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The Perfect Smokey Eye is just a NARS Palette away

The Perfect Smokey Eye is just a NARS Palette away

NARS Smokey Eye Kit Swatches and Review Many people cite the cat eye as the trickiest eye makeup maneuver. But I’m going to go ahead and give that moniker to the smokey eye. Is it smokey enough? Too smokey? Wait, does this look like I slept in it?! Those are just some of the things I’ve wondered during my attempts…
BPAL The Gatekeeper Giveaway and Review

BPAL The Gatekeeper Giveaway and Review

Win the Limited Edition BPAL oil inspired by "The Maze of Games" Fellow high priestesses of all things gothic, please join me at the altar of Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab. We’ll be anointing ourselves with a limited edition perfume oil: The Gatekeeper. Read on for the review and stay till the end for your chance to win! The Gatekeeper ($26)…
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…
MAKE UP FOR EVER artist shadow palette review

MAKE UP FOR EVER artist shadow palette review

MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Palette - 30 Years. 30 Colors. 30 Artists. Let's just get this out of the way....SQUEE! (Proceeds to run around in excited circles like Grover the Pug until I tucker myself out) All right, now that I've composed myself, let's get right into talking about the new and magnificent - and limited edition too -…
The Simpsons by MAC, get it now or forever say “D’oh!”

The Simpsons by MAC, get it now or forever say “D’oh!”

Makeup, it's the cause of and the solution to all our problems I have to be honest; I was not expecting to love The Simpsons collection this much. I was totally prepared to chalk it up to a novelty launch, filled with fun but ultimately unnecessary pieces. Wow, was I wrong! This is one of my favorite launches of the…
Looking to Add Veggies to Your Life? Wash with Them!

Looking to Add Veggies to Your Life? Wash with Them!

not.a.sponge - Our Konjac Sponge Review Ever heard of Konjac? Me neither, so I was surprised to learn that this fibrous vegetable is a staple of Asian diet, health and skincare. Grown on the exotic Korean island of Jeju, Konjac has been on the menu in some cultures for over 1,000 years. I was so intrigued after reading about this…
The Lipstick League – week of 9.1.14

The Lipstick League – week of 9.1.14

Plus, a peek at MAC Artificially Wild As we move towards fall (hooray!) I'm excited to watch the makeup collections get darker and moodier. Case in point, the cool-toned nudes of MAC Artificially Wild. To me, this is a very editorial collection. (Did I sound all Project Runway there?) I mean, how often in your everyday life do you get…
Get Ready For Gorgeous Skin Thanks to COVERGIRL

Get Ready For Gorgeous Skin Thanks to COVERGIRL

COVERGIRL Ready, Set Gorgeous - Swatches and Review Oily girls rejoice, the latest from COVERGIRL is the answer to your prayers! The COVERGIRL Ready, Set Gorgeous collection is designed for those of us with oily skin who want our makeup to stay fresh and flawless all day. The line consists of a liquid foundation, pressed powder foundation and a concealer…
Found: A frizz taming, hair sleeking savior

Found: A frizz taming, hair sleeking savior

KMS California Hair Stay Anti-Humidity Seal Review I've never been much of a selfie-taker, especially in the summer. My hair is the problem. I can spend hours styling it, then walk outside where my ‘do transforms like something in a horror movie. Think I’m exaggerating? True story: I once won the grand prize in a frizzy hair photo contest. So…
Liz Earle Skincare – Simple As 1, 2, 3

Liz Earle Skincare – Simple As 1, 2, 3

Liz Earle Skincare review It always amazes me that someone can be a household name overseas, but virtually unknown here in the US. Liz Earle is famous in Great Britain for so many things: author of over 30 books on beauty, health and wellbeing; host of a BBC show, Beautywise, on those same topics; creator and host of another popular…