Introducing RealHer Cosmetics!

RealHer Cosmetics aims to empower women one lipstick at a time. Created by Dad Bill Xiang after the birth of his daughter, Yarie, he wants to inspire young women to accept their own beauty and so he decided to create RealHer, a makeup brand that would empower his little girl. No specific features make you more or […]

The Best Eyeshadow Palettes of 2017!

If it isn’t apparent, let me tell you, makeup palettes, especially eyeshadow palettes are my jam. I’ve put together the following list of the best palettes I tried in 2017 in no particular order. I’m currently testing HUDA beauty and from what I’ve heard, that should be added to the list. There seemed to be a […]

IT Cosmetics IT Girl Limited Edition Palette!

There is no doubt the IT Cosmetics IT Girl™ limited edition palette ($48) is stunning! What beauty junkie or girly girl wouldn’t adore the incredibly gorgeous, crystal encrusted packaging? It glitzy, glamorous and looks like diamonds. The iridescent crystals are actually cone-shaped–the top is a flat faceted crystal, the bottom, a silver cone. The result is magnificent; it […]

Cargo Limited Edition Emerald City Collection + a Giveaway!

You may remember my previous reviews of the Cargo Emerald City Eye Shadow Palette which, incidentally, will be on my best palettes of 2017 and the Cargo Emerald City Swimmables Eye Pencil Kit. The limited edition collection was inspired by the lush forests, unique architecture and cool coffee culture of Seattle, a city close to my heart. Today […]

New! Too Faced White Chocolate Bar Eyeshadow Palette

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve purchased an eyeshadow palette from Too Faced– Sweet Peach was the last one. I skipped the entire holiday collection because I’ve found that the last few years the quality of the holiday offerings has not been up to par. I don’t know if brands cut costs by sacrificing […]

BECCA Après Ski Glow Eye Lights Palette Holiday 2017

  The BECCA Après Ski Holiday 2017 Collection consists of the Après Ski Glow Face Palette ($54) and the Après Ski Glow Eye Lights Palette I have for you today. I am late with this review because I just purchased the eye palette last week when it went on sale at BECCA.com for $29–it was originally $45. […]

DOSE of Colors THE GIRLS Eyeshadow Palette: Review, Swatches, Look

The DOSE of Colors Meet THE GIRLS eyeshadow palette ($28) from the DESI X KATY Collection is my first foray into the brand and I have my friend and fellow blogger Polarbelle to thank. I entered her giveaway for this palette and won! Polarbelle is a fabulous makeup artist and blogger, if you’re not following her, DO IT! YouTubers […]

New! Urban Decay Heavy Metals Eyeshadow Palette

  This year, I promised myself I wasn’t going to get sucked into the holiday beauty launches. I was going to be good and just look and admire. Then, I saw a post on MUA Jordan Liberty’s Instagram about the new Urban Decay Heavy Metals, $55, eyeshadow palette. I was intrigued. This was followed up […]