shopping

I haven’t mentioned my “smart buy” in a while, but this year I’ve tried really hard to be more particular about the things I purchase. It hasn’t always worked. I’m not immune to hype; I am a human who loves beauty products, after all. Unfortunately for me, a lot of the things I’ve purchased because…

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I know that I don’t talk about news on the daily and that there are plenty of other ways to get your beauty news (like maybe the YouTube channel Beauty News, which I love. Those Aussie ladies are my homegirls), but in the last 24 hours there have been some stories that I found interesting…

Read more News! About beauty things!

If you’re anything like me and mildly obsessed with Asian beauty products, you’re likely also always concerned about what’s actually in the stuff you’re slathering all over your face. Enter Allure to confirm our worst fears: apparently dangerous levels of mercury have been found in skincare products being sold on Amazon and eBay. Lovely. According…

Read more Beware! There’s death in everything!

Happy Saturday internet friends! I’m sitting in my childhood room with Dan snoring next to me. We’ve been here all weekend for Thanksgiving, and as much as I’ve enjoyed being home and seeing the family, I’m ready to go home to Albany. Which we’re supposed to do at the crack of dawn tomorrow. I’ve been…

Read more Home again, home again

I’ve already done my spring/summer anti-haul, but since I have a birthday coming in a couple months I suppose I should also do a wish list. Some of this stuff is new and some has been out for awhile and I haven’t been able to justify purchasing it. Tarte Be a Mermaid Eyeshadow Palette I…

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A few weeks ago when I talked about the Tarte April Fools palette I mentioned that I had placed an order on Hush’s website, and I want to tell you about my experience. I’ve placed two orders from this site at this point and I haven’t been disappointed. Both orders shipped either the same day…

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Did you all see Tarte’s April Fool’s joke? They teased a new palette, the Icy Betch palette. The problem is that people were more interested in this joke palette than they have been with Tarte’s recent releases. Awkward. Don’t get me wrong: I like Tarte for the most part. I’ve used a ton of their…

Read more Joke’s on you, Tarte

Hi folks! If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed with the coming shopping craze I may be able to help. I’ve updated my Shopping page with sale information and codes for some of my favorite sites. I hope you find it helpful, and try not to get trampled!