Last weekend, I attended my first ever Gen Beauty San Francisco! Gen Beauty is an event hosted by Ipsy and creator Michelle Phan, to bring together brands, creators and beauty lovers alike for a weekend of fun! The expo is hosted in a variety of large cities throughout the country, L.A., New York, San Francisco, etc. If you are considering attending Gen Beauty in your city, here are some of my take-aways from the event. [Read more…]
Tarte is one of my favorite brands for beauty. Have you had your eye on the new Tarte Clay Stick Foundation like me? I ordered one and have swatched, worn and tested it out. Keep reading for my recap and if I would recommend or not! [Read more…]
At long last; literally, it took my package 16 days to arrive- it’s here. The iluvsarahii x Colourpop collab we’ve all been waiting for. Karen Gonzalez is one of my favorite influencers. She’s funny, creative and massively talented as a makeup artist. As soon as I opened my package, I instantly dug in to start playing with the gorgeous colors. Colourpop is a now popular cosmetics brand, known for it’s affordable prices and amazing pigmentation. Late delivery and shitty customer service aside, I was stoked for this collab between the brand and the MUA. [Read more…]
Recently, a colleague of mine asked if I had heard of The Ordinary. Which, I hadn’t. She is equally passionate about skincare as I am, and is coming from a more mature age perspective, so I trust her judgement. The Ordinary is now taking over the beauty community, and for a good reason. Can you say, “wonder serums that are cheap as fuck”? The Ordinary is a line under DECIEM, “The Abnormal Beauty Company”, and it combines amazing anti-aging ingredients with exquisite design and unnaturally low prices. I ordered a sampling of some products, and I’m here to give you The Ordinary Skincare first impressions. [Read more…]
Do you want to look like a mermaid? Cleopatra? Aphrodite the goddess of love? It’s achievable with the epitome of golden, glittery, gorgeous, lip-porn, holy grail products: Jouer Long-Wear Lip Topper in the oh-so-sensual name “Skinny Dip”. This product comes from one of Instagram’s favorite beauty brands- French-meaning “to play”, Jouer. [Read more…]
Liquid lipsticks have been all the rage it seems this past year. I myself love them, but I switch it up for different formulas (solid, glossy, metallic, every kind of lipstick is my kind of lipstick!) quite often. Typically liquid lipsticks are a great go-to for bold looks, and have the benefit of being long lasting. But sometimes, they might seem like more effort than ease! I put together this guide to liquid lipsticks for those of you who want to try them out, with some recommendations, tips & tricks.