Tag Archives: Recession Beauty

Budget Beauty: Eylure Brow Ink

I love the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Pen in Light. I use it to define the outer tail of my brows and create the illusion of a fuller, stronger brow. When I was at Ulta last week and saw that … Continue reading

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Budget Beauty: The Best of e.l.f. cosmetics

You’ve probably seen e.l.f. cosmetics products at Target, checked their price tag (most items are $1-$3) and thought, “Is this a joke?” Nope! While I wouldn’t consider e.l.f. to be comparable to high-end department store/specialty brands, some of their products … Continue reading

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Beauty on a Budget

This time of year, I think we’re all a little strapped for cash, or at least try to stretch our dollars as far as they can go. Balancing your wallet and your makeup stash isn’t always easy; beauty products and … Continue reading

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The ABCs of BBs

If you haven’t heard of BB (beauty balm) creams yet, this is the perfect time to brush up on your knowledge. BB Creams, which hail from Asia, are the newest all-in-one skin corrector (for the full low-down on BB creams, … Continue reading

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Recession Beauty: NYX Stick Blush

A few weeks ago at Ulta, NYX Stick Blush ($6) caught my eye. I generally like NYX products; I think they’re better than most drugstore-brand cosmetics, and they’re less expensive, too. I needed a cream blush that I could store … Continue reading

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A Fine Line.

After MAC’s Penultimate eyeliner totally failed me (I’ll spare you the details), I needed a new liquid liner. When in Ulta last week, I spotted NYX Collection Noir Liquid Liner ($6), part of a new microcollection called Collection Noir. I … Continue reading

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Lash Out: Sonia Kashuk Lashify Mascara

2005 was a great year. When I look back at photos from that year, I was sporting some seriously long, thick lashes. So, I decided to take a trip down memory lane and revisit the mascara I wore that entire … Continue reading

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Recession Beauty: Aveeno Naturals Nourish + Condition Leave-In Treatment

Summer sun, heat, humidity, sand, and saltwater have wreaked havoc on my hair. In desperate need of a little extra TLC, I picked up Aveeno Naturals Nourish + Condition Leave-In Treatment (approx. $6) during a recent trip to Target.

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To the Point: Cover Girl LineExact

A few weekends ago, I needed a liquid eyeliner in a pinch. My trusty Chanel liquid liner finally ran out, and later that afternoon, I was at the drugstore. So I sought out what I thought would be a quick-fix … Continue reading

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Recession Beauty: Inecto Pure Coconut Oil Shampoo and Conditioner Doesn’t Live Up to the Hype

My favorite smell in the entire world, besides Bobbi Brown’s Beach fragrance, is coconut. I live for slathering on suntan lotion in the summer, and I’m obsessed with CB I Hate Perfume At the Beach 1966 (which smells like Coppertone). … Continue reading

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