MAC Viva Glam Nicki Minaj

MAC Viva Glam Nicki

Follow my blog with Bloglovin When I first heard that Nicki Minaj would be doing another MAC lipstick, I was thrilled. I missed out on Pink Friday, but honestly wasn’t all that disappointed because the color seemed very dupeable and the packaging wasn’t anything special. But THIS? This I haaad …

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Counting My Lucky Stars: Lancôme Erika F.

Lancôme Ombre Absolue, Erika F.

When the lovely Xiao at Messy Wands posted a giveaway featuring the extremely coveted Lancôme Ombre Absolue in Erika F. I entered but honestly didn’t get my hopes up. I fell in love with Erika F. when I first saw it on Messy Wands in a post aptly titled, “Makeup You Want …

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A Quick EOTD and Review: L’Oreal Infallible Eyeshadow

Top to Bottom: Bronzed Taupe, Iced Latte, Endless Pearl, taken with flash

I’ve been taking my new L’Oreal Infallible eyeshadows for a test drive this week, and I have to say I’m pretty darn impressed. They have a strange consistency that feels like a powdery cream, and they blend like nobody’s business. I picked up three shades, Bronzed Taupe, Iced Latte, and Endless …

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When I got home from work today and saw that my Smashbox Photofinish Hydrating Primer had arrived, I knew I wanted to test it out to see how it would work with my newest foundation, Chanel Perfection Lumiere. I decided that since I have this fancy new camera, haven’t blogged …

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My First Illamasqua Haul!

[Photo from Illamasqua]

  I’ve been curious about Illamasqua for quite some time. The looks on all of their advertising materials are always unique and dramatic, and I truly wish I could get away with similar looks in my everyday life. Unfortunately, since my local Sephora doesn’t carry Illamasqua I’ve been unable to …

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November Birchbox


I haven’t been posting my Birchboxes lately because they honestly haven’t been that great. There have been a couple of standout samples that I’ve loved, such as the Orofluido hair oil (I will be reviewing this versus Moroccan Oil soon!), but I haven’t been excited enough about the rest of …

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Newest NARS Goodies

NARS Brousse [artificial light]

My October no-buy was defeated in a blaze of glory courtesy of Sephora’s Friends & Family event. It was the plan all along, but I really made up for my lack of purchases by hauling not once, but twice. I won’t be sharing my first haul with you because it …

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