Beauty Best Under $10, makeup

e.l.f. Studio SPF 45 Sunscreen Loose Powder Review

e.l.f. SPF 45 powder

Weekly Cheap Secret:

We all know that wearing sunscreen is important. Adults that wear sunscreen daily have a 50% less chance of developing skin cancer. And it helps to reduce the look of premature aging. People are vain and I believe this is what makes sunscreen really sell!

I had to try this Loose Powder SPF 45 Sunscreen by e.l.f. Studio. I apply sunscreen daily to exposed areas and my foundation contains SPF too. This is good enough for most days… Continue reading | 7 Comments

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EauMG in NYC – Caron Boutique

Caron powder puff

Operation Caron Powder Puff: 2012

My trip to NYC.

Hidden in a difficult to find tropical oasis in Midtown East is a Caron boutique. The Caron boutique hides above an ordinary Express in a Phyto Universe. It’s hot and humid with tropical plants growing up the walls. Inside this strange ecosystem in the city is a gilded oasis within an oasis. It’s Caron. This small space is filled with decadence, with luxuries, with pale peach powder puffs, rose scented powders, fountains filled… Continue reading | 15 Comments

makeup

Alima Pure Minerals Eyeshadow Review – Shades of Taupe

Alima Pure Mineral Eyeshadow Review
Alima Pure eyeshadow samples, no flash

I’ve been really happy with most of the Alima Pure Mineral products that I have ordered. They have wonderful matte shades for the eyes and face. And all of the eyeshadows have been very pretty and easy to use. Here are some swatches of “shades of purple”. Not all of the shades are purple but they do have purple in them: purple, eggplant, mauve, cool-toned taupes. All of these shades work together. I love the… Continue reading | 6 Comments

makeup

Everyday Minerals Blush Review – Corals

Everyday Minerals Coral Blush Review

I’m reviewing and swatching 6 Everyday Minerals Loose Mineral Cheek Colors in coral shades with various finishes.

F. Matte Blush in Nick Nack – A matte, light warm peach (pink with lots of yellow undertones). This is a very natural looking shade on me. In fact, it barely shows up, but this is a good thing with certain makeup looks.

E. Matte Blush in Weekend Getaway – A matte dusty peach for light to medium skin tones.

D. Matte Blush