CLINIQUE Marimekko for Clinique Pop lip shades

I’ve been wearing Clinique since high school! They continue to make very wearable cosmetics, and these lip products are a perfect example of easy-to-wear lipsticks.

FIONA STILES & MAYBELLINE lip pencils in roses

Check out this mini collection of gorgeous rose colored lip pencils that can be used as liner or color to fill in lips.

BRONX COLORS Lip Liners – an Ulta Exclusive

Just this year, January 2017, Ulta started exclusively selling Bronx Colors in the United States! The founder of this edgy line based it and named it after the NY borough where he was inspired by a prevalent free and artistic spirit. Although a Swiss brand, Bronx Colors is now sold worldwide. Bronx Colors strives to […]

SEPHORA haul: CIATE, THE ESTEE EDIT and RMS BEAUTY – June 2016

I recently purchased some great beauty products from Sephora. (Please see my separate post for the Smashbox Master Class palette – it is so large it deserved its own post!)                 The products I selected in this haul are: Ciate London: The Fearless Palette, $35.00 USD, eyeshadows rms Beauty: Living […]

CLINIQUE Beyond Perfecting & Chubby Stick with Macy’s Bonus Gift

I’ve been wanting to try Clinique’s new Beyond Perfecting Foundation + Concealer for a while – and when Macy’s offered a gift with purchase, I thought it was the perfect time to buy it. I purchased both Beyond Perfecting in the color 2 alabaster, and a Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in 03 fuller fig. […]

NEW BEAUTY TESTTUBE February 2015

The latest NewBeauty TESTTUBE arrived last week. This sampling program arrives 6 times a year, focusing on the most recent beauty innovations and products. Each tube currently costs about $30.00 plus shipping and includes the NewBeauty magazine that is sent separately. Heres what was included in this springtime TESTTUBE:                 Several hair products […]

ELF Mini Makeup Collection – festive

This small square black box holds a ton of color options. Although just under 4″ from side to side, and just over 1″ deep, this kit features 10 lipgloss colors, 10 eyeshadows, 1 blush, 1 bronzer, 1 brow powder, 1 eyeliner pencil, 1 eyeshadow applicator, 1 small face brush and 1 tiny lip brush. My […]

NYX Smokey Look Kit (S109)

This tiny black palette, just under 2.5 inches square and 1 inch deep, has a lower drawer that slides out with two lipgloss selections and an upper tray of nine eyeshadow colors with a mirror in the lid. Its very handy for having a selection of eye colors when trying to travel light. NYX also […]

NYX – Nude on Nude eye and lip palette

This one is a blockbuster, packing a full 20 eyeshadows and 10 lip colors! The palette is not too terribly large – 6.75″ x 2.75″ x 1″, but it certainly holds quite a selection, with a mirror and two applicators. For a neutral palette the eye shadows are nicely varied and can definitely compete with […]

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 […]