The Beauty Beatdown – What’s in My August Ipsy Bag?

I am no stranger to subscription accounts. I think they are a wonderful thing when it is something you really love. I’ve been through a few subscriptions, but I generally I close them after receiving...

The Beauty Beatdown – Maybelline Fit Me!

For this week’s article I wanted to talk about my first impression of a foundation. Obviously I’m drawn to all things matte due to my oily skin issues. But when you can combine matte...

THE BEAUTY BEATDOWN – SMALL BUFFING BRUSH

In part 4 of the Basic Face Tools, I’m moving on to a buffing brush for the smaller areas of your face. Now, this is a new brush to my collection, but it quickly became...

Chrome Nails – The Beauty Beatdown

My Current Obsession: Chrome Nails Today I’m going to step out of my comfort zone of makeup and dip into the topic of nail polish - more specifically, chrome nails. Chrome is a new trend in...

THE BEAUTY BEATDOWN – BLENDING BRUSH

In part 3 of the Basic Face Tools, I’m moving on to blending brushes. Blending brushes can have short or long fibers, and are used to merge shadows for a seamless finish. One of...

THE BEAUTY BEATDOWN – FOUNDATION MIXING

So, I want to revisit our convo about foundation in April. After going through 15 foundations, I thought I had finally met my true match. I love my MAC Pro Longwear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation. It’s...

THE BEAUTY BEATDOWN – BEAUTY SPONGE

In continuation with my basic face tools, this week I’d like to talk about the beauty sponge! Let’s all yell in unison…WOOOO!!!! My current beauty sponge is the Morphe Flawless Beauty Sponge. This sponge retails...

THE BEAUTY BEATDOWN – COLOURPOP

For this week’s article I wanted to talk about my first impression of ColourPop products I just received for my birthday! Yay! Now, I have previously purchased liquid lipsticks from the Colourpop website, but in...

THE BEAUTY BEATDOWN – KABUKI BRUSH

Makeup today is completely different from makeup 20 years ago, at least for me. I don’t remember ever having to use a brush to apply foundation, concealer, or shadow. Now you walk into stores...

THE BEAUTY BEATDOWN – CONCEALER

What is concealer? It is all in the name. Using concealer helps “conceal” any redness, darkness under the eye, acne scars, discoloration, or almost anything that gives your skin an uneven color. What is...