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Makeup Wars, Travel Makeup

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This week’s Makeup Wars is pretty relevant to me since I am traveling to Texas as I write it. What do I pack for a weekend away? See below! Also, for information on air travel with makeup in your carry on bags, see my previous article: Flying With Makeup in Your Carryon.   Purely Pro […]

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Makeup Wars Valentines Day Look

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 Valentine’s day is upon us! Do you have your plan ready? My husband and I are headed to Two Brother’s Brewing for their annual beer and food pairings. It is a 7 course gourmet meal, paired with Two Brothers beers, and they always break out some special brews for the event. For Makeup Wars this […]

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Makeup Wars, Beauty Products I Repurchase

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  Everyone has favorite products that they use over and over. When those people are beauty bloggers, it gets interesting. After all, if beauty bloggers use the same thing repeatedly, it must be good right? That is why I am excited to see what everyone comes up with for this edition of Makeup Wars: The […]

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Makeup Wars, Beauty Resolutions

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What do beauty bloggers do for new year resolutions? Find out in this edition of Makeup Wars!  I usually am pretty good with resolutions, at least for a few weeks, lol! Let’s see if I can stick with these this year. (1) Take Better Care of My Nails I love nail polish, and when my […]

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Makeup Wars: Holiday Wish List

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This week Makeup Wars presents their holiday with lists. Here is mine. I focused on some beauty items I have wanted for awhile, but then tossed in a couple of  fashion items from Nordstrom that I want as well. Guerlain Precious Lights Radiance Essentials Kit:  I love Guerlian and this set has my favorites from […]

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Makeup Wars, Great Holiday Metallics

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The Makeup Wars group is looking at holiday metallics this week.  I decided to go dig through my favorite source of metallics, MAC Pigments, and see what I liked in the gold and silver range. I also have a new Laura Mercier gold eye shadow that I just adore. Plus, as a bonus, I dug […]

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Makeup Wars: Best BB Cream

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I love BB creams and have a number of favorites. Currently, I often find myself wearing Skin 79 products, in part because I got a kit with samples of 4 of their different creams. At $15 for this sample kit, it is a great value way to try a few quality BB creams. I got […]

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Makeup Wars: Halloween Manicure Epic Fail!

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OK, so I am not a nail polish blogger for a reason. I really am terrible at nail art! But, I figured I would give it a go for the Makeup Wars Halloween Manicure topic. What you see below isn’t pretty. I partly blame myself, but mostly I think the kit I bought is not […]

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Makeup Wars Fall Makeup Look

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This week Makeup Wars looks toward fall. Yes, unfortunately summer is over, but that also means that we can break out the pretty plums and purples for fall. I love those types of shades! For my fall makeup look, I pulled together a look using the Smashbox Master Class Palette and the MAC Azealea Banks […]

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Makeup Wars: Favorite Red Lipstick

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This week the Makeup Wars group searches out the best red lipstick. I am sharing several favorites, both old and new. You see, my favorite red lipstick was discontinued! Previously, I loved CoverGirl Cranberry Shine. You can still get it in a few places, and I linked to a seller on Amazon.com with it, but […]