Another hilarious video from Jenna Marbles. I’ve watched a good number of “My Boyfriend Does My Makeup” videos, but this is probably the funniest one! Continue reading
Here is my first ever Monthly Favorites & Regrets video! In it, I share the products I’ve been most impressed by this month, and some products that disappointed me. Continue reading
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Alverde is a natural makeup and skincare brand available in certain European countries. From what I can tell, it’s a drugstore-level brand. This review is for Alverde’s Powder Blush in 05 Pastel Rose (Puderrouge 05 Pastell Rose)–a soft, slightly shimmery mauve-rose color. Continue reading
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Tagged Alverde, applied, blush, cheeks, face, foreign brand, German, Globetrotting, international brand, Pastel Rose, Patell Rose, powder, puderrouge, review, swatch, swatches
Here is the beginning of a new series that features international makeup brands. I’ll start with the brands I tried out from Germany, but I’m hoping to expand to other countries, too.
If there is a particular international brand you’re interested in seeing, let me know in the comments, below. I know a lot of you would like to see Asian brands, but feel free to request anything you want. I’m not promising I’ll be able to get my hands on them, but I’ll try! Continue reading
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Tagged brands, foreign, Globetrotting, International, makeup, news, series
This is a fantastical series, from the photography to the scenery to the makeup. I’ve selected a few of my favorites, below, but there are a ton more on Kirsty’s site. Check them out! Continue reading
Here is a great article by Beautylish that includes tips on how to restrain yourself when it comes to beauty purchases. Continue reading
Lisa Eldridge shows us the basics of highlighting and contouring. Enjoy! Continue reading
Here are some photos and video clips from this year’s IMATS in Los Angeles.
Hope you enjoy, and see you next year! Continue reading
Here are this week’s sales and discounts! Continue reading
The trade show is a lot of fun: there are seminars from experienced speakers in the industry, a student competition that exhibits amazing makeup work, and (most peoples’ favorite part) tons of makeup booths where you can purchase items at a discount. There is always a large turn-out, so you get to mingle with others who love makeup.
But it can also be stressful managing the schedule of seminars, navigating which of the dozens of booths to go to, and being crammed in between 100 other people who want to buy the same lipstick you do! So here are 5 tips I’d like to share for keeping your IMATS experience positive and minimally stressful. Continue reading