• The Makeup Show Chicago 2017 & the food I ate

    The Makeup Show Chicago 2017 & the food I ate

    It seems like The Makeup Show Chicago was just the other day… because it kind of was. The last show was in November 2016, and they were back this month for their 2017 show. The show felt slightly smaller than last years, and some big name brands were missing (NARS, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Kat Von […]

  • Another Purple?: Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm & Laquer Balm

    Another Purple?: Revlon ColorBurst Matte Balm & Laquer Balm

    Somebody stop me! I’ve purchased another purple lip color! I think I need to go to Purple Lippies Anonymous…  Much like Loreal, Revlon has recently released a collection of 20 lip pencils in 10 matte and 10 lacquer finishes. Unlike Loreal, Revlon’s pencils are chubby sticks as opposed to slim pencils.  ($6.99 each @ Bed […]

  • Swatched: NYX Prismatic Eyeshadows [Swatched on Brown Skin]

    Swatched: NYX Prismatic Eyeshadows [Swatched on Brown Skin]

    Is there a such thing as having too much eyeshadow? Probably so, but I refuse to acknowledge that as a part of my life.  I recently got my hands on some of NYX’s Prismatic Eyeshadows. These shadows have that “gel-cream but still a powder” texture thats becoming very popular amongst beauty brands lately. They feel […]

  • Color Theory 101: The Basics of Color Correction

    Color Theory 101: The Basics of Color Correction

    Color correcting in makeup has been around forever, mostly with makeup artists, but I’ve noticed there’s been a resurgence of it’s popularity with the average makeup user.  When done correctly color correcting is one of the best ways to get a flawless looking base without having to use a lot of heavy products to mask […]