Category Archives: Makeup

Mary Kay Vs. The Competition

Mary kay product comparissons

Mary kay product comparissons

Mary Kay. Been around for a long time; you probably know someone that uses those products. Perhaps they seem elusive to you as they did for me. I recently started using their products and fell in love with them. I want to present you guys with some options for Mary Kay products that beat the competition; I call this, “if you like……then you’ll love.” Keep reading for some great comparisons!

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I *heart* Drugstore Makeup Tag (a youtube tag) + Product Reviews!

I Love Drugstore Makeup Tag!

Revlon Favorites

Favorite Revlon Products

So, this tag is one that’s currently circulating on youtube. Since I am addicted to youtube, I’ve seen many people do this tag and it’s interesting to hear from each person what their drugstore favorites and un-favorites are. So, without further ado, I will continue on with my blog version of this tag!

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Where have I been? (With Face of the Day)

Face of the Day featuring the Vice Palette

Face of the day for 10.17.12. Featuring The Urban Decay Vice Palette

Where Have I Been?

First and foremost, I must apologize from the severe lack of posts on this blog. I’ve had a job change that is extremely positive for me but it means I’m working so much more than I was before. Basically this means that I have to manage my time a bit differently to be able to do the blogging that I love. Not much drama regarding where I’ve been, but I wanted to let readers know that I’ll be making a concerted effort to post more, even if it’s just a face of the day/nail of the day.

Read on for the products I used……

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Face of the Day for Work, Featuring NYX and Maybelline.

Face of the Day featuring NYX Crimson Amulet Palette

Face of the day Using NYX Crimson Amulet Palette

Sorry for the lack of blog posts lately. I’ve been working a TON lately and thus have had much less time to blog. I figured face of the day’s are a good way to give you guys some content while making it easy on me to write a quick blog post on a work day. This is one such post. The above look is a workday face of the day. Read on for what I used!………..

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Physician’s Formula New PH Matchmaker Bronzer Review, Pictures, and Swatches.

Physician's Formula PH Matchmaker Bronzer

Physician’s Formula PH Matchmaker Bronzer in Light – Outside Packaging

Spring is here and with it come new drugstore products! The drugstore lines have all really stepped up to the high-end plate and cranked out tons of new, innovative, items! I purchased this bronzer in February when Physician’s Formula’s new products hit the shelves. I have waited until now to review this because, honestly, I’ve been using it everyday and had to pull it out of my bag to take pictures and swatches. I love this bronzer – it is my new holy grail bronzer y’all! Read on for more…..

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NEW Gillette Venus & Olay Razor Review and Pictures.

Gillette Venus & Olay Razor Packaging Picture

Gillette Venus & Olay Razor Packaging

I’m so excited about this y’all! I got this razor in my Influenster Voxbox and was thrilled! At the time I received it, the razor wasn’t yet released. I was so excited to get a chance to try it first! I’ve been a little unsatisfied with my current razor, so this was perfect timing for me. Let me tell you guys that I freaking love this razor and I’ll tell you why! Keep Reading…..

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KISS Nail Dress Review, Pictures, and Swatches.

KISS nail dress Packaging Picture

KISS Nail Dress Packaging

The nail applique trend is pretty big right now; rightly so, the appliques are probably the easiest way to get great looking nails effortlessly. Before trying this product, the only experience I had with these were via the Sally Hansen nail polish strips. The two products are similar but definitely not the same. I received this product via the Influenster Voxbox although I do have other designs I purchased on my own. The following is a review of these strips…..

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An introduction to Influenster and how to get a Voxbox full of free goodies!

Influenster image from website

Influenster Descriptive Image from the website: Http://www.influenster.com

So, have any of you been hearing about these Voxboxes that some people are getting? Yeah, they are a subscription service but unlike the others, it’s totally free. No joke. Seriously. Trust me, I’m the worlds biggest skeptic. If you want to know how to get free stuff, read on!

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Garnier BB Cream: Review and Pictures for Light/Medium!

Garnier BB Cream in Light/Medium

Garnier BB Cream in Light/Medium

BB cream. It’s huge in Asia and the hype has made its way to the US. Garnier was the first to unveil a drugstore BB cream in the US. So, I had to try it. They are touted as miracle products as far as their ability to even tone, lighten skin, and make it more beautiful overall. Read on for the review and pictures……

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If you love MAC, you need to make the Cosmetics Company Outlet (CCO) Your best friend! A CCO guide!

MAC Chilled on Ice Paint Pot Price at the CCO

MAC Chilled On Ice Paint Pot from the CCO – Price in Picture

If you love MAC cosmetics like I do but get discouraged with paying full price or trying to find that one Limited Edition item, this is the post for you! I discovered the Cosmetic Company Outlets through the youtube beauty community and have never looked back! I love my MAC but I need a bargain every once in a while and that’s what the Cosmetic Company Outlet’s (CCO for short) provide. Read on to see more…..

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