SMASHBOX Halo Hydrating Perfecting Powder

This face powder by Smashbox comes with a travel buki brush. It professes to dramatically reduce the signs of aging by providing hydration to the skin. The round plastic case has a lid that opens and clicks shut to close. With each use, you twist the top part of the case to use a center […]

SMASHBOX Entice Me eye shadow palette

I bought this palette at the recent Nordstrom Trend Show (March 13). The palette itself is just over 2.5 inches square and includes a middle layer tray under the lid that is an outline of the Love Me logo. The logo was designed by graffiti artist Curtis Kulig and adds a fun element to this […]

TOO FACED Little Black Book of Beauty

This little palette contains a lot of color. It is roughly 3 inches by 4.5 inches and a little less than 1 inch deep. It has a shiny plastic case with a hinged lid. And, although I think it is no longer available, it gives you a good idea of the ranges of shades Too […]

DHC Double Protection Mascara

This is one of my absolute favorite mascaras because I never have a problem with it bleeding under my eye during the day. It only comes in black – which I believe is the best color of mascara for all women. The packaging is relatively small and the bristles on the wand are short and […]

Eyelid Primers – URBAN DECAY, BUXOM, TRISH MCEVOY and BARE ESCENTUALS

This is a review of a set of eyelid primers that I have and use. The Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potions came as a set – my favorite is the original version which turns clear when applied. Greed is gold on the eyelid and Eden is nude. All the UD primers are a bit thicker […]

LORAC The Private Affair Collection

The Private Affair Collection by Lorac is offered exclusively by Sephora. It includes a six eyeshadow palette, a small dual-ended brush, a .19 oz tube of Behind The Scenes Eye Primer, Cream Eyeliner in Plum and Multiplex 3D Lashes mascara. The eyeshadow palette comes in a 5 inches x 2.2 inches x 1.45 inches faux […]

BURBERRY Light Glow Natural Blush – Peony Blush No.04

This powder blush has a very fine grained texture and stays on well, it provides a sheer glow to the face. Silicones give it a smooth application. Its silver case is packaged in a grey cloth pouch. The case’s lid opens to reveal a large mirror and the blush comes with a small, flat brush. […]