Bad or Rad | Persona Cosmetics Identity Palette Review

Bad or Rad | Persona Cosmetics Identity Palette Review

Founded in 2016 by makeup artist and beauty blogger, Sona Gasparian, Persona Cosmetics is all about providing beauty lovers with high quality products that will make wearers look and feel good. Since launching in 2015, the brand has released a series of eyeshadow palettes, eyeliners, lip glosses and liquid lipsticks. But is is indie darling worth the hype? In today's post, we'll be diving into the brand's first launch, The Identity Palette. Please keep reading for my thoughts on this neutral palette.

Bad or Rad | ColourPop x Disney Villains Collection Review

Bad or Rad | ColourPop x Disney Villains Collection Review

Look at this stuff - isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think my collection's complete? Wouldn't you think I'm the girl... the girl who has everything? Without a doubt, ColourPop is one of the most addictive, trendy beauty brands in the beauty game because of the brand's ability to create incredibly high quality, beautifully packaged products at prices that do not break the bank. Needless to say, I was stoked when I saw that ColourPop was collaborating with Disney to launch an all-new collection inspired by the Disney Villains. But does this collection live up to the hype? Keep reading to find out.

Bad or Rad | ColourPop Sweet Talk Eyeshadow Palette Review, Swatches & Demo

Bad or Rad | ColourPop Sweet Talk Eyeshadow Palette Review, Swatches & Demo

ColourPop Palettes are like chips - you can't have just one. When I saw the promotional images for ColourPop's coral-themed, Spring Collection I wanted to buy everything in the collection. After much internal debate, I decided to pick up Sweet Talk Eyeshadow Palette, but does it live up to the hype? Keep reading to find out.

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

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.

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

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.

Bad or Rad | Milk Makeup Review

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. This brand champions the no-makeup makeup look for the girl of guy on the go through their multi-use makeup products. But does the brand live up to the hype? Please keep reading for an in-depth review of Milk Makeup's cult classic products: Blur Stick Matte Primer, Lip + Cheek Cream Stick in Werk, Supernova Holographic Highlighter, Lit Highlighter, and KUSH Mascara.

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

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.