Kat Von D — Makeup Review*

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Today, the struggle was real. However, I fought through the exhaustion, caffeine shakes, and vigorous ADHD to produce for you—for YOU, dear friend— a review of some pretty awesome makeup products, all things considered.

Two of Kat Von D’s LockIt Concealers, translucent powder, two brushes, and even my Kat Von D contour pallet made it into the mix.

I think it’s no secret that Kat Von D knows her makeup.

Mommy, Me, & Maybelline

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It’s Mother’s Day here in the U.S. The day of pastels, and lilies, and lots and lots of massive, heart-shaped cards entitled I love you THIS much! 

It was a lovely coincidence that I was sent a foundation too dark for my skin tone.

In true Mommy-Spirit, my mom graciously sat and smiled as I fluttered around her, dabbing, and spraying, and wiping. It got dicey when we came to mascara. But the foundation was definitely the star of the show.

Of Pizza & Foundation | Vlogmas #8

I finally get pizza first impression of maybelline dream wonder foundation

It has just occurred to me how close we are to Christmas.

It has just occurred to me that it’s Vlogmas #8!

Vlogmas 8? I’ve been Vlogging for more than a week! Eight days! Two more, and I’ll be up to 10 days.

Math.

REAL TALK: Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara Reviews

Real talk Maybelline Lash sensational mascara review

First, I’m sorry to the half dozen men/boys who read my blog—you guys are great! But I have returned with back-to-back girly content. I have no control over it. I am merely slightly peeved. Not ticked. Not to the point of ranting.

But wrongs have been done. And I need to right these wrongs.

Like Batman.

It has to do with the Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara reviews I’ve read. And possibly the fact that I am makeup challenged, but mostly, I blame the reviews.

Now, the mascara is great, but everyone misses one tiny issue.

Maybelline The Blushed Nudes Review

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I, like many other girls, have a problem. I admit to it the same way I’ll admit to liking not cleaning my room and drinking coffee.

I like makeup. I enjoy makeup. I currently am wearing makeup.

A lot of my money is invested in this hobby.

Recently, I found myself in the makeup isle at Target. Total coincidence. Very, clip-clop-clip-clop GASP! ‘Oh golly, however did I end up here?’

Then I wander the isles with my broke self, poking at the devil’s tummy to tempt me with something good.

NYX tried to allure me into a $7 eyeliner. And then my eyes fell on the Maybelline display. In all it’s pink chrome glory.

It's so beautiful

Review: Ipsy Jan Bag (Fresh Start)

January Ipsy Glam bag review

I’m so happy to be restarting my Ipsy bag subscription this year!

Usually, at this point before the review, I would say something sharp and witty, but I took these pictures in horrible light. So hours spent wrestling with picture editors have stolen my sharp wit energy. I shall cast the blame therewith and continue the review.