Beauty

A collection of blog posts and videos all about beauty, makeup, skincare. From detailed product reviews, swatches, makeup and beauty tips, and so much more. The perfect place for beauty lovers and newbies.

BASIC MOMENTS (MBM 40)

Another week, another Makeup Bag Monday. This week I tested the Zoeva Basic Moments eyeshadow palette and cheek palette. Also rotated in some NUDESTIX NUDIES, Dr. Brandt Pores No More, RMS, Make Up For Ever, Ardency Inn, and gave Armani Luminous Silk Powder Foundation one more go. Full review video is now up on my channel. Click to watch. (BTW new blog post subscribers get first dibs on Makeup Bag Monday videos now!) Missed last week’s post? Click here to…

#1 SKINCARE ADVICE

Recently I was asked, what skincare advice would I give to my younger self? Immediately I answered, wear SPF. Wear it everyday and reapply often. I grew up with a solid foundation for skincare. Since I can remember, I cleansed, toned, and moisturized morning and night. In high school I incorporated a tinted SPF 15 and eye cream into my daily skincare routine.  When CVS approached me about the Long Live Skin campaign to share my skincare #advicetomyyoungerself campaign for…

IT COSMETICS GLOW (MBM 39)

It’s Monday, which means a new Makeup Bag Monday here on the channel. Many of you enjoyed the swatches here last week, so we are continuing to do that again for week 39. This week I tested out the new IT Cosmetics Confidence In Your Glow, Browfood, Lashfood, and Model’s Own Vintage Rose Eyeshadow Palette. It was a pretty good week in new makeup discoveries. Check out the video here. Detailed swatches below for your shopping convenience. WHAT IS MAKEUP…

NEW BEAUTY PRODUCTS + GIVEAWAY

May is in full swing and we are having some crazy weather here in LA. One day it’s blistering hot in the 80’s the next it’s raining and gloomy. Honestly, I prefer the rain and gloomy weather. Each month I share with you my picks to feature for New In Beauty. Since it’s a new month, today’s video is all about new beauty products for May 2017. If you are a newsletter subscriber and opt to be notified of new…

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN MAKEUP

How has another week gone by? Is it just me or is time moving faster? So since it’s Monday, here is the latest in Makeup Bag Monday. This week I give you all the details on the new Pirates of the Caribbean Makeup. The Pirate of The Caribbean Makeup is in collaboration with LORAC and is now available. I give you all the scoop in today’s video + pretty photos below. You can also find all of the EM Cosmetics…

HOW TO BUY FOUNDATIONS

I am asked about foundations almost daily. Because I test out a ton of foundations over on my YouTube Channel, I’ve gotten pretty good at shopping for new foundations and helping people find their perfect formula. Today’s blog post is to help you decided on what foundation to buy, by asking yourself five simple questions before buying foundations. Think of it as the structure to how to buy foundations. 5 Questions to Ask Before Buying Foundations? 1. What’s your skin…

SKINCARE EXPIRATION

As promised from the Makeup Shelf Life blog post a few weeks ago, here are some guidelines about skincare expiration. Like all products we consume, there is an expiration date. When it comes to skincare expiration, it can be tricky. Depending on the ingredients and packaging, products can last from a few months to a year once opened. This post is to help you determine when it is time to toss a skincare product. Expired skincare can loose it’s effectiveness and cause…

GIVEAWAY ~ NEW IN BEAUTY APRIL 2017

It’s officially April and it’s that time again. New in beauty for April 2017 is now live on my channel. You can watch the video here and enter the giveaway 🙂 This month there are lots of great skincare products as well as makeup included in the huge bag of beauty products for one lucky winner. Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube Channel and Newsletter to qualify. If you are already a subscriber to my newsletter, just make sure…