Beauty Reviews

Nov 4, 2014

Perricone MD ‘No Makeup Skin Care Collection’ is a Must for Your Make Up Bag

If you like a natural makeup look, then the Perricone MD 'No Makeup' line is right up your alley - everything is about enhancing, not covering up your face.

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Nov 3, 2014

Go For The Gold With These 7 Glitzy Nail Shades

All that glitters is gold (nail polish).

Oct 28, 2014

Create Endless Looks with Anastasia Beverly Hills Tamanna Palette [In Our Makeup Bag]

Anastasia Beverly Hills Tamanna Palette is in our makeup bag.

Oct 21, 2014

Make Up For Ever Artist Liner is Your Ticket to an Intense Eyelook [In Our Makeup Bag]

What It Is: Make Up For Ever Artist Liner* in D-12, I-22 & ME-70 Why This Should Be in Your ...

Oct 14, 2014

Bite Beauty Agave Champagne Lip Mask Helps Fight Chapped Lips in Style! [In Our Makeup Bag]

What It Is: Bite Beauty Agave Champagne Lip Mask* Why This Should Be in Your Bag: Bite Beauty is a...

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Oct 7, 2014

In Our Makeup Bag: Drybar ‘Full Pint’ Brush

What It Is: Drybar ‘Full Pint’ Medium Round Brush* Why This Should Be in Your Bag: Even if you blowdry...

Is “My Burberry” Your Next Signature Scent? [In Our Makeup Bag]

My Burberry is the new fragrance from the fashion house and is inspired by their signature piece, the trench coat. The bottle is gorgeous and if you order it directly from Burberry, they're offering free monogramming!

Sep 30, 2014

Why Marc Jacobs’ Highliner Gel Eye Crayon Is Life-Changing

It has the kind of staying power, intensity and smoothness I've only dreamed of in the past.

Sep 26, 2014

Break Outs Be Gone: 10 Oil-Free Moisturizers We Love

Nothing is worse than being told that everyone - even oily-skinned girls - need to use moisturizer daily, only to find that every cream you try leaves you with a face full of pimples.

Sep 25, 2014

Sep 20, 2014

Ain’t Nobody Got Time For Raccoon Eyes: The 8 Best Waterproof Mascaras

There are few beauty blunders as embarrassing as that awkward moment when it starts raining unexpectedly and you end up with black streaks all up in your face. The solution? Stick to waterproof formulas during unpredictable months.

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Sep 18, 2014

The 7 Best Blow Dryers On The Market…Because You’re Worth It, Gurl

A good blow dryer is so important if you want really sleek, smooth, healthy strands. If you're someone who blow dries and heat styles often, consider investing in one.

Sep 16, 2014

Will Clarins’ Instant Light Eye Perfecting Base Keep Your Makeup in Place? [In Our Makeup Bag]

They say it is "a universal half-make-up, half-skin care base enriched with oat polyoses to smooth, brighten and even out the eyelids while extending make-up wear."

Sep 9, 2014

Thierry Mugler’s “Angel” Eau de Parfum is Your Signature Scent [In Our Makeup Bag]

Every gal should have a signature fragrance (or 4). You know, that scent that people constantly compliment you on or at least ask, "What are you wearing?"

Sep 6, 2014

We Tried It: Smashbox Full Exposure Palette

The Full Exposure kit is chock full of neutral shadows, containing both matte and shimmery shades. Does it stack up to the other palettes we've been discussing as of late? Let's take a look.

Sep 2, 2014

Clinique’s Moisture Surge Overnight Mask is Beauty Sleep in a Bottle

I discovered the secret for softer, smoother, brighter skin. And no, it doesn't take a pricey facial or vegan diet (not going happen).

Aug 28, 2014

This NARS Eye Shadow Palette Is Giving Your Cult Faves A Run For Their Money

My rationale for (possibly) shelling out on this luxury item? It's high quality (like everything Nars makes), it's unlike anything I already own and it just may introduce a new step into my makeup routine.

