Posts Tagged ‘make up’

What’s your FAVORITE mascara?

July 10, 2008

Mascara is probably one of most important things in my makeup collection. My eyelashes are no more than 1.5 centimeters long at the most and my eyes don’t shine on their own. Therefore I resort to mascara.

There are so many brands on the market now and I’ve gone through about half of them, but needless to say, I think I’ve found the my favorite.. well my 2 favorites.

1. Diorshow by DIOR. $24 at Sephora.

2. BADGal Lash by Benefit. $19 for the full size of $9 for the travel size (this is good for you if you don’t use mascara often.

*I also will note that I usually use a Clinique’s lash primer, just for the extra conditioning and to make sure my lashes don’t fall out too soon. hehe.

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Clean your make-up brushes!

July 9, 2008

The other day I was waiting to go to a party and I was walking around union square and slipped into their sephora to buy an the eybrow kit, Brow Zings from Benefit (this is the best kit every, BTW). I started talking to the very helpful sales person and I ended up spending $150!

I didn’t know that you had to clean your makeup brushes every week! My makeup brushes were like 6 years old and every cleaned, but 2 times, hehe. So I vowed to be clean and bacteria free and bought this kit. It’s a great buy at only $44 bucks and you get the essentials. All I needed to by to accompany this was an eyeliner brush for $12. What a bargain. I urge you to clean your brushes often and if it’s been too long, just toss them. It’s not work the eye bacteria. EWW.

How to make your own Eco-Friendly Cosmetics

April 14, 2008

Hey guys!

Check out this video where Rob and Corinne from Threadbanger show you how to make your own eco-friendly cosmetics. It’s really easy and really fun – plus you can add your own fragrances and essential oils!

is La Mer really worth the price?

April 14, 2008

I see Le Mer products all over New York and when I’m not seeing this expensive beauty and cosmetics line, I’m reading about it in magazines. Ok, so sure Gwenyth Paltrow, Rachel Bilson and Paris Hilton uses this… but let’s all face it. They can afford it! So this is my question to you – is it really worth the price? $125 for 1 oz of face cream???

Then I read about the Cosmetics Restriction Diet in the NY Times and it basically said that a person only needs a good cleanser and a facial sunscreen – all that can be purchased for under $30 at your local drugstore.

What do you think?

makeup alley.

November 7, 2007

who is a member of makeup alley? if you don’t know what that is, you can check it out here. it’s a pretty cool forum all about makeup, beauty and beauty products. you can get some great reviews by real people and you can even swap makeup – though i wouldn’t recommend that!!! got a question? they have an answer. and there are always thousands of people on the site, so you always have someone to talk to about makeup…. and who doesn’t like talking about makeup? so next time you’re going to splurge on that 30 dollar lancome eyeshadow, make sure you check out makeup alley and see if its actually worth the big bucks!

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