5 Things I Tried: Beauty Products Tested No. 2

Drunk Elephant Protini, Glossier solution, NARS Soft Matte Concealer, The Ordinary Squalane oil, Pai Shau shampoo, Glossier Body Hero

All the things I’ve been testing recently + my feelings in real time, part deux January 4, 2018: I’m always wary to try new haircare simply because my hair seems to be the high maintenance, yet low maintenance, type. Because my hair is thick, long, and I have a lot of it, shampoo can be … Read more5 Things I Tried: Beauty Products Tested No. 2

5 Red Lipsticks for the Holidays (and for Always, Really)

Red lipsticks for the holidays, NARS Cruella, Glossier Gen G Zip, Jouer Fraise Bonbon, YSL #4 Rouge in Danger, MAC Feels So Grand liquid lipstick

“So, you have your cousins, and then you have your first cousins, and then you have your second cousins…” is basically what it sounds like when you’re explaining why you have an array of red lipsticks.  But you can’t just pick one. Because first you have your blue based reds, then you have your pinkier … Read more5 Red Lipsticks for the Holidays (and for Always, Really)

A Lil Beauty Haul

Sephora makeup and skincare haul; sephora haul; skin laundry, nars, ulta haul, bobbi brown, the ordinary

A little hauling never hurt nobody except my wallet One of my holy grail products that I feel like I never talk about is the Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base. I’ve been using this for about a year (or more), but don’t talk about it much because my travel size of it is on its last legs, … Read moreA Lil Beauty Haul

8 Comfortable Matte Lipsticks

8 Comfortable Matte Lipsticks

A matte lip no longer means you have to look parched. 8 Comfortable Matte Lipsticks Sephora Collection In my opinion, Sephora’s own brand of makeup is very underhyped. They have some amazing products, and their Rouge Matte Collection is a really great line. I have the shade M03 No Superstar*, a mauve color that is very pigmented, creamy … Read more8 Comfortable Matte Lipsticks

My Current Foundations and Whether They’re Worth Buying

foundations worth buying. Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Nude, NARS Sheer Glow Stromboli, Dior Nude Air Serum 030, Koh Gen Do Aqua Foundation 143, Jouer Matte Moisture Tint Chamomile, Juice Beauty Photo-Pigments Serum Foundation 20 Golden Tan, It Cosmetics CC Cream Illumination Medium swatches

I am always on the hunt for a new foundation simply because I haven’t found “the one” yet. I get bored easily and just want to try something new so I’ve tried a good amount of foundations over the years. Today I wanted to talk about my current foundations and whether they’re worth buying. Full Coverage … Read moreMy Current Foundations and Whether They’re Worth Buying

Spend a Boat Load of Money and this is the Sephora VIB Rouge 2016 Welcome Gift You’ll Get

Sephora VIB Rouge Welcome Gift

Another year, and another dollar (or few) later, I’ve qualified for Sephora VIB Rouge again through 2017. And, that means one thing: the VIB Rouge 2016 welcome gift is all mine, and this year it’s a mini NARS blush. If you qualify for VIB Rouge this year or through next year, this is what you … Read moreSpend a Boat Load of Money and this is the Sephora VIB Rouge 2016 Welcome Gift You’ll Get

NARS Ita Brush Worth the Hype?

NARS Ita brush worth the hype?

Is the NARS Ita brush worth the hype? That’s something I thought a lot about before I closed my eyes, made the splurge and picked it up. The makeup junkie in me can only resist for so long, you guys! I’ve been testing it out for a couple months now so I can finally let … Read moreNARS Ita Brush Worth the Hype?

January 2016 Faves

NARS Vengeful, MAC Retro Matte liquid lipsticks, Juice Beauty Anti-Wrinkle Moisturizer, Anastasia Beverly HIlls Soft Lilac, MAC conceal and correct duo

I can’t stop talking about or wearing the MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipsticks so of course they made my January 2016 faves. I picked up 4 shades, but Tailored To Tease [first impression here], Oh Lady and Dance With Me are the ones I’ve been wearing the most. The formula isn’t super duper drying (but … Read moreJanuary 2016 Faves

The Holiday Makeup Bag

The holiday makeup bag, ColourPop On The Rocks, ColourPop Workout, ColourPop More Better, ColourPop Bad Habit, MAC Diva, MAC Rebel, Essie Wicked, NARS Oasis, Anastasia Beverly Hills So Hollywood, makeup bag, december makeup, holiday makeup, holiday makeup ideas,

I love wearing makeup, but wearing makeup during the holidays is my favorite. You can drown yourself in glitter and no one can say a darn thing because tis the season, my friends! Today, I’m sharing some essentials from my holiday makeup bag because I have been loving these products lately. This holiday season I’ve … Read moreThe Holiday Makeup Bag

A Thanksgiving Makeup Feast

Thanksgiving Makeup | NARS Persia, NARS Galapagos, Ofra Cosmetics Miami Fever, ColourPop Game Face, Kat Von D Lolita II

I can’t believe tomorrow is Thanksgiving, but I am extremely excited not only for stuffing and mashed potatoes, but for this Thanksgiving makeup feast I will be slapping on my face! I always look forward to the holiday season; it’s my favorite time of the year! Most people I know are summer people because they … Read moreA Thanksgiving Makeup Feast

5 Blushes For Fall

5 Blushes For Fall | NARS Oasis, MAC Breath of Plum, ColourPop Between The Sheets, Estee Lauder Lover's Blush, Charlotte Tilbury The Spy Who Loved Me

I recently did a “5 liquid lipsticks for fall” post, and as we delve deeper into fall I wanted to talk about 5 blushes for fall that I always reach for during this season. NARS Oasis | This is a beautiful plum/mauve shade on my skintone with a slight golden shimmer running through it. The … Read more5 Blushes For Fall

Beauty Chat | What’s Your Favorite Fall Lipstick?

Favorite Fall Lipsticks: MAC Fashion Revival, MAC Sin, NARS Train Bleu, NARS Damned, Tom Ford Black Dahlia.

Summer is almost over (crazy!) and fall will soon bestow us with crunchy orange leaves, pumpkin lattes (gimme all the things pumpkin), and #sweaterweather (unless you’re like me, and it’s #leatherweather). Come fall, I know I’m going to be dusting off my favorite vampy lip shades and trading in my nude and peach lip colors … Read moreBeauty Chat | What’s Your Favorite Fall Lipstick?