Bad or Rad | Kylie Cosmetics High Gloss Review

Bad or Rad | Kylie Cosmetics High Gloss Review

Since launching in 2016 with her infamous lip kits, Kylie Cosmetics has become one of the fastest growing beauty brands in the industry and catapulted Kylie Jenner to billionaire status. Kylie Cosmetics is currently one of the biggest beauty brands on Instagram, with over 20 million avid fans, but the brand remains divisive in the eyes of many consumers.Β Is Kylie Cosmetics really worth the hype or is the brand only successful due to the mega-stardom of the brand's famous founder? In today's review, we'll be taking a deep dive into the Kylie Cosmetics High Glosses. Please keep reading for arm swatches, lip try-ons and my honest thoughts.

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 [...]

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

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

As a beauty blogger and lover, I'm constantly trying 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 [...]

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.

7 Beauty Products I Regret Buying

7 Beauty Products I Regret Buying

Not every new beauty find can be a winning product for everyone because everyone has different needs when it comes to cosmetics, skincare, and haircare. Even the biggest beauty enthusiast will sometimes try a new product that is a dud. Although I love reading about what products my favorite bloggers and influencers are loving, "negative" reviews can be just as informative.Β Please keep reading to see the beauty products that I regret purchasing.

Student Discounts on 30+ Beauty Brands | Save Major Coin $$$

Student Discounts on 30+ Beauty Brands | Save Major Coin $$$

Honestly, why wasn't I more aware of student discounts when I was an undergrad in college? Whether you're a major beauty fanatic or new to the beauty game, student discounts are a dope way for students to save money while shopping. If you're interested in saving some money on indie and mainstream cosmetic, skincare, and haircare brands, then please keep reading.

Bad or Rad | Melt Cosmetics Blueprint Eyeshadow Stack Review

Bad or Rad | Melt Cosmetics Blueprint Eyeshadow Stack Review

Melt Cosmetics has remained one of the hottest indie beauty brands in the market since the brand released their first line of lipsticks in 2013. Aesthetically, Melt Cosmetics is like the cooler, younger sister of Kat Von D – with marketing and color stories that encourage customers to rock unique, bold looks.

Whenever Melt Cosmetics teases a new release, the hype surrounding that release quickly builds in the beauty community. Hype quickly turns into hysteria as avid fans rush to snag Melt’s newest eyeshadow stack and eyeshadow palette releases. All of the brands most recent releases have sold out within days of launching: Gemini Palette, Twenty Seven Palette, Smoke Sessions Palette, and the BluePrint Stack. But is the brand's beloved BluePrint Stack worth the hype?

L’OREAL True Match Foundation Review

L’OREAL True Match Foundation Review

Whenever a new beauty product launches within a matter of weeks the beauty community determines whether that launch will became a "holy grail" staple or whether the product is a fail. But have you ever noticed that every new release is slowly forgotten, regardless of whether they've earned cult classic status or whether they were an utter fail? In my new series, "Back-In-Time Beauty," I'll be rediscovering old cult classic beauty staples to see whether these goodies stand the test of the test of time or whether they were an overhyped release that will eventually fade into obscurity. For my inaugural post in this series, I'll be reviewing the L'OREAL True Match Foundation. Please keep reading for more on this OG drugstore foundation staple.