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Urban Decay Born To Run Collection Review & Swatches

Urban Decay Born To Run Collection Review & Swatches

Urban Decay Born To Run Collection is your most wanted makeup for wherever life takes you. Whether you’re a total road warrior, a weekend escapist or a staycationer—this collection has everything you need when you’re Born To Run! I was not expecting any more Summer releases from Urban Decay after Beached so this was an awesome surprise! Born To Run takes us through Summer travel season,

Fab Fare and Frivolity at Barton G Los Angeles

Fab Fare and Frivolity at Barton G Los Angeles

Courtesy of Barton G ::: Exclusive interview reveals nixed dish concept ‘too offensive’ to offer as well as a new menu item determined to make a debut ::: When considering the seemingly disparate business model concepts of “fun” and “elegant,” it’s not exactly intuitive—or even advisable—to pair the two, particularly in the realm of fine dining. However, with an A-list chic ambiance juxtaposed with dramatic, …

Urban Decay Double Team Special Effect Colored Mascara Review & Swatches

Urban Decay Double Team Special Effect Colored Mascara Review & Swatches

Just in time for Festival Season! Urban Decay is livening up our eyes with Double Team Special Effect Colored Mascara. A totally different take on colored mascara, Double Team Special Effect Colored Mascara provides a HUGE pop of color on lashes and brows. The cream shades deliver intense color payout

Sex-proof Mascara? Urban Decay Trouble Maker Mascara Review

Sex-proof Mascara? Urban Decay Trouble Maker Mascara Review

Urban Decay has done us good in the makeup department in so many ways. So it was about time they come at us with a game-changer mascara. Troublemaker Mascara holds some pretty lofty claims of SUPER-FAT, SUPER LONG, and…SEX-PROOF lashes. Yessssssss please. This is the first Summer where I actually had mascara transferring under my eyes. My regular mascara that had worked wonderfully the

BOXYCHARM SpellBound October Box Review

BOXYCHARM SpellBound October Box Review

BOXYCHARM’s theme for October is Spellbound and it’s filled with treats! Every month I get so excited when my Boxy arrives because it has been so dang good lately. I am continuously impressed by the value and quality of the products they put in their boxes for such a low price. Lets see what October has to offer! For $21mo. BOXYCHARM gives you 4 to 5 Full Size Products with a retail value

Urban Decay Disco Queen Collection Highlight Review & Swatches

Urban Decay Disco Queen Collection Highlight Review & Swatches

Leave it to Urban Decay to up the anty on the highlighter game this Spring with anything but your average highlight. Taking it up a notch with the Disco Queen Collection’s Holographic Disco Stick & Holographic Highlight Powder. Both Holographic highlighters create an iridescent, multidimensional sheen that looks amazing on any skin tone. With Holographic Disco Stick & Powder, shimmer goes

Maybelline Matte Metallic Lipstick Collection Review & Swatches

Maybelline Matte Metallic Lipstick Collection Review & Swatches

Long time no blog, I apologize for my lack of posts over the past couple months. I had to take a  hiatus due to some unexpected personal issues, but I hope to get back in to the swing of things now. After pretty much not wearing makeup for the last 6 weeks I am excited to finally get in

Bare Minerals barePro Performance Wear Liquid Foundation Review

Bare Minerals barePro Performance Wear Liquid Foundation Review

I don’t do many foundation reviews simply because I rarely stray from my holy grails. About once a year though I give something new in the game a spin. After reading the reviews on SEPHORA I narrowed my choices down to two foundations: barePro Performance Wear Liquid Foundation and Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Foundation. I wore bareMinerals Rescue Complexion throughout Summer so knowing how well

Urban Decay Naked Petite Heat Palette Review & Swatches

Urban Decay Naked Petite Heat Palette Review & Swatches

If you were fired up over NAKED HEAT get ready for Petite Heat , the mini version Urban Decay is giving us for Spring. This is one hot little palette. Naked Petite Heat is a compact eyeshadow palette featuring six all-new scorched neutrals inspired by our own Naked Heat.

