Ombre Teal Navy Eyeliner: Urban Decay

I've got to admit that I haven't purchased any new makeup products in months (like... over six months). And it's not out of choice or because I want to declutter my belongings, it's actually because my economic situation has changed and those weekly beauty purchases are no longer possible ....more

Best Of: NARS Products

If someone asked me what my favorite three brands of makeup are I would answer Illamasqua, MAC, and NARS. I've tried my fair share of NARS products and have featured many of them on this site. I've put together a list of my favorite products from the brand along with a brief explanation of why I recommend them ....more

Siriusly Blue: Face of the Day

Please forgive my lame puns (although there were worse contenders such as "Why so Sirius?", etc.) Here's a full face picture of one of the LA Splash Cosmetics Smitten Lip Tint Liquid Lipsticks I reviewed previously. Today's makeup ended up being an explosion of blue which is something I never thought I'd wear. Most people consider blue makeup unflattering and I always longed to find a shade of blue that wouldn't look jarring against my skin tone ....more

Bronze Summer Smokey Eye: Pixi First Impressions

2015 has been a year of total accidental neglect for my blog and it's making me very annoyed and disappointed. Between traveling, moving, waiting for months to get Internet service, getting sick, work, school, etc., etc., updating my blog as often as I would like has become difficult. It could very well be that I used to be better at managing my time, but it just seems like it's one thing after the next ....more

Urban Decay 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Siren

Urban Decay 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Siren ($19): I was not intentionally looking for a teal liquid eyeliner but I happened to stumble upon this gem at a Nordstrom Rack and couldn't leave it behind. (On a side note, those stores are amazing. Not just for clothes, but there's some really cheap high-end makeup there.) I had seen the Urban Decay liquid liners around and knew they came in a lot of beautiful alternative colors (navy, fuchsia, metallic grey, etc.) but I never particularly wanted one because I don't use colored eyeliners that often ....more

Female Health: Feel RepHreshed + $100 GiftCard Giveaway

Disclaimer: I received free product and payment for this sponsored post. All opinions are 100% mine....more

Stumbling Upon Dupes: MAC, ColourPop, NYX

I think this is the longest hiatus I have unwillingly taken from my blog. I've been sans internet for a long time so I have a huge backlog of blog posts, messages, and online related tasks. These past few months have been an uphill battle in a lot of aspects ....more

Female Health: Feel Refreshed

When the opportunity to write this post first arose, I thought it was really peculiar how I was immediately hesitant to talk about it because of its subject matter. That doesn't really make much sense considering this space is dedicated to beauty and lifestyle topics and my readership consists, mostly, of women who are 18 to 30 years old. I then thought that that, precisely, should be reason enough to write about it, to dispel taboos, normalize the subject, and hopefully eliminate embarrassment....more

Face of the Day: Club Bellatrix

It's time to mix up the makeup looks a little bit. Today's look is what I can best describe as magical vampy or colorful dark...? This is a nighttime look for me but I'm an advocate for wearing whatever you want whenever you want ....more

ColourPop Cosmetics Lippie Stix in Feminist

ColourPop Cosmetics Lippie Stix in Feminist - $5: Dark and vampy lipsticks are difficult to master. A lot of formulas are either dry or patchy (or both!) ColourPop Cosmetics has gotten a lot of attention over the past year. I'll admit that when I placed this order, their selection wasn't as vast as it is now and Feminist was something I sort of threw in my cart in order to reach the free shipping threshold ....more