Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Such a slacker I've been!

I sometimes struggle with trying to get anything accomplished throughout the day,  I have Ohh Shiney Syndrome... if it's shiny I'll at least stop to look.  The interwebs have Ooh Shineies EVERYWHERE, with every link.  Especially now that more then half my Facebook feed is nothing but beauty related.

Amazing picture and/or tutorial here  *click*... List of products.  Oh that looks cool *click*  New product line.... *click*... reviews to read.... Next thing I know its dinmner time, and all I've done is wallow in makeup land.  Not that that's bad, but damned if it doesn't play havoc on my sleep schedule.

I at least  manged to get my mostly cream and powdered shadows magnetized and placed on cookie sheets from the dollar store.  I'm not done as I am planning on decorating them and putting a punch through so I can hang them, but I'm pretty danged excited.  This means some serious reorganization can happen.  Currently I have all my makeup at my desk.  What I *want* is a vanity.  I'm still working on that.  In the mean time this will help with organizing and let me remember some of the very awesome colors I have.

Unless of course I add a ton of new product to the table and completely mess with it all....

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Urban Decay's Ammo Box aka Shiny Glittery FUN

Follow my blog with Bloglovin So one of  the "newer" toys I've purchased was the Urban Decay Ammo Box.  I've been using it for several months now, and let me give you the skinny (which I also did @ Influenster)
You’re not going to find many un-shiny colors in this palette. They all blend really well as well and are highly pigmented.

Smog- Beautiful mid dark brown with glimmers of shine. Really a good go to brown to have.

Mildew- A mossy darker green. Slightly shimmer but the most matte of all the colors.

Oil Slick- very pigmented black with silver specks. A little goes a long way with all of these but especially this guy.

Last Call- A pearled purple pink. I love using it, and it’s very pigmented.

Chopper- Peachy brown with silver shimmer. I love to pair it with Smog as the highlight color.

Maui Wowie- My least favorite. In the pan looks like a lovely gold but it rarely goes well with anything but Mildew.

Shattered- The 2nd most matte color in the palette. A little pearl and one of the loveliest medium blues.

Polyester Bride- Sparkly White. This one can get a tinged overdone fast. It’s like the Oil slick, start with a little and build.

Grifter- A lighter (but not pastel) purple with a tinged of silver sparkle. 

 Sin- A pearled peach color, great as a highlighter.

By far an awesome palette and one to add to anything you currently own.  I am so glad I bought this one.  

Quick post before the paper demons chase me down again....

So many posts I've wanted to make, and looks as well.  Mostly I have settled with Facebook quickies because hey, I can manage to do that in 2 minute increments.

I wasn't hoping that my summer would be mellow.  It's not.  School eats every waking moment and I find my self only allowed the retreat to my workouts... blech.  Which sadly hasn't been as often as I'd like either.

I recently purchased an indie brand called Geek Chic.  They're 2 minutes from my home town and their stuff is all based off of "geeky" things.  Ninja Turtles, Firefly, Portal etc etc.

I want to do a full review but  haven't had much time to do more then give it a go with my daily looks, but I like them thus far.  The only issue that even remotely pops out is with getting it wet it feels like I have to use a ton more product, but I'm not totally sure if that for all and how subjective it may be.

Yes I know the brows need a groom... haven't had time for that either!!

This is with several products.  Some indie some L'Oreal and bare minerals.

I cannot wait for my 2 week break where I can play more!!