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

Mascara Monday: MACStack Mascara Mega

Claims–Continuously buildable–Infinite layers of volume and length–Flake resistant–Clump-resistant formula–24-hour wear Price–$28 at Ulta, Nordstrom, MAC–$16 mini Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Length–Separation–Agree with all claims–No flaking–Easy to remove–Volume–Builds without clumping–Mini for travel/testing–No smudging Cons–Price–Not cruelty free–Availability–No waterproof option–No shade variation Final Thoughts–This mascara is EVERYTHING–Went viral on TikTok and it is worth the hype–Plastic bristle wand–Does everything it claims–Builds and builds without clumping, my lashes were a … Continue reading Mascara Monday: MACStack Mascara Mega

Mascara Monday: Sephora Collection Big By Definition

Claims–Long-wearing–Fuller-looking, well-defined lashes–Define & separate–Ultra-black–Easy to remove–Doesn’t clump, run, or flake Price–$12 at Sephora Shade Range–1, Ultra Black Pros–Affordable–Builds without clumping–Volume–No smudging–Easy to remove–Vegan–Length–Separation–No flaking Cons–Not cruelty free–No waterproof option–Availability–No shade variation Final Thoughts–Gives me the drama I want–Love the cute packaging–Full, long, separated lashes–Obvi only at Sephora–Awesome price and formula–Stayed in place all day–Natural bristle wand Primer:Lancome Cils Booster XL Continue reading Mascara Monday: Sephora Collection Big By Definition

Mascara Monday: SheGlam All-In-One Volume & Length

Claims–Long wearing–Smudge-proof–Clump-free–Waterproof–Buildable–Brush 1: Create volumized, lifted, and curled look–Brush 2: Fan out lashes and create intense volume for maximum drama Price–$5 at SheIn, SheGlam Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Affordable–Builds without clumping–Volume–No smudging–Does everything it claims–Cruelty free–Length–Separation–No flaking–Easy to remove–I usually use 2 mascaras to get the lash look I want so I love this 2-in-1 product Cons–No shade variations–No waterproof option–Availability Final Thoughts–The best SheGlam mascara … Continue reading Mascara Monday: SheGlam All-In-One Volume & Length

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?

Mascara Monday: Sephora Collection Size Up

Claims–Ultra-black–Long-lasting–Length–Buildable–Volume–Curling benefits Price–$12 at Sephora Shade Range–1, Ultra Black Pros–Affordable–Builds without clumping–Volume–Agree with all claims–Love the wand–No flaking–Vegan–Lengthening–Separation–Held a curl–Thickens lashes–No smudging–Easy to remove Cons–Not cruelty free–No waterproof option–No shade variation–Availability Final Thoughts–OBSESSED–I love dramatic lashes and that’s just what I got with this–Builds easily to give amazing length, volume, & separation–Natural bristle wand–Does everything it says–Stayed in place all day–Easy to remove Primer:Lancome Cils … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Sephora Collection Size Up

Mascara Monday: Colour Pop Level Up Lengthening

Claims–Lifting–Lengthening –Flake free–Tapered brush coats each last from root to tip–Defining–Buildable–Separates Price–$9 at Ulta, Colour Pop Shade Range–2 at Ulta–3 at Colour Pop–My Shade: Brown Pros–Affordable–Vegan–Lift–No flaking–Agree with all claims–Buildable–Cruelty free–Length–Separation–No smudging–Tapered wand allows for precise application Cons–Availability–No waterproof option–No volume Final Thoughts–Natural bristle wand–Love that this comes in brown–Lifts, lengthens, and separates–Doesn’t claim to be volumizing so fair enough that it isn’t–Nothing negative to … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Colour Pop Level Up Lengthening

Mascara Monday: Essence Double Trouble

Claims–Extreme definition, curl, and length–Double sided brush applicator Price–$5.99 at Ulta, Essence Shade Range–1, Extra Black Pros–Affordable–Cruelty free–Waterproof option–Paraben free–Volume–No smudging–Love the concept of two different applicators on the same wand–Vegan–Fragrance free–Length–No flaking–Separation–Easy to remove Cons–Availability–No shade variation Final Thoughts–One side has natural bristles which are great for volume and the other side has plastic bristles which are great for length and separation–I haven’t found … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Essence Double Trouble

Speed Reviews: Volume IX

Makeup Revolution Extra Hold Brow Glue–Claims :: Keep brows lifted & locked in place; leaves a fluffy, feathered brow look–Price :: $7 at Ulta, Revolution Beauty–Pros :: Cruelty free; vegan; extreme hold; brows looked perfect at the end of the day; mega staying powder; affordable–Cons :: Availability–Final Thoughts :: The hold is comparable to the Anastasia Beverly Hills Clear Brow Gel and this is a third of the price; use as the last step in … Continue reading Speed Reviews: Volume IX

Mascara Monday: Rare Beauty Perfect Strokes

Claims–Weightless–Give every lash type more lift, length, curl, and volume–Long-wearing–Easy-to-build Price–$11 mini–$20 full size—Sephora, Rare Beauty Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Affordable (for Sephora)–Vegan–Mini for travel/testing–Length–Separation–No flaking–Agree with all claims–Cruelty free–Paraben free–Builds without clumping–Volume–Held a curl–No smduging–Easy to remove Cons–Availability–No waterproof option–No shade variation Final Thoughts–Does everything it claims to–LOVE this formula and how it made my lashes look–Price is pretty affordable to be at Sephora–Length, volume, … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Rare Beauty Perfect Strokes