All Drugstore FOTD Part 2: Makeup

  Yesterday we talked about the best complexion products from the drugstore and today I’m going to concentrate on the makeup. Everything I’m using can be found at your local drug or mass-market store. There was a Maybelline BOGO 50% off at Walgreen’s so you will notice a lot of Maybelline. However, I wouldn’t be […]

All Drugstore Makeup FOTD Part 1: Complexion

  It’s been a hot minute since I did a full face of the day using only drugstore makeup. There were SO many great drugstore products launched in 2017 it was quite easy! Mass Market brands have really stepped it up, with some products said to be dupes for high-end brands. In fact, there are […]

Drugstore Beauty Gems: Maybelline

Drugstore beauty brands have really stepped up their game and I found some gems from spring collections I wanted to share with you. This will be a series of posts, this first one will concentrate on Maybelline. In future posts, many brands including Covergirl, L’oreal, Maybelline and others will be covered in the series so […]

Why You Need a Concealer Wardrobe!

  A successful project, be it a renovation on your home or a new makeup look, needs the correct tools. I mean you wouldn’t pound a nail in the wall to hang a picture with your shoe would you? Um, never mind, bad example– I’ve done that like a billion times. Hey, a good stacked […]

Makeup Wars $30 Face of the Day Challenge!

This week our makeup warriors are presented with the challenge of creating a full face of makeup for only $30. Drugstore makeup has really evolved in the past few years so that is where I concentrated my shopping efforts. With only $30 to spend, I did have to skip face and  eye shadow primer, but […]

Maybelline Dare To Go Nude Color Tattoo Eyeshadows: Review, Pics, Swatches

    Maybelline’s Dare To Go Nude Color Tattoo EyeShadow collection ($6.99) has finally arrived and I’m thrilled with it. The collection consists of 6 limited edition shades. After looking all over town, I was finally able to find four of the six shadows at my local Rite Aid. The entire Maybelline Dare To Go Nude collection […]

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

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 […]

Maybelline Face Studio Master Hi-Light Blush: Review, Pics and Swatches

  Recently I created a poll to see what you, my dear readers wanted to see more of on the blog. Many of you answered that you wanted more reviews on drugstore products so I’ve been investigating drugstore brands and new launches. Today I have for you Maybelline Face Studio Master Hi-Light bronzers and blushes. There […]