Blogger Love | Would You Rather Tag

LOL I’m so slow to post out blogger tags, but I always do my best to get to every tag. As always, I love blogger tags and blogger community awards because they are so great for fostering a sense of community in the blogosphere.

In today’s post we’ll answer some tough “Would You Rather” style questions! 

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Sephora VIB Sale Haul 2019

Let me level with you: I’ve had my online shopping cart ready since March… in anticipation for the Spring Sale. To be fair, I’ve had quite a lot of time to plan out my purchases (no impulse buys here) AND I have a few gift cards that have been burning a hole in my pocket. However, this will (hopefully) be my last haul until my birthday in the Fall because my spending has been out of control all year. 

Please keep reading to see what I snagged at this year’s Spring VIB Sale.

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A Beauty Guru Made Me Buy It: Beauty & Fashion Roundup

As a beauty blogger and makeup lover, I spend the majority of my time reading about, watching videos on, and playing with makeup. Simply put: I live for it.

However, this particular hobby can get quite expensive because buying new makeup is expensive. Although I wouldn’t consider myself a gullible shopper, beauty influencers play a big role in influencing what I buy. Please keep reading to see what *recent* products beauty gurus made me buy.

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Makeup Minimalism | 2019 Low Buy Introduction & Project Pan Goal

At the close of 2018, I had every intention of doing a yearlong cosmetic No-Buy. Having successfully completed a 6 month No Buy in years past, I felt like this challenge would be doable for me. However, the more I thought about doing a yearlong No Buy, the more anxious I became about my spending…  I started to spend uncontrollably, constantly buying new beauty products online. Essentially, I was on a beauty binge that lasted for roughly 2.5 months.

As a result of my reckless spending this Fall and this Winter, I’ve decided to put myself on a three-month long No-Buy. My No-Buy started on February 11th and will run through May 11th.

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8 Underrated Beauty YouTubers You Should Be Watching

With tons of beauty content on YouTube, it can be a struggle to discover new content creators. If you’re bored with your current subscription list, then please check out these underrated Beauty YouTubers.

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Beautycon NYC 2019 | Was it Worth It?

If you like beauty and you like drama… then this Beautycon NYC 2019 Recap is 100% for you! This year’s event was full of awesome moments, but unfortunately, the overall experience didn’t live up to the hype that was promised online. Brand Experiences I can’t lie, I’m still salty that many of the major American…

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Melt Cosmetics Gemini Palette Dupe | Get the Look for Less $$

I can’t lie – I am bummed that I missed out the the Melt Cosmetics Gemini Palette. The color scheme is the perfect combination of warm browns and grungy greens. Leave it to Melt to make beauty lovers worldwide lust after pukey green and brown colors.

The Gemini Palette helped to start the wave of green-hued palettes that we’re currently seeing in the market. As a result, there are quite a few ways to dupe this palette with single shadows or shadows in other pre-made palettes… for much less!

Please keep reading to see how I created a dupe palette for the Melt Cosmetics Gemini Palette.

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Taking a Bite Out of L.A. | My Experience at the Bite Beauty Lip Lab

During my most recent trip to LA, I created my own bespoke lipsticks at the Bite Beauty Lip Lab in Larchmont. As a beauty lover and fan of the brand, I was dying to create my own custom lipstick. Fun fact: I booked my appointment at the Lip Lab before I even booked my plane ticket.

Please keep reading to learn more about my experience creating two bespoke lipsticks at the Bite Beauty Lip Lab.

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Bad or Rad: Milk Makeup Review

Like other American, It-girl indie brands, Glossier and Nudestix, Milk Makeup is a hot, new beauty brand known for its inclusive messaging and unique, clean beauty offerings. But does the brand live up to the hype?

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19 Indie Cosmetics Brands You Should Try in 2019 | Volume #3 (Brands I Want to Try, Too)

At this point, it should go without saying that I’m a beauty fanatic. The only thing I love more than trying a new beauty product is discovering a new beauty brand. With the proliferation of social media and influencer marketing, there are so many cool, indie brands bursting onto the scene.

In today’s post, we’ll be exploring some indie or lesser-known brands currently on my radar.

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