Things I love: makeup, a nice RosÃ©, and surprises. Well, two outta three ain’t bad, and that’s what the good folks at Wantable sent me in the mail this week. I picked up the mail on the run so I had to do a quick-and-dirty opening in the car, but here’s a jazzier showcase of me sampling all my goodies: Continue reading “#Wantable January 2015 Makeup Collection [VIDEO]” »
You don’t know you’re beautiful – but now boy band powerhouse One Direction wants to be what makes you beautiful. Yes, Liam, we know, we don’t need makeup to cover up – but sometimes it’s just fun to play with.
That’s what this whole line is about: fun, wild, crazy makeup. And while it may be directed at their younger fans, I am totally unashamed to say that I loved playing with these kits and am integrating them into my looks. You girls know I like to get a little wild while I primp, after all. Continue reading “New Fierce Makeup By One Direction + GIVEAWAY” »
Beauty gals know beauty gals. And in the holiday season, a cheapie set of eyeshadows from that gimme-gift aisle in the seasonal section just won’t do. C’mon, your girls deserve to get something they’ll actually use – and love.
One of my favorite makeup brands, Studio Gear, has tons of great, high-quality beauty kits that would make fantastic gifts for beauty gals. I tried three: Continue reading “Holiday Gift Ideas From Studio Gear Cosmetics” »
My rule on longwear lipcolor has always been to divide the number of hours it claims to last by three to get a closer estimate of how long the product will stick around. The hardest part, though, is finding lip gloss that actually looks good while it stays on. Luckily, I’ve discovered L’Oreal Infallible Never Fail Lip Gloss.
The applicator tip is the key to this product’s genius – it’s bent at an angle, making it easy to apply the gloss evenly in just one swipe per lip, while the pointed tip makes neatly covering the outer corners of lips and the arches under the Cupid’s bow a breeze.
Everyone loves a good makeup palette, especially when it’s from Bobbi Brown. Bobbi’s Mauve Collection is a limited edition line with refreshingly neutral colors; when it seems every cosmetics company is debuting intense pigments, it’s nice to get quality colors that are still wearable.
The Mauve Collection’s palette is a black, sleek, modern affair with a blush, 3 eyeshadows and 3 lip colors. The blush, called – surprise – Mauve, is a dusty rose and was surprisingly flattering to my warm skin tone. An interesting tidbit: the Mauve Collection was inspired by Ali McGraw’s look in the classic film Love Story.