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“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” ― Kahlil Gibran


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Missha Essence Review

I’ve been curious about K-beauty for a really long time. For anyone not familiar, K-Beauty is short for Korean Beauty – specifically, South Korean.

Supposedly, its considered to have a superior approach to skincare by many in the beauty industry. The question is whether this is just hype or not?

They seem to focus on using more natural, unique ingredients; like bee venom, or snail mucous (uhm…..?)

I’m not super familiar with all the various brands, but I had heard some good things about “Missha”, so I figured I’d give them a shot.

*Missha is against animal testing.

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Lime Crime Matte Velvetine Review and Swatches

Talk about confusing.

Just try looking up reviews on this brand and you’ll get anything from “it’s the most amazing lipstick ever” to “this brand is evil, and has to be stopped” (not an actual review BTW, I’m just summing up the overall opinions of the negative reviews). One things for sure, this brand has reputation. The question is, which reputation to believe. I was undecided.

So when Lime Crime recently had a 75% off sale, I decided to take advantage and see what all the hype was about for myself.

Before I begin, let me say that I will not be getting into any of the accusations that were directed at this brand. I haven’t done enough research to comfortably state whether the statements are true or just gossip. However, the information is easily found on the internet and around the beauty community, in case you wanted to read and form an opinion of your own.

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Revlon Mega Multiplier Mascara Review 

It sounds like a super hero, doesn’t it?  The Mega Multiplier: With its powerful 360° tube technology, it creates a force field of water resistant fibers that wrap around your lashes – Saving your beauty look, one lash at a tiiiiimmmmeeee!

It kind of looks important too.  Its comes in a more oval tube rather than round; the cap is a strong, vibrant teal colour; and its name is emblazened on the front with a clean and simple, solid, white print.

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BH Cosmetics’ Modern Matte Eyeshadow Palette Swatches & Review

In my very humble opinion, I think that if you love creating make up looks, its important to have a few varying colors of matte shades to work with.  I’ve been in serious need of matte shadows, but finding a decent matte at a decent cost is no small task.  And lately, my funds are limited.

Luckily, the world has BH Cosmetics to come to the rescue!  A company that I love simply because it allows a broke girl like me to indulge in my beauty addiction.

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