Review: Urban Decay Afterdark Eyeshadow Palette

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Life has a few important questions: What do I want to be when I grow up? What kind of person am I? What in the hell was I thinking with that outfit in the 90s? Does anyone really understand what’s going on in Sense8? Is it possible for Urban Decay to make a bad eyeshadow palette?

The answer to that last one, by the way, appears to be a no for me so far, but only because I opted out of purchasing the Spectrum palette that everyone seems to hate.

I’ve been doing good with my low buy, but I did decide to catch a few things over the holidays. There are also a couple of palettes I’ve been taking a hard look at, so don’t worry… I’ve not lost my damn mind or anything.  Continue reading “Review: Urban Decay Afterdark Eyeshadow Palette”

The Foundation Trials: Spring/Summer 2016

I don’t think I’ve mentioned this before, but I tend to use different foundations for different seasons. For cooler months, I like a more matte finish and can generally tolerate a heavier makeup. Currently, I have four different foundations sitting in my collection that have a demi-matte or matte finish. Yes, four. That’s just the ones with a matte finish. One is a higher quality foundation (Tarte Amazonian Clay), and the other three are drugstore brands I particularly enjoy (e.l.f., Maybelline, & L’Oreal). This of course doesn’t include the two BB creams with sheer (Neutrogena) and light-to-medium (e.l.f.) coverage because these have more of a natural or dewy finish by themselves. Continue reading “The Foundation Trials: Spring/Summer 2016”

Urban Decay 24/7 Waterliner Eye Pencil

I’m one of those people who has a hard time finding a liner that goes in my waterline and stays there. I’ve tried just about everything you can think of, but I’ve had zero luck, and so the search continues.

Enter my beloved, Urban Decay, who says, “Hey girl, I’ve got a liner specifically made for your waterline, and you already love me. Here. Try it.”

It was too tempting to resist, so I plopped down $20 at Sephora and grabbed one in “Legend,” or black. Continue reading “Urban Decay 24/7 Waterliner Eye Pencil”