REVIEW! Origins United State Balancing Tonic

Hello loves! I decided to use a chunk of my Ulta points I’ve saved up to grab the Origins United State Balancing Tonic. (Origins is available online at Ulta and a few select stores.) This toner claims to “refresh, refine, and rebalance” your skin. This dermatologist tested blend of Laminaria, Soy Protein, Bergamot, Spearmint, and…

Tiffany Frames Dupe!

Hi lovelies! Here with something a bit different today! When looking for new glasses, I fell in love with a pair of Tiffany frames (TF2094) that were deep tortoise shell with the classic Tiffany blue on the inside of the frame. However, as is the case with anything designer, the price was a little high. I kept…

“No Makeup” Makeup! 

There are some days that you don’t have time to do your makeup, or you simply just don’t want to do it! On those days, I like to give my skin a little extra love since I’m not packing on the creams and powders. Here are my go-to products for “no makeup” makeup days!  To…

Marc Jacobs Glow Stick Glistening Illuminator

Hi beauties! I was lucky enough to receive the Marc Jacobs Beauty VoxBox free from Influenster! I was so shocked when I saw this package, and was obviously so excited. The Glow Stick Glistening Illuminator is “a portable cream stick highlighter in a first-ever universal shade for instant dewy payoff.” (Sephora’s website description) This product contains…

MannyMUA X Makeup Geek Palette Smokey eye

I absolutely love the versatility of this palette. It has matte, shimmer/foiled, and duochrome shadows in shades ranging from soft peach to maple to red. Makeup Geek  shadows are such great quality, and these are no exception! Here’s the smokey eye I did today, using the shades Beaches & Cream, Aphrodite, Mars, Artemis, and Luna….

Back at it again! Colourpop Haul

Hi lovelies! It’s been awhile… Life took over for a bit, but today I’m back with a Colourpop haul! I took advantage of their flash sale a few weeks ago and got some new, really gorgeous stuff! Here we go… The eye products – Super Shock Shadow in Mixed Tape – a pearlized mid-tone purple…

Instagram! XOXO

Hi beauties! Follow me on Instagram to see daily swatches, mini reviews, and MOTDs! The beauty community on Instagram has shown me so much love like you all have – let’s follow each other and have some more makeup fun! Comment on one of my pics to let me know you’ve come over from WordPress. Can’t…

L’Oreal True Match Lumi

Hi beauties! Get ready for a long one! Today I’ll be reviewing three products from L’Oreal’s True Match Lumi line. I have two foundations and a liquid highlight. The prices for these products are a bit up there for the drugstore, but foundations are usually a bit more expensive and, in my opinion, these are…

Kevyn Aucoin Contour Book

Hi beauties! Here are some thoughts on Kevyn Aucoin’s Contour Book that my friend passed along to me (Volume II, $65). A travel-sized kit with contour, highlight, and eye shadows. I’ve never been super big on cream contour, so I personally don’t get a ton of use out of the contour cream. The cream highlight is…

Gerard + MAC

Brown eyes + Brown lips. A look for any event and any season! Products used: Smashbox Photo Finish Hydrating Foundation Primer + Primer Water Urban Decay Naked Weightless Finish Foundation (shade 0.5) Applied with the Morphe M439 buffing brush Urban Decay Naked Weightless Concealer (shade Fair Neutral) Blended out with a damp RealTechniques sponge Makeup…

Morphe 10LN Bam Lip Palette

Hi lovelies! I purchased the Morphe Brushes 10LN lip palette from a HauteLook event a couple months ago and have been putting it to the test! This palette has 10 creamy and pigmented lipsticks all in one convenient place – this would be especially great for traveling or for an MUA kit! This is my…

ColourPop Mini Ultra Matte Kit

Hi beauties! I got one of CP’s mini lip kits for my birthday (the Foxy set), and the shades are gorgeous! These little ultra matte lippie’s are so tiny and cute! This size is perfect for those of us who already have a ton of lipstick and don’t want to waste a full-size. It’s also…