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The Thirty Dollar Face

The Thirty Dollar Face

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… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars Best Illuminizers

Makeup Wars Best Illuminizers

Makeup Wars this week looks at our favorite illuninizers. I have several that I totally adore. Here they are. (1) Prescriptives Magic Powder I have been using Prescriptives Magic for many, many years.  This powder reflects back light and blurs the appearance of fine lines. It feels like it has water in it when you… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars DIY Edition, How to Make Your Own Nail Polish

This week’s Makeup Wars is one I am pretty excited about. It is all do it yourself, aka DIY, beauty items! I had been meaning to write about my experiments with making nail polish, and this presented a great opportunity to do so. There are several ways you can make your own polish, ranging from super… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars Holiday Wishlist

Makeup Wars Holiday Wishlist

This week, Makeup Wars looks at our holiday wish lists. Here are seven items I am coveting. MARC JACOBS Lovemarc Collection: A collection of the Marc Jacobs lipsticks. OLE HENRIKSEN, Ole La La Glow From Head To Toe Blockbuster Set: I love Sheer Transformation, so this would be a great way to try more related… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars Favorite Brands: Dior

Makeup Wars Favorite Brands: Dior

Makeup Wars is looking at our favorite brands. I chose Dior for a couple of reasons. First, they are consistently high quality. I can buy just about any Dior color cosmetic product and trust that it will be top notch. Second, they have lovely packaging. Dior palettes are always gorgeous. Third, they put out some… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars: Favorite Cruelty Free Cosmetics

Makeup Wars: Favorite Cruelty Free Cosmetics

  This week Makeup Wars looks at cruelty free cosmetics. These items are not tested on animals, nor are they sold in countries that do animal testing. Here are my three favorite cruelty free brands across three price points, affordable, medium, and medium-high. (1) NYX NYX is my favorite affordable cruelty free brand. The products… Continue Reading

Makeup Wars Color Wars Blue

Makeup Wars Color Wars Blue

This time around for Makeup Wars we are all looking at different colors. I took blue, which is interesting because blue is a color that I adore looking at, and I keep buying blue eye shadow pigments, but it doesn’t always actually look good on me. I have to use it in small doses. I… Continue Reading