beauty on a budget

Beauty on a Budget For All Levels of Makeup Mavens

Make-up is expensive. That’s the first thought anyone who is trying to get into the beauty game thinks; trust me, I know. I’ve been there, you’ve been there, anyone on this staff has been there. It’s almost the easiest way to discourage people from trying all of the pigments of the world. Have no fear, […]


Foundation Showdown: Makeup Forever HD vs Face Atelier

Silicone based foundations have been getting a lot of buzz lately, and for good reason! My favorites and a few stars in my personal makeup kit as well as my professional have been the Makeup Forever HD Foundation and the Face Atelier HD Ultra Pro Foundation. Both are silicone based cosmetics that have been used […]

lipstick obsession

Lipstick Obsession

Let me start this off by saying that I never used to be the girl that was brave enough to try new things with my daily makeup routine. I kept it simple: foundation, concealer, and some mascara. It was something that could be done in a couple of minutes. Then I discovered my lipstick obsession. […]

Gardians of the Galaxy makeup tutorial, Gamora

Nerdy Makeup Tutorial: Guardians Of the Galaxy’s “Gamora”

Sugar Gamer and Professional Makeup Artist, Kat DeJesus, walks us through another great makeup tutorial inspired by this summer’s hot comedic adventure, Guardians Of The Galaxy. The movie tells the story of Gamora, an orphan from an alien world who was raised by the mysterious Thanos. Through training and weapon mastery, she grows to become the perfect […]

Artistry Concealer Stick

PRODUCT REVIEW: Artistry Concealer

ARTISTRY CONCEALER STICK I struggle with dark under eye circles. In some part, it’s due to genetics, but mostly it is because of the lack of sleep you get when you are running a company. Being in and out of weather that has no idea if it wants to be Winter or a Summer monsoon doesn’t […]