BAREMINERALS Marvelous Moxie Lipgloss

The tube packaging for this lipgloss is clear so that you can see the color of the gloss through the container and it has a wand applicator. The texture is really thick and it tingles a bit, stays put well. It is supposed to make your lips look fuller too. I bought this after a […]

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 […]

RED LIPSTICKS Selection Spring 2013 – Clarins, Clinique, MAC, Nars, Sephora

I put together this group of red lipsticks that I’ve accumulated to review some options for the  ‘classic red lip.’ With so many shades and hues of reds available, I think anyone can find a red that suits their skin color. I’ve found that the best way to wear red is to pair it with […]

DHC Concentrated Eye Cream – Eye Moisturizer

An effective eye area moisturizer, this one is geared particularly to moisturize the delicate skin of the eye area. Packaged in a small, opaque jar with a lid that screws on. The cream is thick to the touch, but easily melts into the skin and absorbs quickly – it will work great for those with […]

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. […]

SMASHBOX Hazel Eyes Photo Op Eye Enhancing Palette

I’ve started using more Smashbox products lately due to the excellent color combinations they put together. I also like that this set is arranged to tailor to eye color. The Hazel Eyes palette contains a range of shades and tones. The three top colors are marked as the SOFT TRIO to create softer daytime looks. […]

SEPHORA by izak Satin Kiss Twin Lipstick Set

The packaging for this product is novel. Each end of the tube holds a different shade of the color Coquette – one light and one dark. You press on one end to push the lipstick out the other side to use, and press it back in when done. The two lipsticks are pressurized to stay […]

BARE MINERALS eyeshadow palette – The Cocktail Hour

The Cocktail Hour bare Minerals palette itself is very nice – gold toned and about 4 inches by almost 3 inches rectangular with rounded corners. It is slender, easy to carry in your purse. The inside mirror is big – as wide as the case. It holds 8 eyeshadows and a small brush (with brushes […]

MAC Fix+ Finishing Mist

MAC Fix + will make a great finishing touch to any makeup routine. Fix + is a vitamin and mineral water spritz for your face that is infused with the calming ingredients of green tea, chamomile and cucumber, with a nice smell. Its clear, and goes on sheer. The product comes out in a fine mist […]

URBAN DECAY Jen’s Rock 4-eyeshadow palette

This a customizable eyeshadow palette for four Urban Decay eyeshadows – it came with the color ROCK. The palette itself is metal with a large mirror inside and an attractive collage of gems on the front cover as well as the company’s tagline – beauty with an edge. I like their palettes for four eyeshadows […]