The Beauty Beatdown

The Beauty Beatdown

Andie Figueroa is a self-described "makeup fiend," and OME's resident beauty expert. Each week in The Beauty Beatdown, you'll find pro tips on latest trends and products, makeup application, skin care, and much more. Confidence is beauty, and Andie is here to help!

WHAT’S IN MY OCTOBER IPSY BAG?

It’s almost Halloween, and this month’s themed ipsy bag was EVERYTHING FOR ME. They really stole my heart this month. First, the makeup bag is adorable. It is a light shade of an almost-metallic pink...

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...

MAC Selena

The MAC Selena makeup line launched yesterday (Oct. 6) in MAC Cosmetics stores, and the freak-out has begun! I was one of the many people who attended the pre-launch in Corpus Christi, and it was...

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 – 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 – SETTING POWDERS/SETTING SPRAY

Monday kicked off the first day of summer, and the weather has been nothing short of 1,000 degrees daily. May be a bit exaggerated, but Rio Grande Valley residents know every day in the...

WHAT’S IN MY SEPTEMBER IPSY BAG?

It is the last day of September, so naturally I’m going to talk about my September ipsy Bag (I do receive the package at the beginning of the month - I’m just great at...

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...

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 – VEGAN & CRUELTY FREE MAKEUP

Makeup really is a wonderful practice. I use it almost every day and enjoy searching for the best products. What makes use even better is knowing exactly what your money is supporting. The Coalition for Consumer...