IN MY PURSE MAKEUP BAG – May 2013

I recently cleaned out the too-full makeup bag that I keep in my purse with products for touch ups – it tends to need periodic reorganizing. This is what I currently have in my purse, practically all lip products for now: The bag itself is from The Body Shop and it has a copy of […]

KAT VON D Painted Love Lipstick – Cathedral

Self-assurance shows when you risk wearing a dark or daring lipstick shade – as the box for this lipstick states: “The perfect red lip screams confidence.” Kat’s lip colors, sold exclusively on Sephora, offer a range of bold reds, bluish pinks and even some softer petal and nude colors. This painted love lipstick comes in […]

ILLAMASQUA Powder Eyeshadow – Succumb

Succumb is a perfect pale peach eyeshadow. I’d never tried Illamasqua before I purchased this item. The line offers a variety of hard to find colors, which is what led me to try this one. The powder of the eyeshadow is very finely milled and all their colors are highly pigmented. Its best to apply […]

BENEFIT COSMETICS High Brow highlighter

High Brow is a matte highlighting pencil that can be used under the eyebrows and the inner corner of the eye to brighten eyes. The packaging says its ‘a brow lifting pencil.’ I wanted a highlighter that would not be too noticeable, sparkly or iridescent. The pencil is a subtle natural color, just barely pink […]