Make up Challenge.. How many looks with a palette?

Make up challenge  Hello, my name is Michelle and I’m a make-up junkie.Raise your hand if you are one too. Better yet, take this challenge with me and let’s show people how many looks with can get with a set number of items!Let me introduce you to my experiment....more

Weekly Blog Post Roundup

Indie Interview: Femme Fatale Cosmeticshttp://toxid-lotus.net/2012/07/18/indie-interview-femme-fatale-cosmetics/ Giveaway: Darling Clandestine - Win 3 solid perfume of your choicehttp://toxid-lotus.net/2012/07/12/giveaway-darling-clandestine/ Swatches: Femme Fatale Archangel, Divinity, Crusader & Heroic Eye Shadows...more

My obsession with red lipstick

If you’ve been following my posts your now by now that I have an obsession with lipstick. So today I thought I’d give you a list of my favorites.Oh and by the way you cannot go wrong with these lipsticks they look great on everyone!! Seriously Sister, everyone!!1. Red China by Bodyography Cosmetics. What I live about this lipstick its super moisturizing, lasts all day (and I mean all day), and it’s a beautiful blu red that looks great on everyone....more

BB Cream Bliss

BB Cream (also known as Beauty Balm or Blemish Balm) is a tinted balm, usually containing sunscreen, that not only moisturizes and hides imperfections, but also protects skin from the elements and reduces the signs of aging, leaving skin looking and feeling flawless.Many BB Creams eliminate the need for separate primers, moisturizers, sunscreens and even foundations.When choosing a Beauty Balm, be sure to keep your personal needs in mind, as each one is different and can help with different problem areas. <...more

Weekly blog post roundup!

This weeks blog posts are:Swatches: Fyrinnae Meerkat, Arcane Magic: Faerie Glamour and Nevermorehttp://toxid-lotus.net/2012/06/10/swatches-fyrinnae-meerkat-arcane-magic-faerie-glamour-nevermore/Swatches: Fyrinnae Pteranodon, Digital Faerie and Sleep Hollow...more

The Mascara Games: Fear and Loathing at the Drugstore

Not too long ago, as I was half-squatting, half-sprawling on the floor of my local drugstore, unsuccessfully searching the lowest possible shelf for a replacement mascara, a question popped into my head. Do all beauty products get discontinued within a year's time, or just the ones I like?...more
I have been buying a Max Factor blush from ebay for YEARS and no one has any left.  The same ...more

NYC Cosmetics High Definition Volumizing Mascara Review

This week at Rite Aid, NYC Cosmetics are 40% off, so I used that as a great excuse for a mini haul.  I got 3 eyeliners (.59 cents each!) and this High Definition mascara for around $2.79- how can you beat that?! ...more
That's just amazing results... love this one too... ...more

What is a good shopping experience?

How long has it been since you have had a great shopping experience? I mean a truly great  experience. One that left you saying "Hey that was awesome! I think I'll come back here for sure!" Think about it....more

Gone but not Forgotten

Don't you just love it when you find a product that works great and then they discontinue it? For example you find a great foundation, makes your skin look amazing, feel great, and it WORKS only for the company to discontinue it. Eventually they will come out with some thing better, but better is not always as good as the original. The same can definatley be said of moisturizers, lip sticks, or contact lenses....more