5 Ways to Know It's Holy Grail

There comes a time in every beauty lover’s life that they hit the jackpot with a product or brand. The skies open up, the seas part and harps play for your discovery. Some of us call it the holy grail or HG for short. This is 5 reasons a brand/product is considered holy grail.

FOTD: A Bold Summer Look Re-creation

FULL DISCLOSURE: Nars 413 BLKR Illuminator and Lost Coast Eyeshadow Duo were gifted to me. I was hanging around on Youtube and decided search for some Nars videos and ran across this one: In this video head artist, Cindy Rodriguez, used some of the products from Nars Cosmetics’ Summer 2014 Adult Swim Collection to create a […]

"On Wednesdays, We Wear Pink" FOTD

Today is Day 3 of the No Bare Lips 30 Challenge and in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the release of Mean Girls, Keiko Kavari says “On Wednesdays, we wear pink.” With all the Mean Girls nostalgia and No Bare Lips excitement, I decided to do a face of the day post. Face Make […]

The Lipstick Tag

So Chrissy from A Casual Beauty did a lipstick tag and graciously tagged everyone to do it. I like beauty tags so I decided to do this one. How many lipsticks do you own? I’m going to follow Chrissy’s cue and stick to conventional lipsticks in this answer, so I own 33 actual lipsticks. What […]

A Little Bit of Contour and Highlight

I have this dream of beating my face to the high heavens and slaying all comers with my contouring and highlighting. However, I have a long way to go. Today was just practice. I think it turned out well. I used a light hand this time so we’ll see what happens if I go a […]

#Sparkle31Days Eyeshadow Challenge

I come to you with another make-up challenge. This time it’s eyeshadow and it’s called #Sparkle31Days. From January 1st until January 31st Feminista Jones, sex-positive writer, feminist, social worker, and make-up enthusiast wants you to show off your eyeshadow application via Instagram. If you love eye make-up, want to learn more or get reacquainted with eyeshadow […]

OCC Batty Liptar – Review

I bought OCC Liptar in Batty because I love black lipstick but I ended up being disappointed. I used my lip brush to apply it and it didn’t work. I used my finger to apply and it still didn’t work. Unfortunately it’s just not as opaque as I hoped it would be. It also sunk […]