Category Archives: Mascara

Watch out boy, she’ll chew you up

Every time I pull Tarte’s Maneater mascara ($23) out of my makeup bag, the Hall & Oates song rolls through my mind. And then it gets stuck there for days. So take that as a warning that this may happen … 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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Benefit Roller Lash Mascara

I’m on a roll this week (pun intended). I vowed to stay away from They’re Real Mascara, and yesterday I raved about the primer. I swore off all mascaras with plastic bristle wands, and today I’m writing about Benefit’s Roller … Continue reading

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Benefit They’re Real! Tinted Primer

Let me start this post by saying that I hate Benefit’s They’re Real! mascara. Tried it twice and it made a mess of my lashes; I would never purchase it again. So when I read all the glowing online reviews … Continue reading

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Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Mascara

Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara ($26) is the best mascara I’ve tried in years. If you like mascaras with a formula that’s not too wet, this will be right up your alley. In just one coat, it makes … Continue reading

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Charlotte Tilbury Full Fat Lashes Mascara

Renowned British makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury debuted her cosmetics line in the U.S. last fall, after it sold out in a flash in the U.K. People rave about these products, and they’re used by celebrity makeup artists constantly. So of … Continue reading

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What’s Inside the Rakuten Bonus Box

Rakuten Affiliate Network chose me as one of 50 advertising partners to receive their third quarter Bonus Box. As you have probably noticed by the occasional affiliate links on this blog, I partner with a select group of advertisers, mostly … Continue reading

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The Best High-End Mascaras

Often, you can get a great drugstore dupe for high-end makeup items, but I’m a firm believer that mascara is worth splurging on. It’s pretty much my favorite beauty product of all time, so I don’t mind spending a little … Continue reading

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BUXOM Mascara Bar

I am loving the idea behind Buxom’s new Mascara Bar, exclusively at Sephora. You buy a Vanity Lash mascara ($22) and choose one of seven brushes to go with it. How genius is that? The brush options make for a … Continue reading

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Urban Decay Perversion Mascara & Subversion Lash Primer

Urban Decay’s newest product, Perversion Mascara ($22), bears the tagline, “Bigger. Blacker. Badder.” I’m all over it. This is the best mascara I’ve found since I discovered this about 5 years ago. I really didn’t think it would live up … Continue reading

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