Category Archives: Mascara

How High-maintenance Are Lash Extensions?

Today’s post comes all the way from Australia. Melissa Bergen was one of the first to bring eyelash extensions to Australia and has since opened The Lash Spa on Australia’s Gold Coast, a salon which aims to provide great lash … Continue reading

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Hourglass Caution Extreme Lash: The Best New Mascara For Dramatic Lashes

This post has been sitting in my drafts since August, waiting to be finished and published. Life and work took over, and I’m just now getting around to posting this, but it’s still relevant because you need to know about … Continue reading

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NARS Climax Mascara: Worth the Hype?

NARS is on a major PR blitz for their latest release, Climax mascara ($24). The brand says their newest offering delivers voluminous, plumped-up, inky-black lashes. Before I even get into it, I have to say I’m over the sexual innuendos … Continue reading

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Maybelline Total Temptation Mascara

In the past, I’ve gotten flack in the comments for not reviewing enough drugstore mascaras. I’ve got nothing against drugstore mascaras, but in my experience, they just don’t do as much as “luxury” mascaras. There are a few exceptions to … Continue reading

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Esqido False Lashes

I’d heard about Esqido false lashes years ago, but never had the opportunity to try them until recently. The gorgeous mink lashes are a glamorous addition to any makeup kit, and they complete a spectrum of makeup looks, from daytime … Continue reading

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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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