Coloured Raine: The Queen of Hearts

I missed out on getting this at the first release as it never made it to Blighty but people who did get one liked it so much that Coloured Raine made the Queen of Hearts palette a permanent fixture.

Queen of Hearts

Isn’t she a beauty? I’ve been playing with her for a little while now so I thought I would tell you lovely lot all about it.  Continue reading

OPV Yemoja Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

OPV Yemoja Palette

I stumbled across news of this Yemoja palette while watching the ‘Beauty News’ YouTube channel. The same channel that has become famous for destroying make-up but which also does a great round up of new products being announced or released. I had never heard of OPV before but I knew I absolutely had to have a palette dedicated to Yemoja so I paused the video and immediately looked them up. Continue reading

Urban Decay: Jean-Michel Basquiat Collection

Urban Decay Basquiat CollectionOn a rainy Saturday afternoon in Bolton the lovely girls at Urban Decay put on a bit of a party. What for? To celebrate the release of the Jean-Michel Basquiat collection.

There was food and drink, make-overs, glitter, a DJ, a raffle and of course a demonstration showing talking through who Jean-Michel was, the collection and demonstrating it in use.

I got to play will all parts of the collection not just the products I purchased so I’m going to share with you full swatches and some pictures from the day. Continue reading

3 New Limited Sleek i-Divine Palettes

Sleek cosmetics have released not one but three limited edition i-Divine palettes this month, one exclusively at Superdrug, one at Boots and one only on their own website. There are also three new shades of Lip VIP which you can find at the end of this post.

Limited Sleek i-Divine Palettes
Don’t worry if you don’t have either of those stores though as all three are available online via the Sleek website.

All of the palettes feature 12 pans in a range of seasonal shades. I have two of them here to show you and full swatches of both, I didn’t order the third (‘Nordic Skies’) as I didn’t think I would wear the paler more wintery shades in that one personally and I didn’t need them for my kit. Sorry!  Continue reading

Smashbox Photo Matte Eyes Review

The Photo Matte Eyes palette is a multi-tasking collection of 14 neutral shades usable as eye shadow, brow powder or eye liner when wet.

Photo Matte Eyes

It comes with a fairly comprehensive guide sheet showing a technique for contouring 6 different eye shapes. It explains which shades work best as brow powders for each hair colour and goes through 5 different brow shapes too.   Continue reading