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
CeraVe is one of my favorite skincare lines. In fact, it may be my favorite skincare line. Most of the products are gentle and the line is affordable. I’ve also had numerous dermatologists recommend that I use CeraVe products for every skin problem that I’ve ever had (dryness, eczema, acne). Since these products come recommended to me by people with much more skincare education than me AND that these products work for me when I use them, I trust this brand. Whenever they launch a new product, I’m eager… Continue reading | 18 Comments
Bésame is a line of cosmetics inspired by authentic vintage beauty products and makeup. I’ve been using their lipsticks for years. Now that it is winter, I’m currently in a cream blush/gel stain makeup mood. I want a dewy complexion so I’ve switched to cream-based products.
Besame 1938 Crimson Cream Rouge is exactly what the name implies. It’s a vintage inspired red cream rouge for lips and cheeks.
The packaging: Besame is a great brand because they’re dedicated to every detail. This is a painted tin… Continue reading | 11 Comments
I’ve been very skeptical about this entire “BB Cream” thing. I viewed it as a glorified tinted moisturizer…and tinted moisturizer is just some pigment mixed into your moisturizer. BB Creams claim to also be a concealer and sometimes they claim to be a makeup base. One thing I’ve learned about BB Creams is that they claim to do it all. This makes a skeptical person like myself very suspicious.
We’ll I’ve finally warmed up to them as I like the idea of a multi-purpose product and… Continue reading | 3 Comments
The Lipstick League – week of 5.20.13
Question of the Week – Before we officially head into Summer 2013, tell us: What was your favorite new beauty product of Spring 2013, and why?
EauMG’s Answer – I really haven’t kept up with new launches. None of the makeup has really caught my attention. I do like the LE Mugler Angel Aqua Chic.
Nouveau Cheap – The semi-annual CVS Beauty Clearance Sale is officially underway, with many cosmetics reduced to 50% or 75% off… Continue reading