NARS Vanessa, Carmen Audacious Lipstick Swatches + Review

Press Sample/Affiliate Links As you may have already seen, NARS has a brand new lipstick formula, and it’s hit top marks with many, including myself. In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of NARS a 40 shade, pigment rich, full-coverage lot of Audacious Lipsticks have released! I have two to share with you today in Vanessa (mauve nude) and Carmen (geranium) ....more

MAC Nocturnelle Nail Polish Swatches + Review

Affiliate Links Well. This was one nail polish that I hadn’t ordered. But, here it is ....more

Tatcha Deep Hydration Firming Serum Photos + Review

Press Sample Tatcha has already made my lips and hands happy, so it’s only natural that I’d be willing to try the face products as well! Up today is the Deep Hydration Firming Serum. What had me interested in this product the most is the fact that it’s deeply hydrating (it uses...more

BEAUTY BOX 5 Photos, Swatches & Review – August 2014

Press Sample The theme for the August 2014 Beauty Box 5 is Radiant and Remarkable! Even though Summer is ending that’s no reason not to shine! BB5 is recognizing your brilliant beauty this month with products to keep the glow going! ...more

Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer Swatches, Review + Nail Art

Press Sample Milani has recently revamped their nail polishes and I must say, the formula is phenomenal. I’m in love with the shade selection (37 in total!) and none were difficult to work with. About half required two coats for full opacity, but for the most part I could get away with one ....more

bareMinerals Bareskin Pure Brightening Serum Foundation & Bareskin Perfecting Face Brush Swatches + Review

Affiliate Links The latest foundation from bareMinerals is the bareSkin® Pure Brightening Serum Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20 and it’s available in 20 shades. The shade used below for testing/swatching purposes is Bare Shell 02. In regards to the shade I didn’t really feel it matched me so well, I was between that one and the next shade up, but a Sephora employee convinced me this one was better ....more

Makeup Wars $30 Face Challenge

More than TWO YEARS AGO (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) the bloggers of Makeup Wars brought you their beauty picks for a $20 face. Now, just in time for back-to-school, we’re bringing you the $30 Face Challenge! Let’s be honest, $20 is really hard to work for a complete/full face of makeup ....more

Bobbi Brown Art Stick Swatches + Review

Affiliate Links Available in eight shades the Bobbi Brown Art Stick was initially intimidating to me because of it’s massive size. It’s bigger than any sort of lip crayon or chubby stick I’ve ever seen, yet it looks like a lip pencil. In the end I bit the bullet and ordered three of them ....more

OPI Nordic Nail Polish Collection Swatches, Review + GIVEAWAY!

Press Sample The OPI Nordic Collection has me so excited for Fall! Lot’s of vampy purple and blue tones, as well as some neutral brown shades with a mix if hot pink and coral. This nail polish collection truly has it ALL ....more

Pixi Caliente Coral Nail Polish Swatches + Review

Press Sample The Pixi Nail Colour of the Month for August is Caliente Coral! Caliente Coral is a vibrant reddened coral with pink shimmer, opaque in two coats. This is the perfect, hot shade to close out Summer with ....more