From Makeup

Product Reviews Spring 2019

Recently, I moved from one of the coldest cities in the United States to a much warmer, more humid city. My skin and hair have reacted accordingly. The most valuable product I have most recently tried is the Revlon One Step Styling Brush. This brush has saved me a significant amount of time. You can…

New Beauty Favorites

This is like the matte version of the It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream. This foundation provides the same amount of coverage as the It Cosmetics one but stays in place better. It does seem to “run dark.” I mix the shades Porcelain and Nude together. I make sure that I moisturize well…

Empties

Pixie Glow Tonic This tonic does give my skin a glow. However, I feel like it may break my face out. I have oily skin so I use it as an astringent. The smell is awful and I discussed the toxicity of this product in my Think Dirty & Skin Care Trials post. Repurchase? NO…

Samples That Didn’t Disappoint

Every once in a while, Sephora has some really great samples and Beauty Insider rewards. On rare occasions, I have purchased the travel sized products that Sephora and Ulta offer in order to try something without spending a ton of money on the full size (although the travel sized products do not offer the best value per…

New Beauty Loves

Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm in Hibiscus   Though this lip balm does not have any sunscreen, I decided to try it because I really wanted a balm with tint. Hibiscus is a pretty color and I have been wearing it when I do my everyday makeup (minimal and natural)  instead of lipstick. Without any…