Like I mentioned in my previous post, I moved from my hometown of San Antonio up north to Fort Worth last August. It's been an adjustment for me, from literally not knowing more than three people up here to the fact that there are no H-E-B grocery stores nearby (I don't know if I'll ever … Continue reading What Smoky Eyes are Made of: Pat McGrath Labs Dark Star 006 Kit
I'm back! And with some AMAZING goodies this time around. I apologize for the extended absence. Since my last post, I got a new job, moved to a new city (still in Texas!) and have been adjusting to my new life! Also, kompsi here got a bit of a makeover and an updated URL! But … Continue reading Dark & Stormy Nights: Pat McGrath Labs Dark Star 006 UltraViolet Blue
Hi ya'll! Today's post is a bit of an experiment that we are both embarking on, as I have never done this until I was photographing the pictures below. But I figured it would make for an informative post and also, let's see if this really works. So I've had this bronzer compact for I … Continue reading How to Fix a Broken Pressed Powder Product
I'm back! I took some time off to pack up all of my things and move into a new apartment, so it's been a process to say the least. Anyway, during that time Urban Decay announced and released a limited time collection celebrating the 20th(!) anniversary of the iconic film Pulp Fiction, specifically to mimic … Continue reading Pulp Fiction x Urban Decay featuring Mrs. Mia Wallace!
Hi ya'll! I'm so sorry for the long absence, I've had a hectic past couple months! But let's get to it. I recently purchased, through Ulta's new points program (more on that later), Urban Decay's Electric Pressed Pigment Palette. Now, what makes this palette different from UD's other eyeshadow palettes? It contains only pressed pigments … Continue reading Getting ELECTRIC with Urban Decay’s Pressed Pigment Palette
Being a member of BzzAgent, I am sent products from time to time to review for the blog. This month, I got a bottle of Neutrogena's brand new foundation called Nourishing Long Wear Makeup. The back of the bottle says that it has a 12 hour wear time, can resist heat and humidity, and is … Continue reading BzzAgent Campaign Review: Neutrogena Nourishing Long Wear Makeup
I originally wasn't going to get the new Naked3 palette. I wasn't sure how the rose-gold tones were going to work with my skin tone and I really didn't think I needed another palette. After swatching the colors at Sephora, I could tell the shadows were showing much more purple-y on my skin rather than … Continue reading Naked3! A fresh daytime look
Hi ya'll! I hope everyone is having a fun spring! In less than a month, I'll be relaxing in Greece, celebrating and participating in my dear friends' destination big, fat Greek wedding on the island of Chios, followed by an amazing cruise through the Greek Isles and ending in Rome! I'm SO EXCITED. In the meantime, … Continue reading Butterflies, Peacocks and Multiple Shades of Blue Eyeshadow!
I love bright lips for spring and summer! It's such a fun and breezy look and can work for day or evening. Here is a look I did using Urban Decay's Naked Basics matte palette, NYX Glam Liner Aqua Luxe in Lagoon, NYX Studio Liquid Liner in Extreme Black, Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil … Continue reading Teal Eyeliner & Fuchsia Lipstick
I love love love purple, just like my mom. Purple eye makeup is one of my very favorite shades to wear, with the added benefit of being incredibly complementary to my brown eyes! So the other day, I tried out some of my more intense purple eyeshadows and came up with this: I used Urban … Continue reading Royal Purple