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This IT Cosmetics trio says Bye Bye to flaws, Hello to beautiful skin

This IT Cosmetics trio says Bye Bye to flaws, Hello to beautiful skin

On a recent overnight trip, my sister watched in disbelief as I embarked on my skin-prep routine; I was pulling product after product out of my bag (picture Mary Poppins’ magical carpet bag, only for serums and toners and potions). There’s no shame in my game, though, because skin care is important. And after trying IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Makeup,…
Two IT Cosmetics Products You NEED in your Makeup Bag…

Two IT Cosmetics Products You NEED in your Makeup Bag…

We heart this has been having a love affair with IT Cosmetics. I've been having a love affair with IT Cosmetics. You need to be having a love affair with IT Cosmetics. (And now that they're sold at Sephora, this affair is a lot easier for ALL of us.) I was just talking about this brand with a friend the…
The Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales You Need To Know…

The Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales You Need To Know…

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 11.14.16 Question of the Week: When it comes to Black Friday/Cyber Monday, which brand’s sales are you looking forward to the most? Answer: I think the department stores are where it's at for Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. Because you can get HUGE deals for EVERYONE on your list. And,…
Stef discovers Blue Medi Spa (and never looks back)

Stef discovers Blue Medi Spa (and never looks back)

2016 was the year I delved into injectables. And not only am I ok with that, I'm ok with sharing it with all of you! My first experience was with a doctor at a VERY fancy Beverly Hills location (which I was lucky enough to have comped.) But since I had a feeling this would be something I would continue…
Urban Decay Full Spectrum Palette swatches and review

Urban Decay Full Spectrum Palette swatches and review

Color junkies: it's obvious that the new limited edition Urban Decay Full Spectrum Palette ($55) is for you. 21 shades of bold color straight from a rainbow; pinks, oranges, yellows, greens, blues, purples. I mean...duh. But what might not be entirely a given is that even the most conservative of eye shadow wearers can benefit from this palette. Because I…
Natasha Denona Eyeshadow Palette mini haul – thanks Sephora VIB sale!

Natasha Denona Eyeshadow Palette mini haul – thanks Sephora VIB sale!

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 11.7.16 Question of the Week: Fess up, what did you buy at the Sephora VIB sales? Answer: I simply could not resist getting a couple of the Natasha Denona Eyeshadow Palette 5 Color ($48). I swatched these at The Makeup Show last year and the pigment is through the roof! I…
Top Ten Holiday Beauty Must Haves for 2016

Top Ten Holiday Beauty Must Haves for 2016

If you've been in a store in the last couple weeks, you know that Christmas is right around the corner. (Yes, two months away is considered just around the corner.) As all of you fellow beauty-product obsessives know, that means the holiday collections of makeup and more are now out! This year, my only difficulty is in narrowing down all…
bareMINERALS barePro Performance Wear Powder Foundation swatches and review

bareMINERALS barePro Performance Wear Powder Foundation swatches and review

barePro Offers Yet Another Choice in Amazing Mineral Foundations Hey Ho, everyone! It’s me, Sherri, the bareMinerals superfan here to share my thoughts on yet another new bareMinerals foundation: BarePro Performance Wear Powder Foundation ($30). Cut to the chase—it’s good. Better than the rest? That depends. Let’s chat and take a walk down foundation memory lane... bareMinerals has been my…
Is Mason Pearson worth the hype?

Is Mason Pearson worth the hype?

That and more in The Lipstick League, week of 10.31.16 Question of the Week: What was the last product you purchased due to hype, that ended up truly living up to it? Answer: I have wanted a Mason Pearson brush FOREVER. The iconic British hand-crafted hairbrush has been around since 1885, and converts swear of its almost otherworldly ability to…
3 Things: Holiday Wishlist

3 Things: Holiday Wishlist

Most beauty brands have released their holiday makeup collections and I am having such a hard time narrowing down what I want under the tree this year. I've been on a beauty buying binge for the last few months (seriously, Chanel and NARS need to quit releasing amazing collections), so I have to really narrow down what makes the cut…