Ugh. You know?! Sometimes a product comes out that I want to love so bad and no matter how hard I try… I just can’t even deal! Too Faced Melted Lipsticks are those things I wanted to love. However, after several attempts to make the colors I chose to sample this week work, I am […]Read more "The Trend Villain: Volume 1"
I am a VIB Rouge at Sephora. I am not proud to admit the fact I have this status like most people who reach it. When the cashier looked up and said “Oh, look you have reached Rouge status!” I cringed. Those words confirmed my addiction to makeup and Sephora. I’ve always maintained the ever […]Read more "NARSissism For My Birthday"
I’m over this New York Winter like Janis Ian was totally over Regina George and her monstrous behavior by the 5th scene in Mean Girls. It’s that serious Sometimes our body parts need a good abrasive exfoliation treatment. You can read about why I rub coffee on me, if you want. Now, usually I would […]Read more "My Winter Lips Struggle: A Review"
You know that feeling when you lose your favorite something? It could be a lipstick, a makeup brush, your favorite accessory or anything you feel you cannot look put together without? In my case my favorite Sephora Cream Lip Stain in #04 went missing. First, let me explain, it took me months of stalking the […]Read more "The Volcano and The Lip Stain"
So, I won a contest on Instagram. MAKE was holding a contest for the hashtag #MAKEloves. They wanted IG’ers to post pics of unexpected moments that inspire them. I posted 2 pics: The first pic was when my son put on an impromptu show of various songs he had taught himself on the guitar one […]Read more "Eye Won"
I’m one of the millions of adults on the planet suffering from chronic insomnia. I almost never sleep. Most of the time I am up until the sun peeks through my windows like a creep. I fill those wee morning hours by stalking all social media platforms. I scroll through my Twitter feed for a […]Read more "MAKE Your Face"
If you’re one of those people in the world who refuses wear an eye primer, you’re doing it all wrong. I’m here to school you. If you spend time in the morning/evening doing your makeup and perfecting that damned winged eyeliner only to have your eyeshadow crease and eyeliner melt off your face like that […]Read more "Wait, You Don’t Prime?"
I once purchased a mascara at Wal-Mart a few years back that was bright purple and it had fibers that were already mixed into the mascara. I got home and ran to the bathroom to try it out. I swiped one coat on each eye and thought to myself “Self, this sure is a pretty […]Read more "Oh, Faux She Didn’t!"
Once upon a time there was a 20something year old woman applying her makeup all about her face with a set of lovely brushes her beloved gramma had given her. Shortly after she was done with the face portion she moved on to the eyes. Somewhere between a crooked black winged liner and Wet n […]Read more "Vegan Brushes For That Face of Yours"
I’ve always felt as though I needed to wear makeup because my skin was horrendous, my eyes looked like two black holes and it (makeup) was the only thing that gave me an ounce of confidence. Smearing foundation and concealer on my face was the only way for me to be happy. Ten sweeps of […]Read more "A Tale of Two Faces"