Loreal Butterfly Lash Out Mascara FutureDerm
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Best for Asian Eyes: L’Oréal Voluminous Butterfly Mascara Review

I often believe in life you get what you pay for, whether it’s with my time or my money. So imagine my surprise when the $7.99 L’Oréal Voluminous Butterfly Mascara turned out to be one of the best I’ve ever tried. Formulated with a waxy, water-soluble base and equipped with a long-bristled, finely-spaced bristle brush, L’Oréal Voluminous […]

Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15
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Your Lips Need Sunscreen, Too!

One of my most vivid memories of summer vacation as a kid is of putting on Pre-Sun brand sunscreen at the beach. Granted, it was probably like SPF 4, since this would’ve been in the late 1970s, but at least my mom was trying. I remember the smell as well as the taste, which was, in […]

DiorShow Mascara
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How Mascara Works — and Why DiorShow Is Consistently the Best

Believe it or not, there is a science to mascara. One of my favorite mascaras of all time, DiorShow Black Out Mascara ($25, FutureDerm.com) is a terrific mascara with two components backed by the best of cosmetic science: First, a large, rubbery, long-bristled brush, which maximizes each and every lash. Second, its water-soluble, waxy, smooth formulation binds […]

Best Spring Nail Polish
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Best Spring Nail Polish

You asked for it! Today I’ve got my top picks for the Best Spring Nail Polish. All polishes mentioned are cruelty free. I’ve tried to cover every color, too. From cremes to crellies, glitters, holographic and thermal polish, I’ve got you covered. KBShimmer Belle of the Mall coral toned pink polish, loaded with holographic silver […]

Too Faced Champagne and Creme Brulee
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Too Faced Champagne and Creme Brulee Tutorial

Happy Friday! I’ve got three reader requests rolled into one with this Too Faced Champagne and Creme Brulee tutorial. I used the Too Faced Chocolate Bar palette, which truly does smell like chocolate. YUM! I also included a tutorial on how to apply the vegan CC Cream by Cover FX. Finally, I demonstrate how to […]

Laura Geller Sandy Lagoon Trio
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Laura Geller Sandy Trio Tutorial

Happy Friday! Today I’ve got a tutorial with the Laura Geller Sandy Lagoon Trio and the Urban Decay Naked Basics Palette. The Sandy Lagoon trio is in a new formula from Laura Geller.  The Crème Glaze Baked Eyeshadow trio features a new hybrid powder with a crème texture that glides on to create a striking, […]

StriVectin Clinical Corrector Anti-Aging Lip Tint in Plum
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Review of StriVectin Clinical Corrector Anti-Aging Lip Tint in Plum

StriVectin Clinical Corrector Anti-Aging Lip Tine comes in two colors, plum and rose. I tried plum, which is a deep purplish burgundy. It feels like your average thick lip gloss (so pull back that hair if it’s a windy day), and is decently pigmented for a gloss. The main anti-aging ingredient here is myristyl nicotinate. […]