2018 Favorites

Friday, January 4, 2019

2018 was a pretty great year, makeup wise. I didn't try too many new things (mostly just a handful of new lip formulas and just a few new Manyo Factory products) and mostly just beefed up my Natasha Denona collection in addition to my brush hoard. Here's my favorites from the year!

2018 Beauty Let Downs

Friday, December 28, 2018


Before I trot out the products that I loved this year, I thought I'd share the products that let me down.

When Love is Not Enough: Surratt Expressioniste Brow Pomade Review

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

What's the longest you've waited for something to restock? The Surratt Expressioniste Brow Pomade was out of stock at Sephora and other retailers for close to a year. October marked ten months since I had signed up for an email alert for a restock, an alert I never ended up receiving. By some strange chance, I happened to be looking at the listing for the product when it became available again, and I ordered it without much hesitation since I was in the market for a brow styling product.

50 Words or Less: Empties

Friday, December 14, 2018


Some empties that I've finished over the last few months. Some full sized, some samples. Nothing that I want to delve deep into if I can help it.

Pat McGrath Labs: Matte Trance Lipsticks

Saturday, December 8, 2018
I have a new favorite lipstick formula, and the big golden lips give it away rather easily.  After purchasing my first Pat McGrath Labs Matte Trance lipstick in April of this year, I became really enamored with the formulation.