That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

August 10, 2013

Skinmarket (1999-2002)

Filed under: dead chains,old cosmetics,old packaging — Anita @ 9:50 pm


I only found out about the short lived teen cosmetics store, Skinmarket through my regular searching on eBay for discontinued cosmetics. A few weeks ago, I ran across this bright yellow, sparkly eyeshadow:

Skinmarket Cosmetics

Skinmarket Cosmetics

My “brow” color is the skinmarket eyeshadow, the lid shadow is Neo Orange pigment from MAC.

Skinmarket Cosmetics

Skinmarket’s web presence isn’t found easily online in 2013. I went on and only found one record of their website, from 2001. I took screencaps of what wasn’t broken from their website:

skinmarket on

skinmarket on

skinmarket on


Source by Flickr user John Forsythe.



January 5, 2011

Starbucks new logo, a preview.

Filed under: old packaging,Starbucks,then & now — Anita @ 8:40 pm


More info here. The dingbats who only go to starbucks for frappuchinos are like, “but I need words on the starbucks logo!” …

The new siren sorta reminds me of a network logo or a green cloud against a white sky.

November 13, 2010

Nouveau Cheap – “From the Vintage Vault”

Filed under: old packaging,then & now — Anita @ 5:07 pm

On a related note from the Cover Girl old Compacts post I made this summer, there is this category on this beauty blog, Nouveau Cheap of old cosmetics the author has found around her house.

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