These Super Luxe Tweezers Aren’t Just …

Summer may have come and gone but the super Luxe LaTweez Summer Collection is worth snagging.  First and foremost, let’s acknowledge the “Ombre + Diamond”…

Cricut Explore Air Maybe my New Hobby

Okay, it’s time. After contemplating this purchase for over a year, I’ve decided to pull the trigger.   It’s time for a new Hobby.  I really…

Where have I Been for Two Months?

Just here playing with Crystals…  The last two months have been strange.  Two months ago Kate Spade, Anthony Bourdain and my Appendix passed away.  I’ll…

The Beauty Subscription Anyone New to Makeup …

Deck of Scarlet lets you step outside your boundaries It’s undeniable Color in Makeup isn’t going anywhere.  But trying out new products, especially with the…

BLOOM Art Show Blossoms in Los Angeles …

Will you be in LA this Weekend?  Is your Instagram a bit drab?  Or better yet, do you need a fun family activity for you…

L’OREAL PARIS’ Pure-Sugar Scrub

…helped scrub the month of April away. I’ve been gone a lot this year.  What can I say, life has its unexpected twists and turns…

Are your Brows Summer Ready?

…LaTweez has you covered! Its no denying eyebrows frame the face and affect the appearance of your makeup.  Whether you love full, bushy brows or…

Cantelle is Hosting its Semi Annual 40% off …

This news is worth sharing! Did you know Chantelle is having their Semi Annual with items up to 40% off sale?  As someone who has…

Kerry Herta’s Beauty and Complexion Boot …

Kerry Herta’s Beauty and Complexion Boot Camp at Nigel Beauty Emporium used Veil Cosmetic products to create a Clean Natural aesthetic.  For those of you…

Crystals are Having More than a Moment!

In 2017 everyone said Crystals were having a moment as they appeared in Social Media, Home Decor and the Kardashians.  Now that it’s 2018 it’s…

Cargo HD Picture Perfect Gradient Eyeshadow Palette

If you’re someone who needs only one go-to Eyeshadow Pallet, the Cargo HD Picture Perfect Gradient Eyeshadow Palette is for you.  It includes four gradient…

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Makeup 3-in-1 Wipes …

In the past year, It Cosmetics has launched several items, but none have caught my attention as quickly and as hard as the new “Bye…

IT Cosmetic’s QVC TSV: “IT’s …

It’s not every day IT Cosmetic’s announces they’ll be joining forces with QVC for a TSV.  Giddy with excitement?  You bet!  As with any TSV…

OG Slick x ’47 Brand

This week flew by faster than anticipated.  Did you know the NBA All Star Game is this weekend?  Or that they’re changing the Game by…

DOSE of Colors Blushing Berries

In a mere day the Desi x Katy Collab transitioned Dose of Colors from an Indie brand to a Household name.  But way before the…

Valentine’s Day Gift for Your BFF

That will make a BFF feel special! I miss Valentine’s Day pre-adulthood.  A time in your life where your only concern during Valentine’s Day is…

Pixi Beauty Hosts their Annual #GiftofGlow Party!

Last week I had the pleasure of attending Pixi Beauty’s #GiftofGlow Holiday Event in Venice.  We had the opportunity to create our own ornament with…

Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Creamy Mask

Have you used a Sheet Mask before?  Let’s face it, Sheet Masks are the Fidget Spinners in beauty.  Yet the irony is no matter how…

Brand Spotlight: Jo Loves

Did you know the creator of Jo Malone London had a new brand named “Jo Loves”?  I didn’t!  Back in 2006, Jo Malone left as…

Sulwhasoo Mask Trio Holiday Limited is the …

If you’ve followed Avenue 50 for a while, you KNOW; I hate Holiday Shopping.  Partly due because I dislike gifting half hazard items out of…

Derma E Hydrating Cleanser and Night Cream

For the sake of my skin, I hope the weather in L.A. finds itself.  Lately, its bipolar temperatures have wrecked havoc on my skin.  …

The FOREO LUNA is The One Device …

Thanksgiving becomes a distant memory as midnight strikes and the night transforms into Black Friday. With so many buzz worthy items to choose from, what…

First Aid Beauty QVC TSV

Do you have dry skin? Hello, my name is Genevieve and over the course of 29 years, my troubled relationship with body lotions has progressed…

Sephora Beauty Insider Event Ends Today!

