makeup review

Apr 25, 2015

Beauty Blender: Overrated Or All It's Cracked Up To Be?

I have been hearing about the cult classic Beauty Blender for a while now.

Sep 10, 2013

Clarins ‘Graphic Expression’ Fall 2013 – Eyes [In Our Makeup Bag]

The new shade of palette, Forest, features a typical Fall palette of greens and browns which makes me crave a Pumpkin Spice Latte (anyone else?).

The Lowdown on Ellis Faas Blush [In Our Makeup Bag]

Ellis Faas bullet system is just plain cool! What other makeup brand has such unique and avant garde packaging? Hint: no one!

Aug 6, 2013

Our Favorite Lipstick of Summer: Tarte’s Amazonian Butter in 3 Hot Hues

From $6 drugstore color washes to $40 splurges on the richest pigments you've ever seen, I've never really met a lipstick I didn't want to immediately buy.

Jul 20, 2013

Reviewing Too Faced’s Summer 2013 Collection

Too Faced Summer offerings are all about resort-inspired makeup and fun, punchy colors.

Jul 2, 2013

Jan 12, 2013

5 Great Beauty Necessities Found Right In Your Local Drugstore

I love to experiment with makeup, especially with different concealers and lip colors. Even when I find the perfect look, I can't stay happy for long. However, let's face it -- we're all poor college students on a budget and experimenting with high end makeup isn't really an option for all of us.

Dec 11, 2012

Make Up For Ever "All Eyes On You" Set [In Our Makeup Bag]

Make Up For Ever always puts out great holiday kits, so I was super excited to try out the 2012 version, All Eyes On You! It features full-sizes of Smoky Lash Mascara, Aqua Cream in #16 and two Aqua Eyes Eyeliner in #0L and #21L and a deluxe sample size of their HD Microfinish Powder.

Oct 16, 2012

Reviewing Clarins Lotus Oil Face Treatment [In Our Makeup Bag]

Skincare is an overlooked part of many makeup junkies beauty routines and that needs to change! It doesn't matter how much makeup you're slathering on; if your skin isn't good, it will still show through.

Sep 18, 2012

Reviewing NUXE Rêve de Miel [In Our Makeup Bag]

Decadent oils and skincare are their specialty, as well as a cult classic lip balm known as Rêve de Miel. NUXE promises this balm "nourishes, repairs, soothes and protects the lips" using a combination of ingredients like precious sunflower and macadamia nut oils, barley extract, argan oil, shea butter, honey and vitamin E derivative.

Sep 7, 2012

CC's Ultimate Fall Nail Polish Review

I've tried and tested all the best polishes from our favorite brands, and come up with 15 of the absolute perfect nail polishes for Fall 2012.

Sep 4, 2012

Green With Envy Over Make Up For Ever Eyeshadows [In Our Makeup Bag]

Make Up For Ever is a great brand for professional quality products at customer-friendly prices. MUFE promises that due to dense pigments, these shadows have amazing lasting power.

Aug 14, 2012

BECCA Balearic Love Palette [In Our Makeup Bag]

BECCA's Summer collection is a steamy affair known as Balearic Love. It's named for Spanish islands and the promo photos ooze with sensuality and summertime heat. Their eye palettes are often the centerpiece of the collection and offer a great way to try out BECCA's eyeshadow formula.

Aug 7, 2012

Deborah Lippmann "Mermaid's Dream" Nail Polish [In Our Makeup Bag]

When I saw one of her summer 2012 releases, Mermaid's Dream, I fell hard. I'm a sucker for turquoise shades, but the glitter and shimmer just throw this one over the edge for me!

Jul 31, 2012

Make Up For Ever Eye Prime [In Our Makeup Bag]

Make Up For Ever is a favorite of mine and an all-around great brand. Their mandate is to bring professional-quality products to the masses and they usually deliver on that promise.