$2 Drugstore Beauty WIN

Am I seeing the world through rose colored glasses or is it just this bangin' rose tinted lip balm from Vaseline? This drugstore find is only $2.  TWO BUCKS.  The big size Vaseline tubs are only about $5, but can you fit them in your purse or pocket?  No, you can not, unless you are bringing ...

My Updated Foundation Routine/Anything But Routine: 11 Steps to Create Flawless Skin.

"Some things change, some things stay the same."  - The Pretenders Did the Pretenders look into the future and think I might update my foundation routine when they wrote their epic hit "Hymn To Her"?  Probably.  We don't know, so let's just assume yes. In my previous foundation post that was way overdue for an updating, I ...

Milani Rose Powder Blushes – They’re Back!

Every once in a while a company will come out with a limited edition product that I wish they'd make permanent.  Along with half of the Internet.  Hello, L'Oreal Collection Privee Lipstick in Jennifer's Nude. These Milani Rose blushes reached that rare limited edition fever that had them going on ebay for twice the price.  Instagram ...

Sinful Colors Nail Polish Gel Tech Formula vs. Professional Formula

Okay let's overlook the fact that this was a very slap-dash-rachet polish job and rejoice in the fact that I accidentally bought the gel tech polish in the same shade that I already had in the Sinful Colors original "Professional" line.  This happy accident allowed me to really see the formulas side by side and ...

WELLA Strawberry Blonde vs. L’OREAL Strawberry Blonde

Battle of the (Strawberry) Blondes!  If you have read the posts "Strawberry Blonde Hair: My Epic Journey" and "Part Two", and if you haven't you should, the writing is superb, (ha ha) then you already know that I have two favorite color combos to make strawberry blonde hair.  One is from mixing two shades of ...

L’Oreal Collection Privee The Perfect Nudes are PERMANENT (WHOOP WHOOP!)

THE SMARTEST MOVE BY A MAKEUP COMPANY EVER. I'm so excited.  So, so excited.  L'Oreal has made their limited edition line of nude lipsticks and nail polishes, called "Collection Privee Women of Worth." into a permanent offering. The permanent line is called "Collection Privee The Perfect Nudes." The craze was real on these babies and for a ...

MANGA MADNESS: L’Oreal Manga Mascara Review

I'VE GONE MAD FOR MANGA.  Manga.  Manga.  Manga.  Manga madness.  Ma-ma-ma-ma-madness. Ok, what is it?  Manga is L'oreal's new mascara.  It's part of the "Voluminous" line and promises to build 15 times more volume than bare lashes and give you a wide-eyed look. Now, if you've been with my blog for a bit, then you know that ...

Makeup for Strawberry Blondes: Drugstore Edition

I'm a Strawberry Blonde.  Yay!  You're a Strawberry Blonde.   Yay!  Now what makeup shades should we wear???  I've have had every color of hair from platinum blonde to jet black.  I have found that I need really different makeup shades from color to color, even within the shades of red I have tried. Strawberry Blonde hair ...

E.L.F. Products Worth Buying

I will never forget when the world's greatest woman (my mom) said to me "it's not a bargain if you don't need it."  For a gal who likes a deal, that one hit home. I think this is especially true with makeup. Think about it this way: I didn't want to spend $32 on the gorgeous YSL ...