Ipsy Glam Bag for April: Review, Pics, Swatches!

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Ipsy is a monthly beauty and makeup subscription box. For only $10 a month you get a great mix of full and sample size beauty products from great brands and a cute makeup bag too! I particularly like the Ipsy Glam Bag because for the most part, they keep your coloring and preferences in mind. If you […]

Neutrogena MoistureSmooth Color Sticks: Review, Pics, Swatches

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  Finding Neutrogena’s MoistureSmooth Color Sticks ($8.49) at the drugstore is like finding a diamond in a cup of sugar. Not that this has actually happened to me, but a girl can dream can’t she?  To find such a rare gem at the drugstore is an unexpected delight!  Seriously beauties, the quality of these babies rivals […]

Top 10 Pink Lipsticks!

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If you were to look in any one of my multiple lipstick drawers you would see mostly two shades; pink and coral. Sure, there are a few peaches, reds and nudes thrown in for variety but for the most part it’s pink and coral. Now you may think this is redundant and I don’t need […]

Jane Iredale Magic Hour: Review, Pics & Swatches!

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      The new Magic Hour Collection from Jane Iredale delivers “enchanting spring makeup with products and shades that will send you over the moon. It bathes skin in that special light we see just at sunset.” The collection includes: Lip Fixations ($30) Compulsion - a flattering mauve Craze – a bright coral   PurePressed […]

bareMinerals True Romantic Collection: Review, Pics, Swatches

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  A few months ago in my mailbox I received an email from bareMinerals about their new LIMITED EDITION spring collection True Romantic. Being a true romantic myself, I wanted to see the collection in person. It has taken me this long to find it!  I found one of the pieces online at Ulta, so I […]

Maybelline Color Elixir Lip Color: Review, Pics and Swatches!

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I’m a little late to the party on these new liquid lip colors from Maybelline: in case you’re running late too I’d like to give you my opinion. There are  20(!)  permanent shades of Maybelline Color Elixirs ($8.99) that include both creams and shimmers. Everything I’ve tried from Maybelline lately has been outstandin; drugstore makeup is really […]

Top 10 Red Lipsticks!

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Beauty, to me, is about being comfortable in your own skin. That, or a kick-ass red lipstick. ~Gwyneth Paltrow  Today’s Top 10 is all about red lipstick just in time for Valentine’s Day!  A red lip is the quintessential standard of beauty, allure and sexiness. I adore the look of a strong red lip– it literally portrays […]

Tarte Spring 2014 Collection!

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Rediscover the stain that started it all. To celebrate Tarte’s milestone cheek stain anniversary, they’re giving their award-winning cult favorite a makeover and introducing a brand new shade. The new, sleek design offers the same great formula and size in a slimmer, easy-to-use applicator while minimizing waste to reduce our carbon footprint. Enriched with t5 […]