E.l.f. Haul Additions: Review of Beautifully Bare Foundation Serum

So last week I posted my recent E.l.f. haul, but since then, I purchased two new foundations, both very different, but highly recommended for my skin issues. After a week or two of using each, I can say that I love one, and truly despise the other like I've never despised a foundation before. With … Continue reading E.l.f. Haul Additions: Review of Beautifully Bare Foundation Serum

My Makeup Collection Staples #2: Cover Girl TruNaked Nudes Palette

It may come as a surprise to you that, as an in-no-danger-of-being-reformed eyeshadow junkie, a relatively small neutral drugstore palette would be my collection staple. It's just so, well, basic. But that is exactly the appeal. This is the only palette that is always in my makeup bag, because it contains the perfect shadows to complement … Continue reading My Makeup Collection Staples #2: Cover Girl TruNaked Nudes Palette

Worth the Hype? Anastasia Clear Brow Gel v. Drugstore and Affordable Options

I recently received a sample of the Anastasia Clear Brow Gel in my September Play! by Sephora box. First, kudos to you, Sephora, for including such a popular item in your subscription box! I was really excited to see that. I immediately knew I wanted to test it against a few other clear brow gels … Continue reading Worth the Hype? Anastasia Clear Brow Gel v. Drugstore and Affordable Options

Best Transition-to-Fall Lip Products; or, It May Be the First Day of Fall, but It Still Feels Like Summer

I live in Texas. Texas is hot. There's just no way around it. It's September and it is still almost 100 degrees every day. So while other bloggers post new fall cosmetic collections, full of beautiful deep eyeshadows, thick winged liner, and burgundy matte lips, I'm still here trying to race from my office to my … Continue reading Best Transition-to-Fall Lip Products; or, It May Be the First Day of Fall, but It Still Feels Like Summer