The Island of Misfit Makeup: Much-Loved, Forgotten Products (NYX Love in Florence)

Please forgive my overt reference to the classic claymation Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer--the holidays are nearing and I have carols on the brain. If you haven't seen it, stop right now and do so. I'm sure it will play on ABC Family at least 238 times between now and Christmas. In one sad scene, Rudolph … Continue reading The Island of Misfit Makeup: Much-Loved, Forgotten Products (NYX Love in Florence)

E.l.f. Haul Update #1: Beautifully Precise Multi-Blender Massager Brush, Illuminating Palette, and Perfect Finish HD Powder

Two weeks ago I posted my E.l.f. Haul, so this week begins the product reviews! I've had a blast trying out so many products from one of my favorite brands, and of course, I must start with the strangest-looking makeup brush I've ever seen. E.l.f. Beautifully Precise Multi-Blender Massager Brush ($12): When I saw a sneak … Continue reading E.l.f. Haul Update #1: Beautifully Precise Multi-Blender Massager Brush, Illuminating Palette, and Perfect Finish HD Powder

The Quest for the Perfect Primer: Hard Candy Sheer Envy Skin Perfecting Primer (Review)

I feel like I'm arriving late to the primer party. I've tried a few in the past--usually samples of Smashbox primers I received in Ipsy bags or Sephora Play boxes. I've always felt sort of "meh" about them. But I've had so much trouble recently with foundations sinking into fine lines, creasing, making my pores … Continue reading The Quest for the Perfect Primer: Hard Candy Sheer Envy Skin Perfecting Primer (Review)