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The Sample: NEW Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo in Nude No.3 (Review, Swatches & Photos)

16 Nov

««Press Sample»» And now, for my first actual review in…well, it’s embarrassing. Suffice it to say, it’s been a while. And I’ve had this Hourglass Femme Nude Lip Stylo for a while now so I guess it’s not really “brand spankin’ new” but still…it’s new for fall, right?! Anyway, on to the topic of the [...]

More Sheer Lip Candy

12 Aug

««Press Samples»» It’s no secret that I’m a maniac when it comes to sheer lip color. What’s not to love? You can experiment and play without fear because when a lipstick is sheer, even the brightest most daunting shades become easily wearable! It’s probably not news to you that sheer lipsticks are a go-to during [...]

The Preview: Senna Spring 2013

23 May

I just wanted to give you guys a quick peek at some products I’ll be testing for the next week or so. Say hello to all the pretties from Senna’s Spring 2013 collection! I’m super excited to try the Barely Base, the lovely blush, and those 2 stunningly vibrant glosses! I’ve loved everything I’ve tried [...]

The Sample: BITE Beauty Lush Lip Tints in Juice & Tangelo (Review, Swatches & Photos)

21 May

««Press Sample»»  You know that beauty urban legend of sorts that has been circling the web about how the average woman consumes between 5-10 lbs. of lipstick in her lifetime? Though the facts are debatable (you’d have to not only purchase but completely use up hundreds upon hundreds of lipsticks in your lifetime in order [...]

The Beauty Picks: Sheer Lip Color Edition

7 May

As I’m sure many of you are well aware, I am and always have been more attracted to a very sheer, subtle lip. Tinted balms and sheer, balmy lipsticks are my go-to’s when I want to look a bit more polished and put-together. It seems that sheer lip color is also becoming more and more [...]

The Sample–Valentine’s Day Edition: IT Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush in Je Ne Sais Quoi & Love Story (Review, Swatches & Photos)

12 Feb

««Press Sample»» I know there are many of you that like to go all out for Valentine’s Day, but the holiday for me usually just consists of a casual dinner out and then home for a movie and some snuggle time–not too different from any other date night, really. Because my night will be relatively [...]

12 Things for 2012!

1 Jan

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! I was inspired by Paris’ 12 Best Things of 2012 post, so I decided to do my own in honor of the new year. My list is mostly beauty-related, but there is one oddball in there. Take a look and see!

The Sample: NEW Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick in Rose and Canvas (Review, Swatches & Photos)

20 Oct

««Press Sample»» Ok, I’m just going to go ahead and give this product the only real endorsement it needs from someone like me: I don’t like to wear lipstick. Never have. I don’t like bold lips, I don’t like opaque lips, I don’t like matte finishes. If I ever do wear lipstick, it’s a very [...]

The Sample: Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in 54 Boy (Review, Swatches & Photos)

18 Sep

Here it is, the moment we (and by “we” I mean me) have all been waiting for–my review of Chanel’s Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine in 54 Boy! I have been so excited to try this lipstick, but I’ve been so busy and so sidetracked by other purchases that my review of Boy was [...]

The Sample: NEW L’Oréal Colour Riche Colour Caresse Lipsticks (Review, Swatches & Photos)

9 Aug

So I’m positive that by now, it’s become quite apparent to all who frequent this blog that my lipstick preferences, up until very recently, could only be described as non-existent. I don’t ever wear lipstick–and if I do, it’s been treated as a stain and mixed with a healthy amount of Aquaphor or clear gloss. [...]