2017 Favorites (Cruelty-Free)

What a year. I’m going to post my 2017 reflection and 2018 goals separately, but I’ll say right now that this year has been both challenging and rewarding in so many ways. I’m also happy to be spending my last Read More…

2016 Favorites

I’ve finally got my favorites video up for 2016! I pared down my favorite makeup and skincare for the year. I could have added twice the number of products, but I wanted to show only what I used the most. Read More…

2MT: Fall Colors

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a two-minute transformation, so I thought it would be fun to do another one with fall colors. By coincidence, I ended up using all matte eyeshadows. Check it out: The music in Read More…

Cheap + Easy Glitter Lips for Halloween

Wow, Colleen’s doing a Halloween post? Well, kinda… I’ve never really gotten into Halloween, except for the candy when I was a kid. Now, I supposed I’d be excited for a costume party just for the fun makeup. So today’s Read More…

Holiday Red Lipsticks on a Budget

Hello, everyone! I’m back at home and enjoying the pre-holiday craziness with my family. I thought it would be a good time to take a look at some amazing, affordable red lipsticks–from bright to sultry, shiny to matte. With holiday Read More…

September Favorites 2014

I had only a few favorites for September, but I just found myself reaching for the same things over and over again. Without further ado…. Here’s a little more information about each of the products I talk about in the Read More…

CVS Haul | June 2014

Hi, guys! Very exciting times–I made a video to show what I got at CVS yesterday. I know it’s not perfect, and in fact I’m super nervous posting it knowing that there are obvious flaws, but we’ve all gotta start Read More…