A few weeks ago I treated myself to a lash lift and tint and my life was changed. I know that’s dramatic, but it’s true. I really didn’t need another expensive thing to add to my plate, but here we are. I had mine done by Kristy in Goldsboro and she is the best. She explained everything as she did and made sure I was … Continue reading Beauty Bite: Lash Lift & Tint
There are so many high end products that are raved about and have glowing reviews, but do you really need to spend the money? One of my goals for this blog is to show you that you don’t have to spend a lot to look and feel like a million bucks. I’ve chosen 5 high end products that have really amazing dupes that are a … Continue reading What the Hype?
Y’all are getting the lazy version of September Favorites because I was sick all weekend and this is the best I can do. TYSM. Morphe Filter Effect Finishing Powder in #Filter1 I got this to use to set my under eye concealer for a more brightening effect and I love it. I want to get another shade to use to set all over. It’s very … Continue reading September Favorites
Claims –Ultimate volume –Look of thick, false lashes –Instant, smudge-proof length and volume in 3 strokes or less Price –$26 full size –$14 mini —Sephora & marcjacobsbeauty.com Shade Range –1 :: Black Pros –Cruelty free –No parabéns, sulfates, phthalates –Length –Volume –Separation –No smudging or flaking –Brush/wand is similar to Too Faced Better Than Sex which I like –Mini option for travel/testing Cons –Expensive –No … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir
Claims –Instant XXL volume –Clump-free lashes that appear thicker and multiplied –Enriched with Vitamin B and cotton extract to strengthen and protect alshes –Gently styled, separated lashes –Squeeze the tube to soften the formula and coat the brush Price –$29.50 —Sephora, Dior, Nordstrom Shade Range –3 Pros –Innovative packaging –Shade range –Lengthened –Separated –No flaking or smudging –Lashes held a curl Cons –Expensive –No waterproof … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Diorshow Pump ‘N’ Volume HD
Claims –High-volume and high impact –Spiral fiber brush for quick loading of formula and maximizes volume effect –Vitamin E to soften, moisturize, and protect lashes Price –$2.99 at Target, Walgreens, –$3.29 at wetnwildbeauty.com –$2.93 at Wal Mart Shade Range –1 –Waterproof option Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Pigmented –Gluten free –Like the wand –Volume Cons –Not much length or separation –Took time and layers to get volume built … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Wet n Wild Mega Volume
Mascara Monday on Tuesday because yesterday was a holiday and I forgot to post so here we are. Claims –Lifts lashes –Brush delivers maximum pigment load –Builds without clumping –Plant powered to condition and nurture lash hair –Fully loaded flutter for up to 16 hours Price –$12 mini –$23 full size —Sephora, Ulta, tartecosmetics.com Shade Range –1 :: Ultra Black Pros –Length and lift –Vegan … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Tarte Big Ego