Try the Thing: Tube Mascara

My eyes are difficult to work with on a good day.  I give harsh reviews to many popular favorite eye makeups for the simple fact that it leaves an unholy mess under my eyes within hours.  I switched to an eyeliner that uses an oil-based activator to resist the moisture from my waterline, but waterproof…

Cosmetics Safety: Eye Makeup

In addition to Audiobook Month, June is also Safety Month. I get to write up all sorts of articles on household safety for work, but it’s important to be safe about the products we put on our skin also. The FDA has an entire section of their website devoted to cosmetic safety, so I thought…

Ipsy Time! December: Thinking of You

The Bag This bag is long enough for your makeup brushes and nail files and deep enough to fit your powder compact. No special brand. While the fabric feels nice, it might need an occasional washing. The interior is a slightly more saturated version of Pantone’s 2015 color Marsala, so points for that. Also, points…

December Ipsy Sneak Peek

It’s time again to get excited for this month’s ipsy bag.  I got my sneak peek and I’m sharing my predictions.  I thought it would be a neat idea to give predictions as well as first impressions since I’m so new to cosmetics.  You get to hear honest opinions from someone who has never tried the…