The Quick and Casual

I had these good intentions to get back to blogging regularly back in November, and even took quite a few photos in spite of the poor lighting conditions. Not being willing to invest in whatever lighting equipment and whatnots other people use, I am more or less doomed to settle for a cool murky setting…

A Taupe Secret Love

Shhh! Don’t tell the BF, but I’ve found myself a new love, and it’s Taupe Secret. I’ve been raving about this one since I first swatched almost a month ago, and now it’s finally here! The new Guerlain Écrin 1 Couleur. The box promises longlasting silky eyeshadow, and while I can’t tell you too much…

A Venture Into Neutral Territory

Living where I do makes me somewhat late to the party when it comes to most new releases. When I first heard of Clinique’s 16 shades of beige collection I figured that’d be yet another launch that would never reach the outer reaches of Makeuplandia. Then upon attending a Clinique course back in January I got…

Umpteen Shades of Taupe

Now, don’t get hung up on the boring collage. It is my first one, and I had a hard time putting it together. Baby steps – people! The photos are otherwise unedited/unadjusted and taken in daylight. The name of the post says it all. Yes, I know it’s a cliché, even saying that is a cliché,…

There’s Always Room For One More Taupe

Ok, so after reading about Clarins Smoky Plum eyeshadow just about everywhere, and then Sara’s review over at Color Me Loud, I had to swatch it. And it was even better than the reviews. A metallic silvery taupe with just enough purple to bring out the green in my eyes. Silly me forgot to take a photo…