Aug 26, 2014

Anastasia Beverly Hills Amrezy Palette Will Take Your Look Into Autumn [In Our Makeup Bag]

They say that "each of these warm shades can stand on its own as an easy wash of color or layer together to create an endless array of looks." Sounds good to me!

Aug 21, 2014

10 Luscious Red Lipsticks You Must Try

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Every woman should try wearing red lipstick at least once.

Aug 19, 2014

Budget Beauty Find: Topshop’s Powder Blush [In Our Makeup Bag]

Despite loads of new blush formulas, powder blush is a tried and true classic and every gal should own a few key shades.

Aug 13, 2014

My Holy-Grail Cleanser, Cetaphil, Now Offers Cleansing Cloths

What's so great about Cetaphil? It's the most gentle cleanser ever, pretty much. It's great for girls with sensitive skin as it's free of all those extra ingredients.

Aug 12, 2014

Slip Into Perricone’s “No Foundation Foundation” Serum [In Our Makeup Bag]

Recently, there's been an onslaught of lightweight, fluid foundations; products that basically look like a second skin. Perricone's No Foundation Foundation has been on the market for years, but they've recently added the Serum to their line.

Aug 11, 2014

10 Beauty Cult Classics That Are Worth The Hype

These are the products that have caused major waves and actually lived up to all the praise

Aug 6, 2014

CC Writers Share Their Must-Have Beauty Products

We all have completely different looks, styles, personalities and preferences, but we all love us some beauty goodies. Check out some staff favorites right here.

Aug 5, 2014

Get #Flawless with BITE BB “Cream” for Lips [In Our Makeup Bag]

They say that "this color-rich balm repairs, primes, and protects with SPF 15", not to mention provides a sheer wash of color.

Aug 3, 2014

REJOICE: Bite Released More Matte Lip Crayons

They feel waxy but not heavy, they last for a really long time, they're really comfortable to wear...they're just really awesome, and apparently they're food-grade quality.

Jul 29, 2014

Cover It Up For Good with Anastasia’s Signature Concealer [In Our Makeup Bag]

It's not something that comes up often on In Our Makeup Bag, but I suffer from major dark circles under my eyes. I'm constantly looking for new concealers and have yet to find a "holy grail" product.

Jul 27, 2014

Live the Lavish Life with Trust Fund Beauty Nail Polish

I'm a sucker for a beauty brand that is marketed in a really specific way and it really doesn't get any cheekier than this line of polishes.

Jul 22, 2014

OMG Sephora Has a bareMinerals 6 Lipgloss Set On Sale for Only $19

Calling all budget fashionistas! For less than $20 you can have six amazing shades of lip gloss to bring back to school!

Jul 22, 2014

10 Under Eye Concealers That Will Erase All Evidence Of Your Hangover

If there's one beauty concern you're likely to face in college, it's those dreaded dark circles.

Jul 22, 2014

Topshop’s ‘Rio Rio’ is the Budget Lipstick You’ve Been Waiting For [In Our Makeup Bag]

They describe the formula as "satin matte finish lipstick to smooth, hydrate and nourish lips," which sounds divine to me!

Jul 17, 2014

Would You Use These One-Time Use “Press Pod” Nail Polishes?

One of our favorite already-tiny items is getting even smaller. Introducing one-time use nail polishes, courtesy of Fomula X for Sephora.

Jul 16, 2014

Find Your Perfect Lipstick With Lipcote’s Lipstick Search Engine

Once in a while the Internet produces something that can literally save your life.

Jul 15, 2014

Rain-Proof Your Look With These 7 Waterproof Products

Picture, if you will, the following scenario. You're heading out for a lovely night of lemondrops and Pitbull songs played on loop, feeling hot and fabulous because you're wearing Spanx and a face full of makeup.

Jul 15, 2014

NARS Dolce Vita Lipstick is Your MLBB Shade [In Our Makeup Bag]

NARS lipsticks come in different finishes and they say that Dolce Vita's "sheer finish creates the most natural, stained-looking lips" - I couldn't agree more.

Jul 13, 2014

Carli Bybel Shares The Best Cheap Drugstore Makeup

I thought this video was a great find, and anyone who wants to spend as little cash as possible on some new makeup will probably agree.