For many, November marks the beginning of the Holiday Season.  However, for a Beauty lover, November is a reminder that Sephora will host their Bi-Annual…

IT Cosmetics QVC TSV November 2017

The much awaited It Cosmetics QVC TSV is finally revealed.  As always, each and every item included in the IT Cosmetics kit is amazing.  It’s…

Nature Republic Aloe Vera Moisture Hand Mask

For the past two years the world of Skincare has fallen in love with Korean Sheet Masks.  They are equally convenient as they are effective.…

There’s Nothing Scarier than Dry Rough …

Feet are a touchy subject.  Although most people want soft, touchable feet, no one likes to discuss over coffee how nasty their feet are or…

Martha & Marley Spoon™ – Making Home Cooked Meals …

“Martha & Marley Spoon” is just one of those brands that needs a formal introduction.  If you didn’t already know, Martha Stewart has teamed up…

Lush Cosmetics Halloween Collection is Everything You …

It’s officially October and boy did this month take me by surprise.  Where did September go?  I knew October was coming.  Every year I look forward…

Don’t Miss Spa Week- It’s …

This summer I dedicated my free time on finding personal balance.  To some that may sound strange.  However, for me, I easily find myself stressed.…

Kylie Cosmetics Purple Palette Giveaway

We were all excited for the Kylie Cosmetics, “Purple Eyeshadow Palette”.  The purple hues are pretty for both Fall and Winter.  So when the palette…

DISNEY x NCLA 8-Piece Good vs. Evil …

Halloween is two weeks away and I’m not too sure why but I am not into the Holiday sprit. Has that ever happened to you? …

DAFNI Hair Straightening Brush

The easiest way to achieve an at home blowout! If you could only take one beauty item to a deserted island, what would it be?…

Belif First Aid 360 Eye Care Mask

It’s Sunday morning.  My eyes are puffy and dry to the point where I am physically aware that I forgot to remove my contacts last…

Abercrombie Has Evolved into Something I Want.

If you would have told me a month ago I would be shopping at Abercrombie I probably would have laughed.  There’s nothing wrong with Abercrombie…

Rei Kawakubo, “Comme des Garçons: Art …

On September 4th, the Met Gala’s exhibit featuring  Rei Kawakubo, “Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between” comes to a close.  A white room as her…

Martha & Marley Spoon

If you knew me, you’d know the majority of my early adulthood was spent eating out.  Like a true Millennial, I too was a boomerang…

Its Time for Avenue 50 to Change!

Earlier this Summer I had mentioned that I wanted to redirect Avenue 50.  Although I am still addicted to all things beauty, a lot has…

Brand Spotlight: Sulwhasoo

Earlier this summer, Sulwhasoo launched their latest campaign,  “Find your Balance” which is rooted in the brand’s philosophy that “holistic beauty is achieved through harmony…

Physicians Formula Celebrates 80 Years of Fabulous!

In celebration of Physicians Formula’s 80th Birthday, a few highly requested items have been re-released in a limited edition capsule.  I’m sure the Anniversary Collection…

PSA: Fenty Beauty is Coming! So Prepare!

After much speculation and rumors Fenty Beauty release date has officially been announced by Rihanna herself!  So as the countdown begins, we’ve been told the…

Victoria’s Secret “Wicked” Eau de Parfum …

There are girls who count down for Summer’s arrival, and there are those whom count down for its departure.  I my dear am the latter.…

Jergens Wet Skin Moisturizer Gave me the …

I have always wanted slippery smooth legs from an early age in life.  While other girls dreamed of becoming a mermaid or a princess; I…

I Hope Everyone had a Wonderful Fourth …

  I hope everyone had a fun and safe Fourth of July.  Summer is going by fast- or is it the entire year?  Regardless, I…

Essential Oils: The Perfect Beginner Diffuser

Summer calendars play like a bad game of musical chairs.  From family outings, shopping summer sales to planning the next great adventure – relaxing is…

Pacifica Hydrating Lipstick Wipes

As my interest in makeup has grown, so has my concern for knowing a product’s ingredients.  Such concern stems from a simple glance at an ingredient…

Laura Gellar Celebrates its 20th Anniversary!

