Blogger Love | Bet You Didn’t Know: Random Facts About Me Tag

Blogger Love | Bet You Didn’t Know: Random Facts About Me Tag

I'll admit it: I love reading "get to know me" tags from other bloggers, but they actually scare me. I'm pretty coy when it comes to my personal life, so sharing facts about me can sometimes feel intimidating.Β  Nevertheless, I was elated when the lovely, Sarah, (creator of A Woman's Confidence) tagged me to participate in the "Bet You Didn't Know" Tag. This tag was created by Jenni over at Housewife Hustle. Please keep reading to learn seven random facts about me!

Makeup Minimalism | Summer Declutter – 21 Cosmetic, Skincare & Haircare Products Gone!

Makeup Minimalism | Summer Declutter – 21 Cosmetic, Skincare & Haircare Products Gone!

As a beauty blogger and lover, I'm constantly trying out new cosmetics, skincare and hair care products. Whether I've made a purchase myself, receive a gift, or a free sample, my collection has been expanding beyond my control. In an attempt to curb my waste and make use of what I own, I document myΒ yearlong [...]

Makeup Minimalism | Summer 2019 Beauty Empties (Cosmetics, Skincare & Haircare)

Makeup Minimalism | Summer 2019 Beauty Empties (Cosmetics, Skincare & Haircare)

As a beauty blogger and lover, I'm constantly trying out new cosmetic, skincare and hair care products. However, over the past 2-3 years, I've been attempting to reign in my shopping and work through what I own through a comprehensive inventory system, periodic No-Buys, and yearlong Project Pans. The below products are beauty items that I am happy to have finished over the past 3 months. Although the total number of products finished is not greater than the number of new items that entered my collection, I still view these finished products as a small victory. Please keep reading to see what I used up this Summer!

Bad or Rad | Juvia’s Place Nubian Eyeshadow Palette Review

Bad or Rad | Juvia’s Place Nubian Eyeshadow Palette Review

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've likely heard of indie beauty darling, Juvia's Place. This affordable, black-owned, indie beauty brand is known for their affordably and highly pigmented eyeshadows. But are they truly worth the hype? In today's post, we'll deep dive into the Juvia's Place Palette that started it all...the OG, The Nubian Β Eyeshadow Palette. This is probably the most controversial of all Juvia's Place palettes because many fans of the brand dislike the formula of this palette when comparing it to the brand's later releases.

Huda Beauty Smokey Obsession Palette Review

Huda Beauty Smokey Obsession Palette Review

The Huda Beauty Obsession Eyeshadow Palettes are curated 9-Pan palettes that come in a variety of color stories, from neutrals, nudes, jewel tones, and neons. Given how quickly the range has expanded since launching in 2017, I was curious to see if these mini palettes are worth the hype. Please keep reading for an in [...]

MASSIVE Mid-Year Beauty Declutter (26% of my collection gone!)

MASSIVE Mid-Year Beauty Declutter (26% of my collection gone!)

As a beauty blogger and lover, I'm constantly trying out new cosmetic, skincare and hair care products. However, over the past 2-3 years, I've been attempting to reign in my shopping and work through what I own through a comprehensive inventory system, periodic No-Buys, and yearlong Project Pans. Although my preference is always to finish up the products I buy, decluttering is a necessity when you own a vast beauty collection. The below products are beauty items that I have decluttered this past Spring, excluding those products that I am currently trying to sell on Poshmark. Although the total number of products decluttered is not greater than the number of new items that entered my collection, I still view this declutter as a small victory. It takes a lot of mental toughness to think critically enough to declutter beauty products, because of the personal attachment I place on these goodies. Please keep reading to see what I moved out of my collection this Spring!

Beau-Tea Talks| Buying PR Packages? Is it Shady?

Beau-Tea Talks| Buying PR Packages? Is it Shady?

As the democratization of beauty industry continues, the power dynamic and relationship between brands and consumers is shifting. I bet cosmetic and skincare executives would never have guessed that an endorsement from a reviewer on YouTube could make or break a product launch, but has influencer PR gone too far? In today's Beau-Tea, we'll be discussing the emerging trend for big-name beauty brands to sell PR packages to the public.

Worth the Hype!? Viseart Grande Pro Volume 1 Eyeshadow Palette Review

Worth the Hype!? Viseart Grande Pro Volume 1 Eyeshadow Palette Review

Y'll I had the toughest time finding the right words to describe the Viseart Grande Pro Volume I eyeshadow palette. To say it in the simplest terms, not all products can be easily defined as being "bad" or "good." Please keep reading for a swatches and an in-depth review on the Viseart Grande Pro Volume I Eyeshadow Palette.

Blogger Recognition Award #2: How to Sustain Blog Growth

Blogger Recognition Award #2: How to Sustain Blog Growth

Although I focus primarily on beauty-related content, as a beauty blogger, I love partaking in blogger tags. Whether I've been tagged in a fun challenge or nominated for a blogger-to-blogger award, I'm always so grateful to be a part of this creative community and feel such a sense of joy that I'll get to nominate other bloggers.