Friday, January 8, 2016

Morphe 35W - review + swatches

When I was at IMATS last year, I decided to welcome a little Morphe into my life. Say hello to the 35W.

The palette's colour selection is pretty stunning. Mostly warm neutrals. A handful of base/lid shades. A smattering of peachy sunrise shades. A mix of browny bronzes. Plus, there's a nice mix of both shimmers and mattes. Super versatile. There are a few shades I have no love for (I'm looking at you, candy pink, silver and sparkly black), but overall, I'm happy.

Pigmentation and quality varies. I'd say about 90% of the palette is nicely pigmented, smooth, and blendable, while the remainder is pretty shit. I'm talking little pigment and a patchy finish. Duds aside, the shadows last really well on the lids. Freakishly well, actually. Good times.

I was going to swatch the entire palette, but laziness took over. Instead, I've swatched a handful of my favourites, as well as a few of the duds.

All up, I'm definitely a fan of the 35W. It's (mostly) great quality and fun to play with.

Have you tried anything from Morphe? Are you planning to? Tell me things!


Thursday, January 7, 2016

Chi Chi lipstick collection

Chi Chi knows how to make a lippie. Creamy, smooth, pigmented and longwearing. I dig. And they're not too expensive, either.

Here's my little collection... 

Show Pony - warm tan-brown
Hollywood Wannabee - vibrant magenta
Wrapped Around My Pinkie - juicy peach-coral
Sex Bomb  - soft, rose-tan nude
Spenderella - deep, true purple
Bring It On - dusty lavender
Social Climber - muted, easy-to-wear coral
Game On - soft, peachy pink
Lady Bump - deep berry
Drop Dead Gorgeous - rosy brown
Checkin' In - peachy nude

Swatches are in the same order as above


Are you fan of Chi Chi lipsticks?


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