Mascara Monday: Stila Magnum XXX

Claims –Creamy –Non-clumping –Holds a curl –Leaves lashes shiny & thick –Dramatic black color payoff –Conditions lashes Price –$23 at Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom –$12 mini at Ulta Shade Range –1 Pros –Packaging, cute & chic –Cruelty free –Love the brush shape –Length –Volume –Separation –No flaking –No smudging –Held a curl –Mini size for travel/testing Cons –Expensive Final Thoughts I got this as a sample, … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Stila Magnum XXX

Mascara Monday: Stila HUGE Extreme Lash

Claims –Instantly coat every lash –Lightweight –Volumizing –Apply multiple coats without feeling clumpy or crunchy –Build volume, length, and curl –Lash conditioning polymers for a glossy look Price –$23 –$12 mini at stilacosmetics.com —Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, stilacosmetics.com Shade Range –1 :: Black Pros –Holds a curl –Volume –Lengthens –Separates –No smudging –No flaking –Cruelty free Cons –Expensive –Only 1 shade –No waterproof option Final Thoughts … Continue reading Mascara Monday: Stila HUGE Extreme Lash

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

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

Products I Love :: Pantone Color of the Year 2018

The 2018 Pantone Color of the Year is Ultra Violet. I’ve long been a fan of purple lips and tip. Not all of these colors meet the “ultra violet” criteria, there are my favorite purple products, nonetheless. Maybelline Vibrant Violet (matte) MAC Lavender Jade (matte) MAC Up the Amp–the perfect shade to ease into the world of purple MAC Stylists Tip (limited edition) Stila Viola … Continue reading Products I Love :: Pantone Color of the Year 2018