Dude. I may have gone a little nuts this year. There were sales and coupons and gift certificates and stress so there were many an item purchased. Let’s just jump right in! Urban Decay Moondust Palette This is one of those palettes that I swatch every time I’m in Ulta. Then I pick it up […]Read more "Holiday Haul 2017 – Part 2"
I know I’ve been talking a lot about de-cluttering and downsizing lately. And that process is definitely important and necessary! But I still buy things. Not as many things as I once did but I do still purchase things. And this year, the whole Black Friday, VIB, Cyber Monday thing definitely pulled me in. And […]Read more "Holiday Haul 2017 (Part 1)"
This is a little bit of a collective and eclectic haul. I bought a few things at the drugstore over the last week or two and I also had a semi planned (but mostly spontaneous) shopping spree this afternoon. I had a surprise Kung Fu class last night after another few weeks off and I […]Read more "Mammoth Haul!"
Most of the time when I buy makeup it’s just because I see something pretty that I want and then it belongs to me, just like magic! On the other hand, there are situations where makeup is my therapy. This haul is a good healthy mix of both of these acquisition methods. I managed to […]Read more "Super Chatty and Picture Heavy Mega Haul – February 2015"
Just to shake things up a bit, today I’m going to get right to the point, so let’s look at lipstick! Yay! That’s it, another week in lipstick! I really enjoy these small bursts of mini reviews. What lipstick did you wear this week? Do you get totally bummed out when you have a limited […]Read more "Project Wear All The Lipstick! – Round 3"
There have been some seriously mixed feelings about Pantone’s color of the year for 2015. Quite a few people have voiced the opinion that Marsala (18-1438) is a somewhat drab color but you know what? Give me all the things in Marsala! Earthy red toned eyeshadow? Hell yes! (In fact, as I’m writing this, I […]Read more "Sephora + Pantone Universe Facets of Marsala Multi-Finish Eye Palette – Review + A Boatload of Swatches"
Sometimes when I’m Christmas shopping I forget that I’m not shopping for myself. I’ll be wandering through whatever store with the recipient of my potential gift in mind and then BLAM! pretty shiny things! So having spent considerably more time in various retail establishments over the last few weeks, I’ve collected a pile of said […]Read more "New at the Drugstore – December 2014"
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"
I’ve picked up a couple of new drugstore goodies over the last few weeks and didn’t want to deprive you of an opportunity to see my super awesome swatches of them. You’re welcome. Wet n Wild trio in Sun-Set to See I haven’t used this yet but the shadows are incredibly soft as I’ve come […]Read more "Baby Drugstore Haul"
My partner hates birthdays. We’re talking no gifts, no party and if he had his druthers, no Happy Birthday song. Me on the other hand, I love birthdays! I never feel old on my birthday, I feel like a little kid, all excited every time someone wishes me a happy birthday, and I always look […]Read more "Birthday Makeup Purchases"