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MAC Retro Matte Collection

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I’m pretty stoked about MAC cosmetic’s new Retro Matte collection. If you love Ruby Woo, it back with this collection and is joined by seven other matte lip shades. Then, to join them, MAC is introducing new Pro Longwear Lip Pencils. The Retro Matte line will be available beginning September 12.   LIPSTICK: $15 each. […]

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Beauty on a Budget, Top 10 Items Under $10

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This Top Ten Tuesday focuses on the best beauty products for under $10.  I grabbed some of my indie and drugstore favorites, did a look, and also wrote up a few details for you. Below is a look I did using most of the  products in the collage. I put an asterisk by those that […]

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For Goodness Grape Lip Balm and Coupon Code

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If you are a lip balm addict like I am, you owe it to yourself to take a look at For Goodness Grape. This indie site has hundreds of lip balms in every flavor imaginable. If you want a flavor I bet you can find it there (ie, yes, they have bacon flavor)! I was […]

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MAC Indulge Fall Collection 2013

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MAC Cosmetics Indulge fall collection has nice mix of the typical shades for fall, with some deep purples, golds and  neutral hues. If you are jumping on the antique gold trend for fall, there are several items in the Indulge collection that will appeal to you. Personally, I am most interested in the purple nail […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Gold Trend For Fall

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Antique gold is the hot trend in makeup colors for this fall. Here are ten great products to help you get the look. Some of these are plain gold, which substitutes quite well or can be used in conjunction with antique gold shadows. Pictured are: Sephora Moonshadow Baked Palette, in the Nude: I love this […]

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Makeup Wars Summer Eye Look

For this Makeup Wars, I did a summer eye look using my new Tarte Aqualilies  palette, a gorgeous collection waterproof makeup in neutral shades.  I still need to swatch and review it, so watch for that coming soon. I was headed out for an outdoor beer tasting festival and figured an eye look with some […]

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Top Ten Beauty Products For Summer

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  What are Beauty Bloggers’ favorite products for summer? Find out with our Top Ten lists! Here are my top items in summer beauty products. (1) Sunscreen. The top most needed item for summer! Looking for a good one, check out our recent Makeup Wars post on our favorite summer sunscreens! (2) Waterproof Makeup: Nobody […]

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Dior Summer Makeup Look

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Here are two summer trends put together. Pair coral and pink makeup from Dior with this summer’s hot lime green for fashion and you get this great Dior look. For this makeup look, let the lips and nails stand out with coral color and go for a light and feminine eye look. Cheeks should be […]

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Julia’s Lip Tint

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I love lip stain. It is one of the best ways to get long wearing lip color without your lips feeling dry or goopy. Forget those long wear products at the drugstore and go for a stain instead with a gloss or balm over the top. It will be more comfortable, last longer, and look […]

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Two Must Try Makeup Looks For Spring

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Wearing makeup is one of the easiest, exciting ways to express inner creativity. Whether you prefer to emphasize the eyes or a bold lip look, makeup techniques can be incredibly diverse and easily customized depending on your mood or the occasion. This spring, try mixing things up a bit with one of these two new […]