Makeup

Black Opal Invisible Oil Blocking Loose Powder | Under-Eye Setting Powder

If you have dark circles and apply concealer and/or corrector to address that issues, then I’m sure that you are all too familiar with the dreaded under eye creasing.  That area of the eye (especially on me) has fine lines that makeup loves to settle into creating little streaks of concentrated makeup under the eye (un-affectionately referred to as ‘creasing’).  There are a boat load of products that are marketed

What did I buy?

Check out how I felt about these recent purchases after the jump… May 2012 From Left to Right MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural Powder – I absolutely LOVE this stuff.  It was a bit more expensive than I remember but after my brief attempts at using Lorreal True Match powder, I knew that  there was no need to veer away from my first love. Darcy’s Botanicals Lemongrass Transitioning Cream and Pumpkin

Beauty Buys.

My current mascara is starting to dry up and clump, which meant it was time to find something new.  I’ve been on what seems like a never-ending search for a drugstore dupe to my all time favorite mascara: DiorShow’s Blackout.  I just got through with L’Oreal’s Telescopic Mascara and while it’s lengthening capabilities are comparable to Diorshow, it doesn’t do any volumizing.  Earlier this week, I stopped by my local

Me and My Makeup Brushes

Buying make up brushes can be expensive.  For a long time I’ve had a few “higher end” brushes, but I bought them in my younger days when parting with money was a lot easier.  Now that I’m more frugal most of the brushes in my collection are Sigma Beauty Brushes.  They were a great option for me when I was just starting to wear make up more often.  I wanted a complete

Beauty Basics: Makeup Starter Kit.

Whether you wear makeup everyday, on special occasions or just to work, these items are the foundation for every girl’s makeup kit (no pun intended): Foundation or Tinted Moisturizer. Finding the right foundation for your skin type is essential.  Using the wrong shade, undertone, or formula will leave you with a disastrous face, regardless of how well the rest of your makeup is applied.  So, if you’re going to splurge