Add Urban Decay Optical Illusion Complexion Primer to Your Anti-Aging Arsenal!

    Urban Decay Optical Illusion Complexion Primer ($34) is one of those love it or hate it products. If you have dry skin you’ll love it, if you have oily skin, not so much. Fortunately or unfortunately depending on how you look at it, my oily skin departed many moons ago along with my youth. […]

Beauty Steal: LORAC Dance ‘Til Dawn Eye and Cheek Palette!

  Earlier in the week I wrote about my disappointment in the LORAC California Dreaming Palette. Well beauties, LORAC has redeemed themselves with this mini gem of a palette Dance ‘Til Dawn. I needed to get to $50 for free shipping on an Ulta order so I chose the Limited Edition Dance ‘Til Dawn palette, on […]

LORAC California Dreaming Eye Shadow Palette: Sweet Dreams or Nightmare?

  The LORAC California Dreaming Eye Shadow Palette ($30) is part of a small two piece collection inspired by the LA California coast in winter. The other piece is a California Dreaming Blush Palette ($30). “Chunky sweaters and jewels, wind and white plush clouds, the glow of the sun and your toes in the sand. Lorac Los […]

Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick!

  After ignoring the brand for a while, Smashbox is making its way back into my heart and my makeup bag with some of their wonderful products. I totally love the new Cover Shot Eyeshadow Palettes–see Golden Hour reviewed here.  And although the Be Legendary Lipsticks may not be new, they now have an astounding 120 […]

Smashbox Cover Shot Golden Hour Eye Palette!

  Smashbox is eponymous for their photography. The cosmetics company started out as a photo studio photographing movie stars, supermodels and pop stars for countless covers for the most popular magazines and glossy publications. Their newest creation, Cover Shot Eye Palettes ($29) are a collection of 7 high-impact eye shadow palettes influenced by trends seen at their […]

Makeup Wars: The Best Drugstore Foundation!

  This week our Makeup Wars bloggers are talking about their favorite drugstore foundations. Drugstore products have come a long way baby! Some brands are even offering testers for their foundations which was unheard of just a few years ago. Although there a few I like, No 7 ticks all my boxes. Make sure to check out […]

Lancome AUDACITY in LONDON Eyeshadow Palette!

  I admit I am quite the Anglophile (a person who is fond of or greatly admires England or Britain). My first husband was British and in the 9 years we were married I learned a lot about the Brits, the UK and the Queen. I’ve been to London three times and never tire of […]

Too Faced Sweet Peach Makeup Collection!

After months of sneak peeks on Jarrod Blandino’s Instagram, the highly anticipated Too Faced Sweet Peach Collection is here. The Sweet Peach Eyeshadow Palette was a HUGE hit in 2016 and was constantly sold out making it more elusive than it had to be. I was able to get my mitts on one but it […]