Highly Duped

I’m not saying all of these products are “dupes” as I haven’t tried/tested all of them. However, a lot of popular, expensive products have cheaper alternatives. If it’s a product I’ve tried, I’ll link to any reviews I’ve posted. I’ve noted my favorite with an * beautyblender—Sonia Kashuk*—elf Total Face—Real Techniques Miracle Complexion—Wet n Wild—ecotools BioBlender—LA Girl I’ve tried all of these and the best … Continue reading Highly Duped

August Favorites

Colleen Hoover Books–I am officially obsessed with all things Colleen Hoover. She’s written 24 books and I’ve read 15 of them. I’m working my way through all of them and if you’ve never read any of her work, I highly suggest giving her books a shot. Pilot G2 Pens–I get so excited for school supply season, especially since I don’t have to go back to … Continue reading August Favorites

Viral Makeup…worth it?

I just love to share my opinion on damn near everything, but especially makeup. I’ve listed 10 products that have been made “famous” thanks to social media and my thoughts on what’s worth it and what isn’t. I love buying and trying makeup from all price points and figuring out what’s worth it and what’s not. So many equate price with quality and that’s just … Continue reading Viral Makeup…worth it?

Beauty Bite: Brows

Anastasia Brow Wiz, $23 LA Girl Shady Slim Brow, $10 Wet N Wild Micro Brow, $4.79 Morphe Micro Brow, $6 LOreal Brow Stylist Definer, $8.99 elf Instant Lift Brow, $3 Essence Micro Precise, $2.99 Ulta Ultra Slim Brow, $10 ColourPop Brow Boss, $7 NYX Control Freak, $6 Anastasia Beverly Hills Clear Brow Gel, $9-22 ColourPop Brow Boss, $7 LOreal Unbelieva-Brow Longwear Brow Top Coat, $15.99 … Continue reading Beauty Bite: Brows

Current Holy Grail Products

I wanted to share my current HOLY GRAIL, go to products. I currently have all of this in my collections and rotate through them. I’m going to do this post again in December to see if any of my current favorites have been replaced. I’m always buying and trying new things so I thought it’d be interesting to do a mid-year check in and then … Continue reading Current Holy Grail Products

Splurge or Save? Volume VI

Coola Makeup Setting Spray SPF 30, $36Milani Make It Last Sunscreen Setting Spray SPF 30, $13.99 KVD Beauty ModCon Liquid Gel Blush, $26Flower Beauty Blush Bomb Color Drops, $10 Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Matte Bronzer, $55Makeup Revolution Mega Bronzer, $8 Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush (Diffused Heat), $43Milani Baked Blush (Berry Amore), $9.49 Tarte SEA Surfer Curl Mascara, $23Makeup Revolution 5D Lash Mascara, $10 Huda Beauty #BOMBBROWS … Continue reading Splurge or Save? Volume VI

Best of Beauty 2021

Complexion It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare (review) CoverGirl Simply Ageless Foundation (review) Buxom Wanderlust Primer Infused Blushes (review) elf Putty Blush (review) RCMA No Color Powder beautyblender Bounce Airbrush Liquid Whip Concealer (review) BareMinerals BarePRO Glow Liquid Bronzer (review) Morphe2 Hint Hint Skin Tint (review) Milani Supercharged Brightening Undereye Tint (review) Seint Makeup (review) MAC Extra Dimension Skin Finish Highlighter (review) … Continue reading Best of Beauty 2021

10 Under $10

—elf Putty Blush & Bronzer, $6(reviewed here & here) —Catrice Dewy Glow Finish Spray, $8 —Colour Pop Super Shock Cheek Highlighter, $8 —J Cat Beauty Staysurance Water-Sealed Zero Smudge Concealer, $7.99(reviewed here) —NYX Can’t Stop Won’t Stop All Day Mattifying Powder, $8 (reviewed here) —Morphe Micro Brow Pencil, $6(reviewed here) —Milani Supercharged Brightening Undereye Tint, $9.99(reviewed here) —LA Girl Lip Attraction Lipstick, $5(reviewed here) —Makeup … Continue reading 10 Under $10