Mascara Monday: Lawless The One & Done Volumizing

Claims–Volumizes–Lengths–Wears all day–Defines–Lifts–Separation Price–$15 mini–$25 full size—Sephora, Lawless Shade Range–1, Nightlife Pros–Vegan–Clean formula–Ingredients to help moisturize, soften, & condition lashes–Length–Separation–No flaking–Easy to remove–Cruelty free–Mini for travel/testing–Volume–Holds a curl–No smudging Cons–Price–Availability–No waterproof option–Clumped with additional coating Final Thoughts–Plastic bristle, flexible wand–Wet formula, can be kinda messy–Got a little clumpy while layering, but I used my lash comb to fix it–Stayed in place all day–Not my favorite, … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Lawless The One & Done Volumizing

Splurge or Save? Volume VII

GloWish Multidew Skin Tint, $37Morphe Glow Stunner Hydrating Tinted Moisturizer, $18 Guerlain L’Or 24K Gold Radiance Primer, $74Peach & Lily Gold Glow Priming Serum, $13.99 Smashbox x Becca Under Eye Brightening Concealer, $32Makeup Revolution Eye Brightener Under Eye Corrector, $8 Glossier Cloud Paint, $18Makeup Obsession Desert Liquid Blush, $9 Milk Makeup Hydro Grip Primer, $17-65elf Power Grip Primer, $10 Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Highlighter Wand, $40Flower … Continue reading Splurge or Save? Volume VII

Mascara Monday: elf Lash ‘N Roll

Claims–Maximum curl & lift–Smudge- and flake-resistant formula–Curved and double sided silicone brush :: shorter side holds onto the formula while longer bristles separate, lift, & evenly coat each lash–Long-lasting–Eye-opening effect Price–$6 at, Target Shade Range–3–My Shade: Deep Brown Pros–Shade range–Cruelty free–Vegan–Length–Separation–Lift–No flaking–No smudging–Easy to remove Cons–No waterproof option–Hardly any volume–Current availability Final Thoughts–Currently only available on elf’s website, but I’m sure it will expand … Continue reading Mascara Monday: elf Lash ‘N Roll

Mascara Monday: Tarte Sugar Rush Lash Treat

Claims–Instantly volumizes, curls, and conditions–Short bristles to separate and define–Long bristles to volumize and curl–Instant lash lift after just one coat Price–$ Shade Range–1, Black Pros–Ingredients :: hemp seed oil, castor oil, coconut, kiwi, avocado–Cruelty free–Length–Volume–Separation–Lift–Builds without clumping–Agree with all claims–No flaking–No smudging–Easy to remove Cons–Price–No shade variation–No waterproof option Final Thoughts–Formulated with ingredients to help lashes feel nourished and healthier-looking –Agree with all claims–Stayed … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte Sugar Rush Lash Treat


I want to do this post in June and December each year. A mid-year and end of year check in to see what products I’m constantly reaching for and loving. I try SO many products so it’s interesting to see which products are consistent favorites and which ones change up. You can read my June post here. Primer—Ulta Moisturizing Primer Spray—elf Halo Glow Liquid Filter … Continue reading Currently

Top 3: Makeup

Primer—KVD Lock-It Hydrating—First Aid Beauty Coconut Smoothie—Peter Thomas Roth Skin To Die For Foundation—Catrice True Skin Hydrating—J Cat Beauty Aquasurance Powder—Estee Lauder Double Wear Concealer/Corrector—Charlotte Tilbury Magic Vanish Corrector—KVD Good Apple—CoverGirl TruBlend Undercover Setting Powder—Fenty Pro Filt’r in Lavender and Butter—Jaclyn Cosmetics Last Act Translucent Pressed Bronzer—Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Matte—Flower Beauty Heatwave—SheGlam Sun Sculpt Liquid Blush—NARS Deep Throat—Tarte Sugar Rush Sweet Tarte Glow—SheGlam Color Bloom … Continue reading Top 3: Makeup

Affordable Makeup I’d Pay High End Prices For

Essence Brighten Up! Banana Powder, $4.99 J Cat Aquasurance Powder Foundation, $14.99 (reviewed here) Makeup Revolution Conceal & Define Full Coverage Foundation, $12 (reviewed here) CoverGirl TruBlend Undercover Concealer, $11.99 (reviewed here) SheGlam Sun Sculpt Liquid Bronzer & Color Bloom Liquid Blush, $5 (reviewed here and here) Essence Lash Princess Liquid Liner, $4.99 SheGlam Brows On Demand, $2.99 Kiko Milano Baseline Water Shadow in Champagne, … Continue reading Affordable Makeup I’d Pay High End Prices For