Growing up, your lipgloss was a symbol of growing up. Getting to wear lip products? You’re basically moving out on your own & on your way to stardom. If you’ve ever had a cheap lipgloss that felt…awful…then you might appreciate my extensive research resulting in a lot of disappointing clear lip glosses. Until the Pixi by Petra Collagen Lip Gloss. Keep reading to see why you should add this to your shopping cart! [Read more…]
I feel like spring has finally sprung! Ryan brought home the most beautiful flowers this week & I felt that buzz of spring in our house truly for the first time this year. Unfortunately it quickly turns to summer here in Las Vegas so I have to soak it up while I can! I’m loving the emerging pastels, blooming perfumes, & especially the soft prints. Today I’m sharing some of my picks for spring- all of them gorgeous & luxe feeling! Keep reading to check them out! [Read more…]
Purple is my favorite color & every fall I tend to dip into that color scheme even more! While purple-toned shades are my favorite for eyes, purple lips are awesome! I collected some of my absolute favorites & included varying price ranges as well. Keep reading to check them all out! [Read more…]
Matte lip products are still having a serious moment. I’ve been promising a big matte lipstick post for some time now but I just wasn’t quite ready yet. & now I am! Basically I wanted this post to be BIG. I’m talking huge. Because I love me some matte lips! My lips tend to be more dry so the list I’ve compiled tends to have really comfortable, creamy, & gorgeous shades that don’t tug the lips. I’ve gathered up my absolute favorite formulas & brands here to share with you- keep reading to check them all out including both lipstick & lip cream options! [Read more…]
When I’m ready to jump full-speed into the warmer months, the first thing I look for is a bit of color! Color is the fastest way to change up a look & something that can really make a look pop! Some of my favorite products to add a splash of color to my makeup are in this post & I even have a way to save some cash with ShopatHome.com– so keep reading to check it out! [Read more…]
Beauty Box 5 is still one of my favorite subscriptions just based on value & brands alone. Each month they bring in something new I haven’t tried or a brand I’ve heard of before. This month BB5 keeps us on trend for spring with bold liner & lashes along with a few other goodies. Keep reading to see what this monthly subscription packed for March! [Read more…]
Although I’m a total lip product lover…oranges can be tough. I recently got to snap up the Stila Stay All Day Vinyl Lip Gloss in Poppy Vinyl & definitely needed to share! Plus- today it is the ULTA beauty steal which means you can get it for 50% off! Pair that with a new-to-me site called Shop at Home which gives you rebate cash & it is a true beauty deal! Keep reading to check out why this color is a must-have! [Read more…]
I’ve been all about eyeshadow & lipliners lately…& today I get to show you some new favorites! Beauty ADDICTS is a line that is new to me but I’m quite impressed with the 4 products I’ve tried so far…& really love the looks I’ve created! Keep reading to check out my makeup look & thoughts! [Read more…]
Lip products are likely the beauty item I change up the most. I separated all of these into colors as opposed to formulas because I wear similar shades throughout the year- but often in very different tones & levels of brightness! Keep reading to check out my favorites from all of 2014 & don’t forget to check out my other beauty favorites from 2014 at the bottom! [Read more…]
What are you up to this year for New Year’s Eve? Normally we celebrate in a pretty laid back way- but of course I like my makeup to look FIERCE!
When I think of NYE, I always want to bring out my best features. You’re probably thinking, “Stephanie, shouldn’t that be all the time?” & okay you might have a point. What I mean is that NYE tends to be the closest I get to “clubbing” since we’re such lame 20-somethings. I love the lighting & the glitz- much of which tends to reflect highlighter like the best spotlight ever. Using some items from the Mirabella Beauty Faerie Holiday Collection, I’m going to demo how to really get your glow on & especially make blue eyes pop- because that’s what I love to do.