Nyx Shine Killer Primer

A primer is meant to act as a base for foundation. Sometimes, if you are going natural, you will only use the primer. Therefore, those of us who have shiny faces need a mattifying primer that controls oil and leaves skin looking flawless. Does Nyx Shine Killer Primer hold up to this ideal?

Natural Skincare Alternatives

One of my favorite magazines is New Beauty Magazine. They are actually the reason I got into beauty blogging in the first place. Sometimes they have such interesting articles that I feel compelled to share some of their suggestions and guidelines with you.

Olive Oil as a Make-up Remover

This short post is a tribute to olive oil and its ability to be used as a make-up remover. Simply put, it is safe, moisturizing and effective. I began using olive oil when I read a bit in New Beauty Magazine on its benefits; among them was “effective make-up remover”.  They asserted that olive oil…

Philosophy Facial Cleanser….as make up remover?

There is an understanding among the cosmetic industry that you are not to use anything for the face on and body on your eyes. Knowing this I should have listened to my gut. I can now bear witness to the fact that eyes and facial cleanser do not mix. Eye makeup is hard to remove….

Tarte Amazonian Clay Finishing Powder

I asked the sales associate at my local Ulta store that I wanted a finishing powder that would absorb oil. She asked me my price range and I told her around $30. I was directed towards another associate who guided me towards “Tarte“. I had never used the brand, but she told me that this product was the powder of all powders for oily skin.