Category Archives: Makeup

5 Makeup Essentials You Should Never Be Without

5 Makeup Essentials You Should Never Be Without

While most of us probably boast a bursting makeup bag, the truth is you’re likely to find there are quite a few bits and pieces in there that don’t need to be. There’s nothing wrong with having an extensive makeup collection – there’s nothing like having just the right shade of lipstick to match your…

Too Faced Glamour Gloss Lip Plumper and Swatches

Too Faced Glamour Gloss Lip Plumper and Swatches

Too Faced Glamour Gloss is a high pigment lip plumping gloss that comes in a variety of nice shades. I gave two shades a try and was quite impressed with the level of pigment in this non-sticky gloss. Many lip plumpers are more on the oily and sheer side, so some high pigment color is…

Fresh Sugar Rose Lip Balm Treatment

Fresh Sugar Rose Lip Balm Treatment

In my opinion, Fresh Sugar Rose Lip Treatment SPF 15 is one of the absolute best lip balms out there. Unfortunately, at $22 it is also a bit pricey for a balm. However, it is a splurge that I find worthwhile, and I tend to buy one of the Fresh lip treatments every so often.…

Kevyn Aucoin Lipstick

Kevyn Aucoin Lipstick

Kevyn Aucoin The Expert Lip Tint , Enchantaberry (Berry Red) is probably the best berry red lipstick I have tried. I was uncertain of the splurge when I bought it, especially since I have to be careful with reds, or they look too garish. But it turned out to be perfect. Kevyn Aucoin Enchantaberry is…

Chapstick Fresh Effects Lip Balm

Chapstick Fresh Effects Lip Balm

Chapstick has a new lip balm out, ChapStick Fresh Effects, in two flavors: Refreshing Mandarin and Invigorating Green Tea Mint. I gave both flavors a try and was quite pleased with them.  The balm itself has some mint and other ingredients that create a light tingling and cooling sensation. Go figure that I threw out…

Badger Company Lip Balms

Badger Company Lip Balms

Badger Cocoa Butter Lip Balms are truly wonderful all natural lip balms. They contain a couple of my favorite ingredients in balms, cocoa butter and olive oil, and are nicely flavored. The sweet orange tastes like one of those wonderful dreamsicle things, whether you think of that in terms of the drink or the ice…