June 2016 Ipsy Glam Bag

Ipsy June 2016

I look forward to my beauty subscriptions each month, even when I already know what I’m getting.  This month, I knew I would be getting an Urban Decay eyeshadow, and a Colourpop eyeliner, I just didn’t know what shades, so… Continue Reading

June 2016 Birchbox

June 2016 Birchbox

It’s that time of the month again… yep, you read that right… it’s that time of the month!  It’s Birchbox time! 😉 After finally getting it right last month, I’m pretty happy again this month.  Except, they forgot the cute… Continue Reading

Sephora, You Still Suck, but at Least I Actually GOT a May Play Box…

May Sephora Play 4

Yes, Sephora, you still suck.  Although I did actually receive a box this month, I’m still VERY bitter about getting screwed out of a box last month because the Overlords at Sephora have their heads stuck up their a$$es.  I… Continue Reading

May 2016 Ipsy Glam Bag!

Ipsy Glam Bag May 2016

Is the May Ipsy Glam Bag worth the $10 price tag?  Of all my beauty subscriptions, Ipsy is usually pretty awesome- and thus far, they’ve all been worth far more than the $10 price tag.  This month, just the mascara… Continue Reading

Huda Beauty Lip Contour Pencils: Worth the Hype?

Huda Lip Contour 2

So, Huda Kattan, an absolutely gorgeous beauty aficionado, has been all over social media lately.  She just released Huda Beauty Matte Lip Contour pencils- most colors sold out the first day at Sephora.  But, are they all they’re cracked up… Continue Reading

Obsessed with Brown Lipsticks Lately!

Bite Beauty Matte Cream Lipstick Cognac (1)

Despite it being spring, with summer just around the corner, I’ve been obsessed with brown lipsticks lately!  I don’t know why, perhaps it reminds me of many years ago when I first started wearing makeup? Anyway, when we were shopping… Continue Reading

Birchbox May 2016: Did They Finally Get it Right?

May 2016 Birchbox

If you’ve been keeping up with this blog, you know that I haven’t exactly been loving Birchbox lately.  For two months in a row, they sent me the wrong box.  There is a serious internal “disconnect” with the company, along with… Continue Reading

Wow! Studio Gear True Whipped Stain Gloss is To Die For!

Studio Gear 2

Holy moly, watch out matte liquid lipsticks, there’s a new kid in town! Studio Gear has some great products, and I’ve really liked almost everything I’ve tried.  Our local Stage store carries the brand, and the only time I didn’t keep using a… Continue Reading

MAC + Caitlyn Jenner Finally Free: Lipstick for Charity!

MAC Finally Free 2

OMG, can you believe I have NEVER owned a MAC lipstick until now…?!?!  WTF…?!?! Having attended college in my home state of Iowa, and debuting in the decathlon at Des Moines’ Drake Relays, Bruce Jenner has always been someone I… Continue Reading

Fiona Stiles Color Impact Matte Lip Crayon

Fiona Stiles Heliotrope 2

So, our friend Deejay mentioned on social media a few weeks ago that he was really excited about the Fiona Stiles line they got in at Ulta.  We checked out the products last Saturday, and were very impressed.  To start… Continue Reading