Category Archives: Lip Service

Kari Gran Lip Whip Duos for the Holidays

Kari Gran is known for her line of clean skincare products and cosmetics. One of her signature items is Lip Whip, a creamy, hydrating, beeswax-based balm that actually heals dry lips instead of just masking the symptoms. Lip Whip is … Continue reading

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My Favorite Nude Lip Shades

If you’ve ever read my blog, you probably know I live for a nude lip. I pretty much exclusively wear a nude lip, as it goes with every makeup look. I also have a small mouth and don’t like to … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Gift Idea: Trade Joe’s Lip Treatment Duo

Need an inexpensive last-minute gift for someone? Trader Joe’s has you covered with their Lip Treatment Duo ($3.99). I picked this up for myself (and a few others) a couple weeks ago, and am so glad I did. The balm … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things…

A peek at what’s occupying space in my makeup bag lately. 1. Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips Lipstick in Kim K.W. ($32): Pretty much the prettiest pinky-nude. Worth every penny. 2. Givenchy Phenomeneyes Mascara ($32): This mascara has been around for … Continue reading

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Glossier Phase 2 Set

When Glossier announced that Phase 2, their makeup-based collection of essentials that was a follow-up to the Phase 1 skincare collection, would be released last Monday, the Internet collectively kind of freaked out. I’m new to the brand, but was … Continue reading

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My Latest Lip Gloss Obsession

While in Sephora recently, I found a new product that I fell for — hard. On the shelf, it looked like nothing special, with its simple packaging and an unassuming black and white box. But then I swatched it on … Continue reading

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Best & Worst of 2015

Last year, I discovered so many new beauty products — most of which were awesome. However, there were a few duds mixed in, too. Here are the best and worst products that I tried in 2015. The Best of 2015 … Continue reading

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Farmaesthetics Lip Softener

About two years ago, Farmaesthetics sent me some of their products to try out. While I loved all of their all-natural products, there was one that drastically improved my life (and any time you can say that about a beauty … Continue reading

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MAC Cremesheen Pearl Collection

MAC is launching a new collection, Cremesheen Pearl, a shimmering twist on a longstanding classic. The Cremesheen Lipstick and Cremesheen Glass formulas get infused with pearly pigments and a moisturizing serum blend. These are now part of MAC’s permanent lineup. … Continue reading

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Clarins Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector

Clarins kindly sent me a new product, Instant Light Lip Balm Perfector in Rose ($23), from their spring collection. I love a gloss-balm hybrid that delivers a dose of color, and this does just that. Clarins says that the product … Continue reading

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