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

Five Girly Things I Really Wanted, but Didn't Buy on Cyber Monday

I used to shun feminine clothing, beauty cosmetics, and hairstyle trends, but something happened to my brain from the time I grabbed my college degree to when I stepped into the workforce. However, paying my way through life helps restrain my urge to splurge. Instead, I stayed within my holiday spending budget and bought gifts for others as originally planned.Here are several items I stopped myself from purchasing:...more

Lancome Ad Banned, Regular Ladies Rejoice

This week the cosmetics industry (Lancome and Mabelline) got their hand smacked.  For a practice that has run amuck lately:  airbrushing.  It's been done probably since the first cosmetic ad, since Max Factor pencilled in ridiculously high arches on Joan Crawford.  As a society, it seems we've grown weary of this.  How else does one explain the seemingly endless tabloid covers highlighting celebrity cellulite?...more