The Glow Up: Anastasia Beverly Hills Moonchild Glow Kit | Review + Swatches

  The Anastasia Beverly Hills Moonchild Palette Some of you are probably looking at this palette and saying, “Huh?! What is it?!” I’ll admit, if you haven’t been following this year’s highlight trend as closely as the presidential race, you might have missed this one. Highlighting, or strobing, is about “using reflection on high planes … Read more

In-Depth Review: Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette

  When it comes to up and coming beauty companies, Anastasia Beverly Hills is absolutely killing it. ABH is literally the biggest, most followed beauty brand on Instagram, boasting over 11 Million followers. ABH President (and daughter of the founder), Claudia Soare (aka Norvina), boasts over 1 Million followers herself. Up and coming makeup artists … Read more

Today I Tried a Bee Venom Facial + I Cried a Lot

Bee venom has become a very popular alt-wellness anti-aging treatment, presumably since the Duchess of Cornwall openly attributed her age-defying wrinkle-reversing results in 2010 (source), and gaining popularity again in thanks to Goop founder Gwenyth Paltrow’s 2016 interview with the NYT, where she mentioned that she’s tried “apitherapy,” or bee-stinging therapy. What exactly is a bee venom facial, … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Collagen + A Review of Watson’s Collagen Line

  Today I want to dive into a brand that is massively popular in Hong Kong and China, but maybe not so familiar to my US readers: Watson’s. Specifically, Watson’s Collagen Line. Now hold on.. before you click off the page – even if you don’t know the Watson’s brand, today I’m going to spill … Read more

Review: Le Marc by Marc Jacobs

This#LeMarcLiquidLipCrème by Marc Jacobs was #gifted by Marc Jacobs and#Influenster for review. No other compensation was provided. This blog contains affiliate links.   Today I had the absolute pleasure of testing the #LeMarc lip kit by Marc Jacobs. Actually, it’s not a kit, but it was sent to me as one. I’m not a big … Read more

Afraid of Face Oils? Herbivore’s Lapis Facial Oil Does the Balancing Trick

I can’t tell you how many times a month I get an email that says: “I want to try SHINE for my dark spots, but I’m afraid it will break me out. Help!” These aren’t teenagers; they’re women of all ages. That’s because acne is always a concern, regardless of age. And we’re all a little afraid … Read more

Now Testing: Hello Kitty’s 3-in-1 Brow Color + Eyeliner by MiniSo

Are you ready for this totally kawaii review? Last week a friend and I dropped by Miniso–Japan’s unbelievably cute version of a “dollar store”–when I came across their new Hello Kitty makeup line. While the colors are usually not in range for me (Miniso is only sold in Southeast Asia), today I thought I’d give … Read more