Earlier this month, Laura Gellar celebrated 20 years of fabulousness.   In honor of such a prestigious milestone their latest collection encompassed the glitz and glamour…

May might be gone but the Ipsy …

Are you ready for our Monthly Ipsy Bag Breakdown?  This month has been the best so far!  As a friendly reminder, Ipsy is a Monthly…

Covergirl Vitalist Healthy Elixir Foundation

Covergirl launched earlier this May, the new “Vitalist Healthy Elixir Foundation”. Declared an oil free, lightweight, full coverage Foundation that includes Vitamins and Ensulizole Sun…

PHAMExpo 2017

The annual PHAMExpo (Professional Hair and Makeup Exposition) will take place in Pasadena on June 10th and 11th.  Featured guests include Influenster and Makeup Artist…

IT Cosmetics IT’s Your Bye Bye …

Today, IT Cosmetics is having an amazing TSV on QVC. For 6 easy payments of $13.99 or 1 payment of $79.98 you can receive 5 products that…

When you’re Hairstyle is so Amazing …

We’re beginning to see Summer Trends surface the beauty world.  Beachy waves and glowing skin go hand with Coconuts, Charcoal and Unicorns.  Total “It Girl”…

In need of a last minute Mother’…

Mother’s Day is right around the corner.  Do you have a gift for your beloved Mom?  With a busy schedule, I gravitate towards Gift Sets.…

Dear Mom, Happy Mothers Day!

Purchasing a Mother’s Day gift has always been tricky for me.  Similar to Christmas, it’s a Holiday that builds pressure on finding the perfect gift…

The Biggest Beauty Trends on The Met …

Earlier this month, the Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted the annual Costume Institute Gala.  Considered the “It” Fashion event of the year, the fundraiser celebrates…

$50 Gift Card to Sephora

Are you ready for a chance to win a $50 Gift Card to Sephora? Well, if you are?  I highly suggest entering my Giveaway.  I…

Deck of Scarlet just released their newest …

Deck of Scarlet just released their newest collaboration with Youtube’s Beauty Expert @BabsBeauty.  The Summer collaboration is a combination of neutrals, mauves, purples, plums and golds.  The…

How to Prepare for the Makeup Show …

Fish have to swim, birds have to fly and Makeup Artist will head to the East Coast this weekend.  The beloved Makeup Show New York…

No Tube of Mascara is Worth an …

It’s funny how things work out.  I love to plan things.  If you know me well, you know I try my best to map things…

Velvet 59’s Master Collaboration by Paris Manning

Last month I had the pleasure of attending  Velvet 59 x Impressions Vanity’s, “The Master Collaboration”.  The Master Collaboration took place in an intimate setting at the…

Cargo Cosmetics Water Proof Mascara Topcoat

Hello dolls.  Like I mentioned on my Instagram I’ve been working on a Youtube Channel for quite some time.  Head on over to my Youtube…

The Beautyblender Blendercleanser Solid Pro Finally Gives …

The Beautyblender forever changed the way people applied makeup.  The Kabuki brush, similar to the Makeup Wedge, quickly became a thing of the past.  Even with…

IT Cosmetics Confidence In An Eye Cream

 Game of Thrones warned me for the passed 6 seasons that Winter was coming.  Winter came and I was unprepared.  Winter 2016 was brutal.  It…

Ipsy’s March Glam Bag is a …

With everything that is going on Politically, Ipsy took the opportunity to remind us that are beautiful.  Once again, I will go over my Ipsy bag…

The Makeup Show 2017 dates have been released

The Makeup Show season is quickly upon us.  Could I be more excited?  I think not!  This year, The Makeup Show has made some alterations with…

Wet n Wild photofocus Foundation

In the beginning of the year, the beauty community was shook with the release of the new Wet n Wild photofocus Foundation.   The world of drugstore foundations is no…

The ‘Los Angeles Cookie Con’ is back!

For a third year, Angelenos will enjoy a weekend of all things baking this February at the LA Convention Center.   The ‘Los Angeles Cookie Con’ is back!  This…

I fell in love with Skin Care …

This winter my skin had the most unfortunate luck- it got drier.  Who knew that was possible?  I dream of smooth, dewy, pore less skin…

Evan Rachel Wood’s at the SAG …

Evan Rachel Wood dominated the red carpet at the SAG Awards in a Blue, Velvet Pantsuit with a Neutral Eye and Bold Red Lip.  It’s…

January 2017 Empties

This year, I made a goal to myself that I would try to use as many products possible.  I don’t mean purchase as many products, I mean…

