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Inglot YSM Cream Foundation Review

Inglot YSM Cream Foundation Review

You know how it goes. You pop into Inglot for something (bronzer), and leave with more than you intended to buy (bronzer and foundation). I’ve been wearing MAC Studio Fix for a while now and even though I do like it, it’s a bit heavy […]

Liquid Lipsticks: Hits and (Mostly) Misses

Liquid Lipsticks: Hits and (Mostly) Misses

Β  *Steps on soapbox* When did we as a society decide that dry, uncomfortable lips were something we paid money for? Is it really imperative that we have a type of lipstick that has the staying power to last 12 hours? Is it that much […]

Have my TK Maxx beauty products expired?

Have my TK Maxx beauty products expired?

Let me preface this entire post with this: yikes.Β  I noticed a few people on Youtube discussing sites on which you can enter the brand and batch code of a makeup product, and it will tell you the date of that product’s manufacture, and whether […]

Sweet Deals: Black Friday Edition

Sweet Deals: Black Friday Edition

I know I haven’t done a Sweet Deals post in a while, but that’s because I vowed to only do them when it was warranted and heck yes is it warranted today. It’s not even Black Friday yet but we already have a ton of […]

Project Pan: The Pannening

Project Pan: The Pannening

Oh, you thought one post on project panning was all I was going to have to say on the topic? Heck nope! This is something that’s on my mind every time I see the sheer amount of unnecessary products I have. I can make allowances […]

Smashbox Drawn In Decked Out Shadow and Highlight Set Review

Smashbox Drawn In Decked Out Shadow and Highlight Set Review

  Every year, brands pass themselves out releasing special holiday editions of their makeup. Truth be told there’s a lot of crap out there, and what’s not crap is often very overpriced. Sometimes we get lucky though and hit that sweet spot of a makeup […]

The 12 Eyeshadow Palettes of Christmas

The 12 Eyeshadow Palettes of Christmas

Yes I know, I really am obsessed with eyeshadow palettes.   It’s November already, so it’s time to get serious about buying gifts that are absolutely for other people and definitely not for yourself. ‘Tis also the season for limited edition holiday releases, many of […]

Overrated Products

Overrated Products

  You can’t get a refund on hype sadly.   There seems to be a collection of makeup products that have achieved holy grail status for a lot of beauty fans. Being the extremely impressionable pseudo-adult that I am, I jumped on many a bandwagon. […]

MAKEUP DUPES! Lip Edition

MAKEUP DUPES! Lip Edition

Just in case you thought I wasn’t serious about Dupes Week, welcome to Lip Edition! I tracked down several popular but pricey lip products and sourced their dupes, i.e. here’s another list of epic dupes I stole from the internet for you. I have the […]

MAKEUP DUPES! Face Edition

MAKEUP DUPES! Face Edition

Did you know ‘dupe’ is short for duplicate? It sounds right, unless of course I myself have been…duped? Two lines in and I’ve already stopped sense. ANYWAY! I have needlessly searched, crawled, scoured every corner of the internet to deliver a definitive list of dupes […]