Month: March 2011

MAC Viva Glam II Giveaway: The Winner Is…

BEAUTYMARK3D! Congratulations! You Won:   MAC False Lashes MAC e/s Palette (brule/soft brown/texture/handwritten) MAC Viva Glam II Lipstick MAC Viva Glam II Lip Gloss Beautymark3d, you have 48 hours to contact me with your shipping information. Email it to After that, I will have to choose another winner. Congratulations

My Sustainable Journey: Tarte Lipsurgence Natural Lip Tint

Okay… clearly I’m on a ‘glossy pencil’ kick. My latest aquisition comes from Tarte, which I already LOVE for vegan makeup. I decided to cash in my points at ULTA and pick up this little beauty: What I love about it is that it feels like more than just a gloss.

FOTD: Black Karat

I know it’s been a while since I’ve done an FOTD… I was giving my skin a vacation. lol Plus, I really wanted to see if the Clarisonic made a difference in my skin’s clarity, without having to deal with the daily toil of makeup. But today, I went back

My Skin Care Routine

Hey Guys, I’ve been hesitant to talk about my skin care routine for one specific reason: I make my own. I have been making my own skin care for a really long time (since before I started doing makeup). I started my own company in 2003, and it’s been going

Giveaway: Purple Reign (CLOSED)

I thought it would be fun to do a giveaway with a lovely range of purples! So here’s what I came up with: 1-NARS Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil in Club Mix 1-Make Up For Ever Eyeshadow Palette (that I made): MUFE Eyeshadow in #116 (top left) MUFE  Eyeshadow in #9

Eye Adore: Laura Mercier Wet/Dry Shadows

Tucked away in the corner of my favorite Beauty Supply store was a new display by Laura Mercier, featuring the baked new wet/dry eyeshadows: They all look stunning. They don’t swatch as well as they look. Despite the marbling, the shadows do end up rather one-dimensional on the skin. The

Lipstick Queen: Chinatown Glossy Pencils

I love this brand. I ignore it for months on end… then I pay attention to it… and I fall in love all over again. Lipstick Queen continues to wow me with fabulous formulas, high pigmentation and staying power. I got a chance to play with the Chinatown Glossy Pencils,

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