It Cosmetics’ Bye Bye Under Eye Illumination

When coffee does you dirty and you haven’t slept.  I never tried the It Cosmetics’ ” Bye Bye Under Eye Illumination”.  Which is ironic because the “Bye…

Ipsy Metropolis Glam Bag

At $10, was my first Ipsy #glambag worth it? Now I know as a so called beauty blogger, I am late on the gravy train…

Cargo Cosmetics Spring Summer 2017

The new Spring Summer 2017 collection mirrors Hawaii’s nature, beauty and overall fun. Cargo Cosmetics just launched their Spring Summer 2017 Collection.  Inspired by the beautiful state of…

Deck of Scarlet Teams up With Sonjdra …

“Deck of Scarlet” is the sexy, older sister in the realm of Makeup Subscriptions.  If you are not familiar with traditional Monthly Subscription Services.  Each…

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Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette Giveaway

Head on over to my Instagram @Avenue 50 (here) for your chance to win the Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette. Good Luck dolls !

It Cosmetics Anti-Aging Armour

You may forget to apply Sunblock but your skin does not.   My second Beauty Resolution for 2017 is to consistenly wear Sunblock.  I always forget…

Lather Cucumber Milk Facial Cleanser

For your skin’s sake, don’t rely only on Makeup Wipes. My first Beauty Resolution for 2017 is to ditch my Makeup Wipes.  I’ll be the first…

New Year Resolutions! ! !

Happy New Year!!!  This week on the blog let’s discuss New Year Resolutions.  With each New Year comes new goals and cleansing.  Which for me…

It Cosmetics 2016 Holiday Gift Ideas

Oh December . . .Unlike many, I find myself shopping for Christmas at the bitter end.  Without fail,  I always think I have all the time…

MustaeV Cosmetics Mood Therapy Masks

Skin Care is important in beauty; it’s no secret.  We must monitor certain variables such as our diet, sleep and exercise in order to achieve healthy, glowing…

Smashbox Light It Up: Holiday Lipstick Set

It’s crazy to think the holidays are only a few weeks away.  As a beauty enthusiast, I love seeing which beauty collections are released for the…

“Delete All” by Formula X

My initial reaction when Formula X released “Delete All” was c, eh.  To be honest, during my countless visits to Sephora, I never purchased “Delete…

#ThisIsUs Series Premiere

Oh how I love Fall!  Maybe its the fact that the horrid LA heat is finally subsiding, or the fact that with each new season comes…

“Black is Red” is Redefining Red Lipstick

Just in time for Fall, Ardency Inn added a new shade to their Modster Long Play Supercharged Lip Color line.  Their new color “Black is…

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Fall 2016

Fall 2016 has arrived, and let me just say…brace yourselves because this season is going to be brutal on your pockets.  Don’t say I didn’t…

End of Summer Giveway #MakeupGeekxKathleenLights

Alas it’s almost Fall; one of my favorite seasons.  I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day weekend.  This week to celebrate the end of…

Cargo Cosmetics “Land Down Under” Eye Shadow …

Oh my, it’s finally September.  If you’re like me, you have Fall on the brain.  You know what that means, Pumpkin Spice Latte’s, warm scented candles…

MustaeV Cosmetics Smudgeproof Catwalk Gel Liner

When Nikki Tutorials released her empowering video, “The Power of Makeup,” she reminded us makeup is more than face paint.  Which made me think-what makeup product…

Giveaway: Sephora Favorites !

One lucky winner will receive a Sephora Favorites “Give Me Some Lips” The kit includes lippies from our favorite brands !!! #katvondbeauty, #nars,#Smashbox, #toofacedcosmetics,#lancôme and…

Too Cool For School Egg Cream Mask

Have you ever walked into Sephora and purchase an item solely on packaging?  Well, that happened to me when I saw the “Too Cool For…

Top 5 New Eyeshadow Palettes

The best part of a new season is the release of brand new beauty products.  I love summer launches for their bright fun color schemes,…

The Moondust Palette Made Me Re-Evaluate Life

While at Sephora, I couldn’t help but wonder, “Am I really that boring?”  Let me provide you with some background.  I am a person who wears…

Kale Has Evolved From its Salad Days

The best weapon to incredible foundation is clear blemish free skin.  Unless you live behind a snapchat filter no amount of primer, or hours at…

HAN Skin Care Cosmetics is an Example …

In this day and age, products that are all natural, gluten and cruelty free with a hint of 100% Vegan are a magical recipe for success…

