Lagniappe

I can vividly remember fighting serious breakouts in my late teens and early twenties. Most were hormonal breakouts or caused from environmental triggers, like smoking cigarettes. However, when I started making subtle, no-brainer changes, I really started seeing dramatic changes in my skin. If you're interested in learning a...
Every now then it's good to get inspired and these amazing makeup artists always have their creative juices flowing. I've included looks by Linda Hallberg, Jordan Hanz, and Heather Sokolum, as well as several other artists I couldn't find information on. Regardless of the names, these ladies and men...
Makeup Vanity with Mirror
As an adult, I love to have a designated space to apply my makeup. I can take time in the morning, drink my coffee, and enjoy the process of primping. It's therapeutic. Finding a right-sized vanity for an adult with the perfect amount of storage (that doesn't break the...
Are some of the makeup brands in your vanity made in China? For nearly 99% of all makeup enthusiasts, the answer is YES. With recent news of asbestos and toxic metals in makeup manufactured in China, it is important now more than ever to be an educated consumer. I've...
brands that test on animals 2017
What makeup brands test on animals? Every year that answer changes, but here is the latest information that I have researched for the year of 2017. Due to loop-holes from the US government, it impossible to know if a brand is 100% cruelty free. However, there are many grass-root...
One of the questions I get asked quite frequently is "How to Become a Beauty Blogger?" In this article I will explain the process simply and easily, as well as supply you with links for affiliate posts and choosing the right keywords to get you ranked higher in Google page...

Amazon Echo Review

My family finally got the Amazon Echo in the mail yesterday. We've been on the Amazon Prime waiting list for months and were finally given the opportunity to purchase sometime at the beginning of January 2015. After watching the demo video through Amazon, I was convinced that the Echo...
Since the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge came on the market, people have been comparing them to the Original Beauty Blender Sponge. Many prefer one over the other, but I want to go through and see what the real differences are. If you're interested in reading more the comparisons between...

Sigma F86 Dupe

This is going to be a really quick post on a Sigma F86 Tapered Kabuki Brush Dupe. Regularly priced at $24 via Sigma website, it is a great brush that blends foundation and concealers perfectly. Well, there is a Sigma F86 Dupe available through Amazon for $12 with better reviews than...
Since buying my new vanity setup, I've had a chance to go through my makeup collection, not only to organize, but to decide what products are worth keeping and which products are worth ditching. I thought it would make an interesting blog post, since some of the most hyped up products...