Face of the Day: MAC Bronze Smokey Eye


I’ve really enjoyed playing around with my Mac Eyeshadow X15 Warm Neutral Palette (swatched HERE) over the last few weeks. Today I wanted to share one of my favorite looks to do with this palette. This look is perfect for Valentine’s or any date night. Keep reading for more pictures and a full list of products used!

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Maybelline The Buffs Swatches & Review

maybelline-buffs-swatchMaybelline recently came out with a new collection of nude lipsticks called The Buffs. It contains 10 nude shades ranging from light to dark and everything in between. Keep reading to see swatches and my thoughts on the 6 shades I picked up.

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New Nars Blushes! Coeur Battant & Daydream

Nars recently came out with a new collection that included 2 brand new blushes. Of course you know I had to scoop them up! What type of self respecting blushaholic would I be if I didn’t? Keep reading for my thoughts and swatches!

Nars Coeur Battant

Nars Coeur Battant

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NARS Radiant Cream Foundation First Impression

NARS has come out with a new foundation, the Radiant Cream Foundation Compact. I decided to try it in the shade Tahoe. I did  a video showing how it applies and my initial thoughts on the product. Take a look to find out more!

Do you like cream foundations? Why or why not?


Brown Girl Friendly Bronzers

Top Row L-R: Tarte Hotel Heiress, Covergirl Queen Ebony Bronze, Sleek Medium Contour Kit Bottom Row L-R: Cargo Dark, Sonia Kashuk Rich Bronze

Top Row L-R: Tarte Hotel Heiress, Covergirl Queen Ebony Bronze, Sleek Medium Contour Kit
Bottom Row L-R: Cargo Dark, Sonia Kashuk Rich Bronze

Bronzers are one of those makeup items that seem like they wouldn’t work for darker skinned complexions. However, if the right shade is chosen, a bronzer can help bring warmth and dimension to the face that is sometimes taken away by foundation. In today’s installation of my Highlighter/Bronzer series, I wanted to show you some that will work for ladies with a similar skin tone to mine.

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My Most Used Highlighters, An Overview & Comparison

Can I just start this post by saying, I have waaaay too many highlighters! I knew I had a good amount because I’m obsessed with them, but I never knew just how many until I pulled them out for this post. Originally when I thought about doing this post, I was going to provide swatches for every highlighter in my collection, but after seeing how many I have, that’s not happening. Instead, I picked out the best 1-2 products from different color categories. I hope you enjoy!

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Face of the Day: Beyonce Concert


Did you miss me? :) I know it’s been a little while since my last post, but I took a mini vacay and didn’t do any blogging on my trip. I did however take a few pictures of one of my makeup looks while I was gone. This is the makeup that I wore to the Beyonce concert and it features one of the new MAC Mineralize eyeshadows (from the Tropical Taboo collection). Keep reading for more pictures and details!

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MAC Tropical Taboo First Impressions


I just received the few items that I ordered from MAC’s new collection, Tropical Taboo. Every summer they come out with a mineralized collection full of eyeshadows, blushes, and mineralized skinfinishes. This year they also added some lipsticks, gloss, and lip pencils. Keep reading to see what items I purchased and my initial thoughts on them.

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