Urban Decay Naked Basics

So my approach with Urban Decay Naked Basics was a little backwards, having bought Naked2 Basics first. Don’t judge. I’ve really been feeling matte neutrals lately. My energy’s been zapped lately, so I need foolproof…and mattes are exactly that. Let’s be honest – you know what the packaging looks like, so let’s jump right into it. … Read more

2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Under 25

Those of you in the United States, I hope you had a delightful Thanksgiving. I’m still working on my tryptophan coma. No, I did not go shopping yesterday (I vehemently disagree with shopping on Thanksgiving). No, I did not line up or go shopping today (as someone who, in a past life, worked Black Friday … Read more

Discuss: Most-Used Summer Products

While I’m over here lamenting the pending demise of summer, some of you are eagerly anticipating Fall – chunky sweaters, boots, cozy shit, PSLs… Hell, some of you might be drinking PSLs already. I don’t know if its available yet and I don’t want to because I don’t care (so don’t tell me). Autumn is my … Read more

Urban Decay Freelove Dupe

I can never hope to be a massive repository of dupe information like Temptalia is, but if I notice something neat, I’ll point it out. So, recently, I hosted a giveaway for a single pot of Urban Decay’s Freelove eyeshadow. Freelove is a lovely pinky-peachy-gold with a frosty, satin finish. I love it. I was … Read more

Worth it? NYX Green CC Cream

Overall, I enjoy a mostly-even complexion with few skin complaints. One thing I sometimes experience, almost inexplicably, is redness on my cheeks. I don’t have rosacea, and I’m not on any medications that have flushing as a side effect – I just experience occasional blotchy redness on my cheeks. It makes wearing blush a bit of a … Read more