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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 Sample: Osmia Organics Honey-Myrrh Lip Repair (Review & Photos)

7 Jun

 ««Press Sample»»  *This post has been updated to include a special offer. Scroll to the bottom of the post to read all about it! Remember when I told you guys that I was obsessed with honey as an ingredient in my beauty products (click here for a refresher)?? Well the only thing I love more [...]

The Sample: NEW Hourglass N°28 Lip Treatment Oil (Review & Photos)

9 May

  ««Press Sample»» I used to be of the mindset that lip balm was lip balm, and paying anything over $20 for a lip balm would be tantamount to highway robbery, especially when you go through as much of it as I do (I once went through a stick of Maybelline Baby Lips Lip Balm in [...]

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 Beauty Snaps

23 Apr

Just a quick series of snapshots to show you what I’ve been up to… Currently testing: See a trend? There are 2 different brands’ (Dior and Neutrogena) chubby lip pencils and 2 really expensive lip treatments (Hourglass and La Mer) in there.

The Sample–Valentine’s Day Edition: NEW Lush Be Mine Set (Review & Photos)

13 Feb

««Press Sample»» I always hear people saying how much they hate Valentine’s Day; that they are alone and don’t have anyone to spend it with and hate seeing all the different companies–from greeting card to beauty brands–cash in on what is essentially just a marketing ploy. Well, I guess if you wanna look at it [...]

The Sample: Fresh Sugar Plum Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15 (Review, Swatches & Photos)

11 Jan

Long-time readers of mine are, by now, well-versed in my profound love for tinted balm. Tinted balm is so awesome, I would marry it if I could! They’re the ultimate lip product–they do it all! And if you’ll recall from my previous post on Fresh’s Sugar Coral Tinted Lip Treatment, the Fresh line is one [...]

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!

Sephora VIB Haul!

14 Nov

Hi guys!!  Just a quick post to show you guys some of the goodies I picked up at Sephora’s VIB sale this year. Most of them are just staples in my routine that I had to repurchase but I did manage to fit in a few “fun” items, too!

The Sample: NEW Bobbi Brown Treatment Lip Shine SPF 15 in Peach Sorbet (Review, Swatches & Photos)

26 Apr

By now, I don’t think it’s any big surprise that I much prefer a nice, sheer tinted lip to an opaque, full-coverage lipstick. I just feel like a heavy lip doesn’t match my style or personality. I’m a true California girl, and my makeup style has always mainly consisted of the following: a natural to [...]