Bellissima Mascara and Goddess Lipstick from Honeybee Gardens

  I’ve been loving this new lippie from Honeybee Gardens in the shade Goddess. It is the prettiest plummy red, and the formula is so moisturizing. It’s a rich tone, with the perfect balance of berry undertones to keep from blending too much with the copper in my hair. I’ll be reaching for this often because it’s a great wearable daytime ‘red’, and transitions perfectly … Continue reading Bellissima Mascara and Goddess Lipstick from Honeybee Gardens

Liquid Skin Tint by Clove + Hallow

I’m a combination skinned gal, who gets oily as the day goes on. Some days it’s the battle of the blot and I’m constantly dabbing my T-zone to remove excess oil, so mattifying foundations are always a plus in my book. I’m a Clove + Hallow girl through and through, so you can imagine my excitement when they launched their first liquid foundation! It promises … Continue reading Liquid Skin Tint by Clove + Hallow

Let’s Talk Lashes

I am obsessed with eyelashes. Having tried countless products from lash serums to mascaras, I’ve got several must-haves that never let me down – and a few tips to keep your lashes in tip top shape! The first thing I’ll mention is being gentle with your lashes. No ripping off falsies with glue or scrubbing off difficult mascaras. Pump some oil onto a warm washcloth, … Continue reading Let’s Talk Lashes

All that Glitters: the Inconvenient Truth About Your Makeup

*Me, age 14, see below for details   Most shimmery and sparkly makeup contains an ingredient called mica, a natural mineral sourced from the earth. It is also used in electronics industry as an insulator. The problem with this beautiful, natural ingredient? Child labor. Roughly 60% of all the mica harvested world-wide comes from India where there are few laws protecting the children who often … Continue reading All that Glitters: the Inconvenient Truth About Your Makeup