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An App To Find My Perfect Foundation Shade?

I used a mobile app to find, or rather create, my perfect shade of foundation. And guess what. It totally worked. In a previous life, I’ve been shade matched at Sephora. I’ve also stood there for any length of time swatching different shades, only to just pick one on a whim. I’ve spent hours reading shade descriptions and reviews online. But with this app, you simply follow a few simple steps and get a nice little package. And you don’t...

My Favorite Makeup Geek Eye Shadows

For the past eight months or so, I’ve been using eye shadows from a company called Makeup Geek. I was in the market for some new eye shadows and decided to give it a try after hearing about the brand from various videos (one of the results of jumping down the YouTube rabbit hole). No, this isn’t sponsored. I’m not that cool (yet). I just really love these products and want to share them with you. I love that this...

Reducing Makeup Clutter With Z-Palettes

I love to organize, declutter, and save space. Recently, I realized that it brings me a sense of peace and relaxation. Am I weird or just getting old? As I mentioned in my Makeup Geek review, I really had no clue what  Z-palettes were until I started researching buying individual eye shadow pans. I was also clueless when it came to de-potting makeup pans from their original packaging. These palettes have helped me declutter my makeup collection, they save space, and they...

My Top Beauty Staples

I will admit, over the past few years, I have become sort of a beauty product junkie. Or maybe it has just increased in magnitude. I can remember many Christmas shopping trips, going to the drug store with my sister and we would buy each other gifts, all makeup and beauty related. We would basically stock up for an apocalypse during which we would have enough mascara and eyeshadows to last us for a Walking Dead-style situation. My mom, who...