Lethal Cosmetics Awakening collection swatches

lethal cosmetics awakening collection swatches

Lethal Cosmetics Awakening collection is their latest release for Spring/Summer 2019. I have been a fan of the brand since my first order with them in 2018, and you can read my review of their shadows and more information on the brand in this article here. With the new release I bought another 14 shades and will present here Lethal Cosmetics Awakening eyeshadow swatches as well as comparisons with other shades in their lineup.

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Paciugopedia 3 #9: minty summer look

The Paciugopedia series by BeautyBats is back this month with a summery look and a twist. I couldn’t be happier to have the chance to use some of my recent Makeup Geek eyeshadow purchases (swatches and review here).This original look is again from the gorgeous Kamilcia (here) and is a teal smokey liner with a light cut crease in neutral colors. The shape of this look is really beautiful on her and I tried to get it to work with my hooded eyes. Such long wings work well paired with some half lashes to balance it out. But let’s take a look at how I realized it.
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Linda Hallberg inspired makeup: Story of a failed Paciugopedia



On a quiet Saturday afternoon I set up to do my Paciugopedia3 look for May, a beautiful turquoise inverted liner by the amazing Linda Hallberg (here). My oh my it was a disaster. It turned up really unflattering on my down-turned hooded eyes because it really emphasized the hood. I took it all off and decided to attempt another look from Linda, one that would still challenge my skills but would still be flattering on me. I picked this colourful look inspired by the Chanel SS15 runway. Although I do not shy away from colored eye looks, this features shades that are definitely outside my comfort zone. I hope Svampi from BeautyBats, the creator of this series still passes this as a Paciugo.

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Paciugopedia3 #7: burgundy, caramel and green makeup look

green burgundy winged liner paciugopedia 3 look 7
Welcome back to another monthly episode of the Paciugopedia 3! If you’re new around here, in this series each month the participants reproduce makeup looks from other bloggers/makeup artists on their own eye shape, skin tone and with the products to them available. You find the other episodes here and can read the introduction from the creator of the series BeautyBats here.
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Paciugopedia 3 #6: pink and blue eye look

paciugopedia 3 pink and blue eye look

Welcome back for the sixth installment of the Paciugopedia! If you are new to this series, each month we get to recreate a makeup look by another makeup artist / blogger that the boss Svampi from Beautybats picked for us. You can find the looks from the previous four episodes here. I inadvertedly skipped episode 5 in February due to the super exciting things that happened (read more here), but now I’m back super excited for this look.

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Paciugopedia 3 #4: warm toned and red smokey liner

warm smokey liner makeup look paciugopedia
I’m a bit late but here is the fourth episode of the Paciugopedia3 by Beautybats. In this series we try to reproduce or give our own interpretation of looks by other beauty bloggers/vloggers. If you missed the previous episodes you can find them here. For the month of January, the chosen look is a warm toned and red smokey liner by Kamilcia that you can see in the top left quadrant of the collage above. I love this look for the use of red eyeshadow, which is my favorite color to wear as makeup.

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Paciugopedia3 #2: Plum smokey eye with a silver pop

Welcome back to the second appointment with the Paciugopedia3 initiated by Beautybats, where a bunch of beauty addicted attempt to reproduce and reinterpret looks from famous makeup artists and beauty bloggers. Last month was time for a colourful green and purple look that you can find here, and for November the look is this intense plum smokey eye by the instagrammer @makeupby_ev21.

The biggest challenge I found was finding the right shade for the lid. I had multiple alternatives like Mimesis by Nabla or the Plum shade in the Lorac Pro 2 palette, but in the end I went with the Kiko Colour-Up Long Lasting Eyeshadow Crayon n.33 from the Daring Game collection. It made application and blending a bit of a nightmare because it set really quickly and after an hour my oily lids had it crease all over the place. Oh what we do for a good Paciugo (lol).

The sharp lines of the wings were only possible thanks to the “tape trick”. Now to be honest here, placing the tapes down symmetrically was a challenge, especially since my eyes are not symmetrical at all.

The original look called for a glossy baby pink lips, which is really not me. I don’t own any color like that, or any lipgloss for that matter, so I tried by using Wet n Wild Megalast lipstick in 903c Just Peachy. Well, that didn’t really work for me so I folded back to my latest obsession MAC Instigator to finish up the look. Dark eyes, dark lips, I was in makeup heaven!

Products used:


  • L’Oréal Infallible 24h matte foundation in 20 Sand
  • MAC Blot Powder in Medium
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit in Light/Medium
  • The Balm Mary Lou Manizer
  • E.l.f. Powder blush in Peachy Keen
  • Kiko Colour-Up Long Lasting Eyeshadow Crayon n.33 from the Daring Game collection
  • Makeup Geek Vanilla Bean, Beaches and Cream, Frappe and Cocoa Bear in the crease
  • Nabla Mimesis in the outer V and outer lower lash line
  • Lorac Pro palette Silver in the inner lower lash line
  • Inglot Gel Liner n.77 Black
  • Rimmel Scandaleyes Kohl Liner in Black in the upper and lower waterline
  • Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara
  • Essence Half Lashes
Brows and Lips:
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in Chocolate
  • Wet n Wild Megalast lipstick in 903c Just Peachy
  • MAC Matte lipstick Instigator

I am so glad I got to try to do this look and play with blending cream and powder textures together. 

Now if you made it throught my whole blabbing tell me, which lip choice do you prefer? Dark or light?

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Paciugopedia3 #1: Poison Berry

Welcome to the first installment of the Paciugopedia!
This is a series started by BeautyBats that has now reached its third edition among Italian beauty bloggers, in which we recreate makeup looks from gorgeous/amazing/talented beauty gurus like Linda Halberg (insert heart shaped eyes here). It’s a great way to challenge myself and try something new and daring and improve my makeup skills. There will be a look every first day of the month for a year, so let’s get this party started!

The first look is Poison Berry from I Love My Addiction, a beautiful combination of green and purple that makes me think of the character Poison Ivy from Batman. I was excited and intimidated to recreate such a bright and colorful look and the biggest challenge was finding the right colors and deciding on the shape of the look. Clearly something went wrong with my wing liner as I normally never place it so low/horizontal. All in all I am quite pleased with the eyeshadow look though. Please forgive the low quality of the photos, I was fighting with the camera settings and didn’t notice it went in low resolution mode.

  • L’Oreal Infallible 24h Matte foundation, I mixed shade 20 and 24
  • L’Oreal Le Touche Magique Highlighting Concealer in Ivory beige
  • Mac Blot Powder
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit, shade Banana under the eyes and Java to contour
  • Nyx Powder Blush in Dusty Rose
  • The Balm Mary Lou Manizer highlighter


  • Maybelline Color Tatto in Eternal Gold
  • 120 Color Eyeshadow Palette (bought it on ebay many years ago, no brand, but BH Cosmetics makes some great ones)
  • Lorac Pro pallete, Black
  • Inglot Eyeshadow 412 in the inner corner
  • Nabla Cosmetics Cattleya on the lower lash line
  • Rimmel Scandaleyes Kohl in Purple in the waterline
  • Inglot Gel Liner n.77
  • Kiko Supercolour Eyeliner 110
  • Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara
  • Essence Half Lashes
  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in Chocolate
  • Gerards Cosmetics Hydra Matte Liquid Lipstick in Serenity
  • L’Oreal Collectrion La Vie En Rose J.Lo’s Pink, dabbed on top

In the Pinterest album below you can find the original look and the interpretations of the other girls involved.

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What do you think? Is it a good shot to the original?
Would you wear this out and about?

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