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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Review:  Adept Cosmetics Magnetic Palettes – Part 2

Review: Adept Cosmetics Magnetic Palettes – Part 2

Adept Cosmetics recently celebrated their 1-year anniversary, and I thought it was time to post an updated review of the company and their products.  If you missed my original review, be sure to check it out here  (published April 27, 2017).  At the time of my original review, Adept Cosmetics was a fairly new brand, and they took the market by storm&…
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Morning Skincare Routine for Dry Skin

Morning Skincare Routine for Dry Skin

It’s that time of year again for many of us, when the winter weather starts taking a toll on our skin… leaving it dry, red, and sometimes flaky. I often get emails and comments asking about my personal skincare routine, and I realized it’s been a very long time since I updated my routine on this website. Over …
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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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