I’m pretty sure that we’ve discussed this before, but sometimes I’m extremely susceptible to very cute packaging. Damn you, you clever marketing people! Clinique has a line of blushes that look like colorful little daisy’s and after much deliberation, I succumbed to the cuteness and purchased Heather Pop, a rosy mauve neutral (Clinique puts it […]Read more "Clinique Cheek Pop in Heather Pop"
In lieu of a “Wear All The Lipstick!” post today, we’re going to shake things up a little and do a single lipstick review/use it up kind of situation. Embrace the change, change is good! (Actually change is terrifying but I think today, in this capacity, everything is going to be ok). Coral Bliss is […]Read more "MAC Coral Bliss Lipstick"
Last night I was watching re-runs of RuPaul’s Drag Race (did you see this look?! Perfect right?!) and I decided that today would be the day that I finally hunker down and hash out my thoughts on Kat Von D’s contour palette. On a side note, it seems like full on face contouring has been […]Read more "Kat Von D Shade + Light Contour Palette"
Holy crap with the super long product name right? Henceforth, Make Up For Ever (can we just take a moment for me to rant about how it really bugs me that it isn’t Makeup Forever? Is that weird?) shall be referred to as MUFE and the Aqua Matic Waterproof Glide-On Eyeshadows…I’m not sure yet. Aquamatics? […]Read more "Make Up For Ever Aqua Matic Waterproof Glide-On Eyeshadow Pencils"
This week is all about the sparkle and shine. And the barrage of posts by me (this is what happens when I’m given vacation time). But mostly, it’s about sparkle and shine.There’s something a bit magical about how a good highlighter can give definition to your bone structure, make your skin look fresh and young […]Read more "Review – Josie Maran Argan Illuminizer"
So, there I was, walking through Sephora on a mission to restock my supply of brush cleaner, just minding my own business and thinking very hard about how I’m a grown woman who is perfectly capable of resisting the marketing ploys and strategically placed displays of cosmetics and I’m also thinking about just looking straight […]Read more "Urban Decay Vice 3 Palette – Review + Swatches"
If you’ve read a beauty blog or watched a beauty YouTuber in the last month you’ve probably heard of the NARS Audacious lipsticks. You have probably also heard that they are absolute perfection. You may have even been convinced that you NEED these lipsticks in your life (I was! I’m impressionable like that). Now that […]Read more "Unpopular Opinion: NARS Audacious Lipstick (in Anita)"
Every once in a blue moon, you might encounter a company or an individual that exhibits exceptional customer service. I was fortunate enough to have just such an experience recently with Camp Cosmetics. Camp Cosmetics is based in Glen Ellyn Illinois, and I heard about them via the ever so delightful Kristin Gehm on YouTube […]Read more "Camp Cosmetics – Haul + Swatches"
Oh vampy lips, I do love you! There are a handful of iconic vampy lip shades and Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics’ Black Dahlia definitely makes that list. From the website: A liquid matte lipstick with unparalleled pigment intensity and wear time.Only the smallest amount is needed for opaque coverage. LIP TAR: MATTE™ comes packaged in a […]Read more "OCC Lip Tar – Black Dahlia"
Just prior to my birthday last month, I got it into my head that I NEEDED a Chanel lip gloss. Does that ever happen to you? ADMIT IT! There’s no way I’m the only one that gets obsessed with something I don’t yet own. The result of this particular cosmetic craving was a purchase of […]Read more "Chanel Glossimer 63 Pagoda"