More Almay Softies Cushiony Eyeshadow Singles: Peach & Grape

More Almay Softies Cushiony Eyeshadow Singles: Peach & Grape

When they first came out, I wrote about Almay Softies. I had picked up Smoke, and over time, I found myself reaching for it often as a crease or V shade in an everyday look. Some time later, I picked … Continue reading

Date Night Birchbox February 2016

Date Night Birchbox February 2016

I’m coming right out and saying it, I am very disappointed with the February Birchbox – both of ’em! This is only my second Birchbox, and it’s the first monthly box I received after getting the Welcome box last month. The … Continue reading

Valentine’s FOTD with Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Eyeshadow Palette

Valentine’s FOTD with Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Eyeshadow Palette

When I heard that Too Faced was coming out with the Chocolate Bon Bons eyeshadow palette, I knew I had to have it. You know I’m crazy about hearts.     As an avid heart collector, how could I not? … Continue reading

FOTD with IT Cosmetics Your Most Beautiful Skin Collection

FOTD with IT Cosmetics Your Most Beautiful Skin Collection

Don’t stay up too late watching TV and your fellow bloggers’ Facebook feeds, lol! It can be dangerous! That’s what I did a couple of weeks ago. It was a Friday night, Jeff was watching boxing (that I hate), and … Continue reading

PUR HydraFluid Water Serum Foundation

PUR HydraFluid Water Serum Foundation

Coming right on the heels of new products like PUR Cameo Contour Sticks (reviewed here) and PUR Eye Polish that I still haven’t reviewed yet is a new line of lightweight foundation, PUR HydraFluid Water Serum Foundation. I didn’t realize … Continue reading

Besame Cosmetics to Oomph Up My Valentine’s Day

Besame Cosmetics to Oomph Up My Valentine’s Day

When I was in college when everyone else was doing the natural look and wearing tie dye T-shirts, I was wearing vintage clothing and bright red 1940s style lipstick. I collected and carried vintage compacts with me, and loved to whip … Continue reading

FOTD with New Milani Cosmetics

FOTD with New Milani Cosmetics

Milani, my favorite drugstore brand, has just come out with a number of new products. Earlier this month, I posted here about the new Moisture Lock Lip Treatment. Now I have several other new Milani products to share with you. … Continue reading

December 2015 Beauty Product Empties

December 2015 Beauty Product Empties

I almost feel guilty posting this empties post because I have sooooo many empties from last month, December. I thought I did well in November, but not nearly as well as December. Since there are so many, I’ll try to … Continue reading

New Maybelline Color Tattoo Concentrated Eye Crayons

New Maybelline Color Tattoo Concentrated Eye Crayons

This past weekend, I discovered new Maybelline Color Tattoo Eye Crayons in a display at my local CVS. It was buried on a dark lower shelf, but somehow I happened to spot it. I picked up two shades out of … Continue reading

10 Minute Everyday Look

10 Minute Everyday Look

I needed a quick, everyday look today, something I could do in less than 10 minutes. I wanted a light, fresh look. Also, I wanted to try out a couple of new products that have come my way: CoverGirl Outlast … Continue reading

Celebrating Pantone’s New Colors of 2016 with Youngblood & Zoya

Celebrating Pantone’s New Colors of 2016 with Youngblood & Zoya

The day the new Pantone Colors of 2016 were announced, I did a quick blogpost about them. Truth be told, I wasn’t all that excited. But they have grown on me since then. Rose Quartz and Serenity are the colors … Continue reading

New Year’s Eve Lips After New Year’s with The Edge Beauty

New Year’s Eve Lips After New Year’s with The Edge Beauty

I had my New Year’s Eve outfit, jewelry and makeup all planned out, but this year I had to pass on my plans. But I still want to share the gorgeous lipstick and lipliner that I intended to wear that … Continue reading

ColourPop Metamorphosis Shadow Collection & Frida Lippie Stix FOTD and Swatches

ColourPop Metamorphosis Shadow Collection & Frida Lippie Stix FOTD and Swatches

I picked up the ColourPop Metamorphosis eye shadow collection and the Frida Lippie Stix, a mid-tone nude pink with a satin finish, during their pre-Christmas sale event. I had wanted to pick up the limited edition Metamorphosis collection for some time. … Continue reading

My Best of 2015: Makeup!

My Best of 2015: Makeup!

2015 has been a weird year for me. Not my best ever, for sure. But thankfully, I’ve made it through. I’m looking forward to 2016. But in terms of beauty products I’d say it was a stellar year! Frankly, it’s … Continue reading

Just Spotted: New Milani Moisture Lock Lip Treatment

Just Spotted: New Milani Moisture Lock Lip Treatment

My little local CVS is jam-packed with limited edition displays for the holidays. I can’t believe how much great stuff there is. I wasn’t looking for anything in particular, but I noticed two new displays from Milani. The one that … Continue reading

Small Holiday Gift & Stocking Stuffer Guide

Small Holiday Gift & Stocking Stuffer Guide

We’re getting down to the wire with Christmas coming up less than a week away. Yikes! In case you need to pick up a couple of small, i.e. affordable, gifts or stocking stuffers, here are a few ideas.   Makeup … Continue reading

Cool-Toned Metallic Eyes for the Holidays

Cool-Toned Metallic Eyes for the Holidays

During the week, I usually stick to neutral mattes or neutrals with a little shimmer. But for holidays, it’s fun to kick it up a notch. This year metallic eyes are in, but I think metallics are in any year. … Continue reading