Archive of ‘Makeup’ category

La Mer – The Lip Balm


Yes, I’m doing an entire post on a lip balm.  I’ve purchased three of these already, so I deemed it worthy.  When I first started purchasing the ‘Baume de La Mer’ they were $50 a pop.  They’ve upped the price now to $55 — most likely due to Dior and By Terry’s balms on their […] Read more…

30 Beauty Questions Tag


Let’s get crackin’… 1.) Do you remember your first makeup item? Sadly, I do. My first makeup purchase consisted of two CoverGirl lipsticks from Walgreens. They were frosty, pastel colors… pink and blue. Yes, frosty, pale blue. 2.) Describe your perfect mascara. Have you found one that fits your specifications? After trying every mascara known […] Read more…

My Favorite Under Eye Concealers


Concealer is my crack.  Ironically, without the perfect blend of coverage and highlight, I look like I’ve probably been abusing a number of substances. My ideal concealer has to be creamy, bright and emollient upon application— for easy blending.  After many years of testing concealer after concealer, here are my favorites: 1.) Maybelline Fit Me […] Read more…

The Best Mascara Combo

mascara combo

After finishing my last mascara (Tom Ford), I was done with the overpriced mascaras.  I just was in a slump— feeling like it all looks the same anyways, why pay the extra money? I went back to using the “oldie, but goody” beauty staple: L’oreal Voluminous Mascara in Carbon Black and L’Oreal Telescopic… Until, I […] Read more…

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