

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The last product up for review is the Magic Mixxx Shadow Setting Potion.  This is described:  Abracadabra! You just put a spell on your eye shadow to allow for easier applications and once dry… seamless blending!    I have mixed feelings about this product.   It definitely was a LOT easier to blend the shadows once dry but I don’t think it had to staying power of my beloved Duraline by Inglot.   At $10 it’s a great deal as you get 2oz so it should last forever.  Would I purchase again?   Most likely not.

Ingredients:  Surprise, surprise…none on the site, but there is a list on the product.  Distilled water, aloe vera extract, chamomile extract, jojoba protein, cucumber extract, polyaminopropyl biguanide.

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Atomic Cosmetics Magic Mixxx Shadow Setting Potion
Atomic Cosmetics Magic Mixxx Shadow Setting Potion
Atomic Cosmetics Magic Mixxx Shadow Setting Potion

All in all I was pretty disappointed in the products that I ordered.   At over $80 there is nothing that I loved and nothing that would make me go back for more.  What do you guys think?

New Hair!

I know, I know.  You guys are all like, “It’s always new hair with you!”   But I’m having fun with an pastel orange at the moment.   I started out at a level 5 bright copper red.  Something like this:

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Then we bleached it twice and toned it with a level 7 orange red and 5 vol.

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Six weeks later we touched up my roots and ran the bleach through the ends one more time.  This time we toned it with 2 parts yellow Rush Deep Color Direct, 1 part Manic Panic Pillarbox Red and a dollop of Manic Panic Cotton Candy Pink.   We processed it for 1/2 hour with no heat.   I called this phase of the color Solar Flare.   lol

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And after one washing.  I love this pastel phase…..so springy and fun!

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Same color-two different looks from the lighting.

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This is the first time that I’ve used the new Rusk veggie colors and I have to say I’m pretty impressed.   It didn’t bleed onto my pillowcases or towels at all.

 

Virus Insanity True Blood Collection Swatches

Hotties!   Today I bring to you a lovely collection of swatches from the Virus Insanity collection inspired by True Blood.   Can I just tell you…..I am *in love* with this collection.

These were swatched over Detrivore primer and photographed with no flash under a bright light.

First we have Alcide, Vampire Bill (well, technically it’s just BILL but come on…..I just can’t NOT say VAMPIRE BILL) and Eric.   These are all gorgeous but my favorite is Alcide.  Although I don’t mind have Eric on my face, either.   *wink, nudge*

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The next set is Fangtasia, Lafayette and Sookie.    Fangtasia…..FANGTASIA!!  Yes, I screamed it.  It’s because it’s my newest obsession and my favorite shadow hands down right now.  It’s a gorgeous and wearable red and red eyeshadow can be tricky.  If it’s not done right then you just look like you have cholera. Fangtasia is a great, warm red with golden flash and red glitter.

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I totally forgot to include Merlotte’s in the original swatching so here it is all by itself:

 

 

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Combinations that I’m looking forward to trying are Fangtasia/Vampire Bill (weird but it might just look amazeballs!), Sookie/Eric and Lafayette/Eric.

 

 


Darling Girl Swatch Post

Hello hotties!

I was lucky enough to get my Darling GIrl package this week so I put together a swatch post for you.   The swatches aren’t from  any one collection so I’ve put them in alphabetical order just for shits and giggles.

These were all swatched over Detrivore primer and photographed inside under a bright light with no flash.

First up are Beach Blanket Bingo, Black Hole Sun, Borrowed Underpants and Bubbles.   I had a hard time with Beach Blanket Bingo as it’s a matte and didn’t want to apply evenly over the primer.   My favorite of this bunch is Black Hole Sun.

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Now we’ve got Dirty Limerick, Emagherd!, Fireworks and Heatwave.   How excited am I to try Fireworks and Dirty Limerick together?   Very excited.

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Now we have Paper Planes, Red Butler and Sakura Season (free GWP).   Paper Planes and Red Butler were instant favorites for me.  Red Butler is a gorgeous brow bone highlighter.

 

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And last we have Sexxy Girlfriend!, Tank Taupe, and Cheeks Like Roses blush.   Tank Taupe was hard to work with over the primer as it’s a matte.   Cheeks Like Roses is my new instant favorite blush!

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So those are the swatches!  Look for some FOTD posts coming up soon featuring these colors!

 

 

FOTD with Groovy and Forever

Hello hotties!  It’s been so long since I’ve brought you a FOTD post that I thought you were due one.  Also, I have new hair!   We bleached it out twice to a golden apricot color and then toned it with 7OR and 5 vol.  I love it!

Face-Brazen Triple Threat primer on face, custom mix of UD Naked 1.0/Benefit Hello Flawless in Petal.   Finished with custom powder.   Concealer in Alabaster by Dinair.

Cheeks-Aromaleigh blush in Corset.

