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Makeup Wars, Summer Manicure and DIY Nail Glitter

  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 [...]

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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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Makeup Wars: Our Favorite Sunscreens

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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 [...]

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Makeup Wars: The Best Waterproof Makeup

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This week, Makeup Wars looks at the best waterproof makeup. I don’t wear a lot of waterproof items, but I do have a few favorites that I particularly like to get out for hot and humid weather. Sweating off your makeup is no fun, so these items are great for avoiding that!   Here are [...]

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Makeup Wars, The Best Facial Masks

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This week the Makeup Wars group looks at the best facial masks. It is also an opportunity to see us in a different state (wearing masks instead of makeup)! Yep, here I am just out of the shower, with wet hair and facial mask! I don’t plan to pin this photo, LOL! I have three [...]

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Makeup Wars: Favorite Cream Eye Shadows

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 [...]

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Makeup Wars: April Fools!

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 [...]

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Makeup Wars: Unique New Spring Trends

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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 [...]

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Makeup Wars: At Home Pampering

What do the Makeup Wars bloggers do to pamper themselves at home? This week you can find out! My Top  Pampering Tips (1) Use Epsom Salts, A Lot of Them! As a distance runner, my pampering routines almost always involve soothing sore and tired legs, and trying to improve the appearance of my feet. Something [...]

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Makeup Wars: Pantone Emerald and Green Makeup For St. Patrick’s Day

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Saint Patrick’s Day is coming up and emerald is the Pantone color of the year. How convenient is that? This week, the Makeup Wars bloggers take a look at everything emerald  and green. Outside of Saint Patrick’s Day, green is not a color that I wear much, or at least not any green as bright [...]

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