Makeup Minimalism | Fall 2018 Beauty Empties (October, November, December)

As an avid beauty lover, I am always buying and trying new cosmetic, skin, and hair care products. However, I want to try to minimize my waste and make use of what I own, so I share empties to keep me accountable and to log my progress in down-sizing my collection. I am thrilled to…

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The Newbie Awards | Worst of Beauty 2018

Even though I found many new beauty loves in 2018, I came across a few fails, too. From allergic reactions and breakouts to ineffective formulas, these were the worst products I tried in 2018. Please keep reading to discover the worst beauty products I tried in 2018.

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The Newbie Awards | Best of Beauty 2018

As a makeup lover, there is nothing more thrilling than finding a new holy grail product that you just can’t live without. While there were plenty of flops and fails in 2018, there was also a lot of good. Over the course of the year, I tried some incredible products that have become staples in my daily routine.

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Natasha Denona Mini Lila Palette First Impressions

Natasha Denona is having a major moment in the beauty world, alongside other hot brands such as Fenty Beauty, Pat McGrath Labs, and Viseart. Not only are each of these brands founded by badass women (Natasha Denona, Rihanna, Pat McGrath, and Anastasia Vandusen-Sparrow, respectively), but these brands produce innovative, high quality products. Unlike other prestige brands that are content to follow the trends, these brands set them.

As I was waiting in line at Sephora I stumbled upon the Mini Lila Palette and immediately gave into the temptation to buy this product due to the beautifully pigmented shadows and affordable price point of the palette.

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ABH Norvina Palette First Impressions

Anastasia Beverly Hills is one of the few beauty brands on the market that doesn’t just follow trends. They set them. After the launch of the Norvina Palette in July, other brands started dropping their own purple-themed palettes. But does the ABH Norvina Palette live up to the hype? Keep reading for a first impression review.

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Saying Goodbye to $200 Worth of Skincare

This May, I decluttered over $200 worth of skincare due to a painful chemical burn caused by my skincare items interacting with one another. If you’re interested to hear about what went wrong and what I’m getting rid of, then please keep reading.

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Sustainable Beauty: Loma Haircare Review

Loma Hair Care is an independent hair care brand that promises to provide natural, sustainable hair care that won’t break the bank or irritate the scalp. But will this work? Please keep reading this review to learn more.

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Damaging Effects of Dry Shampoo & Haircare for Sensitive Scalps

Although many haircare products tout their ability to make hair stronger, longer, shinier, less frizzy, etc. many products do nothing to help improve overall scalp health even though the foundation of healthy hair is a healthy scalp. If you’re tired of buying expensive products that do nothing for your scalp help, please keep reading.

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