Dear Makeup Companies – We Aren’t Your Guinea Pigs!

Dear Makeup Companies – We Aren’t Your Guinea Pigs!

Dear Makeup Companies – It’s time to have a conversation. This may come as a surprise to you, but your customers aren’t your guinea pigs and quality assurance department! When will you get your products right the FIRST time instead of releasing sub-standard products, waiting for customers to complain, and then re-releasing updated versions and relying on your customers …
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Review: Tarte Be a Mermaid and Make Waves Eyeshadow Palette

Review: Tarte Be a Mermaid and Make Waves Eyeshadow Palette

I recently went into my local Sephora to return an item, with no intention whatsoever of buying anything new. Raise your hand if you’ve ever done that and walked out with a bag filled with new products like I did! Honestly, the new Tarte Be a Mermaid and Make Waves Eyeshadow Palette wasn’t even on my radar. I …
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ZENMED Skincare – Does it work?

ZENMED Skincare – Does it work?

I have a very rigorous skincare regimen, and it’s changed a few times since the last time I published my skincare routine last year. I’m always on the hunt for great products that can help turn back the signs of aging, improve the fine lines and wrinkles that have developed, and brighten my dull skin. I’m 42 now, …
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Review: Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer

Review: Smashbox Photo Finish Primerizer

It’s always a challenge to find a great makeup primer. There are dozens of different primers available on the market, and it can often be difficult to figure out where to begin, especially if you’re new to primers.  In addition, most of us don’t have tons of time to prep our skin with skincare and various layers …
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Review: NYX 3-In-1 Brow Pencil

Review: NYX 3-In-1 Brow Pencil

Your eyebrows are one of the most important features on your face.  When shaped and filled in properly, they can make you look younger, fresher and even create a lifted effect.  Eyebrow makeup took off and became really popular within the past 5 years or so. Although Anastasia Beverly Hills took the beauty community by storm and made eyebrow products…
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