L’oreal PURE Clay Mask is giving …

L’oreal is giving us more options at the drugstore with the recent release of its PURE CLAY line that consists of three face masks.  Wether you need…

Wet n Wild Makeup Brushes

Earlier this year Wet n Wild launched a line of cruelty free, vegan free and gluten free makeup brushes.  The hype and intrigue was real as…

Evian® Facial Spray

The Evian® Facial Spray is an item beauty lover’s, makeup artists and French women have treasured for years.  I say this because if you try…

Rose Metals Palette by Velvet 59

Before this summer, the mere idea of metallic lips and eyeshadow would have seemed unconstitutional.  As the whole concept screams 90’s, it seems as though…

Urban Decay Moondust Giveaway

Hi Dolls !  To kick off the month of August I will be hosting a giveaway on my Instagram page.  You can head over to…

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: BEAUTY BUYS UNDER $100

If you haven’t heard, Nordstrom is having their annual Anniversary Sale now through August 8th, and I’ve gathered my picks for #NSALE Beauty Buys under…

Confidence in a Cream by It Cosmetics

It Cosmetics has had one of its biggest years to date as each release is better and hotter than the last.  Confidence in a Cream…

The Makeup Show Pop-Up Shop San Francisco 2016

Summer is almost over! It wouldn’t be summer without attending The Makeup Show Pop-Up Shop in San Francisco.  Unlike traditional Make Up Show events, the…

Violet Voss x Laura Lee Giveaway

Interested in your chance of winning the Violet Voss x Laura Lee eyeshadow palette? Don’t worry, if you weren’t able to purchase the palette during the…

VALENTIA Skin Detoxifying Clay Mask

 What would you say if I could offer you the ability of having a fresh, hydrated well rested face in under twenty minutes?  If someone…

TMS NY Begins May 1st

TMS NY begins May 1st as it kicks off its 11th year in the beautiful, beautiful big apple-as if this city couldn’t get any better?…

MustaeV Silky Sketch Brow Pencil

The dreaded eyebrow… Beauty trends evolve at such a constant rate, they show no forgiveness to our eyebrows.  One year your brows should be thin,…

Valentia Clear Lift Revitalizing Serum

Valencia Skin Care is a brand I probably would have never discovered if I wasn’t a beauty blogger.  The brand focuses on creating all natural, organic cosmetics…

Elizavecca Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask

The Milky Piggy Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask by Elizavecca is a Korean beauty facial mask everyone should try at least once.  Although it appears gimmicky…

2k Instagram Giveaway

Hi everyone, I hope everyone is doing well.  I know it’s been awhile since I last posted but I needed to take an unexpected break.…

Clinique’s “Take the Day Off” Cleansing …

We’ve all had that moment at night where we have to make a crucial decision; take off our makeup or go to sleep.  Yes makeup…

Cargo Cosmetics Boundless Lashes Mascara

My relationship with Cargo Cosmetics has developed over the course of a year.  Prior to their existence, I had no idea  a warm, glowing bronzer…

MustaeV Cosmetics Easy Go Blush Brush

For over the past six months I’ve kept it a secret that I use MustaeV Cosmetics makeup brushes.   It is not uncommon for me to test…

Too Faced Peanut Butter and Jelly Palette …

It’s that time again dolls.  For the month of March, Avenue 50 will be hosting a series of Giveaways on both Instagram and the blog.…

Color Correcting Concealer

Color Correction is anything but a new concept within the Cosmetics Industry.  Over the past month, color correction has gained such attention on social media; many are beginning to…

The Makeup Show LA 2016

It’s time we do our shopping research now that we are less than a month away from The Makeup Show LA.  If you’ve ever attended a trade show you know how…

Ultra HD Concealer

Earlier this year, Make UP For Ever released their new Ultra HD Concealer.  There are ten shades broken down into two groups.  Five shades are…

Too Faced Peanut Butter and Jelly Eye …

When Too Faced launches a new palette, it’s a safe indicator when the pre-release launch sells out within a few hours, that you need mark your…

Clinique Sweet Pots Sugar Scrub & Lip Balm

Clinique rang in the New Year with a strong marketing campaign.  For the longest, the beauty house stood its ground amongst its peers by providing reliable, quality products…

Maybelline Dream Velvet Foundation

Navigating my way through the aisles at Target is like walking in a field of explosives.  It’s just one of those stores I can never…

