One of my favorite underrated products is the Ulta Lip Primer. This lip primer retails for $8 at Ulta and ulta.com. This lip primer works very much like a face primer: It fills in fine lines and makes your lipstick go on more smoothly. It helps lipsticks not to feather, though it is not going to … Continue reading Underrated Products, Ulta Edition: Lip Primer
I should start off this post with a disclaimer: I am a total eyeshadow junkie. To be more accurate, I am a total eyeshadow palette junkie. There is so much potential in a good eyeshadow palette, and I love when I can use it for days and never create the same look. I also love … Continue reading Review: The Miss Fabulous Palette (Ulta + Jenny Fox Collab)
I've been on vacation for about a month, so I'll be reviewing a couple of Ipsy bags and Sephora Play! boxes in a row. I have been testing so many new products! What I want to do with this series of subscription box review posts is let you know how these products worked for me as … Continue reading Ipsy Bag Review: July 2016
I feel like I am on a constant quest for a good drugstore BB cream. Everything I try seems to provide no coverage, slide off within hours, or have such an odd texture or tone on my skin that I'd prefer to be wearing no makeup at all. The Garnier BB cream was guilty of … Continue reading Review: Physicians Formula Super BB All-In-One Beauty Balm Kit
Who doesn’t love a good full face palette? It’s great for travel, easy to toss in your bag for a long day of work or school, and generally just cuts down on the number of decisions you have to make on a busy morning. No choosing which blush or bronzer or eyeliner—it’s all there for … Continue reading Review: Ulta Hello Beautiful Deluxe Palette
Welcome! I'm so glad you've chosen to stop by! I am beginning this site as a way to share not only my passion for makeup, but how it fits into my life as a college professor, mom of a preschooler, mentor to young students, and in general just a person trying to navigate all the … Continue reading Welcome!