If you’re looking for an inexpensive way to add a little autumn to your makeup routine, may I recommend these $10 lipsticks?
I picked up the NARS Power Matte Lip Pigment in the bright red-orange shade, Light My Fire, on Emily of Cupcakes & Cashmere’s recommendation, and loved the formula so much I added a few more shades to my stash over time. Here’s my review, with photos of my favorite shades!
The new Hourglass Confession Ultra Slim Refillable Lipstick is the most luxe thing in my handbag right now. Housed in a sleek gold applicator that feels like a tiny sculpture in my makeup pouch, this lipstick promises “creamy, saturated, long-wearing color with a satin finish, without smudging or feathering.” Does this lippy live up to
A good under eye concealer is an essential in my makeup stash these days (see: my tips for camouflaging dark circles). Since I’m all about fuss-free makeup, I look for concealer formulas that blend easily into the skin, brighten and minimize discoloration, and stay put throughout the day without touch-ups. Bonus points if they provide some
A friend gave me a couple samples of Burberry’s Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base and raved about its natural-looking glow. I used every drop, and loved it so much I splurged on the full size. Now it’s a staple in my makeup routine.
The latest makeup, skin care, and hair products I used to the last drop + mini reviews! Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Precious Oil SPF 15: Let me start by saying I don’t make a habit of dropping $80 on face oil. I went into Sephora for deodorant one Friday night after a crazy week at
Into the Gloss calls them the ‘Next Big Thing’ in foundation, Michelle Phan predicts their ‘total beauty industry domination’ and beauty blogs are singing their praises across the interwebs: cushion compacts are everywhere! Including my makeup bag.
In my freshman year of high school, I was a decade ahead of the ‘nude lip’ trend. My favorite lipstick was a gift-with-purchase frosty champagne number from my mom. An older girl in my science class told me she loved the color, so I took that as encouragement to liberally apply that stuff every day.
LORAC Alter Ego Lipstick in ‘Duchess’ ($16) – If you’re into that 90’s throwback mauve nude that the Kardashians made trendy again, this is a good one. It’s a matte cream lipstick that can accentuate dryness and flakes, so I make sure my lips are exfoliated and use a clear lip balm before applying. Clinique