DIY Highlighter Rose

diy highlighter rose

The saying goes “Better late than never!” and late I am with this floral trend. Is it even a trend still? Months back Lancôme introduced their La Rôse Blush Poudre and it was stunning and makeup lovers fawned over it and then they fainted at the price tag of a mere $60. Lancôme was selling a paper flower covered in powdered blush inside a cardboard box that probably isn’t very practical for $60…yeah, no. People quickly made their own, more affordable versions at home and today I am sharing with you how I made my highlighter version of it. Continue reading

Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlighter in Golden Lights

Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlighter in Golden Lights

Today I have another highlighter to talk about, and it is another one from Makeup Revolution. This is a quick one as it is another one of their Vivid Baked Highlighters, I reviewed another one here. Although they are the same product in different shades I find them to be quite different, different enough to merit Golden Lights its own post. Continue reading

Physician’s Formula Shimmer Strips Custom All-in-1 Nude Palette

Shimmer Strips Custom All-in-1 Nude Palette for Face & Eyes

Good morning all! In the spirit of spring cleaning and getting out of this funk I am in, I have resolved to post everything I have had in the bag for a while, slowly of course. I have too many products dating back to last summer that I bought, photographed, used, never wrote about and I want to clean out that “To Do” folder and start fresh in a sense. I figure it will also be a good way to rediscover products, starting with the Physician’s Formula Shimmer Strips Custom All-in-1 Nude Palette for Face & Eyes. Continue reading

E.L.F. Shimmer Powder in Pink

elf shimmer

Today I have yet another product that has been in my collection for months, that I have used plenty of times, and that I have failed to mention on my blog. Even though I mentioned the E.L.F. Shimmer Powder in my February Favorites I keep forgetting to talk about it and to write about this hidden gem of a highlighter. If you’re looking for a good and budget friendly highlighter, you may want to read on.

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E.L.F. “Blush” Gotta Glow


E.L.F. Blush Gotta GlowAs a precursor to a post I have planned for next week, I want to tell you about the E.L.F. Blush in Gotta Glow. While doing a random internet search I read that this was a dupe for NARS’ Albatross, a claim I cannot validate as I don’t own the latter but nonetheless intrigued me. As you might be able to tell from the pumpkin candle in the background, I have had this for several months and going through photos recently I realized, it is time for a review. Continue reading

Carli Bybel Palette x BH Cosmetics

BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Palette

Even though I had no clue who Carli Bybel was when this palette launched this fall I quickly fell into the hype. A custom palette from BH Cosmetics, one of my favorite brands, pretty swatches on Instagram, and affordable? I signed up on their waitlist immediately. After months of admiring it in my collection I finally put it to the test and here are my thoughts. Enjoy the swatch porn! Continue reading

Review | Alverde Rose Tinted Highlighter

Alverde Rose Tinted Highlighter

Today I want to take it way back to one of my first, if not my very first, highlighters. Many say this is a drugstore dupe for Benefit’s Highbeam, having not cared for my sample of it years ago I will let you be the judge of that. After rediscovering it, and these pictures, last week I figured it was time to share this little hidden treasure. Continue reading

Review | Profusion Studio Highlight Palette

Profusion Studio Highlight Palette

If you asked me a year ago what a highlighter was I would have handed you a pink marker out of my bag. If you asked me about Profusion Cosmetics, I would have said they were the crappy make up brand that inundates the drugstore right around this time of year. This product, and this post, are a testament to how much things can change in a year. For the better.

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Review | BH Cosmetics Floral Blush Duo in Iris

BH Cosmetics Floral Blush Duo Iris

Looks like blush week on Moscato and Mascara as I bring you another blush that I have been testing, a lot. Last month I gave a sweeping review of the BH Cosmetics Floral Blush Duos and since then I bought another one that is more suitable to the current season. This time I have a more detailed review and better swatches. Check it out! Continue reading