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The Thirty Dollar Face

Thirty Dollar Challenge Makeup Look

Way back, Makeup Wars did the $20 Face Challenge. Now we are back with a bit of inflation built in, doing the $30 Face Challenge! I went shopping at Meijer for my products. I find that Meijer usually has a good selection of super affordable brands such as NYC and Wet and Wild, plus they [...]

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Makeup Wars Urban Decay Giveaway!

Urban Decay giveaway

Makeup Wars is looking at our favorites from Urban Decay and giving away 11 fabulous shades and palettes! See the end of the post for more on the giveaway. Here is my current Urban Decay wish list if I made my own four-pan palette. You can get these at Sephora or the Urban Decay website. [...]

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Drugstore Glam Makeup Look

drugstore glam makeup look

This is a fun group project. Some beauty bloggers got together to each create a drugstore glam makeup look. Now, I admit that I’m not glam dressed at all! I have on a white T-shirt and jeans, but I love this makeup look for either a casual or a glam look. They key I think [...]

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Serenity + Scott Makeup Look

Serenity + Scott Makeup Look and Swatches

The biggest find for me at The Makeup Show Chicago were items from Serenity + Scott. This relatively new company puts out quality shadows and has some prepacked very attractive palettes.  Fellow blogger Jessika from Polish Insomniac and I went nuts over them and we bought identical palettes! We also had a chance to meet the [...]

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Maybelline The Nudes Swatches and Review

Maybelline The Nudes Shadow Set

There was as rumor awhile back that Maybelline was going to release some eyeshadow palettes, Maybelline The Nudes, The Brights, and the Smokes. Well, one of those has indeed popped up in a few stores, specifically in Harmon Discount stores and Bed Bath and Beyond stores with a Harmon section. I got the last one [...]

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Sponsored Spring and Summer Beauty from MGM Grand

tea length skirt

I love Las Vegas. In fact, I am scheduled to go there next week for a blogging conference. While I’m at it, I’ll hopefully get to spend some time visiting the strip with its huge resorts and casinos, such as the MGM Grand. Something that people tend to not always think about is that the [...]

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Eye Makeup Tips for Women Who Wear Glasses

Makeup Tips For Glasses

Most women with glasses have a why-both attitudes when it comes to eye makeup. Unfortunately, these women don’t know that with the right makeup tips, tricks, and techniques, even glasses-covered-eyes can have quite a stunning impact on people that you meet at work or outside. So stop worrying about wearing those irritating lenses only because [...]

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About That Urban Decay Electric Warning: Not Safe for Use in the Eye Area

Urban Decay electric

The new Urban Decay Electric Palette looks to be everything you would expect classic Urban Decay to be-bright super pigmented shades packaged together in an exciting new palette. But, if you buy this palette, at least in the United States, you will see a fine print warning on the back that the shades Slowburn, Savage, [...]

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Top Ten Radiant Orchid Beauty and Fashion Items

Radiant orchid makeup and fashion

Radiant orchid is the Pantone color of the year. It really can encompass a wide range of fuchsia and purple types of  colors. My top 10 list is pretty much a wish list since I haven’t specifically bought any radiant orchid items (yet).  Here is what I picked out. The handbag is at the top [...]

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How To Make Cream Blush and Eyeshadow With Vaseline Jelly

Vaseline blush and eye shadow

Plenty of people think of Vaseline as something used to protect a baby’s skin, but did you know of all of the beauty uses for it as well? I love to use Vaseline to soften my feet and hands, and I use it to protect my feet from blisters, both when running and when wearing [...]

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