IT Cosmetics Superhero Mascara

IT Cosmetics has literally kidnapped my heart….again.  This year, IT Cosmetics has introduced two new members to their family.  With an existing line that holds…

How to Remove Gel Nail Polish

I’m a sucker for a fresh mani.  There’s something transformative upon receiving a new coat of polish.  It’s as though I not only purchased manicured nails…

Foot Therapy Mask

Your feet take a beating.  Or at least mine do.  After a recent trip, my feet became used and abused.  While at Anthropologie, I came across…

Physicians Formula #InstaReady

Earlier this year, Physicians Formula released their new Multi-Tasking #InstaReady Trio Sticks.  The idea behind this creation is to make life easier for the every…

Smashbox INSTA-MATTE Lipstick Transformer

Last year, matte liquid lipsticks transcended from being a trend to being a quintessential beauty staple in every makeup bag.  Liquid lipsticks are typically matte,…

The Makeup Show 2016

If there’s something I cannot wait to attend is The Makeup Show.  Last year I had the pleasure of attending The Makeup Show LA and…

Marc Jacobs Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara

Marc Jacobs doesn’t joke around when it comes to launching a new beauty product.  The beauty line incorporates Marc Jacob’s creativity and serious work ethic.…

GLAMGLOW YOUTHMUD Face Mask

We’ve all had those unfortunate moments where our relationship with our skin is far from desirable.  Whether it be an unsightly blemish whose inflamed nature…

Nonie Creme Colour Prevails Eye Shimmer

From the creative brains of Nonie Creme, Founding Creative Director of Butter London, emerges her latest beauty endeavor, Nonie Creme Colour Prevails.  Found only at Walgreens, the…

Sephora Sale on Sale

With the end of the year, it’s time to purge our makeup collections and bid farewell to the expired abandon items in your collection.  Whether…

Laneige BB Cushion

 I will admit the first time I heard about a BB Cushion I thought the concept was unnecessary and well rather gimmicky.  A BB Cushion…

Lush Cosmetics Cranberry Festive Face Mask

I especially enjoy using face masks to improve the appearance of my skin.  Whether I am trying to target acne or dry patches I find…

Becoming a Sephora VIB Rouge Member

Now that it’s officially mid December, I can no longer be in denial that the holidays are upon us.  Yes ladies, I was in denial…

Scentbird Holiday Gift Set

Over the past year, beauty subscription boxes have emerged as  the new Netflix.  Let’s face it, who doesn’t love receiving a subscription box filled with surprises…

Laura Mercier Almond Coconut Milk Scrub

As a child I yearned for the seasons to change in ways that would inspire even the most Grinchiest of folk – leaves turning orange,…

Laneige Cushion Concealer

My relationship with mornings resemble my relationships with past acquaintances.   I’ll be the first to admit I inadvertently avoid both, but like the annoying…

IT Cosmetics Friends & Family Sale

It’s that time of year ladies ! ! !  The It Cosmetics Friends & Family Sale is amazingly generous seeing as most sites are only extending…

Lipstick Purge

With the Holiday season in full swing, it’s almost undeniable that I will purchase a few holiday sets.  The only problem is, I already have…

Jouer Hydrating Lipsticks

Earlier this year I attended GenBeauty and had the pleasure of being introduce to the upscale SoCal brand by the name of Jouer Cosmetics.  At…

Avenue 50 Hits 1k Giveaway

As a thank you for reaching 1000 on Instagram, it’s time to celebrate with Benefit Cosmetics Party Poppers 12 Days of Gorgeous. To enter the…

Sugarpill Cosmetics Pumpkin Spice

With the Holiday Season finally among us, it’s that time of year ladies.  The precious moment we realize we need the “hottest” makeup item of the…

Tarte LipSurgence Lip Tint

This week on the blog, we’re exploring the abundance of lipsticks in the market everyone needs to know about.  As of lately, the biggest lip…

YSL ROUGE PUR COUTURE SATIN RADIANCE LIPSTICK

One of the recent Influenster and YSL Beauty collaborations featured the YSL ROUGE PUR COUTURE SATIN LIPSTICK.  As someone who loves YSL, I was extremely…

MustaeV 10 Shade Lip Cream Palette

I’ll be the first to admit my lipstick collection until recently has been bland as I usually gravitates towards the “better than my lips” shade.  For…

