Sephora’s Rewards Bazaar: An Analysis

If you happen to receive Sephora emails on the daily, you may/may not have received their most recent eBlast introducing their latest venture: the Sephora Rewards Bazaar. Every Tuesday and Thursday between 9am-5pm Sephora will be posting and updated new rewards online for you to digitally fight to the death with hundreds of thousands of other women, a la Black Friday sales at Walmart.  It’s … Continue reading Sephora’s Rewards Bazaar: An Analysis

Urban Decay’s New Vice Lipstick: Business Behind the Beauty

As you’ve likely seen, Urban Decay has released their new line of lipsticks, with over 100 shades in 4 types of finishes. All I can say is, WOW. Well done, UD. Well done. While beauty bloggers abound are sampling, swatching, and raving about this magazine full of sweet lipstick bullets, they aren’t focusing on this line introduction as a fascinating business move by UD. Urban … Continue reading Urban Decay’s New Vice Lipstick: Business Behind the Beauty

Dupe for Skin Fetish 003

Pat McGrath, makeup artist extraordinaire whom you may recognize from her tiny thumbnail photo that, for years, was always printed next to her makeup advice in Allure magazine, has finally released the latest product to add to her ostentatious-yet-demure makeup line. Currently out of stock on her website and no doubt running low at Sephora, Skin Fetish 003, as it’s affectionately known, is a tri-part series … Continue reading Dupe for Skin Fetish 003

REVIEW: Bite Beauty’s Amuse Bouche Collection

Ba bada ba ba ba ba baaaaaaaaaa!!!!! It’s here, people! Bite Beauty has officially launched their Amuse Bouche collection of lipsticks at Sephora! What’s bigger than this release is that it’s replacing their Luminous Créme Lipstick line. While the exact changes to this new line as compared to the Luminous Créme collection are a little vague, what we DO know about the new collection is … Continue reading REVIEW: Bite Beauty’s Amuse Bouche Collection

Estée Edit: Estée Lauder Wants to be Cool Again

When you hear Estée Lauder, you either think 1) I used that when my husband was coming home from war, or 2) My grandma used that when my grandpa was coming home from war. For the most part, Millennials, Gen Z, basically anyone under 60 leaves the beauty aisle without filling up their basket with the gilded, plastic, retro-but-not-in-a-cool-way, Estée-Lauder items. It’s NOT that they’re … Continue reading Estée Edit: Estée Lauder Wants to be Cool Again

Bite Beauty’s New ‘Amuse Bouche’ Collection

If you’re as obsessed with Bite Beauty as I am, you may have already heard that they are phasing out their OG line of Luminous Creme Lipsticks…. I’ll allow that some time to sink in. The beloved shades that adorned our lips for the past few years will be going away forever. Why, you ask? For whatever reason, be it marketing, product development, or just … Continue reading Bite Beauty’s New ‘Amuse Bouche’ Collection

The “Natural” Sunscreen Debate

While we might be in the throws of winter, we all know that sunscreen is STILL a must. The sun’s rays might not burn you like they can in the summer, but they still cause skin damage that can lead to dry, unhealthy skin and even cancer. Don’t slowly evolve into a leather handbag and then have to spend thousands on cosmetic and dermatological procedures, … Continue reading The “Natural” Sunscreen Debate

REVIEW: Urban Decay Travel-Size Set of 5 ‘Delirious’ Eyeliners

Urban Decay eyeliners are a favorite and bestseller for a reason. They go on like BUTTAH! The 24/7 Eye Pencils from Urban Decay are amazing. They glide on your lid without tugging or pulling on your skin. It not only saves you pain, but it saves you time. And don’t we all want to cut down on our makeup time? Mmmmhmmm. You can buy them … Continue reading REVIEW: Urban Decay Travel-Size Set of 5 ‘Delirious’ Eyeliners

Lux Holiday Gift Sets for 2015

Thanksgiving is over, and you know what that means? Holiday shopping is officially in full swing. Since Halloween, though, retailers have been unveiling some spectacularly splendid gift sets. While holidays are a time to give and get presents you often wouldn’t purchase on a typical day… there are some gifts that are so lux, even the holidays can’t really excuse dropping that much dough. But, … Continue reading Lux Holiday Gift Sets for 2015

REVIEW: Bite Beauty’s ‘Best Bite Rewind’

I love Bite. Always have and probably always will, which is why I’m giving them a pass on releasing this kit. Don’t get me wrong. It’s fabulous, and I love it. I just feel that it’s a bit of a cop out, seeing as it’s the exact same kit they released last year. Hence the name Best Bite REWIND. Nice framing of the language there, … Continue reading REVIEW: Bite Beauty’s ‘Best Bite Rewind’