New Eco Tools Brushes

NEW ECOTOOLS BRUSHES New Eco Tools Brushes

Eco Tools recently released a bunch of new brushes – and mine just arrived! I’m a big fan of Eco Tools and I can’t wait to try these out and review them for you. The brushes I have here are:  CONTINUE READING…

NYX I Dream of St. Marteen Eyeshadow Palette

NYX I Dream of St Marteen NYX I Dream of St. Marteen Eyeshadow Palette

One benefit of organizing your makeup collection is re-discovering products you haven’t used in a while. Somehow this NYX palette got pushed to the wayside, but the colors are really quite lovely, so I decided to swatch it for you.  CONTINUE READING…

SLEEK Contour Kit in Medium

Sleek Contour Kit SLEEK Contour Kit in Medium It’s always hard for me to believe that Sleek MakeUP is a high street/drugstore brand. I feel the innovation and quality of their products rivals that many high end, professional lines. That’s certainly true of one of their most popular products, the Face Contour Kit. CONTINUE READING…

Eye-Catching Products of Winter 2013

Wishlist Part 2 Jan 20133 Eye Catching Products of Winter 2013

 

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MATTE PINK Blush Comparison

Matte Pink Blushes ELF Tarte La Femme MATTE PINK Blush Comparison

I recently posted a comparison of my peachy nude blushes. This next installment compares my matte true pinks. Really, I should probably call this Part I of my matte pinks, because I’ll have another post comparing matte pinks that fall more into the nude, natural pink category. The three blushes in this post are brighter, true matte pinks. They are: CONTINUE READING…

BECCA Beach Tints in Watermelon, Fig

BECCA Beach Tints BECCA Beach Tints in Watermelon, Fig

I recently picked up the BECCA Beach Tint Duo from Sephora. It’s a Sephora exclusive set that includes two mini beach tints (.14 fl oz each) for $20 – full size is 0.24 fl oz for $25 each. I wanted to share my quick review for anyone thinking of trying this set, as I’m not sure how long Sephora will have it in stock.

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NUDE PEACH Blush Comparison

Nude Peach Blush Comparison1 NUDE PEACH Blush Comparison

When I reviewed BECCA Mineral Blush in Wild Honey, I posted photos showing Wild Honey next to Sleek Suede. I wanted to go more in-depth on the comparison and also include one other peachy nude blush, La Femme Naturelle. I try to keep my collection well-edited and not too hugely excessive (haha good one, I know…) Anyway, here are my nude peach blushes. CONTINUE READING…

Lippy Girl Extra Virgin Lip Gloss, Lip Love, ShaZam Shimmer

Lippy Girl Lip Gloss Balm Shimmer Lippy Girl Extra Virgin Lip Gloss, Lip Love, ShaZam Shimmer

Here at Buying Cruelty-Free, lip balm is a serious topic. If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you probably know that I’m always on the hunt for good ones. My lips are naturally dry and in the winter, the situation is abysmal. Cracking, peeling, bleeding – not to brag, but I get it all. As such, I was thrilled when Lippy Girl founder Darcey Diehl sent me three moisture-packed products: the Lip Love Lip Conditioning Stick, ShaZam Lip Shimmer, and the new Extra Virgin Lip Gloss. CONTINUE READING…

BECCA Mineral Blush in Wild Honey

BECCA Cosmetics Mineral Blush Wild Honey BECCA Mineral Blush in Wild Honey

I hope you all are enjoying the holiday season! The product in this post was definitely a bit of a holiday splurge. I’ve been intrigued by BECCA Cosmetics ever since they appeared in Sephora. After reading Becca at The Beauty Sample’s review of Sweet Pea, I was inspired to try a BECCA blush. I ended up purchasing Wild Honey.
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Prestige Soft Blend Khol Eyeliner in Havana

Prestige Kohl Eyeliner Havana Prestige Soft Blend Khol Eyeliner in Havana

I’m such a fan of the Prestige Total Intensity liners that I decided to try out their other liner formulas. The first one I purchased is the Prestige Soft Blend Khol Eyeliner. CONTINUE READING…