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Laura Mercier Tangerine Swatch

Laura Mercier Crème Lip Colour In Tangerine

Laura Mercier Crème Lip Colour In Tangerine

Press SampleIt seems almost comical now, that only a few years ago orange-based lipstick was so unusual!  One of my favorite ways to incorporate vibrant color into my makeup routine is to add a dash of orange, and you’ll see why when you click through to view this Laura Mercier Tangerine Swatch.  This shade is a sophisticated coral-orange in the decadent Laura Mercier Crème Lip Color formula that will quickly graduate to “go-to” status among your lippies.   [Read more...]

Epic Blend Lip Balm Review

Epic Blend Lip Balm Flavors

Epic Blend Lip Balm Flavors

Press SampleNo matter the season, I constantly carry a lip balm in my bag. In fact, balms are scattered throughout my house, so one is always convenient when I need a quick fix!  Here’s the lowdown…  ALL of the balms are gluten-free, non-GMO, all natural, and cruelty free.  There are vegan options, and unscented options, to please everyone!  Click through for more photos and my full review of Epic Blend Lip Balm! [Read more...]

Fizzy Rosie Swatch, Lancôme Gloss In Love

Lancôme Gloss In Love

Lancôme Gloss In Love

Press SampleIs it too cheesy for me to simply say that I am “In Love” with Lancôme Gloss In Love?  Click through for swatches of Fizzy Rosie, and for an explanation of why I adore this gloss. [Read more...]

Nude York and Sun Diego Swatches, City Lips

City Lips

City Lips

City Lips:  Nude York and Sun Diego

City Lips: Nude York and Sun Diego

Press SampleI’ve told my readers a million times that my skin is very sensitive. While I LOVE lip plumpers–more for their ability to smooth out fine lines on the lips than for the plumping action–some formulas irritate the skin around my lips, leaving it red and inflamed.  As a result, testing new plumping product is something I don’t do often, but when I received an email from City Lips, I decided I was due! [Read more...]

Essence Longlasting Lipsticks

Essence Lippies

Essence Lippies

Press SampleJust look at these lipsticks! You would assume they are much more expensive than $2.99 right? Well guess what, they even FEEL more expensive! Essence Lipstick, conveniently carried at Ulta, feel smooth during application and delivers the most gorgeous high-pigment color!  Click through for more photos of these pretty lippies, and for swatches of On The Catwalk, Dare To Be Nude, and Wear Berries. [Read more...]

Greek Holiday And Salamanca, NARS

Greek Holiday and Salamanca Swatches, NARS

Greek Holiday and Salamanca Swatches, NARS

Press SampleI can always rely on NARS for summery shades that work both day and night.  When NARS announced their new lip gloss formula I also received two shades to share with you.  Greek Holiday is a shimmery neutral, and Salamanca is a vibrant berry pink.  Click through for more photos! [Read more...]

Subscriptions: LipMonthly Review

Lip Monthly Subscription Review

Lip Monthly Subscription Review

lip-monthly-reviewPress SampleReaders, you know I love a great beauty subscription service.  You also know I love a STEAL.  These two things together = LipMonthly.  This beauty subscription service just launched in May 2014 and is all lips all the time!  The regular cost of this box is a super-low $10 per month, each box includes 2-3 full sized products and 2-3 sample products.  Keep reading though, because I have a promo code for you to get your first box for only $5!  With no commitment to buy more! [Read more...]

Sweet Experience Swatch, MAC Amplified Lipstick

Sweet Experience Swatch, MAC Amplified Lipstick

Sweet Experience Swatch, MAC Amplified Lipstick

Press SampleThe MAC Cosmetics Playland Collection is filled with vivid shades in every shade of the rainbow!  One of the more subtle shades from the lineup is Sweet Experience, but this Amplified Lipstick still stands out in the crowd! [Read more...]

Chuffed Swatch, butter LONDON

butter LONDON Chuffed

butter LONDON Chuffed

Press SampleI fall in and out of love with pinks, but universally flattering shades of apricot like butter LONDON Chuffed LIPPY Sheer Lip Gloss are always in my bag.  If you’re still under the impression that butter LONDON only offers nail lacquer, you’re wrong!  The brand now sells lip gloss, cream blush, eye pencil and mascara.  Expert tip: their product for the lips is as perfect as their product for the tips!  [Read more...]

Bright Side Lipglass, MAC Playland

MAC Bright Side Lipglass

MAC Bright Side Lipglass

Press SampleIt’s time to play with some color, readers! If you think you can’t embrace this trend, shades like Bright Side from the MAC Playland collection are perfect for you. [Read more...]