Lips-Brazen Sparkly Lady lip gloss Rhinestone Housewife exclusive.

Eyes-TFSI under Tick Tock primer in Milky Way.  Morgana Groovy applied to outer corner with Brazen Forever applied to entire lid up to brow bone.  Brazen Scorching applied just under brow.   One coat of black mascara and Brazen brow powder in Jane applied to brows.

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Hottie’s Hot Product Pick Of The Week!

Hello hotties!    Starting with the new year, I’ve pledged to bring you a hot product of the week review post.  I will be highlighting products that I use daily and love personally.   These are my holy grail products that I would be bereft if I had to live without.

For my first spotlight product, I’m choose Beauty Sleep by Brazen Cosmetics.  Beauty Sleep is described as an overnight mineral treatment and I can tell you that I love this product.

I was introduced to overnight mineral treatments a couple of  years ago.  I was VERY skeptical as not only do I have sensitive skin, but I also tend to have dry skin.  How could a *powder* work for that?   Honestly, I have no idea…maybe it’s magic.   All I know is that I can use this treatment once or twice weekly and my skin always looked refreshed and renewed.

This product comes with a little tiny powder puff for application but I prefer to use a nice fluffy kabuki brush.  I recommend tighly closing eyes and mouth when you’re applying….it’s powdery and I recommend you try not to inhale it.

There are some folks that have more oily skin that prefer to use this product on bare skin underneath their mineral foundation.  It’s reported to help control oil and extend the life of their mineral makeup.  However you choose to use this product, just USE IT or at least give it a try…..you won’t be disappointed.  Just look how radiant my skin is after using this magical product:

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This product and many other amazingly effective skin care and makeup items can be found at The Rhinestone Housewife!

Arcana Queens Of Snow and Air and Returning Favorites

Arcana Holiday 2013

 

 

 

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 The Queens of Snow and Air Perfume Collection

 Little Lully:  Our heroine. Innocent, gentle, rosy-cheeked. Tender new blossoms of lily of the valley and honeysuckle are kissed with coconut milk, copaiba balsam, and butter CO2 extract.

Small Cottage in a Clearing:  The cozy scent of milky coffee with white sugar, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and a faint undercurrent of dangerous black musk.

The Old Forest:  Smoky resins with Bourbon vanilla bean, wild honey, dragonsblood, dark musk, kush, a hint of fir needle, and a drop of antique vetiver.

Gehern the Troll:  He lives high in the mountains in his frozen cave. Fresh gingerroot, warm gingerbread, nectarine, bergamot, sweet orange.

7 Apples Grow in Ice:  Honeyed winesaps and green apples with pearl musk, skin musk, white pepper, and a tiny hint of frozen grapefruit.

Astrid the Cold:  The mystical, enigmatic queen of air. Neroli, chilled vodka, rich amber, oak moss, coconut husks, lavender.

Sigrid the Wise:  The beautiful, merciful queen of snow. Labdanum absolute, smoky frankincense, myrrh, and glorious, golden vanilla.

Necklace Made of Tears:  Poor Lully. Sticky spun sugar with frankincense tears, peach nectar, violets, lacrima water, and cardamom.

The Sighing Bridge:  Dark, sweet pipe tobacco with 3 precious ambers.

Snowflake Palace:  At last. White tea leaves, white amber, silvery soft musk, and a swirl of wood smoke.

 

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 Returning Arcana Yule Classics

Arctic Bear:  Cave in to shivery pleasures with this festively icy blend straight from the North Pole. A playful mix of aromatic Northern bayberry, frosted Siberian fir needle oil and the dry freshness of snowy woods. Hail the Great Arctic Bear!

 Black Maria:  Abandoned remedies, emptied tobacco tins, and the intangible essence of impending trouble. Ginger syrup, apothecary honey, golden Cavendish, vanilla, tonka, and Dutch caraway.

Bluestocking: 

“I have met with women whom I really think would like to be married to a poem, and to be given away by a novel.” —John Keats
Lavender, warm milk, rich vanilla, white heather, yuzu, petitgrain, and a smattering of sunflowers.

Comfort 2013:  The sugarcoated balm of holiday solace. Bright pomegranate and fluffy snow lift the soul while splashes of citrus, tonka, and rum warm the heart.

 Frozen Heart:  The essence of a snow queen’s glacial affections. An enchanted concoction of spiky black pepper, cold peppermint, icy watermelon, pale vanilla, and pearl musk. Beware of glittering women in sleighs who promise you the world.

 La Befana:  Notes of ripe apricot, Sicilian blood orange, dark chocolate, smoked vanilla, and toasted biscotti combine to evoke la Befana, the Christmas witch of Italy who slides down chimneys to leave sweets for very good children and lumps of coal for the very bad.

Old Year’s Night:  And in with the new. Black coconut, fresh ginger, champagne, vanilla, massoia bark, skin musk, peru balsam, sugarcane, ecru musk, and the merest whiffs of icy bergamot and frozen pear.

