EauMG’s Favorite Makeup & Beauty Products 2016

For the past few years, I’ve made a list of my favorite beauty items from the year. These aren’t “new” products, even though some of them may be. These are products that are “new to me” products in 2016 that I fell in love with.

favorite makeup 2016

Makeup

Like 2015, 2016 was a year where my love of color cosmetics was rekindled. I was all about having fun with makeup. I loved wearing burgundy and pink on the eyes. Even if I’m delusional… Continue reading | 27 Comments

Boxwalla Beauty June 2016 Box – Unboxing & Review

Boxwalla Beauty Box

 

The theme for Boxwalla Beauty’s June Box was “Wandering Woman Must-Haves”. These are products that are easy to travel with and contain ingredients from around the globe.

Here’s what was in the box:

Gressa Skin Tin

 

Gressa Lumière Luminous Complexion Fluid in Elise (full-size, $28 value) – I had no idea what this was so with research I found out that this brand is based in the PNW and that this… Continue reading | 5 Comments

Pacifica Dream Big Lash Extending Mascara Review

Pacifica Dream Big Mascara

I think Pacifica makes great fragrances for the money. For years I’ve been using their perfumes and bath/body products. They have expanded the brand over the years to include cruelty-free cosmetics and facial skincare. I haven’t tried their makeup until now!

Pacifica’s most recent mascara launch is Dream Big Lash Extending Mascara.

The Claims: Pacifica is calling this a “7-in-1” mascara: lash serum, length, lift, volume, conditioning, rich color and 2-in-1 brush. It volumizes with plant fibers and conditions with a peptide… Continue reading | 6 Comments

CARGO Essential Lip Color & Lip Gloss Review & FOTD

I’m finally feeling like playing in makeup again. I mean, I’ve always loved playing in makeup. I guess what I mean is that I finally feel like posting makeup reviews/looks again. I feel like *talking* about makeup again. I feel like talking about colors and textures and pretty potions. Who knows, maybe another vintage inspired makeup tutorial will show up on EauMG again?

Cargo Essential Lipstick

I’ve tried three lip products from Cargo Cosmetics, a brand that is inspired by travel… Continue reading | 4 Comments

Hourglass Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil in Platinum Blonde Review & FOTD

Hourglass Brow Pencil

Hourglass has expanded their Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil range by adding six new shades: Platinum Blonde, Warm Blonde, Auburn, Warm Brunette, Ash and Natural Black.

The Claims: Hourglass claims that this is a buildable formula that combines powder, pencil and wax “to create the look of naturally full, defined brows in one easy step”. It has a triangular shape to “sculpt with broad strokes using the flat edge of the pencil as well as fill in with fine lines using the pointed tip”.

I’ve tried Platinum