Subscription Box Review (and Mini Tutorial): Thanksgiving Makeup Using November 2016 Boxycharm

I decided to do my November 2016 Boxycharm review  a little differently. Instead of just reviewing each item, I thought I'd show you how they looked in a mini tutorial. I did my Thanksgiving makeup using all of the products from the box, and I must say, this might just be the best Boxycharm ever. … Continue reading Subscription Box Review (and Mini Tutorial): Thanksgiving Makeup Using November 2016 Boxycharm

Palette Review: Studio Makeup On-The-Go Palette in Cool Down (Boxycharm, November 2016)

Studio Makeup has done it again--they've created another palette that has quickly become my go-to for cool-toned eyeshadows. I received the Studio Makeup On-The-Go Palette in "Cool Down" in this month's Boxycharm (a full review of that box will be up next week) but I wanted to review just the palette here, since it was … Continue reading Palette Review: Studio Makeup On-The-Go Palette in Cool Down (Boxycharm, November 2016)

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)

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