Makeup Wars – The Best Illuminizers!


This week our Makeup War bloggers are highlighting (hee hee get it?) our favorite illuminizers. Highlighters and luminizers are especially helpful for us over 40 girls to get our youthful glow back, but we need to stop short of too much frost or glitter. I have tested everything on this list and deemed them appropriate […]

theBalm Cindy Lou Manizer: Review, Pics, Swatches!

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    When I discovered that theBalm had launched a new highlighter called Cindy-Lou Manizer, I knew I HAD to have it. You may think it’s because my name is Cindy  Lou and you would be half right. My name is NOT Cindy Lou, it’s Cynthia Elizabeth thank you very much. However, my work name […]

More from Painted Earth Cosmetics!

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Last week I told you about the brand Painted Earth Cosmetics. Founded in 2010 by Joanne McClure, Painted Earth Skin Care and Cosmetics are organic, natural, non-toxic and cruelty-free. Joanne wanted to offer an alternative to chemical based skincare and cosmetics. Read my review of the Optimum 15% Vitamin C Face Lotion  and the Vitamin C Eye Gel here . Today […]

5 Highlighters to Get Your Holiday Glow On!

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Before you know it, the holidays will be upon us and so will the parties and festivities. The holiday season is the ideal time to go a little outside your comfort zone and try a makeup look with a little more sparkle. Highlight the tops of cheekbones, cupid’s bow, temples, brow bone and decollete. The […]

IT Cosmetics QVC Today’s Special Value!

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For ONE DAY ONLY, FRIDAY, JULY 27TH, IT COSMETICS will offer this amazing Today’s Special Value 5-pc. color collection! The Vitality Anti-Aging Kit boasts two NEW product launches along with three of their best sellers all developed with leading plastic surgeons and infused with anti-aging ingredients perfect for over 40 women! The kit has a […]

SENSAI Designing Duo Bronzing Powder – A Woman’s Best Friend!

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SENSAI’s Designing Duo Bronzing Powder is one of those products that when opened, sends you straight into makeup induced euphoria. Who wouldn’t be in a state of euphoria when your skin looks luminious and glowing? The powder features two sun-kissed shades graduated together to create a look that can be shimmery and sculpted. On the skin, […]

Step Into The Light With Make Up For Ever Uplight


As an over 40 woman, I seem to be forever chasing the glow of my youth. While good skincare habits and regular exfoliation helps, we mature women sometimes need a little extra assistance and Make Up For Ever’s  provides that lit from within glow! Uplight is a lightweight gel made of more than 70% water […]

Introducing Ramy Beauty

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Ramy began his career in beauty after dropping out of law school and relocating to Sydney, Australia to attend  Beauty school. This career change offered Ramy the opportunity to pursue freelance work as a professional makeup artist where he traveled through Singapore and Europe and back to his hometown of New York. Ramy’s philosophy is […]