Chantecaille Lip Chic – A First Take on Red Lips

I’ve never been one for trying red lip products. I would swatch and try some on, but nothing ever looked like it was a good fit. Not to mention that a good majority of red lipsticks are matte, and my lips get too drying for those types…

Studio Gear Prime Objective Face Primer

There are many face primers on the market that sometimes it’s hard to find the one that’s going to work best for your skin. Having the right primer could mean to long-lasting makeup, no breakouts, and better looking skin. I recently tested out the Studio Gear Prime…

Surviving Black Friday

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and you know what that means: Black Friday!  With all the sales and the hundreds of shoppers looking to score some amazing deals, it’s easy to get a little overwhelmed – even terrified – and thought of going out shopping on…

Sephora VIB Rouge Sale Haul

Every November I always look forward to the Sephora VIB Rouge sale. Any beauty shopper knows that Sephora only offers their 20 percent sale twice a year so when it happens, it’s like Christmas came early. This is the time when you buy products that are a…

The Makeup Show Chicago Recap

The Makeup Show Chicago returned this week at its newest location, the Revel Fulton Market. The new location was a much better option than last year as it provided more space to walk around, even with the crazy long lines. The pro-only event featured top names in…

The Makeup Show Returns to Chicago This Weekend

As a beauty blogger there’s one event that I look forward to every year, and that’s the Makeup Show. Returning November 12th and 13th, the Makeup Show has a new home at Chicago’s Fulton Market District. Top beauty brands, makeup artists, and influencers from all over will…

When Life Gets in the Way

It’s been a long, crazy few months and unfortunately that meant I had no time to work on my blog. I took a break because I knew I wouldn’t give my full attention to my blog and blog posts. I wrote a blog post about how I…