Showing posts from November, 2014

Chanel Les 4 Ombres Multi Effect Quadra Eye Shadow Tisse Mademoiselle

Hello gentle reader. :affiliate: Inspired by their iconic tweeds, Chanel brings us  Les 4 Ombres Multi Effect Eye Shadow . I have #214 Tisse Mademoiselle, four versatile, beautiful neutral shades perfect for everyday and occasions, alike.  Chanel Les 4 Ombres Multi Effect Eyeshadow  is packaged in a sleek, black compact with the interlocked C's logo in white, and snugly nestled in a synthetic velvet slip case. When I made my purchase at the Chanel counter, my items were placed in the most darling, tiny black and white Chanel shopping bag. I have that bag tucked away, I can't bring myself to toss it out. Open the eye shadow quad and inside is a full sized mirror in the lid and four colour coordinated round, domed soft satin pressed powder eye shadows. There are two sponge tipped applicators that promptly went into the drawer on the pile. I don't care what they say on them, I don't like sponge tip applicators for makeup application. The quad, clo

Afterburn: What I Like to Do With Bath and Body Works Candle Jars

Hello gentle reader. If there is one thing I like as much as yummy smelling Bath and Body Works candles burning and making my home smell scrumptious is what I can think of to do with the jars after the candles are all gone. The obvious... Makeup brush holders. Everyone has makeup brushes in B&BW candle jars. Hey, why not? They are the perfect size for the job. I have a few pressed into service for that purpose, myself. The rest are doing a few other jobs. One is holding Shiseido Cotton Squares, cut in half. (Thank you  Laura  for the idea. Cutting them in half just makes so much more sense than flipping one over. :D ) One houses my fragrance samples, nestled in filler beads. I normally keep a lid on that jar to keep it dust free inside but I liked the look of  it without the lid for this photo. The bottom two are regular and Precision Tip Q-Tips. I burn through those puppies! It's nice to have big containers of them, close at hand. I also have a couple of these jar