Review and Demo: Hare Magic Moroccan Color Changing Lipstick

Review and Demo: Hare Magic Moroccan Color Changing Lipstick

Lips, Product reviews, Videos
Hey, guys! I have a really... strange... product to share with you. A friend of mine shared a blog post about this lipstick and we both HAD to have it! I ordered it on ebay that day, and four days later it's here: The Hare Magic Moroccan Color Changing Lipstick Color-changing lipsticks are not new technology. In fact, brands have been advertising "mood ring lipsticks" since the 1950s. That being said, there's something special about this particular version, and that's that it contains henna. You may know of henna as a skin dye used for intricate temporary tattoos that last for a few days, so that means that this lipstick is supposed to have a similar staining effect on the lips. I wasn't able to find too many articles or…
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St. Tropez Self Tanners

St. Tropez Self Tanners

Product reviews, Skin
Hi everyone! I got some responses about this self tanner when I mentioned in my favorites that I was drafting up a review, so I'm so excited to be getting this review to you all! I got the St. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing Mousse, Self Tan Bronzing Lotion Face, and a mini Tan Applicator Mitt from a giveaway at my college a few months ago and finally got to break it open recently. I've used the bronzing mousse once on my legs, and the bronzing face lotion here and there a couple times. Here's what the products look like: I love the black, white, and blue packaging. It looks so classic and sturdy. The pumps are great because they don't make a mess as you use them, and with self…
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You Can be a Feminist and Like Makeup

You Can be a Feminist and Like Makeup

Musings
There's some controversy about girls who love makeup, and this can come from stigmas about vanity and narcissism as much as the simple fact that feminism can be confusing. The word "feminism" means the belief that women are people, and deserve equal opportunity to men. Nothing more, nothing less. That's a pretty overwhelming definition, and people have taken it to mean a number of things. Some second- and third-wave feminists pointed to women happy to be stay-at-home mothers and homemakers as a detriment to feminism, even while promoting equal opportunity. Nowawdays, many feminists look at beauty bloggers and feel the same way, saying those women are trapped in the societal pressures to value their beauty above everything else, have dumbed down to become nothing more than an empty shell of femininity,…
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Amazing Drugstore Deal (My New Obsession)!

Amazing Drugstore Deal (My New Obsession)!

Beauty steals, Lips, Product reviews
Hey guys, So I'm super late on this bandwagon, but I'm in love with the Wet 'n Wild Megalast Lipsticks! I held off on trying these because I heard that since they're matte, they're a bit drying on the lips, and anything that's even a tiny bit drying will completely dry out my lips halfway through the day. But recently I started looking up swatches, and finally I thought I'd risk $2 and try one out. After trying one, I went out immediately and got a few more --- they're THAT good! https://flic.kr/p/qst64B https://flic.kr/p/pvTfDn 911D Stoplight Red The first drugstore I went to only had about three shades, but not surprisingly Stoplight Red was one of them, and I really wanted to try it. What better way to test a…
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Garnier BB Creams

Garnier BB Creams

Comparisons, Face, Product reviews
Hello all, I know it's been a few days since I've posted here or on my social media pages, but I've had a bit of a pest problem in my dorm and haven't been staying there most of the week. It should be fixed now, so hopefully I'll get right back to the routine I was just getting settled into. I bought the original formula of Garnier's BB Cream a few weeks ago, but soon realized that there's also a formula for oily and combination skin! I was so confused, because I had only heard that this BB cream is amazing, but had no idea that there were two options. So, I thought it would be a great idea to talk about the differences with both and show you what…
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Wet ‘n Wild Highlighting Powders

Wet ‘n Wild Highlighting Powders

Comparisons, Face, Product reviews
Hello, lovelies! I've mentioned loving Wet 'n Wild's Color Icon Bronzer in Reserve Your Cabana as a cheekbone highlight, so I was super excited when I found out that they released a highlight powder in their Fergie line! There were two shades, a bronze and a champagne, and I picked up the champagne shade: Rose Champagne Glow. https://flic.kr/p/qszFnW https://flic.kr/p/qbcD8H THIS CALLS FOR A COMPARISON POST! https://flic.kr/p/qbcDg8 Price: $2 for 0.46 oz/13 g, and $6 for .4 oz/11.3 g Packaging: Both have plastic packaging with a lid that clicks shut. However, Reserve Your Cabana has a much flimsier lid, while the Fergie compact is made of a sturdier black plastic (although still not comparable to a high-end compact). https://flic.kr/p/pvUFBB Color and Scent: In the compact, RYC is a very light skin-toned…
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Types of Foundation Brushes

Types of Foundation Brushes

Product reviews, Tools, Tutorials and Tips
Hey, beauties! I'm excited to announce a new series for my blog: Sunday Spotlight! Each week I'll focus on a different subject and talk about various options, and hopefully you'll have a better idea of what will work best for you. That way, you can save your money and treat yourself to something on your wish list :) So, here we go! There are so many different kinds of foundation brushes out there, and sometimes it's hard to tell which will work best with your different foundations, and which are worth splurging on. I'm in no way a makeup brush expert, but through some trial and error I have developed some opinions that I think might help anyone who's in the market for something new but isn't sure where to…
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Packing Tips & What I’m Packing

Packing Tips & What I’m Packing

Lifestyle, Organization
Hi, everyone! I'm heading down to Burbank next week to visit my boyfriend, who's been working down there for the summer. I'm super excited to spend some time with him and enjoy the hot weather! I fly across the country often for school, so I've gotten pretty good at packing a lot of stuff into little spaces. However, when I go home I typically bring way too much with the intention of leaving some behind, so on short trips like this I have a terrible habit of bringing too much under the excuse of "having options." Over time, I've started pushing myself to pack lighter, and now I have a few tips that I hope can help some of you out! Packing tips: Know what you'll be doing during your…
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