IT Cosmetics Buki Brush Box Photos and Review

IT Cosmetics Buki Brush Box Photos and Review

Soft, Yet Strong with a Dramatic Flair When I decided to dedicate my makeup-loving life to the world of mineral foundation, little did I know that I would become an expert on the special brushes I would need to apply it. Special indeed! These brushes need to be big enough to cover large areas, sturdy enough to buff foundation into…
DIY: Valentine’s Wooden Heart Wreath

DIY: Valentine’s Wooden Heart Wreath

Valentine's Day is around the corner and handmade holiday decorations make my heart go pitter-patter. For less than 10 bucks and 10 minutes of your time, this holiday DIY helps you craft your very own handmade rustic heart wreath. What’s even sweeter is that you can make a few 'lover’s ornaments' with any leftover supplies. So let’s get started on…
24 hour Instagram Giveaway: Win the Urban Decay Vice 3 palette!

24 hour Instagram Giveaway: Win the Urban Decay Vice 3 palette!

We've joined forces with some of the most fab bloggers on the interwebs for a 24-HOUR INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY of an Urban Decay Vice 3 Palette (retail value: $60)! Entering is simple. Follow us, BeautyJunkies and NouveauCheap on Instagram and leave a comment on all three of our giveaway announcement posts that look just like the image above. That's it! (This…
100% Pure Organic Rose Hydrosol Facial Mist Review

100% Pure Organic Rose Hydrosol Facial Mist Review

Do you ever feel like taking a break from the complications and chaos of modern life? When I feel overwhelmed, I find myself longing for the simple things... and nothing is more beautifully simple than 100% Pure. For those who need a refresher, here are just a few reasons why we heart this loves 100% Pure: their products are all…
Coffee Cocktail Recipe; starring Wild Turkey American Honey Sting

Coffee Cocktail Recipe; starring Wild Turkey American Honey Sting

From Our Easy Recipes File: The Good Day Honeybee Cocktail Recently we spent an evening of adventure with our friends at Wild Turkey. Not only did we escape some zombies, we also tried their new American Honey Sting Bourbon, sweetened with their signature honey and citrus flavors, and spiced up thanks to ghost pepper. Ghost peppers are some of the…
The Lipstick League – week of 1.19.15

The Lipstick League – week of 1.19.15

Question of the Week: Name a beauty item that was discontinued that you wish would come back, even if it was only for a limited time. Answer: I'm almost out of my MAC Marquise'D lipstick. So I'd love if that would come back for another spin! Here's what happened with the League this week... Phyrra - Looking for an easy…
3 Things: Leaving on a Jet Plane

3 Things: Leaving on a Jet Plane

Forget New Year's resolutions, come mid January I normally have grown weary of winter-y weather and am dreaming of a great vacation. And while a white sandy beach and a tropical cocktail sounds great right now, if you recently traveled for the holidays you'll recall that packing and airports can kind of suck. So this week, we're playing a round…
MAC Nail Transformations Swatches and Review

MAC Nail Transformations Swatches and Review

MAC Cosmetics proves change is good! Try googling just about any mainstream brand and “formula change,” and you’ll find throngs of upset makeup addicts gnashing their teeth and crying to the heavens. So it was with excitement and trepidation that I opened my review box and saw that I received nearly the entire MAC Nail Transformations collection as well a…
Easy Recipe: Hummus Chicken Salad

Easy Recipe: Hummus Chicken Salad

The deli in my local supermarket sells a delicious chicken salad, laden with so much mayo that I can almost feel my arteries clogging as I chew. But what I really love about it is the combo of dill and olives, which gives a herbal brightness matched with the umami of black olives. So I decided to make my own…
DIY Jewelry Project: Glitter Geometric Earrings

DIY Jewelry Project: Glitter Geometric Earrings

This winter, try taking the geometric trend for a spin with our latest easy DIY project. This time we're working with oven-bake polymer clay - it's a great base when it comes to creating your own jewelry components from scratch. The great thing about clay is that it’s so forgiving; if you need to re-mold it, you can! Bring in…