This Makeup Wars is short and sweet, and purple! My favorite purple polish, at least at the moment, is Zoya Tru. In fall and winter I often go for deeper purples, but this one is a fun shade for summer. See more favorite purple polishes at the links below!
This round of Makeup Wars looks at summer complexion fix ups. I always focus in summer on powder foundation and tinted moisturizer. I have a couple of clear favorites in this department. In summer I often switch to a very light foundation. Tinted Moisturizer is often perfect for this. Even though I have oily [...]
Summer manicures are something that I look forward to every year. For this Makeup Wars, I did two different ones. The first incorporates CND Vinylux in Tropix shown below. I have been getting a week of wear from Vinylux every time that I wear it and I absolutely love it! You can see my [...]
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 [...]
Summer is just around the corner, making sunscreen more important than ever! I have different favorites based on different uses. Here they are. (1) For Daily Use: For daily use, I like to layer Estee Lauder Day Wear moisturizer, SPF 50, under a foundation that also has SPF. Since I often wear powder foundation, this [...]
This week, the Makeup Wars bloggers look at favorite cream and pencil shadows. My favorites in this area have long been MAC Paint Pots. MAC Paint Pots go on creamy and smooth and dry to a silky finish that stays, and stays, and stays. There is no creasing and no fade. These things last! In [...]
If you saw my post earlier today on the new 80s Rockstar Barbie makeup trend, well, April Fools! None of the Makeup Wars trends this week were real. Instead, we had some fun making up our own fake trends to try out. The designer and actresses mentioned in my post took their names from this [...]
There are some really unique and fun spring trends this year and this week the Makeup Wars bloggers are featuring their favorites. One of the more interesting trends to gain traction this season has been the retro Rockstar Barbie look, especially with women over age 40. The trend started when designer Allan Sherwood used the [...]