Lush Bubblegum Lip Scrub

Would you like Luscious lips?  Yes please ! With just about every beauty trend this fall leaning towards one’s lips. . . the liquid lipstick,…

LAVANILA Deodorant

Having a blog for quite some time now has allowed me to fall for the hype created by the beauty community.  I’m sure we’ve all…

TwinMedix Resurface Serum

If there’s one thing I love about blogging it’s discovering new amazing products that actually work.  This past March I was first introduced to TwinMedix…

Everyday Broccoli Facial Mask Sheet

As of recently my skin has been extremely dry and flaky.  With a hectic schedule, lack of sleep, and well lets face it laziness my…

ABH Shadow Couture World Traveler

When Summer began, everyone couldn’t stop talking about the release of the new Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Shadow Couture Palette.  As with all Anastasia Beverly Hills…

September Makeup Wish List

Here are a few of the items on my September Makeup Wish List.  With fall right around the corner it’s impossible not to want each…

The It Cosmetics Brush Love Cleaner

Who knew cleansing, disinfecting and conditioning your brushes could be so easy.  From experience, finding the perfect brush cleanser is like dating.  We all have…

Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadow

It seems as though every beauty product Kat Von D releases becomes a cult classic.  The recently released Metal Crush Eyeshadows are no exception.  The eleven…

Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Shampoo

This summer I restored my habit of using a dry shampoo.  Thanks to Oscar Blandi, finding the perfect dry shampoo is no longer as difficult as finding…

Colour Pop Strobing Giveaway ! ! !

Colour Pop is a little over a year old and it’s crazy to think I have yet to place an order.  With almost 1 Million…

MustaeV has me Tickled Pink Part 2

Last month I reviewed five eyeshadows from MustaeV cosmetics.  As promised, I created a look using the products with the exception of a few items: blush,…

NARS Brow Gel

If there’s one thing social media has changed, it’s the art of filling in ones eyebrows.  The trend is so popular it seems as though each…

Colour Prevails Nail Polish

The most exciting part of blogging is seeing young brands grow and interact with existing power houses.  For Nonie Creme, such a statement is more than an…

Lemon Aid Please

Have you ever had one of those mornings where you drag yourselves out of bed in hopes of a miracle?  Where no amount of concealer in the…

NYX Liquid Suede

The new NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick has been the most highly anticipated  NYX item this year.  If you’ve been following beauty trends you know that…

Sephora Wish List for the Month of …

  With each month I like to create a Sephora Wish List.  This month, I’m lusting over these newly released items: Urban Decay Smoky Palette…

#YSLToucheEclat

A few months ago I started to see the presence of influenster on Instagram and Youtube become more prominent.  I decided to sign up, after…

VIB ROUGE Event

This Sunday, Sephora will be hosting a mini VIB ROUGE Event.  I won’t lie, I’m very excited to attend this event but am kind of…

Essie Fall 2015 Nail Polish

Have you guys seen the recently released Essie Fall 2015 Nail Polish Collection?  I came across them while I was browsing the Ulta website.  The…

Splurge…or Resist the Urge?

Here’s to starting a new segment to my blog.  As of now, It’s been strictly reviews but I feel beauty is far more complex and…

It Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Pressed

It’s been four years since It Cosmetics released its revolutionary Bye Bye Pores Loose Powder.  For those of you whom haven’t tried this Finishing Powder…

LANEIGE Water Sleeping Mask

Summer is known for putting your skin through the ringer.  Living in LA, my skin encounters  an abundance of weather variances and toxins throughout the day.…

MustaeV has me Tickled Pink

If there’s one thing I love, it’s falling in love.  After several weeks of trying out their products I am tickled pink by MustaeV.  I…

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Perfector

The highly anticipated collaboration between Becca Cosmetics x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Perfector has finally arrived at your nearest Sephora. This limited edition, is an extremely…

Vera Mona Color Switch Solo

If there’s one thing I hate doing, it’s cleaning my makeup brushes.  Call me lazy but purchasing multiple brushes is easier.  Yes, I’ll admit it.  I would…

BeautyCon LA 2015

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending BeautyCon LA 2015.  BeautyCon is a convention similar to Generation beauty but with a higher interaction with…

The Makeup Show Pop UP Shop SF

After having the pleasure of attending The Makeup Show Los Angeles I am more than pleased to announce they are adding one more West Coast…

