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Olay Regenerist Luminous – Swatches and Review

Olay Regenerist Luminous – Swatches and Review

  Regenerate your face in just a few weeks If there’s one thing that always gets put on hold when I’m pinching pennies, sadly it’s skin care. When I don’t have an extra $100 to put towards a luxury cream or mask, it’s nice to have affordable options available at my local drugstore like Olay and their latest collection, the…
COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow – Swatches and Review

COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow – Swatches and Review

Be a Bombshell on your own terms... Everyone at one time or another thinks about what it might be like to be a bombshell - even if it is just for one day. This month I got to try the COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow by Lash Blast. This is a versatile shadow that is packed with lots of reflective pigments of…
Milani Brilliant Shine Lip Gloss – Swatches and Review

Milani Brilliant Shine Lip Gloss – Swatches and Review

  Another Brilliant Offering from the Drugstore Fave Weheartsters looooove Milani Cosmetics. Just search our archives - we can't stop raving about them. Cheap only on terms of price, Milani’s products are good quality, and come in an array of colors usually only available through makeup artistry brands. Milani has shades and products for everyone, from the gal who barely…
Delush Polish XO Collection – swatches and review

Delush Polish XO Collection – swatches and review

All hail Queen Bey with a new indie polish collection! Beyoncé has inspired us all to put a ring on it, pay our bills, run the world and get bodied. Now, Beyoncé can inspire us to paint our nails (fiercely of course) with Delush Polish and their romantic XO Collection. This line pairs cremes with glitter to produce a set…
COVERGIRL TruMagic, The Luminizer and The Sun Kisser – Swatches and Review

COVERGIRL TruMagic, The Luminizer and The Sun Kisser – Swatches and Review

When I think of COVERGIRL, I always end up taking a walk down memory lane, even though they have so many awesome new products (like Capitol Beauty Studio collection, inspired by the hit young adult book/movie “Catching Fire”). It’s because COVERGIRL will always be one of the things I really consider an integral part of my adolescent years - and…
Milani Lip Intense Liquid Color – swatches and review

Milani Lip Intense Liquid Color – swatches and review

Like You Just Stepped in a Big Pile of Sassy! Sass. I’ve got it and I’m going to let you all know how to get it - on the cheap! Milani Cosmetics once again delivers bewilderingly great product at an affordable price with their new Lip Intense Liquid Color ($6.49 each). Here’s the lowdown. There are four wickedly great colors…
Milani Power Lip – Swatches and Review

Milani Power Lip – Swatches and Review

The latest from Milani gives you (and your lips) the power! The morning I tried Milani Power Lip for the first time, I felt compelled to dig out a retro soundtrack for my drive to work. "I've got the power!" I sang along, doing a little car dance that made kids at a bus stop nearly fall over laughing. I…
Olympic Beauty: Sochi Glam with COVERGIRL, Pantene and Olay

Olympic Beauty: Sochi Glam with COVERGIRL, Pantene and Olay

Have you been fanatically watching the Olympics like we have? We're suckers for lifelong dreams becoming reality after years of painstaking dedication, but it's also glamour galore! In addition to Johnny Weir (who really should have a COVERGIRL contract) there are looks that rival any red carpet around. We got an inside look at some of the athlete's favorite things.…
Nuance Salma Hayek: Top Three Must-Haves

Nuance Salma Hayek: Top Three Must-Haves

Save Your Skin With Salma's Secret (and Super) Products We've previously discussed our love for the Nuance Salma Hayek line of products at CVS and I'm going to continue our love fest. When it's cold and chilly outside, lips peel, skin gets troubled and hands crack. Lucky for us, Nuance offers these three products that are going to improve your…
Nuance Salma Hayek Hair Care – Photos and Review

Nuance Salma Hayek Hair Care – Photos and Review

A look at the Age Therapy Shampoo, Conditioner and Root Boosting Volumizing Tonic I discovered the Nuance Salma Hayek beauty line, a CVS exclusive, while browsing the shelves for a new tinted moisturizer. Since picking up my first product, I've been back for items from Hayek's line of cruelty-free hair and skin products inspired by her Grandmother. I was excited…