Pax Mundi : A prayerful ode to world peace. Smoky frankincense, bay laurel, myrtle pepper, peach nectar, myrrh, balsam of peru, Atlas cedar wood, and gentle copaiba.

Snug:  The scent of staying in to watch the snow fall: dark honey amber, marshmallow, and the glow of beeswax candles.

Solstice Sugar: Rejoice in the return of the sweet sun-child throughout all the jolly festivals of the Winter Solstice. The scent of warmest celebrations and Yuletide feasts with notes of toasty almonds, apple cakes, baking spices, and honeyed mead.

Tinderbox:  The essence of a baroque case filled with tempered firesteel, flint, and linen charcloth: resinous black amber, woodsmoke, sweet mallow root, frankincense, cubeb, and sandalwood.

 The Ulda: The elusive fairy folk of the Nordic Sapmi region are said to live underneath the Earth and travel in reindeer-drawn sleighs tinkling with silver bells. With white almond, resinous Baltic amber, crisp bayberry, warm cardamom, and pink pepper.

Winter Malaise:  Sigh. A carb-laden base of syrupy sweet mango and thick, rich vanilla is prodded with cinnamon, clove, black anise, and iron-distilled patchouli. Perfect for that date with your light box.

Winter Mirth:  The scent of favorite scarves, gleeful snow days, and a lighthearted whirl of holiday parties: green coconut, baked pumpkin, nutmeg, red patchouli, and brightest lemongrass.

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 Professor T.S. Goodfellow’s Winter Correctives:  Professor T.S. Goodfellow’s now-obscure scientific preparations originated in the 1930’s in the workshop of a small midwest university. Often found wild-eyed at all hours in front of his bubbling beakers with an illegible stack of notes at his side, Goodfellow was called everything from mad scientist to astounding, unprecedented genius. Here are a few of the formulae he devised specifically to alleviate winter’s dark days. May they blast and soothe your doldrums and bring you whatever you seek.

Laughter:  Giggly raspberry with sparks of pink and black pepper, and what Goodfellow himself described as “a gay tangle of euphoric herbs” which combine to bear a strange olfactory resemblance to rich cheesecake.

Ooomph:  For those late afternoons when eyelids begin to inexorably droop. Coffee, coffee, more coffee, cream, and a brew of stimulative herbs which combine to bear a strange olfactory resemblance to rich cheesecake.

Prosperity:  It’s always good to keep one’s coffers filled. Golden pumpkin, lime, amber, almond, a pinch of cardamom, and a pastiche of herbs which combine to bear a strange olfactory resemblance to rich cheesecake.

Tranquility:  A palliative mix of apricot, peach, cream, sweet clove, and a union of calming herbs which combine to bear a strange olfactory resemblance to rich cheesecake.

Darling Girl “Oh The Horror!” Swatches

Finally!  I finally have my grubby little hands on my Darling Girl, “Oh The Horror” LE collection.   I had to break into them, gaze stupidly at them all and swatch right away!  These are all inspired by classic horror and Susan took customer suggestions for names and colors.  I suggested Ripley’s Cat and Death By Unicorn.   These were all swatched over primer and photographed in direct sunlight.

First up with have Attack Of The 50 Foot Woman, Bad Ash, Bathed In Blood, Camp Blood and Creature From the Black Lagoon.   The standout for me was Bad Ash!

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Next is Death By Unicorn, Frankenstein, Go Go Godzilla, Heads Will Roll and Here’s Johnny!   I can’t wait to wear Death By Unicorn and Frankenstein together!

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Up next is I Am Pain, King Kong, Lonely Assassins, Monster Within and Pumpkinhead.   I love, love, love Most of these.   I’m a sucker for orange so Pumpkinhead will get a lot of wear.  I liked the out of focus photos because it showed all the sparkle.

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And now there’s Ripley’s Cat, Seven Days Later, Sleep Kills, The Count, The Invisible Man and The Mummy.  Ripley’s Cat was one of the names that I suggested so of course I love it!

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I found a lonely jar that I forgot and also wanted to swatch the GWP.   So here we have The Boogeyman and Inamorata.

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Geek Chic Cosmetics Witchcraft & Wizardry Collection Swatches

The Witchcraft & Wizardry collection from Geek Chic Cosmetics has been highly anticipated by indie cosmetics aficionados everywhere!  I received mine about a week ago but just recently had a chance to swatch them up for you.    These were swatched over a primer and due to the weather, photographed under a bright light with no flash.

From left to right we have Mischief Managed, House Elf, Golden Trio, Headmaster, Always and You Know Who.

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Close ups of Mischief Managed, House Elf, Golden Trio.

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Close ups of Headmaster, Always and You Know Who.

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You can find this collection here:  http://www.geekchiccosmetics.com/witchcraft-and-wizardry.html