June Empties 2015

  Kiel’s Amino Acid Shampoo Davines Oi Conditioner Clinique Clarifying Lotion #1 Shiseido Facial Cotton Sephora Collection Lotus Mask Garnier Clean Balancing Daily Exfoliator  …

July 2015 Beauty Releases

With each new season, it’s only certain that there will be countless of beauty product releases.  For the month of July, I have gathered a…

PhamExpo 2015 Pasadena

There’s no way I can deny my recent infatuation for the beauty community.  Although I had a prior commitment, I could not resist attending this…

MustaeV Skinny Tint Foundation

It’s no secret that Korean Women are bestowed with beautiful, flawless complexions.  Lets take a moment to actually admire small pores, lack of fine lines…

Essie Cuticle Oil

I, like anyone else who loves a fresh manicure, understands the upkeep required to maintain beautiful nails.  Our nails are the eyebrows to the hands;…

Covergirl The Super Sizer Mascara Review

Mascaras are released at such a ridiculous rate, it’s quite impossible to keep up.  Each week, we are told a Mascara will transform our lives…

The New Tarte Poppy Picnic Palette

Tarte recently launched their Summer 2015 collection and let me just say it is gorgeous.  As soon as I saw the images on Instagram, I…

May Empties 2015

There’s nothing more gratifying than finishing your beauty products.  This passed month flew by in ways that are simply unimaginable.  With what seemed to be…

The Make Up Eraser Made Me A …

The Make Up Eraser  is one of those items I initially categorized with “As Seen on TV”.  That’s right, although its name is cute, it…

Wash and Dry Collection

M.A.C released its highly anticipated Wash and Dry  Collection on May 14th.  Let me start off by saying the packaging is absolutely beautiful.  There were…

Wet n Wild : Silverlake Collection: Blush and …

Wet n Wild is on fire.  With my love for their collection Hollywood Boulevard, I couldn’t contain my excitement when I heard their Spring 2015…

TATA HARPER REGENERATING CLEANSER

During the Sephora VIB Sale you could say I was on a mission.  The goal: a solution to my dry skin.  As a person who…

April 2015 Empties

For the month of April I was able to go through a few items.  For this month, I will link down the items below and…

Static Nails: French Twist

Beauty is complicated.  I’ll be the first to admit trends are both fun and exciting.  Yet the time and effort required to achieve a trend…

CRC Haul

I discovered Camera Ready Cosmetics CRC while at IMATS this passed January. During my time there, I had the pleasure of meeting the lovely folks…

OCC: Metallic Lip Tar

A few months back I purchased a Metallic Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics OCC Lip Trio at Sephora.  Curious to try such an artistic brand, I chose…

Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour …

Lo and behold, Kat Von D has released yet another highly anticipated palette, The Shade + Light Eye Contour Palette.  The release date came at…

MustaeV Eyeshadows

While at The Makeup Show LA I had the pleasure of stopping by the MustaeV Cosmetics booth.  I was initially drawn to their beautiful brush…

Parian Spirit Brush Cleaner

As adults we’re bombarded with remedial tasks that are not only necessary if not obligatory to survive.  Until this week, I would have never considered…

Instagram Giveaway

Hi lovelies! ! !   As a way of showing my appreciation for all of your support,  I will be hosting an April Instagram Giveaway.…

#Instamarc Light Filtering Contour Powder

Marc Jacobs recently launched #Instamarc Light Filtering Contour Powder, a series of three contouring pallets.  With new and improved contouring palettes being introduced daily, it’s pretty…

Milani Bella Eyes Gel Powder Eyeshadows

I’ts about time I try something from Milani Cosmetics.  Milani Cosmetics can be purchased at most CVS and Walgreens locations.  Unfortunately, everyone LOVES Milani eyeshadows…

Rocksbox

I was really excited when I was approached by Rocksbox.  Rocksbox, for those of you who may not know, is a relatively new monthly, jewelry,…

Smashbox Cosmetics Wish List

This past Wednesday I had the pleasure of attending an evening soiree at the Smashbox Studio, co-hosted by The Makeup Show. The demo echoed Smashbox’s beliefs…

Ellis Faas Book Launch

If you weren’t already excited about The Makeup Show… here is something to push you over the edge. This Saturday March 28th, exclusively at The Makeup…

Tips for Attending TMSLA

Plan Ahead: The Makeup Show will take place at The California Market Center on March 28-29, 2015. If you haven’t been there before, I highly…