Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Notoriously Morbid Summer 2016 and June '16 CCCotM Mystic Matte Lipstick Swatches

Hello, everyone!  I have swatches of Notoriously Morbid's new summer Mystic Matte liquid lipsticks!  They released eight new lipsticks for the season with a mix of wearable and bright shades.  I have seven of them swatched in this post today and you can find the eight, Necropolis, in a previous post here.  Notoriously Morbid's current TAT is 5-10 business days.  I also purchased June's Customer Created Color of the Month, Dagon, which also happened to be a Mystic Matte and included swatches of it in this post.

Disclaimer:  I am a promoter for Notoriously Morbid.  All items were purchased with my own money using a promoter discount unless otherwise stated.  All opinions are honest and my own.

Pictures taken under LED bulb

Bare lips
Dagon on lips
Dagon on face
Dagon:  dusty pink with strong blue sheen.  This was June's CCCotM and NM's first Mystic Matte created by a customer!  It has a very intense duochrome and I find that it's too cool for my skin tone.  I've seen so many other ladies rock it on NM's fan page though (Notoriously Morbid's Customer's Crypt).

Ethereal on lips
Ethereal on face
Ethereal:  beautiful metallic rose gold.  This was a bit special to me because I've been wanting a rose gold lipstick in forever and when NM finally created one, the owner ended up letting me name it!  Thanks a bunch again, Carrie ^_^  I was initially worried that it would be too frosty or light for me and I wanted to love it so badly.  Fortunately, I LOVE it.  It wasn't as light as I thought it was and ended up being almost a perfect MLBB on me.  I've worn it several times throughout the past few weeks and love how it goes with a lot of my makeup looks.  If I somehow run out of this, I know I'll repurchase it for sure.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Geek Chic Cosmetics I'm Not Cute and Cara Mia Swatches!

Geek Chic Cosmetics recently released an all new collection inspired by webcomic Bee and Puppycat.  It only has a few episodes so I was able to watch it all in one day.  It's very odd but also strangely enticing.  The collection features six eyeshadows and a perfume and comes in an adorable tin.  I also picked up their beautiful red liquid matte lipstick because I enjoyed the other matte lipstick I purchased from them.  Geek Chic's TAT is currently 10 business days from ordering.  

Pictures taken under LED bulb and swatched over ELF Glitter Primer (top/left half) and ELF Essential Primer (bottom/right half)

2 Cute 2 Poot
2 Cute 2 Poot:  shimmery ivory pink

Cleavage??:  bubblegum pink with blue duochrome

Now Ya Candy's Gone!
Now Ya Candy's Gone!:  lavender with gold sparkles

Sad Space Fish
Sad Space Fish:  mint with green shimmers and gold sparkles

Crotch Ice
Crotch Ice:  periwinkle with pink duochrome and gold shimmers

Poo Monster
Poo Monster:  tawny with red duochrome and gold sparkles

I'm Cool as Hell
I'm Cool as Hell:  "A soft, sweet, and airy floral/citrus perfume perfect for spring with notes of fresh squeezed lime, strawberry, mango, and bubble gum all mixed with a heart of fresh cut sweet peas."  This is a pretty sweet scent to me, not sickeningly sweet though, it's very pleasant.  It doesn't last more than an hour or two, but the spray bottle makes it convenient to bring in your bag for reapplication.

Bare lips

Cara Mia

Cara Mia on face
Cara Mia:  semi metallic blood red liquid lipstick with red and silver sparkles.  It has a mousse-like texture, cake frosting scent, and dries instantly.

2 Cute 2 Poot, Cleavage??, Now Ya Candy's Gone!, Sad Space Fish, Crotch Ice, Poo Monster, Cara Mia

- Jolie ♥

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Notoriously Morbid June 2016 Vanishing Cabinet - Killer Candy Swatches

Happy Independence Day, everyone!  I have swatches of Notoriously Morbid's June Vanishing Cabinet.  It was inspired by Jawbreaker which I haven't had a chance to watch yet.  Their VCs are $13.25/month and usually include three to four mini eyeshadows as well as another product.  Their TAT is currently 5-10 business days, though the VC generally ships out on its own.  This month was a bit special as the additional product was a lip scrub!  NM has never released a lip scrub prior to this and I believe their debut formula is great!  It'll go well with their Mystic Matte liquid lipsticks, so I hope the company releases more.

Info card

Pictures taken under LED bulb and swatched over ELF Glitter Primer (top/left half) and ELF Essential Primer (bottom/right half)

Extra Fancy
Extra Fancy:  peachy pink with gold sparkles

Demented:  lime green with gold sparkles

Satan in Heels
Satan in Heels:  purple with red shimmers

Peachy F****** Keen
Peachy F****** Keen:  tropical scented and flavored lip scrub.  It smells like Malibu pineapple, sloughs off all dead skin, and is especially effective over lip balm.  I've been using ELF's Lip Scrub which comes in a lipstick form and had to get used to applying this lip scrub with my fingers.  It's fairly easy but can get a little messy sometimes.  I hope NM starts selling these in larger sizes because they will be helpful to use on lips before applying the Mystic Matte lipsticks!

Extra Fancy, Demented, Satan in Heels

- Jolie ♥

Monday, July 4, 2016

Hello Waffle June 2016 Visage - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Swatches and Review

Happy July 4th, everyone!  I have swatches of Hello Waffle Cosmetics' June Visage subscription box!  It's inspired by one of my all time favorite books - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  I'm actually a fan of almost all of Roald Dahl's works, so I'm definitely watching The BFG when it comes out.  Hello Waffle is currently on hiatus until October, but their usual TAT is 10-15 business days.  The Visage is $30/month and generally comes with three or four mini eyshadows, and full sized cheek and lip products.  The Visage is unaffected by the hiatus and will still be sent out during their break.

Visage info card

Summary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Drawing card

Pictures taken under LED bulb and swatched over Hello Waffle Enchantment Base (top/left half) and ELF Essential Primer (bottom/right half)

The Golden Ticket
The Golden Ticket:  intense metallic gold with gold sparkles

The Tiny House
The Tiny House:  matte dark red brown with slight gold sparkles and red shimmers

Innocent + Twisted Alchemy June 2016 Subscription Swatches

Welcome back, everyone!  Sorry I've been a bit late with these posts; I've been moving and had to push back posting in favor of packing and all that fun stuff.  I have swatches of Innocent + Twisted Alchemy's June subscription box.  The box just went through a price increase and is now $18/month.  The shop's usual TAT is 14-18 business days though the box doesn't operate on standard TAT.  This month's theme is one of the Final Fantasy series and the overall color theme is purple. 

Pictures taken under LED bulb and swatched over ELF Glitter Primer (top/left half) and ELF Essential Primer (bottom/right half)

Nora:  teal with gold and green shimmers

Lightning:  gorgeous pink base with blue duochrome.  The duochrome is extremely strong with this shade and I highly recommend picking up any leftovers the shop puts up.

Noel:  lavender with gold and green sparkles and pink shimmers

Sera:  dark purple with blue, pink, and gold sparkles

Mog:  light pink with gold duochrome and red shimmers.  This was a full sized eyeshadow from Dusk Cosmetics.  I've been meaning to order from this brand for forever.  The label art is beautiful and they have themes I enjoy.

Nora, Lightning, Noel, Sera, Mog

- Jolie ♥