Review: Real Techniques Deep Cleansing Gel


The moment has come! A couple months ago, Sam Chapman told me herself that Real Techniques was planning on releasing a new brush cleanser that will help keep your brushes in pristine condition. Well, it’s finally available and I put it to the test to see if it will really get the job done, even…

September 2015 Boxycharm Review


A nice end to what seemed like a really quick month was receiving the September 2015 Boxycharm in the mail! This month’s theme was obviously Runway Ready to celebrate the commencement of fashion week season. It was filled with beauty goodies that can help you get model-esque skin, makeup, nails and hair looks straight from…


How to Find Your Perfect Makeup Shades at Sephora


  Have you gone into your local Sephora for their Sephora + Pantone Color IQ matching service? If not, you’re seriously missing out. Last week, I took a trip to The Grove, a popular outdoor shopping center here in Los Angeles, as they were celebrating their grand opening of the new Sephora store. As a…

5 Best Drugstore Eyeliners for Tightlining


Tightlining changed my life. Okay, maybe a slight exaggeration, but it has dramatically stepped up my eye makeup game for sure. If you’re not in the loop, the art of tightlining consists of applying eyeliner to your upper waterline, which is the part of your eyelid underneath your eyelashes. While it may seem like such…


Ventriloquist Doll Halloween Makeup Tutorial


It’s pretty impossible to avoid anything Halloween this time of year. We’ve got about a month until the big day, so it’s time to start planning your costume if you’ll be going out. I’ll be honest: I absolutely hate gore. Whether it’s in movies or special effects makeup, regardless of the fact that I know…

DVF Inspired Fashion Week Hair Tutorial


Post Sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are 100% my own. Fashion week season is hardly halfway over, with London finishing up this week and then moving to Milan and Paris. I’ve already started wearing some of the looks that showed up on the runway in New York— including this easy voluminous style. It’s wavy, it’s…

Sales & Brand News

PSA: 25% off Real Techniques on


This one you’re going to have to act fast for: ULTA is offering 25% off everything from Real Techniques when ordering online today (10/3) only! The brand has really been expanding in just the past several months, including releasing their very first brush cleanser (which I’ll be reviewing next week, stay tuned!), along with their…

PSA: OCC Lip Tars On Sale for $9 at Sephora


Just a friendly reminder that there are still OCC Lip Tars in both Matte, Stained Gloss, and Metallic in stock online at Sephora that are on clearance for only $9 in the original packaging! As OCC completely transitions from the squeeze tubes to the new “RTW” (ready-to-wear) packaging with doe-foot applicators, the squeeze tubes can…