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Five Fabulous Makeup Dupes

Since last week’s post about skincare dupes was so well received, I thought I would follow it up with my favorite makeup dupes.  Because finding a fantastic product can be a blessing and a curse if you can’t afford to keep it in stock.  Here are five fabulous dupes for some of my favorite makeup products. Mascara.   Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill is the most phenomenal mascara.  It volumizes …

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Five Fabulous Skincare Dupes

How many times have you read about an amazing, must-have, phenomenal product only to be turned away by the eye-popping price?  For 2017, I’m trying to get my finances in good shape, and you would not believe how much money I spend at Sephora.  Of course, I want to give my problem skin the very best (it feels like I’m talking about a child), but …

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Beauty Review: A $6 Eyeshadow from e.l.f

Recently, I emptied the contents of my makeup bag and made some hard decisions.  Which products did I love?  Which could I live without?  Which should I be spending less on?  While the first two questions were tough to answer, the third was easy. Not all eyeshadows are created equal, but most are damn close.  While I love the Naked Eyeshadow palettes as much as the next blogger, …

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Tips for Shopping the Sephora VIB Sale

Tomorrow is one of my shopping favorite days of the year.  If you are a Sephora VIB, you will qualify for 20% everything (yes, everything) at Sephora with code 20VIB.  It’s a great time to replace your foundation and blush, or stock up on skincare basics, or even splurge on a luxury product that caught your eye. Not a VIB?  Find a friend or relative …

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