Some of some of my red lipsticks :)

Some of your might know this but I have been slowing purging my stash. The items are getting sold at my sale blog.


But back to this post. I’m always been been drawn to red lipsticks but rarely wear them. Hence I decided to swatch my reds. Except I forgot my Shu Uemura lipsticks which are in another box. So here are swatches of the other reds I have.


From left to right:

Bobbi Brown Matte Stain For Lips – Cabernet
Julie Hewett Femme Noir
Julie Hewett Coco Noir
Julie Hewett Rouge Noir
Julie Hewett Oona Noir
Kevyn Aucoin Poppia
Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick – Ravish Me Red
Duwop Private Red
Paul & Joe #24


From Left to Right:

Lipstick Queen Medieval
Julie Hewett Jules Bijou
Besame Besame Red
Besame Red Hot Red
Besame Red Velvet
Besame Merlot
Besame Cherry Red
Giorgio Armani Matte Silk – #15
Giorgio Armani Lipstick Mania – #9


From Left to Right:

Giorgio Armani Shine – Hollywood Red #31
Chantecaille Tulipe
Cover Girl Fire Shine
Revlon Lip Butter Candy Apple
Lavshuca Dramatic Memory Rouge RD1
Lavshuca Dramatic Memory Rouge RD2
Neutrogena Moistureshine Lipstick – Poppy Red
Laura Geller On Stage
Vincent Longo Gel X Lipstick – Select
Hope they will help you if you are contemplating a purchase!

** Not affiliated with any brands and all items were purchased by me.


Swatches of my Green Pencil Liners

One sleepless night, what does a makeup lover do? Start swatching her stash 🙂 So here’s my green pencil liner stash.

One swipe down my arm

1) Urban Decay 24/7 Glide eyeliner  – Covet

2) Prescriptives Softlining Pencil – Teal

3) Cargo Swimmables – #2

4) Giorgio Armani Smooth Silk Eyeliner – #15

5) Christian Dior – Precious Green

6) Laura Mercier Kohl Pencil – Black Turquoise

7) Laura Mercier Kohl Pencil – Antique Jade

8) Prestige Total Intensity Eyeliner – #03 Darling Green

9) Gosh Velvet Touch Eyeliner – Golden Moss

10) Urban Decay 24/7 Glide eyeliner  – Stash

11) Prestige Total Intensity Eyeliner – #05 Intense Olive

12) Yves Saint Laurent YSL Perfecting Eye Pencil – #5

13) Shu Uemura Drawing Pencil – 09 ME Khaki

14) Sephora Flashy Liner – Flashy Moss

15) Shu Uemura Drawing Pencil – 07 ME Green

16) Gosh Velvet Touch Eyeliner – 007 Alligator

17) Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Kohl Kajal Eyeliner Trio – Green Eyes

18) Make Up For Ever – 12L

19) Cargo Swimmables – #05

Then I noticed that Make Up For Ever – 12L looks very similar to the Pixi Eyeliner that I bought.

Pixi Endless Silky Eye Pen – True Teal on left

Make Up For Ever – 12L on right

Hope these swatches will help! 😀

* Not affiliated with any brands. All items were purchased by me.


A chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree at

Do you have a youtube account? Have you thought about making videos but never got to doing it? Camerareadycosmetics is running a Video Promotion Contest! The grand price? $1,000 shopping spree at camerareadycosmetics!

Ready to

Anything else goes… The video promotional can be funny, serious, informational, or whatever you like. The video can be a “how to” video, a “how not to” video, or can even review CRC products. The overall goal is to drive traffic to Feel free to use CRC’s logo on your video, and use your imagination!

Grand Prize

The entrant whose video has the most “Likes” on YouTube by April 1st 2013 (noon PST) will receive a $1,000.00 credit to purchase anything at This credit will never expire.

2nd Prize

Mary Erickson, Owner of Camera Ready Cosmetics, will choose an “Owners Choice” from the remaining videos. This winner will receive a $500.00 credit, which can be used to purchase anything at and will never expire.

Videos must be posted after March 3rd 2013. Videos posted before March 3rd will not be considered as part of this contest.


  • The video must (verbally) mention “CRC Makeup” or “Camera Ready Cosmetics” at least once.
  • The video must show the URL to in the video at least once.
  • No inappropriate language please.
  • The video can be any length.
  • Send the link to your video to
  • Promote your video and get as many “Likes” as you can. Only YouTube “Likes” (Thumbs Up) will be counted.
  • On April 1st at 12:00 noon Pacific Standard Time, votes will be counted and the video with the most “Likes” will win.
  • By entering this contest you are granting permission to Camera Ready Cosmetics to display the winning videos on the CRC website.

Purchases are not necessary to enter this contest. You do not need to be a customer to enter. You do not need to be a makeup artist to enter. If you have any questions about this contest please contact

Camerareadycosmetics carries alot of the pro lines and this will be an amazing price!

So will you be doing a video?

* Not affiliated with CRC.