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L’Oreal Visible Lift Blur Blush – swatches and review

L’Oreal Visible Lift Blur Blush – swatches and review

Getting Cheeky With The Latest Drugstore Makeup Must Haves L'Oreal is one of my favorite drugstore brands and they continually hit it out of the ballpark with new products - and their latest blush is no different. Let me introduce you to Visible Lift Blur Blush. This blush is the latest addition to the popular L'Oreal Visible Lift line -…
L’Oreal Colour Riche Ombre Quad swatches and looks – PIC HEAVY

L’Oreal Colour Riche Ombre Quad swatches and looks – PIC HEAVY

I love seeing drugstore brands, like L'Oreal push to expand their lines by offering more products, new formulas and increasing their color selection. I think it’s great that they’ve stepped up their game to the point where they’re actually competing with some high-end brands. L’Oreal is definitely attempting to take a big step in that direction by releasing their collection…
L’Oreal Glossy Balms Swatches and Review

L’Oreal Glossy Balms Swatches and Review

A Drugstore Fave offers a Rainbow of Affordable Lip Crayons Lip crayons. They are the simplest, fuss-free way to get a good dose of color on those lips. Beauty trends come and go, but I think there’s a reason why lip crayons are still around. They really do make life so easy. The tips are more slender than your standard…
L’Oreal Colour Riche Balm – Swatches and Review

L’Oreal Colour Riche Balm – Swatches and Review

Make Your Dreariest Winter Night Balmy and Bright Oh those balmy winter nights! Yes, I do live in Southern California, but it’s not necessarily toasty warm this winter. More importantly, it’s rarely humid and tropical. It’s mostly desert out here, folks, so hot or cold, it’s usually dry, dry, dry. That’s why I love my balms - my L’Oreal Colour…
Essie Dress to Kilt Swatches and Review

Essie Dress to Kilt Swatches and Review

Discover your inner femme fatale... If you’re a classic movie fan like I am, you know the best part of a film noir is the femme fatale. The smoldering looks, the questionable behavior, the dangerous intelligence...flawless. I might be too much of a goodie-two shoes to emulate these fatal beauties in real life, but I can imitate their style thanks…
Keep Skin Forever Young with Olay Regenerist

Keep Skin Forever Young with Olay Regenerist

There’s no stopping time. No matter what you do the minutes and hours will still pass by – but there are ways you can keep feeling (and looking) forever young. They say age is just a number, and by treating yourself – mind and body – with care, and with Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Cream, your skin might just defy the…
90’s Beauty Throwback: What Was in Your Caboodle?

90’s Beauty Throwback: What Was in Your Caboodle?

Wandering through Ulta recently, I saw an endcap that made me stop in my tracks. I’d read that the company that makes Stila had brought back Jane. Cosmetics in 2013, but hadn’t actually seen them in person until then. Formerly j.a.n.e., the brand has dropped all but one period from its logo and revamped the line to include modern products…
Wash Your Face like Kristen Bell with Neutrogena Naturals

Wash Your Face like Kristen Bell with Neutrogena Naturals

If you know me, you know that I ADORE Kristen Bell. As an obsessed Veronica Mars fan from episode one, I've followed Kristen's Hollywood career over the years, happy to see my favorite celeb "make it big" both professionally and personally. So when Neutrogena Naturals and Marie Claire Magazine invited me to attend a brunch hosted by Kristen herself, I…
Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer Collection: Swatches and Review

Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer Collection: Swatches and Review

Find Your New Favorite Nail Color From Your Old Favorite Drugstore Beauty Brand One of the most fun parts about being a beauty junkie is the thrill checking out a new collection from one of your favorite lines. It’s even better when it’s a huge new collection, and better still when it’s one of your most beloved type of product…
We swatched all 30 Milani Bella Eyes Gel eyeshadows, for YOU!

We swatched all 30 Milani Bella Eyes Gel eyeshadows, for YOU!

Bella Eyes Gel Powder - Milani Eyeshadow Swatches, Looks and Review Gel powder?! What kind of magic is this? And for only $3.99?! Ladies and Gentlemen, let me introduce Milani's Bella Eyes Gel Powder Eyeshadows! With their range of colors, limited edition products, and constantly evolving line of formulas, all at budget-friendly prices, Milani Cosmetics lets us indulge without the…