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Smashbox Cosmetics | Smashbox Be Discovered

Smashbox Cosmetics | Smashbox Be Discovered

So, it’s time again for a make up palette review. Last time, I reviewed Stila Cosmetics Living the Life in Laguna for you so this time I decided I’d review something from Smashbox Cosmetics. My Smashbox Be Discovered Eye Shadow Palette is one of the products from Smashbox Cosmetics I really like so that’s what […]

Pure Ice New Year New You Collection

Pure Ice New Year New You Collection - Flawless & Frost Finish

It’s a New Year and that means new nail polish, right? It’s not like a need an excuse to splurge on more fun polish but a new year is as good a reason as any other. Pure Ice has a New Year New You collection for 2015 and it’s definitely a fun one to splurge […]

Lash Curls: How to Use an Eyelash Curler

Lash Curls: How to Use an Eyelash Curler

I had a lot of beauty regrets in high school but one of the ones that stands out the most was the lack of lash curls. My best friend had the most gorgeous long eyelashes I had ever seen and getting lash curls was never an issue for her.  I struggled for years to learn […]

Zoya Matte Velvet Swatches

Zoya Matte Velvet Swatches - Loreda

When I heard about the Zoya Matte Velvet collection, I couldn’t wait to try it. Zoya polishes are always free of the big 5 bad ingredients. I love knowing that I can be stylish without damaging the environment with my buying decisions. Zoya Matte Velvet Swatches Zoya Matte Velvet is a 2014 limited edition collection. […]

Stila Cosmetics Living the Life in Laguna

I have quite a few palettes from Stila Cosmetics so I thought I would review a few for you starting with Living the Life in Laguna. Living the Life in Laguna is a limited edition palette that came out a few years ago. I don’t recall the exact date but it’s at least been three […]

Not a Makeup Artist | Just Collecting Makeup

Not a Makeup Artist | Just Collecting Makeup

I have a few friends that are as into makeup as I am. A few of them apply makeup to others as a career choice. We were recently chatting about the different makeup we had in our collections and one of them asked me if I had considered becoming a makeup artist. My response was […]

Neutrogena Long Wear Eye Shadow + Built-In Primer

Neutrogena Long Wear Eye Shadow + Built-In Primer

I put on my makeup first thing in the morning after a few cups of coffee. Except for touching up my lipgloss, I prefer not to think about my makeup again until bedtime when I take it off. I am not one of those people who wants to touch up their eyeliner or add a […]

Fun Fashion Jewelry from Swell Caroline

Fun fashion jewelry is a great way to dress up any outfit. Unlike fine jewelry, fashion jewelry is so affordable that you can have any number of different items without breaking your budget. Wear an armful of bracelets, stack your rings or choose a different necklace for every outfit. Fun Fashion Jewelry from Swell Caroline […]

How to Make your Jewelry Last Longer

How to Make your Jewelry Last Longer

I don’t wear a lot of jewelry but I do have several special pieces of jewelry that were given to me as gifts. Since they sit in the jewelry box when not in use, I started to wonder if that was the best way to take care of them. I decided I needed to know […]

Tips for Minimizing Dark Circles Under Your Eyes

For as long as I can remember, I have had dark circles under my eyes. Many people think that dark circles under your eyes are a result of not getting enough sleep. That’s not always the case. There are many different things that cause dark circles and getting rid of them is not always as easy as […]