After all these years of trying, testing & reviewing hundreds and hundreds of beauty products, I have just now come around to Viseart and I have totally been missing out! Viseart is one of the most relied on brands when it comes to pro makeup artistry. What stood out about the brand amongst most others… Continue reading Alcone + Viseart The Downtown Eyeshadow Palette
With all the constant newness in the makeup industry, it feels impossible to keep up (not to mention incredibly unaffordable!) I'm at the point where I'd rather have fewer high quality "staple" products vs. a bunch of the same thing/products that get minimal use. Less really is more. And although I'm like 4-5 years late… Continue reading Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Palette
Tis the season for holiday parties, family traditions, tons of food, and beautiful gifts! Once again, I’m bringing you my annual Christmas Gift Guide with 25 luxurious gift ideas to give (or get)! This list has something for everyone and extends well past the holiday season. XO. Dash .:. Rapid Cold Brew System ::: There’s… Continue reading Christmas 2018 Ultimate Gift Guide!
For years LORAC has remained one of my favorite brands when it comes to eyeshadow palettes. I love their incredibly pigmented formula, how easy it is to work with and that they're not a brand who constantly pumps out a sub-par new palette every other week. You can tell they put time & effort into… Continue reading LORAC Unzipped Mountain Sunset, Desert Sunset & Ocean Sunset Palette Comparison
Kristofer Buckle makeup. Wow. SO, so glad I came across this makeup line. If you haven't heard of him, Kristofer Buckle is a celebrity makeup artist with a-list clients such as Mariah Carey, Blake Lively, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Ripa and Sheryl Crow. His work has been featured in numerous media outlets like Vogue, Allure, Harpers… Continue reading The Best of the Kristofer Buckle Beauty Collection
If you're in desperate need of a beauty lesson your best bet is to turn to this all-in-one makeup go-to, the Kevyn Aucoin Making Faces Beauty Book. This includes the brands "cult following" most sought after products and step by step beauty tips on how to achieve some of his most iconic looks. This magnetic… Continue reading Kevyn Aucoin Making Faces Beauty Book
If you watch Marlena's YouTube channel you totally get the "current obsessions" title. 😉 I have loved the Makeup Geek brand for years - I think it's a phenomenal value for the quality and have been a long time fan of Marlena as well! See below for my current favorites, what I'm loving and what… Continue reading Makeup Geek “Current Obsessions” A.K.A. Favorites