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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Notoriously Morbid Vanishing Cabinet - April 2016

What is Notoriously Morbid?: Vanishing Cabinet is a monthly subscription box by Notoriously Morbid. where each month you get a themed bag of amazing indie makeup! The themes are usually nerdy and always fun! Bags usually include four eyeshadow pigments and something extra. This can be something new they're trying out or something they're bringing back! 

How Much is Notoriously Morbid?: $13.25/month including shipping to the US. International subscriptions are now $20/month.

For past reviews of Notoriously Morbid, just click here!

The theme for April is Mother to Dragons, and is based on Daenerys and her dragons from Game of Thrones!

Pretentious Namesake - inspired by Viserion (named after her younger brother Viserys). A cream base with a[n] orange/bronze shift and gold to green sparkles.

This is such a light and feminine shade, it is perfect! I love shades like this where it's neutral but powerful at the same time. Who can say no to putting a great creamy gold on their lids?

Protective Aggressor - inspired by Drogon (named after Khal Drogo). A black base with red/orange overlay and bronze sparkles.

This is definitely a BAM! shade. It's super dark and absolutely perfect for date night. The shimmer is perfect and it has plenty of sparkle to make you feel extra fancy.

Stoic - inspired by Rhaegal (named after her late brother Rhaegar). A green base with a strong gold/red/bronze shift.

When I first looked at this at first, I was sure it would cause me to run for the hills (I had a terrifying experience with a similar shade of green and a flower girl dress when I was younger). I was surprised how well this worked on my skin, though. It's a perfect springy color and the shift is amazing!

Stormborn Mystic Matte - created after the Mother herself, a dark pink based purple with silver/pink sparkles. I didn't swatch this because I knew it would be a shade I would pass along, so I didn't want to try it and not be able to share.

Overall I really loved the April bag. I've never watched Game of Thrones (I have the books on my iPad, I just need to read them), so I didn't necessarily understand the shades at first. Even without knowing right off where the shades came from, I still was able to easily enjoy them and love them! The hint for next month is: 'Dig it babe, you need a new look.'

As always, let me know what you thought of this bag in the comments!

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