Urban Decay x Kristen Leanne Collection Review & Swatches

Urban Decay x Kristen Leanne Collection Review & Swatches

Urban Decay has launched the Kristen Leanne Collection and it’s full of colorful goodness. Who is Kristen Leanne you ask? I have NO IDEA. After looking it up, I found out she’s a beauty influencer. I normally scoff at these collaborations that praise photoshopped instagram "makeup". That being said, the pretty packaging and whimsical bright colors of this collection

Urban Decay Heavy Metal Holiday Collection Review & Swatches

Urban Decay Heavy Metal Holiday Collection Review & Swatches

Urban Decay is after this punk rock girls heart this season with their Heavy Metal Holiday Collection. Giving us all the glitter, the sparkle, and the crazy metallic effects, this is no ordinary holiday party makeup. From an all-metallic shadow palette and new shades of glitter liner to a lip palette loaded

Best Acne Treatment Products: ZAPZYT

Best Acne Treatment Products: ZAPZYT

This post has been sponsored by the PRIMP Network. All opinions are my own.  Skincare has taken over in a big way as my new beauty obsession. Now that I have solved my dry skin issues I was ready to take on those pesky pimples. When an acne breakout comes on suddenly there is nothing you want more than for it to be gone from your face immediately. The Mt.Vesuvius that popped up on my chin

Grayton Automatic Watches an Admirable Accessory for All

Grayton Automatic Watches an Admirable Accessory for All

Photo copyright Grayton Automatic Watches We live in a fast-paced wardrobe world where few fashions stand the test of time. One exception, however, lies in the world of watches. This is a unique “tech-cessory” category where form and function converge—optimally with an enduring design aesthetic that can easily evolve with the fickle style scene. While both …

TRIA Positively Clear 3-Step Acne Skincare Solution #positivelyclear

TRIA Positively Clear 3-Step Acne Skincare Solution #positivelyclear

Even though I love makeup, I don’t really like wearing it on my skin. The way I like to cheat makeup is by focusing on keeping my complexion clear so that I don’t have to wear as much foundation. Of course that isn’t always something we get to choose! I have a daily skincare regimen, but even the strictest of skincare routines can’t prevent those stress and hormonal breakouts that we all get.

Oleum Vera Introduces DIY Organic Hair Care Kit

Oleum Vera Introduces DIY Organic Hair Care Kit

Courtesy MMTUM Inc. New to the beauty scene is Oleum Vera, a fresh new line of “Do-It-Yourself” organic and sustainability-minded beauty kits that allow you to create a customized hair care regimen using pure, organic essential oils and plant-based oils in combination with fresh ingredients from your own pantry and fridge natural clays and organic butters. With multiple recipes for hair masks, serum oil treatments and hair rinses, the company’s DIY Organic Hair Care Kit can kick-start a natural hair care routine that’ll have your …

GA-DE Cosmetics Signs Of Fall Collection Review

GA-DE Cosmetics Signs Of Fall Collection Review

Even though we are deep in to the Holiday season it technically is still Fall and I am not quite ready to give up my favorite season for makeup! GA-DE (pronounced like the gemstone Jade) is a new to me brand out of Israel that will take care of your every beauty need from timeless makeup, innovative skincare ranges and fragrances to arouse your

Urban Decay Full Spectrum Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Urban Decay Full Spectrum Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

If NAKED Ultimate Basics was too tame for you Urban Decay has gone full on technicolor with the new Full Spectrum Eyeshadow Palette. When color is your drug of choice, you know where to get the good stuff. Satisfy your color addiction with Full Spectrum, a limited-edition set featuring 21 shades of bold brights to matte white. Leave it to UD to put out an unexpectedly awesome colorful

BOXYCHARM November Subscription Box Review

BOXYCHARM November Subscription Box Review

BOXYCHARM takes us to groovy town for November. When I opened this box it felt like deja vu. There was yet another Studio Makeup eyeshadow palette in this box! Normally I try beauty boxes for the variety, but that last palette was so amazing I was thrilled they were

billion dollar brows Brows On Point Brow Pencils Review

billion dollar brows Brows On Point Brow Pencils Review

billion dollar brows known for their exclusively brow only products now gives us Brows On Point. Super-fine, self-sharpening micro pencil’s in four shades for creating precise natural looking brows. This style of brow pencil has long been my preferred choice so I was happy to see bDb

Bohemian Waves with Garnier Whole Blends Repairing Hair Care

Bohemian Waves with Garnier Whole Blends Repairing Hair Care

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WholeBlends #CollectiveBias  Spring and Summer are my favorite times of the year to experiment with different hair styles. Relaxed, bohemian, and beachy hair styles are a few that I am especially fond of. On lazy warm days who wants to fuss with high maintenance hair? Laid back looks are