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Would You Rock Pastel Brows? Introducing the MAC Soft Serve Collection Dare Hue! Brow Pencils

Well…this collection is definitely outside my comfort zone. The first time I saw the new Dare Hue! Brow Pencils from the MAC Soft Serve collection ($16.50 each, available online May 26, 2016; in stores June 2 through July 14), I kept...Show More Summary

Maintaining Clear Skin With Help From Caudalie Paris Vinosource Moisturizer

I don’t talk about skin care enough, considering how much time and money I actually invest into it. And I actually get lots of compliments on my skin too! But before I found a regimen that worked, I had a very bad case of cystic acne...Show More Summary

The Three Scintillating Scents That Are Singing Me Into Summer

Here in New York City, the weather has officially broken out of what seemed to be a neverending cold snap, and I am loving it. The evenings and early mornings can still be a little chilly and, much to my mom’s chagrin, some parts ofShow More Summary

Rouge Bunny Rouge Masters of Texture: A Cosmetics Collection Befitting an Old World Fairy Tale

Ever encounter a cosmetic brand that’s so fabulous, so excitingly enshrouded in mystery that it almost feels magical to get your hands on a few products? For me, Rouge Bunny Rouge has always been that brand. Perhaps it’s the whimsical...Show More Summary

Getting Fancy With the Wearable Glitter in the Sonia Kashuk Eye on Textured Nudes 4 Eye Couture Palette

The Sonia Kashuk Eye on Textured Nudes 4 Eye Couture palette just screams “fancy night out” to me. It has a nice variety of nude colors, including four really pretty glittery shades. The matte and satin shades have been great for everyday,...Show More Summary

The Best in Beauty From the Boot, Vol. 10: puroBIO cosmetics

Organic makeup lovers, this one’s for you: I have a real treat for you today! I’m talking about an Italian brand called puroBIO cosmetics, a range that features only organic-certified, vegan-approved makeup products that retail for very reasonable prices. Show More Summary

The New Make Up For Ever Aqua XL Eye Pencils Are THE Eyeliners of all Eyeliners

Where are my watery-eyed ladies at? (frantically waves arms above head) If you’re raising your hands, listen up! And even if you aren’t raising your hands, still listen up. If you’re in need of an uber-pigmented, budge-proof eyeliner, look no further. Show More Summary

What I Wore to Work, ft. Sugarpill’s Loose Eyeshadow in Countess

Do you ever sit down to get ready for work and just…wing it? Sure, I have a few different go-to looks for different occasions, but sometimes I’m down for a challenge. It usually goes something like “alright Nic, we’ve got 30 minutes to shower, beat thy mug, and be out the door.” I paw at my makeup […] The post, "What I Wore to Work, ft. Show More Summary

Makeup and Beauty Blog Monday Poll, Vol. 423

You might be wondering, “So what in tarnation is this Monday Poll thing anyway!?” Well, it isn’t exactly a poll. It’s more of a constantly evolving (devolving?), somewhat random list of questions I’ve been putting out to readers every Monday morning for the past eight (!) years. Show More Summary

Sundays With Tabs the Cat, Makeup and Beauty Blog Mascot, Vol. 398

A Love Letter to My Cat (yes, you read that correctly) Dear Tabs, Hello, my sweet kitty friend. I know that even though we see each other every day (as we have for pretty much the past 10 years), things haven’t been the same lately, now that you’re a “big brother” to baby Connor Claire. Show More Summary

Leave a Comment for a Chance to Win a $50 Sephora E-GIFT CARD! (Ends Monday)

“Who? Who?” the owl asked outside my window today. “Mrrrrrowwwwww!” answered the interested tabby on the windowsill. Rise and shine, morning glory! Happy Caturday! So…Tabs has been all about his new employee’s Fisher-Price Rainforest...Show More Summary

Unsung Makeup Heroes: Makeup Forever Smoky Extravagant Mascara and Rimmel Stay Matte Long Lasting Pressed Powder

The long-running Unsung Heroes series here on Makeup and Beauty Blog features some of our all-time favorite permanent collection products. Price and ease of use: two of the main, biggest things I factor into my makeup buying decisions. Show More Summary

The Essie Resort 2016 Collection Will Get Your Fingers and Toes Ready for Summer!

I feel the need to talk about some nail polish today, so let’s talk about this cute collection, Essie Resort 2016. If you knew me a couple of years ago, you probably would have known about my ridiculous polish addiction. Like, the addiction was real. Show More Summary

The Best in Beauty From the Boot, Vol. 9: A Face of the Day with Giorgio Armani Beauty

Let’s do something a little different today, shall we? I’ve only ever tried two products from the Giorgio Armani Beauty range, which is definitely not enough to write one of my usual brand spotlight posts. Those two products are so good, though, that I feel like I can’t not somehow tell you about them. Show More Summary

Lipstick Queen Cupid’s Bow Jumbo Lip Pencils: These Pretty and Precise Pencils Hit the Target

I love that these $22 Lipstick Queen Cupid’s Bow lipstick/jumbo lip pencil hybrids are so smooth, pigmented and easy to apply, and you can get a nice outline around your lips with them. Lipstick Queen is a new brand to me, but I’m loving the luxe vibe. Show More Summary

Hard Candy Lash Tinsel Chrome Mascara in Sapphire Makes Lashes Twinkle Like Little Gemstones!

I can’t lie, I’m a little “vanilla” when it comes to mascara. When I was getting a new one a few weeks back, I accidentally picked up one in “brown/black” and recoiled the instant I recognized my gaffe. I’ve just always been more ofShow More Summary

The Tarteist Glossy Lip Paints by Tarte: Nine Shades From Sweet to Sexy

There’s a lot to love about these Tarte Tarteist Glossy Lip Paints ($20), and the best way I can describe them is “trend-in-a-good-way.” The nine shades are hydrating, vegan-friendly, and so pigmented that they’re really just upgraded lipglosses. Show More Summary

2 Months Old

My li’l lovebug, also known as “The Coywolf,” also known as your niece, is now two months old (officially nine weeks). She’s also juuust shy of 10 pounds and no longer fits the smallest of her newborn onesies, a fact I find bittersweet. Show More Summary

How I Wear Nude Lipstick (A Collaboration With Anna)

When I first started wearing lipstick, I was a sucker for a red lip, particularly matte red lips, and I still am. If I had to wear the same lip color for the rest of my life, it would probably be something red. But my tastes have grown...Show More Summary

Sonia Kashuk Satin Luxe Lip Colour in Fig and Shine Luxe Lip Colour in Sheer Delicate Nude, New for Spring 2016

Sonia Kashuk’s Shine Luxe Sheer Lip Colour and Satin Luxe Lip Colour lipsticks are sooo good! I’d never tried Sonia Kashuk lipsticks before, and now I’m kicking myself for waiting so long. They’re super pigmented and beyond comfortable...Show More Summary

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