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?

Dupe or Duped? Lavender Powders Round II

Soooooo, I definitely took pictures for this post but I have no idea what happened to them. These images from Google will have to do. Sorry. I struggle. Fenty Pro Filt’r Instant Retouch Setting Powder Claims—Superfine, weightless, filtered, photoready look :: reduce shine :: blur the look of pores and fine lines :: set, perfect, and brighten without caking or settling :: hyper smooth filter … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Lavender Powders Round II

Dupe or Duped? Liquid Liner Edition

Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Liner vs. Physicians Formula Eye Booster 2-in-1 Lash Boostering Eyeliner + Serum STILA STAY ALL DAY WATERPROOF LINER Claims–Waterproof :: glides smoothing, no skipping :: lasts all day :: dries quickly :: no smudging or running Price–$22 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, stilacosmetics.com Shade Range–10 Pros—Fine tip :: glides on easily :: cruelty free :: dries quickly :: pigmented :: … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Liquid Liner Edition

Duped or Duped? Finishing Sprays

MAC PREP+PRIMER FIX+ FINISHING MIST Claims–Instant boost of hydration :: refresh & set makeup :: packed with vitamins & minerals :: moisturizes, soothe, and enhance complexion Price (Full Size, 3.4 oz)–$27 at Ulta, Nordstrom, maccosmetics.com Price (Mini Size, 1.0)–$14 at Ulta, Nordstrom, maccosmetics.com Scent Selection–4 (original, coconut, rose, lavender) Pros–Dermatologist & ophthalmologist tested :: LOVE the original scent :: works with powder products to intensify … Continue reading Duped or Duped? Finishing Sprays

Dupe or Duped? Lip Stains

LANCOME MATTE SHAKER Claims–Lightweight, comfort matte finish :: intense color payoff :: soft cushion tip applicator :: Vitamin E for comfortable, non-drying wear Price–$22 at Ulta, Nordstrom, lancomeuse.com Shade Range–8 My Shades–Magenta, Deep Red Pros–Long lasting :: comfortable :: buildable coverage :: dries down & doesn’t transfer :: not drying :: soft applicator Cons–Only available at specialty stores :: expensive :: shade range :: hard … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Lip Stains

Dupe or Duped? Liquid Glitter Shadows

MILANI HYPNOTIC LIGHTS EYE TOPPER Claims–Weightless :: Dries quickly :: Minimal fallout :: Holographic effects of pearls and glitter Price–$9.99 at Target :: $11 at milanicosmetics.com :: $10.99 at Walgreens Shade Range–4 (my shade: Luster Light) Pros–Cruelty free :: Affordable :: Glitter/something extra for an eye look without the mess :: Minimal fall out :: Wear alone or over shadow Cons–Shade range Final Thoughts–I love … Continue reading Dupe or Duped? Liquid Glitter Shadows