Sunday Night Check-In and Pics of Some Upcoming Reviews

Published in: Just For Fun, Makeup

Tabs chillin’ in his spa (notice the “Giant Pet Hair Roller” in the upper right corner, ha ha!)

Night, ladies. How was your Sunday? Since I was in that photography class most of the day, I didn’t think I’d have time for the open thread, but I did still want to check in and post a preview of some budget and luxury eyeshadows I plan to review this week.


Wet n Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Trios in Cool as a Cucumber (left) and On Cloud Nine (right), $3 each

Swatches of Cool as a Cucumber on NC35 skin

Swatches of On Cloud Nine

Dolce & Gabbana Smooth Color Eyeshadow Quad in Petal, $59

Swatches of Petal

See anything you like? I have admittedly high hopes for the two $3 Wet n Wild trios, but part of me wonders how much I can logically expect when the individual colors work out to $1 apiece.

I guess we’ll find out soon enough… Sleep well! I’ll see you tomorrow. ๐Ÿ™‚

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,



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  1. Vanessa H says:

    OMG, Karen, did you see True Blood tonight? CRAY-CRAY! lol

    The D&G colors look amazing and perfect for a soft smokey eye :-).
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  2. Lee says:

    I really like the eyelid colour in cool as a cucumber, its a really nice green, im starting 2 go in2 colours like that lately ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Jen says:

    Cool as a Cucumber looks… well, cool as a cucumber! I like the colors. Can’t wait to read your review on it.

    And, as expected, the D&B quad is breath-taking.

  4. gio says:

    The green in the cucumber quad looks beautiful! It’s a shame the crease color in that palette doesn’t look very pigmented, it looked so pretty in the pan.

    The D&G quad is beautiful too.
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  5. amandalee says:

    Love that Cool as a Cucumber. Do you advise certain eye shadows for different eye colors? I think I remember hearing that somewhere in the recesses of my girl-training.
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  6. Kim says:

    Love the D&G! And, yes, my eye immediately went to the giant pet hair roller and I thought “Man, I sooo need to get some of those!”. I’ll tell you, 3 cats is the tipping point in terms of shedding and litter box cleaning. Geesh! ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. Aww, that’s adorable! One of my kitties loves to sleep in the bathroom sink, and the tub too.
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  8. Kymberlee says:

    LOL! I’m glad I’m not the only one that noticed the giant pet hair roller first.

    Speaking of eyeshadow, I got a L’oreal HIP duo in Sassy yesterday at Target. It was on clearance for $3.38! I love Target clearance!!

  9. alicia says:

    I really like the D&G, but $59?!?! Oh my sheesh! I can only spend that much on face potions and powder/foundation. I may have missed this post, but have you tried L’oreal’s Hip line? I’ve been curious, and the price is more up my alley.

  10. alicia says:

    well lookee there, kymberlee just bought it! I don’t read the comments before I comment. Maybe I should ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Kymberlee says:

      I wore it this morning and I have to say that I do like it!

      • alicia says:

        Thanks! I’ll have to make my way over to Ulta. I have a rule for cosmetic purchases..I only buy them where I can get rewards i.e. Sephora and Ulta, unless there’s a real bargain like the one you found.

  11. Lindsay says:

    I didn;t expect cloud nine to look so good! Lol I have that same pet hair roller

  12. Nina says:

    You know whats funny – Linus did the exact same thing last week – lay in our sink like that! I took a picture of it … ๐Ÿ˜€

    Im loving those wet n wild eyeshadows, they have surely stepped up their eyeshadow game! ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Agnes says:

    Love the D&G quad!!! however, the wet n wild ones are more priced for me so i will most likely go and check those out and skip on the D&G haha. thanks for the swatches! wnw has impressed me lately with their eyeshadows and i’m hoping these are just as goood! ๐Ÿ˜€
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