How to Safely Use Makeup Testers

Most of us have been there. We walk into a makeup store and see a beauty wonderland and run to test the prettiest lip color and most luminous shimmering highlighters. But, do you ever think about who may have tested the products before you? A woman recently filed a lawsuit against beauty giant Sephora, claiming she contracted oral herpes after testing a lipstick at the … Continue reading How to Safely Use Makeup Testers

Product Review: Winky Lux 24kt Glimmer Lip Balm

If you’re beauty obsessed like I am, then you’ve probably already seen Winky Lux’s Flower Balms, which look like magical must-haves, as the lip product is transparent, allowing you to see a tiny flower that is nestled within the formula. The brand recently released a limited edition 24kt Gold Glimmer Balm for $16 which will have you feeling like royalty with its luxurious gold packaging … Continue reading Product Review: Winky Lux 24kt Glimmer Lip Balm

The Importance of Cleaning Your Makeup Brushes

A couple of weeks ago I read an article on Yahoo Beauty called, “Woman’s horrific skin infection is motivation to keep makeup brushes clean.” The article tells the story of Katie Wright, of Austin, Tex., who discovered a pimple above her eyebrow and popped it, not knowing it was actually cellulitis, a serious staph infection she contracted from a dirty eye brow spooly. After popping … Continue reading The Importance of Cleaning Your Makeup Brushes

Pat McGrath Labs Launches Permanent Collection + Swatches from the Line

Perhaps no makeup launch is as highly anticipated than that of Pat McGrath Labs. On Tuesday night, the internationally renowned makeup artist invited a group of beauty editors and makeup artists to The Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City to reveal what she says, “will change everything for the brand.” As I walked into the unveiling of Pat’s latest collection, I was both a … Continue reading Pat McGrath Labs Launches Permanent Collection + Swatches from the Line

How Bold Are Your Lips?

This Saturday, June 29th, is National Lipstick Day, and L’Oréal Paris is inviting everyone to post photos or videos of themselves wearing their favorite bold lip color and sharing bold words – whether it’s helping to bring light to an important message or cause or an inspirational quote. To participate, posts should tag @lorealmakeup using #ReadMyLips and #lorealparis. The campaign is in celebration of the … Continue reading How Bold Are Your Lips?

Product Review: Jane Iredale Pure & Simple Makeup Kit

I was incredibly excited to receive this kit from Influenster last month. I love the mission of the Jane Iredale brand because who wouldn’t want to use makeup brand that has extra skin care benefits and uses natural ingredients? The first thing I noticed about the eye shadows and the blush is that even though they are powders, they are super creamy. This also means … Continue reading Product Review: Jane Iredale Pure & Simple Makeup Kit

New Koko Kollection Kit Launches May 31

Kylie Jenner and her sister Khloe Kardashian have teamed up for the second time to release a four-piece capsule for their Koko Kollection collaboration, which launched last year. The products will be available starting today, May 31 at 3pm PST. They can be purchased here. The collection was teased on the Instagram accounts of both sisters, who are shown wearing Doll, a blood orange matte … Continue reading New Koko Kollection Kit Launches May 31